Basic, 10th October

Discussion in 'Sappers' started by Jones, Oct 6, 2005.

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  1. I am due to start basic on Monday. I have got everything on the list, and some other bits like blister specific plasters, surgical spirit etc.
    But is there anything else anyone can think of that you recommend to take.

    Also, will I get a Christmas break? - I am not being a loser or anything, wanting to go home for christmas, just like to know.

  2. Seriously?

    A button for your lip.
    A sense of humour.
    A bagful of respect.

    *List ends*

    And from an admin point of view a few DECENT padlocks. Ideally smallish thickness so they fit thru the padlock holes on the locker doors.

    Good luck. You'll be home for Christmas.
  3. Yes you'll be home for Chrimble, but don't expect it every year.

    As the old poem goes:-

    Chrimble comes but once a gurkin,
    and when it does I'm furkin' workin'.

  4. Shakespere if I'm not mistaken :lol:
  5. You will be home for Christmas with a pocket full of cash, after you have paid for all the things the Staff flog you, tracksuit etc.

  6. Enjoy, there's plenty of opportunities to enjoy OP DENY CHRISTMAS the way the military's going.