Big Software Update Coming Soon and a new look

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what should the New Look be after updates

Stick with the Black
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Go to white with black and orange accents
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Either is fine with me
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Wed May 03, 2017 11:40 pm

So I have been putting it off but the site is long overdue for a major software update ... hopefully any downtime will be minimized but the updates will require a whole new look .... so should we stick with the black and orange look we have had since 1999 or change to a with theme with black and orange accents?

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Thu May 04, 2017 12:18 am

My preference ... keep the same look. And the eyes.
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Thu May 04, 2017 12:40 am

I agree with WCJ. Old adage, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. This colour scheme seems to work.
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Thu May 04, 2017 4:30 am

WestCoastJoe wrote:My preference ... keep the same look. And the eyes.
you can't tell but it is broken and if I don't update it will only get worse. I won't be able to keep the exact same look but I think I'd be able to keep the colour scheme. Byeyes I think you mean the header logo graphic which yes I would be able to keep with either colour scheme
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Thu May 04, 2017 6:44 pm

D wrote:
WestCoastJoe wrote:My preference ... keep the same look. And the eyes.
you can't tell but it is broken and if I don't update it will only get worse. I won't be able to keep the exact same look but I think I'd be able to keep the colour scheme. Byeyes I think you mean the header logo graphic which yes I would be able to keep with either colour scheme
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Colour scheme. Black background = much easier on the human eyes. We will see what the people want.

Thanks, D.

IMO the tone of the site and the level of discussion have been first rate. :thup:
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Thu May 04, 2017 7:36 pm

The colour scheme is fine the way it is.

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Fri May 05, 2017 2:44 pm

My only suggestion is to implement something that is a high contrast appearance to aid with reading. Otherwise anything with some black and orange....Actually maybe a burnt orange as a tip of the hat to the Cardiac Kids of the 70s?

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Tue May 09, 2017 7:32 pm

It's a great site with a great colour scheme. Thanks for doing it. The closer you can retain the 'look and feel' of this site, the better, so far as I am concerned. I'll look forward to whatever is produced.

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Wed May 10, 2017 8:23 pm

Who's the software upgrade and new look for D? The site or you? :shock:
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Thu May 11, 2017 2:31 pm

Hambone wrote:Who's the software upgrade and new look for D? The site or you? :shock:
It's probable that the required (to keep up to date with security features) version update will result in losing features that are now obsolete--not an uncommon issue with sites that were created as long ago as this one was.

I see the switch to white background votes are currently losing to the keep the dark background. I voted to go to white, but after thinking about it, there are times when a dark background is easier to read, such as on a smartphone with the attendant variable light levels.

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Thu May 11, 2017 9:08 pm

I think my little dig at my buddy D might've just zipped just a wee bit over your head BC1988. ;)
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Wed May 24, 2017 11:42 am

OK Ladies and Gentlemen boys and girls ... the hard part is over! :wave:
... it's a good thing i'm a persistent MOFO :wink:
I'm going to leave this for a few days and then start on adding features and tweaking the look :roar:
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Wed May 24, 2017 2:11 pm

I really like the new look, D! Thank you for all your hard work.

Maybe next iteration you could increase the new Lionbacker logo (great job!)?

I am fine with the light blue font, but others (WCJ?) may want white, I am not sure. Don't want to speak for anyone. Anyway, thanks again!

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Wed May 24, 2017 2:18 pm

Looking good so far.

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Wed May 24, 2017 3:40 pm

A very smart and stylish look to things so far -- hats off to you, D, for taking on the herculean task. Enjoy your deserved break, and then all the happy tweaking to come. Indeed, you are not only a persistent mofo (as you say, LOL) but a skilled one! Cue the thunderous applause.

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