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POLL: The Five Worst Things About This Hobby (Round One)


1805 votes were cast by total voters.


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Buff Orpington Inactive Member writes:

Seven of the options start with 'Too'. Five of them sum up my mistakes not what's wrong with the hobby. I've spent too much on too many figures in too many ranges, in too many periods and too many scales.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
arrogant, silly people
131
7%
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bad losers
108
6%
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button counters
30
2%
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campaigns that stall
18
1%
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cheaters
82
5%
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combining food with gaming
7
0%
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companies that don't respond promptly
13
1%
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complaining about sculpting styles
6
0%
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dead games
5
0%
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elitist gamers
76
4%
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excessive flash
13
1%
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fanboys
32
2%
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feuds
14
1%
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games nobody else wants to play
15
1%
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games that lack support
15
1%
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Games Workshop
29
2%
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gamesmanship
29
2%
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getting too old to paint
11
1%
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good rulesets that don't get played enough
14
1%
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greying of the hobby
10
1%
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hard-to-assemble models
13
1%
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hard to find fun opponents
17
1%
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hard to find opponents
30
2%
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hard to find opponents in same scale
0
0%
 
hobby injuries
0
0%
 
incompatible figures
28
2%
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incomplete product lines
34
2%
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internet trolls
16
1%
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intolerance of others' tastes
59
3%
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lack of display space
11
1%
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lack of energy
4
0%
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lack of motivation
9
0%
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losing
0
0%
 
losing touch with old friends
8
0%
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misrepresentation of models
2
0%
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mould lines
19
1%
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moving house with miniatures
8
0%
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my friends play uninteresting periods/rulesets
3
0%
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no option to use what I already own
1
0%
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non-bathing gamers
58
3%
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not enough time to paint
49
3%
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not enough time to play
56
3%
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out-of-production models
8
0%
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painting
13
1%
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people that forget it's a hobby
61
3%
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people that forget to have fun
107
6%
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people who discourage younger gamers
31
2%
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pining for the good old days
5
0%
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poor customer service
12
1%
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poor sportsmanship
43
2%
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poorly written rulebooks
28
2%
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prices
15
1%
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rebasing figures
12
1%
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rules lawyers
86
5%
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scale creep
26
1%
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snotty attitudes toward big game companies
20
1%
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social stigma of being a geek
22
1%
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spouse who complains about the hobby
9
0%
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storage space
30
2%
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switching to different rulesets too often
3
0%
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terrain modeling disasters
0
0%
 
too-frequent editions of rulebooks
16
1%
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too expensive
11
1%
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too few women in the hobby
26
1%
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too many periods
3
0%
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too many products
2
0%
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too many rulesets
5
0%
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too many scales
6
0%
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websites that aren't updated
8
0%
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websites with too few pictures
51
3%
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winning at all costs
56
3%
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Wizards of the Coast
1
0%
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WYSIWYG
6
0%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Inquisitor Thaken Inactive Member wonders what you think are the five worst things about wargaming.

(Nominations taken from this pre-poll discussion.)