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#1 2007-05-30 17:57:54

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Characters for Mathsisfun

Which of these characters would be good for the website? (Think about how a character will affect people's views etc on mathematics and the website)

Whatever we choose (or some new alternative you may think of), the artist (Catherine Harrell http://www.catherineharrell.com/) can then make lots of poses for use all over the site.


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#2 2007-05-30 18:16:13

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Re: Characters for Mathsisfun

I like the dog quivering it's tail in excitement, and generally those people who [are smiling]/[have books in their hands].

 

#3 2007-05-31 08:18:45

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Thanks Identity.

Any other votes? You can just say "3rd boy and 2nd girl" if they are your preferences.


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#4 2007-05-31 10:18:53

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Far bottom right girl.  And I don't really have a reason... call it intuition.


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#5 2007-05-31 16:31:58

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Devantè says: I suggest the bottom right-hand girl and the top left-hand boy. I don't know why I picked them, I just think that they are an appropriate pair. For instance, the boy in the cap looks like a thief. tongue

 

#6 2007-05-31 19:44:55

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I would to agree - bottom right girl and top left boy seem the best two to use. smile

 

#7 2007-05-31 20:03:06

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Bottom right girl. And a dog.

 

#8 2007-06-01 00:13:08

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The guy with the woofsie and the girl in the middle together.


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#9 2007-06-01 03:07:03

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Names for the characters?
Coloured in figures?

Pet Animals? - parrot called Poly-gon (very obvious, but might appeal to younger users of the site)
Boy Name : RON (Using protractor/ drawing angles, Right Outside numbers)
Girl : LIN (Protractor use, Left Inside Numbers)

Any good?

Right, obviously I've been working too hard so off for a lie down now! adios


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#10 2007-06-05 11:09:06

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Re: Characters for Mathsisfun

Thanks. Bottom right girl is a winner.

Having a boy would also be good, so here are three variations to choose from.
Plus some younger kids ... what do you think of them?


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#11 2007-06-05 17:53:47

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Of the bottom row ... my vote lies with right girl again.

Sorry, but I don't really like any of the boys at the top! But if I have to pick one, probably top left.

 

#12 2007-06-05 23:59:21

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Agree with last message. Not sure that a cap would portray the right image for the site. Any other images to see? I like the general idea though.


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#13 2007-06-07 11:02:24

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OK, so here are some more boys to choose from.


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#14 2007-06-08 00:26:17

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1st and 6th are fine!


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#15 2007-06-08 09:23:22

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Does the fifth boy ... have a goatee? tongue

I like most of these ones ... just not the second or third.

 

#16 2007-06-08 10:27:50

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Votes So Far:

1: //
2:
3:
4: /
5: /
6: //


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#17 2007-06-08 10:47:33

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i like the first one


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#18 2007-06-09 13:32:07

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Re: Characters for Mathsisfun

Received some votes:

"A": 3 or 6
"B": 1,4 or 5

Votes So Far:

1: ////
2:
3: /
4: //
5: //
6: ///


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#19 2007-06-10 00:32:59

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Number 6 seems to fit the bill I reckon.


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#20 2007-06-10 10:50:03

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OK, it is down to #1 or #6 for the boy.


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