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On SuperUser the signature block background color seems too similar to the color of the name. Can the color be made to have a bit more contrast to the text?

It seems to only be an issue on the question as the answers have a white background and are not a problem. I am making this request because it is difficult for me to see, not for reasons of personal taste in color coordination.

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Looks good to me... Would you prefer Blue on Black? ( – Sampson Mar 9 '10 at 3:37
If I remember correctly Jonathan has whipped up some greasemonkey scripts to change themes in the past... I'm sure it wouldn't be hard to fix this with a small greasemonkey script. – heavyd Mar 9 '10 at 3:40
For one, greasemonkey is unfamiliar to me. Two, if I wanted Blue on Black, I'd go buy it. Three, what's wrong with simply giving me a tip on changing it rather than a down-vote. I have difficulty seeing the difference in the color - not simply a suggestion based on my personal taste. – IAbstract Mar 9 '10 at 4:47
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If you're using Firefox, might I suggest the Stylish Addon which allows you to provide user-styles that will be applied wherever you like.

If you approach this issue from an accessibility vantage you have a stronger request. But even then, it may be faster/easier to install the aforementioned plugin and setup your own color-schemes to make aspects of the site (or web in general) more accessible to those who have difficulties distinguishing between foreground and background.

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Yeah, I agree that the contrast is low in that area. Jeff was already burned out by the whole red/green upvote/downvote tally, though, and I get the strong impression that the designers never consulted a color accessibility website when choosing the palette(s).

So, don't hold your breath...

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I learned a long time ago, only hold your breath under water. But, the Stylish Addon may do what I want. – IAbstract Mar 9 '10 at 13:08

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