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Thu Dec 13, 2007 7:41 pm

I've updated the forum software to the latest phpbb. While the current template may look weird please be patient while I will recreate the old one. If all goes well it should be up by the weekend.

Problem solving: If you experience any problems drop me an e-mail using the contact form on the frontpage or the e-mail you already may know.

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Everything it appears. Lots of new features that I think will be useful and fun.
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Thu Dec 13, 2007 8:57 pm

Problems with the activation e-mails persist so I will have to activate all new accounts manually till I get this thing fixed. The board will not send any PM notifications either.
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Fri Dec 14, 2007 12:35 pm

I hope you implement a quick reply section at the bottom of each page :)

I like the colour schema though
So mote it be.

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Fri Dec 14, 2007 3:27 pm

The quick reply can be arranged and you should be seeing some subforums you wanted pretty soon. First things first though. I need to sort this e-mail tomfoolery and recreate the old template. I will be keeping this template as an option as well and will probably create changes to it that will make it more suitable for Refined Vices. If you guys have energy you could do that too if you want to.
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Fri Dec 14, 2007 6:39 pm

I wont be able to recreate the old template for now because it wont work with this version of phpbb3. I installed it and tried it out and I could not access the admin control panel anymore. I will have to wait for an update for the template.
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Sat Dec 15, 2007 9:19 am

Dear Count. A pity that the template wouldn't stick here...I had grown rather fond of it I must admit. I must say that this "cool blue" template feels more like filling out a medical insurance form, instead of pulling up the old armchair in a smoking robe.

That said, I stand by your side in your effort to improve the forum functions.

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Sat Dec 15, 2007 10:12 am

Rum Runner wrote:Dear Count. A pity that the template wouldn't stick here...I had grown rather fond of it I must admit. I must say that this "cool blue" template feels more like filling out a medical insurance form, instead of pulling up the old armchair in a smoking robe.

That said, I stand by your side in your effort to improve the forum functions.

Rum Runner

The author of the template responded and said he will start converting the templates soon.
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Fri Dec 21, 2007 4:33 am

This does not seem like a color scheme appropriate to REFINED VICES. This is the baby boy room at a childrens hospital.

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Fri Dec 21, 2007 12:46 pm

Yes, yes. Rest assured all will be better soon.
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Mon Dec 24, 2007 12:01 am

Default style has been updated to a little more refined style. :pith:
If you still have the old blue style go to your user control panel and board preferences and select the new template "Refined Vices Gold."

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Mon Dec 24, 2007 12:02 am

That looks fantastic mate :)

Love it!
So mote it be.

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Mon Dec 24, 2007 11:48 pm

Classic template style is now officially available in your board preferences. I've made a few minor adjustements to the old graphics and of course it has the features of PHPBB3. Enjoy.
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Wed Dec 26, 2007 8:58 pm

Classy! I do like my Chesterfields, though it does remind me of an unfinished web page I was doing about chesterfields! I may get time to do some work on it over the next few days so thanks for the update and the reminder!

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Wed Dec 26, 2007 10:22 pm

But of course. Afterall what is rum or whiskey without a diamond buttoned wingchair and a roaring fireplace...

"I feel the time has come for the establishment of a society which would gather and dismiss modern trends whilst wearing the whale skin fez of the order. Diamond buttoned wing chairs and cigars would be mandatory. - Sir Prospero Lex"
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Thu Dec 27, 2007 10:39 am

I think that smoking jackets would be in order. I stand ready festooned in mine.
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Sun Jan 20, 2008 10:11 pm

  • The e-mailing of the board seems to be functioning now. Should you notice any problems with this please contact me.

    A registration issue has also been fixed (Thanks Robert).
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Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:33 pm

I did some graphical changes and optimizations to the frontpage template.
  • Changed background
  • Removed gap above header
  • Rounded corners in the footer
  • Centered Popular and Latest News
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Fri Feb 01, 2008 4:50 pm

I added some handy text and image alignment codes as well as a youtube tag (YT) that should make text formatting a little easier.
Example center.
Example right.
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Thu Mar 06, 2008 2:11 pm

Custom profile fields added: Favorite rum/whiskey/cigar. Any other suggestions?
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Sun May 11, 2008 1:44 pm

Sir Niko Earl of Holm wrote:I hope you implement a quick reply section at the bottom of each page :)

I like the colour schema though
Quick reply has been implemented with the prosilver template but I'm having some problems adding it to the rest of the templates.
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Mon May 12, 2008 9:15 am

As most of you have probably already noticed, I have updated the default style to look more like the frontpage. Those of you who use the other styles on this board I recommend you go to your board preferences and select the new style 'Carbon' and check it out. I welcome any feedback.

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Wed May 14, 2008 12:24 am

i am in complete accord with this state of affairs.
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 1:11 pm

Hello everyone!

Simple updates again but I'm sure you'll find it more pleasing to the eye.

Forum header updated.

The forum background is now rich brown suede (or leather) instead of the old solid brown background. I felt the old background was bit stale. I've done the same update for the frontpage.

The frontpage updates will only work if you have IE9 or higher or Firefox 3.6 or higher and any other current browser. Unfortunately the changes on the frontpage will not work for IE8 (the old style is loaded automatically for IE8 and lower).

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