What to send a guy serving in Iraq?

Discussion in 'The Other Half' started by Red69, Jul 28, 2008.

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  1. Ok, I know I'm opening myself up to alsorts of weird and wonderful (and no-doubt perverted!!) suggestions here --- but I'd be grateful of any suggestions of what someone serving in Iraq would be glad to receive in their parcels
  2. Deoderant, baby wipes, sweats, (no choocy), rasor blades, shower gel, etc. you could put a bucket and spade in just for comedy value.

  3. I hope you meant "sweets"???? ;)
  4. oops typo, yes sweets, although he may be sweating alot its probalby in the 100's it was bloody hot when I was there in 2005!

  5. old_fat_and_hairy

    old_fat_and_hairy LE Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    Dale and bigbird would be welcomed too. And they would offer to pay the postage.
  6. thanks!! - and they're far more normal suggestions than I was expecting!
    Anyway unusual/funny/weird suggestions are fab as well - as I'd love to be able to put something unexpected in with each parcel.
    thanks :D
  7. Not sure what the conditions are like now but I found these useful during GW1

    Super Solar Shower
  8. More good advice on the Support Our Soldiers website (link).
  9. hey I REALLY like that idea!! - he's with NBC lot (or whatever they're called now) so he'll be out and about rather than in camp.

    Also found strawberries and ice cream but they're like dehydrated astronaunt food - so don't know if they're any good or just stupid.
  10. Hows about a sand iron and comedy golf balls that explode on impact
  11. Now I love that :D , as he plays golf!!! - but how the hell to I post a sand iron!???? lol
  12. it will go in tubular cardboard holder - jobns a good un - you can get the balls from tinternet also
  13. Well Mr BitterAndTwisted - I must say you're all surprising me on here ---- I was expecting to get told nothing more than porn mags, naked photos, knickers.... Guess I must have got the wrong impression of you all ;-)
  14. old_fat_and_hairy

    old_fat_and_hairy LE Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    Are you sure that exploding balls are a good idea? Not been there myself, due to age and many other reasons, but I understand that exploding thingamajigs are not too welcome.
  15. Well you can send me yours as payment for my excellent ideas - for purely scientific research purposes :twisted: