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ArGarBarGar 04-28-2013 08:30 PM

Last Western Hurrah! | Official Playoff Avatar Pickup and Request Thread
 



For those who haven't yet requested an avatar:

1. Request an image
2. Request a phrase consistent with a "Last Western Hurrah!/One more time" theme (i.e. "Become great", "Prove your mettle").
3. Check back to this thread periodically. I will put your name on the list once it is finished.

For those who need clarification: The reservations are to be used for first rights to a specific player picture, phrase or idea, as well as how they want the format to be specifically for themselves. Not one poster will have strict rights to any specific player. If you want a player who has already been chosen, you may be allowed to choose that player.





For those who have requested an avatar already:

1. Please check the list below to make sure your avatar was included
2. Notify me via PM of any mistakes (such as the spelling or numbers) to clear this thread of any clutter
3. If your avatar isn't working (not animating, not uploading), let me know and I will make sure your avatar is of the correct size and in the correct format
4. If your requested phrase wasn't consistent with the theme or too long, I made slight changes so it would fit with the theme and in the dimensions of the avatar. This can be changed if necessary without penalty.
5. If you change your mind on what player or phrase you originally decided on, I will attempt to make you a new one, but be advised your request will be put behind those who have requested for the first time, so keep this in mind when requesting a second avatar.
6. Above all else, enjoy!

Western Slang for the Western Theme (Thanks to Bench):

http://www.legendsofamerica.com/we-slang.html

Requests and Avatars:

1. ArGarBarGar
2. Sample
3. WesNichols14
4. Dolph Lundgren
5. Vladdy84
6. LeighDx13
7. Bench
8. Winger98
9. ProPAIN
10. zombi
11. ricky0034
12. Cyborg Yzerman
13. Heaton
14. Zetterbrunner
15. Frozen Fiend
16. The Nose
17. FlashyG
18. acetehubernoob
19. SoupNazi
20. Yemack
21. sarcastro
22. Frk It
23. YostisHome
24. Winged Nut
25. Trvp Lord
26. 19 for president
27. Mort Divine
28. stallion19
29. Eastopia
30. ThankYouBasedGod
31. KJoe88
32. Shoalzie
33. HardingsJockstrap
34. TradeBait
35. redwings85
36. garry1221
37. Big Poppa Puck
38. Kronwalled55
39. Fowler524
40. alConn
41. VladTheImpaler
42. kuick
43. slapshots1515
44. GrafSk8r12
45. Eyeblink
46. aar000n
47. SirKillalot
48. Brodie
49. Dafgat
50. Kiddington
51. theYman
52. elsonico
53. The Zetterberg Era
54. Chris 84
55. Melbourne Ice
56. hockeyisforeveryone
57. Dats13DET
58. Cyborg Yzerman
59. Vyacheslav
60. Cruiser008
61. datbwoymjp
62. TheNextDaigle
63. Tomas W
64. steafo
65. Bob Probert Owns You
66. hyduK (last one finished)

If you have any general questions, please feel free to PM me.

WesNichols14 04-28-2013 09:08 PM

http://media.mlive.com/griffins_impa...074f97085d.jpg

with something like "there's a new sheriff in Hockeytown".
thx

Jurky 04-28-2013 09:12 PM

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3613/...b4b634.jpg?v=0

With the phrase "Lay down the law", please and thank you.

ArGarBarGar 04-28-2013 09:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by WesNichols14 (Post 64860053)
http://media.mlive.com/griffins_impa...074f97085d.jpg

with something like "there's a new sheriff in Hockeytown".
thx

You might want to reword it. It's long and it's a little off when you put it next to "one last time"

Vladdy84 04-28-2013 09:15 PM

http://www.flix66.com/wp-content/upl...ombstone-3.jpg

You Tell Them I'm Coming!

http://cdn.sportsoverdose.com/thumbs...zzi-44-nhl.jpg

WesNichols14 04-28-2013 09:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ArGarBarGar (Post 64860435)
You might want to reword it. It's long and it's a little off when you put it next to "one last time"

we make the journey...?

ArGarBarGar 04-28-2013 09:20 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by WesNichols14 (Post 64860869)
we make the journey...?

That works, or "make the journey."

WesNichols14 04-28-2013 09:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ArGarBarGar (Post 64860953)
That works, or "make the journey."

either one works for me.

LeighDx13 04-28-2013 09:35 PM

http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/...psc31b5bbf.jpg

Something along the lines of "Be The Oldest" or "Be Old and Washed Up"

and thank you for doing this! Your avatars always turn out great!:handclap:

Bench 04-28-2013 09:43 PM

"I have vision, and the rest of the world wears bifocals." - Butch Cassidy

I'm thinking that's too long, unfortunately, so "I have vision" may have to suffice.

Threw together a quick Datsyuk in Cassidy's bowler set the stage for the visual.
http://i.imgur.com/9Du4rNj.jpg

Bench 04-28-2013 09:55 PM

Here's a list of Western slang and lingo, alphabetized, to help people come up with ideas.

http://www.legendsofamerica.com/we-slang.html

Winger98 04-28-2013 09:56 PM

Hey, can you put these photos with these sayings for my avatar? Thanks!


"If you want to shoot, shoot..."
http://cdn0.sbnation.com/uploads/cho...dard_352.0.jpg

"...don't pass."
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_boq-9RdutJ...lppulaasdf.jpg

ProPAIN 04-28-2013 10:03 PM

Nevermind...Bench, you genius.

Burn the Breeze - Ride at full speed.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-xSL3NQmNkz...arren+Helm.png


Quote:

"Burn the Breeze...one last time"
Thanks, Doc! If you can find a better picture of Helm skating, feel free to use that then.

zombi 04-28-2013 10:18 PM

http://www.playerwives.com/wp-conten...yworldblog.jpg

Earn Our Pay

https://si0.twimg.com/profile_images...3a2af41d9.jpeg

Earn Our Place

ricky0034 04-28-2013 10:33 PM

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/i...QeisPRm0Oi7_7g

Acknowledge the Corn

would work better if I could find a good picture of Cleary and Babcock together or Cleary doing something useless but ah well

thanks to bench for the link

Acknowledge the Corn - To admit the truth, to confess a lie, or acknowledge an obvious personal shortcoming.

Cyborg Yzerman 04-28-2013 10:42 PM

Requesting a DeKeyser one myself, I'll edit this post with a pic and quote later.

Jurky 04-28-2013 10:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ArGarBarGar (Post 64856575)

You are the mother****ing man :yo:
Thanks a million, I love it.

Heaton 04-28-2013 10:48 PM

Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.

http://i.imgur.com/t8hR4oF.jpg

Hopefully the quote isn't too long.

Wingdings 04-28-2013 10:49 PM

"Dance with the thugs...one last time"

http://hockeytownusa.files.wordpress...le_35623_2.jpg


Thanks for doing these!

Frozen Fiend 04-28-2013 10:52 PM

So I may need some help with my idea... I go to Western Michigan University, so obviously i'm a huge DD fan. I'm trying to think up a way to involve the idea that DD is from Western Michigan University, and our theme.

I was thinking maybe something like this photo with a line that says 'Westerns Finest'? Maybe? Idk...

edit: Some ideas i'm getting...
"The best in the West... one last time"
"Western's Finest.... one last time"

http://image.cdnllnwnl.xosnetwork.co...0114011831.jpg

Any of those sound good? I feel like i'm over thinking them. Also, Doc is the most awesome poster on the Wings board. Thanks for doing this!

The Nose 04-28-2013 10:53 PM

http://i.usatoday.net/sports/_photos...UC-x-large.jpg

"Real good... one last time."

FlashyG 04-28-2013 11:00 PM

Bring the Sexy
http://i41.tinypic.com/4js4cy.png

acetehubernoob 04-28-2013 11:09 PM

http://www.dispatch.com/content/grap...wings-1-de.jpg

"Bed Him Down" - To kill a man.

SoupNazi 04-28-2013 11:11 PM

http://media.mlive.com/grandrapidspr...4-standard.jpg

"Learn from Dr. Realgood"

ThankYouBasedGod 04-28-2013 11:16 PM

Yeah, I don't really have any good ideas at all? Are we allowed to just put an avatar up at random or we have to post our own pic/slogan?


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