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Ssssh! its about the CIA.
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Make the Triangle larger, Ditch the Flag

What about the Words "Obstinate" "Argumentative" (Something meaning detail oriented) along each side of the Triangle (Maybe even put them in Latin or another Language)


"Pertinax, Proprius, Incommodus" Laughing

...and, Yep...the flag is too "modern" and will severely limit it's marketability among certain demographics....
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How about we put the Latin (what's Latin for cantankerous?) on a scroll beneath the triangle or in the lower quadrant of the circle?

"Old steel-clad farts" may be a bit over the top, though I'm sure it sounds very intellectual in Latin... Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2007 11:08 am
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How about we put the Latin (what's Latin for cantankerous?) on a scroll beneath the triangle or in the lower quadrant of the circle?

"Old steel-clad farts" may be a bit over the top, though I'm sure it sounds very intellectual in Latin... Laughing


Okay for us educationally challanged what is it in Latin?

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Pertinax Up one side of the Triangle, Proprius Down the other, and Incommodus across the base

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Four to choose from....lets get some more input from others, though.

Loricatus=armored, wearing armor
Pertinax=obstinate, persistant
Incommodus=disagreeable, irksome
Proprius=particular, peculiar
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Problem with having the words around the triangle is that it needs a big triangle, which is rather US-centered (and a few nations influenced by the US post-war) and I want to keep it as international as possible, seeing that our community is spread all over the world- I'll mull it over some more and keep on doodling... Laughing
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Pertinax Proprius Loricatus would be my choice- Incommodus would probably lead to some very amusing misinterpretations... Laughing


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Pertinax Proprius Loricatus would be my choice- Incommodus would probably lead to some very amusing misinterprations... Laughing


You say that like it's a bad thing....
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You say that like it's a bad thing....


Naaawww, great icebreaker- might ruin the chances with the babes, though, seeing as they will be all over us when we wear our stylish apparel. Wink
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You say that like it's a bad thing....


Naaawww, great icebreaker- might ruin the chances with the babes, though, seeing as they will be all over us when we wear our stylish apparel. Wink


That might be useful....keeping the crowds of adoring groupies down to more managable proportions....some of us are getting older and it's more difficult to service more than 5-6 at a time anymore.
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That might be useful....keeping the crowds of adoring groupies down to more managable proportions....some of us are getting older and it's more difficult to service more than 5-6 at a time anymore.


Not to mention ducking to avoid the frying pan wielded by SWMBO. Mr. Green

How's this:



I tell ya, this Picasso guy ain't got nuttin on me... Smile
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Too many vowels in Armor. Laughing
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If you like I can try and come up with a draft Of Jens design

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Too many vowels in Armor. Laughing


Would you kindly step back and have a seat while I get a paramedic English teacher... Wink
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If you like I can try and come up with a draft Of Jens design

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Puh-leaze!! By all means, yes, I'd love to see it. Thank you, kind sir, thank you profusely...
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2007 12:40 pm
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Too many vowels in Armor. Laughing


Would you kindly step back and have a seat while I get a paramedic English teacher... Wink


That would be para-British English teacher! Laughing

Now this is 'Murican Armour... Wink

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