I live in Connecticut, and I like the flag, though I'd drop the scroll and make the rococo shield and vines bigger. This is where Puero Rico would rank. And you think you can just slap on a picture of ol’ George and get a way with it? British with an American sensibility? Bonus points for being all white. Read about Georgia's state flag history on our blog. Montpelier, Vermont Montpelier was chartered in 1781, and adopted an official city flag in 2001. I’d like to have a beer with him. How dare you say those things about all those states! New Mexico. You can't read most text, and even if it's large text, it drains symbolism which is what a flag is supposed to display. There were some former two-sided state flags in the past but Oregon’s is the only one at the moment. The flag experts of North America have completed their survey of state and provincial flags, identifying the best and worst flags on the continent. Actually, this is the worst state flag. It's got an art deco feel for some reason. Best and worst state flags. We have the best public school system in the country as well as the highest medium family income in the nation. A research from the NAVA in 2001 rated Georgia’s then flag because of the worst style. Entertain me with cheese and syrup. 6. share. This is actually their flag. Contest over. Few states have one defining attribute that could encompass the whole thing. Thank you for the kind comments people and I apologize to the state of Rhode Island. Replace this piece of trite with the cover for Fargo and you have my vote. It's mostly deep blue, the most overused state flag color. It's a pretty spot-on review here. Flagpoles Etc. According to a 2001 survey by the North American Vexillological Association, New Mexico has the best-designed flag of any U.S. state, U.S. territory, or Canadian province, while Georgia's state flag was rated the worst design (Georgia adopted a new flag in 2003; Nebraska's state flag, whose design was rated second worst, remains in use to date). Ah. In 2004, the North American Vexillological Association — I’m sure those guys know how to party — ranked the flags from 150 major U.S. cities from best to worst… Pick a side, The South. Same everything but instead of the dreamcatcher put the Walmart star. Here's a ranking of all the state flags in the U.S., from first to worst. If the entire flag were just that image, it might be the best state flag. The “seal on a bedsheet” design was the least favorite, and flags that used a state seal were ranked among the worst flags. Bears are a favorite flag creature. Origin: Considered by the North American Vexillological Association to be among the nation's worst, the Montana state flag prominently features the name of … I feel like if you made it green, it would just become the flag of Agrabah. Here are the results of a poll from r/SampleSize, where 160 people answered which state flags they thought were the best and worst.. New Mexico, Texas, Alaska, Colorado, and Arizona are the top five while Delaware, Minnesota, Idaho, Kentucky, and Wisconsin are the bottom five. Aren’t ships supposed to go in the water? It’s really hard to objectively rank them. Meaning: Non-existent. Simplicity just might be key when it comes to designing a great flag (sorry, Nebraska). They are simply haters. Would have been much better without the seal. You can even travel overseas and people recognize it. Those sparking stars are meant to resemble gunshots in Gary, Indiana, right? 17. I like this flag, too. The meaning of this still baffles me. Trash this flag, MI. This flag has got hardcore written all over it. Fortunately, I had a jumping off point. It's a chess set on acid. Wins the award for most mediocre state flag. Another simple and clean design. Everyone recognizes it. Tennessee. And with that, we're using this day to point out the nations most ill-conceived flags. I also don't know how or why I stumbled upon this. If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you’ve probably heard that the state of Mississippi has now revoked the official status of its state flag, which has the Battle Flag of the Army of Northern Virginia in the upper left-hand corner. In 1930, the city of Tampa adopted its first flag—based on a mockup not by a graphic designer but by... 2 No, I live in MD too and our flag is horribly ugly. And by that I mean leave it in Flint. Show some effort! Why is it not in the top 5 :(. Painting looks like someone just threw out the contents of a fast food trash bag onto the canvas of Alabama's shitty state flag. It's bland and average but gets the job done. Yes. Anyway, there's no need to avenge my state for anything. 1 of 10. Here's a ranking of all the state flags in the U.S., from first to worst. Geez. In 2004, the North American Vexillological Association — I’m sure those guys know how to party — ranked the flags from 150 major U.S. cities from best to worst. These Are the Ugliest Flags on the Planet 1 Contest over. There's certainly merit to your argument. The vines represent the three original settlements of the state. BS, Maine doesn't direct or lead anything. Here are the 50 worst. This is more of an atrocity than their crime-riddled streets. If you’ve made it this far, you’re a trooper. But for worst, I might have to go with the poster above. *drops mic*, Oklahoma has a great flag your just full of bullshit. The flag is made of 24 square pieces, in 4 rows and 6 columns. There should be a flag burning law for this flag. 100 NAVA members and over 300 non-members ranked the 72 flags on a scale of 0 to 10 (worst to best).. Let's face it, all flags with a Union Flag tucked in the corner are bone idle and ugly-looking. This one breaks the rules of “no letters”, but the bear is so awesome I had to give it some respect. Every state flag is wrong. The Florida comment was both hilarious and spot on. Eh, I want a state flag not a stock Old Navy t-shirt. Fortunately, I had a jumping off point. Zheleznogorsk was a “secret” town founded in 1950 where the Soviets produced weapons-grade plutonium. We already excel in everything else. According to a 2001 survey by the*North American Vexillological Association, New Mexico has the best-designed flag of any U.S. state, U.S. territory, or*Canadian province, while Georgia's state flag was rated the worst design. Original design, but somehow not cool enough to warrant a higher ranking. Someone was trying way too hard here. Oklahoma seems like it would be a cesspool. United Kingdom I can't believe you didn't take points off for having the state name on the flag - especially when it's prominent. This Iowa flag is so shit even their own eagle is ripping it apart. Idiots. Keep it simple, so simple a child could draw it from memory. It features an Osage Nation buffalo-skin shield and seven eagle feathers against a sky-blue field, with the state’s name in block letters underneath. Although this is just another shameless seal, I really love how Lady Liberty has conquered tyranny. #8 Oklahoma: One of the most recent official state flags, Oklahoma’s flag wasn’t formally adopted until 2006 (the current Louisiana flag was adopted in 2010). Moving on from seals to coats of arms. The top of this photo has a phantom arm rising from the ground holding a sword. One of the worst flags in the world comes from the state of Antwerp in Belgium. One of the worst flags in the world comes from the state of Antwerp in Belgium. I’m bored. The design is easy to recognize, but I find this one lazy and easily confused with Ireland. But for worst… If you squint it looks like a gingerbread house in Candyland somewhere in the North Pole. Our country’s only two-sided state flag! I don’t get it. *Georgia adopted a new flag in 2003.Nebraska's state flag, which design was rated second worst, remains in use to date. Actually, this is the worst state flag. I do like this one, but the words make it go down in the ranks. Did you really love the English that much? The star on top looks like it’s for MSSR (Maine Soviet Socialist Republic). Lol. Fiji just about gets away with it because the rest of the flag is a jaunty light blue, but Australia and New Zealand's are full-on abysmal. This flag just looks like they copied other states ideas and threw it together. In 2001, the North American Vexillological Association (NAVA) asked visitors of its website to give their opinion on 72 subnational and territorial flags of the United States and Canada. On top of that, even if I could read Latin, that text is tiny! Too unrealized, too much empty space. Is that the big dipper and the north star? Montana: "Here's another state whose symbol has failed its duty -- so the state's name appeared on the flag in 1981." That way at least it's accurate. Red on black, and based on George W.'s family seal (No, not that one, the one from the 1700's. “XXX”. I'm sorry, but I must respectfully disagree. Black and white plus turquoise and yellow? Idaho is a classic example of a bad state flag: A boring blue background with a seal in the middle, featuring so much stuff going on, I don’t know where to begin: We have human figures, cornucopiae, wheat, rocks, stags, nested landscapes within landscapes, and a … Here's how you improve this flag. Also, I think I saw this movie when I was a kid. Voted the third ugliest U.S. state flag, the flag of Montana seal features a plow, shovel, and pickaxe in a field in front of the Great Falls of the Missouri River. I'm sending this to my buddy who teaches 8th grade history. The ribbon near the bottom of the ensign contains the state motto, "Oro y plata," which is Spanish for "Gold and silver." Did she kill one of Santa’s elves? #2. While the indication of race hate gives it an edge, they pussied out with the homage to the American flag. Bienville parish is a small administrative region in Louisiana, in the USA. The worst flags are all just lazy! Thanks for the input. Of course they would have much to envy of us, including our perfect flag. This looks like it should be flown by fascists in the next blockbuster dystopian film. Sign-up for Complex Shop, our new eCommerce store fusing content and commerce. We are perfect, and that's why everyone else is hating. Illinois State. So, without further ado…. This is borderline your average Suicide Girl tattoo. Small, simple, poignant, success. The Texas flag should just be a silhouette image of a pickup truck towing a large steak. Some might argue that it’s a little busy because it has four colors, but it all comes together nicely. While I appreciate the progressive depiction of two gay lovers shaking hands, this crest is the dullest mundane of bland. Rank: 3.00. The thing on the Louisiana flag is a pelican, not a seagull! Hahaha this is great! The colors are just ugly. If you don’t believe me, look at them. Bee hive! What’s the worst state in America for 2021? What is this? How ironic you're judging this art, yet you put a big fat red border around each flag that even mixes in with some of them. The buffalo wins you points, but the seal…. #1. There’s so much in here, so it ranks the highest among the others with just a coat of arms. Looks like macaroni stained jeans. Still painfully unoriginal. the eve of the Civil War (1861-65), Georgia did not have an official state flag. No wonder this state's small and insignificant. They're good flags really. After being dubbed the "Worst City Flag in North America" in a 2015 TED Talk, Pocatello opened up a call for redesigns. Who knows, maybe even elect him President? Although the "Bonnie Blue Flag" is the best known example, a better documented flag consisted of a single red star on a … I've reviewed this same stale blue flag with a shitty crest at least 10 times so far. That's an insane, nonsensical, and violent image, perfect to inspire terror in your foes. Overwhelming tan color, against the grain in that respect. I'm not sure how you got the final answers, because based on some of the comments on the top flags, I would have figured they would be at the bottom. The green's a subdued green, and it's the same impression you get as you enter and leave the state. This one looks like it was made by people with disentery. Here, I'll rank all fifty of them from worst to best. This is borderline your average Suicide Girl tattoo. I’m still disinterested. I’m stealing this comment from someone else, but this really does look like someone got the wrong size image file and scaled it down so it wouldn’t get too pixelated. This one has a seal slapped on it, but it looks better because of the design. Uglier than what they leave on your windshield. Here are the 50 worst. Correct me if I’m wrong, but has she speared herself half a croissant? This flag easily makes it into the top three. Gotta love how 90% of the comments are "My state flag is better than all of yours if you have a different opinion you're just a hater". Yes, I wish Fun With Flags was a real channel on YouTube. The term is often used pejoratively, and although common, the practice is sometimes regarded as contentious. His reviews are just that. You know a place is bad when they have to advertise their one remarkable tourist attraction on their flag itself. -- Ted Kaye, author of "Good Flag, Bad Flag" (Thinkstock) 50. Colorful like some of the homes in Idaho. At least it has the audacity to stand out, like the state's beautiful scenery. Sorry if I disappoint, but let’s face it — This flag is iconic! According to the survey, the following are the ten worst city flags: 141. So it makes sense that there would be a bad-ass Russian bear splitting an atom on a blood red field. Alaska. I’m going to loosely follow Ted Kaye’s five principles for good flag design, which are: I’m also going to include my own highly subjective musings about what I find personally entertaining. “O”, how you make my eyes crooked, Ohio. Montana's flag has "silver and gold" written in Spanish....really?.....wtf?? About half the flags have a … Karl Hideyo Schroeder is a globally-experienced manager in international companies, having worked in banking, finance and start-ups. Try the District of Columbia flag. Interesting that you decided to bash on Oklahoma instead of actually reviewing its flag. Tampa, Florida. Why Wouldn't You Collect Jars of Your Own Urine? New Mexico is having a rough week since we also just named it one of the most dangerous states in America for 2021.. Montana is yet another flag that consists of a blue field and a state seal. Sadly, she is being very un-PC by showing a tit! The worst state flag is probably that of Uruguay though. NAVA members and the public preferred distinctive flags with simple, strong designs. I will admit im from md but how dare you say that ours kicks the shit out of anyones! I want to be besties with the person who wrote these reviews. This design is so perfect. ACTUAL FLAG FACT: If a new state joins the Union, they must wait until the following July 4 for a representative star to be added to the flag. -- Ted Kaye, author of "Good Flag, Bad Flag" (Thinkstock) 50. * Violates the simplicity of the great flags: this color means bravery, this color means freedom, this circle is the sun, this diamond is that time we won the World Cup. My contact info is in the corner. Flag of convenience (FOC) is a business practice whereby a ship's owners register a merchant ship in a ship register of a country other than that of the ship's owners, and the ship flies the civil ensign of that country, called the flag state. Colorado follows all the rules, but I can’t help myself from thinking it was made by a committee hired by Hillary Clinton. It looks like barf. I believe Texas has one of the best flags in the union. There should be a flag burning law for this flag. What? You deserve some treats ;), If there ever was a flag for the Red Light District, this would be it! Report Save. Somehow I really like that guy. If only if it had bloody fists in place of stars to protest "Taxation Without Representation". It's a unique flag for a unique and uniquely American land. It has a unique design, but still kinda feels awkward. This flag totally makes you squint to figure out what’s going on. He’d probably be better than Trump. Maryland flag not only the worst flag out of the US states, but out of the world. Who do you think you are, Hugh Grant? I dig it. Though I suppose you should add a huge pile of excrement next to it. Dreamcatcher made of used tampons. The 25 Worst State Flags. I've never been, but based on what I've heard, I can safely say this is the only good thing about the state of New Jersey. Instead, it's the uninspired, worst state flag. After the NAVA declared Nebraska the second worst state flag in their survey there had been word to change it but that flag remains unchanged. If anything, this flag's existence is a metaphor for make-work projects, and the peon whose lap it fell into didn't pad his deadline enough. NAVA members and the public preferred distinctive flags with simple, strong designs. Clean, simple, elegant, and instantly recognizable. That colonist totally stabs the native in the back. I cannot discern different forms of bland at this point. Read about Georgia's state flag history on our blog. Or maybe just three pillars holding up the arch with no text. Lived and died within 11 months? It's literally Antarctica, surrounded by ocean. By far the best among these. Ridiculous and more importantly, ugly AF. It didn't hit me that state crests existed until 5 minutes ago. New Mexico, Texas, Alaska, Colorado, and Arizona are the top five while Delaware, Minnesota, Idaho, Kentucky, and Wisconsin are the bottom five. Great reviews of New York, Virginia and Wisconsin. Simple, but stale. A law that mandates if you do not burn this flag, you will be fined. After the state's secession from the Union on January 19, 1861, there were several newspaper reports of secession flags consisting of a single star on a solid background. The purpose of this study is to use science to determine which of our great American states are the absolute worst. I can’t ignore the fact that ”State of Idaho” is written twice. As part of their 2001 survey of the best and worst flags on the continent, the North American Vexillological Association came up with five guidelines toward creating a great flag. Also Maryland's flag is by far the worst. If you took his reviews seriously, I sincerely worry for your state of mind. skralyx. Had me laughing at work. It's white. It has to be Australia for trying to overconceptualise. Are you a racing flag or a deck of cards? It's too sparse and random. Canada. As you'll see, I'm heavily biased towards flags that don't include a state seal or coat of arms. Duh). It does everything right! I've lived in MD my whole life and I hate the flag. There are no letters or seals and it follows all the rules — The epitome of symbolic representation. Share. The flag of NAVA. Simplicity just might be key when it comes to designing a great flag (sorry, Nebraska). IMO, Maryland is the best, followed by New Mexico. fuck you, maryland has the best state flag hands down. Unless you're colorblind of course. *Georgia adopted a new flag in 2003.Nebraska's state flag, which design was rated second worst, remains in use to date. Yes, images of the Confederate flag are invoked here, but 'Bama’s state legislature adopted this flag in 1895 (30 years after slavery was abolished), and we want to give it the benefit of the doubt. If you don’t believe me, look at them. Calm down, Ok? It's way too noisy and hard to look at. The Best and Worst State Flags of The United States, The Best and Worst State License Plates of the United States, An Analysis of 1stPersonApproacher: The Internet’s Favorite Creep. Simplicity just might be key when it comes to designing a great flag (sorry, Nebraska). I didn't love this flag at first but it's great, if only for switching up the god damn color. Try harder next time, and include the arch. Nevada, you have too much empty space. So picking the 11 most comically ugly city flags was a hell of an endeavor. Thanks! So picking the 11 most comically ugly city flags was a hell of an endeavor. Here are the results of a poll from r/SampleSize, where 160 people answered which state flags they thought were the best and worst. In 2001, the Minnesota state flag was voted one of the top 10 worst state flags by the North American Vexillological Association. Although the flag was rated the tenth worst in the 2004 NAVA survey, not much effort has been given to redesign the flag. Doesn’t she know that that’s a thing these days? 70. But this is brilliant. What is this, the product tag for a pair of Wrangler jeans? Scholars With Disproportionately Attractive Wives. There’s something about that guy that’s welcoming… Ahhh! (In case you’re wondering, yes, I am a fan of The Big Bang Theory. Not only is the flag derivative, more importantly it tells you nothing about the state. I like that it's simple yet distinct, and that it looks like a bowling bowl. That's what you're using to sell yourself? I wish there was a “!” at the end though. Simple and distinct. Everyone is so butt hurt over his review. Here's a ranking of all the state flags in the U.S., from first to worst. I think the comments are the best. A video wherein I give my opinion on all the US State Flags. While the painting looks like the product of a retarded kindergartner, the oversized state name sells me on it. Ooo! Let's face it, all flags with a Union Flag tucked in the corner are bone idle and ugly-looking. Every state flag is wrong. Ok, you actually put some effort and came up with a design, but this is just too much. What the fuck were you thinking! The drawing's nice but incorporated poorly. So I rewarded myself by writing this fun article, ranking the state flags from best to worst. No, Sheldon is not my favorite character. Has a moose. It looks like someone puked in a puddle of blood. You can follow him on Twitter @KarlHideyoSchro. The rest symbolizes its copper industry and Colorado river. Good food, good music, good beaches, great rum, friendly people that make you want to dance — That’s the good life. Grapes? United Kingdom So which is worst? Canadian flags fared significantly better than U.S. flags, with an average score of 6 points versus 5. Warm colors for a warm state. Most Beautiful State Flags in the USA Ranked Best to Worst California. The flag is kind of a Cuba-wannabe, but who can blame them? Don't know how the hell I stumbled across this but glad I did. I have a soft spot for buffaloes, and that's pretty much all you remember about the scenery of Wyoming. Dear god. Are you shitting me? It's the perfect mix of simplicity and meaning, built from the ground up just like the state. Plus the colors are kinda busy. But it is somehow still memorable and easily distinguishable from a distance. I kind of like this one. The Illinois state flag has all the makings of a great flag, they're just not quite right. Montana: "Here's another state whose symbol has failed its duty -- so the state's name appeared on the flag in 1981." Updated 3:08 PM ET, Sat May 9, 2015. Canada’s provincial flags generally avoid seals and tend towards more simple designs. I could barely even read the letters across…, That hat is just throwing me off. Let's face it, all flags with a Union Flag tucked in the corner are bone idle and ugly-looking. 1. A place lost between retro and modern. In the event that you had some trouble in distributing Virginia’s motto — … There’s something I like about the state flags that write the state’s name in bold font. Ing. The official attitude of Maine. NAVA, the North American Vexillological Association, conducted a poll on its website, asking its members and the public their opinions of flag designs in the U.S. and Canada. And I can't appreciate any flag that has a couple of stripes or a the state crest in the middle. Funny and not to be taken seriously. Go back under your bridge, you tasteless trolls. As a Marylander, I am nauseated whenever I have the MD flag colors thrust upon me, which is way too often. It says, "We're Montana, and don't you forget it." It's mostly deep blue, the most overused state flag color. Done and done. Let's just do them alphabetically. Per capita we are the wealthiest in the nation. The civil flag is amazing, but the alternative state flags are horrendous: Bars over bars, and way too much text. #8 Oklahoma: One of the most recent official state flags, Oklahoma’s flag wasn’t formally adopted until 2006 (the current Louisiana flag was adopted in 2010). If you write the name it becomes a sign, even if it's a wavy sign hanging on a flagpole. Motto inspired by flag: "A tiny town with a … Mississippi. Best and worst state flags. Maze. Couldn't decide whether to puke or sob, so I'm doing both. There are a lot of good state flags, but I narrowed it down to my top 5, not necessarily in this order. The logic is always: Choose a color, slap on the seal and maybe write something on there. According to Michaelangelo Signorile, the editor-at-large for the Huffington Post’s Gay Voices section, the worst states are clustered in the Midwest and the Bible Belt South. That's Pocatello's redone flag, which was unveiled in 2017 —but not until a firestorm of press surrounded their old one. You're supposed to review the flag, not shit on states that you don't like and have never been to. No doubt about it, the Bienville Parish flag is the worst. RIP North Carolina? It is promised to be in line... Virginia. According to Michaelangelo Signorile, the editor-at-large for the Huffington Post’s Gay Voices section, the worst states are clustered in the Midwest and the Bible Belt South. I still think it would be better to just write, “I can see Russia.”. Honestly, it doesn’t need to say “California Republic,” the bear speaks for itself. Plus, there's so many states it's probably hard to differentiate them. This is hot shit in the flag world, gentlemen. It turns out New Mexico is the worst state to live in the country. This avant-garde piece of no good bullshit. Symbols comprise words, as well, so I'm not entirely against them. It's just too immersed in the idea of trying to be patriotic to care about. level 2. Well don't be shy. Lazy. Minuses: No lobsters. So, let's skip the politics and simply talk about state flags. I don't know, this one's just stupid. It makes this flag moronic. This version has been in use since 1905. 6 years ago. Points for being from the future, but is an abstract painting no one would buy. Included in the survey are the flags of the following entities: Plus one for the audacity to change your flags shape, but this is what you'd pick if you had been bashed over the head like most of their middle class has experienced, so while a fitting flag, it's still stupid. It’s Bigfoot! Deep Learning in the Cosmos: Ranking 3 Machine Learning (ML) Applications, Why Ivanka Trump Is Her Father’s Daughter, In The Worst Way, Why we need to stop perpetuating the good immigrant myth, Generating Modern Art using It features an Osage Nation buffalo-skin shield and seven eagle feathers against a sky-blue field, with the state’s name in block letters underneath. 1. The Best-- 1. Tacky drawing, no oranges. Laughed the hardest with what was said about the Maryland flag. A flag is a symbol, a representation. Each star on the flag represents one of Alaska's 8 citizens. In 2001, the North American Vexillological Association (NAVA) asked visitors of its website to give their opinion on 72 sub national and territorial flags of the United States and Canada. Pluses: Honestly depicts white trash. Honestly, that "bars over bars" Uruguay flag would probably work if it was 1:1. Note: All rankings are completely subjective and arbitrary. Hilarious. I don't believe bears would behave in such a manner. It is kinda cool. 18. Most of the blogs online will rank the Maryland flag as being among the top 10 best. New Mexico is my favorite because it's simple and evocative of the place, much like the Canadian flag. Florida and Alabama, originally founded and organized in Spanish Florida, are today displaying the flag of the Spanish Order, the Saltire, Cross of St. Andrew, are not appreciated; the flags represent the history of their respective state's origin and civilization, like the flag of New Mexico, simplified, as the high standard of vexillology requires. Your review is hilarious and well-articulated, but I don't see eye-to-eye with you on this important subject. Michigan review is the best. But no--the flag of Drnis is a fascinating puzzle box! Arizona encompasses its Spanish heritage, American colonies, and epic sunsets in just half of one flag. Generative Adversarial Network(GAN) on Spell, Why The Normalization of Stan Culture is Unhealthy. He just dragged the shit out of our flag (Maryland), even though most of the blogs online clearly rank it as being among the superior flags. California’s, however, has some background. Too funny. Maine's motto is "Dirigo", which means "I direct". The motto should be "Quae Semper", translated as "whatever". I guess you're alright, but stop trying to be Mexico, Illinois. Incidentally, this flag was voted best US state flag by NAVA (North American Vexillological Association). This one screams “heritage,” whatever that means… Three colors, recognizable designs, sure why not? The flag is made of 24 square pieces, in 4 rows and 6 columns. I’ve been reading some articles here and there about flags, so now I’ve gotten in the mood to write a fun post ranking all 50 American state flags in order from worst to best. 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