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Home Court Gold Color

Discussion in 'Georgia Tech Basketball' started by bke1984, Nov 16, 2018.

  1. bke1984

    bke1984 Helluva Engineer

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    Am I the only one that thinks the gold color on our home court looks some weird shade of green? Maybe it’s just on TV
     
  2. tbglover

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    Nope. You're far from the only one.
     
  3. LongforDodd

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    I noticed that earlier this year after the adidas change while watching a WNBA game on tv. The court looked that same weird shade of green on my screen too
     
  4. GTpdm

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    Tech Gold does not play well with natural hardwood tones.
     
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  5. THWG

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    This imo. I also sort of think that we had to alter the color some way so that it wouldn't blend in with the court. If the court was darker then I think it would be ok.
     
  6. GT_EE78

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    puke gold, kinda like the bile after a quart or so of Jck Daniels
     
  7. Gold1

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    Looks good in person
     
  8. JacketFromUGA

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    it has to do with the white balance of the camera and the juxtaposition to the hardwood tone. Color and cameras/screens is a very tricky thing.
     
  9. Peacone36

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    Anytime someone uses juxtaposition, I like the post
     
  10. GTrob21

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    This is so Tech... I'm sitting with my two sons streaming the game last night and both are asking me why the floor looks Green.

    It might look good in person, but on Tele/Stream, it looks like Tech can't even get the color Gold right...
     
  11. Jim Prather

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    Has nothing to do with the TV stream. It is the relative contrast of the Old Gold logo against the natural gold tones of the wood floor. Even in person the old gold on the floor has a slight greenish hue -- just not as pronounced.
     
  12. RedPete

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    I took my 3-yr old to the game last Friday. After I tried to explain how the court is that big rectangle and when the ball leaves the rectangle it’s ‘out of bounds’, she asked “You mean when the ball goes into that green rectangle?”
     
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  13. VintageWreck

    VintageWreck Jolly Good Fellow

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    Congrats to the Yellow Jackets today. Steady comeback. Did not panic and won going away.

    Jim, the court is no longer "Old Gold". It is now "Tech Gold." I thought the lovely hue of green looked nice when next to James Banks green shoes.
    Could James not find a pair of white, gold, or navy blue shoes. :(
     
  14. GT11

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    The color was chosen for the way it would show on TV
     
  15. AE 87

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    It looks bad on TV
     
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  16. GT11

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    Agree.
     
  17. Ramblingon

    Ramblingon Ramblin' Wreck

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    According to my color sample book it looks like PMS103, but PMS117 seems more like "old gold." 103 IS too green, even though it's an off-yellow.
     
  18. IEEEWreck

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    So if it's a contrast thing, would a different hardwood improve the issue?
     
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  19. Jim Prather

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  20. mstranahan

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    FWIW, the court looks mildly greenish in person. Not as bad as TV but it doesn't look good. Need to do something with the unpainted portion of the floor to provide better contrast
     
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