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New icon, Trigun rant [Aug. 5th, 2004|09:52 am]
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makaioh
Yet another icon. Guess what it means. Escept zmd_norrec. You don't get to guess.

Incidentally, I honestly don't know how I did the thing with the text in the "smoove" icon. I recall it was a no-brainer, like, I just clicked on something and BAM white text became transparent text with a white glowy outline, but I'll be damned if I remember what I clicked on. Not that I was going to do that with this one, because that would have looked goofy. But I would like to know what I did so that I can possibly repeat it at some point.

OK, about Trigun. The ending sucked ass. It was all pretty cool and then ep 23 was like, brilliant, and I cried. And then, ep 24, I cried (but that's because I really loved Legato, and not from any sympathy for the Vash thing). So wtf were 25 and 26?
OK you may be wondering "Why are we talking about Trigun today?" -- it's because I did these memes of Trigun and it reminded me of how -
Your Stay in the Anime Trigun by GamerChick
Name
Who you areIntern working under Milly and Meryl. When you get bored you take pleasure in offsetting the keys in the typewriter.
What you are there forMystery. No one knows who you are or what you're up to. Frankly neither do you, you're making it up as you go along.
Best friend or significant otherLegato. You guys are the best of friends/lovers! Why? Because Legato controls your mind of course, duh.
What you change in the seriesYou decide to team up with Knives in the last battle and defeat Vash. He now plans to kill of all of humanity with you at his side. Of course you know he'll always protect YOU since he likes and respects you. I'd be careful though, your new name's "Legato II".
Lines you steal"A fork please." from Legato
Other characters say this of you"S/he stole all my scenes. I hate him/her!"
Fans think you areCool! Thousands of shrines devoted to your glory are erected across the internet.
Quiz created with MemeGen!

Anime Trigun Matchmaker
by Pudding333
Your Name
Significant other is...Legato Bluesummers
How You Two MetBlind date
Sex LifeNo sex as of yet, but a lot of intimate touching and kissing, or there was a lot of intimate touching and kissing
How Long You Two Stay TogetherAbout a year
Quiz created with MemeGen!

- of how crap the ending is. Oh wait -- you've all seen it, right? I'm not like, telling you the end and stuff, am I? Because that scene where Legato's like "You gonna have to shoot me, sweetheart!" (OK he did not say that, he said something smoove) -- that was really awesome. That was some bad-ass evil there. Fuck kicking a guy's ass, thoroughly defeat him emotionally and he'll kick his own ass. It would have been cooler if the series ended there. Right there, ep 24. No Knives resolution, no moping reflective Vash moments (yawnfest)... just BANG! -> end creds.

I'm so mean. >D
I'm not insanedrop trou!

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From:makaioh
Date:August 5th, 2004 - 08:21 am
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Minor note to myself: the inacurracy of the icon is beginning to bother me. I may have to edit it to satisfy my impossibly high personal standards.


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From:miss_arel
Date:August 5th, 2004 - 09:04 am
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I just clicked on something and BAM white text became transparent text with a white glowy outline,

Hmmm . . . what program were you using? Because I do that thing all the time in Photoshop, it's pretty easy. But if you'rre not using Photoshop then it's out of my realm of kowledge.

Here's what you do for Photoshop:

Make sure you have the text layer selected, then go down to the button that says 'Layer options' (in Photoshop 7, it's kind of a fancy 'f') on the Layers menu.

First, go to 'Blending options: Default'. Move the slider for 'Fill Opacity' from 100% to 0%. The text will disappear. That's okay, just go to the next step.

Now go to "Outer Glow", check the box nest to 'Outer Glow' and a white halo will appear round your text. On the Outer Glow menu you can fiddle with colors, size, etc.

Hope that helps! Although, if you're using Paint Shop Pro or some such thing, this was probaby pretty pointless . . . but yeah, that's how I created the black text with orange glow in the above icon.

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From:raditzsex
Date:August 5th, 2004 - 11:31 am
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Well, that does help, if at any rate I can do that sort of thing manually. I'm using a program from the 90s, and it's well powerful, but the manufacturer doesn't even make graphics software anymore. So, I pretty much have to see what Photoshop users do, and then translate that to this thing.
I know there was a one-step process, though. I just don't know what it was. :(


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From:magnet_dance
Date:August 5th, 2004 - 10:32 am
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i might not have got it but i think the icons cool! (2 hours break for sleep? food? sex?)

i love Trigun! Legato's death is cool.. but the manga is much much better.
speaking of Leggy.. hehee~ *points to icon*

Knives is still my favorite tho <3

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From:raditzsex
Date:August 5th, 2004 - 11:33 am
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If Legato wasn't such a suckup, he'd have been a way better villain than Knives :D

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From:magnet_dance
Date:August 6th, 2004 - 01:51 am
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i think hin being a suckup is part of his charm.. or something. but Knives looks sexier.
i think thw worst part of the anime wud be the lack of Elendira! XD


From:zmd_norrec
Date:August 5th, 2004 - 11:38 am
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HOW DARE YOU ESCLOOD ME FROM THE FESTIVITIES!
I MADE YOU WHAT YOU ARE!!
oh, and like always, you are the first to get to see my new icon.
^.^

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From:makaioh
Date:August 5th, 2004 - 12:05 pm
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Wow, that's an awesome icon!! That kid would so say that, too. I don't even know him.


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From:blues_kun
Date:August 6th, 2004 - 12:19 am

unless it's his hat size

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It means... splodey pi.

Tasty all-new Hostess Splodey Pies. Sploding into your local grocery store TODAY!

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From:makaioh
Date:August 6th, 2004 - 08:20 am

Re: unless it's his hat size

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A winner is you!
<megageek mode>
It's really just a close approximation of pie. Perhaps he transmuted a pie out of random things he found.

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From:blues_kun
Date:August 6th, 2004 - 07:26 pm

well he is

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Alchemy is too often misused. Who the hell cares about making people, or gold, or other shiny rocks? I'd totally walk around transmuting tasty baked goods. And maybe sometimes a pile of cannons, like Gran. He was an asshole, of course, but you must admit that sometimes assholes get really cool ideas. But I would combine my powers in unnatural ways for fun and profit, and transmute a PIE CANNON.

Then the president would try to take it away from me, also for fun and profit, because he is a bastard. He would never succeed because he has a gun-finding problem.

I never wrote pi as 22/7, myself, always used the symbol or about seven decimal places. I think it's because I really hate the number 22. :/