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Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 7:39 pm

What flag do you consider to be the most beautiful? Please try to forget for a while your natural patriotic bias and sincere feelings for your own national flag. I'm asking about the graphic or let's say artistic aspect of the design.

My vote would be:

1. South Africa http://flagspot.net/flags/za.html

2. South Korea http://flagspot.net/flags/kr.html

3. United Kingdom http://flagspot.net/flags/gb.html
I really like the idea of how to make 4 national flags blend into one.

 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 7:42 pm


So lets ad it cannot be the flag from your our country, OK ?

I like South Africa's and Luxembourgh 's.
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 7:45 pm

The state flag of Alaska.

Unfortunately we aren't a free nation yet  Sad

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 7:49 pm

I don't wat to sound like a butt kisser. But honestly I think Stars and Stripes is the most beautiful flag in the world.
 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 7:57 pm

Stars and Stripes!  Smile
 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:09 pm

QIguy24 you butt kisser  Laugh out loud

Anyway, the South African one is nice, as is:

The only true flag  Big grin
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:38 pm

Kirkie,

I know. But I just had to mention it because of all the "anti-americanism" we got in here.  Big grin

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:42 pm

I find international flags very intriguing.

But at the end of the day, I too have to vote for Old Glory.
 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:43 pm

Yes  Smile
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:46 pm

I vote for the South African flag. The Sri Lankan flag is quite nice as well.
 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:50 pm

I personally like the Jamaican flag

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:13 pm

This, when it is Australia's national flag:



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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:20 pm

Oh, I don't know about that Qantaforever. I don't think that design's especially impressive. You can do better than that surely?
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:22 pm

Barbados without a doubt. Gotta love a country that puts the Maserati logo on their flag.



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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:23 pm

The Filipino flag:
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/flags/rp-flag.html

It has some symbolism as well, besides just looking good:

The twelve rays of the sun symbolise the first twelve provinces, which rebelled against the Spanish during the 19th century. The 3 stars symbolise the three main regions of the country (Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao). Blue stands for peace and red for war. Normaly the flag is flown with the blue stripe up, but in case of war it is reversed.

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:28 pm

On a historical note, various alternatives were suggested before the current design for the Union Flag (it's only a Union Jack on a ship) was adopted, as shown in the link:

http://flagspot.net/flags/gb-hist.html
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:30 pm

I've always liked Canada's flag.
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:34 pm

I actually think this flag is ok for Australia  Big grin

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:34 pm




I have always found the Jamaican flag very cool. Next would have to be the UK.


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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 11:10 pm

I LOVE:



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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 11:13 pm

I like the flag of Zamunda quite a bit... Too bad I´ve found no picture yet...  Innocent
 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 11:13 pm

GKirk - Not funny. Not funny by a long shot. Why do you do this sort of thing all the time?

Banco - I quite like this one:



But anything over the current flag would be an improvenment, except for GKirk's suggestion.

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 11:21 pm

South African is not only the first out of this 3 mentionned above but is my all favourite  Big thumbs up
 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 11:34 pm

National flags...

Greece


Portugal



And a provincial flags I love:

Castilla Y León, Spain


Veneto, Italy (I think this is a fake version as the lion holds a book in its right paw)
 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Fri Aug 27, 2004 11:42 pm

Klaus... I too love Zamunda's flag! And their money too... with Prince Akeem's picture!  Big grin

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:02 am

NOTHING BEATS WALES:



This isnt included or represented on the union jack cos its just too nice!
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:26 am

Along with Old Glory, I have to go with this.  Wink/being sarcastic

 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:28 am

Outside of the Stars and Stripes I think I have to second Canada. Subtle yet stunning.
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:28 am

1. UK
2. Australia
3. NZ
4. Israel
5. US
6. Canada
7. Norway




n. Libya
 Smile No offence, but were they too lazy to think of something else then just green?


PS. Speaking of flags. I was thinking about the kids in the countries with complicated flags, learning to draw one Big grin
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:29 am

Canada




Nepal




Morocco

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:44 am



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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:49 am





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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:54 am

Delta767300ER:
LOL  Laugh out loud
I was about to say the same thing!  Laugh out loud  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

What him claim that him and his friend 'Ed' has one hanging from there frunt poach.  Laugh out loud
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Superfly

Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:23 am

LOL, I figured you or someone else had the idea. Its gonna be funny to see his reaction! The JCS17 one is also funny to.

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:28 am

Delta767300ER:
When did Jcs17 come out of the closet?
I must have missed that thread.
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:34 am

The naval jack is okay, but it's certainly not the most beautiful flag out there.


There are no Americans more patriotic than Southerners, as anyone who listens to country music should know (except for Natalie Maines).

 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:50 am

There are no Americans more patriotic than Southerners, as anyone who listens to country music should know (except for Natalie Maines).

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:51 am

There are no Americans more patriotic than Southerners

You sure about that?
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:56 am

Although I do like the union jack, I much prefer this one the flag of the Balearic Islands in Spain.

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:59 am

I'm not biased but I like this flag too.

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Superfly-MD-90

Sat Aug 28, 2004 3:09 am

Superfly, I'm not sure if he came out or not but I know a few members tease him about it. He's a fun one to pick on.

MD-90, Are you sure no Americans are more patriotic than Southerners? I have family in Ohio that are extremely patriotic. Anyway I hope your not upset that I put the rebel flag up their.

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 3:10 am

1) UK- Regal and Stunning
2) Israel- Nice colors
3) U.S.- Vibrant and bright
4) Canada- They somehow made a maple leaf on a flag look cool....although I liked the previous version of canada's flag better

-I dont want the Confederacy back at all, but I have to admit it is a nice flag. Kind of inbetween the British and American, you get vibrant colors and a regal look.
 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 3:20 am

Well, since we're doing the state flag too, I think Ohio wins for the most unique. It's pretty good lookin' too  Big thumbs up

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 3:24 am

Delta767300ER:
MD-90 frequently makes bazaar statements and then won’t back them up. I guess that was just another crazy outburst.
I am extremely patriotic!
I know Jcs17 is shifting to the left but I'd never image him embrace that aspect of liberalism.  Smile

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 3:33 am

This is mine and Superfly's favorite. heh heh

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 3:39 am

Here's my top 5:

Argentina
Barbados
Denmark
Malta
United Kingdom

And I'll throw in Nepal for good measure - just for being unique.
 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 3:41 am

No, no, no, you silly Yankees! That wasn't the national flag of the Confederacy, THESE were!









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Sat Aug 28, 2004 3:45 am

 
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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 5:59 am

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RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

Sat Aug 28, 2004 6:00 am

I'm partial to the great Maple Leaf flag.
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