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Old 31st May 2021, 10:35
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So looking at the RAF structure the only real contentious ones are AC, LAC and SAC, as we already have aircrew, simply change them to Groundcrew, Leading Groundcrew and Senior Groundcrew, it’s neutral and differentiates rolls too.

Where do I pick up my third share of 110000?

I do wonder if “she” (am I allowed to say that) will go after engineering terms like male and female connectors that are a simple and accurate way to describe fittings that make sense when when translating from the written word to the physical.
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Old 31st May 2021, 10:49
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No doubt 'spade terminals' will also have to go??
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Old 31st May 2021, 10:54
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And cockpit.
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Old 31st May 2021, 11:27
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Armourers will have to re-name LGBs.
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Old 31st May 2021, 12:18
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And cockpit.
does it become a Box Office?
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Old 31st May 2021, 12:38
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A box has connotations to a piece of male protection so is probably thus not allowed.
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In an idle moment, many years ago, while sittiing in on a design meeting (hah!) for JPA, I suggested that confusion over ranks and titles in the various services could be avoided by introducing the SI approach to management. The basic unit would be the Boss (B). This would situated somewhere round the Warrant Officer or Flying Offer level - we can debate that at some point. Each rank above or below would have the appropriate SI prefix so going up we could have dekaBoss (daB), hectoBoss (hB), kiloBoss (kB), MegaBoss (MB) etc and going down, deciBoss (dB), centiBoss cB, milliBoss (mB), microBoss B and so on. This gets rid of any arguments based on equivalence between services and is gender neutral. Moreover, everyone gets to be a boss, reinforcing self esteem and making people feel valued. Moreover, if B were set around WO level, we would know who the boss was.
Rank tabs could either be replaced by a simple number indicating the appropriate power of 10, colour coded to indicate if it is a postive or negative power or by the SI rank abbreviation. A second identifier could then be added for specialisation or trade if needed, e.g. hB (aircrew) or B (wpns)
Now where do I collect my award?
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Old 31st May 2021, 12:55
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Wasn’t Hercules a man? Will that need renaming?
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Old 31st May 2021, 13:07
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Originally Posted by Ninthace View Post
In an idle moment, many years ago, while sittiing in on a design meeting (hah!) for JPA, I suggested that confusion over ranks and titles in the various services could be avoided by introducing the SI approach to management. The basic unit would be the Boss (B). This would situated somewhere round the Warrant Officer or Flying Offer level - we can debate that at some point. Each rank above or below would have the appropriate SI prefix so going up we could have dekaBoss (daB), hectoBoss (hB), kiloBoss (kB), MegaBoss (MB) etc and going down, deciBoss (dB), centiBoss cB, milliBoss (mB), microBoss B and so on. This gets rid of any arguments based on equivalence between services and is gender neutral. Moreover, everyone gets to be a boss, reinforcing self esteem and making people feel valued. Moreover, if B were set around WO level, we would know who the boss was.
Rank tabs could either be replaced by a simple number indicating the appropriate power of 10, colour coded to indicate if it is a postive or negative power or by the SI rank abbreviation. A second identifier could then be added for specialisation or trade if needed, e.g. hB (aircrew) or B (wpns)
Now where do I collect my award?
You can't use colour to donate seniority - that could offend someone.
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Old 31st May 2021, 13:16
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Worth every penny.

Do you know what? Its worth 110,000 just to wind everyone up on here. Money well spent.

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Old 31st May 2021, 13:19
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Originally Posted by Wensleydale View Post
You can't use colour to donate seniority - that could offend someone.
You could use green, very trendy these days, and blue, as in blue sky, again very positive, or is that blue for negative? Either way it is down to Earth. As far as I know, there are no green or blue people.
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Old 31st May 2021, 13:25
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That may well prove in future to be galaxcyist.
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Old 31st May 2021, 14:27
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Originally Posted by Ninthace View Post
You could use green, very trendy these days, and blue, as in blue sky, again very positive, or is that blue for negative? Either way it is down to Earth. As far as I know, there are no green or blue people.
...except for football supporters? I am sure that putting red above blue or vice versa would have a few grumbles!
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Old 31st May 2021, 14:28
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Yes but we already know that Blue is for boys and Pink for girls. ummm....
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Old 31st May 2021, 14:51
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I can't stop thinking about the old pre-WW2 RN rank lace, with all the different colours. Green = Electrical, Orange = Dental ... I'm sure a MoD Committee could come up with a modern woke version.
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Old 31st May 2021, 15:19
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A bunch of angry old white men defending an outrage hit piece by a right-wing fascist rag.

...And they say irony's dead.
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Old 31st May 2021, 15:46
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Originally Posted by Wensleydale View Post
You can't use colour to donate seniority - that could offend someone.
It already has."

"Spains postal service has been rebuked by anti-racism campaigners after it launched a limited-edition run of skin-toned stamps in which the dark skin tones have a lower monetary value than the light ones. "

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/202...lue-dark-skin/
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Old 31st May 2021, 16:24
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Originally Posted by Bob Viking View Post
Do you know what? Its worth 110,000 just to wind everyone up on here. Money well spent.

BV

Well youre ok BOB, Blackadder ensured BOB can be any sex
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Old 31st May 2021, 16:33
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Originally Posted by Two's in View Post
A bunch of angry old white men defending an outrage hit piece by a right-wing fascist rag.

...And they say irony's dead.
Who says we are white, angry, old, and male, its woke statements like that which really gall
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Old 31st May 2021, 16:37
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Actually BOB its your punctuation(or lack thereof) that winds me up!
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