Poll

What GBs would you like to see in 2015?

Extended April Fool's GB
3 (1.3%)
Swords into Plowshares GB (and Plowshares into Swords)
11 (4.6%)
Battle of France 75th Anniversary GB
2 (0.8%)
Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary GB
2 (0.8%)
Vietnam War GB
6 (2.5%)
Korean War GB
6 (2.5%)
Floaty/Ship/Naval GB (includes all things Naval Aviation as well as Seaplanes/Floatplanes)
15 (6.3%)
UK actually had money in the 50s GB
8 (3.4%)
Extended Service Life and/or Back dated GB
13 (5.5%)
Opposing Forces GB (includes the "dual build" GB)
1 (0.4%)
Left Earth Behind GB (includes Starfighter, Across the universe etc)
12 (5.1%)
Clear Your Bench GB
16 (6.8%)
The Uninhabited and Unafraid GB (i.e. UAVs etc)
3 (1.3%)
Desert GB
3 (1.3%)
Arctic/Winter GB
6 (2.5%)
W.W.III-Between the years of 1946-1955 GB
12 (5.1%)
The Spirit of '67 GB
2 (0.8%)
Let's go nuclear GB
4 (1.7%)
Logistics GB
5 (2.1%)
Cold War GB
9 (3.8%)
COIN aircraft GB
12 (5.1%)
Single platform GB (To be decided later - e.g. P-51 or SR-71 or…)
7 (3%)
Euro'41 GB
1 (0.4%)
70th Anniversary of End of WW2 GB
3 (1.3%)
Old Empires GB
2 (0.8%)
Fewer Than Four … Wheels GB
1 (0.4%)
Racing GB
7 (3%)
Vertical Take off GB (includes helicopters, STOVL etc)
13 (5.5%)
ENGINEering GB
3 (1.3%)
Next Generation GB
3 (1.3%)
Alternate to JSF GB
4 (1.7%)
Animals GB (e.g. Shark mouths, to tiger stripes, to ducks on the tail. etc)
3 (1.3%)
Treadhead GB
5 (2.1%)
Golden Age of Flight Test GB
4 (1.7%)
Soviet West GB
6 (2.5%)
Just one thing different GB (includes themes where a significant platform is gone)
4 (1.7%)
Whiffery Classics GB
6 (2.5%)
Armored Knights GB (includes Starship Troopers etc as well as any figures)
8 (3.4%)
Central and South American GB
4 (1.7%)
African GB
2 (0.8%)

Total Members Voted: 48

Voting closed: January 16, 2015, 07:11:16 AM

Author Topic: 2015 Group Build Poll  (Read 7578 times)

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2015 Group Build Poll
« on: January 02, 2015, 07:11:16 AM »
Ok folks,

Time to vote for the Group Builds you would like to see for the next 12 Months (or so…).  I have listed all the ideas that have been proposed here.  Some may have been re-worded slightly or consolidated/broadened where deemed necessary (e.g. to consolidate similar ideas or to broaden to allow for wider inclusion).

You have 5 votes and you can change your mind if so be it.  The poll is open for 2 weeks.  Please feel free to lobby hard for your favourites.

Timings etc can be worked out after we have down selected.

Please free to ask any questions.

Kind Regards,

Greg
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Offline KiwiZac

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2015, 07:28:15 AM »
I have a kit and concept lined up for Korea, so fingers crossed it makes it. All five votes cast!
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2015, 09:35:36 AM »
Votes cast.  Gotta say: even the one-line descriptors in this list are so intriguing as ideas that I took a screen capture of them for future inspiration, regardless of how the voting might turn out.
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2015, 09:54:50 AM »
Voted

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2015, 11:55:03 AM »
Votes cast. Styrene warmed. Knuckles cracked...

glue..  where the heck's the glue ??!

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2015, 04:12:20 PM »
Voted.  Though still not finished with last "floaty" GB build.

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2015, 10:01:27 PM »
Votes submitted. 

Added a self-critical note to actually join in the GBs this time around instead of merely being a spectator. 

Looking forward to what you all whip up from your fevered imaginations in 2015!

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2015, 08:59:37 AM »
Voted.  Hopefully get back into the GBs once I can clear some space on my bench which is currently swamped in all things Ratte.
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2015, 09:35:20 AM »
Voted.  Hopefully get back into the GBs once I can clear some space on my bench which is currently swamped in all things Ratte.

Well, if you're going to go to extremes, it's only to be expected! ;D
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2015, 10:12:11 AM »
Vote in, hoping like heck I can combine some of the GBs into one kit ... a cashed up Arthurian knight flying a VTOL 3 wheeled nuclear powered super Sea Fury floatplane over Pyongyang maybe?  :o
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Offline Claymore

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2015, 05:30:42 PM »
I like your thinking...  ;D
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #11 on: January 03, 2015, 07:31:49 PM »
I will build something this year!

I will build something this year!

I will build something this year!

I will build something this year!

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #12 on: January 03, 2015, 11:12:58 PM »
I will build something this year!

I will build something this year!

I will build something this year!

I will build something this year!

I'm building, just have a problem finishing them off  ---  :-X

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2015, 12:02:52 AM »
I will build something this year!

I will build something this year!

I will build something this year!

I will build something this year!
I'm building, just have a problem finishing them off  ---  :-X

I feel so gulty!  :-[ :-X

But this year ...

Well, Happy 2015! to all of you, anyway.

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #14 on: January 04, 2015, 12:25:57 AM »
I started an Italeri Hawk three years ago, an S Tank two years ago, a KGV, Marder, F-23 and Hellcat last year.  Been desperately wanting to get one finished, preferably the Hellcat, soon but have been prevented by my inability to sit upright in a chair for more than about ten minutes since I fractured my spine beginning of last year.  Ironically, prior to that I was time poor due to work and family commitments, now I have all the time in the world....just cant win.
« Last Edit: January 04, 2015, 12:32:32 AM by Volkodav »

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #15 on: January 04, 2015, 02:37:17 AM »
What?  No campaigning?  You lot are too civilised…  ;)
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #16 on: January 04, 2015, 02:42:45 AM »
Vote for the Logistics GB!!!



It will relieve you of some of your baggage...
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #17 on: January 04, 2015, 02:58:11 AM »
Thatz Akabakabob's stash moving service !

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #18 on: January 04, 2015, 03:12:15 AM »
Vote for the Logistics GB!!!



It will relieve you of some of your baggage...


Thats impressive  ;D

I forgot to vote for the Science Fiction GB  :(
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #19 on: January 04, 2015, 03:15:22 AM »

I forgot to vote for the Science Fiction GB  :(

You can change your vote if you want.
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #20 on: January 04, 2015, 04:36:20 AM »
Vote for the Old Empires GB



Or I will send Roman General Caius Martius ‘Coriolanus’ after you!
« Last Edit: January 04, 2015, 11:59:00 AM by GTX_Admin »
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #21 on: January 04, 2015, 09:25:03 AM »
Fail....


 ;D
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #22 on: January 04, 2015, 12:01:59 PM »
Fail....


 ;D

Not!  You dissentious rogue!
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #23 on: January 04, 2015, 12:30:08 PM »
Fail....


 ;D

Not!  You dissentious rogue!

Yeah, yeah you fixed it....  First time's not the charm ain't it?  ;D
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #24 on: January 04, 2015, 04:03:24 PM »
... but have been prevented by my inability to sit upright in a chair for more than about ten minutes since I fractured my spine beginning of last year ...
Sorry to read this :icon_sueno: :icon_surprised:

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #25 on: January 04, 2015, 04:24:34 PM »
... but have been prevented by my inability to sit upright in a chair for more than about ten minutes since I fractured my spine beginning of last year ...
Sorry to read this :icon_sueno: :icon_surprised:
Likewise, sorry to read this.  Hope your condition improves during 2015.

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #26 on: January 04, 2015, 08:55:32 PM »
Vote For The Earth Left Behind GB


It'll broaden your horizons

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #27 on: January 05, 2015, 07:07:17 AM »
Have a ship kit picked out to be 1/72 gunboatish build for Floaty/Ship/Naval GB.
Last gun boat not finished but learned from it.

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #28 on: January 06, 2015, 07:28:54 AM »

I forgot to vote for the Science Fiction GB  :(

You can change your vote if you want.

I am missing how to...
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #29 on: January 09, 2015, 03:46:19 PM »
Besides good ol --- Clear Your Bench  (make it a default each year?)

Floaty, ESL, Vertical, Left Earth Behind are good bets to be thinking about.
« Last Edit: January 11, 2015, 01:25:09 PM by finsrin »

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #30 on: January 09, 2015, 05:30:58 PM »
Yes definitely, probably should be the last build of each year.  Maybe we could have some staple builds and intersperse them with original build concepts with a degree of overlap.

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #31 on: January 10, 2015, 04:14:27 AM »

I forgot to vote for the Science Fiction GB  :(

You can change your vote if you want.

I am missing how to...

You should see a "Remove Vote" button - click it and then revote as you wish.
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #32 on: January 10, 2015, 04:15:51 AM »
Besides good ol --- Clear Your Bench  (make it a default each year?)


Yes definitely, probably should be the last build of each year.  Maybe we could have some staple builds and intersperse them with original build concepts with a degree of overlap.

This was the case in earlier years but it slipped off the radar last year (mainly because we had other overlapping GBs).  I am happy to make it the standard, End-of-Year GB if people want it.
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #33 on: January 10, 2015, 05:03:28 AM »
This was the case in earlier years but it slipped off the radar last year (mainly because we had other overlapping GBs).  I am happy to make it the standard, End-of-Year GB if people want it.

I would support this being the annual year-end GB.  Of course, for those intrepid builders among us that always finish what they start, we could have another GB going concurrently with Clear Your Workbench so they wouldn't feel left out.   

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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #34 on: January 10, 2015, 05:28:31 AM »

I forgot to vote for the Science Fiction GB  :(

You can change your vote if you want.

I am missing how to...

You should see a "Remove Vote" button - click it and then revote as you wish.

 :-[

Doh!!
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #35 on: January 18, 2015, 03:51:55 AM »
Well the people have spoken and I will put a consolidated calendar shortly.  I only have one question:  Do you want the Clear Your Bench GB to be first or last this year?
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #36 on: January 18, 2015, 04:00:07 AM »
Taking the results of the poll, I believe these will be the GBs for the coming 12months or so:

  • Clear Your Bench GB - either first or last for the year subject to current poll
  • Floaty/Ship/Naval GB (includes all things Naval Aviation as well as Seaplanes/Floatplanes) - should be quite interesting since both ships and aircraft are allowable
  • Extended Service Life and/or Back dated GB
  • Vertical Take off GB (includes helicopters, STOVL etc)
  • W.W.III-Between the years of 1946-1955 GB - will include provided we have time
  • COIN aircraft GB - will include provided we have time

I will plan on each GB being for 2 months (with possible extensions). 

You will note that the last two might be tight to fit in - this can be done if we have some overlap though.

I will also be looking for volunteers as GB Moderators - speak up now!

Now, about none of my recommendations being down selected… :icon_punal:
« Last Edit: January 18, 2015, 04:02:10 AM by GTX_Admin »
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Re: 2015 Group Build Poll
« Reply #37 on: January 18, 2015, 11:12:03 AM »
Ok, we have one GB Moderator sorted - Mike (aka Cliffy B) has volunteered to moderate the Floaty/Ship/Naval GB.

Now about the rest...
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