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    Default PUREOC New Look

    Tell us your opinion about or new look.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    Hey Tony, this is off topic, but I need to know if you have any idea when the sponsors banner will be updated

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    I love the new look.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Hey Tony, this is off topic, but I need to know if you have any idea when the sponsors banner will be updated
    PM sent.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    I think the design is ok. It can use a little more work. The Banner's right now look somewhat out of place. I know its still being worked on, however as it sits right now the flow of the front page is a little confusing... But over all its still really good work. I know it takes allot of time to get everything right. I know as we tweak it, it will get better.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    Quote Originally Posted by Solara2xb View Post
    I think the design is ok. It can use a little more work. The Banner's right now look somewhat out of place. I know its still being worked on, however as it sits right now the flow of the front page is a little confusing... But over all its still really good work. I know it takes allot of time to get everything right. I know as we tweak it, it will get better.
    I agree with you Kenny, but why did they have to upset something that was wroking fine, now you have all the Banners wrong and who knows what else. It was fine before someone started messing with it.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    I'm enjoying the home page a lot! I agree with Kenny about the banners.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    don't be afraid to criticize guys, it will help John to improve the site.

    @Kenny & Allan; the problem is most the ads are in vertical therefore it is very hard to place them to the current design. They need to be reformat its sizes.

    The three banners on the left column are out of place right now. They need to convert to horizontal banner so they can be insert between or just above the footer or square then you can place them on the right column in between the categories and meta headings.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    The main body can be a bit wider IMO besides that pretty good.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    The confusing part of the front page is that the banners tend to blend into the reviews and news due to the moving sliders. So for someone that has not visited the site before and doesn't know the layout like we do they will click on the Banner thinking it was a review and one of our news features.

    We need something to help separate the 2 with better flow. I see we have dividers seperating the items but they don't stand out. Although I can also see it to be a good thing that user will be clicking on the Banner and directing them to the vendors site which is why they are paying PURE OC to have them there, but also a bad thing as some hate to think they are looking at one thing and get another...

    I guess that just my take on it. Its a little busy, not allot. I guess the moving sliders is what makes it seem like allot is going on. But is a great feature.

    My Suggestion is have the "Spotlight" larger and set across the entire top. Rather then just 3/4 of the page. This will help divide the information up a bit and the spot light items get better exposure. We can move the PureOC forums to a diff spot but also still make it visable.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    Good idea Kenny.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    Hey Guys, we are working on new banners that will run in rotation, they will also be different sizes, and each sponsor will now be running two banners, a horizontal 728 x 90px and a vertical 300 x 250px

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    Looking good, I'm sure the banners will look great when changed.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Hey Guys, we are working on new banners that will run in rotation, they will also be different sizes, and each sponsor will now be running two banners, a horizontal 728 x 90px and a vertical 300 x 250px
    thanks Stan I know you guys are working on it. Can't wait to see the updates as they come available.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    Looking good so far just a bit to busy for me, but your getting there.

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    Default Re: PUREOC New Look

    Thanks Guys, it's a work in progress, so please give John & Dan a chance to get things finished. As you already know, last August when Jake and I moved Pure OC to a new server, and changed things around in the forums, it took awhile to get things running smoothly, so this was a larger job, it could take up to 4-5 weeks.

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