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Recently the error and notification popups have been changed. Some are red:

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And some are blue(ish):

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I think the red (salmon?) one is perfect, but the blue is awful bright. It really hurts my eyes when it pops up.

Could we change it to a blue that's not quite so bright? Maybe something like #1559B3 or #1A56D9?

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I like the blue a lot better than the red –  Kate Gregory Feb 24 '13 at 21:53
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I think its refreshing when something that vibrant pops up in the middle of a boring expanse of gray. –  Asad Feb 24 '13 at 21:55
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The blue looks sexy. Why does the first error get a period and not the second? Also, the "X" button looks awkwardly close to the end of the line. Needs a left margin. Can it be vertically centered too? rambles on –  animuson Feb 24 '13 at 21:59
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When has a period not been covered in red? As for the blue, there is no end to the sadness @ani –  random Feb 25 '13 at 1:33
    
@animuson I would uptick that, except I don't agree with the first sentance :P –  ɥʇǝS Feb 25 '13 at 1:33
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Can the secondary "blue" color be a color that matches the color scheme of the site it is used on, it is quite jarring on Ask Ubuntu, where most of the colors are Orange. –  o̊ǝʇɐW⃗ Feb 25 '13 at 2:48
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On the left right/vertical centering, I understand a set to the top right if it's multi-line. That looks right. On a single line alert it should probably be squared/centered so left right and top bottom offset are the same. Just my 2 cents. –  hbdgaf Feb 25 '13 at 2:49
    
@AbrahamVanHelpsing position:relative; top:5px; FTW :D –  tohecz Feb 28 '13 at 17:48
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I agree with @Seth, the blue is the brightest thing on the page (and this is even more radical on some other SE sites. –  tohecz Feb 28 '13 at 17:49

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