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medtiger
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?

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Here is what happened... LSU sneaked this in on us early 2000s. It was when we started winning again and people didnt really take notice bc the excitemtn of winning was foremost on LSU fans minds.


And then the geniuses over in the athletic dept used the increase in merchandise revenue that happened shortly thereafter to justify the shitty logo. It had absolutely nothing to do with LSU winning its first SEC Championship in 15 years and first National Championship in 45 years, right?


Ignignot
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
What poster has the sig pic "Kill Toonces" and can I get a t shirt that says that anywhere around BR?


Restomod
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
The shite rantards rant about...


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TIGRLEE
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Member since Nov 2009
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
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It had absolutely nothing to do with LSU winning its first SEC Championship in 15 years and first National Championship in 45 years, right?


Toonces contributed nothing to the above.


You got the first part right though.


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FightinTiga
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
Far and away the best logo.


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Nuts4LSU
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
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LSU public relations and media personel think it was the one best logo designs ever because it has genertated the most money over any previous logo.


If they are truly stupid enough to attribute the money generated to that idiotic logo, then I fear for the future of our PR department. The money generated during the time they've used this logo is purely due to the success we've had in football during that time. It has nothing to do with the logo. Please tell me that no one in the LSU PR department is stupid enough not to realize that. Please.


elprez00
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Hammond, LA
Member since Sep 2011
14308 posts

re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
All mark emmert. Toonces was part of the master plan back in the early 00s. They had that stupid song Welcome To The Now they shoved down our throats. The money spent on all of this was shocking.


Teddy Ruxpin
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
Evoooooo devooooo


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boxcarbarney
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
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They had that stupid song Welcome To The Now they shoved down our throats


I don't remember this. Link?

And, has this tiger head ever been officially used?

Image: http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRvjeCHBNLJYkAAtPhu3QrUzmhigXHdzxYwslrv5Ctpkak2zWLF2Q
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Ace Midnight
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
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And, has this tiger head ever been officially used?


I got a coffee cup and a shirt this past Christmas with that tiger head because I have people who love me.


Uncle Ned
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
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I got a coffee cup and a shirt this past Christmas with that tiger head


Where from?


Ace Midnight
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Currently asymptomatic
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
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Where from?


I don't know. I was told the shirt was vintage, but it was like new (or never used). I'm holding the cup right now and it has no markings, other than purple graphics of the tiger head and LSU.


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blackjackjackson
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fourth dimension
Member since May 2008
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
sooo, toonces is a saban product?

saban brought us toonces!!


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RBWilliams8
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
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LSU public relations and media personel think it was the one best logo designs ever because it has genertated the most money over any previous logo.


It's just happened to come around when LSU got successful. Of course all the bandwagon fans were buying up everything they sold in that time. It baffles me that the school didn't realize this. They just look at the sales vs the 90's and thought "this is a great logo!".

It is dying down bc so many people have expressed their Distain and more people are buying other shite.
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Huck Finn
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jul 2009
1297 posts

re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
It would shock me if our PR guys did not realize that Toonces stuff is the only LSU gear you can buy at Walmart but nicer retailers avoid it like the plague. Seriously, if it's at Walmart, and it's P&G, it has Toonces on it.


RBWilliams8
LSU Fan
Member since Oct 2009
47984 posts

re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
Exactly. Like I said, lsu became successful and all of the sudden people started buying lsu shite. There's a reason you don't see people wearing lsu polos, lsu Pfgs, lsu columbia jackets, etc. with toonces on it.


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Fat Bastard
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Paradise
Member since Mar 2009
17917 posts

re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
nothing wrong with just the head. that is engraved on my waterford crystal ball from 2007. it is the body and everything else that is crappy.


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jack6294
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Greater Baton Rouge Area
Member since Jan 2007
3246 posts

re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?
LSU never owned the rights to the round Tiger head logo so it made no money off it. No going back, it's all about revenue streams


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