New Forum Theme Competition

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #90 on: December 12, 2012, 08:27:12 PM »
I don't know. Where are the balloons?

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #91 on: December 12, 2012, 09:44:15 PM »
I don't know. Where are the balloons?

Well, I do still have the icons to re-work.  There could well be a balloon in there somewhere by the time I'm through :)

Also, thanks for all the kind words from everyone else.  I'm still nitpicking it (and will continue to do so even after it's "finished") but it's good to know we're on the right track.

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #92 on: December 12, 2012, 11:26:28 PM »
My only suggestion is to make The Flat Earth Society in all one line without breaks.

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #93 on: December 13, 2012, 06:46:27 AM »
I think that looks great! Really professional. I agree with Tom about the logo though, but that should be simple to do (he blindly assumes). The banner is really nice. Awesome stuff Tintagel!
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #94 on: December 13, 2012, 08:03:19 AM »
Tintagel gets the best noob award.
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #95 on: December 13, 2012, 11:11:16 AM »
Tintagel gets the best noob award.

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Sig'd.  Also, re: the type all on one line - I set it the way I did to match the typesetting on the existing masthead, but you're right, easily enough managed.  I'll try to do that this afternoon.

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #96 on: December 13, 2012, 12:27:44 PM »
What do you have in mind for the new post indicators for each forum?  The thought of having them little FES logos came to mind (greyed out when no new posts), but that may be too busy.

Maybe with the cartography theme of the template, could do little compass roses.
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #97 on: December 13, 2012, 12:52:30 PM »
What do you have in mind for the new post indicators for each forum?  The thought of having them little FES logos came to mind (greyed out when no new posts), but that may be too busy.

Maybe with the cartography theme of the template, could do little compass roses.

I did definitely think of using little FES logos - though your idea of compass roses is lovely as well.  I'll play around with it!  Today work is absolutely insane - but I'll do my best to get the theme complete by the weekend.

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #98 on: December 18, 2012, 06:35:52 PM »
Tintagel gets the best noob award.


Agreed!
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #99 on: December 18, 2012, 08:32:46 PM »
Tintagel gets the best noob award.


Agreed!

Thanks very much, Wilmore :)  I'm still workin on this - those post indicator icons are teeny and tedious to edit if one wants them crisp, so it's a pixel-by-pixel process.  Look for a complete theme by Christmas, though.

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #100 on: December 19, 2012, 03:58:35 AM »
That's awesome Tintagel! I really appreciate this - it's a really nice thing to do, and this place has been crying out for a new lick of paint. Also, check your PMs.
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #101 on: December 20, 2012, 01:17:02 PM »
Uploaded a new build, with new (but admittedly not yet perfect, now that I get to see them in place) icons for new posts / no new posts / redirect and some others.  Also updated the logo so that the text isn't stacked.

Apart from minor pixel issues, most of what I'm looking to catch now are bugs that are in the CSS itself - I haven't gone thought all the stylesheets so I'm sure there are places where the old color scheme is hard-coded and doesn't match the new skin.

Probably just one more update before this can be used, so it's coming Real Soon Now (tm) :)

http://prntscr.com/mqqgw


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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #102 on: December 20, 2012, 01:23:02 PM »
AWSOME
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #103 on: December 21, 2012, 11:00:52 AM »
It looks really nice, Tintagel.
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #104 on: December 21, 2012, 06:39:19 PM »
Looks pretty cool :D  Only thing I might request is a little anti-aliasing on the post indicators (which I'm sure is exactly what you noticed as well) and MAYBE greying the entire "no new posts" one instead of just the landmasses, but otherwise I'm really digging it.  :D
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #105 on: December 22, 2012, 09:47:34 PM »
Very lovely.
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #106 on: December 23, 2012, 03:36:08 AM »
Uploaded a new build, with new (but admittedly not yet perfect, now that I get to see them in place) icons for new posts / no new posts / redirect and some others.  Also updated the logo so that the text isn't stacked.

Apart from minor pixel issues, most of what I'm looking to catch now are bugs that are in the CSS itself - I haven't gone thought all the stylesheets so I'm sure there are places where the old color scheme is hard-coded and doesn't match the new skin.

Probably just one more update before this can be used, so it's coming Real Soon Now (tm) :)

http://prntscr.com/mqqgw


This looks really great.
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #107 on: December 23, 2012, 07:05:41 PM »
this is really good, when will it be implemented?

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #108 on: December 23, 2012, 08:41:10 PM »
this is really good, when will it be implemented?

Home with family until Tuesday - will get a finalized version uploaded then :)

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #109 on: December 26, 2012, 08:31:07 AM »
Think we're ready to go - once it's in place and being used, I am sure that inconsistencies and bugs will be found, but I will squash those as they arise.   All that remains is for me to get the theme files to the admins here, and for them to upload it. 

http://prntscr.com/n8qps

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #110 on: December 26, 2012, 08:48:27 AM »
All that remains is for me to get the theme files to the admins here, and for them to upload it.

With luck, you'll be able to get them to action that by this time next year.

Thanks for the theme Tintagel, looks nice.
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #111 on: December 26, 2012, 11:16:18 AM »
Very nice.  Excited to see this in action :D
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #112 on: December 28, 2012, 05:37:22 AM »
Think we're ready to go - once it's in place and being used, I am sure that inconsistencies and bugs will be found, but I will squash those as they arise.   All that remains is for me to get the theme files to the admins here, and for them to upload it. 

http://prntscr.com/n8qps


Daniel already knows this was in the works, but I'll let him know that it's finished immediately.
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #113 on: December 28, 2012, 09:44:18 AM »
AWESOME.  This looks great!  Thanks Tintagel!
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #114 on: December 28, 2012, 09:44:29 AM »
All that remains is for me to get the theme files to the admins here, and for them to upload it.

With luck, you'll be able to get them to action that by this time next year.

Thanks for the theme Tintagel, looks nice.
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #115 on: December 28, 2012, 09:49:15 AM »
Tintagel,

The theme looks absolutely amazing.  A huge improvement over what we've been using.  Thanks so much for setting all this up.  I'll email you about what you and Wilmore discussed..

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #116 on: December 28, 2012, 09:57:37 AM »
Tintagel,

The theme looks absolutely amazing.  A huge improvement over what we've been using.  Thanks so much for setting all this up.  I'll email you about what you and Wilmore discussed..

Thanks so much :) 

Everyone - I suspect some bugs may crop up with regular use, since the theme didn't get much of a workout over on the test server.  Should you find some, please post them here (or in a new sticky thread, perhaps) and I'll fix them as needed.

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #117 on: December 28, 2012, 10:02:21 AM »
Hah, just noticed one right now.  The "online" notification thing next to your names isn't showing up.  Probably just accidentaly the image when copying over.
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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #118 on: December 28, 2012, 10:04:50 AM »
Thank goodness, I almost feared we'd have to use Thork's theme.

But yeah, really good work on this. Personally I'd change the board indicators to something else, the FES logos look too crowded in there and even a bit misshapen since they're resized.

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Re: New Forum Theme Competition
« Reply #119 on: December 28, 2012, 10:06:09 AM »
Hah, just noticed one right now.  The "online" notification thing next to your names isn't showing up.  Probably just accidentaly the image when copying over.

Noted, as well as a sizing issue with some avatars (Markjo's is the one I noticed).  I'll see if I can track them down in the CSS.