Share this page:

Search found 986 matches

by may18
Fri 26 Nov, 2004 8:14 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Confirmed: Black watch to disband 'no reprieve'
Replies: 2
Views: 993

Confirmed: Black watch to disband 'no reprieve'

Confirmed last night there will be 'no reprieve' for the regiment. They will find out while still in iraq i guess. Theres conflicting reports as to why it is happening. Gen Jackson reports it will e good for the army and efficient Others such as Col collins claim it will damage recruitment, cohesive...
by may18
Thu 09 Sep, 2004 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: US DEAD IN IRAQ = 1000
Replies: 52
Views: 10067

Firstly i think the war is a mistake and makes britain a bigger target for terrorism However, i find the idea that young american lives are somehow 'worth less' because of the actions of their government hard to fathom. Regarding the 'overblown terrorist threat' There have been a number of terrorist...
by may18
Thu 09 Sep, 2004 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: US DEAD IN IRAQ = 1000
Replies: 52
Views: 6109

Firstly i think the war is a mistake and makes britain a bigger target for terrorism However, i find the idea that young american lives are somehow 'worth less' because of the actions of their government hard to fathom. Regarding the 'overblown terrorist threat' There have been a number of terrorist...
by may18
Wed 08 Sep, 2004 10:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Global Warming
Replies: 34
Views: 4900

I think we wont see the full effects but our kids will . Good article from new scientist on it all, covering the arguments of the sceptics as well as an overview __ What is the greenhouse effect? Warmth from the Sun heats the surface of the Earth, which in turn radiates energy back out to space. Som...
by may18
Wed 08 Sep, 2004 10:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Global Warming
Replies: 34
Views: 3707

I think we wont see the full effects but our kids will . Good article from new scientist on it all, covering the arguments of the sceptics as well as an overview __ What is the greenhouse effect? Warmth from the Sun heats the surface of the Earth, which in turn radiates energy back out to space. Som...
by may18
Sun 05 Sep, 2004 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Should gurkhas be allowed british citizenship after service?
Replies: 23
Views: 5107

Hmm 92 percent in favour only 4 against

pretty overwhelming, lets hope the government sees sense.

Somehow i doubt it..
by may18
Sun 05 Sep, 2004 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Should gurkhas be allowed british citizenship after service?
Replies: 35
Views: 4264

Hmm 92 percent in favour only 4 against

pretty overwhelming, lets hope the government sees sense.

Somehow i doubt it..
by may18
Thu 02 Sep, 2004 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Britain spends too little on its forces, says poll
Replies: 17
Views: 3368

I had a good look at this poll a few days ago Unfortunatly although people felt the army was Proffesional Did a good job Was suffering with poor equipment Was underfunded Was overstreched and low on morale They also on the whole said that they wouldnt pay any more taxes for the military And when ask...
by may18
Thu 02 Sep, 2004 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Britain spends too little on its forces, says poll
Replies: 17
Views: 2843

I had a good look at this poll a few days ago Unfortunatly although people felt the army was Proffesional Did a good job Was suffering with poor equipment Was underfunded Was overstreched and low on morale They also on the whole said that they wouldnt pay any more taxes for the military And when ask...
by may18
Thu 02 Sep, 2004 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Should gurkhas be allowed british citizenship after service?
Replies: 23
Views: 5107

Thanks for explaining what to the outsider such as myself seems an astonishing act of ungratefullness. I had heard of the treaty, but thought it governed pay and pensions only. Personally i would like to see it brought into line with commonwealth conditions (citizenship after 3 years) and the treaty...
by may18
Thu 02 Sep, 2004 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Should gurkhas be allowed british citizenship after service?
Replies: 35
Views: 4264

Thanks for explaining what to the outsider such as myself seems an astonishing act of ungratefullness. I had heard of the treaty, but thought it governed pay and pensions only. Personally i would like to see it brought into line with commonwealth conditions (citizenship after 3 years) and the treaty...
by may18
Thu 02 Sep, 2004 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Dont you just wish the UK public loved our forces as much as
Replies: 23
Views: 3423

Ex-URNU-Student wrote:By the way is it true during the Falklands confilct there were queues of outside recruiting offices?

Anyone know?
Dont know about that but i remember quite well the 'patriotic fervour' when they came home.
by may18
Thu 02 Sep, 2004 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Dont you just wish the UK public loved our forces as much as
Replies: 23
Views: 3201

Ex-URNU-Student wrote:By the way is it true during the Falklands confilct there were queues of outside recruiting offices?

Anyone know?
Dont know about that but i remember quite well the 'patriotic fervour' when they came home.
by may18
Thu 02 Sep, 2004 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Clive Woodward Leaving rugby for football
Replies: 6
Views: 1484

I personally feel it is a bad move. The man is a serious legend in English Rugby and even though he has won the world cup he could still continue to progress england further. Football is an entirely differant game and he may be good at coaching rugby but he could crash and burn at football. But i s...
by may18
Thu 02 Sep, 2004 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Clive Woodward Leaving rugby for football
Replies: 6
Views: 1130

I personally feel it is a bad move. The man is a serious legend in English Rugby and even though he has won the world cup he could still continue to progress england further. Football is an entirely differant game and he may be good at coaching rugby but he could crash and burn at football. But i s...