The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by Tom_Laws » Fri Feb 10, 2012 5:08 pm

Pete C. wrote:Can you make the logo bigger?

I liked your cover, but definitely far too chilly.

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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by Barny P » Fri Feb 10, 2012 5:49 pm

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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by GregS » Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:38 pm

DaveBland wrote:Totally agree with this, only No 1 is a better cover visually. Tough choices.
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Yes - visually a class apart as a cover: unrepresentative - but superb :)

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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by Pete C. » Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:50 pm

Tom_Laws wrote:I liked your cover, but definitely far too chilly.
Says the man going paddling tomorrow! Also, you've missed the apostrophe out of "river's". And "Wel'sh".

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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by DaveBland » Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:37 pm

Pete C. wrote:
Tom_Laws wrote:I liked your cover, but definitely far too chilly.
Says the man going paddling tomorrow! Also, you've missed the apostrophe out of "river's". And "Wel'sh".

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Eh? "Rivers" – as in more than one.
For there to be an apostrophe, something would have to belong to the rivers like "the Welsh river's flow was restricted" or "all the Welsh rivers' logs were removed"

Even if it were "The Welsh Rivers Guide" it wouldn't need an apostrophe as the guide doesn't belong to the Rivers.
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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by Lowri Davies » Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:44 pm

Dave, I think you missed the joke.

As a copywriter, Pete is paid to be a pedant about English. I just do it for fun.

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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by Randy Fandango » Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:47 pm

Personally I think the title would look much better in a different type face.
I hear people say very nice things about Comic Sans.....
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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by DaveBland » Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:56 pm

Lowri Davies wrote:Dave, I think you missed the joke.

As a copywriter, Pete is paid to be a pedant about English. I just do it for fun.
Doh, my bad. Hey that's what happens when blokes try to multi-task. I should have completely stopped working while UKRGBing.
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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by Voodoo » Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:36 pm

Randy Fandango wrote:Personally I think the title would look much better in a different type face.
I hear people say very nice things about Comic Sans.....
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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by Randy Fandango » Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:52 pm

Voodoo wrote:
Randy Fandango wrote:Personally I think the title would look much better in a different type face.
I hear people say very nice things about Comic Sans.....
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There you go.
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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by TheKrikkitWars » Fri Feb 10, 2012 11:36 pm

For me, It has to be 1 with 2 as runner up...

The photo of Lindsay has an almost magical look to it and the river is characteristically welsh; But the picture of Dave is just out of this world, both an excellent photograph, stunning location and rather impressive paddling, I am of course biased by the fact that I was watching when Dave and Daz ran it (stood just out of frame on the top left).
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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by DaveBland » Fri Feb 10, 2012 11:44 pm

TheKrikkitWars wrote:For me, It has to be 1 with 2 as runner up...

The photo of Lindsay has an almost magical look to it and the river is characteristically welsh; But the picture of Dave is just out of this world, both an excellent photograph, stunning location and rather impressive paddling, I am of course biased by the fact that I was watching when Dave and Daz ran it (stood just out of frame on the top left).

Why? Do you need two paddles to run that then?
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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by TheKrikkitWars » Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:07 am

DaveBland wrote:
TheKrikkitWars wrote:For me, It has to be 1 with 2 as runner up...

The photo of Lindsay has an almost magical look to it and the river is characteristically welsh; But the picture of Dave is just out of this world, both an excellent photograph, stunning location and rather impressive paddling, I am of course biased by the fact that I was watching when Dave and Daz ran it (stood just out of frame on the top left).

Why? Do you need two paddles to run that then?
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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by twopigs » Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:48 am

DaveBland wrote:Speaking of letters, there's some dodgy kerning between the L and S in Welsh.
CHeck out http://xkcd.com/1015/
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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by Pete C. » Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:43 am

Sorry, Dave - just having a bit of a joke with Tom. He's so much more of a pedant about apostrophes than I am, so I wanted that moment of 'What does Pete mean? I'm sure that's right!' before he realised I was winding him up.

I'm sure you guys will make the right choice on the cover - you've got some absolutley blistering options in there!

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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by twopigs » Sat Feb 11, 2012 11:28 am

Pete C. wrote:I'm sure you guys will make the right choice on the cover - you've got some absolutley blistering options in there!
My choice would be either 4 or 8..... 9 is too gloomy (okay shows typical weather) - but where are the canoes? Will this book be a canoe-free zone? ;-D
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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by Ieuan Belshaw » Sat Feb 11, 2012 4:35 pm

GregS wrote:
DaveBland wrote:Totally agree with this, only No 1 is a better cover visually. Tough choices.
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Yes - visually a class apart as a cover: unrepresentative - but superb :)

Very eye catching. Same with No.2.
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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by God » Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:25 pm



Here's the vidio accompanying number 1...just in case anyone hasn't seen it

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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by Nick_ » Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:45 pm

1's my favourite, looks great but I don't think it's representative as a cover.
4 would be my choice as I think it generalises welsh boating really well. Would use straight text on 4 though. Just my £0.02 :-)
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Re: The Welsh Rivers GuideBook

Post by superman » Sun Feb 12, 2012 5:24 pm

3,4,6 or 7 for me. Don`t like the wonky titles. Straight is good.
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