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General Chat Thread, New signature logos in General; I realise that, hence why it has been clipped. However many Aussies and Kiwis that I know feel that the ...
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    I realise that, hence why it has been clipped. However many Aussies and Kiwis that I know feel that the southern cross is more important than the union jack

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    I realise that alot is clipped out, however to get the best of both worlds (adding the union jack, and the stars) some of it had to be clipped. I did try rectangular flags, and whilst they did have the complete flag, it didn't look anywhere near as nice as the circular flags.
    Maybe a fisheye type strech would be better for some as there are many flags that are also based on the full use of the rectangle. The others do look really good but I would personally be unhappy with such a heavily clipped version of the NZ one, could be just me though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    I realise that, hence why it has been clipped. However many Aussies and Kiwis that I know feel that the southern cross is more important than the union jack
    huh? It's only a jack when it's flown from a ship. You mean flag.

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    I tried the fish eye, however it didnt look good. I could just redo all the flags as rectangular....depends on what people would want

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    Quote Originally Posted by powdarrmonkey View Post
    huh? It's only a jack when it's flown from a ship. You mean flag.
    In 1902 the Admiralty declared either use was acceptable, so since then you can call it either...

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    Quote Originally Posted by RinSewand View Post
    In 1902 the Admiralty declared either use was acceptable, so since then you can call it either...
    Actually it was jointly declared by parliament and the admiralty. 'Acceptable' != 'correct' though.

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    I think that if it included the centre point of the jack and at least parts of all the stars it would give a better sense of the flag itself maybe a slight scale with black margins to fill in the non flag bits at top and bottom would work. Again this is just my personal prefference of it but I do feel that national symbols should warrent a certain level of integrity... eek, someone is going to assign me to a rest home after that statment

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    with the jack being at the centre point, only 1 star can be seen on either flag...is that acceptable?
    Last edited by nephilim; 8th March 2010 at 02:50 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    with the jack being at the centre point, no stars can be seen on either flag....however I am looking at a slightly different version of things...
    cant you move the stars over towards the jack, so the gaps allot smaller

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    with the jack being at the centre point, no stars can be seen on either flag....however I am looking at a slightly different version of things...
    I think SYNACK means that the centre of the union flag needs to be in the image (i.e. the rightmost and upper parts would be missing), not centring the whole thing on the union flag!

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    I didnt mean that, having the union so that the edge is centred, means only 1 star can be seen....is that acceptable?

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    I may have explained badly, I meant having just a bit more than one half of the jacks horozontal length in view so the bit in the middle of the jack where all the points meet is visible on the circle. A little scaleing on the current one should achive this an allow for the stars to be visible, the far star could be only half visible just so long as it is there to complete the southern cross.

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    is that acceptable?

    Or would you prefer I edit the stars to be closer?

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    I like the square ones, reminds me of playing on my Spectrum.
    Plus I made the Leicestershire one and I like it.

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    I hope you're going to add in the Buckinghamshire county flag, most counties in England are included but we're forgotten

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