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I think how you might define 'cool stuff' in animated GIFs would usually translate into big files. I mean, almost any video file (or Flash movie, even) can be converted to an animated GIF-- but most sites put a cap (justly so) on the GIF file size.
The real 'coolness' factor for these is almost always in the idea, not the format.
For the record, I like U-leads GIF-Animator Pro which I've used for quite a while. Yep, it has a lot of built-in effects, most of which to be used 'dramatically', will pop your file size cap.
Here is my idea for a new EAP Sheet that I am working on. The leading, spacing, etc. is not final but I am just trying to figure out the overall design. How does this look? Do you like or dislike the...