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  1. 19 hours ago, Foxxtrot44 said:

    On a scale of 1 to 10, how intentional do you think it was that a team called "Chaos" ended up with uniforms printed in a highly ordered, art deco pattern?



    I was thinking the exact same thing! Even the wordmark is weirdly sterile. Where's the splash and splatter?  

  2. On 9/5/2018 at 10:51 PM, Brian in Boston said:

    I'm pleased to see that the original Internacional Club de Fútbol Miami was swapped out for Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami


    Just in case there are no Spanish speakers in here, I'd like to highlight something: While Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami is better than Internacional Club de Fútbol Miami, it is still not flawlessly grammatically correct. 


    Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami does not translate into International Football Club, as you'd assume is the intention. It translates into International Club ... of Football. There is a reason they want to have CF in their "short form". 

  3. On 8/16/2018 at 2:16 AM, Conrad. said:

    Bit larger pic of the Miami crest...



    The logo looks awesome, but I don’t dig the name. If you use a Spanish name, at least please check your grammar checks out. Otherwise it’s just pretentious pondering. I thought the Mas brothers should know better. I mean, how hard is it? -> Club de Fútbol Internacional, damnit! 


    On a completely unrelated random note, does anyone else get roxy vibes from the birds? 



  4. On 7/30/2018 at 8:32 AM, ChicagoOakland said:

    UPDATE: Rochester, Minnesota is down to two finalists to replace it's flag.



    If you forgot what Rochester's flag looked like, here ya go:





    Both of them would be a huge improvement over their current flag. I am hoping the goose flag gets the nod, as I feel it has a bit more personality. 

  5. On 3/2/2018 at 5:17 AM, sparky chewbarky said:



    Wow! You brought the Evergreens from a stump to the treetop! Together with the Metropolitans, it's now the cleanest and most professional looking design IMHO. Would love to see the secondary version of this design.

  6. So many cool designs 1RinRin! I especially like when you took some rather unconventional designs to the jerseys, giving them some really interesting quirks. The Whitecaps' zigzag kits, Toronto's maple leaf home, and NYCFC's city flag away are my favorites of your series.

  7. 10 hours ago, Magic Dynasty said:

    While I can't find a picture of it, that looks a LOT like one of the finalists (not the actual one though) for Orlando's new flag.


    Now that you say it, yeah, it looks a bit like options 1, 2 and 3 of Orlando's finalists mashed together (see below).




    And it also gives me dejavu vibes of Milwaukee's flag redesign winner:




    In any case, it's still a nice design.


    What are your favorites in Rochester's contest? 


  8. On 08/11/2017 at 3:44 PM, ChicagoOakland said:

    So my former hometown of Rochester, Minnesota is holding a contest to replace...whatever the heck this is.
    Image result for rochester mn flag

    They're doing a two round voting system with the intention of unveiling a new flag next spring. (link here.)



    I just saw that their round 2 voting is now open, so I thought I'd bump this thread so the forumites can cast their vote. Plenty of rubbish in there but also some nice ones. Overall, I think this round has some nicer designs than the first round. 

    To see all the entrants and cast your vote, follow this link:


    Here are my five favourites:


    No. 0222 - A cross to symbolise St. Mary’s Hospital on the left, and an abstract Plummer Building (Mayo Clinic) on the right.



    No. 0246 - Three geese in V-flight formation, symbolising "dedication", "intuition" and "care"



    No. 0249 - A goose on the Zumbo River, in Mayo Clinic / IBM blue



    No. 0268 - A quartered cross to symbolise medical care, cardinal points on a compass, "debating, cooperating, or whimsically, elegant and having fun on the ice rinks" and geese "making a bee-line (or vee-line) for Rochester". I can't quite follow most of that symbolism, but hey, the design does look nice! ;)



    No. 0281 - The North Star shining over Rochester





  9. 5 hours ago, WarriorFight said:







    Honestly, I really don't get why it's such a huge deal to many on here if a jersey template has already been used by some other adidas team at some point. That whole "cookie cutter argument" is a tired and petty trope. As long as a design suits the club well, looks nice and makes it unique in MLS, what gives?


    Nobody's gonna mistake the Dynamo for Bayern Munich because they also had tonal stripes in a previous season. Just like nobody mistook them for the German NT when they both shared a chevron design.


    Don't get me wrong: If some trends go overboard, like all the grey and BFBS kits this year, hells yeah, let's bash that. If a design violates your receptors, romp-and-stomp it and pluck the eyes out of anyone who disagrees. But demanding manufacturers to reinvent the wheel every single time for every single kit, for every single team, for every single season, that's just asking for too much. That's not about high standards or customer first, that's just being a spoiled, entitled gnat. Go and knit your own damn artisan hippie jerseys! :lol:


  10. On 1/20/2018 at 2:38 AM, DC in Da House w/o a Doubt said:

    I'm coming in late on this thread, so this may have already been touched on but...


    Portland Pioneers


    Alliteration, has a local connection, and there is a historical precedence:



    Portland Pioneers is an awesome name as well. And I can already see the team retaking this team photo with the exact same hairdos! :D


  11. On 02/12/2017 at 5:06 AM, smzimbabwe said:


    Ilves usually wears green and gold.  


    Woah, that logo is redefining beauty it’s so marvellously ugly! All their fans must feel like the proudest parents in the world! :lol: