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Why is the sloshy logo upside-down? Is there a real band with such a logo? Bad Bad Guy 18:24, 20 August 2007 (UTC)

Sure, there's a lot of post-modern/post-punk bands that will use upside down or reversed logos to go along with an unconventional image. Most famously is Nine Inch Nails's logo. KMFDM released an ep titled MDFMK. R.E.M.'s 1985 album Fables Of The Reconstruction is written in a circle on the LP, so it could also be read Reconstruction Of The Fables. This is a case where it's not referring to a specific logo, more of a general attitude. To me, sloshy sounds like equal parts Weezer and emo or shoegazer bands.wbwolf (t | ed) 19:19, 20 August 2007 (UTC)

Is it just me or does this band sound EXACTLY like a loving caricature of the band Pavement? - Mr_Vorhias (August 20th, 2007, 3:36 PM EST)

How do you input the upside down characters? Also, they're not showing up in my IE-like browser. Is there some kind of language pack that needs downloaded? (Personally, I don't think it needs to be upside down in the text. That's what the picture is there for. Also it's confusing for folks whose browsers it doesn't appear correctly in.)--Antisexy 20:28, 20 August 2007 (UTC)

For the upside down characters, you need to have a Unicode capably browser and font. Firefox and newer versions of IE are able to do it. wbwolf (t | ed) 20:52, 20 August 2007 (UTC)
Yes, as for flipping it, is a useful site. — Defender1031*Talk 20:54, 20 August 2007 (UTC)
Cool. Well, I still vote that it doesn't really need to be there, in case anyone cares about my opinion.--Antisexy 20:58, 20 August 2007 (UTC)
I lean toward agreeing. The given text doesn't really replicate the text of the band's logo that well, for one thing, and it is likely to be confusing for those with older browsers. I would suggest that "(typeset upside-down)" combined with the image would likely do the job just as well. Heimstern Läufer 21:05, 20 August 2007 (UTC)
But it looks so cool. — Defender1031*Talk 21:09, 20 August 2007 (UTC)
I vote we keep that combination of both right-side-up and upside-down, and just put a little note next to the upside-down one saying that it's upside-down, for those who have browser issues. Hey, if Wikipedia gets to have foreign languages that won't display properly, why can't we have upside-down letters that don't display properly? Hagurumon 21:21, 20 August 2007 (UTC)
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