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boondock_saint


Dec 28, 2005, 10:14 PM
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gqsmooth


Dec 28, 2005, 10:25 PM
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Urban Legend. Been around for years...as a Navy vet we heard about this all the time.


pinktricam


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I heard something similiar used in a sermon once.


boondock_saint


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I kinda figured it was made up but it's still funny


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LMAOL :lol:


hosebeats


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A few things--

The Lincoln was never stationed on the East Coast. It's home port is in Washington.

The time it did spend on the East Coast was while it was getting built. So it never had a strike group assigned to it while it was in Norfolk/Newport News Shipbuilding.

Also the capitan of the ship doesn't command the bridge and navigation most of the time. That falls to the OOD (Officer of the Deck).

However, given the level of arrogance that anyone above E-6 maintains I can totally see this happening.


gqsmooth


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I gotta agree with Boon on everything. Especially the comptency of those above E-6. Thank god I got out at E-5 eh?


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Still funny joke. Eh.


talons05


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I, too have heard this numerous times. The only thing that changes is the country of the asshole's ship -- it depends on who's doing the telling.

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hosebeats


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I gotta agree with Boon on everything. Especially the comptency of those above E-6. Thank god I got out at E-5 eh?

Agree with who?

And I'll probably be getting out as an E-5 as well. I only have a year left and 2 exams to take. The odds are not good. No stress though, I'm looking forward to the day I can tell anyone who expects me to shave to die.


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A few things--

The Lincoln was never stationed on the East Coast. It's home port is in Washington.

The time it did spend on the East Coast was while it was getting built. So it never had a strike group assigned to it while it was in Norfolk/Newport News Shipbuilding.

Also the capitan of the ship doesn't command the bridge and navigation most of the time. That falls to the OOD (Officer of the Deck).

However, given the level of arrogance that anyone above E-6 maintains I can totally see this happening.

dont worry, this is proven to be purely fictional. no need to defend your colors here :wink:


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