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Taiwan is screwed! ;()

Postby sulavaca » 27 Feb 2012, 01:02

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Re: Taiwan is screwed! ;()

Postby sulavaca » 27 Feb 2012, 01:06

Edit: Sorry. My mistake! No need to worry after all!

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Re: Taiwan is screwed! ;()

Postby finley » 27 Feb 2012, 10:35

Grief. If there's ever a war, it'll be like Dad's Army meets the Keystone Kops.
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Re: Taiwan is screwed! ;()

Postby Kea » 27 Feb 2012, 10:57

what a stupid way to dive to the ground :lol:
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Re: Taiwan is screwed! ;()

Postby Tempo Gain » 27 Feb 2012, 13:02

Kea wrote:what a stupid way to dive to the ground :lol:


With his grenade throwing technique, you'd think he'd have developed better diving skills by now.

finley wrote:Grief. If there's ever a war, it'll be like Dad's Army meets the Keystone Kops.


The instructor was on the ball though. I suspect he'll have them ready to go.
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Re: Taiwan is screwed! ;()

Postby finley » 27 Feb 2012, 13:06

The instructor was on the ball though. I suspect he'll have them ready to go.

Yeah he was ... but, you know, lipstick, pigs, etc.
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Re: Taiwan is screwed! ;()

Postby cyborg_ninja » 27 Feb 2012, 14:32

finley wrote:
The instructor was on the ball though. I suspect he'll have them ready to go.

Yeah he was ... but, you know, lipstick, pigs, etc.


Still had balls to save his guy though.

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Re: Taiwan is screwed! ;()

Postby Charlie Phillips » 27 Feb 2012, 14:42

And people complain about English teachers using sticky balls in class. At least Taiwanese kids get some coordination skills as part of their education.
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Re: Taiwan is screwed! ;()

Postby sulavaca » 27 Feb 2012, 22:03

Charlie Phillips wrote:And people complain about English teachers using sticky balls in class. At least Taiwanese kids get some coordination skills as part of their education.


Yes, I was thinking that they'd surely have them throw blanks until they were blue in the face before giving them a live one. No?
Perhaps his pitching arm was a bit sore after too much practice. :eh:

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2) Pointing my weapon away from my face when firing.
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