The thing is I retain memories of stuff on dark interfaces then I do on light ones.
Also I have a dark room and a dark atmosphere in my house. I also have a classy glassy desk.
also using the Candara font on all my stuff actually makes it easier to read then segoeUI is. particularly the numbers. I love how the numbers are on that font.
I hate segoeUI and MS's overuse of it. it's really bad for HTPCs specially a 36 inch with 1366x768 res. Candara is the best I've tried over 20 fonts and that one renders the smoothest and is the easiest to read.
this is my current desktop setup:
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