Supposed to be celebrating:  Children’s Day 2003. Reason for rejection:  Too childish.  
Supposed to be celebrating:  150 Years of Cigarettes. Reason for rejection:  Too politically incorrect
Supposed to be celebrating:  50th Anniversary of Product Placement. Reason for rejection:  Starbucks didn’t pay enough.
Supposed to be celebrating:  5 Years of Google motto “Don’t be evil.” Reason for rejection:  Too self-obsessed.
Supposed to be celebrating:  130th Birthday of Mondrian. Reason for rejection:  Too abstract.  
Supposed to be celebrating:  90th Anniversary of the Copyright Act. Reason for rejection:  Potential trademark infringemen...
Supposed to be celebrating:  20th Anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System. Reason for rejection:  Severe complain...
Supposed to be celebrating:  The 65th Birthday of Googol, a 1 with 100 zeroes. Reason for rejection:  Too geeky.  
Supposed to be celebrating:  This was one of two drafts to honor M.C. Escher. Reason for rejection:  Too creepy.
Supposed to be celebrating:  Two decades of the JPEG image compression algorithm. Reason for rejection:  Compression too l...
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  1. Supposed to be celebrating: Children’s Day 2003. Reason for rejection: Too childish.  
  2. Supposed to be celebrating: 150 Years of Cigarettes. Reason for rejection: Too politically incorrect
  3. Supposed to be celebrating: 50th Anniversary of Product Placement. Reason for rejection: Starbucks didn’t pay enough.
  4. Supposed to be celebrating: 5 Years of Google motto “Don’t be evil.” Reason for rejection: Too self-obsessed.
  5. Supposed to be celebrating: 130th Birthday of Mondrian. Reason for rejection: Too abstract.  
  6. Supposed to be celebrating: 90th Anniversary of the Copyright Act. Reason for rejection: Potential trademark infringement for using the © symbol.
  7. Supposed to be celebrating: 20th Anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System. Reason for rejection: Severe complaints by the Pet Duck Association.  
  8. Supposed to be celebrating: The 65th Birthday of Googol, a 1 with 100 zeroes. Reason for rejection: Too geeky.  
  9. Supposed to be celebrating: This was one of two drafts to honor M.C. Escher. Reason for rejection: Too creepy.
  10. Supposed to be celebrating: Two decades of the JPEG image compression algorithm. Reason for rejection: Compression too lossy.

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