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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #15 on: September 06, 2018, 02:59:16 pm »
 :hellosign:

yay ! ..mugs arrived  :claphappy:



The edited albums should be with me over the weekend, so winners announced next Monday  :D

All best wishes
Kevin

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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #16 on: September 06, 2018, 03:56:45 pm »
They look the bees knees.
It must have been difficult selecting which photographs to use.
If it looks right then it most probably is right.


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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #17 on: September 06, 2018, 05:29:12 pm »
I'm going for a conservative estimte of 36 people.  I could have made a more liberal estimate but I don't want to labour the point.  I didn't have time to make a proper head count and I'm green with envy at those who did.  For those not getting much sleep, I would recommend ukip down for a bit.
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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #18 on: September 06, 2018, 06:07:08 pm »
Hi Kevin,

Have tried again to concentrate and count with no luck. Too much wine as usual.

So am going to go for 50 little peeps.

The coffee, milk and sugar are waiting.

Cheers weave  :beers:




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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #19 on: September 06, 2018, 11:08:51 pm »
I toss in 60 as number of little people and I think overseas might be my pot.
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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #20 on: September 06, 2018, 11:12:26 pm »
My guess is 47.... I love the mugs, that modified picture looks the business on there...
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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #21 on: September 06, 2018, 11:21:58 pm »
My head hurts!  :whiteflag: so I am now going for 53 as an overseas member.
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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #22 on: September 07, 2018, 09:41:25 am »
Great idea Kevin, gave me the excuse to go back through all your delicious pictures!

I am going to say 71 little people are populating the delightful haven you have created for them

As I am now working West of Shetland rather than Angola, I am at a loss to say which pot I am in  :D

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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #23 on: September 07, 2018, 01:16:24 pm »
 :hellosign:  :thankyousign:

Hi all, and thank you for all your replies, I hope you have not found it too headache inducing counting up the little folk ….. I promise you they do not move ( as far as I know  ;))

Glad you like the mugs. It was difficult to chose three pictures, but the main one, of the windmill with the terrier is one of my favourites. Many thanks to lazy ferret for the photoshop work on it

 :thankyousign:

There was a bit of a delay in getting the albums. They should arrive this weekend, so anyone else having a go has the weekend to try counting. Accepting numbers up to noon Dorset time on Monday.  :D :thumbsup: :D

All best wishes
Kevin

PS, I think we can count you as British Andrew if you don't mind  ;)

PPS, The normal resting position of a windmill's sails is the St Andrew's Cross position.
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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #24 on: September 09, 2018, 10:59:34 pm »
Hi All,

From this ..



To this ..



Ending up as this ..



It kept me out of mischief for a while  :D

Tomorrow noon (Dorset time  ;)) is the cut off time for entrants.

All the little people are on the last photo except the man with the horse and cart, who you should include  :thumbsup:

All best wishes
Kevin

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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #25 on: September 10, 2018, 09:37:49 am »
Many thanks for these three pictures, Kevin.  They are a great reminder of how your layout made such good continuous progress from commencement to completion.

As for the little people; 60-ish.

Best wishes.

John


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« Reply #26 on: September 10, 2018, 10:08:48 am »
Whoa, whoa, whoa!!!

John, you can't say 'ish', that's just not cricket.

Yours, concencerned contestant  :D

Cheers weave  :beers:

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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #27 on: September 10, 2018, 05:17:40 pm »
Whoa, whoa, whoa!!!

John, you can't say 'ish', that's just not cricket.

Yours, concencerned contestant  :D

Cheers weave  :beers:

Totally agree, not cricket at all. 😎. Although the test is going rather well at the moment 👍

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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #28 on: September 10, 2018, 06:24:30 pm »
Whoa, whoa, whoa!!!

John, you can't say 'ish', that's just not cricket.

Yours, concencerned contestant  :D

Cheers weave  :beers:

Totally agree, not cricket at all. 😎. Although the test is going rather well at the moment 👍

Whoops-a-daisy and sorry!

Please consider 59 to be my more precise answer.

Many thanks.

John

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Re: Windmill Hill Competition Time !
« Reply #29 on: September 10, 2018, 07:34:14 pm »
 :hellosign:

Hi All,

Sorry to be a bit late, but I had to go out earlier and have just got back

So how many little peeps are there roaming about on "Windmill Hill" ?

[/THERE ARE 70 LITTLE PEOPLE ON THE LAYOUT

This is the breakdown …..

TOP LEVEL AROUND WINDMILL (7 total)
3   at greenhouse
1   with horse and cart
1   in barn
1   at windmill door
1   at pig-sty

TOP LEVEL IN CENTRE OVAL (27 total)
10  on pub terrace
3    family at fence
3    feeding swans
2    on swing
2    mending boat
2    at boathouse
3    fishermen
2    in canoe

TOP LEVEL RIGHT HAND SIDE (9 total)
2    cyclists
4    tramps under bridge
2    volkswagon girls
1    photographer

LOWER LEVEL STABLES (4 total)
2    at stable
2    with horses

LOWER LEVEL AROUND STATION (12 total)
1    lady at phone box
1    man on steps
2    station staff
8    passengers

LOWER LEVEL AT BRIDGE (4 total)
1   lady walking
1   man at phone box
2   postmen

YARD AREA (6 total)
1   man at gate
1   man checking scamel load
1   staff with case
1   man at coal scathe
2   staff at hut

And finally... 1 shepherd

 :o This makes a grand total of 70 little people  :o

Thank  you all so much for taking part, but most of all thank you all for your invaluable help in making "Windmill Hill" such an enjoyable project to have fun with  :thankyousign:

Private messages will be sent to the winners 

All best wishes
Kevin

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