Thursday, March 24, 2011

March Madness: National Semifinals

March Madness: National Semifinals


The Rules: For each of the pairs of flags pitted against each other, indicate your favorite.  Explication, derision, and/or analysis will not affect the scoring, but is nevertheless encouraged.  Each winner will advance to the Final.



North and West Finals Voting Deadline: 9 a.m. PDT, Sunday, March 27.




North Champion vs. West Champion



Ohio vs. New Mexico

Ohio

New Mexico



East Champion vs. South Champion



Maryland vs. Tennessee

Maryland



Tennessee

Make your votes in the comments.

13 comments:

  1. NM. I don't really like it, but Ohio's makes me angry.

    TN. Again, I'm just voting against Maryland. I HATE MARYLAND'S FLAG SO MUCH

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  2. NM, i hate the big O
    MD, because TN looks like it should be the DPRK flag

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  3. New Mexico and Maryland. Ohio is too similar to other flags, and Tennessee is a little weird.

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  4. NM
    TN – I also hate MD's flag. It's really ugly.

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  5. Ohio vs. New Mexico
    Here's to New Mexico. That 4th o'July bunting doesn't stand a chance.

    Maryland vs. Tennessee
    I'm going to vote for my home state's flag here. Maryland my Maryland. I don't get how people can call the flag ugly- as I sit here at the computer, I can see it flapping in the breeze. Its a beautiful flag.

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  6. New Mexico, sorry Ohio, but you're weird shape won't help you this time.
    Maryland

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  7. New Mexico, natch.

    Maryland, with apologies to the "ow my eyes, it burns us!" contingent.

    Everything is going to come down to NM vs. MD, isn't it? Elegant simplicity vs. absurd madness?

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  8. OH - very American in appearance and, as I've said before, weird shapes FTW

    MD - I love the vexillologic history behind it.

    (And, yes, I realize fully the double-standard in play here, TN is clearly the most "American looking" in the E/S matchup, yet I didn't vote for it (but I did vote for the "American looking" flag in the W/N matchup. Also, NM's flag definitely wins in the history department in the W/N competition, yet I didn't vote for it, but I voted for MD in E/S specifically because of its history.)

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  9. Ohio. . I like the patriotic odd shape. NM too much yellow, too little sun icon

    Maryland. Fussy but cool. Tenn too small circle thingy, too fussy fly stripe.

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  10. Glad that Arizona got beat that piece of shit rag.

    New Mexico
    Maryland

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