NJC # 79: Monkey Joe says: The Great Lakes Avengers! | July 03, 2014
Posted by: Lance Sputnik

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The topic for this NJC is going to be any member of the Great Lakes Avengers, past, present or future.

Here is a bit of info on the team, including their membership: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Lakes_Avengers

And, yes, Deadpool is listed as a reserve member, so he's fair game.

NJC guidelines and submission info can be found here: viewtopic.php?f=16&t=10724

Submissions are due 8/25

Featured Customizer for July 2014 | July 01, 2014
Posted by: pluv

Go read what Jogunwarrior has to say about the hobby and then come back here and tell him what you think of his work. http://wiki.joecustoms.com/wiki/Jogunwa ... Customizer

SPIRITS vs CORPSE is the new Group Project | June 10, 2014
Posted by: pluv

DanOfTheDead did a good job of laying out the specifics already. Just needed the September 14th due date added. Any questions or comments bring them up here viewtopic.php?f=108&t=41002

Boss Fight Studio : Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. Kickstarter is LIVE | June 03, 2014
Posted by: joemichaels70

Check it out here:


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Gallery Submission auto-resizing and Red Laser vs Blue Laser | June 02, 2014
Posted by: pluv

bithomas coded the auto-resizing a while ago, but it needed more testing and I needed to figure out a reasonable limit per picture so we didn't run into issues down the road. So while the pics will automatically resize from all mobile devices to a 800 x 800 pixel photo there is still a 434KB per photo limit. If we started taking 6 high res pics per submission we'd have to upgrade server space before the Red Laser vs Blue Laser challenge ever ended. Also, while this was tested with a small pool of people using android, iphone, ipad, mac and pc, there is no way we could test with every device or carrier. I anticipate some bumps along the way. If you run into any problems or get any errors, email me directly at pluv50@gmail.com. Thank you in advance for your patience.

Also, for the Red Laser vs Blue Laser Challenge, the teams have been assigned. Alternating alphabetically, just in case you're wondering about the super duper complex algorithm I designed for the process. Second post down. viewtopic.php?f=10&t=40869

JoeCustoms Pay it Forward Box | May 23, 2012
Posted by: pluv

PAY IT FORWARD: The expression is used to describe the concept of asking that a good deed be repaid by having it done for others instead.

Hey gang.
You may remember JoeCustoms launched this exact event a few years back. It was a howling success for many months, and what started as a small box of parts ended up somewhere around 20lbs before some one killed the project by keeping the box and not sending it on to the next person.

If you are a newer member, I'll 'splain how this project works: Members will sign up to participate based on the requirements listed below. I'll start the project off by filling a small box with custom fodder. Ill send the box to the first person on the list. When they receive it, they'll take out what they want, and replace it with fodder from their own parts box and send it on to the next person. And so on, and so on.

Due to problems that occurred last time, the rules will be a little different this time to make sure that the previous problems don't happen again. The goal is that we can keep this project going indefinitely. I'd like to see it continue for years if possible.


1.) We are limiting this project to 10 people at a time. First come, first to participate. Once the first 10 have participated, the box will come back to a JC representative and the process will continue with the next 10 people on the list. This keeps the project in motion, and better supervised.

2.) This project is limited to forums members that have been active the past 6 months only.

3.) To participate, PM Zombieguide your name, address, email and telephone #. We need to be able to contact people that hold up progress. Holding up progress means you won't be included in future PIF projects.

4.) Once the box comes, you'll have 7 days to go through it. Once you are done with it, you can log on to http://www.usps.com, and using their Priority Mail service, you can print out postage, with a tracking # and send it on to the next person. This way you can print your postage at home, and leave it for the mailman to pick up. "Can't make it to the post office" is not a valid excuse for holding up the project. If you know you'll have trouble committing to 7 days, then you may want to pass on this.

5.) Participation at this time is limited to the US. We're sorry but we don't want the customs procedures and additional postage to hold anything up this time around. If the project is successful there is the possibility international members will be included in the future.

6.) Please keep your takings and contribution limited to approx. a standard sandwich bag full. And please keep it limited to ONLY Hasbro GI JOE parts. No vehicle parts and NO JUNK! Include decent items that some one can actually use, and not as a dumping ground.

7.) To participate you need to agree to everything above.

If any of the above comes off as 'mean', we apologize. We see real potential to have a fun project that everyone can benefit from, but we need to be honest and straight forward to keep it going, keep it affordable for everyone, and most importantly KEEP IT MOVING.

This project will have its own dedicated thread in the Site Stuff section, so everyone can monitor progress and feel free to take photos and post it as it passes your hands. Ill post a video of what I'm sending out on day one.