The bootneck/army thing!

sadmann_insane!!

Midshipman
How many other bootneck get asked "How long have you been in the army"or similar questions, because it grips the sh*t of all the lads i've ever know in the corps?
 
Dont know about the Corps mate, but I know RMR blokes are constantly subjected to "So, how long have you been in the TA"

Cue red mist...... :evil:
 
Dont see why Sadman the RM Band being the finest military band bar none, the Booties dont like being asked what instrument they play, if in doubt, ask a Bootie.
 

HARRY_MASKERS

Midshipman
sadmann_insane!! said:
sadmann_insane!! said:
SILVER_FOX said:
Not sure about that but was wondering how many instruments you can play on average? :roll: :wink:

SF
You always get at least one knobber putting there bit in on posts! Silverfox is a perfect example. :!: :oops:
bootneck-matelot-matelot-bootneck, never the twain etc.

at least we had a good birthday party on the 28th (since 1664 it gets better every year)
and Mr S_ Fox I know you have an aversion to him but Gary Glitter was requested and played-even had one bootie dress up as him-said he was going for a chinese. (aw, he's just misunderstood!) :D
 

nails_1

Newbie
sadmann_insane!! said:
How many other bootneck get asked "How long have you been in the army"or similar questions, because it grips the sh*t of all the lads i've ever know in the corps?
The next bloke that ask's me how life is in the army or if i'm in the f"cking army is going to get a slap i'm threaders with it,civvies don't know that bootnecks are in the navy and proud of the fact,c"nts. :roll:
 
I've lost track of the number of times you see servicemen on the news and the newsreader always refers to them as "soldiers" despite their clearly being marines/sailors/airmen. Op Fresco was the most consistently bad example. "Army on Call to Battle Fires" blares the headline, vidclip/picture shows a Chief Stoker and 5 sailors manhandling hoses around a Green Goddess.

*Sigh*
 

Greendeath

Lantern Swinger
sadmann_insane!! said:
How many other bootneck get asked "How long have you been in the army"or similar questions, because it grips the sh*t of all the lads i've ever know in the corps?
The photograph you have in your profile is Yankee Company 45 Commando during the Falklands War. If I had a quid for every person who asked me if I was in the Army during my service I'd be mega rich!!



Greendeath
 
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