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BuNutzCola

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So long and thanks for all the fish.
« on: May 01, 2008, 03:54:10 PM »
Hey y'all,

Leaving out next Tuesday or so for basic training with the US Navy, just wanted to say thanks for this past couple years here on arm. I doubt even the military can keep me away forever,  but expecting at least 2 months before I'll be back amongst you awesome people.

Wish me luck, and for the love of all things good, do NOT open that chest.
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musashi

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2008, 03:55:38 PM »
Take care!

Don't drop the soap ... sailors you know.
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Tisiphone

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2008, 03:57:24 PM »
Don't drop the soap ... sailors you know.

I resent that.
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2008, 04:02:32 PM »
I resent tiny text.

Good luck BuNutzCola, hope things turn out well for you. Be sure to get back to us as soon s you can!

Fathi

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2008, 04:05:16 PM »
You'll be missed.

But only 'til you're back. ;)
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Gimfalisette

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2008, 04:06:34 PM »
Dude! Was good playing with you. Good fortune, keep safe, and we'll see you back soon.
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Flying Erdlu

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2008, 06:48:23 PM »
No....THANK YOU!

Seriously. Also to anyone else out there who is in the military or about to go to basic...I can't thank you enough. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
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Tisiphone

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2008, 06:53:12 PM »
No....THANK YOU!

Seriously. Also to anyone else out there who is in the military or about to go to basic...I can't thank you enough. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

They won't let me in!
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2008, 07:12:26 PM »
Later, gator. Good luck on the high seas!

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #9 on: May 01, 2008, 07:39:54 PM »
Hey - best of luck and we hope to see you back soon. Stay safe.

FuSoYa

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2008, 10:02:04 PM »
I'll be seeing you around Dia.  It's been a long, weird ride but I'm glad to have had a familiar person be around when I came to ARM.  Keep it real in the forces and come back as soon as you can.

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Shiroi Tsuki

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2008, 07:31:07 AM »
Good luck man, I look forward to when you come back in the future -.^
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Barzalene

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #12 on: May 02, 2008, 07:50:36 AM »
My experience with bootcamp was this, it's easy once you admit it's funny. And it is, it's immersively intimidating, and overwhelming, but it can be a good time. You have to laugh at them. Just don't let them see you do it.

Good luck. You'll definitely be missed around here.
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #13 on: May 02, 2008, 08:22:40 AM »
My Brother Just graduated from Boot Camp in the Navy in January form Great Lakes naval Academy in Chicago, IL. Turned out to be the best decision of his life. Good luck and thanks for defending our freedom.
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #14 on: May 02, 2008, 09:40:07 AM »
Hint: corpsman may not be the safest MOS right now.
Though it might be the awesomest.

Take care, dude. Thanks for serving.
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #15 on: May 02, 2008, 10:39:00 AM »
Good luck and have fun. It was good to rp with you and I hope to see you back in game mode when you get back!
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #16 on: May 02, 2008, 10:59:05 AM »
Sneak in a dragon scale vest brother. FTDS.

Good luck and thanks for defending our freedom.
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Maybe42or54

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #17 on: May 02, 2008, 11:03:29 AM »
Who's going to be a corpsman?

That sucks.

Gotta go through Navy Recruit Training... Then the Marine Corps recruit training. I feel bad for them.
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musashi

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #18 on: May 02, 2008, 11:09:46 AM »
Yeah, but Corpsman and SEALs are the only folks in the Navy Marines respect  ;D
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #19 on: May 02, 2008, 11:11:29 AM »
Yeah, but Corpsman and SEALs are the only folks in the Navy Marines respect  ;D

I call bullshit. Marines mess with SEALs all the time (okay, only when seriously drunk, but when AREN'T Marines seriously drunk, huh?) and anyone in his right mind is deadly terrified of Navy corpsmen.
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musashi

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #20 on: May 02, 2008, 11:15:13 AM »
but when AREN'T Marines seriously drunk, huh?)

Damn ... you got me ... I'm seriously drunk right now ... and I'm a reformed Marine.

But yeah you're right, we used to talk shit about any SEAL that wasn't a "wet dog" (ie a Marine who entered the SEAL program) ... just ... you know ... not while they were in the room.
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Tisiphone

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #21 on: May 02, 2008, 11:29:00 AM »
Hey y'all,

Leaving out next Tuesday or so for basic training with the US Navy...

Are you going for the Silent Service, or will you be a surface squid?
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BuNutzCola

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #22 on: May 02, 2008, 01:22:03 PM »
Air Traffic Controlman.  Looking forward to it.


And Marines....M.A.R.I.N.E.=My Ass Rides In Navy Equipment
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<H&H> I can't take that seriously.
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<H&H>Oh, I read Runescape. Nevermin

musashi

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #23 on: May 02, 2008, 01:34:08 PM »
Of course we do. The Marines are a Department of the Navy.
The MEN's Department
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #24 on: May 02, 2008, 03:59:51 PM »
Good luck man, try to stay out of the rear admiral's quarters.

But seriuosly, good luck dude.
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #25 on: May 02, 2008, 04:31:14 PM »
What you rating going to be again?

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Tisiphone

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #26 on: May 02, 2008, 04:33:04 PM »
What you rating going to be again?

Amish Overlord  8)
Air Traffic Controlman.  Looking forward to it.

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amish overlord

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #27 on: May 02, 2008, 04:39:41 PM »
Good luck. Sounds like a fun job, probably stressful too! Was in navy 5 years, initially  was training to be a nuke ET but then an IT.

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Belgoikiss

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #28 on: May 02, 2008, 04:58:56 PM »
I always had a blast playing with you babe. I wish you the BEST of luck in training and know you'll do great! Just remember, we can't wait to see you back. You'll be missed, and thanks, serviceman to serviceman for having the courage.
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #29 on: July 08, 2020, 10:34:15 AM »
Good luck with the Navy and it was a lot of fun to play with you. Let us know how it goes. Stay safe and God bless!

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #30 on: July 08, 2020, 10:44:24 AM »
Had some memorable moments with you my man, Arm will be missing something without you around.

Hope everything goes well whatever path life takes you down and remember; "Don't panic."

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #31 on: July 08, 2020, 10:53:55 AM »
Why is there a 12year necro?
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #32 on: July 08, 2020, 11:00:08 AM »
See you soon!

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #33 on: July 08, 2020, 11:06:34 AM »
loved playing with you bud. hope the military treats you well semper fi.
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #34 on: July 08, 2020, 11:34:52 AM »
Always loved playing with you, Belgoikiss.

Good luck with your future plans!!
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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #35 on: July 08, 2020, 11:48:53 AM »
I'm a little bewildered about why we are saying goodbye to people who left the game 12 years ago.  ???

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Re: So long and thanks for all the fish.
« Reply #36 on: July 08, 2020, 12:11:23 PM »
Please be respectful, he is an American hero.
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