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Perris070702 May 2018 8:49 a.m. PST

Well… Heavy duty air freshener? Aroma therapy candles? Matches handy?

Personal logo Hollywood Supporting Member of TMP02 May 2018 8:57 a.m. PST

I fight fire with fire.

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP02 May 2018 8:58 a.m. PST

You shouldn't have to do this, but take them aside and tell them how offensive and ill mannered this is. If they have to toot they can go outside to take care of business. If they can't adult up and be responsible time to dis-invite from games.

Sloppypainter Inactive Member02 May 2018 8:58 a.m. PST

Try to beat him at his own game! Bring on the refried beans!

Sir Walter Rlyeh02 May 2018 9:13 a.m. PST

wine cork

Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP02 May 2018 9:24 a.m. PST

Find a classier group of people to game with.

Mick the Metalsmith Inactive Member02 May 2018 9:30 a.m. PST

Treat it as part of a simulation? Particularly in WW1 games. The foul smell of a battlefield is one thing in the contemporary records often write about.

Make a joke, blame the dog or ignore it…we aren't Roman emperors. If a guy is chronic, well we have all been there.

coopman02 May 2018 9:50 a.m. PST

Tell them that this is a gas-free zone and no gas warfare is allowed.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP02 May 2018 10:41 a.m. PST

Never had that issue.

Dynaman878902 May 2018 11:13 a.m. PST

That counts as a reason not to game with them again.

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member02 May 2018 11:27 a.m. PST

Blame it on the dog?!?

DyeHard02 May 2018 11:39 a.m. PST

What can you do with a flatulent gamer,
What can you do with a flatulent gamer,
What can you do with a flatulent gamer,
Erlie in the morning.
Save his belly with a rusty razor,
Save his belly with a rusty razor,
Save his belly with a rusty razor,
Erlie in the morning.

Daithi the Black Inactive Member02 May 2018 11:49 a.m. PST

I do my best to just hold it in. When I cannot, I politely say "excuse me." My neurotropic medication gives me constant, usually noisy gas, but fortunately only infrequently smelly. If I had to step outside every time I had to toot, I'd never game at all.

Striker02 May 2018 12:45 p.m. PST

Depends if he has a medical condition or is just rude.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian02 May 2018 2:10 p.m. PST

Apparently this only applies to historical gamers? grin

Perris070702 May 2018 2:24 p.m. PST

Oh no, ALL gamers are equally guilty of this crime against humanity.

Dave Schmid Supporting Member of TMP02 May 2018 2:53 p.m. PST

Wait for an artillery barrage in your game, light a match and provide your own sound affects.

wrgmr102 May 2018 4:05 p.m. PST

Gas happens….this too shall pass.

Personal logo McLaddie Supporting Member of TMP02 May 2018 4:10 p.m. PST

ode du gun powder.[black/fine grained] Adds ambiance to the proceedings.

Cacique Caribe Inactive Member02 May 2018 5:19 p.m. PST

The need to lose a unit to the enemy for every time they don't leave the area to fart. That will take care of that problem.


peterx Supporting Member of TMP02 May 2018 5:23 p.m. PST

You could offer Beano to all gamers at the table. Then say, "Gene, don't you want some? All the cool gamers are doing it. First Beano is on the house."

haywire Supporting Member of TMP02 May 2018 6:08 p.m. PST

The problem with this question is that I am sometimes a farty gamer. The diet of pizza with meats peppers and onions combined with cola just fuels my chemical factory into production overload. Its easily solved by opening a window or getting some air circulation.

dBerczerk02 May 2018 6:51 p.m. PST

Light up a cigar.

Gone Fishing02 May 2018 7:40 p.m. PST

Dan, that's a great answer!

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member02 May 2018 8:01 p.m. PST

Here I sit
All Broken Hearted
Came To Game
And Only Farted

Twilight Samurai Supporting Member of TMP02 May 2018 10:08 p.m. PST

Be polite.

redbanner414503 May 2018 4:45 a.m. PST

Mock him relentlessly, then reply in kind!

Emphatz03 May 2018 5:08 a.m. PST

Have a laugh with him about it, try and make him feel comfortable, he may be anxious, drop a few yourself….. and chuckle hard, don't be such a sissy

rct7500103 May 2018 6:00 a.m. PST

Have a curry and compete…..have always said "better out than in"

Dashetal03 May 2018 6:13 a.m. PST

Getting old often has side effects. For example people with colon surgeries are prone to gas. Treating someone poorly is thoughtless and in poor taste. If the gamer is embracing his ability then go to it but keep in mind some are at the mercy of an aging body.

Old Wolfman03 May 2018 7:08 a.m. PST

I've seen worse.

wrgmr103 May 2018 9:04 a.m. PST

Dashetal – I agree, our group is not getting any younger!

Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP03 May 2018 5:46 p.m. PST

Tell him his car is still running. As he leaves to check it out, close the door and lock it.

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