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ScoopAndScore
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


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here's a pic from last season. they had toonces on the shorts then too.

Proves how little I watched the team last season. In fact, I'm not sure a single one of my season tickets got used last season.
Nice to know Toonces has been there with the bball team for a while now. Seems like a perfect match.






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manwich
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


someone posted the rejected designs from Phoenix a couple weeks ago.

i'm not searching but they are out there






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liongirl85
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


It was before the 2002 season. LINK





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Fox Mulder
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


i don't know why they had to scrap the original mike logo

there is nothing better






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UrNoG
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


I hate the fact that my LSU ring has the toonces head on it. Had i graduated on time i would have gotten the Helmet Logo...wish i would have known that might have been enough motivation to get it done with





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Eighteen
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?




I mean look at how crappy ours looks compared to every other logo on there. It just sucks







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Pistol...2K4
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


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Posted by TwinkleToez
no wonder we are having trouble recruiting for basketball. No one wants to play for a program with that shite on the shorts.




I don't think that's the reason....

I seriously never have gotten all the hate for that logo.....most of my stuff is so old it has the old logo with Mike III s head , but I have some of the newer logo stuff too.






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Eighteen
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


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someone posted the rejected designs from Phoenix a couple weeks ago.

i'm not searching but they are out there



I need to find these...were they pretty bad?






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TwinkleToez
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


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I don't think that's the reason....

I seriously never have gotten all the hate for that logo.....most of my stuff is so old it has the old logo with Mike III s head , but I have some of the newer logo stuff too.


young black men who play basketball don't want some lame toonces logo. they want something that's got swag like the logo on the football helmets. i think everyone would want something that shows tradition not just some made up logo like boise st. has






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back9Tiger
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


Not sure what the hell they were thinking.... we need to start some sort of online petetion to get rid of that mess. I agree, go back to the old mike logo, still the best buy far.





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manwich
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


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I need to find these...were they pretty bad?


you would be thrilled with the current logo






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RBWilliams8
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


Well the sales skyrocketed after '03. Which is what their argument is based from.





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otowntiger
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


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of money and seen






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back9Tiger
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


becuase we just won the BCSNC... they can't seem to understand that....





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Mudminnow
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


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Bc the idiots released it around 2003... Our most successful season since '58.

They can't put 2 &. 2 together?


You would be surprised. Its mindboggling the decision making and thought process that goes on with LSU at times.






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UrNoG
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


these are where it is at:












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CSATiger
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


As Andy said about Aunt Bee's pickles, maybe we should just learn to love it





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GeauxColonels
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


Agreed. I know that Nike and some of these other companies realize this because Sailor Mike and Helmet Mike are everywhere now. I'm glad because I have options I actually like.





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Patch
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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.
Thats because it was the logo during two national championship wins and a huge amount of success. People aren't buying LSU gear for the damn toonces, they buy it b/c LSU is relevant again, not just in football.






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GoldenTiger85
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re: Has LSU "unofficially" retired Toonces?


Alright guys, this thread has annoyed me and I'm having a good day. Who can I talk to about this stupid logo? I know a DKE started a petition several years ago near the Union, but only garnered about 1500 signatures.

Does LSU have a specific office for logo marketing or would it be a sub-set of a higher office?

Toonces needs to die at the 10 yr mark.

We also could get someone to write an incredibly written essay on why it needs to go along with 2003/2007 BCS titles, etc as to why it sold so well.







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