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Yeah, and as another note to OCybrManO it's really easy as well.
 

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Chris_D said:
Yeah, and as another note to OCybrManO it's really easy as well.
cool! i remember way back when the colors were all being changed I meant to ask/try then too.. damn I can be slow getting around to things sometimes :)

Edit: and is it just me/Firefox or is the site quicker for posting, especially the quick reply feature now? Nice improvement all the same :) Loving the new edit post method aswell
 

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You either use PNG transparency which doesn't display well on IE (last time I checked) or you use shitty on/off GIF transparency which doesn't allow it to have smooth transitions.

On the other hand, faking it works for everyone and looks just as good... until you change the forum colors.
 

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OCybrManO said:
You either use PNG transparency which doesn't display well on IE (last time I checked) or you use shitty on/off GIF transparency which doesn't allow it to have smooth transitions.

On the other hand, faking it works for everyone and looks just as good... until you change the forum colors.
Get firefox and enrich your life and your avatar
 

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No shit. I've been using Firefox since 0.7. :p Before that, I was using Opera. I'm even on Linux as I'm typing this. Why would I go out of my way to get IE running in Linux when there are better browsers with native support? Anyway, that's not the issue. If you're a web designer, you know that compatibility is a requirement. PNG doesn't offer compatibility. Whether or not it's Microsoft's fault doesn't matter.
 
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I did like the tan theme quite a bit. ;)

All this blue is giving me the blues. The darkest blue doesn't go very well with the rest of the colors in my opinion.
 

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I don't actually mind the blue but I think it's a little murky. It would be better if the text, the actual bits where people write, was a lighter and more neutral grey. This is kind of depressing. :(

edit: I'm aware I can change it back, but this really isn't that bad.
 

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I love the new colour, it makes me think I'm in Sin City or something.
 

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Chris_D said:
What colours would you guys like to see? What colours would you consider original, compared to the other HL2 sites (so we don't get called copy-cats :rolleyes:) and what colours do you consider are halflifeish?
i personally think it's great as it is at this moment, but if this text i am typing can be light gray and the background the color of the font as it is in this particular moment, it would be better.

example:

http://web.archive.org/web/20031226091954/http://www.halflife2.net/
 

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It's growing on me :)
Change is nice once in a while.
 

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OCybrManO said:
You either use PNG transparency which doesn't display well on IE (last time I checked) or you use shitty on/off GIF transparency which doesn't allow it to have smooth transitions.

On the other hand, faking it works for everyone and looks just as good... until you change the forum colors.
Oooh, using IE now, never knew that. Meh, PNG transparency is good enough for me. Most intelligent people use Firefox anyway. Cept Tr0n. ;)
 

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I like this. It brings back memories of the original site :)
 

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I thought the blue was just in honor of Sept 30...
 

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vegeta897 said:
I thought the blue was just in honor of Sept 30...
Errr... yeah it is!!... well... it is now...

It is staying though.
 

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SimonomiS said:
Oooh, using IE now, never knew that. Meh, PNG transparency is good enough for me. Most intelligent people use Firefox anyway. Cept Tr0n. ;)
It's funny because Microsoft used to brag about their native support of the PNG format in IE 4... and yet they still haven't released a browser that actually has full PNG support. It's not going to be fixed until IE7, and only then because a new guy came in and decided to work on it. Also, oddly enough, the Mac version of IE 5 got it right... but no currently available stable version of Windows IE can do it without a hack of some sort (javascript can do it). If Microsoft plays off PNG transparency as a special feature of IE7 (rather than fixing something they promised like four years ago) I'll be pissed. :frown:
 
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THE COMBINE HAVE INVADED! RUN AND HIDE OR JOIN THEM IF YOU CAN!

The color is okay but it doesn't go with the tan on the front page.
 

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IT IS THE 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE DARKEST DAY IN HUMAN HISTORY!!

i like the look though, its better on my eyes at night
 

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This blue is a very cold color - a bit depressing, the previous cream was much warmer - nicer overall ;)
 

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Let's go back to the Britney Spears pink theme for a day... for old time's sake. I mean, they resurrected the carrot. We might as well do that one, too.
 

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OCybrManO said:
Let's go back to the Britney Spears pink theme for a day... for old time's sake. I mean, they resurrected the carrot. We might as well do that one, too.
The carrot means something.
 

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DoctorWeeTodd said:
THE COMBINE HAVE INVADED! RUN AND HIDE OR JOIN THEM IF YOU CAN!

The color is okay but it doesn't go with the tan on the front page.
Press Ctrl + F5 at the front page.
 

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Kamikazie said:
what does the carrot mean????
On the eighth sighting of the Holy Carrot, the forum will enter a final stage of preparation for phase two of Operation Schmoperation... the first of several attempts to take over the world. The details are highly secretive, but I believe the carrot symbolizes vision... as in, The Almighty Turkleton's vision of the future. With the omnipotent short recoil as his right-hand-man the plan is all but certain to succeed. Prepare for the new world... for its creation is at hand! I just hope our noble leaders don't forsake us, their loyal followers, after the dawning of the New Age. Perhaps we will become part of the new ruling class. Oh well, one can only hope.
 

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Hmm, seems my suspicions of a 'Carrot Consipracy' are true :suspicious:

can we have a carrot emoticon?
 

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Hmm, wonder what an ultra violet Black and Orange theme would look like .....
 

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I said on the earlier post i'd like the old blue style back and you listened! (well probably was gonna do it anyway) But i love it, its like going back to early 2004 when i used to spectate the forums, i really like it, feels cosy to me for some reason, not distant like the tan. I'm deff keeping it. Colour matters to me alot it seems.
 

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Hectic Glenn said:
I said on the earlier post i'd like the old blue style back and you listened! (well probably was gonna do it anyway) But i love it, its like going back to early 2004 when i used to spectate the forums, i really like it, feels cosy to me for some reason, not distant like the tan. I'm deff keeping it. Colour matters to me alot it seems.
Racist! Racist! :p
 
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