Derby #29: Trompe L'Oeil

L'ego

Rejected because: This is really too bad...I love this shirt too, but Lego has a copyright on the minifig. My guess is there isn't enough here for parody. Damn.

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bfassburg


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That is great and I hope you don't rejected.
Now you just need a hard hat to sell along with it to complete the outfit!

I'm a Christmas Unicorn! In a uniform made of gold, with a billy-goat beard, and a sorcerer's shield, and mistletoe on my nose!

cdncarlie


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Is Lego a trademarked image? I hope not because I genuinely like this idea. Great job!

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benchmademan


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Man, I love both of your designs. You've got my vote for both. hope they get into the fog.

JoeDeeDee


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I love this! I wanna be a minifig!

jaleebcaru


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That is such a great idea and so well executed.

derekfilley


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I doff my cap in deference to thee sir!


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goldfishinapicklejar


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Pretty awesome shirt. But not a chance in hell Lego would ever let this get printed. They wittle schnookie-pies bricks when they are called "Legos" instead of "Lego Bricks"....

broflovski


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awesome idea! i want to be a minifig

awakenedstream


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i always dreamed of having lego crab hands

theGovernator


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Awesome! I hope this wins.


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kwilder


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I LOVE this Shirt! I hope it wins!

superspryte


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cdncarlie wrote:Is Lego a trademarked image? I hope not because I genuinely like this idea. Great job!


Yes, but it's a question of parody. From the infos at the bottom of Lego's website: LEGO, the LEGO logo, DUPLO, BIONICLE, MINDSTORMS, the BELVILLE, CLIKITS, KNIGHTS’ KINGDOM and EXO-FORCE logos, the Brick and Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group.

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geekfactor12


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superspryte wrote:Yes, but it's a question of parody. From the infos at the bottom of Lego's website: LEGO, the LEGO logo, DUPLO, BIONICLE, MINDSTORMS, the BELVILLE, CLIKITS, KNIGHTS’ KINGDOM and EXO-FORCE logos, the Brick and Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group.


I have some questions about how this is a parody, though. You can already buy minifig costumes (they're in the store on the Lego site), so the fact that your face is above the minifig body doesn't really strike me as a parody so much as a slight twist on something you can already buy from the Lego site.

superspryte


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geekfactor12 wrote:I have some questions about how this is a parody, though. You can already buy minifig costumes (they're in the store on the Lego site), so the fact that your face is above the minifig body doesn't really strike me as a parody so much as a slight twist on something you can already buy from the Lego site.

Oh I didn't say it was parody. I'm saying it's *not* a question of whether the minifig is copyrighted. I'm not familiar with what exactly is needed to create a parody so I can't say for sure. Lego has been around for a while and I'm sure they know what a lawsuit is. Since it's in the fog I'm sure Woot will take the time to figure out if it's parody or lawsuit. ^_~

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stephaniewoot


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I swear this shirt better win... its so awesome.

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