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I've noticed Ask Different's CSS is much less legible than other Stack Exchange sites:

Pretty selector:

1

Not pretty selector:

2

(produced by hovering over a choice)

Could we change it so that the text is darker than the grey circle shown upon hover?

Edit: Here I've used Chrome's dev tools to change

.page-sizer a.page-numbers {
    color:#ccc;
}

To:

.page-sizer a.page-numbers {
    color:rgb(111,111,111);
}

Here's the results:

Before:

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After:

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Not perfect, but it gives @Jin something to work off of.

  • Good eye! I'll bet @jin and company could patch that up once they reproduce it / see this request. – bmike Jun 2 '13 at 23:56
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    Almost always, but the designers probably get too many to check them all… – bmike Jun 2 '13 at 23:58
  • @bmike How's my new design look? – Undo Jun 3 '13 at 0:06
  • I like it.. Had I write access and it didn't break something else, I'd ship your change. – bmike Jun 3 '13 at 0:11
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I wanted to show how the current design looks on Safari Version 6.0.5 (8536.30.1):

Meta Hover looks fine to me

Site hover is very hard to use

My cursor at the time was the hand outline with a pointing finger and it was hovering over the 50 in both cases. It looks like the meta design is very close to your proposed coloring already.

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