- There was a local art sale where I went to the website to review the items, and all I saw was the red X (as in, no picture). I noticed that the link to the pictures all began "C:\PROGRAMS\FRONTPAGE\..." So, when I contacted the gallery host, I was told "It looks OK on my computer." I asked them if they were looking at the Internet, or how it was created in their FrontPage program (this was a while ago). "Oh....yeah, I can't see it either." They never bothered to check the web, but only looked at it on their computer (and of course, all the pics were there!).
- I was a beta tester a long time ago for a video content producer. When I signed up, I only had Internet access at work, and so the video looked great...just like they said it would. Because we both were using T1 lines. Two months into the project I finally got a 56K modem set up at home, and it was much s l o w e r. And they couldn't understand why. because THEY had never tried it on a phone line. When they did...they also saw that it w a s m..." Well, y'know.
So make it a habit to check your work like the rest of the world checks it.