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Old 07-08-2020, 12:33 PM
 
Location: Southeast Arizona
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I really like the Magnolia flag concept - apparently it was the unofficial state flag at some point in the past. It's great because it also pays homage to the Republic of West Florida that encompassed the MS coast via the Bonnie Blue single star.
Even better, it was the flag Mississippi seceded from the Union with.

Still a Confederate flag!
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Old 07-08-2020, 03:56 PM
 
Location: Southeast Arizona
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https://www.facebook.com/ourstatefla...type=3&theater

Marion County in south Mississippi.
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Old 08-18-2020, 10:54 AM
 
Location: NE Mississippi
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The final 5 possibilities are in:
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Old 08-18-2020, 03:25 PM
 
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Out of these, I'm 5 (k-swiss logo), 3 (hurricane ravaged magnolia tree) and 2.

How the other two make it, especially the one that looks like Marge Simpson, I have no idea?
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Old 08-18-2020, 06:15 PM
 
Location: NE Mississippi
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Out of these, I'm 5 (k-swiss logo), 3 (hurricane ravaged magnolia tree) and 2.

How the other two make it, especially the one that looks like Marge Simpson, I have no idea?
I like #2.
#3 Looks like it survived the dust bowl days.
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Old 08-19-2020, 09:57 AM
 
Location: Oklahoma
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A Magnolia Bloom for the Magnolia State. I hope it appeals to the citizens of Mississippi like I think it will to everybody else.
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Old 08-19-2020, 10:22 AM
 
Location: Southern California
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Good design! Can't argue with good design. Even the dust bowl survivor! Very good. Magnolia rendering is lovely.

I don't see Marge Simpson! Where is Marge Simpson?
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Old 08-19-2020, 11:23 AM
 
Location: NE Mississippi
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Most people I talk to like the version showing the Mississippi River.
The good thing about that version is that someone with a basic knowledge of geography will see that flag as representative of Mississippi. It could be no other state.
FWIW .... The solid straight East-West line at the southern edge of the state is the 31st parallel and was originally the southern border of the US. Today, only MS and AL share that particular line, with a cutout between the Perdido River (AL/FL) and the Pearl River (MS/AL). The land between the Perdido and the Pearl was nearly always under conflict between the French and the Spanish, so the US just annexed it.

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Old 08-19-2020, 11:29 AM
 
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Most people I talk to like the version showing the Mississippi River.
The good thing about that version is that someone with a basic knowledge of geography will see that flag as representative of Mississippi. It could be no other state.
Which one, the K-Swiss logo or the one to it's left in the image above?
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Old 08-19-2020, 11:42 AM
 
Location: NE Mississippi
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Which one, the K-Swiss logo or the one to it's left in the image above?
LOL! I had to look up K-Swiss!
The one to the left of K Swiss shows the river. That's the one most people I talk to like.
BTW, A LOT of people are upbeat about our new flag. It will be something we can all fly
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