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Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Canoe » Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:43 pm

I like having the mods show up in a different color, but the way the layout presents on my screen, that green is very unreadable. And also obscuring some items in their signature line, some all of which is valuable information. :D

(that green on the tan/sand just seems to blur the green together)
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Savannah » Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:46 pm

Canoe wrote:I like having the mods show up in a different color, but the way the layout presents on my screen, that green is very unreadable. And also obscuring some items in their signature line, some all of which is valuable information. :D


:cry:

All right, I'll edit my sig colors.

OH TEH SADNESS.
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Elderberry » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:03 pm

Savannah wrote:
Canoe wrote:I like having the mods show up in a different color, but the way the layout presents on my screen, that green is very unreadable. And also obscuring some items in their signature line, some all of which is valuable information. :D


:cry:

All right, I'll edit my sig colors.

OH THE SADNESS.


LOL

Mods names in green jump right out. I didn't notice the sig in green, but figures some female mod would decide that the curtains had to match the drapes. ;)

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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby PhoenixFemmeFatale » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:06 pm

Have you been evaluated for color deficiency? Could be your eyeballs screwing with ya!
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Sic Pup » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:10 pm

jkisha wrote:
Savannah wrote:
Canoe wrote:I like having the mods show up in a different color, but the way the layout presents on my screen, that green is very unreadable. And also obscuring some items in their signature line, some all of which is valuable information. :D


:cry:

All right, I'll edit my sig colors.

OH THE SADNESS.


LOL

Mods names in green jump right out. I didn't notice the sig in green, but figures some female mod would decide that the curtains had to match the drapes. ;)

JUST KIDDING



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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Savannah » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:11 pm

jkisha wrote:
Savannah wrote:
Canoe wrote:I like having the mods show up in a different color, but the way the layout presents on my screen, that green is very unreadable. And also obscuring some items in their signature line, some all of which is valuable information. :D


:cry:

All right, I'll edit my sig colors.

OH THE SADNESS.


LOL

Mods names in green jump right out. I didn't notice the sig in green, but figures some female mod would decide that the curtains had to match the drapes. ;)

JUST KIDDING


No, it's funny. :lol:

I really did want it to match. And then I was all like . . . Hmm. That's very bright. So when Canoe agreed, I had to concede that I would rather be coherent than pretty.
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Canoe » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:20 pm

PhoenixFemmeFatale wrote:Have you been evaluated for color deficiency? Could be your eyeballs screwing with ya!
http://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/ ... deficiency

Evaluated? No.
But when I used to print with an enlarger, and now with digital prints, my "by eye" color calibration is better than most, but not as good as some.

The green stands out great, but it's soooo hard to read.

Ah.
They're bolded too.
I see trilobyte's colour is #AA0000 and the other mods are #00AA00, which would seem reasonable give how well trilogyte stands out. But different colors are perceived differently, and against based on background. Perhaps a darker green, like 99 or even 88 or 77.
But, so far all we know is that it's difficult for me to read. And although I've got five monitors, they're from the same company so likely the same phosphors.
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Canoe » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:22 pm

I see that jkisha's
"color: #008040"><span style="font-weight: bold">When I was a kid I used to pray every night
When I was a kid I used to pray every night
is very readable.

versus #00AA00
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby trilobyte » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:34 pm

To be fair, ePlaya's color scheme has been making eyeballs bleed for years :mrgreen:

I don't have a problem with adjusting the green a bit (it was the universal mod color as determined by the secret brotherhood of the PHPPBB developers), I think the darker's a better choice.
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Savannah » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:37 pm

I like a darker green, too. :)
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Canoe » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:40 pm

Much easier to read.

Thanks!

I bet Savannah can "match" it up and still be readable too!


Now everyone can go back to unimportant things. :D
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Drawingablank » Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:48 pm

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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Elderberry » Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:56 pm

That's interesting, I didn't think that was in green to start with. But it's been so long since I set that sig, I couldn't tell you for sure--except that I doubt I would have chosen green as it's not my favorite color.

Canoe wrote:I see that jkisha's
JKisha wrote:color: #008040"><span style="font-weight: bold">When I was a kid I used to pray every night
When I was a kid I used to pray every night
is very readable.

versus #00AA00
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Captain Goddammit » Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:18 pm

OK... color issue resolved. Now how about the font? I just cannot stand the current mod font. Something MUST be done about it!
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby Savannah » Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:20 pm

I am partial to Georgia. :lol:
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby BBadger » Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:44 pm

trilobyte wrote:To be fair, ePlaya's color scheme has been making eyeballs bleed for years :mrgreen:


I know I've complained about this before, but can't you or somebody do something about that? The color scheme doesn't have to change to the point that it looks especially different, just more readable. For example, that hard-to-read [lighter grey] color used for some of the text could be changed to a more contrasty [darker grey] without it changing the overall motif. Hell, I'd rather have it [even darker] but it may not look as grey as the original color scheme chooser would like. That [orange] could also be [darker] when not bolded.
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby mdmf007 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:24 am

Captain Goddammit wrote:OK... color issue resolved. Now how about the font? I just cannot stand the current mod font. Something MUST be done about it!


I like "Spooky" or "Wingdings" how about "Alien" or "X file" for fonts :)
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Re: Moderator Colors: that Green is very unreadable.

Postby BBadger » Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:31 am

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