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Bootie

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#1
Hello

I'd just like to welcome you to the club and say you have made a good choice in becoming a member here.

If you have time please do post an introduction thread just saying hello... even follow the format I have used in my one. It doesnt have to be in depth but its good to know your approachable. Nothing makes us more uncomfortable than having lurkers sitting in the shadows with their trenchcoats pulled up round their faces. Of course if you are more the quiet type still do say hello and we will then leave you to your own devices. :)

We pride ourselves on our welcoming nature and interactivity so dont be afraid to jump in and start posting.

Thanks for reading.

Bootie
 
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griffin33

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How about "old" new guy? Started out with the cardboard pieces and all. Did a short stint in the military. Have CMBN, MG, CW and the vehicle pack, but have not upgraded to 3.12 yet as one battle is in progress. Dropbox works great, and have H2HH. Will play any side, offense or defense. Dislike QB's, but would really like to try any kind of multiplayer battle, so if an extra hand is needed, would be happy to fill that slot if someone will show me how it's done. As soon as I figure out how to do it, will try to join one of your tournaments. Thank you, Bootie, for the welcome.
 
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griffin33

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Welcome aboard @griffin33!
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http://www.thefewgoodmen.com/thefgmforum/threads/hi-im-facman.8871/
Looked at the pictures, Sarge - good ones. I have quite a few, yes, but probably not near as moving as the ones posted. You guys on the ground fought the real war. Recently a picture of me was published in a book called the Danang Diary by Yarborough. He wanted a picture of someone riding the ammo bay doors of a Cobra - a rescue after being shot down on the other side of the Ashau. One of our motor pool guys took it as we were coming in - Terry Haladay (I think it's on his site). Actually it was our own fault - stupid tactics - and they had to destroy the ship. I did write a book about my experiences over there - but I hate "I" books, so wrote it in third person. Email me if you want it - never published. Not the same war as the one you fought, I know, but maybe a little different perspective, and much of it in the same AO where you were, I think.
 
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griffin33

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Thanks, Dutch. But it was a different time then. It really wasn't about a choice. Maybe for Facman because he was a Marine - they didn't draft them. But I was facing the draft, and had a chance to fly. Who doesn't have dreams about that? So I took it. Got some really fortunate breaks to fly with the outfit I went over with - 4/77th Aerial Rocket Artillery. Nobody even knew what we did when we arrived. And we had to develop our own tactics, so it was challenging. Shooting rockets in a close ground support role, particularly in the mountains and jungle environment was quite a learning experience. OK, I'm rambling. But thanks for the thought. Looking forward to doing battle with you guys.
 

Facman

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#11
It really wasn't about a choice. Maybe for Facman because he was a Marine - they didn't draft them.
There were about 10 guys in my Bootcamp Platoon, who were drafted into the Corps, I on the other hand, ran to the sound of the guns (Tet) and enlisted while still in high school, I had to wait 2 months for my graduation before I could report for duty though.
 
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Karl Smith

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Hey Guys,
My old copies of cm don't work on my new computer, so I'm planning on buying the newer programmes and was wondering which one do you think I should get first
 

Gnarly

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Hey Guys,
My old copies of cm don't work on my new computer, so I'm planning on buying the newer programmes and was wondering which one do you think I should get first
Hi @Karl Smith and welcome to the FGM.

It would be worth posting your question as a new thread (eg "What should I buy?") as it will get lost tacked here to the end of this thread.

Additionally, not to sidetrack you from FGM, but your question (or variants thereof) is always being asked over on the Battlefront forums, some examples:

http://community.battlefront.com/topic/123843-i-have-no-idea-what-to-buy/
http://community.battlefront.com/topic/123899-can-you-recommend-what-i-should-buy/