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PrivateSnafu03 Feb 2018 9:23 p.m. PST

You're trying to decide between elephants or oliphants for your fantasy army. Which do you pick? Why?

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP03 Feb 2018 10:01 p.m. PST

If I had to choose, I'd go with mammoths. :)

Why? Isn't it obvious?

Dan

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Gokiburi04 Feb 2018 1:38 a.m. PST

Agreed, mammoth all day, every day (except on sundays, sunday is for mastodon).
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Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP04 Feb 2018 3:01 a.m. PST

Mammoths are much cuddlier!

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP04 Feb 2018 5:37 a.m. PST

Yup, mammoths.

altfritz04 Feb 2018 6:19 a.m. PST

Oliphants, but definitely NOT that Weta/PJ nonsense!

Ferd4523104 Feb 2018 6:20 a.m. PST

I'd pick Oliphants. They might be Deadwood; but I'd feel Justified. H.

Personal logo The Tin Dictator Supporting Member of TMP04 Feb 2018 10:00 a.m. PST

I see what you did there.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Feb 2018 10:31 a.m. PST
roving bandit04 Feb 2018 11:13 a.m. PST

I choose Oliphants over Elephants, Mammoths over Oliphants.

PrivateSnafu04 Feb 2018 11:21 a.m. PST

Yeah, Mammoths good. I should have asked, Mammoths or Oliphants.

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP04 Feb 2018 9:32 p.m. PST

Probably Elephants, due to cost of figures. I can likely find fully painted, nigh-indestructible, toy Elephants from Schleich, or Papo, cheaper than I can get unpainted gaming models.

I like Mammoths, and Mastodons, but they don't fit my game world. Elephants fit in. Oliphants, as in the Tolkien variety, do not fit into my game world, either. They're out, as well. Cheers!

altfritz05 Feb 2018 6:38 p.m. PST

Oliphants is hobbit-speak for elephant, nothing else. Weta and PJ can go stuff themselves! "Big as a house" – a Hobbit House! Grrr…

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