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2003-11-05 Iraq
Ahhhhhhhhh.... nothing like good intelligence
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Posted by rawsnacks 2003-11-05 3:09:30 PM|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [220 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 "No one was detained as a result of the raid but a terrain model of both forward operating base Warhorse and Scunion, found in the building, indicated that the raided location had been for planning attacks against coalition forces," it said.

If they're building terrain models, that suggests a higher level of military training, most likely ex-Iraqi army officer.
Posted by Steve  2003-11-5 3:49:47 PM||   2003-11-5 3:49:47 PM|| Front Page Top

#2 Kinda a lousy weapons cache: two rifles and 8 grenades.

Sure, its good to get them off the street and out of the hands of evil-doers, but I'm not exactly sure why this little amount is news.
Posted by RussSchultz 2003-11-5 4:17:23 PM||   2003-11-5 4:17:23 PM|| Front Page Top

#3 Because it's Elk Season in Iraq!
Posted by Raj 2003-11-5 4:18:57 PM|| []  2003-11-5 4:18:57 PM|| Front Page Top

#4 jeesh...russ, did you miss the rest of the stuff listed? I say good work to those who found it!
Posted by B 2003-11-5 4:25:00 PM||   2003-11-5 4:25:00 PM|| Front Page Top

#5 "And the lucky winner of an all-expenses-paid trip to Gitmo is..." [insert drum-roll and name of homeowner / resident here]... Replacing a stash like this won't be easy. Hat-tip to the informant. Cool. Slowly, but surely.

Those be some mighty big elk, Raj!
Posted by .com 2003-11-5 4:29:07 PM||   2003-11-5 4:29:07 PM|| Front Page Top

#6 They should have set up a trap, and rigged the thing to blow sky-high when the owners returned to get their stuff.
Posted by Bomb-a-rama 2003-11-5 5:25:12 PM||   2003-11-5 5:25:12 PM|| Front Page Top

#7 Can you imagine soldiers' reactions on getting their deployment orders to the named forward operating bases ?

"Awright, lissen up, you guys over there are assigned to Warhorse!"

Troops: HOO-RAH !

"...and youse guys over there are assigned to Scunion !"

Troops: Aw, crap.
Posted by Carl in N.H. 2003-11-5 5:50:03 PM||   2003-11-5 5:50:03 PM|| Front Page Top

#8  "two rifles, eight fragmentation grenades, a machinegun, one rocket-propelled grenade launcher, 300 rounds of 7.62 millimeter ammunition, three rounds of 14.5 millimeter anti-aircraft ammunition, five AK-47 ammunition magazines, and one ammunition drum for a machinegun."

Tis the season... get your parodies ready.
Posted by Shipman 2003-11-5 8:30:36 PM||   2003-11-5 8:30:36 PM|| Front Page Top

#9 Are scunions like Funions?
Posted by Super Hose  2003-11-5 8:43:15 PM||   2003-11-5 8:43:15 PM|| Front Page Top

#10 "...get your parodies ready."

On the first day of Ramadan
my Mullah gave to meeee...
a 'sploding belt for a jihad-ee.

On the second day of Ramadan
my Mullah gave to meeee...
an AK-47,
and a 'sploding belt for a jihad-ee

On the third day of Ramadan
my Mullah gave to meeee...
three cassettes of sermons,
an AK-47,
and a 'sploding belt for a jihad-ee...

OK, guys, more verses? And remember, Ramadan lasts a WHOLE MONTH! ;->
Posted by Old Grouch  2003-11-5 9:05:49 PM||   2003-11-5 9:05:49 PM|| Front Page Top

#11 Points to anyone that can put abundant volatile munitions in verse...
Posted by Rawsnacks 2003-11-5 9:49:04 PM||   2003-11-5 9:49:04 PM|| Front Page Top

#12 Raw, check this out......

On the fifth day of Ramadan
my Mullah gave to meeee...
five abundant volatile munitions,
four crates of demolitions,
three cassettes of sermons,
an AK-47,
and a 'sploding belt for a jihad-ee...
Posted by Jarhead 2003-11-5 10:08:21 PM||   2003-11-5 10:08:21 PM|| Front Page Top

#13 Jarhead - You freaking win.
Posted by Rawsnacks 2003-11-5 10:31:14 PM||   2003-11-5 10:31:14 PM|| Front Page Top

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