What is the one thing you wish our hobby had?

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  1. CURT

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    Carl I agree about members selling ships for combat that should be battled to get the bugs out and some trials to tweak everything,basically if you say it's ready to go and fight then it should be. Other wise it leaves a sour taste to the new guy and a bad impression of the club. The way the WWCC does it is basically the way we have been doing it too. Glad to see both styles are on teh same pardon the pun .. wave length.
     
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    I like the Gray Armada. Chuckle .. need more pressure for your gun.. take Viagra... I couldn't help but throw that one in there.

    Sorry
     
  3. Craig

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    Curt, there you go again LOL Grey Armada it is. Shall we continue the thread here or new topic ???
     
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    Justin, do you want to do the honors.... I'm thinking under the local groups sections. Kinda as a joke but it is fitting. Then inside you can group by BG or LG and then by class or whatever. Get an organized list and let the people browse. Good resource for those who are bringing new blood to the hobby. Very needed.
     
  5. JustinScott

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    Yeah, You know me! :) I'll take care of it, guys. I'll attach it to the accepted ideas listing on the announcements section. And raise another thread in the Website Enhancements section to see what people want.
     
  6. Craig

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    Sweetness, and good response time numero uno moderator guy.

    *WARNING NOT TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY- HUMOUR ONLY*
    Hey. Thought of something else the sport needs... Cheerleaders in bathing suits to retrive our boats for us. I think it would highly motivate the sinking of ships by the competitors. Seeing the crews who have retrived the boats on tape and in person (including yours truly) we need something the common man and spectator alike can relate to on a purely instinctive level. Would it reflect poorly on our morality as a dignified, aspiring international sporting community? Yes it would. But it made you smile to think of it!

    But, seriously, hope I offended no one. It is a cool thought.

    Cheers!
     
  7. JustinScott

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    raa raa raa! Now I just need a bathing suit! :)
     
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    Not the mental picture I needed! :p
     
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    Hey, I wouldn't mind a bunch of cheerleaders to help me with ship recovery. If we did that, I'd bet Last Man Standing would be even MORE popular! :D
     
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    Female Cheerleaders, FEMALE... You guys keep forgetting the most important qualifier!
     
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    Seeing my Teammates in Speedos to retrieve sunken ships is not what I need right now.
     
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    Or ever...
     
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    OK, look. If the Dallas Cheerleaders, went out to retrive our boats is one thing, the mess you three have made of it is sad ... so very sad. You took something pure and evil and twisted for your own designs. I fI didn;t know any better I'd think a conspiracy! :)

    Anyways, it was a good thought and one I thunk. Another would be grudge matches. I love those. Right now the smack is going on between myself and two other members of the club. One has the Richileau and one the South Dakota. This kind of talk, as long as it does not get out of hand and dirty. Can only help promote the sport as those tuning in see how intense it gets behind the scenes. Like Canada vs Russia in the 72 series for international hockey. It will never be quite that, but, it adds another aspect to it. Smack is good!
     
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    By the way the whole bathing suit / speedos topic is now over. Let's move on. Some things need a mature audience. I forgot that it was me that brought It up and that Carl, Justin and Curt were waiting like jackals to belittle something that could have been very innocent. (who was I kidding) LOL
     
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    Anyone thought of building an on-line store with everyone's talents pooled to create ships for people? They would order say the superstructure from Curt. The Hull from Ralph. The guns from somebody and so on and when they get everything they just assembly it?

    Thoughts running through my grey matter. It would be a mail order ship, but, by using our stong skills from the talent pool it helps bring those into the hobby that may not have the know how to pull of creating their first kit, or have trouble in certain areas like , building a superstructure.
     
  16. CURT

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    Well there are guys out there good at making hulls, superstructures , turrets AAS and the like. I'm sure something could be worked out. Motionmodels.com have a very good operation going building and selling RTR 1/150 SCALE models. Not sure how they do it but it must take quite a pool of talent to produce the kits they are selling and they are doing well.
     
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    I started looking in to such a thing... I even offered to create such a thing to one person, he turned me down flat.

    I would be willing to create something like that, like a "combat market" but I would need a commitment from at least several people before I would even consider making that kind of time commitment. Maybe I could create a "feeler" page, where people could come to "sign up"? Anyone know anyone that makes stuff locally & needs an online presence to "go global"?
     
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    Region 3 MWCI has at least 2 loaner boats, a DKM Graf Spey and HMS Invincible. Neither is a world-beater, but they're reliable and fun. Actually, a weekend driving that Graf Spey at a local battle is how I got hooked. Rick King of Battler's Connection brings it to every battle, with radio and all. After the first sortie, he saw it only had 2 holes in it, and he told me to next time bring it back with a lot more, or else!

    The loaner boat is definately a good idea.


    I know that some guys in MWCI are starting to get a collection of molds together... right now, they're making secondary and main turrets, anti-termite armor, and detail pieces. Ship hulls and BB cannons are in development, probably go public (announcement-wise) over the summer.
     
  19. GregMcFadden

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    Justin, I would be willing to make my components available through a one stop shop, if the details can be appropriately worked out... anyways, back to tirpitz superstructure work as my raw materials finally came in.
     
  20. CURT

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    God I HOPE so need that Termite ARMOR for a Missouri Superstructure and a. USS TENNESSEE