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  1. Maroon 5 concert? There's the April Fools joke of the day!
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  2. Ugly. yeah, we said Northwestern stripes, not "Northwestern"
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  3. for someone who got into some hot water for disclosing too much I am absolutely amazed that you haven't stopped posting...you must really love the attention to take the time to credit yourself for a design then respond back to any follow up questions with "I won't answer that". I mean if I designed something like this I'd give myself credit too. And he brought up the alt because someone asked if there were any alts. He's giving insight that we otherwise we wouldn't have. I don't see the need to complain.
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  4. I hope that is just the worst April Fools Day joke ever. For the sake of that unborn child.. We can only hope.
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  5. I hope that is just the worst April Fools Day joke ever.
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  6. No, you can't ask something. But is the word you're looking for style/media guide?
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  7. Unpopular opinion alert: I like the red Cards hats. I don't get why everyone wants the blue back.
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  8. RIP Lamicus. Good night, sweet pri... oh. Nevermind.
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  9. Not to toot my own horn or anything, but when we're talking about shoulder loops and white road socks... I just had this come to mind just a little bit
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  11. Everybody's doing it! I was bored tonight so I decided I've give the Big 10 a try. I may do other conferences later. No letters, just symbols. Big 10 Big 12 ACC I tried to avoid using their actual logos with most of them, although some are pretty much the same (Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin).
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  12. First off, while terrible is too strong, yes, I would say they didn't look as good. Additionally, though, it's worth noting a few things. Plain grey uniforms without any striping were only paired with red caps for 6 years from 1965-71. After that, the entire history of the red road caps were paired with thick red/white/navy stripes on the sleeves, collar, and pants from 1971-91. The base of those uniforms was grey for 12 years from 1971-75 and 1985-91, with powder blues in the middle from 1974-84. The red road cap absolutely pairs well with powder blues (don't take that as an endorsement of the powder blues—it's not), and it even looks better with the chunks of color on the other parts of the jersey with a grey base. A lot of that has to do with the white stripe which goes a great deal towards working with the white STL logo. But the current uniforms are much closer to the original 6 years (and thankfully so), and they don't pair nearly as well with the red cap. It's a very drab look. Of course we're all welcome to our opinions, but my point is, let's not go pretending that the 27 years in which they did wear red caps on the road were all the same—with each other or the current set. They weren't, and they aren't.
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  13. I hope the Jags can figure things out though, because I miss the days when the Titans-Jags rivalry was something special. Now they're both just... stale. I don't know what the hell happened to the Titans.
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  14. Interesting point on the lighting: how does their future stadium situation play into shades of purple (even if, from our understanding, the shade is not going to change)? They only have one more season in the Metrodome, and it's under that brighter roof from 2011. Then, two seasons in natural light at TCF Bank Stadium before the new place opens in 2016...which may have a retractable roof. Even though the stadium design process evidently isn't complete (a major point is that they're currently deciding what kind of retractable "element" to include in the stadium -- like a roof or wall or window), the uniform process obviously is, so whatever purple we're going to have for the next five years will have to work in whatever combo of natural and artificial light in the new stadium.
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  15. Wait, so Appalachian St is moving to the Sun Belt?
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  16. I should watch more 'Hawks games. Ducks should start doing that too... Good selection of Milfs in the lower bowl.
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  17. for someone who got into some hot water for disclosing too much I am absolutely amazed that you haven't stopped posting...you must really love the attention to take the time to credit yourself for a design then respond back to any follow up questions with "I won't answer that".
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  18. Something that always bugged me about the current Viking's unis were those numbers. They are slab-serif, but are rounded too! I thought it always made them look child-like or not as aggresive. Give me a slab serif or san-serif (like the Bears or Steelers) but dont soften the old school slab-serif please. Just wondering if this bothered anyone like it did me.
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  19. It boggles my mind how so many people relentlessly complain about ESPN yet continue to watch it as if they expect something to change.
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  21. The Cardinals best road look is with red caps. Blue serves zero purpose and honestly looks stupid woth all the red on their uniforms
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  22. On this one - whenever they do the reunion at a sporting event I always think "how long were you in town waiting for the reveal to get set up?". If you're just on a brief leave, which is often the case, even if it's only a few hours that you're waiting around that still means less time with your family. What's more important, to put on a big show and surprise your family in front of thousands of strangers or time with your family? As for Red Sox-Yankees, MLB network destroys ESPN when it comes to baseball coverage to the point that I don't know why anybody would waste their time with Espen if they have MLB Network. And they're far more equitable with the attention they pay to all of emm ell bee (kiddie speak).
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  23. I'm guessing the horns will be smaller and "sharper" (which will ironically not match the new norseman) and the uniform a good idea that is ultimately ruined by nike's love for random panels and goofy patterns.
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  25. Those bird caps shouldn't even be worn for bp. Also, the navy road caps were phenomenal. I always liked the seeming incongruity of a team with red letters and undershirts wearing a blue cap. Goodnight, sweet prince.
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  26. Trolling your paying customers a week after trading your captain and while you're in the process of getting blown out: Business Savvy!
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  27. There's a star on the hat and sleeves. Name represented.
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  28. Go to Bing and search for Google.
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  29. That's just wrong. Opening Day should be like the playoffs: you always wear your best look. If the Twins think the alts are their best look, they shouldn't be alts.
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  30. The Abbotsford Heat and the Other BC Meth Town Team should have a two-team league and play each other every day, like when the Lake County Fielders played all their games against the Kenosha County Fielders. Costs will stay low, and precious tender Vancouver can scout the hell out of every game!
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  33. And yet this wasn't the most elaborate gender switching hoax in CCSLC history. Nostalgia. The birth of the fembot.
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  34. I know THEY'RE regional champions and I know why THEY'RE given a trophy. I just thought when you made the final four all you got was a hat and t-shirt for getting THERE. Really cool gesture of the team to let Ware sleep with THEIR trophy.
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  35. OK, I'm officially in favor of bringing some major league sports team (any!) to Louisville so as to kill the local athletic department and get the sidewalk alumni here to shut up. You really need a hobby or a hug or something.
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  36. Ok, I'm gonna preface all of this by stating that I LOVE Phoenix, and Chase Field... BUT. The D Backs identity makes that ball park even worse. Don't get me wrong, brick, black, and sand is a great color combination, but it just doesn't work for the D Backs. At least when they were wearing teal and purple it seemed as if it was this oasis in the middle of a sprawling and empty desert. Now, everything in their identity package just matches the surroundings. When you set up a pro franchise in a wasteland like Phoenix, Arizona, the last thing you wanna do is blend in with the surroundings. It takes what is basically a drab warehouse looking ball park by necessity that was balanced out by all of the bright colors and turns it into a Costco with a retractable roof. And even worse than all of that is now they have this absolutely terrible mish mash of colors all around the ball park. Everything from the championship banners, to the fans attire, to even some of the original architecture that was done to match the original color scheme that can't just simply be re painted, is now this awful mixture of purple, teal, brick, sand, copper, and black. Sigh. They shoulda just let the Stros keep the brick and black. Both Franchises are worse off aesthetically now than they were in 2004. Look, I know that a lot of people really love when the Astros dress like the Tigers because it reminds them of the days when they were playing on the living room carpet and somehow being even more forgettable competitively than they are right now, but I guarantee you that they'll have a lot of the same aesthetic issues at Minute Maid that plague Chase Field.
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  37. Except actual Vikings didn't have horned helmets. I don't think they dressed in purple nike athletic apparel either.
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  38. I'm surprised no one has mentioned these yet. I think these are hands down the best whites in the league.
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  39. That dolphins concept is desperately missing orange. Hope the real look finds a way to incorporate more of it.
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  40. Well this thread turned real homererotic real quick. (As if anyone should be surprised by this by now...)
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  41. The top 2 are classics. The last set is horrible...irrelevent logo, cluttering local identity wordmark, and weak font.
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  42. My favorite home whites in all baseball.
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  43. @GotPixels...Buc can speak for himself but just for the record your 300 posts don't make you supreme guardian of the threads. It's also a good idea never to assume. Sure, it's probably Stephen but who knows, maybe Jerry has a 26-year-old mistress somewhere who's always wanted to run something. Newbs... No disrespect.
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  44. Way to over simplify. There's also the issue of funding and teaching to tests instead of teaching knowledge. For example, Rick Scott cut $4.2 B from Florida budget. $3 B of that was just education. He took an already crap system and made it worse. That's not being ruined by everybody gets a trophy, that's being ruined by a lack of proper materials, etc. Personally, I don't feel that money is the problem with our education. It's the teachers. Because of the unions, it's almost impossible to fire a teacher, even if they are doing a bad job. Newtown High School, my hometown, gets a budget increase every year, yet the education keeps getting worse. If a budget increase is voted down and the high school doesn't get an upgrade, then the "kids are hurting." They just got a $1 million dollar greenhouse system, yet that didn't help things. As a union teacher I tend to agree. We just went through a new contract with the school board and the only thing that was brought up was salary and benefits. Not one mention was made for suggestions to have a better educational outcome for our students. A pay raise, cut or freeze does not make me a better or worse teacher. In fact, we had to take a 3.5% pay cut. I do not intend to only teach to 96.5% of my capability. Many teacher unions tend to use the battle cry that "the school system is underfunded" yet we never say what an appropriate amount of funding is. I am not saying that the teacher's union is the only part of the problem, but it is a large part of the problem.
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  45. Going off of this, I believe he will automatically acquire copyright protection without having to take any action to obtain the protection. It is my understanding that the protection is obtained upon creation of the work. At least this is how I remember it from my legal studies course.
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  47. That's another tricky one. Look at the 1986 entry. The artist uses the bat signal from DKR, but mistakenly calls the comic Legends of the Dark Knight...which the artist accurately uses later (1989). The 1986 entry should read Batman: The Dark Knight (which includes DKR). Phew. Thanks! Geez...this is very confusing. I never knew there were so many changes.
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