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TV Forum: New for (the middle of) 2020

Yeah, there's a couple more tweaks I'd like to do to dark mode too. Think there's a couple of places I've missed.
Search is back, forgot to post that the other day. It unusually failed of its own accord (as opposed to previously where I'd just not started it back up after a server restart).

Obviously we weren't there, but the special programme shown when the news channel closed down corroborates the account given in that post - Andrew Harvey and a lady whose name I don't know broke the news at 9:18am and the programme then cuts to a clip from 10:12am showing Steve Scott welcoming viewers on ITV1, just as described.

The Twitter thread seems to have gone quiet since Shaun pointed out that they may be misremembering it with the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes, which was later that month. I know this place isn't necessarily the beacon of truth but it's a shame the original posts were dismissed so readily.

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TV Forum: New for (the middle of) 2020

Welcome to a new look! Hope you like it, you'll find everything pretty much in the same place but I think it's a bit fresher. It's also the first time every page has been given a makeover at the same time. A few main bits to note...

  • Private messages have been unshackled after almost 20 years of being in a tiny popup. Messages are also threaded like a topic, rather than the SMS-of-the-'90s vibe we've had until now.
  • As well as the overall vote, Gallery designs are now broken down by individual rating.
  • Dark mode! You can turn it on via your User settings and either have it on all the time, just at night or based on whatever your system settings are. There may be some corners of the site I've forgotten to style, please let me know.
  • Starting today, new members will not immediately have access to Request topics.
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    It's a 2-step process, with permission to then be able to post later on. Hopefully this will stop people using this site purely for requests and encourage some more meaningful posts elsewhere.
  • Search: it now works! almost works Sad - exact phrases aren't currently being matched.

I'm sure there will be some bugs in places, I've had a snagging list arms length for a while so at some point I needed to just get it live.