BFG/BAOR/RAFG Locations

www.baor-locations.org
 
HomeHome  CalendarCalendar  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  MemberlistMemberlist  UsergroupsUsergroups  Log in  
Latest topics
» SOXMIS/SMLM Frankfurt am Main 1978-1980.
Yesterday at 09:18 by serg051060

» New website
18/3/2017, 08:30 by steve

» British soldiers' clubs in Germany 1940/50
17/3/2017, 10:15 by JPW

» Wrinkles
11/3/2017, 20:36 by Hardrations

» Looking for John Ponton - Bünde and Bielefeld
8/3/2017, 19:50 by Seekerofinfo

» Pre War Nazi Germany
3/3/2017, 16:23 by pentaxpete

» lubeck
28/2/2017, 22:18 by heb

» Guardsman K King-Spooner Grenadier Guards 1958/63
27/2/2017, 11:22 by the excel

» Memories of Toc H
26/2/2017, 17:55 by Rigmar

» Vittoria & Albuhera Barracks - B.A.O.R Werl
25/2/2017, 14:23 by BavonWW

» Disposals Organisation, Hamm‏
25/2/2017, 13:47 by BavonWW

» BMH Munster
25/2/2017, 13:00 by BavonWW

» British Forces in Germany (BFG)
25/2/2017, 10:07 by Dee Z

» Farewell to Hamburg
24/2/2017, 17:07 by Dieter.Rudolph

» Major excercise 1967 Libya
24/2/2017, 10:20 by alan8376

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
Who is online?
In total there are 11 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 11 Guests :: 1 Bot

None

Most users ever online was 144 on 31/12/2014, 23:57
March 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
CalendarCalendar
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search

Share | 
 

 Nothing at all to do with BAOR

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Paul
Maj Gen
Maj Gen


Number of posts : 817
Age : 64
Localisation : Limavady, N.I.
Cap Badge : R.E.M.E.
Places Served : Arborfield (Basic training), S.E.M.E. Bordon (Trade training), Barnard Castle, Hemer, Belfast (Emergency Tour), Londonderry, Munster, Brunei, Hong Kong
Registration date : 2008-04-06

PostSubject: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   5/1/2010, 11:09

This topic has nothing to do with BAOR, but knowing the knowledgeable people here I am sure I will get an answer Idea The topic will be deleted again later.

1. Are there any DVD players for the troops in Afghanistan?
2. If so, what region do they come under; Region 5 or the Region the troops come from (1 for Canadian/US troops, 2 for British/European troops, etc)

Paul.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
recymech
WOII
WOII
avatar

Number of posts : 81
Age : 48
Localisation : Bad Fallingbostel
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Bordon, Nuneaton, NI, Paderborn, Poland, Czech Republic, Sennelager, Osnabruck, Canada, Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo, Cyprus, Bad Fallingbostel.
Registration date : 2008-06-24

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   5/1/2010, 14:46

Paul,

Yes there are DVD players in theatre, however they are limited to troops that are based in permanant locations such as Bastion, Kandahar and some of the bigger FOB's and Patrol Bases. Guys will take their own DVD players out and also units will have their own provided by PRI and various unit welfare funds. Almost all players will be region 2 but no doubt some will be multi region allowing disks from all sorts of sources to be played.

As you can imagine the blokes who are on constant patrols and are out on OP's will get very little time to indulge in film watching, this is mainly done by the blokes in support roles who are stuck in said places.

As I said the Brits will have region 2 with a lot being multi region.

The yanks will have region 1.

Hope this helps.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Paul
Maj Gen
Maj Gen


Number of posts : 817
Age : 64
Localisation : Limavady, N.I.
Cap Badge : R.E.M.E.
Places Served : Arborfield (Basic training), S.E.M.E. Bordon (Trade training), Barnard Castle, Hemer, Belfast (Emergency Tour), Londonderry, Munster, Brunei, Hong Kong
Registration date : 2008-04-06

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   5/1/2010, 15:56

recymech wrote:
Paul,

Yes there are DVD players in theatre, however they are limited to troops that are based in permanant locations such as Bastion, Kandahar and some of the bigger FOB's and Patrol Bases....... Almost all players will be region 2 but no doubt some will be multi region allowing disks from all sorts of sources to be played......As I said the Brits will have region 2 with a lot being multi region.....The yanks will have region 1.

It does help, thank you. I have edited the quote to the bits I was interested in. The reason I asked is that my eldest daughter had a clear out of DVD's. I have not looked at them properly yet, but when I do I was thinking that some may have been of use to the troops out there.

When I have a look, and check the regions, I will come back to this one. If they are of no use for some reason (not fitting/not required), I will try and find a rep for a Service Charity/Help for Heroes/etc., to give them to.

Paul.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Dee Z
WOI
WOI
avatar

Number of posts : 159
Age : 71
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   19/6/2012, 12:00

We are the Brits

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dk5uwz2FBoA&feature=player_embedded
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   19/6/2012, 12:41

Very uplifting Laughing
Back to top Go down
bigmal
Maj
Maj
avatar

Number of posts : 296
Age : 59
Localisation : Worksop, Notts
Cap Badge : R.E.M.E
Places Served : Fallingbostal, NI, Hohne, Fallingbostal, again.
Registration date : 2012-03-30

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   19/6/2012, 18:17

All this crap about `regions` on DVD players is a bit of a con.

I bought some DVD`s that were region 1 and therefore a lot cheaper than the UK region 2 versions.
If you google your DVD player you can get a code to turn your player into an all regions version which means you can play DVD`s from any where and it costs nowt.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Shelldrake
FM
FM
avatar

Number of posts : 2986
Localisation : Camberley
Cap Badge : Royal Artillery
Places Served : Troon, Lippstadt, Devizes, NI, Paderborn, Dortmund, Colchester, Belize, Canada, Cyprus, Gutersloh
Registration date : 2010-10-26

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   19/6/2012, 18:32

Now you know - give that man a commission. Laughing
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   19/6/2012, 19:21

Not untill he does a WOSB..Can`t let any riff raff into the mess.
Back to top Go down
bigmal
Maj
Maj
avatar

Number of posts : 296
Age : 59
Localisation : Worksop, Notts
Cap Badge : R.E.M.E
Places Served : Fallingbostal, NI, Hohne, Fallingbostal, again.
Registration date : 2012-03-30

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   19/6/2012, 19:48

WSOB????? scratch
Back to top Go down
View user profile
pete26
Capt
Capt


Number of posts : 209
Cap Badge : R.E.
Places Served : Farnborough, Hohne, Ulster, Berchtesgaden,Chatham..
Registration date : 2012-04-29

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   19/6/2012, 20:28

Dee Z wrote:
We are the Brits

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dk5uwz2FBoA&feature=player_embedded

Anton Lorien ?

Is he French ?
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   19/6/2012, 20:28

It was ....War Office Selection Board.Long time ago.Don`t know what it will be now
Back to top Go down
pete26
Capt
Capt


Number of posts : 209
Cap Badge : R.E.
Places Served : Farnborough, Hohne, Ulster, Berchtesgaden,Chatham..
Registration date : 2012-04-29

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   19/6/2012, 20:29

bigmal wrote:
All this crap about `regions` on DVD players is a bit of a con.

I bought some DVD`s that were region 1 and therefore a lot cheaper than the UK region 2 versions.
If you google your DVD player you can get a code to turn your player into an all regions version which means you can play DVD`s from any where and it costs nowt.


Yep lots of them can do that. You just input a code.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
bigmal
Maj
Maj
avatar

Number of posts : 296
Age : 59
Localisation : Worksop, Notts
Cap Badge : R.E.M.E
Places Served : Fallingbostal, NI, Hohne, Fallingbostal, again.
Registration date : 2012-03-30

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   19/6/2012, 21:42

Which politician do i pay...sorry donate too.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   19/6/2012, 23:55

Brum benevolent fund..

Cash only.No receipts.
Back to top Go down
Shelldrake
FM
FM
avatar

Number of posts : 2986
Localisation : Camberley
Cap Badge : Royal Artillery
Places Served : Troon, Lippstadt, Devizes, NI, Paderborn, Dortmund, Colchester, Belize, Canada, Cyprus, Gutersloh
Registration date : 2010-10-26

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   20/6/2012, 05:35

Plus a small aperitif or two for Gen Gordon and myself to "Ease your passage", so to speak.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   20/6/2012, 07:17

Oh yes! Gen Shelldrake.That would be jolly decent of the chap.We might even be able to skip a couple of ranks,Depending on his generosity of course.
Back to top Go down
Shelldrake
FM
FM
avatar

Number of posts : 2986
Localisation : Camberley
Cap Badge : Royal Artillery
Places Served : Troon, Lippstadt, Devizes, NI, Paderborn, Dortmund, Colchester, Belize, Canada, Cyprus, Gutersloh
Registration date : 2010-10-26

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   20/6/2012, 09:38

Yes Gen Gordon, that is a distinct possibility.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
brum
FM
FM


Number of posts : 2808
Age : 76
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

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   20/6/2012, 14:00

Gordon. wrote:
Brum benevolent fund..

Cash only.No receipts.

I say, what a topping idea, well done !

I have a man who deals with that kind of thing.

Pip Pip !
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Shelldrake
FM
FM
avatar

Number of posts : 2986
Localisation : Camberley
Cap Badge : Royal Artillery
Places Served : Troon, Lippstadt, Devizes, NI, Paderborn, Dortmund, Colchester, Belize, Canada, Cyprus, Gutersloh
Registration date : 2010-10-26

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   20/6/2012, 15:59

George Osborne? Laughing
Back to top Go down
View user profile
bigmal
Maj
Maj
avatar

Number of posts : 296
Age : 59
Localisation : Worksop, Notts
Cap Badge : R.E.M.E
Places Served : Fallingbostal, NI, Hohne, Fallingbostal, again.
Registration date : 2012-03-30

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   20/6/2012, 16:03

Brown envelopes all round it is, then.
The Champagne is on me. silent
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Dee Z
WOI
WOI
avatar

Number of posts : 159
Age : 71
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   19/11/2012, 08:14

Miss Saigon performed for Help the heroes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-axXcz-uN8&list=UUmcKRLr1PqgPOV_dTti31rw&index=1&feature=plcp
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Dee Z
WOI
WOI
avatar

Number of posts : 159
Age : 71
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   30/7/2016, 20:44

Beach day

Back to top Go down
View user profile
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Nothing at all to do with BAOR   

Back to top Go down
 
Nothing at all to do with BAOR
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» RAF Stations in BAOR
» BAOR railway wagon?
» BAOR ROAD MAP
» BAOR map in The Hague
» Help needed - Vehicle markings in BAOR/1 Corps.

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
BFG/BAOR/RAFG Locations :: General-
Jump to: