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The '90s were a simpler time. Gone was the jaded, narcissistic, consumerism of the '80s. We were smarter. More in tune with nature. We wore baggy pants and flannel, not neon sport coats and keyboard ties. This week make us all nostalgic like with your best '90s-themed designs.

  • No copyrighted characters.
  • No text only designs.
  • No Hypercolor
  • No ZUBAZ or Hammer Pants
  • No Royal Blue or Slate



kevlar51


quality posts: 45 Private Messages kevlar51

I'm pretty excited about this one!
[edit] but you've ruled out all the things that made the 90s great!

grrlmarvel


quality posts: 12 Private Messages grrlmarvel

But but but.... I had an idea that really did involve hammer pants.

Why do you take this away from me Woot?!

j5


quality posts: 63 Private Messages j5
kevlar51 wrote:I'm pretty excited about this one!
[edit] but you've ruled out all the things that made the 90s great!

The way I read it, Mario is out, but a NES console would be in?

move along

grrlmarvel


quality posts: 12 Private Messages grrlmarvel
kevlar51 wrote:I'm pretty excited about this one!
[edit] but you've ruled out all the things that made the 90s great!




I know you still wear Zubaz... maybe if you get a print they could show a special picture of you wearing them. ;)

orabbit


quality posts: 31 Private Messages orabbit
kevlar51 wrote:I'm pretty excited about this one!
[edit] but you've ruled out all the things that made the 90s great!



Does Saved By The Bell count as the 90's? You're always quick with a SBTB reference.

orabbit


quality posts: 31 Private Messages orabbit
j5 wrote:The way I read it, Mario is out, but a NES console would be in?



You mean Sonic is out, but a Genesis console is in, don't you Mr. 5?

shikausstan


quality posts: 1 Private Messages shikausstan

No hammer pants? No early 90's cartoons? What else is there?

Does no copyrighted characters include the characters clothing? or can I throw a hat down in the image?

thatquietgir1


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shikausstan wrote:No hammer pants? No early 90's cartoons? What else is there?

Does no copyrighted characters include the characters clothing? or can I throw a hat down in the image?



And what about character silhouettes?

writermist


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8D 90s?
let the nostalgic - *reads rules*

ah man. :C

wait... there's still many other cool things.

*does research*

I GOT IT! *u*

dramallama56


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Yeah I'm confused by the no copywrighted characters rules. Clarification is needed.

beware1984


quality posts: 0 Private Messages beware1984

Can you also define "Hypercolor"?

tgentry


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dramallama56 wrote:Yeah I'm confused by the no copywrighted characters rules. Clarification is needed.



Mario no. Generic plumber yes. Sonic no. Generic hedgehog yes.
Zach and A.C. Slater no. Generic high school D-bags yes. If we think what we're looking at looks too much like a copyrighted character it will get rejected.

For text: Proper nouns "i.e. Mario or Bayside High School" are a no-no.

A good rule of thumb in dealing with pop-culture is tread lightly and don't get all butt-hurt if you get rejected (or someone else doesn't.)

orabbit


quality posts: 31 Private Messages orabbit
beware1984 wrote:Can you also define "Hypercolor"?



It's a joke. Remeber those shirts that would change color when you got hot?

You guys, there's more to life than video games and cartoons! At least for 30 and 40 somethings. I guess if you're in your 20's now, there actually isn't more to the 90's. Except boy bands.

cdrewlow


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kevlar51 wrote:I'm pretty excited about this one!
[edit] but you've ruled out all the things that made the 90s great!



There's still this!

writermist


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Oh dear... I have too many ideas.

ok... which do you prefer?


Lisa Frank or Goose Bumps?



oakenspirit


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writermist wrote:Oh dear... I have too many ideas.

ok... which do you prefer?


Lisa Frank or Goose Bumps?



Goose bumps... FOR REAL


My question... if something came out in the late late 80s but was popular in the 90s does it count as 90s?




kevlar51


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orabbit wrote:Does Saved By The Bell count as the 90's? You're always quick with a SBTB reference.



The Max!

kevlar51


quality posts: 45 Private Messages kevlar51

Any market out there for a Monica Lewinski shirt?

She's not copyrighted, right?

Johndis5


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kevlar51 wrote:Any market out there for a Monica Lewinski shirt?

She's not copyrighted, right?



The one time a "Monica's Blue Dress" costume T-shirt would be appropriate and they are all out of blue blanks.

j5


quality posts: 63 Private Messages j5
orabbit wrote:You mean Sonic is out, but a Genesis console is in, don't you Mr. 5?



No, I don't mean that at all.

move along

dramallama56


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tgentry wrote:Mario no. Generic plumber yes. Sonic no. Generic hedgehog yes.
Zach and A.C. Slater no. Generic high school D-bags yes. If we think what we're looking at looks too much like a copyrighted character it will get rejected.

For text: Proper nouns "i.e. Mario or Bayside High School" are a no-no.

A good rule of thumb in dealing with pop-culture is tread lightly and don't get all butt-hurt if you get rejected (or someone else doesn't.)



Hey tgentry, thanks for the response. But if I wanted to do a blue generic hedgehog that was obviously a nod to Sonic, but not like an image of sonic the character, would that fly?

jessisima


quality posts: 7 Private Messages jessisima

Is this strictly the 1990's?.....

orabbit


quality posts: 31 Private Messages orabbit
jessisima wrote:Is this strictly the 1990's?.....



Ha! Go for it.

Here's something I'm still playing with. Any Portlandia fans out there? Does it need "in Portland" at the end? I sort of thought it was stand alone this way, but maybe I lost the reference to the show. Tweak it? Scrap it?

cdrewlow


quality posts: 8 Private Messages cdrewlow
orabbit wrote:Ha! Go for it.

Here's something I'm still playing with. Any Portlandia fans out there? Does it need "in Portland" at the end? I sort of thought it was stand alone this way, but maybe I lost the reference to the show. Tweak it? Scrap it?



Maybe leave "in Portland" off, but put a bird on it.

orabbit


quality posts: 31 Private Messages orabbit
cdrewlow wrote:Maybe leave "in Portland" off, but put a bird on it.



Bam!

oakenspirit


quality posts: 74 Private Messages oakenspirit
orabbit wrote:Bam!



Agreed on Bird suggestion... Looks solid O...



oakenspirit


quality posts: 74 Private Messages oakenspirit



Is this Generation 3 Ponies? ;) Trying to make simpler/more wearable designs this week.

EDIT... Leaving Woot's improvement of a word that rhymes with SAME but starts with an L.



curli76


quality posts: 18 Private Messages curli76
tgentry wrote:
Zach and A.C. Slater no. Generic high school D-bags yes.
For text: Proper nouns "i.e. Mario or Bayside High School" are a no-no.

(or someone else doesn't.)



You know how I feel about this Derby? I'm so excited! I'm so excited! I'm so. . . scared!

oakenspirit


quality posts: 74 Private Messages oakenspirit

Here's another... Yay 5th Element! calling it "Chicken... Good"



Thoughts?
Is it dumb?



beware1984


quality posts: 0 Private Messages beware1984

Is this good enough to pass the "no text only designs" rule?

oakenspirit


quality posts: 74 Private Messages oakenspirit
beware1984 wrote:Is this good enough to pass the "no text only designs" rule?



I've seen worse offenders. You are probably fine. Looks good!



kevlar51


quality posts: 45 Private Messages kevlar51
beware1984 wrote:Is this good enough to pass the "no text only designs" rule?



you're fine--the crown alone makes you safe. The stylized graffiti probably would too.

j5


quality posts: 63 Private Messages j5
beware1984 wrote:Is this good enough to pass the "no text only designs" rule?

If this is supposed to be "Fresh prince", you got the line wrong. It went "now this is a story all about how, my life got flipped turned upside down"

move along

flattopfrank


quality posts: 2 Private Messages flattopfrank

I just finished my design.. Let's see what happens this week ?!?!? Maybe I gotz me a winner. (one can only hope)

shikausstan


quality posts: 1 Private Messages shikausstan
j5 wrote:If this is supposed to be "Fresh prince", you got the line wrong. It went "now this is a story all about how, my life got flipped turned upside down"



I agree I could tell what it was but it would be better if it was closer to the song even if it was.. Now this is a story...

j5


quality posts: 63 Private Messages j5
shikausstan wrote:I agree I could tell what it was but it would be better if it was closer to the song even if it was.. Now this is a story...

unless he does one of those "these things don't belong together" memes. Because the current line is a Beastie song "Paul Revere" so all he needs is to add "~MC Hammer" to the bottom.


move along

bluejester


quality posts: 558 Private Messages bluejester

Ha! I love this theme. Here's a couple of videos from the guys at 5 Second Films to help with the mood"

90's Brian

and the sequel:

[url]My Grunge Band's Playing at a Coffee Shop[/url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHj2usp7Yl0]

neuropsychosocial


quality posts: 171 Private Messages neuropsychosocial

I was at a Big Box Store tonight and saw Valentine-themed slap bracelets.

RIP A.A. Blanks (Obituary)

odysseyroc


quality posts: 33 Private Messages odysseyroc
j5 wrote:unless he does one of those "these things don't belong together" memes. Because the current line is a Beastie song "Paul Revere" so all he needs is to add "~MC Hammer" to the bottom.



That's not from Paul Revere