Forum settings (in General)
April 21 2007 3:18 AM EDT
Can I *please* have my forum settings back? Without the images and borders, please. As it is now it takes much more time to read the posts...
NEVER!!!1!(Capslock FTW) Jon is purging the dial-up users. Our time has come, we shall devote hours of our lives working to afford cable. Seriously though, I wouldn't mind an option.
April 21 2007 4:29 AM EDT
Did Jon change it? I looked now and can't seem to find it to put it on the old forum style.
I think so Flamey. I always used the setting with no pics and no borders. Loads faster on my psp, and helps with the "Not Enough Memory" bullcrap. I just logged on today and it was preset. It looks a little tweaked and cleaner to me for some reason. I think I'll leave it like this until I start having problems. :D
April 21 2007 8:14 AM EDT
bart, just turn off images in your browser settings ;) use another browser to surf while CB is loaded...
April 21 2007 10:13 AM EDT
It's not (only) about the images. I find that the abundant use of borders makes it much harder to scan the messages. Please, give me the old forum style back!
April 21 2007 10:15 AM EDT
I have to agree with Bartjan, I like the old look of the forums much better than this one and would really like the old one back.
April 21 2007 12:09 PM EDT
Well, give it a couple days and see if it grows on you. If not I will bring the old style back.
April 21 2007 12:11 PM EDT
I love the new style. Death to the old. :)
As I said, it looks different than before. I dont find it harder to use, although I understand AOL user concerns.
April 21 2007 1:45 PM EDT
I agree partially with bartjan -- please set the borders back to have an old style borders, none, but leave the pictures up.
April 21 2007 1:48 PM EDT
This should definitely be default, I'm thinking, but I'd also like the option to change it back to old forum settings when my dialup feels like being slow and cranky.
OB, when doesn't it feel slow and cranky? Mine always seems slow, but its better than nothing. Personaly I like this setting a lot better.
Aside from being on dial-up myself, speed issue aside, I never did like this style. Isn't that why there was the option to switch styles in the first place? I too would like the old style back.
April 24 2007 12:22 AM EDT
For those who gave the new style a fair try: verdict?
April 24 2007 12:26 AM EDT
I never had any problems with how the new style looked. I thought it looked kind of sleek myself with the black and blue theme I have going. Easy on the eyes :D
I vote option, but ONLY because I <3 OB and don't want him to suffer due to the pics he'd have to load up. If everyone had cable I'd vote permanent. GJ on the 'Creator' column in the main pages of the forum too.
I prefer the old style. Much easier to read, and I don't really care much for user portraits crowding up the side.
It did manage to persuade me to upload one, though, so I wouldn't feel left out. :)
April 24 2007 1:13 AM EDT
I like the new look, but I also want to be able to turn off images, I can live with borders, not the images. Malaysia is a place where ADSL = dial up.
April 24 2007 4:25 AM EDT
I grew up with the new style so am used to it and quite like it. However, I think that the dark border after the persons name should be between each post though...otherwise the eyes tend to make breaks at the wrong place, making the poster's name appear disjointed.
April 24 2007 4:43 AM EDT
I had it without frames and user pics back when I started because I had a very very slow machine, and was on dial up. But now broadband everywhere it's user pics all the way. I like it personally.
I like it a lot. Maybe it's just the theme I'm using but i think the borders "clean" up the posts. That and there are some really cool user pics out there you get to see now.
April 24 2007 6:04 AM EDT
... like mine, I mean what?
April 24 2007 12:55 PM EDT
okay, I added back the old option
April 24 2007 3:08 PM EDT
I posted this in another thread, but maybe here is a better place.
Would it be possible to remove the border around the user images? It would make everything look a lot nicer.. imop.
April 24 2007 3:26 PM EDT
I don't know exactly what I'm supposed to be seeing, but everything looks peachy to me.
The 'Active Threads' link on the toolbar is broken - can I have it back please?
April 24 2007 6:43 PM EDT
See other post; that's a problem with 'fex's script interface.
Try changing it from Sort: Y to Sort: N
Wow.. so basically, the "old" style was the style that you'd see if you were browsing the forums without logging in. Interesting.
April 24 2007 8:51 PM EDT
I like the new style.
April 24 2007 10:04 PM EDT
Thanks Jon :)
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