Motivational Alert Code Color Chart

Back in my previous career, some buddies and I developed a “Tactilocity Alert Code” to assess how tactical and motivated the day was. It started as a joke based on the Terror Alert Code system, but as weeks turned into months, we found the need to dig deeper than just primary colors to try and define how things were going. What developed was a chart that covered the entire spectrum of motivation. 
(Of note, it was not intended to offend any particular color from the color wheel, but rather names were (mostly) chosen at random when asked how tactical and motivated the day was.)
Having moved on from that life, I’ve found that the Color Coding chart still applies to life and its application to writing is very appropriate. At the behest of an AW friend, I have re-formalized the chart and added the Hex Triplet Codes to ensure easy look-up when scouring the spectrum.

 And now, without further ado, I present unto thee:

CMs Motivational Alert Code Color Chart. (copyrighted, trademarked, surrounded by claymores, translated into 7 foreign languages, this is not the list you are looking for, etc).

Hopefully you can find a color to better define your writing day.
Motivational Alert Code Color Chart:                                        
Meaning
Hex Triplet Code
Ultraviolent
*head ‘splodes from the epicz*
Too amazing to classify.
Chrome
The color of car bumpers and other epic-ness. Knows only one other is better. Knows you’re not it. 
Doesn’t feel the need to be defined by your “code.”
Flame
Very motivated! Thingz has a on fiyah!
#E25822
Awesome                                                              
Pssh. Name says it all.
#FF2052
Xanadu
Cool name. Knows it. Knows you know it too.
#738678
Tangelo
Knows it rolls off your tongue. Says, “You’re welcome.”
#F94D00
Topaz
A semi-precious stone for a semi-precious experience.
#933D41
Purple
The color of royalty. Please bow when you address it.
#9F00C5
Violet
Almost as cool as Purple.
#7F00FF
Red
Primary color. Doesn’t need to impress you.
#FF0000
Magenta
Aaaaalmost red.
#FF00FF
Beaver
*snickers* For those times when you are enjoying a childish-good laugh.
#9F8170
Fulvous
Revels in the fact few can pronounce it.
#E48400
Azure
At least it’s not Chartreuse.
#007FFF
Chartreuse
Sounds sissy, but kicks butt.
#DFFF00
Grullo
Sad that no one knows it’s a real color, but likes that it has an awesome-ish name.
#A99A86
Cucumber
“You named me after a fruit? For realz?!”
Found it in the vegetable aisle of your local grocery store. 
Cyan
Better than Fuchsia, so guess that’s something.
#00FFFF
Fuchsia
Things getting’ better, I suppose. Still kinda meh.
#CA2C92
Ecru
Very sad that no one knows it’s a real color.
#C2B280
Periwinkle
Who kicks butt with the name Periwinkle,” huh? No one, that’s who. Blegh.
#CCCCFF
Turquoise
“Hey, the stones are cool. Does that make me cool?”
#30D5C8
Bisque
It’s like a beige soup all up in here.
#FFE4C4
Mauve
Wishes it were “Red”. Haz a sad.
#E0B0FF
Taupe
Tries to act like Topaz. Fails.
#F94D00
Liver
Shoot me. Shoot me nao.
#534B4F

3 thoughts on “Motivational Alert Code Color Chart”

  1. ha!I love it! Lately I’ve been a flame! And I’ve used ecru and periwinkle as names in stories before. Some of these I’ve never heard before…

  2. Hey, I loved the idea… It’s just a pity I can’t actually see the colors.
    I have something similar, but I developed it along my life. For me, numbers have colors. 1 is white, 2 is red, 3 is green, and so on. There’s no logical reason, it just is. LOL Batsh** crazy, right? :)

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