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You know, I'm getting bored with the default color scheme here, so sometime in the near future I am going to change it. If you are online at the time, you may see some pretty weird transitions taking place, because the only way I can tell what I am working with at the time is by making it some outlandish color so I can see exactly which parts of the screen my changes will affect.

Not sure yet what color scheme I am shooting for, so it's possible this may take place over days as I try one thing then maybe another if I don't like it.

Just a heads up so you don't think your monitor has gone on the fritz... :)

Feedback is welcome if you see something that looks completely horrid. :poke:
 

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Neat. Will look forward to the redecorating.

RIKA
 

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How about leaving this scheme as an option to select (in our profiles, there's a place for us to select color schemes)?
 

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I vote pink!
 

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I'M KINDA USED TO TO THIS LAY-OUT, but i'm game for a different wallpaper
 

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How about leaving this scheme as an option to select (in our profiles, there's a place for us to select color schemes)?
Sorry, but I don't think I would want to do that. If I do any "hacks" to this site, then that means I would have to do it to more then one color scheme, which is actually a "style" in this message board. It would just complicate the way I have to do things in the future.

Besides, this is just the plain vanilla style that comes straight from vBulletin. I'm hoping I could do better with my own color selections..... :)

Might not be right away, though, but just letting you all know to be aware of the impending change.

Thanks.
 

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Rich,on at least one other site running the same Vbulletin format they allow for 2 or 3
different color comboes.
 

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Yes, I am sure they are. And that is fine if you have not, or do not intend to, apply programming alterations to the message board code. Since in my other message boards I have had to guide lost users to certain functions with such directions as "the lighter green box in the upper right hand corner of the screen......", I feel it is in my best interests to make things as easy on myself as possible in this respect.

BTW, no I am not intending to "uglify" this message board. I would like to choose a color scheme that is more in keeping with a "gunlike" motif. Personally I had things like red or white message text on a black background. White on black is OK for headers, but large strings of text are hard on the eyes. I have gone to some sites that the color scheme was so atrocious that I didn't even bother reading any of it and left in a hurry. There is one really HUGE vbulletin site out there that has an enormous number of users, and I can't figure it out because it is painful to my eyes to even read it.

Check this one out -> http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/

Right at the moment they have over 2,100 member CURRENTLY online. Over 4,700,000 posts! They all must have eyeballs much different from mine, I guess.... :)
 

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yes! i pulled that link and it 'STINKS' [i have 20/20 VISION! d.o.t standards]

i 'trust' your judgement , RICH.
 

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That site is an example of what happens with an indecisive webmaster who can't figure out what colors they want to use, so they try to use them all. . .:dgrin:

You would think people with an audio/visual bent would be able to do a lot better.
 

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So,your going to go w/a blued steel & walnut motif then?

Good job!
 
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