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"What is your font?"

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Post by Christine Blevins » Fri January 9th, 2009, 10:25 pm

I am Edwardian Script - a true romantic at heart.
I like that!

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Post by Misfit » Fri January 9th, 2009, 10:29 pm

[quote=""ellenjane""] (At least I'm not Comic Sans!)[/quote]

Oh please, I hope no one gets that one :) :eek: :rolleyes:

It appears a few of us have been done in by the going to bed at 9PM on a Saturday with the cats, eh?

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Post by boswellbaxter » Fri January 9th, 2009, 11:02 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Oh please, I hope no one gets that one :) :eek: :rolleyes:

It appears a few of us have been done in by the going to bed at 9PM on a Saturday with the cats, eh?[/quote]

Now if they had had going to bed at 1 AM on a Saturday with the cats and the dog . . .
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Post by Kasthu » Sat January 10th, 2009, 12:17 am

I'm Helvetica, too!

A little bit boring?? Really??

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Post by Misfit » Sat January 10th, 2009, 12:52 am

[quote=""Kasthu""]I'm Helvetica, too!

A little bit boring?? Really??[/quote]

Well I know I'm boring as all get out :o :) :p :rolleyes: . From Wik,
Helvetica is among the most widely used sans-serif typefaces. Versions exist for the following alphabets/scripts: Latin, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Greek, Japanese, Korean, Hindi, Urdu, Khmer and Vietnamese. Chinese faces have been developed to complement Helvetica.

Helvetica is a popular choice for commercial wordmarks, including those for 3M, AT&T, Jeep, Lufthansa, American Airlines, Microsoft, and Panasonic.

Helvetica is widely used by the U.S. government; for example, federal income tax forms are set in Helvetica, and the NASA space agency uses the type on the Space Shuttle orbiter.[1] Helvetica is also used in the United States television rating system. New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority uses Helvetica for all of its subway signs (though some pre-1968 signs sport the similar Medium Standard, an Akzidenz Grotesk-like sans-serif). The Chicago Transit Authority uses Helvetica on its signage for the Chicago 'L'.

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Post by Susan » Sat January 10th, 2009, 1:26 am

According to the test I'm Helvetica, but I really prefer Comic Sans!
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Post by diamondlil » Sat January 10th, 2009, 1:43 am

I am glad that someone else prefers comic sans as well as me!
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Post by Ariadne » Sat January 10th, 2009, 3:04 am

I'm watching a PBS documentary about Helvetica right now! (From the same people who brought you the quiz)

I figure it's appropriate, given that I'm packing up review books tonight. If it's a little bit boring, though, I'm changing the channel :)

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Post by Divia » Sat January 10th, 2009, 4:40 am

I laughed when the kitten question came up and one option was to shave your name in its fur. I didnt choose that however...

but I got Biergarten (I think its hard to read)
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Post by Julianne Douglas » Sat January 10th, 2009, 6:24 am

Another Helvetica here! Seems to be the most popular. What is it with HF readers and Helvetica? Who says we're boring?
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