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Site update and unavoidable downtime...

Hi all,

We will be updating the look and feel of AO next week. (Starting evening Mon 15th through to early hours 16th)

Please can we ask you in advance to give the changes a chance before complaining We have been working on this since November but have been waiting for the right time to impliment.

Thanking you in advance.

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Ooooo! What changes being made Mr AO
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How long will we be without AO some of us are quite addicted ............... not me of course I could stop any time I wanted
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oh no.......i wont be able to post...i will have to work.....oh my god how am i gonna cope



is there a number we can call in case we need to be counselled
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are we finally going to get the classic skin
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Hi all,

We will be updating the look and feel of AO next week. (Starting evening Mon 15th through to early hours 16th)

Looking forward to see what the changes are Not looking forward to the down time though





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Please can we ask you in advance to give the changes a chance before complaining

Thanking you in advance.

Ian

You can ask but I don't think it will make any difference, you should know by now how some react to change & aren't happy unless they are complaining about something :NUTTER: :HEADBANG:


Ignore them :EVIL:
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Patience!

No!

Any hints?... might help buffer the panic of change for some
[actually your call, not really pushing! )

Hope the colour scheme for Modern remains the same though.

AND no more strange icons under my posts!




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How long will we be without AO some of us are quite addicted ............... not me of course I could stop any time I wanted
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You can ask but I don't think it will make any difference, you should know by now how some react to change & aren't happy unless they are complaining about something
Well then let me be the first


Why all the changes!

Everything is/was perfect as it is/was!

Why fix it, when it's not broke!






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Well then let me be the first
You already hold that record :NUTTER: :HEADBANG:

See below :EVIL:


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A little less syndication might help speeding things up a tad had quite a few page timeouts lately

Good luck with the change, I know how stressful these things are.
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Kurzon is right, AO is perfect

But... If we listened to the "perfect" argument, AO would be stuck in the past, I appreciate it is only 9 months since we last upgraded so lets call it a face lift, basically meaning the core qualities will be untouched. If we didnt develop, AO wouldnt be what it is today.

There is nothing to worry about regarding the facelift, it will help make the site more complete, I will add some screen dumps to ease your pain, then you will see that Grey is still Grey, Modern is still Modern and Classic... well it's back. Did I mention the side bar and added features?

Im on it!

AO

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As promised above, here is the first glimpse of the facelift when viewed in the new Classic skin, its a mock up and may not be laid out the same way on the site as this has been partly photoshopped!
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are we finally going to get the classic skin
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The tabs to switch between different windows for the different sections could be useful as could the contacts box on the right
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As could the recently read box, thats my Favorite
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Looking good Ian, i'm so glad classic is back - i might spend a bit more time on here now
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Or Thread Lurking made easy for others :EVIL:




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Hmmmmmm, a chat box in the sidebar.......

Now that would be good.............

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