Whenever I choose to cast vote on a question or flag a post, the count of remaining votes/flags for the day is shown besides the button.

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I have observed that the background colour of the box shown behind the number is sometimes Orange and sometimes Blue. What does the colour signify?

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The colour helps highlight the difference between the flag count and the vote count. It helps distinguish with a quick glance which of the two figures it represents without reading the word beside the number; it's orange for flags and blue for votes.

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