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Shoe by Gary Brookins and Susie MacNelly for August 09, 2018

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    willispate  about 1 year ago

    rimshot

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    sufamelico  about 1 year ago

    A requisition filled out with a #2 pencil in quintuplicate double spaced and end over end numbered pages, And I wanted it yesterday”

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    AlanM  about 1 year ago

    I actually had that problem over 50 years ago in the Navy on board a large ship.

    My shop was out of 1250 forms.

    See: http://navyadvancement.tpub.com/12024/css/Single-Line-Item-Consumption-Requisition-Document-Manual-Navsup-Form-1250-1-129.htm

    And I needed a 1250 to requisition a box of them.

    I finally got a storekeeper to give me ONE out of a box in his storeroom as long as I promised to be back ASAP with it properly filled out and signed to pick up that box.

    Which I did.

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    Qiset  about 1 year ago

    Catch 22.

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    froeck  about 1 year ago

    the last requisition in the box should be printed to requisition more requisitions.

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    Thomas Scott Roberts creator about 1 year ago

    Reminds me of Henry and Radar on M*A*S*H

    “What am I signing, Radar?”“These are the forms to get the forms that enable us to order more forms, Sir.”

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    david_42  about 1 year ago

    An old Navy trick (which some paople missed): When you get a box of req. forms, fill one out for more forms and place it near the bottom of the box.

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    PoodleGroomer  about 1 year ago

    We need toner to print checks to pay for more toner.

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    Linguist  about 1 year ago

    Brought me back to my military days ! Everything in triplicate, including the form requesting forms.

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    whiteaj  about 1 year ago

    When I was an engineer at Boeing we had to fill out a “one-page test request” whenever we wanted to do wind tunnel aircraft tests. Sure enough, eventually I found a continuation page.

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    peterhollywood  about 1 year ago

    cool

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    bgaul  about 1 year ago

    I bet Cosmo has some buried on his desk somewhere.

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    Sailor46 USN 65-95  about 1 year ago

    I had a supply clerk U. S. Navy) who, for short while, tried to require such forms for pens and pencils.

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    55fishwood Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Forms, forms and more forms. I once worked for a large company that absolutely loved forms. We even had to fill out a form at the end of the week that stated we filled out all of the forms for the week. Thank goodness for middle management. I have to go take some aspirin now.

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    JP Steve Premium Member about 1 year ago

    I needed to renew a permit to posses specimens for our museum collection. Government wouldn’t sent the permit until it had been paid for; university wouldn’t pay until the permit had been received…

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