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As title says: don't you agree that blockquotes are almost invisible?

I would suggest to improve the contrast, the margin or the indentation; maybe a shadow?

Here is a blockquote as an example

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    \$\begingroup\$ @endolith I was referring to the main site quotes; anyway I think they are somehow related, so good edit :) \$\endgroup\$ – clabacchio Mar 1 '12 at 14:58
  • \$\begingroup\$ This seems to depend a lot on your monitor's settings (gamma?). On the screens of both my desktop and laptop they are/were fine. (Some people only discover after months that the title has a background image) \$\endgroup\$ – stevenvh Mar 2 '12 at 8:19
  • \$\begingroup\$ @stevenvh probably yes, even though I think that every laptop has contrast problems. But, while that makes the quote almost invisible, I think that the difference in background was/still-is very low by design... \$\endgroup\$ – clabacchio Mar 2 '12 at 8:23
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I have darkened the blockquote background color, also made the left border solid and darker. Should be significantly more visible than before. The change will be in the next prod build.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Perhaps it's the monitor I'm using, but on Meta.EE I can't still see clearly the blockquotes: can they be a bit darker too? \$\endgroup\$ – clabacchio Mar 4 '14 at 12:32

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