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14 hours ago, Chaoswolf said:

The last box is making it's way home as we speak, so it'll be sometime soon-ish.

 

Awesome!!!

 

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Box arrived at the platypus residence yesterday. Didn't get a chance to look through. ^.^

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6 hours ago, pcktlnt said:

A box from a mouse has arrived at me house.

 

 

Now you can pick a mini from the box. Will you find a mini of a fox? 

Post the pics of what you find. Post what you take of any kind.

(living  near Dr Suess's hometown increases rhyming chances)

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A request a request, I will do my best.

From the box, alas there was no fox,

 

But I have obtained, some minis and a chain,

Some bits, a chest, Lysette and some terrain.

 

I seemed to have changed the rhyming pattern. Oops.

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Apologies for the sideways pic.

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5 minutes ago, pcktlnt said:

A request a request, I will do my best.

From the box, alas there was no fox,

 

But I have obtained, some minis and a chain,

Some bits, a chest, Lysette and some terrain.

 

I seemed to have changed the rhyming pattern. Oops.

20180810_111658.thumb.jpg.55d918c3d29b082e58748a06afc64869.jpg

 

Apologies for the sideways pic.

I'm glad those anniversary minis are going to a good home...

I actually left 2 or 3 extra Lysette's out of the box (I think I had 15 due to reasons)

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It was a lot of anniversary minis. Dain popped out of the blister so I took him. Was meant to be.

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Let's not start until after the con. Too much going on in the next two weeks. I am planning to bring my box down with me to spread the love. 

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50 minutes ago, Inarah said:

Let's not start until after the con. Too much going on in the next two weeks. I am planning to bring my box down with me to spread the love. 

 

Even so:  Yea! new box of good will!  I am trying to limit my minis purchase this year (to middling success ^_^) So an excuse to get some new minis without an overall increase in my total minis.  It doesn't get any better (well i suppose if i could magically paint minis by thinking at them and translating my thoughts to reality without having to go through my semi lack of skill, that would be better ::D:)

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9 hours ago, Inarah said:

I am planning to bring my box down with me to spread the love. 

 

I also plan to bring my box... 

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Which means it might be cool to get the order for next round finalized before ReaperCon so that handoffs can happen in person if it works out for folks. Or not works too. I plan to bring some stuff to trade and paw through all the boxes I can find. 

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I'm planning on getting the next round going after Reapercon. If I follow my usual pattern of a week and a half for signups, another few days to work out the groups and then start, that ends up being right around the time of the con. I know at least half of the current box starters are going to be heading down to Denton for the con, and,  if they're anything like me, those last few days are going to be used for trying to finish projects, packing, double checking the packing, and so on.

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Ack. Go ahead and remind me i have to pack why Don't  you.  I'm half tempted to ship my stuff by post and have reaper ship it back.  Probably cost the same after luggage fees.

 

Oh well, load up the pistol cases with paint and head on out!  Hope to visit a few goodwill boxes while at con.  If all else fails, have melt will travel!

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So I've got a question for all of you. Would any of you be interested in seeing scans from the Journal from my BOGW's last couple trips posted here on the forums? And if so, where would be appropriate to post them? Also, anyone from my Box's Journeys have any objections to this?

 

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