Misleading theme names…sound cool, look like crap.

09/22/06 12:27AM UPDATE!!
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Lets start this post off with a disclaimer. I cannot design my way out of a cardboard box. There. Now, back to my original question: Why do WordPress theme names sound so awesomely cool, but look like total crap? Admittedly, not all of them do, but a lot of them do. I was trying to find some uber leet theme for my site and I click on all these misleading names (I refuse to name any thanks) only to find the theme is ugly. Fugly even. Or worse, boring.

What a let down to get all excited over some fancy “im-so-cool-i-cut-myself” theme name and I come to find out it is black text on a white background with some hula dancer on the side or something. Not even intentionally dorky, or “i’m-a-dork-therefore-i-am-cool” leetness. Nope, just blah. Have I set my standards too high? *sigh Please oh please don’t make me try to do this part myself. I have mastered the widget creating, I sooo don’t have time to figure out themes. Please if you know of one full of “uber-misunderstood-rebel without a cause-leetness”, share it with me?!?!? =)

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