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Does a light forums skin make you post more?

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Poll: Light skins (18 member(s) have cast votes)

Does a light forums skin make you post more?

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#1
Alpha

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I was thinking to myself today and we had some of our best posting activity when we were using our white/orange skin back in 2003-2004. Could it be that dark skins put people in fear of posting more? Maybe it makes them feel tired, as the night has arisen, and the sun has gone down? I have definitely seen more members online than usual. Also, I noticed this computer I'm using can handle this new skin we have a lot better than the one we had before.

Perhaps it's just me and my silly observations... we shall see! :P

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Inky

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I didn't vote because I don't think it really matters.

but I do find that the lighter skin (not white) is easier on the eyes. a white skin is to bright, and the darker skins can tire my eyes out over time.

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Devia Eleven

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I would prefer a dark skin, but preferably not the one we had before. Ordinarily, I prefer dark skins on every forum I visit.

A bright skin actually encourages me not to post as often. I would also guess more people are online because 1Emu is back in action after a rather long hiatus.

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Robert

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I always use the default IPB skin... so the question is meaningless... :P

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Lucandrake

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I would prefer an option over the two :P.

But if you had to pick, light skins are harder on the eyes but visually appealing. Dark skins are easy on the eyes but look....

Anyways, I voted light.

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Gryph

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I've always preferred dark skins but an option for either is always better for a better user experience.

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Hmm, dark seems better for me, though I wasn't active that much here recently :P

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Rag

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You know if you didn't read the topic of this thread it would be very interesting just reading the posts...

And I don't care about forum color.

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Agozer

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While I universally prefer dark skins, now that I've had to put up with this lighter version for while now, it's rally nice.

Whether or not a lighter skin actually makes people want to post more, who knows. Perhaps some are more susceptible to the psychology and metal angle of colors, tones and such.

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Bambi

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the white and blue together make me sleepy........

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Krosigrim

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I voted No. Light skins do NOT make me post more.

I miss the last skin, but... Is it posable to have a good amount of skins? That way there are choices?




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