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Old August 16 2011, 04:34 AM   #16
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Re: ENTER! Misc Avatar Contest: Violet

^Yup, I agree.

I myself have after some consideration came to the following conclusion: number four as cool as it is, there's just not enough violet in it, number two, again same reason, the green is just too strong, number two is somehow just too generic, and five and six aren't violet enough, but purple a bit too much. And number one is just about right, and is actually well suited for an actual avatar (the reason I put it on place number one).

I just might go with one, but will think about it. Thanks for the input.
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Old August 16 2011, 05:14 AM   #17
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Right - found something real

A fluorescent scorpion shown under ultraviolet light. (Hope that's not stretching the contest theme too far!)

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Old August 16 2011, 05:35 AM   #18
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Royal Gramma, one of my favorite tropical fish
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Old August 16 2011, 06:40 AM   #19
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Old August 16 2011, 06:57 AM   #20
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Don't know if this qualifies, but I'll give it a go....

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Old August 16 2011, 07:46 AM   #21
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Old August 16 2011, 02:01 PM   #22
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Right - found something real

A fluorescent scorpion shown under ultraviolet light. (Hope that's not stretching the contest theme too far!)

I will accept it.

And Admiral Shran is good too.
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Old August 16 2011, 02:02 PM   #23
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Jetfire, thanks

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That's gorgeous! What makes the moon go violet like that?
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Old August 16 2011, 04:30 PM   #24
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Thanks, Jetfire.
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Old August 16 2011, 04:44 PM   #25
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It looks more like Venus
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Old August 16 2011, 05:49 PM   #26
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Jetfire, thanks

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That's gorgeous! What makes the moon go violet like that?
Photoshop!
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Old August 16 2011, 07:27 PM   #27
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and it's not the moon, it's Earth.
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Old August 16 2011, 07:53 PM   #28
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Excuse me while I go hide somewhere other than a sci-fi forum...
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Old August 16 2011, 08:16 PM   #29
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I'm surprised nobody went with the obligatory "that's no moon" quote, so you're off the hook.

Anyway, I've been torn between my first and my last entry, and I've decided to go with my first entry, even though I'm certain the last one would have gotten more male votes.

But I'm not gonna be that shallow, the sex sells routine, and I'll go with the more artsy first entry. So, here's my entry:

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Old August 16 2011, 08:18 PM   #30
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How about the Purple Heart?
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