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rdw4potus
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December 17th, 2012 at 8:51:21 AM permalink
I've looked online a few times for high-quality poker chips for home. I've never bought them. Then I started thinking about unique business cards and ways to make myself stand out, since I'm not exactly an in-your-face kind of person and I work in sales. I decided to order custom designed casino chip business cards. I'm pretty happy with how this turned out. I ordered casino chip business cards online and worked out the design with a graphic artist who is affiliated with the manufacturer. It was a painless process, and 3 weeks later my chips were waiting for me when I returned home from Houston. I don't have a picture of the edge of the chip, but it has my cell phone number repeated around the chip. There are a couple things I'd do differently next time, but these are great for now.

"So as the clock ticked and the day passed, opportunity met preparation, and luck happened." - Maurice Clarett
Ayecarumba
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December 17th, 2012 at 8:58:27 AM permalink
These look great Ross. They certainly make you stand out. I would be concerned about the cost though. A box of 250 traditional cards runs what, $12? Depending on how many you give away, these may get quite pricey.

Was there a reason for the particular choice of colors?

Edit: I see from the Champion website, that blue, white, and green are colors in the logo.
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RaleighCraps
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December 17th, 2012 at 9:00:39 AM permalink
Awesome Idea !

So that led me to breaking down your screen name, and I decided you are for legalizing weed......

rdw (your initials?) + 4 (for) + pot (grass) + us (USA) = rdw4potus
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Doc
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December 17th, 2012 at 9:18:14 AM permalink
And I thought he was running for President Of The United States. Now if someone running for potus was, as in your interpretation, 4 pot us ....
Ayecarumba
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December 17th, 2012 at 9:24:45 AM permalink
Quote: Doc

And I thought he was running for President Of The United States. Now if someone running for potus was, as in your interpretation, 4 pot us ....



Their name would be Rosanne Barr
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December 17th, 2012 at 9:28:48 AM permalink
In early 2012, Barr announced her candidacy for the Presidential nomination of the Green Party] Barr lost the nomination to Jill Stein.

She then sought the presidential nomination of the Peace and Freedom Party, which she won on August 4, 2012.

Barr received 61,971 votes in the general election, placing sixth overall.
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December 17th, 2012 at 9:33:03 AM permalink
Cool thing is I scanned your QR code, even on my laptop screen, and it took me to your info. Very nice.
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TIMSPEED
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December 17th, 2012 at 9:45:48 AM permalink
Damn Ross! Straight balla status!
Hell, the only CASINO I've seen do something cool like that...was Chumash in Santa Ynez...which gave out chip lighters as logo'd items (made to look like 3 black chips put together)
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FarFromVegas
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December 17th, 2012 at 9:50:27 AM permalink
How many people are comfortable associating energy with gambling after Enron?

I think they're cool but I live in a non-casino state. They'd raise eyebrows around here. But they won't get wrinkled or lost in a crowd, that's for sure!
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rdw4potus
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December 17th, 2012 at 9:56:42 AM permalink
Quote: Ayecarumba

These look great Ross. They certainly make you stand out. I would be concerned about the cost though. A box of 250 traditional cards runs what, $12? Depending on how many you give away, these may get quite pricey.

Was there a reason for the particular choice of colors?

Edit: I see from the Champion website, that blue, white, and green are colors in the logo.



I wanted the chips to be bright. I probably could have gone brighter, with the yellow being dominant and the green as an accent. My company's reaction to my decision was interesting. No qualms about letting me use their logo, but no interest in paying either. And, yes, the cost is significant - about $0.80/chip.
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