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Group Build 2016 The Road to Arnhem! Entry ready!

Posted by Susofrick on 12 Apr 2016, 09:47

Is it nice to steal a bicycle? No! Not even if you are from another era! He should pick up that rifle and shoot a warning! Nice! And a bit more modern!
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Posted by Peter on 12 Apr 2016, 11:53

It will be hard to catch him. It looks like a time-trial bike and he is lying very aerodinamic on that bike! :mrgreen:

Great fun project Kurt! :thumbup:
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Posted by Zed1 on 12 Apr 2016, 20:29

Sorry guys, but I'm out. I haven't even started painting anything, I'm still unsure if I'd been able to finish something for the competitions and it's already mid-April. I must apologize for making this confession so late, but for a long time, I thought it would be possible. Now I must be honest and tell you: no, it is not. :(
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Posted by MABO on 12 Apr 2016, 20:49

Thank you all for the very fine entries.
Kurt, your bicycle thief is a brilliant idea. Gunnar, I can add a cow if you wish. :yeah:
And Sascha, no problem. This should not be stress, even if it is for me :mrgreen:. I am looking forward to see you at the FIGZ.

BTW: The next muitiny will be punished ;-)
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Posted by Marvin on 12 Apr 2016, 21:18

vellek wrote:OK so here's my two-cents. It's 1915 and the French are riding to Arnhem. One weary Poilu has stopped to rest, only to find that one of his countrymen from 1415 has stolen his bicycle.


:notworthy: Great scene! That Poilu could find out the answer to the age-old question as to whether shields from the 15th century deflect bullets from the 20th.

Actually, I admit I too thought about adding a bike-thieving medieval foot soldier to my Dutch cyclists scene but thought it would be a bit obvious... ;-)
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Posted by Dad's Army on 12 Apr 2016, 21:50

Looking good guys, will be fun to see it all in real on FIGZ!!!
Its a long way to tippeeeeehhhh Arnhem I see!
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Posted by vellek on 12 Apr 2016, 22:00

Marvin wrote:Actually, I admit I too thought about adding a bike-thieving medieval foot soldier to my Dutch cyclists scene but thought it would be a bit obvious... ;-)


Originally I had him stealing a Sherman, but reconsidered when I realized how ridiculous that would be. How many men-at-arms actually know how to drive a tank???
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Posted by Peter on 13 Apr 2016, 07:42

MABO wrote:BTW: The next muitiny will be punished ;-)

Oeps, then I might have a problem! :shock:
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Posted by Susofrick on 13 Apr 2016, 08:06

Sent my little package. But there was a little confusion at the postal office. The clerk pointed at Bonn on my package and asked "Is that a city?". I am very happy that he hasn't been in charge when I have sent coffee to Dioloulou in Senegal. And they have no zipcode there either. :-) And I have a little (very small and humble) on the punishment for those mutineers that attend FIGZ, they can stand as modern figures on the Road To Arnhem. And Jan, no cow needed if you don't want it there.
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Posted by Beano Boy on 13 Apr 2016, 23:13

That Postal guy seems a bit of a twit!
One could say,"There`s one Bonn every minute." :-D BB
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Posted by Susofrick on 14 Apr 2016, 10:29

Or "My name is Bonn, James Bonn". But I didn't think of it. Just as well, if I had said anything like that the package would have gone to James Bonn instead of Jan.
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Posted by MABO on 14 Apr 2016, 17:09

Bonn, the most beautyfull city in Europe and he did not know it. Incroyable! I hope the Swedish postservice will find Germany :-D

Was just kidding concerning with the cow... ;-)
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Posted by MABO on 18 Apr 2016, 23:54

Hello friends!

Here a little update:

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Marvins Netherland Infantry has arrived. I will prepare the diorama and I already have a nice idea. I hope you will like it as well, Marvin. 8) :-D

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And Gunnars dios arrived as well. They have been damaged a little but I have fixed everything - as you can see. So no problem! But the swedish post - zero point! :oops:

Speeking about the post: There is still something on the way to Russia and I hope it will arrive soon and save...

BTW: I am still looking for someone who wants to build a medieval marketscene and the juggler from Valdemar. Come out of the corner and be the first volunteer. :yeah: :-D :-D
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Posted by Susofrick on 19 Apr 2016, 08:24

I am very happy that the German post were responsible for the last part of delivery! They survived?!?!?!?!!!!
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Posted by Marvin on 20 Apr 2016, 19:10

MABO wrote:Hello friends!

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Marvins Netherland Infantry has arrived. I will prepare the diorama and I already have a nice idea. I hope you will like it as well, Marvin. 8) :-D


I'm sure I will! :-D :thumbup:
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Posted by MABO on 25 Apr 2016, 09:11

Today on the breakfast table I made a quick snapshot with my mobile to show you my first entry for the "Road to Arnhem". I had time during the weekend. I have met with Konrad who gave my his Romans and after some ups of coffee I finished this small dio. I had so many figures that I decided to build a 20x10 cm base. The next thing is to start with the Red Ball Express and to finish Marvins two entries.
Hope you like the Prussians and there is still time to participate. :thumbup:

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Posted by Peter on 25 Apr 2016, 09:16

Looks fantastic Jan! What a cup of coffee can do with a man! :-D :thumbup:
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Posted by MABO on 25 Apr 2016, 09:27

Thank you, Peter. And it is astonishing that a mobile can take photos in this quality. I grew up with a dial phone...
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Posted by Mr. Andrea on 25 Apr 2016, 10:10

Great entry, Jan! :yeah: And I am sure with smartphones you can get closer pictures too, not much close, but closer enough for us to get more details of your fantastic work :mrgreen:
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Posted by Susofrick on 25 Apr 2016, 14:28

Looks very great! I think coffee can be an important part of our hobby. Maybe even more important than beer, but I'm not sure about that.
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