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I just noticed my downvoted answer got a different style after a certain number of votes, to look dimmer, lighter. But the links did not followed up and are still dark, widely visible and even more highlighted this way. That's all.

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It is a shaming process... –  Michael Kniskern Mar 16 '10 at 21:38
    
What does this have to do with unanswered-questions? :) –  Jonathan Sampson Mar 16 '10 at 21:45
    
@Sampson nothing really. That tag probably entered there due to the auto-complete bugs... I'll change it. –  Cawas Mar 16 '10 at 21:47

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Looks like they just need to add:

.downvoted-answer a { color:#666 }
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That's correct, but maybe there's more to it than just <A>. –  Cawas Mar 16 '10 at 21:49
    
Not from the looks of it. I could be wrong though. –  Jonathan Sampson Mar 16 '10 at 21:51
    
There's also a .downvoted-answer { color: #888 } –  Josh K Mar 16 '10 at 21:59
    
@Caw: even if there were, .downvoted-answer * { color:#666 } would solve it. –  perbert Mar 16 '10 at 22:11
    
@JoshK, @voyager If you wanted to change text/links to the same dimmed-color, yes :) –  Jonathan Sampson Mar 16 '10 at 22:15
    
Jonathan, only the first @ will get notified, per comment. @voyager that seems like it, but I wouldn't be so sure. Also I still can't try it here on Safari. –  Cawas Mar 16 '10 at 22:48
    
@Cawas: No, I think that JoshK was notified as it doesn't appear on my Recent Activity notifications. –  perbert Mar 17 '10 at 13:41
    
Jonathan, it just came to me, what if there's an image there? It would probably not dim out too... I'll edit to see what happens, but this is the kind of thing that I meant by "maybe there's more to it" ;) –  Cawas Mar 18 '10 at 0:58
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@Cawas: Considering jQuery is already loaded, images could be faded too :) $(".downvoted-answer img").fadeTo(0, .5); –  Jonathan Sampson Mar 18 '10 at 1:06
    
@voyager, as for notifications Cawas is right: 1) Only the first @ is parsed, no matter how long it is and no matter if a match can be made; 2) If the matched @ refers to yourself, then no notification is triggered; 3) The match should be at least 3 characters, but if there's more characters they should match too (spaces ignored); 4) Umlauts et al will probably work, but only if they're in the display name; funny rewriting of display names will not trigger notifications. (see comments at meta.stackexchange.com/questions/40989/…) –  Arjan Mar 26 '10 at 7:44
    
@arj, it's weird because I think that I was notified for that comment, but it was probably Cawas' comment and not Jonathan's. You must be right. –  perbert Mar 26 '10 at 13:27

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