View Poll Results: what was your favorite logo?

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  • 60's side view with flag in beak

    6 5.83%
  • '78 - '94 side view cartoon version and iowa state over the cyclone

    30 29.13%
  • '95 -'07 CY/cyclone combination

    10 9.71%
  • '08 - pres i with state in front(new incarnation of cy)

    57 55.34%
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    LOGO

    I was talking with a buddy at work the other day, about all of the logo changes we have had over the years. Is it me or do we change our logo more than any other college? I mean we can't even stick with a color scheme. What is your favorite logo?



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    Re: LOGO

    Always liked



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    Re: LOGO

    Anything before or after that Gene Smith/McCarney twist bird with ketchup and blue crap.

    Those were terrible uni years.


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    Re: LOGO

    It's all about exposure and branding. Yes, you can take a look at our logo and criticize it by saying "Well, who is it? Idaho State, Indiana State, Illinois State, Iowa State?"... I was one of those people myself. I hated the new logo.

    It's more than grown on me, it's become our new identity. It's sharp. It's defining. It is Iowa State.


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    Re: LOGO

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Always liked
    Was one of my favorites too. I always considered this one to be an alternate grouped with the side view CY from the 80s. Maybee it's just because that's what I grew up with, but I have always loved the 80's/early 90's logos and alternate logos. The side view of Cy is far and away my most favorite.



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    Re: LOGO

    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post
    Walking Cy and the new logo are the best.


    +1



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    Re: LOGO

    Our current I-State logo is awesome



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    Re: LOGO

    Current. And I hope we don't change it again until the end of the world.



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    Re: LOGO

    I like the new one, but walking Cy is best.



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    Re: LOGO

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Current. And I hope we don't change it again until the end of the world.
    Isn't that in December?



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    Re: LOGO

    Quote Originally Posted by AirWalke View Post
    It's all about exposure and branding. Yes, you can take a look at our logo and criticize it by saying "Well, who is it? Idaho State, Indiana State, Illinois State, Iowa State?"... I was one of those people myself. I hated the new logo.

    It's more than grown on me, it's become our new identity. It's sharp. It's defining. It is Iowa State.

    I like the new logo with just the I and state. I don't mind the new Cy head in the swirl, but I cannot stand the new (angle view) walking Cy. Most of my cyclone gear has the old walking Cy(80's) and some witht the 90's twister Cy, and a few with the new I state logo, but I will refuse to wear anything with the new walking Cy.



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    Re: LOGO

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Always liked
    This (minus the text) is what ISU's logo should be. Would be analogous to the Tigerhawk, Powercat and Longhorn. Endless possibilities for merch...


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    Re: LOGO

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    Anything before or after that Gene Smith/McCarney twist bird with ketchup and blue crap.

    Those were terrible uni years.
    I didn't care for the blue..... I did like the twist bird logo much better after it was changed to just cardinal and gold.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Isn't that in December?
    Aw yes, good point!



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    Re: LOGO

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    This (minus the text) is what ISU's logo should be. Would be analogous to the Tigerhawk, Powercat and Longhorn. Endless possibilities for merch...
    I deffinitly think it should be a secondary logo along with Walking Cy. The current secondary logos are not too good.



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