I suspect some CSS rule is being incorrectly applied to the "new" feature notifier.

I'm talking about the "new" block that appears when a new navigation or other site element is added. It showed up most recently on the main site when the blog link was added.

It's NEW!

The e is nearly solid, and the rest of the text just looks... off. Any ideas why?

Additionally, as provided by @stuffe, As well as being blocky, it's not aligned to the text baseline.

Text baseline example

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  • It's even worse on my screen, agree it needs loooking at. – stuffe Aug 17 '11 at 15:46
  • I suspect that this question made Jeff realize that the link was not here on meta, since it's suddenly here, and "new"! Which was not the case last night when I wrote this up. – Jason Salaz Aug 17 '11 at 16:38
  • I found that removing the CSS shadow on that text helps. i.imgur.com/b8qij.png – Nathan Greenstein Aug 17 '11 at 17:37
  • I figured that might be the case. Definitely looks much more readable. – Jason Salaz Aug 17 '11 at 19:05
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    it's a problem with text-shadow. i'll remove it for this site. – Jin Aug 19 '11 at 8:40
  • Can this be marked as answered? – Timothy Mueller-Harder Feb 12 '12 at 22:59
  • I will review that tomorrow when a blog post goes up. – Jason Salaz Feb 13 '12 at 0:13
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    Erm, no, this can't be marked as answered, because there is no answer. edit But there is now. – Jason Salaz Feb 14 '12 at 7:05

Screenshot of Jin's text comment. (Yes, really.)

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