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Re: Tony as Jeff Dillon

Hello John Although it happens a little less these days, American lead actors were sold as having certain traits in their performances rather than take on
gf willmetts
Jul 25
#11775
 
11774

Tony as Jeff Dillon

I've been watching Name of The Game recently and I absolutely love Tony as Jeff Dillon. It's nearly the same character as in Search with the exception that
videoking0
Jul 24
#11774
 
11773

Re: command

Hello Dino ThereÆs no timetable for being here. Re: promotions. Have good officers ever played the system to get promoted?? Likewise if senior officers know
gf willmetts
Jun 18
#11773
 
11772

Re: command

Geoff, I know this is a few days long in coming, but as usual bits of this sucky thing called "Life" got in the way, and I had to work on this one in pieces.
LambuLambu@...
Jun 18
#11772
 
11771

Re: command

Hello Dino Promoting officers. Making them someone elseÆs problem is equivalent to passing the buck. Any idea how many officers get to the top that way and
gf willmetts
Jun 14
#11771
 
11770

Re: command

Okay... so my little chart didn't quite translate that well. Let me try again: Navy/Coast Guard Army/Marines/Air Force
LambuLambu@...
Jun 13
#11770
 
11769

Re: command

Adding a little to this from the nautical side of the house, the Coast Guard doesn't have doctors of their own; we get them "on loan" from the USPHS (US Public
LambuLambu@...
Jun 13
#11769
 
11768

Re: command

Geoff, I'm glad you liked my explanation of how things run on conventional ships and how they can relate to life on a starship. (I hope it didn't bore others
LambuLambu@...
Jun 13
#11768
 
11767

Re: comman

Don't be sorry. You have also described the civilian world...so you have voiced everyone's experience pretty much. On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 5:30 PM,
John
Jun 13
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11766

Re: comman

John, I think (once again taking the older e-mails first), I've answered your request! ;) But just to clarify (at least from my experience at various units in
LambuLambu@...
Jun 13
#11766
 
11765

Re: comman

Geoff, Once again I've been catching up on my e-mails going from oldest to newest, but I think my response to The Peter Principle post earlier covered a
LambuLambu@...
Jun 13
#11765
 
11764

Re: comman

It would have been Winchester, but as far as I know, they never did an episode where he was formally left in charge. On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 2:30 PM, gf
John
Jun 13
#11764
 
11763

Re: comman

Oh, yeah. That's one way of putting it. The military phrased it as "You are always promoted to your optimum level of incompetency: perform well, and you get
LambuLambu@...
Jun 13
#11763
 
11762

Re: command

Command in the army, especially under wartime conditions has just as much to do with line officer vs. a special commission as well as reserve and regular. A
Paul Holmes
Jun 13
#11762
 
11761

Re: comman

Hello John They've been reshowing MASH over here and Burns was only left in charge a couple times with disastrous results. After he left, who was
gf willmetts
Jun 13
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