Tumblr Switches to Calming Sea-Blue Error Screen

Perhaps in advance of its rollout of its proposed Tumbeast error page, popular microblogging platform Tumblr has switched from its gloomy black “We’ll be back shortly” to a sea-blue screen alerting users to an error. It looks like this:

Is it more calming than the death-black screen of literally yesterday? Or is it a tribute to the PC classic blue screen of death? When will Tumblr unleash the beast?

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