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The Canucks have never had a good logo.

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23 hours ago, MCM0313 said:

It makes sense in terms of their nickname but it's hideous. If they want to emphasize coal-mining they should make black an official school color and phase out navy blue.

I agree that it does not look good as they use it, but thy would never take navy blue out as the primary color. Old gold and blue are the state colors, so that would probably not happen. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._state_colors

I would not be opposed to a black and old gold(yellow) uniform worn once a year in a night game, though. Such as these:

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8 minutes ago, JosiahWVU said:

I agree that it does not look good as they use it, but thy would never take navy blue out as the primary color. Old gold and blue are the state colors, so that would probably not happen. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._state_colors

I would not be opposed to a black and old gold(yellow) uniform worn once a year in a night game, though. Such as these:

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Yellow is not old gold. Old gold is metallic, like what the Saints wore till the league started moving toward pale, dull gold for some reason.

 

Also, those helmets are grey. 

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1. I like the Coyotes uni's.

2. I like shoulder yokes.

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On 7/10/2017 at 0:06 PM, JosiahWVU said:

I agree that it does not look good as they use it, but thy would never take navy blue out as the primary color. Old gold and blue are the state colors, so that would probably not happen. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._state_colors

I would not be opposed to a black and old gold(yellow) uniform worn once a year in a night game, though. Such as these:

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I agree that this is a good "one-off" type of starting point for WV.. The color used here is "anthracite"... Anthracite is a dark silvery form of coal.. The coal mining industry is what WV is known for, so it all ties together pretty well, and this shade of grey is much better with the navy and yellow than black.. Make the facemask, shoulder stripes, collar, cuffs, and numbers navy instead of black, and this is actually a good look for WV..

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10 hours ago, WavePunter said:

I agree that this is a good "one-off" type of starting point for WV.. The color used here is "anthracite"... Anthracite is a dark silvery form of coal.. The coal mining industry is what WV is known for, so it all ties together pretty well, and this shade of grey is much better with the navy and yellow than black.. Make the facemask, shoulder stripes, collar, cuffs, and numbers navy instead of black, and this is actually a good look for WV..

I agree. I know that was not black, but it was the closest to it we have had.

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I think this is what people are referring to with WV and black.. 

Black sleeves

Black underarm panel

Black collar

Black facemask

Black chinstrap 

Black socks

Black cleats

Black gloves

WAY more black than a navy blue team should be using..

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8 minutes ago, WavePunter said:

I think this is what people are referring to with WV and black.. 

Black sleeves

Black underarm panel

Black collar

Black facemask

Black chinstrap 

Black socks

Black cleats

Black gloves

WAY more black than a navy blue team should be using..

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Black added to the uniform just makes West Virginia look ugly!

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On 7/6/2017 at 2:51 PM, raysox said:

Unpopular Opinion: The 90s Lightning logo sucked and the jerseys were meh and there's nothing redeeming or better compared to the current set. I've never seen an "add black and silver" Lightning concept that I've liked since the rebrand. it's forcing a square peg into a round hole since the logo wasn't designed to have outlines or fill.

 

Yup. The current "Maple Wings" identity is the best that the team has looked, and even then it's only because they're not messy and don't use fonts of a "particular vintage" (i.e. Word 97-04 Brush Script). 

 

Speaking of blue, the Royals looked terrible in powder road uniforms:

 

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The lack of royal blue on the scripts really hurt it, along with the bulky stripes, lack of a cursive script "Kansas City" logo, and the absence of powder blue from the logos. The current home alternate is slightly better due to the minor tweaks of smaller stripes and incorporation of royal onto the scripts and numbers. No powder blue pants also makes the look easier on the eyes.

 

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The only teams that ever looked "good" in powder blue were the Blue Jays and Phillies, and even they looked better with gray road uniforms.

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This is not only the best the Kings ever looked, but I think it's one of the best uniforms in NBA history:

 

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It's no Celtics or Lakers of course, but I absolutely loved it. 

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The shorts were horrible on those. Ruined the whole look. I always preferred their next set:

 

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10 minutes ago, Lights Out said:

The shorts were horrible on those. Ruined the whole look. I always preferred their next set:

 

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Not a fan of the shorts there either, but they had one of the most underappreciated wordmarks in sports; modern but not overdesigned.

 

Slap some checkers on the sides and that's their perfect look

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I don't see any problem with the Richmond shorts, myself. The Kings weren't the only team to go asymmetrical with the shorts panels. It all worked great for me and I loved them. 

 

And coincidentally, that mid-00's Kings set is what I consider to be one of thier worst. I hated that script and the numbers. They were in no way to me an upgrade of the preceding ones and seemed to try too hard. 

 

The set after that one was the worst, though. 

 

 

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It's not the asymmetry that bothers me, it's how gigantic the stripe is to the point of extending to the front and back of the shorts. It made the entire uniform look out of alignment.

 

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I also think the wordmark was a bit cheap and minor-league-esque.

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On July 13, 2017 at 4:40 PM, Silver_Star said:

 

Black added to the uniform just makes West Virginia look ugly!

 

Please ditch the number font and the black and let us have a normal uniform.

 

you know what, ditch the yellow and white helmets also.

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The old Atlanta Falcons logo was awful. Their current logo is a gigantic improvement.

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2 hours ago, Jimmy Lethal said:

The old Atlanta Falcons logo was awful. Their current logo is a gigantic improvement.

I consider the old Falcons logo the epitome of a "less is more" look, and when you combine that simplicity with a plain black helmet and sharp - but not overdesigned - uniforms, you have what I consider a classic look - in my opinion the Falcons' 1997-2002 look was their best ever. Mine is probably an unpopular opinion too.

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11 hours ago, MCM0313 said:

I consider the old Falcons logo the epitome of a "less is more" look, and when you combine that simplicity with a plain black helmet and sharp - but not overdesigned - uniforms, you have what I consider a classic look - in my opinion the Falcons' 1997-2002 look was their best ever. Mine is probably an unpopular opinion too.

I have to agree with this as well the 97-2002 look was amazing, but I do remember at the time feeling like the new 2003 sets were needed. Now I come to appreciate the old gear.

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17 hours ago, MCM0313 said:

I consider the old Falcons logo the epitome of a "less is more" look, and when you combine that simplicity with a plain black helmet and sharp - but not overdesigned - uniforms, you have what I consider a classic look - in my opinion the Falcons' 1997-2002 look was their best ever. Mine is probably an unpopular opinion too.

I really like the old Falcons logo, but the 1997-2002 look isn't my favourite. I prefer the 1978-1989 look(s). With a preference for the 87-89 version. 

That being said? I'll take the 97-02 version over the current look any day of the week.

 

I remember thinking the current logo was a huge improvement back when it debuted in 2003. Looking back though? It, and the uniforms it was introduced with, are incredibly dated. 

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I love the 1997-2002 look, too.  If the old falcon needed an update, it needed a different update.  I have to admit that it took me an embarrassingly long time to recognize that the logo was a side view of a falcon in flight with its wing pointed down.  I'd always thought it was more of an abstract design.  Once you see it "in flight" it makes sense.  I think the right update would have been to make the "in flight" aspect slightly more obvious.

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