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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #100 on: July 03, 2014, 08:45:12 AM »

http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=2643

I was coming here to post the same comic! 

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #101 on: July 03, 2014, 08:51:51 AM »
There is literally no other thread on this forum that has ever made me so excited for early retirement. I want to eat Ramen every day just so I can use one or more of these ideas one or more year(s) earlier.

My current real b-card says "Nice to meet you" in that spot.

Hah, awesome - to both paragraphs!


http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=2643

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Nice!  That's one of my favorite comics nowadays.
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #102 on: July 03, 2014, 03:14:02 PM »

http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=2643

I was coming here to post the same comic! 

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I LOVE Dinosaur Comics!!!

I'm also prepared to eat ramen and live in a box, so I list my occupation as baller on my tax return.  Would the IRS question my baller status due to my cardboard residence? 

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #103 on: July 03, 2014, 03:30:11 PM »
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #104 on: July 03, 2014, 03:52:30 PM »
I used to have an FI neighbor who had cards like these.  He put "Esquire" after his name on the top line, though.  Can't remember what he had on the second line, but it was witty.  Now he lives in Panama (or at least that's where he was headed last time I heard . . . )

"Knight in rusty armour"
"Genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist"
"Earthling"
"Use caution when approaching"
"Enforcer"
"Bench warmer"
"Benevolent ruler"
"Occupant"

(Brainstorming for myself, since you are clearly the "Global Moderator")


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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #105 on: July 03, 2014, 04:24:19 PM »
"I've got your nose"

then get their nose

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #106 on: July 03, 2014, 05:50:21 PM »
I knew a guy once who had cards that said, "Freelance Gynecologist".  Dirty old man obviously.

My card would say, Easily Amused. (True)

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #107 on: July 03, 2014, 07:20:24 PM »
El Conquistador!

Referring to this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHyJNm-aGN0
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #108 on: July 03, 2014, 08:23:20 PM »
Obviously my first choice would be a picture of a daisy. ;-)

But other options:
Free At Last (can add Thank God Almighty if I am in the mood)
Out on Bail
None of your Business
Escaped from Alcatraz
Did My Time

(it sure does sound like I am equating working to being in a jail, doesn't it)
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #109 on: July 03, 2014, 08:35:36 PM »
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« Reply #110 on: July 03, 2014, 09:10:02 PM »
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #111 on: July 04, 2014, 06:16:02 AM »
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« Reply #112 on: July 04, 2014, 12:06:20 PM »
"I've got your nose"

then get their nose

That actually made me laugh out loud

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« Reply #113 on: July 05, 2014, 06:57:13 AM »
"I've got your nose"

then get their nose

That actually made me laugh out loud

RyanAtTanagra, just have to ask if you are Star Trek: TNG fan?

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« Reply #114 on: July 05, 2014, 01:36:03 PM »
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« Reply #115 on: July 05, 2014, 08:30:16 PM »
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« Reply #116 on: July 05, 2014, 08:34:27 PM »
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« Reply #117 on: July 05, 2014, 08:38:22 PM »
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #118 on: July 07, 2014, 05:13:46 PM »
RyanAtTanagra, just have to ask if you are Star Trek: TNG fan?

I am :-)

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #119 on: July 07, 2014, 05:59:39 PM »
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #120 on: March 26, 2015, 03:49:37 PM »
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« Reply #121 on: March 26, 2015, 04:14:49 PM »
What is your target audience? You don't want "independently wealthy" on a card is you get kidnapped. In fact I can't see wanting this on a card you are going to give anyone you have just met (pretentious, encouraging the wrong people, discouraging the frugal).

And how do you really want to come across?

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« Reply #122 on: March 26, 2015, 04:33:48 PM »
What is your target audience?

Someone with a sense of humor.

And how do you really want to come across?

That is not a question I care about.  You might as well have asked me what color do I want the next Humvee I purchase to be.  ;)
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« Reply #123 on: March 26, 2015, 04:55:27 PM »
What is your target audience?

Someone with a sense of humor.

And how do you really want to come across?

That is not a question I care about.  You might as well have asked me what color do I want the next Humvee I purchase to be.  ;)

Well hold on, your business card is precisely about first impressions, it's absolutely how do you want to 'come across'! If nothing else you clearly want to make some kind of statement; you are not saying "I don't care what others think of me" when saying "what should I put on something to give to other people on first meeting them?"

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« Reply #124 on: March 26, 2015, 05:03:44 PM »
What is your target audience?

Someone with a sense of humor.

And how do you really want to come across?

That is not a question I care about.  You might as well have asked me what color do I want the next Humvee I purchase to be.  ;)

Well hold on, your business card is precisely about first impressions, it's absolutely how do you want to 'come across'! If nothing else you clearly want to make some kind of statement; you are not saying "I don't care what others think of me" when saying "what should I put on something to give to other people on first meeting them?"

Just because I give a first impression doesn't mean I care what they think of it.
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« Reply #125 on: March 26, 2015, 05:05:41 PM »
Just because I give a first impression doesn't mean I care what they think of it.

But the fact you want to give a first impression means you probably care what kind it is, even if you don't care what they think ;-)

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« Reply #126 on: March 26, 2015, 05:12:45 PM »
Gosh MMM Forum does teach you some things - I now know what a Humvee is - Do people actually buy them?

Obviously a completely blank business card would really suit your purpose

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« Reply #127 on: March 26, 2015, 05:23:42 PM »
Obviously a completely blank business card would really suit your purpose

Hahahaha.  And they're very economical taboot!

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« Reply #128 on: March 26, 2015, 05:28:05 PM »
How about this one?

"Buisness card proof-reader."

This made me laugh out loud and that almost never really happens.

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #129 on: March 26, 2015, 05:43:07 PM »
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« Reply #130 on: March 26, 2015, 06:24:33 PM »
I have seen and got a laugh at "Alchemist"

other thoughts

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I really like Adventure Capitalist.

put a line so you can scribble on whatever is appropriate at the time?

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #131 on: March 27, 2015, 03:49:06 AM »

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« Reply #133 on: March 27, 2015, 04:20:34 AM »
And one with a logo...

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« Reply #134 on: March 27, 2015, 07:18:50 AM »


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« Reply #135 on: March 27, 2015, 07:46:30 AM »
Player to be named later  -  that would work for someone who was thinking about picking up occasional contract work.

Left of the dial  -  but that would probably be misconstrued as political.

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« Reply #136 on: March 27, 2015, 08:08:09 AM »
Nice photoshopping, PEIslander.  Though I'd personally get rid of the side tagline, no logo, and make the fonts much more plain.

Something like this, from Oceans 11:


How badass is a card with just your name?  :D
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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #137 on: March 27, 2015, 08:24:24 AM »

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« Reply #138 on: March 27, 2015, 12:13:48 PM »
The droid they were looking for.

Definitely not a spy.

Super genius. <--- I might have to use this, obviously.;)

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« Reply #140 on: March 27, 2015, 02:58:31 PM »
Nice.  :D
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« Reply #141 on: March 27, 2015, 03:36:26 PM »
DH works in Military Food Service...

his card says "Death from Within!"

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Re: Business Card Ideas
« Reply #142 on: March 27, 2015, 03:45:08 PM »
Nice thread!
I've occasionally noted the absence of buisness[sic] cards in my life since FIRE and have pondered the same question, though my limited mental faculties have produced nothing half as clever. I've read through all the awesome suggestions and am leaning toward
 
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I think I'll let the final decision ride for a couple of days, because 1). I can and 2). There could still be a better one out there.
Gawd, being retired is great. Deadlines? We don't need no stinking deadlines!
Thanks for the laughs, ARS.

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« Reply #145 on: March 27, 2015, 07:13:20 PM »
Aspiring [insert current interest here]

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« Reply #146 on: March 28, 2015, 07:18:26 AM »
Nice photoshopping, PEIslander.  Though I'd personally get rid of the side tagline, no logo, and make the fonts much more plain.

Something like this, from Oceans 11:


How badass is a card with just your name?  :D


That is not a business card but a calling card.


http://www.bartleby.com/95/10.html

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« Reply #147 on: March 28, 2015, 08:46:40 AM »
That is not a business card but a calling card.

Duh.  You're totally right.  I just saw the movie 14 years ago, before I knew what a calling card was, and then after I learned never connected it.

Thanks!
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« Reply #148 on: March 28, 2015, 08:53:58 AM »
That is not a business card but a calling card.

Duh.  You're totally right.  I just saw the movie 14 years ago, before I knew what a calling card was, and then after I learned never connected it.

Thanks!


I'd say that FIRE means you can ditch business cards for calling cards if you want to. :-)

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« Reply #149 on: March 28, 2015, 09:34:44 AM »
Great thread. I've got a few science-y ones.

Fighting entropy since [1985] (or whatever your year of birth is)
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Calories in, calories out
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