What Is It?
bro·ken (n)[broh-kuhn] :
1.reduced to fragments; fragmented.
2.ruptured; torn; fractured.
3.not functioning properly; out of working order.
1.a succession of images, thoughts, or emotions passing through the mind during sleep.
2.the sleeping state in which this occurs.
3.an object seen in a dream.
broken dreams (n)
1.wishes or desires that cannot be fulfilled.
2.A Review Site By Makcool
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The Rules Of Dreaming
1. We don't actually break dreams.
2. Use the form to request a review
3. Link Back during and after your review
4. Getting a re-review is allowed 2 weeks after your original review. If you read this include the word sadness in your neomail.
5. Do not bribe or complain
6. I will not review guilds, review sites, or about me's, wishlists, etc.
7. Have a 88x31 link back button
The Broken Form
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The Look 25/25: Is the layout nice? Is the site appealing to the eye?
The Feel 15/15: Does the layout make you feel happy? Sad? Angry? What colors do you use to show this?
The Sound 5/5: Is there loud Hannah Montanah music? Or is there a nice, calming tune on site? Or no music at all?
The Taste 35/35: Is there quality content? Did you use proper spelling and grammer? Or is there barely anything there, and chatspeak overuse?
The Smell 10/10: How can i find your site? Do you have lots of affiliates, buts no listers? Or do you have a decent amount of each?
The Sixth Sense 10/10: Do you have anything special about your site?
Dakota's Custom Shields and Blogs
The Look 10/25: The layout is a commonly used premade. That would be fine, but you didn't even bother editing it! If you use a template, you should edit it! Also, add a banner on your page to reflect the theme of the site.
The Feel 5/15: The layout is colorless. Now a rainbow isn't good either, but you have to add color :P The layout just makes me feel sad, which I do not want to feel after 7 hours of school.
The Sound 5/5: No Music
The Taste 30/35: You have a good amount of content, and you take requests. I just don't like that some of your shields and blogs are not high quality.
The Smell 2/10: You barely have any listers. As for your affiliates, some of those sites are not very good. Also, I suggest that you only accept affiliates with 88x31 sized buttons.
The Sixth Sense 8/10: Your site takes both blog and shield requests! I have never seen a blog request site besides yours.
The Look 22/25: I like the layout, it makes me want to stay and look around. I like how you used a premade, but added your own twist to it. All in all, the layout is appealing, though having someone's face on the banner seems odd.
The Feel 13/15: The color scheme is very calming, as is the music., although it takes me some time to get used to it. I really like the background, it brings out the textbox and banner.
The Sound 4/5: The music is very calming, though like I said, you have to get used to it.
The Taste 35/35: You have nearly 300 songs! Wow! You also take requests, good job.
The Smell 10/10: Good amount of affiliates and listers, though some of your link back buttons are very plain.
The Sixth Sense 9/10: I like the theme of the site. Also, I think alphabetizing the songs was pretty spiffy.
The Look 10/25:
The layout isn't very good. It is too big, I have to scroll sideways to see it all, and I have a huge desktop. The layout is very original, I've never seen one like that before, but it seems like you were just randomly pasting images and textboxes everywhere. I suggest getting a different layout, perhaps from here The Feel 10/15:
Like I said, you have to improve on the layout. Blue is a very nice color to use for a layout, so good job on that. You certainly stick to your theme.The Sound 5/5:
No musicThe Taste 27/35:
You have a decent amount of names, but add more. Some of those names aren't good names, yet others even the most picky of people would like. I suggest getting rid of names that are hard to say and replacing them with pretty names.The Smell 0/10:
You have o listers or affiliates. GET SOME NOW! No one will know about your site- people don't have to link back if they use one of your names. How will you get your site to be popular? The Sixth Sense 8/10:
The theme and layout are very
On Cloud Nine
The Look 15/25: The layout is very dark and plain. It doesn't want to make me stay on that site. Also, it doesn't show the theme of your site. Try getting a banner, Siddey (siddey34) makes great ones. Also, the colors are too gloomy, try adding cloudy colors such as blue and white.
The Feel 7/15: The layout is unpleasant, it is too dark. However, it looks organized, though it would be easier to navigate around if you added page anchors. Also, add scroll boxes in each section since there is too much text and pictures, especially in the pickup section.
The Sound 5/5: No music
The Taste 28/35: Add more premades, but for a new site, you have a decent amount of contenst. What I really don't like is that some of the content is bad-quality.
The Smell 4/10: One affiliate, which is alright for such a new site. But no listers! Get listed at Soroptimist and Little Black Book, atleast. Also, your link back button is not very good. Try requesting a button.
The Sixth Sense 7/10: I like how you have several staff members to do whichever graphic that they are good at. Aside from that, nothing really stands out. Molding the site to be similar to your theme would be very unique.
The Look 17/25:
Yor layout is very unoriginal, yet very pleasing and colorful. You used a premade and put a nice twist to it. I don't like that the layout style is very commonly used. Also, you don't have a banner, which is important for a site to have to look nice. You can get a nice blend from siddey34.The Feel 13/15:
The layout makes me feel pretty happy. You use many bright colors, yet it is not overdone. The colorful theme goes well with your site. But a banner would really go well with your site.The Sound 5/5:
No musicThe Taste 30/35:
You seem to have plenty of gnorbu related things- plenty of adoptables and gnorbus up for adoption. The only thing I don't like is that in the items section, you do not say what the item is
Try labeling the item.The Smell 0/10:
You have no affiliates or listers. You site is a month old (?) But that time you should have atleast 10 affiliates and 10 listers. Also, you make want to request a couple of buttons. You can find affs by advertising your site at the help chat.The Sixth Sense 8/10:
I have never seen a gnorbu site before, as they are not very popular :P The only thing unoriginal about your site is the layout. You can request a more special
The Look 25/25: The moment I saw your layout, I was amazed. The style is very original, and the picture is very well done. It's not overdone or underdone- just right. I can see that you put a lot of effort into making the layout.
The Feel 14/15: Well the layout, it puts me in a trance. It's that amazing. However, I don't like how you number your links. Try putting words instead of numbers on your navigation.
The Sound 5/5: No music
The Taste 25/35: You don't have too many premade fonts. I understand that most people choose to request a custom font, but only having three fonts does not show all of your talent.
The Smell 10/10: Your affiliates are quality sites and you have plenty of listers.
The Sixth Sense 7/10: Besides the amazing link backs and layout, I didn't see anything that makes your site different.
The Look 5/25:
Nothing about the layout really appeals to me. You are using a premade, which doesn't bother me, but the layout just looks messy. It is dull, and I must say I don't really like it. Try adding scroll boxes, since you have A LOT of content, or just request a layout here
. I also don't like the sitely and effects are on a different page with a different layout, it distracts me.The Feel 8/15:
The layout is every dark, try brightening it up a bit. The Sound 5/5:
No Music The Taste 30/35:
You have a lot of content, but like I said, put it in scroll boxes. Also, I noticed that some content was from other sites (?). Did you credit those sites with a clickable link?The Smell 5/10:
You need to be listed in a lot more directories, get listed at Soroptimist
or atleast use it to find other directories. It would be good for you to get some more affiliates as well.The Sixth Sense 8/10:
You have plenty of resurces for people to use, only I don't like the fact that people don't have to credit you. How will people know your site exists? Overall:
The Look 20/25:
I like the layout, but you can get a custom right here
. And, if you keep the premade layout, atleast edit the coding a bit.The Feel 5/15:
I have to admit that the layout doesn't make me feel anything. Try adding more color and a nice banner.The Sound 5/5:
No MusicThe Taste 35/35:
Your content certainly cured my bordom! You have plenty of so called "statistics" and facts which are very funny and, in some cases, disguisting!The Smell 7/10:
Not too many affiliates, get some more along with listers.The Sixth Sense 10/10:
I've never seen a site like yours before, good job!Overall:
Forest of Dreams
The Look 24/25: Wowsers, that is one nice layout, which mean a lot, coming from me :) I love the colors. There are numerous boxes, yet it is not too cluttered. The only thing is that you should put your site name on your spiffy little banner.
The Feel 14/15: The banner alone makes me feel mysterious? Which is what you were going for, I assume. The purple in the background is very nice, too.
The Sound 5/5: No music.
The Taste 35/35: You have 37 poems, immpressive. Your poems are all very meaningful. I myself only wrote one good poem in my entire life, so 37 awesome ones is very good.
The Smell 8/10: You have plently of listers and affiliates, but the second lister has a button that is deleted.
The Sixth Sense 10/10: You are the first site I ever saw with poems. It would be pretty awesome if you would take poem requests, but being a writer as well, I am aware that this isn't alway possible. I love when you italized or underlinded certain parts of the peoms.
Out of the World Graphics
The Look 3/25:
You have no layout, merely a banner with a picture and wordart. Nothing attracts me to the site.The Feel 2/15:
The layout doesn't make me feel anything, it is just dark and everything seems to blend in with the background.The Sound 1/5:
You have music, but it took about 5 minutes to load. Once it did, my eardrums got blasted out. =|The Taste 3/35:
You have barely anything there, just a few pictures and codes. The pictures are not very fancy, try making them spiffy with picnik or gimp or even photoshop. Also, you can get a layout here
.The Smell 2/10:
You have no affiliates and no listers. My site is not your affiliate, and neither is that music site. Those sites just gave you a service, may it be music or a review. You do have a link back button, but put "border="0px" inside the tag to get rid of the purple border. The Sixth Sense 0/10:
Nothing that really stands out. Overall:
The Look 25/25: Everything matches, especially the banner and the background color. The red catches your eyes, and the navigation is pretty.
The Feel 15/15: The layout calms me, yet also make me want to hop up and down. Good Job!
The Sound 5/5: No music.
The Taste 35/35: It's ..It's like you're writing down everything I know about CSS and HTML! Which is plenty! *Walks into wall*
The Smell 8/10: Get some more listers and affiliates. Just don't get too many. (Like my other site)
The Sixth Sense 8/10: Your guide is similar to that of others, but there isn't much to know besides those basics. You do have a nicer layout that some of those other guides, and some thing that only you have. I can see you put a lot of work into this site. I like it =)
Little Black Book
The Look 24/25: The layout is wonderful! You have a fantastic banner, and your site is very appealing to the eye. The colors are very calming and everything seems to match. It is a bit cluttered, however.
The Feel 15/15: Like I said, the layout makes me feel very calm. The colors are not too bright and match well.
The Sound 5/5: No music
The Taste 35/35: You have 1723 sites listed, which is very impressive.
The Smell 10/10: Plenty of affiliates and listers, plus your site would be easy to find with all those sites linking back to you!
The Sixth Sense 9/10: You have "special features" such as free shipping and the intern section. Good job adding a "your own little twist".
Cutie Pie Graphics
The Look 19/25:
The layout is premade, which is fine with me. But the banner is what chases me away. It is not aligned with the textboxes, instead of having a width that would match the boxes, its width is 580px. Besides that the layout is perfect, though I did take points off for it being a premade. You can request a custom layout hereThe Feel 15/15:
The mood is pink and happy, good job.The Sound 5/5:
No musicThe Taste 20/35:
Here it comes... For the banner request, try to have more selection. Add more border options, along with options for text and animation. Your banners, which you use MS Paint on (?) need improvement. Paint doesn't make banners look too good, so I suggest using picnik or gimp for both your banners and your buttons. Your shields are very nice.The Smell 3/10:
Your site is new, but not that new. Get more affiliates and listers. Advertise!The Sixth Sense 3/10:
Nothing really stands outOverall:
0/100 CAUGHT STEALING CONTENT
The Look 20/25:Decent Layout, very cute and colorful. The background is a bit too bright, however. Also, try adding page navigation to the site. Maybe fancy up the headers as well?
The Feel 15/15: The layout radiates a feeling of joy. It has a nice color scheme, and it is very calm.
The Sound 5/5: No Music
The Taste 32/35: Plently of quality pixels, but try to add more original pixels
The Smell 6/10: Good amount of affiliates, but get some listers as well. Pretty link back buttons you have there.
The Sixth Sense 8/15: There isn't anything different about your site, but I like the fact that you take requests and that you made your own layout.
A Review Site
Well, my name is Mary Anna.
Broken Dreams? Well, I think it's a pretty ironic name for a review site. Most people come to a review site to get constructive critism, rather than to get their dreams and hopes crushed like a bug
. But No, there will be no dream crushing here. Since 3/30/10
, Broken Dreams has been crushing mistakes and making sites look better than ever before. We don't crush dreams, we make them!
Anyway, if you need a layout for your site, feel free to get one from LadyBug Petpages
, my other site.
: Long time, no update. I did a couple of reviews today.4/3/10
-I've been busy, you know, being grounded and all. Still, I'll try to update more. I have a review to do, and +1 lister. WOO!4/3/10
- Sorry for lack of updates, I've been busy with my other site, I was making a new layout (and still am)
My vacation..almost over. I only have 3 days left. Anyway, I did a review.3/31/10
- My vacation is half gone! Anyway, I did a review, think I might have broken a dream. But, I said the truth, and that's all I can do. I requested some link backs and Siddey made me such pretty banner. Thanks!3/30/10
-Site Created. I made the layout, did 4 requests, and made awesome plans involving Vira and Sloth. I need to get more affiliates and listers, plus I need to request some buttons from someone, who, unlike me, can make decent graphics. So for now, you'll have to put up with my awful ones.
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