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  1. pokemonEX.co.uk

    pokemonEX.co.uk Still Going Strong

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    I think this new forum is horrible on the eyes. far too bright...

    please can we have the old forum back. i dont like this at all.

    and i cannot seem to find a discussion for this new forum. normally you have one after an update.
     
  2. darkx

    darkx Contributing Poster

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    you'll get used to it eventually. it's taking me awhile to adjust as well
     
  3. pokemonEX.co.uk

    pokemonEX.co.uk Still Going Strong

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    is so bad, its horrendous
     
  4. Marcus the Mad

    Marcus the Mad Contributing Poster

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    It was updated because of security reasons, xenforo is more secure than vbulletin used to be. They are highly unlikely to move back because of this.
     
  5. pokemonEX.co.uk

    pokemonEX.co.uk Still Going Strong

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    so you like how this looks then?
     
  6. LongStrongDesire

    LongStrongDesire New Member

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    In the italian server we were testing it and you just need some time to get used to it.
    I still prefer the old version but even this new it's not so bad :)
     
  7. Michael Corleone.

    Michael Corleone. Part of the Furniture

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    Whoever came up with this design..

    [​IMG]
     
  8. pokemonEX.co.uk

    pokemonEX.co.uk Still Going Strong

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    the old version is much easier to navigate through than this.
     
  9. DisplayOnly

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    Is this like...the final product? Or are we just going through growing pains? I'm just really hoping this can all be fine tuned to be less.....strange.
     
  10. pokemonEX.co.uk

    pokemonEX.co.uk Still Going Strong

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    they have wasted there money on this new forum. it is shocking. you have been robbed
     
  11. LongStrongDesire

    LongStrongDesire New Member

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    I think this is the final product, it has been tested for 3 weeks at least , i think it won't change
     
  12. DisplayOnly

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    I wonder if they'll fix the fact that we can put obnoxiously large pictures as our siggys. heheh
     
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  13. darkaniken2

    darkaniken2 All Over the Board

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    You seem to not have read what he wrote; this is an entirely different platform than the "old forum". Going back would be difficult and rather pointless, as Xenforo is far more secure. The forum has undergone many redesigns in the past, and I imagine the future will be no different.

    As for the "obnoxiously large pictures", all the old rules apply, so if someone has a signature that violates the rules, they'll still be punished.
     
  14. MR.MR

    MR.MR Contributing Poster

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    On the vbulletin forums, we had the ability to choose between the tw skin and the most basic vbulletin blue and white default look. About the moment they reskinned the forums last time, i permanently switched to the vbulletin default and never looked back.

    Keep the new, safer platform, obviously a win, but can we all compromise by offering us a very basic skin for those of us who have been here for a long time and dont require the graphic branding to retain us as customers? two different camps on the internet imo, the slick graphical crowd and the simple clean crowd.
     
  15. Marcus the Mad

    Marcus the Mad Contributing Poster

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    On the UK forums we can change. The forum looks like this then:

    [​IMG]
     
  16. MR.MR

    MR.MR Contributing Poster

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    How do i do that? I couldnt find an option in settings
     
  17. Feanlos

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    @Marcus the Mad it's available because you are a mod on the UK forums.
     
  18. Marcus the Mad

    Marcus the Mad Contributing Poster

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    Oh, I didn't know. Still figuring out a lot of it myself.
     
  19. AxisBlade

    AxisBlade Well-Known Member

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    No. Honestly I'd prefer a more minimalistic skin with less frills, possibly smaller text with smaller center panes and a sidebar on the left with forum shortcuts. Maybe own profile or something on the right.
     
  20. pokemonEX.co.uk

    pokemonEX.co.uk Still Going Strong

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    i have to look down the main world page to look for new posts. and it only shows 1 new post only. compared to the old where i could look and see all the new posts.