Re: I do wonder...
"It is funny how all of these supposedly creative people all come up with a look and feel for sites that is almost identical."
almost identically *CRAP* design, all 2D FLAT and BRIGHT BLUE ON BLINDING WHITE.
It's like who told these guys THAT was 'good design'? Like who told cashiers to put the coins ON TOP OF THE DOLLAR BILLS and then hand the pile to you... some dim-bulb pretending to be a consultant I guess. And that answers the OTHER question, too.