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Wartopia29 Nov 2011 10:48 a.m. PST

Flying to Historicon on your private jet from your private island in the Bahamas you crash land on an isolated island.

You wisely hired a pilot who's an aspiring actress/super model AND wargamer who also survives the crash.


You brought along only one set of miniatures and terrain. Your comms are smashed and you'll be stranded for quite some time.

What's the period?

What's the scale, 6mm, 15mm, 20mm, 25mm?

Who's the aspiring actress/super model?


Connard Sage29 Nov 2011 10:51 a.m. PST

What's the scale, 6mm, 15mm, 20mm, 25mm?

They're sizes, not scales.


Sod the wargaming.

Jean Harlow, Claudette Colbert or Paulette Goddard.

Connard Sage29 Nov 2011 10:54 a.m. PST

No, wait


Who cares?

Marilyn Monroe.

Wartopia29 Nov 2011 10:56 a.m. PST

Totally with you on Goddard.

Not sure about Harlow. Sort of a big protruding forehead imo.

Connard Sage29 Nov 2011 10:56 a.m. PST

Er, hang on.


Wargaming? Who mentioned wargaming?

Jamie Lee Curtis or Kelly le Brock. Preferably both.

Wartopia29 Nov 2011 10:57 a.m. PST

Ok, coin toss between Monroe and Goddard.


Wartopia29 Nov 2011 10:57 a.m. PST


kyoteblue29 Nov 2011 11:05 a.m. PST


leidang29 Nov 2011 11:11 a.m. PST

15mm SYW

Audrey Hepburn

Nappy2938829 Nov 2011 11:19 a.m. PST

Jane Mansfield

Little Big Wars29 Nov 2011 11:32 a.m. PST

Karen Gillam, 28mm, British Colonial Wars in Africa.

Wartopia29 Nov 2011 11:33 a.m. PST

Well, at least there are SOME hardcore gamers still on TMP.


corporalpat29 Nov 2011 11:49 a.m. PST

French Indian war

Scale 28mm

Milla Jovovich

Connard Sage29 Nov 2011 11:51 a.m. PST

some of you are taking this way too seriously…

vojvoda29 Nov 2011 12:54 p.m. PST

Marilyn Monroe, YES! 40mm ACW. She, I, the night sky, life could not get better.

James Mattes

Terrement29 Nov 2011 1:19 p.m. PST


Personal logo ageofglory Sponsoring Member of TMP29 Nov 2011 2:12 p.m. PST

Anglo-Zulu War
Kate Beckinsale

Tommy2029 Nov 2011 2:26 p.m. PST

Penelope Cruz


Maddaz11129 Nov 2011 2:37 p.m. PST

Is there any aspiring actress who just happens to be a wargamer?

If we are talking fantasy (?) – I only do historicals so this poll would not apply to me!

But to indulge the fantasy…

54mm Napoleonics and a copy of Bruce Quarries rules.

Goddess? Natalie Portman ? Hayden Panneteiere? a young Grace Kelly ? I would not really care, provided she could cook and clean fish, and had good play style.

Wartopia29 Nov 2011 3:48 p.m. PST


You've added a new dimension to the topic.

Super model IN PERIOD COSTUME!!!!!!

Shades of DragonCon!


Well done!

MajorB29 Nov 2011 3:58 p.m. PST

@Little Big Wars:

Karen Gillan I know, but who is Karen Gillam?

Little Big Wars29 Nov 2011 4:18 p.m. PST


She's a victim of the internet being unable to spell.

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP29 Nov 2011 7:31 p.m. PST

25mm wild west with Maureen O'hara

idontbelieveit Supporting Member of TMP29 Nov 2011 7:43 p.m. PST

I would be fond of Strip DBA. Strip Empire would take too long to get a result….

Jamesonsafari29 Nov 2011 9:51 p.m. PST

25mm SYW
Christina Hendricks

Jamesonsafari29 Nov 2011 9:52 p.m. PST

Actually if Christina Hendricks would be stranded on a tropical island with me, I'd let her pick the period!

TodCreasey Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2011 6:25 a.m. PST

28mm Napoleonics with Rachel Weiss

Gary Flack30 Nov 2011 6:44 a.m. PST

Hmm – if I lose the pilot can I take a 2nd period & scale?

Tommy2030 Nov 2011 8:37 a.m. PST


Jakse37530 Nov 2011 9:31 a.m. PST

Looks like Gary is a "solo" gamer.

6mm Sci-fi
Alyssa Milano

flicking wargamer01 Dec 2011 2:23 p.m. PST

Scarlett Johansson

I take it as a sign from the gods that she split with her husband within 2 weeks of my split. I just have to figure out why we left my private island in the Bahamas. I'm pretty sure I would have been too distracted to worry about Historicon.

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