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If your MMC finds your OoB 6+1 & 7-0 SMCs, they've Routed too far back.
If your MMC find his OoB 6+1 & 7-0 SMCs, they've Advanced too far forward.
When your Commissar has stopped yelling, it's because he's reaching for his alternate leadership modifier.
Allied Troops will recognize your uniform, but not your need for support.
Just because your opponent is using Long Range fire, doesn't mean he can't get that lucky shot in.
If your scenario plan is going wrong, worry. If it's going well, worry more.
ELR 5 troops are NOT invulnerable.
Never move your unescorted AFV down an uncleared street in town.
LOS works in both directions.
The dice do not know the difference between your inspired moves, and his insane moves.
 

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Just remember, your 10-3 is not Chuck Norris!
 

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A 5 turn scenario will last 4 hours, 5+ hours are involved.
 

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The only thing one can reasonably expect from your OBA is that it's in you Order of Battle.
I can tell you...
For 13 half-turns, I unsuccessfully tried to get down a US 80mm OBA with Plentiful Ammo in a recent game.
It was not before the last and 14th half-turn, that I finally got my FFE:1.

It had but one single significant effect on the enemy:
One single enemy HS was casualty reduced to nothing in the attempt of advancing into a Victory Hex within the FFE.
This won me the game.

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The more you prepare for a specific scenario, the less likely someone will want to play you.
Getting ROF is like trying to get a bank loan, very difficult when really needed.
 

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The more you need those off-board reinforcements, the more likely you gack the entry roll.
The one time you really need a specific counter, it's back home on the man-cave gaming table.
Friendly air support isn't!
 

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Pilots are supposed to have superior eyesight, but they can't distinguish where your front line is and his front line is.
Friendly armor is Recalled, when it is the least appropriate time.
The 'unsinkable' landing craft usually does.
The one time you urgently needed smoke grenades, you didn't have them.
Just when you think there's a gap in his deployment, think again.
6+1 SMCs never go to the front lines, except when you have no other choices.
 

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The cat knows where the turn marker is, the trick is get him to cough it up.
The bookcase's useful load capacity was two modules ago, before it started groaning.
Always eyeball your game room floor, before carpet-sweeping or vacuuming.
 

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If you can keep your head when the rest of your ASL tourney team are losing theirs, you obviously have not grasped the seriousness of the scenario.
 

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That's why we need Submarine counters for ASL:
These would invariably run aground next to the Beach - finally a sure means to get your landing force onto the shore... 🤣

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A counter long overdue IMHO.😉 Relese it with the staff car counter and the white Charger!🙄😊

Since the Barb put a landing party ashore which blew up a Japanese train this could be the ultimate in ASL chrome! I envision a complete pack with a HASL map, railroads, rubber rafts the whole nine yards. 🤗🤗
 

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8 Morale troops will fail their MC nine times out of ten.
 

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Oh so true! Lost a game of 'Kurhaus Clash' that way. Those SS squads would not rally.
 

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Your best AFV can be Recalled, but not the cat's traverse of the mapboards.
 

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Always play on a table higher than your dog's wagging tail.
Errata is useful, trivia is not.
Just remember, your opponent may be as inexperienced as you are.
 

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The more counters in a scenario, the greater the attraction factor to someone's small children.
Always use a poker face, when the other guy is moving towards your minefields.
 
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