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WAPA-TV, virtual channel 4 (UHF digital channel 27), is an independent television station located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It's initials stand for W Asociación de Productores de Azúcar. It has spelled "W.A.P.A" for many years, but now it's pronunciation sounds exactly like "guapa"

Logo captures by Dr Cow Andrew

Logo description by WaltersSecondCow

Wapa

1st Logo

(1970's)

Logo: On a black background, we see a rainbow-colored 4 with a circled square as the hole, forming with the following colors: white, pink, yellow, orange, sun, lime, green, blue and cyan. Once the 4 is formed, an anthropomorphic beige cat with brown fur and large eyes jumps over the hole of the "4". It then zooms out to make space for the cat to play typical Arawak bongos, while the text "Hasta el Gato TeVé el cuatro!" in a white font and the text "WAPA-TV" appear in order by the letters, and when it's done, it's accompanied with extremely flashing lights of blue and white over the text. The final result: The cat meowing and the cat looking at the "4" while it's bongos play rapidly. All the whole logo then fades to black.

Trivia: The cat is actually named "Gato", actual mascot of WAPA TV.

FX/SFX: Good traditional animation unlike others, but...

Cheesy Factor: The forming of the rainbow-colored 4 is super choppy, The cat is meowing, but there is no sound of it, the bongos jarringly have been starting to play, and said cat is flashing like the WAPA-TV text does, but more darker! Also, how did said cat even appear jumping the circled square, but no pre-running on the right appears?

Music/Sounds: A spanish man saying "Esta es WAPA-TV Canal 4 San Juan, Televicentro de Puerto Rico", And then loud bongos play at the end, all due to said cat.

Availability: Superbly rare. Only seen as a Station ID, but prints of it are about to get extinct.

Scare factor: Low to medium, bordering on high. Some people had nightmares of this logo due to the dark enviroment, the cat and the loud bongoes. The announcer can also get to some. Otherwise, this is a favourite of many Puerto Ricans, due to it's mascot entering the popularity at the speed of sound.

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