I think this is very unique of Ask Different compared to the vast majority, if not all, of the rest of the network.

I just visited "Equivalent of =SUM(ABOVE) in numbers?", and yet everything will look the same:

Ask Different

How does that compare to the Law Stack Exchange site where visited questions will be idiomatically coloured darker1?

The Law Stack Exchange site

I have checked this happens to me in every laptop's browser. Is it a bug or feature?

1: And I can see this everywhere from the non-designed style to Server Fault to Stack Overflow to Software Recommendations to Android Enthusiasts to [...], but not in Super User.

Or am I now just too old to see the difference between visited and nonvisited links in Super User and Ask Different? I'm not a front-end specialist, but I believe I read link is #008AD6 (rgb(0, 138, 214) as per classic HTML color picker tool?) and visited would be rgba(0,138,214,0.8) (values are Ask Different particularly). Do you really find alpha difference enough for visited vs non visited link?

Looking again, I can see a slight, very subtle difference in visited vs non visited link at Super User. Inspecting the styles reveals a very different color, #38A1CE (56, 161, 206) for non visited vs #50AEC6 (80, 174, 198) for visited, which when used in a large block it's clearly visible.

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    Oh it works on mobile Safari though. Not on Mac Safari or Firefox for that matter. That's why I was landing on the same questions again.. possible after title change. That bold in Ask wasn't required though..
    – anki
    Commented Sep 14, 2019 at 19:51
  • This is like that on the other mobile SEs. Commented Sep 14, 2019 at 22:11


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