I believe we should replace the Loading Icon with the default pin wheel found in Ubuntu - something like this

Ubuntu Throbber

As opposed to the default stackoverflow icon.

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    Just thought I'd add this often knows as a "throbber" :D
    – 8128
    Commented Oct 21, 2010 at 9:06

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I can do that. I'm all for keeping the Ubuntu theme consistent. I'll add this to my queue of things to fix!


This site uses the same code as all of the other StackExchange sites... I don't think they want to deviate from the main codebase too much.

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    I understand that - but at the same time blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/07/moderator-pro-tempore mentions requests to change specific sites. It's a super small thing and will likely be something to consider for styling - Just thought I would suggest something different Commented Aug 10, 2010 at 0:12
  • Wouldn't it be as simple as changing a style sheet? Isn't that already done for each site?
    – Roger Pate
    Commented Oct 20, 2010 at 16:00

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