Find a new image for me... (in Off-topic)


Demigod December 23 2010 4:06 PM EST

My old user pic was the same one I created in 2004 when I started CB1. I felt like it was time for an update, so I now have the one shown (if you see the old one, it's your cache; just click the image).

If you can't tell, this one is from Prince of Persia. The problem is that I don't want PoP, but I can't find anything else that I like. I want a minion-eque pic that looks very crisp and that isn't a recognizable figure like Prince of Persia. But I'm very picky.

I've been doing Google image searches for terms like "minion," "warrior," and "archer," but with safe-search turned off, I keep getting distracted by all the naughty pics.

If you guys can find any badass images that will look good for my user pic, please post them here. If I use it, you win. What do you win? Why, you get to play 7 Minutes in Heaven with Titan. Cheers!

QBBast [Hidden Agenda] December 23 2010 4:07 PM EST


Find one for Tal, too!

Gunny Pew Pew [Red Permanent Assurance] December 23 2010 4:08 PM EST

What if we send him to hell before those 7 mins are up hmm?

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] December 23 2010 4:12 PM EST

a true photo of bast would be about as bad as you could get. what she might need to give it up though is anyone's guess! ; )

Demigod December 23 2010 4:15 PM EST

There's a slight chance I saw Bast in one of those naughty pics I mentioned. I should probably go back to those pics to do some more "research."

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] December 23 2010 4:16 PM EST

the term "fine-tooth comb" does come to mind!

Lochnivar December 23 2010 4:19 PM EST

the term "fine-tooth comb" does come to mind!

To get rid of the crabs and lice?

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] December 23 2010 4:21 PM EST

call it a multi-purpose tool then...

QBOddBird December 23 2010 4:57 PM EST

Hopefully one of these will do!

ResistanZ December 23 2010 5:09 PM EST

Good finds, OB. I like all of them. I think the last one is the sweetest.

Xenogard [Chaotic Serenity] December 23 2010 5:17 PM EST

Are you cool with editing pictures down to size if you need to?









If you don't use them I will...

Demigod December 23 2010 5:26 PM EST

I have no problem photoshopping images, but I'm trying to stay in the same vein as my original pic -- white background, crisp image, and my name behind the character. Trying to edit backgrounds into white when the character is blended into it is a pain the rear.

For that reason, this pic from OB is probably the closest so far. But it still lacks the badass quality of the Prince of Persia one.

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] December 23 2010 5:35 PM EST

i beg to differ, i like the above pic much better. ; )

Xenogard [Chaotic Serenity] December 23 2010 5:37 PM EST

Completely understandable. In that case I'm jacking the last one that OB linked, or the first one that I posted as I have no issues with just slapping on a pic for how awesome it looks :P

Demigod December 23 2010 9:05 PM EST

I did a quick five-minute Photoshop edit of OB's pic, but the constraints just won't work. In order to get it to fit as a user image, I'd have to crop it into a lopsided mess.

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Tal [G6] December 23 2010 9:19 PM EST

Possibly this or this

Xenogard [Chaotic Serenity] December 23 2010 9:23 PM EST

I really like that second one tal.. but that font.. I do not like that font lol.

Tal [G6] December 23 2010 9:33 PM EST

ResistanZ December 23 2010 9:34 PM EST

Why is it so important to have your username in your picture?

Tal [G6] December 23 2010 9:38 PM EST

Demigod December 23 2010 9:43 PM EST

Why is it so important to have your username in your picture?

Why not? It's easily recognizable, and it keeps the same style as the first one I made that I grew to like. I'm really just looking to get an updated version of the old one, which was showing its age.

Tal [G6] December 23 2010 9:44 PM EST

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] December 23 2010 9:45 PM EST

he has identity issues, if it doesn't have his name on it he is, frankly, lost! 'tis sad but that is the truth.

Demigod December 23 2010 10:14 PM EST

I edited the sword carrying arm to fit within the constraints and added a slight angle to the text. I'm still not in love with it. I prefer the one I've got right now, but Prince of Persia is just too recognizable to pass as a generic fighter.

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Also, I LOVE Photoshop CS5.

QBOddBird December 23 2010 10:41 PM EST

dude, that looks awesome.

Kingkiller December 23 2010 10:49 PM EST

Agree that awesome! I want one lol

Zenai December 24 2010 12:07 AM EST

Zenai December 24 2010 12:23 AM EST

Just few pics I ran across and thought you might like :-)

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Demigod December 24 2010 12:25 AM EST

When posting pics, you may want to add this to the html code anywhere before the closing bracket:

Width="50%"

:D

Xenogard [Chaotic Serenity] December 24 2010 12:34 AM EST

wouldn't you have to do both width and height like that? or else the pictures would come out all distorted looking wouldn't they? *Hasn't used html in forever and is surprised I did as well as I did*

Zenai December 24 2010 12:55 AM EST

Ok so aside from the Height&Width Gaffe do you see anything you like or am I way off track here Demi?

Gunny Pew Pew [Red Permanent Assurance] December 24 2010 1:29 AM EST

Go goat!

Demigod December 24 2010 1:48 AM EST

The Assassin's Creed-looking one and the guy holding twin blades are nice, but I can't cut out the background without it looking like a mess.

I think OB wins this one. OB, be sure to let Titan know in advance about your wandering hands before you jump in the closet with him.

Also, you don't have to enter height AND width. Either one will work, as the pic will retain its proportions.

Zenai December 24 2010 1:50 AM EST

Ill see what I can do Demi. no telling I might be able to figure something out:-)

QBOddBird December 24 2010 1:52 AM EST

I think OB wins this one. OB, be sure to let Titan know in advance about your wandering hands before you jump in the closet with him.

No thanks, it wouldn't be a surprise if I did that

AdminTitan [The Sky Forge] December 24 2010 2:03 AM EST

Who's jumping in what closet?

Demigod December 24 2010 2:12 AM EST

Shh. No one tell Titan to read this original post.

Pwned December 24 2010 2:38 AM EST

some of these are really nice

Zenai December 24 2010 2:45 AM EST

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Just a bit of homework for me. I have a few different styles I can use but hopefully this will open up your options for pics :-)

AdminTitan [The Sky Forge] December 24 2010 2:48 AM EST

Why, you get to play 7 Minutes in Heaven with Titan.

First off, seven minutes with me anywhere is heaven.

Secondly, this is the largest prize give away on CB ever.

Zenai December 24 2010 2:54 AM EST

First off, seven minutes with me anywhere is heaven. Secondly, this is the largest prize give away on CB ever.


/me smacks Titan's butt and watches his junk jiggle.

You can say that again >:-D

Lord Bob December 24 2010 3:09 AM EST

First off, seven minutes with me anywhere is heaven. Secondly, this is the largest prize give away on CB ever.
This was hilarious.

Demigod December 24 2010 3:18 AM EST

I ended up giving it one last minor tweak. Now I want something else to photoshop...
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