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Old 01-05-2010, 01:01 PM   #1
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Question Need something humorous to send my best friend in USMC Boot Camp

A friend of mine is in USMC Boot Camp

So I was looking for things to send to him, something I can print out.
I'm looking for something funny just to get his mind off of things

Suggestions for anything else I should send him would be nice (Motivational?)

Thanks a lot for you help,
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Old 01-05-2010, 01:06 PM   #2
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He probably can't get much. They restrict (or at least they used to) a ton of stuff.
Nudie/drug stuff may be confiscated and cause him to get in trouble. Make sure you know before you send it.
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Old 01-05-2010, 01:07 PM   #3
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Send him a hooker
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Don't worry about motivation, that is one thing boot camp has no shortage of.
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Thanks guys

I was thinking along the lines of comics, jokes, ect...

also the Gunnery Sergeant at the station said that soft-core porn was welcomed
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How about an R Lee Ermey action figure? Or an R Lee Ermey bobble head doll?
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Old 01-05-2010, 01:16 PM   #7
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A big can of whoopass.

Sending things or objects such as gifts, candy, cookies, and such is not a good idea for someone in boot camp. The best is a handwritten letter describing life at home. Pictures of a pregnant girlfriend or of a girlfriend partying while he is gone are not good.
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Send him a singing christmass card (any singing card really), or send him air force branded stuff.
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Unless things have changed a LOT since 1970 when I went through boot camp, he's gonna be very limited to what he can receive. Maybe a funny pic or two.
Don't sweat the motivation...they have "counselors" who are very well trained motivators.

Try contacting dainbramaged...he finished boot camp not long ago.
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Thanks guys

I was thinking along the lines of comics, jokes, ect...

also the Gunnery Sergeant at the station said that soft-core porn was welcomed
Of course he said that. He's probably the one who is filtering all the mail and confiscating it for himself.
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Old 01-05-2010, 01:26 PM   #12
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Send him a porn mag with a cheeseburger inside.
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Unless things have changed a LOT since 1970 when I went through boot camp, he's gonna be very limited to what he can receive. Maybe a funny pic or two.
Don't sweat the motivation...they have "counselors" who are very well trained motivators.

Try contacting dainbramaged...he finished boot camp not long ago.
From what I understand, things have changed A LOT since 1970 although the exacts I wouldn't know.
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Thanks guys

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Send him a singing christmass card (any singing card really), or send him air force branded stuff.
Hahaha that was one thing he made certain that we wouldnt send him anything like that (He turns 21 while in Boot Camp)

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Of course he said that. He's probably the one who is filtering all the mail and confiscating it for himself.
No i'm pretty sure he stays at the Recruiting Station

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A big can of whoopass.

Sending things or objects such as gifts, candy, cookies, and such is not a good idea for someone in boot camp. The best is a handwritten letter describing life at home. Pictures of a pregnant girlfriend or of a girlfriend partying while he is gone are not good.
yeah I was not looking to send him any objects of that sort, just some printable images that I can send to him
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Marines huh?

Doesn't matter what you send him as long as on the outside of the envelope you address it as:

To: Senior Drill Sgt xxxxx, Army life must be rough.
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A friend of mine is in USMC Boot Camp

So I was looking for things to send to him, something I can print out.
I'm looking for something funny just to get his mind off of things

Suggestions for anything else I should send him would be nice (Motivational?)

Thanks a lot for you help,
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maybe you should send him some discharge papers before he's sent to some war and finds out he made the biggest mistake of his life. i cant believe anyone would waste their time and life doing that for this country
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http://www.allmilitary.com/board/viewtopic.php?id=1454


Marine Corps Boot Camp

Recruits are allowed to receive mail. Letters are best.


Items that cannot be mailed to those in Marine Boot Camp.

Weapons and ammunition, to include knives
Combustibles, including matches
Pornography
Gambling devices, to include playing cards and dice
Alcoholic Beverages
Drugs
Tobacco products
Athletic equipment
Cameras and radios
Civilian clothing
Electrical appliances (except irons)
Photographs larger than wallet size
Unsolicited food items

These items if sent will be taken away from the recruit.

The Marine Corps can search all packages sent to recruits.
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maybe you should send him some discharge papers before he's sent to some war and finds out he made the biggest mistake of his life. i cant believe anyone would waste their time and life doing that for this country
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http://www.allmilitary.com/board/viewtopic.php?id=1454


Marine Corps Boot Camp

Recruits are allowed to receive mail. Letters are best.


Items that cannot be mailed to those in Marine Boot Camp.

Weapons and ammunition, to include knives
Combustibles, including matches
Pornography
Gambling devices, to include playing cards and dice
Alcoholic Beverages
Drugs
Tobacco products
Athletic equipment
Cameras and radios
Civilian clothing
Electrical appliances (except irons)
Photographs larger than wallet size
Unsolicited food items

These items if sent will be taken away from the recruit.

The Marine Corps can search all packages sent to recruits.
well there goes the softcore porn i wasn't going to send him
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maybe you should send him some discharge papers before he's sent to some war and finds out he made the biggest mistake of his life. i cant believe anyone would waste their time and life doing that for this country
Some people aren't pussies and understand that "Freedom isn't free".
Someone has to sacrifice for you to insure that you have all the freedom to be the worthless douche that you are.
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Some people aren't pussies and understand that "Freedom isn't free".
Someone has to sacrifice for you to insure that you have all the freedom to be the worthless douche that you are.
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Some people aren't pussies and understand that "Freedom isn't free".
Someone has to sacrifice for you to insure that you have all the freedom to be the worthless douche that you are.
i wasnt trying to be a douche even though i suspected you guys might react this way. politics aside, how would he feel if his friend came back dead or even worse, horrifically injured and psychologically screwed up? would he think it was worth it from his standpoint? after living like that for a few years i doubt anyone would. and i always vote republican. but i would never let anyone i cared about join the military.
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Send him a printout of this: http://forums.anandtech.com/showthre...highlight=nate

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i wasnt trying to be a douche even though i suspected you guys might react this way. politics aside, how would he feel if his friend came back dead or even worse, horrifically injured? would he think it was worth it from his standpoint? after living like that for a few years i doubt anyone would. and i always vote republican. but i would never let anyone i cared about join the military
On an indivuidal basis, it's almost never "worth it". I don't agree with the war in Iraq. I think we should bring our boys home and pay $10 a gallon (or more) for gas.

But what kind of country would we be living in if everyone thought like you and what language do you imagine would we be speaking?

We have to have a military. But we also have politicians running that military that don't know their ass from a hole in the ground. To me, that's what fucks our boys up and that is the sad part.
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