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    Exclamation 2011 maine geocoin design

    For those interested in a 2011 maine geocoin we are looking for designs to be submitted. If you have a design or an idea for a coin please post it here. We will be taking input and designs untill 1/10/2010. This should be enough time for everyone to have a chance to give their input and or designs. With a deadline on designs this should help to expedite the beginning stages of the coin.




    In the interest of completing this project in a timely manner, this thread will be closely monitored and moderated. All off-topic or personal remarks will be removed.
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    Here is the link to the 2009 coin thread for anyone who wants to consider previous ideas. 2008 Geocaching Maine coin inputs

    Also, remember if you are not artistic and just have an idea post it here and maybe someone can work with it.
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    I really like that winter scene.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ekidokai View Post
    I really like that winter scene.
    I really like that winter scene too!
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    What about a coin made entirely of glass or plastic?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cano View Post
    What about a coin made entirely of glass or plastic?
    Both of these have been done (acrylic/plastic)- the glass ones I have were very expensive - not something I would ever release.

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    With Jami unfortunately dropping out of this project, is there still interest in having a coin for 2011, and if so is anyone willing to help take this project on, and if we do, do we have people willing to invest in the project so that the coins can be sold outright?
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    A couple of the links in brdad's post are no longer valid. Could there be a clean post here with the viable submissions and links done please?

    Also, I think the former submitters should affirm their willingness for this to be in the consideration for 2011 - JMHO. This could be done by posting on this link and/or someone PMing or EMing them for permission. What was once acceptable, may no longer be - who knows? Sort of a CYA.

    Who would one PM or EM with an idea (not ready but needing help) rather than posting it all here?

    Great idea on the time line to submit and I presume the same will happen all the way along this time.

    Thank you!

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    Most of the images plus a few more along with mention of the creator can be found in the photo gallery in the Maine Geocoin Inputs

    These are the ones in the link I posted in the previous thread.

    Not sure whose this is?


    Dr. Who (Rick made a mockup of this with a heart shape, snopwshoes on one side; lobster on the other.


    Bassoon (Only visited this site the day he joined, gc.com account has been closed)


    I think all of these designs are not much more than ideas and need enough improving that permission is not necessary. However, it would be nice if they knew. If we need to discuss that, let's do so in another thread.

    As far as who to send ideas to if you don't feel like sharing them here, send them to anyone you know who might be able to get the idea into a rough image. I wish we had a resident computer artist? Anyone? Anyway, I am willing to help time permitting and I am sure others as well. I'm no artist but I can usually get my point across.

    In my opinion, if you have an idea (even if it's just in words) and share it here, someone may put it into an image and others may have ideas to make it even better.
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    I did these. If anyone wants to put them in for 2011 then you have my permission.


    This was put together by me from Dr. Who's design. The coin would be heart shaped.


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