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  • #1200
    Myles
    Keymaster

    Hey guys, we need some nice hi-res photos you’ve taken for our background here (you can see 2x so far), if anyone has some nice high res images they’ve taken link them here and we’ll use them as part of the site’s backgrounds ๐Ÿ™‚

    They don’t have to be this size:

    But anything 2560 px long edge and above would be perfect!

    Myles

    #1201
    The Club Cat
    Participant

    Not sure if these are what you want, but feel free to use any of mine on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/

    Also, nice idea, but on my less-than-up-to-scratch laptop, it slows the site down a wee bit.

    #1202
    Anonymous
    Inactive

    It would be your internet not your laptop that has trouble loading it?

    *waits for Myles, Prebs or Andys approval*

    #1203
    The Club Cat
    Participant

    Pretty sure my internet’s grand. Downloading stuff is as fast as it should be, but Firefox acts like its about to crash every 5 minutes.

    #1204
    Myles
    Keymaster

    Yeah it might be the laptop, it’s a javascript crossfade of 2 high res images, so if you’re GPU ain’t up to it, it could be slow?

    Im on a new MBP though so I can’t tell, thats why we need people to report it for us ๐Ÿ™‚

    #1206
    The Club Cat
    Participant
    #1239
    Anonymous
    Inactive

    http://imgur.com/a/tx6SI#4

    Selection of shots from my harddrive.

    Also my work computer shit a brick when the background changed.

    #1240
    Myles
    Keymaster

    Maybe i’ll just have it change on page refresh?

    #1247
    Anonymous
    Inactive

    It seems okay with the changes now…. maybe its learning.

    Also, these backgrounds look awesome on the dual screen (because you can actually see them).

    #1248
    Anonymous
    Inactive

    Oooh everything is translucent now. Approve!

    #1252
    The Club Cat
    Participant

    Is there an option to turn it off anywhere (for each person) because the site’s nigh-unusable for me?

    http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/eternal_flame.gif

    #1253
    Myles
    Keymaster

    Only changes on page refresh now, any better Alex?

    #1255
    The Club Cat
    Participant

    Much.

    #1260
    Myles
    Keymaster

    I’m going to turn it back on, I compressed and changed res of images – should play nice with your MBP now, tell me if you see any problems.

    #1267
    The Club Cat
    Participant

    MBP? I wish. They stopped making my laptop 5/6 years ago…

    Mostly better, but it still shudders/freezes when changing, especially when loading a new page.

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