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This piece of marketing bullsh*t should be deleted ASAP. If it isn't, we will probably be swamped with similar idiocies in next to no time.
1:35 Top Secret (Italeri 6569)
 
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12. May at 13:20:44 Share
Erwin Leetink Allas, it is as mentioned on their release sheet:
https://italeri.com/uploads/..fwYwNVHMrsxYuYVAU4CTrmyq.pdf
13. May at 06:02:22
Gluefinger So what? Some vague allusion in somebody's advertising material should _not_ become a ScaleMates entry in the kit database. That should be reserved for existing items, not phantom/vapour products.
Why make ourselves victims of marketing campaigns by playing along? Lets make them give us products, not promises/allusions!
13. May at 11:47:59
Erwin Leetink I see what you mean. I second that an announcement of "something" should not end up, untill it is clear what that "something" really is..
13. May at 12:56:06
Matthew A We put the Airfix Phantom in our wish lists and had to wait a year after it was on the cover of thier cataloge. So I think putting the top secret kits on is fine
13. May at 20:09:56
Augie Perhaps, asking Scalemates himself would be a good idea before people get too "bent" out of shape. Just a thought.
13. May at 20:18:24
Nigel While not getting bent out of shape, I agree that the database should be restricted to (announcements of) definite articles.
13. May at 20:21:54
Derek Huggett I'll second Augie's thought. :) I would add though there are items that have been entered in the database which have never seen the light of day!
13. May at 20:28:49
Nigel And like any 'distributed input' database, SCM has some 'inconsistencies', if not straight-out 'issues'.

But, if there's an easy option to cull some of the crud before i even gets to be an issue?
13. May at 20:32:26
Matthew A @Huggett that's what I like about ScaleMates it's a great archive
13. May at 20:32:43
Nigel It's a great archive of identifiable things.

But what's the value of things that cannot be identified?

When they become identifiable, that's the time to add them.
13. May at 20:35:52
Derek Huggett Hey! Scalemates existentialism!!!! :)
13. May at 20:40:24
Matthew A I've spent years tracking down what happened to the unfinished FROG kits, so I have to disagree
13. May at 20:40:30
Gluefinger >> Scalemates existentialism!
No, just a bit of good old-fashioned ontology. ;)
13. May at 20:53:35
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