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I gotta join that then

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Sure is. A lot more lively than here.

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Oh shoot there's a Discord?

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It's a disagreement between two people...n judging what goes on in there sometimes that's a very apt description xD

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What's a Discord?

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Wait, I thought this place wasn't dead, it seemed active

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Ya know John, I wouldn't be surprised if it was me. At least I'm a bit more active these days

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Discod stays going pretty good

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Is the Discord busy? Still trying t figure out where most of you monkeys hang out.

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It's just you, Wildfire. You're killing us mate!

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To be fair, there are more rapid forms of communication these days. The Discord server sees a far bit of attention. I remember the IRC too, but that's dead last I looked

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A shame. And here I'm finally getting back into the spirit of everything Sonic. Well maybe we just need to liven things up. :)

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The forum's pretty dead at the best of times, really.

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lol join the club @wildfire


FUS 'Merchandise'?


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#1 Guest_RockyRaccoon_*

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Posted 19 July 2008 - 07:15 PM

I was pondering opening up a cafeexpress, or similar style shop for folks to buy maybe 'FUS T-shirts' from, at a post someone posted in the vents section. Of course, money from this would go straight to the site, since no one actually donates, so it may or may not be extra incentive. of course, theres some issues:

#1.) We can probably use the Site's current logo. (Not the Sally/Sonic one, but the 'FUS' one in the SatAM Logo style. However. a.) I'm not sure on 'copyright law' but is it being too close to the 'real' logo a problem with selling it? and b.) We'd need to get Elisto Dragonwing's permission, he made it.

#2.) Would you actually buy things with the Logo? What would you want? Cheap things, like Mousepads and plastic cups... or do you want T-shirts, and hats and cermanic mugs?

#3.) How much you pay for said item at a Least Amount, and Max Amount?

I'm posting this in 'group projects' because.. well, maybe folks wanna submit ideas?

#2 Ratty Randnums

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Posted 19 July 2008 - 07:51 PM

QUOTE ("RockyRaccoon":1gluc7k8)
I was pondering opening up a cafeexpress, or similar style shop for folks to buy maybe 'FUS T-shirts' from, at a post someone posted in the vents section. Of course, money from this would go straight to the site, since no one actually donates, so it may or may not be extra incentive. of course, theres some issues:

#1.) We can probably use the Site's current logo. (Not the Sally/Sonic one, but the 'FUS' one in the SatAM Logo style. However. a.) I'm not sure on 'copyright law' but is it being too close to the 'real' logo a problem with selling it? and b.) We'd need to get Elisto Dragonwing's permission, he made it.

#2.) Would you actually buy things with the Logo? What would you want? Cheap things, like Mousepads and plastic cups... or do you want T-shirts, and hats and cermanic mugs?

#3.) How much you pay for said item at a Least Amount, and Max Amount?

I'm posting this in 'group projects' because.. well, maybe folks wanna submit ideas?


Elisto drew it from my suggestion so for what it's worth you've got my approval :3 you could always have an artist do a different design if all else fails happy.gif
I don't know about prices and things since I really have no money right now, but something I've often thought would be cool is FUS pins/buttons/badges. I don't know if I'd wear a shirt with the logo hugely emblazoned on it or not (at least I don't know how much I'd wear it/could justify with the price), but I'd certainly order a set of pins when I got the money :3
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Posted 19 July 2008 - 08:58 PM

QUOTE ("RockyRaccoon":w55dicpq)
I'm not sure on 'copyright law' but is it being too close to the 'real' logo a problem with selling it?


The potential problem here would be trademark law, not copyright law. Logo designs cannot be copyrighted.

I'm pretty darn sure you'd be in the clear there, too. The only real aspect of the law you could run afoul of is if there is any possible confusion that Sega (or whoever owns the trademark) endorses the product that you're selling, which I don't think is very likely at all -- not merely by the logo's design alone, anyway.

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 09:04 AM

Everything in the logo is either a generic term, or an unknown abreviation. There is NO trademark infringement at all, the fact that it sublimely refers to a sega product is of no consequence. If you had an abbreviation that meant something about sonic, but that included sega or sonic, it still wouldn't be a crime, since its a stupid abbreviation. You can't trademark random letters or a thought. (although, some bastards argue that you can copyright a thought )

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 03:58 PM

I think FUS merchandise is a great idea. Not only would it bring profit to the site, but it could spread word about SatAM.
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Posted 05 January 2010 - 04:10 PM

Eh.. then we would have to deal with certain things and actually do work sad.gif

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 06:26 PM

Not to mention the legal side of it would be sketchy at best.

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 09:02 PM

Would this go beyond anything of coffee cups and t shirts?

#9 John Roberts

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 10:22 PM

Honestly, who here would actually buy any of that crap? Not to mention most folk here are too poor and cynical to worry about such trivial little nitnicks. There's absolutely no need for FUS to turn a profit; Rocky couldn't afford to pay for this site hence the whole 'merchandise' idea in the first place. And, well, that is never going to be a problem again.
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Posted 05 January 2010 - 10:25 PM

Thats my take on it. And..John and myself are lazy...


But no.. It would cost us money to start, I doubt it would make a profit, and I can't see huge sales.


I am looking for ways to make the site break even monthly, but without adds and stuff. No idea how I will pull that off but I have plans.

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 10:31 PM

You have no idea, but you have a plan? You're not a Cylon by any chance are ya?
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Posted 05 January 2010 - 11:07 PM

Quiet you!

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 11:16 PM

Please. Like you even get that reference, you pop culture retard.
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Posted 05 January 2010 - 11:47 PM

Pop culture sucks


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