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Author Topic: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!  (Read 5507 times)

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There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« on: December 14, 2009, 07:54:14 PM »


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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2009, 09:03:19 PM »
...






^^^
No words can describe the AWESOME :icon_mrgreen:
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2009, 11:33:14 PM »
Seriously, I wish I was freaking rich!!!!! Nice find.

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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2009, 11:47:18 PM »
Seriously, I wish I was freaking rich!!!!! Nice find.

I don't think it's necessarily a "find" ;D

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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2009, 01:03:27 AM »
I don't get it...
Did you do that yourself or did you find it online?
I'll give my comment afterwards. :P
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2009, 01:52:09 AM »
I did the screen-capture and initial clean-up of the image, took that to a local sign shop to have it cut in vinyl (the only thing I can't do -- oh how I wish I had a vinyl [plotter] decal cutter!), and then applied it to the truck myself.

Here's a bit of trivia: I used the logo from the opening of the new OVA, and discovered a MISTAKE in it! Just in the うる星やつら logo. See if you can spot their error!


Oh. And, I'm not rich. At all. I work as an inspector in a small manufacturing&machining shop. I bring home about $24,000 a year.
« Last Edit: December 15, 2009, 01:54:12 AM by veehive »
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2009, 02:07:36 AM »

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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2009, 02:50:18 AM »
WOW!!! Great catch on the truck logo, SDM! I just went out and checked -- there IS a cut-line for the center of the loop in the "ru"; should have been weeded out by the sign shop. I'll get it tomorrow or Wednesday and it'll be right. The star is a little off; a necessity of the way I had the logo cut. I'll live with that.
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2009, 02:55:08 AM »
Even with the little hiccups, you did an excellent job on the logo :icon_mrgreen: Did you just send them the screenshot, or did you have to trace it out into a vector image?

BTW,

DATCHA!

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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2009, 03:09:43 AM »
So it is yours. :o
You do know some hater will end up scratching your car now right? :'(
In the mean time, brag about it and go to a few anime conventions. ;D
Love how the plate says "Datcha" too. xD And don't fret about the mistakes, it still looks great. :P
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2009, 06:01:19 AM »
U think u could get one made for me =3 ?


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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2009, 10:33:23 PM »
WOOOOOOOOOOOW

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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2009, 01:54:06 AM »
Did you just send them the screenshot, or did you have to trace it out into a vector image?

I had printed it out and handed them that; they re-scanned it and performed whatever clean-up they needed.

DATCHA!

As may be expected, "DARLING" was already taken for a custom plate, so I went with the second-most-recognizable catchword from Lum.

U think u could get one made for me =3 ?

I could (the sign shop has the design in their computer now), but there are peculiarities to the way I had it cut that may not work in your application.

There are sign shops everywhere, and they can take almost any image and transfer it to vinyl for application on almost anything you can think of (the technology is astounding). All it takes is money. Check locally.
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #13 on: December 16, 2009, 09:30:46 AM »
Bow down to VH  _/-\o_

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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #14 on: December 18, 2009, 05:38:44 PM »
now that's cool!
and I wish we could get personalized license plates like that, here. :(
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #15 on: December 19, 2009, 08:15:38 PM »
I'm just speechless here.......

but not bad, I've seen online how people decorate all their cars with anime characters that look pretty good aswell http://internetsiao.com/itasha-cars-covered-with-manga-and-anime-girls/ 

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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #16 on: December 19, 2009, 08:59:44 PM »
This is my favourite Itasha



The first Itasha the participate in international class races in FIA. Im not a big fan of BMWs, but this is an exception :D

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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #17 on: December 20, 2009, 02:26:24 AM »
Studie Glad Racing Team... now that's what happens when otakus like racing too... XD

I like this better... http://www.advance-step.net/gallery/2009sugo.html
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #18 on: December 20, 2009, 02:35:05 AM »
I like the newer design too, but I still like the older design better. That's just me though =P

If by some chance I get into racing as a profession, I would definately make my ride an itasha... or an itansha if I was racing bikes (which seems more likely) ;D
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #19 on: December 20, 2009, 05:14:42 AM »
If I get a plane I want it just like this... XD



Well... not with Pokemon... characters obviously... XD
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #20 on: February 02, 2016, 04:41:46 AM »
I follow a lot of sites, lum/UY related, and today in one of those, I found this:
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Speaking of UY… I can’t tell you how indescribably weird it was to run across this truck in The Middle of Nowhere.

you are like a legend in the UY fansites veehive! (If you would like me to remove the pic please let me know)

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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #21 on: March 28, 2016, 04:28:21 AM »
No problem! Thank you for posting!
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #22 on: September 01, 2016, 10:21:55 PM »
That's awesome. Do you know how I could get a custom phone case made? It would be cool to have a black case with a red NERV logo on it. Other than anime it would be cool to have an asexual/bisexual banner case and keyring. I haven't been able to find one online.
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #23 on: February 07, 2017, 10:16:18 PM »
I follow a lot of sites, lum/UY related, and today in one of those, I found this:
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Speaking of UY… I can’t tell you how indescribably weird it was to run across this truck in The Middle of Nowhere.

you are like a legend in the UY fansites veehive! (If you would like me to remove the pic please let me know)

Wow nice. Where was it? United States?
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Re: There! THAT Oughta Confuse The Locals ...!
« Reply #24 on: February 07, 2017, 10:45:40 PM »
Yes.  :hehe

Sadly, though, that will be the last viewing. I've closed my Photobucket account (getting WAY too buggy), so any images I've hosted through there will vanish.  :-[

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