Oddly Enough Blog

Sir, your glasses will be ready in 1162

November 3, 2008

Blog Guy, I saw some Reuters photos from a Japanese battle reenactment, with Yabusame archers and stuff. What made those guys so awesome?

So I should STRADDLE this thingie?

October 26, 2008

To the Commander of Russian Cavalry:

Comrade, I’m not going to say I told you so, but it was your idea to cut out the training budget for our new cavalry recruits. “How hard can it be to figure it out themselves?” you said.

You’re SURE this is the air force?

October 20, 2008

I’m embarrassed for these guys. The photo captions say they are in the Air Force, and are displaying their “skills.”

Lonnie, did YOU drop this grenade?

October 17, 2008


Okay, the actual caption on this photo says this soldier is “on patrol.”

But I have to wonder, what the frick kind of “patrol” do you go on where you need FIVE rocket-propelled grenades, unless you’re  guarding the River Styx to make sure Satan doesn’t wander into our world?

Hey, what do you think THIS button does?

October 11, 2008

soyuz-blast-140.jpgBlog Guy, you’ve been great about advising people on jobs to avoid. I just picked up a flashy brochure about the “exciting field of rocket-leading,” and I wonder what you can tell me about it. 

This isn’t as much fun as it looks like!

October 7, 2008

chopper-net-crop-180.jpgHey, Blog Guy, you give the very best career advice. I especially value your tips on how to know if we’ve made a bad career choice.

Protecting the seat of government?

September 23, 2008

Blog Guy, my friend and I are debating which is the most elite military force on Earth. What would you say?