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New Skin - Winter

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Do you like the new Winter Edition?

Yes I like it
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No I dont like it
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It's okay, but I prefered the last one
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Lol?! XMas?!
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New Skin - Winter

Postby surfer » Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:32 pm

You like it? - Leave your comments here
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby magnet » Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:23 pm

I like it - it's like being in a John Lewis Christmas card - I've certainly seen worse Christmas themes on forums.

The real question is who is going to turn the lights on? :lol:
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby Pleasureseeker » Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:28 pm

Ummm... No. It's too busy and distracting.

The snow effect in the header image is giving me eyestrain and a stonking headache :(

Please go back to the default skin.
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby gaztaylor » Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:33 pm

In a month!
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby Pleasureseeker » Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:53 pm

See y'all in a month then ;)
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby gaztaylor » Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:58 pm

See you ;)
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby Hoop » Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:28 pm

The reason I'm not crazy about it is the resultant narrowing of the board 'proper'.
Imagine I'll/we'll get used to it by the time it's served its festive purpose.
But Hell, it's Xmas. Why not have a bit of temporary graphic yulery? :)
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby gaztaylor » Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:40 pm

Thats exactly the idea, its Xmas time and its only for a month.

The narrowing thing is a bummer, but the other Xmas styles are crap.
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby surfer » Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:06 am

adjusted the width
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby Hoop » Fri Dec 02, 2011 1:02 am

Cheers, Surfer. :)
You could always narrow the board just a bit to allow the background scene to be slightly more visible along the sides, if too much of the xmas scene is covered up now. Either way, thanks ;)
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby cokey » Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:58 am

I like it! Very festive.
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby lincolnbilly51 » Fri Dec 02, 2011 6:34 am

just going get road salt ,snow plough
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby venturer » Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:32 am

It's nice, just so long as we can go back to the original skin after Christmas and not that black and yellow monstrosity which appeared briefly last night :shock: :D Agreed, the wider length is preferable with the normal skin, but it doesn't really work with this one because we can't see the picture :?
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby gaztaylor » Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:38 am

Im sure Surfer will have another fiddle with it at some stage, but as it was a pain in the arse to make wider, he may not be keen for a day or two.

And yes, its only for Xmas, it will go back to normal after.

And Mick, saying you wont come on here until its changed back to normal, then signing in as invisible wont work, because I see everybody! :lol:
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby venturer » Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:43 am

It is a nice background picture - like Christmas cards used to be before fat little penguins in Santa hats and reindeer with noses like radioactive tomatoes took over.
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby surfer » Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:39 pm

i can edit it back to show more... but gaz almost ripped my head off yesterday night when i left 5% left and right of the width visible :P
so i guess gaz and i willhave another conversation tonight lol...
back to the fight.. may the bad ones win again
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby khamxatka » Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:47 pm

I quite like it - it's cheery and festive without being garish.

The only slight problem occurs when those roll-over adverts appear at the bottom of the screen, which makes the board look cluttered with this skin.
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby SamYeager » Fri Dec 02, 2011 4:15 pm

I voted NO because it is slugging the processor on my PC. For those with a multi core PC then I'm sure the effect is not nearly so noticeable however those of us with a single processor really feel the impact of this "skin". I used "skin" because it seems more of a background with skin'd forum overlaid on top.
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby happyhatter » Fri Dec 02, 2011 5:10 pm

Sorry but its too busy - I cannot work out where I am and too many pop ups - I am looking at a honda civic as i type this!

Its got to go!

Sorry.
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Re: New Skin - Winter

Postby wicorman » Fri Dec 02, 2011 5:14 pm

Nice picture, but those popups at the foot of the screen are annoying so, a qualified "bah - humbug" from me!
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