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Re: Siggies

Can I make a guess as to why 'Confused' was at HM's pleasure? He seems to have a plethora of IP addresses!

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I think you've dropped into the wrong thread you silly 'roo or is your comment aimed at our master of the web.

Your old mate,

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Not really - I thought it was your web-site

Virus alert

A reletively new type of virus has been released that can have a devastating effect forums and message boards such as this one. With the advances of artificial intelligence this virus takes on an almost human like personality and can disrupt or at worse, wreck a site like this. The virus first appeared with the Code name 'ADAM'. This type of virus learns from the responses to it's taunts. It also has a self protective mechanism which causes it to over-react when challenged by one of it's victims by using rude words and insults etc. The favourite trick of this virus is to mutate and change its identity when when cornered. The 'ADAM' virus was forced to do this and became the 'CONFUSED' virus. It is believed that this virus was initiated by a spotty, hooded, loftbound teenager, himself called Adam.
I suspect that once the virus has detected this entry it will react in one of three ways - it will either lay low for a few days or will launch an all-out attack or even mutate once again -- let's wait and see.

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Taff Small
When were you in Tengah.
My husband also served there. Think it was 1958 -9
He was a Navigater
Coastalskipper

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I visit this site every single day (unless I'm on holiday) and it really sickens me to see the lack of postings. I know a lot of people visit this site, but they don't post!

I felt like posting earlier on today a new subject with the title of "Come back Confused, all is forgiven" at least the guy got people posting on this site, if only to have a go back at him.
Most of it was only harmless RAF jibes, which we are all guilty of over the years. And some of them were quite amusing.
No one is posting any more, why?
Come on guys, get posting, or I'll put an advert in "The Times" asking him to come back and wind everyone up again!!

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You don't have to put an advert in the times my old mate. I'm never very far away!
See you lot are still dribbling on here then?
I'll be back full time in the near future, have been rather busy, so more time on my hands for siggie baiting!

Your old mate

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Hi Taff

It would be great to get some RAF siggies.
I do a Newsletter two-monthly for the Air Cadets in Christchurch, New Zealand,and it would be nice to have some siggies to add to it.

My husband is ex-RNZAF and is now retired and an instructor for the Cadets.

Nickname: Coastalskipper

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AAAAAARRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! It's 'Im!! To quote and old comic strip character, Jonah, from, I think, The Dandy/beano. Are you still a spare part, I mean, an extra, in Coronation Street?

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AAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHH.

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AAAAAARRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!

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Gotcha Wullie!!!!

Look at my IP address and then look at "confused" IP address.

na na na na na!!!
Thought I would put it on to generate a bit of comment

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YOUR BUSTED CONFUSED OR SHOULD WE SAY SIRRELL

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G'day there Shyrlee,
My father was a navigator on 81 sqn at Tengah 59/61

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Hi Studmuffin
Your father served in an Australian Squadron. My husband was 41 Squadron RNZAF

Coastalskipper

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Right, Mr. Confused, that's you off my bar bill in LB!!!!

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I knew Studmuffin when he used to be just a stud but that was a long long time ago. Time and drink have shrunk everything he holds dear. And believe me dear, hes been holding it for a long time. !!!

As for confused. He always was, always will be and in fact without the medication, would have long since drifted into complete non sensory function mode !!!!

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Firstly I am a little late but would like to wish you all a very Happy New Year.
And would now like to tell you about the mistake I made. As I said earlier I write a Newsletter for our Air Cadets and to make the pages look interesting I like adding wee cartoon pictures of aircraft, which down here we call 'siggies'
I googled the RAF asking for RAF siggies and got into your Website. Now I think your meaning of 'siggies' is that your are 'signallers

I am thoughly enjoying reading your letters on the Message Board and hope you won't throw me out.
You might like to know something about our Cadets who
one day we hope will all become Airmen and then once again we will have a decent Air Force.

Shyrlee (Coastalskipper)

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It seems that most of the blokes on here are Siggies, there are a few other hangers on, but without the Siggies there would be nothing to talk about anyway!!
After all when it comes to talking why not call in the experts.
Now I'll just sit back quietly and see what comments appear.

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Not at all Shyrlee, all are most welcome here, it's nice to have new people post on our little site. It makes for new topics of conversation, instead of just having us Siggies rabbiting on.

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Thank you Willie Dunlop for your warm welcome.

Shyrlee

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My pleasure, and, I'm sure I echo all of us when I say welcome. Some of the lads are a bit shy in female company. Aint that right, lads?

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Thankyou Willie, I will try and be polite amongst the shy boys

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Al Kent

The reason why us so-called 'hangers-on' do not post much is because of inebriate, inane and ignorant comments such as yours.

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Pete, I think your comment was a bit rude!
I am certainly not inebriate at six in the morning. Some of the entries are a bit (as you put it) inane, but it had the desired effect and generated a response.

If you look at the header of this topic it will explain a lot. A bit of banter goes a long way these days and it is still a way to keep in touch with old friends.

If you want serious and depressing, I suggest you pick up a daily paper. You can get as much as you like in there.

If you put a serious entry on the site, you will get a responsible answer. This segment is just a bit of fun!

Lighten up, days to do are getting few(er)!

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Come on Pete - you don't have to pretend to be a dick head - we all know now that you are one

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Tony i'm sure you are aware that 6am is not the most common time for posts. Personally at that time i'm catching up on my beauty sleep. If I might say, you are being rather hypocritical considering some of your own posts on another well known forum. My original post was in response to Al's post which was both derogatory and insulting to ALL other trades who visit this great site. It would be a shame if it became the inclusive home of siggies. As for stuffamuffin's post I will not deign to comment.

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How to bring down the humour on this (and other) sites in one easy lesson.
1) Read the previous post!
2) Errmm! That's it.
Sorry you dont seem to have a sense of humour.

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The whole idea of my little dit was to get something happening, but it didnt turn out as I had hoped. I did not intend to be derogatory or insulting to any of the guys who served on Gan, we all stood under the same sun, and missed home equally. All trades working together.
As for me being inane, inept and inebriated, yes I have been all three, but not all at the same time, not recently anyway.
If I have offended any one, then I am sorry.
As the song says in the "Life of Brian"
'Always look on the bright side of life'

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Please accept my apologies, Al. What I said was sent in a fit of anger, and I didn't think enough about what I said. As you say, we all stood under the same sun.

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Al thank you for your gracious apology which is accepted unconditionally. Let's hope that this matter can now be put to bed. As you say 'always look on the bright side of life!'

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I didn't know that there was a curfew on postings - EXCUSE ME

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Besides the above - some of us are either shift workers or live in other parts of the world - have you ever considered this, as that would explain why someone would be posting at 0600 or 6AM to the unenlighted

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Pete, my little dit above was also to generate some input and if any offence was caused, it was unintentional.
I realised Al's comment was inserted to draw comment and that is was it did along with mine.

And, you are right, I have posted some crap on different sites over the years, light hearted though (or most of it anyway!)

And as said above, we were all Gannites and shared the same sun!

p.s. to Stud Muffin. Keep the personal snipes out Ron, Dick Head etc.. Any more and you'll get the back of your legs slapped young man!!

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I have been rumbled, so will will put the mask and cape back in the paper bag and mail it back to never never land.
My intention was also to generate interest, but it is always a siggie that bails out this site, if it wasn't for us SIGGIES - I think this site would not have survived this long.

Let's do the sums:-
600 blokes
1 TOUR (365 DAYS)
1960-1974 - 14Yrs

600 X 365 X 14 = 3066000

If that is correct - explain to me:-

1. Why is there about 10-20 that only post.
2. 5 or 6 may be siggies.
3. The remainder - read and reply
4. What happened to the remaining 3065980.
5. If we there is a reunion on Gan in 2010, would there be room for us all ??





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Come on boys no fighting the war is over. You have a great Website here so don't lose touch with it.
Coastalskipper

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Stud Muffin, in your mathmatical equation you ommitted those to whom a double tour was offered, could you please recalculate?

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Ron, the time span was 1960-1976.
Also you forgot to deduct the amount of airmen that only did the cooks tour - 9 months.
And, the three months up to closure in March 76 is not a full year! And also people that did more than one tour.

Back to the drawing board!

But, I agree, it is an awful lot of people that have gone missing.

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My heads hurting guys! Let's just say that we all enjoyed our 12/9 months in the sun, well, most of us did. I know I did. Looking forward to 2010.

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It's OK Shyrlee, boys will be boys, even when they are old men !!!

It's what makes us so lovable.

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That's correct, but we are grumpy old men!!

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Thanks Al, I thought that was the case. Things never change with age.
Regards to all.....and behave

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If I wanted to be really technical, I could of added the WVS woman and Fred the heron

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hi there, yep serve in 6su 74/75, nobby shipley, was a good mate, cant think of any other names yet, but who knows

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Plethora, that's a big word for a non siggie and even bigger for a siggie. I suppose you think it means an ancient dinosaur of some kind, like most of the siggies on here.

I suppose you were POL or Supply? An exciting job and as the old saying goes, someone had to do it.

HM's pleasure, you could say it was hot and Sunni.

Your old mate

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HM's pleasure was 12 months on Gan which was also hot and Sunni.

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I found it rather hot and Tigerish!!