Best Military Quote

Discussion in 'REME' started by the_mentalist, Jul 20, 2007.

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  1. A chance for all to exercise artistic licence. What is the best quote you have ever heard or used yourself, it could be a famous one or one you made up.

    The Army couldn't run without one liners, so lets hear your favourite ones. :?
  2. this thread massive already in another forum!! Training wing- DS phrase book
  3. Well why not make them applicable to REME then it is our playground here.

    Here is a starter for ten,

    "it was like that when I signed for the vehicle" Batus tankpark from 1972 onwards
  4. im not the driver, i was just told to bring it here
  5. Schaden

    Schaden LE Book Reviewer

    "They couldn't hit an elephant from this dist....."
  6. Thessaloniki 1999 the day before we drove the wagons up to Pristina, an 'enforced rest' period was observed;

    WO2 CSM Pete C*******i

    'During the rest period, anyone not on their backs will be getting it'

  7. You'll get it in theatre!
  8. "It's not a duke's a gear box!"

    "If you can't find it..........grind it!"
  9. Heres a couple.

    "Honest I first paraded the vehicle" how come theres no oil in the engine.

    "Ive checked the bulbs and fuses" How come theres none fitted.

    "I POLd the vehicle before we left" you've done 50 miles and run out of fuel

    "We'll bring the vehicle straight round the Wksp" zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    "Its Friday 1100hrs and the vehicle we need Monday morning has just broken."

    And the best of the lot " Tiffs in charge" Oh fcuk. :D
  10. I'm not the driver!

    The D and M instructor told me it was supposed to be like that

    Its not my tank

    Yes I HAVE checked my grid!....oops wrong sheet......sorry 24B!
  11. During a tactical breakdown

    "Er....I don't know how all them small washers got in the main engine oil filler"
    Said the tanky to the A Mech!
  12. A big boy did it and ran away!
  13. Alsacien

    Alsacien LE Moderator

    ....can someone pass me the BIG hammer :wink:
  14. Prior to deploying on a UN tour to sunny Cyprus - O.C: '' If you buy these nice cotton shirts out of your own money to wear in Cyprus, I give you my word you can wear them when you get back '' - this in the days of Shirts KF. Did we buy the shirts? - oh yeah. Did he lie - naturally!