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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

More UF shirts? Shirt design is up to you

Bismillah ar-Rahmaan ar-Raheem,

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The text looks a little warped because I tried to compress the file but on the shirt it will be excellent InshAllah.

The t-shirts have been sold out for a while now and my intention was just to get just one batch of shirts. Recently, I have been getting more requests to order more shirts so if people really do want them, then I'll order them. Otherwise, I'm not trying to get into the t-shirt business.

I believe simple is better. Above are some sample designs. On the left side of the page is what they will look like on a white shirt and the right side is what they will look like on black shirt. I figure $12 a shirt is a reasonable price for the shirts

Please answer the following questions:

A. Which design do you like?
B. Which color? white (left-side of page) or black (right-side of page)
C. What size?
D. T-shirt or Long Sleeve?
E. Is $12 a reasonable price (no extra charge for long sleeve and xxl size too)
F. Do you plan to order one or are you just like voting? haha


***NOTE: For those who are familiar with our store shipping is always a flat rate ($8 for USA and $10 for International), no matter how many items you order. Also, I send everything USPS Priority Shipping so you can get it fast InshAllah and there is no extra charge for priority. Thus, if you order to 2 shirts, a Mecca to Medina game, and a Season 1 DVD, its still $8 total for the shipping if you're in the US and $10 shipping if you live overseas and if your country excepts priority shipping, then by default it sent via priority.

JazakAllah khair for your feedback
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83 Comments:

At November 15, 2006 2:55 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

salam alaikum ahki,

I like # 5. wa salam alaikum

 
At November 15, 2006 3:04 PM, Anonymous Lina said...

A. #5
B. Black
C. XS or small
D. long sleeve
E. yes
F. if my mommy says yes :-)

 
At November 15, 2006 3:13 PM, Blogger Mahdi Ahmad said...

As-salaamu `alaikum,

I like number 4. If I had a second choice, it would be 5.

 
At November 15, 2006 5:34 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A. #5
B. Black
C. Small/Medium
D. Long Sleeve
E. Yes
F. yes i plan to buy

 
At November 15, 2006 7:35 PM, Anonymous samdania said...

A. #4
B. Black
C. Med.
D. Long Sleeve
E. Yes
F. maybe, if you have it at the MAS conference thats in LA next week.

 
At November 15, 2006 8:23 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A.5
B.Black
C.Medium
D.L-sleeve
E.Yeah
F.I just like voting!! :P

 
At November 15, 2006 8:28 PM, Blogger Mayameen said...

#5
White
XXL
Long Sleeve
It's more then reasonable
Definitely

 
At November 15, 2006 8:30 PM, Anonymous Naila said...

A. 4
B. black
C. S
D. T-shirt (to wear over a long-sleeve :))
E. yes
F. just voting :D

 
At November 15, 2006 9:47 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

number 4 all the way

 
At November 15, 2006 11:45 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Salam Alaikum!

A. 5
B. black
C. medium
D. short sleeve
E. iA

 
At November 15, 2006 11:49 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

oops,forgot E!

E. very reasonable, but they used to be 10, so it seems like a lot now... haha
F. iA

 
At November 15, 2006 11:55 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Salams!

I'm just going to vote, I've already got my shirt!

Long sleeve and design number 4.

 
At November 16, 2006 12:17 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

definately number 4, thats the best of them all

 
At November 16, 2006 12:19 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Black #4 longsleeve

wassalam

 
At November 16, 2006 4:24 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

# 4
black
large
short sleve
yes
if im allowed i have no cridet card :( lol

 
At November 16, 2006 4:35 AM, Blogger ::Mo::fUn::mO::FuN::Mo::fUn:: said...

i wnt 1! i wnt 1! i wnt 1! am sooo gna ask ma mum loool ma'salamzz lol

 
At November 16, 2006 4:55 AM, Anonymous Jinaan said...

A. #4
B. Black
C. XS or small
D. Long Sleeve
E. Yes
F. Yes. I want to order more. Larger sizes, but plz plz also make the (X)Small sizes.

 
At November 16, 2006 5:27 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

i vote for #4 in black, long or short sleeved, and i do plan on buying one :)

 
At November 16, 2006 5:27 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

i vote for #4 in black, long or short sleeved, and i do plan on buying one :)

 
At November 16, 2006 5:49 AM, Anonymous Sheena said...

I like Number 5
Black
M,L and XL (UK size)
Long Sleeve
$12 is very reasonable
I would like to buy

 
At November 16, 2006 6:22 AM, Anonymous Fatima said...

A.)#5
B.)Black
C.)small/medium
D.)long sleeve
E.)Yes
F.)i'm not sure

 
At November 16, 2006 7:17 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A. #4
B. Black
C. Medium
D. T-shirt
E. Awesome price!
F. Plan to order one!

As well as these shirts, Brother Ali, I love the shirt you wore on the Pilot episode of The Reminder. The one that says "Muslim On&Off The Court", would you guys be doing something of that sort too?

 
At November 16, 2006 7:58 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

As Salaamu Alaikum
A. #6
B. Black
C. Large or x-Large
D. Long sleeve
E. Yes
F. Yes, Insha Allah

 
At November 16, 2006 9:02 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A. #6
B. The black and white
C. Small/medium
D. Long Sleeve
E. Clueless. I spend in pound sterling.
F. Just voting now.... but may do (",)

 
At November 16, 2006 9:10 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A. 5
B. White
C. Medium
D. Short Sleve.
E.I'm from the UK, and in UK money that is very cheap! So yeah. =)
F. Currently just voting, but will buy one soon Inshallah. =)

 
At November 16, 2006 9:16 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

4 and 6 look the same.
or are they slightly different fonts?

i wouldn't order one.. i'm not a walking advertisement!! :)
actually, i just dont order things from the net.

 
At November 16, 2006 9:26 AM, Anonymous hiyaaa said...

#4
black
small
short or long? dnt no dnt mind eiva
yhh only wat is that in pounds?
inshallah

 
At November 16, 2006 9:27 AM, Anonymous heyaaa said...

o yh...isnt 4 & 6 the same?

 
At November 16, 2006 9:30 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

i think number 1 or 6 and long sleeve

 
At November 16, 2006 9:45 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A. #5
B. White
C. Small and long(in length)
D. Long Sleeves
E. Yes
F. Inshallah

 
At November 16, 2006 9:51 AM, Blogger mahi1282ve said...

-5
-black
-short
-long sleeves
-yes
-inshAllah

P.S: how mch would the shipping cost be?

nice one!

 
At November 16, 2006 9:54 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A.#5
B. black
C.xs
D.long sleeve
E.mayb!!

 
At November 16, 2006 10:05 AM, Blogger jarri said...

no.5 either both black and white is ok. i'm planning to buy.

 
At November 16, 2006 10:12 AM, Anonymous Aicha said...

Salaam Ahlykoem

A. I like #6
B. Black t-shirt
C. Medium
D. Long sleeve
E. Yes
F. I would love to buy one. But How do I do that from Belgium??
And what about the shipping cost??

 
At November 16, 2006 10:22 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Asslamualikum,
I like #4 on the white t-shirt.(coz I've got a black one already..haha) Last time there were no Medium size and thus hoping there will be M size next time InshAllah. Price sounds reasonable.No preference on short or long sleeve. And ya I am writing this coz I plan to buy another one.

JazakAllahkhair.

 
At November 16, 2006 10:45 AM, Anonymous Ghareebah said...

Salamu alaykum,

A. Which design do you like?
- Number 4.

B. Which color? white (left-side of page) or black (right-side of page)
- Black. (Actually both :p)

C. What size?
- S/M.

D. T-shirt or Long Sleeve?
- T-shirt. (again, actually both :D)

E. Is $12 a reasonable price (no extra charge for long sleeve and xxl size too)
- Yes.

F. Do you plan to order one or are you just like voting? haha
- I live all the way in Europe, don't think shipping a t-shirt to Europe is gonna cost just $12. lol

Wasalaam,
Ghareebah.

 
At November 16, 2006 10:46 AM, Anonymous Ghareebah said...

But, yes, I would order one...

 
At November 16, 2006 11:34 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

AlSalamu Alaikum Ali,

I like Design #5.
Black
Sm/Med.
Short Sleeve.
The price is very reasonable.
Definitely plan to buy.

Salam

 
At November 16, 2006 11:54 AM, Anonymous sara said...

A.#4
B.White
C.Medium
D.Long Sleeve
E.Yes
F.I'm a brascat right now, definately wen i get sum wonga!!

 
At November 16, 2006 12:40 PM, Blogger Sister said...

A. #6
B. Black
C. XS or S
D. Long Sleeve?
E. Yes
F. Want to order Four

 
At November 16, 2006 12:43 PM, Blogger ziggy said...

A. #1
B. black
C. M
D. Long Sleeve?
E. yes
F. i plan on ordering one

 
At November 16, 2006 1:46 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

As-salamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh,I like number 5 .

 
At November 16, 2006 2:05 PM, Anonymous Nida said...

Salaam

i like

a. #4
b. black
c. small to medium
d. long sleeve
e. yea itz good
f. if my mom says yes..cuz i definetly want 1

 
At November 16, 2006 4:14 PM, Anonymous Mariam said...

Salam
I like
A. #5
B. Black
C. M or L
D. yes
E. yes, inshallah

 
At November 16, 2006 4:54 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

salam - what is all this???? sorry to say brother but you are educating the people muslims and non muslims about Islam the way of our prophet and how this is the manual to be a better muslima and come close to Allah swt then why are u selling these flimsy t-shirts - making profit in the name of Islam in the name of Allah (SWT) not good brother you should seriously re consdier your stance and go back to just doing the documentaries -

May Allah forgive you for any worng you have done and rward you for your goodness

Ameen

 
At November 16, 2006 4:58 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

moreover ... you are really making your audience who are mostly students very POOR we cannot afford these stuff and yet you insist to sell them how do they benefit us??? why shall one waste money on it - it be good if every profit you mnake give it to the poor to charity then that makes sense and we are happy to buy other than that NO! please understnad i am infuriated by all this t-shirt and writbands come one its JOKE! selling your dvd is was stretching the limit - i suggest you can make profit no harm in that but do post an article saying at least 50 per cent goes to charity - islamic relief :)

hope you act upon this as i have spoken to many and they are unhappy with all this.

Allah hafiz

 
At November 16, 2006 5:33 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A.#5
B. Black
C. Small
D. long sleeve
E. yea i guess
F. i wanna order one but it depends but i m most prolli buying it

 
At November 16, 2006 6:20 PM, Anonymous Z said...

A/B. For a white t-shirt Option 1 would look good . for a blak t-shirt option 4 would look good (i reckon)

C. make sure you have alot of small sizes (people always seem to run out of small sizes!)

D. how about tank tops so you can wear it as pijamas (promoting the web site at slumber parties)

E. pricing seems ok when converting to other currencies..but it wont hurt to have it cheeper ;)

F. i was just voting :) BUT as i was typing this comment the small voice inside my head wouldnt be quiet and is telling me to get one.

 
At November 16, 2006 7:52 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

5
black
xs/ small
long sleeve
very reasonable to me
jst to vote. =)

 
At November 16, 2006 11:29 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

a. #5
b. black
c. small
d. long sleeve
e. yes $ is okay
f. inshallah i'll buy

 
At November 17, 2006 12:55 AM, Blogger Baba Ali said...

Assalammu' Alaikum,

To answer your question and concern, 20% of all DVDs profits goes straight to the poor or orphan Muslims (no middle charity organization...directly to them). The rest of it goes to Ummah Films to make future films.

I have not made one penny off anything from Ummah Films nor do I plan to. Alhamdulillah Allah (swt) has put a roof over my head and food in my stomach so this project is NOT a business for me. I don't charge for anything I do for Ummah Films.

I constantly get requests for t-shirts but printing a few shirts is expensive. So I decided to post up the idea of printing shirts and to see if there are others who want them too. If people want them, then I will print them. The problem is that if we want a decent price, then a larger order has to be made.

One idea was to do "preorders" but I don't feel comfortable of selling something that doesn't exist (since the shirts haven't been printed). I try to follow Islam in all parts of my life, including business. Thus since I am in doubt regarding the fiqh issue of preorders, I decided to not go that route and instead just order the shirts and hope I just break even.

I asked for the "vote" to see who is interested. This will give me a better idea of how many of each size to order InshAllah. Last time I didn't do this and I ordered all L, XL, and XXL (no small or mediums). I'm learning by the comments so far, that small and medium are in demand.

Since I am not taking pre-orders, I have no idea who will buy and who won't and I don't want to boxes of t-shirts sitting in my closet. Thus to make sure I don't go negative, I decided to charge $12, which is still much cheaper than other Islamic shirts on the web. Also, as many sisters know, long sleeve is more expensive but I am keeping it at the same price eventhough it cost me more. Same with XXL.

If there is money made out of the shirts, it will goto Ummah Films for future projects. If no future projects happen, then it will be donated. I am not putting any money into my pocket whatsoever.

Please not that the game that I invented, Mecca to Medina, which can be found on this website and on www.muslimgames.com is a profit business and is not part of Ummah Films. I own the rights to that game but first order of games are owned by several investors.

your brother in Islam,

Ali

 
At November 17, 2006 8:16 AM, Blogger Baba Ali said...

if anyone has any further questions or concerns, please email me directly at ali@ummahfilms.com

JazakAllah khair

 
At November 17, 2006 10:24 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The best design is 5 and it looks cutie. So, make 5 the designs for the tee shirts!!!!!

 
At November 17, 2006 10:26 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The best design is 5 because it looks cutie.. So, pick 5 as the design for UMMAH FILMS.

 
At November 17, 2006 12:19 PM, Anonymous *A* said...

A. #5
B. Black
C. Small
D. Long Sleeve
E. yes
F. maybe, inshallah i will buy one

 
At November 17, 2006 12:22 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A#4
B black and white
C medium
D longe sleeves now
E yes
F not sure yet

 
At November 17, 2006 3:13 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

#4

 
At November 17, 2006 4:17 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

#5 Black M/XL

 
At November 17, 2006 4:19 PM, Anonymous Rosman said...

A. #5
B. Black
C. M and XL
D. Both long sleeve

 
At November 17, 2006 4:53 PM, Anonymous Bilal said...

A. #1
B. Black!
C. M
D. Long Sleeve
E. Yeah i think so
F. =P sorry just voting ... cant ask dad for more money!!

 
At November 17, 2006 8:27 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

assalaam'alaikum all


1.#5
2.white (leftside)
3.small
4.long-sleeve
5.yes
6.yes insha'Allah

 
At November 17, 2006 9:34 PM, Anonymous Salima said...

I like number six with black and white,

i would need large
longe sleeve,
i'll buy one inshallah
12 is good
remember long sleeves for the sisters.

 
At November 17, 2006 9:34 PM, Anonymous Salima said...

I like number six with black and white,

i would need large
longe sleeve,
i'll buy one inshallah
12 is good
remember long sleeves for the sisters.

 
At November 18, 2006 12:01 AM, Anonymous jannah said...

assalamualaikum.

i prefer number 4 and 5.
but 3 is also quite simple.
i don't mind, any one of them, that will be great.

i like the shirt to be in black,
and, just if u can,
i want a big and long(not for a fat person but for a tall person) shirt, for sisters,
with long sleeve,
and about the design, for sisters,
i prefer it to be at the lower part (left or right), at the front of the shirt. you know, we are wearing headscarf, we can't see the design if it is at the upper part of the shirt, can we?

but if u can't, then it is ok, i won't mind at all.

$12 is moderate,
and i plan to buy, but no promise.

that's it.
i'm very proud of ummahfilms,
move on with ur dakwah,
for the sake of Islam!

ukhwah fillah abadan abada.

 
At November 18, 2006 8:53 AM, Anonymous t said...

A. Number 5
B. Black
C. Small (UK size 6 or 8)
D. Long sleeve
E. Yes
F. Yes

 
At November 18, 2006 8:53 AM, Anonymous mona said...

A.#5
B.white
C.medium
D.long sleeve
E.yes

 
At November 18, 2006 10:13 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

As salaamu alaikum wa rahmatuAllah

I liked #4 the best

 
At November 18, 2006 11:07 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A. 5
B. black
C. large
D. long sleeve
E. probably if the exchange rate levels out a bit
F. see (E) and i like voting :P

 
At November 19, 2006 10:24 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Salams

A. 5
B. Black
C. Small
D. Short Sleeve
E. Yes
F. Yes

 
At November 19, 2006 3:25 PM, Blogger Mohammad's ~Blogger~ < . > said...

salaam alaikum wr wb. well obviously its four or five LOOL. but hey id like it black or white. short or long sleeve, yes id buy one ? and again , can i have your auto . LOOOOL . Laters ya habibibibibibiiiii.

 
At November 19, 2006 5:26 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A) #5
B) Black
C) Large
D) Short sleeve
E) I think 10 is reasonable
F) Yes I would definetely buy one.

 
At November 19, 2006 7:48 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A. No. 4
B. Both Colors
C. Small-Med.
D. T-shirt
E. Perfect Price
F. I would like to order one as long as my credit card No. doesn't get stolen... :D

 
At November 20, 2006 2:59 AM, Blogger Zubair Khan said...

Salamualaikum
A. 3
B. Black
C. M
D. LongSleeve
E. Yes
F. Voting, I hope I can afford it in the future.

 
At November 20, 2006 4:41 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A #5
B Black
C XL or XXL
D Long Sleeve
E It's OK
F Just voting for now

 
At November 20, 2006 10:24 AM, Blogger Toure said...

A. Which design do you like? 5

B. Which color? black on white first then white on black


C. What size? XXL

D. T-shirt or Long Sleeve?
Both, long for now..winter

E. Is $12 a reasonable price (no extra charge for long sleeve and xxl size too) COOL, BUT I'LL PAY AS MUCH AS $15.00


F. Do you plan to order one or are you just like voting? just voting..haha..no i would buy one and rock it everywhere

 
At November 20, 2006 4:33 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A. 5
B. blk
C. m or l
D. Long Sleeve
E. $10 bucks :)
F. InshAllah

 
At November 21, 2006 8:41 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

7

really like 5 but the bottom font like 6

 
At November 22, 2006 7:49 AM, Anonymous Kris Khaira said...

A. 4
B. Black
C. L
D. T-shirt
E. $10
F. Voting :p

 
At November 22, 2006 6:48 PM, Anonymous Hannah said...

A. 1
B. white
C. medium or small
D. both
E. yes
F. If I had a credit card I would deffiently buy one.. until then only Allah (swt) knows.

 
At November 22, 2006 10:49 PM, Anonymous Mr. Noodles said...

A. defiantly #1
B. Black
C. Medium
D. Long Sleeve
E. Of course!
F. Sure, why not?

 
At November 23, 2006 9:45 PM, Blogger Hannah said...

I like number 1. 4 and 5 are a bit flashy. In Black please, M, and long-sleeves so the sisters can wear them too! And I plan to buy.

 
At November 24, 2006 9:52 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A. no. 6 deffo!
B. I love both the black AND white but I wear more black
C. no comment =D lol
D. *hmmm* both =S
E. yup
F. probably not =( I'm like totally skint ..insha'Allah when I have money!

 
At September 18, 2007 10:20 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Assalaamu'alaikum,

I like both colors, #5, size small or medium depending on how it would fit me, long sleeves, it's a reasonable price, and yes I am going to buy one. Also, the type of shirts I like are the ones that have hoodies, if not than koo =)

 

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