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Why Fonts Matter
« on: November 25, 2013, 02:23:15 AM »
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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2013, 03:23:10 AM »
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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2013, 08:30:28 AM »
That is beautiful.

I looked for an image of the old "Rent A Flick" sign and couldn't find one, though I see it mentioned on the internets.
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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2013, 09:30:26 AM »
very nice Joe...  and she is very special
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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2013, 09:55:18 AM »
This one Gnub?

Speed doesn't kill, rapidly becoming stationary is the problem

I'd rather have stories told than be telling stories of what I could have done.

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It's more like grip, grip, grip, noise, then spin and 2 feet in and feel shame.
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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2013, 10:50:35 AM »
And to get us all in that festive mood...

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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2013, 11:19:34 AM »
That special aunt is indeed a poor font choice, but I'd have to argue that the fonts on the others is just fine; but the tracking/kerning is an issue
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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2013, 11:42:21 AM »
good stuff!  :lmao:

That special aunt is indeed a poor font choice, but I'd have to argue that the fonts on the others is just fine; but the tracking/kerning is an issue
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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2013, 11:58:57 AM »
I'll have to take a picture of a book cover I saw recently where the word "Contemporary" falls victim to a poor font choice where the lowercase "o"'s are square-looking, so that at first glance, the word looks a lot ruder than it ought to...  :shocked:

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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2013, 08:40:51 PM »
There was a very funny episode of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" a few years back where Larry had an obituary published and the paper made a typo from "aunt" to "cunt."
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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2013, 12:48:18 PM »
Speed doesn't kill, rapidly becoming stationary is the problem

I'd rather have stories told than be telling stories of what I could have done.

Quote from: Ear date=1459965256 link=msg=278846
Quote from: Farabomb date=1459964381 link=msg=278844
It's more like grip, grip, grip, noise, then spin and 2 feet in and feel shame.
I once knew a plus-sized girl and this pretty much describes teh secks. :rotf:
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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2013, 02:15:01 PM »
Can we rant about Papyrus in this thread?
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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2013, 02:21:32 PM »
I didn't think that was off limits in any thread.
Speed doesn't kill, rapidly becoming stationary is the problem

I'd rather have stories told than be telling stories of what I could have done.

Quote from: Ear date=1459965256 link=msg=278846
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It's more like grip, grip, grip, noise, then spin and 2 feet in and feel shame.
I once knew a plus-sized girl and this pretty much describes teh secks. :rotf:
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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2013, 02:22:27 PM »

Can we rant about Papyrus in this thread?


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Re: Why Fonts Matter
« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2013, 02:31:16 PM »




:lmao:

As it that wasn't bad enough, I see through the windshield (or windscreen to other parts of the English-speaking world), that the truck letterer committed the cardinal sin of setting Brush Script in ALL CAPS...  :shocked:

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