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Old February 3 2013, 03:33 AM   #1
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Howdy!

This time, let's see your favorite wild west legend. It must be real, non-fictional persons related with the myth of the wild west. Art or actual photos are fine, but no actors playing the person in question (so no Kevin Costner as Wyatt Earp or something like that).

Since entries take their time these days, I'm not setting a time limit just now. Let's see how they are coming.

I'll make the start with James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok:
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Old February 3 2013, 04:24 AM   #2
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Re: ENTER! Misc. Av.Contest: Gunslinger legends

Your 'start' already gave me a good idea! -let's see if I'm able to make an avatar of it!
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Old February 3 2013, 04:59 AM   #3
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Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp. Born in my home state of Illinois.




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Old February 3 2013, 05:04 AM   #4
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Old February 3 2013, 05:09 AM   #5
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Re: ENTER! Misc. Av.Contest: Gunslinger legends

Ar-Pharazon would you hold against me if I suggested to remove the white framing around the photo?

I just think it would make a better avatar -but that's just mho...
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Old February 3 2013, 05:19 AM   #6
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Re: ENTER! Misc. Av.Contest: Gunslinger legends

I didn't have any framing at first, not intentionally, I was having issues with the transparency in PS.

I have a black framing around the oval shape. How does it look now?
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Old February 3 2013, 05:35 AM   #7
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Re: ENTER! Misc. Av.Contest: Gunslinger legends

A LOT better -imho. (transparent in Firefox - but a small black frame)
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Old February 3 2013, 05:47 AM   #8
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Thing is, it looks better in PS, then when I try to save as .gif, it makes the border look sharper than it did before the save.

Very irritating.
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Old February 3 2013, 05:54 AM   #9
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Re: ENTER! Misc. Av.Contest: Gunslinger legends

It's the same in the GIMP.

It's about how browsers perceive the transparency -afaik.

Just take a look at my current (UTOPIA) avatar¹




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Old February 3 2013, 06:08 AM   #10
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What it's doing to me is happening within PS. I'm sure I'm doing something wrong, I just don't know what.
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Old February 3 2013, 06:11 AM   #11
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Re: ENTER! Misc. Av.Contest: Gunslinger legends

^I think it's part of the GIF-format - or transparency - rather than the apps you do it in -if you find a way to merge transparent'ish colours with whatever background-colour you post an image on -please let me know! ... I'll become a billionaire and you'll get all the credit
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Old February 3 2013, 11:38 AM   #12
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Hmm, gunslingers. Way outside my area of expertise, but I'll see what I can come up with.
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Old February 3 2013, 03:09 PM   #13
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Re: ENTER! Misc. Av.Contest: Gunslinger legends

I'm hoping there's enough leeway in this sentence:
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...to do what I have in mind.
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Old February 3 2013, 09:31 PM   #14
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Depends on what you have in mind.
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Old February 3 2013, 09:34 PM   #15
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'Gunslingers' weren't the only legendary 'bandits' in the west... I'm contemplating the mechanical kind.
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