Poll

What Group Builds would you like to see in 2018?

Everyday objects GB
10 (5.9%)
Second Korean War GB
14 (8.3%)
Allies '46 GB
22 (13%)
The totally absurd GB
6 (3.6%)
The War to end all Wars GB
4 (2.4%)
April Fools GB
2 (1.2%)
The fear and trepidation GB
4 (2.4%)
The Arab-Israeli GB
5 (3%)
The Berlin Blockade GB
2 (1.2%)
Tri GB
4 (2.4%)
Clear your workbench GB v1. Procrastinators unite. Tomorrow.
10 (5.9%)
Clear your workbench GB v2. Drag out the oldest occupant of the shelf of doom.
5 (3%)
Berlin Brigade GB
4 (2.4%)
Stare Wars GB - anything alternative to the SW saga that makes you stare and think
6 (3.6%)
NMF Group Build
3 (1.8%)
Boring Group Build
0 (0%)
Liner Group Build
5 (3%)
1 week Group Build
3 (1.8%)
Anachronistic GB
11 (6.5%)
Dassault GB
8 (4.7%)
MiG GB
11 (6.5%)
Raised lines kit GB
3 (1.8%)
Airships GB
4 (2.4%)
Repair and refurbish GB
13 (7.7%)
Oopsies GB
2 (1.2%)
Punked GB
2 (1.2%)
Heavy wheathered GB
6 (3.6%)

Total Members Voted: 35

Voting closed: January 22, 2018, 03:24:46 AM

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Offline TimJ

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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2018, 02:57:46 AM »
I've voted.  :smiley:

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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #16 on: January 19, 2018, 03:48:41 AM »
Voted last week, cool to see Allies 46 suggestion is doing well!  :smiley:
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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #17 on: January 19, 2018, 07:06:44 AM »
I voted too!
Allies 46 could be interesting and I definitely have some candidates for repair and refurbish.

Offline ysi_maniac

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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #18 on: January 19, 2018, 09:38:13 AM »
It is possible that Anachronistic GB or Dassault GB or MiG GB (all ideas were mine) are chosen. In that case I will be volunteer to moderate one or two of them. :smiley: ;) 8)
« Last Edit: January 19, 2018, 09:41:45 AM by ysi_maniac »

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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #19 on: January 20, 2018, 06:10:32 AM »
It is possible that Anachronistic GB or Dassault GB or MiG GB (all ideas were mine) are chosen...

And I voted for all three  ;D  Great suggestions  :smiley:
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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #20 on: January 20, 2018, 12:01:04 PM »
^^^^
Thanks !  :smiley: ;)

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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #21 on: January 20, 2018, 01:34:30 PM »
After years or Luft'46 promo by model companies, books, etc....  Getting a top vote response for Allies '46 is most interesting !
Am sure BTS bunch will do this good.
« Last Edit: January 20, 2018, 03:30:34 PM by finsrin »

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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #22 on: January 21, 2018, 02:34:25 AM »
Oh dear...at this stage we may need to do a second round of voting to sort out the top 5 or so...

If anyone who has posted a vote that is not going to win (like I have multiple times), and they want to adjust their vote now is the time to do it.  You can change your votes in the poll.
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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #23 on: January 21, 2018, 04:33:45 AM »
Oh dear...at this stage we may need to do a second round of voting to sort out the top 5 or so...

That's the way The Airfix Tribute Forum run their GB polls Greg, IIRC it runs to three separate polls to whittle it down.  It sorts out the chaff so to speak.

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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #24 on: January 21, 2018, 05:26:24 AM »
We'll see where we end up.  I might simply choose what I want too... >:D
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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #25 on: January 21, 2018, 06:11:17 AM »
It might be best to consider combining several of the proposed group builds in to one as they all follow a similar theme:

Clear your workbench V1 and V2 GB might benefit everyone if these two group builds were combined with the Repair and Refurbish GB and the Ooopsies GB. 

This would alleviate some of the current 'blockage' we are experiencing in the selection process.   



I also revisited my own selections in the current list and changed several of my votes as suggested. 
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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #26 on: January 21, 2018, 08:40:35 AM »
I've made a slight adjustment to my votes.

I did notice that the 'Boring GB' hasn't aroused much interest.  :D

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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #27 on: January 21, 2018, 12:02:22 PM »
It might be best to consider combining several of the proposed group builds in to one as they all follow a similar theme:

Clear your workbench V1 and V2 GB might benefit everyone if these two group builds were combined with the Repair and Refurbish GB and the Ooopsies GB. 

This would alleviate some of the current 'blockage' we are experiencing in the selection process.   



I also revisited my own selections in the current list and changed several of my votes as suggested.

I vote for that.....

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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #28 on: January 22, 2018, 06:08:41 AM »
Placed an indication of desires.


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Re: 2018 Group Build Poll
« Reply #29 on: January 23, 2018, 02:15:27 AM »
Ok folks,

Based upon the vote (and not my own nefarious actions as some might suspect ::)), the results are as follows:

Allies '46 GB
Second Korean War GB
Repair and refurbish GB
Anachronistic GB
MiG GB
Everyday objects GB
Clear your workbench GB v1. Procrastinators unite. Tomorrow.

Given there was also a second "Clear your workbench" option which also garnered votes, I am prepared to merge both it and the one above to give a combined Clear your workbench GB a chance.

This would then result in something such as the following calendar:

Allies '46 GB: 1 Feb - 31 Mar
Second Korean War GB: 1 Apr - 31 May
Repair and refurbish GB: 1 Jun - 31 Jul
Anachronistic GB:  1 Aug - 30 Sep
MiG GB:  1 Oct - 30 Nov
Everyday objects GB: 1 Dec - 31 Jan 2018
Clear your workbench GB - propose this be run concurrently with above, possible over an extended period throughout the year.  This allows people to enter anything they finally get finished this year (either carrying over already from your bench of doom or from failed GB builds etc).

If anyone has an issue with this, please let me know either by posting here or by PM'ing me.
« Last Edit: January 23, 2018, 02:17:44 AM by GTX_Admin »
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