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Do your best by Yet-One-More-Idiot Do your best by Yet-One-More-Idiot
"Do your best", a common saying in Scouting, and half of the famous "Dyb dyb dyb; dob dob dob" phrase (DOB stands for "Do our best", if you wondered). :nod:

As a (former) Scout, I'm being prepared and doing my bit to help advertise the World Scouting Organisation to the youth of today. And mispelling "Organisation" as "Orangisation" will not help me - that would only get me people from those old Tango commericals. :p
So I commissioned this piece from :iconarabatos: ~arabatos to try to make Scouting look cooler than it probably really is. :D

Anyone who lives in the USA and complains that Lisa and Allison's uniforms look totally wrong, starting with the colours and going on to name every other mistake - I don't care. I'm not from America, I'm English, so I used the UK uniforms. Also, Allison is only 7 (though Simpsons fans will remember she skipped a year to be in the same class as Lisa).

The grey uniform is for the youngest section of Scouting, called (in the UK at least) Beaver Scouts (ages 6-8), although really it should be a sweater, not a shirt. The green uniform that Lisa is wearing is technically for the Scouts section (10½-14), but it should actually be a green sweater, which is for the section known as Cub Scouts (or Wolf Cubs I believe, in the States, which is for 8-10½;)

Anyhow, they want YOU to join the brotherhood (and sisterhood, since 1990 :)) of Scouting! :)

Jokey advertisement over. :p

Lisa and Allison both look really cute in this picture, their uniforms really fit them well imho. Very pretty. :nod: I wish there had been more pretty girls in the Scouts when I was a boy....oh wait, there were, but they thought I was a geek. :(

That said, at least I was friends with the girls in my Scout troop; the boys all hated me, and often treated me as a traitor for siding with the girls. Yes, we were all becoming attracted to girls (many nights on camp, in our tents, would be spent rating the girls out of 10), but they still felt that Scouts should be a club for boys only, and the girls should go back to Girl Guides; I felt that having the girls in the troop made things more balanced, which was partially because I hated playing football. The others said I only stood up for them because I majorly fancied the Group Leader's granddaughter, but that is a blatant lie - there were other reasons too.... :boogie:

Wow, this rambled on, didn't it? :P Comment please, and tell me to shut up more with my next submission! :giggle:

Scouting and all associated trademarks are © the World Scouting Organisation, I presume.
Lisa, Allison, The Simpsons are © Matt Groening, 20C Fox.
THIS ARTWORK DRAWN BY :iconarabatos: :devarabatos.
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:iconthecommonchaos:
thecommonchaos Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I love the way they both look
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Yet-One-More-Idiot Featured By Owner May 23, 2013
Thanks! :)
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thecommonchaos Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Student Digital Artist
welcome
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aPrettyMystery Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
So cute! I love Alison and Lisa's hair and pose are adorable :D
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Yet-One-More-Idiot Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011
Thanks! :glomp:
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TheSimpsonsFanGirl Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011  Student General Artist
very cute!
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Yet-One-More-Idiot Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011
Thanks! :)
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ginnywatson Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011
So cute..:heart:
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MarioSimpson1 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww! Very cute!:aww:
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Dragon222 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011   Writer
coool
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Kittygirlrussia19 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010
Hey, i'm from Russia, and i dont care about they uniform, maybe it's wrong but it doesn't ruin this wonderfull picture :)
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Yet-One-More-Idiot Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010
Well, I'm glad you like the picture. :D Thank you.
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rafiqkie Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Professional General Artist
let us do it for WOSM...and a rest of the world!

rafiqkie
rover scout malaysia
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Yet-One-More-Idiot Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010
Yes, let us! :w00t:
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Ezz8899 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2009  Student General Artist
lol im an Australian Scout and you did a great job :D:D:D:D:D:D:D
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Yet-One-More-Idiot Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2009
Thanks Ezz, all us Scouts are awesome, aren't we? :D:D:D:D:D:D
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Ezz8899 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2009  Student General Artist
JUP!!!! my whole family is in Scouts: my little bro cub, me Scout, my two older bros Rovers, my dad a leader and my mum treasurer :D:D:D:D:D:D:D we're the oldest family in our group :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
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asrialfeeple Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2009
Really cute pic here.
Love the fact Allison & Lisa don't seem to be wearing anything in their shoes.
\cute pose, ladies.
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Yet-One-More-Idiot Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2009
Thanks, I think it's really cute too. :)
As to the no-socks in shoes, it looks good, I agree, and is canon too (I think...does Allison wear socks when she appears in the show?). :D
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losttapes219 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2010
No, Allison doesn't wear socks when she appears in the show. But she does wear some with her new outfit in the episode Lard of the Dance.
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MightyMorphinPower4 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2009
lovey work here
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