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Too many boat people! He's a boat people! You're a boat people! I'm a boat people! ARGH! I can't even keep my roommates straight, and I live with them! I AM ILL-EQUIPPED FOR SUCH A THING AS SECRET SOPHIE!

Name tags. That'll help, at least with the roommates. ::):

 

Oh, and BTW, they're called ships, not boats. :;): Another former sailor here, with long hair and a beard.

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The rule of thumb that I was taught way back when was that if 1 floating vessel was small enough to put on another, it's a boat. If you can't, it's a ship. Hence row BOAT, sail BOAT, etc.

 

This doesn't apply to submarines, although I suppose you could put one on an aircraft carrier....

 

I may be wrong, but I believe that submarines are called boats because it's a slang term derived from the word Unterseeboot. It's German for under sea boat, which was shortened to U-boat by the allies during WW2. At least that's what I've always heard.

 

Of course all of this is irrelevant, I was just teasing with my earlier comment. :;):

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I received my package on Friday, but wasn't able to open it until Saturday. There was a missing note which would have explained it a bit better, but no worries!

 

I did receive a couple of unpainted Bones, some cool beads and wire with which to make potion bottles and other cool stuff, and a nicely packaged pair of skeletal legs. The note was to explain this was a piece used in an adventure as a 1 hp monster named "Legs".

 

Thank you for sending such a nice gift! I have no clue who it could be from, although I do have a name, just nothing that ties to a forum handle....

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Today I received a very interesting anonymous box. Someone clearly went through the forums looking at my postings to get a sense of what types of things I do. The CAV was a nice surprise, as were the bases.

 

Whomever you are, thank you.

Glad you liked it. I tried to slide a note in there but I guess it didn't stay.

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Mine arrived - no note or name, else I'd thank them properly.

 

Happy it arrived safe and sound. I tried to make sure that it was packaged well so that the figure I painted up didn't get damaged. Didn't put a note in there to tell you who it was from, but the underneath of the figure I did pen my screen name on here for you.

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Too many boat people! He's a boat people! You're a boat people! I'm a boat people! ARGH! I can't even keep my roommates straight, and I live with them! I AM ILL-EQUIPPED FOR SUCH A THING AS SECRET SOPHIE!

 

I dunno. It seems to me that it would make you the perfect Secret Sophie recipient. ^_^

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Too many boat people! He's a boat people! You're a boat people! I'm a boat people! ARGH! I can't even keep my roommates straight, and I live with them! I AM ILL-EQUIPPED FOR SUCH A THING AS SECRET SOPHIE!

 

I dunno. It seems to me that it would make you the perfect Secret Sophie recipient. ^_^

I was certainly pleased to have her as a recipient. I had a lot of fun figuring out what to get her. ^_^

 

Pirate Claus was a given, I knew I was going to send him off no matter whom I received (unless they said something like "no Bones" or "no Christmas themed minis"... then I would have been sad.)

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