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Uh Houston....

Uh Houston....
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Irrelevant


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Ok, toe, i have always seemed to enjoy your designs...this time is no different. I totally don't see myself WEARING it per se, but I really like the idea of it and I love how it looks. I kind of want this to be my desktop's wallpaper....

rglee129


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Toe! Welcome back. I miss your consistently terrific work. This one's no exception.

toe2254


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Irrelevant wrote:Ok, toe, i have always seemed to enjoy your designs...this time is no different. I totally don't see myself WEARING it per se, but I just the idea of it and I love how it looks. I kind of want this to be a my desktop's wallpaper....


thanks! that can be arranged.

toe2254


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rglee129 wrote:Toe! Welcome back. I miss your consistently terrific work. This one's no exception.


thanks (though i haven't really gone anywhere ).

dankstick


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Where did you get this idea? Do you have any shame in copying my idea?

Jestik


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Great design, Toe. And I'm glad you haven't gone anywhere

Is this on Navy?

My monitor doesn't really distinguish between Navy and Black....

Rock on with another vote from me!

bradyson


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dankstick wrote:Where did you get this idea? Do you have any shame in copying my idea?


I'm not sure that Toe copied it, but if so shame. Toe's is different in concept and while I don't personally know Toe, methinks that this design was being worked on way before yours was seen. Good luck to both of you.

P.S. I really like the ship Toe, Mayflower? I'm not so good on my historic ships.

toe2254


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Jestik wrote:Great design, Toe. And I'm glad you haven't gone anywhere

Is this on Navy?

My monitor doesn't really distinguish between Navy and Black....

Rock on with another vote from me!


thanks Jestik and this is on navy..

toe2254


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bradyson wrote:I'm not sure that Toe copied it, but if so shame. Toe's is different in concept and while I don't personally know Toe, methinks that this design was being worked on way before yours was seen. Good luck to both of you.

P.S. I really like the ship Toe, Mayflower? I'm not so good on my historic ships.


thanks bradyson i started working on this on my lunch hour (at 11:30 cst) and didn't get a chance to finish it until i got home from work last night, altho the idea came to me late thursday nite. i did send a pm after i noticed his design, and he never responded.

as far as the ship goes its a spanish galleon of no particular name.

NewspaperCrane


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We're whalers on the moon,
We carry a harpoon.
But there ain't no whales
So we tell tall tales
And sing our whaling tune.

I miss me some wootTV.

derekfilley


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Great work as always, Mr. Toe


Check out my blog:Here!

toe2254


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derekfilley wrote:Great work as always, Mr. Toe


thanks derek

heartluce


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Love the idea/composition

toe2254


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heartluce wrote:Love the idea/composition


thanks heartluce

tnt138


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this is cool. I like how different it is. Nice work pushing the theme to a place no one else thought of.

Comment! Vote!

godfreytemple


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NewspaperCrane wrote:We're whalers on the moon,
We carry a harpoon.
But there ain't no whales
So we tell tall tales
And sing our whaling tune.


AUUUUUUUUUUUUUUGHHHHHH!

...

Carry on.

toe2254


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tnt138 wrote:this is cool. I like how different it is. Nice work pushing the theme to a place no one else thought of.


thanks tnt

ChokingOutTheRadio


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Does anyone know what happened to Sea of Tranquility?

toe2254


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ChokingOutTheRadio wrote:Does anyone know what happened to Sea of Tranquility?


i have no idea.

AGrant311


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Toe, this is great. Love it. In some freak way, it reminds me of LOST, with the Black Rock.

abinky26


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I like this, and the fact the name has Houston in it.

toe2254


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AGrant311 wrote:Toe, this is great. Love it. In some freak way, it reminds me of LOST, with the Black Rock.


Thanks AG

toe2254


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abinky26 wrote:I like this, and the fact the name has Houston in it.


Thanks abinky

shark131


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Reminds me of pirates 3 at worlds end.

abinky26


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toe2254 wrote:Thanks abinky


Your welcome.

Tanapangarap


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Ha ha ha. Utter absurdity. GMV.

Get with The Program.

toe2254


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Tanapangarap wrote:Ha ha ha. Utter absurdity. GMV.


Thanks!

zenbifocals


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Toes....you have gotten a number of accolades for this design and I think they are deserved. I have thus far declined to comment because thoughts occur to me and I didn't want to be a negative sounding voice. But having a bit of praise heaped on you gives me a little space to share. And one other qualifier/disqualifier... I CANNOT point to my own body of work as a superior talent. I'm a noob. Clear?

The lander occurs to me as being detailed and well thought out. The ship doesn't seem to possess this same level of attention. They seem like two different compositions brought together. Notice, I don't critique the ship as being poorly done, it just didn't get the same attention as the lander. I also failed to realize the ship being in motion for a while. You might have enhanced this effect so that the viewer realizes this quickly. I say this because this piece obviously has a story and if you miss the motion of the ship the story falls apart.

Our flag bearing friend doesn't even seem to be aware of the incoming menace. Again, this seems to take aware from the story. I did realize that if he were turned facing the ship you wouldn't have the opportunity to showcase his profile, which, btw, was well done. But you might have put him into a jumping run towards the lander which would have given you profile, action, and connection to the story.

I talk too much. I said you deserved the praise because conceptually this thing rocks! I just had to get my geek on and share my thoughts. Its not like I expect you to rework and resub. It has enough votes that my changes would never be worth the difference. But suppose you don't get a sale and you want to tweak it...ah, you get my point. I'd just like to see that ship get the same life you gave to the lander.

All that being said and probably scoffed at, I officially declare.....GMV

toe2254


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zenbifocals wrote:Toes....you have gotten a number of accolades for this design and I think they are deserved. I have thus far declined to comment because thoughts occur to me and I didn't want to be a negative sounding voice. But having a bit of praise heaped on you gives me a little space to share. And one other qualifier/disqualifier... I CANNOT point to my own body of work as a superior talent. I'm a noob. Clear?

The lander occurs to me as being detailed and well thought out. The ship doesn't seem to possess this same level of attention. They seem like two different compositions brought together. Notice, I don't critique the ship as being poorly done, it just didn't get the same attention as the lander. I also failed to realize the ship being in motion for a while. You might have enhanced this effect so that the viewer realizes this quickly. I say this because this piece obviously has a story and if you miss the motion of the ship the story falls apart.

Our flag bearing friend doesn't even seem to be aware of the incoming menace. Again, this seems to take aware from the story. I did realize that if he were turned facing the ship you wouldn't have the opportunity to showcase his profile, which, btw, was well done. But you might have put him into a jumping run towards the lander which would have given you profile, action, and connection to the story.

I talk too much. I said you deserved the praise because conceptually this thing rocks! I just had to get my geek on and share my thoughts. Its not like I expect you to rework and resub. It has enough votes that my changes would never be worth the difference. But suppose you don't get a sale and you want to tweak it...ah, you get my point. I'd just like to see that ship get the same life you gave to the lander.

All that being said and probably scoffed at, I officially declare.....GMV


wow.. you definitely spent a lot of time thinking about this.. probably a lot more than i did. my entire thought behind this design was "astronauts find a spanish galleon on the moon." i did have a thought about how this was the real moon landing conspiracy but otherwise there's no real story.

now, as for your comments, let me clarify a few things. i suppose the lander is more detailed but that's mainly because there's more detail on it to begin with. without the detail i felt it would be difficult to recognize what it was. originally i had the lander larger and scaled it down, so i'm sure that added to the detail (or the illusion of it) as well. i actually spent longer on the ship.

as for the ship being in motion, it actually isn't, but now i can see how it might appear to be with cresting wave looking rocks at the front. it's supposed to look as though the ship plowed into the ground when it landed.

i really appreciate your thoughts and comments on this design and the time you put into thinking about it(not to mention your support). it's interesting to see my work through someone else's interpretation. worry not, i am scoff-free. my only regret is i wish i had finished it sooner, then it might be in the fog.

zenbifocals


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Toe...Dropped you a PM. I appreciated your reply and instead of relating that in another long post here i put it in privately so only you need suffer.

noisdois


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Wow, toe, you caught me by surprise with this one! I wasn't expecting this from the thumbnail (but then, you probably did that on purpose, didn't you?).

toe2254


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noisdois wrote:Wow, toe, you caught me by surprise with this one! I wasn't expecting this from the thumbnail (but then, you probably did that on purpose, didn't you?).


um.. probably glad you like it!

erthwrm


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SPACE PIRATES!!

I can't believe I'm the first to say it...

LOVE THIS

ChefRAZ


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Great one TOE.


On a stormy sea of moving emotion
Tossed about I'm like a ship on the ocean
I set a course for winds of fortune
But I hear the voices say

toe2254


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erthwrm wrote:SPACE PIRATES!!

I can't believe I'm the first to say it...

LOVE THIS


thanks erthwrm!

toe2254


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ChefRAZ wrote:Great one TOE.


On a stormy sea of moving emotion
Tossed about I'm like a ship on the ocean
I set a course for winds of fortune
But I hear the voices say


thanks chefRaz!

theinfinityloop


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Wasn't there a flying boat in Peter Pan? That's what this reminds me of. ^^


toe2254


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theinfinityloop wrote:Wasn't there a flying boat in Peter Pan? That's what this reminds me of. ^^


it's been so long since i've watched peter pan i don't remember definitely, but it seems there was. good excuse to watch it again anyway.

greenmolloy


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I really hope this one wins. Me and my N.A.S.A. buddies will be all over this.

toe2254


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greenmolloy wrote:I really hope this one wins. Me and my N.A.S.A. buddies will be all over this.


Thanks, and it would be so cool to have one of my designs worn at N.A.S.A.

greenmolloy


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toe2254 wrote:Thanks, and it would be so cool to have one of my designs worn at N.A.S.A.


It'll look bitchin' under my lab coat.

greenmolloy


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ChokingOutTheRadio wrote:Does anyone know what happened to Sea of Tranquility?


Its still there.

shutts67


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greenmolloy wrote:Its still there.


nope, it got eated

(\__/)
(='.'=)
(")_(")

greenmolloy


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shutts67 wrote:nope, it got eated


....no...its still there. Trust me.

IndependentVik


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toe2254 wrote:Thanks, and it would be so cool to have one of my designs worn at N.A.S.A.


Oh, wow, it just occurred to me, my pop is working on the new launch vehicle (to replace the space shuttle). He'd love this! In for one if you print, toe.

Oh, and I'd be remiss if I didn't say it: great design.

toe2254


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IndependentVik wrote:Oh, wow, it just occurred to me, my pop is working on the new launch vehicle (to replace the space shuttle). He'd love this! In for one if you print, toe.

Oh, and I'd be remiss if I didn't say it: great design.


cool! and thanks i hope he gets to wear it.

greenmolloy


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toe2254 wrote:cool! and thanks i hope he gets to wear it.


If it doesn't make it here, you'll put it on your site right?

toe2254


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greenmolloy wrote:If it doesn't make it here, you'll put it on your site right?


after the 60 day hold from here, i may try to submit it to another tshirt site or put it in my shop. i'll let you know

greenmolloy


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toe2254 wrote:after the 60 day hold from here, i may try to submit it to another tshirt site or put it in my shop. i'll let you know


Awesome, cuz frankly, if yours doesn't get picked as one of the top three, I'll not be buying a shirt this derby...all the ones in the fog right now are rather "meh".

mrmarkt


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I know I see something in the stars but I just can't figure it out..

Looks great!! GMV!

toe2254


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mrmarkt wrote:I know I see something in the stars but I just can't figure it out..

Looks great!! GMV!


people seem to always see things in my designs that i didn't put there intentionally, so if you figure out what it is let me know.

glad you like it and thanks for the support!

greenmolloy


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mrmarkt wrote:I know I see something in the stars but I just can't figure it out..

Looks great!! GMV!


They're constellations. The in the upper left is Fatimus, The Pizza Eater. The one in the center right is Puma, The Mythical Cat. And bottom left is Waldo.

zenbifocals


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toe2254 wrote:
i really appreciate your thoughts and comments on this design and the time you put into thinking about it(not to mention your support). it's interesting to see my work through someone else's interpretation. worry not, i am scoff-free. my only regret is i wish i had finished it sooner, then it might be in the fog.


I only have one vote to give! But I commend you for the high number of votes despite submitting late. Its good to see it in the hotness so much.

dankstick


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ChokingOutTheRadio wrote:Does anyone know what happened to Sea of Tranquility?


I removed it from the competition. This shirt uses the same basic idea that I had come up with, a sea on the moon. It has a the same moonscape, the earth in the sky, a boat and astronauts. It was added to the competition 12 hours after I submitted mine.

If it is originality Woot seeks, then they should have taken some sort of action.

kingkrapper


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great shirt

toe2254


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dankstick wrote:I removed it from the competition. This shirt uses the same basic idea that I had come up with, a sea on the moon. It has a the same moonscape, the earth in the sky, a boat and astronauts. It was added to the competition 12 hours after I submitted mine.

If it is originality Woot seeks, then they should have taken some sort of action.


in this derby there were several design with squids, octopi, angler fish, sharks, and various designs with similar elements. are they all original? sure. it's not the elements of a design that make it original, it's the execution and the concept.

your concept was of two astronauts in a row boat, one with an umbrella with a connotation of some sort of astronaut romance going on.

mine was two astronauts finding a spanish galleon on the moon. no romance, no row boat, no umbrella. additionally mine was hand drawn as opposed to traced from photographs. i can go on pointing out differences between the designs but i don't see the point. no one told you to pull your design. if there's room in the derby for a dozen squid designs there's room enough for two designs based on the sea of tranquility.

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aw I was hoping this would make it to the top 4 >_> It would have been my first purchase from shirt.woot... I don't really like the shirts in the fog.

If you sell it else where, be sure to message me!

toe2254


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CorwinShiu wrote:aw I was hoping this would make it to the top 4 >_> It would have been my first purchase from shirt.woot... I don't really like the shirts in the fog.

If you sell it else where, be sure to message me!


will do and thanks

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