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    Love the look of the new models. Still about as...

    Love the look of the new models. Still about as much a drag to paint as regular marines, though. The exposed pilot on the Knight doesn't bother me in the slightest. Why? He's wearing frickin'...
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    One word: Ptolus. Find it.

    One word:

    Ptolus.

    Find it.
  3. (ebay) Selling off lots (and lots) of Space Marines!

    Right, exactly what it says in the title. I'm young and desperate for the moniez, so I'm selling off my 6-7K points worth of Space Marines. Everything goes in nice, small chunks, so If you'd like to...
  4. [Ebay] Selling off my Confrontation Undead and Sessairs Kelts

    Well, I had a long hard look at the painting progress I'm making with my Confrontation miniatures... Given other projects and the fact that I want to give my Confros my best painting, I should be...
  5. ... what. Um, help me out here. These done by...

    ... what.

    Um, help me out here. These done by ForgeWorld or some upcoming stuff by GW?

    And yes, Blizzard might want to phone their legal, y'know, something about tasting own medicine and...
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    Yeah, in hindsight i should have done the ridge...

    Yeah, in hindsight i should have done the ridge in white instead the dark tone, but hindsight is 20/20, as they say...
    Thanks for the comments so far, keem 'em coming!
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    ... ... ... ...the hell? Seriously,...

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    ...the hell?

    Seriously, having been nuked over half a decade ago is no excuse for this. Actually, I think this is asking for more...
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    Some Confrontation stuff...

    Hey folks,

    I finally got around to posting some Confrontation stuff I've done so far...
    Definitely a step up in difficulty compared to most GW minis, IMHO.
    Also, my first tentative steps in the...
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    Just wanted to add: it seems, in 8th edition,...

    Just wanted to add: it seems, in 8th edition, march blocking will be... different: basically, units get to take a Ld check, and if they pass that, they can march, even w/in 8" of enemy units. This...
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    Um, not to pee in anyone's Cheerios, but I...

    Um, not to pee in anyone's Cheerios, but I actually found the Citadel Foundation paints to be very helpful for stuff like this. For my Space Marines, I made the huge mistake of an alternating Dark...
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    Unfortunately, I found Fear in the current...

    Unfortunately, I found Fear in the current edition to be... very hit or miss. Like you said, against Elves of any kind, Dwarves, Undead, Chaos in general, hell, even Skaven (if attacked from the...
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    Well, that depends. If the wolves are accompanied...

    Well, that depends. If the wolves are accompanied by a fast Vampire or a Varghulf, I might try attacking their flank or rear if they don't react, but wolves on their own are actually a bit too...
  13. I'd go with the cork tile, as well. At my LGS, we...

    I'd go with the cork tile, as well. At my LGS, we made two tables: one an arctic wasteland (larger chunks), one a lava/mordor style with smaller chunks. The cracks in the cork (depending on the type...
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    25% in any phase except CC phase, as a matter of...

    25% in any phase except CC phase, as a matter of fact. And given how pesky some spells and such can be (Lore of Nurgle comes to mind), you really need those buffer rats.
    Otherwise, QFT IdolofEntity
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    Well, I play Vampire Counts, so... Fell Bats are...

    Well, I play Vampire Counts, so... Fell Bats are nice for march blocking in about the same way as Warhawks (except they don't shoot, of course). Direwolves, being light cavalry, are useful as well,...
  16. Big WH40K IG Army for sale or best bid on ebay!

    Okay, another one has to bite the dust, if I want to start a new army...

    So, ~3000 points, Apocalypse-ready, solid paintjobs (I'd say from 5.5-7 in CMON terms) all the way, and an unbeaten army to...
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    With the usual delay: best wishes for your...

    With the usual delay: best wishes for your birthday, Tracy! Hope you have / had a great day! :party:
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    Really sweet kitbash there. Personally, I went...

    Really sweet kitbash there. Personally, I went with this one, as I just couldn't justify paying €100 for a single model. Prolly just gonna sell it anyway, since I'm just too much of a codex marine...
  19. Ebay auction - painted Ultramarines Army

    Hi there,
    I just recently started an ebay auction to try and get rid of my Ultramarines (I need the room for Eldar :))

    It's a 3000+ pts army, fully painted to a very decent standard, based and...
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    Sweet! Off to vote!

    Sweet! Off to vote!
  21. Well, I'd say you answered the question in your...

    Well, I'd say you answered the question in your first paragraph. Why wouldn't I want a porn star or whatever in my game? If it were because of basically having issues with what (s)he does for a...
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    Died when people started being told they were...

    Died when people started being told they were special snowflakes and anyone gave two $#!*s about what they were feeling like when painting/sculpting/whatever.
    Buried when the guys too lazy to do...
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    Once again, late to the party (I keep telling...

    Once again, late to the party (I keep telling myself I more or less *reinvigorate* the party. Also, I don't get enough opportunities to say "reinvigorate")! So,

    CONGRATS DONGA! Hope you had a good...
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    Really sweet job! Agree on what Crooked said...

    Really sweet job! Agree on what Crooked said about the hair, but apart from that, I just love what you did with the lil' bugger. And I could swear the face reminds me of someone, I just can't put my...
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    Okay, that's a cool idea, actually. I kinda...

    Okay, that's a cool idea, actually. I kinda forget, since the regular coach has plenty of space for dice on the roof and back hatch ;)
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    Short answer: not very. Long answer: not very,...

    Short answer: not very.
    Long answer: not very, because huge blocks of spearmen are a) hard to maneuver around and thus b) only good as a "bunker" (for defensive characters like casters and such) or...
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    Highly likely, since the BBC is co-funding the...

    Highly likely, since the BBC is co-funding the production (similar to Rome). The only concerns would be whether the BBC will learn from Rome's mistakes and refrain from:
    - Airing the episodes six...
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    I heard the news on Tuesday, and have been...

    I heard the news on Tuesday, and have been squeeing ever since. In regards to it becoming another Merlin or Seeker, well... the leaked pilot script seems to be very true to the book, the cast and...
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    Awesome idea, very good execution, and sweet...

    Awesome idea, very good execution, and sweet paintjob. Two minor nitpicks: a) the Drune Hound does still look a bit... Chaos-y, and b) closing the slots in the base would not be bad. Otherwise a...
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    One word: Tausept Ochre. Ok, two words. I found...

    One word: Tausept Ochre. Ok, two words.
    I found Foundation colours to be a blessing for working with the "traditionally" difficult colours, like red and yellow. And depending on how brown you want...
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    Sweeeet! So... does this mean I get to bring a...

    Sweeeet! So... does this mean I get to bring a whip to the Freak Bar? :smile-big:
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    Thanks everyone, while the key-machine works...

    Thanks everyone,

    while the key-machine works something out, I'm off to try on that thong and do a couple lunges... y'know, limber up a bit, I understand being certain ladies' mop boy tends to...
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    Now how did that happen?

    Freakdom in less than... umm... 8 years? Go me? :wasntme:
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    Oookay... the pics from the event should prove...

    Oookay... the pics from the event should prove interesting!
    Can't recall doing any kind of power drinking games like that (only the quarter game, which is somewhat akin to beer pong, a couple of...
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    Not to take the jam out of your donut, but......

    Not to take the jam out of your donut, but... isn't the chain a bit long? As in break-your-own-hand-when-using-the-flail-long?
    Still, very nice-looking piece. You planning on giving the handle some...
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    Pretty much any movie I mostly know by heart (so...

    Pretty much any movie I mostly know by heart (so I got a lot to choose from). Predator: audio only version is art of the highest order, as is the Lethal Weapon oeuvre. Also, older episodes of How I...
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    Dude. Way to pee in Ghaf's cheerios. Still, valid...

    Dude. Way to pee in Ghaf's cheerios. Still, valid point. Cynicism aside... There are far worse outlooks on life than "Fun while it lasts", so go Ghaffasa!
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    Bah, humbug! Can you tell I'm single and...

    Bah, humbug!

    Can you tell I'm single and bitter about it? Actually, the first single V-Day in years, and it's been a typical Sunday: getting home in the early morning from a night out, having...
  39. What Wyrmypops said, basically. Breaking up...

    What Wyrmypops said, basically.

    Breaking up the monotony on SM vehicles is actually pretty easy even with only the two colours, depending on how "busy" you want the end result to look. Doors,...
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    Hm. Looks like a base of Snakebite Leather with...

    Hm. Looks like a base of Snakebite Leather with some darker shade like Scorched brown added for shading, and then highlighted mostly with something like Commando Khaki and bleached bone.
    Have you...
  41. Dryads definitely fall into the "zombie and...

    Dryads definitely fall into the "zombie and skeleton" category of minis, where I see no real point in trying to meticulously blend and highlight each model in army-sized units. Plus, they are very...
  42. What the other guys said. Also, try PMing the...

    What the other guys said. Also, try PMing the artist. Most of the guys round here are a fine and helpful bunch (and like explaining their work, to boot). Worth a shot, I'd say.
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    Breaking as in breaking from combat, i.e. fleeing...

    Breaking as in breaking from combat, i.e. fleeing (or just crumbling away significantly in the case of daemons or undead). Basically, you need to beat your opponent (decisively if possible), 'cause...
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    Well, first off, how many...

    Well, first off, how many figures/regiments/points are you gonna put up? I've been thinking of building one, but with 7k points of undead... gonna have to wait with that project 'till my Wolfen army...
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    Yeah, my problem with that was just that, while...

    Yeah, my problem with that was just that, while (for example) SM Scout Bikes have the longish bases, some cavalry models (I'm thinking DCoK Riders, though they are ForgeWorld products) come on 40 mm...
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    Yeah, I agree that the wolf cavalry should be on...

    Yeah, I agree that the wolf cavalry should be on 40mm bases, being cavalry.
    Maybe you could just get a bunch of cheap wolves from ebay (goblin cavalry/old direwolves or such), and have both a wolf...
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    ... Well, I'm big on truth in advertising. ...

    ... Well, I'm big on truth in advertising.

    ...What?
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    Very bright! love the metal on the gong and...

    Very bright! love the metal on the gong and colalr, especially. Rest is very well done, as well. Only things i don't like that much: the bells on the gong seem a bit dull, and the puple bits seem a...
  49. Side note: I could be wrong, but in some earlier...

    Side note: I could be wrong, but in some earlier GD photos, where they had the greens of the models, I could've sworn the Legionnaires were all left-handed, ie gripping the bolters with the left...
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    This = Awesome.

    This = Awesome.
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    In response to Cassar's pic:...

    In response to Cassar's pic:
    http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y271/Godlikebuthumble/809882.jpg
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    Another day, another year, hopefully another...

    Another day, another year, hopefully another couple of decades. Have a good 'un!
  53. Plus, I'm pretty sure he blocked mail contact. At...

    Plus, I'm pretty sure he blocked mail contact. At least that was the sitch a couple of months ago, when I posted a thread about the guy *whistle*. But yeah, either a complete tool, or a very, very...
  54. I actually like the way they turned out,...

    I actually like the way they turned out, especially compared to the old ones, which I should have a squad of lying around.
    But if the actual models have anything close to the amount of flash and...
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    Damn it, how come I'm always a day late for such...

    Damn it, how come I'm always a day late for such things? Hope you had an awesome day, Mike! And whoa, you and my mom have the same birthday. Huh.
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    Whohohoa, guys, congratulations! Now that's one...

    Whohohoa, guys, congratulations! Now that's one awesome surprise.

    Yes, engagement gifts seem to be in order. New thread?
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    Well, aside from the "the speed of explosions can...

    Well, aside from the "the speed of explosions can show us the behaviour of dark matter" mumbo-jumbo, the point crucial to "Proto-C'Tan": Twin stars, one of them a White Dwarf (ha!); White Dwarf...
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    Proto-C'Tan?

    Just read this one...

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/11/091117094927.htm
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    Warhammer 40k - Movie Marines...

    Warhammer 40k - Movie Marines
  60. Alrighty then, code has gone out, so unless...

    Alrighty then, code has gone out, so unless Undave hasn't given away his, we can consider the topic closed. Move on, nothing to see here. ;)
  61. So who still plays Warhammer Online?

    ... 'cause I got some freebies to hand out.

    So I bought Chaos In The Old World a couple of days ago, and it's a really good game (as was to be expected - Fantasy Flight Games rarely dissapoint...
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    Heh, I remember when I was halfway there... Just...

    Heh, I remember when I was halfway there... Just hope you get the second half done faster than me ^^
  63. Seriously, here's what I did: get a bunch of old...

    Seriously, here's what I did: get a bunch of old Bretonnian Knights off ebay (dirt cheap by now), remove knight's heads, replace with ones from the skeleton sprue - presto: Black Knights with heavy...
  64. Thread: Path

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    First thought: Dude, Pact of the Wolves! Second...

    First thought: Dude, Pact of the Wolves!
    Second thought: Dude! Awesome mini!
    Really like how you went for "metal beast only red b/c of all the blood and gore". I actually considered getting a...
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    Apothecary and standard bearer: yes, company...

    Apothecary and standard bearer: yes, company champion: no. The apothecary's narthecium and the company banner are additional equipment with no bearing on the veteran's weapons. The veteran's...
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    Well I definitely copied the paint scheme from...

    Well I definitely copied the paint scheme from this Vlad: http://www.coolminiornot.com/195896
    for my own, and tried to practice Razza\'s Gold NMM. I needed inspiration for a Black/Red Vlad (my army...
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    If I\'m seeing the models right, the grey seer on...

    If I\'m seeing the models right, the grey seer on the bell is in no real danger if he\'s good at balancing, since the bell seems to be supposed to be firmly attached to the middle part of the arch...
  68. Aside from general curiosity, and an interest in...

    Aside from general curiosity, and an interest in the \"history\" of one of our main suppliers of pewter crack: this chart is also an one of the main pillars of what influences the GW suits\'...
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    Oops, sorry, I\'d thought panties were fine. My...

    Oops, sorry, I\'d thought panties were fine. My bad.

    Alright then, I\'ll just paste the second result for \"giddy\" to express my joy of this hitherto unknown (to me) technique:

    ...
  70. Come on, I bet the Japanese secretly provided...

    Come on, I bet the Japanese secretly provided their 40-ft Gundam statue with movement capability, just in case.

    Also, check it:

    http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-epic-mounts-for-real-life/
  71. Gonna go on record and call the author of the...

    Gonna go on record and call the author of the second painting a nasty heretic.

    I mean, the Elder Sign is *obviously* a star with a flame inside it, not that branch-looking thing the kid is...
  72. Thread: Akira

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    Ah, the fond memories... not a first date movie,...

    Ah, the fond memories... not a first date movie, incidentally :D Still, gross and demented as it may be, still inspired work. Just don\'t watch the sequels...
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    IIRC, the 54mm scale Tyrion is something like...

    IIRC, the 54mm scale Tyrion is something like 30-35 mm tall, right? He is a dwarf, after all (The exact type of dwarfism/growth impairment is hotly debated in fandom).

    Very good paintjob, by the...
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    http://fallensunasylum.org/nids/gauntpainter.html...

    http://fallensunasylum.org/nids/gauntpainter.html

    Try this one and see what you like. Basically, anything goes, as Tyranids differ based on which part of the swarm they are from, different kinds...
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    Germany\'s Penal (teehee) Law is pretty clear on...

    Germany\'s Penal (teehee) Law is pretty clear on that (following the ACC guidelines established after the war):

    excerpt, bad translation by yours truly:
    § 86a Use of symbols of unconstitutional...
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    I don\'t (yet) own the new set, but if you\'re...

    I don\'t (yet) own the new set, but if you\'re gonna build your own set anyway (i.e. without use of SH boxed components), you\'re basically free to make up sizes to your convenience. If you plan on...
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    Yep, basically, shit does happen, and if it does,...

    Yep, basically, shit does happen, and if it does, you could do worse than complain to FW, as they usually will replace the faulty item. Only time that\'s not really an option is if you\'re running...
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    IND does make for a pretty lame holiday, though,...

    IND does make for a pretty lame holiday, though, all boring and nothing out of the ordinary happening (to the layman\'s eye)... Thus: Arrrrrrrrrrrrrh!
    (Celebrated with some Rum-Cokes, do those count...
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    Actually, it was a big kind of family...

    Actually, it was a big kind of family get-together, so the head was just a little something to \"keep you occupied\"... lemme see what else there was: beef sausages, cevapcici, pita, fried trout,...
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    Mighty fine, ye scurvy dog! Can\'t believe it be...

    Mighty fine, ye scurvy dog! Can\'t believe it be this grand day again! Grog all around, arrr!
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    Get this, had it last summer: Mutton or lamb...

    Get this, had it last summer: Mutton or lamb head, cleaned, salted and wrapped in thin pastry (without raising agents), flaky does work, but simple homemade one ist best. Shove it in the oven for a...
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    The only objection someone could bring up if you...

    The only objection someone could bring up if you fielded dirtbikes \"counting as\" rough riders would be that cavalry/beasts and bikes have different movement/charge distances (not sure how shooting...
  83. Thread: SOAP!

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    Several things come to mind (never tried doing...

    Several things come to mind (never tried doing soap, though):
    - Talcum + PVA glue
    - Vallejo (I think) fine pumice paste
    - Snow paste
    - Snow flock (like the static grass, but finer and white)...
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    Sounds awesome! For inspiration, try... well, any...

    Sounds awesome! For inspiration, try... well, any basic religious short text will do. Some of the Psalms, or try googling Egyptian funerary/coffin/pyramid texts. A bit of change involving the...
  85. ...the hammer is very wolf-themed, though if you...

    ...the hammer is very wolf-themed, though if you don\'t mind some filing and filling...

    Had a personal look at the new codex and unit sprue today... mixed feelings:

    -The sprue: Made of win and...
  86. something about \"fotos 05/08\"... with...

    something about \"fotos 05/08\"... with attachments and a footnote about getting someone to cuddle and stuff. like I said, verrry dodgy. Just wanted to make sure and prolly give fair warning ;)
    ...
  87. So, anyone else got mail from Ben G?

    Hey there,

    I am on vacations in Bosnia (awesome as ever), and just got to a computer to check my mails... There are two from our own Ben Goodall, and since they do look a bit dodgy, I thought I´d...
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    The Battlefleet Gothic book does have some...

    The Battlefleet Gothic book does have some pictures of interiors, especially of the \"big friggin ship\" variety. Other than that, go standard SciFi, but feel free to jazz it up with some (over the...
  89. Umm, looking at what other colours Blood Angels...

    Umm, looking at what other colours Blood Angels use... I guess any combination of red, black and yellow, plus gold-ish and neutral metals seem to be all fine. Also green details, like for the signal...
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    You mean like THIS...

    You mean like THIS?
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    Complementary colours to black or yellow would be...

    Complementary colours to black or yellow would be white and purple/violet, respecively. Or a mix of yellow and black, which would be an olive green. I guess any of those would work without disrupting...
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    It depends, really. Some Imperial vehicles do...

    It depends, really.

    Some Imperial vehicles do have some points that might be considered fuel line plugins (the little panels looking sorta like the Power Switch symbol (like Q... y\'know what I...
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    Correct me if I\'m wrong, but isn\'t it pretty...

    Correct me if I\'m wrong, but isn\'t it pretty much impossible to snarl and have a raised eyebrow on the same side? I guess it\'s a bit like praxitelian counterpost, may not be right, but it looks...
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    Well... TF2 looks mighty fun (I\'m trying to get...

    Well... TF2 looks mighty fun (I\'m trying to get it cheap atm). Bioshock looks very interesting, but the DRM on that one put me off buying.

    Generally, I\'m not that much of a FPS person (Crysis...
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    Which is why I, if at all possible, try to avoid...

    Which is why I, if at all possible, try to avoid using real slate. Depending on base size and the model\'s centre of gravity, a suitable substitute will do just fine. Whether it\'s cork sheet, bark,...
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    Very sweet mini, metals and skintone are...

    Very sweet mini, metals and skintone are cracking! The wolf could have used a glaze or something to \"smoothen\" him out, and I\'m not sure wheter the stuff on the (very good) rock stairs is supposed...
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    Yep, awesome paintjob, especially for what for me...

    Yep, awesome paintjob, especially for what for me would be record time. They do have a quite \"cartoonish\" quality to them you don\'t often see on Nurgle minis, but I like them. Kudos!
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    Yep. But the point cost is ridonkulous for what...

    Yep. But the point cost is ridonkulous for what you gain. If you really want to go the full cheese: Captain and retinue, power claws(or fists or hammers) and storm shields all around. T5, 3+Armour,...
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    Also, Storm shields and Relic blades never give...

    Also, Storm shields and Relic blades never give the +1 attack. Claws, PFists, Hammers still need to be wielded in pairs to give +1 A.

    Add to that the fact that a bike HQ with stormshields makes...
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    :( Oh well...

    :( Oh well...
  101. A Song of Ice and Fire Bretonnians? (possible spoilers)

    Hey everyone,

    So I\'ve been thinking of starting a small (1000-1500 points) Bretonnian army in the style of (possibly) House Lannister from G.R.R. Martin\'s Song of Ice and Fire books.
    Now I\'ve...
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    Awesome deal! Couldn\'t find anything about...

    Awesome deal! Couldn\'t find anything about payment options and delivery (since I\'m in Germany...). Does anyone know, I seem to be too stupid to find it on my own... :(
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    It depends on your personal taste, first and...

    It depends on your personal taste, first and foremost. The colour theory articles in the articles section might help as well.

    OR, you could just wait another week, get Blood Bowl the videogame,...
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    Problematic as well, since the \"descentants\"...

    Problematic as well, since the \"descentants\" thing only really started after the heresy, in order to prevent things like a whole legion defecting at once. And if they shot off of the Word Bearers...
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    Ok, some things off the top of my head: A Bright...

    Ok, some things off the top of my head:
    A Bright Lance is similar to a Lascannon, 36\", only S8, but it\'s a Lance, i.e. it treats Armor higher than 12 as 12. So it\'s awesome at breaking...
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    And another one from Germany: Nevermind that I...

    And another one from Germany:

    Nevermind that I had the same chain of events as Farin, only at my Uni\'s Bafög centre (kind of student support/loan thingamabob).

    In early 2001, when I was about...
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    I don\'t think stores (apart from LGSs) carry...

    I don\'t think stores (apart from LGSs) carry Vostroyans anymore, but they are still in the regular GW online store. Some items, like the Firstborn, do have a 1-2 week waiting time, though. So you...
  108. I thought you guys might like it. :flip: And as...

    I thought you guys might like it. :flip: And as for trolling: I don\'t know... hardly any troll I\'ve encountered so far would put up such effort to do it.
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    Very, very cool. Can\'t wait for it to be...

    Very, very cool. Can\'t wait for it to be completely done. Mind sharing your plans for the base?
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    If you\'re talking about the elliptical ones:...

    If you\'re talking about the elliptical ones: legally, no. Everything you named is classed as Skimmers or Jetbikes, which require flying bases (Especially Jetbikes, since their base dimensions are...
  111. I smell Chick Tract material in this...

    ...right here: http://www.pbsblog.com/projects/spacemarines/deathtoys.html

    On the other hand, mindless actions in the name of a deity should be dandy with ol\' Jack :rolleyes:


    Love the...
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    Ditto! Awesome series. Abnett be da man. Sandy...

    Ditto! Awesome series. Abnett be da man.
    Sandy Mitchell\'s Ciaphas Cain novels are tremendous fun, but can get a bit tiresome read back-to-back. Still, a great new take on the Grimdark that\'s all...
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    Looking for little girl mini

    So, I have this little project in mind, and since I can\'t sculpt to save my life, I\'m in dire need of a mini to use. Said mini should:

    - Be a little girl (or boy, sculpting pigtails can\'t be...
  114. I\'m gonna jump in the line of fire here and say...

    I\'m gonna jump in the line of fire here and say a generous brushing of Army Painter Quickshade might do it. Dries slightly glossi, where it pools and/or droops, it looks like brackish muck, and, as...
  115. I\'m one creepy soul, according to the test......

    I\'m one creepy soul, according to the test... huh.:rolleyes:
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    Judging his mind by his brutish appearance, are...

    Judging his mind by his brutish appearance, are we? ;)

    Awesome sculpt, no question. Maybe a little less of the \"suffering exile\" than I imagined (think DeNiro in Branagh\'s movie). Somehow, the...
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    Mixing is always a good practice, plus it adds...

    Mixing is always a good practice, plus it adds variety and helps you get a \"feel\" for the colours. And sometimes, you *won\'t* find the exact one you want in one bottle. I rarely use neat colours...
  118. The official GBH Ratings Scale (tm): 1: Bare...

    The official GBH Ratings Scale (tm):

    1: Bare stock mini, possibly primered. You f****n\' kiddin\', right? Bandwidth ain\'t free.
    2: Fingerpaints. As done by an elephant. I\'m not being mean on...
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    Well, I bought a can of the Strong Tone one...

    Well, I bought a can of the Strong Tone one (darker brown), and I\'m using it on my VC Ghouls, Skeletons and (soon to be done) Zombies. So far, I like the stuff. On the Skeletons, primed white,...
  120. I\'ll have either tea (which tends to get cold...

    I\'ll have either tea (which tends to get cold rather quickly), or maybe a beer or a glass of Bushmills. Depends on my mood and what I got in the house at the moment. Then I don\'t find too much time...
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    I had been very much looking forward to WAR....

    I had been very much looking forward to WAR. Actually, I did some modding on the old (canceled) game\'s official forums. My glee knew no bounds.
    Then the game hit stores... and I could choose...
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    *gentle bump* ;)

    *gentle bump* ;)
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    pretty sure the guide on the spraygun is for...

    pretty sure the guide on the spraygun is for foundation paints only. Might get a bit thin if you thin normal paints that much.
    I\'d say mixing up a suitable foundation paint according to that guide...
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    Overall quite nice, but I\'d probably give one...

    Overall quite nice, but I\'d probably give one unit some ranged weaponry. Given you\'re a tad slower than anyone else (although you can always march), you need something to keep the opponent from...
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    Current (i.e. 3rd and 4th ed.) rules don\'t list...

    Current (i.e. 3rd and 4th ed.) rules don\'t list termi armour for Deathwatch, and 5th ed doesn\'t mention deathwatch period so far.
    Before you go ahead and make some, I\'d like to remind you that...
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    2250 pts Vampire Army... thoughts?

    Hi there,

    We\'re having a tournament in early July, and I\'m going in with my Vampire Counts. Since I\'m mostly entering to play for fun (I don\'t get to play that often), I\'m going for a...
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    Really fine stuff. The claw does seem a bit too...

    Really fine stuff. The claw does seem a bit too bright (unless he has something really lightbulb-ish in the center?), something more akin to the OSL on the Plasma Cannon would seem to fit better...
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    I see London, I see France... :D No really....

    I see London, I see France... :D

    No really. Awesome sculpt (Tom Meier be da man), and you really made it shine. The skintones, the hair... all of it. Great great job. The resin bits really fit it...
  129. Very, very nice. I like the paint scheme, the...

    Very, very nice. I like the paint scheme, the weathing (especially around the engine fans), and the base really sets it apart. Great job all around.
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    4\'X6\' should be pretty fine all around. You can...

    4\'X6\' should be pretty fine all around. You can use only 4X4 for smaller battles, and 4x6 can (in my experience) comfortably support ~2500-3000 points per side of each army (40k and fantasy).
    Far...
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    That\'s where playing Space Marines comes in...

    That\'s where playing Space Marines comes in handy: Codex:Space Marines is always the first of the bunch to go all the way with the new edition\'s rules.

    The downside being that every codex after...
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    GodlikebutDonga? Dongabuthumble? Nah... How about...

    GodlikebutDonga? Dongabuthumble? Nah... How about Dongarleone? I got nothin\'. ???
  133. SWEDGIN!! :flip::flip: Great job, the suit...

    SWEDGIN!! :flip::flip:

    Great job, the suit must have taken some patience though. What\'s the mini?


    Cheers,
    MirzA
  134. \"Serious\" I\'d say. Been collecting/playing...

    \"Serious\" I\'d say. Been collecting/playing since 2000/2001-ish. I know I\'ve spent some 400€ on Rackham minis alone. Add in some 7k points Vampire Counts and roughly 8k points Space Marines...
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    QFT :D Seriously, layering from some darkish...

    QFT :D Seriously, layering from some darkish browntone to Bleached Bone/White, on small things like eldar helmets and guns, rank and file, and having it look clean, all in short time? Hardly gonna...
  136. Your \"one\" and \"four\" work for me. On the...

    Your \"one\" and \"four\" work for me. On the Yellow, I\'d probably go for more of a Snakebite Leather-is shade, going up to something like Tausept Ochre/Bubonic Brown, with some bright yellow mixed...
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    I\'m not sure, but doesn\'t the BA Codex have the...

    I\'m not sure, but doesn\'t the BA Codex have the option of uprgrading the Scout Sergeant to Veteran Sergeant, giving him access to the armoury and thus, a homer? I can only recall that being an...
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    Actually, my rulebook says this about FNP, beyond...

    Actually, my rulebook says this about FNP, beyond Strength=2xToughness (translating from the German rulebook here): \"...Also, it (the rule FNP) doesn not work against Close Combat Weapons that allow...
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    Well, I\'m in the process of painting up a ~7000...

    Well, I\'m in the process of painting up a ~7000 pts Vampire Counts army. And while I do the Elite choices \"by hand\" and actually enjoy going to town on characters, I really cannot be arsed to...
  140. What a coincidence! A friend just mailed me a...

    What a coincidence! A friend just mailed me a link to the archives of all the miniatures\' cards. Quite possible that on some cards, not the entirety of the mini is visible, but at least it\'s...
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    Just a quick find (in German, though that...

    Just a quick find (in German, though that shouldn\'t matter for pics):

    http://www.miracle-versand.de/catalog/index.php?cPath=22_28_32&gclid=CPXtgfD45pkCFRSRZgodnmUlRw
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    Nice... Here goes:...

    Nice...

    Here goes: http://ganoosh81.mybrute.com/

    Mirza
  143. Three words: You. Gimp. Suit. ... What?...

    Three words: You. Gimp. Suit.

    ...


    What? Would definitely be a surprise, for all it\'s worth... ;)
    Failing that, any of the above sounds nice as well.
  144. WTH are you doing looking for food in Zagreb,...

    WTH are you doing looking for food in Zagreb, anyway? The best in Croatian food you\'ll find along the coast. Then again, if you\'re not into seafood, that might not be ideal. Still good stuff,...
  145. Very nice and orky. Noticeable conversion, and...

    Very nice and orky. Noticeable conversion, and still close to the original. Dig the reds (entire paintjob, really). Off to do the voting thingy.
  146. Uh... dunno, but do you have any Tyranid players...

    Uh... dunno, but do you have any Tyranid players somewhere around? LGS or something? Being a horde army, any given player is likely to have pretty much any part in his bits box. (Except maybe the TW...
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    Komisch, ich hab immer gedacht, Plastikkarton...

    Komisch, ich hab immer gedacht, Plastikkarton wären einfach diese dünnen (meist weißen) Kunststoffplatten, die gibt es in verschiedenen Stärken, von 0,2 (?) bis 2-3 mm. Prima Zeug, lässt sich gut...
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    Or someone who has it just lying around can tell...

    Or someone who has it just lying around can tell you:
    21 mm horizontally (inside of sculpted frame/border);
    40 mm vertically (again inside border, consult gw site pic if you don\'t know what I...
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    11 on the first try... not too shabby. Funnily...

    11 on the first try... not too shabby.

    Funnily enough, I found Bush\'s response to the incident immediately afterwards more eloquent than pretty much anything I\'d heard in a while... I guess some...
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    Any and all detergent/cleaning agent ad in the...

    Any and all detergent/cleaning agent ad in the history of forever. First offense: Hawking the product as better when you already told us the previous one did a perfectly fine job. Second offense:...
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    Me likey. The shoulders, sword, bolter and face...

    Me likey. The shoulders, sword, bolter and face are awesome. But somehow I think you should have broken up the big uniform red areas, especially in the back view... Some scrollwork or script, maybe?...
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    me too. :D Otherwise, really good, and I like...

    me too. :D
    Otherwise, really good, and I like how the Marines stand out from everything else, without being too \"bright\". Kudos!
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    Power Klaw seconded. I just don\'t think it looks...

    Power Klaw seconded. I just don\'t think it looks too much like a choppa, which I\'d just imagine as a sword/knife/axe thing, optionally with powered chains or stuff. Also, what mud duck said, a...
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    Yeah, OrkyDave has it pretty much spot-on....

    Yeah, OrkyDave has it pretty much spot-on. Necrons are generally tough, but vulnerable in small battles, and swamping them is a very viable option, especially with Orks.
    The Eldar should also be...
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    Yep, as George Carlin predicted: \"Suicide...

    Yep, as George Carlin predicted: \"Suicide Central\"! And you have to admit, in a sick &!#%ing world like ours, you could make it a 24h channel and... ahem... make a killing. You think a world where...
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    That may be because GW Germany have their own...

    That may be because GW Germany have their own page: www.games-workshop.de

    They have some 20-30 stores across the country, basically every major city or within reasonable driving distance of one....
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    Hmm. I dunno about Bitburg (not exactly high-life...

    Hmm. I dunno about Bitburg (not exactly high-life city, is it?), but over here in Trier, there\'s a really cool Hobby/RPG store, just google \"Spielbar Trier\". And depending on how mobile you are,...
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    Brill miniatures, indeed. Still waiting for more...

    Brill miniatures, indeed. Still waiting for more to show up before I commit to an order.

    Btw, the pilot for the TV show has been greenlighted! See gen. discussion. :D:flip:
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    So... George R.R. Martin announced on his...

    So...

    George R.R. Martin announced on his \"not a blog\" that HBO commissioned the pilot!

    NERDGASM! :bouncy:

    There will be some 10-12 pilots made for 2009, and 6-7 will be picked up for a...
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    Also, VGC matte medium might help. Careful...

    Also, VGC matte medium might help. Careful though, stuff\'s pretty strong.
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    I find the foot of the straight-down leg helpful...

    I find the foot of the straight-down leg helpful when I try to make her change direction. When the toes point at the viewer (or away, as it were), you can \"reset\" the movement in a way. Hard to...
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    Also, the Ork pikk-up has at least the air...

    Also, the Ork pikk-up has at least the air intake... might be worth a look...
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    Word for word. /QFT

    Word for word. /QFT
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    Very cool little fella. Done the votey.

    Very cool little fella. Done the votey.
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    Yep, even if you don\'t give the captain anything...

    Yep, even if you don\'t give the captain anything but a bike, him and his squad of bikers with storm shields will cost you a minimum of 405 pts. That\'s a whole lot for 6 models total...
  166. I need to concur with Shamus from twentysided.com...

    I need to concur with Shamus from twentysided.com in staying away from this game. I might have looked into it, but EA\'s massively §^%&ed up DRM just drives me away.
    Punishing paying customers in...
  167. Seriously cool. As the rest said, the movements...

    Seriously cool. As the rest said, the movements when kicked or slipping are uncanny. But hey - a couple of years on, we\'ll have our own AT-AT\'s! :flip:
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    I giggled like a madman at this. Does that make...

    I giggled like a madman at this. Does that make me a horrible person?
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    When I was in second grade here in Germany, I was...

    When I was in second grade here in Germany, I was interviewed by a Yugoslav newspaper, basically for having read over a hundred books. There had been a contest for the Yugoslav students at my grade...
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    Army Builder FTW! Honestly, I still use the 2.2...

    Army Builder FTW!
    Honestly, I still use the 2.2 version, and the 3rd is said by friends to bring some more good stuff to the table (no pun intended).

    It allows quick changes in army lists, the...
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    Booya indeed! lol Looks like I\'m going to the...

    Booya indeed! lol

    Looks like I\'m going to the movies in the near future...
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    Great job! I like the Lego motor\'s speed....

    Great job! I like the Lego motor\'s speed.
    Finish him!
  173. Best of luck and get better, Donna!

    Best of luck and get better, Donna!
  174. Hoo boy, this gets better by the minute! And to...

    Hoo boy, this gets better by the minute!
    And to think, it was all set off by a bit of concentrated pepper... :beer:
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    ... that\'s because he swam in raw shit!...

    ... that\'s because he swam in raw shit! Strengthened his immune system ;)

    Here\'s to a brilliant comedian and hell of a philosopher. :drunk:
    RIP George
  176. I think this merits the use of \"PWNED!\" Oh,...

    I think this merits the use of \"PWNED!\"

    Oh, and I also throw red roses at you (in a totally gay way).
    Revenge seems to be best served... spicy!
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    The Eye of Judgement. A friend got the ps3...

    The Eye of Judgement. A friend got the ps3 basically for this game. Loves it to no end.
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    Strawberries, marinated for at least 2 hrs. in...

    Strawberries, marinated for at least 2 hrs. in sugar and balsamico di modena, served on som e lightly sugared Mascarpone (with vanilla to taste) and a bit of fresh basil or mint. Dreamy, but stays...
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    http://youtube.com/watch?v=Mue6Vc_T9Ds ...

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=Mue6Vc_T9Ds

    Horrible. Just... horrible.
  180. Yep, looks about right. That\'s settled then! And...

    Yep, looks about right. That\'s settled then! And all without Bill! Go us! Exclamation mark!
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    Great to have you back Mosch. You owe us drinks....

    Great to have you back Mosch. You owe us drinks. Several for each of us. None for you, you need a steady hand for painting.

    Welcome back.
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    I sooo lol\'ed at that one. Scary place, this...

    I sooo lol\'ed at that one. Scary place, this world. Another proof of John Gabriel\'s GIF Theory.
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    What Supervike said. The sheer odds dictate...

    What Supervike said.
    The sheer odds dictate there must be.
    The odds are also against us ever making contact. Not only because the universe is pretty feckin\' huge (scientifical term ;)), but also...
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    Or just ask a local Vampire Counts (or...

    Or just ask a local Vampire Counts (or Bretonnian) player. The old skeleton sprues came with single arrows on them, they aren\'t used that often. Also, Bretonnian Archers have bundles of arrows...
  185. The way I get that, the \"traumatised\" child was...

    The way I get that, the \"traumatised\" child was just a welcome final drop to fire the guy.
    Sure, the kid and his father are §$%&ing idiots.
    Sure, the school board could have grown a pair and...
  186. What matty1001 said. Great mini, can\'t wait to...

    What matty1001 said. Great mini, can\'t wait to see the rest!
  187. Good luck, and take care Liz.

    Good luck, and take care Liz.
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    /Ultraforge (http://www.ultraforgeminiatures.com)...

    /Ultraforge have both a treeman and a treewoman. They differ in style pretty much, but I think they\'re both great :D I also dig that dragon.
    Damn, I need money... :(
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    I did my VC Ghosts in a similar way: White...

    I did my VC Ghosts in a similar way:
    White undercoat, very thin black wash to pick out shapes and shades, then a bit of Bilious Green (or Scorpion Green+Bad Moon Yellow)mixed with Vallejo Glaze...
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    Fine timing. I lol\'ed

    Fine timing.
    I lol\'ed
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    Mike, you\'re a tough cookie :lol: My first...

    Mike, you\'re a tough cookie :lol:

    My first was tending bar in a Mex-food restaurant, but soon changed to working weekend shifts in a hospital kitchen.
  192. I actually used to own an IG dog tag from back...

    I actually used to own an IG dog tag from back when it was Bulldog Buckle. Pretty heavy kind of pewter stuff, not thin aluminium sheeting. Nice stuff, but after a year or so, the chain actually...
  193. The ka-tet from the Dark Tower novels. I\'d so...

    The ka-tet from the Dark Tower novels. I\'d so buy those.
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    AWWWWWW. Thanks for scaring. SHARING! I...

    AWWWWWW.

    Thanks for scaring.


    SHARING! I mean sharing! ;)

    Can\'t wait to see my honey tomorrow :flip:
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    The composite last supper is way cool. Also,...

    The composite last supper is way cool. Also, waaay no life. And I lol\'ed at some of the Darths.
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    Also, the loot from the 2001 Albion campaign....

    Also, the loot from the 2001 Albion campaign. Rules and descriptions give us basically a Power Fist, Power Claw, Servo Armour, Flamer, Auspex, SW Frost Blade, old Chaos Staff of Sorcery... I\'m off...
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    Yep, and while some GW off\'s say \"No way\",...

    Yep, and while some GW off\'s say \"No way\", some of them sometimes whisper \"maybe\". Basically, why write anything in stone, if it keeps us busy speculating?
  198. While I\'m all for giving GW props where due,...

    While I\'m all for giving GW props where due, I\'m not going to try and make excuses on their behalf when they screw up. Be that quality, pricing or the relation of quality and pricing. Selling...
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    FUN What does next year have in store for me?...

    FUN

    What does next year have in store for me?
    Cry Me A River (Justin Timberlake) :(

    What\'s my love life like?
    Welcome To My Truth (Anastacia)

    What do I say when life gets hard?
    Young At...
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    LOOPY GIZZARD! :D

    LOOPY GIZZARD! :D
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