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It would be good to be able to view SO using light text on dark background.

The use case is evening or night on a mobile device when you don't want alert your significant other that you're lurking on SO, which has quite distinctively bright, mostly white pixel, pages.

It may also reduce battery use.

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marked as duplicate by Lix, Diago, Cody Gray, hims056, slhck Aug 22 '13 at 11:36

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I know there are dups, but the reasons for the request is different –  Bohemian Aug 22 '13 at 11:04
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At night, lurk at scifi.stackexchange.com . –  Ernest Friedman-Hill Aug 22 '13 at 11:06
    
Just turn down the brightness on your device. –  Cody Gray Aug 22 '13 at 11:16
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"It may also reduce battery use." Not necessarily. –  Time Traveling Bobby Aug 22 '13 at 11:26
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Just hug your significant other and forget coding? ;) –  Mołot Aug 22 '13 at 11:34
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I'm really curious to know why same duplicate question got 12+ upvote but this one -7 Downvotes. Questions are identical. What gives? I leave it to the reader of this post to judge ... –  S Nash Aug 22 '13 at 11:50
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One could only guess @SNash, but the fact that it's a duplicate could mean that the downvotes are for a lack of research. Or times might have changed over almost 2 years. Users might have a different view on the request than they had back then. That happens more often. The community evolves. Results of the past are no guarantees for the future. ;) –  Bart Aug 22 '13 at 12:13
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@SNash My questions generally get hammered here. Maybe it's personal :/ –  Bohemian Aug 22 '13 at 12:21
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Unlikely @Bohemian. All those that do have a negative score are feature requests. And even some of those requests of yours are positively scored. You just have an unlucky hand at suggesting features. –  Bart Aug 22 '13 at 12:24

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How about this extension for google chrome:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/high-contrast/djcfdncoelnlbldjfhinnjlhdjlikmph

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Niceeee........ –  H2CO3 Aug 22 '13 at 11:32
    
Would be nice, but not supported for chrome on iPhone (5) –  Bohemian Aug 22 '13 at 11:37
    
@Bohemian: hmm, you might be out of luck then unfortunately. –  George Duckett Aug 22 '13 at 11:39

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