I found this on the Sleevelessness blog and I’m so happy. Finally, someone that has written down what I’ve been thinking for so long. (This article is actually a few years old but it’s the first time I’ve stumbled upon it. I think.)
Your flash isn’t going to trick me into thinking you’re a great artist/band/what have you. In fact, it’s probably going to make me click away from your site without bothering to look at anything.
No, I don’t have a slow connection. No, I’m not afflicted with ADD. I just don’t have the patience for unnecessary smoke and mirrors. All I want is your content. Content keeps people coming back. Flash makes people think twice about trying to go to your page more than once.