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Which slogan should go on the back of TSP T-Shirts

Sow the seeds of revolution, plant a garden
21 (11.9%)
Resistance is Fertile
38 (21.6%)
If want to change your nation, first you must change yourself
33 (18.8%)
Be an Ant, Not a Grasshopper
74 (42%)
Be Radical, Grow your own food
10 (5.7%)

Total Members Voted: 137

Voting closed: December 22, 2008, 02:25:28 PM

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Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« on: December 12, 2008, 02:25:28 PM »
Ok I was just going to use jeremya's poll on the next stickers to make this decision but I got to thinking that what you might want printed on your back might be quite different from what you want on a bumper.  So I took some of the top ones from his poll and some that I just like and let's run a poll for what shirt you most want.

Below is a Picture of the front of the shirts, comps of the phrases on the back will be coming soon.  Right now the colors planned are black, dark brown and my wife insists on a Pink version in a "lady's cut" (you know cute v-neck etc) as well.  I am open to other color requests but will probabally stick to these for phase one, I really don't want a huge garage full of shirts, (been there, done that).

You only get to vote one time, so pick the one you really like best.

Font of the shirt will look like this.



Again Comps of the Back Will be Along Soon.
« Last Edit: December 12, 2008, 02:50:44 PM by ModernSurvival »

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2008, 02:33:31 PM »
I really don't want a huge garage full of shits, (been there, done that).

I wouldn't want a huge garage full of shits either. I couldn't begin to imagine how hard that would be to clean up.  :D God forbid if there was a ceiling fan in that garage!  :o

I like the original 'Be a Grasshopper Not an Ant' I think it pretty much covers the spectrum of what the podcast and the forum are about.

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2008, 02:34:07 PM »
What about just a plain grey T with black or navy print?  I have some black T's, but they aren't typically my most favorite.  Just a thought.

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2008, 02:38:24 PM »
Firetoad,

We will see!  I like the color schemes you suggest but to keep the cost reasonable and not do the crappy low quality CafePress thing I need to order certain quantities.  So every option, increases complexity.  Because you have to of course stock sizes too,  :-\

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2008, 02:40:30 PM »
No problem Jack!  I just wanted to throw it out there.  I would still buy a black and/or dark brown regardless, plus a pink or two (as a gift to DEV ;) ).

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2008, 02:43:09 PM »
shits or shirts?

If its a shirt, Any color but pink here,
2xl would work !

If its the shits, then perhaps just a very very small case ...

Will have to get some pepto for that delivery
 ;D  ;D  ;D  ;D   ;D
« Last Edit: December 12, 2008, 02:44:56 PM by CTF250 »

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2008, 02:52:50 PM »
I am for a vneck womans cut of course but a pink shirt is something I would not get.  I would buy a white or a black shirt in womans cut.

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2008, 02:57:29 PM »
We do plan a female cut in the black too.  Brown I don't know, I plan to ask ya'll to preorder on round one so I know what I am getting myself into.

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2008, 03:15:09 PM »
No problem Jack!  I just wanted to throw it out there.  I would still buy a black and/or dark brown regardless, plus a pink or two (as a gift to DEV ;) ).
HEY!

You can't pick on me yet, I just woke up & haven't made it thru the first cup 'o joe.

I'll wear whatever color, it's a scientific fact most hillbillies are color blind anyway...the wife happens to like pink.  So we can help you out there too. ;D

« Last Edit: December 13, 2008, 12:36:06 AM by DeltaEchoVictor »

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2008, 01:06:37 PM »
With the economy the way it is, can many of us really afford tshirts whle  we are trying to prepp for whats coming.
 I dont know many true survivalist who want to advertise what they are doing.. Stickers are one thing but tshirts and whats next.
Jack, you have a good message and are buiilding a good following. Dont you think this mught jeopardize the relevance.
Just my 2 cents.
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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2008, 06:25:49 PM »
Trash:  I'm giving you -1 Karma.  This is not a secret society.  This is a mainstream gathering of those who want to live a better life if things get bad and even if they don't.  Don't want anyone to know?  Don't buy a T-shirt.  Jack is trying to SPREAD the message of preparedness not keep it to himself.  This is an information sharing forum and welcome anyone who wants to learn. 

The more that are prepared the less we all have to entrench ourselves.
« Last Edit: December 13, 2008, 06:33:22 PM by Pokethis »

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2008, 09:15:13 PM »
With the economy the way it is, can many of us really afford tshirts whle  we are trying to prepp for whats coming.
 I dont know many true survivalist who want to advertise what they are doing.. Stickers are one thing but tshirts and whats next.
Jack, you have a good message and are buiilding a good following. Dont you think this mught jeopardize the relevance.
Just my 2 cents.
Trash
You always have the option of not  buying a shirt. ::)

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2008, 09:22:57 PM »
Black is totally cool with me I can wear them under my uniform. I like the logo. Any way to have that blown up on the back? I don't mind being a billboard.

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #13 on: December 13, 2008, 09:40:08 PM »
What do you mean by "Woman's  cut"?  If you mean those clingy, form-fitting, shirts, I'll have to pass on that one. (No way I would put this "blimp" body in one of those.  Reg. T for me.  ;D

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #14 on: December 13, 2008, 09:57:19 PM »
The way I see it, if everyone else is prepping, it will make things better for me as well.

So, getting the idea into people's heads that they need to take care of themselves helps me out as well.

We're prepping here, not trying to overthrow the government.

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2008, 01:27:26 PM »
I love tshirts I would get one as well. My folks run a printing shop and I buy shirts all the time I have tshirts coming out of the woodwork. 

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2008, 01:29:50 PM »
T shirts or sweatshirts - can't beat them!   ;D

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #17 on: December 17, 2008, 10:23:37 AM »
OK gang help me out here, the wife now says she never said pink.  ::)  Of course I am sure of two things, one she said it because I would never have come to it myself, two I am still wrong because I am the man in the argument.

The reality is the less colors I do initially the easier it all is.  So if you had the following options and were ordering today (regardless of cut) which color/s would you order.  Estimate now is these will be between 12-15 bucks a piece.  Fair price for any shirt in my opinion. 

Current Color Options Considered are

Black
Dark Brown
White
Pink

Please don't suggest more colors at this point as it will be counter productive, I honestly would like to get down to one or two for the first run.

As to Trash's comment I have thought about saying "save money" and saying "spend money" at the same time, it is a concern for me.  My thought with something like a shirt is most of us put on clothes every single day of our lives.  (except miller, yuk) so if I make a shirt up for the show and it lets those that want to help promote it and makes us a little bit (I promise ya we ain't getting rich on t-shirts) and provides clothing that you will need anyway we all come out pretty even in the deal.

These will NOT be cheapo shirts, I have samples from our printer and the shirts are very heavy weight cotton and will cost me about 6 bucks BEFORE printing in pretty large quantities.

As to the few who contacted me about working for or owning companies that produce T-shirt wanting to quote me etc.  I appreciate it but I always say buy local, we have a local printer about two blocks away, so we are dealing with them even though I know I could push cost lower.  It is one thing to say that you should do something , it is another to do it.  We try to do not just talk around here.

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #18 on: December 17, 2008, 10:33:52 AM »
Can I get mine without wrinkles? I like to make my own, please.
and the pink.....is it kinda hot pink?  or smacked repeatedly on the behind kinda pink? :o

I'll take a brown one then......XL cause I like them very loose for concealment purposes.

(just saw the dig.....thanks Jack. ::)  I'll send you photo's someday ;) I have a nice one of plumbers crack, buddy. )
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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #19 on: December 17, 2008, 10:43:20 AM »
I would like black. Large probably (depends on how much the wife has been beating on me)...

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #20 on: December 17, 2008, 10:58:57 AM »
I am casting my vote for dark brown.

I don't do black unless it's for a funeral or black tie affair.


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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #21 on: December 17, 2008, 10:59:03 AM »
I love black t shirts with white lettering. Simple. However, I would wear a woman's pink tee if one were available.  :)

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #22 on: December 17, 2008, 11:04:05 AM »
Black T-shirt with a green trough/hand.

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #23 on: December 17, 2008, 11:11:37 AM »
Brown, XL.

For a future shirt (because I'm guessing it would cost more for a picture) the raised hand with trowel too.  ;D

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #24 on: December 17, 2008, 11:16:22 AM »
I vote for black.

BTW, Is that supposed to be picture of a gitmo detainee for the 'O' in Podcast? It reminds me of the RantMedia logo.

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #25 on: December 17, 2008, 11:16:45 AM »
Looks great.  As long as the pro-polo crowd keeps quiet until the first run of merchandise comes out.  They are a noisy, pushy bunch.

Will the slogan on the back have the web address as well?  

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #26 on: December 17, 2008, 11:30:43 AM »
I vote for brown, but in a tall size. Easier to tuck in, and drape over certain hidden things that way.

Rip (who is a 2XLT size guy)

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #27 on: December 17, 2008, 11:38:07 AM »
You can be sure that I'll pick up 3 regular fit black shirts, probably one large and one two medium, for me, the misses(mrs tash) and mom(bce).

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #28 on: December 17, 2008, 11:39:56 AM »
I have always been a basic black fan. Also have no problem being a billboard for something I believe wholeheartedly in. Count me in for two, got to keep the wife happy too...

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Re: Survival Podcast T-Shirts - Pick What You Want on Your Back
« Reply #29 on: December 17, 2008, 12:00:01 PM »
I really don't want a huge garage full of shits, (been there, done that).

I wouldn't want a huge garage full of shits either. I couldn't begin to imagine how hard that would be to clean up.  :D God forbid if there was a ceiling fan in that garage!  :o


  ??? Sorry but I'm not wearing what you're stocking in your garage ;D :D

Seriously though, I like the "If you want to change your nation, first you must change yourself".  It gets the true message out.  Black shirt with white letters seem to appear more serious too.