Author Topic: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?  (Read 15603 times)

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browbotham

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #15 on: September 01, 2010, 09:36:53 PM »
I don't see the same options as in the screen shot by Gargamel360. I only get the first one, account related settings.

Would really love to change the look to something not so vibrant.

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Brett

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #16 on: September 01, 2010, 09:48:54 PM »
Perhaps you need 20 posts for the option, like signature or P.M. rights.

You and fragman, the other who could not find the option, are both short of that.
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YoKenny

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #17 on: September 01, 2010, 11:57:31 PM »

Yep, sigline correct.

I'm not going to SP-3 because it contains an update that caused BSOD a couple of years ago. I have a post-it-note on my desk lamp not to ever install that one.  It was KB916595.  Also, KB951748 caused conflict with ZA.  Sticking with SP-2.

Still using GE Force 7300, but with the VGA output (or is it RGB)?  The DVI output died while I was away on vacation.  Very strange.  PC was unplugged so I know it wasn't lightning.  Switching cable connections is a lot cheaper than researching and buying a new video card.  :o ::)

Thanks for the concern though.  ;D
A lot of changes have happened in a couple of years and SP2 has gone out of support:
Support for Windows XP Service Pack 2 ends on July 13, 2010
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifean31

Plus SP3 has several performance improvements and many Critical Updates.

Are you running the latest ZA ???

Those that live in the past are doomed to keep making the same mistakes.

browbotham

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #18 on: September 02, 2010, 11:55:51 AM »
Pretty lame if you have to have a certain number of posts before you can change the forum theme. Don't mind about the rest but the surely not the theme ?

Seeing as this is post 7 I will probably have to post another 13 "Me too" messages just to check if that option becomes available  ;D

Cheers,
Brett

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #19 on: September 02, 2010, 12:04:01 PM »
I've changed forum theme for browbotham and fragman to the old one. This makes count of 13 users of the default theme in opposite to 130000 users of the new :)

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #20 on: September 02, 2010, 12:20:17 PM »
I've changed forum theme for browbotham and fragman to the old one. This makes count of 13 users of the default theme in opposite to 130000 users of the new :)

How about numbers before forum changing look? Since I was automatically forced to use the new look..

Dch48

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #21 on: September 02, 2010, 12:59:22 PM »
I've changed forum theme for browbotham and fragman to the old one. This makes count of 13 users of the default theme in opposite to 130000 users of the new :)
Make it 14 since I switched back to the default SMF theme as fast as I could.

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #22 on: September 02, 2010, 06:13:02 PM »
I switched themes, too.  I don't mind the Orange.  It's the lack of contrast between the text of the messages and the background.  If the text were black instead of gray, it'd be more easily readable.
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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #23 on: September 02, 2010, 06:26:34 PM »
I like the new theme, seems pretty nice to me.

Rick F

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #24 on: September 02, 2010, 06:50:32 PM »
I switched themes, too.  I don't mind the Orange.  It's the lack of contrast between the text of the messages and the background.  If the text were black instead of gray, it'd be more easily readable.

Exactly right... no contrast.  I'm sure the number will go up from 15 as others come to the forum and have some trouble reading threads.  Nothing against orange though.

browbotham

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #25 on: September 02, 2010, 08:34:01 PM »
Thanks chocholo, much more restful to the eyes, much appreciated.

Cheers,
Brett

Tgell

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #26 on: September 02, 2010, 08:54:03 PM »
I've changed forum theme for browbotham and fragman to the old one. This makes count of 13 users of the default theme in opposite to 130000 users of the new :)
Make it 14 since I switched back to the default SMF theme as fast as I could.

I also switched to SMF default as my eyes could not take it any longer.

mrgigabyte

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #27 on: September 02, 2010, 09:15:27 PM »
i like the new look also

jrukim

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #28 on: September 02, 2010, 09:48:55 PM »
I dont like it and also returned to old one ...

fragman

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Re: Yuk! What's up with the new forum?
« Reply #29 on: September 02, 2010, 11:21:14 PM »
Thanks!