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01-08-2013, 08:11 AM
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Long Island
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For everyone dead set on keeping the current logo, which I absolutely love and am still sad they are leaving Nassau, it doesn't make sense after the move.
Once they move to the Barclays center, the I pointing to where the Vet is becomes invalid and inaccurate, which I hate on logos. It becomes a classic logo like many others. I don't see how keeping the logo is the key to keeping the fans that are mad about the move.
I also would hate a name change, but just like with the logo, the name
Islanders still strikes me as wrong
. Yes, Brooklyn is technically on Long Island, but people who live in or are from Brooklyn don't say Long Island.
As a person who is big into logos/unis, it irritates me to have inaccuracies in names and logos. It would kill me to see the Islanders no longer the Islanders and have a new logo, but having a name and logo based on a location that changes loses validity.
Personally I look forward to a Brooklyn jersey and love the original concept harkening to the Dodgers. The Brooklyn Bridge is a great icon and makes a great logo, it would be silly not to utilize it.
If it makes you feel better, make your affiliation with Coney ISLAND...which is of course in Brooklyn.
I want the name and the current home/away jerseys to stay permanently - and the current thirds gone. I do like some of the alternative third jerseys that play up the move and some of the history we are inheriting as Brooklyn's new team.
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