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by gash-hand
Tue 25 Oct, 2011 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Some genuine advice needed
Replies: 11
Views: 2379

Re: Some genuine advice needed

Lots of Uni's are now offering degree course by distance learning and there's no difference between studying distance learning or on campus as far as the award and degree's worth is concerned. Just about all of the command courses in the forces now attract civvy quals - you just need to pay the regi...
by gash-hand
Fri 30 Sep, 2011 5:44 pm
Forum: Help & Assistance
Topic: 30 Miler for RM Charitable Trust and Firefighters Charity
Replies: 2
Views: 2070

Re: 30 Miler for RM Charitable Trust and Firefighters Charit

Because I am idiot I posted the wrong link :) here is the right one:

http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundrai ... sTeam=true

I expect you'll all be glad to learn that I have not changed in my absence :)
by gash-hand
Fri 30 Sep, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Help & Assistance
Topic: 30 Miler for RM Charitable Trust and Firefighters Charity
Replies: 2
Views: 2070

30 Miler for RM Charitable Trust and Firefighters Charity

Been more than a few years since I last graced these pages, for which I am deeply ashamed ;). A good friend of mine (and ex Royal) is helping his wife complete the 30 miler for the RM and Firefighters charities. If any of you could see your want to parting with a few quid in the name of 2 good cause...
by gash-hand
Mon 09 Jun, 2008 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Advice for travelling
Replies: 5
Views: 2007

I'd keep a sharp eye out for Kai-tie's
by gash-hand
Mon 09 Jun, 2008 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Rupert Everett
Replies: 6
Views: 1640

Rupert Everett

What do you think? A true arse or a tongue in cheek publicity stunt gone wrong? Story from Telegraph News: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/celebritynews/2091158/Actor-Rupert-Everett-shows-his-nasty-side.html I have mixed feelings about meeting Rupert Everett again – the mixture being betw...
by gash-hand
Wed 30 Apr, 2008 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: The Holocaust removed
Replies: 12
Views: 3443

This from the Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=445979&in_page_id=1770 I think in balance I'd listen to the BBC; the Mail has been exposed so many times for sh1t stirring of this order I'm surprised people still buy it, remember this is the paper...
by gash-hand
Thu 03 Apr, 2008 10:26 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: I never joined and I am glad I didn't
Replies: 137
Views: 38601

Not in the sh*t at the moment, could just be a matter of time though, you know how nights out can 'develop' :D Should be same crowd, Jack is jacking things up at the mo, and needs ticket numbers - let me know if you want any. LB - Yep agree. Strange statement / question all round really - it's almos...
by gash-hand
Tue 01 Apr, 2008 11:25 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: I never joined and I am glad I didn't
Replies: 137
Views: 38601

Ahoy there Harry. Yes it's been too long admitedly, what can I say? been worshiping the God of filthy lucre - what a b*stard he turned out to be :-? Will hopefully be back around now that I finally have my head removed from up my own ar*s :o It's unfortunate to hear that Sully has morphed into the U...
by gash-hand
Tue 01 Apr, 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: I never joined and I am glad I didn't
Replies: 137
Views: 38601

Hi Mate. Yes, been busy...... I'm off to the A&N game this year, if you need a ticket let me know and I'll forward the request.

If I get up toen I'll drop you a line to see if your about.

:drinking:
by gash-hand
Tue 01 Apr, 2008 4:33 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: 25 is it to late
Replies: 8
Views: 3055

I thought the upper age limit is 28, maybe it's 26 for officers - do you have aspirations?

Regardless; things are always up for discussion, don't let the pamphlet put you off.
by gash-hand
Mon 31 Mar, 2008 9:08 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: I never joined and I am glad I didn't
Replies: 137
Views: 38601

Re: I never joined and I am glad I didn't

At 18 years old I left school and applied for a career in the Royal Marines. Like many people of that age the iconic image of the green beret was the biggest draw. This coupled with the opportunity to make life long friends and travel the globe had me on a train to Lympstone. I attended at the Lymp...
by gash-hand
Wed 14 Jun, 2006 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Army v Navy 06
Replies: 11
Views: 2762

chris78290 wrote:
flo wrote:It wasnt Army navy, it was Navy against Team Fiji.
THANKYOU!! Even the announcer at Twickenham was having trouble pronouncing their names! I think anyone who was there will agree that 'Scooby' was the star of the show!
:D :D I'd forgotten about scooby.....pure class :lol: :lol: :lol:
by gash-hand
Wed 07 Jun, 2006 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Army v Navy 06
Replies: 11
Views: 2762

Re: Army v Navy 06

Normally I would take great join in rubbing the Navy's nose in it for loosing for yet a nother year but that was the worse game of Rugby ive seen since the last one I played in. Would anyone disagree Have to agree. Game was awful - made me glad I missed the first half due to being unable to get out...
by gash-hand
Thu 20 Oct, 2005 3:26 pm
Forum: Help & Assistance
Topic: Health enquiry about joining the Royal Marines
Replies: 4
Views: 3461

At least if you join up with a knackered back it'll save you the trouble of getting one while your in.