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Different colors

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Jan 26, 2011 4:56 am

Over the next couple of days, we may be trying out some different colors. So feel free to comment if you like the current colors or not.

The banner is very generic and we will be improving that too.

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Re: Different colors

Postby Indrajala » Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:23 am

I don't care for this blue version.

It makes me blue. :tantrum:

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Re: Different colors

Postby Hanzze » Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:31 am

Very cold here, very cool :sage:
mind it! mind it! :meditate:
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Re: Different colors

Postby Luke » Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:45 am

Blech! I don't like this blue, white, and tan version either! It's like some generic digital purgatory!

I also don't like the fact that on the main page I can't see what the topic is where the most recent post was posted in a sub-forum anymore--all I can see is which member posted it.

Summary: Not good. Next option please...

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Re: Different colors

Postby plwk » Wed Jan 26, 2011 8:08 am

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Everything's so blue and white......what happened to da orangie yellowie.... :lol:

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Re: Different colors

Postby purplelotus » Wed Jan 26, 2011 8:17 am

What a shock! Everything changes but a bit of warning please! :rolling:

Seriously though it's growning on me.

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Re: Different colors

Postby Tatsuo » Wed Jan 26, 2011 8:54 am

I like that "Mark topics read" is on the top and that now there is the option to mark all forums read. Thank you! :smile: About the colour - I would prefer a darker tone.
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Re: Different colors

Postby Jnana » Wed Jan 26, 2011 10:26 am

David N. Snyder wrote:Over the next couple of days, we may be trying out some different colors. So feel free to comment if you like the current colors or not.

Whatever the actual color choice, light and bright is preferable to the old dark gray. So far, this is an improvement.

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Re: Different colors

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Jan 26, 2011 10:36 am

Greetings,

Any thoughts on this one?

index.php?style=1

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Re: Different colors

Postby Blue Garuda » Wed Jan 26, 2011 10:46 am

I'd like to see a maroon - nice idea.

As I say, I like the layout with the buttons at the top of the posts.

I've only just noticed that the wheel in the header for both sites has a 'joy swirl' at its centre. Nice! :)
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Re: Different colors

Postby Jnana » Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:12 am

retrofuturist wrote:Any thoughts on this one?

index.php?style=1

Looks good.

Here are some beautiful pan-Mahāyāna colors: gold, saffron, blue, etc. (the pinks may be a bit much):

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Re: Different colors

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:36 pm

I think this is the template / format that retro and I and the other moderators prefer.

But don't worry, if you don't like the blue colors, we can tweek the color schemes and add some maroon, gold, and other colors and keep some blue or even eliminate the blue.

This format keeps with the theme of our sister forum website: Dhamma Wheel (Theravada)

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Re: Different colors

Postby Tatsuo » Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:02 pm

Thank you for your work. This is a huge improvement of the forum :twothumbsup:
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Re: Different colors

Postby conebeckham » Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:11 pm

I'm in favor of the colors and the template, FWIW.
I like being able to "mark all forums read."

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Re: Different colors

Postby Pero » Wed Jan 26, 2011 10:09 pm

David N. Snyder wrote:Over the next couple of days, we may be trying out some different colors. So feel free to comment if you like the current colors or not.

The banner is very generic and we will be improving that too.


I don't like the colours, sorry. :smile:
I liked the original a lot more, I find it harder to read posts and view topics with the new colours.

Also, could you create a technical problems section or something? Or who should I ask? Though I don't really have a "problem" per se, just some things I'd like that should've been available but aren't hehe.
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Re: Different colors

Postby catmoon » Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:26 am

I like it. It's as if a blast of cold clean air from the Himalayas blew the murk away and let the sun in.
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Re: Different colors

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:29 am

Greetings Pero,

Pero wrote:Also, could you create a technical problems section or something? Or who should I ask? Though I don't really have a "problem" per se, just some things I'd like that should've been available but aren't hehe.

For now pop it in the Suggestion Box.

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Re: Different colors

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:23 am

Dharma Wheel will be down for about 10 to 20 minutes in about 10 minutes from now. It is for the uploading / upgrading to get some other colors for improving the site layout and colors.

The time right now is: 05:23 am GMT

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Re: Different colors

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:35 am

The last topics are now visible on the Board Index (main) page. Site is no longer down and shouldn't be down any further for the rest of the upgrades.

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Re: Different colors

Postby neverdowell » Sat Jan 29, 2011 7:17 am

catmoon wrote:I like it. It's as if a blast of cold clean air from the Himalayas blew the murk away and let the sun in.


Same here! I'm not too hung up on colour schemes, but I must admit the old one was a bit dark and depressing to me. I like bright stuff.

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