Out of the Blue

Frans is truly a force to be reckoned with... yesterday he implemented a whole new library of smilies for the forum, and today he added the ability to format posts using menu choices, rather than using codes.

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Re: Out of the Blue
Oct 20, 2019, 19:36
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Re: Out of the Blue Oct 20, 2019, 19:36
Oct 20, 2019, 19:36
 
Actually, you probably could have if you would had just waited a week or two... Dizzy Grin
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Re: Out of the Blue
Oct 20, 2019, 19:33
Ant
 
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Re: Out of the Blue Oct 20, 2019, 19:33
Oct 20, 2019, 19:33
 Ant
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Oct 20, 2019, 18:34:
Ha! You can't confuse me twice!
Rats.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Oct 20, 2019, 18:34
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Re: Out of the Blue Oct 20, 2019, 18:34
Oct 20, 2019, 18:34
 
Ha! You can't confuse me twice!
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Smilies...
Oct 20, 2019, 15:15
Ant
 
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Smilies... Oct 20, 2019, 15:15
Oct 20, 2019, 15:15
 Ant
 
Now, we need emojis and animojis. J/K. Earmuffs Rotfl

And yes, I'm very late. Better late than never!
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Re: Thank you Frans.
Oct 13, 2008, 12:54
nin
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Re: Thank you Frans. Oct 13, 2008, 12:54
Oct 13, 2008, 12:54
nin
 
the remainder are left as is.

Excellent - thank you! I feared that by adding in the new icons that that might have been raised/reset.

Thanks again!
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Re: Thank you Frans.
Oct 13, 2008, 12:12
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Re: Thank you Frans. Oct 13, 2008, 12:12
Oct 13, 2008, 12:12
 
BTW I think adding more smilies is a bad idea...
Blue and I thought it wasn't that bad, the original nine just didn't offer enough different expressions. So more choice doesn't hurt in and of itself, as it's not the number of different options people have, but how they use them.

Also, I made sure to collect mostly small icons that don't cause too much image bloat (like many huge animated smilies do). Finally, there is (and has been for a long time) a limit of at most 10 smiley tags that are converted to images -- the remainder are left as is. So far I haven't seen a lot of smiley abuse, but if it does become a recurring problem we'll likely lower that conversion limit even more.
-- Frans
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Realy annoying ads
Oct 13, 2008, 02:02
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Realy annoying ads Oct 13, 2008, 02:02
Oct 13, 2008, 02:02
 
Am I the only one getting these annoying windows like banner ads, that keeps blinking, (like [blink] blinking) on top of this they keep making ding noises, each of them, and this is loading aprox two pr page.
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Re: RANDOM NUMBER BEST FPS GAMES
Oct 13, 2008, 00:43
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Re: RANDOM NUMBER BEST FPS GAMES Oct 13, 2008, 00:43
Oct 13, 2008, 00:43
 
Also perhaps my memory is failing me but I didn't think the water tentacle made it into half-life 2.

Half those screenshots weren't from the actual games.


And Halo 3 is a good game because it took social gaming to a better level. MMORPGs aren't social gaming. Halo 3 rocket buggies with three friends on the couch and two coworkers over the internet is. Lots of screaming as rockets hit faces. Lots of slow-motion replays 10 minutes later. Emailed screenshots of when rockets hitting crotches a split second before exploding.

That's social gaming. It makes up for the flaws of the rest of the game. Much like any Bomberman (other than Bomberman Zero) with four people on one couch makes up for it. Only now you can save replays for added humiliation.
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Re: No subject
Oct 13, 2008, 00:00
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Re: No subject Oct 13, 2008, 00:00
Oct 13, 2008, 00:00
 
I just had to try out some of the smilies. Pay me no nevermind.

Bandana Beatnik Clown Chef Bigcry

Ah. Now I feel better.
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No subject
Oct 12, 2008, 23:41
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No subject Oct 12, 2008, 23:41
Oct 12, 2008, 23:41
 
1) Why no Dark Forces games? {worth being said twice}
2) Get Rainbow Six Vegas the fuck off that list. Everything past RvS is complete trash. Replace Vegas with RvS.

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Re: Thank you Frans.
Oct 12, 2008, 23:35
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Re: Thank you Frans. Oct 12, 2008, 23:35
Oct 12, 2008, 23:35
 
No I meant Quake 1, Unreal 1, not parts of the franchise.

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RANDOM NUMBER BEST FPS GAMES
Oct 12, 2008, 23:09
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RANDOM NUMBER BEST FPS GAMES Oct 12, 2008, 23:09
Oct 12, 2008, 23:09
 
So Halo 3 = a good game cause your jackass friend screams head shot in your ear? New internet rule, any list composed of "The Best" and "FPS" may not contain console titles. Also perhaps my memory is failing me but I didn't think the water tentacle made it into half-life 2.

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Re: No subject
Oct 12, 2008, 22:33
nin
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Re: No subject Oct 12, 2008, 22:33
Oct 12, 2008, 22:33
nin
 

Next up, an option to disable them?


One can only hope...
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Re: No subject
Oct 12, 2008, 21:14
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Re: No subject Oct 12, 2008, 21:14
Oct 12, 2008, 21:14
 
Oh god. Smilies are the devil.

Next up, an option to disable them?
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No subject
Oct 12, 2008, 20:39
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No subject Oct 12, 2008, 20:39
Oct 12, 2008, 20:39
 
Love the Bluesnews, love the Frans Allthumbsup Allthumbsup

Bluesnews, My homepage from way beyond yonda!

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Re: Thank you Frans.
Oct 12, 2008, 19:52
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Re: Thank you Frans. Oct 12, 2008, 19:52
Oct 12, 2008, 19:52
 
As for the FPS list... no Quake, no Unreal, no Dark Forces games?!?

It does have Quake and Unreal games. Unfortunately, it puts Bioshock, Halo and Goldeneye before them all. Worst list ever? It also uses a Deus Ex screenshot for AvP2.

Good thing Gamepro has no credibility.

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Re: Thank you Frans.
Oct 12, 2008, 19:19
Kxmode
 
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Re: Thank you Frans. Oct 12, 2008, 19:19
Oct 12, 2008, 19:19
 Kxmode
 
BTW I think adding more smilies is a bad idea...

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Note to Frans
Oct 12, 2008, 19:16
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Note to Frans Oct 12, 2008, 19:16
Oct 12, 2008, 19:16
 
Frans, you rule my friend, thanks a bunch for all the hard work.

and thanks to Blue for allowing it..... Thumbsup
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Re: Thank you Frans.
Oct 12, 2008, 19:16
Kxmode
 
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Re: Thank you Frans. Oct 12, 2008, 19:16
Oct 12, 2008, 19:16
 Kxmode
 
Frans is truly a force to be reckoned with... yesterday he implemented a whole new library of smilies for the forum, and today he added the ability to format posts using menu choices, rather than using codes.

OMG. It's like Vista for Blue's News!

(j/k thanks Frans!)

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Re: Thank you Frans.
Oct 12, 2008, 17:59
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Re: Thank you Frans. Oct 12, 2008, 17:59
Oct 12, 2008, 17:59
 
As for the FPS list... no Quake, no Unreal, no Dark Forces games?!?

It's GamePro, what do you expect?

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