In all honesty, after my precious, precious icon spaces, the biggest reason for me to renew a paid account is to get back my access to the advanced customisation area so that I can add hack after Frankensteinian hack to the S2 code powering my layout.
(When all you have is a
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Most of what's been done so far has been practically invisible to any long-time reader of this journal - things like the quickreply boxes on comment pages, or the tiered tag list, or the random icons in the sidebar (which I have to update at some point, because what's the point of having a hundred and something icons if they don't all have a ~1% chance of appearing on your layout?), or the less-intrusive headings in the bookmarks list. There were some other things, too - things like changing the background images, or reverting to overrides to the base layout - but they mostly came about because I had no paid time and six icons are really never enough.
Until tonight, that is, when I've added the first actually-new thing for Quite Some Time™. Now that the core layer will, by default, add a tooltip to the date and time on a comment to show how long after the entry it was posted, I wanted to see if it could be done for entries.
And it can. Hover your mouse over the date and time of an entry on my layout, and it should show you long ago the entry was posted. Probably the best idea of how it works can be had from my memes
tags, and my friends of friends