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    The time the US Navy literally threw everything...

    The time the US Navy literally threw everything including a TOILET at the enemy:
    https://www.eugeneleeslover.com/Humor/Toilet_bomb.html
  2. *British Second Rate *British Razee Frigate...

    *British Second Rate
    *British Razee Frigate
    *Mediterranean Xebec
    *Mediterranean Galley
    *American Light Frigate
    *American Medium Frigate
    *Regular-release American Heavy Frigate
    *British Cruizer...
  3. Lack of "Basics" availability has been one of...

    Lack of "Basics" availability has been one of Ares's Achilles heels since even the Nexus days... there are a lot of ideas that've been spitballed to tackle it over the years, but all are dependent on...
  4. Every couple months I write in asking about...

    Every couple months I write in asking about targets where I can start over-the-horizon Advance Research, and I get nothing. Can't even get the ID codes for the coming WGS German bombers to plug into...
  5. Rob, as soon as you decide what you're doing for...

    Rob, as soon as you decide what you're doing for next year's Doncaster event send me an email flagged "Highest Priority" and I'll see what I can do. :)
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    On the upside, it lets us put the Gucci-Gun Snobs...

    On the upside, it lets us put the Gucci-Gun Snobs in their place by being members of an even more exclusive club... :D
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    Thanks, Rob--Umbrella only does one run of...

    Thanks, Rob--Umbrella only does one run of receivers a year and always sells out within a week, and this was the third try to get one for her. Attentive sorts will probably note that it's...
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    OrBat's up to start discussion and spitballing...

    OrBat's up to start discussion and spitballing ways to fill in the blanks.

    Not Sails, but I almost have the girlfriend's C8 finished--it was a real bugger getting the Umbrella Corporation logos...
  9. Historical Order of Battle: Basque Roads

    Since Rob's working on Basque Roads, here's a companion OrBat thread. You'll note there are *two* British fleet entries, I'm splitting it between Gambier's and Cochrane's squadrons so that those so...
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    Impressive build, Rob! Do you want me to take a...

    Impressive build, Rob! Do you want me to take a run at another "Historical ORBAT And Modeling It" companion thread? Might need a little time to pull my reference files back up from the archival...
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    One other thing re OSC: Get sunk and you start...

    One other thing re OSC: Get sunk and you start over from Unrated all over again. Whoever posts the highest score start-to-sink wins.

    ETA: Your respiratory woes make me wish *I* could come over...
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    Looking very good indeed. If trans-Atlantic...

    Looking very good indeed. If trans-Atlantic shipping weren't so expensive and such a bloody tiresome nuisance, I might ask about having some made for various historical sites and scenarios...
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    Which make me start to wonder if I'm not being...

    Which make me start to wonder if I'm not being snubbed because I opted-out on... even though I'm passing up an exquisite model of Darth Vader's flagship over what its manufacturer (FFG) did to the...
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    I'd bet they're issued for shipboard use on...

    I'd bet they're issued for shipboard use on boarding or landing actions, and that's nautical enough for me. Thanks, my friend, that's high praise--hopefully someday, if you find your way here to the...
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    Nice builds, both of you. Not Sails, but on my...

    Nice builds, both of you.

    Not Sails, but on my workbench, this is a Mixmaster build--most of it's my girlfriend's, but until Umbrella Corp. (she's a huge Resident Evil fan) pops out another run of...
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    Quiet, but still in-and-out while I wait for...

    Quiet, but still in-and-out while I wait for somebody to see fit to reply to my emails and give me a clue what's going on and where to direct research efforts. In the meantime, when I'm not pushing...
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    No new boxes, or at least RAP's = no new...

    No new boxes, or at least RAP's = no new customers = no game growth = game stagnation. Look at how many people have sold off their collections, or offered them for sale, in the past year, and some of...
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    Could be worse... try having a tiny little...

    Could be worse... try having a tiny little Tyrannosaurus rex who thinks "master hunter" means "get grandma to help steal dad's pizza." LOL (Don't underestimate 'em... this little guy beat me in my...
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    Not Sails, but on the gunsmithing bench,...

    Not Sails, but on the gunsmithing bench, something for my girlfriend:
    https://i.imgur.com/90GOMo3g.jpg
    Right now it's a bastardization between an M4, a C8 (Canadian version of the "14.5"-16" AR15"...
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    Thanks for sharing, David. It's nice to know both...

    Thanks for sharing, David. It's nice to know both that they do have some things in the pipe :) and how much value to them I have :( .
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    It's not the lawyers, it's the sorting down and...

    It's not the lawyers, it's the sorting down and disposition of personal effects. The financial assets all transferred quick and clean.
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    So, to try to plan another Wave 4-style "tiger...

    So, to try to plan another Wave 4-style "tiger team" jumpshot, what all are the key battles after Nile and Trafalgar we need to look to build around? I'll admit I've kinda made the Indian Ocean...
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    We still haven't finished with my grandmother's...

    We still haven't finished with my grandmother's and grandfather's... and those were 5 and 30 years ago respectively.
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    We've proposed any number of "quick and cheap,...

    We've proposed any number of "quick and cheap, just to keep SOMETHING new coming" options and Ares has declined action. Andrea tells me the game is still in active development, but nobody's told me...
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    Things slow with Ares, my mother being demanding...

    Things slow with Ares, my mother being demanding three days a week shoving her wheelchair around therapy, but on the whole could be much worse, thanks. Just got a chance to pop back by and apparently...
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