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Old 20th Feb 2012, 11:52   #12701 (permalink)
 
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..and best of all, you'll hardly know you're wearing it!
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Old 20th Feb 2012, 11:54   #12702 (permalink)
 
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"Then finally, we insert pencils up the nostrils. Suit you, Sir?"
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Old 20th Feb 2012, 12:10   #12703 (permalink)
 
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"Its like this Prime Minister Harman, now women are flying in the airforce they can get their hairdone at the same time...the savings to the taxpayer would be immense.."

...or

.."Now look here Scroggins how much do you think this bloody lots gonna weigh when a pilot pulls an 8 g turn".....
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Old 20th Feb 2012, 12:34   #12704 (permalink)
 
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"I'm sure Page 3 will be interesting but do I really need to wear all this to read the Sunday Sun?"
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Old 20th Feb 2012, 13:29   #12705 (permalink)
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'Speccy' Watson was so happy to hear they had developed a new aircrew helmet for glasses wearers.

'At last, they will stop calling me foureyes'...
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Old 20th Feb 2012, 15:13   #12706 (permalink)

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New robotic drop bear weapon revealed.

It reportedly blinds enemy fighter pilots by putting its little plastic paws over their eyes.
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Old 20th Feb 2012, 20:39   #12707 (permalink)

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The Dr. realised that the Cybermen had done some significant upgrades since their last encounter...
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Old 21st Feb 2012, 07:12   #12708 (permalink)
 
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Quality submissions as usual ... keep them coming ... I will bring forward judging if we start lose thrust ...

Buster ... you inspired this from me with your last ...

In best Dalek voice "Exterminate ! Exterminate ! --- we have upgraded our Drain Plungers --- Exterminate ! Exterminate !

Coff.
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Old 21st Feb 2012, 08:14   #12709 (permalink)
 
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Four eyes! ... er sorry ... SIX EYES!!
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Old 21st Feb 2012, 17:37   #12710 (permalink)
 
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Final call guys ... judging brought forward to 18:00z tomorrow.

Kind regards ...

Coff.
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Old 22nd Feb 2012, 08:44   #12711 (permalink)
 
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Cap Com Winners Enclosure

Hi all ...

Thanks everyone for the spirited contributions during my first time in the Cap Com "chair"

I didn't want to suffer the ignominy of dropping off the Front Page ... so here are the winners in reverse order ...

3rd Place Buster with ...

Quote:
The Dr. realised that the Cybermen had done some significant upgrades since their last encounter...
2nd Place Nutloose with ...

Quote:
Ok Sir, that's the helmet fitted, we just need to add the glove to monitor heart rate and perspiration, then insert the rectal probe to measure Sphincter Flutter and we are done
1st Place Rather be Gardening with ...

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Yes sir, this is the third Milliband brother: Nigel. We managed to sort out the dalek voice, the persecution complex and the wild staring eyes. Problem is, if he tries to stand up unaided, he topples over
Congratulations RBG and with the time honoured words ...

"You Have Control"

Kind regards ...

Coff.
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Old 22nd Feb 2012, 09:33   #12712 (permalink)
 
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Oooooh.... that's gotta hurt! Twice in a row
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Old 22nd Feb 2012, 09:55   #12713 (permalink)
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Thanks Coff!

Don't think we've done this one before:

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Old 22nd Feb 2012, 10:05   #12714 (permalink)
 
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CAS Sketches out future of the RAF in the British armed services, the Missing page 2 legend states

Brown... Transferred to the Army
Dark Blue... Transferred to The Royal Navy
Green... To remain under Army Control
Combined Brown / Dark Blue... Transferred to the all new Multi Service Army / Royal Navy rotary wing.
Combined Brown / Green... Future ground based mobile assets to come under Army Control
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Old 22nd Feb 2012, 10:09   #12715 (permalink)
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The Sun leaks the latest MOD battle plans
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Old 22nd Feb 2012, 10:11   #12716 (permalink)
 
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The RAF Club has finally agreed the design for its new 500,000 stained glass window.
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Old 22nd Feb 2012, 10:37   #12717 (permalink)
 
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Dulux unvels their new "3 shades of sh1te" military range.

OR

The MOD were taking the government sponsored work experience scheme very seriously..............
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Old 22nd Feb 2012, 10:54   #12718 (permalink)

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Having come second yet again, Nutloose determines his future & that of his fellow, ungrateful, Prooners!
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Old 22nd Feb 2012, 11:28   #12719 (permalink)
 
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For the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Damien Hirst is commissioned to capture the entire UK Armed Forces. The work is entitled:

"The physical impossibility of strategic thought in the mind of a modern politician."

Last edited by Fox3WheresMyBanana; 22nd Feb 2012 at 11:39.
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Old 22nd Feb 2012, 11:36   #12720 (permalink)

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Banksy goes back to his roots...
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