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Author Topic: What happened after first time praying to Odin  (Read 1415 times)

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What happened after first time praying to Odin
« on: January 08, 2013, 11:27:35 pm »
Okay well its a short story of sorts. Anyways I prayed before leaving the wire and we went to close down chunks of road to let VIP through. Anyways stationary targets are insanely easy to hit. Anyways this will explain it.



If it hit the metal above the window the round would of ricocheted and gone over my collar guard and below my helmet. Roughly 75 yards away I should of been a dead man.
A soldier doesn\'t fight because he hates the enemy in front of him. He fights because he loves what he left behind.

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Re: What happened after first time praying to Odin
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2013, 11:48:39 pm »
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Okay well its a short story of sorts. Anyways I prayed before leaving the wire and we went to close down chunks of road to let VIP through. Anyways stationary targets are insanely easy to hit. Anyways this will explain it.

If it hit the metal above the window the round would of ricocheted and gone over my collar guard and below my helmet. Roughly 75 yards away I should of been a dead man.

 
Glad someone was looking out for you. :)
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Re: What happened after first time praying to Odin
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2013, 12:00:06 am »
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Glad someone was looking out for you. :)

 
Putting it simply someone wasn't looking out for him since I didn't miss.
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Re: What happened after first time praying to Odin
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2013, 03:28:30 am »
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Putting it simply someone wasn't looking out for him since I didn't miss.

 
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I'm not even sure what I'm looking at in that photo... is it a door? A boat? A... what? o.0

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Re: What happened after first time praying to Odin
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2013, 04:40:44 am »
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Okay well its a short story of sorts. Anyways I prayed before leaving the wire and we went to close down chunks of road to let VIP through. Anyways stationary targets are insanely easy to hit. Anyways this will explain it.



If it hit the metal above the window the round would of ricocheted and gone over my collar guard and below my helmet. Roughly 75 yards away I should of been a dead man.


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Re: What happened after first time praying to Odin
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2013, 06:55:17 pm »
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Glad you're safe!
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Re: What happened after first time praying to Odin
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2013, 11:00:54 pm »
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Glad you're safe!

 
To answer the question about what it is. It's a window in the gun turret of a super armored troop carrier to replace the Humvee it's called a Buffalo.
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Re: What happened after first time praying to Odin
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2013, 01:25:04 pm »
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To answer the question about what it is. It's a window in the gun turret of a super armored troop carrier to replace the Humvee it's called a Buffalo.

 

*googles Buffalo*

Ok I get it now. Thanks!

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