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Hardrations
Let Gen
Let Gen
Hardrations

Number of posts : 1043
Localisation : Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
Cap Badge : RC Sigs (RTG Op) / CF Logistics (Cook)
Places Served : Germany, Egypt, Cyprus, CFS Alert and some other strange places
Registration date : 2007-12-16

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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime3/1/2011, 03:36

Sad little people who have to pretend something that they never were. 61 years old and wearing WW 2 medals. He's not only a sad loser, he's stupid to.
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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime3/1/2011, 10:12

There are a lot of them out there..
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Let Gen
Let Gen
jim

Number of posts : 1291
Localisation : Sutton Coldfield
Cap Badge : RAOC
Places Served : Dad, Hamburg, Bad Oeynhausen, Iserlohn, Bury, Osnabruck, Worcester. Me Detmold, Bielefeld, NI, HK
Registration date : 2008-01-03

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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime5/1/2011, 11:29

Walt alert then?
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Norman
SSgt/CSgt
SSgt/CSgt


Number of posts : 56
Age : 83
Localisation : East Yorkshire
Cap Badge : RASC/RCT
Places Served : Farnborough, Aldershot, Sennelager, Hildesheim, Hannover.
Registration date : 2009-10-19

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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime25/1/2011, 21:18

REME Rough Engineering Made Easy
RASC Rob All Supply Columns
RAOC Rag And Oil Company
ACC Any Clown can Cook
And many more....


Noch ein Bier,

Norman.
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Norman
SSgt/CSgt
SSgt/CSgt


Number of posts : 56
Age : 83
Localisation : East Yorkshire
Cap Badge : RASC/RCT
Places Served : Farnborough, Aldershot, Sennelager, Hildesheim, Hannover.
Registration date : 2009-10-19

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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime25/1/2011, 21:22

Brum was on about padres.
We had an unofficial one which was HALO - High Altitude Liason Officer.


Noch ein bier,

Norman.
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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime25/1/2011, 22:47

Steady on Norman..You are going to be pissed with all these beers. drunken
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Norman
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Number of posts : 56
Age : 83
Localisation : East Yorkshire
Cap Badge : RASC/RCT
Places Served : Farnborough, Aldershot, Sennelager, Hildesheim, Hannover.
Registration date : 2009-10-19

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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime26/1/2011, 10:16

You're dead right there Gordon, and I can't take them like I used to!!
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Nutstrangler
Sgt
Sgt
Nutstrangler

Number of posts : 25
Age : 75
Localisation : Totton, Hants
Cap Badge : R.E.M.E.
Places Served : Arborfield, Malaya, Singapore, Brunei , Kuching, Bulford, Bunde, Bordon, Dhekelia, Iserlohn, Lemgo,Hameln, Zimbabwe.
Registration date : 2011-01-26

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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime26/1/2011, 13:13

REME....Ruin Every Maiden everywhere

RASC....Rissoles, A---holes, Sausages & Chips

DIMDIF....Does It matter? Does It F---!
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brum
FM
FM


Number of posts : 2808
Age : 78
Localisation : Sandbach Cheshire
Cap Badge : RA/QOH
Places Served : JLRRA (Hereford) Nienburg Paderborn Colchester Munster Maresfield (Cyprus) Hohne Hemer Op Banner x4 Woolwich
Registration date : 2010-03-02

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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime26/1/2011, 13:54

Nutstrangler, that nickname caught my attention.

Back around '73 I heard a Jock VM use that name for the first time and I allways thought it was a "local thing".

An Instrument Tech with us in The Kesh was so taken by it he called himself a Wirebender.

Never caught on though.
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Number of posts : 2808
Age : 78
Localisation : Sandbach Cheshire
Cap Badge : RA/QOH
Places Served : JLRRA (Hereford) Nienburg Paderborn Colchester Munster Maresfield (Cyprus) Hohne Hemer Op Banner x4 Woolwich
Registration date : 2010-03-02

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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime26/1/2011, 13:57

Norman wrote:
Brum was on about padres.
We had an unofficial one which was HALO - High Altitude Liason Officer.


Noch ein bier,

Norman.

Isn't HALO something the Yanks call a type of parachute jump ?

High Altitude - Low Opening perhaps.
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Nutstrangler
Sgt
Sgt
Nutstrangler

Number of posts : 25
Age : 75
Localisation : Totton, Hants
Cap Badge : R.E.M.E.
Places Served : Arborfield, Malaya, Singapore, Brunei , Kuching, Bulford, Bunde, Bordon, Dhekelia, Iserlohn, Lemgo,Hameln, Zimbabwe.
Registration date : 2011-01-26

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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime26/1/2011, 14:00

brum wrote:
Nutstrangler, that nickname caught my attention.

Back around '73 I heard a Jock VM use that name for the first time and I allways thought it was a "local thing".

An Instrument Tech with us in The Kesh was so taken by it he called himself a Wirebender.

Never caught on though.

'Tis what I did when I was in, and also after I came out. I've still got more tools than I could shake a stick at, in my man-shed!
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Teabag
Maj Gen
Maj Gen
Teabag

Number of posts : 960
Age : 69
Localisation : Merseyside
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Wildenrath Detmold
Registration date : 2008-10-30

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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime26/1/2011, 14:17

brum wrote:
Norman wrote:
Brum was on about padres.
We had an unofficial one which was HALO - High Altitude Liason Officer.


Noch ein bier,

Norman.

Isn't HALO something the Yanks call a type of parachute jump ?

High Altitude - Low Opening perhaps.

Think our lot do it as well. Always makes me laugh when I see James Bond doing one from a Hercules or similar. He is all kitted up with oxygen but the yanks are standing there at the back with the ramp down sans any breathing gear. Tough those yanks!
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Themaadone
Maj
Maj
Themaadone

Number of posts : 270
Localisation : Near London
Cap Badge : RAOC/RLC/AGC
Places Served : Bielefeld, Guetersloh, Viersen, Bracht, Falklands, Aldershot, Leconsfield, NI, Rwanda, Croatia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan
Registration date : 2010-09-02

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PostSubject: Re: Abbreviations   Abbreviations - Page 3 Icon_minitime26/1/2011, 15:07

HALO has a counterpart - HAHO, high altitude high opening (good for night time insertionswhere a little more accuracy is required).
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Teabag
Maj Gen
Maj Gen
Teabag

Number of posts : 960
Age : 69
Localisation : Merseyside
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Wildenrath Detmold
Registration date : 2008-10-30

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As smooth as a tube of crisps. I like that one.
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