I guess most of you have noticed by now the new upvote/downvote buttons. This seems to be in line with all the other SE sites (though I admit I haven't checked each and every one of them).
Does MO have to accept these cosmetic changes or is there any way to opt out?
Personally, I find them hideous and I don't understand the need to cosmetically change things that had a clean design that worked well.
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