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Diggedy Derek
21-01-2010, 04:35 PM
Is there a thread already on this?

I'm not sure I'm enjoying the layout as much as I used to. I have to scroll up and down to see whats on all the forums. Also the search doesn't seem to work.

swears
21-01-2010, 04:38 PM
I moaned about it on the mods thread but then noticed that Woebot said on his blog it took a bit of cash and effort. So now I feel just awful...

baboon2004
21-01-2010, 04:38 PM
Search did work for a bit for me, but doesn't seem to any longer.

gumdrops
21-01-2010, 04:46 PM
if it cost woebot some money i feel bad complaining. havent gotten used to it yet though. it seems to kind of jump out at me each time i log onto the site. ill prob get used to it in time.

Diggedy Derek
21-01-2010, 05:11 PM
I remember at one point there was talk of small donations. I would be happy to put a little bit in if needed.

Anyway, layout is OK, but I had a sudden feeling the place was quieter than it used to be. Let's hope not

gumdrops
21-01-2010, 05:27 PM
maybe people are scared of the intimidatingly shiny new design. theres been a couple of times where ive checked a post, thought about replying, then thought 'oh it looks too different' and logged off lol. though thats also cos im trying not to spend so much on time on msg boards in 2010.

petergunn
21-01-2010, 05:38 PM
my first reaction is it's ugly as sin, maybe it'll grow on me tho...

sufi
21-01-2010, 05:49 PM
Is there a thread already on this?

I'm not sure I'm enjoying the layout as much as I used to. I have to scroll up and down to see whats on all the forums. Also the search doesn't seem to work.
yeh - more moans here: http://www.dissensus.com//showthread.php?2512-Forum-Leaders-We-Are-The-Mods/page5
also previously here:
http://www.dissensus.com//showthread.php?4386-Am-I-alone-in-finding-dissensus-disorientating-today
& here:
http://www.dissensus.com//showthread.php?4385-The-board-s-appealing-new-look!&daysprune=-1
;)

deal is apparently that once the favoured blue skin is updated for vb4 we'll use that

i checked a few of the skins on droid's link from the other post, but mostly they don't seem any better as far as space on the page goes - mebbe adjust your browser to 75% or something...

i tried google search as i thought the site was indexed over there, to no avail
http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=site%3Adissensus.com+squid&meta=

& yes all the threads are still around, as somebody mentioned, you need to tell dissensus to display all the posts, instead of just the last couple of months in the box at the bottom of each forum

craner
21-01-2010, 07:58 PM
I like it. It's clean and to the point.

HMGovt
21-01-2010, 11:22 PM
A recent redesign and pogrom killed UK Dance, the venerable forum that several Dissensus regulars know. Hope it doesn't happen here. Well, the redesign and facebook/twitter killed it anyway.

sufi
21-01-2010, 11:48 PM
we don't do pogroms here,
do we? :eek:

john eden
22-01-2010, 08:42 AM
A recent redesign and pogrom killed UK Dance, the venerable forum that several Dissensus regulars know. Hope it doesn't happen here. Well, the redesign and facebook/twitter killed it anyway.

to be fair it seemed to me that ukd had been limping along for a while...

Chef Napalm
25-01-2010, 12:02 PM
Gah! It's like staring at a lightbulb!! Dark background, please!

sufi
26-01-2010, 12:23 PM
thought we might go for something like this in the interim
http://www.as7apcool.com/vb/index.php?
mycoolmates forum, cool no? ;)

john eden
26-01-2010, 12:59 PM
Has Matt taken the header off? Seems to be an improvement...

matmustard
26-01-2010, 02:04 PM
thought we might go for something like this in the interim ;)

*picks himself up and wipes foam from mouth* No more complaints from me then!

grizzleb
26-01-2010, 04:47 PM
I've not been checking the forum as much due to the new design.

baboon2004
26-01-2010, 06:17 PM
me neither :confused: , though I'm making a conscious effort to reverse that tendency today.

hucks
26-01-2010, 06:54 PM
I keep having to log back in to post important messages such as this. And not just when I switch my pooter back on either.

Benny B
26-01-2010, 07:39 PM
I think its pretty ridiculous to stop checking the forum just because of the new design. Its still the same people on here for fucks sake, nothing's really changed has it? Ridiculous...

Benny B
26-01-2010, 07:45 PM
http://www.hollowearth.org/blog/2010/01/grumbling-in-hood.html

You moaners should be ashamed

massrock
26-01-2010, 07:53 PM
How hard is it to do a skin?

I wonder there are any graphic designers wondering round these parts... ;)

Martin Dust
26-01-2010, 09:03 PM
I don't like it, doesn't really work on a small screen.

4linehaiku
02-02-2010, 11:31 PM
Just to add to the litany of complaints, it also seems to have a weird bug where it inserts line breaks into my posts where new lines occur in the text entry field for a new post. Given that the input area is a fair bit narrower than the forum itself, my posts end up with formatting reminiscent of polystyle desu. Which I quite enjoy, but don't really want to be inadvertently biting.

This is in Safari, if anyone plans on looking into the matter. Haven't checked to see if it happens in any other browsers.

nomos
03-02-2010, 12:10 AM
It'll all be dealt with as soon as possible.

http://www.dissensus.com/showthread.php?10413-Regrets-I-ve-had-a-few

For now, please extend warmest wishes to our new overlord/sysadmin, sufi.

padraig (u.s.)
03-02-2010, 03:53 AM
I dunno, it seems a bit much to complain about the layout of a free message board, but hey. The new design threw me for a bit of a loop at first but really, a few days of looking at it & it's fine.

Big up to man like Sufi as well (& Woebot of course, in perpetuity).

grizzleb
03-02-2010, 03:36 PM
I'm now essentially at ease with the new situation, haha. Too easily put off by stuff.

Leo
11-03-2010, 02:21 PM
the "what's new" or "most recent" or whatever it's called button on the home page seems to have disappeared, is it just me? i love that function, please bring it back!

EDIT: ah, never mind. it's now "new post" in the black bar instead of a separate button. carry on...

polystyle desu
11-03-2010, 03:41 PM
Smiling over coffee this AM 4lh.
Of course it's not a bite, anyway, rest easy - stuff grows bk after being bitten !
SA aka PD


Just to add to the litany of complaints, it also seems to have a weird bug where it inserts line breaks into my posts where new lines occur in the text entry field for a new post. Given that the input area is a fair bit narrower than the forum itself, my posts end up with formatting reminiscent of polystyle desu. Which I quite enjoy, but don't really want to be inadvertently biting.

grizzleb
11-03-2010, 03:53 PM
Looks much better, cleaner and simpler. Thumbs up from me.