I want YOUR input on the forum style!

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I want YOUR input on the forum style!

Postby Sneke_Eyez » Fri Apr 26, 2013 1:48 pm

Alright, the "skin" we've got on the forum software now is just what it originally came with, which is nice, but I am not overjoyed with it.

phpBB is an easily skinnable forum, with many "styles" having been created for it.
I am interested to hear what the members would like to see for a forum skin. We only get to choose one, I know some other software packages allow you to choose multiple skins, multiple colors, etc, but that isn't an option with phpBB.

So if you'd like to see what options are out there, check out this link:
http://www.phpbb3styles.net/db/?sid=667 ... f5c7e5b67b

I'd really prefer if people could keep to those specific styles, as they have been approved by the makers of phpBB and are set to work properly with our version of the software.

Personally, I like this blue and black style here, called, AcidTech:
http://demo.phpbb3styles.net/AcidTech
The colors just seem very Mopar to me, which I think works well.

I very nearly installed it on the forums before I finished setting them up, but I would rather have your input.

So, do you like the stock skin style? Do you like the AcidTech style? Is there another style you prefer?
Please let me know!
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Re: I want YOUR input on the forum style!

Postby 68383 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 7:03 pm

Something like Absolution? A skin that would go well with the blue Mopar M logo.
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Current Mopars- 69 Super Bee- 522, 4 speed, 95 Ram- 360, auto, 4wd
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Re: I want YOUR input on the forum style!

Postby Sneke_Eyez » Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:55 pm

Dunno if Absolution is my favorite, but I certainly don't dislike it.

Do people generally prefer white backgrounds with black text or black backgrounds with white text?
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Re: I want YOUR input on the forum style!

Postby 68383 » Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:04 am

Whatever will show up easier on a phone. Seems like I rarely use our PC these days.
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Re: I want YOUR input on the forum style!

Postby MPerry » Sat Apr 27, 2013 7:39 pm

I kind of like Lucid lime.

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Re: I want YOUR input on the forum style!

Postby MPerry » Sat Apr 27, 2013 7:45 pm

Well that probably won't go well with the Mass Mopar logo. :oops:

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Re: I want YOUR input on the forum style!

Postby 68383 » Sat Apr 27, 2013 8:34 pm

Maybe something Mopar color related. Plum Crazy, Sublime, Hemi Orange...
68383 / Dave

Current Mopars- 69 Super Bee- 522, 4 speed, 95 Ram- 360, auto, 4wd
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Re: I want YOUR input on the forum style!

Postby Sneke_Eyez » Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:03 pm

The problem with a more off the wall colored skin is that there's always someone who doesn't like it. Someone who doesn't like orange, purple, pink, green, whatever.
Usually I find that blue and black or blue and white, white and red or black and red combos are acceptable to most people, but the reception to my Plum Crazy Purple Skin was not good on LHForums (but I leave it on there because I love it and use it!).
I suppose if you guys wanted to blaze our own trail and go with a more polarizing color, we could do it...
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Re: I want YOUR input on the forum style!

Postby 68383 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:11 pm

Blaze on. Put MA Mopar back on the map!
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Current Mopars- 69 Super Bee- 522, 4 speed, 95 Ram- 360, auto, 4wd
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