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« on: August 29, 2009, 09:04:47 AM »
Post improvements, suggestions, etc.
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« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2009, 09:20:32 AM »
How about getting rid of this "empathy" thing?  :P
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« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2009, 09:24:29 AM »
He just used the skin we all agreed on, atleast the forums are up  ;D
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« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2009, 10:34:29 AM »
The smiley set has been replaced by one without shitty white edges :)
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« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2009, 11:08:01 AM »
Make it so the forums take up the full width of the browser imo.

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« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2009, 12:05:16 PM »
Make it so the forums take up the full width of the browser imo.

Fixed (with 2.5% padding on the side)
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« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2009, 04:03:48 PM »
Im back from work! Time to get to work lol. Cos good work so far with the forums mang
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« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2009, 03:48:31 AM »
There are a few problems with the new main page (apart from the credits and links not being where they are supposed to be unless you scroll, but I was told that will be fixed).
I made a screenshot showing the problems. I'm not nitpicking, I just think Arcryte can make it perfect. ^^ http://zeldaspeedruns.com/junk/zsrmainproblems.png

Oh and btw. I think we should have a dedicated forum to every Zelda. I mean we don't have any other things to cover here, so why not? You could make a category for 2D and one for 3D Zeldas...
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« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2009, 08:24:31 AM »
spoilers
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« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2009, 02:52:58 AM »
IRC login page (userpass.html) and applet page (gopjirc.html) are pimped to match the site!
I also spent forever figuring out how to customize the applet's parameters. It's got a custom color scheme to match the forums now :)
Also the images over the top of them link back to the main page.

Also, can we invert the "Posts | Topics" so that topics comes first? I think that flows better.
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« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2009, 05:08:58 AM »
how about adding a shout box on this here forums ^ ^
Or make the IRC chat right on the forums.
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I like shout boxes ^ ^
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« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2009, 05:47:07 AM »
why not just be on the irc then, I kinda hate how shoutboxes are just temporary chat. Irc is better for that I think, plus it wastes a bit of forum space :S
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« Reply #12 on: August 31, 2009, 07:35:30 AM »
I don't know if others would like this, but for new people starting to get into Zelda speedrunning, a subforum like "Welcome" or something, where newer users can get to know you guys? Or we can post to say Hi and stuff.


Just a suggestion, but the forums are looking great

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« Reply #13 on: August 31, 2009, 02:38:03 PM »
I'm with TSDA and the spoilers tab. Will help with posting long routes (extra posts) and such.

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« Reply #14 on: August 31, 2009, 03:04:26 PM »
COSMO! It's nice it shows the orange envelope when a thread inside a section has new posts, but is there any way we can also have one of those kinda envelopes to show that on the actual thread? Because if there are stickied threads then the one with the newest post may not necessarily be the one on top, or then again one of the stickied ones on top could be the one that was last replied in. That way we don't have to compare post times to see what the most recent posts were in!

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« Reply #15 on: August 31, 2009, 03:08:27 PM »
Yo, there should be like a little "new" symbol when there's a new post, next to the thread.

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« Reply #16 on: September 01, 2009, 04:16:56 PM »
I just use the 'Replies' link up at the top right (Show new replies to your posts. at SDA)...

Mind you you miss new threads thatway, but thats why I periodically browse the subforums themselves...
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« Reply #17 on: September 02, 2009, 12:24:54 PM »
Will this site be able to have speedruns, TASes etc. on it?
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« Reply #18 on: September 02, 2009, 01:05:58 PM »
Yeah pokey

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« Reply #19 on: September 02, 2009, 02:02:08 PM »
So we will be able to host runs? That's sweet if so. I always thought of individual temple runs or something on the site; where each temple would have it's own category of low%, any%, and 100%. And each run must follow the current route. (not including segments for each temple) For example, if I did an any% run of Snowhead Temple, I would not have the goron mask since in the current any% route you would skip the goron mask.... If I did a 100% run of the Forest Temple in OoT, I'd obviously collect all the required items but do the run in one segment. (The 100% route is done in multiple segments but for the site it'd be done in one) Idk, just something I thought of a while ago for the site... <_< What do you guys think?

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« Reply #20 on: September 02, 2009, 02:39:00 PM »
That's a really cool idea Unreal, i was thinking about asking something like that on SDA for DKC2 single level runs.



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« Reply #21 on: September 04, 2009, 11:41:43 AM »
just made a new image for the "new" postings in threads. We'll slowly begin the modifying of themes :)

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« Reply #22 on: September 04, 2009, 01:31:30 PM »
testing post icon 1 2 3

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« Reply #23 on: September 04, 2009, 01:36:38 PM »
TESTING TESTING 1,2 COUGH COUGH! I ROCK >;']

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« Reply #24 on: September 04, 2009, 01:58:57 PM »
So we will be able to host runs? That's sweet if so. I always thought of individual temple runs or something on the site; where each temple would have it's own category of low%, any%, and 100%. And each run must follow the current route. (not including segments for each temple) For example, if I did an any% run of Snowhead Temple, I would not have the goron mask since in the current any% route you would skip the goron mask.... If I did a 100% run of the Forest Temple in OoT, I'd obviously collect all the required items but do the run in one segment. (The 100% route is done in multiple segments but for the site it'd be done in one) Idk, just something I thought of a while ago for the site... <_< What do you guys think?
Yes. This would be interesting.

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« Reply #25 on: September 05, 2009, 01:33:36 AM »
yo cos, jiano still wasnt sold on the hearts so we changed em to be more uniform but look alot better. I like the theme now, grayed out or red. we tried pink and red it was too valentine's lol. Now its real easy to quickly look and see every thread you post in though which is nice, since there is lots of contrast betwene the gray and the red. It also follows the similar scheme of the 1st page with the magic armor so there's good uniformity.

Also made the icons for the threads. Currently it seems that simply placing them in the folder won't let them show up. SOOOO... I had to simply replace the ones that were there. This means that for the time being we have 12 of them. Me and Jiano excercised judgement as to which masks were best.
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« Reply #26 on: September 05, 2009, 08:54:22 AM »
super pro lookin

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« Reply #27 on: September 05, 2009, 09:14:00 AM »
So we will be able to host runs? That's sweet if so. I always thought of individual temple runs or something on the site; where each temple would have it's own category of low%, any%, and 100%. And each run must follow the current route. (not including segments for each temple) For example, if I did an any% run of Snowhead Temple, I would not have the goron mask since in the current any% route you would skip the goron mask.... If I did a 100% run of the Forest Temple in OoT, I'd obviously collect all the required items but do the run in one segment. (The 100% route is done in multiple segments but for the site it'd be done in one) Idk, just something I thought of a while ago for the site... <_< What do you guys think?

That sounds awesome.

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« Reply #28 on: September 05, 2009, 09:32:52 PM »
I think ZSR needs a kick ass motto that sums up what this site is all about.
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« Reply #29 on: September 05, 2009, 10:23:28 PM »
yeah something that truly describes what this site is for and breathes an air of simplicity. "Zelda Speed Runs" fits that shoe.

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« Reply #30 on: September 06, 2009, 12:11:56 AM »
"I'm only using 1 hand, so this may be sloppy."

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« Reply #31 on: September 06, 2009, 06:23:29 AM »
Make a new page for threads every 15 replies?

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« Reply #32 on: September 06, 2009, 06:38:23 AM »
it's set to 40, so when a thread gets 2 hearts it will have more than 1 page.

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« Reply #33 on: September 06, 2009, 09:08:58 AM »
yeah something that truly describes what this site is for and breathes an air of simplicity. "Zelda Speed Runs" fits that shoe.

Except ZSR doesn't host a single speedrun (yet) =p

SDA has their own motto...
"Playing through games quickly, skillfully, and legitimately."
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« Reply #34 on: September 06, 2009, 11:31:39 AM »
Zelda Speed Runners, then?
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« Reply #35 on: September 06, 2009, 02:53:36 PM »
Except ZSR doesn't host a single speedrun (yet) =p

SDA has their own motto...
"Playing through games quickly, skillfully, and legitimately."

Zelda! The game speedruns are made for.


In my opinion this describes the site in a good and simple way.
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FSK 12: Link gets the princess.

FSK 16: Ganon gets the princess.

FSK 18: Everybody gets the princess.

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« Reply #36 on: September 06, 2009, 03:56:24 PM »
However, speed runs weren't made for Zelda. I guess you could say "Zelda! The game made for speed runs." Although that's not entirely true either considering how it probably wasn't the developers' intent. How about "ZeldaSpeedRuns.com--Because we fucking want to."

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« Reply #37 on: September 07, 2009, 05:50:17 AM »
I like the thing on the home  page when it tells you something new.
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« Reply #38 on: September 07, 2009, 10:48:48 PM »
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Lol best idea ever. ^^
FSK 12: Link gets the princess.

FSK 16: Ganon gets the princess.

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« Reply #39 on: September 08, 2009, 04:37:00 PM »
Its not going to two pages.
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