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#1 GTK48

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 08:52 PM

I really like this forum but the plain skin is kind of well, bland. What are the chances of getting different skins to choose from?

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 08:56 PM

It is your browser.

Choose your own skins.

The sites's main are set for a majority to be able to read and see such.

It is your browser.

Choose your own skins.

The sites's main are set for a majority to be able to read and see such.
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Posted 26 February 2009 - 09:24 PM

I would be willing to give more skins, but the problem is that the site is heavily modified and for every upgrade I would have to modify each skin. Would be a management nightmare. That is why we stuck with this skin, because its easy to read and use. Yes it is a bit bland, but it works for everyone.

#4 GTK48

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 09:25 PM

It is your browser.

Choose your own skins.

The sites's main are set for a majority to be able to read and see such.

It is your browser.

Choose your own skins.

The sites's main are set for a majority to be able to read and see such.


No, it is not my Browser, You seem to be missing the point. IPB offers various skins other than the default. The skin or Theme I use in my browser has absolutely nothing to do with it. Can someone that knows what they are talking about, like an Admin please answer?

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 09:33 PM

I do KNOW what I am talking about GTK48.

I choose to use a grey/white on Ff while on all sites. I know the BC puts out a Blue system which is hard on elders eyes....

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 10:01 PM

I do KNOW what I am talking about GTK48.

I choose to use a grey/white on Ff while on all sites. I know the BC puts out a Blue system which is hard on elders eyes....

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No you don't .It is not hard on my eyes and I am 60. I was just looking to see if this forum can offer different skins as they are available. The Theme that I use in Firefox has nothing whatsoever to do with the question. The Default blue skin that is being used here (modified somewhat) looks the same in IE, Opera and Firefox. Please do not post any more answers as you are wasting my time. Many of the Forums that I belong to offer up to six different skins. That is not that hard of a question for an admin to answer.

Ones Browser does not change to skin of the forum. That has to be done with the IPB software.

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 10:20 PM

I did answer this 3 posts back

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 11:04 PM

I would be willing to give more skins, but the problem is that the site is heavily modified and for every upgrade I would have to modify each skin. Would be a management nightmare. That is why we stuck with this skin, because its easy to read and use. Yes it is a bit bland, but it works for everyone.


Thanks, That is all I wanted to know. Sorry, I did not see your post.

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 09:20 AM

I would be willing to give more skins, but the problem is that the site is heavily modified and for every upgrade I would have to modify each skin. Would be a management nightmare. That is why we stuck with this skin, because its easy to read and use. Yes it is a bit bland, but it works for everyone.


Thanks, That is all I wanted to know. Sorry, I did not see your post.


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Don't worry, GTK48, I am 62 and AL get's me too at times, Mate. After 60 you soon Learn who AL is, Mate.

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 09:37 AM

I am 64yrs, and have terrible sight,but I find this Skin, the easiest on my eyes.
This Skin, is like a Trade Mark, for Bleeping Computer.
Everyone, is used to this Skin.
Grinler, can't please everybody.
I say "If it aint broke,don't try and fix it" :thumbsup:















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Posted 27 February 2009 - 12:52 PM

I am 64yrs, and have terrible sight,but I find this Skin, the easiest on my eyes.
This Skin, is like a Trade Mark, for Bleeping Computer.
Everyone, is used to this Skin.
Grinler, can't please everybody.
I say "If it aint broke,don't try and fix it" :thumbsup:


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I actually have a small Forum that has many skins, but I agree with Grinler on this one.

I alterered the Default Skin to suit all Members to a Common taste, as for the other Skins? It is just so much work to do, why bother? If others want to spend their time doing that, I would suggest that they have plenty of free time. Admins just don't have that much free time on BC, neither do I on my little site. There is much more to be done to operate a Site.

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#12 GTK48

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 09:22 PM

I am 64yrs, and have terrible sight,but I find this Skin, the easiest on my eyes.
This Skin, is like a Trade Mark, for Bleeping Computer.
Everyone, is used to this Skin.
Grinler, can't please everybody.
I say "If it aint broke,don't try and fix it" :flowers:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...t&p=1154383

The guy that posted the above does not agree. I do, All I wanted to know if there could be some different skins to choose from, not to do away with this one. I also understand the work involved. I am salso still trying to figure out what or who AL is. :thumbsup:

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 09:55 PM

I am salso still trying to figure out what or who AL is. :thumbsup:

Hi GTK48. "AL" also has a nick of "ALZIE" (Now, where did I leave my Keys?) :flowers:















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Posted 27 February 2009 - 10:14 PM

I am salso still trying to figure out what or who AL is. :thumbsup:

Hi GTK48. "AL" also has a nick of "ALZIE" (Now, where did I leave my Keys?) :cool:


OIC :flowers: :trumpet: :inlove:

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Posted 28 February 2009 - 12:45 PM

For GTK48

My apology to you!

I had another show me a site with the toggles for changing skins.

I don't ever recall seeing it, or ignored them if I saw such.

I'm used to manipulating my browser or system to read some sites.
(Some I just choose the "Lo-Fi" option when available as they are of poor contruction or colors.)

Thanks for the edification.

Again, my apology.

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Edited by KoanYorel, 28 February 2009 - 12:47 PM.

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