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What about Vera Serif? I like that font due to it's equal width characters.
Verdana is THE font for me. I'm not sure why though :( Maybe because when I make a
home page it's in Verdana by default ? IDK..
this is my current fave: http://www.dafont.com/comfortaa.font
I voted for Comic Sans because I hate it a billion times more than I like the others.
Consolas for fixed-width, Calibri 1.0 for basicaly everything else.
I can sort of understand the anti-comic sans people, even if they are taking it overboard. The typeface has gotten over-used. But then again the same can be said of Arial the Helvetica wanna-be. ;) Font selection influences the perceived meaning and tone of text and a lot of times comic sans gets used in places where it is a bit jarring. Besides type setting is part of design which is mostly subjective so is something fun to get worked up over. Proper kerning, optical vs visual margins, widow and orphan lines, &c. so many little details that can drive us crazy when someone does them "wrong."
IMO - http://bancomicsans.com/!
Heh, not really. I've just always thought that people who want to get a font banned are funny.
Arial Narrow or bust.
I picked Georgia (Scotch Roman) because it's my favorite of the listed ones.
Arial (Neue Haas Grotesk / Helvetica), Comic Sans, Verdana, Trebuchet MS are all sans-serif fonts which I find a pain to read in sentances. It may be easier to read letters in san-serif fonts, but I find my eyes do not get as tired when reading large blocks of text with serifs. I find Trebuchet and Verdana particularly painful. I actually do like Helvetica in certain usages such as short blocks of text and when coding. I realize that sans-serif typefaces are the "in" style right now, but hopefully that's a passing phase like so many other fashion mistakes. Again with when someone is focused at the letters it's easy to see how the preference for sans-serifs developed but it is missing the wider picture.
Arial Black / Impact - Heavier weight type should only be used for emphasis not normal body text. Arial Black is really just the black weight of Arial.
Times New Roman - A pretty good font, but smaller x-height compare to Georgia, which gives Georgia a legibility advantage at smaller text sizes.
Consolas! Only one fixed-width font in the list and it's Courier New?