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Old 12th Feb 2021, 15:42
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We know where your Sympathy lies now.
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 17:22
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Better get Navigator jokes going again

Young pilot enters bar in RAF Club Piccadilly, approaches senior looking chap at the bar
Sir Sir I have just heard this brilliant navigator joke and I'm repeating it to everyone I meet
Senior chap, I'll have you know young man I am a navigator
Don't worry sir, I'll tell it very slowly
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 17:44
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We had plenty of banter on the 10 hour train journey from Norfolk to Leuchars once!!!
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 17:49
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Anagram of navigator? Vagina rot..ta daaaah!
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 17:56
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It doesn’t take long to “Get it”. My daughter was a member of a UAS for just two years and she understands my banter far better than my missus of forty years plus does!
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 18:01
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I think it was Henry Morgan. Halfway across the Pond in the middle of the night I got out of my seat to go for a walk (we are in a Belfast). Going past Henry I asked him in a jocular fashion "Are we lost then Henry". "No" said he. "Are we on track then Henry". "No" said he". "Well, if we are not on track and we are not lost, then where are we?". "Well, we are not on track but No.3 engine is!!".
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 18:19
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Originally Posted by L-H View Post
Anagram of navigator? Vagina rot..ta daaaah!
There's no 'd' in navigator.

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Old 12th Feb 2021, 19:25
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Originally Posted by charliegolf View Post
There's no 'd' in navigator.

CG
You got it wrong,there is no F in navigator,
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 19:27
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Self-Loading Freight...
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 19:28
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My kids (17 and 16) are delightfully non-PC (blame the father), and often use the sympathy phrase. However, I have to warn them to be very careful where and to whom they display their highly lavatorial style of humour, such are these times of permanently being ‘offended’.
Does anyone still use ‘running goat f...’ to describe a cock-up?


(I didn’t say ‘type of dog’!)
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 19:39
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Self-Loading Freight...
They did have their uses, the Nav on the Ten was there to counter balance the weight of the Loadie down the back?
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 19:45
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Originally Posted by NutLoose View Post
They did have their uses, the Nav on the Ten was there to counter balance the weight of the Loadie down the back?
I used to fly with up to 5 of the buggers!

Q. What do you call a group of 2 Navs?

A. An Uncertainty.

Q. What do you call a group of 3 Navs?

A. A Quandary.

Q. What do you call a group of 4 (or more) Navs?

A. Lost.
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 20:27
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Originally Posted by flyingkeyboard View Post
You’re showing your age.
No just living up to my handle.
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 21:21
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The difference between a navigator and a GPS? When you have come down somewhere inhospitable, and aren't likely to be found for days, well...you can't eat the GPS
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 21:29
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Originally Posted by spitfirek5054 View Post
You got it wrong,there is no F in navigator,
These days there’s no f in crewman, either. Tbh, I do miss the banter, CG,
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 21:37
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Here’s one then, how about ‘EMU’, always raised a titter or two.
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 23:30
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What about the ASTRA cinema when they ran Tom & Gerry and the credits came up including Fred Q***by bringing forth a raucous chorus of "Good Old Fred".
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Old 13th Feb 2021, 08:15
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Originally Posted by DODGYOLDFART View Post
What about the ASTRA cinema when they ran Tom & Gerry and the credits came up including Fred Q***by bringing forth a raucous chorus of "Good Old Fred".
and the mad rush to avoid the playing of God Save the Queen.
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Old 13th Feb 2021, 09:34
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...to avoid the playing of God Save the Queen.
In the mid '70s, the RAF Valley Astra was open to all comers, including the locals. I was there once and the usual short clip of HM was shown to accompany the National Anthem. A group of locals didn't stand up, whereupon the projector stopped, the lights came on and 'Jones the Movie' came out of his booth and yelled something in Welsh at them. Then he went back, the projector started up again - this time everyone stood up.

One of our number was Welsh; we asked him what Jones had said, "OI! You lot, stand up or f*** off!", he told us. They chose the first option!
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Old 13th Feb 2021, 09:36
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My youngest daughter seems to have picked up most of the banter.

She has sung "O little town of Crossmaglen" at Christmas.
Her Shackleton Song needs more work, at the end she "....covered the Romans in oil"!

Seagull?!

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