Action Man

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  1. Seaweed

    Seaweed War Hero Book Reviewer

    There was a news item tonight about the launch on VE-Day this year of a range of modern military Action Man dolls (incidentally the item was fronted by a Crab with a day's growth but I suppose that's not un-officer-like in the RAF). There was only a very quick scan of what is intended but all were suitably warry and the set seems to include a Harrier loaded for bear. However (although there has been a sailor Action Man in square rig in the past) the RN seemed to be under-represented.

    So, for this weekend's homework, please propose RN-type dolls for inclusion in the range, for instance a Chief Stoker? Dolls can of cousre be either sex but should include a comprehensive kit list etc.

    btw there was included the usual bleat from some wetnik about not giving children ideas about war, guns etc. Yuk.
  2. I vote for a full life size Naval Nurse doll with "funtional bits"

    Along the lines of these.
  3. A mincing Occifer Steward
    A Wafu in Pyjamas
    A Greenie with pimples and glasses
    A stoker with shovel
    A matelot complete with Dose
  4. The Faye Tunny Coxswain doll, upon carrying out feasibility studies however it was found that the amount of plastic required to make a scale reproduction of her harris made this doll economically unviable.

    The Daywear/ Nightwear Bootie this set includes a muscle bosun doll, a full set of CS95 (With all the bells and whistles), scale Green Lid made of a blob of plastic (As per original Action Man Commando doll) 2x scale roll mats for pre run ashore fun and games and for the evening wear a selection of Barbies finest couture.

    And our special for Norman of Kiddiminster, the Lieutenant Commander fully kitted out with desk and mountain of paperwork and neg sea legs.
  5. Classic :wav:
  6. I got the QARNNS (nurse) I married one, but if its reality, how about a Jack doll.
    Uniform in ribbons two days growth and smelling of spew and lager.
    Could even have an egg banjo in one hand and a bottle in the other.
  7. I'd like a full size fully functional Commander James Bond (RNVR) doll - from the Pierce Brosnan mould. Removable uniform essential. Kit List: Toothbrush & Comb.

    SP. (Swooning at the thought). :D
  8. I`ll have you know I resembled that remark :)
  9. FlagWagger

    FlagWagger Book Reviewer

    Does it come complete with golden blanket or is this an add-on item?

    For the comms department of old, the bunting-tosser should, of course, be a sun-bronzed Adonis character while the sparker should be pale, wearing slippers, and carrying a pipe.
  10. The all new NAILS doll.

    Hand made from specially selected mild steel :lol:
    Moveable steely eyes :wink:
    Real hair 8)
    Lots of different weapons 8O
    Lots of different camo outfits :)
    Full set of red, green and sand coloured berets :D

    Optional extras include:
    Cage - fight your Nails doll with your chums :twisted:
    Pensioner Barby doll - for when you just have to :oops:
    Half eaten kebab :(
  11. They based an Action Man doll on me in my youth: an empty box - Action Man - DESERTER !!
  12. PTI, complete with 6 pack and clip board!!
  13. The 'Special Duties' Action Man doll, comes with a full set and a black North Face jacket.
  14. There could be a talking pull the cord and he says...who'll start me at ten pounds more..this is your last chance....sold for fourty pounds.

    Yes it's Auction man :roll:
  15. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
  16. If it comes from London, from a place between Ealing and Chiswick, would it be an Acton Man?
  17. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Or dressed as a Nazi: "Achtung Man"! :wink:
  18. Or if it's dressed in tights and a cod piece and saying "Alas poor Yorrick I knew thee well" it may be an Acting Man.
  19. Or from the West End .... yep! .... it's Acting Man !!


    Dam !! beaten to it .......... :(
  20. From Lancashire We could have Accrington Man

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