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  1. Thread: Resurrected

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    No, but now I want to try! I think my brother...

    No, but now I want to try! I think my brother has a couple of old assassins about.
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    Can't speak for all of them, but most of the SNBF...

    Can't speak for all of them, but most of the SNBF bodybuilders I know get waxed before a show. They still grow body hair. There are a couple that don't really need to wax, but they might not be...
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    I wonder if it's strange that I enjoy these? ...

    I wonder if it's strange that I enjoy these?

    EDIT: Oh, and if you post and I don't get respond in a timely fashion it is because I have to travel to Georgia. My uncle has just been admitted for...
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    Be honest. You don't control that muscle. Women...

    Be honest. You don't control that muscle. Women do.
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    Hey Wouter, I picked up Hot Lead a couple of...

    Hey Wouter,

    I picked up Hot Lead a couple of months ago, and I've definitely benefited from it. I'd say it's a great one to start with.
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    Well said, chap!

    Well said, chap!
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    *cough* Perhaps you should proofread your...

    *cough*

    Perhaps you should proofread your post?

    EDIT: I just have to think your posts through. Enion, you come in here and denounce the nature of the thread. Then you critique someone's...
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    Wow, you used a syringe? I used a straw with my...

    Wow, you used a syringe? I used a straw with my finger sealing the pressure. Your sh!t is high-tech.
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    Is this some kind of Scottish euphemism?

    Is this some kind of Scottish euphemism?
  10. Thread: By Crom!

    by IdofEntity
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    Wait...what? No! It's not even close to that! ...

    Wait...what? No! It's not even close to that!

    I'll worry about you finding me when you can successfully find the ocean.
  11. Thread: By Crom!

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    TBS, The man with no name. Need I say...

    TBS,

    The man with no name.

    Need I say more?
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    Poll: But as you get drier the towel gets damper. What...

    But as you get drier the towel gets damper. What a cruel world!
  13. Just for future reference, please state which...

    Just for future reference, please state which operating system you're using. In most instances it's just a taskbar setting that can be managed from the control panel, from the menu available within...
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    Quoting a muppet does not qualify as... I...

    Quoting a muppet does not qualify as...

    I don't even want to use that piece of internet jargon.
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    And they have the good sense, or poor taste, to...

    And they have the good sense, or poor taste, to not seek it out in vast quantities. Vike is right, it was a stupid premise to work off of. Seems interesting at first until you think about the...
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    You know how the word Machiavellian has come to...

    You know how the word Machiavellian has come to mean anything that is cunning, manipulative, and deceptive in statecraft? (based on his philosophy and writings)

    Well Lovecraftian Horror is all...
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    Poll: Because thread-jacking is any different than...

    Because thread-jacking is any different than normal conversation? Given, there are those rare times when you manage to have a deep conversation that stays on one course. Most of the conversations...
  18. Thread: By Crom!

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    Holy hell. He did from 82-84, and I never knew. ...

    Holy hell. He did from 82-84, and I never knew. I owe all apologies to Trystan.
  19. Thread: By Crom!

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    That's the trick isn't it? Judging a movie on...

    That's the trick isn't it? Judging a movie on it's own merit and not on previous installations. Hard to do sometimes, though.
  20. Thread: By Crom!

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    Robert Howard. Robert Jordan wrote the Wheel...

    Robert Howard.

    Robert Jordan wrote the Wheel of Time.
  21. Thread: By Crom!

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    How bad are we talking? Was Thor a 5/10 and it...

    How bad are we talking? Was Thor a 5/10 and it just wasn't all that great, or was it more of a 2/10 and we should make an effigy and burn it.
  22. I had posted a worse one up earlier, but to...

    I had posted a worse one up earlier, but to prevent the barrage of Mod-Fu I discreetly replaced it with a picture of my mom.
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    Sorry to hear that man. Join me in a pint. I...

    Sorry to hear that man. Join me in a pint.

    I guess we can hope the next generation learns from these politicians and amount to more than a bunch of geriatric toddlers. I'm having a difficult...
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    No no, you did the right thing by goofing on the...

    No no, you did the right thing by goofing on the laptop. It really was bad. You mentioned that you liked Unbreakable. Am I the only one who enjoyed Lady in the Water? I admit it may have had...
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    Have a muffin?

    Have a muffin?
  26. I find your google-fu lacking. View at your own...

    I find your google-fu lacking. View at your own peril.

    http://img.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2007/06_02/Mummy4G270607_468x306.jpg
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    Looks like Master of Fact gets the win. Take it...

    Looks like Master of Fact gets the win. Take it over man.

    (Very nicely done though, TBS)
  28. Fairly certain if you're in this bar you do not...

    Fairly certain if you're in this bar you do not qualify as a "lady".
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    If anyone gets the character within the next two...

    If anyone gets the character within the next two hours they steal the win from TBS.
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    And who might have said it?

    And who might have said it?
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    Oh wow, barely pulled that one off. Alright,...

    Oh wow, barely pulled that one off.

    Alright, here's mine. Shouldn't be too hard. Keep in mind, this is in a computer game.

    "Let's play Global Thermo-Nuclear War!"
  32. You have mastered being creepy.

    You have mastered being creepy.
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    Sixth Sense

    Sixth Sense
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    Am I the only one who really didn't care all that...

    Am I the only one who really didn't care all that much about A New Hope? Don't get me wrong, Empire Strikes Back is a favorite of mine, but A New Hope?

    Even Temple of Doom wasn't that great. It...
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    Woohoo! I might lose my job!

    Well we're coming upon another historic decision point in congress. The dreaded Debt Limit. What Mr. Geithner and the majority of economists are warning us about is that when the USA has reached...
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    Urgh.... Is it from one of the Broken Sword...

    Urgh....

    Is it from one of the Broken Sword games?
  37. Thread: Skaven Army

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    Are you the seller, or the buyer? Have they...

    Are you the seller, or the buyer?

    Have they been given a really bad paint job already? Are they only primed? Do they need to be stripped?

    Are they in boxes? Have they already been...
  38. Aside from some of the Citadel paint pots that...

    Aside from some of the Citadel paint pots that have a horrible time sealing, I've had little problems with paint maintenance. Most of the paints that have dried out on me (non-citadel) were because...
  39. Look, there are some things you're either going...

    Look, there are some things you're either going to take the governments word for or you aren't. I'm choosing to trust them on this one on the simple fact that if they are lying the truth will out,...
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    Don't we have that here as well? The Kennedy...

    Don't we have that here as well? The Kennedy family would be a prime example. And any system that permits inheritance is one that will foster someone being more important because of their relatives....
  41. Let's hear what the real story is then, Clarissa....

    Let's hear what the real story is then, Clarissa. Explain it all.
  42. Admittedly, there are a lot of questions that we...

    Admittedly, there are a lot of questions that we don't have the answers to. I won't say it reeks like the French Quarter, but some things seem uncharacteristic. According to the news I've read Bin...
  43. Don't worry. Faking this would be such a risky...

    Don't worry. Faking this would be such a risky gambit that only a complete moron would even risk it. Look how bad President Bush was lambasted for his "Mission Accomplished" episode. I would think...
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    I feel like going home and smashing my terrain...

    I feel like going home and smashing my terrain now. Time to start over.
  45. I think the administrations current policy would...

    I think the administrations current policy would have made it a military tribunal.
  46. I didn't celebrate when Timothy McVeigh was...

    I didn't celebrate when Timothy McVeigh was executed, and I'm not going to celebrate this one. I don't celebrate the execution of a criminal. There's no reason to give them so much prestige. It...
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    As if I were worried. You'd have to find brain...

    As if I were worried. You'd have to find brain matter in Scotland before you could assault me with it.
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    And I would agree anything less than a 1:1 sculpt...

    And I would agree anything less than a 1:1 sculpt of a subject is a miniature, as long as the subject is clearly defined. Often times, it's not. There are statues of sheep at the local park. (why, I...
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    It seems that everyone has posted a pretty common...

    It seems that everyone has posted a pretty common sense approach to it all. Well, maybe not the guy whose head exploded. Anyways, I want to put forth an argument as the Miniature Devil's Advocate.
    ...
  50. Thread: Easter 2

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    Never. A LASER and a gun are not compatible...

    Never. A LASER and a gun are not compatible terms. A gun is defined as a muzzle or breech loaded projectile firing weapon.

    A LASER based weapon? The US Navy just tested one where they...
  51. Thread: Easter 2

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_Martin_X-35...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_Martin_X-35

    It's a Joint Strike Fighter. You may be thinking of something else.
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    Is that an objection or a hopeful prediction?

    Is that an objection or a hopeful prediction?
  53. Thread: Easter 2

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    I hate you because I'm jealous of you. (but only...

    I hate you because I'm jealous of you. (but only about the not working bit)
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    We're discussing a wedding because Supervike...

    We're discussing a wedding because Supervike wished to understand why some people are appealed by it. He also had a logistical question on who will be paying for the service. To some it's an...
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    Statistically possible, but I'll put 5:1 odds...

    Statistically possible, but I'll put 5:1 odds against it. Any bets?
  56. Thread: Easter 2

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    More vacation days? Wankers.

    More vacation days? Wankers.
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    You're not obsessed with the wedding because you...

    You're not obsessed with the wedding because you more than likely:

    1) Didn't care about the Princess Diana and Prince Charles wedding.
    2) You were not raised on Disney fairy tales and/or the...
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    Some of those spray coats are pretty tough. I...

    Some of those spray coats are pretty tough. I will say though that Enion's suggestion of Auto primer is a great one. I just made that switch last month and I've been impressed.
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    There is another product that the interwebs are...

    There is another product that the interwebs are full of. Vike, would know.
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    Dear fuzzy monkey... I'd make a funny comment...

    Dear fuzzy monkey...

    I'd make a funny comment about the geriatric crowd here but half of you wouldn't remember it.
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    Well I guess it comes down to this: Play or...

    Well I guess it comes down to this:

    Play or Display?

    If you're using the model for play, seal it.
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    Location, Location, Location. I have family...

    Location, Location, Location.

    I have family in Connecticut that have terrible water. I won't voluntarily drink that. Also, if you're one of the unlucky blokes who happened to be imbibing...
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    Damn, better guess than mine.

    Damn, better guess than mine.
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    No...No this is not the freak bar. Despite WP...

    No...No this is not the freak bar. Despite WP being in charge of the freak bar, this is not it!
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    A trip to New Vegas!

    A trip to New Vegas!
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    You overheard what?

    I'm sitting in my cubicle right now and overhearing a ridiculous set of statements. According to a 54 year old woman who weighs well over 300 pounds (I'm in Alabama, remember) eating pizza sauce with...
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    Bronze is pretty flexible because it comes in so...

    Bronze is pretty flexible because it comes in so many varieties. One thing I've noticed in a couple of googled pictures is that the highlights on the metal look closer to a cream colour than...
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    Regretfully I have to agree with Vike. I'd love...

    Regretfully I have to agree with Vike. I'd love to see them as Cavalry models are a real bane to me. Inspiration is always welcome. Though I believe I joined in your interval away, welcome back. ...
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    Narcisism + Anonymity = Jackassery. There are...

    Narcisism + Anonymity = Jackassery.

    There are pockets of the web that redeem the whole thing though.
  70. Thread: Need help!

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    I haven't noticed any issues if you're inking...

    I haven't noticed any issues if you're inking over dried citadel paints.

    After perusing the web quickly I've seen a few people declaring issues when using an airbrush, and also people declaring...
  71. Thread: Need help!

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    The ones I could answer to some reasonable...

    The ones I could answer to some reasonable extent. Did you post this on Dakka Dakka as well?
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    It's a Krogan! Well okay, has too many digits...

    It's a Krogan!

    Well okay, has too many digits and the shell needs to be extended a bit. But with some green stuff I could make that into a passable Krogan.
  73. Thread: Easter

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    Well does anyone have some good plans for the...

    Well does anyone have some good plans for the weekend? (aside from painting)

    The wife and I are making omelettes in the morning and roasting a hare for the evening. Also a Mad Max marathon.
  74. Thread: Easter

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    Wow...work goes on as normal for me. Seems weird...

    Wow...work goes on as normal for me. Seems weird to get so many days off.

    @BPI

    I'm a systems engineer for a USA government contract. There are no federal holidays associated with easter, so...
  75. Thread: Easter

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    What kind of job do you have where you get 4 days...

    What kind of job do you have where you get 4 days off for easter?
  76. Thread: Easter

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    What the deuce are you talking about?

    What the deuce are you talking about?
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    It makes sense. Sponge is just mixed water,...

    It makes sense. Sponge is just mixed water, flour, and yeast. After it's been mixed and left out to mature for two hours you can see the gluten has already developed. It results in a sticky,...
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    It's a cost efficiency thing mostly, though it...

    It's a cost efficiency thing mostly, though it can be a light workout. I'm not buying a kitchen-aid, bread mixer, or any of that nonsense. There is also the simple satisfaction of having complete...
  79. To add on to what BPI said, there are several...

    To add on to what BPI said, there are several DVD's for purchase that might be helpful.

    For instance: Hot Lead is a great DVD for any hobbyist looking to improve their painting. There are plenty...
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    Airhead, brightening the world by painting one...

    Airhead, brightening the world by painting one tot at a time. That's an inspiring image.
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    A direct answer with no threats? I don't see a...

    A direct answer with no threats? I don't see a single command or any form of insult. Are you sure you're really a businessman, Chern Ann?

    *tongue in cheek*
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    It could also be that you're attempting to add...

    It could also be that you're attempting to add more paint before the first coat is dry. Adding more paint to wet paint will get you in trouble.
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    There is if you get caught. If you're going to...

    There is if you get caught. If you're going to cheat, cheat well.
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    Wow, this strongly reminds me of Mechwarrior. I...

    Wow, this strongly reminds me of Mechwarrior. I checked some sites selling them, but none of them had the scale posted. How big are these, Airhead?
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    How much did it run you? It only looks as if the...

    How much did it run you? It only looks as if the facia was snapped off from drag. Was there more damage that I'm not seeing?
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    Just don't let Jester touch your willie. I...

    Just don't let Jester touch your willie.

    I know, I know. I'll show myself out.
  87. Wow, that was emphatic. Now I'm going to have...

    Wow, that was emphatic.

    Now I'm going to have to check it out.
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    *Passes him a whiskey* Drown your sorrows,...

    *Passes him a whiskey*

    Drown your sorrows, mate.

    The cloning issue annoys and makes me jubilant at the same time. I used to think I was a complete failure for taking MONTHS to churn out a...
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    I'm in the same boat. Too many hobbies. My...

    I'm in the same boat. Too many hobbies.

    My dovetails were horrible, but a few things helped. First was a good clamp. When I first started I just sandwiched my working board between two other...
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    Normal dovetails aren't so difficult as they are...

    Normal dovetails aren't so difficult as they are tedious. Now hidden dovetails and mitered dovetails are the bane of my existence. I'll use a router for those on the one or two occasions I have to...
  91. *Flips the bird* Answered.

    *Flips the bird*

    Answered.
  92. *Places a case of Coors Lite at his feet* Be...

    *Places a case of Coors Lite at his feet* Be careful what you wish for.

    *Starts a YouTube video of Rebecca Black*
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD2LRROpph0
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    Well if you're really hard pressed you can just...

    Well if you're really hard pressed you can just distill your own.

    There are simple tutorials on e-how and the like.
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    Oh! Oh! Dungeons & Dragons. There are better...

    Oh! Oh!

    Dungeons & Dragons. There are better story telling skills in a D&D group of 16 year olds.
  95. TBS, where have you been? And how can we banish...

    TBS, where have you been? And how can we banish you back there?
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    GSR, very ambitious. Carving Dovetail joins is...

    GSR, very ambitious. Carving Dovetail joins is evil.
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    Lord of the Flies?

    Lord of the Flies?
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    Fair point. Yes, I'm sure plenty of the...

    Fair point.



    Yes, I'm sure plenty of the people involved did. I'm also certain that those people had no say in the way the film was made. Directors and Writers can be sadistic jerks.
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    I am intrigued. We make candles at home, so I'm...

    I am intrigued. We make candles at home, so I'm fairly certain I can handle this. Do tell more.
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    Moving forwards while looking backwards

    Hey guys,

    In the last few months I've discovered the startling joy of baking my own bread. Mixing, Kneading, and Baking to be precise. I'm one of those guys that used to always buy the generic...
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    We call it "get your lazy ass off the couch and...

    We call it "get your lazy ass off the couch and change the channel".

    We force ourselves to move.
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    Dude, most people are ass hats. Scientists have...

    Dude, most people are ass hats. Scientists have been considering renaming the scientific name of our species from Homo Sapien Sapien to Doloris en Asinus. Being a pain in the ass doesn't preclude...
  103. Thread: top trumps

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    It's probably just me, but I've wanted a Vespa...

    It's probably just me, but I've wanted a Vespa for quite a while now:
    http://www.vespausa.com/scooters.html#!s=overview/gtv-300

    Crazy, right?
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    It's okay for the art teacher to be working on...

    It's okay for the art teacher to be working on the same type of piece that the students are, often as a demonstration of techniques and the medium.

    Keep in mind: even were it technically...
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    Don't let her fool you. They do. Or we do. I'm...

    Don't let her fool you. They do. Or we do. I'm not really sure who "us" is supposed to be.

    So do you like any of the non Space Marine related stuff? I know jack sh!t about Space Marines, but...
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    I'm amazed those rifles stayed as level as they...

    I'm amazed those rifles stayed as level as they did.

    DR, you're spot on with that belt buckle.

    Couldn't they have just put Ms. Miller in a tank top, fatigue pants, and given her an M-4? Oh,...
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    So let me get this wrong: She's going to fire...

    So let me get this wrong:

    She's going to fire two automatic weapons simultaneously with a wide foot stance and in high heels. She's not going to brace against the kickback, not going to at least...
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    Just spoke with the owners of our LGS on Sunday...

    Just spoke with the owners of our LGS on Sunday and they gave a similar account. Most of their business is online.
  109. Just buy a new paint pot and maintain it better...

    Just buy a new paint pot and maintain it better than your last one. I can't grind the dried paint down fine enough to make anything but a crappy, clumpy paint. I'm not given up on the idea that I can...
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    Why is she wearing high heels?

    Why is she wearing high heels?
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    Welcome! And apologies for the weird turn the...

    Welcome! And apologies for the weird turn the thread took.

    Which figurines in 40k did you take a shine to?
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    Err... I won't touch on scibor, but as for...

    Err... I won't touch on scibor, but as for creating a miniature of Chaingun Samurai there's a few things I'd suggest when sculpting it. Try avoiding any poses that are highly recognizable in the...
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    Yeah funnymouth is right. The bags of plastic...

    Yeah funnymouth is right. The bags of plastic bases with no slots in them go for a very reasonable amount.
  114. Alright, I have located a pot of completely dried...

    Alright, I have located a pot of completely dried Bubonic Brown from...at least 4 years ago. There was paint in the seal, and this stuff has no moisture left in it.

    Items I will use to attempt...
  115. I accept your challenge, sir!

    I accept your challenge, sir!
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    My wife owns that movie, and watched it the other...

    My wife owns that movie, and watched it the other day. She enjoyed it. What the hell is wrong with her?
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    Basing an army is no more frustrating than...

    Basing an army is no more frustrating than painting an army. They're both tedious and redundant.
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    Interesting that both movies have Clancy Brown.

    Interesting that both movies have Clancy Brown.
  119. Thread: New dude

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    Wait, does that mean I'm banned? Damn you cruel...

    Wait, does that mean I'm banned? Damn you cruel fate!
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    The moment Michael Ironside is forced to say...

    The moment Michael Ironside is forced to say "They sucked his brains out!" is the moment Starship Troopers went from just bad, to so bad it's good.

    Pelican Brief wasn't so bad in my opinion, but...
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    With some gentle care and good soaps with some...

    With some gentle care and good soaps with some lanolin you can straighten it out a bit. I've repaired a few like that, but I can never get them back into good tips. I'd say repair what you can and...
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    noneedforaname is right. They generally are...

    noneedforaname is right. They generally are quite nice people. There are always a couple of bad eggs in the bunch, but that's to be expected.

    One thing that helps to keep the conversation...
  123. Thread: New member!

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    What's the percentage of genuine brush lickers...

    What's the percentage of genuine brush lickers here? 40%? I wonder if that corresponds to the amount of mentally malformed miscreants we have floating around.

    I wonder if TommieSoule skips the...
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    To Hell with Sucker Punch. Netflix has Yojimbo...

    To Hell with Sucker Punch. Netflix has Yojimbo and Seven Samurai on their streaming service now. Those two will purify the nasty stain this movie has left on my psyche.
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    Keep in mind historically accurate ninja would...

    Keep in mind historically accurate ninja would also include women and older children. Many of their assignments were not focused on assassination and instead included discreet espionage and message...
  126. Thread: Monday

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    So she was spared the discontent of being tied to...

    So she was spared the discontent of being tied to a complete mama's boy. I mean, there's a silver lining to being dumped by the insensitive prick.
  127. Thread: Monday

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    You could look for a change in careers.

    You could look for a change in careers.
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    I'm so tired of seeing dainty young women...

    I'm so tired of seeing dainty young women wielding katanas. Seriously, is anyone left in Hollywood that remembers that there are hundreds of other swords? The first couple of times it was...
  129. Freud would have had a field day with you.

    Freud would have had a field day with you.
  130. Which is great! Now it's just theoretical...

    Which is great! Now it's just theoretical business & IP law I'm knocking around in my head.
  131. Thread: Ikea!!!!

    by IdofEntity
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    A lumber yard.

    A lumber yard.
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    I'm only 26, working in IT, and I still find the...

    I'm only 26, working in IT, and I still find the unions valuable. (and no, we don't have one)
  133. You know, I'd really suggest going over to...

    You know, I'd really suggest going over to Reaper's site and looking at their lines. The Masters Series are some of my favorites.

    http://www.reapermini.com/Miniatures/masterseriesminiatures/
    ...
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    But please, no Macarena.

    But please, no Macarena.
  135. Wow, great point. Everyone might want to peruse...

    Wow, great point. Everyone might want to peruse this FAQ about photography laws:
    http://www.photolaw.net/faq.html

    The image itself has copyright protection and would indeed need the express...
  136. Thread: Friday

    by IdofEntity
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    Hark, do you hear that clarion call? Beer:30...

    Hark, do you hear that clarion call?

    Beer:30 approaches
  137. It looks like it might apply to a painted mini,...

    It looks like it might apply to a painted mini, and the good news is that this law is somewhat uniform across the EU. If it was sold to an American the seller would be SOL, though. America recognizes...
  138. Unique first prints that are signed by the artist...

    Unique first prints that are signed by the artist then? How about a unique lectern that has the carpenter's initials chiseled into the inside of the lid? Or The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, painted...
  139. Thread: 28mm Child?

    by IdofEntity
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    Dear fuzzy monkey, why not just have the kid...

    Dear fuzzy monkey, why not just have the kid playing with the marines bolter while he laughs and pats him on the back?
  140. Speculation for appreciating value of a product...

    Speculation for appreciating value of a product is a legitimate business venture.

    No one scolds comic book collectors for selling their original prints of vintage comics. Obviously they had no...
  141. Well, the way I understand it is there is no...

    Well, the way I understand it is there is no reason why he needs to credit the artist. Assuming it was a standard sale the artist has no claim to the piece any longer, and it's the owner's to freely...
  142. Being sensible and all that. Gah, you're such a...

    Being sensible and all that. Gah, you're such a downer!
  143. But very practical. Most businesses don't run...

    But very practical. Most businesses don't run anything that sexy for the simple reason that it would be a waste.
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    Hehehe... I have the maturity of a 12 year...

    Hehehe...

    I have the maturity of a 12 year old.
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    But how do we objectively measure a movie? What...

    But how do we objectively measure a movie? What are the objective criteria for rating a miniature, for that matter?
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    Draconian tactics are great for controlling small...

    Draconian tactics are great for controlling small numbers of people. A statewide strike is a different matter. I'm sure he has the legal capability of firing every teacher in the state, but I wonder...
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    By taking away a teacher's unions rights to...

    By taking away a teacher's unions rights to collectively bargain on benefits you're creating a less appealing career choice for potential new teacher's. Lowering compensation (even if only in the...
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    If you're diluting and mixing on a palette you...

    If you're diluting and mixing on a palette you learn to eyeball how the paint behaves on the surface. You'll know quickly if it's too thick or too dilute. Add water slowly from a dropper bottle.
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    Had the displeasure of watching it as well. 6.8...

    Had the displeasure of watching it as well. 6.8 on IMDB is far too generous. I'd rate it a 4. It just seems like they completely botched up the idea in editing, or the director was taking things...
  150. Thread: What a day!

    by IdofEntity
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    I'm guessing that the OP attempted to convert a...

    I'm guessing that the OP attempted to convert a document with a page setup of smaller dimensions than the standard 8.5 x 11 inch designation into the standard page designation, which threw off all...
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    Three words. Jim Henson Company.

    Three words. Jim Henson Company.
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    What helps you through those grinds? Is it like...

    What helps you through those grinds? Is it like novelists who get writer's block? Just write anything, no matter how crappy, until your mojo is back? (painting in this case)
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    Now you know why I'm looking for jobs in New...

    Now you know why I'm looking for jobs in New Zealand.
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    Jewel Staite. But between her, Morena Bacarin,...

    Jewel Staite. But between her, Morena Bacarin, and Summer Glau we guys have plenty to ogle and appreciate on that show.
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    Okay, looked at the corrosive properties of 904L...

    Okay, looked at the corrosive properties of 904L Stainless Steel. I doubt you'd have any issue using this in your paint. It comes down to cost and ease of access then.

    Corrosion resistant...
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    Congratulations! Learned something new about...

    Congratulations! Learned something new about your army?
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    If you're going to burn through the paint and use...

    If you're going to burn through the paint and use it all within a few months, then using a stainless steel ball probably won't be an issue. A lot of us though have paints from five or six years ago...
  158. And they keep your thoughts out of the government...

    And they keep your thoughts out of the government scanners. Works as well if not better than tin foil.
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    Thanks for the link TBS. The wife and I game, so...

    Thanks for the link TBS. The wife and I game, so we'll take a gander.
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    Short answer, YES. I'll use a technique like...

    Short answer, YES.

    I'll use a technique like feathering one day, and then the very next day I'll try it again and fail completely at it. Mood is definitely a factor in painting as much as...
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    That seems convoluted and not effective. ...

    That seems convoluted and not effective. Wouldn't it make more sense to purchase 5 marines, add the Wolf Guard model, and deploy it in the transport? It doesn't seem helpful to purchase a dedicated...
  162. The closest thing I can find is that it relates...

    The closest thing I can find is that it relates to Twelfth Night.

    The Twelfth Night cake would contain a bean and a pea, and the people served these pieces would be crowned king and queen of the...
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    Looks like you used black primer. Try adding a...

    Looks like you used black primer. Try adding a basecoat of astronomicon grey, a wash of a bluish grey (such as space wolves grey?) to give it a cool (cold, not awesome) hue, and then work up to...
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    It's possible. Brass has a pretty wide range of...

    It's possible. Brass has a pretty wide range of alloys within it's range, and quite a few of them have unexpected properties. It's not an immediate discoloration, but I've experienced it when I used...
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    Have them passing judgement on a marine who has...

    Have them passing judgement on a marine who has violated the Adeptus Astartes. In the 40k universe it's not unheard of for a Marine who feels he has violated his oath to the emperor to turn himself...
  166. The way I understand it is this: The doors do...

    The way I understand it is this:

    The doors do count as difficult terrain once they are opened, and it's the hull of the pod itself that counts as the vehicle.

    As for opening doors:

    When...
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    For everyone who suggested looking to the older...

    For everyone who suggested looking to the older campaign settings, thank you. I looked up Ptolus and Sanctuary and took what I wanted, cut and paste. A lot of time was cut out of my planning.
    ...
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    Hey, RuneBrush. I'll try to answer to the best of...

    Hey, RuneBrush. I'll try to answer to the best of my knowledge.

    In order for a unit to purchase a dedicated transport it must be able to be housed within that transport. Most of the books don't...
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    Interesting. I was browsing through game theory...

    Interesting. I was browsing through game theory concepts (such as the Nash Equilibrium) when I stumbled upon two opposite but tandem principles that would illustrate the DC/Marvel model, and would be...
  170. Thread: 40k rumors?

    by IdofEntity
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    I wish they'd go ahead and update the Adeptus...

    I wish they'd go ahead and update the Adeptus Sororitas, rumors be damned. Necron could afford it as well.
  171. Thread: odd socks

    by IdofEntity
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    Regular lengthblack socks for my slacks, white...

    Regular lengthblack socks for my slacks, white ankle socks for my running shoes. Can't screw it up.

    At least it's friday, right?
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    Because then no matter what the outcome of the...

    Because then no matter what the outcome of the game is, you win.
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    Red Gore working into Blazing Orange has always...

    Red Gore working into Blazing Orange has always been a favorite of mine. Can really stand out.
  174. Thread: patience

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    This coming from the man who constantly lapses...

    This coming from the man who constantly lapses into a gremlin paranoia.

    But he's right. And Garshnak is wise to ask if you're thinning your paints down enough. Most of the time a layer is dry a...
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    You do realize this portion right here is the...

    You do realize this portion right here is the basis for good painting technique, right? If you hadn't learned it, you'd be in for some serious freaking headaches. I mean, you can't even bother with...
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    I suppose it depends on what they call Xenos....

    I suppose it depends on what they call Xenos. Mutations have been looked at in either a favorable or unfavorable manner. Ratlings and Ogryn have found their niche in the empire, while other varieties...
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    I never understand why people are so repulsed by...

    I never understand why people are so repulsed by haggis when they'll eat sausage. It seems unreasonable.
  178. Thread: French Grey

    by IdofEntity
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    Finally got the effect I wanted. Instead of using...

    Finally got the effect I wanted. Instead of using less white in the mix I used the same amount but diluted it more than any other paint I've used. Then I applied the lighter french grey to the...
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    Or a Penitent Engine. Assembling the thing is...

    Or a Penitent Engine. Assembling the thing is more punishing than it is to enemy troops.
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    Or how about another curve ball? How much of...

    Or how about another curve ball? How much of their average clientele is really interested in torturing themselves trying to put together something convoluted and awkward?

    Perhaps we're all...
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    Then my question is why does the portly redhead...

    Then my question is why does the portly redhead do it? Did someone show him? Did he 'discover' it and no one bother showing him a better way? I'm just confounded.

    (not trying to be judgemental...
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    But...why would anyone think to do this?

    But...why would anyone think to do this?
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    Oh sweet herring. I love herring. Especially...

    Oh sweet herring. I love herring. Especially kippered herring.
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    I'm thinking they're trying to prevent stagnation...

    I'm thinking they're trying to prevent stagnation of their product. You know, get new players in. Really, it is sensible of them. A lot of people won't like the new stuff, but they have other armies...
  185. The day this happened I remember everyone in the...

    The day this happened I remember everyone in the office asking if that kind of thing could really happen to earth. It was one hell of a wake up call to the scientifically apathetic.
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    Try it with ribbon cut spinach, and a couple...

    Try it with ribbon cut spinach, and a couple cloves of crushed garlic!

    Our local delicacy is fried catfish I guess. Not that I think very highly of it, but the locals seem to like it. Also,...
  187. Thread: SoB

    by IdofEntity
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    I am hesitant to accept that as a valid ruling. ...

    I am hesitant to accept that as a valid ruling. Is there anything in the rule books that hints that this might be extended towards the vehicle? Is that just for dedicated transports, or would a...
  188. Thread: French Grey

    by IdofEntity
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    The jump is too big between layers, though...

    The jump is too big between layers, though looking at them seperately it seems like they're close. I'm having a hard time judging the colors until they're painted together. I'm using a spare sprue...
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    Note, a moustache is a mandatory part of the...

    Note, a moustache is a mandatory part of the uniform.
  190. Thread: SoB

    by IdofEntity
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    Casted, eh? So traditional stuff like an...

    Casted, eh?

    So traditional stuff like an Eldar Farseer using his psychic powers are obviously covered, but a psychic melee weapon wouldn't be? For instance, what are they called.... Force Swords?
  191. Thread: French Grey

    by IdofEntity
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    French Grey

    There are a lot of good recommendations and articles for how to tackle cool greys, but I'm trying to put down a french grey on a Tau Devilfish. The panels are fairly large, so a smooth transition is...
  192. Thread: SoB

    by IdofEntity
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    Oh yes, but it doesn't lend any additional weight...

    Oh yes, but it doesn't lend any additional weight towards psykers specifically.

    They do have a few pieces of wargear that would make a single sister very dangerous to psykers.
  193. Thread: SoB

    by IdofEntity
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    Looking through the current codex...no. They're...

    Looking through the current codex...no. They're good at handling individual characters because they have a couple aces up the sleeve when dealing with a psycher. Dealing with an army of...
  194. Gloat, paint the same symbol on all of their...

    Gloat, paint the same symbol on all of their equipment over and over, and most importantly they may have positive thoughts concerning the emperor.

    That is all. Insufferable prigs.
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    I'm looking at my ring, and now at my wife, and...

    I'm looking at my ring, and now at my wife, and now at my ring, and now at the woman in the video.

    I......no....I think.
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    Ehhh....I'd say not yet. Time will make it rare....

    Ehhh....I'd say not yet. Time will make it rare.

    A lot of the limited edition runs I see are around 500. As people lose those models, or break them, and the numbers dwindle down from 500 to...
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    Are you trying to figure out how much it'd be...

    Are you trying to figure out how much it'd be worth? By rarity/scarcity do you mean value based on demand?
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    Oh we all saw the picture in the General...

    Oh we all saw the picture in the General Discussions board. It's...well...

    It is gawky, but consider that everything in the Space Marines looks gawky. Dreadnoughts? Land Raiders? The freaking...
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    I was thinking the same thing. How did those two...

    I was thinking the same thing. How did those two even end up together?
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    Quote for Truth. Perhaps we should give GW credit...

    Quote for Truth. Perhaps we should give GW credit for being consistent with the lunacy?

    Their seems to be some horrible need with GW soldiers in Fantasy or 40,000 to show the face. There just...
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