05/28/2013 04:29 EDT | Updated 07/28/2013 05:12 EDT

Alternate Canadian Flags (PHOTOS)

Canada has had more than a few flags over its history, so it's not surprising new designs for the national emblem are floated so often.

This week, it's designs incorporating the maple leaf into other world flags.

The mock-ups have generated lots of conversation on Reddit, with many users giving the thumbs up to a simplified version based on Japan's flag.

The version modeled after Nazi Germany's flag, unsurprisingly, made some uncomfortable.

Others pointed out there are entire subreddits devoted to the hypothetical countries of New Zanada and Swanada and their flags.

What country's flag do you think the maple leaf looks best on? Share your ideas in the comments below.

(Via taejo on Imgur/Reddit)

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