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The "Introduce yourself" thread

Post by RoboticMonk3y » September 2nd, 2012, 5:14 pm

Hey,
Someone has been hard at work!

New forum is looking pretty darn sweet!

Good work!

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Re: New forum

Post by ratsoalbion » September 2nd, 2012, 5:57 pm

Thanks man. Jay takes all the credit at this point!

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Re: New forum

Post by JaySevenZero » September 2nd, 2012, 7:21 pm

Thanks Robotic.

When all said and done though, no matter how good a forum looks, it ain't worth spit without a community behind it so it's good to see familiar faces signing up and taking part again - we really do appreciate your support. We've still got some tweaks and extras to add to it over the coming weeks in order to try and give it, at least aesthetically, an individualistic feel and hopefully make this place a forum worthy of everyone's time.

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Re: New forum

Post by TomFum » September 2nd, 2012, 7:21 pm

Abit fancy aint it, i think it looks really good, will look better with all our posts

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Re: New forum

Post by AndyKurosaki » September 2nd, 2012, 8:53 pm

Hi guys, nice looking place you've got here :)

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Re: New forum

Post by dezm0nd » September 2nd, 2012, 9:21 pm

I offer free lap dances for the first 7 registered users on the forum.

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Re: New forum

Post by ratsoalbion » September 2nd, 2012, 9:33 pm

Well we're already up to 35. The first 7 were all your C&R colleagues...

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Re: New forum

Post by magicjoef » September 2nd, 2012, 9:36 pm

Just don't upload the videos :shock:

Forum looks great :)

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Re: New forum

Post by General Aquila » September 2nd, 2012, 10:13 pm

Ooooh, shiny!! Does look really good Jay!

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Re: New forum

Post by JaySevenZero » September 3rd, 2012, 6:55 am

Thanks General.

If anyone is having any issues with any part of the forum and you think it might be a technical issue or something (avatars or sigs not working etc) you can let me know within this thread.

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Re: New forum

Post by Mr Nicey » September 3rd, 2012, 7:04 am

Looking good guys!

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Re: New forum

Post by DomsBeard » September 3rd, 2012, 7:11 am

Look forward to contributing, it'll be nice to get a good community going on here as a couple of my favourite forums are dying at the moment.

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Re: New forum

Post by Benjo321 » September 3rd, 2012, 11:13 am

Nice work Jay, looks very swish 8-)

Just a minor issue with avatars ...
It says the maximum size is 100 x 100 but it doesn't allow anything smaller than 100 x 100 either

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Re: New forum

Post by JaySevenZero » September 3rd, 2012, 11:15 am

That was deliberate. I kinda thought it looked better if everyone's avatars were the same size. What size was it you were trying to install?

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Re: New forum

Post by Benjo321 » September 3rd, 2012, 11:19 am

Oh that's fine, I'll just resize it then

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Re: New forum

Post by catbhoy » September 3rd, 2012, 11:20 am

Its about time, never got on with Character Select Forums. Its looks good, nice work.

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Re: New forum

Post by Roy42 » September 3rd, 2012, 11:41 am

Is there no option to have the forum resize avatars to 100x100 on its own? I feel like I've seen that in quite a few phpBB forums before.

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Re: New forum

Post by JaySevenZero » September 3rd, 2012, 2:30 pm

There may be a mod or plugin that would allow that but not as a default in phpbb3.

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Re: New forum

Post by magicjoef » September 3rd, 2012, 2:40 pm

If it helps anyone, there is a free online browser version of Photoshop for the basics, which will crop to a square and resize stuff quite nicely:
http://www.photoshop.com/tools/expresseditor?wf=editor

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Re: New forum

Post by countstex » September 3rd, 2012, 5:51 pm

Great work on the forums. Never an easy thing to get looking good and these are looking great. Pats on back well deserved.

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