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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #45 on: July 06, 2017, 01:51:57 am »
Awesome job on the certificates, tc! Brilliant! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #46 on: July 06, 2017, 04:17:06 am »
Awesome job on the certificates, tc! Brilliant! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #47 on: July 06, 2017, 04:39:44 am »
Awesome job on the certificates, tc! Brilliant! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #48 on: July 06, 2017, 05:45:25 am »
Awesome job on the certificates, tc! Brilliant! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #49 on: July 06, 2017, 06:32:48 am »
Mine's been printed and is going on the modelling room wall  ;D
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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #50 on: July 06, 2017, 07:26:56 am »
Great stuff guys ! Thanks for the show, very entertaining ! I'm defo voting for that first figure model lol.

Congrats to all, well deserved indeed !

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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #51 on: July 06, 2017, 07:38:02 pm »


Can't put it any better. Alas, missed voting while away in the Arctic -

Sounds intriguing

I find myself questioning Glenn's dedication to the hobby if he thinks that this is a sufficient excuse for not voting for the Whiffies! :angry:




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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #52 on: July 07, 2017, 01:27:43 am »
Fantastic set of photo`s Glen, thanks for sharing.  :thumbsup:



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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #53 on: July 07, 2017, 01:34:58 am »
Thank you all for the thank you`s.  :thumbsup:

At the end of the day this is all down to you guys, (and girls??), and I`m just the custodian of the Whiffie awards, (Phil`s still honorary chairman... ;))  arranging the polls and announcing the winners.

As I say pretty much every year, this is a little bit of fun for all of you and could not be done if it wasn`t for all of you so keep it up.

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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #54 on: July 07, 2017, 02:25:13 am »
Thank you very much for the enthusiasm!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #55 on: July 07, 2017, 06:25:59 am »
Fantastic set of photo`s Glen, thanks for sharing.  :thumbsup:

Absolutely  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Been to St Petersburg, fascinating city. Farthest North I've been is to the Far North of Finland but that was business. Someone built a stainless steel plant up there, bloody freezing so you were glad for the Arcs  ;)

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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #56 on: July 07, 2017, 06:27:03 am »
Mine's been printed and is going on the modelling room wall  ;D

Now up  ;)
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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #57 on: July 07, 2017, 09:03:57 am »
Fantastic set of photo`s Glen, thanks for sharing.  :thumbsup:

Agreed, I think that these piccies can be used as a "Get out of gaol free"  card if formally charged with non-voting.

And I add my thanks to everyone elses for the work of tc2324 in  keeping the academy in order.  Might I suggest that now might be a good time for you to have a brisk lie-down with appropriate quantities of sustaining/revitalising liquid to hand.
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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #58 on: July 10, 2017, 06:16:36 pm »
woops sorry I was in the dunny and missed the whole lot thanks for the nomination and award - awesome  :thumbsup:

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Re: Welcome to The 2017 Whiffie Awards Show
« Reply #59 on: July 16, 2017, 08:40:32 pm »
Congrats to all the winners and especially to c2324 for continuing this tradition that I started all those years ago.

Looking forward to next years batch.
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