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Offline UAF_Lt_Brenton

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19 January 2008, 11:34:04
If anyone remembers the grand useless post threads...

Get the uselessness going, guys :P

(note: when freespace returns...he will be automatically given ownership of this particular GUPT.)


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Reply #1 - 22 January 2008, 13:31:55
Well that took off well. X_X


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Offline Krytom

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Reply #2 - 30 January 2008, 00:14:07
Alas, there is no longer a place in the internets for such frivolity. If there was then the space would already be filled.

:sage:



Offline UAF_Lt_Brenton

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Reply #3 - 30 January 2008, 21:13:32
'Tis a crying shame my dear friend.

actually I kinda do miss the uselessness. X_X


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Offline James.Denholm

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Reply #4 - 02 February 2008, 11:02:34
Tis' a crying friend, my dear shame...


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The etiquette of a cigarette, vinaigrette mixed with anisette, the silhouette of a clarinet, is but a stockinet in a landaulette.
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Wiktionary:Rhymes

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Reply #5 - 19 April 2008, 08:09:35
#^&%R&%$#&$#^#@ *%$$&%$&*))^&%%$%&&^$&%*(^%(^%!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:worry:


PS:





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Reply #6 - 19 April 2008, 17:21:53
That un-naked orange is one twisted @%$#!  :)

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Reply #7 - 20 April 2008, 02:53:31
:doubt:

I'd hate to walk in on someone elses banana with my orange!!!!

:eek:


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Reply #8 - 03 May 2008, 11:43:14
*peeks into the thread*

Be this the ol' gang assemblin'? :D

HAIL THE PROBE and all that!


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Offline UAF_Lt_Brenton

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Reply #9 - 19 May 2008, 09:18:06
Reporting in.

HAIL THE ALMIGHTY PROBE.

also


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Reply #10 - 20 May 2008, 06:22:01
Edited to reflect the changing times that we live in... to becoming a better tomorrow today. ;)



Post Edited ( 06-05-08 21:21 )

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Reply #11 - 20 May 2008, 16:45:03
Just stopped by since a very long time and found this on the top of the thread list...

So all I can say is:
All hail the mighty probe! :baaa:
And may the Grand Useless Post Thread live long and prosper. :badsmile:


Cheers,

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Offline reekchaa

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Reply #12 - 22 May 2008, 22:42:32

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Reply #13 - 05 June 2008, 21:19:44
Okay... if the blowhard guy didn't get you guys, how about this one?



and...



Too self-depicratingly political?  How about...



along with...


Ahhhhhhh!  You caught me!


Hey... I'm finally a living Legend!   Wooooo!   :prof: :sage: :blbl: :) :flower: :beer:



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Reply #14 - 09 June 2008, 03:16:56
Holy ----, naugthy cat.


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Reply #15 - 20 July 2008, 00:05:26
didn't expect this to come back to life, we need a post from dan though.. :)



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Offline UAF_Lt_Brenton

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Reply #16 - 09 August 2008, 17:09:55
TS reporting in...'Sup guys. I'm afraid all I have in my clipboard is my donate button...I'm not sure Dan would want me
posting that though :P But how's everyone doing?


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Reply #17 - 31 August 2008, 10:21:59
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how's everyone doing?
I'm pretty happy to report that my wife and I have just spawned our 4th and final child... proving my Living Legend status.
  I'd post an image of him, but then we'd have to kill y'all.  :)

Okay... I've reconsidered... but only because we're so generous... I mean Vain.  ;)

...Just remember... I know where you live! :)



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Reply #18 - 23 October 2008, 22:33:35

                SORRY I GOT BORED.



:rant:   :)      :(      ;)      8)      :beer:   
:drink:      8o      :top:      :down:      :???:   
:grrr:      :turning:      :hot:      :pfff:      :friend:   
:drunk:      :worry:      :google:      :cry:      :help:   
:baaa:      :stupid:      :off:      :badlink:      :gift:   
:wonder:      :zzz:      :up:      :wc:      :music:   
:doubt:      :rant:      :sad:      :wall:      :fool:   
:applause:      :bug:      :sunk:      :flower:      :wor:   
:sick:      :love:      :lol:      :badfinger:      :badsmile:   
:bave:      :damn:      :prout:      :blbl:      :ptdr:   
:sage:      :trucdeouf:      :eek:      :prof:      :siffle:



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Reply #19 - 01 September 2009, 00:02:41
So tell me people

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?


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Reply #20 - 01 September 2009, 03:50:40
Beam me up Scotty, there are no signs of intelligent life here!


NASSAC DIRECTOR
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Reply #21 - 12 September 2009, 13:48:16
Hey Folks! I return! Got back from my first westpac deployment (a while ago, but I couldn't logon...) and I will say that
there were good times, and bad times, but mostly bad times. Lets just say that I'm counting the days remaining in
my 'hitch' with the Navy and believe it or not there are more days past than there are remaining. (thank god)

Still, when I finally do get out, I will look back on the few good things with fond recollection, although that by itself
isn't enough to influence me to make this job a career.

I didn't take many pictures of foreign ports, because of the three we visited, two of them sucked, and the remainder
of visits were to hell.

(you think I joke but then you also don't know the litle known fact that Guam is only 2 miles from the sun!)


Anyway, I got to see Sasebo, Japan, which was (to me) the highlight of the whole 6 months we were out (and that
visit lasted barely 6 days)  Without further ado, here are some of the pics I took:

Some Sakura Cherry trees. We made it after the blooms just started dying.



More Sakura



I don't smoke, but there's no way in hell you'd see a cigarette vending machine in the US, so I snapped a picture to
show my family.



I know a smattering of Japanese, but Kanji (most of the characters in the pic) are well beyond my understanding.
Obviously a sign against global warming though, the bottom letters on the fan itself are in katakana, and
says "brake" so I guess the message is "put a brake on global emisions" or something...



I like the zigzag, I took this picture because it reminded me of the second opening to the anime, darker than black.



A temple. The sign under the door says in English to take off your shoes, but you can't see it in this resolution.



A giant bell at the temple, really big. 'nuff said.



A nice view of the river from a bridge. I was not on a rail track, the track is next to and separate from the road!



The Sasebo Shopping arcade!!! I spent most of my time out in town there. It takes up literally 5 or 6 city blocks in one
direction!!!



A Pachinko Parlor. By far the noisiest establishment in known existance. (Imagine hundreds of loud stereos blaring
the same cheesy sound effects over and over to understand.) I think they actually attempted to soundproof it to
some extent for the sake of passers-by based on the noise difference inside and out.



Some buildings. The sign in the foreground says something about ticket(s), I assume for an event of some kind, but
also maybe a warning not to park there :badsmile:



Have you ever seen such a colorful garbage truck? (not to mention an environmentally friendly one at that!)



A gas station with the pumps on the ceiling. totally awesome!



Japanese-styled building. Can't read the writing but I know the Kanji for mountain is the second of the big characters
in the white background, not that that helps any....



A genuine Ramen shop! as good as instant ramen is (very good) it doesn't hold a candle to restaurant ramen! The
hostess was pained by watching my chopstick handling skills, as she offered me a fork twice. I stubbornly refused
however. :)



The crosswalks have speakers which make distinct chirping sounds. I assume for the blind, as it makes it really easy
to know when and where it's safe to walk without paying too much attention to the people symbols.



WHEEEEEEEEEEERES FREEESPACE!!!?!?!?!? (The seabag was filled with souvineers I bought and lugged back to my
boat, this picture was taken by my 'liberty buddy'.



A church. I actually did a second take when I saw it 'cuz I didn't believe my eyes the first time. It just kinda seems a
little out of place. Sure didn't expect to see one all elevated up like that.



Japanese cars are very small and compact compared to the US. Anyone else care to comment? Also, they drive on the
left side of the road, much to the chagrin of the fellows who tried to get a Japanese drivers license so they could drive
people around on base.



I'd never seen a street grocery like that in a city, much less one as big as what I saw. This is only one of over a dozen
vendors there.



The most prominent type of payphone in the area. You will never know the hassle I went through to get them to
accept my AT&T "international" phone cards. (*Hint* that number on the sticker didn't work!) It was actually easier
just to use my credit card





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Reply #22 - 13 September 2009, 01:07:46
Hey Freespace, welcome back ... and thanks for the pictures.

My youngest son spent a while in Tochigi teaching English before he joined our Air Force, and I have an old, very dear and
sweet friend in Yokohama.

As to your comments about the church, did you not know that there has been a Christian presence in Japan since the 1500's?
Kind of ironic, too, that the Nagasaki bomb exploded over the cathedral (I think it was the oldest in Japan).

So, when are you Navy p***s going to admit that Air Force is better? :D ;D


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Reply #23 - 13 September 2009, 01:50:09
I am well aware of the christian presence, however, where it was, was like seeing a buddist temple in downtown USA
somewhere. You know there's gonna be one there somewhere, but not as promenently displayed. My visit was
enlightening on several levels, and I hope to return to learn more... someday..

And as for the various US military branches being better, we both know that that's nothing more than a rivalry which
has no real answer. All branches are good at what they do but only together can we do everything!



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Reply #24 - 13 September 2009, 02:29:35
Welcome back free, :beer:

Nice to have some news from old crew :)

Very interesting pictures, maybe you did had bad days but I'm sure you'll remember this period with emotion when you'll be
older :)

Cheers

Dan