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    Yeah, I'd far rather be behind the camera than in...

    Yeah, I'd far rather be behind the camera than in front of it! Photos of me are few and far between...

    (@OP: I salute your choice of avatar!)
  2. Oh, I wouldn't deliberately look to buy a re-cast...

    Oh, I wouldn't deliberately look to buy a re-cast at all; I would much prefer to own an official version, OOP or not. This experience definitely goes in the "Oops, dumb mistake, don't repeat"...
  3. *nods* Yep, I should have engaged my brain...

    *nods* Yep, I should have engaged my brain rather more than I did. :/

    Bailey03 - I live in Europe (UK), so I wasn't particularly concerned by an item being listed in Italy! Having a listing...
  4. If you didn't cry when Wash died, you're not...

    If you didn't cry when Wash died, you're not human!
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    Well done guys, sounds like it was a brilliant...

    Well done guys, sounds like it was a brilliant weekend. :)
  6. Here...

    Here. Yeah, I'm pretty mixed about it, all things considered. In other news, I find it extremely ironic that the long out-of-stock Titan Dragon (and other sold-out items) on the CMON store is...
  7. The bits I've trimmed up a little and test-fitted...

    The bits I've trimmed up a little and test-fitted just now seem to go together as well as I'd expect from any resin kit I've ever tried. So yes, at the end of the day it seems to be a decent...
  8. Mmmm, I did notice that too (I don't tend to pay...

    Mmmm, I did notice that too (I don't tend to pay a lot of attention to what GW/FW do, but I know the FW stuff commands high prices...). *sigh* Ah well. At least others here might learn from my...
  9. Ah, the "joys" of ebay: A cautionary tale

    Before we start - yes, I know about caveat emptor. I checked past feedback before buying, saw a couple of comments about slow postage/poor comms, saw plenty more very positive feedback, and took a...
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    I think that may just have been how they did it...

    I think that may just have been how they did it for some minis. :question: I'm wracking my brains now trying to remember - I used to buy lots of RP minis from my LGS when I lived in Germany, but I...
  11. I wondered what you'd been smoking, frankly! ...

    I wondered what you'd been smoking, frankly!


    Can't say as I have quite that many, but this. And then they would chase me with furious demands to be painted.
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    Thanks, all! :beerwave: Welp, after making a...

    Thanks, all! :beerwave: Welp, after making a (re)entry to the wonderful world of mini painting, I've spent the last three weeks knee-deep in work, new-born babies (my sister's) and household...
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    :highfive:
  14. Show me someone who hasn't? But hey, physical...

    Show me someone who hasn't? But hey, physical strength is the only kind that matters, amirite? :p

    (As it happens, though, I'm usually the jar-opener of the household...)
  15. Ain't found no limits yet! ;D

    Ain't found no limits yet! ;D
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    I wondered about that. Saw a comment about the...

    I wondered about that. Saw a comment about the Scale 75 paints being pricey, and perhaps they are (I am waaaay out of date with paint prices), but you get 5mL more in a pot than you do in the GW...
  17. Aloud and proud! :p

    Aloud and proud! :p
  18. I *AM* a woman. :/ I play computer games, I...

    I *AM* a woman. :/ I play computer games, I paint minis, I sew. I also like travel, cooking and hiking, and I dabble in beading. For me, my creative hobbies are about me employing skills like...
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    I'm not sure my wallet has quite recovered from...

    I'm not sure my wallet has quite recovered from the Festival of Quilts I went to last month! o_0; But I shall have a look at transport and whatnot and see if it's a goer - I might be able to...
  20. If she needs a hobby of her own, I can highly...

    If she needs a hobby of her own, I can highly recommend patchwork and quilting. Beware, however, that it can be extremely addictive and easily rivals mini painting in terms of expenditure! (Take it...
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    Oh, sure will. :) I was just curious. The...

    Oh, sure will. :) I was just curious. The different opacities might be annoying, but then pretty much every paint range I've ever encountered has had paints with different opacities within it,...
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    Thanks guys! I liked the Reaper paints I've...

    Thanks guys! I liked the Reaper paints I've tried (got some with the "lern2paint" set I started out with!), but unless something changed while I was away, they're hard to find on this side of the...
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    So I saw GW has rejigged their paints, and have...

    So I saw GW has rejigged their paints, and have seen a few comments suggesting that they're not much cop. Are any of the new ranges worth a look at all? I haven't had a chance to scroffle through...
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    That's true for all of us! :D

    That's true for all of us! :D
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    What, you look not very well painted and covered...

    What, you look not very well painted and covered with the accumulated fluff and dust of seven years and three countries? *hugs* I hope it doesn't affect your chances with the ladies! ;)

    (I had...
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    If it were me, I'd probably look at the recipes...

    If it were me, I'd probably look at the recipes people use for elf skin - they're usually painted pretty pale. And then follow Ritual's advice about the broader highlights/make-up. So I'd think you...
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    I don't think the blue tablecloth is helping. :s...

    I don't think the blue tablecloth is helping. :s But I would say that the one with the purple shading doesn't look human. It'd be a great set of colours to use on an alien being, though! The...
  28. ...people use marble as a palette? Really? ...

    ...people use marble as a palette? Really? I'm pretty sure that's a bad idea, marble can be porous and could absorb pigments. I would suggest getting a porcelain palette though, along with...
  29. I don't know if you'd find this helpful now...

    I don't know if you'd find this helpful now but.... back in the day when I was painting more and I lived in Germany, I couldn't get Testor's DC easily so I checked out local art shops instead and...
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    GW is still cacking itself in public, then! Last...

    GW is still cacking itself in public, then! Last time I was in a GW was in Melbourne; I recall being pretty horrified at the prices there. Similarly, I remember their prices in Germany were LOLWAT?...
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    ....I second the points question, and would also...

    ....I second the points question, and would also like to know if it's possible to kill those pop-up notifications. I got about a zillion of them when I logged in yesterday, thought I'd caught a...
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    Thanks Ritual, I'll give it a go on something...

    Thanks Ritual, I'll give it a go on something non-critical. :)
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    *hugs DaN and DR* Hey guys, great to "see" you...

    *hugs DaN and DR*

    Hey guys, great to "see" you again! :D :D :D Hope you're both well, I see you're still causing trouble DR! ;)

    I quit my job at the start of 2012 to work as a freelance...
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    *scuffles in* Does anyone know how long Magic...

    *scuffles in* Does anyone know how long Magic Sculp lasts? I have some kicking around that's about 4-5 years old, and I dunno if it's still good to use. :s I can't remember if one component is...
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    So....... what'd I miss? :p

    Hello (again)! It's been far too long. My bad. :) I don't think I've been on here (or painted anything) for about 4 years, but I see there's still a few familiar faces about! I got rather caught...
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    That's..... interesting. Well, at least it's not...

    That's..... interesting. Well, at least it's not just me they're avoiding!
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    I know several EU retailers, some that are...

    I know several EU retailers, some that are walk-in stores, and a couple of websites. But I have yet to find any EU stockist that also sells Reaper paints. What is it with that? I really want to...
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    It means that customs offices don't know how much...

    It means that customs offices don't know how much its worth either, making it more likely that you can dodge paying customs taxes on something.


    As someone who's had a couple of run-ins with the...
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    Large glass beads..... Absolutely no problems...

    Large glass beads..... Absolutely no problems with either corrosion or toxicity.....
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    Ah, so you were there then? :rotfl:

    Ah, so you were there then? :rotfl:
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    Yup! And we had to walk two miles in the snow,...

    Yup! And we had to walk two miles in the snow, up hill both ways, to see it!
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    Nostalgia, eh? Bah! We got much better...

    Nostalgia, eh? Bah! We got much better nostalgia that that back in my day! :beerwave:
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    Really? Huh. Didn't know that.

    Really? Huh. Didn't know that.
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    That's because they haven't "freaked" yet, i.e.,...

    That's because they haven't "freaked" yet, i.e., they haven't made at least 1000 forum posts.
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    It's often the way. While there are a few people...

    It's often the way. While there are a few people on here who can and do paint "for the camera", most people paint for what they see in their hands (and why not? After all, if you're going to play...
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    One way would be to build up the basic shape in...

    One way would be to build up the basic shape in GS, a little smaller than your final desired size (or carve down the crap tails to make a base), then when that's cured or otherwise prepped you can...
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    I'm an ex-pat Brit living in Germany, and I ended...

    I'm an ex-pat Brit living in Germany, and I ended up ordering Fairy Power spray from the British Corner Shop website when we did a group order at work. And now you tell me I can find it as Dawn...
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    In the main, GW cannot sculpt horses for toffee...

    In the main, GW cannot sculpt horses for toffee (and I say this as an ex horse owner with 2000+ points of Brets). Re-sculpting may be your best answer, unfortunately.
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    Looks like you've got quite an Aztec feel...

    Looks like you've got quite an Aztec feel starting there - maybe alternate your gold and a nice red for the trim of the "saddles" on the lions? Maybe google image search for Aztec art to get some...
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    Ahhhh. Yeah, looks like you've been having...

    Ahhhh. Yeah, looks like you've been having problems. Something to note: Photobucket has a set upload size (think it's 1mb) for images, and it will resize any images that are larger than this. I...
  51. I am amused by the "design decision" comments he...

    I am amused by the "design decision" comments he put underneath! :beerwave: You go guy!
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    What'cha trying to do? If it's a montage,...

    What'cha trying to do? If it's a montage, Irfanview will automatically resize a group of pictures so that they tile exactly, either horizontally or vertically (Image->Create Panorama image...). I...
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    Heyas! Once again, thanks for all your support...

    Heyas! Once again, thanks for all your support and kind words - it really helped speed me along on this! The picture above is of the almost-finished version - I was still gluing static grass onto...
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    :o I am suitably chastened, and will do my...

    :o I am suitably chastened, and will do my damndest to get it up at the weekend! (Oooo-er missus!) Heck, I might even start a new one if the Muse takes me - it's not like I'm short of wolfen to...
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    It's a well-established fact that making/selling...

    It's a well-established fact that making/selling games does *not* make you rich. I think most game shops are in "poorer" or more inaccessible areas of town because that's where the more affordable...
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    Cheers! Yeah, I'm going to head out at 2 to be...

    Cheers! Yeah, I'm going to head out at 2 to be extra early (the trains have been problematic here), but Flybe currently has no idea what's happening with my flight, so I'm a little bit anxious. ...
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    Thanks vikey! Don't worry, I'm sure your wife...

    Thanks vikey! Don't worry, I'm sure your wife would be very understanding. ;)



    No, you wouldn't, you'd be being honest. And in my heart of hearts, I agree. I don't really have much time now...
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    Once again, thanks for all the positivity and...

    Once again, thanks for all the positivity and encouragement, guys! :) 'Tis appreciated.

    Here's the almost finished article:...
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    Speak for yourself! I plan on taking the scenic...

    Speak for yourself! I plan on taking the scenic route. :p
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    Thanks very much for the kind words, guys! :D ...

    Thanks very much for the kind words, guys! :D Yeah, I might make his lower legs a bit darker, and they should be mostly hidden by odds 'n' sods by the time I'm done, anyway. Next up, probably...
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    Meet Mr. Chompy: ...

    Meet Mr. Chompy:

    http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j79/Amazon_warrior/Miniatures/WIP_02.jpg

    I feel like I should do more to his legs, but I'm not sure what/how. Pretty pleased with the rest of...
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    Dino is a-go! The way I figure it, I don't...

    Dino is a-go!

    The way I figure it, I don't need to leave the house today and Google tells me it's currently -12oC out there anyway, so I have the perfect excuse to stay in and paint!
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    I did build it up in layers, big stuff first. ...

    I did build it up in layers, big stuff first. And over the course of a couple of days. Ah well, it's not too bad - hopefully no one'll be looking at the CD by the time I've finished painting it!
  64. Thread: Present

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    1. Enough money to quit this life of editing and...

    1. Enough money to quit this life of editing and go wandering for a bit. Or maybe enough that I could travel and freelance. I'm not fussy!
    2. This really pretty green and black corset I saw in a...
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    Thanks for the comments, all! :) Cheers! ...

    Thanks for the comments, all! :)


    Cheers! More rocks, you say? Could be do-able - I have more cork bits kicking around. I was also planning on putting lots of "vegetation" round the 'rex's...
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    Hey, at least I'm in good company! :D

    Hey, at least I'm in good company! :D
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    freak's right - I glued the chappies to the lolly...

    freak's right - I glued the chappies to the lolly sticks so that I could paint them without getting mucky fingerprints all over them! The minis themselves will be removed and glued directly to the...
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    My boyfriend likes dinosaurs....

    ...so this is what I want to do for him for Christmas:

    http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j79/Amazon_warrior/Miniatures/WIP_01.jpg

    Nothing too complicated, but I'm still starting to panic - they...
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    I'm glad you understand my feelings on the...

    I'm glad you understand my feelings on the subject! :rotfl:
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    Yeah, I like The Escapist. It's got some...

    Yeah, I like The Escapist. It's got some entertaining reviewers and columnists and it covers a pretty wide range of geeky interests. Also worth checking out on there are the Avatar reviews (video...
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    An entertaining article...

    ...on the roots of wargaming and, by extension, roleplaying can be found here.

    I suspect H. G. Wells might have approved of my hobbies, but I'm not sure I would have approved of him! :snicker:
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    Saw the (3D) preview on Wednesday. The sub-text...

    Saw the (3D) preview on Wednesday. The sub-text is ladled on so thick that it completely ceases to be sub-text, but the world itself is slickly realised and beautiful. Breath-taking scenery, cool...
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    What, no Klingon? :p

    What, no Klingon? :p
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    Oh I dearly hope so! Especially since one of my...

    Oh I dearly hope so! Especially since one of my "unfinished" projects is supposed to be a chrissy pressie for my boyfriend. Hey, at least it's primed! :P
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    In central London, there's...

    In central London, there's http://www.orcsnest.com/. I've been a few times, it's not a huge shop (they're in central London, after all!), but they make the most of what they've got.

    Further out...
  76. *takes a deep breath* Ok, this morning I woke...

    *takes a deep breath*

    Ok, this morning I woke up late, with neck-ache and feeling crappy, but I shower, dress and charge off to work anyway (thank goodness for flexi-time), where I realise that I...
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    Decent-sized glass beads make nice agitators too...

    Decent-sized glass beads make nice agitators too - and are completely non-toxic and inert (i.e., they won't corrode). I chucked two or three into most of my P3s, and I think they help.
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    Well, I only picked them up last weekend. Eh,...

    Well, I only picked them up last weekend. Eh, whatever.
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    So, I have a couple of nice OOP items (R's...

    So, I have a couple of nice OOP items (R's Ashan'Tyr and a 'Partha Planescape boxset, both sealed) that I'd like to sell to raise some crimble cash. Do you think I'd be better advised to stick them...
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    Really? Bugger. I wish James still lived in...

    Really? Bugger. I wish James still lived in Londonia..... :/
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    A belated post to say that I got my minis from...

    A belated post to say that I got my minis from starchaser! Pics this evening if I can!
  82. That is a pretty good question! ;)

    That is a pretty good question! ;)
  83. Bring out my dead dog's what? *confused* ...

    Bring out my dead dog's what? *confused*

    (Sorry, couldn't resist! :P It's pretty cool, though!)
  84. I'd be up for painting something and then sending...

    I'd be up for painting something and then sending it to the happy couple. Maybe a little diorama or something... :)
  85. I don't know what that is, but I think I want...

    I don't know what that is, but I think I want one!

    The were-bearish thing is also pretty cool.
  86. Article: CMON Shop Update: Sphere Wars Miniatures

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?4325-cmon-shop-update-sphere-wars-miniatures
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    I am amused. As much by the names of their other...

    I am amused. As much by the names of their other beers as with the story. I wonder what it tastes like? The only time I heard of someone making a super-strong beer, it was apparently disgusting.
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    Really? Counts my idea out then.

    Really? Counts my idea out then.
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    Woooo! Congratulations to both of you!...

    Woooo! Congratulations to both of you! :victory::party:

    And gohkm, I think that's a really nice idea, count me in!
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    When GW are going up against this... ...

    When GW are going up against this...

    http://www.laist.com/attachments/tony/panslabby.jpg

    ...you know they're going to lose the whole eye-hand race.

    (And as much as I suck at sculpting, that...
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    Squeeeeeeeeeee! Say yes, say yes! *bounces*

    Squeeeeeeeeeee! Say yes, say yes! *bounces*
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    Yeah, sounds like Magic Smooth might be designed...

    Yeah, sounds like Magic Smooth might be designed for filling uneven or rough surfaces prior to priming and painting.
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    That's a pretty good answer, actually. Thanks! ...

    That's a pretty good answer, actually. Thanks! :)

    I picked up some Fimo classic to try sculpting with it, and thought I'd ask on the slim-to-none chance that I manage to produce something that I...
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    ...and if not, why not?!? ;) Seriously, your...

    ...and if not, why not?!? ;) Seriously, your stuff is great. I'm not usually a fan of the "me big barbarian" type of minis, but this could persuade me otherwise.

    Random Fimo question - what's...
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    You do love your balls, don't you? I guess that...

    You do love your balls, don't you? I guess that just proves you're male! :wink::laugh:

    You know what? I've only just seen this and I have an idea for something to do already. Of course, I can't...
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    *pfffptpth* That's rather hair-splitting. And...

    *pfffptpth* That's rather hair-splitting. And you ignored the real ale suggestion.... Anyway, what the Germans manage to do under the restrictions they've made for themselves (German beer, and...
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    :smirk: Ever had proper beer? Come to Germany,...

    :smirk: Ever had proper beer? Come to Germany, or try a real ale. Then we'll talk. Incidentally, I have a good friend who used to work for John Smith's. She could tell you some horror stories.
    ...
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    After watching those videos, it's clear that some...

    After watching those videos, it's clear that some people will blame anything rather than admit to being crappy parents. But these people were so clueless about their son's life that they "had never...
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    Sort of like a bar chart thing maybe? Might be...

    Sort of like a bar chart thing maybe? Might be interesting.
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    They look really nice! I'm always impressed when...

    They look really nice! I'm always impressed when people paint units to a good standard.
  101. So is the press mould to be used for a mini...

    So is the press mould to be used for a mini you're making, or will the mould itself eventually find its way onto the AC website? Obviously, both would be the preferred option! I imagine many people...
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    I'm glad I wasn't the only one worried about what...

    I'm glad I wasn't the only one worried about what he was doing with his right hand. Bad santa! Bad!
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    I'd really rather not, if it's all the same to...

    I'd really rather not, if it's all the same to you! Gorillas, however, have relatively tiny penises. Guys, if the girl you're getting jiggy with likens your manhood to that of a gorilla, it's NOT a...
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    Very nice paint/conversion work there. ...

    Very nice paint/conversion work there.

    ....so..... you were saying about your balls? :angel:
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    That would be very cool! Taffia meet-up, anyone?...

    That would be very cool! Taffia meet-up, anyone? :D
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    Bring back the 80s?

    ...I live in Germany. What was your question again?
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    Yes sweetie, you were the only one! :cute:

    Yes sweetie, you were the only one! :cute:
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    I really like the creativity there BPI. The...

    I really like the creativity there BPI. The skele-taur and the intestine guy rock!

    I haven't got anything recent, but I have a few old character minis I can throw at the screen. Here they are:
    ...
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    This is probably the only place that you could...

    This is probably the only place that you could post that pic without at least half a dozen people ringing a drugs hotline! :laugh:
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    Is he directing traffic? :question:

    Is he directing traffic? :question:
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    It reminds me of one of those resin,...

    It reminds me of one of those resin, hand-painted-by-a-master-craftsman statuettes you see in Argos catalogues. Maybe it's something to do with the way they've painted it, but yeah.... :sidefrown:
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    Switch the strawberries for raspberries and we...

    Switch the strawberries for raspberries and we have a deal! :D I'll pop you a pm with some suggestions for how best to do this.
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    Glad it was of use! :) Most of it wasn't too...

    Glad it was of use! :) Most of it wasn't too bad, I was specifically going out of my way to find these things but as you say, once seen it cannot be unseen. Most of it should be really easy to nip...
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    Errrm. How many people are you? I ask because...

    Errrm. How many people are you? I ask because your homepage says "we" and the menu bar says stuff like "Contact us", whereas the actual contact page and several of the other pages strongly imply...
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    Oh, fair enough. *is more than usually blonde...

    Oh, fair enough. *is more than usually blonde today*
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    They sold off WFRP too, don't forget. It's now...

    They sold off WFRP too, don't forget. It's now published by Fantasy Flight, and it's got GW IP all over, under and in it.
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    It's arrived! Phew! :D Really glad you like it...

    It's arrived! Phew! :D Really glad you like it - wasn't sure what to send so you got a real pick'n'mix effort, lol. ;)
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    Sure! Oh wait. Nearest beach is a good...

    Sure! Oh wait. Nearest beach is a good five-hour drive away, I don't have a car and it's the middle of bloody November. :(

    (This is the ONE thing I miss about the UK. Readily accessible...
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    You know, I've never actually seen that statue in...

    You know, I've never actually seen that statue in real life. I should go check it out sometime. :)
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    From a certain standpoint, I can understand why...

    From a certain standpoint, I can understand why this would be a good thing to do in both 2D and 3D art, actually. After all, it's the shape of the body that affects the way clothes drape and cling. ...
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    Aaah! The good old Welsh North-South divide. ...

    Aaah! The good old Welsh North-South divide. Comes complete with linguistic differences to bamboozle the outsider. My Mum hails from the North, actually, whereas my Dad's family originated in the...
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    'S called Viss here in Germany.

    'S called Viss here in Germany.
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    Might be an argument for going direct to...

    Might be an argument for going direct to Ultraforge then? They seem like nice helpful people.
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    And people wonder why we have a bad reputation....

    And people wonder why we have a bad reputation. :eyeroll:

    But now I'm tempted to pick up two copies of this lass and try to make both versions. She's one of my favourite AT minis.
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    I think you can get mats to roll them up in for...

    I think you can get mats to roll them up in for storage. I had a co-worker who was doing these really big puzzles together with her husband, and they had something like that. There is something...
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    ...Srsly? That's pretty crazy. Although it...

    ...Srsly? That's pretty crazy. Although it would be far worse if she wasn't wearing anything under there, but was still *ahem* perfectly formed....:sidefrown:
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    Intriguing. So you do it on-screen then?...

    Intriguing. So you do it on-screen then? :question:

    I've got a deviantart account, and have some of my pics in the store there. No-one's ever bought any (apart from me, lol), but one is of a...
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    Cheers! :)

    Cheers! :)
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    Has anyone here played it? I'm mildly curious -...

    Has anyone here played it? I'm mildly curious - they have some pretty cool minis.
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    You want him to do what?!?:shock: Glad you had...

    You want him to do what?!?:shock:

    Glad you had a good time Mike! A week seems like quite a short time to be there though.
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    :P *thpbtbbbtpt!* You know what I meant DR! ;D

    :P *thpbtbbbtpt!* You know what I meant DR! ;D
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    I tried that during my final year at uni, when I...

    I tried that during my final year at uni, when I had terrible insomnia. I'm sorry to say that it didn't work at all for me. You'd think hiking most weekends, plus going to the gym and/or swimming...
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    Right-o, now that I've packed the bf onto a plane...

    Right-o, now that I've packed the bf onto a plane back to the UK, I've had a chance to go through the lead nests and pick out a few (hopefully tasty) things to send. I'll be able to pop them in the...
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    I love that photo... it makes me lol every time I...

    I love that photo... it makes me lol every time I see it!


    (Sorry Scott!)
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    There's lovely! :clap: I think Mr S. Marbo...

    There's lovely! :clap:

    I think Mr S. Marbo lives in Wales too.
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    I tend not to use the word "sweatshirt" at all. ...

    I tend not to use the word "sweatshirt" at all. It's a t-shirt, or a long-sleeved t-shirt, or a jumper (or possibly a rugby shirt). These things are not necessarily interchangeable.
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    That's how I'm reading it. This is my first time...

    That's how I'm reading it. This is my first time too! Now all I have to do is find some minis that I think Cleen X will like!
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    Those are pretty awesome, actually. Nice one...

    Those are pretty awesome, actually. Nice one Adrian! :)
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    It's perfect! Really impressed! :)

    It's perfect! Really impressed! :)
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    No worries. I'm a professional editor, so I've...

    No worries. I'm a professional editor, so I've seen some right crackers, and not just from non-native English speakers either!
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    Try going to an art shop and asking their advice....

    Try going to an art shop and asking their advice. I got a pretty good matte spray varnish this way. It's not Testor's, but as far as I'm concerned it does a pretty decent job. And it was pretty...
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    ...Isn't that rather uncomfortable? :shock:

    ...Isn't that rather uncomfortable? :shock:
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    Well, after giving it a bit of thought, maybe......

    Well, after giving it a bit of thought, maybe...

    ...this: "However, the terror inspired by the vastness of space is dwarfed by the horror that arises from a mere glance into the warp rift...
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    Wait a minute.... is this CMON or Facebook I've...

    Wait a minute.... is this CMON or Facebook I've logged onto? :/
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    I hope you won't mind me saying that reading your...

    I hope you won't mind me saying that reading your introduction panel hurt my brain. A lot. Particularly that third sentence. That was the killer.
  146. Yeah, I'm really not a fan of the rather crass...

    Yeah, I'm really not a fan of the rather crass purple and yellow "Premium" thingie. Gimme back my nice discreet star plz!
  147. Thread: 30

    by Amazon warrior
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    Congrats to you both! Here's to many more happy...

    Congrats to you both! Here's to many more happy years together! :beer: :)
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    I miss the beer-waving one. :(

    I miss the beer-waving one. :(
  149. I dunno how it's going to work here, but I've...

    I dunno how it's going to work here, but I've seen it used on another forum I visit (the cartographer's guild) and they have limits as to how much rep you can hand out, how often, etc. For example,...
  150. I hear dinner and a film works well. ;)

    I hear dinner and a film works well. ;)
  151. Just keep on grindin', keep on grindin', keep on...

    Just keep on grindin', keep on grindin', keep on grindin', grindin' grindin'! ;)
  152. Re old avatars - I dunno about everyone else, but...

    Re old avatars - I dunno about everyone else, but I found that my old one had ended up under as my profile pic. Go to: User cp -> Edit profile picture.
  153. Yeah, weird....but on the other hand, it matches...

    Yeah, weird....but on the other hand, it matches your sig and avatar beautifully! From now on I'm calling this the "Dragon Forge Design theme"! :)
  154. click the lil pen and notepaper icon to the far...

    click the lil pen and notepaper icon to the far right of the bottom of a post. The quick reply box should turn white and let you type stuff.
  155. Right, got my face back. Yay! Not sure about...

    Right, got my face back. Yay! Not sure about the layout though. Seems like my avatar's come out much smaller now, despite there being a huge waste of space next to the poster information (anyone...
  156. *waves arms in the general direction of...

    *waves arms in the general direction of wiccanpony's voice*

    Gah! Where are you?
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    H'mmm, for some reason I can't upload my avatar -...

    H'mmm, for some reason I can't upload my avatar - might not be CMON's fault tho! And maybe the "missing" threads will get uploaded as the kinks are worked out?

    Edit: Hey, I'm a superfreak now? ...
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    Well, you could try something like this...

    Well, you could try something like this!

    Just google circle cutter, you should find plenty of the things.
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    Areas, surely? :innocent: But I still lol\'ed!

    Areas, surely? :innocent:

    But I still lol\'ed!
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    You know what? I\'ve been dithering over this...

    You know what? I\'ve been dithering over this and thinking \"should I, shouldn\'t I?\" and I\'ve decided I should! :) Nothing ventured, nothing gained so please sign me up!

    Amazon warrior -...
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    Dunno if I have a style. Pity me! lol

    Dunno if I have a style. Pity me! lol
  162. Aye, me too! They\'re producing them way faster...

    Aye, me too! They\'re producing them way faster that I can paint them! I have the first five and they\'re not even primed yet, lol.
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    Well, I think it applies to conversions too -...

    Well, I think it applies to conversions too - your interpretation will be different because it\'s you doing it and not someone else. And it\'s not like you\'re swiping somebody\'s freshly finished...
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    I think most people are flattered, especially if...

    I think most people are flattered, especially if you ask first. It\'s pretty unlikely that you\'ll produce an exact replica anyway - two people can paint exactly the same mini with (nominally)...
  165. Thread: BPI WIP

    by Amazon warrior
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    My fault - totally not with it today! lol But...

    My fault - totally not with it today! lol But it\'s good to have plenty of viewing angles, especially on a wip - I\'m lazy so I usually only do front and back shots! :)
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    Fantastic, thanks very much! Can\'t wait for...

    Fantastic, thanks very much! Can\'t wait for mine to turn up so I can have a go. :)
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    I may regret this, but I think we need pictures...

    I may regret this, but I think we need pictures of these doggies!
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    Yeah. :) There are some caveats (mainly that...

    Yeah. :) There are some caveats (mainly that he\'s got to get good enough at what he\'s doing that he can do it anywhere), but the fact that he\'s even suggested it is a BIG THING(tm).
    ...
  169. Thread: BPI WIP

    by Amazon warrior
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    Oh, I must have missed that (and didn\'t click...

    Oh, I must have missed that (and didn\'t click the link)! In other news, I like the tan on those three dudes there. Lookin\' smooth!

    Edit: *looks again* Ah, just the one dude there.
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    I use pringles lids and bluetack for this, but...

    I use pringles lids and bluetack for this, but the principle\'s the same! lol
  171. Thread: BPI WIP

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    *blink* I\'d post all three together if they\'re...

    *blink* I\'d post all three together if they\'re meant to be a unit or team - you\'ll get a better mark; see the wolfen fangs and great fangs my gallery - I did an experiment to test this and the...
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    My boyfriend has asked if he can move out to...

    My boyfriend has asked if he can move out to Germany to live with me. Wooo! Unfortunately, it won\'t be for a few months yet, but I\'m still chuffed! :cool:
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    I\'ve glued heavy metal models to crossed icicle...

    I\'ve glued heavy metal models to crossed icicle sticks - it works quite well, they don\'t fall over too much and they pop off fairly easily when you want to stick them to a proper base. An...
  174. Let\'s face it - EVERYTHING needs more Cthulhu! ...

    Let\'s face it - EVERYTHING needs more Cthulhu! Like more cowbell, but with tentacles! :drunk:
  175. True. I\'ll admit that the world of high finance...

    True. I\'ll admit that the world of high finance is a murky unknown to me!
  176. Thanks for that Pegazus. You can certainly see...

    Thanks for that Pegazus. You can certainly see the big peak around when the LOTR films were running. According to Wiki, the company was floated on the stock market in 1994, so maybe your broker is...
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    *now has mental images of an entire skaven army...

    *now has mental images of an entire skaven army converted to look like the Chuckle Brothers*

    Weeee! :duh:
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    PoS=piece of sh!t, I believe. :innocent:

    PoS=piece of sh!t, I believe. :innocent:
  179. I\'d be interested in seeing the numbers over a...

    I\'d be interested in seeing the numbers over a longer period, actually.
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    Yeah, just go with the flow that YOU want! ;)

    Yeah, just go with the flow that YOU want! ;)
  181. *looks closer* Ah yes, I can see the streaks now...

    *looks closer* Ah yes, I can see the streaks now I know what I\'m looking for. More close-ups are always good though! :)
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    Cool beans, I\'ll try that. Cheers! :)

    Cool beans, I\'ll try that. Cheers! :)
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    Yeah, I\'d like to know about the bone too - it...

    Yeah, I\'d like to know about the bone too - it looks great (as does the rest of it, of course!).
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    I like it. I like it a lot! :)

    I like it. I like it a lot! :)
  185. He\'s lovely! A very authentic-looking Shetland!...

    He\'s lovely! A very authentic-looking Shetland! You\'re a bit good at this. ;)

    I\'d say the pencil streaks on his hooves aren\'t coming out as far as I can see. I\'ll take your word for it...
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    Ok, I forgive you for stripping it, it looks v....

    Ok, I forgive you for stripping it, it looks v. cool now! (Not that it didn\'t before, but you know what I mean! :P)
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    I actually prefer the grey (or some solid colour,...

    I actually prefer the grey (or some solid colour, anyway). It won\'t distract from your pictures when you get them up. I think you\'re right about it making the text look like glass, tho.
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    Yeah, what evil said. I like the layout in...

    Yeah, what evil said. I like the layout in general though - looks clear enough (which is the main thing imo!). Are you doing this by hand or using some site creator tool? Bin thinking about making...
  189. :o I think you\'ll fit in well here! lol:beer:

    :o

    I think you\'ll fit in well here! lol:beer:
  190. It might be worth asking Minifigs for just the...

    It might be worth asking Minifigs for just the ones you want. Reaper certainly sell them separately - I bought one of their falcon familiars that way.
  191. A UK stockist you say? Here you are...

    A UK stockist you say? Here you are, now don\'t say I never give you anything! :P
  192. try Reaper familiars:...

    try Reaper familiars: http://www.reapermini.com/FigureFinder#detail/02018

    (Ok, that pack has no birds, but some of the others do. Just put \"familiar\" in the search box and it\'ll come up with a...
  193. I could cope with that so long as there\'s no...

    I could cope with that so long as there\'s no inane woman wittering away in the backgroud!
  194. Yeah, this!

    Yeah, this!
  195. That\'s alright, he\'ll get his \"reward\" when...

    That\'s alright, he\'ll get his \"reward\" when Great Cthulhu catches up with him! lol
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    Nah, it\'s not war, it\'s just people bumping...

    Nah, it\'s not war, it\'s just people bumping into each other with their weapons drawn!
  197. HAS RUSSEL BRAND MOLESTED THE QUEEN? The...

    HAS RUSSEL BRAND MOLESTED THE QUEEN?

    The nation demands an answer, dammit! :cussing:
  198. I know which I prefer! :]

    I know which I prefer! :]
  199. Yeah, this\'d make me a more interested bunny too.

    Yeah, this\'d make me a more interested bunny too.
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    Schade. I thought this was coming on well! Ah...

    Schade. I thought this was coming on well! Ah well, it\'s whether you like it that\'s important.
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