Shiori


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Hey, is it just me, or is Crapbeard holding his cutlass weird (backwards)? The curve isn't supposed to go away from you, that's the part behind the blade. Also bear in mind that's his left hand, which makes the angling awkward at best. Maybe he's preparing for a shave. :P

Okay, I'm done nitpicking... for now.

wasserkapf


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freevortex wrote:One more time! Woo!



Thanks, I missed that. I will exit this one, and never look back!

mikebbass


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I am glad to see the hate posts have died down.

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  • Bags Of Crap

    1. The Bag of Shirt Crap 7/11/2014
    2. Blackboard of Cleanliness 7/11/2014
    3. (Hand)Blackboard of Cleanliness 3/23/2014
    4. 2nd Day of Crapness 12/4/13
    5. 45 Down Crossword 4/23/13
    6. FCWCECKMFONPTDMIPWAACBFMIGWS 9/18/12
    7. good-old-golden-crap-days 8/13/12
    8. we-eight-the-crap 7/12/12
    9. in-your-crapday-suit 7/12/12
    10. feliz-crapleanos 7/12/12
    11. who-smell-just-like-you 7/12/12
    12. not-exactly-a-goodie-bag 7/12/12
    13. Barrel of Crops 05/22/12
    14. Barrel of Crops 04/25/12
    15. Blackboard of Cleanliness 03/22/12
    16. Blackboard of Cleanliness 01/19/12
    17. Santa's Sack of Crap 12/25/11
    18. Blackboard of Cleanliness 12/06/11
    19. Blackboard of Cleanliness 11/09/11
    20. Blackboard of Cleanliness 07/12/11
    21. Blackboard of Cleanliness 06/15/11
    22. Random Crap 09/22/10
    23. Random Crap 08/20/10
    24. Random Crap 04/14/10
    25. Random Crap 01/28/10
    26. Random Crap 09/24/08
    27. Random Crap 04/01/08

    hood1953


    quality posts: 0 Private Messages hood1953

    I am not all that good with computers, I did get the map pieces together yesterday, but truthfully I don't understand what it was suppose to tell me. I know there has been talk about the red letters, was it suppose to spell something? I just don't get it. Which is why I haven't even looked for any of them today, but I would like to know just what is was I suppose to do.

    carpeamentum


    quality posts: 2 Private Messages carpeamentum
    wasserkapf wrote:Here they are:

    First, create an empty picture file:
    File-->New
    Template-->1600x1200-->OK
    File-->Save As-->Map.png

    Now open the saved map piece with GIMP:
    File-->Open

    With the opened map piece choose this:
    Select-->By Color
    Click on the white space surrounding the map piece, then:
    Select-->Invert
    Edit-->Copy

    Go to the map file you created:
    Edit-->Paste

    You will be able to move the piece around. When you have it right where you want it, choose:
    Layer-->Anchor Layer

    Now choose File-->Save to save the updated picture.

    When a new map fragment comes out, rinse & repeat.



    I think my version might be easier.

    Same thing with a canvas to keep them all in.

    File-> Open as Layers (and choose any number of piece image files)

    for each piece layer:
    layer->transparency->color to alpha
    (click ok, the default color is white)
    then move the layer into place.

    each time you have lined up two pieces, make sure they are on top of each other on the layer stack
    i.e. when you push page down and page up you can toggle between them.
    (an easy way to do this is take one layer and do layer->stack->layer to top and then repeat for the other piece you want to merge)
    then when you have the upper of the two layers selected (page down changes the selection to the other piece to be merged), do layer->merge down

    then those two pieces are now one. you can continue to move the layer pieces around as you want when new pieces show up.

    Though, maybe mine has more explanation than required...

    Shiori


    quality posts: 0 Private Messages Shiori
    carpeamentum wrote:I think my version might be easier.

    Same thing with a canvas to keep them all in.

    File-> Open as Layers (and choose any number of piece image files)

    for each piece layer:
    layer->transparency->color to alpha
    (click ok, the default color is white)
    then move the layer into place.

    each time you have lined up two pieces, make sure they are on top of each other on the layer stack
    i.e. when you push page down and page up you can toggle between them.
    (an easy way to do this is take one layer and do layer->stack->layer to top and then repeat for the other piece you want to merge)
    then when you have the upper of the two layers selected (page down changes the selection to the other piece to be merged), do layer->merge down

    then those two pieces are now one. you can continue to move the layer pieces around as you want when new pieces show up.

    Though, maybe mine has more explanation than required...



    Even better is if you just use the multiply feature on a layer (not sure what it's called in GIMP, though). It basically makes your and darker-than-white colors darken on any darker-than-white colors underneath it. Since the background is white, you don't need to do any transparency shenanigans. (If the background were black, there's a screen feature.)

    I'm not positive all photo editors have that (like Paint before Windows 7 definitely doesn't), but most of the ones trying to be like Photoshop will.

    carpeamentum


    quality posts: 2 Private Messages carpeamentum
    Shiori wrote:Even better is if you just use the multiply feature on a layer (not sure what it's called in GIMP, though). It basically makes your and darker-than-white colors darken on any darker-than-white colors underneath it. Since the background is white, you don't need to do any transparency shenanigans. (If the background were black, there's a screen feature.)

    I'm not positive all photo editors have that (like Paint before Windows 7 definitely doesn't), but most of the ones trying to be like Photoshop will.



    At least with how I am getting the layers in GIMP, I still have the background white in the layer, which means it covers up the other pieces without the transparency shenanigans as far as I can tell.

    But... I am no photo editing wizard...

    dubdubdub


    quality posts: 4 Private Messages dubdubdub
    mbasilepa wrote:'Cept if, you know, you go to Google and use that thar 'cache'-y thing.



    Pretty sure you are cheating by posting this... : )

    Shiori wrote:Hey, is it just me, or is Crapbeard holding his cutlass weird (backwards)? The curve isn't supposed to go away from you, that's the part behind the blade. Also bear in mind that's his left hand, which makes the angling awkward at best. Maybe he's preparing for a shave. :P

    Okay, I'm done nitpicking... for now.



    If so... That wouldn't be the only thing the artist did wrong.

    digitalurbancamo


    quality posts: 18 Private Messages digitalurbancamo

    since it's gone already and it wont help anybody could somebody post the link to yesterdays treasure?

    nodnetni


    quality posts: 2 Private Messages nodnetni
    digitalurbancamo wrote:since it's gone already and it wont help anybody could somebody post the link to yesterdays treasure?



    http://www.woot.com/offers/fcwceckmfonptdmipwaacbfmigws

    cyclops829


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    rehta wrote:I was born and raised in Indiana...does that help...or make it worse?



    Born and raised in NYC here, recent transplant

    digitalurbancamo


    quality posts: 18 Private Messages digitalurbancamo
    nodnetni wrote:http://www.woot.com/offers/fcwceckmfonptdmipwaacbfmigws



    Thanks.....I expected some funny woot writing for it but it seems like...nope.

    rickystyx


    quality posts: 0 Private Messages rickystyx
    digitalurbancamo wrote:since it's gone already and it wont help anybody could somebody post the link to yesterdays treasure?



    Having the link in the forum could help in some ways. Let's do it this way...

    http://tinyurl.com/9eqkjb2

    dernst_ca1


    quality posts: 38 Private Messages dernst_ca1
    digitalurbancamo wrote:Was yesterdays prize a shirt?



    No. Yesterdays prize was figuring out the puzzle and finding the secret link only to have the order cancelled this morning because woot thinks we are stupid. There is no way on earth that any wooter could possibly be smart enough to actually SOLVE a puzzle without having all the pieces.. oh and you also dont get back the 12 hours or so you wasted working on the puzzle.

    -JMHSRV



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    digitalurbancamo


    quality posts: 18 Private Messages digitalurbancamo
    rickystyx wrote:Having the link in the forum could help in some ways. Let's do it this way...

    http://tinyurl.com/9eqkjb2



    Actually it doesn't help at all in no way shape or form. Also if somebody used your link it would still show the actual address after using it.

    cobergas


    quality posts: 2 Private Messages cobergas

    Sooooooo... are we done for today in finding the Crapbeard's treasure or is the hunt still on? I have three pieces so far but I am a little confused but the latest links. Keep hunting or give up?

    http://gasm.blogspot.com

    digitalurbancamo


    quality posts: 18 Private Messages digitalurbancamo
    dernst_ca1 wrote:No. Yesterdays prize was figuring out the puzzle and finding the secret link only to have the order cancelled this morning because woot thinks we are stupid. There is no way on earth that any wooter could possibly be smart enough to actually SOLVE a puzzle without having all the pieces.. oh and you also dont get back the 12 hours or so you wasted working on the puzzle.



    Oh my. Somebody a tad bit grumpy?

    digitalurbancamo


    quality posts: 18 Private Messages digitalurbancamo
    cobergas wrote:Sooooooo... are we done for today in finding the Crapbeard's treasure or is the hunt still on? I have three pieces so far but I am a little confused but the latest links. Keep hunting or give up?



    If you only have 3 you are behind... Happy hunting

    mwolfatwork


    quality posts: 2 Private Messages mwolfatwork
    cobergas wrote:Sooooooo... are we done for today in finding the Crapbeard's treasure or is the hunt still on? I have three pieces so far but I am a little confused but the latest links. Keep hunting or give up?



    Arrr matey, there be 5 pieces to find so far. Look again you scurvy pirate.

    cobergas


    quality posts: 2 Private Messages cobergas

    Sweet, Thanks guys for setting me straight. I got my five now.. Thanks Woot Forum..

    http://gasm.blogspot.com

    AdamCahill


    quality posts: 2 Private Messages AdamCahill

    Calling yesterday's map a puzzle is a bit generous.

    cyclops829


    quality posts: 0 Private Messages cyclops829
    cobergas wrote:Sweet, Thanks guys for setting me straight. I got my five now.. Thanks Woot Forum..



    and now there are 6

    Dman27


    quality posts: 32 Private Messages Dman27
    cyclops829 wrote:and now there are 6



    is it me or does the 6th one not fit? lol

    B a g of crap: 8.5 & still waiting for that letter!!!
    Woots: 30
    Shirt Woots: 8

    ~DMan27~

    cyclops829


    quality posts: 0 Private Messages cyclops829
    Dman27 wrote:is it me or does the 6th one not fit yet? lol



    FTFY

    Waldorf Salad Heads


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    mikebbass wrote:I am glad to see the hate posts have died down.



    They haven't died, they're being deleted...

    cobergas


    quality posts: 2 Private Messages cobergas
    Dman27 wrote:is it me or does the 6th one not fit? lol



    I think it will eventually fit..

    http://gasm.blogspot.com

    cyclops829


    quality posts: 0 Private Messages cyclops829
    Waldorf Salad Heads wrote:They haven't died, they're being deleted...



    hence it is so quiet in here

    eq52515


    quality posts: 0 Private Messages eq52515
    ThunderThighs wrote:

    There were indeed cheaters that worked out the URL early.



    Calling me a cheat for 'working out' a solution to a puzzle by using my brain instead of waiting to be spoon fed an answer...that is what set me off.


    ThunderThighs wrote:

    Please give us another chance. Thanks.



    No thanks, not this time...kbye

    oklahomafire


    quality posts: 3 Private Messages oklahomafire



    Arr, I'm starrrvin'

    me4sweetd


    quality posts: 4 Private Messages me4sweetd

    me thinks ye booty will be released around 6 seagulls and 45 pigeons tonight (Texas time)

    Jewdave


    quality posts: 0 Private Messages Jewdave
    zxinfinity wrote:Representing Dallas here!!



    More Big D! (Plano too!)

    -------------------------------------
    40 x Shirt.Woot!
    10 x Woot!
    12 x Crap!
    1 x Kids.Woot!
    1 x Sport.Woot!
    1 x Wine.Woot!
    -------------------------------------

    Shiori


    quality posts: 0 Private Messages Shiori

    Okay, now it's starting to annoy me. Dear artist, cutlasses don't (nor do any other swords) curve outward away from the hilt like that. NITPICK

    lsmithpeter


    quality posts: 0 Private Messages lsmithpeter

    Is it me or is the corner piece the same as a couple of the other combined??

    alanhwoot


    quality posts: 39 Private Messages alanhwoot

    Holding the cutlass wrong just means he's a crappy pirate.

    Anyway, I think Commandment II is off by at least an order of magnitude.

    II. Thou shalt probably expect not to even get a Bag o’ Crap at all. We only have enough for about 10% of the people who want them. Thou art probably in that other 90%.


    I'd say it's more like 1% or less.

    skinnychick810


    quality posts: 0 Private Messages skinnychick810

    Arrrr from Dallas/Mesquite to all my Texas mateys!!!

    MsWillis5 - Denton
    Rehta - Arlington
    TapatioUSA - Fort Worth
    freevortex - College Station
    cyclops829 - Austin
    monkeyale - Fort Worth
    bdudley - San Antonio
    mdrcoast - Houston
    Scott34 - Grapevine
    zxinfinity - Dallas
    ntrace - Dallas
    Jewdave - Dallas/Plano

    halperez


    quality posts: 10 Private Messages halperez
    ryanjfrantz wrote:Are you that stupid? Did you not see where they said that there was an honest 200? What would that make the others? Dishonest!

    Dishonest: 1. Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
    2. Resulting from or marked by a lack of honesty.



    The key word is "or". You've been called a cheat. Therefore, it is not necessary to call you a liar as well for you to fit the description of dishonest.

    vandalsblj


    quality posts: 0 Private Messages vandalsblj
    alanhwoot wrote:Holding the cutlass wrong just means he's a crappy pirate.

    Anyway, I think Commandment II is off by at least an order of magnitude.

    I'd say it's more like 1% or less.



    What Commandments? I must have missed something.

    halperez


    quality posts: 10 Private Messages halperez
    freevortex wrote:Did you just compare a Buccaneers of Caribbean debacle to Pearl Harbor?



    No...he compared a Buccaneers of Caribbean to a movie. Google the quote for more info.

    miken927


    quality posts: 122 Private Messages miken927

    I hope one of the puzzle pieces includes an image of Fonzie jumping a shark!


    ------------------
    I Bet on Sky

    Gatzby


    quality posts: 43 Private Messages Gatzby
    Waldorf Salad Heads wrote:They haven't died, they're being deleted...



    Unless something has gone terrible wrong with our systems (Hey, lightning doesn't strike twice!), there have only been about two posts stricken from the record. We'd posit that lunch-based food coma has a lot to do with the sluggishness.

    Edit: Just wanted to say I have no updates on the plan for crap pieces, but there are many discussions going on trying to get to a solution. The scope includes many departments (shipping/warehouse, creative, technical, and what have you.), so it does take some time. We really, truly do appreciate your patience.

    Did you know shirt.woot ships internationally? Get you some!
    Why do my posts always get deleted? -- Noise Reduction -- Try it in podcast format.
    No, you can't have our iPod, keys, or Lego. Sorry.