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49 minutes ago, OneBoot said:

 

Just sayin', 7 day Challenges are EXCELLENT at helping one get over this. :lol: 

 

 

That is always my goal, though I'm pretty sure I've achieved it by now. Which is why I'm actually eagerly looking forward to the next one! :bday: Once I've recovered a little more from the last one, that is. ^_^

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

 

 

Too o be honest... it's not all of the saving myself thing, it's also a good dose not having the time, and not wanting to commit to something that I know will just land on my shelf of shame for a bit. 

 

Yes, 7 day challenges are good for that too, but I have to have the seven days in a row. 

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1 hour ago, hungerfan said:

Not sure I can find room for more bases with all the freebies I got from Base Boss.

 

If half tempted to offer to send a mailing label to anyone who doesn't want there bases. Not because I need that many bases, just so I can offer a solution to those who think they'll throw them away.

 

I didn't think I'd need that many bases, but I'm finding more and more figures that like to topple over when I use the table to push myself up from my chair after my knees have gotten stiff sitting there gaming for so long.

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18 hours ago, Mythral said:

Do we have a gnome in full plate yet? I've been asked for one of those twice by my players, and come up empty.

 

i would also like to see more cavalry. Some barbarian not dothraki would be awesome. 

 

Please, please more cavalry.  There is only one cavalry unit in Bones and it's covered in spiky barding.

 

3 hours ago, tidtil said:

I'd go ham in the reaper online store if I lived in the US. The VAT is just crushing (especially because you pay VAT on postage as well and that ain't cheap to begin with). And our national postal service charges about 30 USD in "handling fees" for charging you VAT and holds your package for up to a month.

 

I wish reapers store had a "pay VAT" option so I didn't have to bother with all that.

 

Since Reaper's opening a hub in the UK, that should provide a better option.  Eventually.  

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5 minutes ago, Thes Hunter said:

 

If half tempted to offer to send a mailing label to anyone who doesn't want there bases. Not because I need that many bases, just so I can offer a solution to those who think they'll throw them away.

 

I didn't think I'd need that many bases, but I'm finding more and more figures that like to topple over when I use the table to push myself up from my chair after my knees have gotten stiff sitting there gaming for so long.

Alternately, there's the Box of Goodwill, and it's little brother Box of Goodwill: basing edition that they could be put into.:poke:

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23 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

I'm not ready to wing it on a $150 figure :huh: To paint one? Possibly. To not give myself time to nitpick? Nuh uh. Not enough disposable income for that. 

 

Challenges for small stuff... perhaps. 

 

Completely understandable! ^_^

 

That reminds me, I need to revive my Purple Cat Challenges. I'll work on that soon.

 

1 minute ago, Thes Hunter said:

Too o be honest... it's not all of the saving myself thing, it's also a good dose not having the time, and not wanting to commit to something that I know will just land on my shelf of shame for a bit. 

 

Yes, 7 day challenges are good for that too, but I have to have the seven days in a row. 

 

Again, perfectly understandable. And I apologize if it sounded like I was trying to pressure anyone into something they aren't comfortable doing. I just like to encourage people to push their comfort levels a little and see that they're capable of much more than they think they are. ^_^ I think you're a fine painter, and whenever you tackle your big beasties, I know they'll turn out wonderful!

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

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11 minutes ago, Chaoswolf said:

Alternately, there's the Box of Goodwill, and it's little brother Box of Goodwill: basing edition that they could be put into.:poke:

 

Well part of my plan was to pay the people's shipping. But if people want to pay there own shipping, I will take the bases off their hands and find them a good home.

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37 minutes ago, Thes Hunter said:

 

@Reaperbryan - I volunteer! I'll even provide my own transport down to Denton!

 

 

(now where did I put that email about the place looking to hire. :lol: )

you show up, and it's a deal

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34 minutes ago, OneBoot said:

 

Completely understandable! ^_^

 

That reminds me, I need to revive my Purple Cat Challenges. I'll work on that soon.

 

 

Again, perfectly understandable. And I apologize if it sounded like I was trying to pressure anyone into something they aren't comfortable doing. I just like to encourage people to push their comfort levels a little and see that they're capable of much more than they think they are. ^_^ I think you're a fine painter, and whenever you tackle your big beasties, I know they'll turn out wonderful!

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

 

Oneboot, you really are a wonderful and adorable human being. You were in no way, shape or form sounding like you were pressuring me. 

 

My comment was aimed at addressing my worry that I might discourage people from trying. I have NOT been to Reaper con so I don't really know how I rank as a painter, but I know I'm not terrible. :blush:

 

I didn't want people who know my work to think that they had to paint better than my current level to be 'good enough'. Ok, Saying ithat out loud, I can see how silly my worry was, and probably No one was thinking that. :lol: 

 

However, I want everyone to feel comfortable to tackle a project that big no mattter what level they are at. Because I totally agree with you, I think people need to push themselves to see they are capable of much more than they think!

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37 minutes ago, Thes Hunter said:

 

If half tempted to offer to send a mailing label to anyone who doesn't want there bases. Not because I need that many bases, just so I can offer a solution to those who think they'll throw them away.

 

 

Likewise, I'm offering to take any chibi figures anyone might get forced upon them.  I have a horde of kids at my convention paint-and-take who will LOVE them. 

 

 

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One of these days, I'm going to take on a Goblin/Purple Cat challenge with NO PLAN. And then. Then there will be flailing!

It'll be fun to watch. ^^

 

Ooh! More bases! I can always use more bases!

If anyone has too many bases, they are clearly not inventive enough in utilizing them. *sage nod*

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This page thus far is adorable, with everyone oozing niceness. 

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I've found the crowd here to be one of the nicer groups on the 'net.

You get the occasional moment of frustration talking, but ... really, the nice flag flies proud around here. And the mods work hard to keep it that way.

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I really want to find the slope of the linear like area in the middle of the U shaped curve so I can extrapolate where this KS will end. 

KS_compare_day7.jpg

 

Every day, I'm finding I need to know, and use more and more of my stats knowledge.

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Numbers Based on 1800-1900 Reaper time today:
Total Gain Today: $16,400
Total Gain 24 Hours: $21,172
Total to Next Goal: $6,350
New Backers This Hour: 7
Gain in last Hour: $981
Current Average Pledge: $113.18
Average Hourly Backers Today: 6.3
Average Hourly Backers 24 Hours: 6.3
Average Hourly Pledges Today: $863
Average Hourly Pledges 24 Hours: $882
Hours to next goal based on gains this hour: 6.5
Hours to next goal based on 24h Avg: 7.2
   
Current Total Pledges: $1,163,650
Current Total Backers: 10,281
Previous Hour Total Pledges: $1,162,669
Previous Hour Total Backers: 10,274
8 minutes ago, Thes Hunter said:

I really want to find the slope of the linear like area in the middle of the U shaped curve so I can extrapolate where this KS will end. 

KS_compare_day7.jpg

 

Every day, I'm finding I need to know, and use more and more of my stats knowledge.

I know the feeling. I've learned a bunch of new excel stuff because of tweaking and improving the tracking sheet that I do. 

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1 hour ago, LittleBluberry said:

 

Please, please more cavalry.  There is only one cavalry unit in Bones and it's covered in spiky barding.

 

Actually, I could swear that I recently saw a stock photo of a new bones cavalry unit that wasn't Sir Lorenth and wasn't from a kickstarter. Anybody have a link to that? I can't find it so now I feel kinda crazy.

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