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Major homepage update

Postby Lunkhead » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:23 am

I made a huge change to the homepage. Under the songs where it had mentioned "winamp" and "quicktime" for 10+ years I updated those to "Windows Media Player" and "iTunes". If you encounter any bugs related to this change, please let me know.
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby Spud » Fri Jan 20, 2017 1:24 am

Fucking Whoa. Not so fast there, grasshopper.
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby jb » Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:11 am

Aw, poor Winamp!
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby Lunkhead » Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:14 am

Now that I think about, do we even need to have any footnote about how the songs are in mp3 format at all at this point??? :)
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby ken » Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:36 am

Whoa is right. Spud is back!?!?! Let's hear some new music.
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby roymond » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:06 am

Technically speaking, isn't QuickTime the media player and iTunes just the shitty app that attempts to ruin your life?
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby fluffy » Sun Jan 29, 2017 6:28 pm

p.much yes
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby Lunkhead » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:24 pm

In more homepage news, I finally got around to adding a "Fifteen Years Ago" section to the homepage. In doing so, I made one slight other change that I would be shocked if anybody notices. But if you think you know what it is, I'd like to hear your guesses. :P
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby jb » Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:40 am

It appears that the "Five Years Ago" etc bars are now text in a span rather than images. Is that new?

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Re: Major homepage update

Postby Lunkhead » Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:52 am

Darn, I guess that was easier than I thought it would be. But maybe I should have excluded you, Spud, and fluffy from guessing. ;)
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby Lunkhead » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:00 am

I couldn't identify the font used in the images, so I am trying to make a best guess at the closest equivalent that is available from Google Fonts. Seems like it's a condensed sans serif of some kind. My first attempt didn't have the correct kind of lower case y's it turns out, so I updated it with another font (Roboto Condensed) which seems closer.
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby jb » Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:03 am

Lunkhead wrote:I couldn't identify the font used in the images, so I am trying to make a best guess at the closest equivalent that is available from Google Fonts. Seems like it's a condensed sans serif of some kind. My first attempt didn't have the correct kind of lower case y's it turns out, so I updated it with another font (Roboto Condensed) which seems closer.


Yeah i looked at doing that once and figured the font was squeezed or something in photoshop or whatever.
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby fluffy » Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:06 pm

Heh, ages ago I had mocked up a pure-CSS page design, and using actual text labels was one of the aspects I cared about the most. Nice to see that change finally making it into the real site.
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby fluffy » Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:08 pm

Also did something get fixed on the RSS feed? I don't see any related code changes but I suddenly got a huge backlog of missing items. Probably related to the sitenews stuff, which has always been fragile.

(Also Sam, remember there's a git repo attached to the site directory)
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby Lunkhead » Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:06 pm

I didn't touch anything with any of the multiple RSS feeds (there's more than one, right, fights and news?).

I completely forgot about the git repo. So do I make changes there and push them and then they get ftp'd to the server automatically somehow? Or do I have to make changes in both places myself? Or is it a periodic snapshot of what's on the FTP server?
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Re: Major homepage update

Postby ujnhunter » Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:06 am

Winamp 4 EVA! Whipping the llama's ass since... 1997! Do people really use Windows Media Player? Does Windows Media Player even still exist? Last I remember... Windows was pushing some Microsoft Groove nonsense. VLC Media Player FTW!
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