NeoBlu Skin

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  1. OrdosAlpha

    OrdosAlpha RIGHT! Naebody move! Administrator

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    The NeoBlu skin is becoming a running gag with every forum upgrade, as of now it's no longer the default skin. That baton has been handed temporaily to the WWZ skin until the new default skin is made available to all members. So, from this point on, you use NeoBlu at your own peril. Any issues found while using it are not to be reported. It's now on borrowed time.
     
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  2. redhotsonic

    redhotsonic Also known as RHS Retired Staff

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    WWZ skin was always my favourite until you had to restart on it for reasons I can't quite remember.
     
  3. nineko

    nineko I am the Holy Cat Member

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    I think this is still worth mentioning, though:

    [​IMG]


    edit: to make sure it wasn't a problem with the cache, the screenshot above was taken in a new private window of Chrome, meaning that it's the standard behaviour when someone visits the forum for the first time.
     
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  4. XtremerSadiqX

    XtremerSadiqX Burning Way Past Cool Member

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    I didn't even know you could change the forum skin. I prefer Wacky Workbench.
     
  5. nineko

    nineko I am the Holy Cat Member

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    It is also worth mentioning that the Messenger and Notification icons aren't present in the IP.Board skin, even though the tooltip for those would still appear if you move the mouse over there:

    [​IMG]
     
  6. ThomasThePencil

    ThomasThePencil resident psycho Member

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    In all honesty, I think the NeoBlu skin is still better in that [a] it's the only skin with unique icons and it just looks amazing. So I will continue to use the NeoBlu skin until there comes an update which brings a skin I like better than the NeoBlu skin.
     
  7. SonicVaan

    SonicVaan I'm a cyberpunk with a taste for guns Member

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    The old Wacky Workbench had a background image. Are there chances it will return? Loved and preferred using this skin. =)
     
  8. OrdosAlpha

    OrdosAlpha RIGHT! Naebody move! Administrator

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    The WWZ as it stands was never finished, hence the CSS related issues, and it was more of a test to see how good Invision's skin creator was. However, it's in a more stable state than the NeoBlu skin. I do plan to create a new version of the WWZ skin at some point.

    As for the IP. Board skin, well I've fixed it. Or, I should say, I fixed what Invision did to it during the update.
     
  9. SpirituInsanum

    SpirituInsanum Well-Known Member Member

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    I thought I could share, this is my custom user style for this site:

    a{color:#2E2E7F;}

    a:hover{color:#FF3A9E;}
    .general_box>h3{font:normal 14px helvetica, arial, sans-serif;padding:8px
    10px;background: #f0f0ff;color:#204066}
    .general_box.post_block.row1{background-color:#fff}
    .row1,.post_block.row1{background-color:#fff}.row2,.post_block.row2{background-color:#f8f8ff}
    .ccsBase
    .ccsBlockTitle{background:#F0F0FF !important;font:normal 14px helvetica, arial, sans-serif !important;color:#204066 !important;padding:8px
    10px !important}.ccsRow_2{background:#F8F8FF !important}.ccsRow_3{background:#F8F8FF !important}

    .post_block{position:relative}.post_block.no_sidebar{background-image:none}.post_block
    h3{background:#F0F0FF;padding:0
    10px;height:36px;line-height:36px;font-weight:normal;font-size:16px}

    #branding{background:#F0F0FF;}
    .ccsBlockTitle{background: #f0f0ff !important;font:normal 14px helvetica, arial, sans-serif !important;color:#204066 !important;padding:8px
    10px !important}
    .ccsRow_2{background: #f8f8fF !important;}
    body{background-color:#F8F8FF;}
    #primary_nav{background:url("
    [​IMG]' alt='' class='ipsImage' >' alt='' class='ipsImage' >' alt='' class='ipsImage' >") repeat-x scroll left 50% #f8f8FF;}
    .maintitle {background:url("
    [​IMG]' alt='' class='ipsImage' >' alt='' class='ipsImage' >' alt='' class='ipsImage' >") repeat-x scroll left 50% #4545C0;}
    #community_app_menu>li>a{background:url("
    [​IMG]' alt='' class='ipsImage' >' alt='' class='ipsImage' >' alt='' class='ipsImage' >") repeat-x scroll left 50% #4545c0;}
    #header_bar{background:#2E2E7F url(
    [​IMG]' alt='' class='ipsImage' >' alt='' class='ipsImage' >' alt='' class='ipsImage' >) repeat-x center center;padding:0;text-align:right;}
    .ipsBox_container{background: #F8F8FF;}
    .unread{background-color:#FFFFFF;}
    .submenu_container{background: #2E2E7F;font-size:12px;border:0;min-width:140px;}
    #community_app_menu>li>a:hover,#community_app_menu>li>a.menu_active{background:#2E2E7F;color:#fff;}
    #inbox_link:hover{background-color:#af286d;}
    #notify_link:hover{background-color:#af286d;}
    #user_link:hover{background-color:#af286d;}
    #more_apps_menucontent li:hover, .submenu_container li:hover{background-color:#FFF !important;}

    .row2,.post_block.row2.unread{background-color:#f8f8ff}.unread .altrow,.unread.altrow{background-color: #A0A0FF;}

    .post_block>h3{background:#F0F0FF;padding:0
    10px;height:36px;line-height:36px;font-weight:normal;font-size:16px}.post_wrap{top:0px}

    .ipsFilterbar
    li{margin:0px 15px 0px 0;font-size:11px}.ipsFilterbar li a{color:#fff;opacity:0.5;text-shadow:0px 1px 0px #0d273e;-webkit-transition:all 0.3s ease-in-out;-moz-transition:all 0.3s ease-in-out}.ipsFilterbar.bar.altbar li
    a{color:#2E2E7F;text-shadow:none;opacity: .8}.ipsFilterbar:hover li
    a{opacity:0.8}.ipsFilterbar li a:hover{color:#fff;opacity:1}.ipsFilterbar
    li.active{opacity:1}.ipsFilterbar li.active a, .ipsFilterbar.bar.altbar li.active
    a{background:#2E2E7F;opacity:1;color:#fff;padding:4px
    10px;font-weight:bold;-moz-border-radius:10px;-webkit-border-radius:10px !important;border-radius:10px;-webkit-box-shadow:inset 0px 2px 2px rgba(0,0,0,0.2);-moz-box-shadow:inset 0px 2px 2px rgba(0,0,0,0.2);box-shadow:inset 0px 2px 2px rgba(0,0,0,0.2)}

    img[src$="
    [​IMG]"]{
    height:16px!important;
    padding-left:28px!important;
    padding-top:16px!important;
    width:0px!important;background-image:url("
    [​IMG]")!important;}

    img[src$="
    [​IMG]"]{
    height:16px!important;
    padding-left:28px!important;
    padding-top:16px!important;
    width:0px!important;background-image:url("
    [​IMG]")!important;}

    So this is a user style. I did it for chrome+stylish and theme "SSRG Clean Cut Sense". I guess it should work with firefox as well. It's a bright theme for those like me who go blind after 2 minutes when they're reading white text on black background. 

    In order to use it, you'll need to have the add-on/extension "stylish" installed for your browser, then add a new style and set the target url to sonicresearch.org (and of course copy/paste the code above). Shouldn't be a problem for trained hackers, actually I probably didn't have to tell it. xD

    It isn't really clean from a coding standpoint, but CSS is long forgotten. Also, some parts are unchanged (and I'm not likely to add anything else), but it's working.
     
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  10. OrdosAlpha

    OrdosAlpha RIGHT! Naebody move! Administrator

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    OK, I may be able to save the NeoBlu skin, not promising anything. As for SI's CSS tweaks that he currently implements via a browser plugin, I should be able to implement most of them for an alternate rendition of the CC skin.
     
  11. Irixion

    Irixion Well-Known Member Member

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    : | But I like neoblue..it's the only skin I like. Everything else has too much contrast for my delicate eyes~
     
  12. OrdosAlpha

    OrdosAlpha RIGHT! Naebody move! Administrator

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    NeoBlu is now no longer available to any member group. If it can be repaired, then it will return.
     
  13. ThomasThePencil

    ThomasThePencil resident psycho Member

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    NUUUU

    Seriously, I really liked that skin. Although I suppose I can settle for the SSRG Clean Cut skin.

    EDIT: On an alternate note, you brought over my favorite part of the NeoBlu skin: Monitors for icons! I love it.
     
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  14. XtremerSadiqX

    XtremerSadiqX Burning Way Past Cool Member

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    SSRG Clean Cut is awesome, I like the gif icons
     
  15. SpirituInsanum

    SpirituInsanum Well-Known Member Member

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    The new icons look good indeed.

    What do they mean? I see Robotnik is "locked", Sonic is "new message in forum"...

    I think I've also seen "invincibility" and "10 rings", but I'm not sure what they're about.
     
  16. ThomasThePencil

    ThomasThePencil resident psycho Member

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    I think I've got the full list down. Correct me if I'm wrong on any of these...

    Weird Refresh-icon Monitor - SSRG Terms And Rules only

    Extra Life Monitor - New post in forum

    Super Ring Monitor - New post in topic

    Broken Monitor - No new posts in forum

    Ring - Starred topic (I think)

    Eggman Monitor - Locked Topic

    If there are any others, let me know
     
  17. nineko

    nineko I am the Holy Cat Member

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    You can get their meanings if you look at the Title Text, which appears if you move the mouse over the icons.


    The one for the Ring is: "You posted in this topic".


    The one for the Invincibility Monitor is: "Go to first unread post", meaning that it's a shortcut to the first unread post of a topic. It only appears in the topic list.

    [​IMG]
     
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  18. ThomasThePencil

    ThomasThePencil resident psycho Member

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    Ah, now I get it.
     
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  19. Ravenfreak

    Ravenfreak Incineroooaaarr! Member

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    I love the new theme, looks awesome! <3 The monitor icons are definitely cool, but I would also love to see Wacky Workbench return as it was like in the past. It was my favorite theme when I first joined SSRG. xD
     
  20. Selbi

    Selbi Plug in, baby. Retired Staff

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    Well, I liked the NeoBlu skin because it was simple, straight-forward and not all blinky-dinky. Not really into animated GIFs, but hey, I'm sure it won't kill me.
     
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