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[–]trytonotjustlurk 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (9 children)

[–]exPFCwintergreen[S] 2 insightful - 3 fun2 insightful - 2 fun3 insightful - 3 fun -  (7 children)

To be ludic is not to be quaaludic. :-) Some younger saiditers may have never seen a 714.

[–]trytonotjustlurk 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (6 children)

Showing my own ignorance here , and I may just be interpreting your username wrong but what is a PFC?

[–]exPFCwintergreen[S] 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (5 children)

Private First Class, the third lowest rank (E-3) in the US Army, but it's not me, he's a minor character from a novel. Only Allie got it but Allie is not telling.

[–]magnora7 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (3 children)

Oh is it a Catch-22 reference? Nice.

[–]exPFCwintergreen[S] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

You guessed her Chester. One of the absurdities of the book was that an ex-PFC was often running the war. Remember the Soldier in White and Milo Minderbinder who was getting rich on Egyptian cotton?

[–]magnora7 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

I should give that book a re-read. I read it for fun in 7th grade and didn't fully understand it, but I did like it and found it funny.

[–]exPFCwintergreen[S] 4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 0 fun5 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

It's a classic imo: the hilarious insanity of war. You notice how people don't talk about books much anymore? So uncool.

[–]trytonotjustlurk 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Thanks , it just does my head in when I can't figure these initializations out