New format gives me headache!!!!

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  1. GeddonM3

    GeddonM3 Well-Known Member

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    dont know if my eyes havent adjusted to how bright it is or whatever but im seriously getting a headache from trying to read through posts. is there any way to make it look like the older forum lol?

    btw, i like how the posting works on here, quick and easy.
     
  2. Makedde

    Makedde New Member Past Donor

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    I am still getting used to it as well. Perhaps we might be able to have a few new 'skins' so you can choose the layout you like. That won't happen for awhile, if at all, though. Give it a few weeks and you'll be an old hand. Just remember that while you are having trouble, so are we! :)
     
  3. petef56

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    The color scheme seems ok to me. My biggest frustration is not being able to read the entire title of all the posts listed after clicking on.. New Posts. How did the previous version handle long titles? Did it wrap the text, or perhaps the font was smaller?
     
  4. DA60

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    This new skin sucks...period.

    It's more cluttered then the last one.
     
  5. Zook

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    This new version is absolutely awful. The last layout was easy to read and easy to post on. It seems we've downgraded.
     
  6. Subdermal

    Subdermal Banned

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    I agree. I don't like it either. It's too washed out, and it glares. It's like being in a cellar for hours, and then running right out into sunlight. No like.
     
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    Another vote for the new format sucking. :(

    I'm pretty sure this version of vbulletin has different color schemes, maybe the owner will hear our cries and tone down the brightness a bit. ;)
     
  8. waltky

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    Yea...

    ... Uncle Ferd says take two blondes...

    ... an' call him inna mornin'.
    :p
     
  9. churchmouse

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    This new set up is horrible. Why on earth would they change a good thing?

    I can't find my recent posts…so I have to read over post after post to find them. The names of people are so small you can't see them….its horrible. Thinking of leaving if it can't be fixed.
     
  10. Man on Fire

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    I have no problem with the new forum layout so I do not know why these others are complaining.
     
  11. Veni-Vidi-Feces

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    The only problem I have with this skin is it is identical to the sports related board I also post on. So if I am starting threads going on about the exploits of the Detroit Tigers Major League Baseball team, or the results of the latest UFC fight please let me know I am on the wrong board, much thanks in advance.
     
  12. waltky

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    Search feature is down...
    :?
    ... just wanted to let ya know...

    ... a-fore Granny goes gettin' upset `cause she can't use it.
     
  13. CKW

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    I'm getting used to this.

    But three times I hit the wrong "Reply to Thread" button and lost my post and had to rewrite. Once I hit "post quick reply' why MUST there be the "Reply to thread" button still showing... tempting me to click it after writing my post... thinking its the one that saves my post???? But to my horror THAT reply button was the WRONG ONE. All is lost.

    I like the old skin better. I'm tired of searching for my posts fruitlessly...and I wish the search OR the latest post button was working. Besides that...I'm switching and obsessed between both forums which prevented me from finishing my laundry today. Yes...its the fault of the forum..

    sigh.
     
  14. DA60

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    Have I mentioned lately how ugly this new format is?

    No?

    Oh.


    The site was down for days for this?

    That's like going through all the hassle of a nose job only to find it looked better before the procedure.
     
  15. raymondo

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    You are clearly insensitive and drinking too much .)))
    Be honest .
    Where are the improvements ? And if you can find one , you will struggle to find the second .
     
  16. Cigar

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    I can care less about the color ... it's the F'ing speed that sucks!
     
  17. DA60

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    I would like someone - anyone - to point out just three substantive improvements in the new format?
     
  18. flounder

    flounder In Memoriam Past Donor

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    Yup I agree,,actually the colors are like a soft pastel,,I feel like powder blue threw up on me. It's like I am in a ladies bedroom...

    If some guy picked these colors, he should be castrated!!!!
     
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    Meh, too much info crammed onto each page makes it hard to figure out where the threads are, who created it, when the last post was, etc, etc, etc.

    Why do they need so much writing on each page? 98% of it is totally meaningless and clutters up the page.

    Makes my eyes hurt to be honest. I think I will be finding other things to do.....
     
  20. flounder

    flounder In Memoriam Past Donor

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    All we wanted was the old one fixed...........sigh...

    The old one was so bad we were worried about losing members, nothing makes members stray more than making people learn all over again...They figure,,,,''What do I have to lose? I have to re-learn anyway''

    It's called,,,,,,Fixing what aint broke, common mistake. I believe they would have been better off asking the members, or staff if this was a good idea, they would have heard,,,,NO,,,JUST FIX IT!!!
     
  21. churchmouse

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    I hate this new format…..the names of people are so small you can barely tell who you are replying too…or reading. And trying to find the last post you made is ridiculous. Why on earth did they do this? Is there another debate site that is like this one…worth going too? I was going to donate money….I thought it was a great site…but with these changes….no. Not going to donate until I can find my posts…easily.
     
  22. TheHat

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    Try reading it off an iPhone....lol. Just to much text per page if you ask me.

    If you hit quick reply, you have to scroll all the way downto the bottom of the page. Several times I just kept hitting the quick reply button to no response. Then I realized, I had to scroll to the bottom myself to get the box...lol.

    Just not as user friendly.

    If the intent was to get less traffic, boy the plan worked on me!....lol. Debate Politics has the same kind of format, I might go back there a couple times a year.

    Just to much going on on the page. I don't care to sift through it all.
     
  23. Beevee

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    Luckily for you, you didn't or being in the ladies bedroom would only cause derision and waffles of laughter.
     
  24. Viv

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    Not keen on that quick reply bit either.

    I have the feeling he knows how to handle the ladies...

    I don't mind the new skin. I didn't like the old one, it looked old. This is more modern, if the glitches can be ironed out. They won't put a lot of different skins up, I think it would mean all the mods which have been done on this one will have to be done again on each skin and that has to be done every time anything is added or changed.
     
  25. Xanadu

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    Can't they install another template? Since the turn of the century internet started to become more and more abstract/artificial looking. Look in the archive were you can still see the old Google and Youtube for example. www.archive.org
     

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