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The American Army....??

by degoose
posted 1070 days ago


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Lip

158 posts in 2633 days


#1 posted 1070 days ago

I think I ran into him in the Philippines … lol

-- Lip's Dysfuncational Firewood Farm, South Bend, IN

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degoose

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#2 posted 1070 days ago

Hey Lip… how are you doing..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Dennisgrosen

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#3 posted 1070 days ago

:-)
thankĀ“s for the smile Larry

Dennis

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patron

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#4 posted 1070 days ago

i think he was seen
in australia

making cutting boards
and getting a pedicure

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Bertha

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#5 posted 1070 days ago

Huge LOL!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Paul

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#6 posted 1070 days ago

OUCH!

-- If you say 'It's good enough', it probably isn't.

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amagineer

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#7 posted 1070 days ago

Here is a picture of Herman.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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FirehouseWoodworking

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#8 posted 1070 days ago

Unfortunately, I couldn’t run fast enough. They caught up with me and didn’t release me until 21 years later. I miss those days!

Cheers!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 1070 days ago

What a helluva good joke, Larry. :-)

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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WayneC

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#10 posted 1070 days ago

I also thougt he ran away to Australia…... Something about being able to blend in…. : ^ )

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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WayneC

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#11 posted 1070 days ago

Thanks cr1, I have been trying to foget that place for the last 20 years…..lol

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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NBeener

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#12 posted 1070 days ago

I seem to remember the words “Olangapo” and “binjo ditch.”

Hm. I’m not even old enough …..

-- -- Neil

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degoose

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#13 posted 1070 days ago

Main street in Olongopo straight off the base at Subic Bay was Magsaysay drive… I think…had a few good runs in Subic… great place..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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SCOTSMAN

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#14 posted 1070 days ago

Thats not herman that’s Pauline MY SISTER HE HE and is a rather flattering shot of her too. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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LittlePaw

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#15 posted 1070 days ago

Hey, guys, don’t ya tell nobody where I am, ye hear?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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WayneC

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#16 posted 1070 days ago

Oolongapo City?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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NBeener

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#17 posted 1069 days ago

Ayup. That’s the place. Heard stories. The words “drunken sailor” come to mind ;-)

-- -- Neil

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Sawkerf

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#18 posted 1069 days ago

I spent many hours in ‘Po City between ‘69 – ‘71. Pulled liberty with my brother one night and we both wrote home telling our folks that we had met there – although we left out most of the details – lol

When I came back from my last cruise, we manned the rail as we passed under the Golden Gate bridge. As we passed under the bridge, I yelled “THROW ME COIN” to the tourists watching us. There was a brief silence on deck, then near hysterical laughter. I heard later that the skipper was torn between fits of laughter and rants about a court martial for the SOB with the big mouth.

-- Adversity doesn't build character...................it reveals it.

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degoose

6958 posts in 1938 days


#19 posted 1069 days ago

To explain that… kids would swim under the bridge from Subic Naval Base to Olongapo city… we would throw coins and watch the kids duck dive for them…the river was a sh*tty brown…funny at the time but sad now…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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WayneC

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#20 posted 1069 days ago

I’ve been there a couple of times…. Was a rough city.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Arlin Eastman

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#21 posted 1069 days ago

I was stationed at Okinawa for 2 years and spent several months in the Phillippines.
Nice things to buy there too.
Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Jim Jakosh

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#22 posted 1068 days ago

Now you can’t blame him for hiding out, can you!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Grumpy

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#23 posted 1068 days ago

Not down under, down below. LOL

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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David Grimes

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#24 posted 1068 days ago

Now THAT’s FUNNY !!! Thanks.

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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