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The Rules
« on: June 23, 2013, 04:44:45 AM »
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Hi folks,

Here are the Rules of the "Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda" Group Build:
  • Have Fun!!!
  • The basic idea behind this GB is where you take a standard selection or action decision and instead look at what the alternatives were.  For instance, instead of RAAF F/A-18s you have RAAF F-16s or F-15s or Mirage 2000s or....  This could be done for aircraft, land platforms, ships or even civilian systems (e.g. Police cars).  It could even look at major decision points - e.g. what if instead of developing the Space Shuttle, NASA was directed instead to colonise the Moon? Any medium is permissible - so physical models, pixels/profiles and stories (and anything else if you can think of it) are all welcome.
  • Creativity encouraged as is collaboration.
  • Duration is 1 Jul - 30 Aug 2013 15 Sep 2013.  An extension may be granted, but only a short one and only if the Moderator (me) feels like it...bribes welcomed in this regard! 8)
  • Projects already started prior to the offical start date may be considered for inclusion but only if minimal work has been done - this will be judged on a case by case basis.  Please send details of any particular cases to me for determination of eligibility.
  • There will be prizes! Physical creations and pixels/stories will be judged separately.
  • There will also be a vote fro the best overall contribution to the theme...regardless of medium.
  • Any questions are to be directed to the Moderator (me again!).
  • See rule 1...IT'S NOT NEGOTIABLE!!!

Regards,

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« Last Edit: August 25, 2013, 04:34:46 AM by GTX_Admin »
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2013, 08:46:15 AM »
Here are the rules
[1.] Have Fun!!!

Damn !!  guess I'll have to comply :icon_sueno:

        research for an idea I've had for several years now in progress >:D
« Last Edit: June 25, 2013, 08:48:21 AM by raafif »

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2013, 03:01:55 PM »
Don't make me force you... C:-)
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2013, 10:44:59 AM »
That is fun. According with rules, you can make any whif.  :)

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2013, 02:44:49 AM »
Well you should be able to justify your choice...and there should be some basis in reality whereby you can say that at a certain point there was a decision point which, if an alternate choice was made, you would result in where your entry results.
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2013, 02:52:22 AM »
Inventing the justification can be half the fun...

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2013, 02:39:51 AM »
Get Going - it's underway!!!!
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2013, 03:45:38 PM »
I'm sure there will be some rainy days when I'm not busy with anything else...

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2013, 03:14:03 AM »
I've got a few ideas. I plan on having a ball with this one!

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2013, 07:30:37 PM »
I might have a pop at the Fleet Air Arm Grummans in EDSG over Sky/White. I've got a Panther and a Tiger, but Cougars are hard to come by : there's only the out-of-production Hasegawa kit and it's whether one pops up on ebay or not....
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2013, 08:14:47 PM »
I might have a pop at the Fleet Air Arm Grummans in EDSG over Sky/White. I've got a Panther and a Tiger, but Cougars are hard to come by : there's only the out-of-production Hasegawa kit and it's whether one pops up on ebay or not....

I've got a F-14D partially done (WIP since the early 90s) EDSG over white, may be a good time to try and finish it.  I can actually see the floor in what will be my work shop too things are looking up.

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #11 on: July 04, 2013, 12:36:43 AM »
Actually, I've really GOT to do at least the Panther, looking at the forum title they've given me..... ;D
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #12 on: July 04, 2013, 06:31:36 AM »
I "might" even get off my arase and finished the idea I had for the after '46 GB .  I dug out all the stuff two months ago but that was as far as it got.  This does sound like fun,though...
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #13 on: July 06, 2013, 12:05:37 AM »
One of four polish F-35's as a successor of F-16 received just before 2nd Cold War in 2030 is acceptable? :)
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #14 on: July 06, 2013, 02:20:14 AM »
One of four polish F-35's as a successor of F-16 received just before 2nd Cold War in 2030 is acceptable? :)

Definitely!  After all, it Could/Should happen... ;)
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #15 on: July 31, 2013, 06:45:10 AM »
Roughly half way folks!
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #16 on: July 31, 2013, 09:28:53 PM »
Roughly half way folks!

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2013, 02:52:52 AM »
Only a couple of weeks to go. >:(
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #18 on: August 13, 2013, 04:11:09 AM »
Talos and I shouldn't need the extension to finish the profile we're working on, but if you decide to do an extension for others, then we'll probably try to do a few more variants on the theme in the additional time.

Cheers,

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #19 on: August 13, 2013, 12:48:19 PM »
May have to do a quick slap together and brush paint to finish in time.

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #20 on: August 24, 2013, 04:23:21 AM »
1 week to go!!!

How are those entries coming along?  Anyone want to start begging for an extension?
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #21 on: August 24, 2013, 05:05:14 AM »
Extension please!  Weaver and I just came up with a nice profile idea or two and I'll need an extension to finish it/them.
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #22 on: August 24, 2013, 09:29:07 AM »
An extension would help me as well. An extra week or two would give me time to finish the model and get a couple hours sleep once or twice.

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #23 on: August 25, 2013, 04:33:38 AM »
Ok...you have twisted my arm (ow, ow, ow...)... The new completion date for this GB is 15 Sep 2013.   Now, as compensation, I expect to see a rush of entries being completed! :icon_twisted:
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #24 on: August 25, 2013, 07:25:48 AM »
Thanks. I guess I better get to work and finish mine now.

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #25 on: August 26, 2013, 07:49:10 PM »
Cheers: I would probably have finished the Panther by the deadline, but it's nice to be able to not rush and let things dry/set properly.

'spose I'd better get on with this backstory for Cliffy now... ;)
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #26 on: August 26, 2013, 08:16:16 PM »
The extension probably wont help me, I am in the middle of a fairly intense course at work which requires a fair bit of home study and assignments.  Courtesy of the rug rats (who are getting closer and closer to being shipped off to boarding school) I am only able to get about 30 minute of productive work done out of a three hour block, my KGV BBG, let alone any of my other ideas, have a hope.

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #27 on: August 26, 2013, 11:25:17 PM »
I've run into an issue with Supply getting me the necessary pieces to finish the profile we're working on.  Talos has assured me that he has his top men working on it, though.  Top...men.



Cheers,

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #28 on: August 27, 2013, 03:08:34 AM »
I've run into an issue with Supply getting me the necessary pieces to finish the profile we're working on.  Talos has assured me that he has his top men working on it, though.  Top...men.

Cheers,

Logan

Now if we can only remember which crate they're in....

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #29 on: August 27, 2013, 03:10:37 AM »
Just send in a team of Soviets, some trucks, and an old captured archeologist and your crate will magical appear.  They'll even open it for you on their way out!  ;)
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #30 on: August 27, 2013, 03:33:55 AM »
Just send in a team of Soviets, some trucks, and an old captured archeologist and your crate will magical appear.  They'll even open it for you on their way out!  ;)

I'm only a young (amateur) archaeologist. I don't want to drag my uncle to the warehouse.  :P

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #31 on: August 28, 2013, 02:18:24 PM »
I'd like to begin new topic. I wonder if I can do it because airframe of model is glued together, only partially puttyied and unpainted. Can I?
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #32 on: August 28, 2013, 05:48:58 PM »
I'd like to begin new topic. I wonder if I can do it because airframe of model is glued together, only partially puttyied and unpainted. Can I?

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #33 on: September 09, 2013, 01:24:20 AM »
Last Week!!!
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #34 on: September 09, 2013, 07:58:04 AM »
Last Week!!!
I'm in Perth until Saturday  :( miss this one aswell

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #35 on: September 12, 2013, 02:52:04 AM »
Ok...you have twisted my arm (ow, ow, ow...)... The new completion date for this GB is 15 Sep 2013.   Now, as compensation, I expect to see a rush of entries being completed! :icon_twisted:
A few days left ... and I've got almost nothing. I suppose I can post what I have by 15th - at least it will illustrate the idea...

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #36 on: September 12, 2013, 02:54:06 AM »
Stop posting...get working! >:(
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #37 on: September 12, 2013, 04:36:31 AM »
Logan and I are working on the last bits of our's, Greg.  ;) (Literally. The main plane is long-since finished and I'm only going to tease with that much info.)

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #38 on: September 14, 2013, 06:29:35 AM »
Sorry if I sound like a broken record at the end of each GB but I can please get a clarification on the ending hour?  Is its 11:59PM on the 14th or 15th?!  My weekend is of course going to be busy...unlike last weekend... and I need to know when to pull the all nighter  :icon_zombie:
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #39 on: September 14, 2013, 02:11:48 PM »
I will give you until 23:59:59 on the 15th...but only because I am a nice guy...
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #40 on: September 14, 2013, 06:18:21 PM »
Are you a nice guy of Greenwich, or New York, or Honolulu, or Moscow? ;)

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Re: The Rules
« Reply #41 on: September 15, 2013, 02:25:27 AM »
Your local time...I am omnipresent
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #42 on: September 15, 2013, 04:22:16 AM »
Thanks Greg but it seems like its all for not....  My computer wants to be a PITA at the moment and won't let me export anything from Illustrator so that I can finish the profiles in Photoshop.....

df/lkgnadsfoighwe098thwergthj34qtujer0gasjrg0934UIT28RT34YG0U9EJR TOUJW3K'P5F 0M825Q3W8EIw tar YHTGTW35T65URZGZESGRTbsghsyryu67oi6yytykul
 :icon_twisted: :icon_twisted: :icon_twisted:

That about sums it up right about now....

There's maybe one more thing I can try that might result in a solution but I'm not sure...  We'll see in a little bit.  Need to back some things up before I arm the tac nukes...  Cross your fingers, toes, and whatever else you'd like  :-\

EDIT:  Nuclear strike successful!!!  Files have been exported and are standing by in the paint shop.  I'll be taking full advantage of your generous deadline oh fearless leader!  Off to paint!!!!
« Last Edit: September 15, 2013, 05:24:19 AM by Cliffy B »
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #43 on: September 16, 2013, 09:04:17 AM »
Oh God, 3 hours to go!!!!!! 3 hours!!!! THREE Hours!!!!! :o :o :o

Anyone else burning the midnight oil with me?
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #44 on: September 17, 2013, 10:55:51 AM »
Stop work!

I will get the vote together shortly.
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #45 on: September 18, 2013, 09:21:43 PM »
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Re: The Rules
« Reply #46 on: September 22, 2013, 05:33:27 AM »
Voting is up!!!
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