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Offline Dan/Panther

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Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« on: July 09, 2010, 06:44:48 PM »
I would like to have some suggestions for a logo for CRP forum. After we have a design that we can agree on, I would like to make up some decals to give to the members.
So post some suggestions and what ever design wins I will make the decal.
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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2010, 12:56:20 AM »
I have no suggestions, but I think this is a great idea.  I like to plaster my station wagon with decals that reflect my beliefs.  Right now mostly conservative, redneck, rebel flag, pinup girl, and teamster stickers on her LOL.  Nothing about phones.
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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2010, 07:50:34 AM »
Great idea!
I do not posses an adequate picture editor nor any talent for it but I did this one real quick ;D
This is the general idea I had, I am sure someone can refine it.
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Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2010, 11:12:38 AM »
Harry....its nice, but it needs the website. Sellers would use it on their eBay auctions like the ATCA and TCI ....Doug
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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2010, 11:34:50 AM »
OK, how's this?
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Offline JorgeAmely

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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2010, 11:55:21 AM »
We would need permission from Ray to use his photo. What about an AE phone instead of a 302? After all, AE invented the rotary dial.
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Offline Jim S.

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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2010, 12:50:28 PM »
How about the logo at the top of the page?
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America's

{302}

ClassicRotaryPhones.com
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Use the same typeface and photo.

Old phone works does the ATCA and TCI logo's. He sells them for $2.00 each with $1 going to the club.

If you had him make them, then it would show up on his site as a "club" decal. This would help get folks into the habit of recognizing the forum as a real "telephone collectors " group.

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Offline HarrySmith

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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2010, 12:56:57 PM »
on Ray's site it was tagged as a web photo, thats why I grabbed it :-\
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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2010, 01:43:11 PM »
After a design has been decided on, you could get some buttons made.
I know that Bob Alexander makes the TCI buttons.
Here is Bob's site. > http://guardfrog.smugmug.com/ <
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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2010, 01:44:44 PM »
We might consider changing the name of the site to,

"The Worlds Classic Rotary Phones"

 
We are of course now global.
D/P

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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2010, 02:21:05 PM »
We might consider changing the name of the site to,

"The Worlds Classic Rotary Phones"

 
We are of course now global.
D/P

Or how about "Classic Phone Forum" or "Classic Telephone Forum"? Not only does the forum potentially cover more than "the America's", we cover more than "Rotary" too.

Now instead of coming up with a logo we are renaming Dennis' phone club!

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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2010, 02:36:19 PM »
He asked for it ;D
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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2010, 02:50:24 PM »
Why not use one of our own photos, like that super mushroom blue 500 set that was just found!
Plus, even thought I own one of Ray's clears 302s,  it is a reproduction. Something cool that OUR members found would be best,  in my opinion....Doug
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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #13 on: July 10, 2010, 03:40:54 PM »
I was thinking that we could come up with a cool logo by using phone parts to replace some of the letters in the name. Say, the side of an E-1 "spitcup" handset for the 'C' in 'Classic', a rotary dial fingerwheel for the 'o' in 'Rotary', an AE handset transmitter cap for the 'o' in 'Phones', etc.

As for the name of the forum itself, since the address is more-or-less set in stone, just call it "Classic Rotary Phones" (perhaps "Classic Rotary Phones 'n' More").
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Re: Classic Rotary Phones logo.
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2010, 04:22:27 PM »
and we could use whatever letters left like the S' from the western electric typeface and automatic electric. I do not think we should try anything with just western electric things like the 302 because we have AE collectos to so i like  the idea adamant316 has.
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