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ravells
09-21-2010, 03:41 PM
It's not original, but I had to do something...

Here's my first WIP (drawing the city took about an hour, doing the labelling & anagrams through the generator is a slog (6 hours so far) and not much fun and there's still a ton of streets to do) Most of the anagrams aren't even that funny. Still, I like 'Hooter Tormentors' . I guess that now I've started I'll stay with it for the want of a better idea.

jtougas
09-21-2010, 05:23 PM
* wipes eyes and gasps for breath*...not funny??..are you kidding it's killing me just to read it.:)

Marken4
09-21-2010, 05:23 PM
Genius, but not interesting before you zoom in and read the labels

ravells
09-21-2010, 05:36 PM
Phew....thanks for the encouragement. I've only visited NYC once, so I have no idea if the anagrams are hitting the mark given the places / streets etc. It is all about the labels, but I think it needs something more before it becomes a decent entry....not sure what though!

Thanks again, this was feeling like a thankless task.

torstan
09-21-2010, 05:45 PM
Littlest tweeters and smutty rearers are my favourites so far :) I love it as an idea. It ould be nice to have some anagrams of the larger areas - like the hudson river and perhaps even Manhattan - so that viewers can see the concept at a glance and then they'll be drawn in to look at all the detail.

Keep up the good work!

ravells
09-21-2010, 06:38 PM
Great Idea, Torstan, will do. On a more serious note the two around ground zero (Severest Yet 'Vesey Street' and Bitterly Terse 'Liberty Street') seem kind of right too.

cereth
09-21-2010, 07:14 PM
Very awesome idea! "Ate Dentures" and "Erect Rotters" are my favs :)

Juggernaut1981
09-21-2010, 07:26 PM
I'm disturbed by the fact there is the intersection of Hottest Smear and Waterway Bods. I'm sure there is a "Not Safe For Work" movie about something like that...

Avengeil
09-22-2010, 08:43 AM
Very nice idea and I like the fact that there are so many streets that it's hard for somebody looking at the map to run short of anagrams(even though that's not necessarily good for you:))

Redrobes
09-22-2010, 09:23 AM
Superb. I bet you'll be the one getting sales off of this one.

More... more...

ravells
09-24-2010, 10:49 AM
Cheers all! Finally finished the anagrams for all the streets....Just the districts, notable buildings and larger labels to do and then I'll look at giving the map a style in keeping with the content I guess.

Steel General
09-24-2010, 11:45 AM
"Truest Creeps" - My new favorite! :D

ravells
10-31-2010, 08:02 AM
### Latest WIP ###

Final Version I think.

tilt
10-31-2010, 09:46 AM
wow.. missed this one until today... great fun and a great idea :)

Redrobes
10-31-2010, 02:29 PM
Just superb - I think this will generate lots of interest.

ravells
10-31-2010, 02:38 PM
Thanks guys. The style is very simple, but I'm glad you liked the idea!