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REMEMBERANCE DAY

Postby captainch » Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:44 am

On this special day is what it stands for loosing its appeal IN THE CITY I am now living in was in a large shopping centre at 11am I ALONG WITH A FEW OLDIES stopped for a minutes silience the p.a over the centre was telling people santa would be arriving at the centre 11am sat morning..................I went to centre mangers office & spoke to centre manager & said you can tell people about santa but not ask people to observe 1 minutes silence! was going to do my weekly shop but left in disgust! are we to bust to stop for 1 minute when I arrived home turned the t.v on our local news as all about Donald trump meeting abama nothing else! :evil:
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Re: REMEMBERANCE DAY

Postby Lt. Commander Data » Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:59 am

We had a minute's silence at school, but at 10:15 instead of 11. I was a bit outraged, but luckily my teacher at 11 made us have minute's silence as well. However, The Last Post was not played at any stage, which is a bit off I think. Without the soldiers that fought for our country it is likely that we wouldn't be able to sit here today and not remember their sacrifice. This will be the Age of Entitlement at it's worst...
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Re: REMEMBERANCE DAY

Postby captainch » Fri Nov 11, 2016 2:29 pm

thank you from a 71 year old viet-nam vetran shows you care!
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Re: REMEMBERANCE DAY

Postby Shoudy Chen » Fri Nov 11, 2016 4:21 pm

When I was at work at Jesters pies, we didn't have a minute silence. I found that it would be quite disrespectful not to have a pause. In fact, Remembrance Day should be a public holiday across australia
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Re: REMEMBERANCE DAY

Postby LB608 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:50 pm

Services were very big in New Zealand
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Re: REMEMBERANCE DAY

Postby Bus Suggestions » Sat Nov 12, 2016 1:20 pm

Lt. Commander Data wrote:We had a minute's silence at school, but at 10:15 instead of 11. I was a bit outraged, but luckily my teacher at 11 made us have minute's silence as well. However, The Last Post was not played at any stage, which is a bit off I think. Without the soldiers that fought for our country it is likely that we wouldn't be able to sit here today and not remember their sacrifice. This will be the Age of Entitlement at it's worst...


Heh... 11 was during recess so we had our minute of silence at 11:11 (11:10 was the end of recess :lol:)
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Re: REMEMBERANCE DAY

Postby BAMBAM » Sat Nov 12, 2016 3:53 pm

Was at The Star Casino in Sydney, had the last post, minute silence and the national anthem. All staff and players stood up, gaming was stop for the minute. Well done to them, dealers, supervisors and everyone else stood still for a minute.
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Re: REMEMBERANCE DAY

Postby Alstom 888M » Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:12 am

I pull the bus over and force my passengers to a minute silence. I don't know what I would do if some ---- broke it. It has yet to come to that...

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Re: REMEMBERANCE DAY

Postby captainch » Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:58 am

as a ex vertan did the same thing at 11.am & was hauled into the office to explain why people missed their connection.............told management to to F**************k OFF & said what day is it.......... TOLD THEM I felt sick & went home .................next day had to fill in a 2 page incident report why I SAT AT THE BUS STOP DOING NOTHING! TOLD THEM WOULD INFORM THE MEDIA WHAT THEY DID & THEY S******T themselves!............PAID ME MY FULL DAYS PAY....................ALSO ASKED THEM FOR COUNCILLING AT $1,000 a day & each ANZAC DAY HAD TO SHAME THEM TO PUT UP A FLAG BY THE WAY JOHN HOWARD WAS OUR LOCAL MEMBER & HE CAVE ME A AUSSIE FLAG!
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Re: REMEMBERANCE DAY

Postby casualdriver » Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:37 am

why were you at a shopping centre that day when you could have been at a memorial service somewhere :?: :?:
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Re: REMEMBERANCE DAY

Postby captainch » Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:49 pm

because as a ex vietran went to a dawn service & was on my way to get kemo from my war service!......................some country towns also have a dawn service like our town............I ALLREADY did my bit for my country & am paying for it 50 years and latter! :shock: :cry:I also find your coment offensive who gave you the right to question me why I WAS AT A SHOPPING CENTRE. MAYBE I should've went to a shopping centre 50 years ago & you wouldn't be enjoying the benefits that others gave their lives for!
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