No more "French" fries or "German" potato salad for me....


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Rembrandt
February 11, 2003, 07:19 PM
....from now on I'm boycotting "French" fries and "German" potato salad.....changing my order to "American" fries and "Pork Tenderloins"..... there, I feel better already......it's a symbolic thing.
:)

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Gary H
February 11, 2003, 07:31 PM
I did the same with items made in China. Boy, was that an education. The U.S. just doesn't manufacture much anymore. I had to go to a few shoe stores to buy athletic shoes. Even shooting vests are made in China.

Pawcatch
February 11, 2003, 07:35 PM
I'm not giving up my Opinels.

sm
February 11, 2003, 07:37 PM
Living in the South does have some advantages...

I'm known for my "country fried potato's and Mustard potato salad".

Gotta do fast food some time...I'm a much better cook IIDSSMS

AR-10
February 11, 2003, 07:40 PM
My wife was born in Berlin.

I'm keepin' her.:p

10-Ring
February 11, 2003, 08:00 PM
Ok, I'm in, I'll give up French Toast & German Chocolate cake...I needed to lose a few lb's anyway :D

mussi
February 11, 2003, 08:09 PM
You can still buy Swiss Cheese and dream how Osama will look if he's caught in the wrong place at the right time (for us).

12.7x99mm
February 11, 2003, 09:32 PM
anybody that wants to get rid of anything made by Heckler and Kock just send them my way. Ill pay for shipping and FFL

:cool:

Rembrandt
February 11, 2003, 09:36 PM
....does it matter if the HK was bought "before" the opposition at the UN?.....:p

Yohan
February 11, 2003, 09:38 PM
Oh- I see how this post is gun related... :uhoh:

http://edweb.tusd.k12.az.us/sped/images/reallifephotos/French%20Fries.jpg
http://www.lippman-enterprises.com/art/Fobus-1911-Belt.gif

:uhoh: :uhoh: :uhoh:

blades67
February 11, 2003, 09:44 PM
:rolleyes:

Like that changes, or helps anything.

Bob R
February 11, 2003, 09:48 PM
I will go as far as it takes,

just don't ask me to give up............









French Kissing:p

bob

hansolo
February 11, 2003, 09:49 PM
Le French make crummy guns:cuss: ...........and, they smell like armpits.:neener:

PATH
February 11, 2003, 10:47 PM
Got a MAS 36. Hard time finding ammo at first. Rifle is in great shape. Looks like it was never fired. It is so nice I don't think they picked it up as there are no marks from a drop!:D :neener:

Guyon
February 12, 2003, 12:21 AM
Well, if we're going to do some French bashing, here's a forwarded email I received today:
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An actual letter from home from a marine with the multinational force in Bosnia:

Dear Dad,

A funny thing happened to me yesterday at Camp Bondsteel (Bosnia): A French army officer walked up to me in the PX, and told me he thought we Americans) were a bunch of cowboys and were going to provoke a war in Iraq. He said if such a thing happens, we wouldn't be able to count on the support of France. I told him that it didn't surprise me. Since we had come to France's rescue in World War I, World War II, Vietnam, and the Cold War, their ingratitude and jealousy was due to surface [again] at some point in the near future anyway. I also told him that is why France is a third-rate military power with a socialist economy and a bunch of pansies for soldiers. I additionally told him that America, being a nation of deeds and action, not words, would do whatever it had to do, and France's support, if it ever came, was only for show anyway. Just like in ALL NATO exercises, the US would shoulder 85% of the burden, and provide 85% of the support, as evidenced by the fact that this French officer was shopping in the American PX, and not the other way around. He began to get belligerent at that point, and I told him if he would like to, I would meet him outside in front of the Burger King and whip his *** in front of the entire Multi-National Brigade East, thus demonstrating that even the smallest American had more fight in him than the average Frenchman. He called me a barbarian cowboy and walked away in a huff. With friends like these, who needs enemies?

Dad, tell Mom I love her,

Your loving daughter,
Mary Beth Johnson
LtCol., USMC

Zorro
February 12, 2003, 03:02 AM
I think i will be keeping my German beer.

New Slogan:

"German's don't make very good foreign policy, they should stick to making beer!"

;)

4570Rick
February 12, 2003, 03:15 AM
On my way to the range, I will not stop for French Vanilla Shakes or French Fries.

On my way home from the range, I will not stop at the Jeaggerhouse for Brats and Kraut.

Now this thread is gun related. :D

John G
February 12, 2003, 03:19 AM
I like the sentiment Guyon, but its an urban legend.

snopes website (http://www.snopes.com/military/marine.htm)

Still, I'd take a fictional US servicewoman over any actual frenchie.:D

Kahr carrier
February 12, 2003, 07:20 AM
I hate the French :neener: Just joking.

Marko Kloos
February 12, 2003, 07:32 AM
OT.

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