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Date: 12/26/11 11:00 AM

23 Responses to Grenade Training In China

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    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
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    December 26, 2011 at 10:37 am
    Link: Grenade Training In China - Good thing one of them knew what to do.
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    sidewyz8 Female 18-29
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    December 26, 2011 at 11:18 am
    Haha, that was smooth. Poor guy
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    Solvent Male 18-29
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    December 26, 2011 at 11:27 am
    Must`ve confused real life with Gears of War.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    December 26, 2011 at 11:41 am
    Wow... scary and ultimate fail. Entertaining tho
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    SlothOfDoom Male 30-39
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    December 26, 2011 at 11:51 am
    After this he moved on to target practice...He made a very good target.
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    pergas Male 18-29
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    December 26, 2011 at 1:13 pm
    i like how nonchalant the trainer guy was. " oh dear another misthrow. End of the line for you. Next!"
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    krembill Male 18-29
    1094 posts
    December 26, 2011 at 1:37 pm
    That ditch is definitely the result of past experiences.
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    Neagle Male 30-39
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    December 26, 2011 at 2:13 pm
    Wonder what the cadets new nickname is?
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    G0T0Guy Male 30-39
    258 posts
    December 26, 2011 at 2:37 pm
    The problem is that the guy throwing is left handed.
    LEFT handed. So throwing with the right means...
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    TheOrigin Male 18-29
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    December 26, 2011 at 3:58 pm
    Good reflexes though...
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    December 26, 2011 at 7:17 pm
    Soiled pants check in trench number two!
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    DeanoBoz Male 40-49
    195 posts
    December 26, 2011 at 9:08 pm
    The guy in charge is 100% Icewater badass.
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    Thetas Male 18-29
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    December 26, 2011 at 10:52 pm
    Hah- Reminds me of live grenade training in basic. Luckily nobody fudged up and dropped the grenade like that. Would have been interesting, though. Had a couple guys who messed up practice grenades with an 8 and an arrow pointing up done with chalk on their helmets.
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    freddyferret Male 40-49
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    December 26, 2011 at 11:26 pm
    I call BS. If anyone really recorded that in China and it leaked to the internet, that person and anyone related to them would be jailed or killed by the Chinese government.
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
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    December 27, 2011 at 10:52 am
    Instructor is a badass, I`d fight along side him any day.
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    Steelgrid Male 30-39
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    December 27, 2011 at 10:58 am
    While I have never had the pleasure of throwing one of these myself, I can imagine holding a small bomb with the power to kill in your hands for the first time can be very nerve wracking. Although i cannot imagine a feeling that would prevent me from clearing an 8 foot foxhole.

    This is clearly not the first time this has happened. Good design on the range. Quick thinking on the instructor`s part. I hope for the rest of the world`s sake.....that this dude made it is!!!
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    Deviros Male 18-29
    535 posts
    December 27, 2011 at 11:10 am
    @Steelgrid: That`s pretty much exactly right. The first time you hold a live grenade with the intention of using it is a very unique experience.

    So it the second... and the third, really.

    A similar incident happened to one of the privates when i was at basic as well - similar range set up, and thanks to the DS` quick thinking, no one was seriously injured (a single piece of shrapnel in his hand)
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    Deviros Male 18-29
    535 posts
    December 27, 2011 at 11:13 am
    @Gerry: you might be (hopefully) wrong! They (as of 12 years ago, anyway) still shot live ammo overhead, still used full-blown arty sims, and STILL paint on the uniforms of the screwups! I`ve heard some stories of them lightening down, but not too bad i hope =D
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    RuralNinja Male 18-29
    519 posts
    December 27, 2011 at 4:17 pm
    @Deviros As of 5 years ago they still did the live fire overhead. And I remember one guy held on to the grenade too long and threw it straight down right on the other side of the wall. Bad day for him.
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    Oster Male 40-49
    104 posts
    December 27, 2011 at 6:40 pm
    I want that instructor on my team.
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    rockinclimb Male 18-29
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    December 27, 2011 at 9:06 pm
    Badass saved the spas
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    PierreJeanFR Male 40-49
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    December 28, 2011 at 4:06 am
    When I threw my first grenade at trainig I was really nervous as well, I threw it well and ducked straight after, the instructor grabbed me by the neck, lifted me up asking: did you see where you threw it? and course I shouted yeah yeaah yeeees! made it even more thrilling.

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    VictoryRider Male 40-49
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    February 17, 2012 at 5:31 pm
    I think that one chap needs a desk job.

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