At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

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    At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

    what is a Greeblie?

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    Re: At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

    taken from google.

    "a term used by the production designers and artists for the films, a greeblie is any technological-looking detail added to a starship or vehicle .."

    so in shorts it's the little things added to blasters, armor, ships, and the sort.

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    Re: At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

    Thanks for clearing that up for me.....I just knew it was something highly secret and you guys were talking in code to keep us new guys in the dark.

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    Re: At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

    Greeblies: see also Nurnies.

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    Re: At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

    Greeblie......It's just such a cool word. Go on say it......Greeblie.....Nice

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    Re: At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

    it's junk that would otherwise be thrown away but can be used to accept or create the illusion of a different part.

    Like, bottle caps can look like knobs or buttons.

    Or model kit pieces can look like functional switches/buttons/knobs etc. when added to a larger piece, especially mechanical.


    On here...it's just a found part or item that is used on a costume (usually the found part has a completely different use) ex. model kit parts on the boba fett rifles

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    Re: At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

    CombatBaby said: View Post
    it's junk that would otherwise be thrown away but can be used to accept or create the illusion of a different part.
    Sounds like you're talking about my old boss.

    Can bad managers be greeblies?

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    Re: At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

    I remember when I first joined, this term was completely alien to me. I couldn't find it on dictionary.com, Urban Dictionary or anything.

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    Re: At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

    widgets is a cool word too LOL

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    Re: At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

    If I recall, the term 'greeblie' was used to describe any and all parts on movie props that had no other name. Not sure if the term was coined by Lucas himself or someone else.

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    Re: At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

    Does George Lucas get royalties when we use it?

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    Re: At the risk of sounding like an idiot.....

    chibi fett said: View Post
    If I recall, the term 'greeblie' was used to describe any and all parts on movie props that had no other name. Not sure if the term was coined by Lucas himself or someone else.
    Yeah I believe it was

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