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Right ho folks, Farjo and I have been working our way through our wee "to do" list and have reached the merchandise entry.

Once upon a time on a message board far, far away there were a group of bikers that had stickers, t-shirts, calling cards and regular meets that called themselves Foccers.
Time (and hair/waist lines) have moved and so it's time we let the world know who we are once again.
Old Mother Foccer has been quietly printing t-shirts for a while, be nice if we can send a bit more business her way.

The plan is to get a range of stuff together and make it available to those that want it.

Our initial thoughts are to get the calling cards sorted to leave on Fazers at meets, a sticker or two for fairings/lids and then a few hoodies and t shirts.

I've been in touch with the Man from Del Yammy, and he had a couple of things to say about copyright things.
Yamaha UK have no issue with us using their logo on the site or calling cards etc but, and I quote from the email;

"I can confirm that you can use the Yamaha logo (in its correct form) on
your website. The fact that your header states 'unofficial', does not mean
that you should have to use a created , music or otherwise horrible Yamaha
logo. You have authority to do this (I have attached two such styles).

You can use the logo on your sticker but it's best to leave the merchandise
alone. This is a non-grey area were we don't authorise use for clothing.
The calling card is also no problem."

I've spoken to a printer up here with the idea of calling cards getting printed onto small fridge magnets for tanks as well as laminated card for fairings.
He says we need the images at least 300dpi if the resolution is to work when printed.
So, I've attached my first ideas for the calling cards, be nice if we can get a few designs together from you lot and then run a wee vote to see which one(s) we should go for.

First one has the forum logo on the front with one of the two printed texts on the reverse, the blank before "would like to..." is so you can pop on your screen name.

The second just has Frankenfazer on the front leaving the reverse to be written/printed on by yourselves.

Let's see what you creative types can come up with!

Love 'n hugs.

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« Last Edit: 23 April 2013, 01:56:19 AM by Aegis Bearing Mel »

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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #1 on: 13 March 2013, 10:01:49 AM »
ok, i'd better amend the t shirt design then oooops
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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #2 on: 13 March 2013, 10:37:55 AM »
I quite fancy a dual purpose vinyl sticker for the back of my jacket in reflective fluorescent yellow for visibility that just says "FOC-U" in black on it ;)
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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #3 on: 13 March 2013, 11:12:50 AM »
I quite fancy a dual purpose vinyl sticker for the back of my jacket in reflective fluorescent yellow for visibility that just says "FOC-U" in black on it ;)
good idea ;)

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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #4 on: 13 March 2013, 03:08:05 PM »
:agree

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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #5 on: 13 March 2013, 10:27:24 PM »
Thanks for getting these things sorted guys.
I'll leave creative to others.
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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #6 on: 16 March 2013, 09:26:10 AM »
Aegis, if I were you, maybe a small number of admins should thrash out the designs and get the foccin ball rolling.
Letting everyone have their say as to design and it'll never get done (again) !!!! :)

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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #7 on: 18 March 2013, 10:53:49 AM »
Aegis, if I were you, maybe a small number of admins should thrash out the designs and get the foccin ball rolling.
Letting everyone have their say as to design and it'll never get done (again) !!!! :)

+1 to that. We all know what happened to the sticker thread. Let's have some merchandise!!  :lol
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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #8 on: 21 March 2013, 09:34:39 AM »
This is great news, cheers admins :)

We should probably have some kind of vote though so we all have similar stickers/cards.

Here's my sticker design and a pic of it on the bike:


« Last Edit: 21 March 2013, 12:20:47 PM by DryRob »
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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #9 on: 21 March 2013, 12:36:06 PM »
Here's my calling card idea:
one front design (franken fazer could be other colours to increase the speed of the message)
one rear design, I've included two examples

Many options for the phrase on the rear such as:

"Need counter-steering advice?", "the Faze is stong with this one:", "the Fazer  font of knowledge:" e.t.c.
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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #10 on: 21 March 2013, 02:06:58 PM »
This is great news, cheers admins :)

We should probably have some kind of vote though so we all have similar stickers/cards.

Here's my sticker design and a pic of it on the bike:
very nice :)
would love one like this in silver for my black bike :)

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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #11 on: 28 March 2013, 01:12:35 PM »
That all looks good  :rolleyes  er but do we need to tell Bennets FOC-U  ..... I mean that we have attached a sticker to out bikes?
 
I have an FZ6 forum T shirt from America and that has a nice logo
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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #12 on: 01 April 2013, 08:37:39 PM »
is it  going to be available in welsh.?  only joking  looks great,
sent from my carafan in tenby, ;)

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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #13 on: 03 April 2013, 02:45:46 PM »
About 100 years ago I produced this

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« Reply #14 on: 15 April 2013, 02:47:41 PM »
and all it took was someone to ask as i first stated in another post said you may be pleasantly surprised, so glad its all been worth the while asking well done...

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Re: Foccin' Merchandise - Let's get 'em foccin' sorted
« Reply #15 on: 23 April 2013, 01:54:24 AM »
Sorry folks, kinda dropped the ball on this recently as work has been proper bonkers the last wee while.
Still, all assessment material finished and sent away so it should mean no more 4am emails from students for the next wee while.

Got a few suggestions, would be nice to get a few more by the end of the month , then we can sort out a vote and can get some printed for dispatch by Foccer's mail around the Spring Meet toward the end of May.

Aim for next Tuesday the 30th, run the poll and see what's decided.
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Re: Foccin' Merchandise -Foccin' submitted by April 30th for a poll
« Reply #16 on: 23 April 2013, 02:08:05 AM »
In my opinion...

Business cards:
Dry robs Foc-u only on the front filling the card and on the back, "please visit us at www.Foc-u.co.uk".  A faint watermark of the fazer in the background might be nice

Decals/stickers
Should,imo, have two, one which just has dry robs foc-u and another which incorporates it in to the the web address.  Should be printed on to clear vinyl so you can stick it on your fairing
 and/or on to a reflective sticker (in my case a fluorescent vinyl sticker ;-))

Just my opinion.
« Last Edit: 23 April 2013, 09:50:37 AM by simonm »
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Re: Foccin' Merchandise -Foccin' submitted by April 30th for a poll
« Reply #17 on: 23 April 2013, 07:05:57 PM »
Here's my entry



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Re: Foccin' Merchandise -Foccin' submitted by April 30th for a poll
« Reply #18 on: 23 April 2013, 07:06:51 PM »
Oh my, its a total winner
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Re: Foccin' Merchandise -Foccin' submitted by April 30th for a poll
« Reply #19 on: 23 April 2013, 08:26:48 PM »
:rollin :rollin

If you hadsaid "Geht yer rat oot doll!" then I might have agreed with you.