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Feb 13, 2019, 11:28 AM
 
I decided to let the bunnies rest for a bit and recycle an oldie but goodie:

anyone recall the era when we were all doing this style?

Post up some sigs. Get inspired to make new ones. Etc!
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Feb 13, 2019, 03:44 PM
 
I thought about swapping out Bette Davis for Patrick Bateman Pepe, but it didn’t really work landscape.
     
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Feb 13, 2019, 04:59 PM
 
You inspired me to pull this bad boy back out.
     
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Feb 13, 2019, 06:36 PM
 
Reported.
     
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Feb 14, 2019, 12:53 AM
 
I’ve been rocking my current one for several years, back when Busytown memes were a thing.
     
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Feb 14, 2019, 01:08 AM
 
Was it besson who started that?
     
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andi*pandi  (op)
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Feb 14, 2019, 11:27 AM
 
not following the 200x50 max size requirements for 1, mister! language, for 2.

(geez, haven't had to repeat those in a long time)
     
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Feb 14, 2019, 11:46 AM
 
Meh.

I’d love to play, but I think all my vintage sigs are hosted at sh!tholes that stoped allowing hotlinking.
And I’m too lazy to find a new host.

So none for y’all.

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Feb 14, 2019, 12:13 PM
 
Don’t be such pussy.
JUST KIDDING. Do you know what sarcasm is ?
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Feb 14, 2019, 12:44 PM
 
Reported.
     
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Feb 14, 2019, 12:52 PM
 
Obviously.

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Feb 14, 2019, 01:05 PM
 
turtle, your sig is classic as it is.

And*reg did not like my 2-min ps job of his sig. Let's hope he's back soon with an even better one!

(all in good fun, infractions have yet to be imposed in this thread. But enjoying the old-timey bickering... )
     
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Feb 14, 2019, 01:11 PM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
turtle, your sig is classic as it is.
Yeah, but my rotate script is showing age.
I now only get one or two different colors, where i used to get 4 or 5.

But then again, I’m to old slow to give a [email protected]#$.

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Feb 14, 2019, 06:31 PM
 
2002:

I made this one in 2003. ––––––>
     
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Feb 15, 2019, 12:44 PM
 
Maybe it's time for an update then?

I was thinking we should have a photoshop contest with the latest big pop culture thing. What is that, anyhow? Stranger Things? Brooklyn 99? Game of Thrones?

Game of Thrones has potential. I'm thinking of making a "DON'T BE FATUOUS JOFFREY" crossover with my big lebowski sig. Way back when, MindFad made a bunch of Lebowski sigs for all of us, too bad he is off in the emoji big leagues now.

What else would make a good theme?
     
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Feb 15, 2019, 03:43 PM
 
Joffrey as HaHa guy ?

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Feb 15, 2019, 03:50 PM
 
I don't even have to photoshop that since I can imagine it so vividly.
     
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Mod approved
     
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Feb 16, 2019, 12:24 AM
 
Originally Posted by turtle777 View Post
Meh.

I’d love to play, but I think all my vintage sigs are hosted at sh!tholes that stoped allowing hotlinking.
And I’m too lazy to find a new host.

So none for y’all.

-t
Same here. F U DropBox!

Slick shoes?! Are you crazy?!
     
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Feb 16, 2019, 01:18 AM
 
I still think this is the best sig image that ever appeared on this forum:


Ticking sound coming from a .pkg package? Don't let the .bom go off! Inspect it first with Pacifist. Macworld - five mice!
     
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Feb 16, 2019, 01:36 AM
 
Originally Posted by And.reg View Post
SH can say sh*t (I will also see that word quite a bit in the political section) and call someone an a**hole, yet I can’t say *ss (which I think is less offensive) either in text or image?
Just for context:

I called someone an asshole FOR POSTING A SNUFF VIDEO. Real people burnt to cinders by high voltage.

If that term wasn’t appropriate: only for not being strong enough.
     
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Feb 16, 2019, 09:43 AM
 
Originally Posted by And.reg View Post
SH can say sh*t
I say that way more than him.

This must be what it feels like to get snubbed by the Academy.
     
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Feb 16, 2019, 02:07 PM
 
I think swearing standards have relaxed quite a bit since the early days, I was just teasing, andreg. A bit of retro modding.

Stogie, to get dropbox images to post again, if they are still in Public folder, get the "dropbox link" and instead of dl=0 put raw=1 .
     
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Feb 16, 2019, 03:44 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
I say that way more than him.

This must be what it feels like to get snubbed by the Academy.
I’d like to thank Police Academy.
     
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Feb 16, 2019, 03:53 PM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
I think swearing standards have relaxed quite a bit since the early days, .
Because 80%+ of all posts are from mods these days

If it wasn’t for swearing, there’d be nothing to else to say

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Feb 16, 2019, 05:03 PM
 
^&*( @#$!
     
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Feb 16, 2019, 05:39 PM
 
Ah, this thread is a faint shadow of the glory days.

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Feb 18, 2019, 10:54 AM
 
Apparently MacNN was awesome from 1999-2001, and since then 90% of posts have been pining for way back when MacNN was awesome.
     
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Feb 21, 2019, 11:30 PM
 
I found my Sig Wall pics a few weeks ago. Good times.

Home - Twitter - Sig Wall-Retired - Flickr
     
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Feb 22, 2019, 03:29 AM
 
Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
Apparently MacNN was awesome from 1999-2001, and since then 90% of posts have been pining for way back when MacNN was awesome.
[Looks at my join date]
     
turtle777
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Feb 22, 2019, 04:36 AM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
[Looks at my join date]
Just noticed that we both joined in the same month.

And Laminar is the n00b.

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Feb 22, 2019, 12:05 PM
 
My original account was Jan 2001, and when I joined people were already complaining about how the place had gone to shit. Imagine thinking someplace is a pile of crap, then continuing to visit that place for so long that your original complaints can now buy tobacco.
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Feb 22, 2019, 09:44 PM
 
Ah, yes, now I remember. Forgot that you changed handles.

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Feb 23, 2019, 12:07 AM
 
We’ve all been here too long.
     
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Feb 23, 2019, 12:13 AM
 
I say that every morning when I drag myself out of bed.

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Feb 23, 2019, 01:44 AM
 

(2001)


(2004)

We're all old now.
     
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Feb 23, 2019, 03:36 PM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
Stogie, to get dropbox images to post again, if they are still in Public folder, get the "dropbox link" and instead of dl=0 put raw=1 .
Thank you.

Slick shoes?! Are you crazy?!
     
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Feb 26, 2019, 06:09 PM
 
Sadly all my really old ones must have died long ago when iDisk shuffled off the mortal coil, which is a bummer because I had a really sweet animated .gif that would definitely not hold up today.
     
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