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HubPages April Fool's Logo

  1. Christy Kirwan profile image
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    Christy Kirwanposted 22 months ago

    Good morning Hubbers! If you signed into HubPages yesterday, you may have been surprised to see a new HubPages logo in your header:

    http://s1.hubimg.com/u/12317386.png

    While this logo was just a prank, it's also a bit of interesting HubPages history. This was HubPages' first ever logo. Designed by Paul Edmondson's brother James, it appeared on the original splash page while the site was still in production. We sure have come a long way since then! Thanks for being a part of the journey with us. smile

  2. paradigm search profile image80
    paradigm searchposted 22 months ago

    I miss the blue. Put it back on our stats page. big_smile

  3. janshares profile image88
    jansharesposted 22 months ago

    Interesting, great history and funny April Fool's prank.

  4. colorfulone profile image87
    colorfuloneposted 22 months ago

    I kind of liked the splash of color.
    HeeHee, good joke too.

  5. Mark Ewbie profile image84
    Mark Ewbieposted 22 months ago

    It was fun as were some of the responses...

  6. RTalloni profile image86
    RTalloniposted 22 months ago

    Nothing like a bit of history to get heads turning.  smile  Thanks for the scoop!

  7. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image93
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 22 months ago

    Awww!  Fun piece of history, and thanks for pranking us!

  8. rebekahELLE profile image91
    rebekahELLEposted 22 months ago

    Ha.  Nice one, HP.  Did James design the current logo?  I know he designed all of the logos before, but I was trying to find out if he designed this one also.  I found a couple of relevant links in regard to his logos.  One of the links is a blog that he wrote.  It's interesting to see the progression.  He admits to being embarrassed of the one we saw yesterday.  http://blog.hubpages.com/2010/01/15/a-s … -graphics/

    Another old thread regarding logos.  Old comments are always great to read. http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/33585 
    If you look at the dates in the blog post, you'll see which logo he's referring to.  I believe it was the logo before this current one.  I miss some of those old hubbers.

    1. Christy Kirwan profile image
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      Christy Kirwanposted 22 months ago in reply to this

      Hi rebekah,

      Yes, our current logo was designed by him as well. He's really quite talented, and it's so interesting to see how his skills have developed and matured. We <3 our current logo and plan to keep it for the foreseeable future. smile

      1. rebekahELLE profile image91
        rebekahELLEposted 22 months ago in reply to this

        I thought that it was.  I like it also, a lot.  I love how it looks on the t-shirts.  Whenever I wear mine, I almost always have someone ask about 'HubPages'.

    2. Marina Lazarevic profile image86
      Marina Lazarevicposted 22 months ago in reply to this

      I hadn't read that blog post before! Thanks for sharing, rebekah!

  9. favored profile image58
    favoredposted 21 months ago

    So glad this was not for real. You had us going there LOL

 
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