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I wouldn't say the Atari logo is associated with failure - that company was very successful for a long time, and even if its not anymore I don't think it can be considered a failure by any definition of the word. Sega, i somewhat agree that the Saturn and Dreamcast were failures but not Sega itself.

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I wouldn't say the Atari logo is associated with failure - that company was very successful for a long time, and even if its not anymore I don't think it can be considered a failure by any definition of the word. Sega, i somewhat agree that the Saturn and Dreamcast were failures but not Sega itself.

He's referring to the specific game, "E.T."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E.T._the_Extra-Terrestrial_(video_game)#Atari_video_game_burial

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This chain opened its first store in my area in November a couple of years ago... and filed for bankruptcy three months later. They were completely shut down and liquidated by that April.

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The modern version of the Dolphins logo:

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Welcome to Circuit City, Where Service is State of the Art!

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I still think of the 1996 team, but I'll bet most people associate this with losing:

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The Southern Bell demise was gradual. The beginning of the end began as "Southern Bell...a Bellsouth company" on their literature and products. Then the inevitable dropping of SB altogether and the complete switch to BellSouth for several years. Until they were eventually merged into AT&T.

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The Southern Bell demise was gradual. The beginning of the end began as "Southern Bell...a Bellsouth company" on their literature and products. Then the inevitable dropping of SB altogether and the complete switch to BellSouth for several years. Until they were eventually merged into AT&T.

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I miss Southernbell I remember all the payphones and different stuff saying " Southern Bell a BELLsouth company " then finally it like they phased out the Southern Bell name overnight.

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Some of these teams have championship rings, but not in the era with these logos:

Cleveland Browns (They have championships, but no Superbowl appearances - Oh and were my favorite team until 1995 so I can trash them a little bit)

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New England Patriots (Worst loss ever in a Superbowl)

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St. Louis Cardinals (football)

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As I visit this thread again, I still think a lot of people here are missing the point. Or maybe I am.

I wouldn't consider a logo "associated with failure" if it existed for 10+ years, even if the business it's associated with went out of business.

Examples show... Bradlees. That logo was almost 30 years old when the company shut down. It's not like the logo was brought in just before the liquidation.

Same thing for a few other companies,

Now, the circular Circuit City logo? Yes...barely lasted a year or two before the closures.

Purity (the heart/berry logo)? Yup. I worked for that supermarket chain, and that logo and branding barely lasted 4 years before we were bought out by Stop & Shop.

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Though I think WCW's failure is more associated with the version in the thread's first post. This one, to me anyway, is associated more with the company's rise then fall.

I would say this is more the failure, WWE's WCW logo than WCW's logo. WCW would have not gone under if someone else bought it.

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