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5 minutes ago, knarthex said:

Use a large fish...

they'll probably remember better next time. ...

The Carp of Smiting (+5) is a Thing.

I also keep a Vorpal Swordfish around for the rare case of something being immune to bludgeoning. :/

 

I'm sure there are much more frustrating scheduling snafus and hiccups, but ... wow.

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12 hours ago, Sylverthorne said:

I'm going to SMACK THEM.

So, they have a paint day scheduled on the 12th. They didn't bother to mention this until I pointed out that we're an open event...

ETA: 2PM to 7PM.

 

So, looks like we're on anyway.

Blerg, I definitely won't be able to attend. That's a Wednesday ::(:

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5 hours ago, redambrosia said:

Blerg, I definitely won't be able to attend. That's a Wednesday ::(:

 

I assumed it was supposed to be the 12th of August? Either way I'm not sure if I'll be there, I probably couldn't make a Wednesday work and next month my nieces and SIL are in town from Maryland then. I might be able to come and stay a short while but it will greatly depend on what we're doing then.

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Posted (edited)

:huh: ... whut?

August 12th is a Saturday. I checked! Twice! :wacko: :blink:

 

 ... I think I forgot to put the month on it. Probably because I was feeling tired, and stupid, because headache and people were being frustrating (have I mentioned, I hate people?), telling me first that they were booked on weekends through Sept. (Whut?!), and only mentioning that the reason the 12th - the day I originally wanted to schedule! - was booked was because they already had a paint thing scheduled! But they didn't mention this until I pointed out that I wasn't trying to schedule something private. UGH. I swear, this was made far more difficult and stupid than it needed to be.

 

... so, I'mma take responsibility for that round of confusion. :unsure:

Edited by Sylverthorne
I can't numbers, and I only just noticed. >.<
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ugh. It's not your fault, it's mine. It's so early in the month I was thinking we were still talking about July. Even though I know the July meet already happened. 

 

Just ignore me me while I sit over here and scold myself. :mellow:

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10 hours ago, redambrosia said:

ugh. It's not your fault, it's mine. It's so early in the month I was thinking we were still talking about July. Even though I know the July meet already happened. 

 

Just ignore me me while I sit over here and scold myself. :mellow:

 

Nono .. no need for that. We're all dumb sometimes. We're allowed. ^^;

 

If we didn't make mistakes, we'd probably be perfect, and that's no fun at all!

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Right. Well, I don't know who's available this weekend.

 

In point of fact, I don't know if we're going to have space! But as far as I know, assuming anybody remembered other than me, we are scheduled a paint day this Saturday. Two PM to .. whenever we get tired of the card players, or they come to outnumber us. Or something.

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God I wish I could go to this. But I have too much to deal with, with packing and helping my dad. 

 

Plus all my minis are packed up ::(:

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On 7/3/2017 at 3:38 PM, Sylverthorne said:

Oooh. We'd like that, we would.

But as long as he gets a job, the dance of joy will happen, because that's a good thing. ^^

 

Sadly, we found out last week he didn't get it. :down:

 

I will post here whenever I'm going to be visiting Seattle, though, because I'd love to try and make it to one of these someday! ^_^

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

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Well, pants. To both. And /double pants/ to Mr. Boot not getting the job. >.<

 

I'unno if I'll go, Ma'al ain't what I would call portable. On the flip side, there's all the 'ooh, what're you painting' stuff that's generally amusing, and this time I can actually answer the question.... (leaving aside the whole bit with the bitty little brush). So I remain on the fence.

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I definitely can't make it. We'll be in Seattle all day tomorrow with the family. 

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Pants!

Well, at least that means we probably won't be competing for very much tablespace. Even if I only take Maal and the paints I need to work on her, I only take up a corner or so ...

 

 ... and they got in a whole rack of Army Painter, too.

There seems to be some kind of weird paint-based delay with Reaper stuff that I'm not certain of, but ... I keep hoping this will be the weekend we'll blunder in and there will be glorious bones all over everywhere. *shrug*

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I should be good to make it next month as long as it's not the 16th as I will be out of state. We're finally taking our honeymoon. But that's the only Saturday we have anything going on next month.

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Looks like next month will be the ninth... and really, I should have had that organized already.

 

We doing October?

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As far as my calendar informs me I am free every Saturday in October.

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