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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 10:54 a.m. PST

Would the flag look something like this?

A)

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B)
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C)
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D) Or do you have a suggestion of your own, or from some other source?

Dan

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 11:03 a.m. PST

I'd think it'd feature separated images of each flag, or neither. Or bunting…

With a logo for the colony itself in the middle.

Actually art? Me? Oh, Dan, you so crack me up…

Doug

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 11:10 a.m. PST

Doug

Okay, okay. LOL.

I went ahead an edited D to include something "from some other source".

Dan

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 11:18 a.m. PST

I would fly both flags side by side. There is absolutely nothing in your mashup to indicate "American".

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 11:22 a.m. PST

Winston

Well, I've been looking and I was hoping you guys had come across something suitable or something that would inspire the creative juices.

Dan

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 11:27 a.m. PST

Japanese rising sun flag with red, white and blue rays.
Mike Bunkermeister Creek
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ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 11:33 a.m. PST

If you have to have a joint flag then stick a white star inside the red circle. Otherwise use the two separate ones.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 12:16 p.m. PST

Hinomaru in the corner, stripes and bars on the rest

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member02 Apr 2018 12:39 p.m. PST

I would think both nation's flags would be the choice. Locally, we have a couple of small manufacturers in the area that are joint ventures. They have two equal-sized poles and flags out front for both the US and the other nation's flag. I like that idea because it shows both the nationalist pride as well as shared comradeship. Perhaps a third sign, banner or flag to show the name of the colony itself.

Gaz004502 Apr 2018 12:42 p.m. PST

Tokyo will insist on a big red disc to represent the red planet with solar rays emanating from the Sun behind it…..

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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 2:20 p.m. PST

ZOC : "I like that idea (of separate but joined flags) because it shows both the nationalist pride as well as shared comradeship. Perhaps a third sign, banner or flag to show the name of the colony itself."

That's a great solution!

Dan

Crazyivanov02 Apr 2018 3:58 p.m. PST

I could see B) as a post independence flag, assuming Phobos and Deimos are part of it. A) perhaps as a national flag for Mars itself. Perhaps C) can act as a Naval Flag? My only issue is a lack of stars and/or stripes.

Greylegion02 Apr 2018 7:47 p.m. PST

This might work.

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Greylegion02 Apr 2018 7:48 p.m. PST

Or something like this.

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Greylegion02 Apr 2018 7:50 p.m. PST

This might work

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Greylegion02 Apr 2018 8:00 p.m. PST

This might work


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Lion in the Stars02 Apr 2018 9:56 p.m. PST

I'd assume a unique flag for the colony.

Probably a red circle on a black background with two small white dots on an orbit.

Personal logo Wolfshanza Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 11:05 p.m. PST

Stars and Bars with rising suns replacing the stars. Ya know they are gonna rebel down the road ! evil grin

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 11:26 p.m. PST

Lol. True. Inevitable.

Dan

RudyNelson06 Apr 2018 2:11 p.m. PST

I favor the field of Stars and Stripes. The canton ble with a red rising sun in it.

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