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RAF Forum updated!
« on: June 19, 2011, 01:05:44 PM »
Ok guys,

I took the liberty to update the forum software (SMF) to the latest build 2.0.

This means that during the next few hours/days/weeks we will be bringing the forum back to it's previous state in terms of features added over the past few years. So if you can't do certain things like view your Karma log; or even see advertisements, don't be frightened, these features may return.

That being said, the Forum now benefits from 100s of new features on your end and on the back-end.

So enjoy.

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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2011, 01:48:12 PM »
This is so awesome! I love it!  :D

I love the minimalistic sleekness! Good work! ;D
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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2011, 01:54:13 PM »
One question.  Will we eventually be going back to the traditional ‘RAF’ appearance?  Blue background, fancy lettering and all?  I don't mean to sound ungrateful, since I am excited about new features :D, but it’s just that I really liked the way the forum looked before and I would be sad to see it go.
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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2011, 01:59:24 PM »
Yeah I agree with DN. The previous appearance and layout is much preferable to this one.
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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2011, 02:05:26 PM »
I'd love to bring the forum back to how it looked prior to the move here. But time is scarce these days.

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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2011, 02:10:32 PM »
That's okay, I don't mean you have to do it right this instant.  I was just worried that it was gone forever and I'd never see it again.

By the way, I admittedly don't know much programming, but if there's anything at all that I can do to help, let me know.
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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2011, 02:13:41 PM »
That's okay, I don't mean you have to do it right this instant.  I was just worried that it was gone forever and I'd never see it again.

By the way, I admittedly don't know much programming, but if there's anything at all that I can do to help, let me know.

You're good at graphics, so I think I will be calling on you :)

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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2011, 02:16:31 PM »
If you need some help with that Richard, you can email me the .zip files of the old theme and the current one and I can modify the php and image files to match. I can even come up with a couple of RAF themes if you would like. That way users can choose their own theme.
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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2011, 02:18:00 PM »
If you need some help with that Richard, you can email me the .zip files of the old theme and the current one and I can modify the php and image files to match. I can even come up with a couple of RAF themes if you would like. That way users can choose their own theme.

That...would be awesome. :XD:

I love this one, but obviously I'm a minority. :shrug:
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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2011, 02:44:08 PM »
Honestly,I have to say I like the old design better then this one.

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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2011, 02:48:56 PM »
Wow. Okay, I really, really like this one! I miss the old layout, but...  This one's nice! :D Question, on other SMF forums I've been on, users have the ability to change the design for themselves. Like, they have different themes to choose from; is that something we'll be getting with this update? That'd probably appease everyone if it's possible. Otherwise, do what you do, Rich. You haven't done us wrong yet. :)

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Yeah, I liked the old design better, too. But I gotta feeling I'm gonna like this one better once I get used to it.

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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2011, 02:51:40 PM »
Well I admit it is dfferent and new to see but I liked the other one better then this one.This one seems to..simple while the other was better in my eyes.

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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2011, 02:54:48 PM »
Yeah, but I like the minimalist feel. Either way, there's no link for chat?!*dies*

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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2011, 02:57:23 PM »
You're good at graphics, so I think I will be calling on you :)

Thank you, but keep in mind that I work best with small designs and such, not so much with larger logos and patterns.  So I don't really know how much help I'll actually be in this case.
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Re: RAF Forum updated!
« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2011, 03:05:14 PM »
Is there a list of all the new features that are/will be available and where they are and how to use them?