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Happy New Year at Muppet Central!

Discussion in 'Feedback' started by Phillip, Dec 31, 2002.

  1. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Just wanted to wish everyone a Happy 2003! May you and your loved ones be healthy and have a blessed year.

    Our New Year's menu designed by James Carroll is up on the front of the site.
     
  2. sidcrowe

    sidcrowe New Member

    Yessir, Phil :)

    Great New Year's Flash by Froggy, while the official Henson website still has Christmas stuff up :D

    MC all the way in 2003:D :D :D
     
  3. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Sweet job Jamie! Especially since TMTM is my fave Muppet film ever. And its great to see Pepe in there(Maybe, JHC will pull a Lucas and digitally revision history slip Pepe into TMTM and other pre 96 efforts^_^ j/k)

    Indeed, 2003 is shaping up to be the year of the comeback finally for the Muppets! Put on your crash helmet, the future is looking great!
     
  4. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Glad you like it. Whew. Now we are out of "menu season"! LOL!
     
  5. Crazy Harry

    Crazy Harry New Member

    Well, now to wait until Valentines day.

    Love the confetti.
     
  6. Luke

    Luke Active Member

    Wow thats quite a menu - i've just got home Jamie and it's 4am in the morning here in 2003 so as you can imagine - my vision is slightly blurry right now, but if that aint the best darn new year graphic i've ever seen then i'll eat a hamster whole ! Well done and on behalf of i'm sure everyone, thanks a lot for all your hard work on these menus, they've all been nothing short of spectacular. Now go and book yourself into flash menu design addicts anonymous ! :D
     
  7. Zack the Dog

    Zack the Dog Active Member

    Spectaular Jamie! you really give all the muppet fans what they want to see! Animal, Janice and Rizzo look great in those TMTM suits, Piggy also looks great with her hair down like that then the curly hair. As always it's great to see Rowlf!

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!
    2002 was the real come back for the muppets with everything that has happend so far, let's hope 2003 will be filled with more Muppet stuff!!


    Zack)Rowlf the Dog
     
  8. Crazy Harry

    Crazy Harry New Member

    Nice sig Zack...

    Sig Zack?

    Zig zag!

    I'm about as witty as a dead shark.
     
  9. *snicker snicker*

    Yer about as useful as one, too!

    LOL!!

    :D

    *rather proud of his wit at 4:30 in the mornin'*
     
  10. Zack the Dog

    Zack the Dog Active Member

    Crazy Harry

    Thanks Crazy Harry! lol That"s funny!


    I was SICK of that all dogs go to heaven one! I think everyone else was here sick of it too, it probaly didn't make much sense to people for it to be funny anyways, this one is a funny muppet one and i think that being a new year and all i needed a new sig. I'm not 100% that that quote is correct, but it's about the same way its said in the game, i think i'll go back to the game to be sure, i play MRM a lot more then MMA.



    Zack)Rowlf the, was this game like the first time pepe and robin ever talked to each other? Dog.
     
  11. Fiery Princess

    Fiery Princess New Member

    New Year menu

    I just wanted to say that I really LOVE the New Year menu..Its SO pretty. I like the colors and, well, just everything about it!! Good work!!!
     
  12. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Thank you. :)
     
  13. Yes, and thanks for includin' Janice---how did you dress her up like 'at?? Cause she never wears that outfit in the movie (she has 5 costumes, and that's not one of 'em---LOL! :p )
     
  14. Gonzo14

    Gonzo14 Well-Known Member

    Same with Animal & Rizzo
     
  15. Yep...
     
  16. Chilly Down

    Chilly Down Member

    More amazing visual trickery from Jamie. And it's the first Muppets Take Manhattan menu! Woo-hoo! If this one had been part of the menus contest, it would have won my vote hands down!

    I especially like the addition of Pepe on the Times Square ball in the middle. I think this is the George Lucas Special Edition of TMTM with added characters! :D

    Happy new year, all!
     
  17. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Had to have Pepe in it, and it was really great restyling Miss Piggy's hair. I haven't heard anyone object to losing that terrible perm (the worst period for Miss Piggy IMHO).

    There was much more I wanted to add, but there was no time. The concept was sketched out months ago (like most of the menus), but was rushed in the final stage. Redressing the characters was relatively easy - It was the source images of the actual Manhattan Melodies that needed the most work.

    I'm just glad that so many (11) characters were included. Wish there could have been more. We also wanted a countdown clock. There's always next year. All of the menus that will be used again will be altered a bit to make them more interesting.

    The next menu will commemorate Muppet Central's 5th anniversary later this month. I'm pleased about the positive response. It's a lot of fun making these, but also a lot of work. :)
     
  18. sarah_yzma

    sarah_yzma Active Member

    waddya mean...that kinda hair was popular, although maybe not for a pig! :p

    Sarah
     
  19. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Ick! Yeah, that was a bad 80s trend. The ugly big hair perm! I lived in Houston at the time - the hair was even bigger. Be afraid - be very afraid!

    To me, her classic straight hair with a bit of curl in it has transcended the test of time. I hated that ugly perm the first time I saw it. Someone call the fashion police. And she kept it for a few years after the film.
     
  20. Luke

    Luke Active Member

    Oh sure Buster, YOU try finding a hairdresser that de-perms pigs - it ain't easy y'know ! :eek:
     

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