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    my helmet could double as a cooking pot

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    Quote Originally Posted by longkangman View Post
    huh.....
    don't huh hor

    my CCO's assistant ( jennifer ) is one hot babe leh.

    so hot that the CCO konk out playing mahjong with her,
    n her alone. its mahjong for 2

    that was in the mid 80s

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    Quote Originally Posted by liarliar View Post
    Whao kao u forget the cookhouse vege got that bitter taste and got sand inside. u must finish your food and the cb cook see skinner fellow giv a lot of rice see fat fallo giv a spoonfull of rice only.
    ..and rice with stones and sand in it.

    Anyone still remember the socks hang in the cookhouse kitchen? Its say for brewing coffee..
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    Quote Originally Posted by sbs99 View Post
    yahhahaha... and those unfortunate ones who bring yummy snacks/cookies, sure kena plundered with 15mins of snack news breaking out while in the bunks.

    And also a chance to go for canteen break like 'prison break', all the recruits in the black PT shoes and PT kit rush and queue for the barchor mee like 7mth hungry ghost festival

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    Quote Originally Posted by ortega View Post
    anyone remember the rubberbands for breakfast
    i think they called it mee siam
    no lah,
    proper name is mee spring.

    also the super lucky chap might get the
    occassion dried shrimp in it.

    the bee hoon soup was called bee hoon 'kosong'.
    like the name suggested, its bee hoon with water.
    just like what my first gf would cook.

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    Anyone in the generation where they have to starch and iron their no.4?
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    Quote Originally Posted by blazer_workz View Post
    ..and rice with stones and sand in it.

    Anyone still remember the socks hang in the cookhouse kitchen? Its say for brewing coffee..
    And our area cleaning include cleaning their kitchen, stoves, scrubbing pots n pans etc ....

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    Last time tonner not so high and got no seatbelt. and V-com no need to wayang and get off tonner to guide driver when they gostan.

    And Friday got chicken wing.....but now everyday oso got.

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    Anyone still remember or use the square jockey cap?
    Also, during drill, your n0.3 is like a card board and even your belt have to shine.
    I get paid more shooting part time ...... damn, I should find more time to shoot part time

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    Quote Originally Posted by smalltake View Post
    4) You were "served" by army regulars (who will show you a f**k face and scold you for not holding your tray properly) during mealtimes in cookhouse.
    You joked about having ice cream for lunch in the cookhouse... and now they do.
    They serve ice-cream for lunch now???

    I still remember the braised chicken swimming in oil for lunch. I really hated that dish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shojibake View Post
    And nowadays duffel bag got wheels meh?
    You never see before eh bro? Put a name tag hanging on the handle and you would think they just got off from Changi Airport!!! Unbelieveable man!! I still remember my Ali-baba bag.... just dump and go!! Drag on the floor also will not break man!! Wish I had keep it with me...... Can put my little gals inside!! hahhhaa.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by wailintang View Post
    Ha! I experienced most of them too. Life in army did change a lot now. To be honest, Iím starting to enjoy my reservist now but sad to say that Iím going to ROD soon
    Yeah, I really missed those days too!! Away from the wife and kids....... just have fun like a boy!! Wah..... so nice to talk **** and sing song...... now its gone. Enjoy while you can, you will miss your army life... then u know you are getting old....
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    Quote Originally Posted by raptor1988 View Post
    wah! all the lao jiaos!! haha.. i enlisted in Dec '07. many of the things listed on page 1 still quite relavent leh..
    Oi GREEN BIRD!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ortega View Post
    anyone remember the rubberbands for breakfast
    i think they called it mee siam
    I remember my mee siam was like kueh.... its was lumpy man!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by takethree View Post
    They serve ice-cream for lunch now???

    I still remember the braised chicken swimming in oil for lunch. I really hated that dish.
    I have once taken ice cream (cornetto) before during reservist..... after a 6 dish dinner!!!! I cannot believe it man!! Really peng!!

    And cannot understand why so many people still complain......... and I seriously think the SAF is gettign too soft with the recruits..... its time to bring in the OLD BIRDS!!
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    I used to be an instructor in Nee Soon Camp (Hotel Coy), my inchik was Lee Kim Pan. Anyone from there? Oct 87-Sept 89

    My recruit time was in Tekong (ITD), Lion Coy (Camp III - 6th storey without lift) - Mar 87 - Jun 87

    Then was off to SAFINCOS (Bravo Coy) - Jun 87 - Sept 87.

    Lets see if can find some army buddy in here........ heheheh........
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    Quote Originally Posted by yqt View Post
    Anyone still remember or use the square jockey cap?
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    Mine was the round time with an adjustable plastic clip behind.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by smalltake View Post
    I have once taken ice cream (cornetto) before during reservist..... after a 6 dish dinner!!!! I cannot believe it man!! Really peng!!

    And cannot understand why so many people still complain......... and I seriously think the SAF is gettign too soft with the recruits..... its time to bring in the OLD BIRDS!!
    young ppl now are more n more pampered.
    "eee... why like this de... eeeee"

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    Quote Originally Posted by yokechye View Post
    young ppl now are more n more pampered.
    "eee... why like this de... eeeee"
    We always termed this type of solder as "Chao Ah Kuah!!" and our attention is always forcussed on them..... Day and night........... it was fun!! ehehhee......
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    Quote Originally Posted by smalltake View Post
    Mine was the round time with an adjustable plastic clip behind.......
    Me too. It never stayed in place.

    ROD Sept 90.

    Still serving reservist. Can you imagine that!

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