Christmas 2007 Banner Contest

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Christmas 2007 Banner Contest

Post by Tiff » Fri Nov 09, 2007 11:01 pm

Time for the annual Christmas Banner contest!

It took me a bit to get an idea for this year, becuase I like each year to be different ^^; But I finally decided that we should have a banner to match the SMU christmas buttons I made last year.

At the link below, you will find a picture of each senshi from the classic artbook picture showing the senshi as little santa angels. The only senshi excluded is moon, and that's becuase a santa-angel chibi of her doesn't exist =P

I edited these from the original picture myself and turned them into transparent gifs for ya'll to use. Just click on the link, and it'll open a directory to the pics.

http://joegould.tzo.com/tiffu/smu/

I want ya'll to use any combination of the pics (you can use one, two, whatever you want/will work) to create a lovely christmas banner!

Rules:

1) Your banner must contain at least one of the senshi from the directory of images I provided. It must also be christmas-y. Keep in mind the Christmas aspect of it doesn't have to be OMG RED AND GREEN. Put your own flair with it.

2) Banner must be 300 x 137 in size and in GIF, PNG, or JPG format. You may submit up to 2.

3) You are allowed to use brushes, backgrounds, and edit any original images. Photoshop filters are fine, and I have no problem if you want to add extra pictures/clip parts. If you use a brush, credit the brushmaker in your post. Please be careful about text and fonts. I MUST be able to read it.

4) The banner needs to say "Sailor Moon Uncensored Forums" or some form of it (shortening it to SMU Forums is fine) and have the url, "http://www.smuncensored.com" (or smuncensored.com, etc) on it. This must be done in a readable font (this includes size, style, and color)

5) In order to enter, you must have been a member for at least two weeks and an ACTIVE POSTER AS OF TODAY. Anyone who joins the forums after this is NOT ELIGIBLE. This isn't to be mean, but I don't want people joining just for the contest, and we have too many members who have never posted or have only posted once or twice. If you are unsure as to whether you qualify as an "active member", contact me.

OTHER GUIDELINES:

1) Please try to use a readable font, both type and color. I cannot stress this enough.

2) Don we now our creativity, fa-la-la-la-what? ¬.¬

THE DEADLINE IS SATURDAY, NOV. 24, 2007.

I would like you to upload the banner to your webspace (if you have one) and paste the link here, so that everyone may view your creation. If you do not have webspace, email it to me, and I'll upload it for you. DO NOT POST THE IMAGE ITSELF HERE.

Prizes are as follows:

1st: Banner displayed Dec. 23-Jan. 5, avatar made by me, and a $20 gift certificate to any online store of your choice ^_^

2nd: Banner displayed Dec. 9-22, avatar made by me.

3rd: Banned displayed Nov. 25-Dec. 8, avatar made by me.

Have fun, and I hope we get a lot of entries! If you have any questions, let me know. ^^

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Rachel: Huh...a...moo point?
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Post by Senshi_of_Vision » Sat Nov 10, 2007 4:06 am

Insomnia pays off im not real good with this stuff but id figured id try it out.

Here are my two submissions

Banner 1

Banner2 second attempt

*Edit* Okay last time I wont change any more entries. Figured out how to work the text stuff on my editor so I changed my second entry one last time. Thank you Tiff for allowing me to change my entry.
Last edited by Senshi_of_Vision on Wed Nov 14, 2007 11:37 pm, edited 1 time in total.
"Have you been half asleep? And have youve heard voices?
I hear them calling my name."
Is this the sweet sound, that calls the young sailors?
The voice maybe one in the same.
Ive heard it too many times to ignore it,
its something that I sposed to be..
Someday we''''ll find it, the rainbow connection
The lover, the dreamer, and me..."




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Post by Tempest » Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:40 pm

Here's my first one. It's not very good, but I'll try to make another later.

Banner Entry 1

Backgrounds from Squidfingers. Brushes by KissMyPixels and BrushworX
And really, why shouldn't we be afraid? In case you haven't heard, life is terminal. Cigarettes will kill you. So will your cellphone. Your car is a deadly weapon and alcohol is a quiet killer. Don't lick the lead-based paint on the walls. Don't lick the back of a postage stamp and certainly don't lick any strangers! That will bring you down quickly indeed. Don't drink the water but don't drink less than eight glasses a day. Your enviroment is toxic, your natural resources are dwindling, your days are numbered, but what ever you do, don't panic! The stress, don't you know, will kill you.
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Post by Banana » Tue Nov 13, 2007 3:25 pm

So no ChibiChibi or Pluto?

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Post by Tiff » Tue Nov 13, 2007 4:01 pm

Banana wrote:So no ChibiChibi or Pluto?
Chibichibi wasn't in the original picture, so one doesn't exist. =P

And I originally didn't put Pluto in because somehow my altered pic got fucked up and her legs are cut off. But, I put her in if you still want to use her.

Joey: The question is, Rachel, does he like you? ''Cuz if he doesn''t, then it''s all just a moo point.
Rachel: Huh...a...moo point?
Joey: Yeah. It''''s like a cow''s opinion. It doesn''t matter....It''s moo.
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Post by NameGoesHere » Tue Nov 13, 2007 11:12 pm

Tiff wrote:Chibichibi wasn't in the original picture, so one doesn't exist. =P
...yuh-huh... Angel Chibichibi is under Usagi's chin in the original picture. ^^
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Post by Tiff » Wed Nov 14, 2007 1:30 am

NameGoesHere wrote: ...yuh-huh... Angel Chibichibi is under Usagi's chin in the original picture. ^^
Woops.

*shrugs* Either way, I'm not busting my ass editing her out like I did the other senshi. The other senshi were done originally for my SMU buttons. XD Also, ChibiChibi isn't technically a senshi in my eyes =P

Joey: The question is, Rachel, does he like you? ''Cuz if he doesn''t, then it''s all just a moo point.
Rachel: Huh...a...moo point?
Joey: Yeah. It''''s like a cow''s opinion. It doesn''t matter....It''s moo.
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"In learning you will teach and in teaching you will learn"
-Son of Man, Tarzan

"Why do we have to resort to nonviolence? Can’t we just kick their asses?"
-Leela, Futurama

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Post by Butterscotch » Wed Nov 14, 2007 10:09 pm

Here's an entry:
http://www.zombiefied.net/gallery/album ... 5/xmas.jpg

Hopefully, I'll have another one before the deadline

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Post by Princess Latona » Thu Nov 22, 2007 2:26 am

For some weird reason the link won't work for me. So sad. :cry:

But I'll definitely keep trying. I'd really like to join in.

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Post by Senshi_of_Vision » Thu Nov 22, 2007 2:37 am

If ya need it I can email you the gifs Princess Latona I saved them all to my pc they arent big files at all.
"Have you been half asleep? And have youve heard voices?
I hear them calling my name."
Is this the sweet sound, that calls the young sailors?
The voice maybe one in the same.
Ive heard it too many times to ignore it,
its something that I sposed to be..
Someday we''''ll find it, the rainbow connection
The lover, the dreamer, and me..."




*Being a bad girl is such hard work....

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Post by Princess Latona » Thu Nov 22, 2007 11:32 pm

That would be great, SOV. The link is still not cooperating with me, sadly. Thanks. :)

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Post by Senshi_of_Vision » Fri Nov 23, 2007 6:32 pm

Princess Latona wrote:That would be great, SOV. The link is still not cooperating with me, sadly. Thanks. :)
Alright I PM'ed you my private email addy so once you send me an email I can attatch them and send you the banner gifs. Sorry your having troubles with em. My internet was down most of the day or I have responded sooner.
"Have you been half asleep? And have youve heard voices?
I hear them calling my name."
Is this the sweet sound, that calls the young sailors?
The voice maybe one in the same.
Ive heard it too many times to ignore it,
its something that I sposed to be..
Someday we''''ll find it, the rainbow connection
The lover, the dreamer, and me..."




*Being a bad girl is such hard work....

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Post by Tempest » Sat Nov 24, 2007 1:55 pm

I wanted to post one more before the deadline.

Banner Entry 2

Credits: lj:dearest (texture).
And really, why shouldn't we be afraid? In case you haven't heard, life is terminal. Cigarettes will kill you. So will your cellphone. Your car is a deadly weapon and alcohol is a quiet killer. Don't lick the lead-based paint on the walls. Don't lick the back of a postage stamp and certainly don't lick any strangers! That will bring you down quickly indeed. Don't drink the water but don't drink less than eight glasses a day. Your enviroment is toxic, your natural resources are dwindling, your days are numbered, but what ever you do, don't panic! The stress, don't you know, will kill you.
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Post by Tiff » Mon Nov 26, 2007 1:39 am

Princess Latona wrote:That would be great, SOV. The link is still not cooperating with me, sadly. Thanks. :)
It didn't work because I was gone all weekend to New York. The pictures are hosted on my husband's server, and we turned the computers off while we were gone. It should work fine now.

Joey: The question is, Rachel, does he like you? ''Cuz if he doesn''t, then it''s all just a moo point.
Rachel: Huh...a...moo point?
Joey: Yeah. It''''s like a cow''s opinion. It doesn''t matter....It''s moo.
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-Son of Man, Tarzan

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Post by Senshi_of_Vision » Mon Nov 26, 2007 1:51 am

Its no problem I sent her the gifs I had saved them to my pc. ^_^
"Have you been half asleep? And have youve heard voices?
I hear them calling my name."
Is this the sweet sound, that calls the young sailors?
The voice maybe one in the same.
Ive heard it too many times to ignore it,
its something that I sposed to be..
Someday we''''ll find it, the rainbow connection
The lover, the dreamer, and me..."




*Being a bad girl is such hard work....

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Post by Tiff » Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:46 pm

Sorry I'm late with the winners! I was also a tad disappointed that we had hardly any entries this year ;_; '

Anyway!

3rd = Senshi of Vision (1)
2nd = Butterscotch
1st = Tempest (2)

=D Congrats!

I'll get your avatars made by tonight, and Tempest, let me know where you'd like a $20 gift card/certificate from, and i'll get it as soon as I can.

Thanks!

Joey: The question is, Rachel, does he like you? ''Cuz if he doesn''t, then it''s all just a moo point.
Rachel: Huh...a...moo point?
Joey: Yeah. It''''s like a cow''s opinion. It doesn''t matter....It''s moo.
-Friends

"In learning you will teach and in teaching you will learn"
-Son of Man, Tarzan

"Why do we have to resort to nonviolence? Can’t we just kick their asses?"
-Leela, Futurama

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Post by Senshi_of_Vision » Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:51 pm

^_^ this was fun im going to try to participate in more contests. Its cool to see my banner up there to. And im with Tiff come on with the holiday spirit ya'll its not just for us kids at heart :wink: Congrats to Tempest and Butterscotch to your banners are awesome.
"Have you been half asleep? And have youve heard voices?
I hear them calling my name."
Is this the sweet sound, that calls the young sailors?
The voice maybe one in the same.
Ive heard it too many times to ignore it,
its something that I sposed to be..
Someday we''''ll find it, the rainbow connection
The lover, the dreamer, and me..."




*Being a bad girl is such hard work....

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Post by Tiff » Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:56 pm

Yeah, I was disappointed both with the banner contest and the secret santa thing. Last year, they were both hits (especially the secret santa).

Joey: The question is, Rachel, does he like you? ''Cuz if he doesn''t, then it''s all just a moo point.
Rachel: Huh...a...moo point?
Joey: Yeah. It''''s like a cow''s opinion. It doesn''t matter....It''s moo.
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-Son of Man, Tarzan

"Why do we have to resort to nonviolence? Can’t we just kick their asses?"
-Leela, Futurama

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Post by Tiff » Tue Nov 27, 2007 9:50 pm


Joey: The question is, Rachel, does he like you? ''Cuz if he doesn''t, then it''s all just a moo point.
Rachel: Huh...a...moo point?
Joey: Yeah. It''''s like a cow''s opinion. It doesn''t matter....It''s moo.
-Friends

"In learning you will teach and in teaching you will learn"
-Son of Man, Tarzan

"Why do we have to resort to nonviolence? Can’t we just kick their asses?"
-Leela, Futurama

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Post by Senshi_of_Vision » Tue Nov 27, 2007 10:00 pm

^_^ gonna switch mine up now
"Have you been half asleep? And have youve heard voices?
I hear them calling my name."
Is this the sweet sound, that calls the young sailors?
The voice maybe one in the same.
Ive heard it too many times to ignore it,
its something that I sposed to be..
Someday we''''ll find it, the rainbow connection
The lover, the dreamer, and me..."




*Being a bad girl is such hard work....

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