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Discussion in 'Sorcerous Sundries' started by Taluntain, Sep 9, 2016.

  1. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    So how's everyone liking the new banner/username colours?
     
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    I'm okay with colored names, but I liked the previous ribbon colors better.
     
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    I don't know, i kinda like them both to be honest - the new banners are nice and vibrant :)
     
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    They may be vibrant, but the color scheme is all wrong.
     
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    I'm not a fan of the SPS account holder tag's blue text on purple background, but the rest of them seem fine to me ?
     
  6. henkie

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    The staff member red is pretty... vibrant, I guess you could say. The combination of blue text on purple background is not as bad as blue text on a red background, but it's still not that great. Try yellow as background, perhaps.

    I do like that Tal's username is pink, as is just for a pink dragon :shake:
     
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    I'd say that is more of a cherry red or crimson color then a pink color though ? Though the difference in appeartance might be the way your monitor is set up compared to mine.
     
  8. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Admin usernames are light red, not pink. :shake: This is pink. ;) There isn't much in terms of colours that goes with the SPS blue for a background except darker shades of blue, but since we're using that already for the postbit blocks, it's not an option. Yellow is reserved for Member of the Week banners and orange is already used for Distinguished Member banners.
     
  9. henkie

    henkie Hammertime Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Ah yes, a light red dragon, I see now :grin:
    That Adored banner is definitely pink, though. Tal, 50 shades of pink :roll:

    Well, I know SPS text was always blue, but if you make it white, it'd be better fitting. I'm sure there are some colours that can be picked with blue text, though, unless you have a severly limited colour palette, like those EGA monitors of old.
     
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    Maybe keep the star blue, but turn the text white ? also the white text on the pink adored banner makes it really hard to read, unless you select the text.
     
  11. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Your eyes must be playing tricks on you... :shake:

    The SPS blue is special. I'm not making it white, geez!

    And like I said, there aren't many other colours than already mentioned that are compatible with it.

    The new Adored banner is still a work in progress, wait for the final version.
     
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    If you're set on keeping the text blue, at least pick a background color for it other then purple, they simply don't complement each other well.
    Going by the color wheel theory, something like ayellow/orange background would look a lot more pleasing for the blue text.

    and i see you edited the adored banner colors, you sneaky dragon, you :D
     
  13. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Whine, whine, whine... :rolleyes:

    There. And yes, catbert's going to fix the border!
     
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    There, now doesn't that look a lot better ? :good: i think they're perfect as they are now :thanks:
     
  15. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I might still make the star blue. :evil:
     
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    Hey, that was what i suggested in the first place, so i think that'd be fine as well.. :thumb:
    whatever you like best, at the end of the day it's your forum :kneel:
     
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    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    And thanks to catbert's help, we've now also got the special award icons for the past donation drives back. The icon for the last one I still need to implement, so that one will be showing soon as well.
     
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    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I've also added back the Members Online Today list that we've had on the old forums, so you can now see which registered users have been around in the last 24 hours. It's visible on the forum listing in the sidebar.

    While I was at it I've rearranged some of the sidebar blocks, so chat is now at the bottom by default. The position of the chat block can be changed via the chat Settings (Display Mode) by all SPS account holders, however.
     
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    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    We've also got a "Most Liked" block in the sidebar now where the members with the most likes received over the last 30 days are listed. Congrats @Paracelsi & @Keneth . :D
     
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    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Wait . . . what?! Keneth, our resident misanthropist, is in second place for most liked? I think you need to rename that stat from "most liked" to "accidentally clicked"

    :p
     

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