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Most egregious this is. I was shocked, and dare I say, rather apoplectic, as I came upon a site in blantant copy use of the colors and UI elements which are seen on Stack Overflow.

To the room, I present: http://feedback.odesk.com/forums/26681-general

Are there a lot of other sites that copy/paste Stack Overflow's feel without changing almost anything?

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should go to meta.stackoverflow.com – ChristopheD Mar 5 '10 at 9:20
I suppose on internet there always copy cats – RageZ Mar 5 '10 at 9:21
The man, is shocked, dare I say, apoplectic!!!!!!!11!!!oneoneone – Ether Mar 5 '10 at 16:39

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That's UserVoice. It kinda existed before SO...

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? Don't find oDesk if I search for you link ? Maybe oDesk existed before SO, but the whole interface has been changed & the JavaScript code too in a very questionnable copy/paste way. – Olivier Pons Mar 5 '10 at 9:27
@Olivier: see the "powered by uservoice" logo in the top right corner of oDesk. Also see: uservoice.com – Greg Hewgill Mar 5 '10 at 9:29
SO didn't invent questions, comments, voting, nor badges either. It just combined them in a very clever way. Whether copying that way 1:1 can be a success? I don't know. We'll see. – Pëkka Mar 5 '10 at 9:33
Own that quesion by associating your accounts: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2508/… @oli – random Mar 5 '10 at 9:37
@Greg: you're perfeclty right. >_< .Sometimes I should "Carve every word before you let it fall" (French translation of "Il faut tourner sept fois sa langue dans sa bouche avant de parler"). >_< . My mistake. – Olivier Pons Mar 5 '10 at 9:40
@Olivier: N'ayez pas de soucis. :) – Greg Hewgill Mar 5 '10 at 9:50

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