Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 LastLast
Results 1 to 13 of 48

Thread: Bit dead in here innit?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Singapore / New Haven, CT
    Posts
    789
    Thanks
    321
    Thanked 352 Times in 324 Posts

    Bit dead in here innit?

    I seem to have fallen out of the habit of checking ca frequently - but the new site just loads sort of slowly and feels...bulky. sluggish. (still loving the multi upload though). But popped back in and updated my sb after seeing that email about the new gallery subsite.

    So how is everyone?
    Sketchbook

    NaidyBlack SpotEyestrainVK

    “This is [...] where the anvils are made of graphite, the hammers are as true as rectangular marquee selections and the fires burn with the light of a thousand lensflares.” --Jason Rainville
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,532
    Thanks
    126
    Thanked 179 Times in 109 Posts
    The site just came back online after 2 weeks downtime due server upgrade.
    Right now it's still all buggy and stuff like that, but I'll get sorted out within the next few days.

    Th best thing I can suggest is to stay patient and wait til everything works again.
    Thanks!

    Nemome~
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  4. #3
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    London
    Posts
    11,448
    Thanks
    3,793
    Thanked 5,857 Times in 3,961 Posts
    We're all spiffing - I'd suggest a naked pillow fight if anyone is up for it.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  5. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Black Spot For This Useful Post:


  6. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Sussex
    Posts
    2,597
    Thanks
    106
    Thanked 1,497 Times in 746 Posts
    Ooohhhh, no. Please. I don't want anyone seeing my naked pillows.
    I was once on the receiving end of a critique so savagely nasty, I marched straight out of class to the office and changed my major (sketchbook).
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  7. The Following 7 Users Say Thank You to Stoat For This Useful Post:


  8. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Scotland
    Posts
    1,413
    Thanks
    267
    Thanked 381 Times in 300 Posts
    So are you guys actually back then?
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  9. #6
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,532
    Thanks
    126
    Thanked 179 Times in 109 Posts
    Yeah, seems like we're actually back again.
    Still some weird stuff to fix (avatars, some bold text all over the place, ...), but the overall site is working again.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  10. #7
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    London
    Posts
    11,448
    Thanks
    3,793
    Thanked 5,857 Times in 3,961 Posts
    Okay Stoat, I'll let the pillows wear bikinis like beach volleyball - both male and female ones
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  11. #8
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    Seattle, WA
    Posts
    1,338
    Thanks
    283
    Thanked 1,343 Times in 473 Posts
    I agree with the original post. I don't like how everything seems so much "bigger". It's not just CA, though. It seems like every site has LARGE SQUARES everywhere. It feels like Myspace after they had their revamp. I guess it must be some kind of trend that web designers just love to death, but I prefer the old, normal-sized message board formats.

    This feels like I just held down CTRL+Mousewheel and upsized the browser by 2-3 points.

    Not only that, but it feels like CA has bee in constant "updates" for awhile now. I remember hearing this "we just got back online - please be patient" thing just last year sometime, too. I won't say I dislike CA.org. I couldn't ever say that, but I do notice that I have completely stopped participating in discussions.

    And it's actually not because of the recent drama! It's just because the place feels somewhat alien.
    Take that feedback for what it's worth.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  12. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Dusty For This Useful Post:


  13. #9
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    London
    Posts
    11,448
    Thanks
    3,793
    Thanked 5,857 Times in 3,961 Posts
    The boards will stay pretty well as they are. It took a lot to upgrade the old ones to the new, and I know the add-ons are somewhat alien currently, but so pretty. The server failure nearly scuppered everything.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  14. The Following User Says Thank You to Black Spot For This Useful Post:


  15. #10
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    US
    Posts
    786
    Thanks
    97
    Thanked 153 Times in 137 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Black Spot View Post
    The boards will stay pretty well as they are. It took a lot to upgrade the old ones to the new, and I know the add-ons are somewhat alien currently, but so pretty. The server failure nearly scuppered everything.
    So I'm the only person who doesn't like that every time I post in a discussion, my avatar appears on it? I don't really want a long line of MY avatar (mostly because it's one REALLY old drawing) because I posted in 10 threads.

    I dunno if I like the site the way it is or not. Either way, it doesn't really matter I guess.

    One bug I have noticed: Every time I post a reply, the buttons at the bottom, like "edit" "Reply with quote" and the other one seem to overlap with other buttons - making none of them clickable because they're so close together, I cannot distinguish which spot actually clicks what the button I want clicked.
    Doctors heal you, Artists immortalize you.

    "Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach" - bullshit.

    The usual staples for anatomy:
    George Bridgman
    Joseph Sheppard
    Andrew Loomis
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  16. The Following User Says Thank You to hitnrun For This Useful Post:


  17. #11
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    beside my neighbor
    Posts
    2,474
    Thanks
    1,835
    Thanked 864 Times in 513 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Dusty View Post
    I agree with the original post. I don't like how everything seems so much "bigger". It's not just CA, though. It seems like every site has LARGE SQUARES everywhere. It feels like Myspace after they had their revamp. I guess it must be some kind of trend that web designers just love to death, but I prefer the old, normal-sized message board formats.

    This feels like I just held down CTRL+Mousewheel and upsized the browser by 2-3 points.

    Not only that, but it feels like CA has bee in constant "updates" for awhile now. I remember hearing this "we just got back online - please be patient" thing just last year sometime, too. I won't say I dislike CA.org. I couldn't ever say that, but I do notice that I have completely stopped participating in discussions.

    And it's actually not because of the recent drama! It's just because the place feels somewhat alien.
    Take that feedback for what it's worth.
    This. We appreciate that you guys are trying, but basically you drop the ball too much.
    Website

    New World Creation: Designers Wanted – Environment of the Week
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  18. #12
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    618
    Thanks
    84
    Thanked 162 Times in 159 Posts
    I'm fine with the update personally. The only thing I dislike is that the picture posts are thumbnails now. Now when I want to peruse someones sketchbook or whatnot I have to lean forward and squint to see anything. Having to manually click each picture to see if it's something I want to look at in the first place is pretty aggravating.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  19. #13
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    London
    Posts
    11,448
    Thanks
    3,793
    Thanked 5,857 Times in 3,961 Posts
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Hit a dead end.
    By Nelka in forum ART CRITIQUE CENTER
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: January 9th, 2011, 08:25 AM
  2. SketchBook: -::Sketches, Innit?::-
    By Nismo in forum Sketchbooks
    Replies: 87
    Last Post: January 23rd, 2010, 07:20 PM
  3. Is sci-fi dead?
    By jfwalls in forum ART CRITIQUE CENTER
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: March 28th, 2005, 02:28 PM
  4. Not quite dead
    By Black Lotus in forum ART CRITIQUE CENTER
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: August 30th, 2004, 11:55 PM
  5. Gus'not dead
    By MacDuff in forum ART CRITIQUE CENTER
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: April 3rd, 2004, 02:45 PM

Members who have read this thread: 0

There are no members to list at the moment.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • 424,149 Artists
  • 3,599,276 Artist Posts
  • 32,941 Sketchbooks
  • 54 New Art Jobs
Art Workshop Discount Inside

Developed Actively by vBSocial.com
SpringOfSea's Sketchbook