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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #475 on: October 12, 2019, 02:08:49 AM »
 ;D
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #476 on: October 12, 2019, 07:50:54 AM »
Not knowing what SVU and CI are I can't possibly comment  ;D

Too many people speaking in TLA's these days  ???

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #477 on: October 12, 2019, 09:32:39 AM »
Not knowing what SVU and CI are I can't possibly comment  ;D

Too many people speaking in TLA's these days  ???

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Oh goodness this might take a bit of explaining. Comfy? Need a beverage?

It started in 1990 with a crime/courtroom drama called Law & Order:

Law & Order clicky

Then there was Law & Order Special Victims Unit or SVU:

Law & Order SVU clicky

They call it Special Victims Unit because the cases are sex crimes.

One of the later iterations of the Law & Order franchise was Law & Order Criminal Intent. Sadly I could find no good "dun dun" video for Law & Order CI.

Click here for a good start to the Law & Order rabbit hole. The Spin-Offs section alone is worth a look.

This show's been on so long I remember watching it with my mom who died in 1997. My girlfriend and I like to watch it and she gets a laugh out of my nicknames for some of the main characters.

Personally, I preferred Foyle's War and Poirot with Inspector Morse a very close runner-up. Currently I have to settle for Midsomer Murders.

I now return you to your regularly scheduled programming.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #478 on: October 12, 2019, 11:30:49 PM »

Personally, I preferred Foyle's War and Poirot with Inspector Morse a very close runner-up. Currently I have to settle for Midsomer Murders.


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There's another one called Endeavor, from what I can gather, it's Morse in his early days.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #479 on: October 13, 2019, 01:26:51 AM »
Quote from: kitnut617
There's another one called Endeavor, from what I can gather, it's Morse in his early days.

Thanks for the tip! I'm gonna have to see if any of it escaped onto the U tubes.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #480 on: October 13, 2019, 01:59:52 AM »
Quote from: kitnut617
There's another one called Endeavour, from what I can gather, it's Morse in his early days.

Thanks for the tip! I'm gonna have to see if any of it escaped onto the U tubes.

Brian da Basher

It was on PBS only a couple of weeks ago.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endeavour_(TV_series)
« Last Edit: October 13, 2019, 02:05:03 AM by kitnut617 »

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #481 on: October 13, 2019, 09:59:37 AM »
Not knowing what SVU and CI are I can't possibly comment  ;D

Too many people speaking in TLA's these days  ???

Mog
>^-.-^<

Oh goodness this might take a bit of explaining. Comfy? Need a beverage?

It started in 1990 with a crime/courtroom drama called Law & Order:

Law & Order clicky

Then there was Law & Order Special Victims Unit or SVU:

Law & Order SVU clicky

They call it Special Victims Unit because the cases are sex crimes.

One of the later iterations of the Law & Order franchise was Law & Order Criminal Intent. Sadly I could find no good "dun dun" video for Law & Order CI.

Click here for a good start to the Law & Order rabbit hole. The Spin-Offs section alone is worth a look.

This show's been on so long I remember watching it with my mom who died in 1997. My girlfriend and I like to watch it and she gets a laugh out of my nicknames for some of the main characters.

Personally, I preferred Foyle's War and Poirot with Inspector Morse a very close runner-up. Currently I have to settle for Midsomer Murders.

I now return you to your regularly scheduled programming.

Brian da Basher

Thanks Brian,   It all makes sense now ! ;D ;D ;D

Mog
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #482 on: November 09, 2019, 11:27:59 AM »
« Last Edit: November 09, 2019, 11:31:51 AM by ysi_maniac »

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #483 on: November 10, 2019, 02:16:29 AM »
Cool idea :smiley:
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #484 on: November 17, 2019, 10:31:20 AM »
2020 end of WWII 75th Anniversary GB

You can imagine ...
Luftwaffe '46, RAF '46, USAAF '46, VVS '46
Armour '46
Royal Navy '46, US NAVY '46, IJN '46
... infinite ideas


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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #485 on: November 18, 2019, 03:21:09 AM »
Added to the list
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #486 on: November 18, 2019, 03:22:00 AM »
Non-Aligned Movement GB - think of all the options for models from these countries:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-Aligned_Movement#Current_members
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #487 on: November 18, 2019, 09:04:50 AM »
HawkerTyphoon, Tempest, Sea Fury and derivatives GB

Title says everything, IMO.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #488 on: November 29, 2019, 01:09:33 PM »
Engine change GB.   Change type and/or number of engines.   Many examples of that at BTS.   One of my favorites is SDBJ http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=2747.msg39884#msg39884 was rather easy to do.   Real world example would be Boeing B-29 to B-50 change and jets added to B-36 and C-123.   Can also change other features.

>>  Change ship between conventional and nuclear either way.   Between paddle wheel and screw either way.   Sailing ship becomes diesel or ?

>>  M60 tank rear (engine) fitted to T-55.   Double length rear of tank to become twin engine.   Nuclionic 115 antigravity ground hover drive.   Stuff like that.

>>  All manner of changes possible with aircraft.   Turboprop and jet engines can easily scaleorama too.
« Last Edit: November 29, 2019, 03:05:36 PM by finsrin »

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #489 on: November 29, 2019, 03:08:03 PM »
2020 end of WWII 75th Anniversary GB

You can imagine ...
Luftwaffe '46, RAF '46, USAAF '46, VVS '46
Armour '46
Royal Navy '46, US NAVY '46, IJN '46
... infinite ideas

Like it.   What am doing now building Mega-Carrier.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #490 on: November 29, 2019, 09:07:41 PM »
Non-Aligned Movement GB - think of all the options for models from these countries:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-Aligned_Movement#Current_members

And just think of all the fake countries you could come up with for this too, such as Trashcanistan.



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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #491 on: November 29, 2019, 09:35:49 PM »
Obviously the illustrator of the flag failed to comprehend the colours of the Trashcanistan flag, which are putrid-meat red/brown, mould blue & pus yellow.
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #492 on: November 30, 2019, 03:28:45 AM »
Obviously the illustrator of the flag failed to comprehend the colours of the Trashcanistan flag, which are putrid-meat red/brown, mould blue & pus yellow.

Granted, this enhanced photo does use western interpretations.

It's not like that tiny, trashy land ever heard of Pantone© charts or FS numbers.
 ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #493 on: November 30, 2019, 04:27:58 AM »
Hmmmmm......
Trashcanistan GB. A tiny, broke and forgotten country that has to build its military and civilian equipment out of what everyone else has thrown away. From rifles to aircraft to busses everything is a hodgepodge of relics and junk. Rust is the primary paint scheme.
Run this alongside “clean out the junk drawer” GB.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #494 on: November 30, 2019, 04:41:56 AM »
Hmmmmm......
Trashcanistan GB. A tiny, broke and forgotten country that has to build its military and civilian equipment out of what everyone else has thrown away. From rifles to aircraft to busses everything is a hodgepodge of relics and junk. Rust is the primary paint scheme.
Run this alongside “clean out the junk drawer” GB.

 :smiley: ;D
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #495 on: November 30, 2019, 02:06:29 PM »
Hmmmmm......
Trashcanistan GB. A tiny, broke and forgotten country that has to build its military and civilian equipment out of what everyone else has thrown away. From rifles to aircraft to busses everything is a hodgepodge of relics and junk. Rust is the primary paint scheme.

That's actually a really good idea! :smiley:
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #496 on: November 30, 2019, 03:30:21 PM »
Hmmmmm......
Trashcanistan GB. A tiny, broke and forgotten country that has to build its military and civilian equipment out of what everyone else has thrown away. From rifles to aircraft to busses everything is a hodgepodge of relics and junk. Rust is the primary paint scheme.

That's actually a really good idea! :smiley:

I'm about 51% serious about it as a GB suggestion.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #497 on: November 30, 2019, 09:20:38 PM »
Hmmmmm......
Trashcanistan GB. A tiny, broke and forgotten country that has to build its military and civilian equipment out of what everyone else has thrown away. From rifles to aircraft to busses everything is a hodgepodge of relics and junk. Rust is the primary paint scheme.

That's actually a really good idea! :smiley:

I'm about 51% serious about it as a GB suggestion.

Well, if you won't, I will! I, & I'm sure many others, have all sorts of crap ... shit ... stuff in their spares bins that'd be brilliant for this GB theme! ;D
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #498 on: November 30, 2019, 11:24:41 PM »
Engine change GB.   Change type and/or number of engines.   Many examples of that at BTS.   One of my favorites is SDBJ http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=2747.msg39884#msg39884 was rather easy to do.   Real world example would be Boeing B-29 to B-50 change and jets added to B-36 and C-123.   Can also change other features.

>>  Change ship between conventional and nuclear either way.   Between paddle wheel and screw either way.   Sailing ship becomes diesel or ?

>>  M60 tank rear (engine) fitted to T-55.   Double length rear of tank to become twin engine.   Nuclionic 115 antigravity ground hover drive.   Stuff like that.

>>  All manner of changes possible with aircraft.   Turboprop and jet engines can easily scaleorama too.


I think this is a cracking idea and could have very broad appeal which should lead to more participation.

The "Re-Engine GB". I like the sound of it.

Mr GTX, any chance we can get this one added to the GB poll?

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #499 on: December 01, 2019, 02:02:12 AM »
All suggestions made since the last poll will get a chance to be voted upon. I will start putting the poll together in the coming weeks so keep the ideas flowing guys.
« Last Edit: December 01, 2019, 02:10:46 AM by GTX_Admin »
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