Current Member for less than 1 month (at the time of review).
||+ A decent amount of material
+ Discount price
+ Fairly simple, straightforward navigation
+ Uncluttered layout
+ Newer video in 640 resolution
+ Pictures are high resolution - 1280 (but see the con below)
+ Updates every 4 days, alternating between pictures and video
||- No zip files for pictures
- Pictures open full size even with browser set to resize
- There is a very strange, fuzzy black dot in a lot (most?) of the pictures
- No model index
- Hidden bandwidth limit on hi-res video
- Limited video options
||Especially for the price, I was prepared to quickly put this site in the excellent range. You can see the evolution of the site as it contains probably every picture and video they've ever offered - from little low res pics and video chopped up into small segments (mostly in .mpeg and .ram format) to hi-res pics and full-length video in either 640 or 320 resolution .wmv format. They've even gone back and re-released episodes in full-length hi-def that were only available in clips before.
But it seems there are some oddities here that really hurt the overall experience. There's a definite call for zip files here. But what ARE those wandering dots in the pictures about?
The 404 error message you get when you hit that hidden bandwidth limit on hi-res video was kind of a "what the hell...?" It's just on the hi-res video - the rest of the site is still accessible and that just struck me as really odd. The emails I sent regarding the error message WERE answered promptly, and I had my full access restored twice, but I think it would've been nice to know ahead of time that there was a cap on downloads.
All in all, the price is right and you've got plenty to see here, but I think the site needs a little more tweaking before it could be called top notch.
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