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Last post Author Topic: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website  (Read 88356 times)

Hirudin

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #100 on: April 13, 2006, 04:50:03 AM »
Hirudin, you made me think the catchphrase should be:

"DonationCoder.com - To Serve Software Connoiseuers"

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but it's a cookbook!!!!!!!!!!!!!



if you don't get this joke click here

Nice! A spoiler button that reveals a link to a website with a spoiler...

The Simpsons spoofed that episode of the Twilite Zone in their first Halloween special: "Treehouse of Horor."
Oddly enough there's a Wikipedia page dedicated to the cookbook.

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #101 on: April 21, 2006, 09:39:16 PM »



This is my own banner....hope you like it ...



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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #102 on: April 22, 2006, 06:00:39 AM »
hahaha i love the view of cody in a bubble (or in some plasma field or something) :)

just for the record though, it's a bit too large - see the dimension limits stated above.
(it's a lso a bit dark on my bad monitor)

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #103 on: April 23, 2006, 09:55:06 PM »
Carroll - HamRadioUSA.net

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #104 on: April 27, 2006, 04:21:23 AM »
Heres my latest style:

Meet style hamradio9...

Website
http://www.donationc...hamradio9/index.html
Forum
http://www.donationc.../fullforumindex.html
I like those. One thing I think you may want to work on is the edges of the letters. They are pretty pixely (they look like they could use some antialiasing).
Also, as I'm sure you're working on, the streched portion looks pertty bad, the gradient looses it's effect.

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #105 on: April 27, 2006, 10:51:04 PM »
Heres my latest style:

Meet style hamradio9...

Website
http://www.donationc...hamradio9/index.html
Forum
http://www.donationc.../fullforumindex.html
I like those. One thing I think you may want to work on is the edges of the letters. They are pretty pixely (they look like they could use some antialiasing).
Also, as I'm sure you're working on, the streched portion looks pertty bad, the gradient looses it's effect.

Is the gradient effect in hamradio9b any better than in hamradio9?

Website
http://www.donationc...amradio9b/index.html
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http://www.donationc.../fullforumindex.html
Carroll - HamRadioUSA.net

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #106 on: April 28, 2006, 02:36:37 AM »
Is the gradient effect in hamradio9b any better than in hamradio9?

Website
http://www.donationc...amradio9b/index.html
Forum
http://www.donationc.../fullforumindex.html

Yup definately better.
I dont' think the problem is going to be easy to fix, at least not on your end hamradio. I've found that if you want a gradient to be able to strech out to an indefinate length you have to make an image that's maybe 5 pixels wide and make it repeat (instead of streching a 1 pixel wide image). Of course, mouser (or maybe someone else) would have to change the actual html of the page to make it look right.

P.S. The small image looks perfect, I can only see the prob on the large image.

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #107 on: May 13, 2006, 12:40:28 PM »

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #108 on: May 13, 2006, 12:51:34 PM »
hahahah shed that is so crazy i love it.

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #109 on: May 13, 2006, 03:11:18 PM »
bizarre to say the least but i'm proud to get my avatar alongside mouser's.

like swimming around an egg yolk or something.

coooooool.

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #110 on: May 13, 2006, 07:56:24 PM »
Shed - that's the one for me ... I'm hooked.

The graphics are great but the printing is a little unclear, can you sharpen it up a bit?

Can I get my avatar in on the act too? Pretty please LOL

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #111 on: May 14, 2006, 01:27:50 AM »
how about a banner with everyone's avatar on it... that would look good i think.
« Last Edit: May 14, 2006, 02:39:47 AM by nudone »

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #112 on: May 14, 2006, 01:49:45 AM »
ok, i will officially expand this contest to include some prizes for Banners that don't get used but are totally out there and fun, so feel free to make some really bizzarre ones.

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #113 on: May 14, 2006, 08:16:31 AM »
Perhaps at some point (when is the comp closinganyway?) there should be a collection of the banners and a vote?

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #114 on: May 14, 2006, 06:02:57 PM »
Carol, Nudone...i make more "clear and a bit shiny" graphic....how does it look??

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #115 on: May 14, 2006, 06:43:18 PM »
The text looks better - but I think the row of avatars doesn't look so good.

The nice thing about the original was the fun way the avatars were integrated into the design - now it looks like a catalogue which gives it a more amateurish feel ... not that my avatar has that effect ;)

Who's the model on the left? I'd volunteer my services but that would send people rushing away from the site rather than encourage them  :-\
« Last Edit: May 14, 2006, 06:44:50 PM by Carol Haynes »

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #116 on: May 14, 2006, 11:37:11 PM »
i love it :)
and i finally understand now the connection with egg yolk and the previous shed banner -
i think we have a kind of birth-of-the-universe metaphor going on here with cody as the creator..
or something like that..
« Last Edit: May 14, 2006, 11:39:40 PM by mouser »

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #117 on: May 20, 2006, 04:22:07 PM »
Here my work. Hope it will be usefull.

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #118 on: May 20, 2006, 04:28:03 PM »
welcome qrade, and very cool!

added it to test page here:
http://www.donationc...com/Contests/banner/
« Last Edit: May 21, 2006, 03:52:07 PM by mouser »

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #119 on: May 20, 2006, 04:51:34 PM »
99% of these are all very nice.  The only one I don't care for is HamRadio1.  I'm just not a fan of gray.  HamRadio does have several others that I like :)

Good work everyone  :Thmbsup:
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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #120 on: May 20, 2006, 06:23:36 PM »
Congratulations, qrade! I like your submission very much, i like simple, beautiful stuff ;)
I only think that the forum banner doesn't have the right dimensions, as in the test page, there's a gap at the top of the banner.
Good work!  :Thmbsup:

Oh, and  welcome! :eusa_dance:

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #121 on: May 21, 2006, 03:17:33 PM »
Here is my first entry for the banner contest...

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #122 on: May 21, 2006, 03:19:37 PM »
...and second entry...

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #123 on: May 21, 2006, 03:21:42 PM »
... and third entry...

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Re: Contest - Make a new Banner for Website
« Reply #124 on: May 21, 2006, 03:24:59 PM »
We need somebody to make a little www.DonationCoder.com 64kb intro thing. Music! Sync! 3D! Go!
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