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I'm in NYC. I need an Anti-Vampire T-Shirt by Saturday Morning. How can I do this?
posted by The Whelk to Shopping (19 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Glue a cross, or some garlic to one.
posted by lobstah at 6:19 AM on September 28, 2010


I was thinking more slogans but a cross is an idea.
posted by The Whelk at 6:24 AM on September 28, 2010


Go to Neighborhoodies and they'll put whatever text you want on a shirt. They also have a limited selection of shapes (for example a heart ♥).

My sample text:

Yo Vampires, I'm happy for you and I'ma let you finish, but Zombies are the best monsters of all time...of ALL TIME!
posted by 2bucksplus at 6:24 AM on September 28, 2010 [2 favorites]


The Vampire Freaks shop (189 Avenue A) should have a bunch of stuff with crosses on it. If not them then try Gothic Renaissance (108 4th Ave). Or, hell, just hit every t-shirt shop on 8th St. between 6th Ave and 2nd. You'll find something.
posted by griphus at 6:26 AM on September 28, 2010 [1 favorite]


Keep an eye out for a Sunnydale High School tshirt.
posted by carsonb at 6:30 AM on September 28, 2010


It's Tuesday. Go to any POD site (I like Skreend, but they aren't local to you,) upload your custom graphics, put it on a shirt, pay for two-day shipping. You can have crosses AND a slogan, if you want.
posted by SMPA at 6:43 AM on September 28, 2010


Don't forget to ring the collar with crosses. Just in case the pale bastards try to sneak up on you!

Slogan-wise, I've always been a fan of "No Oil For Blood! Fight the Robo-Vampiric Complex!"
posted by robocop is bleeding at 6:50 AM on September 28, 2010


Boil a shirt in lots and lots of garlic, hang it out to dry -- do not rinse it -- and then put it on.
posted by pracowity at 7:11 AM on September 28, 2010


Slogans
No Fang Zone
Do I have a stake in my pants, or am I just happy to see you ?
My Blood Type is V Negative
Vampires Suck !

Visual
A set of fangs with the red circle and slash over them.
A picture of Christopher Lee " " "
A series of little vampire silhouettes crossed out ( think WWII planes)
posted by lobstah at 7:12 AM on September 28, 2010


Searching for anti-vampire rights slogans yields some good ones, but perhaps too limited to their particular audience, with the exception of the cheeky, "Vampires Suck". That would make a fab T-Shirt.
posted by girlpublisher at 7:14 AM on September 28, 2010


Any decent craft store, or your neighborhood Staples/OfficeMax, will carry inkjet-printable iron-on T-shirt transfer paper. Acquire some of this paper, design a clever logo in MsPaint or Photoshop or whatever you've got, print, trim, iron onto a nice plain T, and you're good to go.
posted by Bardolph at 7:38 AM on September 28, 2010


You could get this shipped with next-day service...
posted by JoanArkham at 7:53 AM on September 28, 2010


As a nod to True Blood, you could go with "God Hates Fangs".
posted by quin at 8:01 AM on September 28, 2010 [2 favorites]


Use fabric paint to write on the shirt "VAN HELSING IS MY CO-PILOT"
posted by Greg Nog at 8:58 AM on September 28, 2010


Last time I was at a Borders book store, they had True Blood merchandise. Might check there for a t-shirt.
posted by misha at 9:57 AM on September 28, 2010


If you come up with your own design and print it in black & white, Pearl Paint on Canal will make you an "instant" silkscreen for printing on anything you want to print on (which will require ink and a squeegee, which you can also get at Pearl.) That's easiest with one color but you could also do multi-colors by separating them out.
posted by xueexueg at 10:18 AM on September 28, 2010


years ago, friend of mine supported himself for a summer selling shirts that said:

vampires aren't real
grow up
posted by 5_13_23_42_69_666 at 4:47 PM on September 28, 2010


So this is what you did

the Anti-Vampire t-shirts I made via transfer were:

GOD HATES FANGS"

"VAN HELSING IS MY CO-PILOT"

"LET THE SUNSHINE IN"

and

"FRIENDS DON'T LET FRIENDS EAT FRIENDS"

they all ended up as giveaways
posted by The Whelk at 10:41 PM on October 31, 2010


Oh and THE T-SHIRT IN QUESTION
posted by The Whelk at 9:51 PM on April 4, 2011


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