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    This is the one I\'ve seen that most often...

    This is the one I\'ve seen that most often destroys the effect. Painters get carried away with putting OSL effects *everywhere*, without taking into consideration how light really works.
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    I\'m probably a bit late, but I collect elf minis...

    I\'m probably a bit late, but I collect elf minis so I could think of a few possibles right away. A quick search of Reaper\'s site produced these:
    14066 Warlord elf prince (2 swords)
    02618 Elbereth...
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    Zora\'s son is doomed - he lives in a household...

    Zora\'s son is doomed - he lives in a household of obsessive-compulsives. He\'s either going to grow up a compulsive collector or a compulsive organizer. If he does both his head will explode!
    lol
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    I\'d have to buy or build a house with a big room...

    I\'d have to buy or build a house with a big room specifically for roleplaying. Maybe have a table custom-made for just that purpose. A nice sound system and lots of shelves for minis and terrain.
    ...
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    What, you\'re not going to introduce Ethan to the...

    What, you\'re not going to introduce Ethan to the joys of obsessive collecting? Start him out on Yu-Gi-Oh and then move him up to MtG? :D

    Someone might want to check with DMofDoom and TAB about...
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    Happy Birthday, Zora!!

    Just wanted to give a shout out to wish my friend a happy birthday today.

    Put the gardening tools away and go enjoy yourself, Dan! :D
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    My home town of Plainview, Texas, was the...

    My home town of Plainview, Texas, was the birthplace of sausage magnate and actor/singer Jimmy Dean. But I\'ll bet there aren\'t a lot of folks here who know who that is.

    It isn\'t my home town...
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    That\'s cool! I was just looking at the...

    That\'s cool! I was just looking at the Overburdened Adventurer in my fiancee\'s old mini collection the other day. I think I\'ve got the Amazon Chariot somewhere.

    I didn\'t see that they are...
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    I end up with minis about 75% done all the time....

    I end up with minis about 75% done all the time. I have dozens in that condition. I get most of the work done except for the highlighting and fine details, and then I run out of steam. I\'m worried...
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    I\'ll agree with other posters and put pose high...

    I\'ll agree with other posters and put pose high on the list. Facial expression (if it has a face) is also very important. Some of that comes from the paint, but you can only do so much if the sculpt...
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    What toy store do you find these in? I\'ll bet...

    What toy store do you find these in? I\'ll bet it\'s not Toys\'R\'Us!

    And what are those other ones that Evil Dave and others are showing? Resin kits?
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    Me, too. But at the moment I\'m really fond of...

    Me, too.
    But at the moment I\'m really fond of Reaper\'s \'Jolie, female scribe\' from the Dark Heaven line. I\'ve been looking over different versions of her painted by various people and she\'s...
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    No no! You\'ve got the sound effects all wrong....

    No no! You\'ve got the sound effects all wrong. It\'s \"Cheeeew cheeeew cheeew cheeew!\" when you fire the guns!
    lol

    I like to take one of my plastic McFarlane dragons and try to see if a mini...
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    Where on earth did you get the idea he\'s playing...

    Where on earth did you get the idea he\'s playing The Master? ???

    I can\'t wait for the new series to start. I quite liked what David Tennant did in \"The Christmas Invasion\". Although I\'m...
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    I just discovered this this morning while...

    I just discovered this this morning while browsing a non-miniatures site. Add me to the folks who are saddened by this news. :(
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    Some other shorthand you might see: IMHO - in...

    Some other shorthand you might see:

    IMHO - in my humble opinion
    YMMV - your mileage may vary
    OTOH - on the other hand
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    My favorite mini painter on e-bay has been...

    My favorite mini painter on e-bay has been someone who\'s repeatedly listed what appears to be the same painted version of Lelith Hesperax at least three times, each time asking $75 US or thereabouts...
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    I\'ve voted, and been commenting like mad the...

    I\'ve voted, and been commenting like mad the past couple of days. Everyone\'s been very polite and constructive. I can\'t wait to see who wins - I know I\'m not winning anything unless I manage a...
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    Aw, don\'t pick on poor Martin Csokas! ;) The...

    Aw, don\'t pick on poor Martin Csokas! ;)

    The face on Celeborn is fantastic. Eyes look great considering how tiny they are. I like the freehand on his robe, but it\'s almost *too* subtle.
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    I\'m so happy!!! I actually managed to submit 4...

    I\'m so happy!!! I actually managed to submit 4 entries. And I only ended up finishing one of them at the very last minute, which is phenomenal for a procrastinator like me.

    Of course, now I\'ll...
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    I\'ve actually managed to get several minis...

    I\'ve actually managed to get several minis painted but need to photograph them. Now I\'ve only got one concern: the deadline is midnight on Sunday, but midnight in whose time zone? lol
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    Darren McGavin also made two appearances on The...

    Darren McGavin also made two appearances on The X-Files.

    Three in one weekend. RIP, Darren McGavin, Don Knotts and Dennis Weaver. All the familiar faces of my childhood are going. :(
  23. I don\'t vote on everything. Some days I just...

    I don\'t vote on everything. Some days I just browse without ever voting on a thing. I also don\'t comment on everything I vote on. Usually I\'ll comment if I think I have something constructive to...
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    01. What is your favourite word? Currently,...

    01. What is your favourite word? Currently, Fredfredburger, but it changes periodically. ;)
    02. What is your least favourite word? stupid
    03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or...
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    Oh, how could I have forgotten him? I liked him...

    Oh, how could I have forgotten him? I liked him better in The Mummy with long hair, though. ;)

    And my favorite of all, whom I somehow managed to leave out: Antonio Banderas.
    (swoon)
  26. Thread: Pink!

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    I look forward to seeing how it turns out,...

    I look forward to seeing how it turns out, Ebonbuddha. I\'m a Vallejo fan too, and I\'ve been thinking of trying out something in pink but haven\'t been able to figure out how to do the highlights. I...
  27. Rogues like to be called \"Rogue\" all the time...

    Rogues like to be called \"Rogue\" all the time and never by name. ;)

    To stop being an undead you have to have drow syrup pumped into your spinal column.

    Fighters get tumble as a class skill....
  28. Thread: IN MEMORIAM:

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    I wish I\'d checked the forum earlier so I could...

    I wish I\'d checked the forum earlier so I could have said something sooner. My condolences to you and your family, Mike. I know what it feels like to lose a beloved parent, and it doesn\'t matter...
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    Must insert more estrogen into this thread... :D...

    Must insert more estrogen into this thread... :D

    Hugh Jackman - yummm. Especially when he takes his shirt off. ;)

    Johnny Depp is nice to look at, even when he\'s got ratty dreads and gold...
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    Don\'t die, Vince! lol Maybe this time I can...

    Don\'t die, Vince! lol

    Maybe this time I can actually get something finished and photographed in time!
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    I\'m with Vince - we\'re doomed. ;) It\'s...

    I\'m with Vince - we\'re doomed. ;)

    It\'s funny, but this thread just made me realize that while I used to use crap paints, I\'ve always used quality brushes! I might have used whatever brushes my...
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    I used to paint with craft paints, and I\'ve got...

    I used to paint with craft paints, and I\'ve got about 120 of those at a rough estimate - I hate mixing colors.

    I\'ve switched to Vallejo over the past year. I have about 85% of their Game Color...
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    Just look at it this way: at least a bee didn\'t...

    Just look at it this way: at least a bee didn\'t sting you on the nipple!!
    (whoah, Shawn RL, that is freaky) lol
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    Oh yeah, that\'s right - you weren\'t there last...

    Oh yeah, that\'s right - you weren\'t there last session when everyone else leveled up.

    Telemnar only has 95 HP. :(;)
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    I don\'t think I\'ve ever heard an American say...

    I don\'t think I\'ve ever heard an American say someone was sacked.

    @freakinacage: yes, we have plenty of slang terms for bathroom, too: john, crapper, can, pot, potty, throne, porcelain god... :D
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    Well for one, don\'t set up such high...

    Well for one, don\'t set up such high expectations for ourselves. This site encourages a lot of concern about things like blending and freehand, but those aren\'t necessary to be a good painter, or...
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    I thought that was how it was spelled, too. ...

    I thought that was how it was spelled, too.

    More British/American comparisons that I was reminded of whilst reading in another forum:

    US: fired
    UK: sacked

    US: canned
    UK: tinned
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    Weaknesses: Not thinning my paints enough Poor...

    Weaknesses:
    Not thinning my paints enough
    Poor blending
    Not changing the water often enough
    Lack of follow-through - I\'m always starting figures and then leaving them 2/3 done.

    Strengths:...
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    Our \"core\" group, those of us who game together...

    Our \"core\" group, those of us who game together most often, is 6 people. But we have about 4 other people who sometimes game with us. We would never have all 10 at the table at the same time,...
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    I love Ron Perlman!! And he\'s a damn fine actor....

    I love Ron Perlman!! And he\'s a damn fine actor. He doesn\'t get enough good parts because he doesn\'t look like a male model. :mad:

    I started to read The Da Vinci Code this morning, and just...
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    I have noticed one that seems to have undergone a...

    I have noticed one that seems to have undergone a change in recent years here in the States, or maybe it\'s a regional thing:
    to stand in line vs. to stand on line

    I\'d only heard \"stand in...
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    It really startled me when I heard some...

    It really startled me when I heard some Oregonians say \"y\'all\". I thought that was purely a Southern thing.
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    Strangely, it\'s sort of a relief to know that...

    Strangely, it\'s sort of a relief to know that this sort of thing also happens in other countries and it\'s not just us ugly Americans who have these problems.
    ;)
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    This is a very amusing thread. Remind me never to...

    This is a very amusing thread. Remind me never to get on the bad side of any of you.
    lol

    But, in the interest of preventing a war in Mosch\'s neighborhood, I think what you\'ve got here is a...
  45. Thread: PYP II

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    Now I see how Mosch was able to glue his beard to...

    Now I see how Mosch was able to glue his beard to his leg - although I\'m rather surprised that it wasn\'t his hair that got in the glue. ;)
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    Let\'s see... I\'ll step in here and make Zora...

    Let\'s see... I\'ll step in here and make Zora sad \'cuz he used to be in all these games too. ;)

    D&D 3.5 Forgotten Realms run by Zora - twice a month on Friday evenings.

    D&D 3.5 Forgotten...
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    Tsk tsk, Vince. Mummification is a natural...

    Tsk tsk, Vince. Mummification is a natural process that can occur when the tissues become desicated. The ancient Egyptians discovered their elaborate method of embalming (misnamed mummification)...
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    Chesterfields is one of the oldest brands of...

    Chesterfields is one of the oldest brands of smokes that I know of.

    I think the couch/sofa thing is regional, to a certain extent. Growing up in Texas I heard them called couches, usually, but...
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    I don\'t know if they even have peanut butter. ...

    I don\'t know if they even have peanut butter.

    Speaking of peanut butter, imagine being in a small market in Japan, trying to find the peanut butter when you don\'t read Japanese. You\'d think it...
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    You\'re correct. There are a lot of different...

    You\'re correct. There are a lot of different stories as to why we call those \"french fries\".

    More British/American English lessons:

    US: sweater
    UK: jumper

    US: sneaker, tennis shoe
    UK:...
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    Actually, it\'s a comic book cover. ;) Someday...

    Actually, it\'s a comic book cover. ;)

    Someday I\'m going to get my old avatar back - as soon as I figure out where I saved that image.
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    Nope - I\'ve played it too, though it depends...

    Nope - I\'ve played it too, though it depends which version you\'re referring to - I\'ve only done the Avalon Hill (or is it Chaosium? I always get confused).

    I started out with RuneQuest, unlike...
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    She isn\'t really my type of figure to paint, but...

    She isn\'t really my type of figure to paint, but I think my fiancee would really like her, which would give me an incentive to paint one for him.

    Just be careful where you put the tentacles and...
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    At least I look like my avatar. lol

    At least I look like my avatar. lol
  55. You know, painting isn\'t supposed to be bloody....

    You know, painting isn\'t supposed to be bloody. Maybe this is your problem?
    :P
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    A very happy birthday and best wishes to the...

    A very happy birthday and best wishes to the nicest person I\'ve never met!
    :D
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    Kewl! Thanks!!

    Kewl! Thanks!!
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    How to paint tattoos - help needed

    Does anyone know of a tutorial or article on how to paint tattoos? (on a mini, I mean, you smartalecks). ;)
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    How about some kind of gender indicator? I find...

    How about some kind of gender indicator? I find it kind of irritating to be unable to determine the gender of another poster. There are times when you just want to know that kind of information. :)
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    I found Bunny on another forum and put him in my...

    I found Bunny on another forum and put him in my sig, and shortly thereafter I started seeing him everywhere. He\'s a bunny, after all - they breed like rabbits!
    lol
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    ROTFLMAO!!! Ow, it hurts! lollollollollol

    ROTFLMAO!!!

    Ow, it hurts!
    lollollollollol
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    Which has always been one of my favorite bizarre...

    Which has always been one of my favorite bizarre words since it\'s usually pronounced \"weejee\". :D

    Other British/American translations:

    You beat me to the boot/trunk one, but how about at the...
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    Well, technically that\'s true! They also don\'t...

    Well, technically that\'s true! They also don\'t take up much space.

    That\'s what I said when my fiancee got into it when the game was brand new. Now look at all the cards cluttering up our house...
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    I know!! I was gobsmacked with startlement when I...

    I know!! I was gobsmacked with startlement when I recognized Sir Derek in a trailer. I wonder if that bodes well for the film, or poorly for his career. At least we know he\'ll probably act rings...
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    Ooh, I\'m so envious, Duende!! (then thinks about...

    Ooh, I\'m so envious, Duende!! (then thinks about having to muck out all those stalls and reconsiders) ;)

    I\'m Rachel. I\'m 45 years old, thank you very much, and after what happened to me in...
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    I think it\'s \"Serviette\". Anyone? I...

    I think it\'s \"Serviette\". Anyone?

    I remember being quite confused while staying with a family in London one summer, and the mum asked at dinner one night what her children would like for...
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    Hmmm... Since Zora started this thread and he\'s...

    Hmmm... Since Zora started this thread and he\'s my GM, I should probably say that my favorite character is Thilme\', my elf bard in Zora\'s game... but she\'s not quite my fave. ;)

    My fave would...
  68. Mixing different brands of paint - is it safe?

    I\'ve recently switched from using craft paints to Vallejo paints. I\'m using both the Game Color and Model Color varieties because I hate mixing my own colors and like a wide color selection. But...
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    I, too, seldom vote on GW. And when I first...

    I, too, seldom vote on GW. And when I first joined I would have thought this was a Confrontation-only site! :D
  70. I\'d just like to throw in an alternate method of...

    I\'d just like to throw in an alternate method of eye painting that works well for me. I\'ve tried Klute\'s way and for some reason I always manage to mess it up if I do it like that. So this is the...
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    Okay, so this is not an actual movie, but I think...

    Okay, so this is not an actual movie, but I think on Friday night I was exposed to one of the worst assaults on humanity ever to be committed to film/video.

    I was at a Christmas party with...
  72. Thread: Pegasoles!

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    All right, I\'ll disregard the...

    All right, I\'ll disregard the inappropriately-attired young lady, but I expect to see that chess set all painted up - by New Year\'s Day!! lol
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    1) Sean Connery ( No Zardoz, please ) First...

    1) Sean Connery ( No Zardoz, please )
    First Knight.

    13) Robert Redford
    The Electric Horseman.
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    Oh NOW I see what\'s going on!! Chern, you cheeky...

    Oh NOW I see what\'s going on!! Chern, you cheeky devil! lol

    My new randomly-assigned avatar is sadly appropriate. ;)
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    You are so wrong!! :P I love boots. I would wear...

    You are so wrong!! :P
    I love boots. I would wear boots all year round if it didn\'t get so hot in the summer.
    A girl can never have enough boots. But then, you do live in Florida, Becca, so I...
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    You are too fortunate, Mike. I was just having...

    You are too fortunate, Mike.
    I was just having a pity party when I typed that. Never read medical literature! It\'s depressing. ;)
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    Which one do you consider the original? This...

    Which one do you consider the original?
    This one? http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044008/
    The 1951 version starring Alistair Sim as Scrooge. I love that one.

    I also like A Christmas Story and...
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    Originally posted by vincegamer That...

    [quote]Originally posted by vincegamer

    That sucks! I don\'t stop my fiancee from going to see movies that I don\'t have any interest in seeing. That seldom happens, but if he wants to see...
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    What is gammon? I\'ve heard the term before but...

    What is gammon? I\'ve heard the term before but forgotten the definition.

    My fiancee and I usually spend Christmas Eve with his mother, opening gifts and enjoying a home-cooked meal. On Christmas...
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    When I first saw this thread title and the OP, I...

    When I first saw this thread title and the OP, I thought, \"Eeewww!!\" ;)

    I want more time to have roleplaying games with my friends, and more time for them to game with me.

    I want enough...
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    At first I was turned off by his casting, too,...

    At first I was turned off by his casting, too, but seeing what part he\'s playing I think he\'ll do alright. And who knew how good most of the guys in LOTR could be before the movies premiered?
    ...
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    For sculpting: dental tools. I found some at a...

    For sculpting: dental tools. I found some at a military surplus store, of all places! Nice little pointy ends, with corners so you can fit them into small areas.
  83. Thread: SO FRUSTRATED

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    Sounds like you\'ve got it covered, but try...

    Sounds like you\'ve got it covered, but try artists\' supply stores instead of hobby stores. Especially stores that supply sculptors and potters.

    You know, this thread has just made me think that...
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    I\'ve been quite pleased with a W&N white nylon...

    I\'ve been quite pleased with a W&N white nylon brush I picked up a while ago. I usually go for natural bristles but I\'ve found that the nylon works just fine for me. It\'s a 0/3 size but the point...
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    No wonder everyone on this forum thinks you\'re a...

    No wonder everyone on this forum thinks you\'re a dirty old man, man!! :P

    Defcon 4. Bet it beats Scarecrow for badness. It\'s so bad I\'ve erased it from my memory. I only recall the title and the...
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    I painted a mini as a gift for a friend a few...

    I painted a mini as a gift for a friend a few years ago. I thought she\'d appreciate it because she likes fantasy - it was a griffon - and she likes handmade gifts. But she looked at it kind of oddly...
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    Yes, I was noticing that paint re-hardening, too!...

    Yes, I was noticing that paint re-hardening, too! I had a much harder time getting the paint off this time, but I wasn\'t sure if it was because I\'d left it in so long or because it was a different...
  88. Thread: I AM FED UP

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    I\'d rather see comments with no voting. I have...

    I\'d rather see comments with no voting. I have never posted an image because I\'m afraid I\'ll get obsessed with my score if I do.

    I have to admit I was surprised when I discovered you could...
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    I used to always start with the skin, but since I...

    I used to always start with the skin, but since I read the tutorial at the Reaper site on how to do eyes, I always start with them. I don\'t finish them, though, just put an outline around them and...
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    Has this happened to you?

    I had a Reaper figure that I didn\'t like the paint job on, so I stripped it with Pine-Sol. After stripping I noticed the metal was a little discolored, but it didn\'t cause any problems in...
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    Nothing ever looks as good in a photo, digitial...

    Nothing ever looks as good in a photo, digitial or otherwise, as it does in real life. And what other people like may not be what you like. Not to mention, what kind of ratings are you getting? It\'s...
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    Awesome!! I love customizable figures. :D

    Awesome!! I love customizable figures. :D
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    I always find it amusing to watch for alternate...

    I always find it amusing to watch for alternate uses of everyday items in sci-fi movies. One of my favorites is actually not in a movie but an episode of Star Trek - The Next Generation, where Wesley...
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    He was a freak before he got a key to the...

    He was a freak before he got a key to the \"special\" restroom... lol
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    I like those name generators, especially the...

    I like those name generators, especially the hobbit one. The elf one is a bit odd for purists like me, though. I don\'t know where they got some of those names from.

    My elven name on a LOTR...
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    He did - he did a book a couple of years ago...

    He did - he did a book a couple of years ago titled I Am Spock. :D

    In best fruity Takei impression: \"Oh, my.\"
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    Man, I am so sad. He\'s always been one of my...

    Man, I am so sad. He\'s always been one of my favorite fantasy artists. And if he was battling leukemia for 16 months that means he was going through treatment when I was going through treatment. I...
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    I get Snowtex at craft stores like Michael\'s,...

    I get Snowtex at craft stores like Michael\'s, Itchy. It\'s usually more readily available around this time of year, as it\'s intended to simulate snow for Christmas displays.
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    You know you\'re addicted to minis when... You...

    You know you\'re addicted to minis when...
    You buy a house based partly on the fact that it has good storage space for minis (not me, but two of my friends have done this!). ;)
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    I\'m lazy and usually don\'t want to go to the...

    I\'m lazy and usually don\'t want to go to the effort of removing the \"broccoli base\", but I do like to put slotta bases on my minis to give them greater stability on the table - I use my minis for...
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    So your avatar is an image of yourself after a...

    So your avatar is an image of yourself after a woman gets her hands around your throat? ;)
  102. Thread: \"Serenity\"

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    That was a good one. But I also liked a couple of...

    That was a good one. But I also liked a couple of Jayne\'s lines, usually the throwaway ones that you almost couldn\'t hear. That\'s another thing I like about the style of Whedon\'s work - his...
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    Darnit!! I thought this was gonna be a remote...

    Darnit!! I thought this was gonna be a remote that works on men! :flame:lol
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    That\'s not west Texas!! :P I had a semi-crappy...

    That\'s not west Texas!! :P
    I had a semi-crappy job when I first started working for my current employer. I had to microfilm files. All day sitting pulling documents out of their folders and...
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    Where in West Texas? That\'s where I did my corn...

    Where in West Texas? That\'s where I did my corn castrating. :D
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    I assume you mean the original one, the precursor...

    I assume you mean the original one, the precursor to D&D, not the now-defunct miniatures game from WOTC? We got some young\'uns on this board who probably don\'t know about the original Chainmail. :D...
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    I believe it is scheduled to be released on DVD...

    I believe it is scheduled to be released on DVD next month.

    This was my second viewing (thank you, Internet newsgroups! ;) ). I thought it fell in about the same class as some of my favorite...
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    Yes, it was very sad about the warehouse fire....

    Yes, it was very sad about the warehouse fire. Especially when the movie has just been released and they are doing so well. :(

    But \"The Curse of the Wererabbit\" is great! :D
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    Mmm, crappy jobs. Let me count them. ;) I once...

    Mmm, crappy jobs. Let me count them. ;)

    I once worked in a restaurant that served individual jalapeno peppers from a jar. Never get jalapeno juice in your eye!!

    And we served fried chicken, so...
  110. Thread: \"Serenity\"

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    Hopefully they won\'t completely give up on the...

    Hopefully they won\'t completely give up on the D&D genre and will eventually make one that\'s decent.

    I\'ve actually seen D&D 2 already. It\'s not horrible, in fact in some respects it\'s better...
  111. Thread: \"Serenity\"

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    I know you\'re gonna hate me for saying this, but...

    I know you\'re gonna hate me for saying this, but I\'m never too sanguine about picking up a series that\'s been off the air for more than a few months. It just won\'t be the same. They somehow...
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    I hope the Brits have never had Gilligan\'s...

    I hope the Brits have never had Gilligan\'s Island inflicted on them. It\'s bad enough that they inflicted Benny Hill on us. ;)

    Linda Carter is in fine form - appeared in the Disney film \"Sky...
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    Aw, he\'s just a baby! :D A belated but...

    Aw, he\'s just a baby! :D

    A belated but sincere happy birthday to you, Eric. :)
  114. Thread: \"Serenity\"

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    Okay, now just imagine me, having seen a sneak...

    Okay, now just imagine me, having seen a sneak preview a couple of weeks ago, listening to Zora talking about how he\'s been watching the DVDs all last week and can\'t wait to see the resolution of...
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    With all of the shows in the past now, I have to...

    With all of the shows in the past now, I have to say Deep Space Nine is the one I found most compelling. I think it helped that they had a base, so they could concentrate on character development...
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    I\'m a chick, and I don\'t like diamonds!! ;) ...

    I\'m a chick, and I don\'t like diamonds!! ;)

    Man, I\'m glad I\'m not in that party. I hate riddles! I\'d just stand around while the rest of the group tried to figure it out.
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    Saw it on Saturday - fortunately at a matinee so...

    Saw it on Saturday - fortunately at a matinee so it wasn\'t as expensive as Shawn\'s viewing. It was really charming and fun, and that\'s the first time I think I\'ve ever said a movie was too short!...
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    Aww!! Bummer. :( I like a man with a good crop...

    Aww!! Bummer. :(

    I like a man with a good crop of facial hair. Other hair is optional. ;)
  119. Watch it, Drake!! :D You ought to see our...

    Watch it, Drake!! :D

    You ought to see our group cringe when Zora says \"What are the chances of that?\" and picks up his % dice. We all start diving for cover. lol
  120. It was my character who was being held hostage...

    It was my character who was being held hostage the story Zora told. Luckily she was another superhero and had the ability to regenerate lost hit points really fast.

    That player was also the GM in...
  121. Thunderbolt Mountain. Tom Meier\'s sculpts just...

    Thunderbolt Mountain. Tom Meier\'s sculpts just make me gasp every time.
  122. Thread: Let`s see...

    by sniffles
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    I love it!! Thanks, Duende! lol I think we...

    I love it!! Thanks, Duende! lol

    I think we should also start a trend that tan is ugly. Then we fish-belly-white folks will be the beauties and everyone will think Paris Hilton is as...
  123. Thread: PYP II

    by sniffles
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    Just poking my nose in here. I\'ve got a degree...

    Just poking my nose in here. I\'ve got a degree in photography (which makes me a useless know-it-all <g>), and you\'ve pretty much got it right, Terry.

    Mosch, if it\'s a digital camera you\'ll...
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    That\'d be from Labyrinth. :)

    That\'d be from Labyrinth. :)
  125. Thread: Help

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    Never pay any attention to anything Vike says. ...

    Never pay any attention to anything Vike says.

    ;)
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    I just PM\'d my opinions to you, Becca. :)

    I just PM\'d my opinions to you, Becca.
    :)
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    Okay, who besides me is looking forward to...

    Okay, who besides me is looking forward to painting up that fire sorceress?
    :D

    Another elf, yay!! Can never have too many elves. ;)
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    I\'m sorry, I just don\'t believe this. :D ...

    I\'m sorry, I just don\'t believe this. :D

    Painting is like anything else - some days you\'re better at it than others. I\'m pretty sure Michelangelo had some bad days, too.
    :)
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    Apparently the lip fungus is making Rev testy....

    Apparently the lip fungus is making Rev testy. lol

    Tomorrow it is. All you fellows who didn\'t manage to get pics in are out of luck! :P
  130. Thread: Let`s see...

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    Post it, post it!!! (Dawn knows where I live too,...

    Post it, post it!!! (Dawn knows where I live too, but it\'s long way away!!)
    ;)
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    They have some good\'uns coming up. My problem...

    They have some good\'uns coming up. My problem is, when I want something I want it NOW!! :D
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    Looking forward to more piccies!! :D Now what...

    Looking forward to more piccies!! :D

    Now what I want to know is, how can Steve have a mini painting hobby (supposedly ;) ) and be a moderator and still do anything with all those axes?
    lol
    Or...
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    I should add that I\'m not entirely opposed to...

    I should add that I\'m not entirely opposed to anime about fighting and blowing things up - I spent almost a year watching Dragonball GT in Japanese, with no subtitles (and no, I don\'t speak...
  134. Thread: Let`s see...

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    Ow, ow!! This would explain why I have a pounding...

    Ow, ow!! This would explain why I have a pounding headache now. :|~
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    I enjoy some anime, but it\'s frustrating that so...

    I enjoy some anime, but it\'s frustrating that so many of the series are so long - I can\'t afford to buy that many DVDs.

    Cartoon Network shows quite a lot of anime but has an annoying habit of...
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    Becca, don\'t we need some more photos? There are...

    Becca, don\'t we need some more photos? There are far more competitors listed than photos to look at.
    :)
  137. Thread: Let`s see...

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    Gah!! I\'m blind!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :|~ Gee,...

    Gah!! I\'m blind!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :|~

    Gee, thanks, Duende - I have to work with Zora!!! ;)

    Oh, and FYI - not hairy enough. :P
  138. Got you beat, Shawn - I\'ll be 45 in November....

    Got you beat, Shawn - I\'ll be 45 in November. And all the titles relating to frequent pit stops sound awfully familiar...
    lol
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    Augh!! I hated fumble rules in RQ!! It always...

    Augh!! I hated fumble rules in RQ!! It always seemed to work out that the result was \"you fling your sword 50 ft. and decapitate your nearest companion\".
    lol
    Or maybe my GM was cheating. :D

    I...
  140. I have a GM like that - sort of. The rules only...

    I have a GM like that - sort of. The rules only apply to the PCs, not to his NPCs. Or at least, when he wants the NPC to escape and be available as a returning villain, the rules don\'t apply. It\'s...
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    Alright, I admit it: I\'ve started spending an...

    Alright, I admit it: I\'ve started spending an inordinate amount of time on a D&D site, ENworld.org.

    I also visit the forum at Giant in the Playground, home of Order of the Stick, fairly often....
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    LOL!! Last night my fiancee and I were watching...

    LOL!! Last night my fiancee and I were watching the Dungeons & Dragons 2 movie (thank you, Internet) and I made the same comment about the female barbarian character\'s eye makeup. My fiancee made...
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    Maybe we need a \"Best Celebrity Moustache\"...

    Maybe we need a \"Best Celebrity Moustache\" section as filler while we wait on the gentlemen (and I use that term loosely). ;)

    Of course, Sam Elliot would win, hands down. :D
  144. Do tell! Do tell!! :D

    Do tell! Do tell!! :D
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    Well, it is dramatically posed, if not...

    Well, it is dramatically posed, if not dramatically painted. ;)

    Finn, you have my utmost admiration and appreciation for the job you do. The more time I spend on forums lately, the more I think...
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    Hey, Becca, I was just looking at the page and...

    Hey, Becca, I was just looking at the page and thought of another rule - have facial hair!! lol
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    I\'m pretty sure mine has yours beat. However,...

    I\'m pretty sure mine has yours beat. However, you\'ll just have to take my word for it. ;)
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    I don\'t use one of those, but I do wear...

    I don\'t use one of those, but I do wear magnifying reading glasses when I paint. The eyes get old, the vision gets weird - now I can only see a little spot about an inch from my nose clearly without...
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    Yes, and do we ever *use* them?! Nooo! They just...

    Yes, and do we ever *use* them?! Nooo! They just sit on your shelf and look pretty!! :flame: lol

    Sorry, double post - had to do it.
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    Okay, but when you do you\'ve got to post a...

    Okay, but when you do you\'ve got to post a pic!!! :D
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    I would think maybe a sphinx moth. They have...

    I would think maybe a sphinx moth. They have those back home in Texas; I\'ve seen a few. They\'re quite lovely.
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    How\'d I miss this poll? I voted fantasy, as...

    How\'d I miss this poll?

    I voted fantasy, as it\'s definitely my fave, but I\'m also pretty fond of superheroes and sci fi. And I\'d love to give steampunk a try.
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    An ancient ruin, with murals on the walls of...

    An ancient ruin, with murals on the walls of people being tortured and mutilated. We found a little goblin-like creature in a room stuck in a torture device. When we tried to let him out he just...
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    I can\'t pick a single system I like best. I...

    I can\'t pick a single system I like best. I mostly play d20 these days, but I also like Hero System, and GURPS, and RuneQuest\'s percentage system. I\'ve never tried a system I didn\'t like,...
  155. This reminds me of something: D&D 3e campaign...

    This reminds me of something: D&D 3e campaign (still going). One player had a character designed to be very diplomatic. We\'d just fought a forest drake (kind of a small dragon) and had previously...
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    No, that\'s cool! :)

    No, that\'s cool! :)
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    Yes, killing off *players* is very disruptive....

    Yes, killing off *players* is very disruptive. Sort of brings the campaign to a halt, doesn\'t it? :P

    Maybe you should stick to killing off characters and then the police will leave you alone? ;) ...
  158. Most of the GMs I play with do silly things in a...

    Most of the GMs I play with do silly things in a humorous sense, but not silly in a \"what were you thinking?\" sense.
    :D

    One GM did really make me mad once, though, by doing something I thought...
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    I haven\'t had many PC deaths. One GM hates...

    I haven\'t had many PC deaths. One GM hates starting new characters, and another always has an uberplot going. But we had a short-run campaign a few months ago that got off on the wrong foot. Luckily...
  160. Non-D&D: In a Champions game, our team of...

    Non-D&D:
    In a Champions game, our team of superheroes were dealing with some mobster types. They\'d managed to get the drop on us and were holding my character at gunpoint. The team\'s...
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    There are several different version of that...

    There are several different version of that running around on the web. It\'s by the Dead Alewives. There\'s a sequel, too, where one guy\'s girlfriend joins the game.
    :D
    We can\'t play a session...
  162. I don\'t think it\'s necessarily \"win\", as tzor...

    I don\'t think it\'s necessarily \"win\", as tzor has pointed out (I think). One of the fun parts of roleplaying is getting to pretend to be someone unlike yourself, who may be superior at things you...
  163. Hey, is this a girl thing or what? I play a druid...

    Hey, is this a girl thing or what? I play a druid too! (well, druid/ranger)

    But if I could be anything, I\'d be my elf fighter/tempest, aka the Mixmaster. He can slice \'n\' dice and rides like...
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    Hey, Finn, lovely photo! I like the background. :)

    Hey, Finn, lovely photo! I like the background. :)
  165. I just got through reading a whole forum thread...

    I just got through reading a whole forum thread about this topic over at ENworld. It got ugly. :(

    My opinion kind of agrees with Astorderire. If it isn\'t ruining the fun for everyone, what does...
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    Hello? Helloooo.... Anyone out there? (raps on...

    Hello? Helloooo.... Anyone out there?
    (raps on glass)
    :D
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    Nah, he\'s the guy on the motorized gurney with...

    Nah, he\'s the guy on the motorized gurney with an IV bag, who has to take off his oxygen mask to say \"Hey, honey, wanna go back to my room?\".

    :P
  168. I think I read somewhere on the Reaper forum that...

    I think I read somewhere on the Reaper forum that they actually bend the weapons deliberately to fit them in the blister. If they made the packages bigger they\'d have to charge more. I\'m a big fan...
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    Well, as we all well know, education has nothing...

    Well, as we all well know, education has nothing to do with intelligence or employment skills.

    I have a Masters of Fine Art degree. What do I do? I write insurance policies. LOL

    My fiance runs...
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    Akk!! That give a new meaning to the \"F-word\"!!...

    Akk!! That give a new meaning to the \"F-word\"!!

    lol
  171. Man, I am so envious of you folks. But I haven\'t...

    Man, I am so envious of you folks. But I haven\'t got a webcam and my connection\'s dial-up.
    :(
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    lollollollol I\'ve met the actress who...

    lollollollol
    I\'ve met the actress who co-starred in that film, and she refers to it as \'the K word\' and shudders.

    Re: Duende\'s question about that \'real world\' thing - Markus\' answer was...
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    I would say for that type of business it might be...

    I would say for that type of business it might be best to start a website and sell from there. Domain hosting is pretty cheap these days. My fiance runs a business off several of his websites selling...
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    Thanks, borg! I just thought it was odd that ALL...

    Thanks, borg! I just thought it was odd that ALL colors were out of stock. I thought it might be something like that, but it never hurts to ask.
    :)

    @vike - gee, a smarta$$ comment - from you?...
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    You know, I never thought about it before, but...

    You know, I never thought about it before, but you\'re right: Mize\'s sculpts do tend to be kind of stiff. That extended arm is about the most \"action-y\" pose I\'ve seen on one of his sculpts. :D
    ...
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    Huh?? CMON store question

    Anybody know why every single Vallejo Model Color in the store is marked \"Out of Stock\"??
    ???
  177. Thread: ARGH!

    by sniffles
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    At least you had the excuse that the cans looked...

    At least you had the excuse that the cans looked the same, if they were both GW. I\'ve mistaken my can of Armory white primer for a can of Krylon Matte Sealer before. They don\'t look at all the same...
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    I think he swallowed a squirrel and forgot to...

    I think he swallowed a squirrel and forgot to \"tidy up\" afterward.

    lol
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    bump... Hello, anyone there? What happened to...

    bump...

    Hello, anyone there? What happened to this? Did I miss the contest?

    ;)
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    Stop the insanity!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

    Stop the insanity!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    lol
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    Sigh. Well, I will assuage my boot envy with the...

    Sigh. Well, I will assuage my boot envy with the fact that I\'m sure those would never zip around my calves, and I never wear heels. :)

    If your feet were as big as mine, Dawn (which I doubt), I\'d...
  182. Thread: Dream Job?

    by sniffles
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    I was going to say tabletop roleplaying, or...

    I was going to say tabletop roleplaying, or painting minis, but I wouldn\'t want to do either one of those for a living. I like them as my hobbies not as my job.

    Actually, I think I\'d go for my...
  183. Thread: Redneck quiz

    by sniffles
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    Math is hard.

    Math is hard.
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    I won\'t comment on any of those almost-spoilers,...

    I won\'t comment on any of those almost-spoilers, Tammy - BTW, nice to see you again, you haven\'t been around much! - but I\'m reading it now, and Zora\'s reading it now, and I\'ll finish before he...
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    I have no idea where my fiance got it - he...

    I have no idea where my fiance got it - he subscribes to a bunch of newsgroups.

    I\'m jealous - you\'ve already finished it!!
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    Argh!! Now I\'m going to have to go home and...

    Argh!! Now I\'m going to have to go home and make my fiance beam it to my Visor. We haven\'t even bought the darned book yet - thanks to someone (probably in the UK) who uploaded it to a newsgroup...
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    My dad was a Seabee too! But he spent his tour of...

    My dad was a Seabee too! But he spent his tour of duty building airstrips in the Philippines during World War 2. :D
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    fiery wet popping

    fiery wet popping
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    @Vince - you\'re scaring me again - I liked...

    @Vince - you\'re scaring me again - I liked Popeye, too! lol

    Torgo got some breadsticks in his pocket?
    (I can only watch that movie in its MST3K form).

    I like Red Sonja, too. It is a...
  190. Have you been hanging out at ENworld, Dawn? I...

    Have you been hanging out at ENworld, Dawn? I just saw the same thread over there! lol
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    It\'s too bad we haven\'t got anything like that...

    It\'s too bad we haven\'t got anything like that here in the States - at least not that I\'ve heard of. The theatre chains here have things they call \"starred attractions\", meaning they put a star...
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    But sparkling rain

    But sparkling rain
  193. Thread: Mini Regrets

    by sniffles
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    Looking back on some of my oldest paint jobs, I...

    Looking back on some of my oldest paint jobs, I know I could do better now (not to mention I really regret having put a high-gloss varnish on them!).

    But if I spent my time redoing those I...
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    Really?! I love that movie! But I will admit it...

    Really?! I love that movie! But I will admit it is not geared for a general audience - Terry Gilliam\'s movies are an acquired taste. I was the only person in the theatre who burst out laughing...
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    Bleargh!! Okay, this is getting silly now. ...

    Bleargh!!
    Okay, this is getting silly now. :rolleyes:

    But I like silly!! lol
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    I\'ve seen the original of The Haunting. I only...

    I\'ve seen the original of The Haunting. I only went to see the remake because I was given a free preview pass. I\'d had free passes from the same source for The Shadow and Spawn, so I thought I\'d...
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    It\'s probably a good thing there\'s no audio -...

    It\'s probably a good thing there\'s no audio - I\'m getting a really scary mental image of Lurch singing! lol
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    lol Yes! A milk mustache category! Then we...

    lol Yes! A milk mustache category! Then we ladies could enter too!
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    I never thought I\'d agree with Sturm on anything...

    I never thought I\'d agree with Sturm on anything ;) but don\'t ask for votes. Say \"comments welcome\" and leave it at that.
    :)
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    Not really a big budget movie, but \"The...

    Not really a big budget movie, but \"The Haunting\". Had a great cast - Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta Jones - but when it was over I was really glad I had seen it with a free pass and not paid to see...
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