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    More of the same

    I hate to point his out but you copied my last name....

    Look at the similarities:

    My Last Name -Your Username
    Gibbon................G I B B O N

    I don\'t recall sending...
  2. Thread: Primer problems

    by JimG
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    errr....

    Have you tried smoking WHILE you spray primer? :flame:
  3. Thread: down again

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    related

    My cousin plays Thor (in Vancouver) so I guess that makes me a Demi-God...

    Oh, he also played M\'Zel later but I never saw those episodes so I have no idea who that was...
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    bah

    How convenient for a league of hypocrites... PRETEND he missed a season that was shut down for a strike.

    What did he miss? 12 games for attempted murder? I saw the attack. He planned the attack,...
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    errr.

    He was born in Mexico. I believe he would have a mexican accent. Try these...\"THIS is Ceti Alpha 5!!!\" or \"From hell\'s heart, I stab at thee!\".


    Sniff. I miss Scotty (a great Canuck).
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    Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha etc...

    While I work I listen to the BBC world service over the net and guess whom they just interviewed?

    You got it.

    She is studying the gender differences of airguitar. She said Bohemian Rhapsody...
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    Me Too!!!!

    I am also taking my Masters and there are a number of \"Kids\" in a degree that requires a minimum of 2 years work experience. Almost half my class has never had a job and they are about to graduate...
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    well, there is always...

    Ape-Snay has clearly not switched sides... The whole sequence near the end while he was deflecting spells he was still teaching Potter. Read it carefully.

    DON\'T READ THE NEXT LINE IF YOU HAVEN\'T...
  9. Thread: Dream Job?

    by JimG
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    The perfect job

    Casting director in Bollywood.

    OK I joke. But seriously - TV and movie producer..... I have been involved in both media and they are a blast...
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    finished.

    I got home from a wedding last night and the book was waiting at the door so I spent the day reading....

    I want to talk about my predictions after others have read the book. How do I make the font...
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    2 things Abraham and surveys

    Actually, part of the reason behind that particular episode was because Abraham had moved from what is now Iraq to what is now Israel and the indigenous tribes that would later become known as...
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    sigh...

    I guess I will be out of future Mini Exchanges but it is my turn to wade into this one.

    It find it odd to hear people engage in vitriolic tirades against certain religions (Catholicism in this...
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    Some Historic Sites

    The Acropolis, Athens, Greece
    37 58 16 N
    23 43 34 E

    Avebury, UK
    51 25 42 N
    1 51 14 W

    Pyramids and Sphinx
    29 58 34 N
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    Cool, Cool

    JimG

    Edmonton

    53 25\'51 North
    113 34\'38 West

    God\'s Country indeed...
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    Excellent

    Thanks,

    AND... I sent mine off to Calavera yesterday. Funny, but it was only $2.00 more by air than by land to Iceland.
    So here is my question. How the hell do you send mail by land to Iceland?...
  16. Thread: A special request

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    One in Canadian

    Happy Birthd-eh... eh?
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    Phew...

    I just spent 3 hours tooling around town to all the various parties with three kids in tow. The Fireworks were awesome and for those that don\'t know Edmonton (capital of Alberta) we have a man made...
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    Holy quick response, Batman!!!

    Man, here I am preparing for Canada Day (I guess technically it is now after midnight so hooray), and I have a PM from sender AND receiver... Man these guys are quick....

    I am receiving from...
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    Me Too

    Jim G
    Edmonton Alberta, Canada
    Will ship anywhere...
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    tsk tsk

    You are mispronoucing \'hijack\'.

    It is pronounced Zeench.

    let\'s get with it folks.;)
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    Speaking of Chitty..

    Did you know that Ian Fleming (James Bond) wrote Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and if you look closely you will see Desmond Llewelyn(sp?) James Bond\'s Q in the first few minutes.....

    6 degrees of Roger...
  22. :o:o:o Boys balls?? Rev= Micheal...

    [/quote]
    :o:o:o
    Boys balls??

    Rev= Micheal Jackson??
    there might be a resemblance there now that I look at it...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/images/avatars/reverend/reverend...
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    The Final Word

    Way back when I owned a store (before GW moved in) they had a pronunciation guide so we \"knew what we were doing\".

    It sounds like Zeentch. The first part starts with Z, rhymes with seen and ends...
  24. Thread: little help?

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    Bone. The best Tyr. army I have ever seen...

    Bone.

    The best Tyr. army I have ever seen looked like they had been primed white and just done in successive brown and Black washes but holy crow were they awesome. And the LOOKED like bugs.
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    Yeeks.

    If it means anything I was at my daughters soccer game (football fer the EUers) in riverbend (completely the other side of town) and the plume was huge.

    That one was a doozy indeed.

    I am glad...
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    too late?

    Is it too late for more?

    I have two things:
    1) I am cleaning out my basement and have uncovered a box of about 20 pounds of old early 80s minis (ral partha and others) and
    2) taking my MBA at...
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    My opinion (please don\'t sue me).

    Their stock is still dramatically overpriced. Without some future growth potential on the horizon, with a dividend of only 18.75 pounds and a cost of capital of 9% (from their own reports) annually I...
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    2nd ed?

    Man I must be old. I started playing in \'78/\'79 with the original books (anyone remember the small hand held ones?). Hell I still have one or two of the originals.

    Anyhoo I still have 2 of the...
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    360 degrees

    [/quote]quoted by Finn17
    I am obviously a touch older than you \'cos I can remember when Elvis was the \"root of all evil\" before his mantle was stolen by the Beatles.[/quote]
    Yes, life is oddly...
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    Yet more

    Don\'t forget the actual story for the first screenplay (episode IV) was written by Joseph Campbell. Lucas just crossed out \"hero\" and wrote in \"Luke Skywalker\" etc. You should read Campbell\'s...
  31. Thread: Two Headed Eagle

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    more?

    Does anyone have the actual page or quote?
  32. Thread: Two Headed Eagle

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    Two Headed Eagle

    At a GT years ago I overheard a GW staffer ask if anyone knew why the Imperial Eagle has two heads, one with an eye and one without. He answered his own question but was out of earshot.

    This has...
  33. Thread: scale

    by JimG
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    Ahhhh; Talisman

    I remember that in high school.... (~1980). Likely before many of you were born.

    Is it actually that old or are my coffin-dodger brain cells failing me.
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    Yep my trick is out

    Old CD\'s work great for small pieces of scenery as well... You can build a nice little bit of rubble (or whatever) yet the rounded edges allow for easy troop movement...

    On the same note so...
  35. Thread: Big Effing Spider

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    Gibbon\'s Kick Arse

    Yep.... There is not a man woman or child on this list that wouldn\'t get their butt kicked by a Gibbon.

    And with barely an opposable thumb.... They are quite small and.... well, not big anyhoo. ...
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    hmmm -

    Hey Wren....

    This page must be distressing...

    http://www.ups.edu/biology/museum/wings_Troglodytidae.html
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    HEY!

    Hey I liked them.... and a lot of other bands from that era...

    I also still use many of those old pink and blue horrors.

    Of course the latest ones are a little creepier. The old ones were sort...
  38. Wrong title on the last post.

    I meant \"I have them\".
  39. I have three

    I have them. I also have the Chaos squats and they are just as good (if not better). Make a squad out of all of them!!

    PM me. I am happy to \"lend\" them if you pay freight. Or sell I suppose. I...
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    3 points

    1) Eisner is already facing a solid leg breaking from his board and shareholders this weekend - Not mr. popular right now.

    2) I disagree with the Dwimmorlac comment. It is not a word, simply an...
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    Thank goodness

    Bless you. I also loved the movies as stand alones but question whether they had the right to call them \"Lord of the Rings\". Disney didn\'t call \"The Lion King\" \"Hamlet\".

    My favourite quote...
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    Funny shape?

    I think you are confusing the testicles (behind) with the penis itself......

    2 different pieces of equipment.
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    More

    A church here in town lost a fortune.

    The pastor figured he did really well until he figured it out and his \"flock\" was not very impressed.

    Bad enough to lose your own money nevermind the...
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    That scene was filmed. The actual guy from the...

    That scene was filmed. The actual guy from the book is known as \"the mouth of Sauron\" and is a Black Numenorian.

    The actor that played him is the guy with the bad teeth (mad max\'s sidekick)...
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    Really? Since when? Should I take it off my...

    Really? Since when? Should I take it off my jacket sleeve?
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    I am on it

    OK you convinced me I will try it tonight with my new Kalinski Sables... :D
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    Holy Monkey...

    Man. I have no idea what to say.

    I thought I learned a lot from this site so far. Now I stand in awe. How do you guys get these so clean and smooth?!?!?!

    (also Petethemighty-do you just have...
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    They destroy the ring!?!?!?!? D*** you for...

    They destroy the ring!?!?!?!?

    D*** you for wrecking it for me Drangonsreach!!!

    hee hee
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    median

    Do you have 2.4 kids?
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    More

    For some reason I remember the date April 4th, 4BC as the actual birth date...
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    One needs a marketing degree

    which I do not have but I have studied maximizing ROI based on resale prices versus lost sales chart (then a little bit of calculus). If they make more profit by selling a little less (the constant...
  52. Thread: Surprise present!

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    Why I like Guinness

    Other than a) I love beer b) I love Guinness more than any other beer and c) I love a beer while painting.... (and some will find this gross) I find that if I keep some beer in my mouth I use it to...
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    Paintjob? - yep

    Man, so many paintjobs but I would have to agree on the SoB with the flamers. Imagine, that came in third. I would love to have seen the first two.
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    Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas to you alll..

    It is Midnight as we speak.

    Earlier tonight my 4 year old spilled the beans. I got W+N series 7 brushes...

    Now if only I could get my Red Rider BB gun with a...
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    huh?

    What do you mean by \"Sisters Repentia\".

    Do you have an early release?
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    The G.W.North

    Plus 5 today (a heat wave up here)...

    Oh and I want a pair of Defilers for my Thousand Sons...
  57. Thread: Boxing Day....

    by JimG
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    ask and ye shall...

    according to http://www.web-holidays.com/boxing/....

    \"Servants were required to work on Christmas. They were responsible for making the holiday run smoothly for wealthy landowners. They were...
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    My new hero

    Nice work Kevd82. Finally someone who sees the hypocracy of these films.

    Why on earth would Jackson add 15 to 20 minutes of non-existant warg battles that end in Aragorn\'s \"death\" then cut a...
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    huh

    Dennismech! You mean you had already seen it when we had the exchange in the \"monkey gods\" thread? Awesome.

    also Kevd82 thanks for the backup. I also enjoyed the movies but will continue to...
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    So what about the story... What were the...

    So what about the story...

    What were the major changes? Was Arwen at the Battle of the Pelinor?
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    cool 2

    and when I went back to check after I posted the one above we now have 2 pictures the same.....

    Look quickly before they change again... The Cannoness (sp?) is gone...
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    cool

    Did anyone notice the picture of the immolator (on page one of this thread) has changed to a picture of a Rhino?
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    Sniff

    I have been playing these ladies for a long, long time......

    These new minis are amazing. I also saw the new Icon bearer at the Calgary GT and it is pretty cool too...
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    It is time...

    I guess I\'d better dig out all those old minis from the 80s I have taking up space in the basement and blow \'em out.

    None of the above included I am afraid...
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    I agree

    The sisters \"penitentia\" (sp?) are simply taking the place of the old Redemptionists (I assume). Remember the basic siter minis are not changing. All these others are peripheral at best.

    The new...
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    Why Young Bloods?

    It is their target market; likely 10 to 15 year olds with their Step Dad and their Disney Dad spending all their money on miniatures to alleviate their guilt over how much they are screwing up their...
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    hmmm...

    Yet you both wear glasses....
  68. Thread: Ink Washes

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    I forgot

    Once you learn how to thin your paints and properly ink you will (hopefully) forget how to drybrush.
  69. Thread: Ink Washes

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    FFW

    Future Floor Wax.

    1) Mix: 10 parts water to 1 part FFW.

    2) Mix this mixture 10:1 to your ink.

    Be amazed..... (you should also mix it 1:1 with Citadel paints while Vallejo doesn\'t really...
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    Good on ya FINN

    I agree. Now that I have hit the big 4-0, I would love a much more finely tuned breakdown of age specific categories for Golden Daemons. I would actually enter if they had an \"old Bloods\"...
    ...
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    You know what else?

    Get good paints,

    Learn how to thin them properly,

    Get good brushes.

    Read EVERY FORUM on this site.

    Learn how to take proper pictures (a quick look at my few postings will show I have not...
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    2 responses

    1) Yep, it was a great deal of money at the time. Just like in Modern sports we are all aghast to hear what the true greats made before the modern era pitched sanity on its side. My favourite all...
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    Urban Myth

    Actually it is an Urban myth that Tolkien sold the rights for a pittance; \"had to cover an old tax bill\" etc... The truth is he did a reasonable job and was smart enough to negotiate control of his...
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    Jackson and the Hobbit

    You know, Ladies and Gentlemen, after having paid good money to see both films to date and purchase all four versions of said DVDs I am still a little miffed at them.

    Scenes like Aragorn\'s fall...
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    Help me find more pics...

    I was just looking at Victoria\'s Firey Angel (#37085) and I noticed it came in third....

    Is there anywhere I could see all the other Golden Daemon entrants and winners from Australia? I don\'t...
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    Alright.... I lose.

    OK so they were dudes....

    I rated them an 8 because I thought the blending was good. The shadowing was OK but there was some obvious mold lines.... :rolleyes:
  77. Thread: Gettin\' Supplies

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    90% dirt?

    When I bought my house I had a 15\' X 15\' sandbox in the back. I would say the ratio was about 10% sand and 90% my Fri**in\' neighbors\' cats\' poop.

    Still, I have been desperate for sand in the...
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    yeah, yeah

    I got the double entendre. I just won\'t give up on my quest...lol
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    Now you see I\'m nuts?

    It is not the nuts I was interested in.

    I just don\'t think those are pecs...

    If so they are creepy.
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    Losing sight...

    We are all forgeting the most important part of these posts....

    I want to see the rest of that picture in Tuubje\'s signature.....

    I think you all know where I am going with this (something...
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    And (second post in 2 minutes)...

    What the h*ll is the avatar second from the right?
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    I concur

    While the arm and stomach say \"bloke\" the rest says \"not bloke\"...
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    Thunderhawk

    I recently sold my convertible (71 buick skylark) and I have this pile of money sitting here earmarked for a Thunderhawk...

    Somehow, however, I CANNOT seem to order it. I just know I will question...
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    New SoB Characters

    I saw some of the new SoB characters at the Calgary GT. As a long time player I am keen for any pics (forgot my digicam).

    Has anyone seen the minis online anywhere?

    I know Zaphod was there...
  85. Thread: Hey...

    by JimG
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    WSIM - YEAH

    Steelcult!!! Excellent-Wooden ships Iron Men.... My all time favourite game!!!

    I also love Diplomacy but right now all my gaming is 40k.
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    stanley is a loooong way off.

    Yep. But I can revel in ancient glories in row 65 next week at the heritage classic.....

    6 straight hours of outdoor hockey at minus (insert value here)...

    Anyone interested in what I am...
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    Yep. It has been far too long. 10 years...

    Yep. It has been far too long.

    10 years between cups in a league with 9 teams is a killer.

    24 years without missing the playoffs finally pays off!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    errrr. and I learned a new...
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    Four out of what?

    Four out of what?
  89. Holy Cow

    I can\'t believe anyone could beat Crispy to a thread... :o
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    Penitent engine

    I saw it at the GT in Calgary today.

    It had a different \"driver\" with a full mask with the =I= logo on it.

    The piece is amazing and I will buy a couple for my SoB/Inq army.

    I also saw two...
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    2 things

    \"How did you resolve the +/-/RAM dilemma? \"
    I didn\'t. Yet. If you have any ideas I would sure appreciate them. Please email me in private with any help you can offer.

    \"coffin dodgers and...
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    Arrived...

    quote from finn17
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Originally posted by stresingj
    Ditto, for me. \'59 was a very good year it seems....
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    Go back one page

    Wow! I have to check these more regularly...

    quote:
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    i guess by your last post jim, you are without sin?? let ye...
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    A quick count

    I figure I am \"down\" to about 200 unpainted minis.

    I have finished my sisters/Inquisitor army so it is time to blow out all the rest.

    I would bet (and hopefully some GD winners can help...
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    Yeah, but...

    Nice thoughts Braveheart. I agree parents are rolemodels but most are p***poor. How many parents (including some on this list) steal music over the internet, steal satellite signals or cable, copy...
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    Getting further off topic every second

    Errr....

    Does that work in the forums?
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    Crap

    Sorry that last post was to include a picture of the product to get the superglue out of Nelson\'s jeans.

    How do I upload a picture?

    I guess it is appropriate that this is under Stupid Things.
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    Getting Super Glue out

    Taa Daa!!!!

    Most craft stores sell it.

    Flash Back Debonder.

    Works on Cyanoacrilates (superglues).

    Yer welcome.
    <img...
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    Canadian Laws

    Once someone is a distributor in Canada itr is very hard to cut them off.

    From a business standpoint that is good and bad. When someone like GW is trying to corner all levels of the market...
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    hmmmmm

    I can\'t beleive I am the first but I LOVE GW\'s stuff. The others (in particular Celtos, Rackam and everything in the CMoN shop) are great. Hell they probably have some that are better than GW on a...
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    Witchhunters

    The penitent engine is AWESOME!!!!

    I\'ll take 5.
  102. Thread: Celeb Gamers

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    Yep

    Robin WIlliams Plays.

    It was the big news for one of the guys I shared a store with. He had played WHFB against Robin Williams.
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    Man, That is something special. If someone could...

    Man, That is something special. If someone could teach me how to do that........

    Anyone? Beuler? Beuler?
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    More from another SoB

    I just finished my SoB army. I am working on the base for Calgary GT next month.

    I made most of my Preists women and I have an all female Inquisitor HQ and female Daemon hosts. All in all I think...
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    another idea

    I like the colours beter in B (not popular but...). I prefer the backgroud in A however.

    Create a third (C) with the mini from B and the background from A.

    I bet it wins.
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    more

    Also I have no intention of ditching any. I am just low on a number of colours and need new. The Vallejo I purchased have already separated and I get a milky white film on top.

    And MAN are there...
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    Red over Black

    Corvus!

    Your red over black question is exactly why I started this. I have a black undercaoted vehicle and (after reading ALL these forums and giving it a chance) the Vallejo did not work any...
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    Vallejo vs GW paints

    OK I am sure this has been done to death but here we go.

    I have been using Vallejo the last little while and I am a little confused by all the kudos it has been receiving.

    I pay more for 17ml...
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    Strip it!

    I use a 10:1 Water to FFF mix. I then mix it 1:1 with the paint on the pallet WHEN I USE GW PAINT. (10 H20:1 FFW:11 paint). The H2O/FFW percentage increases as the layer gets higher to decrease the...
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    mixing

    To get my ratios correct I premix my Future Floor Wash and water 1 to 10, and keep that in a dropper bottle. Then I put a drop of paint/ink on the pallete then a drop of \"mix\" nearby and drag...
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    King of the doofus\'

    I have been painting unthinned since 1979.

    I learned how to thin and use FFW for both paints and inks about a month ago (on this site) and have since sold or traded all my old minis and have...
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    Well if anyone deserves to hate GW it is me. But...

    Well if anyone deserves to hate GW it is me. But they still make fun games and I love their minis. And, frankly, now that I have tried Vallejo paints I find my GW ones work better when properly...
  113. Thread: CMONCON 2004

    by JimG
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    on-line con...

    Couldn\'t we just use net cams and have an on-line con?

    That way I can always show my best side... and my wife would come for sure!!!
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    What about?

    Here is one in a similar vein for you.

    In a previous life I trained to be a teacher. Imagine their lives. You set a topic, assign a paper, get them all back from your 100+ students, mark them,...
  115. Thread: Blowin\' Smoke

    by JimG
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    High Prices

    Well, here is my $.02.

    You will never lose money by raising your prices when you have 100% control of all levels of sales of the product (commonly refered to as \"vertical marketing\").

    There...
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    Math Quiz...

    If JimG is 40 in 3 months and Chrispy is 1/2 his age etc... etc....

    Man, I am really feeling my age. I started playing D&D in 1979 out of the original (small) pre-Player\'s Handbook era....
    ...
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    Huh?

    What? Where? Who?

    Where can I see them? How do I order? etc....
  118. Thread: vintage minis

    by JimG
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    Vintage Minis

    I guess I\'d better haul out my old mini box.

    I have about 5 kilos of old minins from the early 80s. Mostly Ral Partha. I bought them all when I was big on D&D. I will post them here first for...
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    The three degrees

    I have a B.Sc. co-majored in Physics and Math, a B.A. in Classics with a Psych minor and a teaching certificate.

    I work in retail.
  120. Best Tzeentch Mini

    Goes without saying...

    www.coolminiornot.com/index.php?id=3503&
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    Flamed - and no asbestos undies today!!!

    Wow, here I thought we were having a friendly chat about our home towns and some doofus decides to slag mine (catachan comments on page 1 of this thread).

    Guys and Gals, that\'s not what it is all...
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    My turn

    Edmonton, Canada - Canada\'s coolest city...

    Where sheep are sheep and men are scared.
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    Crispy

    She has pictures....
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    Nick- More

    Sorry I should explain I use Endobai everywhere BUT here....

    JimG is just my name.
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    Nick

    A character I created for 40K \"Endobai - The Eagle of Heaven\" sidekick to the Laughing God.

    I had finished a degree in Classics and decided write an \"epic\" poem in the style of Gilgamesh for...
  126. Thread: T.G.I.S.

    by JimG
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    More T.G.I.S.

    I was thinking about the whole age issue and it occurred to me that I started playing D&D (the original mini-books) in 1979 when I was living in Eugene, Oregon then brought the hobby back to Edmonton...
  127. Thread: T.G.I.S.

    by JimG
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    more...

    I have always been a KISS fan. A couple years ago my cousin showed up at my door. He had done some film work with Paul Stanley and had a signed \"Psycho Circus\" poster under his arm. It hangs over...
  128. Thread: T.G.I.S.

    by JimG
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    T.G.I.S.

    Let\'s see. It is 10:30 PM Saturday night. My three kids are asleep. My wife fell asleep on the couch after another 20 hour day chasing a toddler. I received the Ephrael Stern Limited Edition Model...
  129. Thread: snow

    by JimG
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    Snow

    Well I am from Edmonton (Wolvie\'s home town if Saxonangel is reading this ;-D ) so I KNOW snow.

    I used drywall mud and it worked out great. If I can ever get a good pic I will upload.
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    Count me in.

    I am in. And I just happen to have about 10 of the old space hulk termies. Can I use one of the old Librarians? Trust me they still fit the bill..
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    More on Harlies

    Chrispy -

    Have you ever seen my article on Harlies from Citadel Journal 17? If you are interested I still have about 10 copies and I would be happy to forward one...
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    2 things

    1) Fankly eBay has the right to pull whatever they want, The same as any other business. My guess, however, is that once you are labelled (say, after a huge multinational game company has complained...
  133. More

    Hey, now that I think some more about it... Didn\'t one of GW\'s sculptors blow his hand off in an historical reenactment?
  134. More Dumb A** moves

    Let\'s see.

    I sheared off the end of my middle finger on my left hand. That taught me to always cut towards my hand but to keep the sharp part of the blade resting on my thumb. No cuts since.
    ...
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    Technicolour Keyboard

    My daughter puked on mine last week.

    Does that count?
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    Rating your own mini for sale...

    OK so here is my question.

    Why do so many mini\'s that are up for sale have REALLY high scores that are not reflected on the actual mini itself? Does this mean people are self rating to jack up...
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    three days?

    That\'ll never give me the time to finish one to send with you....

    Seriously though, what four segments are you entering? Here is my guess. 40K single, 40K squad, Duel and LotR. Am I right? Also...
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    Black Grey Knight/Inquisitor

    It was beautiful and (apparently) it was snapped up by Jervis for a limited run. It should be available soon as a specialty item. I would love to get a copy.
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    problems

    Eyes... Light sources... and those damn sheer fabrics.... Pictures that end up lookin like someone elses work....
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    more on glue.

    I sell Loctite at work but I find I have some hobby specifics I prefer for minis.

    I use Flash Cyanoacrylate (I use thick but it comes in many thicknesses) and GW Superglue interchangably. I use...
  141. Thread: How many minis??

    by JimG
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    my spending habits

    I spend on average ~$50 a month. It used to be all on GW but since their latest announcement I have found a local store that carries confrontation so I am moving over to them.
    Actually, I guess if I...
  142. Thread: votes below 5

    by JimG
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    buncha softies...

    Man, you guys are softies. I give lots of 4s, not many 3s and a few 2s.

    I have found plenty of models worthy of these scores. Unbased, paint-by-number models are not \"tabletop\". They require a 4...
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    Texan Justice in Canada and stinky gamers

    Re: wyrmling_x is half correct. In Canada if a person breaks into your house with a gun you can shoot him. If someone attacks you with a knife you can stab him etc. It is called \"reasonable force\"....
  144. yet more...

    Well, here is yet more of my two cents....
    I have been playing GW\'s games for twelve years. I have EVERY game they have ever produced (except, oddly enough, fantasy battle) and I spend, on average,...
  145. Question the legality

    You know, it is of nebulous legality to do what GW is planning. Have an on-line retailer contact a U.S. attorney. A supplier cannot \"change the rules\" midstream and cut off a competitor\'s...
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    Since we are on the subject, I have started work...

    Since we are on the subject, I have started work on some scenic bases so that the minis are removable.

    How do people get the circle so perfect and so close to the base????
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    D\'ope!!

    D***it.:flame: I just finished adding a sister to my squad.

    I guess I should have bought the rules.

    Well, up for sale she goes.:)
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    Casting

    Lots of lego for the case. A little plasticene for the base and Dow RTV Silicone (they make a whole bunch of Room-Temperature-Vulcanizing products) usually about $20.00 US a pound.

    Build a...
  149. Thread: Future Floor Wax

    by JimG
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    FFW

    I find my paints dry more quickly with the wax.

    They work WAY better. Just dry faster.

    Oh and I mix them 1:1:1 water paint wax...
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    wet blending

    I finally started wet blending and the difference is amazing....

    First, using equal parts water, paint and future floor wax, mix each of the appropriate colors you intend to use. Then paint the...
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