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Old 05-31-2008, 18:23   #76
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NDD - Do you mind if we use your actual name?

Dragbag is right we need to get the whine out of the course with some of the younger ones, but that includes a few of the older as well.
I would rather you didn't, the missus doesn't like the groupies I already have.

How about "A Professional Soldier"?
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Old 05-31-2008, 21:40   #77
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Not a problem NDD.

You always were the shy one.
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Old 06-01-2008, 11:30   #78
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I didn't know that quote originated here. It used to hang on every door and office in our company area when I was in B co 1-325th. I didn't start seeing it until after we moved into the "new" barracks on the longstreet side of Ardennes that 504th vacated when they deployed in early '05.
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Old 03-24-2009, 22:46   #79
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It appears someone has sent it to Rob at militaryathlete.com.

I sent the owner an email telling him who the originator of the "True Believer" quote is, that its copyrighted, and that he either needs to credit NDD for it or take it down off his server.

He has responded to other emails I have sent so I have no doubt that I will be hearing from him soon on this topic...

NDD: You are just becoming more famous by the day...

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Old 03-25-2009, 07:04   #80
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I contacted Rob this morning, he put the emails on the front page. He didn't know anything who it should be attributed to, he said it was someone from a spec ops unit in Astan that sent it to him. (I didn't know that Crip had already contacted him).

Here is the front page: http://www.militaryathlete.com/index.php
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Old 04-20-2009, 12:24   #81
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New quote without credit.

The "True Believer" is posted here again with no credit to NDD or PS.COM

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Somewhere a True Believer is training to kill you?
Somewhere a True Believer is training to kill you. He is training with minimal food or water, in austere conditions, training day and night. The only thing clean on him is his weapon and he made his web gear. He doesn't worry about what workout to do - his ruck weighs what it weighs, his runs end when the enemy stops chasing him. This True Believer is not concerned about 'how hard it is;' he knows either he wins or dies. He doesn't go home at 17:00, he is home.
He knows only The Cause.

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I am suprised the site admin commented on it, but did not correct it.

I will let a QP correct/contact them, now back to my lane.
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Old 04-20-2009, 12:41   #82
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The "True Believer" is posted here again with no credit to NDD or PS.COM



I am suprised the site admin commented on it, but did not correct it.

I will let a QP correct/contact them, now back to my lane.
Given the site admin and the poster's apparent lack of knowledge, this does not surprise me.

I love it when people provide career advice for special units they have never been in.

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Old 04-20-2009, 17:39   #83
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Thumbs up Copyright infringement

I admit, I added to one of my emails systems (AKO I think?) but I did it with good intentions, and that was to remind all of the knuckle draggers that we are still a country at war, and we are at war with a Formidable enemy that hates us through his own ignorance but is motivated with a backwards religion that keeps on perpeteuating itself like a self licking ice cream

I said all that to actually say damn fine quote, I wish I was that creative...

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Old 05-02-2009, 07:21   #84
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Sniper School

I first saw this quote hanging in the "Snake Pit", the instructors admin area, at Army Sniper School. It's nice to know the originator.
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Old 05-02-2009, 16:48   #85
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I love the quote. I saw it on a handout that I recieved about UW a while back and it did not have the actual name of the originator, but it did give it credit to "A Special Forces Medic". So we do think about you NDD

Secondly, do we know who this guy is who posted that quote? Is he really an "UW medic"?
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Old 02-02-2010, 21:52   #86
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I entered NDD's "True Believer" quote into Yahoo and came up with quite a few sites that quoted it.
Here are a few that do lack the proper recognition:

http://jstud.com/i_dominate/2009/04/...nk-about-it-2/
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http://www.youtube.com/user/sonny134679
and
http://www.i-bmw.com/showthread.php?t=20196
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Old 02-26-2010, 13:54   #87
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Quote for sale on a T-Shirt

This website has a T-Shirt for sale with the quote. No reference.

Site:

https://www.sheepdogsinc.com/index.html

T-shirt Gallery:

https://www.imacart.com/view_item.ph...ded0cbea&id=25

Close up of T-Shirt.

https://www.imacart.com/index.php?sh...cee1dfded0cbea
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Old 02-26-2010, 14:11   #88
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I would rather you didn't, the missus doesn't like the groupies I already have.

How about "A Professional Soldier"?
NDD,

You should go after them and get a cut of their action....... You do have it copyrighted don't you? Maybe some of our legals on board can help you!

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Old 02-26-2010, 16:36   #89
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yes maybe you and the "Pants on the ground "guy can get a two for one
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Old 02-26-2010, 19:17   #90
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yes maybe you and the "Pants on the ground "guy can get a two for one
What?? Maybe its me but what are you talking about?

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