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length to line should include the half bent finger. Maybe should add the "send it" symbol with motion lines as well. i mean there are of course others, but i dont think we need to complicate the deal here.

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Liking your things so far. Mustang has a good point too with send it and "inches" with a half extended finger. See the bowman in the attached link for what I think the "inches" and "send it" signals should be:

 

PS: Put it on a tech shirt and I'll buy it.

 

length to line should include the half bent finger. Maybe should add the "send it" symbol with motion lines as well. i mean there are of course others, but i dont think we need to complicate the deal here.

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length to line should include the half bent finger. Maybe should add the "send it" symbol with motion lines as well. i mean there are of course others, but i dont think we need to complicate the deal here.

 

I agree completely.

 

I mean, c'mon... look who we're dealing with back there...

 

And if the shirts come to fruition, I'll be in for a couple.

 

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Liking your things so far. Mustang has a good point too with send it and "inches" with a half extended finger. See the bowman in the attached link for what I think the "inches" and "send it" signals should be:

 

PS: Put it on a tech shirt and I'll buy it.

 

length to line should include the half bent finger. Maybe should add the "send it" symbol with motion lines as well. i mean there are of course others, but i dont think we need to complicate the deal here.

 

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Oh, shit, that's fine. Needs to be on a FU T-shirt. Let's do it.

Great idea, but the hands/gloves remind me of a Mikey Mouse cartoon....

Way too cute for those of us up on the bow, and way too polite for those folks back in fantasyland.

 

I think you need a lot more attitude if you want this for the next generation Foredeck Union shirt. We've got a reputation to uphold.

Remember foredeckgods@thebow.com and www.shutthefuckup back there.com ? Classic.

 

We don't ask for a beer with a Hallmark Valentines I Love You :wub: We tell them where they can stick cupid's heart.

It nees to be more like Gimmeabeeryoufuckers!

 

See the September 2012 Issue of Foredeck Monthly for additional inspiration

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ya this one's pretty PG... it's for the boat I fordeck on and we're not that hardcore. i agree that an 'FU' version could be developed but at this point i just wanted to make something funny/useful and get some feedback to make sure i wasn't missing anything critical (so far 'inches' and 'go').

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I've always liked the motion of whipping a horse for we're late; send it.

 

I've seen a bowman pull a batten prodder out of their pocket and use it as the whip for a skipper who was perennially a second row starter. Pretty amusing.

 

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What? No! 1 finger means one boatlength. Don't change anything, it's perfect.

 

Rotating hand with one finger pointed

 

this guy gets it.

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should make a sticker for us idiots in neverland... just sayin...

+! juste sayeng :)

 

+1 Snaggy. Rule #1 of the foredeck is to always assume the people behind you are trying to kill you.

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you foredeck guys are idiots...need pictograms to fn figure things out... fuk us all...

 

its on the back of the shirt for reason... it aint for us.

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you foredeck guys are idiots...need pictograms to fn figure things out... fuk us all...

 

its on the back of the shirt for reason... it aint for us.

You gotta love bowmen. Clueless, but lovable.

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you foredeck guys are idiots...need pictograms to fn figure things out... fuk us all...

 

its on the back of the shirt for reason... it aint for us.

You gotta love bowmen. Clueless, but lovable.

 

It's the chronic head injuries. Of course, now that all boats have sprits, bowman are likely to get smarter.

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you foredeck guys are idiots...need pictograms to fn figure things out... fuk us all...

 

its on the back of the shirt for reason... it aint for us.

Extra Large Print Please..

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you foredeck guys are idiots...need pictograms to fn figure things out... fuk us all...

 

its on the back of the shirt for reason... it aint for us.

You gotta love bowmen. Clueless, but lovable.

 

whats your excuse?

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you foredeck guys are idiots...need pictograms to fn figure things out... fuk us all...

 

its on the back of the shirt for reason... it aint for us.

You gotta love bowmen. Clueless, but lovable.

 

whats your excuse?

LLO!! :)

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you foredeck guys are idiots...need pictograms to fn figure things out... fuk us all...

 

its on the back of the shirt for reason... it aint for us.

You gotta love bowmen. Clueless, but lovable.

 

whats your excuse?

Listen whipper-snapper, I was doing bow before your parents even knew each other existed. Only gave it up after three shoulder surgeries. I'm still known to wander up that way when things get out of control. So I can be clueless with the best of them!

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Need to add the pre-crash signal with two hands covering the eyes. And a calendar so we can monitor the timing of the start.

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We had a guest bow who bent his index finger and started making 'scratching' motions. I asked him after what that signified. If I remember correctly, a bent finger meant under a length, and scratching meant too close to call.

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you foredeck guys are idiots...need pictograms to fn figure things out... fuk us all...

 

its on the back of the shirt for reason... it aint for us.

You gotta love bowmen. Clueless, but lovable.

 

whats your excuse?

Listen whipper-snapper, I was doing bow before your parents even knew each other existed. Only gave it up after three shoulder surgeries. I'm still known to wander up that way when things get out of control. So I can be clueless with the best of them!

 

yeah but when i go forward i dont affect the fore-aft trim of the boat...

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This whole project hinges on the presumption that those in the rear lounge can actually read, let alone interpret the graphics.

 

What's the universal signal for "Fuck it, you do it!"

 

From my 50+ years of experience I have found most bowmen can steer a boat quite well.

Helmsmen or trimmers on the bow? Now thats a whole 'nother train wreck.

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that signal is the middle finger held overhead and rotated slowly. similar to the "send it" signal, except you use your middle finger and hold your arm overhead rather than out to the side.

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