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  1. Sweet!! The 2nd Ed Chaos codex was what got me...

    Sweet!! The 2nd Ed Chaos codex was what got me into the hobby, and the monopose Bezerkers one of my first purchases, so a lot of fond memories for me as well.
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    Yep, wild caught paua fritters. Dont touch those...

    Yep, wild caught paua fritters. Dont touch those farmed fritters, they just arent the same!



    My old man always said the proper test for a well cooked steak was if you put a bandaid on it and...
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    Im a kiwi, so here are a couple of things that I...

    Im a kiwi, so here are a couple of things that I really like that are local:

    Paua (abalone) fritters, fresh from the sea:...
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    My go to recipe is pulled pork: roughly cut (1-2"...

    My go to recipe is pulled pork: roughly cut (1-2" cubes or so) pork shoulder or other slow cooking cut. Cover with water and season (some combination of salt, pepper, chilli's, paprika, bay leaves,...
  5. Thread: runtherder

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    Great model, though i think it would be even...

    Great model, though i think it would be even better if the upper facing areas (face, shoulders etc) were highlighted to the same colour as the belly. It is somewhat disconcerting viewing the images...
  6. Thread: Future outlook

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    We can be members one and two of "Team Purgatory"...

    We can be members one and two of "Team Purgatory" painters!
  7. Thread: Future outlook

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    Well, the Rapture Index...

    Well, the Rapture Index has increased by two points lately, so i'd say the end times are closer...

    Seriously though, I agree with Vike in a way; we have to let these countries resolve their...
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    Superb army, must be a real treat to play with! ...

    Superb army, must be a real treat to play with!



    the warbear is from Scibor monstrous minis i believe
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    I am a kiwi, and all of my immediate family is...

    I am a kiwi, and all of my immediate family is fine thankfully, though obviously being a small country we know plenty of people affected. Hopefully the recovery progresses as well as possible for...
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    Borrowed a White Dwarf, which coincided with a...

    Borrowed a White Dwarf, which coincided with a birthday and the release of...

    http://private.lmm.cz/datok/Necromunda.jpg

    Picked it up the next week and loved it to bits. Still have some of the...
  11. Thread: God vs science

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    TL;DR And did someone mention the holocaust?...

    TL;DR

    And did someone mention the holocaust? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godwin%27s_law

    Single batch bourbon, neat, for me please!
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    Some crackers in this thread, need more time!! ...

    Some crackers in this thread, need more time!!

    Hmmmm... In no particular order:

    Foucault's Pendulum - Umberto Eco
    Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood
    Live Bodies - Maurice Gee
    Ender's Game -...
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    Not quite what i was expecting! Clever title, but...

    Not quite what i was expecting! Clever title, but the feat itself gives me the heebie jeebies!
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    I'd definitely try and see it - i really enjoyed...

    I'd definitely try and see it - i really enjoyed it! I had the same "must do something steampunk" afterwards as DR as well.
  15. Thread: WIP valkyrie

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    Looking fantastic - must, have, bigger, pics!!!

    Looking fantastic - must, have, bigger, pics!!!
  16. Thread: Tour de France

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    I love cycling for the sake of it too. Back in my...

    I love cycling for the sake of it too. Back in my old town there were a huge variety of terrain really close, flat coastline, forrests, hilly goodness etc. Sadly i left my bike behind in NZ and have...
  17. Wow, great job! Seconded on a mud basing tutorial...

    Wow, great job! Seconded on a mud basing tutorial as well (pretty please?)
  18. Thread: Tour de France

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    There are a number of competitions within the...

    There are a number of competitions within the race, some individual, but also between teams.

    The yellow jersey goes to the fastest individual rider across all the stages (the most prestigious as...
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    Im aghast you threw something like that out!...

    Im aghast you threw something like that out! Surely some parts were salvageable...

    My FW renegade militia were very good, some cleanup required but nothing a sharp scalpel couldnt deal with! Maybe...
  20. Thread: Removing paint

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    Several hours may not be long enough, i have...

    Several hours may not be long enough, i have heard people leaving overnight, or even a couple of days in simple green to be effective.
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    Damn, this thread has put me off a little! I...

    Damn, this thread has put me off a little! I really like the look of the Vampire\'s on horses, maybe i\'ll get one to see what they\'re like.
  22. Thread: copyright

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    I don\'t believe commercial gain is required in...

    I don\'t believe commercial gain is required in order to be in breach of copyright. I think a copyright breach just becomes more apparent once the breacher starts advertising and selling the item ...
  23. Thread: copyright

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    Depends how good GW\'s lawyer is!! But i\'d say...

    Depends how good GW\'s lawyer is!! But i\'d say if it looked enough like a GW Space Marine to be mistaken for one, then you could be in trouble.
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    I guess i forgot the excessive rolly eyes...

    I guess i forgot the excessive rolly eyes emoticon to emphasize the tongue in cheek nature of my comment, so here they are:

    :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
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    Sounds unlikely, if what is described above is...

    Sounds unlikely, if what is described above is accurate. I mean, no one lies or cheats on the internet, right?
  26. If he had forgotten to use a title at all...

    If he had forgotten to use a title at all (unlikely in a career soldier!), i could tolerate a friendly reminder, but she went way over the line! It wasnt even like he said \"Ma\'am\" in a...
  27. Great work! As mentioned above, the NMM is top...

    Great work! As mentioned above, the NMM is top notch.

    My main critique is with the photos, as there is a speckly outline around various regions (obviously due to the image manipulation...
  28. I guess part of the reason is that it needs a...

    I guess part of the reason is that it needs a microscope to view the actual art work, so a print is bit more convenient lol

    I wonder how many he stuffs up for each finished creation?
  29. Thread: Rhymaïss

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    Very nice work! The dark skin tones are...

    Very nice work! The dark skin tones are fantastic, and i love the glossy effect on the lips.

    P.S Wow, what on earth have you done to have the score as low as it is (4.9 when i placed my vote)???...
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    Best of luck to the Lions for the Test! Im...

    Best of luck to the Lions for the Test!

    Im hoping the All Blacks can turn around their shocker last week against the French (22-27 loss at home, for pete\'s sake!)
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    Thanks for all the tips and help. Some of the...

    Thanks for all the tips and help. Some of the examples I have enjoyed the most from trawling the web can be found in this thread on Warseer. An interesting colourscheme, not quite lime green and...
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    Renegade militia color scheme help

    I recently acquired the Forgeworld Renegade militia command, but am stuck for how to paint them. I was tempted to stick to a khaki clothing with dirty metal armor scheme, but was after some...
  33. Both of my grandfathers served. They viewed it as...

    Both of my grandfathers served. They viewed it as their duty to the empire, and like many, never talked of the fighting. My maternal grandfather was a radio man for the New Zealand Division, and...
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    Awesome!

    Awesome!
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    Sleep is the single largest determinant, but lots...

    Sleep is the single largest determinant, but lots of little things can improve my mood no matter what
  36. In my short time in the States i have noticed...

    In my short time in the States i have noticed that there are so many idiots on both \"sides\", none of whom do any service to their side and serve only to further distract attention from what should...
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    Wow! Such a contrast between the chaos and panic...

    Wow! Such a contrast between the chaos and panic on the faces of those in the foreground, with the apparent calmness of Tank Man in the background. Great photo!
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    Sounds (and looks) promising at least! Looking...

    Sounds (and looks) promising at least! Looking forward to more info coming out
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    Damn, such a shame

    Damn, such a shame
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    Evil as well...

    Evil as well...
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    An average performance by all reports! Scraping a...

    An average performance by all reports! Scraping a 37-25 win, looking like its going to be a long tour!
  42. Thread: T4??

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    It was a bit meh, but as mentioned, ok for an...

    It was a bit meh, but as mentioned, ok for an action only movie
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    This (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbr8qNMgCR4)...

    This far!
  44. Thread: High Elf Lord

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    Looks great! With the awesome quality of the NMM,...

    Looks great! With the awesome quality of the NMM, i would have thought a few other areas could have done with a little more work to bring them up to the same standard. In particular, the cloak at the...
  45. Thread: uberdarks WIP

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    This made me giggle! Great execution on the...

    This made me giggle! Great execution on the segway, great idea!
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    :o This is just amazing work, I admire your...

    :o This is just amazing work, I admire your perseverance when making so many repeat components, but the result is truly phenomenal and worth the effort. Im looking forward to watching this progress...
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    Im really enjoying this, unfortunately it is...

    Im really enjoying this, unfortunately it is making me want an airbrush. Oh, and some of your talent as well!
  48. Im seriously jealous... Two plus months off would...

    Im seriously jealous... Two plus months off would be fantastic. Enjoy!
  49. Awesome idea, even better execution! Love the...

    Awesome idea, even better execution! Love the facial expression too.
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    How much preparation do they get as a squad...

    How much preparation do they get as a squad before they get into this first warm up game? It struck me that at times the Lions have been well less than the sum of the individuals in the team, and was...
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    The Lions tours to New Zealand have always been...

    The Lions tours to New Zealand have always been great fun. Mostly because the All Blacks always win, by hook or by crook...

    Hoping you batter the springboks prior to the tri-nations!
  52. I was watching a baseball game over the weekend...

    I was watching a baseball game over the weekend in which the commentator said \"shit\" loudly and misnamed the player Masterson as Masturbate.

    Got a chuckle out of me :)
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    Someone should buy her a Virgin Mary toaster to...

    Someone should buy her a Virgin Mary toaster to put that vegemite on:


    http://www.junkbrosnews.com/Dec04-b/toaster.gif
  54. Thread: Forgeworld

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    I got my renegade milita in 8 days from order to...

    I got my renegade milita in 8 days from order to delivery in Connecticut, USA. But like the others said, can be quick if the items you\'ve ordered are on hand, or can take a while if they arent.
    ...
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    Not enough, I don\'t think. I intend to spend...

    Not enough, I don\'t think. I intend to spend more time while Im supposed to be working to go through the gallery a bit more!
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    reply sent :)

    reply sent :)
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    The whole NKorea situation is quite scary to me....

    The whole NKorea situation is quite scary to me. Sure it is probably just attention seeking/scare mongering, but they have nukes now too. And the problem with nuking them first is you lose all...
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    Congrats on 30 years! I just celebrated...

    Congrats on 30 years! I just celebrated anniversary numero uno, so only 80 more to go...
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    Remember, you\'ve got the right to bear arms! ...

    Remember, you\'ve got the right to bear arms!


    http://www.thereheis.com/images/family%20guy%20bear%20arms.jpg

    What? Oh...
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    wanted: Vulture from Warhammer Giant

    I am after the vulture from the Warhammer giant sprue. I dont have much in my bits box at the moment as I just moved country (now in CT, USA) but I am sure we can work something out.

    Thanks!
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    Hmmmm, to me it almost seems as if tightening...

    Hmmmm, to me it almost seems as if tightening controls on guns to a really high level, whilst allowing paintball for those that want it would be more productive. Giving people a generally safe,...
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    Well, I moved right across the world (from...

    Well, I moved right across the world (from Auckland, New Zealand, to New Haven Connecticut) after finishing my PhD, with my new wife in tow. It was quite a scary prospect, but it has proven to be a...
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    I can find reference to one done by Cyril on the...

    I can find reference to one done by Cyril on the Creafigs website, yet cannot get onto that site as it appears down?
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    Yeah, i struggle to turn out nice photos, but...

    Yeah, i struggle to turn out nice photos, but can\'t decide if it is bad photography or just badly painted minis!

    :D
  65. Thread: Noob Thread?

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    The search function is your friend :)

    The search function is your friend :)
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    There is an article with instructions in the...

    There is an article with instructions in the articles section.

    linky
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    Thanks! I don\'t believe it was the cleaning...

    Thanks! I don\'t believe it was the cleaning technique, but i\'ll get some proper spray primer and try again...
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    Paint not adhering to resin?

    I recently bought some lovely Forgeworld products, and spent time cleaning them up (not as bad as I imagined!), gave them a clean with dish detergent and warm water and a light scrub with a...
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    GIMP is free and can do most (if not all) of the...

    GIMP is free and can do most (if not all) of the functions that the rather expensive photoshop can.

    GIMP
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    Yes, i wasn very explicit! The first unit are...

    Yes, i wasn very explicit! The first unit are squires, they will be used as scouts. I was referring to the Men at Arms unit (10 ranked up minis about halfway down the page).

    It wasnt really a...
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    Awesome work, but i cant help but notice the...

    Awesome work, but i cant help but notice the first unit of Men at Arms appears to be marching at a 45degree angle, rather than forwards...

    Still fantastic, the comissioner will be very happy im...
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    I think \"zenithal\" refers to a lightsource...

    I think \"zenithal\" refers to a lightsource above the mini (like the sun, a street light etc). The zenith is the point directly above an object. Thus zenithal lighting refers to a mini painted as if...
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    Ice on mars!! Even in the midst of the final...

    Ice on mars!!

    Even in the midst of the final stages of writing a PhD thesis, I can still smile that there might be or have been life on mars.
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    Very very cool!! Voted for you, very high!

    Very very cool!! Voted for you, very high!
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    Thanks guys, sounds like a lot of fun stuff to...

    Thanks guys, sounds like a lot of fun stuff to do! Im really looking forward to it!!
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    Things to do in NY/San Fran??

    Hi All,

    I\'ll be visiting the States (from NZ) for a conference in July/August. I\'ll be 8 days in San Francisco, 5 in New York City and two in Nashville.

    Are there any locals or others that...
  77. Thread: Comedies

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    I love the off the wall comedy of Green Wing, and...

    I love the off the wall comedy of Green Wing, and going back to Black Adder, Bottom and Black Books as well...
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    Only if it is a right angled triangle...

    Only if it is a right angled triangle...
  79. Are you using inks or just watering down your...

    Are you using inks or just watering down your normal paints? I find you get a shiny effect when using the GW inks, so now for most of my glazes/washes now i just water down normal paint to a really...
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    I watched the Ireland-Georgia game with my irish...

    I watched the Ireland-Georgia game with my irish mate who sweated like the proverbial. The last 15 minutes the Irish were under the pump and the Georgians just couldnt crack them. Easily my most...
  81. As a grad student, varies between sweet f*ck all...

    As a grad student, varies between sweet f*ck all and 80+ hour weeks. Unfortuantly hovering at the latter end of the scale at the moment.
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    The french post-doc in my lab has been getting...

    The french post-doc in my lab has been getting all sorts of shit this week, first the loss to Argentina then Scotland in the football. Hopefully the All Blacks dont make to many mistakes - itd be...
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    The All Blacks should easily crest 100 points,...

    The All Blacks should easily crest 100 points, England will be thumped by at least 20 points (Farrel at flyhalf, you\'re having a laugh!).

    I think the Wales game will be closer than a lot of...
  84. Thread: FREAK accents

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    The Kiwi accent pronounces fish and chips: ...

    The Kiwi accent pronounces fish and chips:

    \"Fush and chups\"

    apparently. Sounds like fish and chips to me! :D
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    Why not slip her a roofie :rolleyes::rolleyes: ...

    Why not slip her a roofie :rolleyes::rolleyes:

    I think he wanted a relationship, not just to get his leg over.
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    Only two?

    Only two?
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    SA were aided by some diabolical refereeing....

    SA were aided by some diabolical refereeing. Should have been 14-all at half time, and who knows what might have happened after that.
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    England looked like a bunch of toothless old men....

    England looked like a bunch of toothless old men.

    Oh...

    All Blacks looked ok, but let the game get sloppy near the end when they should have locked it down. Didnt see the Aus-Japan game, but...
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    Ha ha ha Nice upset there! Interesting that the...

    Ha ha ha Nice upset there! Interesting that the organising committee would put the hardest game up first? Never mind, a bad Argentina game against one of the other teams and france could still top...
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    Only one reply to that rubbish :D. Think some...

    Only one reply to that rubbish :D. Think some French turned up to this game, but it didnt matter.

    http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w141/axkiely/kirk.jpg

    And you lost, badly lost, the game...
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    Have to go with EvilMonki here, NZ will win,...

    Have to go with EvilMonki here, NZ will win, beating France in the final.

    No bias though :D
  92. Thread: cool site ahoy

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    The steampunk inspired desktop is brilliant!

    The steampunk inspired desktop is brilliant!
  93. Thread: Local sayings

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    \"Chur\" is a big saying here in NZ at the...

    \"Chur\" is a big saying here in NZ at the moment. In stands in for all sorts of communication.

    \"Chur, bro\" - Thanks, mate!
    \"Chur\", accompanied with a nod of the head - \"Hello\"
    ...
  94. Hahaha thats rather funny. Oh, wait...

    Hahaha thats rather funny.

    Oh, wait...
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    Sweet looking mini! I really like the face and...

    Sweet looking mini! I really like the face and all the lenses, but a bit of work on the base would lift the overall impression!
  96. Superb work!! The only minor nitpick i would make...

    Superb work!! The only minor nitpick i would make is the snow stuck to the clothes and banner doesnt look \"natural\" to me. Again, that is a very minor thing, the overall squad is superb!
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    Part of the entertainment of pro sports!

    Part of the entertainment of pro sports!
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    5\'9\'\' and 150 lbs puts me at about average...

    5\'9\'\' and 150 lbs puts me at about average build wise i think!
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    Looking forward to Arsenals first game against...

    Looking forward to Arsenals first game against Fulham today! Been a quiet summer on the transfer front, so it could be a long season, but hopefully top 4 beckons again, with a good run in the cups!
    ...
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    Putting it in the freezer prolongs the open time...

    Putting it in the freezer prolongs the open time a bit. :)
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    I love the UltraMarine at his painting table...

    I love the UltraMarine at his painting table painting a miniature marine! A very cool idea well executed, though I may have seen that on the Spanish Team forum write-up of their trip to Germany.
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    One i saw when very young was Braindead (by Peter...

    One i saw when very young was Braindead (by Peter Jackson of LoTR fame) which was a very low budget zombie flick, and filmed in a park near where i lived at the time. Scared the bejesus out of my...
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    I think the mall security guard said he was...

    I think the mall security guard said he was arrested for disturbing the peace or disorderly conduct or summat. Cant watch it again at work to confirm though.

    Pretty good that the police understood...
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    I too am surprised at the low score! I voted 8,...

    I too am surprised at the low score! I voted 8, because of the great expression, and with the little work ive been doing with greenstuff lately i know how hard it is to do even simple things, so...
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    Sweet work! I especially like the blade and...

    Sweet work! I especially like the blade and corrosion on the vents. And the \'muscle\'... And the armour!

    Just awesome.
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    Stick to the fluff as much as possible... also...

    Stick to the fluff as much as possible... also pick popular items for sale to increase the chances of a bidding war for one of your items.

    Being damn good is another way to make a profit from mini...
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    The prick deserved it! Bet he thought he was real...

    The prick deserved it! Bet he thought he was real clever until that women smacked him one.

    Gotta echo the sentiment that all types of women can be beautiful too!
  108. I saw Iggy and the Stooges a couple of years ago...

    I saw Iggy and the Stooges a couple of years ago when they came down here for a concert. I really enjoyed, having liked the music for a while, but then I never saw them at their peak!

    I always...
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    I hated the metal GW Balrog. Nothing fit at all,...

    I hated the metal GW Balrog. Nothing fit at all, was a right bastard to greenstuff/pin etc.
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    Awesome!! That dremmeling must have been a royal...

    Awesome!! That dremmeling must have been a royal pain, but im sure it going to be well worth it!
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    Wonder if i can get the bank teller to take fake...

    Wonder if i can get the bank teller to take fake money, just by saying \"take it\" as i hand over the money! Very well done!
  112. Thread: Have a video

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    Wrong, man, just plain wrong! Funny though!

    Wrong, man, just plain wrong! Funny though!
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    new W.I.Ps - please comment!

    Whew, it\'s been a while, but i thought if finally start posting some work of mine again. This means, of course, that I would actually have to start painting! Im currently working on a green knight,...
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    Mine was plastic Orlock gangers from the...

    Mine was plastic Orlock gangers from the Necromunda box set. *sigh* those were the days! When a kid could afford GW minis... oh, wait. lol
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    Maybe when God was giving out chests, those guys...

    Maybe when God was giving out chests, those guys thought he was giving out milkshakes?
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    NO!! It is not random chance, merely random...

    NO!! It is not random chance, merely random chance followed by natural selection. The peacocks that had random changes that resulted in tails a little like that one were preferred by females,...
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    I really enjoy Seb Archers (automaton) minis, for...

    I really enjoy Seb Archers (automaton) minis, for the character and atmosphere he is able to put into his work, and his readiness to help!

    I really really like Yellow Ones work, and as mentioned...
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    Without a doubt my favorite artist at the moment...

    Without a doubt my favorite artist at the moment is Kings of Leon. Something quite beautiful about their music.

    Also looking forward to getting the new Tomahawk album, which is released here soon.
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    Ive plugged him before, but Burne Hogarths art...

    Ive plugged him before, but Burne Hogarths art books are a fantastic reference for artists, sculptors and even animators. Dynamic Anatomy is great, as is Dynamic Drapery for clothing/cloaks etc. Ive...
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    Nothing new, but mine is a close tie btw Mad Max...

    Nothing new, but mine is a close tie btw Mad Max and Ronin.
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    I was always under the impression that GD entries...

    I was always under the impression that GD entries should be of the size that comes in the pack, but can be either round or square.
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    Maybe just dip it in acetone - brush off what...

    Maybe just dip it in acetone - brush off what comes loose and then rinse in water. Repeat until its all gone. 3hrs seems excessive, I can usually get really thick paint of 2nd hand minis off after 5...
  123. Thread: peeling paint

    by Aidan K
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    Maybe hairdryer them next time prior to...

    Maybe hairdryer them next time prior to varnishing, if you can steal your gf/mothers dryer!
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    You could try acetone, if you have some offcuts...

    You could try acetone, if you have some offcuts or something you dont care about. Ive used it on resin FoW minis and it worked fine, but Id test it before use on something as $$$ as a Forgeword mini!
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    It was a joke too... based on a false...

    It was a joke too... based on a false \"misinterpretation\" of why she only had one fine and your implication that you would be fined for your own \"activities\". Also a joke on the fact that people...
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    I wouldnt beleive her if she said she only...

    I wouldnt beleive her if she said she only masturbates once a month lol
  127. Thread: My Dream job

    by Aidan K
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    Dont worry, Im sure someones ACTUAL wet dream...

    Dont worry, Im sure someones ACTUAL wet dream will involve french mustard liberally squirted...

    lollol
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    My favorite bible!...

    My favorite bible!

    I dont beleive there is a \"god\". There is enought that is fascinating in the world without having to posit a \"god\" to explain things, for example the origin of life.

    Or...
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    This is great! I really like the eyepieces and...

    This is great! I really like the eyepieces and metallics.

    as for the cansiter, could it be some sort of mine or explosive?
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    I really like the Mushroom King snotling base!!...

    I really like the Mushroom King snotling base!! The whole lot is coming together really nicely!
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    Awesome stuff! Mybe a bit more yellowish on the...

    Awesome stuff! Mybe a bit more yellowish on the gun close to the barrel? Im not sure how far along you are with this so you\'ll probably get there w/o my help!
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    I agree, Id vote #3 as well!

    I agree, Id vote #3 as well!
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    Rogue traders are independent sorts that have a...

    Rogue traders are independent sorts that have a hereditary liscence to carry out interplanetary trade etc. A sort of buccaneer ne\'er do well type sometimes, other times paragons of Imperial Virtue....
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    Mmmmmmmm tasty.

    Mmmmmmmm tasty.
  135. Thread: My Dream job

    by Aidan K
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    A proper footballer!

    A proper footballer!
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    I would prefer that there never be the need for...

    I would prefer that there never be the need for an abortion at all! However, i still think a safe abortion should be available for those who choose to have one.
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    Swear and drink beer?

    Swear and drink beer?
  138. Thread: My Dream job

    by Aidan K
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    Any job at all would be great, but im really...

    Any job at all would be great, but im really REALLY looking forward to the day when this damned PhD is finished and earning its keep!

    True dream job would have been as a professional footballer,...
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    lollollol Relegation sucks arse! As for the...

    lollollol Relegation sucks arse!

    As for the rugby vs league debate, they both have their merits, but I prefer rugby. Or maybe thats just because we can actually beat Australia (and the rest of the...
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    For this particular type of abortion I am...

    For this particular type of abortion I am undecided as I havent read enough about it.

    But in general, I am pro-choice. Fine, if you truly beleive that abortion is murder, dont have one. But I dont...
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    The first one was great. Great concept well...

    The first one was great. Great concept well carried on a small budget. Unfortunately they just didnt get better with a bigger budget. Still, on my sadder days at work stringing up the incompetents in...
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    This is about as bad as Iono\'s fetish for...

    This is about as bad as Iono\'s fetish for rubbing his minis all over himself, and leaves yyou just going ???
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    Surely the worst movie idea is anything where...

    Surely the worst movie idea is anything where someone involved says \"Rob Schnieder will be PERFECT for this movie\"?!?!
  144. Yes, in packets, bags and boxes. Loose on...

    Yes, in packets, bags and boxes. Loose on shelves, under my bed etc. Yet i still buy more!! More ideas than time i think is my problem.
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    How can YOU live with that? Free-flowing...

    How can YOU live with that? Free-flowing football? You are having a laugh!

    The mighty Arsenal is the only team worth supporting for thier style of play!!
  146. My path came via Necromunda which I found with a...

    My path came via Necromunda which I found with a friend on a chance visit to a shop called Mind Games after a trip to the movies. Some epic engagements were played out as we introduced various...
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    Metal balrog He was one hell of :cussing: to put...

    Metal balrog He was one hell of :cussing: to put together.
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    GhostRider was awful. F4 was crap as well....

    GhostRider was awful. F4 was crap as well. Watched the first half of Spiderman and flicked it off, couldnt get into it. Wont watch any of the later ones.

    I enjoyed Sin City and the first X-men...
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    Speechless. I thought they couldnt sink any...

    Speechless. I thought they couldnt sink any lower. Next they\'ll all be adopting african orphans... :rolleyes:
  150. Thread: ....

    by Aidan K
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    There are different coloured stars? lol

    There are different coloured stars? lol
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    Id suggest a google search. many different forums...

    Id suggest a google search. many different forums have their own threads with different links in them.
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    I \"photoshop\" my minis: I put a background in...

    I \"photoshop\" my minis: I put a background in and white balance them correctly so they look true to life.

    I do not edit them in order to improve them or anything else, and would look down on...
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    Yeah, a pretty shocking event, but doesnt the...

    Yeah, a pretty shocking event, but doesnt the media just take it too far?? I hate the whole coverage of outpourings of \"grief\" like other tradgedies dont happen every day.




    Yeah, some sort...
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    Superb work with great atmoshpere!!Though i...

    Superb work with great atmoshpere!!Though i thought the grenades could have done with being a slightly different tone, tis but a minor quibble though.
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    There will always be a minority that cant handle...

    There will always be a minority that cant handle receiving negative feedback, even framed as a positive.

    But i agree that for 99% of us it is just a hobby, and if you ever get down about a score...
  156. Pure awesomeness!!! From concept to creation it...

    Pure awesomeness!!! From concept to creation it is fantastic. Congrats on your Demon!
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    Im lamenting even opening up this thread! lol

    Im lamenting even opening up this thread! lol
  158. Thread: Xbox Live

    by Aidan K
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    I think he was saying that he had played almost...

    I think he was saying that he had played almost all of those 100\'s of hours of gameplay, enjoyed it a lot and was going to get the expansions to continue the experience!
  159. Thread: I NEED TIPS

    by Aidan K
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    No much to add, but keep motivated and persevere...

    No much to add, but keep motivated and persevere trying new things on each mini. Also ask lots of questions, practice then seek feedback. Ive found that that cycle keeps me motivated as the community...
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    One way might be to make the back driver section...

    One way might be to make the back driver section encompass the whole back part and place two smaller turrets on the top. That way you can say the turrets are operated by gunners on the inside of the...
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    Excellent work!! Im sure you have already...

    Excellent work!!

    Im sure you have already noticed and fixed it, but one of the rods acting as a lasgun rack has broken almost all the way off. Just thought id point it out so it didnt get lost or...
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    Is there a reason for why they are blue? I guess...

    Is there a reason for why they are blue? I guess the codex also specifies white Apothecaries? Just wondering!
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    The chips on the armour are very well done! Did...

    The chips on the armour are very well done! Did you use the sponge technique or paint them on? Im thinking of trying the sponge technique on a nurgle model ofr some really chipped armour and would be...
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    i wonder why :rolleyes:

    i wonder why :rolleyes:
  165. Thread: Goblin sniper

    by Aidan K
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    The oxidation is really excellent! I think the...

    The oxidation is really excellent! I think the skin lacks a little \"something\" but cant put my finger on it at the moment.
  166. Thread: Xbox Live

    by Aidan K
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    Ive got live - currently getting my ass handed to...

    Ive got live - currently getting my ass handed to me on a regular basis on Gears of War. Also play Fifa07, but Halo2 is hands down the best online fun for me!

    Oblivion is great too, I\'ll have to...
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    You can buy blank decal paper and then print on...

    You can buy blank decal paper and then print on whatever you want either at home or your local print shop. Might give you a bit more flexibility and reliability!
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    Ive seen some made out of wet tissue hardened...

    Ive seen some made out of wet tissue hardened with white glue, and a real cloth one again hardened with glue of some sort. Didnt look as good as a well sculpted green stuff one, but they look better...
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    Looking good, but a bit of rust, soot/oil and...

    Looking good, but a bit of rust, soot/oil and dirt would help keep the weathered look going. For the rust I use bestial brown watered right down, and a stipple of whatever earth colour you use on...
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    Very sweet!!! I really like that hourglass, gives...

    Very sweet!!! I really like that hourglass, gives me a few ideas!
  171. Thread: VT

    by Aidan K
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    Pretty horrible stuff :( a sad day for anyone...

    Pretty horrible stuff :( a sad day for anyone involved and all us watchers
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    Awesome work!! Looking forward to seeing how you...

    Awesome work!! Looking forward to seeing how you go with adding even more detail to the interior! The rivet plates (?) on the outside of the hull are awesome too!
  173. Thread: Beastman Lord

    by Aidan K
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    Beastman Lord

    Just thought id post here looking for comments and critiques! Thanks in advance.

    Bigger picture can be seen at the votey link here!
    ...
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    Sweet tank! I always thought FoW was 1:100...

    Sweet tank!

    I always thought FoW was 1:100 scale, but maybe its changed in the few years i havent been following it.
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    Congrats on almost getting your thesis done!! Im...

    Congrats on almost getting your thesis done!! Im 2/3 of the way through my PhD in Molecular Biology and also had my first paper published. You can read the abstract here.

    Hasnt been quoted yet,...
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    Price rises... :cussing: and all that. Still,...

    Price rises... :cussing: and all that.

    Still, I\'ll buy from GW if I like the mini enough, simple as that. Will probably put me off building any new armies though.
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    Simply amazing stuff. I wonder what tools he...

    Simply amazing stuff. I wonder what tools he uses?? I cant seem to access his website to have a look to see if there is any WIP stuff there. Very impressive motor control
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    Involved in the hobby for 8 years, but only...

    Involved in the hobby for 8 years, but only really got interested in high quality painting in the last year or so.

    GW stuff mostly, as that is whats easily available in NZ.
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    Strength and toughness should be ok to use. The...

    Strength and toughness should be ok to use. The scatter dice is a trademark of GW, so i dont think you\'d get away with using it without a license from GW.

    Hope this helps, and good luck!
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    Great work!! Really characterful minis painted in...

    Great work!! Really characterful minis painted in a way that enhances the character. Super!
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    \"Real beauty is skin deep.\" \"then its a...

    \"Real beauty is skin deep.\"

    \"then its a deep search for you, fatty!\"

    lol
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    Very cool!!! I like the yellow linings on his...

    Very cool!!! I like the yellow linings on his cloak. Perhaps some weathering, like dirt on his greaves and on his cloak, might help reinforce the haggard look he has? Perhaps next time!
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    One bit of fluff I do know is that the talon was...

    One bit of fluff I do know is that the talon was ripped off Horus at the end of the Heresy (hence the Talon of Horus) and therefore a pre-Heresy Abaddon would be sans-Talon.

    That said, a meatier...
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    I was just looking for a reason, any reason, to...

    I was just looking for a reason, any reason, to justify removing it. God I really dislike it! But i bow down to superior fluff knowledge lol
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    Looking very cool! I like the reds and the face!...

    Looking very cool! I like the reds and the face! Maybe some consistent photoshop white balancing might prevent the changes in colour from photo to photo? Just a thought!
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    Awesome! I\'ll have to dig out some of those...

    Awesome! I\'ll have to dig out some of those games again. Especially maelstrom/asteroid...
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    Looking good. The top seal on his midriff could...

    Looking good. The top seal on his midriff could use tidying up, the pit is a little off center. Did you use guitar wire for the tubing? Looks cool!

    Also, I\'d lose the topknot, i just abhor it!...
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    Great work!! As for the verdigris, im not sure...

    Great work!! As for the verdigris, im not sure how you would go about it. One way may be to just mix up thin glazes of different greens and blue/greens and apply them. I also know Vallejo sells a...
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    The new Kings of Leon album is on pretty high...

    The new Kings of Leon album is on pretty high rotate in my painting room at the moment...
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    Or you could kill yourself in five minutes...

    Or you could kill yourself in five minutes to ease the insanity!!
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    I like the matrix zombie!! He looks a little too...

    I like the matrix zombie!! He looks a little too co-ordinatated if you ask me though lol
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    By the time there is \'proof\' that humans are...

    By the time there is \'proof\' that humans are causing climate change it\'ll be too late.

    People who deny humanity\'s role in climate change get a big sad shake of the head from me.
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    Jesus is getting in shape! \"Encouraged by His...

    Jesus is getting in shape!

    \"Encouraged by His progress, particularly the increased definition in His pectoral and abdominal muscles, Christ is focusing all of His attention on visualizing the...
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    Superb!! I really enjoy Asterix comics, so this...

    Superb!! I really enjoy Asterix comics, so this truly hits the spot. Love the guy in the barrel, my favorite part!
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    Check out Battlefront...

    Check out Battlefront who make Flames of War, a world war ii wargame. They have a heap of stuff on painting WWII minis with GW paints, or you can ask in their forums.
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    Thought Id post some pics of the beastman Ive...

    Thought Id post some pics of the beastman Ive been working on in fits and starts unfortunately. Still plenty of work to do!

    http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w141/axkiely/Beast1.jpg
    ...
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    I really really hated \"Choke\" by Chuck...

    I really really hated \"Choke\" by Chuck Palahniuk (author of fight club)... absolute drivel. I didnt like the DaVinci code much, nor Angels and Demons. Wont read anything by Dan Brown again.

    Odd,...
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    Cool sculpt!! Nice and chaotic. Is there...

    Cool sculpt!! Nice and chaotic. Is there something to go in the left hand?
  199. Thread: PS3

    by Aidan K
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    Yeah, Im in the 360 camp and agree with Vike that...

    Yeah, Im in the 360 camp and agree with Vike that GoW is incredible!! That said, I\'ll look into a PS3 once the price drops ina year or so - they were only just released here in NZ.

    Im looking...
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    Chuck Norris doesnt wear a watch, HE decides what...

    Chuck Norris doesnt wear a watch, HE decides what time it is.

    Wish i could do that lol
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