Poor Image: Apathetic Citizens get usage counts

Total posts: [63]
1
2 3
serial tweaker, sorry
Not only does the image on Apathetic Citizens have abysmal quality, I'm not even sure if it's an example (it's three guys being decidedly responsive and one who just seems grumpy about the economy), it isn't sourced, and I'd hazard a guess that it's also copyrighted since it seems to be a one-panel cartoon. I think it deserves a pull.

Current:

edited 11th Sep '12 12:50:38 PM by bananasloth

please don't capitalize my handle. I just don't like it.
Zap.
Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
serial tweaker, sorry
In the meantime, I made two images from the Watchmen example: [1] and [2]. I'm not all that happy with them, but I think they (especially the one-panel) are better than nothing.

It would be best to have an image where the action is shown, not just narrated, but I couldn't find any so far.

edited 11th Sep '12 12:57:28 PM by bananasloth

please don't capitalize my handle. I just don't like it.
4 AnotherDuck11th Sep 2012 12:56:01 PM from Stockholm , Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
[up]The one-panel works. Not great, but it works.
Check out my fanfiction!
I think the one panel is excellent, really. Can't see what's not great about it.
"@[=g3,8d]&fbb=-q]/hk%fg"
6 AnotherDuck11th Sep 2012 01:37:05 PM from Stockholm , Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
[up]Too much text-based. There's a little image to it, which makes it more than just a quotation, but it's still an image you read rather than look at.
Check out my fanfiction!
7 SeptimusHeap11th Sep 2012 01:37:12 PM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Good one. I almost wished we had an image of people looking passively on a murder that's just happening.
8 nitrokitty11th Sep 2012 03:38:59 PM , Relationship Status: Love is for the living, Sal
I hate it. Like Duck said, it's just a quote with some little incidental brown. That's not an image.
9 Willbyr11th Sep 2012 05:24:22 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
The only thing that saves the one-panel Watchmen pic is the people looking out their windows. I think it's better than no pic, but I'd like to see something better.
10 AnotherDuck11th Sep 2012 08:19:35 PM from Stockholm , Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
[up][up]That's not what I said. I said more than just, not just just.
Check out my fanfiction!
11 nitrokitty12th Sep 2012 01:57:19 AM , Relationship Status: Love is for the living, Sal
[up] Still, if the ratio of text to image in any suggested pic is skewed towards the former, then I'm not in favor.
Multiverse Leaking!
http://manga.animea.net/death-note-chapter-15-page-10.html

This isnt very good but there is noone rushing or yelling at all when Raye dies. He just collapes even though plenty of people saw.
Magnificent Bastard of awesome.
13 ShadowHog2nd Oct 2012 10:58:01 AM from Earth , Relationship Status: Healthy, deeply-felt respect for this here Shotgun
Avatar by Neoriceisgood
[up] Y'mean page 9?

I dunno, looking at it, all you get of anyone other than Raye Penber is peoples' legs. Not really enough to illustrate apathy.
Moon
14 JapaneseTeeth2nd Oct 2012 10:58:51 AM from Meinong's jungle , Relationship Status: Mu
MAYOR
I'm with Willbyr on it; it's not unusable as there is a visual component, but it's hardly ideal.
Multiverse Leaking!
How about we use the watchmen image right now as a cover until we find a better picture? Maybe the boondocks or black dynamite might produce results given the nature of them

edited 3rd Oct '12 1:20:17 PM by Ukokira

Magnificent Bastard of awesome.
Multiverse Leaking!
I know! someone get a picture of mario chasing shadow mario while hes holding princess peach and the citizens. Its a kidnapping and they are doing nothing. I gave my copy away as a birthday present so I cant really do it.
Magnificent Bastard of awesome.
Multiverse Leaking!
hello?
Magnificent Bastard of awesome.
Multiverse Leaking!
Kidnapping in proces..... noone cares.
I have a better one ill upload it

MOD EDIT: Don't right-align in the forums.

edited 8th Oct '12 3:41:14 PM by Willbyr

Magnificent Bastard of awesome.
19 Willbyr8th Oct 2012 03:41:41 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
[up] That's so horizontally squashed it's impossible to tell what's happening.
20 ShadowHog8th Oct 2012 04:04:18 PM from Earth , Relationship Status: Healthy, deeply-felt respect for this here Shotgun
Avatar by Neoriceisgood
This is what it looks like unsquished... Seems it was cropped to a 16x9 image (going by how using that aspect ratio kept the FLUDD HUD a circle and not an oval), at the expense of the coin counter in the upper-left.

Still, the "Press ESC to leave fullscreen" kills the image. What video was this? We can try again.

Moon
21 Willbyr8th Oct 2012 04:07:14 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
[up] That would need to be at 350 px to tell what's happening, and I agree that the ESC notice in the middle makes it pretty much useless.
Multiverse Leaking!
yeah the image uploader thing forced me to crop it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JljpTpPWUzM Theres the video
Magnificent Bastard of awesome.
24 AnotherDuck9th Oct 2012 08:54:13 AM from Stockholm , Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
I don't see what's going on at all there.
Check out my fanfiction!
Multiverse Leaking!
Shadow Mario Kidnaps Peach but only Mario is helping you can see a Pianta just walking by him.
Magnificent Bastard of awesome.

Image Pickin: Apathetic Citizens
1st Nov '12 8:45:51 PM
Nominations for replacement images:
At issue:

Total posts: 63
1
2 3