PHOTOSHOP THREAD: Thanks, M.A. Larson!

Where only the shiniest of threads are preserved for all to see.

Moderator: Forum Moderators

PHOTOSHOP THREAD: Thanks, M.A. Larson!

Post by Wylie (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:54 am

There might be enough of these for a thread, so I'll throw one up and see if it sticks. (Edit: The previous sentence turns out to be the largest understatement since Noah's weather forecast said "isolated showers.")

You know the scene in every late-night commercial that shows people completely unable to cope with difficult concepts like cooking spaghetti or sitting down with a bowl of Cheetos, usually in ominous black-and-white? Well, people have been turning those into .gifs with the caption at the end, "THANKS, OBAMA" - the joke (which I'm now way over-explaining in the hopes that you won't notice that I'm terrible at making gifs and don't have one of my own to post) being that all of these things are Obama's fault somehow.

Well, we have a new scapegoat: M.A. Larson. Let's blame him for Alicorn Twilight, Alicorn Big Macintosh, Alicorn Scootaloo (still can't fly), you name it!

There's already a few submissions, because you guys are crazy fast and awesome! :awesomedash:

Another Brick in the Stall wrote:Image


PictishBeast wrote:Image


Maybe there'll be more? You make the call!
Last edited by Wylie on Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:54 am, edited 1 time in total.
ImageImage :fancyhat:
Wylie
User avatar
Rarity's Roughnecks
Joined: Jun 08, 2011
Gender: Male

Post by ABitS (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:23 am

Image
ABitS
User avatar
Party soft :yay:
Stare Masters
Joined: Oct 16, 2012
Location: Washington
Gender: Male

Post by jamartinezm (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:27 am

Another Brick in the Stall wrote:Image


A++
jamartinezm
User avatar
\m/
Joined: Jan 20, 2012
Gender: Male

Post by Wylie (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:08 am

Had to do this. I can't believe it turned out as well as it did, frankly.

Image

(M.A. Larson, if you get linked here: I believe in you, buddy. All this is with much love for your work.)
Last edited by Wylie on Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:42 am, edited 1 time in total.
ImageImage :fancyhat:
Wylie
User avatar
Rarity's Roughnecks
Joined: Jun 08, 2011
Gender: Male

Post by EquestriaGuy (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:32 am

Wylie wrote:Had to do this. I can't believe it turned out as well as it did, frankly.

Image


This one is seriously funny.
follow me on twitter https://twitter.com/garethrogue
Image
EquestriaGuy
User avatar
Joined: Oct 12, 2012
Gender: Male

Post by Killing Vector (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:13 am

Image
ImageImageImageImage
Killing Vector
User avatar
Faithful Students
Joined: May 23, 2011
Gender: Male

Post by EquestriaGuy (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:40 am


This is /mlp/ and ponychan's exact reaction. Now someone ponify this by putting Twilycorn on the screen. It'd be hilarious if a compilation of various maze reactions were ponified and made into one long video.
follow me on twitter https://twitter.com/garethrogue
Image
EquestriaGuy
User avatar
Joined: Oct 12, 2012
Gender: Male

Post by InC (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:30 am

Image
InC
User avatar
Princesses of Soul
Joined: Feb 27, 2012
Location: France

Post by brakeless (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:24 am

You are a god.
Image
brakeless
User avatar
sports
Applejack Aces
Joined: Apr 22, 2011

Post by drunkill (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:46 am

Alright guys Larson is watching, let's step up the game. I'll try work on something later tonight
https://twitter.com/drunkill/status/297 ... nid=27+227
Image

Edit:
Image
:gotcha: :allright: :speakest:
Kent Brockman wrote:“One thing is for certain: there is no stopping them; the Alicorns will soon be here. And I for one welcome our new insect Princess overlords. I’d like to remind them that as a trusted TV personality, I can be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground sugar crystal caves.”
drunkill
User avatar
Best sports banner
Joined: Feb 14, 2011
Location: Australia

Post by MasterOfKnees (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 12:47 pm

InC wrote:Image


What in the actual living world of hay did I just see?
MasterOfKnees
User avatar
Joined: Jun 08, 2012
Location: Denmark
Gender: Male

Post by cathead (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:49 pm

There's a subreddit devoted to gifs of those silly commercial bits so if you're looking for some ideas it might be a good place to check.

edit: Welp here's my contribution:

Image

(Also I'm with Wylie, Larson has my full support on this and I'm looking forward to whatever he's got in store for us.)
cathead
User avatar
Once Smitten Twice Fluttershy
Joined: Feb 14, 2011

Post by Luneshot (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 3:03 pm

Here's a couple albums full of those infomercial .gifs- most of the good ones have already been used, but I'm sure you guys can come up with other stuff.

http://imgur.com/a/O8Ahj
http://imgur.com/gallery/yB2Fx

edit: welp, I'm an idiot. Didn't notice that cathead had already linked them. Oh well. :-/
Luneshot
User avatar
formerly Herr General
Night Mares
Joined: Oct 21, 2011
Location: Ohio
Gender: Male
  • Website
  • Skype

Post by ABitS (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:10 pm

drunkill wrote:Alright guys Larson is watching, let's step up the game. I'll try work on something later tonight
https://twitter.com/drunkill/status/297 ... nid=27+227
Image


Hahaha, that rules.

Image
ABitS
User avatar
Party soft :yay:
Stare Masters
Joined: Oct 16, 2012
Location: Washington
Gender: Male

Post by PictishBeast (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:47 pm

M.A. Larson made this guy spill his chips. Thanks, M.A. Larson! :rainbert:

Image
PictishBeast
User avatar
Rarity's Roughnecks
Joined: Aug 13, 2012
Gender: Male

Post by InC (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:53 pm

Still not a commercial, but I had to make this. :-P

Image


Art by Pixelkitties.
InC
User avatar
Princesses of Soul
Joined: Feb 27, 2012
Location: France

Post by PictishBeast (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:56 pm

Kent Brockman wrote:“One thing is for certain: there is no stopping them; the Alicorns will soon be here. And I for one welcome our new insect Princess overlords. I’d like to remind them that as a trusted TV personality, I can be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground sugar crystal caves.”


Image
PictishBeast
User avatar
Rarity's Roughnecks
Joined: Aug 13, 2012
Gender: Male

Post by Gravenstein (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:44 pm

Sort of going a different direction here:

Image
Gravenstein
User avatar
♫♪I've got the music in me!♫♪
Stare Masters
Joined: Mar 15, 2012
Location: jerktown, USA
Gender: Male

Post by Headless Horse (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:05 pm

Drunkill you should have warned the poor guy that this was a spoiler thread before linking him to it.

Oh wait
Headless Horse
User avatar
one, two
one, two
Faithful Students
Joined: May 23, 2011

Post by FlareShard (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:12 pm



Thanks, M.A. Larson! :pcstare:
ImageImageImageImage
ImageImageImageImage
FlareShard
User avatar
litter-ally.
Applejack Aces
Joined: Dec 10, 2011
Location: Meow meow meow
Gender: Female
  • Website
  • Website

Post by Wylie (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:24 pm

M.A. Larson retweeted my gif.

I, I just don't even...

So much :yay:
ImageImage :fancyhat:
Wylie
User avatar
Rarity's Roughnecks
Joined: Jun 08, 2011
Gender: Male

Post by Quanta (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:51 pm



Thanks, M.A. Larson. :yay:
Quanta
User avatar
Apple Artisans
Joined: Sep 27, 2011
Gender: Male

Post by The Ghost Of Ember (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:46 pm

It's not just ponies who worship Princesses

Image

These ants have been trained to design and build an igloo using tiny blocks of ice.

Once the Igloo is complete, they go inside to praise the princess.

We'll come back to the Princesses later, until then, thanks, M. A. Larson.

Tharson.
Image
The Ghost Of Ember
User avatar
ASK ME ABOUT HOW MUCH BETTER I AM THAN EVERYPONY
Semper Pie
Joined: Jun 09, 2011
Gender: Male

Post by SlateSlabrock (?) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:55 pm

The Ghost Of Ember wrote:We'll come back to the Princesses later, until then, thanks, M. A. Larson.

Tharson.

:flutterdear:
SlateSlabrock
User avatar
Celestia's Champions
Joined: Feb 14, 2011

Post by Dal (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:07 am

Hey can we get a goldmine subforum so we can stick this thread in it after the finale?
Undecided wrote:Every time you write a story I can't help but sigh, because I know I'm gong to lose another man card.
Image
Dal
User avatar
Praise the Sun
Celestia's Champions
Joined: Aug 08, 2011
Gender: Male
  • Website

Post by londonarbuckle (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:24 am

The Ghost Of Ember wrote:It's not just ponies who worship Princesses

Image

These ants have been trained to design and build an igloo using tiny blocks of ice.

Once the Igloo is complete, they go inside to praise the princess.

We'll come back to the Princesses later, until then, thanks, M. A. Larson.

Tharson.


Does this mean M.A. Larson's creation is going to cause his own demise? :nngh:

Bless you, Larson.

Blarson.
londonarbuckle
User avatar
Then I'm throwing dice in the pasture Twilight Sparkle comes up and she's, like, "Hey, I thought I told you..." And I'm, like, "yeah, whatever!"
Princesses of Soul
Joined: Oct 17, 2011
Location: ABQ
Gender: Female
  • Website
  • Skype

Post by Luneshot (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:27 am

RIP M.A. Larson: murdered by a magical flying purple unicorn.

Your choice on whether you think it was intentional or not. :gotcha:
Luneshot
User avatar
formerly Herr General
Night Mares
Joined: Oct 21, 2011
Location: Ohio
Gender: Male
  • Website
  • Skype

Post by The Doctor (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:34 am

Image
The Doctor
User avatar
Turner Of All Things Timey Wimey
Celestia's Champions
Joined: May 05, 2011
Location: Time And Space
Gender: Male
  • Website

Post by Hi! (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 1:37 am

Turns out I have no idea how to use after effects.

Image

Edit: This one got me kicked out of a synch stream, but it was kinda worth it.

Image
Last edited by Hi! on Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:44 am, edited 1 time in total.
Hi!
User avatar
We Like Spike
Joined: Nov 10, 2011
Gender: Male
  • Website

Post by Pretorius (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:42 am

Well, those new wings probably make the figurine a lot heavier! :smirk:

Image



And just for the sake of silliness...

Image
Pretorius
Joined: Dec 10, 2012
Gender: Male

Post by londonarbuckle (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:48 am

Someone do one of that commercial where the guy kills himself with a q-tip
londonarbuckle
User avatar
Then I'm throwing dice in the pasture Twilight Sparkle comes up and she's, like, "Hey, I thought I told you..." And I'm, like, "yeah, whatever!"
Princesses of Soul
Joined: Oct 17, 2011
Location: ABQ
Gender: Female
  • Website
  • Skype

Post by blasmeister (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:02 am

This is a wonderful thread. Voted 5, went hogwild. :milkshake:
Image
ImageImageImageImage
blasmeister
User avatar
There's no stopping me
Semper Pie
Joined: Sep 15, 2011
Gender: Male

Post by Luneshot (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:21 am

There's so much comedy gold in this thread that it may as well be Fort Knox. I'd contribute, but I have no ideas.
Luneshot
User avatar
formerly Herr General
Night Mares
Joined: Oct 21, 2011
Location: Ohio
Gender: Male
  • Website
  • Skype

Post by Headless Horse (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:21 am

How did it take this forum this long to find its true calling. :-D
Headless Horse
User avatar
one, two
one, two
Faithful Students
Joined: May 23, 2011

Post by Luneshot (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:35 am

Headless Horse wrote:How did it take this forum this long to find its true calling. :-D


Well, this forum has been around for about two years. But judging by the rate at which the photoshopping spread, I predict the entire site will be nothing but pony photoshop contests by mid-March.

Also, Larson should totally join the site incognito and speculate with the rest of us, while permanently locking his expression like this. :gotcha:
Luneshot
User avatar
formerly Herr General
Night Mares
Joined: Oct 21, 2011
Location: Ohio
Gender: Male
  • Website
  • Skype

Post by Fontra (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:43 am

Oh man, I got to get in on this. Time to learn how to use photoshop!
Last edited by Fontra on Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:53 am, edited 1 time in total.
ImageImageImageImage
http://i.imgur.com/OvmwSzj.png <---Updated timeline
Image Image
Fontra
User avatar
Aaaaaaaaay
Forums Shittiest Poster
Joined: May 15, 2011
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Gender: Male

Post by The Ghost Of Ember (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:20 am

Now, let's rejoin the ants, and see how they're settling into their worship.

A change has taken place. The igloo appears to have melted. Perhaps a brand new Princess left up the sun for too long.

M. A. Larson, M.A. Larson, what hast thou done?

Image

Fortunately, ants are an excellent drink garnish.

Bless you M.A. Larson,

Blarson.
Image
The Ghost Of Ember
User avatar
ASK ME ABOUT HOW MUCH BETTER I AM THAN EVERYPONY
Semper Pie
Joined: Jun 09, 2011
Gender: Male

Post by ozone (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:21 am

I approve of this thread. :ponynet:
ozone
User avatar
BRO DOWN
Semper Pie
Joined: May 05, 2011
Location: shoving nerds in lockers
  • Website

Post by Hi! (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:29 am

He doesn't seem to be taking this very well.

Image
Last edited by Hi! on Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:12 am, edited 3 times in total.
Hi!
User avatar
We Like Spike
Joined: Nov 10, 2011
Gender: Male
  • Website

Post by kefkafloyd (?) » Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:41 am

PictishBeast wrote:Image


I still don't think this one can be topped. It's all about the implication.

Alicorn Twi: Not mom approved. :shocktavia:
kefkafloyd
User avatar
The jig is up, the news is out,
they've finally found me
Rarity's Roughnecks
Joined: Feb 14, 2011
Location: Horse Pun For Boston
Gender: Male
  • Website
  • Skype

Next

Return to Canterlot Gem Mine

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest