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Navy is 'running out' of sailors

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 03:29 PM

View PostBrianPotter, on 23 August 2012 - 03:27 PM, said:

Submariners get paid  more than your average sailor,mostly because of the length of time they stay on mission...will say that the subs are not like the old WW2 era types..quite well kitted out now for comfort.

and parts glow in the dark, quite a deterrent in times when everybody want to be able to live forever.

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 03:35 PM

View Postquestionmark, on 23 August 2012 - 03:29 PM, said:

and parts glow in the dark, quite a deterrent in times when everybody want to be able to live forever.

Aye...saves on lighting bills when they're on leave though.. :)


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Posted 23 August 2012 - 03:54 PM

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Submariners get paid  more than your average sailor,mostly because of the length of time they stay on mission...will say that the subs are not like the old WW2 era types..quite well kitted out now for comfort.

My cousin was an Naval officer on a submarine. He actually liked it.

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 04:00 PM

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My cousin was an Naval officer on a submarine. He actually liked it.

They get called dolphins or they used to...its a good life for anyone doing it but they have to get  used to being under for months at a time.


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Posted 23 August 2012 - 04:05 PM

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They get called dolphins or they used to...its a good life for anyone doing it but they have to get  used to being under for months at a time.

I don't think i'd like it.

Not sure though, there one thing that would worry me..... Smells or gases lingering... You know form humans. lol

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 04:07 PM

View PostCoffey, on 23 August 2012 - 04:05 PM, said:

I don't think i'd like it.

Not sure though, there one thing that would worry me..... Smells or gases lingering... You know form humans. lol

:D  ...aye..i know what you mean... :lol:


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Posted 23 August 2012 - 04:20 PM

View PostCoffey, on 23 August 2012 - 04:05 PM, said:

I don't think i'd like it.

Not sure though, there one thing that would worry me..... Smells or gases lingering... You know form humans. lol

Believe me or not, once they open the hatches you will say that it stinks! You get accustomed to the odors real fast and think it is normal.

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 04:26 PM

Since I hate promiscuity (unless she darn intelligent and cute) I wouldn't bode well on a sub.

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:36 PM

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Believe me or not, once they open the hatches you will say that it stinks! You get accustomed to the odors real fast and think it is normal.

Haha, yeah but more the thought of breathing it in that gets to me. lol

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 11:42 PM

If their anything like the subs they sold to Canada it's no wonder no one wants to go on them

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Posted 24 August 2012 - 06:09 AM

who wants to be away from their family to go under water with a bunch of stinky dudes and nuclear weapons? O.o

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 08:13 AM

View Postnotoverrated, on 24 August 2012 - 06:09 AM, said:

who wants to be away from their family to go under water with a bunch of stinky dudes and nuclear weapons? O.o

If you knew my family you wouldn't be gone for a lifetime.... :P   :whistle:

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