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Old 10-09-12, 06:38 AM   #1
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Hey couch

It was the US Air Force. Who knew?


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Old 10-09-12, 07:49 AM   #2
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I would love to see the cannon fire and watch that disc spin around like a Mexican firework pinwheel!
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Because fireworks are cool. Giant fireworks with cannons and flying saucers and human passengers are even cooler.
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Old 10-09-12, 08:55 AM   #6
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f'in air force is so lame. What good is a saucer without a cup of coffee to go with it?
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f'in air force is so lame. What good is a saucer without a cup of coffee to go with it?
I was expecting your inner Marine DS to come out and tell my wimpy butt that the weapon pictured is obviously a recoilless rifle of some sort and would not cause the saucer to spin around. Once again, I find myself disappointed in you, which is pretty much par for the course.
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I was expecting your inner Marine DS to come out and tell my wimpy butt that the weapon pictured is obviously a recoilless rifle of some sort and would not cause the saucer to spin around. Once again, I find myself disappointed in you, which is pretty much par for the course.
Chesty sez that spinning around is a good thing cuz you can shoot in all directions.
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So....the womens clothing is for real?
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So....the womens clothing is for real?
if they were imaginary, I'm sure it would have been easier getting them off of her
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But why do the guys hanging out need huge telescopes? Was this rendering from before we had radar on aircraft?
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couch was probed by them
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The probing wasn't the scary part...it was what they found...
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Did they find Jimmy Hoffa?
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Did they find Jimmy Hoffa?
Prolly a few of Inge's chew toys at least.
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I thought couch was inge's chew toy.
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But why do the guys hanging out need huge telescopes? Was this rendering from before we had radar on aircraft?
Those are not telescopes, those appear to be recoilless rifles of some sort. Probably artist rendition of either an M18 or M20 of that era.

http://www.militaryfactory.com/small...allarms_id=548
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Those are not telescopes, those appear to be recoilless rifles of some sort. Probably artist rendition of either an M18 or M20 of that era.

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Hmm. 100mm penetration with HEAT round. Does that hurt, couch?
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Those are not telescopes, those appear to be recoilless rifles of some sort. Probably artist rendition of either an M18 or M20 of that era.
I would have guessed a bazooka which wouldn't have had all that much recoil. Whatever it is, I don't see much provision for loading it. D*mn artists and their conceptions.
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