Army gender hoax misfires

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Grubby Bum III, Apr 24, 2011.

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  1. Grubby Bum III

    Grubby Bum III War Hero

  2. cloudbuster

    cloudbuster Guest

    It's in the Daily Mail.

  3. llech

    llech LE

    Feed thick ***** a diet of tabloid bullshit what do you expect?
  4. the_boy_syrup

    the_boy_syrup LE Book Reviewer

    There was a thread on here IIRC
    Pretty sure it was debunked by about he third post
  5. Wtf is the pic all about? Wings. Woman. Sniper rifle?
  6. Grubby Bum III

    Grubby Bum III War Hero

    Being out of direct touch with military matters for many years, I merely looked for some sort of guidance as to its provenance - yours is succinct! Thanks.
  7. CC_TA

    CC_TA LE

    Daily Mail - Wouldn't wrap me chips in it!
  8. its that pilotsniper bird from twitter
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  9. Boxy

    Boxy LE

  10. jvb1988

    jvb1988 War Hero

    I don't believe you she is not carrying her special pulse sniper rifle thingymajig
  11. genuine_exscaley

    genuine_exscaley War Hero

    Reading the article in the Soldier, it was just subtly wrong, and caused me a great laugh.

    Does anyone remember the great "Decimalisation" scandal? They were going to decimalise all joint regimental names: 17/21 Lancers were going to be called the 0.8's, the 16/5 Hussars the 3.2's and so on. The lead-up was just as cleverly done as the depersonalisation one of this year, but quickly became evident that it was a wind-up - in classic squaddie fashion.

    I'm surprised that any squaddie fell for it, to be honest.
  12. HE117

    HE117 LE

    Mind you... considering some of the bollox that has (or has not!) been coming out of the big house over the past few years, nothing surprises me much these days!
  13. Yep, see it on a daily basis. Soldier Mag has as much value as The Bulletin.
  14. Grubby Bum III

    Grubby Bum III War Hero

    Thanks for your input, guys of all genders - such matters would appear to be safe in military hands if left to their own devices. Wot a larf the DM is .....!
  15. the_boy_syrup

    the_boy_syrup LE Book Reviewer

    Had Labour got back in it would have actually been policy
    Tomorrows future leaders are allready well down the path