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POLL: Most Heinous Wargaming Crime


2318 votes were cast by total voters.


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GarrisonMiniatures Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member writes:

Duplications in this list will skew the end results – not a well thought list.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
Abandoning your kid at someone else's game
104
4%
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Achieving an effect not against the rules but which goes against history/common sense
45
2%
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Arguing over rules you haven't read
59
3%
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Bad sportsmanship
172
7%
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Being a jerk
170
7%
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Being generous with this most valuable comodity, time, when it's not your own
6
0%
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Cheating
285
12%
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Complaining how they're not having any fun
10
0%
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Constantly bleating about how bad/unfair/unbalanced the rules are
56
2%
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Constantly giving unsought advice on how your opponent should play
27
1%
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Deliberately and consistently fudging move/range distances to personal advantage
76
3%
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Derogatory remarks regarding quality of paint jobs, terrain and such
58
3%
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Eating gas-producing food before a game
13
1%
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Figures painted incorrectly/wrong colors
1
0%
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Getting food on someone else's figures
23
1%
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Handling others' miniatures with dirty fingers
43
2%
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Initiating endless discussions about a ruleset during a game
16
1%
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Insisting on millimeter precision in movement distances and measurements
36
2%
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Intentionally misreading or lying about a rule
70
3%
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Intimidating less experienced players
33
1%
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Intruding on someone else's game to give them advice
21
1%
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Mishandling/damaging someone else's figures
85
4%
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Moving figures, changing your mind, putting figures not quite where they were before
19
1%
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Not being careful with other people's stuff
94
4%
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Not letting your opponent win
1
0%
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Opponent who, after rolling, picks up the dice before you see them and gets exactly the number required
32
1%
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Playing outside the spirit of the game
32
1%
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Playing too slow
11
0%
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Playing with your dentures at the wargame table
3
0%
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Rules lawyering
82
4%
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Stealing figures/terrain
210
9%
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Stomping on miniatures
32
1%
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Taking a hammer to someone else's miniatures
32
1%
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Taking advantage of opponent's lack of knowledge of the rules
39
2%
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Taking advantage of players unfamiliar with the period
10
0%
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Throwing a punch at the wargames table
36
2%
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Throwing things in a fit of anger that results in damaged miniatures
100
4%
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Use of loaded dice
50
2%
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Use of unpainted miniatures
50
2%
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Whining
60
3%
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other (specify)
16
1%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

mad mac Inactive Member wonders...

What is the most heinous wargaming crime?

(Poll options taken from this pre-poll discussion.)