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2526263 No. 2526263
Well, I’m sure the word is well enough out by now for most of you, but I’ve joined the Marine Corps, and I’m headed off for Boot Camp soon. I’m signed on for a four year tour of active duty, so I don’t know if I’ll ever see or talk to you guys again. I’m an electronic communications mechanic, so odds are I’ll be able to access a computer now and then, but I can’t be sure so I just want to make sure I’ve said this. I’m gonna miss you all, and as part of my goodbye, I’ve written a short blurb on what I’ll miss the most about all of you. I know some of them don’t seem like it, but these are from the heart, so I hope they’ll help you remember me as much as they help me remember you.

It’s been an honor and a privilege meeting and getting to know all of you, and you’ve been a big part of my life. You’ve helped me grow as a person in many areas, and you’ve been there for me when I was down. Thank you, all of you. I’ll never forget you.

(please note. the order listing has nothing to do with how important any one person was to me, this is simply the order in which i was able to think of names. it took me nearly six months to make this and write a blurb for all of you. i never bothered to reorder the names because i love all of you, and couldn’t bring myself to place any one person above the others. you’re all very special to me, and i hope this helps you realize that.)(i’m crying as i type this)

/P/AD [docs.google.com]
The original thread no longer runs the way it used to, but the users will always be in my heart. They taught me much.

Insomniacs [docs.google.com]
I only knew you guys for a short time, but you too touched my heart.

Other /arch/ Users [docs.google.com]
I don’t know where I met some of these people, but /arch/ became my home, and I believe I met them there. They gave me fond memories.
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>> No. 2526291
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i will have so much more trixie when you return

hell i will make a trixie edition just for you of the dirty hi thread
>> No. 2526292
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Best unicorn
>> No. 2526293
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Best poster
>> No. 2526294
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>> No. 2526295
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best poster 10/10: ign

you are ok
>> No. 2526296
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>> No. 2526297
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all the great memories

all the bans i got in the old days of the hi thread
>> No. 2526298
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haha yeah
>> No. 2526299
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so how was /P/AD?

i rarely posted there because of you know, someone had to take in the weirdos from /oat/ gala back in the day
>> No. 2526300
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you poor poor son of a bitch. i hope you're ready for the worst three months of your life.

if the DI shows you a picture of a woman and asks you if she looks good, you have no opinion either way.

i dont give a shit who told you to do it, do not buy tampons to polish your boots with.

when you're being taught to shower by numbers your DI will stand in the center of the rain room in nothing but his hat with a shower cap over it. dont laugh at it. i know you're going to want to but don't.

the DIs have the power to shut physics off on your first friday there.

do not shave your head before you go. they will wax you until they find hair.

do not, under any circumstances call your rifle a "gun" or a "firearm" weapon is the only acceptable name for it.

don't use a sir sandwich ever. you will regret it for the next three months.

its not a hat, its a cover.

always volunteer for firewatch.
>> No. 2526301
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In a word... familial. /P/AD became my home on the internet. That place where I could run to to relax, talk about problems, or just have a good time. They were my family. I really do miss everyone that doesn't come anymore. They gave me so much, and meant so much to me. I'll never forget any of them.

Of course, also like a family, there were fights, and disputes. Poor communication often leads to misunderstandings, and left unclarified those can create entire rifts between friends. Sometimes people just do silly or dumb things. But we're all family in the end, and I wouldn't give up any of them for anything.

Well, I guess that's not really true. I mean, life is full of sacrifices. You have to learn to give and take, and if I have to give up all of you beautiful people for a while, I guess that's just part of life. But you hang on to those precious moments that you can, and you cherish them close to your heart. Maybe this thread can do that. Save it for me, will you? (maybe we can convince the mods to archive it)
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SO ready!

Thanks for all of that. I will remember.
>> No. 2526303
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i will try my best to save this

sounded like a beautiful time, like me and the hi thread

i hope the marines don't destroy you or maybe you will break the marines and make them all BOW TO THE TRIXIE PINK ONE

>> No. 2526304
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I'll be sure to put in a word once I have the proper leverage.
>> No. 2526305
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america will be a better place with the pink marines
>> No. 2526306
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you should have heard the cadence I had the guys sing the other day

We travel down the road
Joined by a common bond
Sing our song around the world
From America and beyond

There's no place I'd rather be
Than running with my family
Brothers gather round to sing
We're United States Marines

Peas in a pod and thick as thieves
Any cliche you can throw at me
Stick together through thick and thin
We are Marines we are kin

We are Marines together
We're family and so much more
No matter what the weather brings
We are Marines to the core

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>> No. 2526308
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that must of been nice but i would of made them all march though tear gas
>> No. 2526309
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I'm not in yet. I don't have access to that kind of stuff.
>> No. 2526310
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when you are there please do one thing, just for me

make some hardass troops walk though tear gas naked while being whipped with barbed wire
>> No. 2526311
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... I don't think I'll be able to do that either
>> No. 2526312
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then have a piece of cheesecake
>> No. 2526313
you got it
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>> No. 2526315
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So I'm shipped in with Thela and he never even actually pulled a move on me?
Wow... How rude of him.
>> No. 2526316
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Heh. When I wrote that, I really had never seen you two not together
>> No. 2526317
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Yeah, well he seemed to be on HAY 24/7, so I guess it makes sense that he was there whenever I'd come around.
>> No. 2526318
yeah, makes sense I guess.
>> No. 2526319
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It's a shame we never really got to chat more, Raindrops. You really seem like a great person, and I can tell that you've made many friends here.

I too wish you the best of luck in boot camp, and I hope that you will be okay during these next four years. Make sure to eat well, stay warm, and get a healthy intake of ponies whenever you have the opportunity.
And don't be afraid to pop in again whenever you have a chance to do so! You will always be welcome in /arch/.
>> No. 2526320
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Aww, thanks. Yeah, I would loved to have met more people.

But we do still have a few days. Nice to meet you!
>> No. 2526321
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Thanks for the kind words, Bleeding. You're awesome. Never forget that.

I wish you all the best on your four year tour.

You come back alive now, ya hear?
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>> No. 2526323
Sorry to see you go mate. Hope it's a rewarding experience at least.
>> No. 2526324
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what, no excited white pegasus today?
>> No. 2526325
why would I be excited for your departure?
>> No. 2526326
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fair enough. still, I always liked your surprise pics
>> No. 2526327
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Best of luck to you and may we meet again some day.
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>> No. 2526330
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I wish you good luck in the future,Rain!
may it be a good time for you and push you forward.
>> No. 2526331
>don't use a sir sandwich ever. you will regret it for the next three months.
Actually I was instructed yesterday that I have to say sir before and after every response I give to a question down at Boot Camp.
>> No. 2526332
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I didn't get to be friends with you for very long. Hopefully I'll see you around again sometime. Good luck with whatever happens there. Don't get shot.
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I'll try not to
>> No. 2526334
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i am still rain

>> No. 2526335
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>> No. 2526336
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Pretty much signing off at this point. This is the last internet I'll have access to for a while.
>> No. 2526337
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Take care, and godspeed, man. I hope it goes well for you.
>> No. 2526338
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Take care and make sure to come back safe and sound.
>> No. 2526339
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I will, and thank you for everything.

Farewell, my friends.
>> No. 2526340
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Do what you can to not let them get you down too much. Chillax. As much as you can without getting your ass kicked, at least.
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