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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #45 on: January 03, 2015, 05:51:20 am »
Dates not fixed in stone lads but April seems a good time.

I've checked the Scottish Nationals and they are 25th/26th April.

Easter is early this year (should have checked) and Good Friday is 3rd April
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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #46 on: January 03, 2015, 09:21:59 am »
I'm putting in another vote for the mid April, 10 day Cold War build. Gives a theme to it without being over bearing, and the 2 weekend time frame is perfect. There are a billion kits out there that can be bought ( for under a tenner ) and built in less than a week.

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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #47 on: January 03, 2015, 09:46:22 am »
Personally I preferred the One-Week Build being its own theme.
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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #48 on: January 03, 2015, 10:31:18 am »
Me too, the theme of the 1WGB was always just that, getting a build finished in a week and was a change to the traditional GB's.  For those who want a return to traditional GB's, maybe a Cold War theme could kick those off.

Also, historical themes tend to kick sci-fi into touch (no prizes for guessing my current thoughts) unless you can fit it into a fairly specific alternative history.
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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #49 on: January 03, 2015, 11:22:07 am »
As suggested the other day, an Easter unthemed 'freestyle' just-for-fun GB gets my vote.
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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #50 on: January 03, 2015, 11:48:01 am »
Maybe we should take a vote?

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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #51 on: January 03, 2015, 01:14:41 pm »
If it's Easter, how about (wait for it)......Egg Planes ;D.   

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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #52 on: January 03, 2015, 01:23:50 pm »
I can go either way. I wouldn't mind an excuse to build a Cold War jet, but if it's freestyle I could do that anyway ! But having thought about it, freestyle is the way to go ! No sense excluding anyone.

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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #53 on: January 03, 2015, 01:25:36 pm »
I'm putting in another vote for the mid April, 10 day Cold War build. Gives a theme to it without being over bearing, and the 2 weekend time frame is perfect. There are a billion kits out there that can be bought ( for under a tenner ) and built in less than a week.

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I personally like this idea as well. Gets my vote.
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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #54 on: January 03, 2015, 01:26:53 pm »
I guess there is nothing preventing two group builds over the course of the coming year, no?
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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #55 on: January 04, 2015, 02:11:16 am »
Right to be clear -

The 1 Week Build GB will be free style. Build anything you want in the time frame. That is the way 1 Week GB's have always been done and I'm a traditionalist.

As Jasonw says there is nothing to stop people having a Cold War GB and if the participants want to hold it over a week or 10 days then all the more fun. Timeframe would be sometime after the 1 Week GB, maybe late Spring before the Summer Holidays kick in. You would need to think of the rules however

So do I have a volunteer to organise the Cold War GB, 1 week or otherwise ?
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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #56 on: January 04, 2015, 03:07:24 am »
The 1 Week Build GB will be free style. Build anything you want in the time frame. That is the way 1 Week GB's have always been done and I'm a traditionalist.

Freestyle - yes!

As Jasonw says there is nothing to stop people having a Cold War GB and if the participants want to hold it over a week or 10 days then all the more fun. Timeframe would be sometime after the 1 Week GB, maybe late Spring before the Summer Holidays kick in. You would need to think of the rules however

Freestyle - scope for Cold War entries regardless of any subsequent Cold War GB.

So do I have a volunteer to organise the Cold War GB, 1 week or otherwise ?

Organise the Cold War GB or the One Week GB, Chris?  I will follow up yesterday's PM today but for now I'm sticking my head above the parapet for the One Weeker.
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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #57 on: January 05, 2015, 01:19:19 am »
Right

I have you down as a tentative organiser of the 1 Week GB Dave  :thumbsup: I am away for a week or so but will be checking both site and e-mails.

I'm assuming one of those campaigning for a SEPARATE Cold War GB is prepared to organise it with some help from me ?
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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #58 on: January 07, 2015, 05:12:27 am »
Right just to let you know I'm away at the moment and my old notepad is getting a bit long in the tooth. So I will not be checking in every day. I'll get down to sorting all this out with some prospective dates etc once I'm back home.

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Re: One Week GB - anyone up for one ?
« Reply #59 on: January 07, 2015, 01:53:48 pm »
I'd porbably be up for it, although I should warn you that I have a habit of organising 1 DAY group builds.
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