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Yellow/Orange/Tan posts


1:52 am on Nov 30, 2012 (gmt 0)

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I've been a member here for quite a while and a reader even longer... but I came across a post that was orange/tan/yellow-coloured and I was wondering what this meant. The colouring looks similar to the supporters' thread highlights.

I tried searching for it with Google, but got some pretty irrelevant results. Here's a snap: [tinypic.com...]
2:06 am on Nov 30, 2012 (gmt 0)

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You can achieve it yourself by adding the query


to the URL. Even works in thread-initial posts and your own posts, if you want to be doubly colorful. I discovered it by accident. Like this:


When it doesn't work it means you have made the same mistake I chronically make: & in place of ? Oops.
4:35 am on Nov 30, 2012 (gmt 0)

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It makes the post look dirty. Light blue perhaps #D8E2F3 or something similar might look lots better.