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Joe...my quote from the book "you go to the Legion, the Legion doesn't come to you". I cannot think of anything more tragic than a bloke doing his 5 years, marching out of Aubagne on that Friday afternoon, and thinking to himself that it was a waste of time. For me it was all about stages and outré mer (company tours). It will be 30 years this July that I showed my face at the front gate at Aubagne...no regrets on my part.
I'm sure that 99.9% of those who did their 5 years or more will agree with you. What I won't allow to happen is the bad apple 0.1% spoiling the whole of the forum barrel.

You are a volunteer, nobody press-ganged or forces you to join, like some who claim and shall not be mentioned. But terrorising and threatening people is unacceptable, if you have such a negative opinion of a profession you must be a real dumb tw@t to try and get in 3 times and then insult your unit at every chance you get. A few lightbulbs short of a chandelier IMHO.
Maybe it's the chandelier thats missing. This one is for 000:

 
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Do you think he knows someone working in the selection center (or whatever it's called)? Maybe as he's working in logistics? A phone call maybe.
 

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Let's not dwell to much on the case of our friend DCLXVI... When I'm back to France, I'll see if I can meet him and have a friendly chat. Not really understanding his attitude, but again written communication is sometimes a bit treacherous...
 
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Let's not dwell to much on the case of our friend DCLXVI... When I'm back to France, I'll see if I can meet him and have a friendly chat. Not really understanding his attitude, but again written communication is sometimes a bit treacherous...
Get a room together... Haha. Champagne, low lights. Talk out things. :D

Get a room together... Haha. Champagne, low Lights. Talk out things. :D
Me & Surfguy gonna come too... Make it a party... Boys night out :D:D
 
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Looks like a good plan... If/when the RV is made, I'll let the forum know, so that you can send out a rescue team if I don't report back within 12 h... :D
Ach... I bet he's ok in real life. Probably have a good drink together.
 

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He texte me earlier but i was sleeping
That's him back on again. ..any questions, fire away
 
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I said hullo from all the forum. ..
The exchange was pretty much confusing
At one point he excused himself for taking so long to reply back. ..'sorry, but i was having to do first aid'...
Say's he's in Fumagere... (is that a farm?)
Then he said that he goes back wedensday
Wires crossed am thinking
30 guys left in the section. It's ok but plenty of ar$e holes
He said also, encadrement threanting the slackers to send them to 2 REP, with a lol
 
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I said hullo from all the forum. ..
The exchange was pretty much confusing
At one point he excused himself for taking so long to reply back. ..'sorry, but i was having to do first aid'...
Say's he's in Fumagere... (is that a farm?)
Then he said that he goes back wedensday
Wires crossed am thinking
30 guys left in the section. It's ok but plenty of arse holes
He said also, encadrement threanting the slackers to send them to 2 REP, with a lol
Any news about a South African from Cape Town Le Petit?
 

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He's on now = will ask him black or white ?
He's doing activités of some kind and texting on the fly. ..
Had garde last night
 
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Can you ask him, if they are allowed to keep there phones after a certain stage in their training?
 

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Will do. ..he asked me to message you his number (best to texte = silence)
 
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