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Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

feature-request One thing I miss is our field of stars background image. Now I've noticed that the Mathematics Stack still has its background image, even though it already has the new theme. Can we ...
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Do we want a custom background with the new theme?

Yes, we do The custom background is one of the main things that is unique to our site and gives us our own identity on the network. Without it we look just like everyone else. Consider this answer to ...
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19 votes

Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

My main gripe with the new theme is that once the site header has scrolled out of view, there is no stylistic indication of which Stack I'm on, and the only indication at all is the place holder in ...
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Why do we have pentagrams as our "favorite" icon?

Stars are commonly used to denote favorites It’s not merely Science Fiction and Fantasy Stack Exchange that uses a star to denote favorites. The other stacks do, too. Here are the “favorite” icons ...
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12 votes

Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

status-completed The meta footer doesn't have the site design. Meta footer: Main-site footer: And like most of the others I also feel the header bar is way too thin.
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Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

feature-request Note that this was an issue with the old theme too but seeing as this is a theme change we might as well address it now. Using the same search from this answer I see the following ...
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Can we rename this site to 'Science Fiction and Jantasy' to better reflect who we are?

Our site is most definitely called “Science Fiction & Fantasy”, you can see it clearly in our logo. We've figured out what font is used for the “Fantasy” part in the thread What is the Fantasy ...
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Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

The buttons in the review queues are just too light, I initially saw them in the Low Quality Post queue and was trying to work out why they were all disabled. It looks like this issue may only be ...
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Do we want a custom background with the new theme?

Here is a custom background idea. Split SF and F maps. I mocked a rough concept to give a general idea. The good thing about this is that it reflects both sides of our community, and since its a map, ...
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What should the new background/theme look like?

Disclaimer: I'm no artist, as you'll see later on, so this will mainly be a post of ideas rather than any proof of concept. The theme should keep as close to the old one as possible. This means make ...
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8 votes

Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

Hamburger Hell Whilst I've seen it pointed out on SO meta since the left nav was launched a few times it seems even worse on the other sites. This is because we also have the hamburger icon for the ...
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What is the name of creature drawn above Ask Question?

Somehow, I always thought of her as the Angel of Death. Hov'ring over blasted ground, Waiting for her soldiers firm; Hov'ring over roiling seas, Waiting for her sailors sweet. How the Angel stares ...
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User cards (?) seem broken for users with many badges

This appears to have been fixed in the recent CSS updates around the user flair box From How did the Master escape from the Eye of Harmony?: From What was the benefit of the belts given by Galadriel ...
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Why is Richard golden?

Because you've visited his profile page. The CSS make the unvisited link "strong blue". .comment-user { font-weight: 700; color: #4A6FB1 } The exact colour code for visited links is #c18215,...
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7 votes
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White background covering up the stars background when viewing a question

Thanks for reporting. We've already fixed that in our development environment so this should be live in next couple hours.
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Can we get our blog link back, please?

When Stack Exchange discontinued the blogs and began phasing them out, we were sort-of warned this might happened. What SE committed to was that, as long as we maintained the correct link structure ...
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7 votes

Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

The one-winged angel thingy is very small and hard to see. Can we please blow it up a bit, maybe crop the image to make it wider? The left and right columns clash badly with the header and footer. ...
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What should the new background/theme look like?

tldr; Keep the star field but add a bright element like a star/sun that will act as the background for the left nav. How about just using a star-field that has a gradient where it is lighter in the ...
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Exactly which features of SFF.SE's magnificent theme will we be losing?

Joe Friend kindly pointed us to the following example image in the comments of the Meta.SE answer: Click to embiggen; the tiny text is legible. Going through every bit of it obsessively, starting ...
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What is the Fantasy font?

The font is probably Chopin Script:
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Why do we have pentagrams as our "favorite" icon?

It's the combination of a few factors, really. On one hand, as Adamant pointed out, the use of stars for Favorite icons is pretty standard. It shows that something is special. The choice was also made ...
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Two missing user boxes on Election overview

This has now been fixed. The departed mods' names still don't show up, but the two tiny "missing user" icons have been enlarged to show that three moderators were elected in 2012 even though two have ...
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Science Fiction & Fantasy's updated site theme is ready for testing!

The ask question button seems to float alongside the question title and ends up conflicting with long question titles.
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Yes, you could enable traditional triangle-in-circle post vote button graphics on new site design on Sci Fi SE

This solution lets you change the big vote buttons to the old design on Sci Fi SE and Sci Fi Meta SE. NOTE This solution doesn't work right now. SE has changed the vote buttons so that the voting ...
b_jonas's user avatar
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4 votes

Need more contrast on the close screen

After a lot of design changes to the site, this is no longer an issue.
Rand al'Thor's user avatar
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4 votes

Two different icon shapes for linked/related questions in sidebar

This is status-bydesign (I think) From the source of the webpage, we see that the accepted answer divs have the class <div class="answer-votes answered-accepted default">8</div> ...
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Why is Richard golden?

Because you've visited his profile page. See this screenshot that I just took: Richard is blue there. After visiting his profile: Look! It's gold! (Just for fun, I took the shot on the same ...
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