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Feb 18, 2015, 09:35 AM
 
I have been finding more of these online. Take this one for example:



It can be found here. How am I suppose to determine which shade of purple is which? Can't they make it orange, red, green, blue, or something else more distinguishable?
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Feb 18, 2015, 09:50 AM
 
Darker means more, lighter means less. It's 4 shades.
     
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Feb 18, 2015, 10:04 AM
 
Originally Posted by The Final Dakar View Post
Darker means more, lighter means less. It's 4 shades.
I understand but distinguishing between all 4 shades of essentially the same color is troublesome.
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Feb 18, 2015, 10:08 AM
 
Originally Posted by mindwaves View Post
I understand but distinguishing between all 4 shades of essentially the same color is troublesome.
I'm likely overreaching here, but perhaps you have more trouble distinguishing shades than the average person? I'm the opposite, I have fairly acute vision when it comes to discerning tints and shades.

Certainly, they could have made the darkest, darker. And I don't think magenta lends itself well to the variation. Plus, magenta?!
     
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Feb 18, 2015, 10:10 AM
 
Perhaps, but I think I should be among the average. I agree that they should have done something to be distinguishable.
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Feb 18, 2015, 10:15 AM
 
This feels easier to read to me. All I did was change the color.
     
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Feb 18, 2015, 10:27 AM
 
The shades are really easy for me to see. Perhaps the confusing part is there is only 1 state shaded white/pink (Delaware). It took me a minute to discover it and see why they included the lightest shade.
     
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Feb 18, 2015, 02:33 PM
 
I have no difficulty with that color. Do you have a slight color weakness, perhaps?
     
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Feb 18, 2015, 04:15 PM
 
I agree that the magenta is not the best choice.
     
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Feb 18, 2015, 04:16 PM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
I agree that the magenta is not the best choice.
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Feb 18, 2015, 05:38 PM
 
I have no issues also, but it seems it could have been made easier. It is not the easiest color to distinguish. The blue shades are better.
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Feb 18, 2015, 05:41 PM
 
If not for Delaware and South Dakota they'd only need two shades on the whole map.
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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Feb 18, 2015, 09:30 PM
 
people in Delaware and S Dakota are cheap bastards
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Feb 19, 2015, 12:34 AM
 
To be fair, people in South Dakota are saving up money to move away from South Dakota.
     
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Feb 19, 2015, 01:51 AM
 
I was thinking the same about Delaware. Ugh.
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Feb 19, 2015, 02:07 PM
 
At least they didn't use ultraviolet or infrared colors.
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