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    Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    Are the oceans really that congested with traffic?

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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    An underwater hug?


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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    I think they were racing for the remote.


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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    Like anyone with common sense, they assumed that the French sub was moving forward. Unfortunately, since French subs are only equipped with reverse gears...


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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    I've always wondered when the Russians lost that big sub a few years back. At the time they swore it was a collision and they blamed the US. We denied any involvement. Wonder who was right? I think both countries shadow the others all the time.



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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    No windows


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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    The ultimate game of underwater chicken. I am sure the British thought the french would bail out pretty quickly!



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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    Q. How many jokes are there about the French?
    A. One, the rest are true


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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?


    this man wanted for questioning.



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    Quote Originally Posted by alarson83 View Post

    this man wanted for questioning.
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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    The French sub saw that a German U-Boat was nearby, so they did what came naturally. They ran to the Brits.



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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    What do you call a french man killed defending his country? ... I don't know either, its never happened!


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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    Quote Originally Posted by dosry5 View Post
    What do you call a french man killed defending his country? ... I don't know either, its never happened!
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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    You all forget the French seemed to have a pretty good army a when Napoleon was around.

    I read an article recently about how some US and British soilders in Aftganastan really gave the French high marks for their fighting ability.



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    Re: Any theories as to why the British and French subs collided?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    You all forget the French seemed to have a pretty good army a when Napoleon was around.

    I read an article recently about how some US and British soilders in Aftganastan really gave the French high marks for their fighting ability.
    1. Horses aren't equipped with forward or reverse gears.

    2. They were invading, not defending...


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