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Topic: this is not a pipe (mario magritte)  (Read 5298 times)
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« Reply #20 on: November 01, 2008 10:15:08 AM »

Very nice. The stitching is so clean
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« Reply #21 on: November 02, 2008 06:27:54 AM »

so funny- I love it
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« Reply #22 on: November 02, 2008 06:44:20 AM »

I love the color scheme.  My husband has this shirt, too.  Did you leave the Piranha Plant off on purpose?  I always thought that was the point of the joke.

hmmm..yes, I didnt do it on purpose. is that the point of the joke? I'm not going any deeper than using a mario pipe instead of a normal pipe...is there another level to the humor in this im missing?

Very nice. The stitching is so clean

thanks! I spent about an hour picking cat hairs out of the stitches!!
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« Reply #23 on: November 02, 2008 11:53:54 AM »

I love the color scheme.  My husband has this shirt, too.  Did you leave the Piranha Plant off on purpose?  I always thought that was the point of the joke.

hmmm..yes, I didnt do it on purpose. is that the point of the joke? I'm not going any deeper than using a mario pipe instead of a normal pipe...is there another level to the humor in this im missing?

I thought that it was a play on whether the pipe was one mario could decend, or the ones with the pirahna plant that would get you!  The game timing always had it so that if you weren't paying attention and going quickly, you could be jumping for a pipe just as the PP was coming out, and then you died!  So the shirt has a couple layers of funny - the play on the Magritte thing, as well as a play on the "safe pipe/PP pipe" thing. 

That just delves into it way more than necessary and is in no way a criticism!  I totally love your stitching and I think the Magritte reference is enough to make it way cool.
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« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2009 07:12:43 PM »

brilliant!  i love how you combine two facets of pop culture into one!
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« Reply #25 on: January 06, 2009 09:15:37 PM »

I know this is a slightly old post, but I had to add myself to the number of Craftsters who own this tshirt. Nice work!
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« Reply #26 on: January 10, 2009 03:34:34 PM »

johloh, do you have a pattern you could share?
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« Reply #27 on: January 10, 2009 07:50:10 PM »

Tres cool! :-D Nice work!
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« Reply #28 on: January 10, 2009 08:48:49 PM »

johloh, do you have a pattern you could share?

yup! its posted here!

http://spritestitch.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=188
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« Reply #29 on: January 12, 2009 07:41:55 PM »

This is all very deep and philosophical.  Your brilliant embroidery reminds me that I still have to beat that last castle in the Mario game I got for my DS a couple months ago...
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