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New Zealand should have adopted that flag a kid made during the design contest that just said "Ben" on it.

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On 9/21/2018 at 5:30 AM, n312rb said:

Can't go wrong with a bear splitting an atom on your flag:

Zeheleznogorsk, Russia

 

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I want a Springfield Isotopes shirt with that logo. 

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11 hours ago, Brass said:

New Zealand should have adopted that flag a kid made during the design contest that just said "Ben" on it.

 

Smart boy

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I attended the Gold Cup games in Charlotte yesterday (Canada-Cuba and Martinique-Mexico) and noticed that Martinique was introduced with a new flag - some graphics used this new flag, while some used the blue one with four snakes.

 

I remembered this today and checked it out - apparently a new flag was introduced last month:

 

New:

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Old:

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A new flag and hymn* to be used for "sports, cultural, and international events" according to this link. This was apparently done, in part, due to the association of the "snake flag" with the Atlantic slave trade and colonialism.

 

FWIW, I think the "snake flag" looks better but understand the reasoning behind the change.

 

*Interestingly, "La Marseillaise" was still played during the anthems.

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I think the Martinique flag just goes half a step too far; I think it's a little busy with the middle circle and the stars switching colors. I'd do a green circle around the blue conch, and then blue stars.

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On 2/26/2019 at 9:48 AM, SFGiants58 said:

Hello Young Sapien, the flag of the infamous Aum Shinrikyo death cult was a good-looking banner.

 

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As as far as cult flags go, it’s better than the Branch Davidian one.

 

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The sperm eel (or serpent/snake) really nails it. Yes, that terrible phrasing was intentional.

 

the sprement

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I always liked the colonial flag better (and the idea of Hong Kong not belonging to China). The black version of the flag is a nice message.

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When I was in the Milwaukee area last year, I went shopping at a Pick 'N Save and came upon this...

 

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The brewing company is using the city flag for one of their beers. Thought it was a cool find.

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