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Forum: Fauxtography 12 April 2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,511
Posted By Old goat
Military That and because it was called Naval Aviation,...

That and because it was called Naval Aviation, therefore the ones who flew aircraft were Naval Aviators. And yes, it is always capitalized.
(As a side note, 8 May is 100 years of Naval Aviation.)...
Forum: Military 05 October 2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,560
Posted By Old goat
Military And the only medal that is always engraved with...

And the only medal that is always engraved with the awardees name is the Medal of Honor.
Forum: Military 15 May 2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 32,612
Posted By Old goat
Military I spent 25 years in the Navy, and my Father did...

I spent 25 years in the Navy, and my Father did 22, and I never heard or saw a challenge coins until that NCIS episode. Altho I had heard stories of the "spot check" mentioned by hardhead. Didn't...
Forum: Business 10 October 2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,799
Posted By Old goat
Military Only certain states exempt a portion of military...

Only certain states exempt a portion of military base pay. The federal government does not.
Forum: Military 09 September 2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,853
Posted By Old goat
Military Back in the mid eighties, the US Navy went from...

Back in the mid eighties, the US Navy went from wind-up to battery powered chronometers. My ship went in for a 3 month yard period and I tried to order batteries for the 3 chronometers (two each). I...
Forum: Sightings 26 August 2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,868
Posted By Old goat
Glasses Wouldn't there be a problem with registration? If...

Wouldn't there be a problem with registration? If the vehicle is in his name, it would be difficult to transfer title. At least, until after the divorce settlement.
Or are the laws a little...
Forum: We've Got Mail 16 June 2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 97,846
Posted By Old goat
Spit Take Even more with Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...

Even more with Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Forum: Politics 18 April 2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,738
Posted By Old goat
Military And these are the good things about trying to...

And these are the good things about trying to take back a ship. Not to mention there are thousands of places to hide, even from the crew, where it would be very difficult to find someone.

And CF,...
Forum: Politics 18 April 2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,738
Posted By Old goat
Military I have trouble with these two lines. Since the...

I have trouble with these two lines. Since the Maersk Alabama Capt was fired on after he jumped into the water, the ROE requirements were met. According to the article, the SEALS were not aboard the...
Forum: History 16 December 2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,170
Posted By Old goat
Military According to RADM Edwin Layton, in his book "And...

According to RADM Edwin Layton, in his book "And I was there", the winds message had been decoded on 28 Nov 1941, but indicated a possible break in relations, not war. This is a different story then...
Forum: College 15 October 2008, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,678
Posted By Old goat
Glasses But would the students be allowed to vote if they...

But would the students be allowed to vote if they are not residents of the city?
Forum: Language 01 October 2008, 02:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,876
Posted By Old goat
Glasses I always understood this refered to telegrams,...

I always understood this refered to telegrams, but the line used to be 50 cent word. At least, that is what my Father always said. I guess inflation hits everything.
Forum: Questionable Quotes 22 July 2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 54,729
Posted By Old goat
United States And having been born in the colony of Virginia,...

And having been born in the colony of Virginia, why would he mention the pilgrams? Jamestown would be abetter reference, and had been founded ealier.
Forum: Politics 20 June 2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,981
Posted By Old goat
Military Of course, you could always check the film. The...

Of course, you could always check the film. The flight deck film was shown in boot camp since, I think, 1970 during basic fire fighting training.
Forum: Crime 08 May 2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,024
Posted By Old goat
And if it had been beat up a black kid day, would...

And if it had been beat up a black kid day, would the jokes have been as readily accepted?
Forum: Politics 06 May 2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,606
Posted By Old goat
Glasses http://www.thebeadsite.com/BMM-DRMC.htm ...

http://www.thebeadsite.com/BMM-DRMC.htm
http://www.fwoa.org/news/fwoanws24c.html ( Look for the article called UNPRECEDENTED PRESIDENTIAL PARDON!!!)
Forum: Politics 06 May 2008, 02:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,606
Posted By Old goat
Icon05 If I remember correctly, a women for AZ made a...

If I remember correctly, a women for AZ made a dreamcatcher and sent it to the Clintons. It was found to have the feathers of a bald eagle on it. The feathers, according to the artist, were found on...
Forum: Trivia 22 April 2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,653
Posted By Old goat
Glasses The article said she was 18 when she was hired.

The article said she was 18 when she was hired.
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 20 March 2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,032
Posted By Old goat
Cell Phone Cell phones do the job

:eek: http://www.kutv.com/content/news/topnews/story.aspx?content_id=24ECD6F6-66CE-4EA6-A90D-AD24C98C3ED1&gsa=true

It was on the news for two or three days, but I haven't heard much since.
Forum: Military 11 February 2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,982
Posted By Old goat
Glasses And as long as the U.S. was unwilling to invade...

And as long as the U.S. was unwilling to invade the North, they could take all the time they wanted to rebuild.
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 05 February 2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 92,874
Posted By Old goat
Military China established gun control in 1935. From 1948...

China established gun control in 1935. From 1948 to 1952, 20 million
political dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and
exterminated.

And of course, from 1938 to 1944 some...
Forum: Legal Affairs 16 August 2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,374
Posted By Old goat
Glasses Also, he says he is taking a sales job, not...

Also, he says he is taking a sales job, not corporate sales job. Big difference there. I worked in sales, at a retail store. The hours were steady, but the pay was real low.
Forum: Military 11 July 2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 26,033
Posted By Old goat
Military http://www.nvr.navy.mil/nvrships/details/BB39.htm...

http://www.nvr.navy.mil/nvrships/details/BB39.htm

The USS Arizona was officially decommissioned in 1962. It is a memorial only and is not considered an active vessel in any form.
Forum: Questionable Quotes 20 June 2007, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,407
Posted By Old goat
Reading And since the congressional record may be altered...

And since the congressional record may be altered by members of congress before it is released to the public, it is possible he said it, but corrected the printed version. Or more likely, a staffer...
Forum: Military 18 June 2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,121
Posted By Old goat
A small coin (we used a dime) was placed in the...

A small coin (we used a dime) was placed in the neckerchief to make it easier to roll. Gold was used to pay your toll or bribe the gatekeeper, depending on which "heaven myth" you believe, and...
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