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The new look of Outlook is childish and garish. Hate the ident things, hate 'today' and 'yesterday' - I am an intelligent adult and can tell when things were sent. I'd change my email if it wasn't such a pain to do. THIS IS DISGUSTING. I am so angry.

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  • Lou Schonder commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hate the new Fisher-Price layout. Why can't you retain the option for the last interface which was professional looking? And the taller rows use up more screen real estate.

  • horstkathleen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This format is VERY unprofessional. It looks like it is set up for school kids. Colored circles?? I would suggest offering a professional version and a "kids" version. Otherwise I am changing my account to gmail or yahoo.

  • ken8 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Do the children that have just graduated from university design this garbage ? Holy smokes, change for the sake of change is not always the best idea. Hotmail just gets worse and worse as time goes by.

  • Andrea commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I DOD NOT ASK FOR THIS CHANGE, it is all confusing. I want the old layout back. Otherwise I have to change from outlook to some other platform.
    Why are you forcing me to use this kindergarden layouts???

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is now email for children, go back to the old system it is easer to use and looks more professional.

  • Walsch1 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    How do I switch back to the old format? I absolutely HATE the new one with all the stupid colors and such. Looks hokey and childish.

  • ktustin201 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hate this new look and set up .... why mess with something that was working????

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I hate the new look. It's too busy. I like the old simple look. It was more professional and easier to navigate. I can't get anything done and am missing important emails because of the new look. Please change it back or at least let people decide weather they want the new change or not.

  • Ausra . commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    You keep putting e-mails in the junk. Was bad enough, but no to send inbox have to click twice

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree. Time for GMail. You can send all the excuses to try and make us think this was a good idea. Guess you should have listened to consumers BEFORE you made the change NOT AFTER. I have not seen one post from someone who loves this new layout!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    New inbox format looks like something for an elementary school child. The lines and wide spaces remind me of a handwriting exercise book.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is a joke!! the old one is a professional way, this new look , looks like a circus!!!

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