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License Plate Frame

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Please print out the license plate frame below and affix it to your car’s license plate if you:

1. Drive less than 50% of the speed limit most of the time.
2. Make left turns from the right turn only lane when the light is red….

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Seamless Patterns

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I often struggle with background images and patterns for websites.  This article from Shutterstock is a great reference and clearly explains how to make a seamless pattern in illustrator. Good Luck! http://www.shutterstock.com/newsletter/100/article3.html

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Bad Copywriting at its Best

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There is nothing worse than intending to write one thing, and having it come out as something else.  Take the truck art pictured in this post, for example.  I have seen this same graphic on every AAA truck.  You would think that someone MIGHT suggest some alternate wording to make it sound like they are […]

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Silly Error Messages

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One of my pet peeves is the “coming soon” page on a web site, only second to the “This site is under construction” notice.  These are two very silly notices to put on your website.  The primary reason that I recommend against  posting them  is because usually they stay posted for weeks, months, or more! […]

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Visual Paths

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A long time friend of mine and a great musician Damon Grant has a habit of always pointing to something or someone in the photos that he posts on Facebook.  There is always something striking about the photos even though they are usually just random snapshots from a social event.  The reason behind this is […]