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Name that font?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:58 pm

Odd request but there's been odder, so here we go...

Take a look at the packaging on this toy rat:
http://www.tobar.co.uk/rubbery-rat

Can anyone tell me what font's getting used there? I saw it for the first time on a compilation album back in 2000 and have been looking for it ever since, it seems to be popping up in more and more places these days... It's taken sixteen years for me to think of looking for the answer online, whoops.


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Here it is, on said compilation:

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Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Thu Jul 28, 2016 4:03 pm

Isnt Jokerman is it?
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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Thu Jul 28, 2016 4:35 pm

Close, but definitely not:

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Post by Sureshot » Thu Jul 28, 2016 5:42 pm

Looks like GoodDog Cool: http://www.1001fonts.com/gooddog-cool-font.html

(PS, FontSquirrel's Font Identifier did the heavy lifting - I can't take all the credit. :lol:)

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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Thu Jul 28, 2016 9:06 pm

Oh fantastic awesome, I'm giving you ALL the credit for that :D
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Post by Megamixer » Fri Jul 29, 2016 12:11 pm

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Re: Name that font?

Post by Spirit of AHB » Fri Jul 29, 2016 3:48 pm

does anybody know what font this is? it comes from the back of a boxed football figure packet? (see link it is 3rd picture and it is on the bottom right where the font is i.e rangers)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Corinthian-RG ... SwQupXWLN5

p.s this is not my item or my listing im using it as an example to show what font i mean because i cant upload images of the font on my forum posts for some reason.

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Post by Liamh1982 » Fri Jul 29, 2016 4:39 pm

^ Looks a bit like an italic Palatino but I don't think it's an exact match.

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Post by Sureshot » Fri Jul 29, 2016 4:49 pm

Spirit of AHB wrote:does anybody know what font this is? it comes from the back of a boxed football figure packet? (see link it is 3rd picture and it is on the bottom right where the font is i.e rangers)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Corinthian-RG ... SwQupXWLN5

p.s this is not my item or my listing im using it as an example to show what font i mean because i cant upload images of the font on my forum posts for some reason.
*Waves magic hands*

Looks like Garamond Modern FS Ultra: https://www.fontspring.com/fonts/fontsi ... #specimens

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Post by the_hawk » Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:16 pm

On a side note...that looks NOTHING like Paul Gascoigne.
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Re: Name that font?

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Re: Name that font?

Post by Sureshot on Fri Jul 29, 2016 8:49 pm

Spirit of AHB wrote:
does anybody know what font this is? it comes from the back of a boxed football figure packet? (see link it is 3rd picture and it is on the bottom right where the font is i.e rangers)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Corinthian-RG ... SwQupXWLN5

p.s this is not my item or my listing im using it as an example to show what font i mean because i cant upload images of the font on my forum posts for some reason.



*Waves magic hands*

Looks like Garamond Modern FS Ultra: https://www.fontspring.com/fonts/fontsi ... #specimens
yes that the exact match many thanks :D
Re: Name that font?

Post by the_hawk on Fri Jul 29, 2016 10:16 pm
On a side note...that looks NOTHING like Paul Gascoigne.
i know but it has charm

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