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    Senior Member Brian's Avatar
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    One star, two stars, red stars, blue stars

    Ok folks, we need your help. I'll explain the what now, and the why later.

    We need another option besides the blue and red stars. This new icon will not give you superpowers, or even make the ads disappear. (Although if you have a red star, and get the new icon, you won't see ads) So before I go into detail on how to get the new icon, I need your assistance in finding one.

    The only requirements are that it be as small as the current stars, and that bike-related is a big plus. If anyone can provide a very small version of the eagle on Sheldon Brown's helmet, that would be a winner.

    Show us what you've got!

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    Bicycle Repair Man !!! Sixty Fiver's Avatar
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    I really wanted superpowers... like the ability to teleport.

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    Senior Member Brian's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    I really wanted superpowers... like the ability to teleport.
    I would have thought healing powers would top your list. Now come up with a suitable contribution please.

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    Bicycle Repair Man !!! Sixty Fiver's Avatar
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    Yes... healing powers would be good too.

    I probably have the time to come up with something suitable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by garysol1 View Post
    Gary, can we make that smaller - about the size of the star next to your name?

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    What about a tiny pic of Ike Turner?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian View Post
    Gary, can we make that smaller - about the size of the star next to your name?




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    How about this ?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    How about this ?

    A freewheel! That could work too. Deeper meaning there too.

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    That's no freewheel, Cobber, that's a Fixie COg!

    Quote Originally Posted by Brian View Post
    A freewheel! That could work too. Deeper meaning there too.
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    I don't think it would be possible to get Sheldon's eagle small enough to remain recognisable, but a freewheel would work.

    Or a chainwheel, such as the one on the BF t-shirt might do too.

    Perhaps my favourite, the pink star?



    But smaller, of course .

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    Quote Originally Posted by garysol1 View Post
    I like that!

    Of course, I may be the only one who would like a pink star .

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    to bad we cant somehow implement the pink star. Sort of like the pink ............you know the pink things people stick on the back of there cars to show support for breast cancer.

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    Damn straight it's a FG cog... thought that besides Igor that this would be very symbolic of Sheldon's passion for bikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by garysol1 View Post
    to bad we cant somehow implement the pink star. Sort of like the pink ............you know the pink things people stick on the back of there cars to show support for breast cancer.
    I like the way you think...

    I have a pink ribbon with my mum's name on it. But it's not on my car, it's on my arm.

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    To continue garysol1's idea:













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    The eagle, or the cog? What do you folks think?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wil Davis View Post
    To continue garysol1's idea:





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    If we could use that size... Eagle all the way!

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    Eagle has more Sheldon meaning to me.

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    Eagle.

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    Eagle.
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    Ok, I figured it would be the eagle as soon as I mentioned it. Here's the plan:

    The eagle will be available to any member that makes a donation in the name of Sheldon to the charity of his choice (or their choice). There is a bit of programming to do, and some logistics to work out, as I haven't figured out how to validate the donations, since they will go direct to the charity. But if someone wants to show how much Sheldon meant to them, they can make a donation, and we will give them an eagle. By using an image associated with Sheldon, his legacy will live on here on the forums.

    Questions?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian View Post

    Questions?
    Will the Eagle replace the red or Blue star?

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