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Weird background effect

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I visited the site a few days ago and a strange little icon appeared repeatedly all over the background of the home page, making it almost impossible to read. I managed to get rid of it by switching my board preference from "prosilver2" to "subsilver". However, this is only effective while I'm logged into the forum. If I look at the home page while I'm not logged in, I get the same weird effect.

Has anyone else experienced this problem?
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Yes, I've been made aware of this. I think this is something that only Moley can fix, given that he has access to the files.

I'll let him know we may have an interesting problem. :)
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Thanks. I was worried that I'd contracted some strange virus!
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I had the same happen once, but when I refreshed the page it went away.

However, I've noticed that the graphics for various small icons has changed throughout the boards. This isn't a problem though. The icons are just different rather than wrong or weird.
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The weird effect that I get is all the drop down boxes appear expanded when I open any new page!
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I think it is only on desktop as all is fine on he mobile version.
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al wrote: 24 May 2017, 18:41 The weird effect that I get is all the drop down boxes appear expanded when I open any new page!
Oh yes, I'm getting that as well...
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Try pressing Ctrl + f5 to force the page to refresh any cached files that have been saved on your computer.
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CTRL - F5 has fixed it for me. I wonder what caused this issue in the first place ...
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tubeguru wrote: 25 May 2017, 12:17 CTRL - F5 has fixed it for me. I wonder what caused this issue in the first place ...
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Hurrah! Yes, all back to normal. Didn't know about that fix, so thanks to greatkingrat.
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See https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtop ... &t=2406671 for more details. Seems to be caused by an update of the forum software.
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Yes, this is from the update. I seem to remember the same happened in c4c forum when they did the update too.
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greatkingrat wrote: 25 May 2017, 20:08 See https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtop ... &t=2406671 for more details. Seems to be caused by an update of the forum software.
I had a suspicion is was the update. At least we know the cause now.
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Sorry - not been around most of the week.

Yes, it was the update that has caused this as the new version handles image files differently. I think it, and the lack of forum logo at present are the only bugs I couldn't iron out. The latter I can do when I have a moment.
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