Infantry?

#1
Hi all, I'm currently in the process of joining the infantry. This might sound weird, but i'm not sure if i can handle bullets flying at my head when the time comes. How do i know if i can handle this responsibility since i dont want to waste my time or the armys time.
 
#2
hey nobody knows till it happens whether they will be able to handle it or not
 
#3
Training, dear boy, training!
 
#4
Thats why You have the 24weeks CIC .
Your not going to be given a gun and been told to shoot the flipflops in you first day .
 
#6
recce said:
Thats why You have the 24weeks CIC .
Your not going to be given a gun and been told to shoot the flipflops in you first day .
...well, not at least until Gordon Brown's PM.
 
#7
Yep - go and do it; it's the best job in the world - wish I was 18 again.

You'll not be rich or famous, but you'll have memories to last a lifetime and beyond - and, to top it all, you will be able to hold your head high for the rest of your life!!
 
#11
Thuggerz said:
I just hope i can dodge those bullets since i'm 6'4 and my head would be sticking out
Believe me, your head won't be sticking out.
 
#12
backblast said:
Go Air Softing :D

If you play airsoft you meet some cool people and find things out about yourself...

try it some time. I know it gets knocked but it is a challenging sport and you get to play with guns
 
#13
If you're bored of life and hate your job but want life to be worse, join the infantry. Yes you'll have memories at the end of it but ask yourself why retention is so low. In the infantry you'll be treated like shit, made to listen to people of a higher rank who are clearly mentally challenged and be forced work harder than everyone else for lower pay. As for being shot at: it just feels like an exercise, even when the rounds start hitting the walls around you, mortars start landing in the street and RPG's fly past your face. It's only when you're looking at one of your friends thats close to death will things hit home.

All that said you might enjoy it. Someone has to :)
 
#14
GROWNUPS_BEWARE said:
Its only when the bullets hit you that it becomes a bore.
Damn Straight!

ChrisV said:
If you're bored of life and hate your job but want life to be worse, join the infantry. Yes you'll have memories at the end of it but ask yourself why retention is so low. In the infantry you'll be treated like s***, made to listen to people of a higher rank who are clearly mentally challenged and be forced work harder than everyone else for lower pay. As for being shot at: it just feels like an exercise, even when the rounds start hitting the walls around you, mortars start landing in the street and RPG's fly past your face. It's only when you're looking at one of your friends thats close to death will things hit home.

All that said you might enjoy it. Someone has to :)
Yeah listen to big timing Bill here.
 
#15
airsoftcadet said:
backblast said:
Go Air Softing :D

If you play airsoft you meet some useless fat cnut walts and find things out about their fictional war stories and all their kit from Silvermans.

try it some time. I know it gets knocked but it is a hobby for pathetic losers who are too fat and scared to join up and you get to play with toy plastic guns like a 4 year old.
Corrected.
 
#16
Carcass said:
airsoftcadet said:
backblast said:
Go Air Softing :D

If you play airsoft you meet some useless fat cnut walts and find things out about their fictional war stories and all their kit from Silvermans.

try it some time. I know it gets knocked but it is a hobby for pathetic losers who are too fat and scared to join up and you get to play with toy plastic guns like a 4 year old.
Corrected.
Haha. Now that be some funny sh1t. I'll give them air softers one thing though. They aint soft.

"I'd take flying plastic blue balls hitting me over a rusty 7.62 any day"
 
#17
ChrisV said:
If you're bored of life and hate your job but want life to be worse, join the infantry. Yes you'll have memories at the end of it but ask yourself why retention is so low. In the infantry you'll be treated like s***, made to listen to people of a higher rank who are clearly mentally challenged and be forced work harder than everyone else for lower pay. As for being shot at: it just feels like an exercise, even when the rounds start hitting the walls around you, mortars start landing in the street and RPG's fly past your face. It's only when you're looking at one of your friends thats close to death will things hit home.

All that said you might enjoy it. Someone has to :)
WTF?

Don't listen to this individual. You will meet some of the best folk walking the face of the planet in the Inf, unlike other arms and services!

Chris has clearly had a bad time of it, no doubt mostly of his own making. It is certainly not like this in the Bn I currently serve in.

Go Inf or dip-out!
 
#18
Bad_Crow said:
Carcass said:
airsoftcadet said:
backblast said:
Go Air Softing :D

If you play airsoft you meet some useless fat cnut walts and find things out about their fictional war stories and all their kit from Silvermans.

try it some time. I know it gets knocked but it is a hobby for pathetic losers who are too fat and scared to join up and you get to play with toy plastic guns like a 4 year old.
Corrected.
Haha. Now that be some funny sh1t. I'll give them air softers one thing though. They aint soft.

"I'd take flying plastic blue balls hitting me over a rusty 7.62 any day"

NO!!!! DO NOT airsoft them we blue bsatards hurt like a mutha fcuka, last time I got hurt so much they had to helio vac my ass outta Nam rickety split, cos I was short time man!! 8O sorry just found myself wandering into an airsoft story :roll:
gotta agree with the crow, wee stingy blue ball bearings over rusty ass 7.62 anytime.

Faugh-A-Ballagh
 
#19
airsoftcadet said:
backblast said:
Go Air Softing :D

If you play airsoft you meet some cool people and find things out about yourself...,like wheather you like it in the Rear Pipe !!!

try it some time. I know it gets knocked but it is a challenging sport and you get to play with Big Black C*cks :D
 
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#20
It's like a football. To get the team to play on a Sunday you need a coach, manager, trainers, groundsmen, security guards, ticket sellers, lighting engineers, accountants, etc but the 11 guys on the pitch is where it's at. Who would you rather be: bog cleaner or John Terry.

In fact, don't answer that one :D

Join the inf, and be able to look yourself in the mirror in the morning and know you didn't take the easy option 8)
 

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