Is it just me or does anyone else have great difficulty differentiating between a Sarn't Major and a Major's rank slide. Especially when they just pop up unannounced (HQNI's riddled with 'em). I wish Offrs would do the decent thing and wear conspicuous rank slides. We lesser mortals are always getting caught on the hop, peering myopically and asking each other "F*** - is that an officer coming..?" The worst offenders are the ones who wear junglies/trops or bizarre forms of uniform with no visible rank markings then throw a proverbial wobbler when ORs don't salute them. Tossers. Honestly - it's bloody murder. By the way, yes I'm aware that cloth capbadges are often a good indicator of commissioned ranks. Any thoughts?