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New T-Shirt Notice: "Younger Than McCain"

The “Younger Than McCain” t-shirt by Geoff Ponnath will be for sale on the home page starting at Midnight (12:00am US CST) August 1st to August 14th.

“Hey, what’s your shirt mean?”
“It’s a collage of things that are younger than Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain. I’m stepping into history with this campaign t-shirt as America readies its oldest presidential candidate, ever. ”
“Wow, that’s cool, I’m really jealous.”
“Yeah, you look really jealous.”

The collage:

  • Frozen Waffles
  • McDonald’s
  • Alaska
  • Oral Contraceptives
  • The Discovery of DNA
  • Israel
  • Scrabble
  • The Hindenburg
  • Margaritas
  • The Slinky
  • Superman
  • The 6-Pack
  • SPAM
  • The US Postal Service’s Zip Code System
  • The Discovery of Plutonium
  • TV Dinners
  • Automatic Transmissions
  • The AARP
  • The CIA
  • The Shopping Cart
  • The Golden Gate Bridge
  • Duct Tape

[Tip of the hat to .]

If you like this design, let us know in the comments. If you hate it, tell us why. The more feedback we get, the better.

Featured Designer: Geoff Ponnath

Geoff Ponnath is our latest featured designer.

Geoff is from Kansas City, Kansas and spends his days at Voltage Creative as a designer and his evenings with his fiance, Beth, who shares his love of pizza, naps, alpacas, and fine Batman films. He celebrated his 75th birthday last December. Please remember to vote for him in the 2012 presidential election.

Geoff’s premier design for 200 Nipples, Younger Than McCain, will be available for sale on August 1st.

First Shirts Are In!!!

We got our first shipment of shirts this morning and they look great! It took much longer to get this first batch in since we had to work out some kinks in our proof approval process and such. But we’ve got it down now and the “One Shirts” that were ordered during beta testing will go Monday!

All The Comments Fit To Print...

And, most assuredly, some that aren’t.

At the behest of a user, I’ve opened up comments on all blog posts. Enjoy…

(If there’s anything else you’d like, let us know we’ll try to deliver as long as I don’t have to open a vein or something.)

New Feature: The Gallery Is Live

I built The Archives section of the site last night. It will be the place to get all vital statistics, and pictures of, shirts that we have sold in the past. Right now it only contains our beta test shirt, but it will fill up as we keep moving along…

Look Who's Talking: External Discussion of 200Nipples

200Nipples is making some (small) waves out and about on the net. Check out some of the external stuff going on:

We've Got Comments!

Oooooooh, look at how web 2.0 we are. We’ve got comments. We can have a community…

I’ve added some commenting to the blog, but only on the new design announcements. This is where discussions on each new design will take place. The first design announcement, and hence, the first place you can comment is here. Now, go make me some user generated content, so I can stop spending every free minute I have populating this site.

Oh, and in a brutal stroke of irony: At 7:37am on July 2nd, 2008, in The Power & Light District, downtown Kansas City, the stoplights aren’t working.

Launch: The First 24 Hours


Welcome to what is now a very official seller of killer limited edition numbered t-shirts from $1-$100.

Welcome to 200nipples.com! ( <— That is the home page. This is the blog.)

Our beta test ended July 1st at 12:01am. 24 hours later, we’ve sold 26 shirts, received 9,000+ page loads, gained 5 RSS subscribers to this blog, and acquired 28 subscribers.

As a bonus, I also got to chat with Seth Godin (A personal hero of mine) for a few minutes, because someone sent him a link to our site, and he wrote to let me know he thought it was a good idea. :-)

We also squashed 3 bugs in our shopping cart software and defeated a hacking attempt. It was friendly hacking, sort-of. They hacked us first, and notified us of the weakness later, only after we’d . We also made myriad improvements to the site’s layout, content, and graphic user interface. Almost all of the recent improvements are due to us putting our site in front of the the excellently critical community at Hacker News. You can read through the thread here, if you’re interested.

In fact, I was talking to Scott Connerly (our Javascript blackbelt) this morning and we both agreed that the next time we launch a project, that we’ll do a beta, then a Hacker News launch, followed by an official launch. That’s how insanely helpful that group of people is. If you’re building anything online, make sure you spend some time on that site. It does a good.

New Shirt Notifications for July 1st Were Late

The new shirt notification email failed to go out yesterday. The new design went on sale this morning. If you’re signed up on the new shirt notification email, it will hit your inbox tonight, when it should have gone out last night.

It was completely human error. (Mine, specifically.) I apologize; it will be on time from now on.

New Shirt on Sale: RIAA RIP


The RIAA RIP t-shirt by Ben Chlapek is now on sale at the home page.

“Hey, what’s your shirt mean?”
“It means that I think the world would be a better place if The RIAA, and their ilk, went ahead and passed into the great beyond.”
“Wow, that’s cool, I’m really jealous.”
“Yeah, you look really jealous.”

If you like this design, let us know in the comments. If you hate it, let us know why. The more feedback we get, the better.