New Look & Site Upgrades

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  1. DanK
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    As you may have noticed we have a completely newly redesigned site. We've spent a lot of time coming up with a skin that is easy to use as well as pleasing to the eye. We hope that you enjoy the new skin. However, if you do not, we have left the ability to switch back to the "old" skin so that you are not forced to use the new skin if you don't like it. We believe that giving you this choice should make the transition seamless for everyone.

    The new skin gives us the ability to make some improvements that the newest version of software brings, some of the most notable are:

    Better Community Support (Social Groups, Blogs, etc)
    Active Topics - The 40 most recent threads, at a glance.
    Better Private Message Interface
    Embeddable Videos (Youtube, Yahoo Video, etc)
    Inline Image Resizing (User configurable)
    Post Thanking
    Much more...

    If you would like to switch back to the old skin, simply scroll down further on your screen and at the bottom you should see scroll box that currently says "US v2" in it. It will be contained over the blue bar that has the "Contact Us, Political Forums, Top" etc. links on it. This will allow you to switch back and forth between both styles at your leisure. You can also change your style permanently from the User CP in the Edit Options area at the bottom, under the Miscellaneous Options -> Forum Skin setting.

    Hope this helps and makes your experience more enjoyable.
     
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    Thanks for leaving the option to use the other skin :thup:
     
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    Great job all the way around ! ty
     
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    Dank, will links stop auto-titling now?
     
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    No, that is part of vBSEO, it will still do that.
     
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    Definitely a feature I'm not a fan of. You used to be able to title your own links around here.
     
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    Yes, I'm 50/50 on it myself but there is no way to disable it.
     
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    You mean like this:

    Pauli can't stop whining
     
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    Mr. President BOARD PRESIDENT..carry on

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    Excellent Work Im more than impressed
     
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    Well it's certainly not a deal-breaker, anyway.
     

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