Author Topic: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules  (Read 10115 times)

Offline LemonJello

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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #25 on: May 18, 2015, 11:56:58 PM »
Group Build Extension Requests?

We're under two weeks to the scheduled deadline for this Group Build, and I've had some requests for an extension submitted (in triplicate, no less).

Are there any others that feel the need for an extension? You can reply here or let me know via PM.

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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #26 on: May 19, 2015, 02:36:06 AM »
in triplicate, no less

Triplicate??  What sort of half-arsed show are we running here??  We demand quintuplicate as a minimum!!! C:-)
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #27 on: May 19, 2015, 04:00:13 AM »
in triplicate, no less

Triplicate??  What sort of half-arsed show are we running here??  We demand quintuplicate as a minimum!!! C:-)

I'd like an extension please?
I'd like an extension please?
I'd like an extension please?
I'd like an extension please?
I'd like an extension please?

May I suggest June 21st? Summer Solstice for the northern hemisphere inhabitants. Worldwide, interpretation of the event has varied among cultures, but most recognize the event in some way with holidays, festivals, and rituals around that time with themes of religion or fertility.

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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #28 on: May 19, 2015, 04:31:10 AM »
I said "as a minimum"...


May I suggest June 21st?


3weeks??!!!  Bloody hell!!! 
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #29 on: May 19, 2015, 04:34:17 AM »
I said "as a minimum"...


May I suggest June 21st?



3weeks??!!!  Bloody hell!!!


Yup. Go big or go home!  :icon_punal:
I am sure Queen Victoria would agree to my request.
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #30 on: May 19, 2015, 04:35:15 AM »
Don't forget that we have the Vertical Take off GB starting up on the 1st June.
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #31 on: May 19, 2015, 04:41:56 AM »
No worries. I got my plastic collision avoidance system (PCAS) all ready to go.
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #32 on: May 21, 2015, 02:25:02 AM »
I suspect I'll need an extension if one's going: one thing after another have kept occuring here.... ::)
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #33 on: May 21, 2015, 02:35:39 AM »
I suspect I'll need an extension if one's going: one thing after another have kept occuring here.... ::)

To match the theme the GB would not only be extended by two weeks, but the start date would
also be retroactively moved back two weeks.
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #34 on: May 21, 2015, 02:38:25 AM »
Cheeky...and those of you with time machines should probably take advantage of said loophole... ;D
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #35 on: May 21, 2015, 03:24:03 AM »
To match the theme the GB would not only be extended by two weeks, but the start date would
also be retroactively moved back two weeks.

Ooohhh, THAT is definitely going to happen IF an extension is granted.

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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #36 on: May 24, 2015, 04:12:00 AM »
To all who shall see these presents, greetings!

A Two (2) Week Extension Has Been Granted For the Extended Service Life and/or Back Date Group Build

(In addition to the two weeks added, retroactively, to the start date that gives all of you an extra month of time to complete any pending projects for this GB.)

The final date for all submissions, in all categories, is now 14 June 2015.

Voting will begin on 15 June 2015 and conclude on 22 June 2015.

Carry out the remainder of the plan of the day.
« Last Edit: May 24, 2015, 08:04:03 AM by LemonJello »

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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #37 on: May 24, 2015, 04:17:08 AM »
Tardis for Hire for those wanting to make use of the 2wks added to the start...

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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #38 on: June 07, 2015, 07:03:58 AM »
Only a week or so to go... >:(
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #39 on: June 07, 2015, 10:19:31 PM »
Only a week or so to go... >:(

Well considering the TARDIS' sometime temperamental systems there is no guarantee that if you set it to return you in a week that it will.  Is this going to be taken into account?

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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #40 on: June 08, 2015, 03:59:11 AM »
Only with a written note from a Time Lord.  In quintuplicate. On unobtanium. Notarized.

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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #41 on: June 08, 2015, 04:08:24 AM »
Only with a written note from a Time Lord.  In quintuplicate. On unobtanium. Notarized.


And no use of psychic paper will be tolerated...

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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #42 on: June 08, 2015, 08:06:09 AM »
What?!  Buzz kill.....
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #43 on: June 13, 2015, 05:03:26 AM »
1 day to go...
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #44 on: June 13, 2015, 12:20:13 PM »
Although I havn't posted updates, mine is still in play and should* be done for the deadline.

*famous last words and all that.......
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #45 on: June 13, 2015, 09:13:50 PM »
I have missed yet another build. the interstate trip didn't help but the fact its now June and I'm basically a single parent until the new financial year hasn't helped.

One day I will finish one, one day.

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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #46 on: June 14, 2015, 07:04:15 PM »
TIME IS RUNNING OUT!  PLEASE GET YOUR ENTRIES POSTED AS THE POLLS WILL OPEN ON THE 15TH.

As the moderator, I send my thanks to all participants for sharing their knowledge, skills and ideas with the forum.  Most importantly, I hope everyone had fun!

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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #47 on: June 14, 2015, 07:42:34 PM »
Mine fell at the last hurdle - see the thread for details....... :-[
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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #48 on: June 14, 2015, 08:04:03 PM »
Mine fell at the last hurdle - see the thread for details....... :-[

That really sucks, similar happened to me on the previous build, finished all the kit-bashing, just needed paint and final assembly.  The Haze Grey rattle can ran and orange peeled in places and I still haven't fixed it, not as bad as yours, I can still rub it back and repaint, just haven't had the time or energy. 

Was hoping to finish it for this build, i.e. my RAN DDL version of a Type 42 destroyer (instead of the FFG-07 actually selected) from the late 70s early 80s, with a hybrid DDLUP (instead of the FFGUP) plus AMSD (ANZAC Class Missile Self Defence) upgrade from 2010, life extending them to the 2020s or 30s, but just haven't been able to spend anytime on it at all.  Really disappointing as a stack of accessories I ordered from Shapeways arrived, increasing my upgrade options, i.e. an 8 cell Mk-48 VLS and I found a PE SPS-48 to use as well.

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Re: Extended Service Life and/or Back Date GB Rules
« Reply #49 on: June 15, 2015, 06:39:10 PM »
 I declare this, the Extended Service Life and/or Back Dated Group Build closed, and invite all modellers from across the globe to try their hand in any of the other Group Builds scheduled for this year.

And, as always, Happy Modelling!

Polls will be up shortly and run for one week.  So, as they say in Chicago, "Vote early, vote often!"