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1945
Off Topic / Re: fan-fic
« on: February 12, 2010, 03:25:59 PM »
Mark's just a grunt. He's from the Special Forces Support Group, which is the British equivalent of the US Army's Rangers - they go through SF selection, but they're not in the SAS or SBS. Most are paratroopers. Mark's basically the squad machine-gunner.

in respect of your answer, anyone got any suggestions for names I could use?

(do Canadians even have a nickname for their troops like GI Joe or the British 'Tommy Atkins' name?)

1946
JoeCanuck Trading Cards / trading cards to UK
« on: February 12, 2010, 03:03:55 PM »
I'd like to get a set of the cards, but I've got to ask, since I'm a UK resident would I still get them gratis or would I have to pay for the postage?

1947
Customs / Re: Custom cobra soldier artic division from ebay
« on: February 12, 2010, 06:31:15 AM »
i've heard that he's going to be switching to Crimson Guards in the near future, once his current stock is gone...

1948
Travellin\' JoeCanuck / Re: Is Joe Canuck still travelling?
« on: February 11, 2010, 03:08:21 PM »
send him to me and i'll take some pix!!

joe canck should go inter-continental!

1949
General Joe Talk / Re: MC Club 2010 set
« on: February 11, 2010, 03:06:00 PM »
erm... are you familiar with the original Black Major?

http://www.bloodforthebaron.com/toys/00 ... index.html

1950
Introductions / Re: Hello from Britain!
« on: February 10, 2010, 02:36:08 AM »
yeah. got an aunt and uncle and cousinss in Bristol and a sister who lived there for over 10 years and now lives in Taunton

1951
either Sundance, Sabre or Red Devil.

Sabre or Red Devil being if i was SAS or Parachute Regiment.

1952
Off Topic / Re: fan-fic
« on: February 09, 2010, 02:15:27 AM »
names of Joe related characters - like if they named any of the 12in figures or names of real people who played an importnat role in Joe Canada's line.

1953
Introductions / Re: Hello from Britain!
« on: February 09, 2010, 02:11:55 AM »
yeah, i got a lot of oo-ar from kids in high school despite them sounding the same as i do.

1954
Customs / Re: Custom cobra soldier artic division from ebay
« on: February 08, 2010, 05:12:01 PM »
the guy's called the.black.major and he's apparently got a mold for the trooper. he's made a lot of 'bootleg' troopers, including a Red Shadow styled one, desert, jungle, urban and arctic ones. i believe he takes requests...

1955
Off Topic / fan-fic
« on: February 08, 2010, 04:11:27 PM »
so, yeah, I wrote this series of Action Force fan-fics

(http://www.bloodforthebaron.com/project ... index.html here if you wanna read it)

and I'm now doing an Action Man story. I'd like some suggestions of names to use for part of the second story in which the AM team are on exercise in Canada with JTF2 operators. Is there any particularly significant names in the history of Joe Canada I should use?

my AM team is:
Alex Mann (AM's real name in recent years)
Natalie Poole (female character from the 90s AM)
John Steel (a German 'Action Team' character from the 70s)
Tom Stone (the only black AM from the 70s)
Joe Nelson (homage to GI Joe, but he's British)
Mack (don't ask his first name, he hates it)

they're the main shooters. two more are arriving in the second story, Mark King (Mark from a French 'Group Action Joe' figure) and a Ghurka called Kul Thapa.

the other team members are
Jim Peterson and Fiona Ryan (pilots)
Trevor Jones, Ed Nash and Paul Grey (helicopter pilot/co-pilot/loadmaster)
Jack Cooper (communications and computers expert, left with a prosthetic leg after a mission in Somalia)

1956
Introductions / Re: Hello from Britain!
« on: February 08, 2010, 03:45:04 PM »
i'm from Gloucestershire, down in the West Country.

(cue jokes about farmers and lots of 'oo-ar' business)

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