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Tiffy/Artisan

#1
Probably a bit of a bone question for all you seasoned larks out there, but as a wet-behind-the-ears nig just about to start on my trade training, can someone explain to me the difference between a tiffy and an artisan?

Ta muchly for any help. And no, this is not a Wah...
 
#8
secret_squirrel1989 said:
Probably a bit of a bone question for all you seasoned larks out there, but as a wet-behind-the-ears nig just about to start on my trade training, can someone explain to me the difference between a tiffy and an artisan?

Ta muchly for any help. And no, this is not a Wah...
An Artisan is generally good at one thing and a Tiffy isn't quite as good at a lot of things.
 
#11
I think I need to add that Artisans smell of boiled cabbage and are paid a low rate wage by the Army, where us Artificers are a bit bit more socially acceptable on the hygene front and get paid by Loreal............cos we are worth it................24A moving now................. :p
 
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#12
flieslikeabeagle said:
Here we fecking go again Scotia!!!!!!lol
Not playing as I'm on leave. Slaggin off seasoned Artisans and baiting fresh young tiffies is for the armys time, not mine :D
 
#13
Amazing isn't it? A Corps full of electrical and mechanical engineers and the concept of a well oiled machine comprising different components each of which is required to make it work still isn't understood.
 
#14
verticalgyro said:
oldfart said:
Amazing isn't it? A Corps full of electrical and mechanical engineers and the concept of a well oiled machine comprising different components each of which is required to make it work still isn't understood.
I admire anyone who is as optimistic as you are. Suggesting that the Corps is a well oiled machine! DO you work at DEME(A) ?
PMSL - OK have to give you that one - and the answer's No!
 
#15
Tiffy Baiting should be an Olympic Sport along with Lemon Sucking for Artisans!!!!.
"An Artificer has the theoretical knowledge & ability to be an excellent Mechanical or Electrical Engineer,whereas the Artisan has the practical knowledge & ability & is already an excellent Mechanical & Electrical Engineer and by virtue of his ability can assist the Artificer to attain excellence."
That is a direct quote from my Great Uncle who served as an Artificer in the RA & then REME and reached the rank of ASM.He said that without his Artisans he was nothing more than a glorified Technical Clerk.
We should function like a well oiled machine but the world is not perfect,so as it is we should be reasonably happy.I think we have it just about right.
I am an ARTISAN and proud of it.
ARTE ET MARTE
 
#17
As a former Artisan, all I can say is I served with some good Tiffies & some bad ones. Way of life unfortunately.

Time for another special coffee, break out the baileys - whoops I mean brown sugar !!!!!

Nobby
 
#18
Nobby_REME said:
As a former Artisan, all I can say is I served with some good Tiffies & some bad ones. Way of life unfortunately.

Time for another special coffee, break out the baileys - whoops I mean brown sugar !!!!!

Nobby
Aye, me too mate, along with some good artisans and some who were not so good.

2 'sugars' in mine please Nobby :)
 
#19
oldfart said:
Amazing isn't it? A Corps full of electrical and mechanical engineers and the concept of a well oiled machine comprising different components each of which is required to make it work still isn't understood.
Shame we're using the wrong feckin oil!







Ps - Tiffys are gay! (Thought I'd better get that in.) :)
 

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