Welcome to the new PriusChat

Discussion in 'Prius, Hybrid, EV and Alt-Fuel News' started by Danny, Feb 7, 2009.

  1. Snagtooth

    Snagtooth Junior Member

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    I like it. I like it a lot....
     
  2. HTMLSpinnr

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    IIRC, the initial intent was to do a simultaneous release, but I believe the server outage that morning diverted Danny's attention. At any rate, I can only imagine how much work it takes to reskin the site. I'm a sysadmin for a smaller forum (non-related) and it doesn't look nearly as nice as this.
     
  3. Kapena Gary

    Kapena Gary New Member

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    :rockon: Very nice Danny. Thanks for all the work you put into this forum. It's the best and easiest forum to use.
     
  4. PA Prius

    PA Prius Active Member

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    It even has that new car smell. How did you do that?!?

    PA P
     
  5. a priori

    a priori Canonus Curiosus

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    Well done, Danny. I like the new look on the front page -- I'm only missing my unread posts link on that page. I'm looking forward to viewing the forums in that look!
     
  6. ggood

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    I like the new look too. Maybe this will be an opportunity to integrate other cars better, while sticking with the already created community here at priuschat (i.e. what you tried to do with hybridchat)?

    Every since I started trying to follow all the posts on the 2010, I've been thinking it's 2004 all over again, with all the posts, excitement, speculation and fact-gathering. Felt much more like a time of renewal than the mere anniversary of the website. So I agree this was a great time to do this.

    Everyone should thank their lucky stars you created this great alternative to the yahoo groups and the inherent limitations and constant blowups there. Everyone should also thank the moderators, who have done a great job of controlling the tone of the site and blocking trolls and personalities from getting out of hand, while keeping a fairly loose and open feel.

    I sometimes wonder if any of you sleep, have wives or have lives! :D I know I don't read but a fraction of the posts here and these guys are reading and responding to almost everything, while simultaneously posting at and following other sites I'm aware of.

    MUCHO KUDOS! :cheer2:
     
  7. Prius 07

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    Very nice look - great job Danny!

    Thanks,
     
  8. patsparks

    patsparks An Aussie perspective

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    What is sleep? Is an unfamiliar concept.
     
  9. Danny

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    10:30pm update: I've decided to hold off on doing the update of the forums tonight. I am going to try and catch up on some sleep and then update the site in the morning. So... you'll probably see the forums down tomorrow morning.
     
  10. Rae Vynn

    Rae Vynn Artist In Residence

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    Looks a bit like a blog... interesting
     
  11. smartalec89

    smartalec89 The Official Alaskan

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    I'm definitely liking this new fresh look goin' on here...
     
  12. direstraits71

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    Nice frontpage look!
     
  13. Rybold

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    I like the updated look of the main page. It looks much better. You did an excellent job!

    With the forums though, I like them a lot the way they are. I'm not saying they can't be improved or that a new version isn't better ... I'm just saying I like them the way they are right now. If YOU think you can do better, go for it! :)

    (I assume one of the reasons you created this thread was because you want user feedback, right?)
     
  14. s.Oliver

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    Great job.
    I like frontpage very much.
    Again very good work.
     
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    I have to admit, I'm not a fan of the new design, seems like we sold out!
     
  17. galaxee

    galaxee mostly benevolent

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    hey danny, is there any way to make the new forums more compatible with widescreen? aside from the whole issue with not using 1/3 of my screen, i'm very impressed with the new look. keep up the good work!
     
  18. Tideland Prius

    Tideland Prius Moderator of the North
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    fancy schmancy! I like it!!

    Yeah it would be nice if it filled up the screen a little more. I have a standard screen, not widescreen on 1280x1024
     
  19. TheForce

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    Yes a fix for us wide screen users please. :D

    Lets see what this does. :D

    Click on link for full res.
    http://stuff.jaygroh.com/priuschat/widescreen.JPG

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  20. carz89

    carz89 I study nuclear science...

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    Nice, fresh format. But, here's another vote for a wide-screen webpage, please. You're probably getting the hint by now...;)

    A few weeks ago you mentioned a "competitor" to the GreenHybrid.com mileage database to be part of PriusChat. Is that now part of your upgrade (I can't find it), or is it still a work in progress?
     
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