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TPU Forums Need a Facelift!

Discussion in 'Comments & Feedback' started by Reventon, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. LAN_deRf_HA

    LAN_deRf_HA

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    I like the color scheme and layout overall, but I do feel the little details could be spiffed up. Like how in GN there's a gradient in the top bars. Something like that would be nice, maybe even more subtle like the new photoshop icon. The banner change I'm all for. The current image isn't very crisp.
     
  2. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    moomer?


    as for the moon landing, that was just someone catching one w1zzards video card review shipments on camera.
     
  3. Reventon

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    Like I said, GN looks great yet similar enough to this so that it's not a huge change.
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    i'll give ya that, the new one needs a facelift, if not a change.


    simply redoing it with clearer, less fuzzy graphics should be sufficient.
     
  5. erocker

    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It wouldn't hurt if people came up with some banners currently. Perhaps the banners posted previously didn't suit his taste. It is his website afterall, so it is his decision. :)
     
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    I'll make a few tomorrow and post them. Anyone else is welcome too.
     
  7. LAN_deRf_HA

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    This is little tricky cause it should really be coordinated, the forum changes and banner change. Slightly different shades of the current colors might make for a good banner, but then it won't match the forum quite right.
     
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    I like it the way it is now , i wouldn't change anything... yet some one may come out with something "better" or more to my liking , never know?
    It worth a shot i guess?
     
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    While I am a firm believer AGAINST the if it ain't broke don't fix it, in this case, I do not want major changes to the forum.... top banner sure... choices of more color schemes or small changes? sure... but not much more

    I prefer TPU's format and colors over GNs
     
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    I'll make a few different banners with different color schemes, see which ones people like.
     
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    If it looks anything like HardForum I will personally find you and not buy you a beer.

    Worst color scheme I have ever seen, I'm dizzy every time I look @ it.
     
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    Why find him just to tell him you'll not buy him a beer?



    We could try a red/yellow/green theme for the forums...:laugh:
     
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    i beleive it was a threat to involve the TPUhitsquad. the beer was a cover.
     
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    Polaris573 Senior Moderator

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    Oh yeah. Thanksgiving is over after all! Sadly I'll have to make a new one. I left my external hard drive at home and I'm traveling right now.

    Servers are in Texas and throughout Europe. W1zzard is in Germany.
     
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    personally, Im a fan of 'dark' forums, it would be great if there was a few themes that users could swtich around to suit their own tastes. as for everything else, its debatable but nothing really needs major changing.
     
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    I know this forum, d2jsp.org, that has an option of alot of colors when you log in
     
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    God, you guys sound like my wife. Change for the sake of change is fail. This is one of the fastest loading, most stable sites I go to. WTF is the point of jacking with it?
     
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    yup, i'm agree with you, don't change anything please i like it for what ever it is
     
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    Sorry dude - this is the worst idea I have heard all month.

    I'm personally perfectly happy with the forum as it stands - and honestly if the entire page was the same color scheme as the logo it would :

    A.) Look Like SHIT

    B.) Totally wreck the contrast that allows the logo to stand out in the first place.

    Red, Black, Grey color scheme is just an AWFUL idea.

    Sorry guy, nothing personal - I just love the TPU forum just as it is.
     
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    Let vBulletin come up with a worthy successor to vB 3. vBulletin 4.x is a joke. It's coded by apes, designed by parrots that just learned to paint.
     
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    http://hardforum.com/index.php

    This places i go two sometimes has a good web-site lay out just in red and black its very easy on, The eyes but i find after been on there 2 hours or so and go back two google or any where with. A white back ground it kills my eyes BIG time.
     
  24. LAN_deRf_HA

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    Admittedly that is a very nice, clean, easy to read, fast loading forum. But to make that color scheme work you'd pretty much have to rip their entire theme which is just a dick move.
     
  25. W1zzard

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    i have no problems making small changes step by step if someone thinks them through and the community likes them.

    i'm not gonna make a change just for it to look different. it has to be better.
     
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