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Old Mar 4 2006, 03:08 AM   #1
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What happened to the board?? Not a bad new look, but definitely a shock! I've looked around for news on this, but couldn't find anything, so.... what happened?
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Old Mar 4 2006, 03:49 AM   #2
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I don't know, but I like it!

The chat debuts today, so possibly something to do with that.
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Old Mar 4 2006, 03:56 AM   #3
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WOW !!! it looks so great the Colours just the best
Is it to go with the CHAT room
Makes one sit up and take notice I like it
Can't wait to get onto the chat
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Old Mar 4 2006, 04:13 AM   #4
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I'm in there right now!

This is a very attractive change, something Cheryl said would happen with the advent of the chat room.
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Old Mar 4 2006, 05:10 AM   #5
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No you're not

I gather the new, special MoM style Cheryl herself designed gets your approval, then?
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Old Mar 4 2006, 06:05 AM   #6
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Yes definetaly! (must go find the dictionary..findout how to spell that word...)
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Old Mar 4 2006, 06:18 AM   #7
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Absolutely! I love it.
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Old Mar 4 2006, 06:59 AM   #8
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very bright!
its good though- I like purple
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Old Mar 4 2006, 07:34 AM   #9
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Purple?
It's dark blue, isn't it?

I think I will have to get used to this layout. I quite liked the old one.
Is it possible to change the colour scheme? Like lighter shades? Possibly green?
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Old Mar 4 2006, 07:40 AM   #10
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yep- can't remember how! I'm lazy enough not to be that bothered by colours!
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Old Mar 4 2006, 08:13 AM   #11
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I thought either I was in the wrong place, or something was wrong with my moniter. I like the graphics, but the colours are a bit dark.
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Old Mar 4 2006, 08:21 AM   #12
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I'm glad that people are reacting generally favorably to the new look.

AnnMarie -- it seemed very dark to me at first, and felt like I was in the wrong place, but I quickly grew used to it (I've had it for a month now, fiddling with minor bits of it) and when I switched back to a different style it was the one that looked odd!

Give it some time, then see what you think when you're used to it.

Ghyle wins the prize for memory: it was announced a while ago that a new style would debut with chat.
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Old Mar 4 2006, 11:34 AM   #13
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If you really, really want or need to you can chose any of the always available styles (also the old one) back to your personal default. See bottom left pull down menu on the main page.
EDIT: that does not seem to be available in the new style I'll take it up with Cheryl and see if we can bring the menu back.

However, the nice chatroom link and facilities are only available through the special, very own MoM style (called New Blue). But you can always save:

http://forums.srellim.org/chat.php?

as a favourite or bookmark of course
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Old Mar 4 2006, 04:26 PM   #14
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I thought I'd accidentally gone to one of my other forums for a second! Hehe. It's different, may take some getting used to.
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It was shocking at first , but I am going to give it a try... I think I could like it.
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Old Mar 4 2006, 05:17 PM   #16
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It's... different... but will take some getting used to!
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I love it at least; same with chat
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Old Mar 4 2006, 05:20 PM   #18
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I do too.
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Old Mar 4 2006, 05:21 PM   #19
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Everything... so... dark...
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Old Mar 4 2006, 09:30 PM   #20
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I love it!! I'll probably play around with the settings for a bit but I do like the new look!!
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Old Mar 4 2006, 11:01 PM   #21
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Old Mar 5 2006, 01:33 AM   #22
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Is there any connexion between your avatar and your sig, Bisbe?
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Old Mar 5 2006, 01:53 AM   #23
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Like I said in the neighboring thread, " I LOVE IT", it looks so Clasic with the new color scheme. Thank you for all of your hard work, the "CHATROOM" is a great place to go and have a gab with a friend, or with someone that you would like to have as a friend.

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Old Mar 5 2006, 06:38 AM   #24
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Actually, it's easier to read now.
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Yeah, whatever the look of the forum as a whole I'm very, very content with the black/blue font on that misty/cloudy white or something background, so easy on the eyes. Wonderful!

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Old Mar 5 2006, 11:04 AM   #26
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It's... different... but will take some getting used to!
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Old Mar 5 2006, 01:19 PM   #27
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I like it/I love it/I want some more of it... (she said quoting Tim McGraw) I also like the slight seperation between posts instead of just the line!
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Old Mar 6 2006, 01:59 AM   #28
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Old Mar 6 2006, 08:03 AM   #29
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I like it/I love it/I want some more of it... (she said quoting Tim McGraw) I also like the slight seperation between posts instead of just the line!
That actually hasn't changed Kater, it's just more obvious because the background is so dark by contrast to the posts now.
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Old Mar 6 2006, 12:17 PM   #30
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I find that it is eaiser on my eyes, and they are very sensitive to the harsh computer light after the operation. Sometimes when I am working on the computer I feel like I should be wearing my sunglasses. But not in here anymore,with the light blue, and the fade, this is much nicer now.
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Old Mar 7 2006, 02:49 AM   #31
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Old Mar 8 2006, 09:58 PM   #33
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Old Mar 9 2006, 04:07 AM   #34
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I find it very cool. It's just a bit of adjustment of the color scheme.
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Old Mar 9 2006, 08:12 AM   #36
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Different color scheme, most notably in the background color and gradient bars. Also, new icons to symbolize forums (with read or unread posts) and threads (read/unread), and new buttons.

Not as shocking a change as putting a whole new skin on the forum, but a definite makeover to the look.
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I prefer the older, softer color schemes. This one contrasts the general, more relaxed (than the KT) mood of the forum.
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Different color scheme, most notably in the background color and gradient bars. Also, new icons to symbolize forums (with read or unread posts) and threads (read/unread), and new buttons.

Not as shocking a change as putting a whole new skin on the forum, but a definite makeover to the look.
Heh. I actually didn't notice a huge difference - except for the speech balloon at the top.

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