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9. "RE: Exile mini: Direct Action"
In response to message #4
 
   >>Apparently the Girl Guides are more in touch with Scouting's military
>>roots than their present-day equivalents can claim.
>
>It has long been a half-joking contention of mine that Boy and Girl
>Scouts shouldn't really be allowed to call themselves that unless they
>are actually prepared to go into the field and come back with useful
>information about enemy positions, distribution, probable strength
>etc. In the 24th-century UF universe, at least in the Crown Colonies,
>this is evidently the case - although it does come up a couple of
>times in this piece that the Llanfair Regiment is considered unusually
>adventuresome even by the standards of the era.

One would hope that someone associated with Our Heroes would grab the Scouts organizations and shake some sense into them, as well as putting them back on the track towards teaching the skillset that they're known for. If nothing else, planetary colonization would probably resurrect interest in those skills needed for survival in less-than-urban environments.

Ebony the Black Dragon

"Life is like an anole. Sometimes it's green. Sometimes it's brown. But it's always a small Caribbean lizard."


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   RE: Exile mini: Direct Action trigger Mar-08-12 1
   RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Zox Mar-08-12 2
      RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Gryphonadmin Mar-08-12 4
          RE: Exile mini: Direct Action The Traitor Mar-09-12 6
          RE: Exile mini: Direct Action mdg1 Mar-09-12 7
         RE: Exile mini: Direct Action ebony14 Mar-15-12 9
              RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Gryphonadmin Mar-15-12 10
                  RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Star Ranger4 Mar-15-12 11
                  RE: Exile mini: Direct Action The Traitor Mar-16-12 12
                      RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Mephronmoderator Mar-16-12 13
                  RE: Exile mini: Direct Action ebony14 Mar-16-12 14
                      RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Gryphonadmin Mar-16-12 15
                          RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Star Ranger4 Mar-17-12 16
                          RE: Exile mini: Direct Action ebony14 Mar-19-12 19
                              RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Gryphonadmin Mar-19-12 20
      RE: Exile mini: Direct Action BobSchroeck Mar-18-12 17
          RE: Exile mini: Direct Action The Traitor Mar-19-12 18
              RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Apostate_Soul Mar-20-12 21
                  RE: Exile mini: Direct Action trboturtle2 Mar-20-12 22
                      RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Gryphonadmin Mar-20-12 23
                          RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Star Ranger4 Mar-21-12 24
                              RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Gryphonadmin Mar-21-12 25
                          RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Apostate_Soul Mar-22-12 26
                              RE: Exile mini: Direct Action The Traitor Mar-23-12 27
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                              RE: Exile mini: Direct Action Peter Eng Mar-23-12 28
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