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    Default Hmmm, forum looks different



    So I logged in Tuesday evening and the forum was fine, logged in after midnight on Wednesday morning and the skin setting I had been using (the one with the various grays on a black background) had been replaced with the default skin. Now while I have no real problem with the color scheme of the default forum I do miss the other scheme. I took a look and the only other option is not particularly appealing to me.

    So I was just wondering if something had gone wonky on the back side to rest the forum appearance. Still love the site, just miss the more muted color scheme.
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    Hi Kevin,
    I didn't think anyone used that theme sorry I had removed it as we are going to optimize the site very much to get it very fast.

    If enough people vote I can keep that one up but I need to spend some time extra to optimize it as well.
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    Gus likes to play with his buttons. I wonder what THIS one does!


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    It's OK Gus, I can live with the default style until something better comes along. Mostly it just caught me off-guard.
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    sorry I should have warned people, or asked. I can put it back up

    can you let me know if you like Theme2?
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    The whole layout of the forum changed for me this morning at 3:15 or so and I like it. I checked UserCP and it changed to Theme 4.

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    yup sorry i think it was time to get up to date the site was just too slow to handle the amount of people on it.

    i unfortunately just had some time to do this and i didnt have time to setup a notice for the upgrades.
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    Quote Originally Posted by admin View Post
    can you let me know if you like Theme2?
    Well I just got home from work and got on the forum, noticed the new default layout (at least I think it was the default). I went to the user CP and tried theme4 (the only other option I saw) and it was just a variation of the default - either that or it was the same one both times.

    To be honest the thing I liked about the alternate theme that was on here was it had a bit more contrast (at least to me) and just was more appealing to me. I'll try the new ones as they come along and see if there is a particular one that I like.

    Thanks for all the hard work on the forum Gus, at the end of the day we really do appreciate it
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    thanks for the positive comments and support

    I agree may need to get more contrast in there but its easy to add colors etc later. sadly it seems we are not ready to roll it out - some issues remain!!

    maybe may need to roll back that old template you like and try to see how good we can optimize that one
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