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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by tbaker2500 » Sat Aug 29, 2009 3:47 pm

StalinSays wrote:They definitely expanded moderator options, I really want to get in to the back end.
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by strawman » Sat Aug 29, 2009 6:57 pm

Rutabagas all around.
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by StalinSays » Sat Aug 29, 2009 8:54 pm

Man, why you got to make web design all tawdry and common. What I have for this forum goes way beyond simply lusting for its voluptuous interface, and caressing its ample bandwidth. I'm a digital artisan, not some MS paint perv.
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by strawman » Sun Aug 30, 2009 12:35 am

:o Expanded smilies (like metaphors) options
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by ROU Killing Time » Sun Aug 30, 2009 8:40 pm

Ugh,

I really, Really, REALLY hate the new text editor.

I have to do lots of re-writes at the behest of Miss G.

You can't scroll down to the bottom, the damn text box keeps jumping back up to the top.

Yarg...

Space "Laser" re-targeted on freeforums HQ.

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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by strawman » Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:17 pm

I must observe that the little line between the post and the tagline is almost invisible, giving one the strong impression that ROU is constantly telling me that a moose once bit his sister. It's kindasorta funny until you realize that all his drabbles are now 106 words.
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by Phenopath » Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:40 pm

Having read ROU's autobiography I did think that he should have expanded upon the incident with his sister.
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by ROU Killing Time » Mon Aug 31, 2009 12:05 am

Phenopath wrote:Having read ROU's autobiography I did think that he should have expanded upon the incident with his sister.
I would have done so.

As the person responsible for the sub-titles, I was unfortunately sacked before I was able to.

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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by tbaker2500 » Mon Aug 31, 2009 12:45 am

ROU Killing Time wrote:Surely you've all seen Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Of course I have, and stop calling me Shirley!
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by zZzacha » Mon Aug 31, 2009 4:10 pm

Whoa! I take a break from The Internet and The Internet changes all around me, especially this part of the Internetty-verse.
Great new layout, the front page is less chaotic to my eyes. And no more panels at the top!!! Yeah!
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And I love the layout of quotes, I'm going to quote a LOT.

One thing I'll have to get used to: the details of the author of a post at the right side, which is the wrong side :wink: This way it's harder to skip posts by people whose posts I don't really want to read. Darn darn darn.
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by zZzacha » Mon Aug 31, 2009 4:13 pm

Oooooooooo!!!!! I have a ribbon! I am now Miss Online.

Eh. Now I have to stay online to keep my title, right? Okay, I can do.
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by normsherman » Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:21 pm

So yeah, Norm got me the needed credentials, and I'm messing around. Our old style no longer exists, but there are a plethora of options as far as skins go. I couldn't find anything 'drabble green' that I liked, so I switched it to the new/old beveled version, on black. Does it offend the eyes? We have other options.

Also, I can change/add the smilie graphics. THE POWER!
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by normsherman » Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:24 pm

Oh yeah, this is Bo / StalinSays. The night theme doesn't look too porno chat does it? I figure we have the logo in there, we're right as rain.
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by deflective » Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:38 pm

gotta respect a site that tests their theme changes live
fuck it! we'll do it live!

and, yeah, looks much better.

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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by Mr. Tweedy » Mon Aug 31, 2009 9:09 pm

I can't profess much knowledge of what porno chats look like, but the black theme doesn't offend my eyes.

I think I liked the blue one better, though. This one seems a little bland. I like my forums to be blue. Call me a traditionalist.
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by normsherman » Mon Aug 31, 2009 9:13 pm

I will get preview screens out of the back end, and make a poll. I think Black suits the boards in general better, but then the blue is just a better constructed interface. If you notice, many of the editing fields etc are blue anyway, despite committing to the Black design. Piebald.
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by strawman » Mon Aug 31, 2009 9:38 pm

The black's easier on my eyes, actually. And I agree with zZzacha, liking the avatars on the left. I see our silicon-enhanced archer is back, but seems to have switched sides. Hmmm. All I'll say is I think if I had exposed double-dees, archery would be the last thing I would try. You might find yourself shooting more than arrows into the air. Owwee.
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by ROU Killing Time » Mon Aug 31, 2009 9:44 pm

normsherman wrote:Oh yeah, this is Bo / StalinSays. The night theme doesn't look too porno chat does it? I figure we have the logo in there, we're right as rain.
So, Norm got your nigerian email and not only sent you his banking information, but the admin credentials for the forums as well, eh?

That was one wicked effective piece of scam-spam. One would think Norm woulda been savvy enough to have avoided getting taken, but there it is.

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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by normsherman » Mon Aug 31, 2009 9:55 pm

Effective spam writing has its upsides. Coincidentally ROU, I have your dental records. Not liking how the bicuspids are coming in, so we're gonna get those pulled.

Never should have followed that e-mail link...
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Re: The New Look Forums

Post by alhilton » Mon Aug 31, 2009 10:16 pm

Oh, the forums look so much better! Good job, Bo (the cyber-body snatcher). I can't help thinking of Norm's icon as kind of skitzo now - two people living in there.
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