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Cacique Caribe02 Apr 2018 9:54 a.m. PST

Would the flag look something like this?





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


TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 10:03 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…


Cacique Caribe02 Apr 2018 10:10 a.m. PST


Okay, okay. LOL.

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


Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 10:18 a.m. PST

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

Cacique Caribe02 Apr 2018 10:22 a.m. PST


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


Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 10:27 a.m. PST

Japanese rising sun flag with red, white and blue rays.
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ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP02 Apr 2018 10:33 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 11:16 a.m. PST

Hinomaru in the corner, stripes and bars on the rest

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member02 Apr 2018 11:39 a.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 11:42 a.m. PST

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


Cacique Caribe02 Apr 2018 1:20 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!


Crazyivanov02 Apr 2018 2:58 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 6:47 p.m. PST

This might work.


Greylegion02 Apr 2018 6:48 p.m. PST

Or something like this.


Greylegion02 Apr 2018 6:50 p.m. PST

This might work


Greylegion02 Apr 2018 7:00 p.m. PST

This might work


Lion in the Stars02 Apr 2018 8:56 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 10:05 p.m. PST

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

Cacique Caribe02 Apr 2018 10:26 p.m. PST

Lol. True. Inevitable.


RudyNelson06 Apr 2018 1:11 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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