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Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:47 pm
BigBadBear says...



Oh man. Does anyone remember the Chimped Out version? That's what I used. I loved it.

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Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:03 pm
Skins says...



Is it worrying that I remember the April 11, 2008 one despite the fact I hadn't joined the site by then...? Maybe I'd looked at it a few times before, but was too much of a pony to join. (I'm so using pony instead of wimp now.)

I remember the August 2009 one perfectly though. xD
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Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:10 pm
LastPaladin says...



BigBadBear wrote:Oh man. Does anyone remember the Chimped Out version? That's what I used. I loved it.

-Jared


Vaguely Jared :), that was time Nate allowed us to change background.
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Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:23 pm
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Well, the option to have a dark color scheme may be coming back. However, the reason that option disappeared is because it doubles development time. It was absolutely awful for me. It's not simply a matter of me allowing it or not; it's a matter of time, which is something I don't have nearly enough of.
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Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:26 pm
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Nate wrote:Well, the option to have a dark color scheme may be coming back. However, the reason that option disappeared is because it doubles development time. It was absolutely awful for me. It's not simply a matter of me allowing it or not; it's a matter of time, which is something I don't have nearly enough of.


I meant no disrespect Nate, just simply stating it wasn't available anymore. I don't mind how the background is for me right now :).
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Mon Jan 17, 2011 11:05 pm
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BenFranks says...



This was quite interesting, considering I was quite a later arrival to YWS (2010) and didn't realise how drastically the design had changed. :P
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Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:14 am
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Updated with a screenshot of how YWS looked under the old noteboard theme. That's how YWS looked from early December 2004 until mid January 2005. Before then, it was just a standard old phpbb2 theme.

Bek ->> Hope you're happy!

LastPaladin ->> I know, and reading over my post I realize that it does sound defensive. I was trying to explain why it no longer exists. But, like I said, the dark color scheme may be coming back.
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Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:24 am
LastPaladin says...



I actually remember Notebook theme, okay this proves it I remember too much about this site. :P. Also Nate no bother, misunderstanding yes :).
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Tue Jan 18, 2011 2:42 am
Lavvie says...



This is nice to see, since I've only been a member of YWS almost a year. It's quite interesting, actually!

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Mon May 02, 2011 1:21 am
Jiggity says...



:o I miss that white background so much, talk about an emotional punch in the face. 2005...that was the year, alright.
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Mon May 02, 2011 1:34 am
BondGirl007 says...



Kamas wrote:The last three. Oh the memories <3
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Mon May 02, 2011 2:22 am
Calligraphy says...



Great work nate! I think that in each picture it improved slightly. Now the reviews are just rolling in. I think the teams were such a good idea!
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Mon May 02, 2011 3:16 am
JabberHut says...



Omg, the nostalgia.
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Mon May 02, 2011 1:00 pm
SparkToFlame says...



I like 2008's version...
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Mon May 02, 2011 3:19 pm
StellaThomas says...



I remember the August 2007 one! Because I joined in December- except the header was different. It was the world made out of tiny little lights. Nate, honestly, that header was the reason I joined. Seriously. I loved it.

Then, like, two weeks later it turned into the Writing Gooder anteater. Which was cool too.

Nate wrote:Well, the option to have a dark color scheme may be coming back. However, the reason that option disappeared is because it doubles development time. It was absolutely awful for me. It's not simply a matter of me allowing it or not; it's a matter of time, which is something I don't have nearly enough of.


I always wondered where it went! Not complaining, don't worry, I love our current blue :) But I remember that in the beginning everyone had loved the dark one (actually, I think the general term used to describe it was "shmexy") and then I went on holidays or something and came back and it was gone. I always wondered if there had been some big YWSpolitical argument over it and you had gone with the blue or something. Weirdly I never asked- and it turns out to be something so simple, lol. (I mean. Not simple. Because it was complicated for you. But the reasoning behind it.

Anyway. This was fun to look at!
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