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Results of Worst Cover Contest - 2011

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Ludmilla
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Results of Worst Cover Contest - 2011

Post by Ludmilla » Wed June 13th, 2012, 3:33 pm

Cover Cafe has posted the results of their 2011 Worst Cover contest. Behold the winner and runners-up:

http://www.covercafe.com/contest/2011/WO-res11.html

I needed a good laugh today!

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Post by Misfit » Wed June 13th, 2012, 5:30 pm

Oh my. I thought I'd seen some bad covers, but those take the prize :o :p
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Vanessa
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Post by Vanessa » Wed June 13th, 2012, 7:56 pm

You definitely have to laugh! :D :D It makes you wonder what the people are like who designed them!!
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Post by Nefret » Wed June 13th, 2012, 8:02 pm

Oh my. The second one looks photoshopped.
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We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
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Post by wendy » Thu June 14th, 2012, 12:03 pm

CHAIN OF KISSES gets my vote too! What on earth did designers do before photoshop?
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Post by fljustice » Thu June 14th, 2012, 3:34 pm

Made my day! What were those designers smoking, uh, thinking?
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