Developers from other teams in the BBC often have a shocked look on their face when I tell them we actively use the !important keyword in our CSS. We have over 700 !important`s in our CSS and it has not caused us a single problem in two years and only benefited us.
CSS at BBC Sport (Part 1)
Shaun Bent
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True, there is nothing wrong with appending !important when this property is not supposed to be overwritten, but offten people reject your pull request because of it.

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