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« on: February 02, 2017, 05:40:59 pm »

I like the way that Atlas does it. Red traditionally is the color of the left.
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« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2017, 06:11:12 pm »

Yah
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« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2017, 06:15:04 pm »

I like things that are different, so of course. The only problem is that if I make a map here and post it somewhere else, people get upset I use the "wrong colors" (it's cost me upvotes on Reddit).
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« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2017, 06:15:21 pm »

Definitely. Much easier on the eyes on top of the greater symbolic logic.
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« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2017, 09:11:24 pm »

Spent too long here not to. Also makes more sense
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« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2017, 10:43:50 pm »

Not really but I understand the coding would be impossible to change. The main thing I really want is that the forums need to become mobile-responsive somehow (or have a mobile skin). Logging into the forums on my phone makes me feel like I'm using dialup.
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« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2017, 10:56:08 pm »

I despise the Atlas colors.
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« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2017, 05:22:21 am »

I find it a bit confusing.
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« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2017, 09:24:12 am »


Why? Better to despise the silly media color scheme.
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« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2017, 10:37:22 am »

No, blue for the Dems and red for the GOP is better in my opinion.
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« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2017, 11:02:35 am »

No, blue for the Dems and red for the GOP is better in my opinion.

Why? Red is a Socialist/lefty color.
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« Reply #11 on: February 03, 2017, 12:26:21 pm »

It's our sacred tradition.
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« Reply #12 on: February 03, 2017, 01:15:21 pm »

Frankly, any other color scheme is degrading and disgusting.
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« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2017, 03:16:21 pm »
« Edited: February 03, 2017, 04:13:08 pm by White Trash »

All naysayers are heretics.
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« Reply #14 on: February 03, 2017, 07:19:39 pm »

I prefer symbols that actually have meaning to random color schemes based on an alphabetical coincidence, so clearly Atlas colors.
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« Reply #15 on: February 03, 2017, 07:43:06 pm »

Why is America virtually the only democracy where the center-right party is assigned red while the center-left party is assigned blue?
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« Reply #16 on: February 03, 2017, 10:19:12 pm »

It's fine for the forum, but I would never use it off the forum.

This is how I feel. I prefer this color scheme on Atlas because I don't like the shade of blue assigned to Republicans on here. It's too dark and makes shaded maps harder to read.
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« Reply #17 on: February 03, 2017, 11:10:55 pm »

Yes (normal, sane, not a psychopath, doesn't hate everything good and right in the world, etc.)
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« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2017, 11:17:52 pm »

I prefer the Atlas colors on Atlas, and the regular colors everywhere else.
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« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2017, 11:19:05 pm »

No, blue for the Dems and red for the GOP is better in my opinion.

Why? Red is a Socialist/lefty color.

Republicans are red because they were originally left-wing

I've seriously seen people use that argument.
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« Reply #20 on: February 08, 2017, 02:14:46 am »

Why is America virtually the only democracy where the center-right party is assigned red while the center-left party is assigned blue?

Democrats aren't a true center-left party.  Historically, the U.S. Dems have very little in common with British Labour, PS, or other European social democracy parties that adopted the color red.
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« Reply #21 on: February 08, 2017, 03:15:23 am »

Why is America virtually the only democracy where the center-right party is assigned red while the center-left party is assigned blue?

Democrats aren't a true center-left party.  Historically, the U.S. Dems have very little in common with British Labour, PS, or other European social democracy parties that adopted the color red.
The democrats are still center-left in relation to the political spectrum in the United States, but you are right that the democrats historically are more similar ideologically to say the libdems than labour
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« Reply #22 on: February 08, 2017, 09:08:12 am »

Why is America virtually the only democracy where the center-right party is assigned red while the center-left party is assigned blue?

Democrats aren't a true center-left party.  Historically, the U.S. Dems have very little in common with British Labour, PS, or other European social democracy parties that adopted the color red.
The democrats are still center-left in relation to the political spectrum in the United States, but you are right that the democrats historically are more similar ideologically to say the libdems than labour

Then they should be a gold colour, the colour of the centre.
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« Reply #23 on: February 09, 2017, 09:09:56 pm »

I hated them at first, now I'm indifferent.
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« Reply #24 on: February 09, 2017, 09:21:14 pm »

Dems had Catholics. If that ain't red (pasta sauce and Cardinals' robes), I don't know what is!
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