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I'm often waffling about from site to site within the Stack Exchange network. I love viewing the highest voted questions within certain sites/tags. Something that irks me is that the color of links which should show me whether or not I've visited a particular question before are not consistent from site to site.

Now, which colors should be chosen may be a question for UX. Any color within reason, as long as they are consistent across sites, would be helpful!

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That might be a challenge, considering that different sites have different designs and picking just one set of link colours might not work well everywhere. – Adam Lear Sep 26 '12 at 21:04
I agree we could use more consistency in links, but a single color just can't work. Some sites are even light on dark, there's too much variation – Ben Brocka Sep 26 '12 at 21:52
@AnnaLear; I guess you're right, but Brocka has a point. – Ben Sep 27 '12 at 12:07
Different styles is OK, but this is indeed confusing. I am a regular visitor of and and the style for (un)visited seem exactly opposite. – jippie Jul 17 '13 at 18:52

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