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Topic: Why Fonts Matter (Read 3375 times) previous topic - next topic

Why Fonts Matter

 :lmao:
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Re: Why Fonts Matter

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 :lmao:

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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.
Hicks • Cross • Carlin • Kinison • Parker • Stone •  Colbert • Hedberg • Stanhope • Burr

"As much as I'd like your guns I prefer your buns." - The G

So,  :drunk3: i send the job to the rip with live transparecy (v 1.7 or whatever) and it craps out with a memory error.

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very nice Joe...  and she is very special
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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.

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:
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
         —Benjamin Franklin

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And to get us all in that festive mood...

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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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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:

Cheers, John the Fontaholic

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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

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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.

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:
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
         —Benjamin Franklin

My other job

Re: Why Fonts Matter

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Can we rant about Papyrus in this thread?
Hicks • Cross • Carlin • Kinison • Parker • Stone •  Colbert • Hedberg • Stanhope • Burr

"As much as I'd like your guns I prefer your buns." - The G

So,  :drunk3: i send the job to the rip with live transparecy (v 1.7 or whatever) and it craps out with a memory error.

Member #14 • Size 5 • PH8 Unit 7 • Paranoid Misanthropic Doomsayer • Printing & Drinking Since 1998 • doomed ©2011 david

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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.

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:
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
         —Benjamin Franklin

My other job

Re: Why Fonts Matter

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Can we rant about Papyrus in this thread?


How is this thread different than any other thread?
Mac OS 10.12 Sierra | Prinergy 7.5 | Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 | Two Luscher XPose 160 CTP units

Prepress: One who does precision guess work based on unreliable data provided by those of questionable knowledge.

Re: Why Fonts Matter

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: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:

Cheers, John the Fontaholic