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gingerjim
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   16/5/2012, 19:19

all i remember in that line was the bren carrier . and the centurion , ginger
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Places Served : Fallingbostal, NI, Hohne, Fallingbostal, again.
Registration date : 2012-03-30

PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   16/5/2012, 20:10

Centurion.....rank or tank?
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   16/5/2012, 22:08


armoured pig Very Happy Very Happy lol!
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   16/5/2012, 23:07

Aha Johnboy...A proper pig...Stick a pole up it`s arse and out it`s mouth and roast slowly over an open fire...Leave those other pigs to the warriers..Slurp
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   17/5/2012, 16:00

You`re making me hungry now, i`m off for some scran.
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   17/5/2012, 16:16

Pork Chops???
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   17/5/2012, 18:10

Chicken in sauce with added garlic and a few other flavours thrown in and then chucked onto some spagetti.
I enjoyed it.
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   17/5/2012, 19:23

big mal i aint that old , ginger
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   17/5/2012, 20:13





Happy days Smile Gordon do you want some Tatties we'it big man Question
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   17/5/2012, 22:21

Wow ..That looks good enough to eat Johnboy..Chips, and a side salad to make it healthy eating pse.
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Places Served : Troon, Lippstadt, Devizes, NI, Paderborn, Dortmund, Colchester, Belize, Canada, Cyprus, Gutersloh
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   18/5/2012, 05:25

Is it dead?
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   18/5/2012, 09:16

Side salad, how disgusting Sad
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   18/5/2012, 09:46

The token piece of healthy eating Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   18/5/2012, 20:50

Shelldrake wrote:
Is it dead?

You bet took me 2hr chasing it round the field ...... I think he was scared of me waving my chopper around

.... what did you think I meant Rolling Eyes Smile Smile Smile lol! It was a piggin swine to catch
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   19/5/2012, 05:32

Nothing worse than a Cook running around waving his Chopper. Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   19/5/2012, 10:20


Very Happy lol!
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   19/5/2012, 12:48

Remindes me of the Specsavers ad.Gordon Ramsey`s chopper and cucumber....oiuch!!!
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   20/5/2012, 13:48

Gordon. wrote:
Was that not a job for the REME?(tic)


Nah, we just fixed `em.
Kept us out of trouble, too.
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   20/5/2012, 17:43

Now i am confused.I understood the REME was there to break things not fix them scratch Laughing
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Places Served : Catterick (1951) - BAOR (1952 -1954)-(Herford - Bunde - Munster) - Japan (Kure) - Korea (Pusan - Seoul) - Cyprus (Nicosia) - Suez Op (1st Guards Brigade) - UK (63 Sigs Regt TA, Southampton)
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   20/5/2012, 17:48

(Sigh) ... OK one more time I will try to explain the REME function ..

Rough Engineering Made Easy.

Ruin Everything Mechanical Eventually.

Len (Ciphers)


Workshop's


In forty two they formed the R.E.M.E.,
They combed the army for the dreamy,
For the lazy and the lame,
For the men who had no shame.


From far and near in herds they came,
To add to REME Workshops fame,
And now they daily swing the lead,
In workshop, billet and sickbed.


Their diseases spread to other ranks,
Especially those employed in tanks,
Experienced scroungers like the rest,
With these men this Corps is blessed.


But when the time comes when you’re in need,
The REME boys will act with speed,
They'll swing a hook and not the lead,
Transport a tank on a flatbed.


Jack up your jeep, change a tire,
Fix your scout car with bailing wire,
Jump with Paras - ride with tanks,
And never ask you for your thanks.


So good luck REME, here's three cheers,
In 2012, it's sixty years.

To Lofty Meadows, a good friend.

Len Payne.


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Places Served : Troon, Lippstadt, Devizes, NI, Paderborn, Dortmund, Colchester, Belize, Canada, Cyprus, Gutersloh
Registration date : 2010-10-26

PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   20/5/2012, 18:30

Spelt "Tyre" wrong! Rolling Eyes
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Places Served : Rotenburg, Verden, Liebenau, Hohne, Hamm, Duisburg, Minden, Hannover, Fallingbostal, Kuwait, UK, HK, USA/Can.
Registration date : 2008-02-27

PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   20/5/2012, 18:40

OOps scratch . By my reckoning in 2012 it will be 70 years. Transatlantic spelling is forgiven. Wonder how much of the Corps will be left after the current round of cut backs. Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   20/5/2012, 18:44

Gordon. wrote:
Now i am confused.I understood the REME was there to break things not fix them scratch Laughing


We fixed them, but, didn`t put all the bolts back in so it would break again and we`d have to fix it again.

How else do think we were going to get our beer, buy it?
The mind boggles.
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   20/5/2012, 18:46

BobG wrote:
OOps scratch . By my reckoning in 2012 it will be 70 years. Transatlantic spelling is forgiven. Wonder how much of the Corps will be left after the current round of cut backs. Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad

He is a Gunner, remember.

Not many, probably, as they will more than likely contract the work out to civvies as the Army won`t be big enough to need support arms.
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PostSubject: Re: You couldn't make it up !   20/5/2012, 18:59

'oops .. you're right BobG .. 70 it is, when I revamped it recently to 2012 I forgot to add the ten years since I last edited it ... I wrote it way back in the early seventies when I was 'Poet Laureate' to the British Ex Servicemen's Association here in Vancouver, Canada ... hence tire, not tyre ... when will you 'limey's' get it right.

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