Adrian wrote:

How about this: if no advocates of the original (non-tree) version of
your flag speak up within the next couple of hours, I'll remove it from
the page, because the tree versions will have been there for 24 hours
by then, which is plenty of time for people to say if they prefer it.
Similarly, if nobody says they like the sun with the rays by tomorrow
afternoon, that'll go, too. Sound fair?>>

Yes it does.  Can we do the same with my attempt at heraldic colors?
This'd be the one with the dark blue and orange sun.  I certainly don't
like it very much, and I don't think I've heard any support for it.  So if
anyone likes it, speak now, or forever hold your piece.

Adrian also wrote:

<<BTW, what timezone are you in? Do you keep strange hours? It's just
that I'm here in Australia, and a lot of the time you seem to be up
when I am (it's about half past eight in the evening as I post this).>>

California time (Pacific Times Zone): I get up at noonish and go to sleep
around two, three or four in the morning.  School's starting soon, though,
so that'll all change...

Roger wrote:

<<The sun with rays is not what I would have done...really had in mind
something much more a la Uruguay.  I'll try to do some versions; but I have
no scanner.>>

One of my attempts was something like Uruguay's (which I looked at first),
but the rays go off the flag, which doesn't look very good (trust me).  Besides,
I like Kiribati's flag better.  :)

Okay, here are my updated opinions:

(1) For my flags, I think the "colour variation" version has to go, and I still prefer
both of mine to Adrian's new variation.  [Note: We haven't discussed it yet, but
what if we changed the black color?  Another easy thing to do is just to make the
black strip shorter--very simple to do; just cut off some from the bottom of the

(2) I'm very happy with the final version of Adrian's back-to-back tongues flag.

(3) Still not a fan of the minimalist flag.

(4) I prefer Christian's original flag.  It *might* be interesting to see the tongue
glyph in the middle, but I don't like any of the other changes that've been

(5) Still think the mouth glyph looks odd in Barry's flag.

(6) I noticed someone agreed with me about the glyphs in Shanthanu's flag.

Okie doke.  In general, I'd like to say that people have put together some
really nice looking flags!  I don't think any of them would be a bad design to
end up with.

"sunly eleSkarez ygralleryf ydZZixelje je ox2mejze."
"No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn."

-Jim Morrison