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Which SGU logo is your favorite?

#1
9 (47.4%)
#2
10 (52.6%)
#3
0 (0%)
[Other]
0 (0%)

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Offline Quetzalcoatl

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Which SGU logo is your favorite?
« on: October 07, 2017, 08:23:46 AM »
As far as I can find, the SGU has so far used a total of three logos or banners, see below. They are posted in order of age, with the most recent one at the top. Which SGU logo is you favorite? Personally, my favorite is #2. Spacey and inspirational.

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Re: Which SGU logo is your favorite?
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2017, 06:42:14 PM »
#1 or #2. The spurious "scare quotes" on the byline in the third logo annoy me.

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Re: Which SGU logo is your favorite?
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2017, 06:44:38 PM »
They've had more than that.

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Re: Which SGU logo is your favorite?
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2017, 07:01:56 PM »
I'm partial to #2 because it furthers the cause of my avatar.

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Re: Which SGU logo is your favorite?
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2017, 07:17:15 PM »
They had this logo between #3 and #2 shown above.

https://web.archive.org/web/20091214034428/http://www.theskepticsguide.org/


I checked the Wayback Machine and couldn't find any others.

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Re: Which SGU logo is your favorite?
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2017, 07:26:57 PM »
They had this logo between #3 and #2 shown above.

https://web.archive.org/web/20091214034428/http://www.theskepticsguide.org/


I checked the Wayback Machine and couldn't find any others.

Ah, well I choose 2.5 then.

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Re: Which SGU logo is your favorite?
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2017, 07:29:27 PM »
I'm partial to #2 because it furthers the cause of my avatar.
Your avatar is too small for me to see what's going on, let alone read what it says.

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Re: Which SGU logo is your favorite?
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2017, 08:49:26 PM »
I'm partial to #2 because it furthers the cause of my avatar.
Your avatar is too small for me to see what's going on, let alone read what it says.

I blame scaling.



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Re: Which SGU logo is your favorite?
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2017, 06:02:38 PM »
They had this logo between #3 and #2 shown above.

https://web.archive.org/web/20091214034428/http://www.theskepticsguide.org/


I checked the Wayback Machine and couldn't find any others.

Oops! :-[

But at least it is somewhat similar to #2.
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Re: Which SGU logo is your favorite?
« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2017, 11:28:21 AM »
If you were to ask me to draw the SGU logo from memory, without letting me look at any of them, the one I'd draw is the spirograph Saturn in #2. So that's what I voted for.
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Re: Which SGU logo is your favorite?
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2017, 11:39:50 AM »
2.5 is my fav but I think that is only used on the forums.
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Re: Which SGU logo is your favorite?
« Reply #11 on: October 12, 2017, 04:11:32 PM »
I think the first one is best from an objective design standpoint because it's the simplest, easiest to read, and most scalable.

Not sure how keen I am on the 1950's Buck Rogers rocket ship though. While I do love the old school sci-fi, I think it's not really emblematic of all that the show is about. I think that logo might be improved if the rocket ship were replaced with a different symbol that better expresses the diversity of topics addressed by the SGU.

 

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