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Site design update is now live

Two words: readability sucks. Gray fonts, bleached colors, buttons that can be lost to sunglare. Not fun, and certainly not easy to read.
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16 votes

Site design update is now live

I feel that the fairly big jump in colors, towards a color scheme with markedly less contrast is less comfortable compared to the old design. I'm primarily referring to the blue links which have now ...
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15 votes

Site design update is now live

So that this is crystal clear: Accepted answers do not have an outline, or a different color, while non accepted answers have a box around the number of votes. Notice that the ones with a box were ...
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Server Fault new site theme is live

OK, after actually having used it now on the only site I frequent: This new layout is absolutely no improvement in any way compared to the old version. Actually, for me it is a lot less usable than ...
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Change style of Links

From the Better Late Than Never department... Starting with the next build, we are going to underline the links both in posts and in comments: (Ignore the content in the screenshot. I don't have SF'...
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Request to add visual difference between blockquotes and code blocks

In the true spirit of "better late than never"... I just pushed a change that will add a border to the blockquotes similar to what's proposed here, but a bit more lightweight: This change applies to ...
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12 votes

Site design update is now live

The new layout has a bug in the "tab bar" on Firefox 36/Mac. Note the small bumps in the horizontal line. They don't appear on Safari or Chrome. On a fresh profile without any modificatons at all, it ...
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I think it's time to update the "We are Offline" BSOD

But Windows XP runs fine! Why do we need to update just because Microsoft says it's end of life? Besides, nobody will recognize that error message. And we'll have to retrain the help desk.
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10 votes

Site design update is now live

There are some strange color choices for the moderator links in a user's profile.
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9 votes

Site design update is now live

WAH, the profile page can't haz any background color for accepts, accepted answers, the upvotes are black, where did I just get? (obviously taken from the profile page of ewwhite)
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I think it's time to update the "We are Offline" BSOD

We could randomize between all of 'em with a smidge of javascript? Old BSOD New BSOD Linux panic ESXi PSOD OS X Panic Old Mac - the bomb restart dialog or sad mac boot fail screen? Crash screen from ...
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I think it's time to update the "We are Offline" BSOD

But but. I LIKE THE CLASSIC BSOD! CHANGE IS BAD!
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Is Server Fault the appropriate website to ask about system design questions?

Sadly, this sounds to me like something that might be closed as a duplicate of Can you help me with my capacity planning? Depending on how you define "system design," of course. I'm assuming this is ...
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The Server Fault logo has some alignment issues

Yes, it confirmed by looking of source code of svg file. The xml below was grabbed from svg file especially on SF logo parts. <g> <rect x="-176.6" y="-178.1" fill="#...
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Bug: Code block scroller hides the code

If I'am not mistaking, it's a Chrome/Chromium bug; https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=914844 I got the link from that thread; Cannot dismiss scrollbar in code box, blocks view ...
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6 votes

New Server Fault theme coming soon

I believe this 3 column design with a largely empty and unused first column is a massive waste of space, especially on technical sites that often use wide code segments that then needs to be ...
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6 votes

Server Fault new site theme is live

status-bydesign We can't collapse the top bar and site header into one since we need to maintain the Stack Exchange branding and provide clear visibility regarding which site you're on. There's a lot ...
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Site design update is now live

Whilst doing a bit of research for the yellow on white issue I noticed something else which doesn't seem right. I searched for questions with accepted answers and was greeted with this The dots are ...
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6 votes

Site design update is now live

It looks like you missed one of our outstanding design issues. The yellow on white in the /questions list for questions with accepted answers is hard on the eyes.
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I think it's time to update the "We are Offline" BSOD

I recommend faux Google search results asking "is Stack Exchange down", showing a (again, faux) search result of a SO/SF question asking the same. Naturally, the next search result would be the same ...
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Site design update is now live

I'd like to reiterate what @Hakan already said - the new colours are less readable by several degrees, I have to strain to read the screen, when before, I could cross read the entire set of questions ...
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I think it's time to update the "We are Offline" BSOD

Let me me the voice of change: OH MY GOD I LOVE THE WINDOWS 8 2012 ONE!!! I love it so much that I need more exclamation points!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...
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Site design update is now live

As noted on a separate question, I'm not sure how this should look, but I'm fairly sure that it shouldn't look like this. I'm running Windows 7, Firefox 37.0.1
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Questions with accepted answers should stand out more

When the UI got updated in the past, it was reported as a bug and never fixed. A side note on mobile the UI is the same for all site, as such the color are better suited for question with accepted ...
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Site design update is now live

First of all, let me tell you that i absolutely love the new design. It's soooo cool, looks very clean and appealing to me! What has always confused me, but still is very confusing and also very ...
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I think it's time to update the "We are Offline" BSOD

In the name of cultural sensitivity let's update it to be the OSX Panic Screen, which helpfully says "You're screwed!" in 6 languages:
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Please fix our design issues

More designers doesn't automatically mean they're all free to tackle a few years' worth of design backlog issues across multiple sites. There are other demands on their time and overall that's still ...
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Is Server Fault the appropriate website to ask about system design questions?

My gut feeling is that system design questions are not off-topic per se - they're a class of best-practice questions, which I recall a while back we decided to be more tolerant of. But it's still ...
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3 votes

Server Fault new site theme is live

The font/color for visited links both in comments and questions/answers is barely distinguishable from normal text: It's especially bad for commments: Unvisited link: Visited link but questions/...
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Server Fault new site theme is live

In the live site the spacing in the top bar its empty, at the right of the serverfault logo, but in the proposed theme I see a logo in the top right space, like small cube. Is it a error? To add an ...
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