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I love the math sites but I rarely visit this MathOverflow site because of its look. The color and appearance is not appealing. I know this will sound weird but the mathematics is cool, maybe they can borrow some idea and make this site look more refreshing but not completely the same as the mathematicsenter image description here site. Just my view. What do you think?

See what I am talking about? So disorganized.

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    $\begingroup$ If you think math.SE is more organized, can you try to explain how? Other math sites (that I know of) work in a different way and it's not easy to compare them. $\endgroup$ – Joonas Ilmavirta Jul 16 '15 at 16:35
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I'm not perfectly sure I understand your proposal. If you suggest that MathOverflow should look more similar to mathematics.SE, I am against it. Similarities in the way things work are ok and help users switch between different SE sites. I think MO and MSE look different enough so that there is no confusion between them. It should be clear that they are two different sites and it should be clear to a user of both sites which one they are in.

I don't exactly understand how MO looks less organized than MSE. To me MSE looks less organized because of the inflow of low quality content. There are many ways to view the two sites. Can you be more specific about the difference?

The colors in MO could be improved. It would be nice, for example, if links in comments were easier to recognize. The distinction between different colors could be more clear (also to users with limited color vision). Nevertheless, I don't see a big reason to make the site more cool or pretty. In particular, I don't see a way to do so — many value clarity over prettiness and different people have different views on prettiness.

There were some recent changes to the way SE sites look, including new user pages. MO is getting these changes later. It is my understanding that a new look is coming, and then MO would be organized more like MSE (from the point of view of technical arrangements of tabs and such).

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  • $\begingroup$ Okay I think the Gui is not cool, however i understand it shouldn't be about coolness but you can always try to make it better. We have many appealing Gui out there. Maybe i feel this alone but its okay. Yeah maybe they can improve the color. $\endgroup$ – Madonah Syombua Jul 16 '15 at 18:35
  • $\begingroup$ I am in agreements with this part(The colors in MO could be improved. It would be nice, for example, if links in comments were easier to recognize. The distinction between different colors could be more clear (also to users with limited color vision). ) $\endgroup$ – Madonah Syombua Jul 16 '15 at 21:48

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