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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #25 on: April 04, 2010, 07:10:10 PM »
I mean that the background of the site is a cheesy looking black one with dark grey stripes. It looks cheap and corporate. The same goes for the top of the page, but I'm sure that'll look fine with the new logo.
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #26 on: April 04, 2010, 07:21:08 PM »
Frankly, the background and colors are too dark for my linking.


Darker was the preference but I can probably lighten them up a little bit... besides, this is only a temporary skin... I'll be building one from the ground up once I get enough ideas from people...

That would be great. :)
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #27 on: April 04, 2010, 09:37:38 PM »
I've always been a fan of dark websites. Personally, the lightest I'd ever go is the lightest blue in our old skin. That said I like what I'm seeing now.
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #28 on: April 04, 2010, 10:22:56 PM »
It needs more silver right now...perhaps alternating between the lighter grey and silver shades?
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #29 on: April 05, 2010, 02:54:26 AM »
Mak, I might photoshop the current template as well, to see if I can come up with something that feels a bit more like "home" :)

(I wont do things that are impossible to get right in webcode.)

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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #30 on: April 05, 2010, 06:49:21 AM »
I like the layout with the blue (previously green) bars very much. But I think it is overall way too dark.

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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #31 on: April 05, 2010, 06:52:34 AM »
Ok I got another version done, based on the current forum theme.

http://www.ewe-squad.com/scn.png < same layout/text but "our" colors. :)

And there is also a Red squad variant:
http://www.ewe-squad.com/Redsquad.png

and a Blue squad variant:
http://www.ewe-squad.com/Bluesquad.png

EDIT:

And another one called "Sportshoe"
http://www.ewe-squad.com/sportshoe.png
« Last Edit: April 05, 2010, 07:04:59 AM by Clawhammer »

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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #32 on: April 05, 2010, 07:06:43 AM »
The best two are the "Our Colors" one, and the blue squad variant.
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #33 on: April 05, 2010, 07:25:22 AM »
^Likewise. Though I still want something with silver and obsidian.
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #34 on: April 05, 2010, 08:11:45 AM »
I recommend avoiding Sportshoe. Its waaaay too bright.
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #35 on: April 05, 2010, 09:28:13 AM »
The standard SCN colors just sort of...pop.

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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #36 on: April 05, 2010, 09:43:34 AM »
I'd say tone down the colors a shade or two, and it'd look amazing.
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #37 on: April 05, 2010, 09:51:36 AM »
I'm jut not really a fan of the shinny look to the bars your making up CH.... the colours for the tables and stuff I can change pretty easily but I actually kinda like the more basic gradient that we are using now.
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #38 on: April 05, 2010, 09:56:14 AM »
Same
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #39 on: April 05, 2010, 10:51:39 AM »
Woot, loving #4. Nice logo, but I think we oughta do a stylization of our last one, to some extent. But the colors are gorgeous!

Something like this, you mean?



I have a personal preference for monochrome or simple shade design elements over shiny-looking photoshop bonanzas, and for white text on dark background over black text on white background. The latter mostly because it's less straining to look at on a computer monitor.
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #40 on: April 05, 2010, 12:26:23 PM »
I adjusted the amount of "bling" to a more suitable level. :)

http://www.ewe-squad.com/scnadjust.png

Unbound: Nice logo! :)



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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #41 on: April 05, 2010, 12:32:07 PM »
I liked the bling. Set stuff apart. Ah well.

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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #42 on: April 05, 2010, 04:51:36 PM »
I'd like the font size to be a little bit bigger.  I like your logo Unbound.
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #43 on: April 05, 2010, 08:56:59 PM »
Pretty sure the font size on this forum is the same as on the old one... and you can always increase the font size in your browser if needed.

And yea, I like the logo too... wonder how it would look if you were to scale it down to no more than 150 px tall....
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #44 on: April 06, 2010, 06:18:27 AM »
I actually prefer Clawhammer's new logo to the Unbound's. Clawhammers is much simpler, classier. The other one is nice, but it's a bit too similar to what we had before.
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #45 on: April 06, 2010, 06:29:41 AM »
...which was the point. It's a stylized version of the old one. I like Clawhammer's logo as well, for much the same reason as you.

Clawhammer: bring back the grey titlebars, and maybe tone down the bling on the 'new posts/no new posts'-icons and you have a clear thumbs-up from me.

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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #46 on: April 06, 2010, 06:46:57 AM »
I understand that the point was to make it similar to what we had before. That's why I don't like it.
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #47 on: April 06, 2010, 07:19:00 AM »
How about something more along the lines of the new movies?

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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #48 on: April 06, 2010, 07:21:31 AM »
That could work.
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Re: New Forum Theme
« Reply #49 on: April 06, 2010, 11:20:38 AM »
How about something more along the lines of the new movies?

Hmmmm! For the logo, or for the entire layout?  :)