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[challenge entry] Good Ning
I did more icons for the mini challenge:

= Magnet

= Zebedee

= Pretty flower

= Have a b3ta day (not that keen on this one, but I've made it now so have it)

BTW, does anyone know, is it possible to view the ones others have done, as I can't find a way, and it means I may be making ones others have already done better.

Also, any requests, as all mine so far are fairly self indulgent 'What I want' ones, but I've got a good method and set up going now so can knock these out fairly easily (tho not everything makes a good icon, I tried doing VINCENT last night and I just can't get him to look recognisable in the 15x13 px format due to his portrait aspect ratio: VINCENT = , tho I guess chopping off his 'legs' is an option, but width is still an issue as his eyes really dictate the scale).

From the Icon mini challenge challenge. See all 1078 entries (open)

(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:46, archived)
# These are all teh lovely
I've never figured out how to see all the entries though.

I would love to have a Lemming icon - tried myself and failed miserably!
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:47, archived)
# Lemmings might be tricky without colour as I don't recollect them being a very shade-contrasty design
but I'll have a bash for you and see...
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:01, archived)
# here
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:02, archived)
# Cheers
There don't seem to be any actual linkys but I never thought of just typing the URL (~Duh!~)
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:04, archived)
#
It's possible for the board to display colour icons, we had them for halloween. Maybe if we all shoul loud enough Rob might do something about it.
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:04, archived)
# I was wondering that
but TBH, have been really enjoying working within the restrictions of 8 shades grayscale, reminds me of past lives when that was all I had!
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:06, archived)
# He already commented on that
He said no, since they would distract from the images and lose the identity of the board

or something like that
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:06, archived)
# I'm kinda happy about that TBH, I lieks them as are
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:13, archived)
# He wants them to be noticable when used, ie for special events, so wants the usual ones to be b/w
That said, I believe they did have them in the very early days, the decision to swap over was a pretty purposeful one though from what I can tell
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:18, archived)
#
All of this seems reasonable. I like the idea of colour suddenly appearing for special occasions. For one thing, you wouldn't notice the candles so easily for b3tadays.
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:21, archived)
# Hah
Zebedees great.
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:47, archived)
# MAGNET!!!
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:48, archived)
# The Magnet Roundabout
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:49, archived)
# LOL!
*Sees 'Magic Roundabout' crossed with notorious magnetic hands scene from 'This Island Earth' in my sick and geeky mind!*
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:02, archived)
# Zebedee is ace.
:D
8 days til i'm one! yay!
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:48, archived)
# I shall ready some cayke!
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:49, archived)
# eee thanks :D
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:49, archived)
# n00b
I'll be 5 in a couple of months... it's all down hill after 5. When do I get my bus pass?
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:53, archived)
# you don't, you get an electric wheelchair so you can be even more of a menace!
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:55, archived)
# I would have been 3
If i'd made this account when i found b3ta...
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:58, archived)
# nice doings.
magnet is insufficiently shitty
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:48, archived)
# i want the flower
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:49, archived)
# only way i can think of this....
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:51, archived)
# Ooh! Cheers, that's ver handy, thanks! :D
I'll prolly do my usual with this, keep going till I feel I can't do any better, then get bored once it becomes routine and too much like unpaid work and do something else instead, so if anyone wants owt, request now before me mind wanders!
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:56, archived)
# I am still waiting for the day
I can have a little cute ghost, or a bumble bee. Till then, no £1000*, b3ta


*£5
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:56, archived)
# Both should be pretty easy, bee for definite
I'll get right on it, as I'm out of good ideas now I feel, but still rather enjoying the making of...
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:57, archived)
# Yay for cute icons for the gays and girls!
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:58, archived)
# You can have your cock and like it, young laddo.
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:03, archived)
# i think we may have had a bee.
not too sure on that though.
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:00, archived)
# A bumble bee?
Never!
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:04, archived)
# showoff!
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:04, archived)
# Aaaaaah!
I may leave that one then, as he is rather loverly, and I can't imagine doing any better...
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:08, archived)
# you used to be able to,
the early ones until 2004 went:

-furtive bear
-skull and smiley face
-dalek, kitten and spider
-then the ones with the badger in.
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:56, archived)
# Thus?
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:56, archived)
# I love the smiley!
How about Miner Willy?
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:56, archived)
# That's a tad specific and possibly too easily copyrightable
and it would just be a case of finding the pixelated chappy himself and converting him to greyscale I expect, which wouldn't be very fun or skillful, but I'll consider it if Google provides...
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 11:59, archived)
# Yeh true
I could do it myself but I'm at work and only have paint :(

You're most likely correct, I still find it funny that a collection of around 16 pixels may be under copyright after 22 years-ish :D
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:02, archived)
# I have no clue on that one, but from recent events, possibly best to be cautious, eh?
I'll do one anyway, assuming I find the source needed (I can't remember him well enough to do him from memory) and I guess Rob or whoever decides these things can take it from there, eh?
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:11, archived)
# I like all of those :)
(, Thu 22 Nov 2007, 12:16, archived)