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I can't look at that site for too long. It's not the ewoks or the questions - it is the color scheme.
Please make it possible to browse that site for more than a minute or two
To elaborate - the color scheme is cool, for a logo or some graphic - but IMO it is not a good color scheme to be used for prolonged reading.
How many of the people who like it actually would set those as their colors for their desktop or browser or favorite IDE?
I know I wouldn't.
Jul 16, 2009 at 20:01
Really? I thought SuperUser had the nicest color scheme of the four.
Jul 16, 2009 at 21:31
I don't completely agree that the site is hard to read. I don't have an issue.
However, blue is the hardest color for the human eye to focus on because there are
less blue cones compared to red/green. This is why blue is often a background color, like in the old school WordPerfect.
Jul 21, 2009 at 19:26
The worst offender is the pea-green Accepted Answer background color. The gray arrows and score is really hard to see, the user name has really bad contrast too.
Here is a link to an accepted answer so you don't have to hunt around to find one.
EDIT: Looks like the color has been toned down. Nice work!
Jul 21, 2009 at 19:15
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I also do not find the SU color scheme pleasant to the eyes, although I grant you, it's gotten much better.
Jul 16, 2009 at 20:55
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Superuser burns my eyes. After 10 seconds, my eyes hurt.
Aug 3, 2009 at 23:26
Aug 4, 2009 at 14:35
I think that color is called "radioactive teal"
But I think part of it is that the tags are outlined instead of solid colored, it makes them kindof indistinct from the rest of the text.
Jul 16, 2009 at 20:33
Meh. I like it. The questions are kinda boring so far, but the colors are nice.
Jul 16, 2009 at 20:42
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don't listen to them! the site looks great!
Jul 17, 2009 at 22:20
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Superuser should allow the option to choose the Windows 3.1 "Hot dog vendor" color scheme
Feb 25, 2010 at 17:10
SuperUser colors are a-okay EXCEPT
In comments, it is hard to make out
codified text because both the comment and codified background colors are white.
Would this be an acceptable and more-user friendly change?
Mar 26, 2010 at 21:41
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