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Never volunteer,

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by svtruth, Jan 6, 2006.

  1. svtruth

    svtruth Well-Known Member

    but I did to serve on the Bylaws Committee at my sportsmans club.
    If anyone has a file of their range's rules, I would love to receive it. Not reinventing the wheel, etc.
    Thanks in advance.
  2. SSN Vet

    SSN Vet Well-Known Member

    not that's navy

    Never Volunteer Yourself Again!!
  3. Preacherman

    Preacherman Well-Known Member

    Aaaahh, yes... Navy volunteering...

    "Right, you lot! Who can play the piano?"

    Two hands go up.

    "You two - report to the officer's mess and scrub the galley floor!"

  4. dmftoy1

    dmftoy1 Well-Known Member

    This isn't my range, but when I go to visit my brother we shoot here and it's the best run range I've ever been too. (all volunteer)


    Hopefully there's something there that'll help you. They also have a good video on procedures that all "newbies" have to watch. Takes all of 10-15 minutes and makes it perfectly clear what "acceptable" behavior is.

  5. scout26

    scout26 Well-Known Member

    As a former Army Officer, here's the method I used when I needed volunteers.

    "I need three volunteers............You, You, and You." :evil:

    I remember during Basic at Fort Lost in Woods in the State of Misery summer of '83 the Senior Drill at one Sunday morning formation ask for "20 volunteers to become Chopper Pilots." A whole bunch of hands shot up, but not mine, as I could hear the voices of my father and brothers saying: "Don't be First, Don't be Last and Never volunteer for anything."

    About an hour later I saw those twenty poor schmucks cutting the grass on the multi-acre parade ground and several other places around post with old fashioned reel mowers.......yep, they were "chopper" pilots.
  6. Citadel99

    Citadel99 Well-Known Member

    Airborne School 1996:

    SGT Airborne: Who here's got a driver's license?

    Many hand shoot up.

    SGT Airborne: You three come here and drive the buffers waiting on each floor.

    Never, ever, volunteer. Except for Airborne!!!


    And if you think we're jumping out of a perfectly good plane, you're dead wrong!
  7. wingnutx

    wingnutx Well-Known Member

    Bah, beat me to it.

    Now run down to the repair locker and get me an HT-punch, then request permission to blow the DCA.
  8. Owen

    Owen Moderator Emeritus

    Wing, sir,

    Do you want me to that before or after i get the metric pliers, the left handed pencil, and the bucket of steam?
  9. Librarian

    Librarian Well-Known Member

    ... There's no such thing as a perfectly good plane, I've been told.
  10. No_Brakes23

    No_Brakes23 Well-Known Member

    That would be NVYA. I think your TLD was broken and the reactor fried your brain shipmate.:)

    Wing do you need me to get you that I D ten T form as well?

    I'll get on that as soon as I find the keys to the jet and gather an exhaust sample.

    Is getting an HT punch like telling someone to go to Ordnance and get a stack of 6531s?
  11. wingnutx

    wingnutx Well-Known Member

    Ask any HT for one :evil:
  12. Taurus 66

    Taurus 66 Well-Known Member

    For us on the Yellowstone it was a BT punch. I went for one ... the BT served me with a hit from a ball peen hammer!!! :eek: It didn't break a bone, but it left a deep bruise for a couple months.

    NAVY - Never Again Volunteer Yourself
  13. Akusp

    Akusp Active Member

    Go to the Bosun and get me some relative bearing grease!!:rolleyes:
  14. Powderman

    Powderman Well-Known Member

    For you folks here with an Army background:

    Go to Supply, and bring back some BA-1100/NS.

    For the Commo guys:

    A spray can of squelch lube.

    For new privates on the Land Nav course:

    We have some new maps; go ask the 1SG, see if he has any spare grid squares.

    Finally, for Air Defenders:

    We're due for quarterlies today. As part of our PMCS, we need to service the missiles. Go see the 24C's for some Wax, Missile, High-Speed, w/ Compound, Buffing.

    (The best laugh I ever had was when one of our new privates was actually given a jar, with a NSN, filled with an unknown substance, with the above label affixed. :) )
  15. No_Brakes23

    No_Brakes23 Well-Known Member

    Ha ha, I thought that was a Marine Ordnance thing, we use to say a "Bravo-Alpha-1100-November on an ST ring."
  16. jrfoxx

    jrfoxx Well-Known Member

    Anyone want to volunteer to lube some nuts in the fan room with me? :):evil:

    30 days to go before terminal leave starts!!!! happy to leave, but proud as hell to have served. I dont regret amoment, but I sure as hell aint stayin.....:)
  17. rustymaggot

    rustymaggot Well-Known Member

    having come from a completely different background(pizza delivery driver) we had a joke going around the parlor. when we got a new waitress we told them that when its slow to rotate the ice. some would understand that it was a joke immediately but sometimes........ we had a poor girl doing that for almost a year before the owner saw her and chewed her out for doing it.

    when i was a kid i was in a group home. we used to get the same kid to go check the mail every sunday afternoon. he went and checked the mail for us for 2 years every sunday when we asked him to go look for us.

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