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  1. Thread: 2018.

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    Thanks and a happy, prosperous and productive...

    Thanks and a happy, prosperous and productive year to you.
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    Zab must be right because nobody I knew replied...

    Zab must be right because nobody I knew replied to this thread.
    I did a couple busts back then, but they didn't go over well. mainly because they were just odd.
    I'm going to stick with 25ish mm...
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    I would have opted for using a pin from the base...

    I would have opted for using a pin from the base and just making them hover over it. Most minis are smaller than their bases so standing next to another 28 mm would work (bases wouldn't clash) but...
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    what's changed?

    What has changed in the hobby in the years I've been away?
    Is it all airbrushing now? Are Vallejo paints still considered good?
    Has everyone converted to 40mm scale?
    I haven't painted a mini in...
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    I don't think any of my vices can be called super.

    I don't think any of my vices can be called super.
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    Yes, that epic space-hulk game is my top rated...

    Yes, that epic space-hulk game is my top rated mini I think (not that I care about ratings anymore).
    I picked up an airbrush the other day at a garage sale. I'm keeping my eye open for a compressor...
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    I see 2 issues (maybe 3). The first is just the...

    I see 2 issues (maybe 3).
    The first is just the "coolness" factor of the mini. I think people find minis with faces cooler than armored marines. Nothing you can do about that.
    Second, the...
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    Welcome back Arthur. You haven't even gotten...

    Welcome back Arthur. You haven't even gotten rusty.
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    Did ya miss me?

    Or perhaps nobody I knew is still around? I'm only just peeking in here timidly.

    I have been out of painting and the community for a few years.
    Due to life's ever changing fortunes I have had...
  10. Thread: Munnies

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    Munnies

    Why have I never heard of these before? I totally must get some!
    (google image search for munnies to see what I mean)
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    It's overused because that's what Athena's shield...

    It's overused because that's what Athena's shield looked like according to Greek myths. She took the severed head of Medusa and made it part of her shield.
    But I get the sense this is not supposed...
  12. The description is utterly meaningless to me as...

    The description is utterly meaningless to me as I've no idea the background or world. Anyone care to explain Marvin the Martian/Nazi?
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    Glad you got them. I had begun to wonder. The...

    Glad you got them. I had begun to wonder.
    The guy is Ral Partha, but I have forgotten what he was called. Some race of humanoids with big scary demonic-looking heads.
    The skeleton is so old I...
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    got a package from noddwyr on Tuesday, just...

    got a package from noddwyr on Tuesday, just haven't had a chance to photo them yet.

    hope the apartment situation is fixed Prophecy, and that you didn't have too much damage.
  15. It was in a thread about posting photos of your...

    It was in a thread about posting photos of your workspace. Whoever it was had a little building in the back yard that was dedicated as a painting room. I don't think the search function goes back...
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    skin tones are amazing. Not fond of the...

    skin tones are amazing. Not fond of the sculpting of the face, but could be feminized a bit more with some eye makeup.
  17. sorry, don't read French. I can basically add it...

    sorry, don't read French. I can basically add it to my basket but then they ask me a bunch of questions I don't understand.
  18. a long time ago someone posted their home-made...

    a long time ago someone posted their home-made rack and I still think it was better than all of these. They took a pvc pipe and cut it on the diagonal into a bunch of small pieces and glued them...
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    technically you were 5 but that's okay. I'll take...

    technically you were 5 but that's okay. I'll take the 5 cause I was unclear.
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    I hope so too. I'll post when I get it (assuming...

    I hope so too. I'll post when I get it (assuming I successfully fixed my digital camera)
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    I knew there was a reason I loved you guys....

    I knew there was a reason I loved you guys.
    (fellow lifer)
  22. make up one? I had some of the most fun with a...

    make up one?

    I had some of the most fun with a made up on the spot game I played with a friend and his lego knights.
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    I wonder if they were "Horsen" if you would have...

    I wonder if they were "Horsen" if you would have kept them. :)
    Does anyone do a horse/person (not a centaur, but more an anthropomorphized horse mini)?
  24. Thread: Resurrected

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    That's why I'm not doing wood elves or dark...

    That's why I'm not doing wood elves or dark elves. :)
    Can you imagine a dark elf assassin in dayglow fuscia?
  25. Thread: Resurrected

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    It's been even longer since I rode a bike so not...

    It's been even longer since I rode a bike so not sure....
    I don't think I've forgotten anything, though if I did, how would I know?

    I will say one thing: It's as addictive as ever. I walk by the...
  26. Thread: Resurrected

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    More WIP ...

    More WIP

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/7834199@N06/
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    Here's a WIP. I was thinking it looked pretty...

    Here's a WIP. I was thinking it looked pretty good til I took a photo.
    I welcome any comments, including telling me it's crap.
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    As to blue... it depends on the pink. Red tones...

    As to blue... it depends on the pink.
    Red tones can actually be divided into blue reds or yellow reds. A good example would be cherries (blue reds) or tomatoes (yellow reds).
    It's fine to shade...
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    Me too. If it's beyond paint, a brush and an...

    Me too. If it's beyond paint, a brush and an xacto knife I'm really clueless.
    Heck, I don't even have any plasticard. If I need some flat surface I cut up an old credit card.
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    Here's a great introduction for you: ...

    Here's a great introduction for you:


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOHJUrcVdJk&feature=player_embedded
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    tell me you didn't actually go through the bottle...

    tell me you didn't actually go through the bottle and make a paint mess.
    I just have a couple bottles with really rough bottoms now.
    You could try putting a bunch of paints in a can or something...
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    Thanks for the tips. I've tried a number of...

    Thanks for the tips. I've tried a number of things, though I was using gold instead of silver so might have to try something else on another.

    In the end though, i gave up on the idea of metallic...
  33. I'm just impressed anyone would know what you...

    I'm just impressed anyone would know what you were asking for. I got most of my High Elf army in an antique store. There were porcelain figures in a cabinet and between them was a mounted elf. I...
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    As my brother said the other day: "Ironically, a...

    As my brother said the other day: "Ironically, a book makes much better kindling than a kindle".
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    NM! I found the message hidden in another...

    NM! I found the message hidden in another subfolder! It was Zora!

    Now is Zora still around these parts?
  36. I love the naming convention! All of my marines...

    I love the naming convention! All of my marines are named Mushnik and are distinguished only by the subtle variation on the zig-zag pattern of their armor.
    (okay, they have names, but according to...
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    you're welcome. and i will forgive you for...

    you're welcome. and i will forgive you for introducing vile capitalization to my name.
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    Lovecraft was a genius of his time in the writing...

    Lovecraft was a genius of his time in the writing of horror fiction. He once said the oldest emotion is fear and the strongest fear is fear of the unknown. If you know something, you can understand...
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    Did you send me a mini?

    Okay, this is embarrassing. It seems a limit was put on how many PMs you could have, since I was last active here.
    The limit is 50. But I had about 250 old PMs
    That meant I couldn't send any...
  40. My understanding is it's a matter of the...

    My understanding is it's a matter of the softness/hardness of the bottles.
    GW used to be okay, with those soft flip-top lids but they made the shell casing design all in hard plastic so there's...
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    OMG! This explains where those minis came from...

    OMG! This explains where those minis came from that I couldn't remember buying! Digging my stuff out of its box now that I'm painting again I was befuddled as to why I ever bought some of these. I...
  42. When I bought my vallejos I put a glass bead in...

    When I bought my vallejos I put a glass bead in each bottle and topped to nearly full with distilled water and shook like mad.
    With all my other paints I bought a peck of bottles just like the...
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    Poll: I know they are different. I just cast a vote...

    I know they are different. I just cast a vote for my preference from among the ones you offered to do.
    Plus it was a chance to plug http://www.b-westerns.com/hoss.htm which is a great source for...
  44. And it is the nature of conspiracy theories that...

    And it is the nature of conspiracy theories that any contrary evidence is only further evidence of the conspiracy.
  45. I don't know if any of you conspiracy supporters...

    I don't know if any of you conspiracy supporters are serious or poes.
    I'm just going to point out that if he wasn't killed, what would happen? He'd put out a message about what a bunch of lying...
  46. I can't believe you have over 15000 here! (I...

    I can't believe you have over 15000 here!
    (I demand proof - LOL)
  47. great stuff. Haven't seen hybrids in ages. ...

    great stuff. Haven't seen hybrids in ages.

    Tell me, do they use hybrids in 40k? Or was that just for space hulk? I've never seen anyone with a hybrid tabletop army.
  48. What evidence would convince you? Need you to...

    What evidence would convince you? Need you to put your finger in the bullet holes?
    To say he was killed when he wasn't would be insane political suicide.
    The photograph of the body that went out...
  49. I believe it was so that there would never be a...

    I believe it was so that there would never be a "shrine" to him that people could use as a focus point. Plus by giving a funeral according to Islamic law they can't point to what horrible infidels...
  50. I think keeping fewer people involved made it...

    I think keeping fewer people involved made it less likely he'd move again. He must have felt pretty secure in Pakistan near a top Pakistani military training center.

    But anyway, I think Robert...
  51. I agree with Vikey. He was a bad man and the...

    I agree with Vikey. He was a bad man and the world is better without him, and we can stop pouring resources into finding him, but his death is not something to celebrate. His capture would have...
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    Poll: I vote you paint it as a replica of the Cisco...

    I vote you paint it as a replica of the Cisco Kid's horse Diablo played by Pair O'Dice, just cause he's got such a cool face. Plus solid color horses are too common in the mini world.
    ...
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    yes, and they are called "miniature" horses - so...

    yes, and they are called "miniature" horses - so even they are minis!
  54. High school. Trip to see the Pope on his visit...

    High school.

    Trip to see the Pope on his visit to New Orleans.

    Shared a hotel room with 3 other boys from my church group - 2 to a bed.

    Woke up one night to the guy next to me and the girl...
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    I don't think you'll get rid of monarchy until...

    I don't think you'll get rid of monarchy until you can rid your language of superfluous letters like "u".
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    oh! I like that idea gohkm. Kind of like...

    oh! I like that idea gohkm. Kind of like chiaroscuro.
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    Help with green armor

    I want to do some HE Dragon Princes (old school, heavy plate armor) in green, maybe gold accents.
    I was thinking of trying to do green metal.
    Now this is army stuff so I'm not going to NMM these...
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    Hi Kat, From what I'm seeing on the forums...

    Hi Kat,
    From what I'm seeing on the forums lately a few of us have re-emerged from the ether lately.
  59. I suggest you find another painter, even online,...

    I suggest you find another painter, even online, who is consistent and will do the same mini. Having someone else to bounce ideas off and to check in with is good incentive.
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    13, about to be 19. Old school GW elf archers...

    13, about to be 19. Old school GW elf archers and 1 hero from some other company that I can't remember (this happens when you unpack and toss the packaging when you buy a mini then don't paint it...
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    I never thought to see what Fat Man looked like...

    I never thought to see what Fat Man looked like but I looked it up and I go with Quieti - one of those small plastic easter eggs should be just about right....
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    You know who's really full of smug? Pregnant...

    You know who's really full of smug?

    Pregnant Women!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJRzBpFjJS8



    p.s. Supervike is a boobiesexual?
  63. good luck. If I weren't already painting a...

    good luck. If I weren't already painting a massive high elf army I'd be sorely tempted. I'd like to see what you get though, just out of curiosity.
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    I used to have all 4 in 25mm scale. Gave them to...

    I used to have all 4 in 25mm scale. Gave them to a friend who was a bigger fan. I've still got a couple blisters with splinter and shredder though.

    http://www.mycomicshop.com/search?TID=21280505...
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    This guy blogged about it last month. Good blog....

    This guy blogged about it last month. Good blog. If you're really interested, Vike, there's a link in the second paragraph to his "unboxing video" that is worth seeing.
    ...
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    I've baked plenty of bread in my life. Not a lot...

    I've baked plenty of bread in my life. Not a lot lately though.

    What I do with the wife that is worlds better than I can get in the store is make our own soap.
    (we make laundry detergent too,...
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    the "remote" and we've got 3 to operate the tv...

    the "remote"
    and we've got 3 to operate the tv and attachments alone. 1 for the ceiling fan too. I want to get one for my mac some day.....
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    HOOD RATS! ...

    HOOD RATS!

    http://www.streetgangs.com/homies/images/hoodrats.jpg
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    Reds and browns, just make sure you throw in the...

    Reds and browns, just make sure you throw in the occasional green floppy hat:

    http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/dvd/Disney/Images/SnowWhite8_S.gif
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    Simple solution: Teach your students to paint...

    Simple solution:
    Teach your students to paint miniatures!
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    The redeeming grace of the American Ninja movies...

    The redeeming grace of the American Ninja movies is the appearance of Steve James.

    Though some of his most entertaining work was in this movie:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cCJzrs7PAQ
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    Actually I meant what do you do about the great...

    Actually I meant what do you do about the great big slit hole in the base. Tab a into slot b and all that.
  73. Finn mentioned putting something in for an...

    Finn mentioned putting something in for an agitator.

    I bought a packet of glass beads from the sewing store for that. Roughly 1/4 inch diameter clear glass beads, stuck one in each paint pot...
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    I have a very old Ral Partha one. I'll dig it...

    I have a very old Ral Partha one. I'll dig it out when I'm home and post a photo.
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    So do most people do the bases first then stick...

    So do most people do the bases first then stick the mini on them? If so, how do you deal with the slots?
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    Heya Finn. Good to see you again. My point is...

    Heya Finn. Good to see you again. My point is to avoid spending since I only just started working again and that temp for now, but once I've got some reserves built up I'll be hitting the hobby...
  77. what's this about windshield washer fluid? And...

    what's this about windshield washer fluid?

    And if you're going to be away from painting for a while fill the pots to the brim with water before putting them away.
    an ounce of prevention you know.
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    Hey! I was named for that robot! (not really)

    Hey! I was named for that robot!

    (not really)
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    Oh oh oh! a movie so bad it's good: Cannibal...

    Oh oh oh! a movie so bad it's good:
    Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death
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    doesn't your painting bring individuality to the...

    doesn't your painting bring individuality to the piece?
  81. *laugh* Thanks for the plug. Depends a lot on...

    *laugh*
    Thanks for the plug.

    Depends a lot on how dry they are. So dry they've pulled from the sides of the bottle and cracked, then they are hopeless.
    Still glossy and goopy but too thick to...
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    I liked "Erik the Viking" the first time I saw...

    I liked "Erik the Viking" the first time I saw it.
    I thought it was awful the second time I saw it.
    Third time, loved it again.
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    Next up, either my Philly Blunt Thrower or my...

    Next up, either my Philly Blunt Thrower or my Puff the Magic Dragon Princes.
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    Wren that's fantastic. I'll be hitting the train...

    Wren that's fantastic. I'll be hitting the train shop this weekend.
    Shawn, as a former framer I'll try to think of it that way. It will help.
    Wyrm, that's a great way to describe it.
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    That's a nice one, but again, I'm talking about...

    That's a nice one, but again, I'm talking about army basing.
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    It's possible, but in Europe and Canada it's...

    It's possible, but in Europe and Canada it's illegal.
    At least, if you do it without clear consent - which is probably more than just the click-through user agreement when you register on the site....
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    I don't mind it if I can mix it up a bit. In...

    I don't mind it if I can mix it up a bit. In fact I don't mind sci-fi bases for my marines.
    But I'm talking about for armies, where they do basically all have to look pretty much the same.
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    So I realized I did not have any superglue to put...

    So I realized I did not have any superglue to put his hand on.
    While waiting for an opportunity to go to the store I pulled out his troop of bowmen and finished them up.
    This army is going to...
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    anyone else hate basing?

    Just a rant really. I love painting minis, but making the base for the mini makes me cringe.

    Now I have done nice display bases. I did one ages back of a rusted burned out truck stuck in a...
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    And then there's me, who seems to get...

    And then there's me, who seems to get progressively worse.
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    He killed Vikey!

    He killed Vikey!
  92. hmmmmm First, vast improvement. Good job. Now...

    hmmmmm
    First, vast improvement. Good job.
    Now your comment about a wet pallet makes me wonder if you're putting on the paint too thick. You can water it down quite a bit and lay on many very thin...
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    I've gotten to where I wouldn't know how to use a...

    I've gotten to where I wouldn't know how to use a brush with no curl. It's not the end of the brush.
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    Wouldn't that have a centrifuge like effect...

    Wouldn't that have a centrifuge like effect though?

    I saw online a suggestion of using an electric carving knife and strapping the pots to the blade. I'll keep my eye open at garage sales for one...
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    A - I don't have any rubber bands (don't keep...

    A - I don't have any rubber bands (don't keep them cause the cat has a tendency to eat them)
    B - I don't know that a rubber band would be able to hold it as firmly to the surface as I can by hand....
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    I don't know the story line, but can't see marks...

    I don't know the story line, but can't see marks on the guys above (though their helmets match the bikers).
    I was thinking it could be Cap was supposed to work with some group that gets turned to...
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    Yes. The sander surface is velcro (fabric...

    Yes. The sander surface is velcro (fabric hook-and-loop fastener) so it's abrasive. The sandpaper sheets come with a fuzzy backing to grab on to.
    When I held the pot to the velcro surface and...
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    Wow. I hadn't noticed that. I wonder if it's a...

    Wow. I hadn't noticed that.
    I wonder if it's a setting on my Photo Booth program on the laptop. I've never really worked with it before.

    Did a quick google and it seems it's because I was using...
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    Oh, and that Thor is a nice looking model. I...

    Oh, and that Thor is a nice looking model. I don't think the looking down is a problem. I'd mount him on the top of a mack truck cab.
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    How's the project going, Vike? I just saw some...

    How's the project going, Vike?

    I just saw some screen shots from the new Captain America movie and I don't know if they are good guys or bad guys, but the men in black would make some great minis...
  101. nice. Looks very Luke Skywalker to me. Easy...

    nice. Looks very Luke Skywalker to me. Easy Star Wars conversion :)
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    Don't be afraid to experiment with the flames...

    Don't be afraid to experiment with the flames idea. I like it and I do fades all the time.
    I have my current wip up with his rainbow cloak.
    I suggest don't use an intermediate color. Paint the...
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    You reminded me I have a youtube account :) ...

    You reminded me I have a youtube account :)


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xam2zkPH4e8
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    My New Paint Shaker

    Thought you all might find this amusing.
    As anyone who remembers me knows, I haven't painted anything in a couple of years but just started up again.
    Well what happens when you don't paint? Your...
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    sad passing. My return to painting project hit a...

    sad passing. My return to painting project hit a bump when I realized I was out of glue and just bought some yesterday.
    I had to read a case in a law school text book about a train tanker car full...
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    Howard Tayler, who writes the kick ass comic...

    Howard Tayler, who writes the kick ass comic Schlock Mercenary and who is a painter at coolmini last I checked, liked it. His review is worth reading:...
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    thanks. I think you'll appreciate the colors...

    thanks. I think you'll appreciate the colors better when he's lined up with his archer troop.
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    Welcome back. I've just returned myself after a...

    Welcome back. I've just returned myself after a couple years hiatus.
    It's amazing how good it feels to bring something to life - though I still haven't finished a figure this year.
    I think I'll...
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    http://www.flickr.com/photos/7834199@N06/554916865...

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/7834199@N06/5549168650/
    anyone know why I can't just link to my flikr account?

    all I've done is a bit of metallic and shading/highlighting on the boots.
    Takes time...
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    My Return to Painting

    I started to do this in my "resurrected" thread but it makes more sense here I guess. I will attempt to do a photo at the end of each day in which I paint.

    For now though, if anyone has...
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    I haven't seen the show but loved the movie...

    I haven't seen the show but loved the movie Serenity. Best space battle since Return of the Jedi. Maybe better.

    As to Tenant... I haven't got there yet. Someone was telling me the new dr who...
  112. Thread: Resurrected

    by vincegamer
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    Thanks everyone. :D Wiccanpony, it's really...

    Thanks everyone. :D

    Wiccanpony, it's really just an elaborated pun.
    They are Warhammer "High" Elves.
    They all wear tie dye tunics.
    Their war banners are all Greatful Dead Posters.
    Instead of...
  113. Thread: Resurrected

    by vincegamer
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    http://www.flickr.com/photos/7834199@N06/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/7834199@N06/
  114. Thread: Resurrected

    by vincegamer
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    Resurrected

    It's been a hell of a long time since I painted anything.
    I dusted off the brushes (literally) tonight and started back on my rainbow elves.
    It felt goooood.
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    Selling Packer Fan

    I tried selling this a couple years back but it didn't work out. Now with the Packers in the SuperBowl I thought I'd give it a try again.
    Selling my Kage Dar Packer Fan mini...
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    I usually respond with \"Answer for you. If...

    I usually respond with \"Answer for you. If we\'re lucky they\'ll match\"


    Then if I don\'t like or know the answer I can say some random thing and say \"Darn, they didn\'t match.\"
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    I\'m with WP on this one. I just don\'t care for...

    I\'m with WP on this one.
    I just don\'t care for the baseballs she\'s got round her neck.
    The featherduster is VERY cool, and the concept in general I love, but then I would.
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    caveat. You might get lucky. I sold some old...

    caveat.

    You might get lucky.
    I sold some old lead as scrap on ebay a while back and got way more for it than it was worth. When I asked the bidder why she was willing to go so high, she said she...
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    Vincegamer dusts off his coolmini password to...

    Vincegamer dusts off his coolmini password to wish you a happy birthday!
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    It all depends on what they gave him in writing. ...

    It all depends on what they gave him in writing. We didn\'t hear the beginning of the convo, so it\'s possible he\'s trying to confuse them.

    But you can\'t get past the woman:
    is 1 dollar...
  121. I would think anyone with jet black skin and red...

    I would think anyone with jet black skin and red eyes would paint a nifty pattern in warpaint on his face.





    Darth Maul anyone?
    Is Lucas Arts suing GW yet?
  122. ED I totally agree with you that suicide should...

    ED
    I totally agree with you that suicide should be a choice.
    I also didn\'t say a gun ban would end or even significantly reduce suicides. It will make it harder for some, and thus reduce the...
  123. I just want to reply to 2 factual errors made by...

    I just want to reply to 2 factual errors made by Evil Dave:



    In fact, 58% of all deaths by gun in the USA are suicides.
    http://www.psrla.org/documents/suicide_fact_sheet_final.pdf



    Just...
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    Games2Trains looks interesting, but I am...

    Games2Trains looks interesting, but I am disturbed by the fact that I can\'t find a single auction that actually got any bids.

    oh, and I didn\'t say I was selling....
    but I do plan to. But only...
  125. Considering the rampant abuses under the last...

    Considering the rampant abuses under the last administration, I think it\'s a good thing.
    120 days though? that seems a long time even for government trials.
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    Hey Jim, Yes, survived the day. I stayed toasty...

    Hey Jim,
    Yes, survived the day. I stayed toasty and safe in my home and watched it on TV.
    The speech was inspirational and I\'m really taking seriously my intent to open my own law practice.

    (I...
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    Where do you sell minis?

    Hi all.
    I\'ve been out of the field for quite some time and I\'m poking my head in again.
    In the meantime eBay has made some drastic changes that seem to make it a pain in the ass for the small...
  128. If you have ever worked for technical support....

    You will love this video.

    In fact, you will probably love it even if you have never worked with help support.

    Medieval Help Desk
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    You\'re not the only one: ...

    You\'re not the only one:

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v498/vincegamer/Halloween05.jpg
    Our marriage may not be as \"fresh\" as it once was...lol
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    Read this thread: Skin Up With Klute...

    Read this thread:

    Skin Up With Klute
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    I can\'t believe my baseball player just sold to...

    I can\'t believe my baseball player just sold to someone in Italy.
    I didnt\' know there were baseball fans in Italy.


    Still a couple up for sale, and I will be putting more up just after...
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    Once in a lifetime Opportunity

    I know there\'s a trading post forum, but it doesn\'t get as much traffic.

    I am selling some of my painted minis (and some unpainted and other stuff).
    It\'s a wide range of my stuff, and so far...
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    I just listed a couple more, including my...

    I just listed a couple more, including my well-received New York Yankees Baseball Chick.
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    First off, thanks for the comments. And yes,...

    First off, thanks for the comments.

    And yes, it is an I-Kore elf. The GW elf heroes are pretty dull. I do have some and if I ever play in a GW sanctioned tournament I will sub them in, but for...
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    I\'m not dead, just army painting

    I\'m painting my GW high elf army. Maybe I\'ll have a big enough force painted to play by the time the new book comes out.

    Anyway, you haven\'t seen anything from me in a while because it\'s slow...
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    I\'ve begun listing them. The first painted mini...

    I\'ve begun listing them.
    The first painted mini is up and more will follow later today.

    I also have some unpainted stuff and a couple odd Batman things for those interested.

    Check my listings...
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    I didn\'t disover Danger Mouse until college and...

    I didn\'t disover Danger Mouse until college and it was great!
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    I was going to mention Sigmund the Seamonster and...

    I was going to mention Sigmund the Seamonster and H.R. Puffinstuff (the inspiration for McDonaldland, Grimace, Mayor McCheese etc. - even had a lawsuit about it!)

    Any Spanish speakers remember...
  139. And you are in Georgia? I\'m shocked. As a kid...

    And you are in Georgia?
    I\'m shocked.
    As a kid in Oklahoma I was told I was going to hell repeatedly. And I was a practicing Christian at the time - just the wrong kind of Christianity.
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    Right now I\'m leanign toward just shading them,...

    Right now I\'m leanign toward just shading them, but I\'ll give that pliers suggestion a try.
  141. Isn\'t this pretty much what Visions in Color...

    Isn\'t this pretty much what Visions in Color used to be?
    Or actually, isn\'t this what the more or less anual CMON painting comp used to be?
  142. Replies
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    Shoud I paint the wires?

    This is a section of a simple sci-fi base for a generic space marine.

    Should I paint the wires coming out of the pipe? or leave them bare golden metal?
    I was thinking if I paint them I\'ll have...
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    I\'m all for nudity. My only crit of the frst...

    I\'m all for nudity.
    My only crit of the frst picture would be that it has modern styling on an obviously old ruin.
    I would prefer to see something done in an ancient art style.

    If I could paint...
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    \"... To the East lay Wisconsin...\" ...

    \"... To the East lay Wisconsin...\" lollollollollol
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    Do you want a piece of me!!?

    The term \"moral rights\" refers to the rights of an artist to control their own work, even when they no longer own it. It is based on the idea that a creative work is an extension of the artist who...
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    vike, you are evil. You have created a list...

    vike, you are evil.
    You have created a list everyone wants to be on, but nobody wants to be on.

    (hmmm. I\'m not on the list - I must be on here too often:redface: . . . or maybe I\'m just not...
  147. Replies
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    The solution occurred to me last night. I will...

    The solution occurred to me last night.
    I will paint one group of 12 and one group of 24.
    That way, I could field 3 groups if I want, and the fact that 2 look alike isn\'t such a bad thing, but if...
  148. Replies
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    \"symbol\"? where would i put a symbol? I...

    \"symbol\"?
    where would i put a symbol?
    I suppose I could do them with different colored bows.
  149. Replies
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    Question about High Elf unit formation

    I\'m getting back to painting my high elf army. I have not designed an army, I bought a bunch of cheap minis and had others gifted to me, so I\'m building an army around the minis I have.

    So...
  150. Replies
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    Just noticed your location. Are you already a...

    Just noticed your location.
    Are you already a member of DCArea Mini Painting Club?

    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DCAreaMiniPaintingClub/
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    Can you post a pic here? Do you know what you...

    Can you post a pic here? Do you know what you want for the lot?
  152. Replies
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    Micromachines for CarWars or whatever

    I\'ve got a pile of MicroMachines cars and some same scale others of unknown make.
    I\'m selling them and thought I\'d see if anyone here wants them.
    The possibility of painting them or modifying...
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    Well, here\'s what I have, and I\'m parting with...

    Well, here\'s what I have, and I\'m parting with all of it.

    1: A complete set of Axis & Allies.

    2: An incomplete set that has the box, the plastic miniatures and the board, but no rules or...
  154. Replies
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    I have the Libby in Power Armor. I\'d hate to...

    I have the Libby in Power Armor. I\'d hate to meet Sally if she wears that kit.
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    I actually have a similar situation. One of my...

    I actually have a similar situation.
    One of my wife\'s friends is married to a guy who has some very odd traits and isn\'t the best thinker.

    What I do is find out what is interesting to him, then...
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    Axis & Allies

    Not particularly min related (unless you want to paint all the tiny airplanes and tanks) but I have a copy of the 1986 version of Axis & Allies on ebay.

    (oh, and if you are interested just in the...
  157. Thread: Gorka Morka

    by vincegamer
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    I sent you a reply PM a couple of days ago. Still...

    I sent you a reply PM a couple of days ago. Still interested?
  158. Thread: Are you in?

    by vincegamer
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    In my opinion, the Iron Painter is way more fun...

    In my opinion, the Iron Painter is way more fun and rewarding.
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    Yeah, this looks pretty bad. Early adventures of...

    Yeah, this looks pretty bad.
    Early adventures of Kirk and Spok may have been interesting. One could argue they knew each other at the accademy, though it would have been only in passing. Kirk was...
  160. Thread: Gorka Morka

    by vincegamer
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    Gorka Morka

    I have the Gorka Morka books in new condition.
    I was going to post them on ebay but thought I\'d make an offer here first.
    Anyone want them? I can throw in the cardboard buildings, unpunched, as...
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    I have some unmatched genestealer arms and a half...

    I have some unmatched genestealer arms and a half a head from some big critter. I bought a bits box so I don\'t know what they are and there arent many but you\'re welcome to them.

    p.s. I used to...
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    HeroQuest Monsters

    Hi all.
    Just clearing some shelf space.
    If anyone is interested in these HeroQuest plastic monsters, they are free to the first person to both post in this thread and PM me.
    The Ork weapons are...
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    I\'ve seen worse. Most anoying: Me: I punch him...

    I\'ve seen worse.
    Most anoying:
    Me: I punch him *rolls a perfect hit roll!*
    GM: He dodged (note the absence of any dice)

    Come on! at least roll dice behind the screen, bug out your eyes and...
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    In fact, I\'m such a stellar example of manhood...

    In fact, I\'m such a stellar example of manhood that I won\'t even watch said video.
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    DaN, if that\'s the sound quality you normally...

    DaN, if that\'s the sound quality you normally have I\'m surprised you ever get any lyrics right.

    My biggie has always been Crosby, Stills and Nash, Southern Cross:
    \"I have been arouuound the...
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    Considering Dangerfield was 10 years older than...

    Considering Dangerfield was 10 years older than Mason, and started doing stand-up at age 19 (when Mason was 9) I\'m not sure you can really say that.
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    He was great as the anteater in the old Ant and...

    He was great as the anteater in the old Ant and the Aardvark cartoons.

    Okay, I know that was actually John Byner impersonating Jackie Mason, but it was still good stuff.
  168. If you\'re still reading this, don\'t worry about...

    If you\'re still reading this, don\'t worry about it. I\'ve seen the whole season and I think putting the Hatian on the list was a mistake. Sure, he\'s not Sylar, but then he\'s not exactly Hiro...
  169. I was pretty pissed at the ending, but neither of...

    I was pretty pissed at the ending, but neither of those is as bad as the finale of ST:E.
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    Have you see the preview of the game? The...

    Have you see the preview of the game?
    The version I saw had to be a spoof, with dialog dubbed over what is originally said, but it heavily featured a big diorama inside a glass case and I was...
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    Games and Magic for sale

    I have some games and magic the gathering cards up for sale on ebay.

    Please check them out.
    vincegamer\'s ebay page
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    So do you prefer the ending to the original...

    So do you prefer the ending to the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers? or the ending of the remake?
    (I\'m assuming no one will bother to see the current remake).


    How about the ending of...
  173. Well, assuming she were real, the best mini to...

    Well, assuming she were real, the best mini to date would be this one:
    http://www.coolminiornot.com/151817

    I bet she\'d be a pretty cheap date too.
  174. Replies
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    I loved the ending of Labarynth. It\'s like...

    I loved the ending of Labarynth.
    It\'s like expected, she returns home, all the fantasy/imaginary monsters are going away, but she sees them in the mirror saying \"if you ever need us, for any...
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    For those unfamiliar... ...

    For those unfamiliar...


    http://pierre.equoy.free.fr/blog/images/totoro-2.jpg

    But when is she going to make the bus?


    http://garnier.free.fr/animation/tonekobus.jpg
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    Just find a map of the middle east and use names...

    Just find a map of the middle east and use names of cities in that area slightly altered.

    http://www.npr.org/news/specials/mideast/the_west/crusades_map.html

    Aleppa
    Entioch
    Haifo

    That\'s...
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    I heard another about the visual cortex in the...

    I heard another about the visual cortex in the blind. It must be a heavily studied subject. One reason for that is that the visual cortex is pretty damn big. We process a ton of information from...
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    In one episode of Supernanny, a kid threw a brick...

    In one episode of Supernanny, a kid threw a brick at her.
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    I don\'t see anything at that link about...

    I don\'t see anything at that link about increasing muscle. Am I blind?

    I don\'t know about increasing muscle, but if you exercise a muscle frequently, the part of the brain that controls that...
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    He got it. Just because your clues weren\'t...

    He got it. Just because your clues weren\'t unique doesn\'t mean he didn\'t get a right answer.

    Anyway, this appears to be CSI, though I\'ve never seen it - but my googlfu is mighty.
    ...
  181. Replies
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    Best you could come up with? My god that was a...

    Best you could come up with? My god that was a hilarious show!

    Dori: That\'s a strange looking silencer.
    Sledge: Silencer? This is a Loudener!
    BLAM!

    Oh: Alfonso Girlades, Allan Carrasco
    ...
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    Never met him, but I remember his appearance on...

    Never met him, but I remember his appearance on an episode of the X Files.

    A while back I read about the guy who invented those under-the-skin silicon implants. It\'s the same stuff they make the...
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    One of my favorites has always been \"upstate New...

    One of my favorites has always been \"upstate New York.\"

    Having lived in central New York, I learned that \"upstate\" means the part of New York that is north of you.
    In most cases it refers to...
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    come to think of it, my brother had a college...

    come to think of it, my brother had a college roommate named Sam Sinner who later became a priest. He\'s now Father Sinner (though Catholic convention is to use only the first name so he\'s...
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    Well, as my name is Vincent but people just seem...

    Well, as my name is Vincent but people just seem to drop the last part I assume people would always shorten it, regardless of what came after the vince.
  186. Replies
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    The way hollywood goes I\'d really expect Halle...

    The way hollywood goes I\'d really expect Halle Barre to play Barbarella.
  187. Replies
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    treide is the first one that is far from how I...

    treide is the first one that is far from how I would have pronounced it. (tray eed)

    I have never actually heard anyone pronounce mine but I\'m pretty sure everyone would pronounce it vince.
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    Just found this link: ...

    Just found this link:

    http://www.2spare.com/item_37345.aspx
  189. Replies
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    Then of course there\'s discredited Korean stem...

    Then of course there\'s discredited Korean stem cell researcher Woo Suk Hwang (pronounced woo suck wang)

    I know a doctor who told me during his residency he spent some time in the ER. Lots of...
  190. Replies
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    I think any of George Forman\'s 5 sons: George,...

    I think any of George Forman\'s 5 sons: George, George, George, George, and George.
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    That\'s diving gear, not SCUBA gear. I suppose...

    That\'s diving gear, not SCUBA gear.

    I suppose it\'s too late to suggest a snow white/disney theme?
  192. Replies
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    So if things went badly they could blame the...

    So if things went badly they could blame the child as a scapegoat?
  193. Replies
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    I am disappointed.

    I mean, it is painted very well, but with the title of the thread I expected something like this:

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v498/vincegamer/killjoy2.jpg
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    Well, I just like Blessed in anything. ...

    Well, I just like Blessed in anything. Especially as Augustus Caesar.

    Anyone ever see \"Flesh Gordon\"?
    I saw a clip from it once that used clay-mation like those old movies about greek myths....
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    I used to have a naked lizard man with a big wang...

    I used to have a naked lizard man with a big wang that I found in a parking lot around 1983-4.
    Sadly he went missing when someone stole my suitcase (as did a ton of my other old minis).
    I would...
  196. Replies
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    Dont\' forget the one I did of me as a space...

    Dont\' forget the one I did of me as a space marine:

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v498/vincegamer/Vince.jpg
  197. Replies
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    I was a fan of the show as a kid, but I\'ve got...

    I was a fan of the show as a kid, but I\'ve got so much unpainted lead I don\'t really want to accumulate stuff that doesn\'t look really good.
    So the only ones I\'d have interest in are the Daleks.
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    Oh, wait. I thought that was an invitation. How...

    Oh, wait.
    I thought that was an invitation.
    How do I erase my 1?
  199. Anyone remember the Mystery Science Theater 3000...

    Anyone remember the Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode where they showed \"Double 007\" staring Sean Connery\'s brother?
    They had a good Zardoz joke in that one.
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    Only played Fallout 2. Loved the free-form...

    Only played Fallout 2.
    Loved the free-form story, but I didn\'t like that you could happen upon the best weapon in the game right off the bat.
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