You might be an American Para if...

#1
You might be a Paratrooper if....

*Your kids make their friends do 10 pull-ups before they enter or exit the backyard
*You have a certificate of your kids birth and it states they have completed one successful static line jump
*You know how much room there is left in a C-130...room for one more jumper
*You do a clear to the rear out your back door to check for any obstructions
*Prior to your kids entering the bathtub you give them STAND BY
*You have sent a private to get the keys to area J
*You have a "Swing Landing Aparatus" in your backyard
*You have walked through an airport with a duffle bag on your back and a backpack on your chest
*You know what a woobie is, and you'll fight for one!
*You slap your thigh two times and use an open hand to point things out to others, such as: "It's over there, by the - SLAP, SLAP - water cooler."
*While you deliver the mail, you're judging the gusts of wind as "do-able", or race-tracks
*You wrap 100mph tape on your wedding ring to make fit better
*Your living room curtains came from the Rigger shed
*You answer True/False questionaires with "Clear!" and "Not Clear!"
*You have ever thrown up intentionally to make room for more beer
*Someone has bent over in front of you and you have the urge slap their butt and say "all ok"
**You have a tattoo that says "Better to Burn in Than to Fade away"
*You see your wife in a sexy silk nighty, you instinctually try to check canopy and gain canopy control
*Your kid gets ready for school and it's time to put on his backpack, you tell him to "RIG UP" and then you JMPI him
*You know why the 34ft tower is 34ft
*You wake up your toddler from her nap and tell her to quit shamming
**Your kids point to anyone who is in uniform without wings and say "Look Daddy it's a Leg!"
*You do the Airborne Shuffle while closing your shower curtain
*You have ever sent a Cherry to supply for Chemlite Batteries
 
#3
FaceLikeAPingPongBall said:
Got one for recon or rangers there? I can't get to sleep and this one hasn't quite bored me to that state yet... :p
Try a .45 to the temple!
 
#5
You might be an American para wannabe if you post drivel like this.Save it for the recruits. :x
 
#6
Devil_Dog said:
You might be an American para wannabe if you post drivel like this.Save it for the recruits. :x
Out of curiostiy are you a Para or an ex-Para? :wink:
 
#7
Nope.Never was.Thats why I dont reprint recruitment brochures.
 
#8
Devil_Dog said:
Nope.Never was.Thats why I dont reprint recruitment brochures.
Yeah! That says it all! :roll:
 
#10
Trip_Wire said:
You might be a Paratrooper if....
You've done the Para course. Saves all the drivel by a mile. And no I was never a para, never wanted to be. I was and always will be a Sapper.
 
#11
FaceLikeAPingPongBall said:
Got one for recon or rangers there? I can't get to sleep and this one hasn't quite bored me to that state yet... :p

Yeah, why can't you make a really interesting post like FaceLikeAPingPong Ball does, and I quote:

Ok, we've had the Great Cake or Death debate and poll, but the question the world really wants answeed is:

Cake or Pussy?


He put that gem up straight after he got home from high school and just before he went out to 'play army'.
 

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