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    Vladimir79

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    Banner Competition

    Post  Vladimir79 on Thu Apr 30, 2015 6:13 am

    After several suggestions that we change the banner... lets do it. Submissions should be no larger than the current banner 742 x 236, smaller is acceptable. Image can go left right or center of where it currently is. The content theme is totally at your discretion, obvious flaming will be discarded. Text on the banner should read "Russiadefence.net" or "Russia Defence Forum." Place your submissions in this thread. The winner will be upgraded to the Contributor user group. Customized rank can be discussed. Submissions will close on May 17th.


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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Mike E on Thu Apr 30, 2015 10:45 pm

    Well this is going to be interesting... 

    I might give it a shot.
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Airbornewolf on Thu Apr 30, 2015 10:47 pm

    first attempt, maybe i do one later with real pictures.





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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  flamming_python on Thu Apr 30, 2015 11:23 pm

    If I have the time I'll defo submit a couple entries.
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Mike E on Fri May 01, 2015 1:24 am


    I think you all will be very proud of what I can offer.   lol1

    On a serious note, I'll try making a couple when I have the time to do so. And Airborne, that looks amazing already.  Very Happy
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Airbornewolf on Fri May 01, 2015 1:29 am

    Mike, if you wait till 9th of may you can get one picture without tarp over the turret Wink. hahaha

    and thanks!, that Tunguska picture was the worst of them all to make it fit in. because it was part of an scale model box i had to make all the text on it "dissapear".

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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Regular on Fri May 01, 2015 1:36 am

    Airbornewolf wrote:first attempt, maybe i do one later with real pictures.



    looking good, just for visual appeal you can try to match colors or desaturate the image a bit.
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Werewolf on Fri May 01, 2015 1:39 am

    Can we not have the entire blue-steel frame for the Banner, because it is hard to squish all the new babies Russia gets into service all in one picture?


    BTW, it is not "Russia Defense Forum" but "Russian Defense Forum" not that everyone starts to use broken english.
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Mike E on Fri May 01, 2015 1:43 am

    Werewolf wrote:BTW, it is not "Russia Defense Forum" but "Russian Defense Forum" not that everyone starts to use broken english.
    I left that out for lol1 , just so you know.
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Airbornewolf on Fri May 01, 2015 1:44 am

    Mike E wrote:
    Werewolf wrote:BTW, it is not "Russia Defense Forum" but "Russian Defense Forum" not that everyone starts to use broken english.
    I left that out for lol1 , just so you know.

    i got the banner saved in PNG format....Vladimir gives the word and its changed lol. still, his banner. his text Razz
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  TR1 on Fri May 01, 2015 1:50 am

    Instead of a bunch of smaller images, I think one really visually pleasant scene would probably look better.

    And like I have said before, Rogozin's mug in a corner, or peaking behind something would be just amazing.

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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Mike E on Fri May 01, 2015 1:56 am

    TR1 wrote:Instead of a bunch of smaller images, I think one really visually pleasant scene would probably look better.

    And like I have said before, Rogozin's mug in a corner, or peaking behind something would be just amazing.

    Agreed, but man it's going to be a PITA to find one...  Wink
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Werewolf on Fri May 01, 2015 2:00 am

    TR1 wrote:Instead of a bunch of smaller images, I think one really visually pleasant scene would probably look better.

    And like I have said before, Rogozin's mug in a corner, or peaking behind something would be just amazing.


    How about this one?

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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Vladimir79 on Fri May 01, 2015 2:02 am

    Werewolf wrote:Can we not have the entire blue-steel frame for the Banner, because it is hard to squish all the new babies Russia gets into service all in one picture?


    BTW, it is not "Russia Defense Forum" but "Russian Defense Forum" not that everyone starts to use broken english.

    If it is a proper noun it can be Russia Defence Forum. I'm just trying to keep it like the URL as it makes it pop up at the top of Google. I think im ready to dump the Military out of it and just own Defence as the URL is set.


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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  TR1 on Fri May 01, 2015 2:07 am

    Werewolf wrote:
    TR1 wrote:Instead of a bunch of smaller images, I think one really visually pleasant scene would probably look better.

    And like I have said before, Rogozin's mug in a corner, or peaking behind something would be just amazing.


    How about this one?


    Damn, what a regal photo.
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Werewolf on Fri May 01, 2015 2:17 am

    Damn, what a regal photo.

    You don't like it?

    You want a goofy one?
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  TR1 on Fri May 01, 2015 2:19 am

    No, I am impressed. Much better than his usual leather jacket or tank suit or whatever.

    Now if he was only wearing a Papaha, it would be perfect.

    However for the banner he should be sneering or laughing or doing whatever it is he usually does.

    Maybe faded out in a corner or something. I'd make it myself but I have zero shooping skills.
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Werewolf on Fri May 01, 2015 2:22 am

    Trying to learn it quickly to provide a banner. Laughing
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Morpheus Eberhardt on Fri May 01, 2015 10:49 am

    Airbornewolf wrote:first attempt, maybe i do one later with real pictures.




    Excellent.
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  macedonian on Fri May 01, 2015 11:01 am

    Werewolf wrote:
    TR1 wrote:Instead of a bunch of smaller images, I think one really visually pleasant scene would probably look better.

    And like I have said before, Rogozin's mug in a corner, or peaking behind something would be just amazing.


    How about this one?


    That's an excellent pic Werewolf, I'm using that for my submission!
    With your approval of course.
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Dima on Fri May 01, 2015 11:15 am

    What is "Russia Defence" said in Russian laungauge?
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Werewolf on Fri May 01, 2015 12:52 pm

    That's an excellent pic Werewolf, I'm using that for my submission!
    With your approval of course.

    Do what you like i do not own any copyrights for that awesome picture. Smile

    What is "Russia Defence" said in Russian laungauge?

    Oborona Rossii = Оборона России
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    Bolt

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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  Bolt on Fri May 01, 2015 7:40 pm

    I had some free time, so decided to give it a go - I suck at designing and using PS, so it was mostly for fun. Smile










    Or in a less serious mood:

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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  kvs on Fri May 01, 2015 7:52 pm



    Come on, nobody posted a proper image of Mordor.
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    Re: Banner Competition

    Post  TheArmenian on Sat May 02, 2015 1:51 am

    Bolt wrote:I had some free time, so decided to give it a go - I suck at designing and using PS, so it was mostly for fun. Smile







    Bolt,

    I like these 2 the most.

    I prefer this type of mono-theme over a multitude of small pictures.

    It does not have to be a real picture, it could be an info-graphic sort of a thing or even a drawing.

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