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What GBs are happening and when?
« Reply #15 on: December 24, 2005, 02:42:28 pm »
Secret Santa till mid Jan
then I believe Airfix
and TSR.2 but that's dependent on it's release date
then there was talk of a Skyhawk build.

Remember Zac nothing is official round here and group builds are usually put together by someone who wants to do it bad enough and it only takes two to qualify for a group build. The problem arises when you try to do two or more builds at the same time alot of people just don't have the time to participate in them and some great ideas with alot of support  at the onset can just fizzle out. That said the site membership has grown enormously this year so it may well be able to support concurrent builds.


As for a prize it just tends to be a carrot to get people involved and is oft just part of the generous spirit around here. If you are gonna put the build together then it's up to you what you do and what the rules/prizes are.


Me personally I usually try to participate in all G.B.s here and am gonna finish my Santa build, take part in Airfix and TSR.2 but don't know about the others cos I've got alot of other projects I want to get done but I may build some real world Scooters and PT. Boats at the same time as those builds if they happen.

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« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2006, 09:20:46 am »
Don't forget the offend-a-rama. Personally, I'm gonna try for a civilian B-36 done up for the Trojan condom company.  Might need a lot of fleshtone paint though.
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« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2006, 02:22:59 pm »
:lol: We still need someone to organise that tho Gary.

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« Reply #18 on: January 07, 2006, 01:20:30 am »
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Don't forget the offend-a-rama. Personally, I'm gonna try for a civilian B-36 done up for the Trojan condom company.  Might need a lot of fleshtone paint though.
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What GBs are happening and when?
« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2006, 05:28:32 am »
Oh boy...some fun group builds this year!  Vac, pt, airfix, and offend-o...:cheers:

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« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2006, 11:15:10 pm »
Just a note - SSGB finishes Feb 21st.

And the prize is that the winner gets a group build themed after them :)
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« Reply #21 on: January 08, 2006, 01:10:10 pm »
Oh you boys are gonna love the "Twiglet Gannet" build

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« Reply #22 on: March 07, 2006, 06:10:51 am »
although i am not in a financial position to buy prises for group builds, but just for the fun of it, i got some good ideas for group builds.

- "the airline escort service" GB

in this group build, each builds a fighter jet, and paint it in civilian airline colors
for exsample: Lufthansa tornado's, American Airlines F-15,......
the objective is to build a fighter to escort airlines into warzone's without support of a military escort   :wub:

- "the Tanker GB"

in this build, you are in charge of building your own Tanker aircraft.
feel free to use an aircraft and refuelingsystem of your choise.
(exsample: A-330, A-380, 767, 747, 777, concorde,....)  :wub:

- "the MSN group mercenairy" GB

everyone builds a fighter in your own mercenairy colors
exsample: Saddams private Mig-23, Austin powers Jaguar Gr.3 (shaguar Gr.3)
rule: multitone military camo sheme's are not allowed, so use special color shemes.
winner gets an MSN group website named after him  :lol:


these are just a couple of ideas, anyone else got a random idea  ;)
« Last Edit: March 07, 2006, 06:25:13 am by Nils »
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« Reply #23 on: March 08, 2006, 12:54:37 am »
I love the idea of a mercinary GB! Too cool!!!

Could you just clarify the following:

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rule: multitone military camo sheme's are not allowed, so use special color schemes.

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« Reply #24 on: March 08, 2006, 03:17:30 am »
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Could you just clarify the following:

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rule: multitone military camo sheme's are not allowed, so use special color schemes.
that means that camo shemes like this one are not allowed


but u can use shemes like this


like a "special paint" GB, its similar  B)  
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« Reply #25 on: March 08, 2006, 05:38:30 am »
ok, just thought of another idea for a group build, and im sure alot would like to do this one.

most people know MTV's "Pimp my ride", well what do you think of:


- the "Pimp My Plane" group build

it goes like this, everyone selects an old crappy looking aircraft from there shelf or bone yard and turns it into "a pair of pimped wings"

exsample: i got an old Mig-15 on my shelf, the wings were broken of, there are pieces missing from the tail, and the paintjob is practicly gone, what do i do:

-ad new swept wings
-a modern cockpit with MP3 and CD player
-a flashy sporty looking paintjob (exs: metallic purple with glitters  :lol: )
-fresh sporty looking decals


anyone else got cool GB ideas  ;)  
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« Reply #26 on: April 25, 2006, 04:01:53 am »
As well as Group Builds, what about Group Displays. All you have to do is to post the pictures of models you have alread made on the chosen theme. These could be run over say a fortnight, and would also give members who don't get to shows a chance to see some of the builds.

Also, if anybody wants to build a kit for the GD, they can but they'll just have to be quick.

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« Reply #27 on: April 25, 2006, 05:18:26 am »
Neat idea. Kinda happens by default here, tho...as alot of us will post similar models on anothers' thread.

 
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« Reply #28 on: April 25, 2006, 05:21:28 am »
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Neat idea. Kinda happens by default here, tho...as alot of us will post similar models on anothers' thread.
Yeah, but this gets around the problem of feeling guilty about taking a thread to Cuba.  :P  
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« Reply #29 on: April 26, 2006, 12:04:20 am »
Bump to you as well Nigel - anyways just seen this and me thinks is not a bad idea

We Brits are a little luckier in that our geography means some of us can get to shows and see the models but this as you say would enable all of us to see them. So why not kick it off yourself with your GB Soviet stuff ? Or are they being saved for something  B)

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