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Re: [Project Info] Freebird Games - Custom Forum Themes
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2010, 02:22:32 AM »
There's an icon? o_o Lol. I could barely even see it.

Sure.  It's not really meant to be very visible.


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Re: [Project Info] Freebird Games - Custom Forum Themes
« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2010, 03:04:01 AM »
Whoo, options are always good. The looks of the new one is starting to come along nicely now; it's much cleaner. The background colour underneath the pictures to the side should be changed to black-ish to make the connecting point near the bottom seamless. c:

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Re: [Project Info] Freebird Games - Custom Forum Themes
« Reply #17 on: May 22, 2010, 03:07:32 AM »
Whoo, options are always good. The looks of the new one is starting to come along nicely now; it's much cleaner. The background colour underneath the pictures to the side should be changed to black-ish to make the connecting point near the bottom seamless. c:

Thanks!  I am glad it's starting to look better.

I am not sure of what you mean with the other statement, though.  What pictures to the side?


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Re: [Project Info] Freebird Games - Custom Forum Themes
« Reply #18 on: May 22, 2010, 07:33:43 AM »
Is it possible to make the forum "retractable"? (Sorry, but I can't use the right word for what I mean.)

Also, is it possible to make the forum logo linked to the main page of the site?
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Re: [Project Info] Freebird Games - Custom Forum Themes
« Reply #19 on: May 22, 2010, 09:24:50 AM »
Is it possible to make the forum "retractable"? (Sorry, but I can't use the right word for what I mean.)

Also, is it possible to make the forum logo linked to the main page of the site?

I have not added the link to the website to the main menu yet, but it will be there again soon.  :)
Linking the banner would not be very possible, since it is a background image; it wasn't added with an HTML tag.

I am not sure of what you mean by making the forum retractable (collapsed?), unless you mean the forum index itself (the category/board listing structure), by leaving the rest of the page's element visible (is is because of the shoutbox?).
At this moment, you can only collapse each category individually by clicking on the blue +/- (plus and minus signs respectively) that appear to the right in each category's heading area  of the forum index (the brown bar).

 Anyway, how do you like the changes so far?
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Re: [Project Info] Freebird Games - Custom Forum Themes
« Reply #20 on: May 22, 2010, 09:50:07 AM »
I think the shoutbox should be placed on top of the forum, below the news portion. Compared to Dziner's SilentWave, the curve-based theme seems to be so white. ^^ I'm not saying white is bad. It just looks quite plain (maybe because we're all used to the old theme).

If possible: try incorporating the two themes. :)

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Re: [Project Info] Freebird Games - Custom Forum Themes
« Reply #21 on: May 22, 2010, 09:56:28 AM »
The two themes are available.  You can change it at any time.  The shoutbox cannot be placed below the news part, which is why I removed it from there, because it looked obtrusive.

I still don't understand the "too white" or "plain" argument, though, to be honest.  It looks perfectly normal to me, and even has a greater variety of color around the place than the other one.  The forum areas have the same brown colors too, literally.

I am starting to believe that this is a matter of being too accustomed to the old theme.  I am hoping that everyone's eyes will adjust eventually.  In the meantime, I'll do my best to continue improving it.


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Re: [Project Info] Freebird Games - Custom Forum Themes
« Reply #22 on: May 22, 2010, 09:59:34 AM »
I think so. Hopefully, we get accustomed to this new theme.

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Re: [Project Info] Freebird Games - Custom Forum Themes
« Reply #23 on: May 22, 2010, 10:16:57 AM »
I think so. Hopefully, we get accustomed to this new theme.

Right.  Though I am still trying to make it better for the members.


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Re: [Project Info] Freebird Games - Custom Forum Themes
« Reply #24 on: May 22, 2010, 02:13:37 PM »
yeah, it's probably because we're so used to the old theme, but i still like the old theme better :P the new one isn't bad though, and i might switch over eventually.

also, do we want the shoutbox any every single page? i'm thinking maybe just the main forum page would work better, cuz it seems kinda thrown in there on the other pages (and it messes up my scrolling when my cursor is over it :P)

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Re: [Project Info] Freebird Games - Custom Forum Themes
« Reply #25 on: May 22, 2010, 02:24:35 PM »
I was having the same problem, so I ended up following that recommendation.


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