Noobish questions

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  1. Hi all,

    i am applying to train as wss (sm) and am basically wondering how often submarines go on deployment and how long for (in a year how long could i expect to be at sea?).

    also need some definitions of some words ive seen on here...

    -Stoker
    -WAFU
    -Matelot

    Please excuse my noobishness..........(awaits sarcastic replies)
     
  2. Marine engineer
    Wet And Fecking Useless-Someone in the Fleet Air Arm
    Matelot-Sailor
     
  3. In answer to your questions:

    1. Ham.
    2. 14.7 seconds in flat shoes.
    3. Albanian motorcross champion.
    4. They are carciogenic.
    5. Jesus.
     
  4. Nick

    A stoker is an ET(ME)
    A WAFU is someone in the Fleet Air Arm
    A matelot is literally a sailor (from French) but in this context is a slang term for someone in the Royal Navy
     
  5. Cheers. this info will come in handy for my interview...

    anybody got answers for the submarine q's?
     
  6. Nick

    I have now been told by someone in the Fleet Air Arm that WAFU actually stands for "Women Always Fancy Us".









    :D
     
  7. We are fecking unique, Sol.
     
  8. witsend

    witsend War Hero Book Reviewer

    :lol: Shut up you bellend.
     
  9. Yes boss :(
     

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