It took a long time to load all the graphic slices.
I don't like the chunky looking graphics you have around the forum categories. In fact, my brain rejects understanding what you have in your categories because all my eyes sees are constant red / grey / red / grey / red / grey / etc. It takes too much mental energy to focus on the orange text.
All in all, I have to say: ick!
I usually give every design the benefit of doubt, but I really don't like this.
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