So just to prevent a riot breaking out on my friendslist, I decided to remove said colorbar. But rather than lose that special je ne sais quoi it brought my humble user info (and to keep poor Mr. Brett from getting lonely) I made a new one. It is equally French and equally full of pact-with-Satan hair, but is much less evil (unless you're Henri Frenay).
Here's le code. Just replaced [ ] with < > and you'll be in like Flynn.
[a href="http://adaptor.livejournal.com/60955.html"]Jean Moulin is Love[/a]
Between the Sherlock/Jeremy goodness and the Resistance/Moulin goodness, my inner 15-year-old literature/history geek is now very pleased with my info page.