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Old 07-29-12, 06:59 AM   #1
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Need Some Graphics Ideas for My Boat

OK, I bought a boat, and named her Candide, after the Hero in the book of the same name. I have a pic showing about where the graphic is to be placed.'



It should read the boat's name and home port, stacked one above the other.

Candide
Lake Wawasee, IN

Let's see what your creativity can produce.
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Old 07-29-12, 04:08 PM   #2
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Which boat did you get? Besides the white one?
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Old 07-29-12, 04:15 PM   #3
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I got a sailMFG Bandit 19, the one pictured above. I just need a nice graphic to put her name on for the Coast Guard registry.
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Old 07-29-12, 04:21 PM   #4
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How's this one?
http://www.dafont.com/kara-ben-nemsi.font?text=Candide
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Old 07-29-12, 04:35 PM   #6
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I LIKE, but there's only one s in Wawasee. Also, drop the IN part, too, just

Candide
Lake Wawasee

Definitely keep the Monkey Face, though!
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Voltaire can always use more monkeys.

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how about this?

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Old 07-29-12, 06:47 PM   #9
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Another option ... a bit more edgy

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Old 07-29-12, 08:29 PM   #11
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Naw, let's keep it looking nioce. I'm not looking for "Planet of the APes" Joker pics.
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Really? I was thinking something with sharks or flames would be cool if you didn't go with velocoraptors.
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I changed the image to a greyscale image for you and added the necessary eye patch and crossbones.
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That's really nice as well, artkansas. I also like it, too.

I am going to go with Allen's though, because I like it's starker look and easier layout, and have always loved grayscale and monochrome for dramatic impact, as well.
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I got a sailMFG Bandit 19, the one pictured above. I just need a nice graphic to put her name on for the Coast Guard registry.
Coast Guard registry? Don't you just register it locally with the state? It is not a big enough boat to be a "documented vessel."

Also did it have a name before? If so, don't forget a proper renaming ceremony. You must pay homage to Poseidon with certain uh, libations. http://boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/rename.htm
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Yeah! That's what I was thinking, except for adding sharks with flaming laser deathrays.
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Can you lose the tribal stuff at either end and superimpose the rest over the Somali flag?
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You should also consider naming the boat "Move Along, there is nothing to...." and then add your home port.
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Or you could go for sponsorships and have the boat pay for itself.



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^Showoff^ Looks nice though.
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I think it should be couch's face on the back instead of the monkey.
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