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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 10th, 2016, 7:30 pm

Still tinkering.
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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby observer » March 11th, 2016, 4:50 pm

It's mostly pretty nice. Especially like that it is easy to read.

The "By" line directly under the title of every post seems kinda redundant considering the poster's name is right there in large letters ~1 inch away in the avatar/poster's name box.

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby erdnasephile » March 13th, 2016, 7:57 pm

Today is the first day the board has appeared blue/grey on my browser.

It's nice, but I really liked the "buff" paper color scheme. I thought that color worked really well for all of RK's publications in the past (Apocalypse, Richard's Almanac, Looking Glass) and I think it's very easy to read and pleasant to look at.

Still, I'm sure this new color will grow on me.

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 13th, 2016, 9:37 pm

The board color has not changed since we went live with the new site last week. Not sure why it would appear different on your monitor.
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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Jack Shalom » March 14th, 2016, 1:06 am

Still not able to send a PM. It's stuck in my Out folder

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Chris Aguilar » March 14th, 2016, 1:46 am

Jack Shalom wrote:Still not able to send a PM. It's stuck in my Out folder

That just means it hasn't been read yet, not that it's stuck.

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby erdnasephile » March 14th, 2016, 2:16 am

Richard Kaufman wrote:The board color has not changed since we went live with the new site last week. Not sure why it would appear different on your monitor.


On one computer with Windows 7/IE 11, the board appears blue.

On this computer, with Windows 10/Microsoft Edge, the board appears grey/white.

(I got a PM from another forum member who noted the board does not show up as blue for them either).

Strange...

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Leo Garet » March 14th, 2016, 9:30 am

Blue-Grey over here in the backwoods.
No other colours affected, as they sometimes can be.

Haven't sent a PM; don't know how. Never figured it out.

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Jack Shalom » March 14th, 2016, 10:35 am

Chris Aguilar wrote:
Jack Shalom wrote:Still not able to send a PM. It's stuck in my Out folder

That just means it hasn't been read yet, not that it's stuck.

Ah, thanks for making that clear.

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Bill Marquardt » March 14th, 2016, 11:52 am

I am not sure the color issue is important, but the board is grey and white on my iMac. I have not yet tried it on my Windows PC which I generally only use for video editing.

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Bob Farmer » March 14th, 2016, 12:04 pm

Looks great on my Timex Sinclair 1000.

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Michael Close » March 14th, 2016, 12:51 pm

Way to jump into the twentieth century, Bob. (Bob used to view the site by staring at the entrails of a goat.)

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby J-Mac » March 21st, 2016, 1:41 am

One small annoyance I am seeing here is that I am logged out each time I close the browser (Firefox). Have to login again every day.

Anyone else seeing this?

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Jack Shalom » March 21st, 2016, 8:27 am

I'm on Firefox on a Mac and I stay logged in. Sounds like maybe your security preferences in FF are set to not accept cookies?

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby J-Mac » March 21st, 2016, 10:32 am

No, all cookies are accepted. Weird!

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 21st, 2016, 11:34 am

I have to login every day as well. Not sure why.
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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Leo Garet » March 21st, 2016, 12:18 pm

I stay logged in as long as the computer's on. Switch it off for the day and next day it's time to log in again. That's IE.

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 21st, 2016, 12:29 pm

Sent a note to the tech to check it out. It should remember you.
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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby J-Mac » March 21st, 2016, 2:49 pm

Thanks Richard.

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Dustin Stinett » March 21st, 2016, 2:55 pm

Richard Kaufman wrote:I have to login every day as well. Not sure why.

I am not experiencing this issue at all. (Knock wood.)

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Re: This Wonderful Forum!

Postby Dougini » April 15th, 2016, 12:26 pm

I love this place! All my favorite people are here! Mark Lewis, Jim Riser, and others long banned from The Cafe. Everything works great now! Great job Richard!

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Re: This Wonderful Forum!

Postby J-Mac » April 15th, 2016, 3:12 pm

Dougini wrote:I love this place! All my favorite people are here! Mark Lewis, Jim Riser, and others long banned from The Cafe. Everything works great now! Great job Richard!

Doug

Hi Doug. Did you go and get yourself banned too?

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Richard Kaufman » April 15th, 2016, 3:25 pm

Oh, it's real weird. My new boss just replaced my 7-year-old laptop. Desktop PC still requires me to sign in here every time. New laptop? Signed in once and that was the end of that. Odd as a duck.
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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Brad Henderson » April 15th, 2016, 4:25 pm

one tiny complaint. When clicking the title to a post it is very easy to click on the poster's name and get sent to a log in request to view their profile.

other than that small annoyance everything seems to be working fine here

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Tom Gilbert » April 15th, 2016, 4:31 pm

Richard,

Your desktop should just be a setting. I never sign it. One of the computer guru's could help you. Presume it's a setting in security.

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Bob Farmer » April 15th, 2016, 7:32 pm

Richard:

I just signed in with my Timex Sinclair 1000 and there was no problem, other than the cassette player that functions as the hard drive began to smoke.

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby John Signa » April 15th, 2016, 8:05 pm

Probably because you don't have the 16K memory expansion installed.

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Leo Garet » April 16th, 2016, 8:12 am

Brad Henderson wrote:one tiny complaint. When clicking the title to a post it is very easy to click on the poster's name and get sent to a log in request to view their profile.

other than that small annoyance everything seems to be working fine here

Fully agree.
I do it all the time. Though it doesn't seem unique to this board.

Just a thought: We've got the Green Place...will this become the Blue Place? :)

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Re: This Wonderful Forum!

Postby Dougini » April 16th, 2016, 5:01 pm

J-Mac wrote:
Dougini wrote:I love this place! All my favorite people are here! Mark Lewis, Jim Riser, and others long banned from The Cafe. Everything works great now! Great job Richard!

Doug

Hi Doug. Did you go and get yourself banned too?

Jim


Yep! Long story. Glad to see you here Jim!

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Bob Farmer » April 16th, 2016, 6:33 pm

John:

You're right! I installed the memory expansion and now the Timex Sinclair 1000 is doing amazing things--like typing this reply even though it doesn't have a "real" keyboard, just a sort of membrane with letters. I'm hoping for some advances in this technology soon. I know these computer people are really smart so let's hope there's a Timex 2000 in the future soon!

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Re: This New Blue Board

Postby Tom Gilbert » April 16th, 2016, 9:49 pm

Since a lot of effects are re-released as V 2.0, maybe it will be the Timex Sinclair 2.0?


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