I was browsing around the exchange and noticed a speck of crud on my screen. Only, when I tried to wipe it off, it turned out to be part of the site. Have a look at some SE question between the "link" and "improve this question" links.

On Mac Safari 5.1.2 and Chrome 16.0.912.75 I see a speck:

Out out!

It goes away when the mouse is over "improve this question", but comes back on mouseout. (For Safari you have to mouseout on the "link" side to get it back.)

Now I can't not see it.

Please make it go away

I don't see this on FF 8+, but that's cold comfort if I'm not using it at the moment.

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    Such a tiny, minor thing. But I like how you put it. +1 – Andrew Barber Jan 11 '12 at 2:57
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    It's not going away on mouseover in Firefox. – Bill the Lizard Jan 11 '12 at 3:26
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    Why did you do this? Now I see it too... – Dennis Jan 11 '12 at 3:55
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    "<span class="lsep">|</span>" <== That little guy? I wouldn't worry about that little guy. – Josh Darnell Jan 11 '12 at 4:39
  • Yeah, I'm not sure what's supposed to be going on there, but the vertical pipe that's put between the links has font-size: 1px applied to it in the Sketchy style. Looks like the visibility: hidden that's used on other sites that don't display the separator is missing from .lsep. – Tim Stone Jan 11 '12 at 5:27
  • @AndrewBarber and his up voters: tiny is not equal to minor. – Kris Jan 11 '12 at 6:48
  • I can see it in FF8. – Kris Jan 11 '12 at 6:51
  • In other sites the size is 110% and defined in same file (all.css) - guess beta sites have their own CSS files which are out of date or contain some bugs. – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Jan 11 '12 at 7:58
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    This probably won't be fixed...sketchy's days are numbered. – Nick Craver Jan 11 '12 at 11:17
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    @Kris If I thought tiny was equal to minor, I would not have used both words. – Andrew Barber Jan 11 '12 at 13:02
  • @NickCraver That sounds...a bit sketchy. Should the graph paper background fear for its life? – Tim Stone Jan 11 '12 at 20:24
  • @NickCraver - Care to elaborate? Will we be hearing about Sketchy's replacement any time soon? – going Jan 12 '12 at 4:53
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    It’s beta, what did you expect? – kinokijuf Jan 16 '12 at 16:12
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    @jadarnel27 +1 for the Super Troopers quote. – Sean Reilly Feb 22 '12 at 15:28

... sort of.

We're rolling out a new fancy beta theme to replace Sketchy, so this is fixed in the sense that Sketchy's being removed.

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