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Do you like the St Andrews cross as the Scotland flag

Discussion in 'TalkCeltic Pub' started by Miles Platting, Feb 19, 2017.

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  1. Officer Doofy Come to me, human man Gold Member

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    Only a flag but I do like it. A lot.
     
  2. auldbertie Gold Member Gold Member

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    I like it ... did you know that the saltire or ( st Andrews cross ) is only used by 2 countries worldwide
    Scotland and jamaica. And although tenerife come under the Spanish flag, the islands flag is the same as
    Scotlands in the same colour
     
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  3. KRS-1888 Black Jesus

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    I don't give a * about the saltire,I do think it looks a bit out of place when we're at home though.I prefer the green version.

    My favourite flags are those of Lebanon and Jamaica.
     
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  4. Norm Peterson

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    It depends the context that someone may view it I suppose. To some it could represent an oppressive, imperialist force (as a part of Britain). Ironically to some it can represent freedom...

    For me it's just a flag though!
     
  5. Graeme1888

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    Its a flag far older than the Union one, if I recall correctly then it is one of the oldest in Europe/the world
     
  6. cidermaster Gold Member Gold Member

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  7. mickey95

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    It is the oldest on the planet but there's argument about whether the background has always been one colour so I think officially it's Denmark or something
     
  8. Aidan O’Shea

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    Hezbollah? A flag with a gun and a Quranic verse?
     
  9. KyleBhoy1987

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    I think we should whack a unicorn on it
     
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  10. FinnMcCool1967

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    Think we should add an AK-47 to the flag like Mozambique did. Just in the middle of the cross will be bang on.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. hakumeikirameki

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  12. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Why would anyone have an issue with the Saltire?
     
  13. packybhoy Administrator Administrator

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  14. packybhoy Administrator Administrator

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    I like the story that goes with it. The Scots saw the cross sign in the sky and knew they would defeat the English.
     
  15. Aidan O’Shea

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    Saw one at Ibrox once :fear:
     
  16. Tim-Time 1888 Always look on the bright side of Life Gold Member

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    Great flag and the story behind it isn't bad either :86:

    http://www.scottish-at-heart.com/flag-of-scotland.html



    Unionist or loyalist tendencies :39: or just trying to 'troll' , its one of these I suspect :55: :56:


    Anyway the thread needs this -


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  17. evilbunny1991

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    Love it, simple design yet beautiful.
     
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    On the lamp posts in Belfast coming up to the 12th they will fly the Union, Ulster flag and the Saltaire. Always amuses me that the Scottish flag is as Nationalist as it gets. But they don't get that.:43:
     
  20. Marty McFly Whoa, this is heavy Gold Member

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