Well, I thought about it this way: Let's say I'm a person with a lot of those colorful bars on my portfolio. And I landed on this guys site who is saying, Sorry no bars!
I'd get a pinch if I'm a sensitive person.
And you brought up and important point. I need to think about the content from the perspective of a general viewer. And hopefully, it'll be viewed by a few geeks someday as well :P
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