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New Jersey Ideas for Banner & Color Scheme

Discussion in 'NorthEast Regional Discussion' started by Padawan915, Feb 18, 2003.

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  1. Padawan915

    Padawan915 Jedi Master star 6

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    Hey everyone I wanted to ask you guys this.

    I'm working on the banner and the color scheme for the boards and for our website. I want to get your input on your what kind of colors would you like as a color scheme for this board.

    In addition I want to hear what kind of things would you like on the banners? So far the foreground banner is going to be New Jersey sights (Boardwalk, Giants Stadium, etc.), the background will be famous New Jersians, the curve will be Dooku or a Jedi (your choice), and the side will be SW characters (again your choice).

    So give me your input and then I'll put a poll later to ask for final opinions. :)

    Pada915
     
  2. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    as good a place as any for my 9100th post. :D

    Ok...as for color scheme...I like the way the Saga forum looks, with the Black & White...but I will go along with the majority vote...

    The question really becomes how much NJ we want to be...since Green & Yellow seem to be major color schemes for NJ.

    As for famous NJians...

    I found quite a few websites listing famous people from NJ...

    list includes:

    Jon Bon Jovi
    Bruce Springsteen
    Frank Sinatra
    Bette Midler
    James Gandolfini
    Whitney Houston
    Tom Cruise
    Danny De Vito
    Jack Nicholson
    John Travolta
    among others....plus Buz Aldrid & a President.

    As for SW characters...Darth Vader, Boba Fett & Yoda are my choices.
     
  3. Padawan915

    Padawan915 Jedi Master star 6

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    I know Green and Yellow are the major colors for New Jersey, but I was hoping that we could go a little darker. Green and white along with black would look really cool. Perhaps a Forestgreen would look good?

    Your Jersey famous figures looks good and I'll start downloading pictures tomorrow.

    For characters, I was thinking we use Vader, Dooku, Anakin and Jango Fett. I was going to use Dooku in the foreground banner image. ?[face_plain]

    Pada915
     
  4. Ghosts_Of_Anakin

    Ghosts_Of_Anakin Jedi Knight star 6

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    That sounds good. Go for it!



    i speak, i speak the truth, i speak words, words of wisdom that i do.
     
  5. excalibur2358

    excalibur2358 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Well, if we're the New Jersey Order, we should at least include one pic of Luke, since he founds the New Jedi Order. Plus, Star Wars would be nothing if not for him.

    Yoda, Anakin and Vader are cool too, and a Fett always works (hey, he's a hired hitman, and we have that stigma of being a mob-state, lol).

    excal
     
  6. Padawan915

    Padawan915 Jedi Master star 6

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    Yes I mean to put Luke in somewhere. Perhaps on the Curve image. ?[face_plain]

    Much I have to work on in the next few days on doing this banner work.


     
  7. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    Guys...I stated the green & yellow...because I was not sure if you guys would want it...I personally could go with other colors...

    But the Forestgreen does peek my interest. ;)

    I wonder if both Fetts could fit?


    So...we are known for our Mob connections due to the large Italian influence (no complaints on my part :D ), the Major highways & our celebrities...

    Here is a thought...put Tony Soprano & a Fett next to each other. What do you think?
     
  8. Ghosts_Of_Anakin

    Ghosts_Of_Anakin Jedi Knight star 6

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    I like the Boba/Dooku/Vader/Anakin idea and I agree with excal. Luke should be in there somewhere, too. It's his Order. ;)



    i speak, i speak the truth, i speak words, words of wisdom that i do.
     
  9. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    fine by me...but which Luke?
     
  10. Padawan915

    Padawan915 Jedi Master star 6

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    ROTJ Luke by far. I have some really awesome pictures of him on my computer. Somewhere or another ?[face_plain]
     
  11. DarthGyos

    DarthGyos Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I like the idea of Anakin. New Jersey Order seems to breathe new life and new direction, which Anakin is representative of. Green and Yellow is cool too.

    you know me, anything Dooku is ok with me
     
  12. Padawan915

    Padawan915 Jedi Master star 6

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    Yeah I'll put Dooku in it somehow.

    So we have for the side banner: Dooku, Jango, Anakin, Luke, and Vader. I can fit three or four characters. So I'm thinking, Luke goes in the curve image and Anakin, Vader and Jango will go on the side and have Dooku in the main banner. :)

    I'll try and put yellow in somehow. Lots of coding to do. [face_plain]

     
  13. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    Herb, if you lived closer...I would try and help you a little better. :p

    I commend you on the job that you are doing.
     
  14. buster726

    buster726 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Sounds great herb doing a great job anakin and dooku sound excellent
     
  15. excalibur2358

    excalibur2358 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    HA HA! Big Ton and Fett next to each other? Classic! Or maybe Jabba, that would be amusing, lol.

    Luke should probably be next to Bruce. Both are Boss of their respective fields (come on, Luke wielding a lightsaber and Bruce with a mic? Perfect!)

    excal
     
  16. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    Hey guys & gals...I just visited the Pittsburgh forum...[link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10105]saw something pretty cool[/link].


    They have a Leadership Council line like the Mods line. :cool:
     
  17. Ghosts_Of_Anakin

    Ghosts_Of_Anakin Jedi Knight star 6

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    I like that. It would give me a big old sense of power. :p



    i speak, i speak the truth, i speak words, words of wisdom that i do.
     
  18. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    I thought that you would like that...there Mike. :p




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    Got one of these last night too. ?[face_plain]
     
  19. Padawan915

    Padawan915 Jedi Master star 6

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    Here's what I have so far for the foreground banner:

    [link=http://www.geocities.com/mantis915/jersey-banner2.jpg]Foreground possibility[/link]

    I gotta work on the text still, I know that. I only wish my computer would allow me to install new fonts. [face_plain] Stupid computer...work! :mad:


    I'm gonna start on the side bar and background this week. I hope to have everything done by the end of the week. Then I'll start the color scheme.
     
  20. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    very interesting...very interesting...

    I will have to look again later
     
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