[POLL] New Default skin?

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[POLL] New Default skin?

Post by websterworld » Tue Aug 10, 2004 3:24 pm

Hi, I have been lurking here for a while and I just registered.
http://www.phpbb.com/about.php -

Past Contributors:

subBlue - Tom Beddard - http://www.subblue.com/
In my opinion the key word here is "past".
While the subBlue skin is nice its becoming old, I think that 2.2 deserves a new skin release.

what do you think?


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Re: [POLL] New Default skin?

Post by Tullamore » Tue Aug 10, 2004 5:02 pm

subblue is phpbb, at least that what I think. You know imediately what board someone is running when you see that style or one that has been derived off of it. I think there is plenty in this new release of phpbb that someone visiting it for the first time will say to themselves, hey this IS something new.
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Re: [POLL] New Default skin?

Post by websterworld » Tue Aug 10, 2004 5:13 pm

Well think about it, IPB 2.0 - new default skin, VB 3.0 - new default skin.

I'm not suggesting something totally different, but I still think something new is in order. Especially since 2.2 will have a new skinning engine/system.



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Re: [POLL] New Default skin?

Post by Viperal2 » Tue Aug 10, 2004 6:42 pm

websterworld wrote:Well think about it, IPB 2.0 - new default skin, VB 3.0 - new default skin.

I'm not suggesting something totally different, but I still think something new is in order. Especially since 2.2 will have a new skinning engine/system.

Eugene
It something that used almost every where, it like a trade mark.

nintendo => Mario
PS => I have no idea
phpnuke => that ugly theme

blaa blaa blaa

the theme is looks different to me. anyway there is no shortage of theme designers, and it will not be a problem to get different theme once phpbb2.2 is released.

Also why are you comparing freeware to non freeware board.
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Re: [POLL] New Default skin?

Post by Roberdin » Tue Aug 10, 2004 8:06 pm

Why fix something that works perfectly and is the ideal of most other board skin designers?
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Re: [POLL] New Default skin?

Post by David Robinson » Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:24 pm

Um... the skin is called subSilver, not subBlue, subBlue is the designer...
Mmm... Forbidden Donut....

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Re: [POLL] New Default skin?

Post by hater » Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:36 pm

I personally like the bubble look of the 2.0x forum than the wanna be half-bubble almost professional look of 2.x. Seems like this version can't decide what it wants to be. :(

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Re: [POLL] New Default skin?

Post by websterworld » Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:37 pm

Viperal2 wrote:It something that used almost every where, it like a trade mark.

nintendo => Mario
PS => I have no idea
phpnuke => that ugly theme

blaa blaa blaa

the theme is looks different to me. anyway there is no shortage of theme designers, and it will not be a problem to get different theme once phpbb2.2 is released.

Also why are you comparing freeware to non freeware board.
Dont see how it matters if the board is freeware or not.
I understand your point, branding 'etc but thats my point as well!

I'm not saying there should be an entirely new and different skin.

a [bad] example would be microsoft windows XP.

Perhaps I'm wrong, but a newer version of the same skin to go with a never version of the board makes sense to me.


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Re: [POLL] New Default skin?

Post by websterworld » Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:37 pm

hater wrote:I personally like the bubble look of the 2.0x forum than the wanna be half-bubble almost professional look of 2.x. Seems like this version can't decide what it wants to be. :(
Thats more or less my line of thought.


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Re: [POLL] New Default skin?

Post by hater » Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:40 pm

One thing I do like is the outlined stationary crumbtrail, seems to take after my site for 2.0.10. :D

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