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Why The Royal Marines Have Such Great Complexions

Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:48 pm

It is the mud packs they apply every time they hit the beach!!!

Seriously, found this clip, and was laughing my arse off.

http://www.punchbaby.com/media/gitfakt/clips/funny/commando.wmv
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RE: Why The Royal Marines Have Such Great Complexions

Sat Aug 28, 2004 3:40 pm

I'm pissing myself laughing, that is fricken crazy.
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RE: Why The Royal Marines Have Such Great Complexions

Sun Aug 29, 2004 9:33 pm

All I know is that I would have to hate to clean any weapon, let alone an SA-80 after that!
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RE: Why The Royal Marines Have Such Great Complexions

Sun Aug 29, 2004 9:59 pm

funny  Smile

great the video wasn´t confiscated as being "not supporting our boys out there"
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RE: Why The Royal Marines Have Such Great Complexions

Sun Aug 29, 2004 10:48 pm

Looks even more hilarious than the landing of US Marines in Mogadishu, Somalia and that was quite ridiculous too in fact. Big grin
 
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RE: Why The Royal Marines Have Such Great Complexions

Mon Aug 30, 2004 3:58 am

Oh my God....please tell me that was either a practical joke or just some guys with too much time on their hands. WHere was that? It reminded me of slogging thru the mud on an obstacle course, but the quicksand makes it just perfect. If it was an actual demonstration or exercise, it was hilarious, if it was a practical joke it was classic.. I ached just watching it.

sabenapilot....WTF Over? Where you there when the Marines came ashore, because I fail to see the similarity. That was a humanitarian mission with world backing, are you looking to turn a funny thread into a pissing match?
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RE: Why The Royal Marines Have Such Great Complexions

Mon Aug 30, 2004 4:17 am

Are you sure that wasn't the Coast Guard? The water didn't look too deep...
 
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RE: Why The Royal Marines Have Such Great Complexions

Mon Aug 30, 2004 4:35 am

They aren't marines. They're army.

The original backstory was that they wanted to see if they could do an amphibious operation, but didn't consult anybody on how it's done. Thus, they literally fell flat on their arses.

The Royal Marines, of course, loved it.
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RE: Why The Royal Marines Have Such Great Complexions

Mon Aug 30, 2004 4:54 am

That was the Royal Brown Water Navy. THey specialize in shallow water operations and are equipped with specially designed self-inflating water wings to keep the from drowning in quicksand.
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