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What If Campaign
raypalmer
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 03:19 AM UTC
I was going to enlist in what if v over on armour. But they explicitly state no aircraft. Which seems less than collegial to me...

So can we have one at some point? If CVA1 hadn't been canned there could well have been FAA Tomcats in the Falklands, ripe for speculative modeling.

Littorio
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England - South East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 03:42 AM UTC

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So can we have one at some point? If CVA1 hadn't been canned there could well have been FAA Tomcats in the Falklands, ripe for speculative modeling.




Like this one I did several years ago?



I may be interested in this, although I'm building mainly ships right now I think I could fit another FAA Su-33 in as the last one I built went to meet its maker when it got crushed during a move.
Berwickboy
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 03:46 AM UTC
Ohhhh, Whiffers, lovely idea. I actually won a prize in a competition with an F117 in Red Arrows scheme. I would sign up with no hesitation.
tinbanger
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 03:58 AM UTC
I would be in for this one.
Tomcat31
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England - North East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 04:25 AM UTC
Sounds good to me but it would have to be called "What if 2" of similar as camogirl ran a what if campaign back in 2011/12

What if? Campaign
raypalmer
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 04:27 AM UTC
Yes I remember that. There was a Scotch warthog if memory serves. Luciano you beat me to it!
Jessie_C
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British Columbia, Canada
Joined: September 03, 2009
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Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 05:04 AM UTC
There were some excellent entries, each with an entertaining backstory

The official campaign thread, with all its entertaining stories, can be found by following this elegant and finely-crafted link.
Lakota
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New Mexico, United States
Joined: November 17, 2008
KitMaker: 1,061 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 05:17 AM UTC
Howdy Y'all
I did a whiff for Hanger Queen IV. Sounds fun but I don't know what I would do at the moment. Count me in and I'll come up with something.

Take care,
Don "Lakota"
JClapp
#259
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Massachusetts, United States
Joined: October 23, 2011
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Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 05:19 AM UTC
ill think of something too.

oh that last WIF was a wonderful campaign

oh my sides!

Jessica the yellow frog ate your pictures!
Jessie_C
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 05:42 AM UTC
Yes, it's annoying, especially since I don't have the originals anymore either
Bushioka
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Oregon, United States
Joined: January 13, 2014
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Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 08:57 AM UTC
Pretty much all the stuff I do are alternate markings or what if, so you could count me in.
ljames0874
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England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: August 15, 2012
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Posted: Thursday, January 01, 2015 - 01:52 PM UTC
Sounds like fun, count me in!
JollyRoger
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Istanbul, Turkey / Türkçe
Joined: December 22, 2004
KitMaker: 1,232 posts
AeroScale: 615 posts
Posted: Sunday, January 04, 2015 - 04:09 PM UTC
Always in for one! But by this rate I can't promiss I will be able to finish it ehhehee....Yup time for a Turkish Bf.109 at last! Does alternative history count?
VonCuda
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North Carolina, United States
Joined: November 28, 2005
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Posted: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 - 06:26 AM UTC
I never finished the last one. What-ifs are the best. No rivet counting and a good chance to use your imagination and get rid of some decals in the spares box. I'd be up for this one.
SGTJKJ
#041
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
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Posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 02:03 PM UTC
I am definitely in for this one. It could be a blast and very funny! Would imaginative aircraft be allowed or is it only what if markings and camo schemes?

I am thinking of doing one of these Dust tactics Horten flyer

In any case I am in.
raypalmer
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 08:36 PM UTC
It's pretty much wide open. That would be fine.
SGTJKJ
#041
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
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Posted: Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 02:12 AM UTC
Super, I am in!!
phantom_phanatic309
#372
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United Kingdom
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Posted: Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 02:37 AM UTC
Had a lot of fun with the last What-If campaign when I built a Fairey Rotodyne in RAF colours.
If I get the time (already enlisted in a few campaigns) and if I can get my hands on an A-10, I might join up.
JClapp
#259
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Massachusetts, United States
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Posted: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 07:14 AM UTC
OK, what about this What If campaign soon? looks like there were at least ten interested when this was last discussed.


md72
#439
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 07:49 AM UTC
Well, I'm 0 for 2014 and on pace to meet that in 2015. But this does sound interesting.
tinbanger
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 03:49 PM UTC
I am still in for this one!
windysean
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Wisconsin, United States
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Posted: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 05:42 PM UTC
Wow! Looks like the whole gang is back together here! I told myself I would go light on the campaigns this year, to make sure I got other stuff done too, but I love the what-ifs too!
I'm in.
Here's my previous, from 2011...

IMG_1396 by windysean, on Flickr

-Sean H.
Bushioka
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Oregon, United States
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Posted: Friday, April 10, 2015 - 11:43 PM UTC
Hope to see this campaign take off! As a taste for the crazy things I make on a regular basis, have a Hawker Hurricane Mk.2B of the Royal Hawai'ian Air Force:

bdanie6
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Florida, United States
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Posted: Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 01:15 AM UTC
Jonathan, the Royal Scotland Air Force A-10 was a blast to build, thanks for posting that picture of it. Jessie and Sam actually came up with the ideas or the weapons load out.

Richard, count me in for What if 2!

Later
JClapp
#259
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Massachusetts, United States
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Posted: Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 03:07 AM UTC
Hiya Bruce, love yer work, hope to see more.

Richard West hasnt been around for a month or more. maybe he's go a job in the Far North or somewhere off-grid, anyway I hope he is well.

I am going to go ahead and submit this campaign concept now, and volunteer to be admin in Richard's stead, as it clearly has legs. Wont be 'til fall most likely, in any case.