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Posted by Apollo at Dec 18, 2007 12:08:03 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Present Plans - contest closed.

The Winners!

Honorable mentions to Domokun, Robinzebec, Trowzers, Oosa, Abalia, Creux, Ardea, Powerfulgalx, Tlzallen, Jolyma, Hempline and Fireangel.
Honorable YARRRs! to Gracely, Greyrat, Kargach and Daynarius.
I'd also like to mention Whedonella's which made me laugh out loud in its silliness.

Today's winners are Jollylady of Viridian and Bullettime of Hunter.

I can satisfy Jollylady's wish, but not Bullettime's, as it'll be Winter Ornament trinkets that they're winning!

Posted by Apollo at Dec 18, 2007 12:20:26 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
December 18 - zomg... must... Doodle...

Contest opens now. Contest closes at midnight in around 24 hours.

This Doodle isn't exactly what I had planned for today. However, for the last several hours, I've had no internet connection, and THE HORROR! Not being able to reach the Doodle thread is astonishingly frustrating. I know that the most dedicated Doodlers among you work hard to get your entries in each day, even when circumstances are conspiring against you. So, as I clicked forlornly and pointlessly on the links, I was planning what I was going to do if I didn't have a connection by the time the next Doodle was due. I did not want mere lack of internet connection to stop me from getting that Doodle out there.

In reflection of that, I would like you to draw me a picture of yourself overcoming untoward circumstances and difficulties to attempt to get your Doodle entries in. Show me the circumstances that are trying to stop you, and also your determination to get that Doodle in no matter what! (When I say a picture of yourself, this need not be a portrait of yourself in real life... it could be your pirate.) The situation can be real-life or fantasy, whatever you choose. You can use hand-drawn art or computer-drawn art, or a hybrid.

Save your picture as .png or .jpg file formats. Host it online, and then include the image, or a link to your image, in your entry post. If the image is 600 x 600 pixels or smaller, you can include the image directly in the post. If it is larger than that, please include a link to the image hosted elsewhere (you can put in a thumbnail of the image if you wish, but it's not essential).

As a reminder, please read the general rules before posting. Start your post with your pirate name and ocean, and then post your image or the link to your image.

Go Doodle!

Posted by Lorenith at Dec 18, 2007 4:15:35 AM
GORGONYX!!
Lorenith-Sage

I wish my drawing tendencies didn't cause me to need to stay up all night to do anything when an idea strikes me.

Gorgonyx stole my doodle!



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Lorenith-Sage

Posted by N_o_v_a at Dec 18, 2007 4:48:36 AM
Re: GORGONYX!!
Phillite, Sage

The problem I am really having time and time again, is missing the deadline by a little, and a lot. How do I get though it? I just say to myself 'Hey! I still did it, and I know I did it! That's what counts!' But I still manage to get frustrated anyway after completing my work.

Tacky photoshop ftw! :D
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Phillite, Emerald

Posted by TrowzersSays at Dec 18, 2007 5:02:27 AM
Re: drip drip drip
Ooooo! I knew exactly what I would draw when I looked at today's doodle...
I may have mentioned it before, but it seems that lately plumbing hates me, and all the cleaning up is seriously cutting into my doodle time :-(
And so, here is my pirate, Trowzers of Sage...

Bildging my Apartment

Larger Image


Edit: fixing images, then definitely going to bed this time!
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Trowzers on Sage...

Avatar by the lovely Tilinka!

Posted by Cloverwood at Dec 18, 2007 5:12:47 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - zomg... must... Doodle...
[Pirate]: TheRunt
[Ocean]: Cobalt
Entry: Trapped in the forums


Who knew that, on the day you assigned this doodle I'd get stuck in the forums for hours and have to enter this doodle by hand.
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TheRunt (Cerulean)

Posted by karabiner at Dec 18, 2007 6:16:15 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - zomg... must... Doodle...
Pirate; Yetidave

Ocean; Midnight

Me failing

but posting without a safetynet ;)
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Yetidave from Caravanserai, Emerald

Posted by CapnKkatz at Dec 18, 2007 7:11:49 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Doodle Dilemma by Grumpygrampz of Sage

Grumpy's not the brightest ornament on the tree...or the most talented, thus his problems with the Daily Doodle.....


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Greylady, Meridian & Emerald, Greyladyy on Cerulean

Get cracking and scrambling! Eggs are here!!

Posted by abalia at Dec 18, 2007 7:59:04 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Abalia of Midnight

Every time I try to doodle, one of my two cats will come and lay on whatever it is I'm trying to create.



Full Size
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Senior Officer of Wyvern's Pride, Broadsiders
Owner of Sand Beneath Your Sheath, Zeta, Midnight

Posted by seb_long_uk at Dec 18, 2007 8:12:28 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Pirate: Domokun
Ocean: Sage

Don't you just hate it? You have one of those days. Washing's not done, bad hair, have to climb naked up an enormous mountain to deliver your doodle....
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Domokun
Avatar by the incredible Tilinka

Posted by kgarrett1969 at Dec 18, 2007 9:15:48 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Pirate: Hawkings
Ocean: Viridian



This picture represents what happened to me last year on for the Christmas Day doodle. I was in full panic mode for about 2 hours trying to figure out how to get a picture of my Apollo Doll posted before I remembered my wife's cell phone could take pictures and I could try and email it to myself.

Oh and Apollo introducing me to ArtPad has been an absolute lifesaver in getting computer drawn art in for doodles. I may have changed your life with UGT2007 but you changed mine with ArtPad first. :-D
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Hawkings
Fleet Officer of Silver Dragons
Citizen of Meridian

Apollo wrote, "Hawkings has changed my life. ;)"

Posted by sebaskeka at Dec 18, 2007 9:37:00 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Greenwave of sage.


Fear MS paint!


Rawwwwr!


It is never good to have to pee before submiting yer doodle at deadline.




I said fear it ¬¬!
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Senior Officer and Half owner of the crew "Mastodon Hunters".

Greenwave of sage.

In france for 5 months, so expect me to be inactive.

Posted by Libelle at Dec 18, 2007 9:57:58 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Kolibri of Viridian



Larger: http://img113.imageshack.us/img113/9718/dddkolibrilaundrync2.gif

I came home from school yesterday, and brought all my dirty laundry with me. It's like an obstacle course in my room now.

Edit: oops. too big.
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Kolibri of Viridian
Libelle on Hunter & Sage
Avatar by Phillite


Posted by threewishes at Dec 18, 2007 10:07:03 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Pixieboot_Midnight_ocean
some things a person just can't overcome, like first week of doodles having no computer at all -.-

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-kickin' the snow off my boots
Avatar by Kingpriam

Posted by Ayenedya at Dec 18, 2007 10:19:15 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Well.. Here's the reason I had to attempt to draw in Photoshop.



You can't blame her though.. Apollo was the one who broke her heart..
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Casiopia
Luckypavo says, "Can you guess which OM I am?"
Casiopia says, "You're not apollo :( or I'd be stalking >.>"
Luckypavo says, "Casiopia."
Luckypavo says, "My heart. You just broke it."

Posted by Taiaka at Dec 18, 2007 10:22:39 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Venenosa of Midnight

The In-Laws have blockaded the homestead!!!



Big image:http://img239.imageshack.us/img239/1156/pirateinlawsis8.jpg
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Venenosa of Cerulean
Captain of Bat Country
Se habla Español

Posted by jennygalaxy at Dec 18, 2007 10:30:21 AM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Jennygalaxy of Cobalt

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Jennygalaxy, formally Cobalt, now Meridian Ocean.

Posted by Nordenx at Dec 18, 2007 12:02:05 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Nordenx, Viridian



^_^
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Nordenx of Viridian

...
Avatar Adventure!
Mariner's Used

Posted by graceisme at Dec 18, 2007 12:18:51 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Gracely of the Viridian

i FINALLY get past a truly awful Doodler's Block (like writer's block, only artsier) only to have my little boy steal my half-started doodle and paintbrushes...that's why today's doodle was done not-so-artfully in MS Paint
/e sighs

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Gracely, Poet and Fleet Officer of Greek Fire
Viridian Ocean
Now on Hunter, too!

Posted by senorita_esp at Dec 18, 2007 12:30:22 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Pirate: Chocorose
Ocean: Cobalt

My biggest problem entering Doodles this year has been having to fight against no eye deers. I mean, no ideas...


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Chocorose of Cerulean:
Not too cute to be a pirate.
Current avatar by Salmon

I collect avatars

Posted by Daynarius at Dec 18, 2007 12:33:23 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Daynarius - Midnight
(apologies to Rhodin for borrowing her running gag)


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Daynarius
Proud SO of British Bandits on Midnight and avid Daily Doodler
Avatar by Crooks

Posted by swimer2 at Dec 18, 2007 12:46:59 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Name: Admire
Address: Hunter Ocean
Crime: spamming up these threads with doodles.
Punishment: Banned.
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Admire, Hunter Ocean.

Avatar by Fireopal!

Posted by Dexla at Dec 18, 2007 1:01:04 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Dexla/Midnight

Why I couldn't enter the "These Three Things" doodle....


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Dexla d'Midnight

Posted by SilveRansom at Dec 18, 2007 1:27:11 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Silveransom on Sage

The only way I'm going to get all of the Doodles done that I'd like to is to tinker with spacetime and poke into the past. To that end, it's time to fire up the old Skeletal Silverside, complete with oars, and hit the mother of all whirlpools. I might just work up enough speed to whiplash into the past... or at least generate some time dilation so I can get everything done...



http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d155/SilverwingsArt/YPP%20Drawings/WhirlpoolDoodle.jpg

I did so dearly want to do this in Artpad, but it just couldn't keep up. Photoshop it is, as fast as I could. Even taking this much time was difficult... but fun. :D

Edit: looking back on this a few hours later... it's definitely a doodle. This has quite a trip to make it to what I'd consider a finished piece. ;P
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Silveransom
makes art like this or this &
Blender Eggs!

Posted by unnoticeable at Dec 18, 2007 1:39:48 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Niasha- Hunter.

Ugh, sorry about the messy entry, this is actually happening as we speak. But hey, everyone loves 5 minute entries!



G'night all!
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Niasha

Posted by Bouey at Dec 18, 2007 2:57:32 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Prita of Sage

Prita uses piratey skills to combat doodle difficulties...alas...sleep always wins : P


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Prita of Sage

Posted by BlackBeth at Dec 18, 2007 4:59:00 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Feylind, Midnight

Wow, today's doodle is like a self-fulfilling prophesy. The biggest thing that keeps me from entering many of the doodles is the fact that I can't draw. So how do I draw a picture of not being able to draw?

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Feylind

Semi-retired Midnight Cerulean Event Addict

Posted by DeeDeeIam at Dec 18, 2007 5:01:02 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Too many people, wanting too many things! Arrg!



edit: zomg..i'm a umpa lumpa...I should fix my color...but i'm too busy!

edit2: I couldn't handle the original color that ended up as.
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DeeDeeIam, Siren's Song-Sage
Illium Eternae ;)

Posted by Ray_Leo at Dec 18, 2007 5:10:35 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Sharkiez - Sage

Apollo says: what's your excuse for not presenting you doodle today Sharkiez?
Sharkiez says: My dog ate my doodle...



Snoopy is my game dog. : p
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Sharkiez, Sage
My first comic

Posted by graydarka at Dec 18, 2007 6:05:39 PM
Re: December Daily Doodles 2007 - contest thread week 3
Sancha of Midnight

It's hard to get your doodle turned in on time when you are suddenly transformed into Link and thrown into a dugeon with many levels and one big mean phantom between you and the doodle drop off box.
No, I haven't been playing a lot of Phantom Hourglass, why do you ask



edit: note Sancha's firey red hair peeking out from under the green cap. Or, it would be firey red if I hadn't set all my colors to 50%. hee.
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Sancha, High Priestess to the God JR, Ironside, Midnight. Avatar by me.
 
Leif flag officer chats "I've never laughed so hard I had a vowel movement"

WWJRD?
covert avatarium operator

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