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Post by Larry Laffer »

I don't realy know where this should go but I have a realy interestig question:

How do you think this site's gonna look like in... I don't know... say 10 years or so?


I hope Mods and Admins will answer too since "The future of this site is depending on you"
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It'll probably look exactly the same :D I'd love to redo the site, but that would take like 40 hours just to copy all the game info into a database ... which is a bit more than I have time for at the moment :cry:
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Post by Larry Laffer »

OH! well then we might just turn this post in
How would you LIKE this site to look like?

I'm gonna reedit this <again>:
Maybe this is a realy dumb question... well actualy it IS for sure but
"Why don't shut down the site for a few days(so you get more free time) and rebuild it( though not many people will like this) :no:
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Post by Wally »

emmzee why not recruit someone to help you?

I would be more than happy too over the next month

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More user reviews.
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No one but emmzee knows. I may be a mod, but I dont know (Neither does any mod, or even Dogbreath) know what emmzee is going to, or is doing.

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That be cool is you redo the website

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emmzee wrote:It'll probably look exactly the same :D I'd love to redo the site, but that would take like 40 hours just to copy all the game info into a database ... which is a bit more than I have time for at the moment :cry:
why not just take memorable topics and update the server or at least give skins and smilies well more at least
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Post by Larry Laffer »

And since you already said that in the forums sugestions why not stop reviving old threads????
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Problem with adding more skins at this point is that there have been several major mods/hacks added to the board which wouldn't work properly out of the box (or at all?) with other skins. It'd at least take a lot of effort to get 'em working, which I'm not prepared to spend the time on at this point.

Re smilies, that's a lot easier. Recommend some and I'll add 'em. (Try for example www.mysmilies.com ...) Note that they should keep to the current "theme", ie small, round, simple ...
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well kazer0 was supposed to be making a DGF skin but he hasnt yet :P lol

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We don't need any new smilies.

Maybe I'll work on a skin. =)
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Just don't overdo it. I mean don't overmodernize it :P
As for smilies... Odd tried that site earlier but now the smilies wouldn't load... just the red x thingy :blah:
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Smilies really aren't a legitimate form of communication.
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Post by The_Sinister_Mastermind »

The forums should stay the way they are; they look fine and function well. Trying to add extra skins would be, as emmzee said, a lot of work, also kinda pointless. This one looks fine... But if we do get any new ones... Any chance of a command line-esaqe skin? :P
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Yeah! or unix or any other old, mostly-dead-and-buried fashioned OS
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Post by julie124 »

I like the way it is now, Its an old layout (compared to the newer ones) It fits with the whole dosgame theme.. thats what I think anways.. it don't really bother me :) i don't come here fot the way it looks, I come here to post :rolleyes:

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But you do know that you can CHOOSE the skin you want right julie?

Also how can one create PHBB forums skins? Cuz if there is a walktrugh or something like that on the web I'd like to know.
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its all the same to me

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