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POLL: What is Most Likely to Give Old Grognards Apoplexy?


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
Flames of War Napoleonics
142
10%
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converting Perry ACW and assorted Perry & Victrix plastic Napoleonics into baroque sci-fi troops
15
1%
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Pointing out a game written in the past ten years might be better than some other ancient favorite.
38
3%
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Claiming that FOW isn't played only by people with one brain cell
16
1%
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The wrong colour turnbacks
32
2%
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British infantry in Belgic shakoes in a Peninsular War game.
25
2%
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Banning beer at an HMGS convention.
40
3%
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scale creep
11
1%
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Painting 15mm SYW in mitres with a vaugely French uniform color and calling them Old Guard
19
1%
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Swapping tank turrets
12
1%
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Historical zombies
56
4%
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Bendy, pre-painted Old Guard soft plastics with bright blue coats
11
1%
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Flames of War: Napoleonics tournament, painted miniatures optional
49
4%
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Flames of War: Weird War Napoleonics
14
1%
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Playing Flames Of War: Weird War Napoleonics with inaccurately painted figures.
12
1%
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Playing Flames Of War: Weird War Napoleonics with inaccurately painted figures on their lawn.
1
0%
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Playing Flames Of War: Weird War Napoleonics with inaccurately painted figures on their lawn with loud music blaring.
14
1%
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Flames of War 40K
4
0%
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40K Napoleonics in 54mm with rap music
28
2%
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Daring to have fun playing something not given the official Old Guard seal of approval.
26
2%
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change
37
3%
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Referring to a gun as a '6-lber' or the like.
3
0%
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Flames of War:Rogue Trader
5
0%
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Nappy game that uses a d8s, d12s or d20s only
9
1%
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Anything by Games Workshop or anyone associated with Games Workshop
45
3%
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54mm SteamPunk Napoleonic skirmish with wizards and wooden tanks
16
1%
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Napoleonic game using Black Powder rules and Slaughterloo figures
9
1%
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Uninitiated player expecting to actually have fun whilst playing in a Nappy game.
20
1%
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Putting the wrong buttons on your 2mm SYW Prussian grenadiers
13
1%
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25mm plastic figures that look better than their 60s vintage 15mm gnomes
8
1%
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Fields of Glory Ancients being more popular than DBA in your group.
3
0%
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Reminding them they enjoyed playing D&D in some distant past
13
1%
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Re-fight Leipzig and use Austrians with helmets
9
1%
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An entire army of Old Guard painted in neon colors
29
2%
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Finish a wargame within three hours
14
1%
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Play a wargame that is easy enough to use without charts
15
1%
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Converting my Zulus into Grenadiers of the Old Guard
7
1%
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More boobies
10
1%
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Zardoz pictures
19
1%
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Use of a ruler rather than a measuring stick
3
0%
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Playing Deadly Waters with Battlefleet Gothic ships
1
0%
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Unpainted miniatures on the table
60
4%
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Being relaxed and easy going
15
1%
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Deliberately cheating
54
4%
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Banning all talk of previous games during the current game.
7
1%
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Using a unit to game-winning effectiveness in a completely plausible (not necessarily reasonable) but historically-innaccurate way.
23
2%
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Having fun
18
1%
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Having fun whilst using someone else's rules
5
0%
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Having fun whilst using someone else's wildly unhistorical rules
18
1%
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Having fun whilst using someone else's wildly unhistorical figures
16
1%
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D20
3
0%
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D8
1
0%
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D12
1
0%
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D4
0
0%
 
averaging dice
2
0%
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D100
3
0%
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D10
1
0%
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TMP polls
3
0%
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People who don't suggest thing on TMP Poll Suggestions and then say 'why wasn't this suggested' when the poll runs
8
1%
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Easily offended players
10
1%
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Players who are too thick skinned to know you want them to leave
8
1%
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Polls with too few suggestions
2
0%
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Polls with too many suggestions
12
1%
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TMPers who suggest things without checking if they have already been suggested
11
1%
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TMPers who suggest things having checking it has already been suggested and just want to agree
1
0%
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Cats jumping on the gaming table
17
1%
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Dogs that chew up your scenery
7
1%
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People who point out they inadvertantly moved too far 2 rounds ago just as your troops start to charge them this round.
20
1%
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People who need the umpire to make a ruling on a decision that a die-roll could clear up
11
1%
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Painting orcs green
7
1%
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Complaing about green-painted orcs
2
0%
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Saying 'it's just a hobby'
25
2%
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People who enjoy losing and ruin your gloating
8
1%
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People who gloat
8
1%
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People who insist on buying stuff from GW even when you've explained about all the other stuff they could buy (but don't want)
16
1%
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People who are better at painting after 5 minutes than you are after 10 years
15
1%
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People who take rucksacks to conventions
8
1%
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People who don't take rucksacks to conventions and then block the way with the half dozen plastic bags they are lugging around
2
0%
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People who quote the HHGTTG
1
0%
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People who don't know where their towel is
5
0%
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TMPers who stifle
5
0%
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TMPers who moan about other TMPers stifling
13
1%
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People who wish that in gaming terms it was still the 1960s
4
0%
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People who wish that in gaming terms it was still the 1970s
3
0%
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People who wish that in gaming terms it was still the 1980s
4
0%
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People who wish that in gaming terms it was still the 1990s
2
0%
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People who don't appreciate it was so much better back then
21
2%
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other (explain)
11
1%
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no opinion
25
2%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP proposes:

What one thing in The Hobby is most likely to give an Old Grognard a massive stroke from unsuppressed (or maybe suppressed) rage?

(Nominations taken from this pre-poll discussion.)