Which one?


Oleg Volk
April 20, 2007, 02:10 AM

Hi-res (http://olegvolk.net/gallery/technology/arms/141-4112whichone.jpg.html?g2_imageViewsIndex=1)

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April 20, 2007, 02:13 AM
***im an idiot***

pretty good, but most people wont realize it takes the police longer to get there than a pizza

April 20, 2007, 02:13 AM
Good one.

April 20, 2007, 02:23 AM
Feels a little bare on the gun-side of the poster... but I love the Mauser HSc.

April 20, 2007, 02:27 AM
Great design as always sir!

However, if death came to my door... I wouldn't have access to a pay-phone-esque emergency phone. Perhaps better to use a photo that would be present in a typical home?


April 20, 2007, 03:00 AM
Using IdahoFarmer's idea, a phone with a 911 decal prominently displayed, sitting next to the pistol?

Oleg Volk
April 20, 2007, 03:08 AM
The phone used is typical of a college campus. Students are my target audience.

April 20, 2007, 03:14 AM
How about the pistol partially drawn from a handbag, sitting on a table, or being carried... just for a little background/filler.

April 20, 2007, 03:17 AM
I like it.

Simple,,, yet straight forward,,and to the point. :D

April 20, 2007, 03:20 AM
If students are your intended audience I would use an image of a cell phone with 911 on the screen. Most of us college students only have cell phones and do not set up land lines at their college residences. Also the image on the handgun side should be proportional to the phone on the right. Great message behind it though.

April 20, 2007, 03:43 AM
Oleg. my campus has "Blue light" phones. these are call boxes place through out campus with blue lights on top

similar to these

i would associate these intercom boxes with college quicker than a regular lookin phone

Jacka L Ope
April 20, 2007, 03:51 AM
Nice. Keep up the good work.

April 20, 2007, 04:27 AM
I'm thinking a folding cell phone and a stainless J-frame revolver would make a good combination. Both are similar in size and could fill both sides of the frame without either being sized disproportionately.

April 20, 2007, 04:32 AM
Yeah we have the crappy Blue light "emergency" beacons. I would throw a cell phone on there instead of land line.

April 20, 2007, 04:46 AM
Nice work, Oleg! The disproportionality is disturbing, as noted.

I've wanted to see something like a close frontal pic of a person holding his jacket, coat, whatever, open with a cell phone in the belt on his left side and a gun on the right side (naturally!) and a line down the center of his torso. A somewhat lame caption would be, "If you're attacked, which is on your side?"

Actually, come to think of it, your simple caption "Which One?" might work well in this one.

Oh well, nobody ever said I was one uh them creative types.

April 20, 2007, 10:22 AM
You could use a compact pistol and a cell with 911 showing on the screen.

April 20, 2007, 11:32 AM

April 20, 2007, 12:03 PM
I'd lose the "If death comes to your door" bit - a bit melodramatic, and NOBODY has an "emergency" phone in their dwelling...


You're walking home at night...

Those guys are following you
And talking loudly
About what they plan to do
To you

Which Choice Keeps You Safe?

April 20, 2007, 12:11 PM
I like it. Speaks volumns.

April 20, 2007, 12:28 PM
Works for me. I think the use of negative space on the gun side is quite effective.

April 20, 2007, 12:36 PM
We had those blue light phones on campus at my college too.

In place of a phone you could also have a lazy looking 911 operator sitting at a call desk.

April 22, 2007, 09:33 AM
I just used pics from Google to show what I was thinking.

April 22, 2007, 10:37 AM
"911: because when seconds count, the police are just 10 minutes away!"

April 22, 2007, 10:46 AM
I might try something extra to reinforce the fact by the time the police get there you could be dead. Perhaps at the top of each put something.

Like over the phone put "Police response time X minutes" Then over the gun "Response time zero" or something similer, and then place the current text at the bottom or maybe with slight modification to shorten it

Gene Beasley
April 22, 2007, 11:06 AM
I like it. Maybe this defeats the purpose of your illustration, but since guns/CCW are generally (if not universally) prohibited on campus - perhaps an empty holster on someone's belt in the face of a situation where it's needed. I hate that feeling of an empty holster.

April 22, 2007, 11:08 AM
ah but gene the whole point is to try and change that

April 22, 2007, 11:19 AM
I need neither. I've got a 1911 on my hip at all times. No need to "reach" for anything - 'till it's over!


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