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    MOD EDIT: Trolling .

    MOD EDIT: Trolling .
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    Perhaps not a small part of the problem is the...

    Perhaps not a small part of the problem is the mentality that can use the derogatory term "unwashed" for what I presume to be the citizens of the Republic. The terminology is significant and, with...
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    Must be Cleveland Range near the Cleveland Dam on...

    Must be Cleveland Range near the Cleveland Dam on the Arcturus Road. A BSAP Support Unit base was just down the road. At one time I spent about 3 weeks in the Goromonzi Mountains nearby - when the...
  4. The Green Howards who have been axed this time...

    The Green Howards who have been axed this time were "saved" in 2006 although amalgamated within the Yorkshires. This raised some eyebrows but the COS at the time -Richard Dannatt, himself a Green...
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    I'm not so sure about that . Imagine someone...

    I'm not so sure about that .

    Imagine someone like Buck getting on his hobby-horse to have all us "civvies" give way to members of the DF in queues etc. RGJ would want us to have an "Armed Forces...
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    Dev- Ireland could, and should, have a Navy 2-4...

    Dev- Ireland could, and should, have a Navy 2-4 times its present size if the politicians had not fallen for the big con job of the EU Common Fishing Policy. Iceland and Norway have much to teach...
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    RGJ - I was at Wellington Barracks at the...

    RGJ - I was at Wellington Barracks at the beginning and the IG got a very public bollocking for not being able to stand easy.

    Otherwise, it made me all very homesick ...I think there were far...
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    Old Africa saying: Larium drives you crazy but...

    Old Africa saying: Larium drives you crazy but Malaria kills!

    We used to use Maloprim generally in the Rhodesian forces and so did the British contingent who came out for the ceasefire. ...
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    BiB, PLEASE DO NOT GO -I think we all enjoyed...

    BiB,

    PLEASE DO NOT GO -I think we all enjoyed your posts - Danno was just having a joke - even in Kerry some of us men now take a great interest in how we look, we have pedicures, skin-toning...
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    I was in London yesterday and had planned to go...

    I was in London yesterday and had planned to go to the river but the crowds and the weather put me off so I watched it on TV. I really enjoyed it all and throughout London there was a great sense of...
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    Danno- This is Belem the beauty here - eat your...

    Danno- This is Belem the beauty here - eat your heart out

    http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/shipdetails.aspx?mmsi=227051000


    VIVE LA REINE!!!!
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    WHEN IN ROME........ I will be celebrating...

    WHEN IN ROME........

    I will be celebrating over the weekend. Usually when I am based in London I never go away for bank holidays -just too much hassle and too expensive. London is full of tourists...
  13. Thread: Unifil(3)

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    I agree - but the database is excellent - the...

    I agree - but the database is excellent - the biographies are extensive and interesting.
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    This is an excellent website from a mainly...

    This is an excellent website from a mainly Continental aspect on the Middle East and Unifil.
    ...
  15. Thread: Mr UN.

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    This should have been enough reason for him to be...

    This should have been enough reason for him to be on every trip-if he has taken the time to learn the language and appreciate the culture he deserves every respect.
  16. Apod - there is no point in running down us poor...

    Apod - there is no point in running down us poor misguided souls.

    1) You are right about the biltong - it was a reliable standby - light, tasty and long-lasting.

    2) With regard to the FN we...
  17. Why? What is great about it? I can assure you...

    Why? What is great about it?

    I can assure you 99,99999999% of Londoners will be supremely disinterested even if they bother to look up. You may get the 20 or so "anoraks" who had nothing better...
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    Here is the leaflet - interesting range of languages if you are a local and want to talk to somebody.


    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/71971797/bow_missile_leaflet.pdf


    And here is the lucky...
  19. Thank you, I stand corrected.

    Thank you, I stand corrected.
  20. The problem is there is more than a fair share of...

    The problem is there is more than a fair share of nutters/extremists living within the "secure" zone already. Stephen Tibbs MP was stabbed in his constituency office in the East End.

    And, the...
  21. And, in a difficult sellers market you can in all...

    And, in a difficult sellers market you can in all honesty put it on the market as being "fully-equipped with all MOD cons".
  22. Thread: New medal ??

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    danno;369217]Whats the worst dilemma,getting an...

    danno;369217]Whats the worst dilemma,getting an undeserved merit medal or everybody getting one regardless.[/QUOTE]


    If you had a Millenium Medal say and then a Jubilee Medal or whatever, and,...
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    Actually taken from Old Irish-Dalcassian - the...

    Actually taken from Old Irish-Dalcassian - the motto of Clare GAA btw.
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    1) Who do you think we should go to war with...

    1) Who do you think we should go to war with then, and why?

    2) Kit is not a problem really - the only possibility of Ireland getting involved in a major war would be in the highly-unlikely...
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    RB, Ahem- I think it might be something to do ...

    RB,

    Ahem- I think it might be something to do with the fact that the vast majority of the decent people of Britain and Ireland did not then, and certainly do not now, support military adventurism...
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