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Old 11-22-10, 08:22 PM   #1
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Old 11-22-10, 08:27 PM   #2
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Looks like the upgrade went well.
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Old 11-22-10, 08:29 PM   #3
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We now have frogs riding fixies for thread markers.
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Old 11-22-10, 08:29 PM   #4
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Too much information in search results, if you asked me. I liked the old format better. (Like, for instance, if I search for my own posts.) Did it resort back to the original vB4.0 format that everyone hated?
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Old 11-22-10, 08:29 PM   #5
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Is there a problem with that?
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Old 11-22-10, 09:07 PM   #6
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And such cute frogs they are.
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Old 11-22-10, 09:17 PM   #7
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Fixies? They look like those old walking bicycles:

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Old 11-22-10, 09:20 PM   #8
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I don't see any frogs, I just see envelopes.

Edit: I clicked on the Title header and now I see all sorts of icons. Weird.
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Old 11-22-10, 09:27 PM   #9
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I didn't even know it was gone. But then I have a friggin life you bike weenie losers.
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Old 11-22-10, 09:33 PM   #10
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Looks like the upgrade went well.
Yup, I agree. I like the new look.

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Old 11-22-10, 09:41 PM   #11
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I think they are not frogs, but lizards.
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Old 11-22-10, 09:42 PM   #12
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Old 11-22-10, 09:43 PM   #13
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Looks cleaner. Nice work!
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Old 11-22-10, 09:45 PM   #14
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Old 11-22-10, 10:01 PM   #15
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So, who was the model for the figure on the forum logos?

Pcad, was it you?
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Old 11-22-10, 10:07 PM   #16
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It's a gecko?
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Old 11-22-10, 10:09 PM   #17
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Looks like the upgrade went well.
Except that, on my Pc, the threads are now wide as a barn. WTF happened.
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Old 11-22-10, 10:25 PM   #18
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Snakes don't have arms. This is a gecko......

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Old 11-22-10, 11:25 PM   #19
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Large snake slithering through two rocks, being attacked by a smaller snake... or a giant sperm.
I'm going to go with the "giant sperm on a bicycle" theory.
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Old 11-23-10, 07:55 AM   #20
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Except that, on my Pc, the threads are now wide as a barn. WTF happened.
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Old 11-23-10, 09:28 AM   #21
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I didn't even know it was gone. But then I have a friggin life you bike weenie losers.
I thought I was the only one!

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Except that, on my Pc, the threads are now wide as a barn. WTF happened.
Same here. I have to scroll quite a ways to the right to read everything and I am running IE8 at 1280x1024.
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I found the image below on this page.....

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Old 11-23-10, 09:31 AM   #23
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I don't log in after work very often. News to me. I guess it looks ok.
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