Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Wait Animations

**Please don't hotlink these graphics! My bandwidth limits keep getting exceeded on these! Steal them and host them yourself. **

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In February, I confessed on Google Plus:


Random weird factoid about me: I collect animated "wait" gifs from the internet. I have a whole folder of them.

I'm not sure when this obsession with collecting animated "wait" graphics started, but it was at least 7 years ago. When I see one on the web, I right-click-save-as. The fun part about collecting these is that it's a challenge: when you see them, you're waiting for the next page to load, which means you only have a matter of seconds to quick save the image!

In the years that I've been hoarding away these gifs, I've never had a use for one. Never. Maybe if I were a web developer or something I would use them. That's why I'm going to share them here. Maybe you can use one of these animations. These were collected from across the web, and I have no idea where most of them came from. Leave a comment if I'm infringing on your beloved copyrighted graphic.

Read on to see all 80+ animated wait/processing/loading graphics...


rotating arrows
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dots & petals
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snakes
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big circles - dots
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big circles - petals
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big circles - ticks
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big circles - bars
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big circles - snakes
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dotted lines
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bars
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barber poles
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others
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3 comments:

  1. I'm such a nerd cause that was so cool! It's so random and awesome!

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  2. ooOo, here's another good one! From art store Dick Blick: https://www.dickblick.com/V2/Content/images/loading2.gif

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