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Walkman
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« on: December 07, 2011, 03:37:11 AM »

Tonight I was promoted to Captain. Virtual doughnuts are on me tonight!
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« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2011, 03:39:30 AM »

Grats!
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« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2011, 03:46:54 AM »

Congratulations sir!

 :clap: :clap:

Don't forget to change your signature!
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« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2011, 03:48:50 AM »

I remember when I was a captain...1995ish?

Congrats my friend!  Now put down the donuts and  and go do PT!
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« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2011, 04:04:09 AM »

Congrats!
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« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2011, 04:08:45 AM »

Oh Captain, my Captain...

Congrats! Hope you don't stay one as long as I did.  ;)
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« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2011, 06:21:48 AM »

Congrats.....now you got to buy the beverage of our choice!  :clap:
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« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2011, 07:37:38 AM »

Congratulations, Captain!  :clap:
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« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2011, 11:12:38 AM »

Congrats and keep going!!
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« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2011, 11:45:27 AM »

Railroaded?

Good going.  Keep moving forward, or onward and upward, as we used to say.

Now, what's the next goal?
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« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2011, 01:22:52 PM »

Make sure your W2 gets updated; you’re entitled to another zero!
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« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2011, 03:28:31 PM »

When's the wetting down?
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« Reply #12 on: December 07, 2011, 07:49:05 PM »

Ka-thunk ka-thunk...ka-thunk ka-thunk...

That's supposed to be the sound of a train passing over a railway crossing. :clap:

Way to go.

Whenever someone makes Captain, I always think of on M*A*S*H* when Father Mulcahy finally pinned them on after a lot of frustration...

Three years and counting until Major. 8)

(If all goes well, I should be pinning on Major in June)

What are you going to do with that extra zero on your pay voucher, anyway?
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« Reply #13 on: December 07, 2011, 10:17:58 PM »

Congratulations!
I'll be honest, when I saw "Railroaded" I thought this was going to be a complaint thread about some injustice that occurred- I'm ecstatic to be wrong in this case!

Whenever someone makes Captain, I always think of on M*A*S*H* when Father Mulcahy finally pinned them on after a lot of frustration...

Mulcahy: Hawkeye, you're giving me your Captains bars?
Hawkeye: Sure, why not? I never use 'em anyway.
(Audience laugh)

Or something like that, did that from memory. Good episode :D
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« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2011, 01:17:58 AM »

Excellent work. Welcome to the club!
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« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2011, 01:34:01 AM »

Thanks for all the responses. I would have replied earlier, but I've been working back to back 10 hour days in a toy warehouse and I'm beat. I don't know what Santa fuels his elves with, but I need some.

I think I'll use that extra zero in my paycheck to buy some new GT gear.  ;D
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« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2011, 04:05:46 AM »

Excellent!

Congratulations on receiving your First Lieutenant Second Award  ;D

I remember well when I received mine.
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« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2011, 05:25:44 AM »

Better to be the most junior Captain, then the most senior First Lieutenant
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« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2011, 06:25:55 AM »

Welcome to the club. 

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Rowan
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« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2011, 05:11:48 PM »


(If all goes well, I should be pinning on Major in June)


Next September for me....
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« Reply #20 on: December 08, 2011, 05:15:23 PM »

Ltc pending NER approval.
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« Reply #21 on: December 08, 2011, 05:38:39 PM »

I would have I don't know what Santa fuels his elves with, but I need some. 

He gives them Snappy Cow.
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« Reply #22 on: December 08, 2011, 05:54:16 PM »

Ltc pending NER approval.

I didn't know we had LTCs. Lt. Col.'s, maybe, but I've yet to see an LTC. >:D
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« Reply #23 on: December 08, 2011, 06:05:07 PM »

Ltc pending NER approval.

I didn't know we had LTCs. Lt. Col.'s, maybe, but I've yet to see an LTC. >:D

I didn't know we had Lt. Col.'s

Lt Col's, maybe. ;D
(The Golden Rule and all that, and all in serious jest of course >:D )
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« Reply #24 on: December 09, 2011, 11:27:17 PM »

Congrats Sir,


Watch for the crossing gates and lights at each intersection.....Kidding


Really.....Great Job for sticking with it....Captain
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Walkman
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« Reply #25 on: December 10, 2011, 12:53:37 AM »

He gives them Snappy Cow.

Is that the North Pole version of Red Bull?
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« Reply #26 on: December 10, 2011, 09:40:41 PM »

Maybe. Google it, or visit snappycow.com.
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« Reply #27 on: December 10, 2011, 10:35:59 PM »

Congrats on getting railroad tracks (and retiring from the CAP LPA (Lieutenants' Protective Association))! Three more years before the railroad tracks turn to gold bottlecaps...
 
(In my case, three more years before the tarnish comes off my bottlecaps!)  ;D
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