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GurKhan28 Jul 2021 7:34 a.m. PST
Sigwald28 Jul 2021 8:32 a.m. PST

Ha ha ha. I'm no legal scholar but I would be amazed if her suit bore fruit

John the OFM28 Jul 2021 9:06 a.m. PST

Actually I think she (the actor and charisma coach) does have a case.
If I were to make my own diorama for myself, there would be no issue. But the company is SELLING it. Capitalist bastards! Harrumph!
The photographer, and charisma coach, does have the copyright. But, let her lawyer handle it. If the case would even be worth the lawyer's fee.
But seriously, the only thing the charisma coach is doing is publicizing it. Free advertising! Too bad it's not in 28mm…

miniaturemen Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Jul 2021 10:09 a.m. PST

I just can't get over the thing that a charisma coach is now a job description!

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP28 Jul 2021 10:32 a.m. PST

I could be one of them – I ooze charisma

And as the gentleman in question, what better way to be immortalized than as a mini on a train set?

Redcurrant28 Jul 2021 11:13 a.m. PST

Actually, there is only one Charisma, Ms Carpenter.

Redcurrant28 Jul 2021 11:15 a.m. PST

Just wondering if that figure could be used as an ancient Celt with war pigs.

Zephyr128 Jul 2021 1:39 p.m. PST

If anything, the mini shows him as skinnier than in real life (and I don't think I could paint match that pink skin tone… :-p)

" she (the actor"

Back in the old days, she would be an "actress". It bugs me that the modern media makes no distinction anymore (my daily newspaper is a guilty party in that…)

arthur181528 Jul 2021 1:45 p.m. PST

I think I would prefer to be immortalized as a wargame miniature of a splendidly uniformed general of the Napoleonic Wars – an accurate depiction of my puny frame, naked, would just be humiliating and embarrassing!

Though not, perhaps, as humiliating as the railway miniature of the man, which seems to suggest he was lacking something…

JAFD2628 Jul 2021 1:48 p.m. PST

Must say that that headline
"Plastic boar chase picture copying row"
is one of most cryptic headlines I've ever seen.
Is it a sentence ? (no)
Are any of the last four words a verb ? (no)

Keep it up and you be getting paid six figures to write clickbait headers ;-)

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP29 Jul 2021 12:38 a.m. PST

The headline perfectly effectuates Strunk & White's admonition to omit needless words, here done by having nouns do double duty as adjectives (what kind of row? a copying row; what kind of copying? picture copying; etc.).

No verb is needed in a topic heading. E.g., these are current topic headlines on TMP:
GZG Mercenaries (ESU Spetsnaz Ops Team)
Maps for Berthier Campaign Manager

At least the judge and jury (do they have juries for this kind of thing?) will stay awake for this case.

Striker29 Jul 2021 1:35 a.m. PST

Charisma coach? That's the classic dump stat! Now if it was a Strength coach or Dexterity coach I'd be on their side.

Stryderg29 Jul 2021 7:41 a.m. PST

Wait a minute:
1. How did this "go viral" and I've never seen it? (And now I'm sorry I have.)
2. "copying" could be a verb. So I want to know how a "plastic boar chase picture" could in fact, copy a "row". And a row of what, precisely.

John the OFM29 Jul 2021 10:05 a.m. PST

By the way, I Googled "charisma coach", (too much time on my hands?) and there is such a thing. I guess it's as valued a profession as social media influencer.

Crow Bait29 Jul 2021 11:49 a.m. PST

I think the naked boar chaser should sue them both.

Pontifex30 Jul 2021 3:15 p.m. PST

Wait one hypocrisy-encrusted minute…

So the PHOTOGRAPHER is upset that her PICTURE is being used this way… But the guy whose misfortune she wants and fully intends to profit from – whether or not HE agreed to the PICTURE being used – is somehow considered to have a disposable will in THIS situation?

Let her go pound sand. Her job now is to find the guy again, and get HIS opinion, whatever it may be. No matter what you think of the figure-maker, the photographer is no better than paparazzi.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2021 6:26 p.m. PST

Naked guy was in a public place, so he's pretty much fair game for a picture.

Unless he was in Germany, where it's illegal to take a picture without getting everyone's prior permission (preferably in writing).

Fighting 15s01 Aug 2021 11:40 a.m. PST

Unless he was in Germany, where it's illegal to take a picture without getting everyone's prior permission (preferably in writing).

It was in Germany.

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