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CONTEST: Background Image!

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  1. Rob

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    Alright folks... the background image for AndroidForums is painful to look at... but having it white just didn't seem right.

    Sooooo whaddaya say we have a little contest and see who can make the best background. I'll select a few "finalists" and let everyone here vote on the winner. We'll hook you up with $10 gift card or something. It'll be fun.

    And if you're feeling so inclined you could make a new header image too... but I'm kind of attracted to the simplicity of the existing banner.

    Whatchya think?

    UPDATE: When you POST your wallpaper image I will APPLY it, take a SCREENSHOT, POST THE SCREENSHOT in this thread to make a running list. Thanks!
     

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  2. Rob

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  3. I will see what I can come up with over the next week. There is an idea coming into my head.
     
  4. djgl857

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    I'm not entering any competition here, but just a suggestion for anyone interested. How about the background from our own android SDK.. Here is a screenshot of it. Note the dark background with faint lines running across. Though to fit it here you may have to change the entire color scheme of your site though....

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Rob

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    That looks nice... very web 2.0 but I agree... it'd take a lot of effort to fit it into the scheme here. Unless someone wants to give me a free (full) makeover!
     
  6. Seth

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    I can do it. :D
     
  7. Since the other thread was closed I decided to post it here.
    I know I don't win anything, just would like to see some friendly competition ;)
     

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  8. Phases

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    Nice! I like that.
     
  9. Flatman

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    I think that theme would be perfect. Black/grey/yellow...just like that with the fake taskbar at the top! :D
     
  10. The 3 guys in the picture represent Google, HTC, & T-Mobile :p
     
  11. Lordvincent 90

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    I view the site a lot at night or in poor lighting conditions, and have found it hard on the eyes... So i have always just inverted the colors.
    [​IMG]
    I just wish it would look like that w/out inverting color coded text... Lol

    Just saw how old this 'fresh link' someone sent me was :/
     
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  12. SUroot

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    I've been asking for a black theme for a while. Is this our opportunity to make it happen?
     
  13. Yeahha

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    Well this contest was from April 2008 it just got bumped. I would also support a black/night theme but that would be a topic for the suggestion box (again);)
     
  14. SUroot

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    dagnamit. I did not notice :(
     

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