Day 2 Theme-a-day competition winner

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Day 2 Theme-a-day competition winner

Post by Archonix » Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:46 am

It took me a second to guess the character in this one but the little details and the image of the "Texan", or whatever the show calls him these days, as a complete opposite of his portrayed self tickled me enough to declare Fellranger the winner with his humorous tale "No Shame".

Everyone was equally creative with this one. Keep it up! More!
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Re: Day 2 Theme-a-day competition winner

Post by kaspired » Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:49 am

Fellranger deserved this. That was a funny ending. Congratulations.
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Re: Day 2 Theme-a-day competition winner

Post by Terry Y » Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:13 am

I can only imagine Tex singing "Smile Smile Smile" to himself. ;D

But great entries all around! I hope to participate myself, once I actually find time when I'm not cooking or behind a camera (hint: it won't be anytime soon...).
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Re: Day 2 Theme-a-day competition winner

Post by c_nordlander » Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:20 am

Alex, you deserved to win. I'm sure this wasn't your intention, but your story actually made me like the Rich Texan.

I like Kaspired's contribution a lot, too, especially the amount of detail put into it given the short deadline.
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Re: Day 2 Theme-a-day competition winner

Post by fellranger » Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:45 pm

Yeah, there seems to be some debate over what he's actually called...I picked a source and stuck with it... :)
I'm sure this wasn't your intention, but your story actually made me like the Rich Texan.
Well, I kind of used it as an exercise to see if I could find a remotely sympathetic angle to a character that I find obnoxious. About the best I could do was for him to be screwing himself up as much as he wrecks every episode he appears in...
Personally I think yours was the better story Chris, but I'll happily take the glory! ;D I too was impressed by the detail in Kaspired's pic. I wish I could turn out drawings of that quality at such short notice!
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