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4 hours ago, colortv said:

This would be the best jersey the Patriots ever wore, primary or alternate:

 

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On 4/28/2020 at 11:09 AM, the admiral said:

 

I took Aborted Flag Man a couple more steps toward Flying Elvis and I like it:

 

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This one never did it for me - I think the current Elvis is far superior.  I think it's mostly the shape of the flag.  I think it's supposed to look like how it does when it's slightly folded on top, which is natural for a flag that's on a pole, but if that's the case then it's not obvious enough, so it just looks like a poorly drawn shape.  It could be saved by adding some lines that indicate where it folds over itself, or by taking artistic liberty and just stylize it so it's a little less realistic but more "logo like" - maybe a wave that curves slightly up on the back, and has a straight left side - whether literally vertical, or angled, but doesn't bow out like the one here.

 

I also think it's too wide, which is also something wrong with the current Elvis.  

 

I might consider the following - I wish I knew quick ways to edit and re-upload, but the best I'd be able to do is a scan of a pencil/paper.

1) the red stripe under his chin - start it closer to his chin, and let it get wider at the end. It might make sort of a cape effect, but that's OK.

2) end the bottom red stripe right where it starts to curve in that logo.

3) draw a line that goes slightly north west, ends at a level slightly below the current high-point of the red, and then goes into the hat just like it does here.

4) so the end result would be a logo that's kindasorta shaped like this: \O/

 

5) now here's where it gets weird - for the helmet, put the head where it would go if it was a stand alone logo, then extend the bottom red stripe - the one we made look like a cape - all the way to the back, terminating at the rear bumper. Then draw a line north east, and somehow make the other red stripes terminate at that imaginary line - so they wouldn't go all the way to the back, but would still look natural.

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It kind of looks like a younger Bill Belichick, though. 

 

(Flying Elvis is still better)

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14 hours ago, colortv said:

This would be the best jersey the Patriots ever wore, primary or alternate:

 

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5 hours ago, BringBackTheVet said:

This one never did it for me - I think the current Elvis is far superior.  I think it's mostly the shape of the flag.  I think it's supposed to look like how it does when it's slightly folded on top, which is natural for a flag that's on a pole, but if that's the case then it's not obvious enough, so it just looks like a poorly drawn shape.  It could be saved by adding some lines that indicate where it folds over itself, or by taking artistic liberty and just stylize it so it's a little less realistic but more "logo like" - maybe a wave that curves slightly up on the back, and has a straight left side - whether literally vertical, or angled, but doesn't bow out like the one here.

 

You've hit on it.

 

I think I understand what they're going for, but the drawing is really crude.  They should have done something more like this:

 

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Smooth, graceful, folding back on itself.  That's how you get a rippling feel from a relatively simple graphic.

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7 minutes ago, Eszcz21 said:

Here is the concept to save you from having to go to that website.

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Hopefully they revisit this later.

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And here's the link so you can read the whole article without having to go through Twitter.

 

https://uni-watch.com/2020/04/30/exclusive-pats-considered-silver-grey-pants-in-new-uni-set/

 

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Don't care about the TV numbers, though, logo is better there.  And I would prefer that they echo the shoulder stripes, but even using r/b/r this would instantly be one of the best uniforms in football. 

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Well I was optimistic that gray (this is Nike, they will not be silver) pants would be introduced sometime this upcoming season. With that alone, I was willing to give them an average grade. I'm not sure if this is even an upgrade anymore. Maybe the gray pants will come sometime down the road.

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55 minutes ago, Gothamite said:

And here's the link so you can read the whole article without having to go through Twitter.

 

https://uni-watch.com/2020/04/30/exclusive-pats-considered-silver-grey-pants-in-new-uni-set/

 

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Don't care about the TV numbers, though, logo is better there.  And I would prefer that they echo the shoulder stripes, but even using r/b/r this would instantly be one of the best uniforms in football. 

 

The Grey pants are absolutely needed.  I don't care about the TV numbers, but we've gotta have those Grey pants.

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I'm not a fan of this update for a number of reasons. But seeing this, I have to say the number one problem I have with it is the mono-only issue.  Gray pants improves the whole thing immeasurably.

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Its a great look with grey pants. I would wear them for both home & away & only pull the blue out a couple of times a year if it were me. Oh what might have been!

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Just now, hugevolsfan said:

Its a great look with grey pants. I would wear them for both home & away & only pull the blue out a couple of times a year if it wear me. Oh what might have been!

Eh, I think blue on the road is far better. I’d like to see someone do a mock-up of what an alternate white pants would look like.

 

I'm surprised by how much I like the shoulder numbers, looks like a classic look. I’m good for either that or the flying Elvis, both are nice.

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On 4/27/2020 at 1:22 PM, Gothamite said:

I don't mind a hat-on-a-hat; doesn't bother me with the Orioles' logo. I'm still hoping for a Brewers Barrelman alternate, and he wears a cap too.

 

May be an unpopular opinion, but I still think that Patriots' tricorner logo was the best one they've ever worn.

 

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It was even better without the numbers.

 

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Good grief this helmet logo is God-awful. From a distance it looks like it's trying to be the Batman logo without the oval around it. That or a stretched out Colts horseshoe with bat wings attached to it.

 

With that said, Flying Patriot Elvis Sperm is even worse. It's always been a horrible logo.

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8 minutes ago, GrimlockAutobot said:

With that said, Flying Patriot Elvis Sperm is even worse. It's always been a horrible logo.

 

If your sperm looks like the Patriots logo, you should see a doctor.

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3 minutes ago, MDGP said:

 

If your sperm looks like the Patriots logo, you should see a doctor.

 

Not mine. But maybe Tom Brady. Or Captain America.

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What do people not like about flying Elvis? Is there a design flaw? I love it, maybe I’ve just grown up with it and the dynasty began when I was a kid started watching it. I like Pat Patriot better but flying Elvis is great in my opinion.

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2 minutes ago, Froob said:

What do people not like about flying Elvis? Is there a design flaw? I love it, maybe I’ve just grown up with it and the dynasty began when I was a kid started watching it. I like Pat Patriot better but flying Elvis is great in my opinion.

 

Besides my comment above, Flying Elvis is a good logo for a Massachusetts Insurance company. Not a football helmet.

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