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Old 03-15-2017, 08:17 PM   #21
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Re: Save The CITGO sign!

The sign is really more pop art than advertising at this point. I was firmly in the "keep" camp and am glad it is staying. Yeah, I don't like the fact that it represents an oil company, but it is marvelous piece of public art that adds some vibrancy to the skyline.
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Old 03-15-2017, 09:18 PM   #22
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Have to agree. The sign is basically intertwined with Boston in my mind and in the minds of many at this point. I'm glad it's staying.

I for one fully embrace the irony of how beloved this oil company ad is in our hippy-dippy city.
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Old 03-16-2017, 08:37 AM   #23
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Re: Save The CITGO sign!

At least Boston will still have plenty of material for being the butt of jokes ...

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Sources confirmed that while they think its adorable watching Boston residents excitedly attend their little music shows at the Paradise Rock Club and express their devotion to city-wide landmarks like an old oil company sign that lights up at night, their favorite part of Big City is when Bostonians wear their undying allegiance to the fake metropolis on their collective sleeve.

http://www.theonion.com/article/pret...-daily-g-31554
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Old 03-17-2017, 06:56 PM   #24
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At least Boston will still have plenty of material for being the butt of jokes ...




http://www.theonion.com/article/pret...-daily-g-31554
OK, that is hilarious. Though I think the author knows that Boston is a real city.
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Old 04-13-2017, 10:13 AM   #25
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Re: Save The CITGO sign!

The logo the sign is changing soon:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...irm-Citgo.html

http://www.reuters.com/article/venez...pe=companyNews
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Old 04-13-2017, 06:10 PM   #26
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nothing about the possible ownership change indicates a logo change. It didn't change to a PDVSA logo when they took ownership.
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Old 04-13-2017, 08:26 PM   #27
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Re: Save The CITGO sign!

Danger Captain! Humor sensors down to 10%.

(Actually, I can remember the old Cities Services sign!)
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Old 04-18-2017, 08:08 PM   #28
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Danger Captain! Humor sensors down to 10%.

(Actually, I can remember the old Cities Services sign!)
It was cool. Just bought an old postcard with it on it...
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