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Thread: Main site back up after short down time

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    Lightbulb Main site back up after short down time

    Which is technically accurate... kind of... in fact, in archaeological terms the 4.5 years that the main site has been offline has passed... well, practically instantaneously.

    But I can see how folk might have got bored waiting.

    Sorry about that.

    Anyway, consider this a beta relaunch of the main site.

    The registration/login/admin side of it is still to come and there might also be a few issues.

    Oh, I know for a fact that if you're on mobile device with a short vertical screen then the bottom items in the navigation won't be available.

    I'll fix that... until then just turn the screen. That should work.

    I also just realised that you can't click back to the main site from the banner. I will fix that too.
    Last edited by infoxicated; 5th November 2016 at 11:04 AM. Reason: Time flies, but not as fast as I thought.

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    Man, nostalgia hit hard when I saw it! Congratulations and thank you for your efforts.

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    Thanks foxy, always loved the various Wipeout in action pictures, that took me back

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    On a side note, looking at the news page, the time gap is obvious. We can call it the "dark ages" (no historical records) haha

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    Didn't expect to see this today!

    Well done, Foxy! Glad to see this back up!

    EDIT: Actually, Foxy. Somewhere on my computer is my old wallpaper I submitted (As Vagrant Logic, of course) for the first anniversary contest waaaay back when. It's not great by even my own modern standards, but it'd be good to put up for completeness' sake!

    Where can I send/post it to get it up there in the DL section?
    Last edited by Hybrid Divide; 3rd November 2016 at 09:53 PM. Reason: Forgot something!

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    Where do I find it?

    Awesome btw Thanks!

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    Just go to the site root, Al: http://www.wipeoutzone.com/

    Hybrid Logic, if you just attach it to a post I'll get it added to the downloads section.

    It kind of struck me today how retro/old fashioned the site is. The whole structure of it just betrays that it's a fan site from the Y2K!

    I don't know where I thought I was going with it at the time - I just knew I wanted to build something because I loved WipEout 3SE so much.

    Oh, also, I'm aware that on certain tablets there's a weird border round the banner image. I'll fix that tomorrow.

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    Thanks!

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    omg! my heart just missed a beat! Now, just too excited... don't know what to say but thank you foxy.

    stevie

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    Easy tiger!

    Right, that's the mobile navigation working a bit better and a link back to the main site now in the forum navigation bar.

    Can't get rid of the orange bleed-through around the main site banner image that's appearing on some tablets.

    I reckon it's due to the willy waving animation I've done there. I could remove it, but I like it.

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