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Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Mark C., Nov 13, 2010.

  1. Nov 13, 2010 at 6:21 AM
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    Mark C.

    Mark C. [OP] If you want it bad, you usually get it bad!

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    Just started this because the "Ask an Old Fart" thread seemed to be leaning more toward exchanges with older veterans....so thought this thread might be more appropriate? :notsure:

    So...if you've got something to share as an older Vet....or something to share with an older Vet....or even a question for an older Vet, this thread might be the place.

    Thanks to all of you who have served! I salute you!
     
  2. Nov 13, 2010 at 7:16 AM
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    ImpulseRed008

    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

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    Oh, sure.... you had to put the "older" in the title didn't you? :p :p :p :D
     
  3. Nov 13, 2010 at 7:20 AM
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    Mark C.

    Mark C. [OP] If you want it bad, you usually get it bad!

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    OUCH! Should I change the title?
    And for you, young lady....it is for asking questions of the "More Seasoned" Veterans! :p
     
  4. Nov 13, 2010 at 7:22 AM
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    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

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    :rofl: No need to change the title :D







































    :p :p :p
     
  5. Nov 13, 2010 at 7:48 AM
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    Mark C.

    Mark C. [OP] If you want it bad, you usually get it bad!

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    Did anyway............:p:p:p :crapstorm:
     
  6. Nov 13, 2010 at 8:05 AM
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    You only changed it on your post... not on the thread :p
     
  7. Nov 13, 2010 at 8:26 AM
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    Mark C.

    Mark C. [OP] If you want it bad, you usually get it bad!

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    Guess I'm just not smart enough to be able to do that....so it is what it is....Sorry.:(
     
  8. Nov 13, 2010 at 8:29 AM
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    :rofl: you just need to pm a mod and they can change it
     
  9. Nov 13, 2010 at 8:46 AM
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    ink junky I phucking hate people >:(

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    Derailed already? Wow :rolleyes:
     
  10. Nov 13, 2010 at 8:47 AM
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    ink junky I phucking hate people >:(

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    fixed that for ya :D
     
  11. Nov 13, 2010 at 8:49 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Thread title fixed :)
     
  12. Nov 13, 2010 at 8:56 AM
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    How long did you expect that to take? :cool:
     
  13. Nov 13, 2010 at 9:21 AM
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    Know anything about VA disability?
    I've got 20% for me knees. One of them is about to totally quit on me so I'm thinking of surgery next year (I'm only 44). So if it's 'better' will the VA change my disability to a lower rating?

    Ken
     
  14. Nov 13, 2010 at 1:34 PM
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    crazyman Not bothered....

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    Does Plasti-Dip count as a mod ?
    It might change. It would be up to the VA.
    I get 60% at present. Some later injuries aggravated what I already had. The VA didn't change a thing.
    In these times with so many coming back from the sand box, there's probably not going to be a lot of upgrading a vets compensation. If anything they might reduce it.
     
  15. Nov 13, 2010 at 2:22 PM
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    Hello all, old and a vet here
     
  16. Nov 13, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    :quickdraw: we don't use the word old ;)
     
  17. Nov 13, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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    95SLE Starting to get cold outside

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    I like seasoned myself.

    Hey a serious question, well sort of.

    When I was in Vietnam, 70-71, a new guy in country usualy had the name of jetfuel because you could still smell the jetfuel on them.

    What do the guys call a new guy in a combat zone these days?

    Oh and Harro Susan.
     
  18. Nov 13, 2010 at 3:37 PM
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    Seasoned :thumbsup:

    Evening Tom
     
  19. Nov 13, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    MTgirl too many frogs, not enough princes... Moderator

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    what are your thoughts on people who exaggerate (or just flat out make up) things that they've done while in the military?

    I know that it aggrivates me as a civilian, just want to get an opinion from your perspective...
     
  20. Nov 13, 2010 at 8:09 PM
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    I am a new vet. Still awaiting my findings from the VA. I actually don't retire until the 30th.
    Only I can offer, make every effort to get things documented prior to discharge.
     
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