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Post# 1116790   5/9/2021 at 19:16 (686 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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Post# 1116793 , Reply# 1   5/9/2021 at 19:27 (686 days old) by combo52 (50 Year Repair Tech Beltsville,Md)        
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This is one of the many stupid things Maytag did when they were making machines that looked worse than Montgomery Wards stuff.

 

When you look at Kitchenaid Kenmore and Whirlpool W&Ds from this time the MTs looked cheap.

 

John L.


Post# 1116801 , Reply# 2   5/9/2021 at 20:52 (685 days old) by pulltostart (Mobile, AL)        

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OK, this is strictly my opinion, but the graphics on these consoles has to be the ugliest damn designs that I've even seen on a washer and/or dryer.  It looks like they were trying to appeal to a kindergarten crowd.

 

lawrence


Post# 1116803 , Reply# 3   5/9/2021 at 21:05 (685 days old) by DADoES (TX,†U.S. of A.)        

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I was getting ready to say that.† Two more photos, & tweaked-up a bit.


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Post# 1116830 , Reply# 4   5/10/2021 at 07:53 (685 days old) by d-jones (Western Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh Area))        

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"It looks like they were trying to appeal to a kindergarten crowd."

 

I was about to call the graphics juvenile, but your take is even better. I'm afraid all that slanted wording would've absolutely set off my OCD and driven me up the wall every time I looked at that thing. Epic Fail!




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Post# 1116831 , Reply# 5   5/10/2021 at 08:00 (685 days old) by swestoyz (Cedar Falls, IA)        

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Dare I say that the only thing Newton got right with this special edition set was the use of the 1950's Maytag script. Outside of that it looks like a Jr. High project created in PowerPoint, screaming out from the mid 2000's.

Ben


Post# 1116892 , Reply# 6   5/10/2021 at 17:28 (685 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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WOW......tough crowd!

 


Post# 1116899 , Reply# 7   5/10/2021 at 19:48 (685 days old) by Maytag85 (Sean A806)        

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The graphics on the control panels of those Maytags look like a 2000ís PowerPoint presentation background or a screen saver from the 2000ís but I can put up with that over the current junk thatís being made and being bought by gullible consumers who donít know any better and start kvetching when their new junk appliances arenít working.


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