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Discussion in 'Forum announcements' started by Walter, Apr 8, 2008.

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  1. Walter

    Walter Administrator Staff Member

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    Wondered if you are still in the same forum? I can assure you:
    yes, you are! :)

    After a few important improvements (new version of forum software for better security and new features, spam bot elimination, integration of Youtube and Wikipedia) we finally have a new style!

    I hope you enjoy it!

    The days of the "pale sick iguana" are gone :D (copyright by vyo476)
     
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    Pidgey Well-Known Member

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    Well, Walter, I'm sorry but the new colors seem to be a tad more difficult for older eyes. I'm nearsighted but have an astigmatism. Normally, I see up close (monitor distance) just fine and only use glasses to see very far away or to read very small print. With this color I have to squint a lot to read the words contained in the red menubars for some reason. Don't know why that is but I guess I prefer the pale, sick iguana. Let others weigh in, though.

    Pidgey
     
  3. Bunz

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    Well it does look different for sure. Something I will need to get used to.

    My eyes are good, but I do understand where Pidgey is coming from.
     
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    Oh, crap. I just remembered, from taking Design I: white is the worst color for text because it's the hardest to see, even against a dark background.

    Oops.

    I still wouldn't want to go back to the old format, but we should probably address the issue. Quickly.
     
  5. Walter

    Walter Administrator Staff Member

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    I have severe problems with my eyes but have no problems using the menu bar, but your concern is heard.

    I will speak with the designer if we can do something about it...
     
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    Yeah, the white's a little hard, it could stand to be toned down. But otherwise I rather like the new design.
     
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    Looks fine to me. I never did like that other color.
     
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    It's very eye catching, and easy to use.

    The only thing that needs to be fixed is the embedded link maker. All it does is make a whoop! noise.
     
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    She now has changed the colour of the text in the menu bar from glowing white to a softer more gray one - is it better this way?
     
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    Very, very nice change. No more lame portal, no more pukey green. I like it very much. :)
     
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    If I might make an eensy weensy suggestion


    The Google AdSense color palette doesn't match the new scheme....
     
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    HOW DARE YOU INSULT THIS FORUMS COLOUR SCHEME!!!!

    Haha. Nah, a valid point. :D :D :D
     
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