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Swedish Soldiers: A Bunch Of Lushes And Druggies?  
User currently offlineLHMARK From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 7255 posts, RR: 46
Posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

From a Swedish newspaper:

http://www.thelocal.se/article.php?ID=3074&date=20060216

Personally, I can't imagine a soldier drinking alcohol...


"Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed on the Yankees. Apparently it angers them." - Bob Feller
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User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Quoting LHMARK (Thread starter):
Swedish Soldiers: A Bunch Of Lushes And Druggies?

Yay, I will join the Swedish Army. Big grin

Patrick


User currently offlineJutes85 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Quoting LHMARK (Thread starter):
Personally, I can't imagine a soldier drinking alcohol...

No, ofcourse not, especially Canadian soldiers. We never touch the stuff.  shhh 


User currently offlineAndersnilsson From Sweden, joined May 2004, 417 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Swedish army is not very different from the rest of the swedish society, only
shrinking in a rapid rate.

Anders



Airliner photography is not a crime.
User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Quoting LHMARK (Thread starter):

Personally, I can't imagine a soldier drinking alcohol...

I'm surprised you didn't decide to claim Swedish citizenship after you read that article......


User currently offlineLHMARK From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 7255 posts, RR: 46
Reply 5, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

I would, but even Swedish infantrymen would be hard-pressed to match my level of consumption.


"Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed on the Yankees. Apparently it angers them." - Bob Feller
User currently offlineSK A340 From Sweden, joined Mar 2000, 845 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Well, since we've not been in a war in almost 200 years (since 1814) our soldiers are getting a bit bored...

/Micke


User currently offlineTriStar500 From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 4695 posts, RR: 42
Reply 7, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

You should hear the outcry of the local watering holes and red light establishments, whenever a Bundeswehr (German Army) base is closed/ downsized. Big grin


Homer: Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!
User currently offlineDoona From Sweden, joined Feb 2005, 3771 posts, RR: 13
Reply 8, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Quoting SK A340 (Reply 6):
Well, since we've not been in a war in almost 200 years (since 1814) our soldiers are getting a bit bored...

Amen to that. It's time to retake the eastern half (some poeple know it as Finland) of our great country!

Cheers
Mats



Sure, we're concerned for our lives. Just not as concerned as saving 9 bucks on a roundtrip to Ft. Myers.
User currently offlineAgill From Sweden, joined Feb 2004, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Doona: If we're going to retake anything it's better to take Norway. They are loaded with dough and they talk in a way you can understand.

User currently offlineDoona From Sweden, joined Feb 2005, 3771 posts, RR: 13
Reply 10, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Quoting Agill (Reply 9):
Doona: If we're going to retake anything it's better to take Norway. They are loaded with dough and they talk in a way you can understand.

But Finland is Sweden! Finland was Swedish long before it was Finnish. It's an honour thing. But yeah, I guess we could take Norway as well...

Cheers
Mats



Sure, we're concerned for our lives. Just not as concerned as saving 9 bucks on a roundtrip to Ft. Myers.
User currently offlineAgill From Sweden, joined Feb 2004, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Quoting Doona (Reply 10):

But Finland is Sweden! Finland was Swedish long before it was Finnish. It's an honour thing. But yeah, I guess we could take Norway as well...

Ok how about this. We take Norway and then buy Finland?  Smile


User currently offlineDoona From Sweden, joined Feb 2005, 3771 posts, RR: 13
Reply 12, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Quoting Agill (Reply 11):
Ok how about this. We take Norway and then buy Finland?

Why not just take both? We could buy Denmark... (and probably save some money)  silly 

Cheers
Mats



Sure, we're concerned for our lives. Just not as concerned as saving 9 bucks on a roundtrip to Ft. Myers.
User currently offlinePelican From Germany, joined Apr 2004, 2531 posts, RR: 8
Reply 13, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Quoting Doona (Reply 10):
But Finland is Sweden! Finland was Swedish long before it was Finnish. It's an honour thing. But yeah, I guess we could take Norway as well...

Cheers
Mats

But beware of the Danes they possibly want to have Skåne back - and you know they are fearless - they don't even fear the hate of a certain religious group.

pelican


User currently offlineHimmelstormer From Denmark, joined Mar 2005, 143 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Speaking of taking something back. I think it is take for Denmark to reclaim Skåne Big grin

User currently offlineAgill From Sweden, joined Feb 2004, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Himmelstormer: Ok if you give us 10 Carlsberg.

User currently offlineMatt27 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2560 times:

Quoting Himmelstormer (Reply 14):
Speaking of taking something back. I think it is take for Denmark to reclaim Skåne

How about Halland? Are you gonna make us Danish again?


User currently offlineHimmelstormer From Denmark, joined Mar 2005, 143 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2539 times:

Quoting Agill (Reply 15):
Himmelstormer: Ok if you give us 10 Carlsberg.

That's a deal. I live right next to the Carlsberg brewery in Copenhagen. As a matter of fact let's make it "10 kasser øl".

Quoting Matt27 (Reply 16):
How about Halland? Are you gonna make us Danish again?

Absolutely, and Blekinge as well. Big grin

But seriously, I think that 15-20 years from now, people in the Øresund region will have a more bi-national identity. I believe that something like 10.000 Danes are already living in Malmø. I also believe that CPH will benefit from that. Every third passenger that start their journey from CPH is Swedish.


User currently offlineEilennaei From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2534 times:

Your instant guide to the Swedish wars:
http://www.algonet.se/~hogman/slkrig_eng.htm#1800


User currently offlineMatt27 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2530 times:

Quoting Himmelstormer (Reply 17):
Absolutely, and Blekinge as well.

Vi är røøøøøde, vi är viiiiide..... 

[Edited 2006-02-17 16:55:19]

User currently offlineAgill From Sweden, joined Feb 2004, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2528 times:

Quoting Himmelstormer (Reply 17):

That's a deal. I live right next to the Carlsberg brewery in Copenhagen. As a matter of fact let's make it "10 kasser øl".

Ok, I'll be going to Kopenhagen next weekend, I can pick them up then. Am unsure about Blekning and Halland though, we might actually want to hang on to those parts.


User currently offlineAloges From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 8735 posts, RR: 42
Reply 21, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2527 times:

Quoting Doona (Reply 12):
Why not just take both? We could buy Denmark... (and probably save some money)

I take it you'll head to Germany for buying cheap booze right after that?  Wink



Walk together, talk together all ye peoples of the earth. Then, and only then, shall ye have peace.
User currently offlineDoona From Sweden, joined Feb 2005, 3771 posts, RR: 13
Reply 22, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2498 times:

Quoting Aloges (Reply 21):
I take it you'll head to Germany for buying cheap booze right after that?

Of course. Germany is alot cheaper than Denmark anyway. And my sister works for Scandlines in Trelleborg, so I can hop on the ferry to Sassnitz for free!

Cheers
Mats



Sure, we're concerned for our lives. Just not as concerned as saving 9 bucks on a roundtrip to Ft. Myers.
User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11955 posts, RR: 46
Reply 23, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2481 times:

Quoting SK A340 (Reply 6):
Well, since we've not been in a war in almost 200 years (since 1814) our soldiers are getting a bit bored...

Panzy... Stand up and fight like the rest of us.  Wink

Quoting Agill (Reply 9):
Doona: If we're going to retake anything it's better to take Norway. They are loaded with dough and they talk in a way you can understand.

Danish talk as if they are chewing a kartoffel* all the bloody time.

Quoting Doona (Reply 10):
But Finland is Sweden! Finland was Swedish long before it was Finnish. It's an honour thing. But yeah, I guess we could take Norway as well...



Quoting Agill (Reply 11):
Ok how about this. We take Norway and then buy Finland?

I had the pleasure of experiencing the Joint Winter military exercise a year or two ago, where over a period of 2 weeks the Swedes in their Saab Gripen's trained dogfighting with the norwegian pilots in their F-16s.
I talked to one of the swedish crew who by the end of the 2 weeks told me how well it was going for his countrymen.

The swedes lost 9 out of 10 times in the air.

If your groundforces are of the same quality, you might as well invade us with this...



So bring it.  Wink

*Kartoffel = potato

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineEilennaei From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2472 times:

Quoting Doona (Reply 10):
Finland was Swedish long before it was Finnish. It's an honour thing.

By the same logic Finland was actually Russian before it was Finnish.
Today life's easy for the honourables, you don't have to wage any wars, just buy a majority of the stakes!


25 Erikwilliam : and Why tha F*** does Sweden needs an army?? It´s not like anybody is trying to take over their Icelands or their blond chicks... BTW, did u guys kno
26 SK A340 : SAAB need at least one customer. /Micke
27 Post contains images Himmelstormer : Classic Norwegian. "Vi er verdens bedste!" What was the name of that Norwegian football commentator who absolutely lost it after Norway had beaten En
28 Agill : Yes that was a total classing. "Vi er best i verden!!"
29 YOWza : My buddy did military service in Norway, he said they drank a LOT but that they also did a decent amount of training etc I guessing it's the same in S
30 Doona : Well, since Norway does not construct any automobiles, I suppose Sweden would win by default. Thanks. BTW, the Volvo 240 kicks ass! Cheers Mats[Edite
31 Post contains images Checkraiser : I wouldn't mind taking over a few Swedish blondes. Built like a tank. Perhaps that's what they had in mind for this machine.
32 Post contains images Thom@s : Nope, but we beat sweden. Good enough. And drunk I believe. Can't remember his name, but that was a classic moment. I beg to differ... Doesn't pollut
33 Doona : That thing looks... plastic? What an ugly litte excuse for a car! Cheers Mats
34 Post contains images Thom@s : It's called think. Electric car. Thom@s
35 Doona : Ok, let me rephrase... Since Sweden builds BIGGER cars than Norway, we will win. Cheers Mats
36 Post contains images SK A340 : What if Think would meet a Scania... /Micke
37 Post contains images Erikwilliam : how about her for starters
38 Thom@s : Let me think... Thom@s
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