New Skin

Discussion in 'Forum Support' started by Max, Oct 30, 2007.

  1. EEX_ca_aok

    EEX_ca_aok Praetoris Maximus

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    On my widescreen monitor the actual forum portion of BF only fills about 1/3rd of the screen, which is really annoying. Variable width independent of screen resolution ftw?

    Oh and ditch the navigation bar/poll on the side, those belong on the portal/homepage not the actual boards.

    And lastly, I feel the grey colours are too light compared to the rest of the skin... though maybe it's just because I'm used to dark colour schemes being... well... dark.
     
  2. Vadriel

    Vadriel Bite my shiny metal ass!

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    I find it immediately visually appealing, but it does have its shortcomings. LB kinda nailed it with 1-7...although I really do like the skin's appearance. It mostly just needs an expansion, so that it's not so crammed together.

    I absolutely LOVE the header/banner though. From the navigation bar up, BF kicks total ass. =P
     
  3. Clearcast

    Clearcast Member!

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    yeah i was thinking that too... Well this is what it looks like on mine so you know what we mean..

    4756.jpg

    makes the threads about 3 times longer too i never had to scroll down this much on a forum before.
     
  4. Max

    Max Member!

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    Here is a highly-stripped down version I'm working on. Let me know what you think.
     
  5. Metal Gear Flash

    Metal Gear Flash LaLiLuLeLo

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    much more practical that is....you get practical and you lose design...
     
  6. Ninja_Blue

    Ninja_Blue [ Official Forum Ninja ]

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    A lot ****ing better.
     
  7. Jason

    Jason BattleForums Guru

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    I like the current much better.
     
  8. Krovvy

    Krovvy Retired Staff

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    That version looks better, but don't make the width just fit the screen, leave a little room on the sides.
     
  9. Lizardbreath

    Lizardbreath Former Staff member

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    Just expand the forum to the black part that you see when you scroll down past the polls/advertisement. That should be plenty more width.
     
  10. Krovvy

    Krovvy Retired Staff

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    The more I look at it, the more I think it needs to be redone. The background needs to be fixed to match the width or better yet just make a new one.
     
  11. Amantis

    Amantis Can you love such me?

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    Stripped down version is too plain.

    The one that I'm staring at...it's hard to differentiate between normal post and stickies, like loads of random listings in the classifieds. And the post width is way too narrow for my liking. I like the button design but I don't like the font that say "report" "quote" etc. Don't know how to describe it but it's a little too...Arial Narrow and one too many lab reports. Overall colours are alright though, but will have to see what happens if I log in at 2am and feel whether my eyes want to cry at the time.

    - Amantis
     
  12. RoaCh of DisCord

    RoaCh of DisCord Premium Member

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    I like it. I think it's a nice change..but it is a bit skinny. I also think the blue part could be darker like the side tables..but still, overall I do like it. It's neat!
     
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    Tw@ Hello

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    Im gonna ****ing puke at both those skins
    what the hell was wrong with that scghost skin we used to have?
    bring it back.
     
  14. Lizardbreath

    Lizardbreath Former Staff member

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    no1 carez wat u think gimmi.
     
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    Ntrik_ Premium Member

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    Nice, just nice.
     
  16. RoaCh of DisCord

    RoaCh of DisCord Premium Member

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    That's not coming back..it's been deleted for a long time.

    Shal' I fetch the bucket? (btw the new house was amazing <33)
     
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    ST Premium Member

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    <3'd the new House. But I was high when I watched it so I didn't understand alot of it, but it sure was interesting.
     
  18. TrongaMonga

    TrongaMonga Grumpy Old Grandpa

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    I must say that it kinda sucks that the text is in such small sizes.

    And btw, I can't vote on the poll.
     
  19. RoaCh of DisCord

    RoaCh of DisCord Premium Member

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    What poll?

    Also..might want to change your sig since you never left <3
     
  20. TrongaMonga

    TrongaMonga Grumpy Old Grandpa

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    The only poll that's there.

    And yes, I left. Coming back once in a while doesn't mean I'm gonna stay.