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What critter should be featured on the ATF favicon?

Insect
0 (0%)
Horse
0 (0%)
Dog
1 (7.7%)
Cat
1 (7.7%)
Reptile
2 (15.4%)
Amphibian
1 (7.7%)
Whale/dolphin
1 (7.7%)
Fish
2 (15.4%)
Spider
0 (0%)
Other (please state)
2 (15.4%)
Bird
3 (23.1%)

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Re: Favicon
« Reply #20 on: December 14, 2012, 08:39:49 PM »
I think, maybe it would be good if it's one of species which first come to mind to average person when hear the word "animal". So it may be: tiger, elephant, giraffe, zebra, crocodile (perhaps also lion, bear and horse). I think if You go to toy shop and will search cheap sets with plastic animals they will contain some of these for sure (well, I've seen some of them even in "farm sets" LOL) 
Dog would suggest forum for dog lovers, that's very popular passion. The same abut horse, there is so many forum about horses and also for only horse models collectors (Breyer for example)
Sharks, whales would suggest passion to ocean, it's good too, but the forum is not only for collectors of ocean creatures figures, they are probably more specific (at least it's how I see it).
Probably it would be good if the creature is one of the iconic "animals" ? :) Just the idea ;) 

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Re: Favicon
« Reply #21 on: December 14, 2012, 09:40:00 PM »
I think, maybe it would be good if it's one of species which first come to mind to average person when hear the word "animal". So it may be: tiger, elephant, giraffe, zebra, crocodile (perhaps also lion, bear and horse). I think if You go to toy shop and will search cheap sets with plastic animals they will contain some of these for sure (well, I've seen some of them even in "farm sets" LOL) 
Dog would suggest forum for dog lovers, that's very popular passion. The same abut horse, there is so many forum about horses and also for only horse models collectors (Breyer for example)
Sharks, whales would suggest passion to ocean, it's good too, but the forum is not only for collectors of ocean creatures figures, they are probably more specific (at least it's how I see it).
Probably it would be good if the creature is one of the iconic "animals" ? :) Just the idea ;)

Thanks for your thoughts Ana.  :) Yes, I think I agree, and I'm gradually edging towards the elephant suggestion :)
« Last Edit: December 14, 2012, 09:40:46 PM by animaltoyforum »

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Re: Favicon
« Reply #22 on: December 15, 2012, 03:02:12 PM »
Thanks for your input everyone! As you will see, I've settled on a little green elephant ^-^ Hope you like!



Now... to decide on the board icon

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Re: Favicon
« Reply #23 on: December 15, 2012, 03:25:19 PM »
Let's have a whale for the board icon. Or a camel. ;D

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« Reply #24 on: December 15, 2012, 04:44:09 PM »
The green colour seemed a bit crazy so I changed it to a more down to earth grey.  :)



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« Reply #25 on: December 15, 2012, 06:48:10 PM »
Cool elephant  8).
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Re: Favicon
« Reply #26 on: December 15, 2012, 08:27:13 PM »
Very very nice elephant :D  ^-^
« Last Edit: December 15, 2012, 08:27:35 PM by Ana »

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Re: Favicon
« Reply #27 on: December 15, 2012, 08:37:55 PM »
Thanks Ana. :D  I was also admiring your lovely avatar image. As it's a perfect square, you could use it as a favicon on your website :)

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« Reply #28 on: December 16, 2012, 12:26:11 PM »
That's right! Good idea! But I don't know yet how to do it LOL

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« Reply #29 on: December 19, 2012, 04:35:13 PM »
Ana, it's not too difficult, I'd be happy to help you if you like? :)

As for our elephant favicon, I wasn't entirlely happy with the design (it was a bit more stylised than I wanted), so I've created a new one based on an actual toy elephant, with its trunk raised up to mirror the DTF favicon :) I've also rounded the edges of both favicons to make them look a little neater.




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« Reply #30 on: December 19, 2012, 10:18:40 PM »
Wow, that's so kind of You! I will ask You soon, I really need to update my website this month  ::) Thank You! :)

I really like new shape of elephant, it's more natural shape now :D

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« Reply #31 on: December 19, 2012, 10:54:27 PM »
Wow, that's so kind of You! I will ask You soon, I really need to update my website this month  ::) Thank You! :)

I really like new shape of elephant, it's more natural shape now :D

Just drop me a PM and I'll help however I can - so long as you have access to your server and files it should be quite simple.

The elephant is actually the Wildlife Wonders elephant :)

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Re: Favicon and topic icon
« Reply #32 on: December 20, 2012, 10:15:26 AM »
I've updated the topics icon - it is a Safari Ltd giraffe. Hope you like!

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Re: Favicon and topic icon
« Reply #33 on: December 20, 2012, 12:14:12 PM »
Ah, now I can see it (I should probably have hit "reload" earlier)! 8) It's the Wildlife Wonders one, isn't it?

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Re: Favicon and topic icon
« Reply #34 on: December 20, 2012, 12:59:24 PM »
I like the giraffe for favicon. Our forum is complete difinetly  ;).
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« Reply #35 on: December 20, 2012, 02:43:43 PM »
Wildlife Wonders the giraffe is! Good eyes!  :o