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 "The chair is against the wall." version 3 (updated on pg 2)
DVDTracker  [Dealer]
10/13/2005 5:28:38 AM EST
Ok, what do you think of this one? I can't please y'all, but I want to get it as acceptable as possible before I start printing them.

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Wolfpack  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 5:38:37 AM EST
I'd buy that, I'd buy a couple of them.
55Kingpin  [Member]
10/13/2005 5:48:07 AM EST
Much better.......

TacticalPenguin  [Member]
10/13/2005 5:50:35 AM EST
Nice, of course I cannot afford to buy any of your fine wares at this moment in time (but oh how I want to!)

But that is a very nice T shirt, if I could I would buyone and actually not wear a collared shirt to show it off
BRONZ  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 5:57:12 AM EST
tag
pattymcn  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 6:20:45 AM EST
Boss...Sendme one and I'll model it for you!

*ETA* The Wolverine [back picture] would make an excellent decal!!
markm  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 6:22:53 AM EST
What does the shirt mean?
NAM  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 6:33:04 AM EST

Originally Posted By markm:
What does the shirt mean?

MudBug  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 6:49:25 AM EST
I think we have hit the point of seperation. For me adding the "Wolverines" is a little over the top. Just leaving the code makes it a bit more subtle, others (In fact it seems most) seem to like the over the top version.
NonConformist  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 7:07:45 AM EST
Like this one too


Edited to add- What price range are they
wulf50guy  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 7:18:18 AM EST
I'd be in for one.
markm  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 7:24:53 AM EST

Originally Posted By NAM:

Originally Posted By markm:
What does the shirt mean?




What does the chair signify? And why is there a guy holding an AK in the air? It looks like some militant group's logo.
NAM  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 7:50:42 AM EST

Originally Posted By markm:

Originally Posted By NAM:

Originally Posted By markm:
What does the shirt mean?




What does the chair signify? And why is there a guy holding an AK in the air? It looks like some militant group's logo.




Hold the boat. Turn in your man card.


You mean to tell me you've never seen Red Dawn?
ctprelude  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 8:32:13 AM EST

Originally Posted By markm:

Originally Posted By NAM:

Originally Posted By markm:
What does the shirt mean?




What does the chair signify? And why is there a guy holding an AK in the air? It looks like some militant group's logo.



Your assignment for the day is to watch Red Dawn!

I like the shirt btw. I might be in for one.
Kharn  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 8:59:29 AM EST
I think he looks kind of wimpy the way he's holding the AK, higher up and the barrel further from vertical would make him appear like he's not a 100lb shrimp struggling to hold it up.

Kharn
markm  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 9:00:01 AM EST

Originally Posted By NAM:
Hold the boat. Turn in your man card.


You mean to tell me you've never seen Red Dawn?



Yeah! I saw it a long time ago. I still don't get the chair reference. And Russia is not a threat any more. What gives?
pattymcn  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 9:14:59 AM EST
DVDTracker I think you might want to find a more masculine font for Woverines. That font is a little too pretty. You might try Greeting Monotones or Informal Roman.

Patty
Kharn  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 9:27:10 AM EST

Originally Posted By markm:

Originally Posted By NAM:
Hold the boat. Turn in your man card.


You mean to tell me you've never seen Red Dawn?



Yeah! I saw it a long time ago. I still don't get the chair reference. And Russia is not a threat any more. What gives?

"The chair is against the wall" and "John has a long mustache" are lines from when they're listening to the radio.

Kharn
DVDTracker  [Dealer]
10/13/2005 9:30:39 AM EST
Let me see if I can cover all the questions/comments....


What price range are they


They'll be $14.99 (S-XL), $15.99 (2XL) and $16.99 (3XL)


For me adding the "Wolverines" is a little over the top. Just leaving the code makes it a bit more subtle, others (In fact it seems most) seem to like the over the top version.



I don't do subtle.


I think he looks kind of wimpy the way he's holding the AK, higher up and the barrel further from vertical would make him appear like he's not a 100lb shrimp struggling to hold it up.



That silouhette is taken directly from a screen cap from Red Dawn. Technically, it IS a 100lb shrimp holding that AK.


DVDTracker I think you might want to find a more masculine font for Woverines. That font is a little too pretty. You might try Greeting Monotones or Informal Roman.



I picked that font (www.myfonts.com/fonts/wilton/shallow/) as it looks similar to the grafitti/spraypaint they used in the movie. However, I found that while I was at work, otherwise I'd pop in my DVD and get a better feel for what it looks like. When I get home today, I'll watch it again to get a better idea of the "typeface".
pattymcn  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 10:51:44 AM EST
Ah, that makes sense. Pretty nit picky of me to even bring it up. I just saw Wolverine and thought - Wolverine is such a fierce animal - the font should be sharper - however thinking back to the movie it was probably spray painted on.

Patty
Combat_Jack  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 10:58:57 AM EST
Could you make an exact copy of the graffiti?

Wore my Molon Labe shirt yesterday. Unfortunately it was cold so I had to wear a jacket over it and didn't get to piss off any of the college liberals.
captainpooby  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 11:17:12 AM EST

Originally Posted By pattymcn:
Ah, that makes sense. Pretty nit picky of me to even bring it up. I just saw Wolverine and thought - Wolverine is such a fierce animal - the font should be sharper - however thinking back to the movie it was probably spray painted on.

Patty



I kinda agreed with you about the font.
pathfinder74  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 11:18:37 AM EST
Ky_Bob  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 11:25:46 AM EST
tag
vedubin01  [Member]
10/13/2005 11:31:16 AM EST
Id be down, IM me for details if it is to happen!
kk7sm  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 11:33:56 AM EST

Originally Posted By Kharn:
"The chair is against the wall" and "John has a long mustache" are lines from when they're listening to the radio.



I think those were codes in "The Longest Day," too. I'm sure of "John has a long moustache."

My favorite is, "There is fire at the travel agency."
Red_Beard  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 11:34:59 AM EST

I'd like better with "the chair is against the wall." on the front, and just the AK guy on the back. So as it is, but lose the "wolverines".




I'll be in for one or two either way.
narcotik  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 11:45:56 AM EST

Originally Posted By Red_Beard:
I'd like better with "the chair is against the wall." on the front, and just the AK guy on the back. So as it is, but lose the "wolverines".




I'll be in for one or two either way.



+1

i'd buy it that way
DVDTracker  [Dealer]
10/13/2005 3:15:45 PM EST
Heh, ok, I was way off on the "Wolverines" font. I'll do some more digging.







pattymcn  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 3:20:02 PM EST
Try Captain Spandex for a font. Patty

I don't know [or at least I didn't try] to stagger the letters but what do you think?



Besides the W being wrong? I'll just back out and let the pros handle this.
Wombat_SCSO  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 3:24:36 PM EST
I love it.

I'd totally be down for one (or more) with the font from the film.
DVDTracker  [Dealer]
10/13/2005 4:12:48 PM EST
When all else fails, fire up Illustrator and trace it!



How about that one?
pattymcn  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 4:19:46 PM EST

Originally Posted By DVDTracker:
When all else fails, fire up Illustrator and trace it!

www.tenringhosting.com/ViewImage.aspx?PID=61407cce-9cc0-4521-ad7c-addf1fe83849

How about that one?



Excellent!
DVDTracker  [Dealer]
10/13/2005 5:02:06 PM EST
Ok, here it is with the movie's font.

pattymcn  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 5:08:15 PM EST
perfect!
Wombat_SCSO  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 5:53:57 PM EST
YES!
coburn  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 6:00:24 PM EST
I will buy one. Probably a different color though. You making any other colors?

coburn
yekimak  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 6:06:20 PM EST
interesting.......
captainpooby  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 6:09:45 PM EST
Perfect! Get them up and I'll order a couple and a some other crap that you peddle with my SEBR discount.
Irish317  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 6:30:47 PM EST
I want one

Sean
txgp17  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 6:48:46 PM EST

Originally Posted By pattymcn:
Boss...Sendme one and I'll model it for you!

I'll pay for the shirt and the shipping on that one!
DVDTracker  [Dealer]
10/13/2005 6:58:33 PM EST

Originally Posted By coburn:
I will buy one. Probably a different color though. You making any other colors?

coburn



Let's see how these sell first and what other colors will be most requested. Personally, I think it'd look cool with the a black shirt, the AK-dude in red and the text in white.
coburn  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 7:04:56 PM EST

Originally Posted By DVDTracker:

Originally Posted By coburn:
I will buy one. Probably a different color though. You making any other colors?

coburn



Let's see how these sell first and what other colors will be most requested. Personally, I think it'd look cool with the a black shirt, the AK-dude in red and the text in white.



I would definitely buy one of those. 99% of my T-shirts are blacktical.

coburn
pattymcn  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 7:09:11 PM EST

Originally Posted By txgp17:

Originally Posted By pattymcn:
Boss...Sendme one and I'll model it for you!

I'll pay for the shirt and the shipping on that one!



That was very sweet! Patty
NonConformist  [Team Member]
10/13/2005 8:17:05 PM EST

Originally Posted By DVDTracker:

Originally Posted By coburn:
I will buy one. Probably a different color though. You making any other colors?

coburn



Let's see how these sell first and what other colors will be most requested. Personally, I think it'd look cool with the a black shirt, the AK-dude in red and the text in white.




That would be AWESOME
DVDTracker  [Dealer]
10/14/2005 5:53:32 AM EST
Artwork has been sent off to the printer! If there are no issues, I'll have a link for y'all to pre-order this up later tonight.

THANKS EVERYONE for all the suggestions and feedback!
Irish317  [Team Member]
10/14/2005 6:30:45 AM EST

Originally Posted By DVDTracker:
Artwork has been sent off to the printer! If there are no issues, I'll have a link for y'all to pre-order this up later tonight.

THANKS EVERYONE for all the suggestions and feedback!


Any idea which colors you will be offering?
Thanks,
Sean
DVDTracker  [Dealer]
10/14/2005 6:35:13 AM EST

Originally Posted By Irish317:
Any idea which colors you will be offering?
Thanks,
Sean



Just that steel blue color for now. If they sell well, I'll do a black t-shirt next.
pathfinder74  [Team Member]
10/14/2005 7:51:01 AM EST
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DVDTracker  [Dealer]
10/14/2005 3:35:08 PM EST
Shirts are now available to pre-order... www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=2&f=137&t=148516&page=1

And thank you pathfinder. I like the AK/radio artwork, just wasn't what I was looking for for this shirt.
wganz  [Team Member]
10/15/2005 4:59:39 AM EST

Originally Posted By markm:
What does the shirt mean?




your assignment today is to goto WalMart and to buy then watch 'Red Dawn'


Originally Posted By txgp17:

Originally Posted By pattymcn:
Boss...Sendme one and I'll model it for you!

I'll pay for the shirt and the shipping on that one!



pix definitely need of that!!!


wganz
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