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Ask Different new site theme is live

It's all very ugly, isn't it? We've lost the nice Apple-specific font, by the looks of it, looks exactly like SuperUser now... boxes round the headers, increasing the wasted space & drawing the ...
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Ask Different new site theme is live

These changes have lost so many intricacies of the site. Font Arial doesn't fit at all with anything macOS. Helvetica is an improvement, but the system font is preferable on macOS. html, body, ....
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10 votes

Ask Different new site theme is live

Having Arial before Helvetica in the font stack feels very wrong for an Apple-oriented website.
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8 votes

New Ask Different site theme coming soon

Complete & utter waste of space. This was designed to look best on laptops at fullscreen, i.e. 'widescreen, 16:9'. Those of us with large screens who keep our pages in approximately A4/Letter ...
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6 votes

Ask Different new site theme is live

Ok. I like it, quite a lot - I get some have strong feelings on font faces, but the content so far is readable to me and the changes / animations are clear and useful to me. Especially the left side ...
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6 votes

Is this really our new look?

The new topbar has been rolled out today to Meta Stack Exchange, and a few moments ago to ♦ moderators on the entire network as well. This is how it looks like for me, and is going to look for ...
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Why did the voting buttons change to this horrible design?

Such changes are usually applied across all SE sites, and discussed in Meta.SE. Looking at the votes there indicates that you are not alone with your opinion. There is nothing we can do an AD to have ...
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Background colour of remaining flags/close vote count

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 ...
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5 votes

Ask Different new site theme is live

Let the mayhem begin :-) With the left nav bar turned off, the top of the screen looks a bit strange IMHO: Maybe the distance between the top bar and the site logo/title is a bit too small, or there ...
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Ask Different new site theme is live

To second bmike‘s idea of moving the „Ask Question“ button: At least on the iPad the button is in a very odd place if you look at a specific question.
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4 votes

Why did the voting buttons change to this horrible design?

I noticed that Ask Different used to have site-specific arrow buttons: Screenshot from: Retina graphics for Ask Different? Could we perhaps make them site-specific once again?
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Who can help us implement Dark Mode?

Some new features, such as following questions and answers, are very easy to roll out across the entire network. Just update the codebase and it works. Dark Mode is sadly not one of those things; they'...
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Ask Different new site theme is live

status-planned As a first impression, this is… what now?! Four different header bars, an ad banner and a footer bar all competing for space, only the third of which tells me the site's actual title (...
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New Ask Different site theme coming soon

I appreciate posting the mockups. It's hard to know how that translates to the two extremes of a 27 inch iMac and a 12 inch MacBook so it might be super great and it might need some tweaking. I do ...
bmike's user avatar
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3 votes

Is this really our new look?

I've updated my stylesheet for a better top bar based on the Stack Overflow bar (which I released previously). This stylesheet rearranges the items to the correct order as they were previously, and ...
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3 votes
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Rainbow/Empty header on on AskDifferent and Meta.AskDifferent

Found the answer after a couple of minutes... This issue was caused by the following TamperMonkey script: https://github.com/shu8/Stack-Overflow-Optional-Features Disabling this in TamperMonkey made ...
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Why do I occasionally get a big rainbow in the top banner?

The rainbow is always there and the black gets drawn on top. My hunch is something is happening on the network or in the browser to drop the connection when you don't get the whole page rendered. ...
bmike's user avatar
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2 votes
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Is this really our new look?

status-completed Thanks again for reporting. It should be fixed now.
Paweł's user avatar
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Unable to comment on certain questions

That's actually how the site works: You need a reputation of 50 (see https://apple.stackexchange.com/help/privileges) to be able to comment on every post. You can always comment on your own posts
nohillside's user avatar
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1 vote
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Inactive button not readable when reviewing First Posts or Late Answers

It looks like the new site theme has fixed this problem:
Glorfindel's user avatar
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1 vote
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Favourite Tags don't animate

status-completed as tags are not animated anywhere any more, to my moderate disappointment.
grg's user avatar
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1 vote
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Dupehammer message is not styled correctly

Finally fixed today, status-completed. Discussed on Meta.SE at Missing font on some error and dupehammer info popups.
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