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POLL: Most Annoying Habits During a Wargame?


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
constantly touching his minis
10
1%
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telling you about his last victory
13
1%
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giving advice to a player during a game
52
3%
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having greasy convention food around minis
74
4%
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making FX noises (bullets, lasers, explosions)
29
2%
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always shuffling
4
0%
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talking on a cell phone
78
5%
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texting during a game
56
3%
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passing wind
48
3%
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waiting until last to move
17
1%
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quoting the rules only when they favor him
75
5%
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commenting about your tactics in the third person
8
0%
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digressing
5
0%
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busy with other people during a game
29
2%
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talking to people at other tables during a game
13
1%
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measuring each move to the millemeter
42
3%
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cutting toenails while gaming
20
1%
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sniffing his finger
11
1%
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carping/whining about the ruleset being played
84
5%
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leaving crumbs on the tabletop while eating
30
2%
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showing off their knowledge of the period
7
0%
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lack of focus on the game being played
51
3%
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always rolling dice one at a time
23
1%
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shaking the dice too long before rolling
17
1%
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rolling the dice the length of the table
15
1%
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calling 'crack die' because it's on a hill
2
0%
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putting food or drink on the tabletop
44
3%
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reading the rulebook with greasy fingers
21
1%
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wandering off during a game
54
3%
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people who calculate my die roll for me
16
1%
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smug/self-righteous attitude
49
3%
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acts like a school kid if the game goes against them
81
5%
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playing to win rather than to have fun
48
3%
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rocking back and forth while making odd noises
2
0%
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people that roll the dice without knowing what they need
5
0%
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non-player who distracts from the game
11
1%
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failing to take the game seriously
11
1%
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leaving dice and record sheets on the terrain
7
0%
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critiquing the way your figures are painted
18
1%
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habitually slow play
49
3%
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not saying anything before wandering off
15
1%
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not declaring what the die roll is for
29
2%
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setting hot drinks on the terrain
12
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spilling coffee
10
1%
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loud flatulence
18
1%
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insisting on his own house rules during the game
15
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being appallingly indecisive
38
2%
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tedious remeasuring
16
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loud talker
6
0%
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holding your dice in his mouth or between his toes
5
0%
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compulsive arguing
37
2%
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saying 'they love it!' every time a morale roll is passed
8
0%
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constantly rolling dice
11
1%
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game host who fails to provide dice
2
0%
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hoarding the tape measures
5
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the GM who doesn't pay attention
22
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the GM making small talk with his friends instead of running the game
29
2%
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taking long calls from your significant other during a game
8
0%
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gloating
32
2%
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making excuse to leave early if it looks like a loss
18
1%
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whining about bad die rolls or cards
37
2%
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whining about rules they weren't familiar with
19
1%
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other (explain)
18
1%
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no opinion
9
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

What behavior have you observed – by an opponent or ally during a wargame – that you found particularly annoying?

I'll start: the guy who can't stop touching his minis, he's not moving them, he's not cheating, he just can't stop "adjusting" or "fiddling" with them…