Gas station without pumps

2020 June 1

Marquee wisdom

Filed under: Uncategorized — gasstationwithoutpumps @ 21:38
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I liked the blog post a couple of weeks ago on the Butts In The Seats blog:

Marquee Messaging For Morale

Today, when I was going to Harts Fabrics to pick up my order of green ripstop nylon (for making a green screen for the videos for my class), I saw the marquee at the Rio Theater, which is more pointed than most:

Click to get a better-resolution image. The text says “Coming soon, Lysol Injections and The UV Suppositories”, “This is just an intermission”, and “Got Mask”.

2 Comments »

  1. Does ripstop nylon have advantages besides sturdiness? I would think a non-glossy cloth like flannel would be better optically.

    Comment by chaikens — 2020 June 2 @ 15:00 | Reply

    • Rip-stop nylon was available in the right color and fairly cheap. The fabric store had only one other cloth in about the right color and it was somewhat more expensive. My wife felt that the ripstop nylon would be useful (for something) after the need for the green screen was over, but the other available fabric was less useful.

      Comment by gasstationwithoutpumps — 2020 June 2 @ 15:16 | Reply


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