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by Mutley
Tue 17 Sep, 2002 4:11 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: SA80 - Retained
Replies: 16
Views: 2619

Dear Wully, Thank you for your earlier post, the Minister has asked me to respond to your concerns and clarify the position. We are particularly concerned that an old fart like you would not be as fully informed as our cohesive machine, who are affectionately know as the spin machine. Our expert adv...
by Mutley
Tue 17 Sep, 2002 4:11 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: SA80 - Retained
Replies: 16
Views: 2043

Dear Wully, Thank you for your earlier post, the Minister has asked me to respond to your concerns and clarify the position. We are particularly concerned that an old fart like you would not be as fully informed as our cohesive machine, who are affectionately know as the spin machine. Our expert adv...
by Mutley
Tue 17 Sep, 2002 3:08 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: What's the difference
Replies: 25
Views: 5107

It seems my previous post struck an immediate chord, prompting a flash Tony: Can't help but think that your last post in the above section was an effort to reply to and a dig for me to get of my arse and do some research My flash response was simple: Yup I have taken the liberty to copy both for the...
by Mutley
Tue 17 Sep, 2002 3:08 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: What's the difference
Replies: 25
Views: 4349

It seems my previous post struck an immediate chord, prompting a flash Tony: Can't help but think that your last post in the above section was an effort to reply to and a dig for me to get of my arse and do some research My flash response was simple: Yup I have taken the liberty to copy both for the...
by Mutley
Tue 17 Sep, 2002 2:59 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Fitness
Replies: 5
Views: 1096

Jay Before you know it, you will want new shoes, then a new gown, then I couldnt possible wear this old jewellry........ then a new hairdo, (why is it a new hairdo, when it looks exactly the same as beforrrrrrrrrrrrrr ahhhhh) Hello mate, remember me, you handled my last couple of divorces..........
by Mutley
Tue 17 Sep, 2002 2:50 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: What's the difference
Replies: 25
Views: 5107

what am I a Librarian

Each one is a Commando unit, which help make up part of the Commando Brigade, which in turn helps to comprise the RMC (Royal Marines Corps). Yes there are other units, detachments, groups and establishments.......... Being obtuse - and no I am not sorry to sound it - get a copy of the organisation c...
by Mutley
Tue 17 Sep, 2002 2:50 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: What's the difference
Replies: 25
Views: 4349

what am I a Librarian

Each one is a Commando unit, which help make up part of the Commando Brigade, which in turn helps to comprise the RMC (Royal Marines Corps). Yes there are other units, detachments, groups and establishments.......... Being obtuse - and no I am not sorry to sound it - get a copy of the organisation c...
by Mutley
Tue 17 Sep, 2002 2:41 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Tours
Replies: 31
Views: 3541

Depends on the ship: but to stretch the grey cells in addition to the GD role (which in itself can include a number of SQs) I can recall the following RM roles on board:

Boat drivers, Flag Waggers, Grease monkeys, Scribes, Blanket Stackers, errr and anyone else who might know me
by Mutley
Tue 17 Sep, 2002 2:41 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Tours
Replies: 31
Views: 2835

Depends on the ship: but to stretch the grey cells in addition to the GD role (which in itself can include a number of SQs) I can recall the following RM roles on board:

Boat drivers, Flag Waggers, Grease monkeys, Scribes, Blanket Stackers, errr and anyone else who might know me
by Mutley
Tue 17 Sep, 2002 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Loss of Hearing
Replies: 16
Views: 4422

Say again all after
Thru'pence ha'penny worth of original irishspit spent in Oman was a hard case to free a hump worse than yours
Am I missing something?

Have a skeg under the retirement and pensions boards for more info - hearing is virtually impossible now but....................
by Mutley
Tue 17 Sep, 2002 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Loss of Hearing
Replies: 16
Views: 3261

Say again all after
Thru'pence ha'penny worth of original irishspit spent in Oman was a hard case to free a hump worse than yours
Am I missing something?

Have a skeg under the retirement and pensions boards for more info - hearing is virtually impossible now but....................
by Mutley
Mon 16 Sep, 2002 11:18 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Schooling
Replies: 4
Views: 941

Area to avoid

There are no entry requirements for GCSE (or equivalent). Everyone joining will be given a NAMET assessment, either based on the education certificates you provide, or based on completion of a NAMET test paper, nothing scary it just assesses you. If you do not perform as well as expected, a Schoolie...
by Mutley
Mon 16 Sep, 2002 11:18 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Schooling
Replies: 4
Views: 941

There are no entry requirements for GCSE (or equivalent). Everyone joining will be given a NAMET assessment, either based on the education certificates you provide, or based on completion of a NAMET test paper, nothing scary it just assesses you. If you do not perform as well as expected, a Schoolie...
by Mutley
Mon 16 Sep, 2002 10:38 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Just Passed my PRMC
Replies: 36
Views: 4869

Youre a bit slow on the uptake there Harry, I thought you would have sussed it sooner, Ive been back to the wall for quite awhile, with all his inuendos about his: little chopper, high flying, hard landings, expounding the benefits of soft leather attire (I think he even touched on Mars bars once) n...
by Mutley
Mon 16 Sep, 2002 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Yet another puzzle.
Replies: 13
Views: 2290

On the face of it

Steve, Why should they, in the great time honoured tradition, all timings Zulu. Therefore, the old who, what when, where, whilst relevant, are non- confusing, as everyone will know when (in common) each message was posted. We are currently in Alpha time, i.e. GMT+1, whereas H will soon be GMT+8, and...