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#31

Posted 05 January 2014 - 02:22 PM

I have always thought that the layout of this board, past and present is largely responsible for the mindset of a lot of the contributors on here. It inspires unkindness and hate.

I'm sorry but this is the biggest load of bullsh*t I have ever heard. The layout of the board has nothing to do with the way people are treated. If you're being an idiot, you're likely going to be called out on it. That's not anything special about GTAForums, that's the internet.

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 03:20 PM

 

I have always thought that the layout of this board, past and present is largely responsible for the mindset of a lot of the contributors on here. It inspires unkindness and hate.

I'm sorry but this is the biggest load of bullsh*t I have ever heard. The layout of the board has nothing to do with the way people are treated. If you're being an idiot, you're likely going to be called out on it. That's not anything special about GTAForums, that's the internet.

 

 

Google 'human behaviour interior design' and educate yourself.

 

It's my honest opinion, good to know it is as safe as ever to express it here.


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#33

Posted 05 January 2014 - 03:22 PM

I actually prefer darker skins to bright ones, not because I have a dark personally, no. Simply because a dark skin is much less strenuous on the eyes. The brighter a webpage gets the more inclined I am to leave said page.

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 03:27 PM

 

I have always thought that the layout of this board, past and present is largely responsible for the mindset of a lot of the contributors on here. It inspires unkindness and hate.

I'm sorry but this is the biggest load of bullsh*t I have ever heard.

 

Couldn't f*cking agree more.  It's a f*cking load of horse sh*t and whoever believes it is a complete retard and deserves to DIE.

 

Ahhh, I'm hilarious...


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 03:32 PM

 

 

I have always thought that the layout of this board, past and present is largely responsible for the mindset of a lot of the contributors on here. It inspires unkindness and hate.

I'm sorry but this is the biggest load of bullsh*t I have ever heard.

 

Couldn't f*cking agree more.  It's a f*cking load of horse sh*t and whoever believes it is a complete retard and deserves to DIE.

 

Ahhh, I'm hilarious...

 

 

And there lies the other reason that people on here are so nasty and hurtful. I wasn't going to mention as I didn't want to start a storm. Laad by example..


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 03:39 PM Edited by GTAKid667, 05 January 2014 - 03:40 PM.

 

 

 

I have always thought that the layout of this board, past and present is largely responsible for the mindset of a lot of the contributors on here. It inspires unkindness and hate.

I'm sorry but this is the biggest load of bullsh*t I have ever heard.

 

Couldn't f*cking agree more.  It's a f*cking load of horse sh*t and whoever believes it is a complete retard and deserves to DIE.

 

Ahhh, I'm hilarious...

 

 

And there lies the other reason that people on here are so nasty and hurtful. I wasn't going to mention as I didn't want to start a storm. Lead by example..

 

Of he course adamcs is the other reason people are 'nasty and hurtful', he works hard on building this site, he helped with the forum upgrade and is currently working on a new forum theme :/

If you don't like the way this place is run, you know you don't have to stay here - Be grateful that the staff are actually working on things you people want.


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 03:46 PM

 

 

 

I have always thought that the layout of this board, past and present is largely responsible for the mindset of a lot of the contributors on here. It inspires unkindness and hate.

I'm sorry but this is the biggest load of bullsh*t I have ever heard.

 

Couldn't f*cking agree more.  It's a f*cking load of horse sh*t and whoever believes it is a complete retard and deserves to DIE.

 

Ahhh, I'm hilarious...

 

 

And there lies the other reason that people on here are so nasty and hurtful. I wasn't going to mention as I didn't want to start a storm. Laad by example..

 

Oops, your sarcasm detector must have been turned off for that one.

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 03:47 PM

Yeah, this theme makes me deranged and unsympathetic to people. Damn you, Adam..


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 03:50 PM Edited by Raavi, 05 January 2014 - 04:01 PM.

Yeah, this theme makes me deranged and unsympathetic to people. Damn you, Adam..

 

The horrors the layout has inflicted on our personalities... We should sue for damages!

 

Edit: On a more serious note though, keep an eye on the "change theme" drop down box on the bottom of the site. Some more skins will be added there in the future.


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 03:58 PM

All we'd end up winning is codes and scripts unfortunately.. I'll just take the damages.


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 03:59 PM

 

Yeah, this theme makes me deranged and unsympathetic to people. Damn you, Adam..

 

The horrors the layout has inflicted on our personalities... We should sue for damages!

 

 

No, that would be over the top. But we could be a but more open minded.

 

Colours affect moods. Why do you think Banks always use the colour blue in their logos? Because blue is a colour people can trust.


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 04:02 PM

Let's be open minded but not too open minded where our brains fall out.

 

I'm sorry, if this theme affects your mood, seek help.

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 04:05 PM Edited by Raavi, 05 January 2014 - 04:05 PM.

 

 

Yeah, this theme makes me deranged and unsympathetic to people. Damn you, Adam..

 

The horrors the layout has inflicted on our personalities... We should sue for damages!

 

 

Colours affect moods. Why do you think Banks always use the colour blue in their logos? Because blue is a colour people can trust.

 

 

Than this site must be a beacon of trust, blue everywhere.

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 04:10 PM

Let's be open minded but not too open minded where our brains fall out.

 

I'm sorry, if this theme affects your mood, seek help.

If insulting me makes you feel better, well then I don't know?

 

 

 

 

Yeah, this theme makes me deranged and unsympathetic to people. Damn you, Adam..

 

The horrors the layout has inflicted on our personalities... We should sue for damages!

 

 

Colours affect moods. Why do you think Banks always use the colour blue in their logos? Because blue is a colour people can trust.

 

 

Than this site must be a beacon of trust, blue everywhere.

 

And if this site is a beacon of trust, is that what it needs to be, or perhaps something else instead?

 

I'm sure we can all agree that people on this board are very hostile and offensive a lot of the time. More so than on most forums. I'm sure also that we (those present at least) would prefer it were not that way. If changing the colour scheme can assist you in doing that, then why object to it?


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 04:13 PM Edited by GTAKid667, 05 January 2014 - 04:13 PM.

But this is a forum about Grand Theft Auto. It's a violent game. This forum is also very large compared to a lot of forums - Not everyone is going to be kind, I highly doubt changing the colour will make a difference.


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 04:15 PM

But this is a forum about Grand Theft Auto. It's a violent game. This forum is also very large compared to a lot of forums - Not everyone is going to be kind, I highly doubt changing the colour will make a difference.

 

That's all true, but we can try can we not?


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 04:16 PM Edited by WildBrick142, 05 January 2014 - 04:17 PM.

 

 

 

Yeah, this theme makes me deranged and unsympathetic to people. Damn you, Adam..

 

The horrors the layout has inflicted on our personalities... We should sue for damages!

 

 

Colours affect moods. Why do you think Banks always use the colour blue in their logos? Because blue is a colour people can trust.

 

 

Than this site must be a beacon of trust, blue everywhere.

 

And rename it to gtablueforums.com


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 04:16 PM Edited by Raavi, 05 January 2014 - 04:18 PM.

The hostility some members display towards other members has more to do with the comfort of anonymity than a colour scheme. Which is the case on every board/comment platform where members enjoy anonymity. Trolls will be trolls and Dicks will be dicks even when you put smiling babies all over the bloody page.


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 04:22 PM

Wow, some members are fighting on how the background color of forum makes members go crazy?

 

Now that's why I love this place.

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 04:59 PM

The current forum layout/style isn't particularly the best, I know, but a new one is actually in the works.

 

Edit: and enough of the rubbish posting please.

rubbish posting? .__. you talking about my threads? you calling my threads rubbish?


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 05:10 PM Edited by therussianpenguin, 05 January 2014 - 05:12 PM.

@mods i never said anything about the the forum color affecting peoples mood.. i meant the colour is dull and boring... i said negative because i didnt want to hurt your feelings...


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 07:47 PM

rubbish posting? .__. you talking about my threads? you calling my threads rubbish?

Matty wasn't talking about your topic, but the unnecessary replies.

Anyway, you don't hurt the feelings of anyone for sharing your thoughts. It's fine, the current forum skin is only a temporary solution, so to speak. A new skin is in the works, and the old GTAF skin from prior the update will be eventually ported to the new boards. You will see it soon enough. :)
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Posted 05 January 2014 - 07:57 PM

The hostility some members display towards other members has more to do with the comfort of anonymity than a colour scheme. Which is the case on every board/comment platform where members enjoy anonymity. Trolls will be trolls and Dicks will be dicks even when you put smiling babies all over the bloody page.

Couldn't agree more. Give a man a mask and he will tell the truth. Give a man a username and he will act like a total twat.

 

And @StormerBoy: I have trouble in believing that you are actually serious. A change of colour will not suddenly change the board's demographics, nor will it make the vast majority of its users sensible. You have to remember that this forum has a large number of insecure teens as users and they will jump on anything or anyone when given the opportunity.

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 08:29 PM

Blue is the way to go, although maybe not this current shade. A darker blue like we had before would be much nicer imo. But I'd take this current skin over a white background any day, it's much easier on the eyes.

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 11:01 PM

Blue is the way to go, although maybe not this current shade. A darker blue like we had before would be much nicer imo. But I'd take this current skin over a white background any day, it's much easier on the eyes.

white was an example i meant chose a lively colour... 


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Posted 05 January 2014 - 11:58 PM

Well as already mentioned a new theme is in the works. But if by lively you mean brighter colors it probably ain't gonna happen, at least not as the default theme.


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 05:30 AM

So I don't start a new thread country flags are now available to put under your username.

Just a heads up for everyone.
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Posted 09 January 2014 - 09:58 AM

^ For the life of me I can't find the setting where I can place a flag below the username Ryan, I guess they're still working on it. 


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 10:01 AM

So I don't start a new thread country flags are now available to put under your username.

Just a heads up for everyone.

 

Has someone hacked your account?


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 10:20 AM


So I don't start a new thread country flags are now available to put under your username.

Just a heads up for everyone.

 
Has someone hacked your account?
No?

Shoumic. If you go into your settings you'll see a option for country.

Edit: Maybe it's only for moderators atm as the only others I've seen are Matty and Girish.

Sorry about that.




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