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New theme

Post by frank » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:00 pm

Hello all, OK so the wonderful skhxmmi has been working on a new theme, as you will no doubt now have noticed. it's still kinda in progress, but we thought we'd throw it open to popular discussion / suggestions and so on. comment away.
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Re: New theme

Post by Pete » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:39 pm

Did you say 'think debut album Machine Head' when you gave him the remit?!
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Re: New theme

Post by Russ67 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:51 pm

Gold text on grainy green leather. Just like those old Reader's Digest hardbacks in ones library.

Or an Admiral's desk top:
http://www.burrellsantiquedesks.com/ant ... s-desk.htm

Either way it doesn't fuck your eyes up like the white on black. Quality, well done.
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Re: New theme

Post by skhmmxi » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:53 pm

Russ67 wrote:Gold text on grainy green leather. Just like those old Reader's Digest hardbacks in ones library.

Or an Admiral's desk top:
http://www.burrellsantiquedesks.com/ant ... s-desk.htm

Either way it doesn't fuck your eyes up like the white on black. Quality, well done.
Or a recent album release from a musician you may be familiar with, of course. :)

Cheers.
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Re: New theme

Post by Evan » Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:01 pm

At the risk of being Mr Positivity Removed, I don't like it. It's garish and confusing. I might get used to it, but right now it is giving me brain ache.
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New theme

Post by marowak » Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:48 pm

I like being able to use tapatalk now so thanks for that - but looked online and the new theme - does not rock my boat at all I'm afraid


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Re: New theme

Post by stresswitch » Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:48 pm

I like it, ackshly :)

The lighter green background 'lifts' it, and I find the text easier to read now, too.

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Re: New theme

Post by marowak » Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:49 pm

hmmm ..... sorry but the more i look at it ... the more my head hurts :(

sorry frank / kenny
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Re: New theme

Post by skhmmxi » Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:50 pm

:(

Any specific things you don't like?
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New theme

Post by marowak » Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:53 pm

The post icons - and I think the green reminds me of a bookies website - its not easy on the eye - I personally prefer a solid single colour. Just a personal preference


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Re: New theme

Post by skhmmxi » Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:55 pm

marowak wrote:The post icons - and I think the green reminds me of a bookies website - its not easy on the eye - I personally prefer a solid single colour. Just a personal preference
OK, cheers. I'll review once the full furore of the forum's feedback has come in. :)
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Heh. If anyone does end up using Siri to post here, I suspect there'll be some amusing posts.
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Re: New theme

Post by marowak » Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:43 pm

skhmmxi wrote:Heh. If anyone does end up using Siri to post here, I suspect there'll be some amusing posts.
i use siri a lot!

i have realised that the new theme also reminds me of a snooker table?
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Re: New theme

Post by Sid » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:43 pm

I'd have liked to contact skhmmxi in private, but I don't know how to do, so I'm going to post that here, sorry..
I just edited an old forum I've once done with your background idea and a bit of the colors you chose, I made it simpler but I added a banner and personalized icons and buttons. If you want to see it, just let me know and I'll give you my email. Or maybe I could post a screenshot here, not sure I'm allowed though...
(I know that, when you spent hours trying to do a new forum theme and some members don't really like it ><)
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Re: New theme

Post by Steph » Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:09 pm

Well it's not bad, but I think I'd change the background colour and the post icons. I like the green/gold thing.

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Re: New theme

Post by 04rebhop » Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:37 pm

I like it. The dark green is a little hard on the eyes, but i will get used to it. Much better than the black and white. I also like the tapatalk feature, i'll have to buy the app so i can browse the forum on my phone.
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