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Old 7th Sep 2020, 16:57
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If you can't take the Army/Navy/Air Force, you shouldn't have joined a joke (delete as appropriate)
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Old 7th Sep 2020, 21:52
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“The situation has arrived and has the Marines in hand.” Mae West.

“The French don't even have a word for Entrepeneur!” George W Bush.

“It’s been a real pressure working with you.” Me, when I left my last job.
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 10:06
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If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Behind you all the way.
That'll do a trip.
Use a bigger hammer.
Watch this...

It's never done that before.
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 11:01
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Practice D/F please
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 11:02
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and maybe the military has changed but

"hurry up and wait!"
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 13:15
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'' If you have time to spare, go by air''
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 13:19
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Originally Posted by Haraka View Post
" Yes , you stuffed us Germans last time in WW2 .



But remember, next time its your turn to have the Italians",
But whose turn is it to have the French?
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 16:54
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It will buff out.
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 16:54
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Well it was working when we gave it to you.
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 17:26
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(An insistence on) "The best, particularly in the business of defence, is so often the enemy of the good." Lord Carrington
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 17:28
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You can’t have that, someone might need it.

If you didn’t put it down, don’t pick it up.
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 18:08
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"You are the fifth person today to come in here asking us for one of those. There's no demand.. we don't stock them."
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Old 9th Sep 2020, 15:36
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Originally Posted by Radley View Post
You can’t have that, someone might need it.
<Sigh> "What does that sign say, laddie?"

"Errr, 'Stores'?"

"That's right. And if we wanted you to have it, it'd say 'Issues', wouldn't it? Now jog on."
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Old 10th Sep 2020, 00:20
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RAF Brampton Clothing Stores - mid-1980s:

Newly promoted AVM from HQ RAFSC: I would like some AVM composite rank braid please.

Storeperson: Sorry Sir, we don't have any in stock.

AVM: Why not ?

Storeperson: There isn't much demand for it.
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Old 10th Sep 2020, 09:00
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“Have you tried switching it off and on?“

Or

”Try switching it on!”
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Old 10th Sep 2020, 09:13
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They pretend to pay us - we pretend to work

Although perhaps that only applies to certain branches!
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Old 10th Sep 2020, 09:16
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And did anyone have to do to stores for the following items?

Long Stand?
Long Weight?
Left-handed screwdriver etc.

spare bubble for the spirit level?


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Old 10th Sep 2020, 11:49
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And did anyone have to do to stores for the following items?

Long Stand?
Long Weight?
Left-handed screwdriver etc.

spare bubble for the spirit level?
"Sparks for the grinding wheel"
"Clean air for the Fume Calibrator"
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Old 10th Sep 2020, 12:08
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Originally Posted by typerated View Post
And did anyone have to do to stores for the following items?

Long Stand?
Long Weight?
Left-handed screwdriver etc.

spare bubble for the spirit level?
Airscrew pitch.
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Old 10th Sep 2020, 17:14
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Or get the students to go and sweep the glidepath.
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