As a former Community Manager for a game project I was personally excited about, I understand.
That's why I would have invented a different "official" color. You get to stay official, but have more leeway to express your own opinions than if your posts can be mistaken for those of an Official Developer.
It's not a big deal; this was just a bit of mild tweakage. Sorry for the derail, which I see now is happening in other threads as well. Back, back to the nebula talk!