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First Tour of Afghanistan for Female Engineer

Junglie_killick said:
I'm currently serving out here with her, I'll pass on all the opinions guys.

if she is still out there on xmas day you can pass my pants onto her.

obviously i'll still be wearing them
 

finknottle

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Merlin28 said:
finknottle said:
Don't see what all the fuss is about, she is only doing her duty. Having said that good luck to them all.

They were going to write a piece on you but it was then decided you had a face that was only suitable for radio. :twisted:

First I've heard of it. :?
 

broadside

War Hero
finknottle said:
Naval_Gazer said:
flymo said:
Am with Finks on this. So what? Trying to milk a story about a member of the fairer sex doing a man's job. Sorry, but they burnt their bras far too long ago for me to get excited...

I wouldn't mind if it said "first naval chef not to burn a boiled egg" if that's what it takes to persuade the papers to print something about any of the thousand RN personnel serving in Afghanistan.

(And yes, I know that RN chefs usually shine at the annual Hotelympia cookery competitions :wink: )

A burnt boiled egg, never came across one of those. :?

Tip for burning a boiled egg
1. Put egg into pan with water and put onto hot plate to boil
2. Go to sleep in an armchair in front of the TV (alcohol MAY have a role to play in this!)
3. Wake when the water has boiled dry, egg has shot skywards with a loud bang and pan has been well and truly OPDEF'd
4. Scrape burnt boiled egg off deckhead
5. Think of a good excuse why the wife's best pan is ruined
 

WreckerL

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finknottle said:
WreckerL said:
finknottle said:
Naval_Gazer said:
flymo said:
Am with Finks on this. So what? Trying to milk a story about a member of the fairer sex doing a man's job. Sorry, but they burnt their bras far too long ago for me to get excited...

I wouldn't mind if it said "first naval chef not to burn a boiled egg" if that's what it takes to persuade the papers to print something about any of the thousand RN personnel serving in Afghanistan.

(And yes, I know that RN chefs usually shine at the annual Hotelympia cookery competitions :wink: )

A burnt boiled egg, never came across one of those. :?

Not done much seatime then Finky? :wink:

And the connection between 'burnt boiled eggs' and seatime is? :)

Try boiling one when it's roughers (chef's excuse, not mine :oops: )
 
shag_shacker said:
Junglie_killick said:
I'm currently serving out here with her, I'll pass on all the opinions guys.

if she is still out there on xmas day you can pass my pants onto her.

obviously i'll still be wearing them

I'm sure she won't mind, I'll just tell her a Chief from MASU's special alchohol disposal unit requires a whisky top-up!
 

finknottle

Banned
I was fond of a 'hard boiled egg' and rolls for 9'o clockers, lashings of slide and well seasoned, there was no shortage of salt in those days.
 

SSN09

Badgeman
Only girl in a naval unit in Afghanistan, I hope she sleeps with an aspirin between her knees !!

Good luck to her though, I admire 'em all out there
 
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