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Just an hour ago, they were still there! Now, it seems, somebody took 'em far away. Luckily, a buddy of mine had a unicorn-powered time machine in the backyard, so I can deliver proof of the evil deeds:

Before:

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After:

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On a personal note, I liked those shadows. Good buddies. Can haz back?

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Funny thing: Mixed up on meta. See this questions' tags. –  juergen d Feb 22 '13 at 1:16
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GOTTA SAVE THE PIXELS! –  Shog9 Feb 22 '13 at 1:16
    
@juergend: The meta tags are also shadow-less for me. –  Xeo Feb 22 '13 at 1:17
    
They just trimmed the tags' height. –  Mark Garcia Feb 22 '13 at 1:17
    
Yay! My question is on your screenshot :D –  Doorknob Feb 22 '13 at 2:30
    
Personally, I didn't mind losing the Windows 3.1 look. –  Dave Newton Feb 22 '13 at 2:42

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We recently learned that the Russians have developed ground-breaking shadowless tag technology. As I'm sure you can imagine, the advantage this gives them could be catastrophic to our aims at world domination.

Our intrepid designer has worked day and night to close this shadow gap. We're not quite there yet, but it can only be a matter of time...

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So I guess you knew better than to call it a performance issue - especially in front of me. :) –  Mysticial Feb 22 '13 at 1:22
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We're back in NYC now, less need to scrimp on pixels... Unless there's a STRATEGIC MILITARY ADVANTAGE to doing so –  Shog9 Feb 22 '13 at 1:23
    
btw, may we ask what you are on right now? :P Since we're talking about you in the lounge atm. :) –  Mysticial Feb 22 '13 at 1:29
    
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese - the genuine original! –  Shog9 Feb 22 '13 at 1:32
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Wait, I'm confused...The buttons became more 3D, but the tags went in the opposite direction? What the what? I guess I'll trust in Jin's grander vision...for now. :P –  Tim Stone Feb 22 '13 at 1:45
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They look much better than before. +1 –  animuson Feb 22 '13 at 1:49
    
Someone has killed Peter Pan once and for all –  random Feb 22 '13 at 1:54
    
I have to say the new hover effect looks really odd on the red-status-tags of Meta (white text on light grey background). Can the status tags get a different background color on hover? –  animuson Feb 22 '13 at 2:09
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@animuson that's a bug. I've already pushed a fix to dev. –  Jin Feb 22 '13 at 2:18
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The button kinda blend into the background, which makes it harder to see it... –  nhahtdh Feb 22 '13 at 2:54
    
Worrying about the Russians is so 1985. The Chinese are where it's at these days! –  Pëkka Feb 22 '13 at 15:11

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