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2017 Group Build Calendar
« on: January 25, 2017, 04:06:26 AM »
Guys,

Please find below the proposed BG calendar for this year. 

1 Feb - 31 Mar:  Floaty GB - Mod:  Artoor_K
1 Apr - 31 May: Red Star Soviet GB - Mod:  Comrade LemonJello
1 Jun - 31 July:  Racing Theme GB - e.g. Reno racers, F1 cars etc etc - Mod:  JCF - being done as the Annual Non-Military GB this year
1 Aug - 30 Sep:  Retro futuristic GB - Mod: taiidantomcat
1 Oct - 30 Nov: Drone/UAV/unmanned whatever GB - Mod:  GTX_Admin
1 Dec - 31 Jan:  TBA...

Note that I have had to drop our the annual Clear your workbenches GB (for now).  If you want me to reinstate it we could perhaps drop out the annual "non-military" GB on the basis that we have something similar in the Racing Theme GB instead.  If I dd this, we would slide everything from mid year forward and then slot the Clear your workbenches GB in at the end.

Please let me know your thoughts.

Volunteers for GM mods also welcomed.
« Last Edit: February 05, 2017, 04:38:45 AM by GTX_Admin »
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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2017, 06:05:34 AM »
I would be cool with moving the racers to the civilian category. I can moderate but only the back half of the year. Hoping retro futurism GB or unmanned?

Maybe weaver can do the Russkie GBU here too?  O0
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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2017, 06:33:29 AM »
I'll toss my two bitcoins out there:

If there's enough interest in keeping the calendar as posted, an option would be to run the "Clear Your Workbench" GB concurrently with the Racing GB or staggered by a month to straddle the holiday/new year/1st GB of 2018 period.  I don't have any problem if we dropped the "Clear Your Workbench" for 2017.  If I were to be held to one answer I'd go with moving the Racing GB to the Civilian/Non-military spot and adding back in the Clear Your Workbench year ender.

Looking at the coming year, I'd be better able to moderate one of the early GBs - it's looking as though summer/fall of 2017 are going to be pretty hectic for House LemonJello.

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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2017, 08:34:35 AM »
I would be cool with moving the racers to the civilian category...

Me too.

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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2017, 01:51:45 AM »
I can moderate Floaty GB. Please, choose me! :)
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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2017, 02:53:25 AM »
I can moderate Floaty GB. Please, choose me! :)

Done.  Good man.
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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2017, 02:57:39 AM »
I can moderate but only the back half of the year. Hoping retro futurism GB or unmanned?


You can go retro - I will be the UAV dude since I am evil already...
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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2017, 04:18:26 AM »
In a show of comradely good fellowship, I can mod the Red Star/Soviet GB if there are no other takers. Otherwise, I have to pass until the Racing Theme GB's time period.

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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2017, 04:31:18 AM »
In a show of comradely good fellowship, I can mod the Red Star/Soviet GB if there are no other takers. Otherwise, I have to pass until the Racing Theme GB's time period.


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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2017, 11:42:33 PM »
I can moderate but only the back half of the year. Hoping retro futurism GB or unmanned?


You can go retro - I will be the UAV dude since I am evil already...

Sounds like a plan!
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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2017, 12:10:37 AM »
Will be happy to mod the Non-Military GB if no one else is interested.

Here's another vote for combining the Non-Military and Racing GBs if that's still under consideration.

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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2017, 01:40:14 AM »
I will give it a few more days before deciding re the Non-Military GB.  So, if anyone has objections or concerns, get in fast.
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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #12 on: January 28, 2017, 12:47:36 PM »
I'd moderate the racing GB, and why not let Clear Your Workbench run
as an open-ended GB? Don't end the current version, just let it go
in perpetuity as an informal GB that can be entered/dropped out of
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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2017, 11:08:49 PM »
I'd moderate the racing GB, and why not let Clear Your Workbench run
as an open-ended GB? Don't end the current version, just let it go
in perpetuity as an informal GB that can be entered/dropped out of
at will.

I'd make an attempt at the racing GB but not if it's mixed up with another GB. And I like the idea of an 'open-end' clear your bench GB. 

Mainly because of what happened to me during this years GB, both me and the missus got sick with a flu virus , I've had it for three weeks already and after the first week both of us ended up in the hospital because we couldn't look after each other (and mrs kitnut had the flu shot, I didn't and she's worse off than I am). I've just haven't had the mojo to get back to it yet. Consequently, nothing has got done since around Christmas and I wanted to finish at least the project I'm working on.
« Last Edit: January 28, 2017, 11:10:41 PM by kitnut617 »

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Re: 2017 Group Build Calendar
« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2017, 09:56:15 PM »
I'd moderate the racing GB, and why not let Clear Your Workbench run
as an open-ended GB? Don't end the current version, just let it go
in perpetuity as an informal GB that can be entered/dropped out of
at will.

I'd make an attempt at the racing GB but not if it's mixed up with another GB. And I like the idea of an 'open-end' clear your bench GB. 

Mainly because of what happened to me during this years GB, both me and the missus got sick with a flu virus , I've had it for three weeks already and after the first week both of us ended up in the hospital because we couldn't look after each other (and mrs kitnut had the flu shot, I didn't and she's worse off than I am). I've just haven't had the mojo to get back to it yet. Consequently, nothing has got done since around Christmas and I wanted to finish at least the project I'm working on.

+1 on the 'open-end' clear your bench GB.  We could have a repeating 30 or 60 day check point and voting opportunity.
« Last Edit: January 29, 2017, 11:42:51 PM by The Big Gimper »
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