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USA's Independence Day

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

Monday, July 3, 2006
14 years ago4,818 views

(i know its tomorrow)

google.com/search?hl=en&q= ...
(look at the first result :))

last year's logo was :


google.com/logos/july4th05.gif



2004:


google.com/logos/july4th04.gif



2003:


google.com/logos/july4th03.gif



2002:


google.com/logos/july4th02.gif



2006:


google.com/logos/july4th06.gif


(the link doesnt work at the moment ,7.3.06 . im sure it will tomorrow)

any thoughts on hows it gonna look like?
(BTW, i think the 2002 logo is the best .. dont you?)

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

It will look the same as the others. They're all variations on a theme.

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

lol..
youre right..
didnt notice that..
but still, i like the "clean" logo :)

/pd [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

not as good as the Canada day Logo!! :)-

still waiting to see what they bring out tomorrow

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

youre right..
the Canada Day logo was awesome!
real cool!
but we'll wait and see :)

Corsin Camichel [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Waiting for 1st of August

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

<<Waiting for 1st of August>>
Why?

Sergey and Larry [PersonRank 1]

14 years ago #

We've got an hour or so, and we're still debating whether to do the Independence Day logo this year or not.

A lot of our bread is being buttered by China now, and they hinted they may question our licenses again if we do this. Might give inspiration to protesters they say. Might also jeopardise us setting up shop in Iran, Cuba and N. Korea.

Besides, nobody really complained that we missed honoring America's fallen defenders on Memorial Day, and we're not really an "American company" anymore, so what's the deal about the independence of some country, or whomever gave their life defending it? We're "international" now. All hail the U.N. Do you like powder-blue flags?

Still, there's something nostalgic about Old Glory, fireworks, and maybe even freedom...

We'll let you know in about an hour.

Sergey and Larry

Corsin Camichel [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

David
Swiss National Day

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Hello, Larry and Sergey. Sorry to hear that. When I read your post I thought it's a joke, but it seems to be real.

Oh, well. Hopefully nobody will notice.

/pd [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

oh well, I dont see any new logo for the US!!

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Look, look...


google.com/logos/july4th06.gif

Kirby Witmer [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I do!! It's pretty cool.

/pd [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

awwwwwwwwwww..thats cute..!!

/pd [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Oh btw... a Happy 4th to all our American Members here :)_

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Happy 4th of July for everyone who feels American.

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Happy Fourth of July! Google finally get off the based-on-2002 logo.

pokemo [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

the logo is pretty nice...

NateDawg [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Happy Independance Day!!

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Hey guy, I would like you help
Is there mistakes in this sentence?

"Today is July 4th, the US national day (Independence Day). Happy Fourth of July to all our american readers!"

Thanks in advance

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Maybe write "American" in uppercase? Or maybe write "readers from the States" or something...

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Thanks a lot, Philipp

Sergey and Larry [PersonRank 1]

14 years ago #

OK, the USA rocks!

We thought it over some and proudly put our Independence Day logo up!

Sorry for missing the Memorial Day logo, a lot of people gave their lives to build and preserve freedom in the USA and for many other countries too--anyone remember WW-II? Freedom's been incredibly rare in world history so we'd better do all we can to preserve it and expand it, or the world of 2026 may look like some horror movie for everyone.

In fact, Sergey said he'd probably have been shot by the KGB or tortured in a Gulag (he's too independent-minded) if it weren't for America – the Soviet Empire collapsed in big part because of America's message that people CAN be free.

We'll yank down the UN flag and hoist the Red, White and Blue.

Now if we can find some way to get out of China without losing our shirts...

Happy Independence Day!

Sergey and Larry

Garett Rogers [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

[Moved from "july 4th logo"]

There's no logo on the main Google page yet, but here's a working link to the 2006 july 4th logo


google.com/logos/july4th06.gif


David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

wowwwww!
Sergey & Larry? here? and on my post?
i rhought its a joke too but then ive realized im wrong.. :)
wow..
awesome!
thanks for replying!

and i think you shouldnt continue working or try working in China..
it will be too difficult.. even for you guys..

p.s:
keep up the good work , continue beeting Microsoft and Goog Luck ;)

OREO [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Cats for our independence day? And if you ask me.. I think the ask.com background is ugly.

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Yahoo!'s logo isnt better!
its ugly..!(too)

Carmen [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #

When I go to yahoo homepage, I see an animation of firworks and then above Yahoo, it says Happy 4th of July before it becomes the Liberty Logo.

I think the cats are cute.

Caleb E [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

The ask thing is really over the top. I can't really read the text below the search box since it's white and with my moniter resolution it falls almost on top of the burst in the center. and the background looks a little blurry. But it is a very striking effect.

Has MSN ever gotten in on the holiday decorating? I've never noticed it.

J. McNair [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I think MSN should at least dress up Live.com in holiday colours. Live is the "new and cool" portal from Microsoft. It would have been sporting of them.

Brinke Guthrie [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

One reason why MSN brings up the rear. It lacks personality. Bland, bland, bland.

NateDawg [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I wasn't to impressed with this years July 4th logos. I really don't get the cat's dancing part (ok, my wife thinks it's cute) and I really liked the American flag lettering of yester year, but o-well. Ask.com was over the top, but I have to give them credit for trying something unique.

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

<< One reason why MSN brings up the rear. It lacks personality.

Maybe they don't have holiday specials just because they have personality. Everyone does it now.

Elias KAI [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Sergey and Larry Wooow.

Christmas 2005, I received a greeting card from Google, CA.
Guess what, the arabic language on that Greeting card was badly written (ex: Merry was like yrrem and translated by a software)

Sergey and Larry, respect and honour each nation's tradition and you are winners. Love you Guys. Greetings from my Son Google.

Well I think it is great to be independent and I do not think any KGB will be near by , not now nor in the future.

But, as Google is making everyone happy and respect every nation's beliefs or tradition, so no problem.

Everything has limits, and by beeing close to everyone, friendly but not friends you can win it all. Then you need to recruit one guy that he will be more Nationalistic for each nation and deliver for each nation their memorial's logo.

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I wonder if Sergey and Larry read this blog. Or at least Marissa Mayer. We always say nice things about her.

Art-One [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

On July 11th, it's the Flemish national day. Any means of Google motivating to celebrate this too? Any tips are welcome... ;-)

Cori Schlegel [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #

MSN gets in on the page-skinning deal for holidays, but only for my.msn.com – my wife's homepage changed to a red, white, and blue theme for the duration yesterday. If youre not logged in, no "pretties".

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

> I wonder if Sergey and Larry read this
> blog. Or at least Marissa Mayer.

Well, I'll ask Marissa, she actually goes through all of her emails :)

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Hello, Marissa.

My name is Philipp Lenssen and I have a blog about Google, Google Blogoscoped. It's a really good blog, I know some Googlers read it and find feedback for their products. I was wondering if you ever read it and, if you do, what do you think?

Philipp Lenssen
blog-outer-court.com

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Huh? No, my mail was a little different :)

Her answer is in: Yes, Marissa Mayer gets the Google Blogoscoped RSS feed in her Google Desktop sidebar.

/pd [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I think a lot of industry leaders take this blog feeds. This blog has many eyes on it – fwiw to some of the folks that at least i know.

What most of them DON'T do is enage in forum conversations.

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