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CA357 07-14-2009 02:41 AM

One Marine
 
Subject: One Marine!
> >
> >
> >
> > A large group of Taliban soldiers are moving down a road
> > when they hear a voice call from behind a sand-dune say, "One Marine is
> > better than ten Taliban."
> >
> > The Taliban commander quickly sends 10 of his best soldiers
> > over the dune whereupon a gun-battle breaks out and continues for a few
> > minutes, then silence.
> >
> > The voice then calls out, "One Marine is better than a
> > hundred Taliban soldiers."
> >
> > Furious, the Taliban commander sends his next best 100
> > troops over the dune and instantly a huge gun fight commences. After 10
> > minutes of battle, again silence.
> >
> > The Marine voice calls out, "One Marine is better than one
> > thousand Taliban."
> >
> > The enraged Taliban commander musters a thousand fighters
> > and sends them over the dune. Cannon, rocket, and machine gun fire rings out
> > as a huge battle is fought.
> >
> > Then silence. Finally one wounded Taliban fighter crawls
> > back over the dune and with his dying words tells his commander, "Don't send
> > any more men, it's a trap. There are two of them.

dynastyofnext 07-14-2009 03:02 AM

lmao, I thought there would be a whole bunch of Marines claiming to be one. I like the surprise ending lol.

orangello 07-14-2009 03:40 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CA357 (Post 128660)
Finally one wounded Taliban fighter crawls
> > back over the dune and with his dying words tells his commander, "Don't send > > any more men, it's a trap. There are two of them.

The Marines must have been low on ammo, or that was one sneaky Taliwhacker.

CA357 07-14-2009 04:47 AM

Yup. The Marines I know wouldn't have missed. ;)

opaww 07-14-2009 08:52 AM

Thats a good one

RL357Mag 07-15-2009 02:00 PM

Anyone read "Lone Survivor" by Marcus Lutrell?

Dillinger 07-15-2009 02:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RL357Mag (Post 129212)
Anyone read "Lone Survivor" by Marcus Lutrell?

1) That was a great joke. I loved the ending. :D

2) You know better than to ask that question. Of Course I have read it, I have an extensive library. :D GREAT READ!! Harrowing. Gritty. Highly Recommended.

JD

RL357Mag 07-15-2009 02:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dillinger (Post 129213)
1) 2) You know better than to ask that question. Of Course I have read it, I have an extensive library. :D GREAT READ!! Harrowing. Gritty. Highly Recommended.

JD

The best damned book I read in 2008. The gallantry, drive and commitment of those warriors was beyond the comprehension of mortal men. The above joke made me think of it.

spittinfire 07-15-2009 02:36 PM

Nice! Maybe I'll have to check out the book.


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