34 People Really Creeped Out By The Australian Border Force Logo

Is it more Darth Vader or Hunger Games peacekeeper?

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Earlier today, Immigration and Border Protection Minister Scott Morrison held a press conference to launch the government's "Strategic Border Command".

1. What really got people's attention, though, was the logo for the new Australian Border Force.

Waiting for Scott Morrison. There's a picture of a 'border force' person and a draped easel.

Oliver Milman@olliemilman

Waiting for Scott Morrison. There's a picture of a 'border force' person and a draped easel.

3:27 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. Some people thought it must be fake.

Thought this was fake, it isn't. The creepy new faceless logo for Australia's 'Border Force' #auspol

The Daily Rupert @TheMurdochTimes

Thought this was fake, it isn't. The creepy new faceless logo for Australia's 'Border Force' #auspol

3:57 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

3.

For the love of sweet Jesus, someone tell me that Border Force logo is a bad, bad joke #auspol #borderfarce

Reezy Miller@Trixie_Boo

For the love of sweet Jesus, someone tell me that Border Force logo is a bad, bad joke #auspol #borderfarce

4:43 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. Others thought they'd seen it somewhere before...

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The Border Force is strong in this one #auspol

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Border Force logo = Hunger Games peacekeeper. Seriously, Morrison? #auspol

Mark Scott@nottheabcguy

Border Force logo = Hunger Games peacekeeper. Seriously, Morrison? #auspol

4:28 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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The Border Force logo, as seen in the PS3's "Haze"

Travis@travisbutler

The Border Force logo, as seen in the PS3's "Haze"

5:00 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Australia's new Border Force logo looks surprisingly snug for Edvard Munch (HT @shauncrowe)

Mark Di Stefano@MarkDiStef

Australia's new Border Force logo looks surprisingly snug for Edvard Munch (HT @shauncrowe)

4:10 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Border Force is led by Cobra Commander? #auspol

Leslie Nassar@leslienassar

Border Force is led by Cobra Commander? #auspol

4:08 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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@leslienassar No, I think it's Magneto. As a child of the 80s Morrison would totes be into the X-Men

James McParlane@DrMiaow

@leslienassar No, I think it's Magneto. As a child of the 80s Morrison would totes be into the X-Men

4:19 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

13.

Full size version of your friendly Border Force logo.

Fatima Measham@foomeister

Full size version of your friendly Border Force logo.

5:04 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

14.

Some people have seen Cobra Commander in the Border Force logo… I saw one of the Ghostbusters terror dogs.

ABC News Intern@ABCnewsIntern

Some people have seen Cobra Commander in the Border Force logo… I saw one of the Ghostbusters terror dogs.

5:08 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

15.

I, for one, am glad to see that Border Force is bringing back the Legionnaire's hat.

AyChaySea@8one3

I, for one, am glad to see that Border Force is bringing back the Legionnaire's hat.

5:03 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. Some people suggested improvements...

No, that’s better. #auspol #borderforce @sarahjansencom @TheAviator1992

James Roy@jamesroywriter

No, that’s better. #auspol #borderforce

@sarahjansencom @TheAviator1992

3:59 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#BorderForce - Cannibal Cyclops or Minotaur wearing a silly helmet? #youdecide #auspol

Peter Ireland@Hippopeteamus

#BorderForce - Cannibal Cyclops or Minotaur wearing a silly helmet? #youdecide #auspol

4:34 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

18. And one person even wrote a review.

I review the logo of the new AUSTRALIAN BORDER FORCE for you. #auspol

David Blumenstein@nakedfella

I review the logo of the new AUSTRALIAN BORDER FORCE for you. #auspol

4:25 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

19. But pretty much everyone agreed that it was really creepy.

“so what we need is a logo that is blandly governmental, but also somehow communicates the supercilious evil of our immigration policy”

mindy manonduz@menendymendez

“so what we need is a logo that is blandly governmental, but also somehow communicates the supercilious evil of our immigration policy”

4:17 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

20.

Border Force logo just a silhouette of the portrait of its commander

Christian Jeffries@4everunrustled

Border Force logo just a silhouette of the portrait of its commander

4:35 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

21.

I wonder which graphic designer now has "Terrifying dystopian logo" on their CV.

Ben Jenkins@bencjenkins

I wonder which graphic designer now has "Terrifying dystopian logo" on their CV.

4:22 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

22.

@olliemilman @Asher_Wolf Devil's in the detail (highlighted in red)?

Mic Looby@MicLooby

@olliemilman @Asher_Wolf Devil's in the detail (highlighted in red)?

4:01 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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So that Australian Border Force logo is essentially a faceless blue horned demon. Well done, everybody. Five stars.

Stilgherrian@stilgherrian

So that Australian Border Force logo is essentially a faceless blue horned demon. Well done, everybody. Five stars.

4:56 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Scott Morrison: “The new Border Force uniform shows what a warm, welcoming country Australia really is.” #auspol

Caspar Fairhall@PixelsAndAtoms

Scott Morrison: “The new Border Force uniform shows what a warm, welcoming country Australia really is.” #auspol

4:52 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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"australian border force: not at all creepy, since 2014"

chris berg@chrisberg

"australian border force: not at all creepy, since 2014"

3:43 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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That "Border Force" image looks disturbingly Orwellian What is wrong with these people‽

Francesco Tingha@franksting

That "Border Force" image looks disturbingly Orwellian

What is wrong with these people‽

3:35 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Just looking at the Border Force logo ... and can't help but ask the question ... "Are we the baddies?": http://t.co/QfdB832l79

Paul Smith@SaysSmithy

Just looking at the Border Force logo ... and can't help but ask the question ... "Are we the baddies?": http://t.co/QfdB832l79

4:45 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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That 'Border Force' logo looks like a logo for a neighbourhood vigilante group which runs around at night bashing people with baseball bats

Bevan Shields@bevanshields85

That 'Border Force' logo looks like a logo for a neighbourhood vigilante group which runs around at night bashing people with baseball bats

3:59 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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HATE! FEAR! RACISM! IGNORANCE! BRUTALITY! By your powers combined, I am CAPTAIN BORDER FORCE!

Andrew Camera@andrewcamera

HATE! FEAR! RACISM! IGNORANCE! BRUTALITY!

By your powers combined, I am CAPTAIN BORDER FORCE!

3:56 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Honestly, I don't think I've ever seen a picture that say 'the banality of evil' as much as this

Fakeedâ„¢ Butler@fakeedbutler

Honestly, I don't think I've ever seen a picture that say 'the banality of evil' as much as this

4:26 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

33.

Border Force is watching you. #auspol

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All hail #borderforce. #auspol @RichardMarlesMP