Scouts-L Mail Archive for June of 1999: Re: Garfield
Thu, 24 Jun 1999 11:30:29 PDT
I just want to say, "ME TOO". I think this is one a lot of people on the
list will want. Please post to the list so we can share.
Cubmaster, Pack 1878
>From: Karl Ward <krward@EARTHLINK.NET>
>Reply-To: Karl Ward <krward@EARTHLINK.NET>
>Date: Thu, 24 Jun 1999 09:14:16 -0500
>No, I'm not trying to open up the debate about the use of Garfield. The
>wiser-heads-than-mine on Scouts-L have convinced me that we can take this
>little putty-tat and put him to good use. Thanks for giving me the brain
>fuel to re-examine my too-adult reaction to him when he burst upon the Blue
>and Gold scene.
>I'd just like to know how I can get my hands on some images to use in this
>promotion. I realize that Garfield and Odie are property of the PAWS
>organization, but is there any clipart readily available for Scout use? I
>have copies of the flyers and handouts but, come on! Garfield saluting;
>Garfield giving the Cub Scout sign; Garfield and Odie roasting weinies over
>the fire? These are great and, of course, well drawn but these images
>appeal to parents -- not to 7-year-olds. Are there any of Garfield
>or camping or hiking or taking aim with bow and arrow? That's what I'd put
>on a handout for a school rally!
>Now, before you ask, there was a disk of Garfield clipart that arrived at
>the Council office. The files were, however, in a format that I don't
>recognise and neither do my publisher or word processor. What is a file
>with a .ART extension?
>If anyone has opened these files and can possibly convert them to .bmp,
>..jpg, .gif or even .pcx, would you please send them to me? Or if there
>any additional pieces available on the web anywhere, could someone let me
>know where? Thanks.
>Training Chairman, Ecunchatee District
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