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Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP09 Nov 2017 4:52 a.m. PST

To get the really lazy ones you have to count the ones who didn't vote …

Private Matter09 Nov 2017 5:32 a.m. PST

As I said in the pre-poll discussion, I consider myself a lazy gamer because I let such trivial things such as work, get in the way of important things such as painting, terrain making and even gaming itself. So flippin lazy it's disgusting.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP09 Nov 2017 6:32 a.m. PST

I freely admit I will let someone else do all the work setting up a game – but when I set up a game I put a lot of effort into it including painting up minis specifically for the game when needed

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP09 Nov 2017 7:36 a.m. PST

My curse is that when I start any gaming project, it quickly becomes: "I could turn this into a big convention game!"

advocate09 Nov 2017 11:08 a.m. PST

What Frederick said. I love it when someone else does the (often literal) heavy lifting. But I've put on more than my share of games at the club.

Dentatus Fezian09 Nov 2017 2:43 p.m. PST

I've taught local after-school programs, run a game room, currently organize and host our local game group, so no. But as far as becoming a professional painter or terrain maker, or expert at a multitude of rule systems, I recognize the limitations on my time and skill, and only push myself so far. At some point, I stop and say "Good enough."

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP09 Nov 2017 2:45 p.m. PST

Yes. Yes I do.

Personal logo 7th Va Cavalry Supporting Member of TMP09 Nov 2017 3:07 p.m. PST

Only Lazy Gamers choose which side they will be on based on their favorite seat.

The Beast Rampant09 Nov 2017 3:30 p.m. PST

That's a REALLY good qualifier.

I recognize the limitations on my time and skill, and only push myself so far. At some point, I stop and say "Good enough."

That's not lazy, just good sense. "Overworking" wargaming miniatures has long been a serious problem for me.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP13 Nov 2017 8:36 p.m. PST

I am lazy about everything.

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