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Posted 08 December 2008 - 12:46 PM ( #1 )

One of the things longtime TamaTalk members may notice is a change I made to the sidebar today. I expanded the sidebar about 70 pixels and placed an ad in the top and removed the ad at the bottom of the page. There are a couple reasons for this... One of the most important is that the top is a good spot for an ad (the site stays alive with the help of advertising after all :D ). Also, I've been mulling over a design layout change that involves a wider sidebar. This helps me visualize it better and begin my experiments. Trust me... It is still weird for me to look at after so many years of the old sidebar. I hope everyone will give it a chance. :huh: It will likely be evolving a bit over time.

I'd love to hear any comments people have about this change.

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Posted 08 December 2008 - 03:13 PM ( #2 )

Cool. Thanks, I like it!

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Posted 08 December 2008 - 03:40 PM ( #3 )

I think it's great, but I miss the old sidebar already. xDD It seems..fat because I'm used to the old one. :huh: Well, there will probably be some changes to enhance it later..right?

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Posted 08 December 2008 - 04:55 PM ( #4 )

Can you put the ad back at the bottom, like please? I have a Firefox 3 application that blocks ads so there's just a blank space there for me..

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Posted 08 December 2008 - 07:30 PM ( #5 )

Can you put the ad back at the bottom, like please? I have a Firefox 3 application that blocks ads so there's just a blank space there for me..

Sorry... I'd like to try it where it is now... We really do need ads on the site. Ads help sites like TT stay alive.

And, yes, I hope there are many tings added to make the sidebar more useful. :furawatchi:

Edited by Admin, 08 December 2008 - 09:09 PM.


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Posted 10 December 2008 - 12:09 PM ( #6 )

I'm fine, but it does seem a little distracting from my post. It looks fatter than usual! xD


Cecib :o

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Posted 12 December 2008 - 01:14 PM ( #7 )

It's fat, but, fat is cool. I like it a lot. It's very fresh and new. Does this mean a whole new TamaTalk?

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Posted 12 December 2008 - 05:51 PM ( #8 )

Haha, I noticed it. At first I thought it was my browser messing up. xD

It doesn't bother me. I like the forum slimmer honestly. :(

Can't wait to see the new improvements!

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Posted 13 December 2008 - 07:22 AM ( #9 )

I didn't even notice! I log in about everyday and I didn't even see how it changed! haha!

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Posted 13 December 2008 - 04:43 PM ( #10 )

I thought it was a temporary thing.
As an older member of tamatalk (With older accounts to go with me)
I do like the thinner one better.

But I guess change must come.

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 08:02 PM ( #11 )

Sweet!

P.S. When does the tamagotchi rock star come out? :)

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 08:27 PM ( #12 )

Sweet!

P.S. When does the tamagotchi rock star come out?

Im sorry, but there is no Tamagotchi "Rock" Star of which you speak :)

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Posted 20 December 2008 - 09:38 AM ( #13 )

This is pretty nice. The Advertising Banner at the bottom of each page was kind of annoying.

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Posted 22 December 2008 - 01:04 AM ( #14 )

I didn't even notice! I log in about everyday and I didn't even see how it changed! haha!

Same here! LOL I only noticed the 12 days of Tamagotchi ad ;)
I respect whatever change Admin makes to TamaTalk :mellow:

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Posted 24 December 2008 - 02:27 PM ( #15 )

I personally liked it thinner, but I don't really mind anyways. It annoys me a bit, but oh well. It's not just what I want ;]

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Posted 24 December 2008 - 05:07 PM ( #16 )

This is a forum. Why does the sidebar need to be so wide? So much wasted space. You should focus on the forum aspect more and clean it up, its a mess. Invision Power Board is already on version 2.3, the forums are still at 1.3 ;) Maybe set up a donation spot or something. :) Some of us will donate cause I know it costs alot to upgrade a forum :D

Edited by Ryan Maguire, 24 December 2008 - 06:48 PM.


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Posted 25 December 2008 - 06:38 AM ( #17 )

I think the wide sidebar serves its purpose as I notice the adverts more! :mimitchi:

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Posted 25 December 2008 - 10:52 AM ( #18 )

i didnt really notice, but now that you mention it... it does look sorta fat, but its still cool!! :mimitchi: :D

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 02:54 PM ( #19 )

It isn't much of a difference.

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 06:29 PM ( #20 )

I've been waiting for three years to see a change. YAY!