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  • BigRedBigRed Seattle, WARegistered User regular
    I got 200+ of each :P

    <MoeFwacky> besides, BigRed-Worky is right
  • alegriaalegria Registered User regular
    syrae wrote:
    I'm a second-time PAX attendee, and a first time buttoneer. I was so touched by those of you who offered me a button last year despite me not having much (or anything!) to trade. You made my time so much more fun and even got Paul and Storm to covet one that I had. I'll be bringing my very own design this year and join in the fun for realz!
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    The one thing that I am not so sure about... where do I put all the buttons that I'll be collecting from you guys? I'll be tempted to have them all on display, but there's no way a lanyard can hold them all.

    I REQUIRE DRAGON BUTTON. REQUIRE. :)

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  • eMDeeeMDee Seattle, WARegistered User
    I remember seeing one of Big Red's troll buttons last year. Someone who I was staying with at the Sheraton had one, along with a bunch of other buttons. I vowed from that moment to become a buttoneer the following year. So here I am now, with a paltry 100ish prinny buttons and I'm finding out I won't have enough to go around.

    I will have a Combustible Lemon button before PAX is over.

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  • PikaPuffPikaPuff Registered User regular
    MarySue wrote:
    PikaPuff wrote:
    Moe Fwacky wrote:
    Wouldn't there being more people to trade with make trading easier?
    the ratio of non-buttoners to buttoners does not scale equally with the higher population

    Cite your sources.
    Checked my sources. I'm wrong. It my own personal experience that it was much harder for me to trade buttons in 09 than it was in 08. This looks to be due to my own personal actions.

    Anyways. I love the buttons and decided not to do it this year.

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  • CaptainTapoleCaptainTapole Awesome in the Possum - Yee-Haw! Northern CaliforniaRegistered User regular
    eMDee wrote:
    ...So here I am now, with a paltry 100ish prinny buttons and I'm finding out I won't have enough to go around.

    Don't worry. Think of your buttons as a collector's item. Now, it may be possible for you to be out of your own buttons before you get to that really cool one you super wanted; but apologize to the person and ask/hope they will give you one even without the straight exchange.

    As cool as our own buttons are, we don't want to bring them home.

    The Girl Who Gave Everyone the Shortest Jenga Game Ever.
  • GyladiaGyladia Registered User regular
    BigRed wrote:
    I got 200+ of each :P

    I still need to track you down, ASAP. Just in case.

    The sight of your magnificent buttons almost made me spit vitamin water all over my desk.

  • Sleepy KittySleepy Kitty Registered User regular
    Soooo... I think I posted this once before.. I didnt get buttons for this year but I do have last years.. The only problem is I dated them FOR last year. I will bring them along however, just in case.

    I didn't trade last year so I'd glady trade ya for one more buttons is a good thing

  • Cliffs of SanityCliffs of Sanity Registered User regular

    I agree. Must also own Captain Tapole's button.

    Corrected! :P

    Oops. Sorry. It was early, I'm going to claim I wasn't awake yet. This does not change the fact that I still want Captain Tapole's button. :-)

  • CaptainTapoleCaptainTapole Awesome in the Possum - Yee-Haw! Northern CaliforniaRegistered User regular

    I agree. Must also own Captain Tapole's button.

    Corrected! :P

    Oops. Sorry. It was early, I'm going to claim I wasn't awake yet. This does not change the fact that I still want Captain Tapole's button. :-)

    Squee!

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  • beta_angelbeta_angel ColoradoRegistered User regular
    @BigRed

    Oh Sweet Buttony Jesus

    <---is Button Jesus.

    Get it right.

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  • jonxpjonxp [E] PC Security Registered User regular
    beta_angel wrote:
    @BigRed

    Oh Sweet Buttony Jesus

    <---is Button Jesus.

    Get it right.

    See, I never got that, wouldn't you be more accurately a Button Moses?

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  • Menolly07Menolly07 Registered User regular
    @BigRed
    I made Lemon Portal Cakebombs for Cookie Brigade. Inside one is orange and one is blue. The white chocolate coated ones have a little cayenne pepper in the coating. I have to make sure to save you a bag. Those buttons command me.

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  • courtneyjcourtneyj Registered User regular
    Added my buttons to the site.

    Going with 2.25" Team Notch buttons as my bonus buttons, and I'm going to make 200 of them and more if I need them. I assume some non-buttoneers will be interested in them as well.

  • DaksaDaksa MesaRegistered User regular
    PikaPuff wrote:
    so sad. i didn't feel like making buttons this year. then I just had a nice idea for a button. but it's to late now :x
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    Last year someone took a really cool pic of bottlecaps formed into the word pax laminated it and glued a button pin on the back. They looked really good. You could do that with some button pins from a craft store and laminating sheets. =)

  • DaksaDaksa MesaRegistered User regular
    BigRed wrote:
    DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM?!

    I'M THE MAN THATS GOING TO BURN YOUR HOUSE DOWN
    Yes... 6" buttons again
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    WITH THE LEMONS!
    3" Diamond
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    Heres how many I have...
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    OMG I found the centerpiece to my PAX 2011 Shadowbox! I'm going to have to search for you Big Red I want that lemon button!

  • VThornheartVThornheart Registered User regular
    lol Red, you crack me up =)

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  • beta_angelbeta_angel ColoradoRegistered User regular
    jonxp wrote:
    beta_angel wrote:
    @BigRed

    Oh Sweet Buttony Jesus

    <---is Button Jesus.

    Get it right.

    See, I never got that, wouldn't you be more accurately a Button Moses?

    Listen my son...I brought joy where the once was none. I didn't deliver shit on behalf of me, I delivered on behalf of the world, yo.

    I'm Button Jesus, Bitch. :D

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  • Menolly07Menolly07 Registered User regular
    edited August 2011
    My bunch o' finished buttons. I have 100 of each.

    Menolly07 on
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  • Cultural Geek GirlCultural Geek Girl Registered User regular
    Menolly07 wrote:
    My bunch o' finished buttons. I have 100 of each.

    I so want your custom pony button.

    Man, people keep upping the ante with their button counts! Last year people had bonus buttons, so I said "Ok, let's do two buttons this year, plus last year's leftovers, surely that will be enough!"

    Turns out no. That's it... next year I'm getting a button-maker and making a few hundred completely unique buttons so I will have infinite variation. This is what you have driven me to!

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  • Menolly07Menolly07 Registered User regular
    I so want your custom pony button.

    I will do my best to see that you get one! My Little Fhtagn.

    Still PAXing strong. [E] for lyfe. ELand forever.
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  • tybottybot Registered User
    edited August 2011
    Buttons came this Friday thanks to the great peeps at Purebutton!
    Find the Zombie Robot get a Break Dancing Robot Button.
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    tybot on
  • williefayjwilliefayj Registered User regular
    Pika puff.. You should go to wackybutons.com They might be able to do you some buttons quickly. I ordered mine last mon and got them fri but I did regular shipping. You might be able to get your design in and have them fast shipped to ya. Just a suggestion!

  • MallinMallin Registered User regular
    edited August 2011
    Here is my bonus button. My main button, and my girlfriends main and bonus buttons are still being finalized, thankfully I own my own buttons machines.

    [IMG]http://media.buttoneering.org/production/pictures/237/thumb/MLP Katamari Button.png[/IMG]

    Mallin on
  • ColdbrewColdbrew Down in Front Productions Lake Stevens, WARegistered User regular
    edited August 2011
    My buttons were made by a friend of mine, so they may be smaller but they do exist!
    EDIT: 70 of each. So they're limited! I will likely make more regular 1.5" size for next year though.

    http://yfrog.com/gzwyyjqj

    Coldbrew on
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  • Menolly07Menolly07 Registered User regular
    *sings* Laaaaa lalalalalalalalalalalalalalalalalalalala Katamari po-oh-oh-oh-ni!

    Still PAXing strong. [E] for lyfe. ELand forever.
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  • akjakakjak Thera Spooky GymRegistered User regular
    Daksa wrote:
    My friend came through with a button design! Sent it off tonight.
    G4MER wrote:
    Daksa wrote:
    I am so excited for this year. By the end of the con last year my shirt weighed a ton. I made a shadow box with all of my buttons from 2010.

    PICTURES OR IT DIDN'T HAPPEN!

    My Shadowbox
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    OMG I totally did the same thing last year! http://twitpic.com/2m1xi0

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  • akjakakjak Thera Spooky GymRegistered User regular
    A good way to identify yourself as a buttoneer is to start out with 10-20 of your own identical buttons pinned to your bag/lanyard/hat/sash.

    I find holding up a bag of my buttons, shaking them, and shouting "I GOT YER BUTTONS!" works pretty well too.

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  • InfidelInfidel Heretic Registered User regular
    I like accosting people that have any form of buttons.

    Sometimes you make buttoneers out of clueless people! :D

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  • Menolly07Menolly07 Registered User regular
    I love shadowboxes personally. I didn't even think to do up my PAX stuff in one! I've got all my passes. I draw the line at shadowboxing my Wil Wheaton signed Kindle tho. Maybe when/if it dies. I am definitely groing to crib the idea for my buttons.

    Still PAXing strong. [E] for lyfe. ELand forever.
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  • CaptainTapoleCaptainTapole Awesome in the Possum - Yee-Haw! Northern CaliforniaRegistered User regular
    The overhead shelves are holey...uhm, grid-like if you will. So, I put the ones I like on there. I would put them all, but limited space. The rest I have/will have on those toy-mesh containers in my room.

    The Girl Who Gave Everyone the Shortest Jenga Game Ever.
  • MetaverseNomadMetaverseNomad Registered User regular
    Sorry if I missed it, but, is there going to be a button drop/collection spot this year?

  • etherealvisionetherealvision Registered User regular
    BigRed wrote:
    I got 200+ of each :P

    I will find you. And I will trade you buttons.

    I have your button from last year. It is one of my prized buttons in that collection.

    Let there be games!
  • MallinMallin Registered User regular
    edited August 2011
    This is what my 2 buttons and my girlfriends 2 buttons like like all together.
    Yes the Prince is "apple-bucking" the Katamari
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    And just in case anyone wonders whats its like to make hundreds of buttons by hand.
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    and my machines
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    and the bulk finished buttons
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    Mallin on
  • etherealvisionetherealvision Registered User regular
    Mallin wrote:
    This is what my 2 buttons and my girlfriends 2 buttons like like all together.
    Yes the Prince is "apple-bucking" the Katamari
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    I've got so many buttons to track down now O_O. Pony Damaci is a must have for my collection!

    Let there be games!
  • Cultural Geek GirlCultural Geek Girl Registered User regular
    Mallin wrote:
    This is what my 2 buttons and my girlfriends 2 buttons like like all together.
    Yes the Prince is "apple-bucking" the Katamari
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    And just in case anyone wonders whats its like to make hundreds of buttons by hand.
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    and my machines
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    and the bulk finished buttons
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    These are AMAZING. My goal is to at the very least get all the pony-related buttons this year. Hopefully that goal is reasonable.

    Also, may I ask what brand of button-maker you use? I've been looking for recommendations for one for a while.

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  • CaptainTapoleCaptainTapole Awesome in the Possum - Yee-Haw! Northern CaliforniaRegistered User regular
    I said at the meet-up that I want the pony damaci, and that desire grew since they are now completed.

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  • psychopezpsychopez Registered User regular
    So here's what I did last year, got a Dice hat from a hat shop at Pike's Place market and put all my buttons on it.
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    And since I've really gotten into TF2 over the past year...well...
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  • MallinMallin Registered User regular
    Also, may I ask what brand of button-maker you use? I've been looking for recommendations for one for a while.

    All three of these are Tecre and I have had the 1" and 2 1/4" for about 8-9 years now and both have served well. But I did not buy any of them straight from them but rather thru Dr. Don's buttons or Politics Stinks ebay listings, because both of them will sell you the same Tecre machine but cheaper, OR start you off with hundreds of buttons parts for the same price as Tecre.

    One last piece of advice, NEVER buy a rotary circle cutter, they are useless, the blades dull really fast and also alignment is a nightmare. Stick with circle punches those work a thousand times better.

  • courtneyjcourtneyj Registered User regular
    I took pics of making my buttons too but I'm not finished with them yet. I've got what feels like a million 1" lockpins to put in.

    I use the same machines but buy through buttonmakers.net as they're local to me here in Seattle and will rent the machines locally too.

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