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Messages - carsjr

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Hasslefree / Re: All hail the Banana, baby!
« on: June 13, 2013, 04:05:59 PM »
Cracks me up!  Great job!

All I'm hearing in my head is Justin Timberlake on Saturday Night Live singing, "Bring it on down to Liquor- (Homeless-, Vegan-)Ville!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr1PdeYL8hA

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Hasslefree / Re: Sana
« on: June 13, 2013, 03:58:34 PM »
She looks good in black!

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Hasslefree / Re: Kendra
« on: June 13, 2013, 03:57:04 PM »
Thanks!

Sorry about the craptastic photos. 

Looking at her now, I think a great conversion (or a Kendra Mk 2) would be to lose the belly shirt and fatigues/cargo pants and boots in favor of more 'business' slacks and sensible shoes.  Dressed like this, she'd make a pretty good looking police detective about to rush in through a kicked-in door....

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Hasslefree / Kendra
« on: June 12, 2013, 08:43:57 PM »
She'd be a great 'Falling Skies' type alien hunter/partisan.

"Guerilla Girl, hard and sweet, A military man would love to meet...."




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Hasslefree Babble / Re: Another lovely little surprise.
« on: March 26, 2013, 02:53:45 PM »
Vurr'nice!

I can't wait to see yours painted up!

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Announcements and News / Re: Hasslefree Christmas Break
« on: December 20, 2012, 02:43:27 PM »

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Eye Candy / Re: Hammergurrl!
« on: December 18, 2012, 03:06:38 PM »
She's lovely!
When I first saw her on FB awhile back, I never made the SP connection.

I suggested "Ajax" on FB, so I'll suggest it here too!

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General Ranting / Re: Funny Stuff
« on: October 04, 2012, 04:01:25 PM »
http://stg.do/0N3c

Any Lone Ranger fans out there will appreciate this story.  I used to watch it as a kid.  Jay Thomas can tell a funny story...

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Hasslefree / Re: Summer, the Cheerleader
« on: July 07, 2012, 05:40:31 AM »
Wow!!

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Other Mini's, RPGS, Etc / Re: Mr Rae's been holding out on us.....
« on: January 24, 2012, 03:51:44 PM »
Very Elfquesty!  That's a good thing, as I've been reading these with my son recently. 

I love it, and I hope there are more where she came from!  The stealthy pose, the bandanna, barefeet...  WIN!

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Hasslefree Babble / Re: Hasslefree Minis as Presents
« on: January 24, 2012, 03:23:40 PM »
I only really buy them for myself....  I did however get a bunch of the mystic warrior kids to represent my 2 sons and their 6 cousins (3 girls and 3 boys).  The Mystic Warrior Cousins are in process (a long process, as I've got painter's block on them) to be given as gifts to their dads, who are my cousins. 
One day, I hope to get them finished....

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Hasslefree Babble / Re: Name that Ogre!
« on: January 24, 2012, 03:17:34 PM »
Olney

Apom, Apone

Moon

Creeker

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Non-FOD minis / Re: Mercs CCC squad leader...
« on: October 19, 2011, 04:17:25 PM »
Stellar painting, Dwartist, but I do agree with Ben, the paint scheme is very disjointed. 
I'm reminded of the Clone War era Star Wars stormtrooper that tried to bushwhack yoda in the Battle for Kashyykk in Episode 3...


(Although I admit the camo scheme does work....)



Maybe it's the solid armored plates and the camo pattern trousers that's so jarring?  Regardless, your brushwork is to die for....

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Movies/TV/Music Zone / Re: Walking Dead. TV series...
« on: October 05, 2011, 04:34:29 PM »
Ah, the bennies of 'liking' something on Facebook:

http://www.amctv.com/the-walking-dead/videos/the-walking-dead-webisodes-1-a-new-day

or, if you can't view due to geographical limitations (thanks to a friendly Frother), you can find them here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=avBSfFArUTM

A prequel of sorts "Torn Apart", the story of the 'bicycle lady' zombie from Series 1 episode 1.  The Youtube link might be a bit better, just because you don't have the annoying Pizza Hut commercial before each installment.

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Eye Candy / Re: 40mm scale Kalee
« on: September 30, 2011, 03:19:21 PM »
wow! 

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Eye Candy / Re: New Human troopers
« on: June 28, 2011, 04:27:44 PM »
Those big helmets make me crazy (especially in the case of Kendra, how it is going to catch and jostle against her shoulder pads as she moves around and fights), but these guys look great. 
These are some serious additions to a monster squad of Alien hunters!

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Movies/TV/Music Zone / Re: Walking Dead. TV series...
« on: March 28, 2011, 02:54:38 PM »
Just re-watched the first episode on the blu-ray set (Direct TV here in the US doesn't broadcast AMC in HD   :tantrum: ), and I'm still blown away.

2nd series is set to air this fall (in the US, I'm sure about the same time for ROW)

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General Ranting / Re: Funny Stuff
« on: December 16, 2010, 04:46:30 PM »
Seems a guy makes a rolling stop at a  stop sign, and gets pulled over by a local deputy sheriff. 
Driver hands the deputy his driver's license, insurance verification, plus his concealed carry permit.
"Okay, Mr. Green," the deputy says, "I see your CCW permit.  Are you
carrying today?"
"Yes, I am."
"Well then, better tell me what you got."
Green says, "Well, I got a .357 magnum revolver in my inside coat pocket.
There's a 9mm semi-auto in the glove box.  And, I've got a .22 magnum
derringer in my right boot."
"Okay," the deputy says.  "Anything else?"
"Yeah, back in the trunk, there's an AR15 and a shotgun.  That's about it."
"Mr. Green, are you on your way to or from a gun range...?"
"Nope."
"Well then, what are you afraid of....?"
"Not a damned thing...."


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Libertee's Miscellaneous Musings II / Re: things that really p** you off
« on: September 08, 2010, 03:53:29 PM »
**RANT ALERT**  **LAST CHANCE TO EXIT NOW**

change of direction................something that really mega pi**es me off is not being credited for something/ taken for granted.

Well-behaved/well-mannered children are the result of amongst other things
1) years of structure and nurturing
2) years of boundaries/discipline/routines
3) considerate parents who put their childrens needs ahead of their own in an effort to produce valuable socialised members of society who feel comfortable in new situations, who know how to behave and be respectful, realise the value of education for their future and make their parents proud.
4) Dont give in to their every demand for every new material possession but instead let them earn things so they know the value of money and hard work
5) Be responsible for showing the child direction/available paths and helping them decide which way to go...giving them controlled choices not just letting them do whatever they want.
6) Sometimes being the 'bad guy'...not everything in life will always go their way ( tears, manipulation and tantrums arent good!)


What really annoys me is being told for years that i am too strict, too disciplined, too 'traditional' in my values...that they shouldnt be aware of the consequences of their behaviour, that they should be allowed to do whatever they want whenever they want to do it and let them find their own way in life ...going to bed when they want, eating what they want etc.......and then in the next breath them telling the child how wonderful they are to be around because of their good manners and how everyone they meet tells them what a delight the child is.   How the hell do they think the child got like that? ... blooming hard work and sacrifice on our part is how they got like that but all we get is moaned at and undermined at every turn because they dont agree with how we raise them.

You cant make an omelette without breaking eggs and you cant raise responsible children without setting routines and boundaries.  A bit of acknowledgement might be nice as the kids didnt get that way on their own.  By all means tell the kid how wonderful they are but remember who made them that way in the first place.


**RANT OVER**  **PLEASE CLEAR THE BUILDING, NOTHING ELSE TO SEE**




Where is my Facebook-esque "LIKE" button?

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Non-FOD minis / Re: Pulp City Miniatures
« on: August 25, 2010, 02:32:43 PM »


Lovely work!  His pale skin tone really contrasts wit the rich colors of his uniform!

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Movies/TV/Music Zone / Re: Walking Dead. TV series...
« on: July 27, 2010, 02:36:32 PM »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riKsI6covPA&feature=related

animated comic of the opening scene.  Looks like there will be a few more of these!   :boing:

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Non-FOD minis / Re: My Pulp City minis
« on: June 28, 2010, 01:38:59 PM »
More lovely stuff!
I love the reporter/camerawoman!

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Non-FOD minis / Re: My Pulp City minis
« on: May 24, 2010, 02:55:43 PM »
WOW!
What a collection you have going there!  You're improving with every figure (from very good to great)!  Kitty Chesire is my fave, but I really like the otherworldly flame effects on Nuklo and Bane.


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Suggestions (HF) / Re: Which of the older ranges to work on first?
« on: January 28, 2010, 02:19:48 PM »
I voted Sleiti!

Ieuan is the only model in the range, and he's so lonely. 

I think the range has potential!  I remember awhile back we had a thread going regarding background/mini ideas that involved a lot of symbiotic bio-weaponry and not-Doctor Octopus type of leg harnesses....

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