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What Santa Brought our Planeteers

Discussion in 'General Figure Talk' started by Guy, Dec 25, 2005.

  1. Guy A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Over the past couple of years the planet has been around we all shared with each other what Figures and releated items were left under the tree for us.

    Here's mine:

    PiliPili Yellow Moon and Little Moon
    Verlinden Mamluk Bust
    Pegaso Germanic Warrior
    Book: The Art of Robert Griffing

    Here's hoping everyone had some goodies left for them too.
  2. DaveCox Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    I got two = SolModels 120mm Napoleonic Polish Lancer in 120mm (tip for anyone else thinking of this figure - looks as if they couldn't decide between a lancer and a senior officer - will get serious attention to the uniform before painting!); and PiliPili Saxon Thegn - this is a real cracker and will get my full attention when I've finished a couple of others.

    Hope that everyone else got what they wanted!!
  3. Ernest A Fixture

    Country:
    Venezuela
    a bottle of wine and a loooooooong sleep :lol:
  4. Cicero New Member

    Country:
    Albania
    Merry X-mas everybody !

    My wife surprised me with Pegaso's Germanic Warrior and the book "Alexander the Great" from Robin Lane Fox, a standard work about this conqueror.

    My children added to this Ridley Scott's "Kingdom of Heaven" and Oliver Stone's "Alexander" DVD's.

    Can't complain this year :lol: !

    Johan
  5. Steve H Member

    It was the Elite French infantry lieutenant for me. A great figure!
  6. captnenglish Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Cash, DVD's (Most of the Star Wars movies, Phantom of the Opera, FOTR), one the Dragon Generation two sets, and Nemrod's Wounded GI and Medic D-Day. All this and I have a birthday in less than a week (y)
  7. Mike McGregor Member

    I got the Band of Brothers DVD set. I didn't really ask for much modeling stuff.

    Mike
  8. renarts Active Member

    Country:
    United-States
    An Ott Light. Man what a difference!
    DML's Tiger Late Prod. 3-1
    A DVD of Pitch Black
    Masterclass 54mm 38th Regiment of Foot 1759 figure
    A ride in a B17 (which was given to me last month because of scheduling) :)
  9. billyturnip A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    I got the Jon Smith 120mm Tank Crewman, 4th Battalion Tank Corp, Western front, 1918.

    Roger.
  10. Wlas Member

    Country:
    United-States
    My wife wrapped up a half-dozen of my gray army and re-gifted them to me!
    She said it would be nice if I actually painted them!
    Imagine that!?
  11. quang Active Member

    Country:
    Belgium
    I got Bob Dylan's book Chronicles and the Cream Reunion concert DVD. :)

    I know my age's showing but at least I can't complain. ;)

    Q.
  12. captnenglish Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Sounds pretty damn good to me
  13. Wlas Member

    Country:
    United-States
    DVDs and BOOKS....Ah....I thought we were just gonna talk about the hobby!
    Getting these things in will not make my wife look like a Scrooge.
    DVDs: A Christmas Carol ( the one with Alastair Sim in black and white....my fav' version ). The complete set of SERENITY.
    Books: Forever Odd by Koontz, The Platypus of Doom by Cover, and Molto Agitato!
    :)
  14. ghamilt1 PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    Canada
    I joyfully received Andrea miniatures 17th Lancer from the Crimea in 54mm. I already have the base colours down on it, and the face is half done! Apparently, I have another figure on the way from "the Sentinel" (back ordered?), so Christmas isn't quite over. :)

    Not to be outdone in terms of literature, I got a book of WW I poems, a book of the "Worst Military Disasters in History", and a novel, "A Confederacy of Dunces" by John K. Toombs. Someday, someone is going to make this book into a movie and win an Oscar.
  15. billyturnip A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    I've just ordered The German Army on the Somme 1914-16 by Jack Sheldon with some money I was given by my in-laws.

    Roger
  16. mahross New Member

    Hey Guys,

    Hope we all had a good time. I got 2 figs, Seil Models Crown Prince Wilhelm and Latorres 30th Foot. Both lovely figures. Can't wait to start painting them. Other than that I got 6 books. Mostly on the First World War. Plenty to read!!!

    Ross
  17. frank h Well-Known Member

    Country:
    England
    Hi
    I got hold of the 75mm Pegaso Roman legionary
    a really beautifully sculpted figure

    Also a book "How To Paint Like the Old Masters"
    by Joseph Shepherd a great how to for working with oil paints
    particularly on flats

    also working out how to adapt the techniques to acrylics.....

    2006 promises to be fun

    Hope all had a great christmas

    Frank
  18. whdamon New Member

    Country:
    United-States
    My son gave me a tube of WN Brown Madder oils (I had made note in the summer my large tube of Brown Madder Arliz was almost gone after close to 15 years of use).
    He said he beat the bushes for the BMA but no one had it.....only BM. So my question is.............are they the same??? I can safely say I use BMA on just about every figure in one way or another so not a happy camper if it is no longer produced.

    Also got a copy of Anne Browns fine book, Anatomy of Glory, from "She who must be obeyed" which was a real surprize.

    Walt Damon
  19. Uruk-Hai PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    Sweden
    Ill bet that you didint recongnize them being yours at first. ;)


    Ive learnde the hard way that it doesnt pay to be good. So Ive ordered my own hobby-related present from Jadar. And like a true Figureteers it was all armour-related with the execption of a photo-etch set for a Hawker Hurricane. :lol:

    Cheers
  20. ArturM Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Poland
    I got Andrea's 70mm "Robert The Bruce" from my friend. Beautiful figure.

    cheers
    Artur

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