ICBM Program Quotes #73
Seventy Third Edition of The: Top 10 Quotes Overheard in the ICBM Program


Posted Sunday, August 14, 2005

  
ICBM Program Quotes #73

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Here they are folks…enjoy.

10) “It’s missile money…it’s not real money.”


9) “Wow, after running all those GSTs, you’re almost a Deuce guy.” – Contractor
“Yeah, except I don’t have a tail.” – Government Civilian

8) “My tests are like eating dry, burnt toast.” – Test Engineer

7) “I fell like an octopus with 8 arms and someone is pulling on each of them.”

6) Sign seen in squadron scripts section:

Things you can’t do on a MEP
- Load up a script in under 10 minutes
- Go down without filling in the rest of the line
- Add record #75 unless #74 exists
- Go left
- Move cursor right
- See 2 consecutive pages on FDMs
- Fix an EP Case without 27 restarts
- Program a block without saying $#&k 10 times
- Insert a line
- Delete a line
- Cut & Paste
- Copy 1 LP, SAC LDS, AFSAT LDS, & OES LDS to tape in under 45 minutes

5) (placing hands over top of shoulder rank) “This place sucks ____!”
(uncovers rank) “Ok, this place is great…I’m back to drinking the Kool-Aid™.”

The “Dude they’re just quotes, Take a Chill Pill” Award Winner:
4) “Who the "!#$%^&*" called DEUCE half a weapon system. How about try TWICE the Weapon System. Capsule, TWICE the size. Command and Control TWICE as capable (cable and radio). Lets talk about HALF a weapon system. Dragger capsule HALF the size. Command and Control HALF as capable (cable). Burp your EACU? What the heck is up with that! EPAP? When your automated, kick back and relax. Inhibit A/J? I hope you can count.”
- Email response to quote in ICBM Quotes #72

3) “I understand Presidential guidance and so forth, but…”

2) “That defense didn’t work for Lt. Calley…it probably ain’t gonna work for us either.”

Now, the #1 quote overheard in the ICBM program…

 

 

 

1) “I think the crew force will adapt to any $%^&-ed up software we throw at them. They did it before when we first got REACT…they’ll do it again.”


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