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  1. DavidG58

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    what on earth can be wrong with the three legged symbol

    an athlete has had to tape over his on his vest??

    no idea why, any ideas?
     
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    I have the same problem - often have to tape my third leg up too - stops it dragging along the floor:whistle:
     
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    I guess I need to check who is on line before posing a serious question :D
     
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    Obviously they don't want the minority of people with 2 legs to feel inadequate. Probably a PC thing!
    Cheers, Dave(y)
     
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    Maybe they thought it reminded them of Jake the Peg. Aka Rolf Harris
     
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    Ha Ha Ha;):lipssealed:
    If I was to tell you why its taped up,!!!!!!! then we would have to NUKE the lot of you:roflmto::roflmto::roflmto:
    As far as I know it had something to do with showing too many LOGOS on there vests.
     
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    Apart from the Nuke bit I guess this might be as close to a serious answer as we get
    (the nuke reference was a joke wasn't it) :notworthy:

    Does the 'Three legs of Man' really come under advertising rules?
     
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    Yes the Nuke was a joke,we would have to borrow one of the English.
    Not absolutely sure but a Country was only allowed to display (1) symbol,icon,badge representing there Country,the Commonwealth powers that be,:banghead: obviously got confused with 3legs.
     
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    Hi David
    The Isle of Man Three Legs on the Flag, comes from a pagan symbol from the 13th century for power, sun & life, according to good old Google, I did work there for a few years but didn't know what they meant. Pete
    ps no idea why they had to be covered up for the games, probably a jobs worth.
     
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    I think the only place that stocks the underwear for the Isle of Man logo is Ann Summers.
     
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    i bought my mrs a pair of those pants with the extra leg hole. she wouldnt wear them, said they were too draughty:rofl:
     
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    I got my mother in law a pair of those, helps her get a better grip on her broomstick :LOL:
     
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    It was on live coverage on BBC last night, the IOM athlete had a tape shaped like a letter L to 'disguise the three legged symbol
     
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