View Poll Results: If we need a 51-star flag, which design should we use?

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    24 53.33%
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    4 8.89%
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Thread: Which 51 star flag would you like to see adopted if needed?

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    Re: Which 51 star flag would you like to see adopted if needed?

    The circle one looks stupid, would be extremely difficult to make and would make the stars very small.

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    Re: Which 51 star flag would you like to see adopted if needed?

    Reality check:

    PR did NOT vote to become a state.

    The ballot/referendum was badly structured and muddled, for several reasons, not the least of which was the ridiculous framing of the questions:

    Question 1 was on whether or not the respondent favored the current status of Puerto Rico (as a U.S. territory).

    Question 2 -- **which all respondents were allowed to answer, regardless of their response to #1** -- offered three options as alternatives to the current status.

    In other words...

    PR voters who DO favor the current territory status STILL got to vote on what they'd prefer if territorial status was abandoned.
    PR voters who want something OTHER than the three options listed on the ballot STILL got to vote on which of those three (bad/non-option) items they'd prefer.

    That's a bit like asking survey respondents this...

    Poller: "Do you prefer Coke or Pepsi?"
    Respondent: "Actually, I don't like either of them."

    P: "OK, OK...but which do you prefer?"
    R: "Um...I don't like either of them...but Pepsi I guess..."

    P: "OK, thanks, got it...you'd like to start drinking Pepsi..."
    R: "No, I told you I don't want either of them..."
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    Re: Which 51 star flag would you like to see adopted if needed?

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    Meh, that won't do anything.
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    Re: Which 51 star flag would you like to see adopted if needed?

    Quote Originally Posted by cmakaioz View Post
    Reality check:

    PR did NOT vote to become a state.

    The ballot/referendum was badly structured and muddled, for several reasons, not the least of which was the ridiculous framing of the questions:

    Question 1 was on whether or not the respondent favored the current status of Puerto Rico (as a U.S. territory).

    Question 2 -- **which all respondents were allowed to answer, regardless of their response to #1** -- offered three options as alternatives to the current status.

    In other words...

    PR voters who DO favor the current territory status STILL got to vote on what they'd prefer if territorial status was abandoned.
    PR voters who want something OTHER than the three options listed on the ballot STILL got to vote on which of those three (bad/non-option) items they'd prefer.

    That's a bit like asking survey respondents this...

    Poller: "Do you prefer Coke or Pepsi?"
    Respondent: "Actually, I don't like either of them."

    P: "OK, OK...but which do you prefer?"
    R: "Um...I don't like either of them...but Pepsi I guess..."

    P: "OK, thanks, got it...you'd like to start drinking Pepsi..."
    R: "No, I told you I don't want either of them..."
    As I noted, the results are in dispute, but Puerto Rico might still become a state at some point. There's also the chance that Guam or Samoa might decide to one day. In addition, I remember at one point there was a movement to split California into North California and South California, the idea being that the two regions had separate political interests. In other words, we may need a 51-star flag at some point.

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    Re: Which 51 star flag would you like to see adopted if needed?

    Here's an idea:

    We keep the flag we have now. For every new state we admit, i.e.: Puerto Rico, we kick one out that's been pissing us off.
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    Re: Which 51 star flag would you like to see adopted if needed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luna Tick View Post
    As I noted, the results are in dispute, but Puerto Rico might still become a state at some point. There's also the chance that Guam or Samoa might decide to one day. In addition, I remember at one point there was a movement to split California into North California and South California, the idea being that the two regions had separate political interests. In other words, we may need a 51-star flag at some point.
    There have been various ideas at splitting California into two, and even three, states for over 100 years. They never go anywhere, and at this point I personally doubt they ever will.
    If you claim sexual harassment to be wrong, yet you defend anyone on your side for any reason,
    then you are a hypocrite and everything you say on the matter is just babble.

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    Re: Which 51 star flag would you like to see adopted if needed?

    I like the second flag better (more stylish), but the first one seems more official.

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