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Michael, how nice that you took that over. I see lots of colors for the shirts and a wide range of sizes available. I wish there were extended sizes for women, however. I would love to buy a woman's shirt that is big enough to be loose on me. The men's shirts are always tight in those womanly places. An XL men's shirt fits everywhere but the top of me. Not sure what size I should buy for the unisex shirts. Wow, love the colors!
 

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glad to see these are so popular, especially with the low low price Michael is able to produce them for!
 

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After being 'asked' to leave a Vidanta presentation for wearing my 'I paid more for this T-shirt' shirt, a simple pocket sized TUG oval might have to be included in the TS wardrobe.
Would you be willing to share your experience? I will be wearing this tshirt to Wyndham Riverside Suites in a month, and then to Wyndham's in Flagstaff, Sedona, Durango and Taos in September!!! I would like to be prepared for what they say/do...
 

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I wish there were extended sizes for women, however. I would love to buy a woman's shirt that is big enough to be loose on me. The men's shirts are always tight in those womanly places. An XL men's shirt fits everywhere but the top of me. Not sure what size I should buy for the unisex shirts. Wow, love the colors!
I wish there were, too, but I'm stuck with what Amazon makes available in this service.

I do offer larger women's sizes in the ones we print ourselves, but only in limited colors. We can't do these designs ourselves, though, because they have too many ink colors. Amazon uses a different technology, so it's no problem for them.

Women's Cut tees are a love/hate thing for us. When we offer both, most women seem to prefer the Unisex (same as Men's) tees, and we get fewer returns and size complaints about them. And then you have the issue of having to go up a size or two with most Women's Cuts. Nobody wants to do that. We stopped bringing Women's Cut tees to shows. Only Unisex.
 

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Would you be willing to share your experience?
Not that much to it. I wore the 'I paid more for this shirt than I did for my timeshare' to a Vidanta (Mexican) presentation in order to get the promised cash and discount from the entire bill we would charge to the room. I was told that it was 'offensive' and that I could either change the shirt or the presentation was off. Along with the goodies. By then, of course, they knew where I stood and the presentation didn't take long. We got the perks and the sales staff steered a fairly wide course around me when I was out on the grounds. I DID wear the shirt again during the stay, just not in an 'official' meeting. It made a fine 'pool cover-up'. :)

I can't speak to how (or if) it will be dealt with at any of the places you say you'll be wearing it. Sounds like fun, though.

Jim
 

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Would you be willing to share your experience? I will be wearing this tshirt to Wyndham Riverside Suites in a month, and then to Wyndham's in Flagstaff, Sedona, Durango and Taos in September!!! I would like to be prepared for what they say/do...
Flag & Sedona will be easy. Very low pressure at the PP desks. One NO works. Both are run by same sales Management. No idea about the NM locations however.
 

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Not that much to it. I wore the 'I paid more for this shirt than I did for my timeshare' to a Vidanta (Mexican) presentation in order to get the promised cash and discount from the entire bill we would charge to the room. I was told that it was 'offensive' and that I could either change the shirt or the presentation was off. Along with the goodies. By then, of course, they knew where I stood and the presentation didn't take long. We got the perks and the sales staff steered a fairly wide course around me when I was out on the grounds. I DID wear the shirt again during the stay, just not in an 'official' meeting. It made a fine 'pool cover-up'. :)

I can't speak to how (or if) it will be dealt with at any of the places you say you'll be wearing it. Sounds like fun, though.

Jim
What a great way to ensure a short, sweet Owner's Update! I love it!
 

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Not that much to it. I wore the 'I paid more for this shirt than I did for my timeshare' to a Vidanta (Mexican) presentation in order to get the promised cash and discount from the entire bill we would charge to the room. I was told that it was 'offensive' and that I could either change the shirt or the presentation was off. Along with the goodies. By then, of course, they knew where I stood and the presentation didn't take long. We got the perks and the sales staff steered a fairly wide course around me when I was out on the grounds. I DID wear the shirt again during the stay, just not in an 'official' meeting. It made a fine 'pool cover-up'. :)

I can't speak to how (or if) it will be dealt with at any of the places you say you'll be wearing it. Sounds like fun, though.

Jim
Thanks! I have 2 X 2 BR's and 2 X 1 BR's for a family getaway reserved (at least they still show up under My Vacations) for 3 nights the end of July at WRS on the San Antonio Riverwalk. I just ordered my third shirt, and will be wearing them. I will report back!
 

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Flag & Sedona will be easy. Very low pressure at the PP desks. One NO works. Both are run by same sales Management. No idea about the NM locations however.
I will report in with a description of the reactions I get!
 

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T-shirts look great. Unfortunately they can't be shipped outside the USA, so not available to Canadian members. :(

I, too, would be interested in a pocket-sized logo style of shirt as well as the regular style, but suspect the shipping issue is still going to be a problem.
 

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I went to purchase the "Keep Calm and Buy Resale" t-shirt from Hip Together and my Google Chrome browser sent me a security warning that the web site is hot sure (doesn't use HTTPS?).

Anyone else have the same issue?

Greg
 

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I went to purchase the "Keep Calm and Buy Resale" t-shirt from Hip Together and my Google Chrome browser sent me a security warning that the web site is hot sure (doesn't use HTTPS?).

Anyone else have the same issue?

Greg
Sorry, the SSL certificate expired a few days ago and I haven't updated it yet. It's safe to order.

UPDATE: Renewed the SSL certificate but waiting for it to be reflected.
 
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T-shirts look great. Unfortunately they can't be shipped outside the USA, so not available to Canadian members. :(

I, too, would be interested in a pocket-sized logo style of shirt as well as the regular style, but suspect the shipping issue is still going to be a problem.
Amazon says they plan on expanding the program outside of the US at some point in the future, but I don't have any details about a timeframe. If you do any travel in the US, you could have it sent to one of your destinations.

The Keep Calm design sold on HipTogether.com can be shipped to Canada. The shopping cart should show the actual shipping costs.
 

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It's come to my attention that the shirt has been removed from Amazon. I've contacted Amazon to get more details. Hopefully, we'll have this cleared up shortly.

I had also submitted four logo t-shirts to Amazon (both a pocket and chest print of both the island and oval TUG logos). Three are still under review and one is rejected, possibly for trademark issues. Amazon likes to know that copyrighted designs submitted to them are used with permission of the rights holders. I've sent them a link to this thread so that they can see that it is authorized.

Working on getting it back up ASAP. It's possible that the links will change.
 

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Three of the four logo shirts are now live, and it looks like the fourth one is approved and will be up shortly. You can find them all here:

Official TUG Shirts on Amazon

I'm still waiting to hear back from Amazon about the "I Paid More" shirt.
 

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I went to purchase the "Keep Calm and Buy Resale" t-shirt from Hip Together and my Google Chrome browser sent me a security warning that the web site is hot sure (doesn't use HTTPS?).

Anyone else have the same issue?

Greg
New SSL Certificate is now live, so you can check out securely!
 

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Updated the original post with the link to all 4 options.
 

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Just waiting till I have a large enough order to get one with free shipping. We don't have Prime and don't buy a lot from Amazon.
 

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Here's what I would love--a shirt with the "Keep Calm" on the *back* rather than emblazoned across the front. I have enough features on the front my own self. ;) Would that be possible? I love the message--and I also really like the pocket-logo shirts--and I keep thinking---put those two together!! :D
 

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Here's what I would love--a shirt with the "Keep Calm" on the *back* rather than emblazoned across the front. I have enough features on the front my own self. ;) Would that be possible? I love the message--and I also really like the pocket-logo shirts--and I keep thinking---put those two together!! :D
We print the Keep Calm shirts ourselves, and can easily put the print on the back instead of the front. If you order from our web site, put a note during checkout that you would like the print on the back instead of the print.

Amazon prints the logo shirts, so there's no real way for us to combine the two.
 
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