When I saw the “Top bar color chooser” power-up, I immediately hoped I could bring some color into StackOverflow and make the top bar pink or rainbow-colored. So I spent a significant part of my day hurting my mouse by farming those 80 unicoins.

But then I was presented by this super disappointing selection of possible colors.

Super disappointing boring top bar colors

I believe those colors are super boring and far too dark. It feels like the StackExchange team is against happyness. So I would suggest adding a few more color schemes to it. Because just look at this fancyness:

Super fancy rainbow topbar

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    Wow, does nobody really get any of the jokes? Why, oh why, did I bother coming to meta today? – Aaron Bertrand Apr 1 '14 at 16:41
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    So Burnt Velvet didn't really do it for you? – Travis J Apr 1 '14 at 16:41
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    Try adjusting your gamma. – Kevin Montrose Apr 1 '14 at 16:43
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    @AaronBertrand That comment makes me wonder the same about you…? – poke Apr 1 '14 at 16:43
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    @poke I guess. I found humor in the original joke, but that was enough for me. I don't find the endless stream of meta complaints funny. shrug – Aaron Bertrand Apr 1 '14 at 17:02
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    happier is relative. – Jin Apr 1 '14 at 18:39
  • @Jin: Spoken like a true designer. – user102937 Apr 1 '14 at 18:48
  • @RobertHarvey /tip my fedora to you good sir – Jin Apr 1 '14 at 18:50

I'm pretty sure this was made especially for those who wanted different colour schemes:

Could we have a colour scheme that doesn't burn my eyes?

Pretty much anything that isn't black (or just off black)

Now you have new, colourful options other than off-black!

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    Bingo, #thatsthejoke. :) – Adam Lear Apr 2 '14 at 3:22

Does dark grey look ugly? Well here's a UserScript to make the topbar a different color, the best color, black!

$('.topbar').css('background-color', 'black');
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  • Actually, I think it should just be $('.topbar').css('background-color', 'black'); – The Guy with The Hat Apr 2 '14 at 16:33
  • @TheGuywithTheHat Sorry, that doesn't work. – Cilan Apr 2 '14 at 20:49
  • Are you sure? It works fine for me. – The Guy with The Hat Apr 2 '14 at 20:51
  • Ok I was testing in chrome beta, sorry! – Cilan Apr 2 '14 at 20:52

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