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Re: Let the updates commence...

Postby IMBoring25 » Wed May 13, 2015 4:36 pm

The mobile view has it above the post.

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Re: Let the updates commence...

Postby Standardshifter » Wed May 13, 2015 6:23 pm

Just replying regarding why everything is shoved to the right on most sites nowadays...

As the attention span of humans gets ever shorter, the idea is give the main content immediately versus nav and meta options first.

http://blog.caranddriver.com/toyota-and-nissan-recall-6-5-million-cars-for-potential-shrapnel-shooting-takata-airbags/
http://money.cnn.com/2015/05/13/news/economy/robots-threaten-jobs-unemployment/index.html

I'll probably either be switching the theme completely or at least styling the base theme to be a bit flatter, may flip poster info. back to left just because. Wish I had April 1 to work with... :mrgreen:
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Re: Let the updates commence...

Postby potownrob » Thu May 14, 2015 6:26 am

what the deuce?!? :shock: :o :lol: :cry:
BUT DEM FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

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Re: Let the updates commence...

Postby Squint » Thu May 14, 2015 10:37 am

Standardshifter wrote:Wish I had April 1 to work with... :mrgreen:

I would fall for that prank so hard...
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Re: Let the updates commence...

Postby ClutchDisc » Thu May 21, 2015 10:54 pm

I don't like the user info on the right side either... I'm on another forum that does that too. Other than that, it looks like other forums I am on, so I know where to find everything.
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Re: Let the updates commence...

Postby tankinbeans » Sat May 23, 2015 9:06 pm

Tristan has been gone too long and noticed the new website. He was very confused at first, but thinks he can get used to this.
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Re: Let the updates commence...

Postby wannabe » Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:24 pm

Squint wrote:
watkins wrote:Oh god no!

I liked the simplicity of the old design. It was just easy to use.

I definitely dont like the user info on the right. I could probably live with the rest of it if not for that. We read from left to right. I like to see who is making a post before reading the post. Reading the right side then going back to the left is weird. I know the user info is at the top of the post as well, but I identify people by their avatar pictures more often than not.

I use a combo of quick glance at the avatar plus the person's signature to notice who is posting without actually looking at the name.

SS did say theme improvements were still coming, perhaps things might change again. Though user info on the right is apparently best practice now...?

i can see the avatar out of the side of my eye, so if theres an image loaded (aka if work computer allowes the image to be loaded) i know who is typing
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Re: Let the updates commence...

Postby Squint » Wed Jun 10, 2015 8:16 am

wannabe wrote:i can see the avatar out of the side of my eye, so if theres an image loaded (aka if work computer allowes the image to be loaded) i know who is typing

Yup, I've pretty quickly gotten used to the right-side avatar/profile stuff (like you said, when it loads on the work computers).

We're just all old crotchety folks stuck in our ways. Change is bad! In the good ol' days... :lol: :lol:
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Re: Let the updates commence...

Postby watkins » Wed Jun 10, 2015 11:25 am

I still havent gotten used to the right side nonsense. It continues to bother me.
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Re: Let the updates commence...

Postby Rope-Pusher » Wed Jun 10, 2015 9:14 pm

watkins wrote:Image
I still havent gotten used to indoor plumbing nonsense. It continues to bother me.

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