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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby Omphalos » 23 Apr 2009 19:32

    I wanted to post something that you all may not be aware of. In several of the themes that we have here and at T(A)U there is this icon that looks like a capital letter "A" with an up arrow and a down arrow on either side. In 610nm it appears at the top left, just above the "Jacurutu" banner.

    If you fiddle with those arrows you can increase and lower the font size.

    Its not in every theme, and it is sometimes in different places. Ive seen it on the top right too.

    Just another helpful consumer message from the people who brouoght you Jacurutu.
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby GamePlayer » 23 Apr 2009 23:23

    DuneFishUK wrote:Cheers Freak.

    Chucked this together for the Twilight style... in case anyone actually uses it :P

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    http://www.jacurutu.com/styles/twilightBB/imageset/site_logo.gif


    Whoa, I really like this one!
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby SandRider » 23 Apr 2009 23:48

    DuneFishUK wrote:
    SandRider wrote:I'm not seeing a banner on the board index page of the 610 theme.

    no title, either.


    You might need to clear your cache - I right-clicked View Image then refreshed (Firefox) and that worked.




    that did it, thank you !

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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 24 Apr 2009 01:26

    So, what theme is everyone looking at here?
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby SandRider » 24 Apr 2009 07:03

    610nm, as suggested by the Duke.

    it's too damn brite, but the twilight theme's font
    is light grey on black, and even harder to read.

    red font on black seems to be easiest to read for me ...

    as far as the 610 goes, it looks good, and the banner is
    outstanding. I could get used to it if I had to.
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby inhuien » 24 Apr 2009 07:06

    610 all the way. :)
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby SandRider » 24 Apr 2009 07:10

    inhuien wrote:610 all the way. :)


    if 610 is going to be the default, and I'm not opposed to that,
    I'll have to find a new avatar. the old fremen looked real good
    on the black themes, not so much on a lighter background.

    but maybe the color scheme is more "Dunish".



    } Dune-ish ? Duny ? Duney ? Chigger ?

    } and in concert with the banner, can we get some random blood spurts around the board ?
    and lighten up the banner font's color to match the board's background better ?
    then it would look like an orange cutout over a blood-splattered floor ....
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby SandChigger » 24 Apr 2009 08:01

    Dunesque? :P


    ragabash wrote:
    Freakzilla wrote:So do most of you use the 610nm theme? Should I make that the default for now?

    You shouldn't make anything but subsilver or prosilver the default theme. The CAPTCHA hooks don't exist in any other theme. If you make the default any but one of those two, it will be impossible for anyone to create new accounts.
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby Seraphan » 24 Apr 2009 08:23

    I'm using the 610 theme too and it is wicked :D . Great job!
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby Eyes High » 24 Apr 2009 11:25

    prosilver (yes I had to be different)
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby SandChigger » 24 Apr 2009 14:15

    I'm still using it, too, Eyes. :)
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby SwordMaster » 24 Apr 2009 14:16

    Does this upgrade work for Windows 3.1 ?
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby SandChigger » 24 Apr 2009 14:34

    You're trying to do random but just coming across as Nebby, right? :P
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby Omphalos » 24 Apr 2009 15:05

    I'm using 610mn here and subsilver 2 at T(A)U.
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby SwordMaster » 24 Apr 2009 15:07

    No I still use Windows 3.1

    I know I know, but my 486 runs it so fast for just web and word its a great machine, i have trouble with these php boards on it though so Im wondering

    but yeah sure random, and nebby, whatever those things are a reference to.
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby Mandy » 24 Apr 2009 15:18

    Omph, I don't know if you've noticed yet that links open in the same window/tab with phpbb3, in phpbb2 they automatically opened in a new window or tab. If you want to change it so that they open in a new window the instructions are here http://www.phpbb.com/kb/article/links-o ... w-windows/ I don't know if you'd have to do it for every skin though, seems a little confusing.
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby SandRider » 24 Apr 2009 16:25

    SwordMaster wrote:No I still use Windows 3.1

    I know I know, but my 486 runs it so fast for just web and word its a great machine, i have trouble with these php boards on it though so Im wondering

    but yeah sure random, and nebby, whatever those things are a reference to.


    you know, I hadn't thought about that.
    I've got several 486s that will still boot 3.1 & DOS6.
    And some old pentium 2s that boot 95 & 98.

    I had assumed the graphics heavy stuff and java scripts would
    make web surfing impossible on the old machines, altho I was
    using one with 98 just two years ago ....
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby Eyes High » 24 Apr 2009 16:47

    SandChigger wrote:I'm still using it, too, Eyes. :)



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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby Omphalos » 24 Apr 2009 18:51

    Mandy wrote:Omph, I don't know if you've noticed yet that links open in the same window/tab with phpbb3, in phpbb2 they automatically opened in a new window or tab. If you want to change it so that they open in a new window the instructions are here http://www.phpbb.com/kb/article/links-o ... w-windows/ I don't know if you'd have to do it for every skin though, seems a little confusing.


    Thanks, Ninti. Been looking for that. I prefer other windows too.
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby Rakis » 24 Apr 2009 23:24

    DuneFishUK wrote:Cheers Freak.

    Chucked this together for the Twilight style... in case anyone actually uses it :P

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    http://www.jacurutu.com/styles/twilightBB/imageset/site_logo.gif



    Very Dark Knight-ish

    Very nice...
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby DuneFishUK » 25 Apr 2009 13:40

    Rakis wrote:Very Dark Knight-ish

    Very nice...


    ... now you mention it :P
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby Rakis » 26 Apr 2009 20:46

    DuneFishUK wrote:
    Rakis wrote:Very Dark Knight-ish

    Very nice...


    ... now you mention it :P
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby Drunken Idaho » 27 Apr 2009 13:57

    I had been running 610 ever since the upgrade, mainly because pro-silver looks like garbage... Is there any way to make 610 the default?

    610 + logo at the top = WIN!

    I don't think we need anything else. It looks badass right now!!!!
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby DuneFishUK » 27 Apr 2009 14:28

    I think someone mentioned the clever captcha job is only available on the default themes.

    Cool - just seen the default theme now has the logo :)
    (was a little worried about that one - being untested and a bit clever... never a good sign :P )
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    Re: Board Upgrade

    Postby Omphalos » 27 Apr 2009 15:08

    That's right. The Captchca hooks only exist in Subsilver and Prosilver, so one of those themes has to be the default.

    I don't think that its such a big deal that we have Prosilver for a default. People come here for Dune, not because we have a cool theme. Maybe one day we will get around to putting a banner up on those themes though.
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