I like the high contrast colours but for me it’s the change in navigation that I’m finding less user-friendly; On mobile, there is no link to the forum in the main/top menu (haven’t seen on desktop yet) and it took me a while to locate the link in the not-right-at-bottom footer nav. The missing breadcrumb trail, which used to be at the top of the screen when inside threads, also makes getting back to the forum home more difficult.
Is the markdown formatting still allowed?; Testing= bold, italic
… Verdict= it is!
Re: the “EDIT / REPLY” links on posts; Could they be made to look a little more actionable? The grey text colour makes them look disabled and the spacing is a bit tight, even with my small lady fingers.