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Re: New Forum Layout Suggestions

Jul 3, 2012

Seriously speaking I want people to post their suggestions until I get my dang post counter implemented on the Home page!

 

 

Thanks,

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Re: New Forum Layout Suggestions

Jul 3, 2012

Also, I wonder if we could get a veteran status for people who have 5000 posts or more?  I'll be there pretty soon and it would be great to see VETERAN next to my name. Smiley Happy

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Re: New Forum Layout Suggestions

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Jul 3, 2012

Well I think some music backround music would be great. Like if I was the God of War forum I would here God of War music. Or Uncharted forums I would here Uncharted music etc!

 

 


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Re: New Forum Layout Suggestions

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So I was thinking of these changes that would be awesome, or just bring the forums back to what they were.

 

  1. Separate floated threads with normal threads.  Like a bold line separating them or something like the old Lithium forums. FIXED!
  2. Give people with 2,500/3,000 posts or more special perks like large custom avatars (especially gifs), ability to post videos, and Kudo fellow users, like before.
  3. Widen the Forums home page, so I don't have to scroll down so far, especially if you have floated your favorite boards.  Or just solve the problem by getting rid of all the information about the boards, which bloats up the page. FIXED!
  4. Remove post hit count of forum sections on front page.

  5. Remove shields and other icons of users from front page to make information fit better.  (When ranks and handles have colors, that is when users will determine how well ranked the user is without the use of seeing a shield).

  6. Bring most recent threads or posts to the top of the homepage.
  7. Different colored themes once again.  (which I know will be coming)
  8. Cool ranks (777)
  9. Give ranks colors!!!! Smiley Very Happy
  10.  Make the user info part of one's post fit better.  (My name hardly fits.)
  11.  Give us the ability to have forum alias for our PSN handles... I don't like my PSN handle very much... I liked my old "Eric1018" PS Underground handle better.
  12.  Mention who one replies to in a post when one doesn't quote that person.
  13.  Fix red topic/thread icons - arrow and lock symbols blend into the grey background (make different color).

Ehh I think that's about it for now.  Smiley Tongue

 

EDIT:  Okay so I did some research and I hope these sites from the past (courtesy of the WayBackMachine) help with the transition.  Please acknowledge the colors used throughout the site, custom avatars, kudos integration, and width of the site:

 

Day I joined the PS Forums and PSU Smiley Sad

 

Example of a board with kudos capability included

 

Example of a thread

 

Newer forums incorporating Kudos (oh and this is when we lost colors for our handles Smiley Mad

 

And finally PSU sadness

 

You're welcome! Smiley LOL

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Re: New Forum Layout Suggestions

Jul 3, 2012

One big one, colored usernames corresponding to rank. This is one of the things that literally would brighten things up here.

 

Another, have those links not be colored grey, but blue or red.

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Re: New Forum Layout Suggestions

Jul 3, 2012

Just be active for 2 years, and I guess that'll make you a vet. Smiley Happy

 

My suggestions are  150X150 custom avatars, and colored bold usernames.


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Re: New Forum Layout Suggestions

Jul 3, 2012

Sonic42 wrote:

Here's my suggestion for the Starhawk theme:

 

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Great suggestion Sonic. +1. Would love to see the forums like this. 

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Re: New Forum Layout Suggestions

Jul 3, 2012

Hey everyone - I cleaned up a bit in here, please keep it on topic and your suggestions coming Smiley Happy Smiley Happy

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Re: New Forum Layout Suggestions

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FreshRevenge wrote:

Seriously speaking I want people to post their suggestions until I get my dang post counter implemented on the Home page!

 

 

Thanks,

FreshRevenge


 

It's on the whiteboard, lol. (among other things)  Doesn't mean it will happen, per se, but no one is forgetting it.

 

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Re: New Forum Layout Suggestions

Jul 3, 2012

Is turning on custom avatars also on the whiteboard currently? I have approved images that can't be used as avatars yet.

 

Are you still deciding avatar sizes still before turning it back on?

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