GBATemp Skins!!

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by Mr.Curlynose1, Jul 26, 2003.

  1. Mr.Curlynose1
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    Mr.Curlynose1 HI ASL PLS

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    Hey, I have a great idea!! Could we get skins for GBATemp rather than always have the same blue color? We could have skins that we could change whenever we wanted and it would save that preference for our username! Wouldn't that just be great?

    *The Nose Has Left The Building.*
     


  2. Gaisuto

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    That would be kinda hard to pull off, and pointless if you ask me...
     
  3. jumpman17

    jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

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    This has already been discussed in another topic and Kivan or Thug or Tempest or someone said that this is the look of GBATemp and didn't want skins.
     
  4. Mr.Curlynose1
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    Mr.Curlynose1 HI ASL PLS

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    Well, I've seen it on many other websites. It just changes the colors and such so that the forum looks different, kind of like Winamp [​IMG]. We could change the way the forum looks to match what we like instead of sticking to this appearance that by now, is kinda dull.

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  5. Gaisuto

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    I like the blue [​IMG]
     
  6. Mr.Curlynose1
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    Mr.Curlynose1 HI ASL PLS

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    Well I've been using it for 7 months now... so it's kinda old to me. And I know it can be done because in preferences it says "Board Language and Skins." The problem is, there's only one skin there [​IMG].

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  7. Strag0

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    I wouldn't be tough to do, and is fun to do. These colours and set up are a bit dull..
     
  8. AnTi-WaR

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    it wouldnt be tough to do dont know how invision goes with skins though but I seen other boards have tons of skins.
     
  9. LuxFerous

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    It is actually fairly easy to do, as long as you dont actually change the templetes.

    IPB is a pretty big pain when styling for beginnners as it uses CSS for alot of the stuff and dont explain what it does.

    I would also like to see another style. This one is kind of dull, and I prefer darker styles.
     
  10. legacy

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    that's a good idea not hard to do but i like this style
     
  11. tonyrayo

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    one of the problems with multiple layouts is keeping up with changes. whenever you add new content or change where a table or window is, you have to make sure it works in all of the templates (and on most of the common browsers). i have always been against multiple layouts on websites, but that's just me. [​IMG]
     
  12. xXaZnWiNgXx

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    I think we should get new skins too. We should make a black one but not really really black like some other boards have it.
     
  13. Koekie

    Koekie djgarf RULES THE FUCKING WORLD!!! :D

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    I also am really bored with the current skin. it really starts to annoy me...

    and about the idea making a new skin:

    we shouldn't have more skins installed at the same time, but we need a new standard skin.
    my idea was making a "GBATEMP HOTEL" skin!

    let's make it a cosy hotel with warm colors, that's still easy to read.
     
  14. chetzboy

    chetzboy The Best Navi in the World

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    Yes, I agree with you Koekie. I also want ot change the skins
     
  15. Opium

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    I like the current skin so i wont be using another skin if they implement them. But it sounds like a good idea. Give people a choice, like gba-au's forums. We have multiple skins. We had quite a bit of fun with the fruit salad skin [​IMG]
     
  16. JeX-

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    Well, if everybody wants to change the skin, how about someone actualy making a skin, and then proposing to change the gbatemp skin :/ Because there arn't many quality ibf skins out there [​IMG]

    -T J
     
  17. fluffykiwi

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    It isnt that hard to implement but I really like this look and tend to stick with the blues or greys on most sites.
     
  18. mxmai

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    i wouldn't mind different skins, but it's not up to me is it?

    I mean, if the forum DOES get new skins, i'm not going to be the one that puts all the hard work into making it all work. So i don't think sitting here and saying "the layout of the site is boring" helps anybody.

    /end rant.

    -mxmai
     
  19. Matsuyama

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    . . .

    . . I think it's pointless. Personally I don't care what or how the forum looks like. I don't tend to post on forums based on color and looks. You should base it on the topics and the people.

    . . I would say an Admin should step up and show someone how to actually make a skins so we can have something.
     
  20. Jackal

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    I think it would give the board a little more style to it. But as Matsuyama said, most people dont go on looks alone. I personally dont either, but it would look good i'd Say.