I got a close up look at the biggest flying American flag in the world today.

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  1. shane8

    shane8 Member

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    was gonna ask - is it in America?

    + now I have flag envy :(
     
  2. Thumpalumpacus

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    I live in the country and have limited data. If you cannot be bothered to spell out your view in writing, I'll move on to someone who can.

    I don't waste my limited data on recommendations from strangers, nothing personal. If they cannot or will not sum it up in words, it's probably not a discussion worth my while, is my view.
     
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  3. davess23

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    That's one big flag. I wonder about the hoisting tackle necessary to raise it to the top of the pole, especially if there's any kind of breeze blowing.
     
  4. Motorhed

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    I have no idea but, not surprisingly, it's electric. One guy was controlling it while the others were packing it up. He'd keep lowering bit by bit as they went.

    It's down again from its Labor Day display. Even without the flag on it, the pole is still very visible from quite a distance.
     
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    I just went to Michigan, from the southside of Chicago this weekend. Once I hit Indiana, pretty much every farm, house and business had flags flying all the way. All is not lost.
     
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  6. Dave M

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    Thanks for the cool post.

    Also, big props on your location.
    It's time we had a break from it
    It's time we had some leave



     
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    Did I hear you say this is victory?
     
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  8. Laketta

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    It was humor, which you are obviously not into. That’s ok, duly noted.
     
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    I love good humor. There's no need to make snide personal comments.

    *plonk*
     
  10. Laketta

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    Interesting you would say that being every comment you gave me was as such.
     
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    "Six white stripes, seven red stripes, and a hell of a lot of stars!!!!!!"
     
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    Betsy Ross would be proud.
     
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    Hoosiers are patriotic people, for sure.
     
  14. Teal_66

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    You can fly the flag at night as long as it is properly lit up with a flood or spot light. This is a government guideline.
     
  15. Terry Hayes

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    I was in Monterrey Mexico several years ago and there is an enormous flag (Mexican of course) situated up on a hill overlooking part of the city. It is unreal seeing a big flag like that in person.
     
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    They're trinity acts a mineral fire

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    Indeed, but the sound of the flapping and the light outside my window would keep me up.
     
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    We have a bank in town that flys a huge flag. I like seeing it best at night when the wind is blowing and it is lit up from below.
     

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