I don't think that there is anything wrong with the text message itself. Anyways, this is what I have found and I don't know if it is Gingerbread or the ROM. First off, me personally I like the themes to be dark so I don't blind myself in the dark. So I was trying to find out how to change the background of the text messaging app (default app not handcent or anything....i like the original). Well I found out how to...pretty simple but when I changed it and went back look at the threads and they were wrong. I believe that it is changing the wrong background and that is it. The tread backgrounds are black but the app background is white and it makes it to where you can't read much of anything. But if you go into the thread it great. Just what I wanted. Does anyone know how to fix this or will it have to be changed in an update? And I don't want another messaging app, so don't tell me to just get another app. Thanks. Love the work Chevy. Keep it up.