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Discussion in 'Cardiff Devils & EIHL chat' started by Devil May Care, Jul 17, 2017 at 3:48 PM.

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  1. Devil May Care

    Devil May Care Active Member

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    Hi everybody. As we are the premier club in the UK and the club which sets the standard everybody follows (or at least tries to), I would like to share a proposal with you all.

    I have for sometime been interested in getting a large 10Mx18M flag banner for the arena, the type that gets passed around the terrace above the fan's heads. This would make such a statement to the league and to our great club and would create a further heightened game night experience, we are the Red Army after all.

    My take on it is something you would find on the Kop, and would create a cult status for our coach and his achievements last year.

    Here is a quick mock-up I created and as I say it would be 35 feet x 60 feet.

    Would there be any interest in fans wanting something like this and then share the cost in a very modest way depending on numbers.
     

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  2. Dai Vader

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    That's a brilliant idea mate I for one would donate a few quid to make this happen I reckon it would be unique to our league
     
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    Great idea I for one would definitely pay something towards this
     
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    This is an excellent idea! It would look awesome in the Arena but I think it would need approval from Devils management, H&S etc but I think a great idea. We are the #1 club and this would really set the tone before home games......Lord's banner being passed around.
     
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    Love the idea any idea of cost?


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    From time to time I buy a Welsh flag and a Red Ensign.
    A quality flag three yards by two yards can be in the region of £65 to £85.
    However this proposal can be made of something of lesser quality.
    I use a Swansea firm:-
    www.reddragonflagmakers.co.uk
     
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    Amazing idea!
     
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  8. Devil May Care

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    Not cheap I'm afraid, had a quote of £2000 but this is huge: 35 feet x 60 feet! If there was enough interest and this would be passed 360 degrees around the arena then it would be affordable!
     
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    Great idea, as long as it's not over my head during the game lol.....


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    Steelers had a flag at the challenge cup final and it looked awesome being passed around
     
  11. Ben Waldron

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    Yeah I agree! That would look amazing being passed around IAW I'd chip in a few quid towards it!
     
  12. Devil May Care

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    We would need to clear this with Todd and it would need to be stored at the arena but if we had a chip in we could afford this! Could you imagine taking this to big away games!!! Playoffs!!
     
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    crowdfund it. If enough people pledge and the goal is met great stuff if not no one is out of pocket.
     
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    It's a great idea and certainly would make a statement. The Steelers' one looked good - is that used at their home games?
    Thinking practically and honestly, however, there might be many people who might find it very annoying having a gigantic piece of cloth floating over their heads whilst they are trying to concentrate on the game !
     
  15. Dai Vader

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    But it wouldn't be going around the arena during the game tho it would be before the actual game starts
     
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    I can make enquiries on cost if you want, think Gareth Sutton a Devils fan might be interested in making it, I would gladly contribute to any great idea like this, after all we are the premier club in our league.
     
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    Agree that this would be great for the game night atmosphere, I'd be happy to contribute. The suggestion of crowdfunding it is a good one, might give more Devils fans than exist on here the opportunity to contribute?
     
  18. Devil May Care

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    Crowdfunding does seem a good idea. Will look into it today!
     
  19. Devil94

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    Great idea, I will contribute.

    Need to ensure that it's the right size for the blocks. Too small and it would look silly, too large it will flap over the front and the back of the seats. Maybe ask if Todd and Lordo can spare an afternoon with a tape measurer... ;)
     
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