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Isn't that a bit overly colorful? If I remember correctly, my sister's passport that she only got 2 years ago (I don't have one yet) just has beige pages with guillochet line patterns all over them or something. It looks just as boring as any other official document.

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Jipí wrote:Isn't that a bit overly colorful? If I remember correctly, my sister's passport that she only got 2 years ago (I don't have one yet) just has beige pages with guillochet line patterns all over them or something. It looks just as boring as any other official document.
Possibly, though the US, new UK, and Swiss passports (which I based this one off of) are all quite colorful and/or intricately designed. For example, here's a page from my current US passport:
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Red, white, and blue, but not very drab and dull.

(On the other hand, the German one is, indeed, quite boring.)
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vampireshark wrote: (On the other hand, the German one is, indeed, quite boring.)
I definitely agree - the Slovene one has a pretty interesting collection of "national artefacts", such as a classical statue of Europa and a set of runes used for identifying the ownership of cheese wheels, using several different colors for the lines - green, red, etc. But as far as your pic is concerned, the red-and-green thingies on the borders definitely seem a bit too much!

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Salthan main divines, based on a template on the Nationstates forum.

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(I realized that I used the "female" templete for all of them, even males, which makes them look funny even if female Salthans don't have breasts. I need to fix. :P)

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They look like a cross between a crocodile and a duck.

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My little bro said they look duck-like too. :P Unfortunitly, I'm not really that great of an artist. :P

Actually, looking it does look really duck-bill like. Maybe I can fix the shape to look less like a green bill, but later, it's late. :P

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You do not want to mess with the ducks. They may not be Orlanthi, but they are strong warriors who fight the forces of Chaos and don't cause trouble.

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Fixed it to be less duck-like now. :P

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vampireshark wrote: (On the other hand, the German one is, indeed, quite boring.)
I definitely agree - the Slovene one has a pretty interesting collection of "national artefacts", such as a classical statue of Europa and a set of runes used for identifying the ownership of cheese wheels, using several different colors for the lines - green, red, etc. But as far as your pic is concerned, the red-and-green thingies on the borders definitely seem a bit too much!
Yeah, I should probably reduce their size/eliminate them altogether. Color is more secure, but, in thinking about it, too much color would make printing the document quite a bit more expensive. Which is not good. That'll probably be for the next round of reworking the passport which'll probably be this summer when I'm incredibly bored and depressed about not being in France or Europe in general.
Interestingly, I wasn't posting the picture for the passport: I was posting it to show off the visa.

On the topic of real-life passports, I vaguely remember seeing a page or two of the Slovene passport (actually, here, but I don't know if that's the most recent version), and it's definitely pretty and different. As a random question, though, is there a functional difference between "Slovene" and "Slovenian", or are they mutually equivalent?
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vampireshark wrote:On the topic of real-life passports, I vaguely remember seeing a page or two of the Slovene passport (actually, here, but I don't know if that's the most recent version), and it's definitely pretty and different. As a random question, though, is there a functional difference between "Slovene" and "Slovenian", or are they mutually equivalent?
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vampireshark wrote: On the topic of real-life passports, I vaguely remember seeing a page or two of the Slovene passport (actually, here, but I don't know if that's the most recent version), and it's definitely pretty and different. As a random question, though, is there a functional difference between "Slovene" and "Slovenian", or are they mutually equivalent?
I think they're used pretty much interchangeably... I strictly use Slovene whenever I'm talking about the language and for the nationality ("a Slovene"), although this might just be a pet peeve of mine. As an adjective, I appear to be switching quite a lot between "Slovene" and "Slovenian" though. Probably depending on such arbitrary considerations as stress position and the number of syllables in the surrounding words...

EDIT: that's the latest version of the passport AFAIK; green and blue more than red and blue (I think the latter was in the earlier, pre-biometric version).

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Updated my "divines" images again, fixing the gender of the male divines to be more male-ish, tweeked the colors a little and added three lesser divines.

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close, I based it on Malayalam, although that one's probably more similar
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Looks nice

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Translation series done. And I even put some effort in a more elaborate recording with sound samples and stuff, lookit/hearit!

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I didn't draw it, but I painted it. :)

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Why not black/white tributes or dyslectic/non-dyslectic tributes or German/non-German tributes or something?
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Because Viki is an oppressor who likes nothing more than to invisibilize non-binary people.

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Astraios wrote:Because Viki is an oppressor who likes nothing more than to invisibilize non-binary people.
Please take this up with Suzanne Collins. Apparently in Panem transgender people are forced into a gender binary, likely their birth gender. This is a dictatorship, does it really surprise you?
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