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I've come into possession of a handful of misprinted T-shirts! They are of many different designs (see photos in sidebar for closer looks):
All of these shirts are defective in some minor way. The below examples are a sort of laundry list (no pun intended) of the types of things that could potentially be wrong with shirts in general, to give you an idea. There is no guarantee that you will get any particular defect (ignore the sizes on the photos, that's from last time).
But, if your desire for SAVINGS trumps your need for PRODUCT INTEGRITY, well, maybe these shirts are for you! Supplies are, of course, limited.
The men's shirts are American Apparel style 2001 (100% cotton) and the ladies' are BB301 (50/50 polyester/cotton).
Remember that American Apparel shirts run smallish, and shrink in warm wash.
This one has some stray ink on it. The ink has wandered away from home in hopes of finding a more loving family. Will it learn its lesson? No, because it was then cooked in (the wrong) place.
Don't know what's happening here. That explosion is not supposed to be REAL, ya dumb SHIRT!!
This shirt was printed off-register. The colors don't quite match up properly. It's got that "hip" "vintage" "messed-up" "done incorrectly" look.
The shoulders of this shirt are very slightly bleached orange. How did this happen? Does the factory keep bleach-soaked hangers on standby, and then once a day choose to put a shirt on one of them?
This one has what looks like the residue of a marker on it? It's hard to make out, but the marks are there -- no ink, just lines. Maybe someone tried to write on this shirt with a Sharpie that had run out of ink, and just the alcohol solvent came out? "Hmm," they thought, "that didn't work the way I expected. Better ship this shirt to an unsuspecting customer."
I'm not quite sure what's going on here, but I don't think it's supposed to be this way.
I think it's incredibly progressive and inclusive of the American Apparel factory to hire sewing workers with debilitating neurological disorders.