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The Icon Bar: News and features: It was an APRIL FOOLS you plonkers

It was an APRIL FOOLS you plonkers

Posted by Jeffrey Lee on 12:00, 1/4/2007 | , , , ,
Honestly, did you really think you could get rid of my marathon programming threads that easily? And myspace? Eewwww. Podcasts, on the other hand...

New features

Grr!But in all seriousness, our transformation into an Apple fanbois wet dream was due to our latest feature, the site themes feature thing, from which you can select from a selection of different themes with which to alter the site more to your liking. So far we've got the standard TIB and AcornArcade themes, as well as the Apple one, and a simple RISC OS one. More themes will be arriving as soon as we can get the sword away from Rich and chain him back down behind his keyboard.
There's also a new script we're playing with to allow RSS updates of forum posts. Either using a regular RSS reader, or setting up an RSS "account" in Thunderbird (etc.) pointing here:
...you'll be able to see when new messages have been written. It's like that list down the side of the main site, but even more divorced from the forum itself! You can change the rss20 bit to rss09, rss10 or atom03 for other flavours of feed.
Site themes feature thing
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  It was an APRIL FOOLS you plonkers
  rich (11:05 1/4/2007)
  adamlloyd (13:16 1/4/2007)
    monkeyson2 (13:41 1/4/2007)
      CrazyRisc (20:12 3/4/2007)
Richard Goodwin Message #101025, posted by rich at 11:05, 1/4/2007
Dictator for life
Posts: 6828
I guess no-one went to Acorn Arcade then?
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Acorn Arcade...

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Adam Lloyd Message #101032, posted by adamlloyd at 13:16, 1/4/2007, in reply to message #101025
Posts: 155
I thought that Acorn Arcade was a bit different big grin
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Phil Mellor Message #101034, posted by monkeyson2 at 13:41, 1/4/2007, in reply to message #101032
monkeyson2Please don't let them make me be a monkey butler

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Screenshots of TIB and Drobe...
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Allan Dawes Message #101093, posted by CrazyRisc at 20:12, 3/4/2007, in reply to message #101034
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Time for some Re-Neducation.
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