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Other themes?

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by Taxi, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. Taxi

    Taxi Administrator Administrator

    Location:
    Portland, OR
    Is anybody using any of the other themes besides the default? The default is "blackened", and you can tell which theme you're using by scrolling down to the bottom of any page in the forum, and looking at the lower left corner. It will say "blackened" if you're using the default. It might say "blackened-green" if you're using one of the others.

    I want to remove the themes that nobody is using, because that may be contributing to the issue that is causing the double posts.

    If I don't hear anything in 3-4 days, I'll assume that everybody is using the default.

    Thanks.
     
  2. raptors661

    raptors661 Northdakotian Peckerwood

    I'm using the default.
     
  3. Iguana Man

    Iguana Man Well-Known Member Moderator

    I didn't know a blackend green existed. I like it. I'm using it. I'm also super pissed because a certain team gave up 8 mutha-effing turnovers. Please ignore me.
     
  4. EM3

    EM3 Well-Known Member

    Location:
    37.84°N 81.99°W
    I use either blackened or blackened green
     
  5. SilentBob

    SilentBob EH??? Administrator

    I'm using Black and Green as my setup. Default just seems a bit too bright for my eyes
     
  6. The Max Fan

    The Max Fan Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Missouri
    I didn't realize that there were other themes. I just switched to Blackened-Green, it seems pretty cool. :)
     
  7. Taxi

    Taxi Administrator Administrator

    Location:
    Portland, OR
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    You guys are killing me.

    ;)

    Okay, so nobody's using Blue or Red then it seems. So I'm going to axe those themes.
     
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  8. Iguana Man

    Iguana Man Well-Known Member Moderator

    HA! I actually used the green for one night. About the same time it took to drink a fifth!

    I'm back to the regular blackend, :)
     
  9. Taxi

    Taxi Administrator Administrator

    Location:
    Portland, OR
    I'm okay with leaving the green theme if people like it.

    The awesome thing about the blackened themes is that all the changes that I make to the default theme (like larger avatars, etc) are automatically applied to the other blackened themes, which is why I had so many of them. However, until we can get the double post thing locked down, I want to have as few extra themes as possible, since that has been listed as a cause of slowing the forum down. (Not sure why that would be to be honest, but that's what I'm getting from the XF support forum.)
     
  10. Iguana Man

    Iguana Man Well-Known Member Moderator

    I'd avoid the Blackend Green. It's been known to cause problems.
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2014
  11. EM3

    EM3 Well-Known Member

    Location:
    37.84°N 81.99°W
    Staying with blackened
     
  12. Taxi

    Taxi Administrator Administrator

    Location:
    Portland, OR
    Stop waking the zombie threads! ;)

    Honestly, I would guess that most of the time, you're not even going to be using the functionality of the buttons. You're usually going to type your post, and click "Post" and be done. You can still drag images into the new editor and it will work just fine. And smilies still work the old fashioned way, by typing them in manually ( :) :D ;) :insec: :vader: ) if you can remember the code for them. The smile and wink and grin smilies are all what you would expect them to be, and I rarely click the toolbar to insert them into the post. Not to say that it shouldn't work of course. But if you REALLY like the green, then you should use it.

    I'll try to get it fixed by the end of the weekend, after the update.
     

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