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robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 8:08 a.m. PST

(Third of three--for now.) To test SF skirmish rules, I need to identify individual Imperial Storm Troopers. Yes, I could randomly roll up letters and numbers, but what's the joy in that? What else can be done? So far I have:

HOT-001 (my only female)
USA-011
NCC-1701 (a very enterprising fellow)
PI-314 (on the weight control program) and the tragic
WTC-911

But surely I am only scratching the surface. What else can be done?

Thanks.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 8:24 a.m. PST

PT-109
8675309
7 of 9

Arjuna14 Mar 2021 8:26 a.m. PST

RUT-66, former Truck Driver on Dantooine

Arjuna14 Mar 2021 8:43 a.m. PST

AD-101, paratrooper

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 8:45 a.m. PST

1040-A

Arjuna14 Mar 2021 8:45 a.m. PST

IOI-101, ambigious one

Arjuna14 Mar 2021 8:46 a.m. PST

PW-123, security risk

Arjuna14 Mar 2021 8:49 a.m. PST

COV-002, CBRN defense

Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian14 Mar 2021 8:59 a.m. PST

WD-40, slippery one
MIG-21, ubiquitous one
THX-1139, the nonconformist
K-19, the widowmaker
HEY-19, the steely one
DD-38, the one everyone pays attention to
I-35, the one that is always congested

Arjuna14 Mar 2021 9:03 a.m. PST

ISO-9000, QMR

Arjuna14 Mar 2021 9:06 a.m. PST

ID-001, the first one

Moonbeast14 Mar 2021 9:09 a.m. PST

How about the original…"TK421 why aren't you at your post?"

Stryderg14 Mar 2021 10:09 a.m. PST

DD-214, Hasn't figured out that he's already been discharged.
CL-409, usually assigned to the cleaning crew
JD-409, he's musically inclined YouTube link

15th Hussar Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 10:09 a.m. PST

FBXL5 – Mr. Zodiac

B5 – The Babylonian

MST3K – Manos, Hands Down He's The Fated One

1 Adam 12 – The First One

633 Sqdrn – Cliff Dodger

THX 1138 – Doug Dealer

F451 – Booke Burner

USAFpilot Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 10:31 a.m. PST

HH-241 (Happy hour, two for one drink special)

Col Durnford14 Mar 2021 10:42 a.m. PST

Not quite the same thing, but for my Vietnam armies all troopers have a three digit code.

Platoon number – squad number – trooper number with the trooper number the position within the squad.

120 – squad leader of the second squad of the first platoon.

239 – low man in the third squad second platoon.

I keep the weapon type standard thru out the platoons. That way any trooper number 4 is the SAW gunner.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 10:50 a.m. PST

Trooper 911 – Squad Fast Response trooper
Trooper 24 – Squad drunk (Canadian joke)
Trooper 110/80 – Squad Medic

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 12:42 p.m. PST

Excellent idea, Col Durnford. But I'm thinking of games with fewer and more individualized figures for this--probably no more than 12 figures per side and possibly half that.

Can't believe none of us thought of FW-190, who's a tough fighter, or SF-312, the security officer.

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 12:44 p.m. PST

3.14 the never finished one

PzGeneral14 Mar 2021 1:02 p.m. PST

ID10T The not so bright one

Hey You14 Mar 2021 1:30 p.m. PST

CAR54 always responding to the call
AGT86 always wins but is clueless
AGT99 the reason AGT86 always wins
RM222 Class time is over

Zephyr114 Mar 2021 2:39 p.m. PST

RENO-911
G03DOG! (You'd have to have been at the track to get that one… ;-)

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 2:44 p.m. PST

07734– receptionist
25R624- the one from Chicago

Hades wolf14 Mar 2021 2:47 p.m. PST

ED-209 Always lethal enforcement

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 2:56 p.m. PST

What? No WD40, H8U, 1-4U every lid has its pot. HWY66, HANG10, 2FER1, I4GOT, 2-4-T, C4GOBOOM, Y4U8IT?

Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 3:19 p.m. PST

24601 is a miserable shot.

124C41 could win you a Hugo for the rules!

BuckeyeBob14 Mar 2021 4:16 p.m. PST

Hey You …. gotta be 60+ yrs old to get those… :-)

Col Durnford14 Mar 2021 4:35 p.m. PST

From my old computer days – favorite user error

id10t

Personal logo gamertom Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 6:17 p.m. PST

Lonely-001 Kinda obvious

Major Mike14 Mar 2021 6:30 p.m. PST

UB-40 in their off time plays in a band

Personal logo Howler Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 7:35 p.m. PST

AL-508 R

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 8:11 p.m. PST

JBL5230
NYY7707
TCU7283

And the ever popular:

KW-26 (cryptic, eh ?)

Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian15 Mar 2021 4:15 a.m. PST

What? No WD40,

Ya, 16 posts up. Easy to slip past that one though.

Hades wolf15 Mar 2021 8:56 a.m. PST

#42 – The answer to everything

Andy Skinner Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2021 9:19 a.m. PST

BR-549 (the one to call)

HMS Exeter15 Mar 2021 9:57 a.m. PST

RM EN TN DO
C57D
INFO 411
STONER 420
TEMPO 4/4
RAD 238
BRX 1T
MSTK 3K
HTTP 404
CON AM 27
EYE 95
ZEMPER 5
XBOX 7

leidang16 Mar 2021 12:19 p.m. PST

KV-001 & KV-002
RPG-002 & RPG-007
NCRN-099

Hades wolf16 Mar 2021 12:53 p.m. PST

710-77345
7734

Both the kind you had to read upside down on an old calculator

joedog16 Mar 2021 6:31 p.m. PST

MOL-101 Interrogator

Arjuna16 Mar 2021 10:34 p.m. PST

EP-129 Franchisee

There are more, aren't there?
Episodes I mean.
I'm not up to date…
Stopped counting somwhere between 4 and 6.

Forager17 Mar 2021 9:54 p.m. PST

OU812
ME109
ME110
HE111
FW190
etc.

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