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Where did these horrible enormous icons come from and why? I don't want to get booted here, but they are just such an eye sore that it detracts from the rest of the site. Is there a way to turn them off? Please? I want them turned off! sauron

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was kind enough to share with us the way to toggle the icons off:

MyGeek --> Account --> EditLayout

Mordor rumbles a little quieter tonight

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You really think they are that bad? I don't mind them so much. I actually have found them useful when looking for content related to just one genre of gaming.

To each his own I guess.
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DocStryder wrote:
You really think they are that bad? I don't mind them so much. I actually have found them useful when looking for content related to just one genre of gaming.

To each his own I guess.


I think they're a great addition to the site as well, especially for new-comers. thumbsup
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I'm not debating usefulness here, I'm talking about how it looks

Orange Meeple Man is very distracting. And so is Orangle Shield. And I think Orange Dragon is itching to give me some attitude gulp

 
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I think they look great! Keep it up./DOCarrrh
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Docsven wrote:
I think they look great! Keep it up./DOCarrrh


But that's because you have one eye. If you had two you would feel my pain
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I don't really use them myself, but I think they're very good for newcomers. The page-full of threads can be pretty daunting for the uninitiated.
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jaderaistlin wrote:
I'm not debating usefulness here, I'm talking about how it looks

Orange Meeple Man is very distracting. And so is Orangle Shield. And I think Orange Dragon is itching to give me some attitude gulp



But they're very obvious, aren't they? Which is what Derk and Aldie were probably after when they created them.
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jaderaistlin wrote:
Is there a way to turn them off? Please? I want them turned off! sauron


MyGeek --> Account --> EditLayout
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Thank you Gwen! You've given me hope that there are people who actually read a thread for comprehension. As to the rest, well, I'll have to report these Philistines to the proper authorities
 
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jaderaistlin wrote:
Docsven wrote:
I think they look great! Keep it up./DOCarrrh


But that's because you have one eye. If you had two you would feel my pain


OK NOW I know they look great!wow
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Docsven wrote:
jaderaistlin wrote:
Docsven wrote:
I think they look great! Keep it up./DOCarrrh


But that's because you have one eye. If you had two you would feel my pain


OK NOW I know they look great!wow


Ha! Too funny laugh Thanks for the morning chuckle meeple
 
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Orange? The icons on my front page are blue. Only the icon of what I'm looking at becomes orange.
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Infomanohio wrote:
Orange? The icons on my front page are blue. Only the icon of what I'm looking at becomes orange.


I'd like to respond to this...but that spinning avatar...got.me...dizzy... zombie
 
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Funny, I never even noticed them until you pointed them out. To me they are in the "flash ad that should be completely ignored" space, and thus invisible.
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Funny, I never even noticed them until you pointed them out. To me they are in the "flash ad that should be completely ignored" space, and thus invisible.


Your laser-like focus, that gives you the ability to ignore the "flash ad" area, is why you are The Destroyer of Islands. How I envy you!

And please, if you could just step a little to the left. There is a nicer island over there, no need to stamp my lowly atoll whistle
 
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For a non-patronizing, non-contributing user, you have a serious sense of entitlement.

Free ride not to your liking so far, m'Lord?
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joebelanger wrote:
For a non-patronizing, non-contributing user, you have a serious sense of entitlement.

Free ride not to your liking so far, m'Lord?


I know I'm not the biggest contributor and I'd like to wait until the December drive to renew my patronage. Can you please send me a message when I'm entitled to an opinion?

Oh what the hell...
I find them garish as well.
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I dislike them. I think they are too large and the categories do not always make any sense. Good idea marred by bad execution.
 
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guzerat wrote:
joebelanger wrote:
For a non-patronizing, non-contributing user, you have a serious sense of entitlement.

Free ride not to your liking so far, m'Lord?


I know I'm not the biggest contributor and I'd like to wait until the December drive to renew my patronage. Can you please send me a message when I'm entitled to an opinion?

Oh what the hell...
I find them garish as well.


I like the way you reason things out. Care for a game of Power Grid?
 
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gwen wrote:
jaderaistlin wrote:
Is there a way to turn them off? Please? I want them turned off! sauron


MyGeek --> Account --> EditLayout


Haven't been bothered by the shields...but the Video section messes my page up. Handy hint there- thanks
 
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joebelanger wrote:
For a non-patronizing, non-contributing user, you have a serious sense of entitlement.

Free ride not to your liking so far, m'Lord?


Woah! Easy there Joe. Ease up on the tacos, they're affecting your mood laugh

But you can keep calling m'Lord. I like that sauron
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jaderaistlin wrote:
Where did these horrible enormous icons come from and why? I don't want to get booted here, but they are just such an eye sore that it detracts from the rest of the site. Is there a way to turn them off? Please? I want them turned off! sauron


Wow! I was just going to create this forum myself ...
Please, make them go away ...
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I really like them whistle
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I really like them whistle


You've always been a contrarian, CrazyLegs. That's why we love you whistle
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