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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Sep 2020 10:04 p.m. PST

"My project of creating a French army on a 28mm scale, which I will begin the story about today, is probably the most "long-playing" in my wargamer history. Suffice it to say that I bought the first box of French infantry from Victrix about 10 years ago – at the end of 2009. By the way, her fate was sad – a year later I glued together, primed the miniatures and started painting. Usually a box with minks "at work" was on the cupboard in the kitchen, where children, who at that moment were in their second year of life, could not reach. But one day, my wife decided to put things in order in the kitchen, wipe the dust on the cabinets, took this box off and put it on the floor. Both my sons immediately came running and sat on her. Children's priests, protected by diapers, did not suffer, just as the grenadiers and fusiliers did not try to stick their bayonets into them, but the rather fragile plastic minks turned out to be pretty broken. They are still lying around in my box with bats …"






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Personal logo SHaT1984 Supporting Member of TMP26 Sep 2020 1:24 a.m. PST

Surprising given gender politics, but translators don't seem to understand non-gender English- a box is an 'it', not a her.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP26 Sep 2020 11:54 a.m. PST

I like them very much!.


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