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swerdnase 04-26-2013 12:50 PM

Playoff Avatars? All avatars in post #196
 
Hi guys,

I've lurked without an account for a few years and just opened an account a few months ago. The previous playoff avatar thread was closed but it didn't look like any certain decision was made. I never use an avatar on any of the different forums I visit but with the playoffs just days away now, I thought I'd humbly throw these out there for you guys to bounce around. I know nothing about making avatars or gifs so someone else will have to do the final work if you like these. I wanted to recognize the team's achievements but at the same time keep our eye on the prize.

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/...ps005cc34e.jpg

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/...psf704820d.jpg

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/...ps76f88e29.jpg

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/...ps7a443f80.jpg

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/...ps2e918614.jpg

Kaner Coffee 04-26-2013 12:57 PM

I like it. One suggestion I have is to flip the first pic so the logo is facing the correct way.

helicon1 04-26-2013 01:08 PM

The first one is awesome.

theaub 04-26-2013 01:16 PM

I would definitely run with the streaking dude combined with 'peaked too early'

I like the whole concept though

Bubba88 04-26-2013 02:39 PM

we need to get something done soon...

swerdnase 04-26-2013 02:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kaner Coffee (Post 64711445)
I like it. One suggestion I have is to flip the first pic so the logo is facing the correct way.


Done and fixed in original post. For the record, all the images are from the internet, all I did was a little editing and added text.

IU Hawks fan 04-26-2013 02:58 PM

I like "It don't mean bup, without the Cup" better.

Everyone's got rings, only hockey's got the cup. And the use of a short hand of bupkis is pretty much gold.

adorno 04-27-2013 06:28 AM

OP - those are really great, I like the first one especially. I could crop and animate them for you if you'd like?

This board is not the best at being decisive (neither am I tbh) but I made these after we won the PT - feel free to use.
http://i.imgur.com/tJam5t1.gif http://i.imgur.com/kl8S4Wv.gif http://i.imgur.com/GYvTXov.gif http://i.imgur.com/nThdA8W.gif

http://i.imgur.com/yrBQ5nT.gif http://i.imgur.com/xY9uuHC.gif http://i.imgur.com/OPpmjc9.gif http://i.imgur.com/KDDKUZW.gif

http://i.imgur.com/GaUy3oP.gif http://i.imgur.com/sbJlqZ1.gif http://i.imgur.com/putYBDp.gif http://i.imgur.com/5GaCHFG.gif

http://i.imgur.com/KPOUcl7.gif http://i.imgur.com/vaHVUp2.gif http://i.imgur.com/qOHdDnO.gif http://i.imgur.com/cZ90sEa.gif

http://i.imgur.com/fJcC0RK.gif http://i.imgur.com/lT0dHY3.gif http://i.imgur.com/dyAWXH1.gif http://i.imgur.com/CGOpNFb.gif

http://i.imgur.com/ajwWzZy.gif http://i.imgur.com/oz0BqD2.gif http://i.imgur.com/Fqa74Qt.gif http://i.imgur.com/aiMP0Cb.gif

swerdnase 04-27-2013 08:46 AM

Okay, here's a new set using Bup.

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/...psacfbadd9.jpg

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/...ps484f1c1d.jpg

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/...ps41597413.jpg

Two options for fourth slide:

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/...ps85ce5b4d.jpg

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/...ps2a201ecf.jpg

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/...psc8a5ebc0.jpg

Bubba88 04-27-2013 12:00 PM

now, we need to finalize those ideas...

committedindian86 04-27-2013 12:04 PM

Peaking too early is a cool idea the more I think about it

IU Hawks fan 04-27-2013 12:45 PM

I think we're a pretty good spot if we work off the Lincoln avys from here. I still think it'd be great to incorporate Mt. Rushmore with peaking to early.

Slide 1 - Lincoln pics as done
2 - a negative: PP, faceoffs, whatever else he has. The Streak-er could be one as well
3 - Peaked Too Early with the Mt. Rushmore pic, maybe with the Presidents Trophy at the top of the mountain
4 - playoff logo

Any Colour You Like 04-27-2013 02:31 PM

Why can't we just reuse the Gotham City ones? :laugh:

HawksFan74 04-27-2013 08:33 PM

If we face the Wild for the 1st round it should be win it for Minny. lol

RedBaronIndian 04-27-2013 09:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by HawksFan74 (Post 64792471)
If we face the Wild for the 1st round it should be win it for Minny. lol

:nod: :sarcasm:

UsernameWasTaken 04-27-2013 10:39 PM

i think trace kuja came up with a couple of Glee-related ones which are worth posting.

perhaps our playoff theme should be everyone has a different and unrelated hawks avatar - to represent our disorganized mentality :laugh:

eta: i actually really like a "win it for minny" theme. it has a nice troll-ish nature to it :nod:

BronYrAur 04-27-2013 10:55 PM

It don't mean bup? Ya gotta be kidding me guys....

HawksFan74 04-28-2013 12:22 AM

http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/j...ps1473ad92.gif

Testing format. What do you guys think?

Honey Bear 04-28-2013 12:49 AM

I like it. Are we all going to be deciding on one set of avatars?

The Nemesis 04-28-2013 01:56 AM

Hi everyone,

I'm doing a thread on the playoff board to showcase all 16 playoff teams' avatars if they've got a playoff set.

if/when you guys decide on a theme (or themes) and have some finished products, I'd really appreciate it if someone would stop by the showcase thread to post a couple of samples and explain the theme(s) for all the fans to see. You can find that thread here:

http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh....php?t=1414765

Thanks.

ReLyT 04-28-2013 02:15 AM

I thought we had a majority of "Lincoln/Presidents" if we win the presidents cup, and peaking too early if we didnt. :S

Both are rather mehish, if you ask me. Especially considering other teams avys. But it is what it is.

I'm down for whatever. I'll go with the flow.

IU Hawks fan 04-28-2013 02:21 AM

2 days to go, but hopefully sooner...

brtriad 04-28-2013 06:50 AM

What about something that is like half man, half bearpig?

HawksFan74 04-28-2013 08:04 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ReLyT (Post 64821577)
I thought we had a majority of "Lincoln/Presidents" if we win the presidents cup, and peaking too early if we didnt. :S

Both are rather mehish, if you ask me. Especially considering other teams avys. But it is what it is.

I'm down for whatever. I'll go with the flow.

I agree with you. I'm not feeling either of these themes.

Quote:

Originally Posted by brtriad (Post 64824723)
What about something that is like half man, half bearpig?

That only really applies to Toews.

There are some good pics in the 1st couple of posts but you have to remember, it has to transfer well to a 125X125 format and will likely be downgraded to fit size.

ChiGuySez 04-28-2013 08:46 AM

I like the pics and captions deytookerjaabs had in the first slide in the other thread the best. Not crazy about about the other slides though.

http://i.picasion.com/pic67/0e78411d...ff5c0e524f.gif http://i.picasion.com/pic67/28e5e43f...ededba5f18.gif http://i.picasion.com/pic67/138ee86f...742cf90b07.gif http://i.picasion.com/pic67/9e6e9fb1...f9dcb8bb04.gif


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