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Getting To Know Each Other --- April 2015

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For April the Format will adjust a little: most questions will have a 48 hour span although this will not apply to question 1.

 

 

New Experimental Rules

 

1. Every two days, or so (unless I am out or ill or something) I will post a question.
2. You each have a 48 hour span to answer that question before the next question is posted.
3. After I post the next question, you may no longer answer a previous question.
4. Only I may post questions, but you may (and are encouraged to) submit questions to be posted by me via PM.
5. You do not have to answer a question, obviously, even if you are playing the game. Either simply wait for the next question or post that you decline to answer (why would be nice).

6. Questions might run 1 to 3 days.

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For reference: Some of the Questions Asked So Far:

 

November 2014:

 

Question 1: What is your real name (first only is OK)?

Question 2: Where is the most amazing place you have ever gone and why, and where, if money and time were not an issue, would you most want to go and why?

Question 3: What is the most memorable*/favorite costume** you have ever worn?

 

Weekend Question 1: List five adjectives that best describe your personality.

 

Question 4: What was the first mini you ever painted (pictures/links if you can), and what is the story behind your choosing to paint it and start this hobby?

Question 5: What do you do for a living?

Question 6: Do you have any pets, and, if so, tell us about them?

Question 7: If you won a Design Your Own Mini (DYOM) reward, what would you want created?

Question 8: What was your introduction to miniatures and the surrounding hobby?

 

Weekend Question 2: List your 5 favorite foods.

 

Question 9: Do you prefer Pewter, Lead, Hard Plastic, Soft Plastic (Bones), or Resin minis and why?

Question 10: We are all passionate about minis, but what other activities do you enjoy?

Question 11: If you suddenly had access to one free trip on a time and space machine, when and where would you go?

Question 12: If you could be a character from a fictional novel, movie, TV, etc..., living in their world, who would you be and why?

Question 13: Are you planning on attending any Gaming/Hobby (i.e. Fun) conventions in 2015, and if so which ones and why?

 

Weekend Question 3: List your 5 favorite minis that you have painted.

 

Question 14: When preparing and painting a mini, what part(s) of the process do you dread/dislike the most?

Question 15: What is your preferred fictional genre?

Question 16: How much time do you spend on hobbies in an average week?

Question 17: When faced with overwhelming, crushing stress in life; how do you relax before you end up putting your fist through a wall?

Question 18: What is your favorite holiday and why?

 

Weekend Question 4: List your 5 favorite desserts/sweets.

 

Question 19: Considering miniature painters, whose work most inspires you?

Question 20: Where do you live?

Questions 21-22: What are you doing for Thanksgiving and have you any special family Thanksgiving traditions you'd like to share with us?

ROW Question 21-22: Does your country have any holidays that you celebrate that we Americans do not and what are your traditions surrounding them?

Question 23: What is your favorite use for left-over turkey?

 

Weekend Question 5: List your 5 favorite movies.

 

 

December 2014:

 

Question 24: What class of miniature do you typically purchase and/or paint (PC, Humanoids, Monsters, Dragons, etc.. Feel free to make your own categories, just define what they are)?

Question 25: Star Wars, Star Trek, or Dr. Who; what's your preference?

Question 26: If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

Question 27: What personal accomplishment of yours are you most proud of (kids don't count)?

Question 28: What do you like in music?

 

Weekend Question: Missed

 

Question 29: What was the most difficult/frustrating mini you have ever painted?

Question 30: Have you ever done someone a favor and been totally surprised by the positive (or not) outcome that occurred because of doing it?

Question 31: What is your usual mode of transportation?

Question 32: Have you ever had a dream or nightmare that has stuck with you, if so tell us about it?

Question 33: What's your vice or guilty pleasure?

 

Weekend Question 6: List your 5 favorite animals.

 

Question 34: Why do you paint/sculpt minis?

Question 35: What do you look like (either description or picture is fine)?

Question 36: What makes you laugh?

Question 37: What do you like on a pizza?

 

Weekend Question 7: List your 5 favorite Muppets.

 

Question 38: How have you suffered for your hobby (tales of injuries and damage as a result of painting/modeling)?

Question 39: What do you do for exercise?

Question 40 (Wed-Thurs):  What is your favorite Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Winter Holiday, or whatever you celebrate this time of year tradition?

Question 41: What is the most absurd reason you can think of for Talespinner's absence? (Because the business of holidays is a boring reason)

Question 42: What are you secretly hoping that Andy is trying to get sculpted by the end of the year? (TGP)

Question 43: What are you doing for New Year's Eve? (Or what did you do for our time traveling friends on the other side of the globe?)

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First Question for April...

 

1. What do you make of Games Workshop shutting down and annihilating its Fantasy Battles version of Warhammer?!?

 

 

Note that this question is not knowingly false or inaccurate and is presented in the spirit of the day and answers should refrain from defaming, slamming, or being mean to other fine gaming companies sometimes known by the initials EE, which must surely stand for Excellent Enterprise.

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1. What do you make of Games Workshop shutting down and annihilating its Fantasy Battles version of Warhammer?!?

I make a shrug and carry on because I don't think I have ever even purchased a Games Workshop item.

 

Oh, no wait, I did buy a LOTR miniature once.

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I really don't care other than that maybe more people will walk away from GW, bringing their hobby dollars to more deserving companies; companies that actually care about their customers, retailers, and the hobby in general.

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I gotta agree with TaleSpinner to some degree.

 

I used to play WFB a LOT!  Then after multiple new editions, obvious power-creep-to-sell-big-expensive-minis and making your favorite unit/character/elite obsolete I gave up.  My money now goes to Reaper and a small handful of other deserving companies.

 

I'm not surprised by GW discontinuing WFB (if that is true).  Their main thrust has been their futuristic setting for many years now.

 

=-Jake

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I don't make anything of it. I don't "consume" their product in any meaningful way. I mean, I have a little bit of their stuff, but I don't go out of my way to buy their product.

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I really don't care other than that maybe more people will walk away from GW, bringing their hobby dollars to more deserving companies; companies that actually care about their customers, retailers, and the hobby in general.

hear hear Talespinner!

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First Question for April...

 

1. What do you make of Games Workshop shutting down and annihilating its Fantasy Battles version of Warhammer?!?

 

 

 

Note that this question is not knowingly false or inaccurate and is presented in the spirit of the day and answers should refrain from defaming, slamming, or being mean to other fine gaming companies sometimes known by the initials EE, which must surely stand for Excellent Enterprise.

I don't find this rumor any better or worse than the other rumors I have heard about 9th edition Fantasy Battle.

I haven't played any version in years, but they had a fun, solid rules set in 6th & 7th editions.

 

I hearby propose that we roll the rules back to that time period, and then mandate that the game henceforth be played entirely with Warlord minis! ^_^

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