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Old 11-25-2006, 02:36 PM
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Cool New Smooth Darkness Theme

I found this background image that I liked, and then just started playing with some of the other colors, and this is the theme that I came up with. Pretty sweet, huh?

It's the theme I'll be using.

I think we need a pat your own back emoticon. Jables? Whatcha got in that department?
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It gave a seizure.

Is that normal?
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Yes, that's actually very common. Try standing on one foot. That should help.

If that doesn't work, change foots.
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Tom, I like it. At the bottom of the search results page (like when you click on new posts) the last row where it shows "Showing results 1 to 25 of blah" it is black text on a dark grey background. Just an FYI.
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Please rename the theme in honor of smooth criminal. Thanks!
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Tom, I saw that the background image is hosted by imageshack. I assume that it'll be cached anyway so it's not a problem, but will you move the file to the ao server? (I don't know if the other bkgrd files are hosted here)
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Also, mimeTeX doesn't show up well against the dark background since the .gifs that are generated are black.
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Nice. But the Chestnut theme is better. Can you work on translating that one instead
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Tom, I like it. At the bottom of the search results page (like when you click on new posts) the last row where it shows "Showing results 1 to 25 of blah" it is black text on a dark grey background. Just an FYI.
I've noticed this in a few places. I'll take a look at it, and see what I can come up with.

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Please rename the theme in honor of smooth criminal. Thanks!
I'll make something that is more fitting. Any suggestions?

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Tom, I saw that the background image is hosted by imageshack. I assume that it'll be cached anyway so it's not a problem, but will you move the file to the ao server? (I don't know if the other bkgrd files are hosted here)
Yea, I'll move it on over. I was hosting the custom profile background images at imageshack, just because they were kinda big, and every little bit counts. This is a small bakground image, and since it's now a theme, and not just a profile hack, I'll host it on the server. Thanks!



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Also, mimeTeX doesn't show up well against the dark background since the .gifs that are generated are black.
Yea, I noticed that this morning. Unless I can find a white version of all the mimetex images, everyone will need to stick to a lighter background theme.

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Nice. But the Chestnut theme is better. Can you work on translating that one instead
Oui, oui! I'll get to work on that one. But for now, enjoy the French lesson.
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Please rename the theme in honor of smooth criminal. Thanks!
I'll make something that is more fitting. Any suggestions?
How about a tiled background image of Brady Quinn?
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