U.S. Military struggling to find new troops.

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05 Jul 2022, 1:27 am

They can always...go to bars in Canada, and slip young folks mickeys, and have the sedated Canadians wake up 12 hours later at Camp Pendleton! :lol:



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05 Jul 2022, 1:52 am

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They can always...go to bars in Canada, and slip young folks mickeys, and have the sedated Canadians wake up 12 hours later at Camp Pendleton! :lol:


Shanghai'd by Yanks? You know, they literally went to war with the world's greatest superpower over that, seems a bit hypocritical. Possibly also like foreshadowing. It's not like we're watching a larger neighbour appear to fail at conquering their smaller one right now or anything.

Besides, do you want oorah to become err-eh eh?


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05 Jul 2022, 5:57 am

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I hope this is a true story. I'm still laughing.


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05 Jul 2022, 6:24 am

I still feel like there won’t be a shortage of military people in the near future.

Don’t forget that many women are joining, too.



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05 Jul 2022, 8:27 am

funeralxempire wrote:
naturalplastic wrote:
They can always...go to bars in Canada, and slip young folks mickeys, and have the sedated Canadians wake up 12 hours later at Camp Pendleton!
Shanghai'd by Yanks? You know, they literally went to war with the world's greatest superpower over that, seems a bit hypocritical. Possibly also like foreshadowing. It's not like we're watching a larger neighbour appear to fail at conquering their smaller one right now or anything.  Besides, do you want oorah to become err-eh eh?
Even worse, how about field rations consisting of nothing but poutine and freeze-dried Timmy's?



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05 Jul 2022, 8:30 am

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I still feel like there won’t be a shortage of military people in the near future.  Don’t forget that many women are joining, too.
Feelings are irrelevant.  Recruiting of women is also down, and is likely to drop still further if "free choice" is not restored as an inalienable human right -- a woman cannot enlist if she is pregnant.



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05 Jul 2022, 8:35 am

Mikah wrote:
I hope this is a true story. I'm still laughing.
True or not, it is making the rounds at the V.A.

A sign-spinner in a full chicken suit on a hot day turns down guaranteed employment (with full health coverage) is not surprising.  I have known divorced men with children who preferred to risk jail time for non-support rather than join even the National Guard (a.k.a., the "Weekend Warriors' Club").



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05 Jul 2022, 11:25 am

Durn Fnord , you forgot to include free burial services.


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05 Jul 2022, 11:28 am

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Durn Fnord, you forgot to include free burial services.
Were you expecting something more like: "For your hospitality our sincerest thanks, and for your offer of professional assistance our grateful acceptance. Terms: cash on delivery, up to and not exceeding one fourteenth of total profits (if any); all travelling expenses guaranteed in any event; funeral expenses to be defrayed by us or our representatives, if occasion arises and the matter is not otherwise arranged for."?



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05 Jul 2022, 4:27 pm

funeralxempire wrote:
naturalplastic wrote:
They can always...go to bars in Canada, and slip young folks mickeys, and have the sedated Canadians wake up 12 hours later at Camp Pendleton! :lol:


Shanghai'd by Yanks? You know, they literally went to war with the world's greatest superpower over that, seems a bit hypocritical. Possibly also like foreshadowing. It's not like we're watching a larger neighbour appear to fail at conquering their smaller one right now or anything.

Besides, do you want oorah to become err-eh eh?

Thats right. Back in 1812 the Brits were shanghai-ing our merchant sailors right off of our ships in the middle of the ocean, and impressing them into service in the royal navy to fight Napoleon. Gave us an excuse to try to steal Canada from Britain... so we kicked off the War of 1812.



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06 Jul 2022, 10:53 am

Fnord wrote:
Jakki wrote:
Durn Fnord, you forgot to include free burial services.
Were you expecting something more like: "For your hospitality our sincerest thanks, and for your offer of professional assistance our grateful acceptance. Terms: cash on delivery, up to and not exceeding one fourteenth of total profits (if any); all travelling expenses guaranteed in any event; funeral expenses to be defrayed by us or our representatives, if occasion arises and the matter is not otherwise arranged for."?


8O:D …. :D…. :D……. :D…. Maybe ..lolz ….? Free body bags included , and 21 gun salute upon request to VSO.


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