Wednesday, 22 August 2012

20 questions

Following Ray & Frans lead, here are my 20 answers to their 20 questions. Also helps me get my pathetic post count up. I'm trying for the same count as last year. So that means 4 posts per month for the rest of the year, which is pushing it some for me this year.

1. Favourite Wargaming period and why?
It has to be WW2 for me, all those black and white films as a kid and the Victor comic.

2. Next period, money no object?
Marlbourghs wars in 28mm.

3. Favourite 5 films?
Blade Runner, The Battle of Britain, The Third Man, The last picture show, Alien.

4. Favourite 5 TV series?
World at war, Band of Brothers, Black adder, Big bang theory, Twin Peaks

5. Favourite book and author?
Ace, Spencer Dunmore. German fighter pilot from the Battle of Britain to the end in the west via the Eastern front. I have over 500 air based paper back books, this is the best, closely followed by anything Derek Robinson has written.

6.Greatest General? Can’t count yourself!!
Alexander the great.

7. Favourite Wargames rules?
DBA and all of its derivatives, has had the most impact over the last 20 years.

8. Favourite Sport and team?
Rugby union, England

9. If you had a only use once time machine, when and where would you go?
The cockpit of a spitfire over the south of England, summer 1940.

10. Last meal on Death Row?
Very big cake with file enclosed, never give up!

11. Fantasy relationship and why?
Sherilyn Fenn, what she did to the cherry stem.

12. If your life were a movie, who would play you?
Has to be Steve McQueen or Terry Thomas.

13. Favourite Comic  Superhero?
Rouge Trooper, death to the Norts.

14. Favourite Military quote?
"Hard pressed on my right; center is yielding; impossible to maneuver. Situation excellent, I shall attack!" General Foch 1914 The Marne.

15. Historical destination to visit?
So many, but will plump for Rome.

16. Biggest Wargaming regret?
Not having time to do as much as I would like

17. Favourite Fantasy job?
Artist, with people to buy my pictures, not really a job

18. Favourite Song Top 5?
"Wonderful life" - Hurts
"I Love The World" - New model army
"All Cats Are Grey" - The Cure
"One Day Like This" - Elbow
"God Put a Smile upon Your Face" - Coldplay

19. Favourite Wargaming Moment?
A desperate battle in the early 1970's, using Heroics & Ross 1/300 scale troops, terrain was my bedroom carpet, cardboard buildings. Israeli paras desperately holding on to a bridge against overwhelming Arab forces. unbelievable string of D6 throws.

20. The miserable Git question, what upsets you?
Not a lot, your only here once, make the most of it, but celebrity culture is a bit much at times.

More posts to follow shortly, TTFN.


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