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Offline SquarishTriangle

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Where do I write in a greeting card?
« on: 30/03/2008 05:53:11 »
Nothing to do with anything science, but hoping someone might help me out here... The printed text inside a greeting card is almost always in the middle of the right side. Particularly when the text is the punchline to the joke on the front of the card, should I keep all of my own writing below the text, leaving a huge space at the top...or write both above and below the text and risk distracting the reader's attention from the punchline? I could possibly write on the left side of the card, but it doesn't seem quite right to me.

...or am I just thinking about this too much?

What do you guys think?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 30/03/2008 06:41:31 »
If you want to write your own message, it might be better to use a card that does not have its own message in it (it is not that difficult to find cards without any message).
 

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« Reply #2 on: 30/03/2008 15:20:49 »
It depends on how much you want to write.  If its very long, then by all means write on the left side of the card. 

If it's just a few lines, write it just below the text on the inside of the card. 

.....and yes, you're overthinking it. ;D
 

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« Reply #3 on: 30/03/2008 18:34:41 »
Yup, I agree with Carolyn 100%..

Even that last sentence she wrote ;D
 

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« Reply #4 on: 30/03/2008 20:50:02 »
I always write on the RHS. I put the 'TO' bit above the text and the 'FROM' bit under the text. If it is a joke card people will naturally ignore your bit until they have laughed themselves silly at the amazing wit of these people that are employed to make card jokes. How can I get a job like that. It sounds like a doss to me.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 31/03/2008 00:39:50 »
I would love to write greeting cards.. LOL!

I also do the same in writing on my cards as does Make it lady!
 

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« Reply #6 on: 31/03/2008 08:28:25 »
Lol alrighty. Thank you everyone! I did realise I was overthinking it...but that still didn't bring me any closer to deciding where to write. :) Anyway, I've gone with putting everything under the text on the RHS.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 31/03/2008 08:59:03 »
I don't know why we write a 'to/dear' bit.. they know their name.

while we are at it what is the time limit for keeping cards?  I go three days then they get binned...
 

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« Reply #8 on: 31/03/2008 14:04:43 »
I have mine up for a couple of weeks as it makes me feel loved.
 

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