Author Topic: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds  (Read 148646 times)

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #650 on: January 23, 2022, 04:12:55 AM »
Maple Leaf Madness - aka an all things Canadian GB

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Work in progress ::

I am giving up listing them. They all end up on the shelf of procrastination anyways.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #651 on: February 06, 2022, 01:58:09 AM »
Triplicate GB - every entry has something with 3 in it:  Triplanes, trimarans, 3 engines....
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #652 on: February 10, 2022, 11:30:33 AM »
Triplicate GB - every entry has something with 3 in it:  Triplanes, trimarans, 3 engines....

Three turrets, three bombs, three crew or is this getting boring?

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #653 on: February 10, 2022, 02:41:33 PM »
I was just thinking of the half and half build. The project has to have at least half of one thing and half of another. Sort of like what Ericr does. Unlimited extra parts of course.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #654 on: February 11, 2022, 01:55:16 AM »
I was just thinking of the half and half build. The project has to have at least half of one thing and half of another. Sort of like what Ericr does. Unlimited extra parts of course.

That could work
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #655 on: February 11, 2022, 02:24:04 AM »
I was just thinking of the half and half build. The project has to have at least half of one thing and half of another. Sort of like what Ericr does. Unlimited extra parts of course.

That could work

You mean like this ?

Offline Story

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #656 on: February 25, 2022, 04:20:44 AM »
What about a

Procrastination GB

where you dust off the build you were doing for one of the earlier GBs

but life never submitted or finished

because

life got in the way?

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #657 on: February 25, 2022, 06:34:25 AM »
Yes   :smiley:

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #658 on: February 25, 2022, 07:00:29 AM »
- Cold War GB

Not just US vs Soviet, but any that could cross your head

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #659 on: February 25, 2022, 09:04:11 AM »
I was just thinking of the half and half build. The project has to have at least half of one thing and half of another. Sort of like what Ericr does. Unlimited extra parts of course.

That could work

You mean like this ?

Very much like that! Or maybe the outside of one aircraft with the interior of another if you could figure out how to do that.

What about a

Procrastination GB

where you dust off the build you were doing for one of the earlier GBs

but life never submitted or finished

because

life got in the way?

Iíve got a couple of those laying around.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #660 on: February 25, 2022, 04:48:46 PM »
What about a

Procrastination GB

where you dust off the build you were doing for one of the earlier GBs

but life never submitted or finished

because

life got in the way?

That'd be the one where I pull out a build I failed to finish in a previous GB;
dust it off;
look at it every so often, but;
generally, leave it gathering new dust for the duration of the GB.

 ;)
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #661 on: February 25, 2022, 05:41:00 PM »
How about any partial build be it GB or not.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #662 on: February 26, 2022, 01:26:03 AM »
I'm all for these though would point out that it is pretty much the same as the Annual Clear your Workbench GBs we have had in the past.  Perhaps a 12mth one was too long and a targeted 'kick up the rear' 2 - 3 month version is what people need to finish things off. C:-)
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #663 on: February 26, 2022, 01:46:09 AM »
Good by me.
Two half-ish done bombers are in model room somewhere.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #664 on: March 28, 2022, 05:22:57 AM »
New Idea: Space Race Continues

So instead of the "space race" ending at landing on the moon, what if it continues? Maybe there are scientific/technologic breakthroughs. Wormholes. Cryogenics/suspended animation.  Near or Faster than Light travel.   Maybe there's some drive to push humanity out to other planets that sees the construction of colony ships or space arks. 

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #665 on: March 28, 2022, 08:47:21 AM »
New Idea: Space Race Continues

So instead of the "space race" ending at landing on the moon, what if it continues? Maybe there are scientific/technologic breakthroughs. Wormholes. Cryogenics/suspended animation.  Near or Faster than Light travel.   Maybe there's some drive to push humanity out to other planets that sees the construction of colony ships or space arks.

Mars Landings ca. 1985 ;)
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #666 on: March 28, 2022, 08:25:15 PM »
New Idea: Space Race Continues

So instead of the "space race" ending at landing on the moon, what if it continues? Maybe there are scientific/technologic breakthroughs. Wormholes. Cryogenics/suspended animation.  Near or Faster than Light travel.   Maybe there's some drive to push humanity out to other planets that sees the construction of colony ships or space arks.

Mars Landings ca. 1985 ;)

Exactly! Asteroid and comet mining operations, too. 


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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #667 on: March 28, 2022, 11:57:49 PM »
"Men into Space" was a TV series that aired in 1959-1960. The series starts with a mission to the Moon and ends with a mission to Mars. It was a science accurate (for the time) series and while the plots were simplistic and somewhat predicatable, it's still quite watchable - I just finished a re-watch this weekend.

It's available on Youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLw6gg897HVfuo8HNlO7UtvZOugP6Jqx3f

Use the episode guide on Wikipedia to watch; its best to watch in order. Lots of famous actors in it, too!

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #668 on: March 29, 2022, 08:30:05 AM »

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #669 on: March 30, 2022, 01:14:43 AM »
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #670 on: Today at 03:13:18 AM »
Swords to Plowshares GB - do a military platform in civilian scheme/use
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