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The color scheme there (on meta.scifi) pretty annoying, as if it was inverted. It is really not comfortable to look at it. Maybe change it to the main one, just greyed?

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I like the dark theme. It's an "at-a-glance" indication that you're in the meta site, literally the site behind the main site. The symbolism isn't lost on me.

I do think you should have the ability to change it though. Many sites have a button to click between differing themes.

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  • I see a problem with the dark theme. When the original asker posts a comment on Meta, its name can be difficult to read. – Arturo Torres Sánchez Oct 7 '14 at 0:27
  • @Arturo: That looks like a CSS bug. Let me just report it... here. – Ilmari Karonen Oct 7 '14 at 18:38
  • There's nothing wrong with dark. The problem is that this is terrabad. – bjb568 Nov 17 '15 at 20:37
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I'll second that. The scheme has other issues (I am too lazy to look for a link, but there was a Meta question about bold text being hard to distinguish).

It's not exactly Geocities "hurts my brain" type of bad, but I strongly prefered the regular dark on light themes (even BETA vanilla one). When I used Chrome, I used a custom add-on to change the site's CSS (also discussed here on Meta a while back), but that doesn't work on FireFox.

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Finally, the design is going to change and meta will look like this:

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    Boooo, keep the dark theme! – user1027 Nov 17 '15 at 19:22
  • @Keen save my eyes then plz :D – nicael Nov 17 '15 at 19:37
  • I like it more. – Victor Salazar Nov 18 '15 at 8:08

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