Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Some of What I Have Learned Being a Trooper

You pick up funny and useful advice when serving in the Grand Army of the Republic. Here is a collection of some of the best.


"Aim towards the Enemy." (Instruction printed on DS-15 Rocket Launcher)

When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend. (G.A.R Field Manual)

Cluster bombing from Republic Attack Gunship is very, very accurate. The bombs always hit the ground. (G.A.R Field Manual)

If the enemy is in range, so are you. (G.A.R Field Manual)

Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons. (Jango Fett)

Try to look unimportant; they may be low on ammo. (Clone Commander Cody)

You, you, and you . . . Panic. The rest of you, come with me. (Clone Gunnery Sergeant)

Tracers work both ways. (Naboo Defense Force Training Guide)

Five second fuses only last three seconds. (G.A.R Field Manual)

Don't ever be the first, don't ever be the last, and don't ever volunteer to do anything. (Correllian Special Forces)

If your attack is going too well, you have walked into an ambush. (Lt. Cmdr. Oneida)

Any ship can be a minesweeper... once. (Admiral Ozzel)

Never tell the Platoon Sergeant you have nothing to do. (Clone Trooper E775)

Draw fire not; irritates the people around you, it will. (Master Yoda)

Mines are equal opportunity weapons. (Clone Platoon Sergeant)

No combat ready unit has ever passed inspection. (Lt. Cmdr. Oneida)

If you find yourself in a fair fight, you didn't plan your mission properly. (Jedi Knight Skywalker)

In the Navy, the Chief is always right. (Wedge Antillies)


Darth Nepharia said...

If you only knew how true these sayings are....

Professor Xavier said...

Fair fights are for suckers.

NandeHi said...
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Jon the Intergalactic Gladiator said...

Freindly fire isn't.

Private Hudson said...

Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.

Wedge Antillies said...

I am impressed, AOC. A nice compendium of good basic knowledge. Read it, understand it, live it and you might survive.

Warbird said...

here is one you forgot

Never ask Henchman advice before a date ;)

The Flamingess said...

Here from Michelle. What fun. Have you seen this? Be an Evil Warlord

The Merry Rose said...

hi, michele sent me here!! the yoda quote is cool.

Local Henchmen 432 said...

What I totally helped him out.

A Army Of (Cl)One said...

Yeah, Henchman saved me. Who know semaphore training would come in handy

Merlyn Gabriel said...


even Vader would laugh!