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U. S. Navy Slang Quiz

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  1. Carronade

    Carronade Ace Patron  

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    Have any of you seen this pop-up? I didn't bother looking into the "U. S. Navy" quiz after I saw the photo of two ships - the Portuguese frigate Vasco da Gama and a German Braunschweig class corvette.....
     
  2. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Where would it pop-up?
     
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    USMCPrice Idiot at Large

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    Damnit, I wanted to take the test. I know my Navy slang, including the NSFW ones.
     
  4. A-58

    A-58 Cool Dude

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    Me too, spent 3 years in NJROTC in high school back in the 70s. Still remember a little slang the Chief slung at us.
     
  5. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    I know a little.
     
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    A-58 Cool Dude

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    Maybe just a little eh.
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Data set is thirty years out of date, just like the books in the ship's library.
     
  8. Carronade

    Carronade Ace Patron  

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    I saw it on the top right of the Home page first time I logged on yesterday. First time I've seen it here, but it's also been on Civil War Talk.
     
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    A-58 Cool Dude

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    Post it here. There’s a few of us that wants to take the quiz.
     
  10. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    I want to grade it.
     
  11. George Patton

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    Was this the one? If you do not have a popup blocker, paid ads courtesy of Google will appear at the top of the home page. These often take the form of click-bait "quizzes" on websites which are extremely heavy with other paid advertising. Harmless, but not all that useful.

    Do You Know Your U.S. Navy Lingo?
     
  12. R Leonard

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    30 for 30, that wasn't so tough.
     
  13. Carronade

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    That's it. At least the illustration in the quiz is American, though out of service - Virginia class CGN - looks like CGI to me!
     
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  14. USMCPrice

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    Yeah, I took it too...a waste of time. (30/30)
     
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    Embarrassed to say I got one wrong.
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Yeah, I got "double helical, double reduction, locked train, divided train" wrong.
     
  17. A-58

    A-58 Cool Dude

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    Yeah I got all of them correct. Guess that 3 years of NJROTC in high school back in the 70s finally paid off. Was a bit let down though. They didn't ask anything about deck apes, the black gang, airdales, walking mattresses, etc....
     
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    A-58 Cool Dude

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    Is that good or bad?
     
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    It's a transmission for an LHA, the original ones. (mumble)00 gallon crankcase. I've had as many as 10 men cleaning one of those from the inside at the same time.
     
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    Ahh.
     

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