Re: [GZG] [OFFICIAL] GZG: FREEBIE OFFER FOR BFPO/APO TROOPS!
From: Ground Zero Games <jon@g...>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 17:15:12 +0100
Subject: Re: [GZG] [OFFICIAL] GZG: FREEBIE OFFER FOR BFPO/APO TROOPS!
>That's two special offers for the middle part of North America
>without any reference to the Northern part. I don't begrudge my
>USAian friends their due. Celebrating Independence Day with a sale
>was a fine idea. So is this offer to the troops.
>But I was a little miffed when Canada Day (July 1st) wasn't worthy
>of notice. Now I'm a bit more miffed that Canadian military gamers
>aren't worthy of support - we're doing our bit in Afghanistan's
>hotter regions alongside the British and Americans.
>I'm beginning to feel like Jon just doesn't love us anymore.
>I'm not specifically bemoaning that I can't get some loot for a
>fellow gamer - my friends in the forces are between overseas tours,
>the next one scheduled to rotate in as a liaison between the
>Provincial Reconstruction Team and the main forces later this year
>in Afghanistan. But I am a bit annoyed that the only people that
>seem to get any notice in North America are our southern neighbours.
>And the Queen of England, Scotland and Wales is still OUR head of
>state! WE didn't dump all the tea in the harbour and send the
>True, North, Strong and Inconsequent
Oops, sorry Tom, I seem to keep doing this.... ;-)
I'm more than happy to accept recommendations for Canadian personnel
(and indeed any other nation's troops who are out there in the sand
at the moment). What's the Canadian equivalent of BFPO/APO addresses?
>"Now, I go to spread happiness to the rest of the station. It is a
>terrible responsibility but I have learned to live with it."
>Londo, A Voice in the Wilderness, Part I
>"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like
>administering medicine to the dead." -- Thomas Paine
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