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No, I really hate the Navy, and your freedoms

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by DirtMcGirk, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. DirtMcGirk

    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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    Apologies in advance, drunk as hell but no throwin up...

    Damn if I am not bitter tonight. The wife has been deployed to Afghan land for some 37 days now.

    Make no mistake, I hate the Navy, and I hate the "freedom" she is fighting for.

    This really, really sucks a big wad. I went out, rode DH, DJ and XC today. Am I any happier? Did 40 some miles bring a smile to my grimace? Nope, still sullen and mad as hell.

    So when you think of your freedoms, and you think of anything else, think of poor Dirt, no sex, no fun, and 99 problems, but a bitch ain't one. hit me....

    Maybe this should be in the political forum.

    Freedom ain't free, but for hell if I ain't tired of paying for KidWoo...
     

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  2. X3pilot

    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

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    Dude, I know you're drunk, but who twisted your wife's arm to sign up?
     
  3. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Getting hammered is always a good way to deal with life's problems.
     
  4. valve bouncer

    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    There are other ways?
     
  5. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    doesn't the US Navy realize that Afghanistan is land-locked?
     
  6. laura

    laura DH_Laura

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    Know what I bet sucks more? Being in Afghanistan.
     
  7. Stray_cat

    Stray_cat Monkey

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    No, they they didn't have a map of "The Afghanistan."
     
  8. Reactor

    Reactor Turbo Monkey

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    and they have a very simple problem solving methodology....

     
  9. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    Well have your wife get off the government teat and get a real job then.
     
  10. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Get a job and support her.
    Or realize what side your bread is buttered on...and suck it up princess.
     
  11. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    worse than being married to him?
     
  12. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Wow. Your computer skills are better when you're plastered. :rofl:
     
  13. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    behind you, don't wait up.
    you sure are doing a lot of b!tching lately.









    [size=-2]I hope your wifey stays safe over there.[/size]
     
  14. cannondalejunky

    cannondalejunky ease dropper

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    she signed up knowing the repercussions, as did you when you married a military person. i'm sure she knew that being deployed is very possible right now, but at the same time combat pay is very high. so as long as you guys save the money that she'll receive, i'm bet you will be much happier in the long run
     
  15. geargrrl

    geargrrl Turbo Monkey

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    I just don't get when people join the military, and then complain. It's not like you don't know that with the current administration, you'll be on permanent deployment, in some godawful sandpit. Does anyone REALLY think they are going to get one of the "glamorous" posts or cool jobs like the TV commercials show? Or that they are going to go for just one short tour?
     
  16. valve bouncer

    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    Christ almighty, let the poor sod have a moan, he's missing his missus. Dirt, in times like this I recommend total and complete focus on the dedicated extraction of man juice.
     
  17. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Afghanistan is actually very lovely in a lot of places. :confused:
     
  18. buildyourown

    buildyourown Turbo Monkey

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    Geez, you guys make it sound like the military discloses everything when you sign up. What about the people who sign up for some college money, get stoplosed by a asshat pres, and then get screwed with the "combat pay". Combat pay isn't very much BTW.
    Dirt, home your wife stays safe. We need to end this **** and take care of our own.
     
  19. X3pilot

    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

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    Uh, they do, it's called a contract. Plus, everybody with a molecule of a brain pretty well understands military=war=killing or be killed sometimes


    Those folks got in the wrong line, should have gone peace corp.

    Couldn't agree more.
     
  20. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Give me a MF break.

    If you join the military there is a good chance you're going to be thrown into a situation where people are shooting at you.

    Do people going into the military really not consider this? :confused:
     
  21. cannondalejunky

    cannondalejunky ease dropper

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    50,000 for a 14 month tour isn't bad. i know that doesn't sound like a great years pay, but when you are gone for that long, and don't have to pay for anything and then come back and have all that at once...it makes a big difference. plus as long as you are a full time student, they'll pay for all of your college classes and you get paid just for going to school. do that and have a regular job and you're probably doing pretty good. and for people that can't afford to go to college, thats a pretty good deal. i'm speaking strictly from a army national guard/reserves stand point, so i don't know how full time military works as far as pay goes. and believe me, if i wasn't already almost done with school, and on the path to a good career, i would join the military in a new york second, knowing full on that i could be deployed
     
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  22. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    Suicide seems to be the best option for you. GO FOR IT!
     
  23. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    :stupid:
     
  24. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I miss being in the active Navy sometimes.
     
  25. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    We all understand that but don't blame the Navy.
     
  26. Sandwich

    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    AHHH HAHAHAH AHA HAHAHA HA HA HA HA AH AHA huuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuurgh

    that was a good one! I'm sure if you went to a recruiter right now as a 16-17 yr old in high school or an 18 yr old before college, they're going to tell you EVERYTHING you need to know or will ever have a question about. That's rich! Recruiters don't lie, but they won't tell you anything they don't have to or aren't asked about either.

    Plus, being in the military doesn't always mean combat. I know people who have gone in to get their doctorate while working it off on base.

    Lastly, best of luck to your wife dirk mcgurt, and at least you can work on developing your forearms while she's away...just make sure to switch every once in a while or you'll look like a halfassed popeye.
     
  27. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    If an 18 year old doesn't make the "military/war/killing" connection then maybe becoming cannon fodder IS appropriate.
     
  28. sanjuro

    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    I think people are being a-holes on this thread.

    Sorry your wife has been deployed for so long.
     
  29. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    She's barely been gone a month and the most she'll be gone is 12 (but more likely only 6 months for Navy deployments).

    Sorry you are sad, but you both knew going into it what it meant.

    When I was active, the longest we were HOME was the 3 months the ship spent in dry dock. Otherwise we were gone 75% of the time on 3-4 week missions between 6 month cruises.

    Yes, it sucks. But it is what it is. At least she's not Active Army, you'd never see her.
     
  30. X3pilot

    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

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    Please, do tell us of your military background. I'm sure his wife isn't 16-17. well, who knows. Recruiters do lie and don't disclose everything unpleasant about military life, but if have taken 1 history course and join the military, you have to know it's coming.

    Dirt, enjoy the tax free income she'll get and maybe she'll bring you back a burka to wear..
     
  31. Sandwich

    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    right on, grandma, but there are branches where you don't war/killing and my comment was directed at x3, who said that the military will be up front about everything you're getting into. They won't, unless you ask pointed questions and get every single thing in writing.

    A lot of the 18 yr old "cannon fodder" as you so kindly describe them helped secure this country....I don't think fooling our young people into war is quite necessary.
     
  32. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    What about the Police Officer, Cowboy, Construction Worker, and Indian Chief??? Do they miss it too?
     
  33. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    The military NEEDS cannon fodder. 30 year old's generally won't go in for that... it's unfortunate but true. You have to get them while they're still invincible.
     
  34. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    I don't know...this seemed like kind of an a-hole thing to say:

     
  35. X3pilot

    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

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    Where the fvck did I say that? I said she signed a contract and just about anybody alive knows the military may mean a chance a combat or a deployment, especially those that joined since oh say, pick a date, like Sept 11, 2001. Goddamn, how ignorant can some people be? I don't know how many little phuctards came to me at pre depolyment briefing and said Chief, I didn't sign up for war, I signed up for GI Bill or a paycheck. Well, I had a copy of the enlistment oath over my desk and gently and considerately, in my sweetest indoor voice, reminded them that they swore to uphold and defend and obey the orders of...

    If anyone in the military didn't want to take that step, they should have stepped out during the swearing in ceremony.
     
  36. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Dont hurt anyone X3...you know them that have never deployed or had a loved one deploy cant/dont/wont/dont want to understand.

    Suck it up Dirt, you will live through it...
     
  37. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    You have no idea...
     
  38. Sandwich

    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    I'm just sayin'. There's plenty you won't know about until you get there or find out later.

    My comments are not directed towards dirt's wife or her deployment.
     
  39. Skookum

    Skookum bikey's is cool

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    Holy crap you people, as if there weren't more important things to discuss during these current times.

    Nancy Reagan broke her frikking pelvis, don't tell me you guys haven't heard. Shame on the lot of ya.
     
  40. Sandwich

    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    whoever typed in "shoot yourself now" spelled it wrong.