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  1. I pledged Kappa Phi Delta the fall semester of 1969 as a new freshman at San Francisco State College.  One of my pledge brothers was a junior transfer with a few years in the Navy in between.  At age 26 he was dowright ancient, and it was fun watching him take orders from younger "upper-classmen," which he did in good spirit.  :)  

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  2. This is bizarre. 

     

    I hadn't heard of it 'til seeing this thread.  Turned on Prime, and there it was!  Started watching Episode 1, had to take a break for some phone calls; when I tried to resume, it had changed from "Season 1 included with Prime" to gotta pay for it, something like $3.99 per episode.

     

    Nope.  :mellow:

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  3. 1 hour ago, Subdeacon Joe said:

     

    The Phantom isn't the F-18.

     

    Nope... it surely ain't.  :)

     

    Just pointing out that the F-18 was not the FIRST Angels ejection - there've been a bunch.  The one above was the first of something like a half-dozen involving F-18's.  There were, I think, two from F-4's, and one A-4.

     

    As a side note, I've found a bunch of folks who were surprised to learn that the Angels actually did fly F-4's, from '69 'til '74.  I watched them once from the flight deck of the Ranger (CV-61) when she was docked in Alameda, back in the early 70's.  Memorable day; the ship hosted an "open house" during the Angels performance, then instituted a lockdown when somebody swiped some Marine's 1911!  Over fifty years later, I don't recall if we were all frisked or not, but it was memorable nevertheless.  :rolleyes: 

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  4. 1 hour ago, Abilene Slim SASS 81783 said:

    Never knew anyone, male or otherwise, who had a “prostrate” to check. 
     

    The meme is amusing, but also an indictment of our school system. 

     

    Prepared for a "prostrate exam."  :rolleyes:

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  5. On 7/29/2023 at 1:28 AM, Wallaby Jack, SASS #44062 said:

     

     ......... he's wearing tan shoes .......  :blink:

     

    17 hours ago, Alpo said:

    Absolutely. Brown shoes with either a black or dark blue suit? Nye kulturny.

     

    Naw....  's okay, as long as they have pink shoelaces.  ;) 

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