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Old 04-23-2014, 11:17 PM   #11 (permalink)
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What a lovely conversation you gentlemen started!

Until some months after I came home from Germany, I only drank water and milk, but while I was deployed, I always grabbed a 20oz Gatorade before going on missions, for the simple fact that it was far easier to utilize a wide-mouth 20oz Gatorade bottle than a half-liter water bottle with a small opening.

What do you do when you need a second bottle?!

Please do not answer that!
Holy cow that brings back memories! You know you are a real pro when you can finish filling the bottle while driving through a coffee can sized IED without spilling your piss bottle on the truck commander....I am not a pro.

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Old 04-24-2014, 06:29 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I just wonder about the effect of that much caffeine!
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Long ago, I was on a trip from Memphis to San Antonio, alone, and had to go …BAD! I had purchased a 32oz Gatorade specifically for such an occasion, but it was still full. Soooo, I chugged it, all, then I refilled it. About five minutes later, I had to go…BAD! So I had to pull over. Another plan backfires.
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Old 04-24-2014, 02:49 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I just wonder about the effect of that much caffeine!
I have had difficult sleeping since I deployed and I hardly drink caffeine, but if I cannot sleep before a test, I will drink a gallon of diet cola in about eight hours, mostly worrying about falling asleep while studying and missing the test.

People always act like I am suicidal drinking that much. No, just slightly awake.

I only started this a year or two ago, after going back to school.
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I use to work in a call center that was 100% business. THey measured all stats they could to 2 decimal places. They gave you an hour, 30 minutes for lunch and 2 15 breaks. It was up to you if you took them, when or just left an hour early. Unless you cut yourself short or shorter than the next guy you never made it to a #1 spot. I use to use bottles under the desk and I tossed the bottles in the trash in the bath room during break.

I use to save time by eating while in the bathroom. The only way to get ahead there was to combine activities. I use to chem trail mix in one side of my mouth and talk to customers out the other. Having to hold or connect to another dept was a nice treat as you can do things that impaired your ability to talk.

Other people use the first break to get lunch and second break to eat it and skip or work through lunch.
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Anyone can piss in a bottle, even with the regular sized openings (after you mess it up the first time you'll never mess it up again. Luckily, things dry fast in the desert).

A friend of mine had a driver who was completely worthless. Not 10 minutes out of a fuel stop on the way to Baghdad he had to do significantly more than just piss. My friend started yelling at him, basically "You want me to get on the radio and tell them that we have to stop this whole convoy out here because you didn't want to go back at Cedar like everyone else?" He threw an empty Gatorade bottle at him and told him to go in that.

He did.

Wearing a helmet and vest, driving an uparmored Humvee in a convoy on the highway, he crapped in a Gatorade bottle while his boss in the next seat was yelling at him to not mess up his truck. We used Gatorade as his new callsign for a week until our platoon sergeant made us stop. What he never understood was that we actually got some respect for him because of the whole thing.
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That was disgusting... but oddly inspiring...
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I need to stop every 60 to 90 minutes, otherwise my back sets up pretty bad. Then it's painful and pops.

I drove for 2.5 hours straight a few months ago. When I got out of the car and stretched, it sounded like small arms fire
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Worst I've done is perhaps five or six hours straight. I've done eight (with a short break for drinks and a pee), and while that's usually no fun, in this country, you can't drive more than two hours before finding yourself in the middle of a mountain range or along a winding coastal road, which is lots of fun...
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