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  1. I can't quite tell from the video or the pictures...

    I can't quite tell from the video or the pictures of the TTG Vallejo bottle rack but is there any slope to those angles or are those shelves at 90 degrees?
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    I did get that email ..and I freaked out lol ...

    I did get that email ..and I freaked out lol ..mostly because I haven't been here in ages ..
  3. Original Series here ..though apart from Voyager...

    Original Series here ..though apart from Voyager I never really watched many of the others ...
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    Thanks Mrs H, In these circumstances, most...

    Thanks Mrs H,

    In these circumstances, most folks want a little empathy which I\'ve gotten here today. That makes up for most sins in my book so thank you! The palate is cleansed so count me among...
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    I confess

    I had troubles too ..but with a US distributor who was always out of stock of Hasslefree minis and every week they were supposed to get shipments and never seemed to get the stuff I ordered and that...
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    Hmm looking at a color wheel now ..how do you...

    Hmm looking at a color wheel now ..how do you conclude to use red? Why not just add black?
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    all are good

    I love Carl\'s Double Western! Bacon, cheese, BBQ sauce, Onion rings - fantastic!

    And I agree on the fries from InNOut - hate em - I\'d rather have another Double Double.

    I went to my first...
  8. Thread: Making Ice

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    Do you have a freezer? I\'d start with plain ol...

    Do you have a freezer? I\'d start with plain ol water first until you get the hang of it then you can move on to meats or other perishables.

    You\'ll also need a container in which to hold the...
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    Soon

    it can\'t rightly be called an \"annual\".
  10. I do 25/28s Historicals as well as 15\'s. ...

    I do 25/28s Historicals as well as 15\'s.

    Check out http://theminiaturespage.com/

    Your stuff in particular would go over very well there as there\'s a ton of ww2 gamers.
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    Jardacka

    Who is that again?

    Nobody\'s said Gwen Stefani yet so I\'ll do so now: Gwen Stefani
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    I think I was going to reply but I got caught up...

    I think I was going to reply but I got caught up looking at Andaah\'s signature frustration cartoon ... hillarious!!
  13. I\'ve heard that the Game Colors have a hardier...

    I\'ve heard that the Game Colors have a hardier finish than the Model Colors. I don\'t know how one can substantiate that particularly but there ya go.

    And assuming that premise is true, a new...
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    Article: LOTR Last Alliance Elf

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1379-lotr-last-alliance-elf&
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    All those who mentioned Tony Jaa (as in Ong Bak),...

    All those who mentioned Tony Jaa (as in Ong Bak), Fist of Legend with Jet Li, Hard Bolied\'s opening sequence are prolly the closest to the truth.

    Though the opening to the new Appleseed has to...
  16. I\'d be something oversexed hopefully ... and not...

    I\'d be something oversexed hopefully ... and not a rabbit or a male Black Widow.
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    I\'m with ya Jim ... Widescreen or nothing...

    I\'m with ya Jim ... Widescreen or nothing (assuming it was filmed that way).

    I don\'t require All in the Family to be that way ...
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    Was there ever a badge

    or a means of ID\'ing onself as a member of this site at a convention by way of a Tshirt or ...??
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    If it means doing NMM techniques using metallic...

    If it means doing NMM techniques using metallic paints then it\'s a bloody poor acronym ...
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    @ Steelcult

    That\'s right Steelcult!! It was on the Banana Splits show! I since found out it was called the New Adventures of Huck Finn.

    Yes - Speed Racer I forgot all about that much beloved show ...
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    There was a cartoon/live action show called the...

    There was a cartoon/live action show called the Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It had Tom, Huck, and Becky as live actors in a cartoon world. Injun Joe and other villains were cartoons and chased them...
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    Aye I also took two to ruin for myself ... lol

    Aye I also took two to ruin for myself ... lol
  23. hmmm ... I\'d buy Viz figures if they made them...

    hmmm ... I\'d buy Viz figures if they made them ... Billy Britain, Syd the Sexist ... mebbe the Fat Slags ... sure to be unpopular with the ladies ....
  24. Who else uses comics as painting references?

    I have an extra set of Desperadoes: Quiet of the Grave on Ebay. It\'s 5 issues in new condition but it\'s a dang cool story if you like a Haunted West setting.

    Click here if you\'re interested...
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    Yeaaah!!

    Happy birthday boyo! ... I\'m Aug 6 ... Leo\'s (for whatever that\'s worth ...)
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    Third level! And I scored very high on the...

    Third level! And I scored very high on the Heretics portion too ... :(
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    Any suprises here?? I wouldn\'t think so ...

    Disorder | Rating
    Paranoid: Low
    Schizoid: Low
    Schizotypal: Low
    Antisocial: Low
    Borderline: Low
    Histrionic: Moderate
    Narcissistic: Moderate
    Avoidant: Low
    Dependent: Low
  28. Thread: King Arthur

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    Spoilers? maybe ...

    Don\'t underestimate the architectural prowess of the Romans - they the lot what built the Coliseum. Funny enough that shot isn\'t even in the final film. Well I did go to the loo for about 5 minutes...
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    I\'m gonna say ... uhhh .... COFFEE!! I...

    I\'m gonna say ... uhhh .... COFFEE!!

    I don\'t always love the taste - and it doesn\'t quite satisfy like Coke does with those nipple shaped ice cubes in it so it\'s vaguely slushy and icy all in...
  30. You damn kids today .. lol Happy Birthday...

    You damn kids today .. lol
    Happy Birthday Nelson!!!
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    hm!!

    Very interesting!

    This is the first I\'ve heard of that as a recomendation - it\'s so counterintuitive that it\'s just wild. (the not using sealant)

    We used to beat up kids that didn\'t use a...
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    Rackham matte

    Does anyone know specifically what Rackham painters (on their website and cards) use as a sealer if any?

    My god those figures are dead flat. Theere\'s not a trace of gloss on there. Are they...
  33. The only problem I have with Mr. Yao is he posted...

    The only problem I have with Mr. Yao is he posted some obscene amount of pics with different angles on a 40k vehicle. One still pops up every so often ...

    Otherwise I agree with Supervike and...
  34. Thread: Fresno

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    But seriously - it\'s something people from New...

    But seriously - it\'s something people from New York will never believe:

    The produce sections in grocery stores here are superb! Exaggeration bit: Nearly every piece of fruit approaches the...
  35. Thread: Fresno

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    I\'ve recently learned that Fresno is the...

    I\'ve recently learned that Fresno is the \"Raisin Capitol of the World\".

    There you go friends - I knew it was known for something ...
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    oi ... \'oose been a naughty boy ay? heh - I...

    oi ... \'oose been a naughty boy ay?

    heh - I can\'t wait to paint again. For those who have both a temporary paint station and more than one adolescent cat I feel for you. I just cannot be...
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    mmmmmmm hookah ... lol I\'m sorry Trevor - I...

    mmmmmmm hookah ... lol

    I\'m sorry Trevor - I thought you submittted that one - When I started this one I took a quick glance and read the Last Post line instead.

    Sorry squire! ...!
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    Very cool paintings

    Trevor\'s painted rocks posting reminded me of these crazy sidewalk illusions.

    Some I can see immediately how they are done and others I have to look at for a while.
    ...
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    Well ... happy birthday!

    Well ... happy birthday!
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    Before I ask this question I must point out that...

    Before I ask this question I must point out that though miniatures are indeed a luxury item, unlike ferraris and yachts and whatever else has been mentioned, miniatures have always been affordable...
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    Ha! There is always a bright side. And it seems...

    Ha! There is always a bright side. And it seems no new releases for a while for them anyway (woodelves). Good - no temptation and plenty of time. Let\'s get crackin\'! :D
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    Really ZeCorto? So a unit of 30 of these figures...

    Really ZeCorto? So a unit of 30 of these figures would cost $150 bucks (USD)?

    I fold ...lol
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    How much would you pay?

    There\'s been a lot of interesting back and forth on GW\'s latest price increases.

    Up until this one I\'ve been fine - I do alright money-wise and I personally have been able to absorb most of...
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    Valid points all around. There are real...

    Valid points all around.

    There are real economic questions here. There is little doubt that many more people will not get into this hobby now or will choose to leave it.

    I\'m not saying it\'s...
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    ya .. Trevor is exactly right on about people...

    ya .. Trevor is exactly right on about people having to vote 9\'s for you to get 8\'s.

    I\'m in a very similar position but there has to be a certain something to get up in there and I haven\'t...
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    I\'m sympathetic to the folks who tire of these...

    I\'m sympathetic to the folks who tire of these endless rants and I was too until I got priced out.

    I usually do ok with GW because I was always able to find a reliable discount somewheres. But...
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    Warlord is not necessarily a bargain though...

    Warlord is not necessarily a bargain though either - I bought 3 paladins with 2handed swords for $10.99! ($3.66 a fig) I got a regular shopper discount otherwise I would have passed.

    I\'m not one...
  48. Thread: Fresno

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    thank you sir! Unemployment is no fun at all...

    thank you sir!

    Unemployment is no fun at all - but I still managed to spend a great deal of my savings on minis when I knew damn well I shouldn\'t. It\'s a damn sickness I tell you!

    What\'s...
  49. Thread: Fresno

    by Flashman14
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    Fresno

    It\'s official! Employment eludes me no longer.

    So from New York to Monterey I move now to Fresno California! Home of the... uh .... Sam Peckinpah?

    Who knows this area? What\'s going on in...
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    Trying to be realistic here

    There\'s a reason there\'s only a handful of full time painters who live above what I would call slaves wages.

    But once one makes their hobby their work it sometimes gets old real fast. I paint...
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    Don\'t foregt there\'s no pension or health...

    Don\'t foregt there\'s no pension or health benefits either.

    Think to the future: Marry rich, win the lotto, don\'t get sick ever - especially when you enter middle age.

    As fun and rewarding...
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    So are these for painting under, or just...

    So are these for painting under, or just photgraphing or both?
  53. I use old (but cleaned) worn out underwear, socks...

    I use old (but cleaned) worn out underwear, socks with holes in them and t-shirts long stained with sweat.

    Should I be proud no one has used their cat?
  54. lol Well thank God the future is littered with...

    lol

    Well thank God the future is littered with tomorrows instead of yesterdays. That means I still got a shot at it!

    (If I can\'t get an 8 on a mini I can at least go for a worthless post.)
  55. I\'ve been passing on this thread thinking it was...

    I\'ve been passing on this thread thinking it was going to be about:

    \"No no - half of the appeal of GW games is the painting and the modeling; this will kill the tabletop version for some but...
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    I see it as sort of a legacy thing. Through my...

    I see it as sort of a legacy thing. Through my own effort I\'ve left something beautiful or interesting (hopefully) behind. And when I\'m gone - this paint job will still exist. It\'s not Cistine...
  57. Ya - if a 10 doesn\'t stand for one of the best...

    Ya - if a 10 doesn\'t stand for one of the best figs you\'ve ever seen then I don\'t know what is.

    hmmm ... as it is now, 24% of us vote for reasons I pretty much don\'t. (every option but the...
  58. I know what you mean Tammy and as someone in the...

    I know what you mean Tammy and as someone in the 500\'s how high would I be if all the people who have only 5 pics of one mini at over 50 votes were taken out?

    But since it\'s not really a...
  59. It\'s averaged out - that\'s how people can vote...

    It\'s averaged out - that\'s how people can vote on the half point - 6.5 etc etc - a lot of people don\'t bother (like me)
  60. hmmm ... I paint because I want high quality...

    hmmm ...

    I paint because I want high quality gaming pieces.

    I post here because I want people to see that I have high quality gaming pieces.

    I think if I posted here as an artist (like...
  61. What are the specific reasons someone will snipe a particular mini?

    Not another posting about voting!! Yes friends there is ... the topic just never gets old and I want to help understand it.

    We all agree sniping happens to some extent but I\'m curious as to what...
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    The answer is really simple: the elves from D&D,...

    The answer is really simple: the elves from D&D, RPG games and GW and all that are made up. Wheras the Santa elves are REAL!!! lol
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    Probably because you were too far away when he...

    Probably because you were too far away when he began his reply. There may have also been competing noises from others in the same location that could have helped to drown out the answer. Next time...
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    You know what else? if something is glossy a VERY...

    You know what else? if something is glossy a VERY thin black wash will cut it pretty nicely ...
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    Philosophically, I used to hold that same...

    Philosophically, I used to hold that same position. In 15\'s on the table top shading with black made the details stand right out but in 25\'s it doesn\'t look so hot:

    (see my own example here:...
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    Heya Sturm .... Are those the ones that match...

    Heya Sturm .... Are those the ones that match Graveyard Earth and Terrracotta and that lot?
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    Just to clarify: As the term is commonly...

    Just to clarify:

    As the term is commonly used, blacklining means to go into and PAINT a black line as opposed to LEAVING an edge of black around seperate items.

    I\'m glad some one mentioned...
  68. Thread: Movies

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    Well Horak, What did you get after all??

    Well Horak,


    What did you get after all??
  69. Thread: Movies

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    Actually - 2 fairly recent releases: Bend it...

    Actually - 2 fairly recent releases:

    Bend it like Beckham for the comedy.

    And Bad Boys II - if you want an 80\'s style action flick - blood, swearing and no holds barred violence. A lot of...
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    It was touching to see

    the small tribute to Ray Charles but there wasn\'t one for Ronald Reagan.

    Are there no fans here? To me he was an interesting mix of great good as well as great evil but mostly I thought it was...
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    I like\'em all!

    I like\'em all!
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    I\'m with Darth on this up to a point: As long as...

    I\'m with Darth on this up to a point: As long as it comes up randomly without any checks for adults then I say it\'s best that it goes.

    I personally would be pissed if someone said that I, as a...
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    Technology can solve this one

    Well, I would rather not have a seperate porno miniature site. But! maybe some pics should require a seperate sign in to view.
    Maybe a special \"Adults Only\" section ...? Will that disrupt the...
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    Comments? I believe this is a singular entry

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/47310

    Any comments on this? I have very mixed feelings on it myself and this is the first I\'ve seen something here this explicit. I have no problem with nudity or...
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    The submissions are coming in soooo fast nowadays...

    The submissions are coming in soooo fast nowadays ... and the quality seems to have gone up. I\'ve only been able to visit intermittently during the last 2 months and it feels like almost a whole...
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    My god - I seem to be down near 10000 today ......

    My god - I seem to be down near 10000 today ... good grief ...
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    Holy Crap Steelcult! With the others I send...

    Holy Crap Steelcult!

    With the others I send you much luck!

    Though not exactly the same there were similar sentiments expressed when me Ma decided she had to live in Israel after converting to...
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    Alright, where are we?

    Who is caught up and has voted on every miniature on here?

    I once was within 2000 and now I\'m closer to 8000 down ... damn ... damn ....
  79. I use that site now more than this one as they...

    I use that site now more than this one as they are much more historical friendly over there. I\'d love to say I wouldn\'t pay 25 a year but, you know, I think I would.

    It\'s just a damn good site...
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    Aye .. I\'ve always seen them as a cohesive whole...

    Aye .. I\'ve always seen them as a cohesive whole - in that the removal of any one of those makes the other two meaningless. Now I don\'t intend those to be absolutes but it\'s a fair measure for me...
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    Of course the Imperium is evil

    Maybe cuz I\'m a Yank I belive in Life, Liberty and Property rights and the Imperium honor none of those ... not even their own and not even rhetorically.

    Are the Tau hegemenous? I thought they...
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    Old Glass bottles

    I\'m going through my old Polly S jars and so many are casualties. (All dried up)

    I was thinking I could pine sol them all and keep the jars for something but the question is: What?

    I don\'t...
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    Article: Easterling Painting Guide

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1242-easterling-painting-guide&
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    What a week! A story broke the other day saying...

    What a week! A story broke the other day saying that ejaculations in men purge the prostate of built-up toxins thus preventing prostate cancer!

    Yay! The secret to men\'s health is masturbation...
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    Still ... it\'s kinda grisly ... I don\'t see...

    Still ... it\'s kinda grisly ... I don\'t see this flying on American television just yet ...
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    Picking up from Fire Sauce: Texas Who...

    Picking up from Fire Sauce:

    Texas

    Who would allow this to end on \"Texas\"?

    :D
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    Elmo

    Elmo
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    Morrow

    Morrow
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    (for what it\'s worth)

    TMP is running it as official ...
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    I\'d buy 10 cans at the cheap price. It\'s an...

    I\'d buy 10 cans at the cheap price. It\'s an invesment and money you were going to spend on it anyway ...

    At the local convention recently I bought 4 of Testor\'s Gloss Coat and 6 of Dull Cote....
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    There\'s two of them on the left side of the main...

    There\'s two of them on the left side of the main page:

    http://www.harbingermagazine.com/index.htm

    The third - the Harbinger of Fury (the pink haird chick) is not pictured ... but is in Issue...
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    While, you\'re here .... I got Issue 6 (with no...

    While, you\'re here .... I got Issue 6 (with no figs of any kind) as my first in the Premier subscription. Now I expect the Valkerye (pink haired chick) in Issue 7 But do I get the Harbinger of...
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    :bouncy:Yeah! congrats to you both!! (Kat and...

    :bouncy:Yeah! congrats to you both!! (Kat and Dennis):bouncy:
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    Comics: *Any Judge Dredd or any Garth Ennis...

    Comics:
    *Any Judge Dredd or any Garth Ennis (best villains ever - Just a Pilgrim is phenomonal)
    *Viz! YEAH!! Can\'t get enough of that one

    Fiction:

    *Deep in the grip of George MacDonald...
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    party

    party
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    This should be it\'s own thread ...

    I prefer Diet Pepsi to Diet Coke but regular Coke to Pepsi by a long mile ...

    There\'s room for all brand of colas if the taste is going to vary as it does ...
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    heh ... it\'s true!! I work essentially where NYU...

    heh ... it\'s true!! I work essentially where NYU is so there\'s a huge batch of kids dissapointing their parents from all over the country ...!

    Goths are pretty common - esp at what\'s called St...
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    Conceptually, Underworld is fantastic. The...

    Conceptually, Underworld is fantastic. The execution however leaves a lot to be desired.

    Though I love Beckinsale I don\'t believe her strength and power in this movie - she\'s just not star...
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    heh ... the OFFICIAL source ... From the Ben...

    heh ... the OFFICIAL source ...


    From the Ben Stiller Show - the No No No Guy sketches ....
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    d\'accord

    no-no-no-no ... Do it .. seriously ... do it ... do it ....

    (Name the source of that obscure quote)
  101. Thread: Vidocq

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    Vidocq

    What do you get when you cross Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allen Poe, Jack the Ripper, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, steam punk, Hong Kong fight choreography and moody Franco-Gothic design?
    ...
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    heh - I just saw the other 2 posts ... ya I\'m...

    heh - I just saw the other 2 posts ... ya I\'m blown away myself - never saw that coiming (but who did?)

    At any rate there seems to be a phoenix stirring and it looks like it may rise again ......
  103. Good Grief!

    Last time we talked about GW mail order I thought we concluded that in all likelihood they would double ship you your order at no extra cost and/or add additional (and free) merchandise along with it...
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    ???

    I\'m suprised this seems to be a \"non-issue\" on CMON.

    On The Miniatures Page there are 3-4 seperate forum threads and tons of speculation, and discussion and argument ...

    Here\'s the...
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    ya ... I can\'t quite put my finger on it but I...

    ya ... I can\'t quite put my finger on it but I feel a great deal of negativity towards those sculpts. I don\'t generally feel \"hate\" for minis but somehow I\'m annoyed as f*** about those ...
    ...
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    Me too .. but I only have 5-6 main projects and...

    Me too .. but I only have 5-6 main projects and in different scales so I\'ll work on one then get sick of it then go to another, get sick of that. Then I either buy a new project or I go back to one...
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    I\'ve flipped through it at the local GW and it...

    I\'ve flipped through it at the local GW and it is quite impressive but already pages were coming out of the \"Readers Copy\" and I\'ve seen several threads to that effect on other web sites - that...
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    Sorry I\'m late ... I liked the first one best!

    Sorry I\'m late ... I liked the first one best!
  109. Thread: Jain Zar

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    Who\'s that again??

    Who\'s that again??
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    ...more ....

    Vince there had a great idea from some thread long ago about using distilled water intead of tap water for thinning paints. It\'s an idea I promptly put into practice .. who knows what minerals or...
  111. Thread: Reported ?

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    NSA is just messin with you ... don\'t panic! lol

    NSA is just messin with you ... don\'t panic! lol
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    I\'m fourth .. I don\'t hate them but I\'d rather...

    I\'m fourth .. I don\'t hate them but I\'d rather see the front ...
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    I\'m gonna say white ... with a thin black wash...

    I\'m gonna say white ... with a thin black wash to darken up the creases
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    Katie is right on ... Traditionally a pro is...

    Katie is right on ...

    Traditionally a pro is one who makes a living at their work. This may indeed be true in the examples you saw on Ebay but it shouldn\'t imply quality in and of itself.
    ...
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    \"weird\" things I do:

    1) I wear boxers and once they wear out I cut off the elastic band and do a vertical cut along the seams. (Then I take\'em off and ...) From old clothes one can make pretty good rags. I have old...
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    ya .. that article is mosly about the converting...

    ya .. that article is mosly about the converting as opposed to the painting...

    Frankly the figs in their \"get your army on the table quick\" articles are also not noteworthy either. (the same...
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    It really depends - I don\'t do \"art\"...

    It really depends - I don\'t do \"art\" miniatures - only gaming ones so the size needs to suit the game. For Fantasy and skirmish games then 25/28 is about right but for all my historical Horse &...
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    methinks we\'re too late - there are bids on...

    methinks we\'re too late - there are bids on nearly all of it ... (assuming that is all of it)
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    ok, now I got all curious and had to spend an...

    ok, now I got all curious and had to spend an hour counting:

    I\'m just over 4000 ...blimey! 1400 are American Civil War and 900 are Napoleonic ... Good grief .. who knew? who knew?
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    These numbers seem really really low ... but...

    These numbers seem really really low ... but I\'ve been painting for almost 2 decades and have never sold a painted fig (or given one away).

    Two years ago I had over well over 2000 minis painted...
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    I should probably know better but I\'ll bite: ...

    I should probably know better but I\'ll bite:

    Can you tell us why you\'re getting out of the hobby?
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    yeah, all right ... I\'m in ...

    yeah, all right ... I\'m in ...
  123. Thread: Vikings

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    The best vikings I\'ve seen here are by Bird from...

    The best vikings I\'ve seen here are by Bird from Foundry ...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/?id=18851

    and

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/?id=18858
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    I just wanna make sure I got this right - it\'s...

    I just wanna make sure I got this right - it\'s the brush-on stuff (varnish or scenic effects water) that\'s stirring it up right - not a spray. Conceivably I\'ll have a lot of Imperial purple guys...
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    wait a sec ... how long are we allowing it to dry...

    wait a sec ... how long are we allowing it to dry first? Not overnight or anything?

    Maybe it behaves differently (poorly) but it does ultimately dry right? (And becomes immune from disolution)
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    I hope to (insert favorite diety here) that the...

    I hope to (insert favorite diety here) that the miniatures are good. That\'s terrific news ...!

    It was the sculpt of Judge Giant that prompted this thread really but I didn\'t see any other...
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    yeah ! I got that .. and it\'s dang good...

    yeah ! I got that .. and it\'s dang good indeed...

    Apart from Batman, Aliens and Predators are there any other crossover books with JD?

    Does he ever tangle with Superman or Spidey or anything?...
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    There\'s a RPG game for JD but I think I\'ll pass...

    There\'s a RPG game for JD but I think I\'ll pass ... a miniature game however ... now that I have some interest in ... and NOT Heroclix unless they really flesh out the 2000AD world and do muties,...
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    hmmm ... the local store here in NYC (Complete...

    hmmm ... the local store here in NYC (Complete Strategist) has literally hundreds of blisters with all kinds of deals: buy 2 get one free, buy 5 get 5 free and some other thing. But worst of all all...
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    I\'m with the Aussies on this one ... isolated...

    I\'m with the Aussies on this one ... isolated surgical fix is the way to go
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    congrats steelcult!! There was a time when you...

    congrats steelcult!! There was a time when you were but a learner but now you are the master!
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    Who loves Judge Dredd??

    At a comic convention recently I picked up all the Batman/Judge Dredd arcs .. holy crap those are good...

    I see Foundry makes some figs and also Heroclix\'s Indy line has some as well.

    That\'s...
  133. Thread: NMM

    by Flashman14
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    ya, good point Dennis ... There are several...

    ya, good point Dennis ... There are several \"Fantasy\" comics out there featuring folks in armour - RA Salvatore has something for sure that has lots of gray scaled metallics going on ...
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    Luca! Comment on numbers: 43331, 43333, 43335...

    Luca! Comment on numbers: 43331, 43333, 43335 and 43341. These don\'t have comments so you get a chance to say the first thing rather then chiming in with what everybody else said ... Yay comments...
  135. Haaaa! very funny Chris .... All those are spot...

    Haaaa! very funny Chris .... All those are spot on ...lol
  136. Thread: NMM

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    Or sort by rating descending here in the Fantasy...

    Or sort by rating descending here in the Fantasy section and you\'ll get several top notch examples of what the ideal NMM is all about.

    As for how to do it, some points:

    Keep in mind your...
  137. IMHO, the HT Paint Citadel Models is really for...

    IMHO, the HT Paint Citadel Models is really for beginners - Or it\'s all about getting armies on the table - it doesn\'t cover at all what is \"art\" painting like what Rackham does or Golden...
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    I think a good 40k movie would be a big boost for...

    I think a good 40k movie would be a big boost for the game if it was done right ... Though derivative it is a fascinating amalgam of interesting stuff.

    The upcoming Chronicles of Riddick reminds...
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    lol lol lol Ha!! Get\'em! Get\'em!! I\'m...

    lol lol lol Ha!! Get\'em! Get\'em!!

    I\'m personally collecting Necrons - should I not be phased I\'ll never admit it .... I like mind fu** stories! lol
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    That\'s a great story Cerri... Give us updates on...

    That\'s a great story Cerri... Give us updates on that eh?

    Where are you doing that? USA? UK? What town and all that ....
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    Did your new technique involve the mass spraying...

    Did your new technique involve the mass spraying of all your minis with a clear coat but using primer by mistake?

    I\'m just trying to figure out what would negate 20 years of experience ...
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    Or worse - I kicked up a bit of lead into my eye...

    Or worse - I kicked up a bit of lead into my eye ... was certain I was going blind... flushed with water good - to the point a stared into an upside down tumbler filled with water - heh ... that...
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    Or worse - I kicked up a bit of lead into my eye...

    Or worse - I kicked up a bit of lead into my eye ... was certain I was going blind... flushed with water good - to the point a stared into an upside down tumbler filled with water - heh ... that...
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    From my understanding - the units of warriors at...

    From my understanding - the units of warriors at 16 strong are woefully under strength - as a long time Empire follower (not player sadly) the basic advice for them is 25 figs per regiment at minimum...
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    pin vice, paperclips and staples (for the pinning)

    pin vice, paperclips and staples (for the pinning)
  146. And don\'t backlight your submissions ... Nobody...

    And don\'t backlight your submissions ... Nobody wants to see your shadowy figure profiles.

    I\'ve seen several entries put on a window sill and then snapped with the sun shining right into the...
  147. Thread: NMM. Why?

    by Flashman14
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    And NMM as \"Flavour of the month\" - it\'s been...

    And NMM as \"Flavour of the month\" - it\'s been a 2-year long month! It\'s not going anywhere. That\'s not to say get on board or get out- But don\'t count on that technique going away now or ever...
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    I would like to discourage people from pulling...

    I would like to discourage people from pulling minis in general unless the pics are too poor to be viewed properly (the photo not the paint) - And I know nobody has seriously considered it except...
  149. Thread: NMM. Why?

    by Flashman14
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    There are examples of that kind of thing -...

    There are examples of that kind of thing - figures deep in foilage and shrubbery whos shield reflects a barren desert landscape ... heh! Talk about missing the point!

    I would like to see more...
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    oi! I hadn\'t noticed but Kevin removed all his...

    oi! I hadn\'t noticed but Kevin removed all his minis as well!

    Otherwise I think I\'m with Sturm though I don\'t think Kev was particularly thin skinned and whiney - not any more than me who...
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    Kev baby! Where ya going?? I don\'t recall...

    Kev baby! Where ya going?? I don\'t recall authorizing your departure. Now get back here!!! Can\'t we talk this over?
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    That\'s perfectly heinous! Just thinking about it...

    That\'s perfectly heinous! Just thinking about it makes me ill ... lol
  153. Thread: GW ink

    by Flashman14
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    ya - I don\'t like thinnning ink down too much...

    ya - I don\'t like thinnning ink down too much because doing so fundamentally changes the pigment density. (obviously??) In other words if it\'s too thin then it isn\'t the shade I want anymore...
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    I think what we\'re seeing is a lot of new...

    I think what we\'re seeing is a lot of new members ... the inevitable consequence of which is crap photos.
    It is kind of a thrill though the first time to submit something- so the rush to \"get...
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    Just curious Neil - what\'s the most you\'ll pay...

    Just curious Neil - what\'s the most you\'ll pay for a fig? This came up on another thread and the question came up: What does one do with a mini one paid several hundred dollars for?

    Well....??...
  156. hmmmm

    Nearly all my pic submissions have been an experiment of some sort of my camera\'s capabilities and it\'s only just recently that I\'ve found that the Macro function on my camera (olympus c-3020) has...
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    The warmest of holiday wishes to you all . . ....

    The warmest of holiday wishes to you all . . . yes, even the athiests, heathens and pagans ...! :)
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    damn!

    I think so too . . .I like the idea of battle pilgrims . . and I like the new peasant archer minis and the yeoman cav too ...

    I probably won\'t get a Bret Army but I will the Army Book and some...
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    Exactly right Finn ... thank you! And to...

    Exactly right Finn ... thank you!

    And to clarify - I\'m not suprised at the price nor necessarily do I feel it\'s the best he should get either.

    Any artist should take what they can get for...
  160. Thread: Contracts

    by Flashman14
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    Contracts

    Is this something only I would love??

    http://blog.qiken.org/archives/000196.html
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    Yup - if you\'re using Model range then shake...

    Yup - if you\'re using Model range then shake them up more. They require it more than any other paint I\'ve ever used. An agitator of some kind as Supervike suggested is excellent!

    I only own one...
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    On deck I got:

    15mm
    Minifigs Navy ship crew for Age of Sail
    Old Glory Wurrtemburger Cavalry
    Old Glory Viking unit

    25+mm
    Misc Zombies
    Eureka Victorian Gentlemen & Ladies
    Old Glory Civilians (from Boxer...
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    I\'ve been using Vallejo MODEL Colors for well...

    I\'ve been using Vallejo MODEL Colors for well over a year now and I\'ve found you have to shake the f*** out of them. Even then sometimes a mix on the palette as well. Some colors I do have to add a...
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    Though there is some value in having a great mini...

    Though there is some value in having a great mini at hand to use as a reference - sometimes photos don\'t really give you the \"click\" that a live figure would when you\'re asking yourself, \"how...
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    ... just got back from my first screening of ROTK...

    ... just got back from my first screening of ROTK ...Fan-damn-tastic!

    Other than that I agree mostly with Chern\'s statements .. not a stray word there ...

    Like Rachel I think the \"scouring\"...
  166. Maybe a 5 point scale is the best instead of a 10...

    Maybe a 5 point scale is the best instead of a 10 point one. The difference between a 2 and a 3 is not particularly pronounced nor, for me, an 8 or a 9.

    So if we were to adopt say the Amazon...
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    sitting here reading the forums .... :) Basically...

    sitting here reading the forums .... :) Basically every time I\'m here I should be painting... cant be helped ...addicted ...
  168. Thread: Mentoring

    by Flashman14
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    Is Haley even still relevant? She hasn\'t posted...

    Is Haley even still relevant? She hasn\'t posted here in ages..... posting here is, of course, not a requisite for relevance but I think the work of Cyril or Goatman rivals hers - and that\'s not...
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    I don\'t care if he painted them or not so long...

    I don\'t care if he painted them or not so long as he credits who did ... leaving him out of the rankings is a fine response though.
  170. lol:flip::bouncy:lol:flip::bouncy: Fantastic...

    lol:flip::bouncy:lol:flip::bouncy:
    Fantastic Corvus!! lol:flip::bouncy:lol:flip::bouncy:
    This caused much merriment on my end ...
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    What you are seeing is a technique called: NMM -...

    What you are seeing is a technique called: NMM - or Non Metal Metal.

    In short is it the simulation of the highly reflective quality of real metal using only regular paints - typically grays,...
  172. Thread: What if...

    by Flashman14
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    Sgt Rock and Easy Company Civvies and perps...

    Sgt Rock and Easy Company

    Civvies and perps for Earth AD games - Judges and all that ...

    Rankin-Bass Characters ... (all in 28mm)
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    Can\'t you

    like in a Address Field have a required Field - and have no default value set?

    In other words have it set to blank and then before your mini get\'s uploaded you have to put something legal into...
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    ah .. reminds me of my college days ....!

    ah .. reminds me of my college days ....!
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    I get in cycles - for weeks at a time (usually...

    I get in cycles - for weeks at a time (usually after I painted up a large force of somthing) I\'ll just be burnt on painting and all those free recreation moments either go to movies, or console...
  176. Thread: Ainsty...

    by Flashman14
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    wow!

    Great stuff here .. I particularly like the Flat Roof pieces and the Mine stuff . . . Damn - I thought I was all caught up in purchases for the year . . . Discipline Flashy... Discipline... :D
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    if it\'s not too late:

    I do use old brushes most of the time but there are new ones that do the trick as good if not better - and those are those with the rounded top - like a Q-tip shaped top - but in bristles. These are...
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    Ya Vampire Wars has a set ... I don\'t know if...

    Ya Vampire Wars has a set ... I don\'t know if they\'re quite right for Narnia ... See for yourself:
    http://www.westwindproductions.co.uk/figures.asp?oc=GHD0008&group=Gothic+Horror&pre=GHD

    Also...
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    Are they from Interview with a Vampire??

    Are they from Interview with a Vampire??
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    To make it international I say paint the lowest...

    To make it international I say paint the lowest denomination of coin your country circulates. So in the US it\'s a penny... Uk a pence??, etc etc
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    Who here likes Triumph the Insult Comic Dog?

    Who here likes Triumph the Insult Comic Dog?
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    If I may .... Why not try historicals? What...

    If I may ....

    Why not try historicals? What you describe doesn\'t exist at all in that branch of the hobby . . .

    Brother v Brother, Sword & The Flame, GASLIGHT, etc etc
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    that is hysterical!! I was just working on that...

    that is hysterical!! I was just working on that the other night for the exact same reasons and just never got around to posting it! (no graph on mine though)

    The only glitch in there is that if...
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    Foundry has those weird Orcs in Late Renaissance...

    Foundry has those weird Orcs in Late Renaissance clothing . . . . those are fairly unique.

    But if you\'re tired of cliche Fantasy stuff then try Historicals! You could do anything from a Viking...
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    Ya - I think Finn\'s hit the nail on the head......

    Ya - I think Finn\'s hit the nail on the head... they\'re so much impressive stuff on here that it\'s proportionally rare that something really stands above.

    The very frequency of 4\'s seems way...
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    heh!

    Was there a reason why you didn\'t use an underscore in there? Too_shy? or cap the S? TooShy . . I thought K may have mentioned that but I don\'t recall . . .
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    ...was talking to Kamuik... Everyone knows that...

    ...was talking to Kamuik... Everyone knows that Tooshy, properly pronounced, is simply Too Shy . . as opposed to the dereiere form of the word Tooshy?

    It\'s not obvious - I forever thought it...
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    Pretty sure I offended the Brits - for that I...

    Pretty sure I offended the Brits - for that I apologize. In every other post where someone doesn\'y care about the topic they simply don\'t post. I\'ve never seen one where over half the respondents...
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    I kinda like that \"Tooshy and the 8 Balls \" but...

    I kinda like that \"Tooshy and the 8 Balls \" but that\'s a better name for a band with Toshy singing . .

    Simpsons reference - Shotgun Painters Club.. After Homer\'s make-up applicator....
  190. Thread: Dumped!

    by Flashman14
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    That sucks....

    But in all seriousness that is a mixed bit of news - On one hand, you know it\'s for the best and on the other it\'s pretty damn painful in the short term.

    Embrace it , stay busy, write it all...
  191. Thread: Dumped!

    by Flashman14
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    Yeah, I\'d stick to your own species this time...

    Yeah, I\'d stick to your own species this time and leave the fish alone. lol
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    Well that\'s just it

    NOBODY knows . . . or they\'re keeping mum.

    It isn\'t much of a deal to me at all but to regular Britains it\'s a \"frenzy\" . . . And that\'s the part that\'s got me interested.

    As a...
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    ah!

    It was my understanding that certain papers did get out - from Scotland and Ireland or something but were destroyed at customs. Already too many people are exposed and in the day of internet and up...
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    Right, what\'s \'e done now??

    The PoW I mean . . . It\'s illegal to broadcast the \"allegations\" but from what I\'ve been able to gleen is that he was on the receiving end of an unnatural act at the er ....hands of one of his...
  195. I don\'t wear old clothes when painting but I do...

    I don\'t wear old clothes when painting but I do use old clothes as rags for wiping brushes off with.

    old T-shirts cut along the seams, socks (sliced down one side and flayed open), even old...
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    ya . . not too crazy about this one . . . Though...

    ya . . not too crazy about this one . . . Though I don\'t think the first one deserved the cult status it achieved either.

    As for the Hammer - what happened to it is the subject of the latest ...
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    Heh - That\'s so \"marine\"!! Just tough it up...

    Heh - That\'s so \"marine\"!! Just tough it up soldier! lol

    Many of you know that superglue was originally a by-product of wound closing/suture research. Has anyone, in a pinch, used superglue to...
  198. Thread: Fingernails

    by Flashman14
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    ya . . that\'s what I\'d do. Doing zombies now...

    ya . . that\'s what I\'d do.

    Doing zombies now with pronounced claws (still not much bigger than fingernails) and I\'m doing GW Desert Yellow with Bleached Bone highlight. It\'d work for any...
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    ya . . that looks cool too . . .I guess the only...

    ya . . that looks cool too . . .I guess the only reason I\'d not do a Chaos themed base is I always assume they are offensive instead of defensive. To model them on their own territory makes me think...
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    Here\'s an example of what I envisoned above . ....

    Here\'s an example of what I envisoned above . . just stumbled across it . . .

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/?id=33458
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