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New updates and quick poll

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So You like new forum design?
Yes
90% (9 votes)
No
10% (1 votes)
I don't care
0% (0 votes)

Total : 10

Poll created on: 18-Oct-10 23:00:59

New updates and quick poll

I know there are some missed options (especially Back to site <-- that one will be added ASAP). I know there are some wrong colors - that one will be fixed too.

I've decided to create something, what could be related to our Battlestations. And use some fresh and modern Web solutions. I'm talking about shadows, rounded corners, transparency At this moment forum final design (except some colors) is ready for Mozilla Firefox. Support for Opera and Google Chrome will be added ASAP.
Support for Internet Explorer will be NOT added. Because IE is not supporting modern solutions.

If you use IE - you will see only small part of all these modern techniques.

However - even if it's not finished yet - I hope you got my point (especially if You are using FF). So... Do you like new forum design ?

PS: Forum is no longer static width. If you have bigger screen - forum will be bigger too.

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- fixed IE problem with white borders
- added rounded corners for Opera and Chrome (Safari is using same engine as Chrome - it means Safari should support it too)

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Overall, its a job well done

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It will take a little getting used to, but I like the new forum design.

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So thats why freaky stuff keeps happening...damn it IE, you screwed me over again!

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Wow!!! This new backgroung is great! Well done

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Chrome (Safari too) and Opera should now shows everything like Firefox. MS announced support for SOME of these new techniques in IE9. Even if IE running and launching faster than FF with all his extensions, I can recommend Google Chrome - very fast and stable browser, easy to use and supporting new techniques very well.

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You missed an option in the poll: It's awesome!

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M0n3y wrote:

You missed an option in the poll: It's awesome!

Thx ab

This weekend i'm planning to add some more video servers and music servers. Social bookmarks (anyone remember that we used that a year ago?) are available again. There are some small updates in my head, also fixes, but nothing big, just final touching.

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very nice bi

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Popup windows are fixed now. I hope Tipsy will have problems with our popups no longer  ab Now they are modified.

Additionally forum notifications were resetted to english only. It should prevent all these emails using unknows language. Hope it will help.

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Permalink and hover on latest posts added. Since now mouse cursor over link to latest post in Latest Post column will return post content in hover box. Hope it helps a little ab

That's not the end of planning site updates ag

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