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LOGO OF THE DISEASE

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Ilya83, Dec 26, 2014.

  1. Ilya83

    Ilya83 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hey everybody! I was thinking about a logo of the disease, which shows that I'm NOT like the others and make a tattoo. I want it to be a worldwide symbol. A few days ago I watched an amazing video clips. And I think the tattoo in that clip is a good one. So guys what do you think about it??? :happy: (not a native speaker. Sorry for the mistakes :oops:)

    If you don't care about the idea. Watch this amazing video anyways please
     
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    Randburg Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi For Info the International Symbol for Diabetes is a Blue Circe
     
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    Randburg Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ilya83 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Rand, I know but it's not appropriate for the tattoo :writer:
     
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    izzzi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @Ilya83 There is many tattoos that have been already used eg; images.jpg
    It may not be appropriate, yet it is still a message.
    I prefer a tattoo to be a symbol of love and art etc; and not to say I am different.
    The video is very good yet I don't get the connection why a tattoo.
     
  6. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Does this also apply to Type 2's? I've been diagnosed a year and have never heard of or seen the blue circle!
     
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    phoenix Type 1 · Expert

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    izzzi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I must be fair when I first heard that the blue circle was the Diabetes symbol, I just thought the circle was a cement. thing. images (2).jpg
     
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  9. I think if you want to show that you are not like everyone else, then you should design your own and not just copy someone else's artwork from a pop video.
     
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  10. Ilya83

    Ilya83 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    well I ment "WE ARE" but just a blue circle looks like cement :wacky: Izzzis tattoo looks awesome but I don't want to put the text like "DIABETIC". I want it be just a symbol and everyone who knows about the DIA could recognize me.
     
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    leeemerick Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Diabetic cement? Whatever next!

    Personally I'm not going to bother with a tattoo.
    I've designed a hat I can wear to alert people to my condition.
    The hat is a cone shape and has a large letter 'D' on the front. Should clear things right up.

    dunce hat.jpg 49674Dunce_Cap.png
     
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    Ilya83 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hahahaa :D Come on! Let's get serious
     
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    Ilya83 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Cement for diabetics??? :bookworm:
     
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    izzzi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Blue Circle Industries, is quite a large company which uses the blue circle as a trade mark, hence the confusion.:confused:
    @llya83 I think @Avocado Sevenfold is correct in saying you should design your own tattoo.
    Best of luck in what you decide.:)
     
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    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    Try designing your own characteristic symbol .
    Possibly incorporate the light blue colour into it .

    As it is the worldwide internationally the diabetes colour .
    Any other colour would not get recognised or connected
    up to diabetes I feel and think .

    I designed my own ' Diabetic ' tattoo - and had 7 tiny star bursts
    done around the word .
    Colour inside the star burst , is an illuminous pale blue .
    This ultimately represents the colour of diabetes .

    All the medics who have seen it - and say its a great idea
    and is very alert word referenced and design appropriate :)
     
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    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    QUOTE="leeemerick, post: 717000, member: 56209"]Diabetic cement? Whatever next!

    Personally I'm not going to bother with a tattoo.
    I've designed a hat I can wear to alert people to my condition.
    The hat is a cone shape and has a large letter 'D' on the front. Should clear things right up.

    View attachment 10264 View attachment 10265 [/QUOTE]

    ;):D:cool: - made me smile n chuckle ! LOL
     
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    Ilya83 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    well I need something with blue circle in it. Good idea. Thanks everyone for your help :happy:
     
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    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    Some of the Olympic athletes have the olympic rings
    tattooed onto their arms and bodies .
    Tom whats his name? the diver for UK has this plus the
    gymnastics fella too .
    We all know and recognise what the Olympic rings intertwined symbolises .

    Think similar with your diabetes in mind perhaps ?
    Blood cell logo - is representative of Diabetes.co.uk forum .
     
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    phoenix Type 1 · Expert

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    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    A blue hummingbird :cool: cool
    Looks great I think .

    It used to be a pink hummingbird Diabetes UK .
    Until the agreement of the international worldwide diabetes
    colour was to be made light blue everywhere .

    What do you think/feel Ilya83 ?

    Good suggestion Phoenix :)
     
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