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BORDER RAID !!!
« on: January 20, 2011, 10:15:49 PM »
Since IL can't figure out how to man a FREE gunshow table in Kankakee, MN/WI will do it for them!!   **)

I'm meeting Taylor to pick up my AR500 D-targets as he returns from the IL IBC along I-94, and then Jackie the Rifledog and I are heading down to (wo)man an Appleseed table at the Kankakee Gunshow at the Kankakee Co Fairgrounds.

If anybody else has nothing to do this weekend, you're invited to come 7th step in the land of gangsters and politicians for the sake of the Nation ^:)^

Cooper and Jackie the Rifledog
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"For the Rifle!, the Rifle!, in our hands will prove no trifle!" ~from the lyrics of "The Bennington Riflemen"
Understand the urgency of our mission; no amount of bailing can raise a sunken ship.
I don't want to be forced back into the darkness.
 

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Re: BORDER RAID !!!
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2011, 10:51:18 PM »
"Instructors without Borders" is kinder & gentler ::)

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Re: BORDER RAID !!!
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2011, 12:06:46 AM »
Sounds like a fun weekend, Cooper  O0
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Re: BORDER RAID !!!
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2011, 12:29:12 AM »
Checkmate King 2, this is White Rook, over.

Go ahead, White Rook.

Have penetrated into the land of the Illinnoying.
Studies and Observation Group has established secure RON position along with K9 contingent.
Plan dawn assault on objective "K" and will fix local elements in place as the anvil for IN's eastern hammer movement 23Jan.

Little resistance expected as locals are heavily engaged in supplicating their deities for the salvation of their Ursae unit, also facing a Northern onslaught 23Jan on their Soldiering Field.

White Rook out.
"This Appleseed thing doesn't look like it would be for everyone, but it really is." Zac, age 7  كافر
"He who dares not offend cannot be honest." ~ Thomas Paine    "Cooper, you're an a**hole!" - recent Shoot Boss's compliment
"I don't know where "brave" leaves off and "foolish" picks up, but you've certainly got your share of courage." - FuzzyMath
"For the Rifle!, the Rifle!, in our hands will prove no trifle!" ~from the lyrics of "The Bennington Riflemen"
Understand the urgency of our mission; no amount of bailing can raise a sunken ship.
I don't want to be forced back into the darkness.
 

"Shut up and color." - slim

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Re: BORDER RAID !!!
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2011, 11:24:27 AM »
Checkmate King 2, this is White Rook, over.

Go ahead, White Rook.

Have penetrated into the land of the Illinnoying.
Studies and Observation Group has established secure RON position along with K9 contingent.
Plan dawn assault on objective "K" and will fix local elements in place as the anvil for IN's eastern hammer movement 23Jan.

Little resistance expected as locals are heavily engaged in supplicating their deities for the salvation of their Ursae unit, also facing a Northern onslaught 23Jan on their Soldiering Field.

White Rook out.






IL is now part of MN. Cooper you ROCK  **) **) **) **) **) **) ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ..:.. ..:.. ..:.. ..:.. ..:.. ..:.. ..:.. :D :D ;) 


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Re: BORDER RAID !!!
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2011, 08:41:54 PM »
Checkmate King Two, this is White Rook, over.

Succeeded infiltration and egress of objective "K3" with minimal resistance and no friendly casualties.
T 4F am, 21F pm; overcast at 1.5K; lt sn throughout the day, vis 2K; unable to establish contact with Covey.
K9 contingent successfully countered onslaughts from much larger units and can hold her tail high.

Indigenous agents ewald and 2thdoc assisted in subliminal messaging to Illinnoying attendees to proceed north to Objective Racine for further training.

Curiously, Rifledog attracted much more traffic to the table than the M1 Garand.  I suspect it had something to do with local culinary practices, based on multiple comments regarding "isn't she sweet?" accompanied by lip smacking.  No other Garands observed in the AO at this juncture.

Anticipate strong counterattack at dawn by KD expert from the King George 63rd Regt, will fix in place for AB's eastern hammer maneuver around noon.  Expect that resistance will rapidly dissolve as their vaunted Ursae engage the meat processors from behind the Cheddar curtain.  Will use the diversion to exfil back through the land of Red Arrows and Red Bulls to the frozen north.

RON location secured with Clays and trips.  Watch that seventh step, it's a doozy.

"For those that have almost died, life has a special sweetness that the protected will never know."

White Rook, over and out.
"This Appleseed thing doesn't look like it would be for everyone, but it really is." Zac, age 7  كافر
"He who dares not offend cannot be honest." ~ Thomas Paine    "Cooper, you're an a**hole!" - recent Shoot Boss's compliment
"I don't know where "brave" leaves off and "foolish" picks up, but you've certainly got your share of courage." - FuzzyMath
"For the Rifle!, the Rifle!, in our hands will prove no trifle!" ~from the lyrics of "The Bennington Riflemen"
Understand the urgency of our mission; no amount of bailing can raise a sunken ship.
I don't want to be forced back into the darkness.
 

"Shut up and color." - slim

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Re: BORDER RAID Indeed !!!
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2011, 08:55:42 PM »

Warning Cooper !!
     warning  Cooper                                                      warning    Cooper                         warning  Cooper
While doing your recon mission make sure to scope out the Pappy man cave. Overwhelming potential
for a counter offensive would be lurking to greet you. Suggest arriving in stealth mode wearing a ghilli suit treated
with skunk scent. :D
Forward observation will include barking wolf hound to greet  you with an invite to dinner in the forrest.
Recent intel suggests you will not be held hostage as Illinoisians don't practice such.  
They are known to take no prisoners as Illinois budgetary constraints rule. However, Mn will be lucky to get
you back after it is all said and done.  
Further caution, terminology of land of suck is a 'misnomer' intended to obscure it's effectiveness.
Warning any cross boarder raider that may be the slightest obesequious in nature will not survive
positive engagement in this state but will be assured to  hopelessly succumb to Illinois conversion.

Translation?  "transgressors travel troublesome treks to tribulation truly. :P

Pawn to King's Bishop 4 and then the Rye Lopez move and then checkmate O0

Thanks for stepping out.  O0

CM   ;)


Checkmate King Two, this is White Rook, over.

Succeeded infiltration and egress of objective "K3" with minimal resistance and no friendly casualties.
T 4F am, 21F pm; overcast at 1.5K; lt sn throughout the day, vis 2K; unable to establish contact with Covey.
K9 contingent successfully countered onslaughts from much larger units and can hold her tail high.

Indigenous agents ewald and 2thdoc assisted in subliminal messaging to Illinnoying attendees to proceed north to Objective Racine for further training.

Curiously, Rifledog attracted much more traffic to the table than the M1 Garand.  I suspect it had something to do with local culinary practices, based on multiple comments regarding "isn't she sweet?" accompanied by lip smacking.  No other Garands observed in the AO at this juncture.

Anticipate strong counterattack at dawn by KD expert from the King George 63rd Regt, will fix in place for AB's eastern hammer maneuver around noon.  Expect that resistance will rapidly dissolve as their vaunted Ursae engage the meat processors from behind the Cheddar curtain.  Will use the diversion to exfil back through the land of Red Arrows and Red Bulls to the frozen north.

RON location secured with Clays and trips.  Watch that seventh step, it's a doozy.

"For those that have almost died, life has a special sweetness that the protected will never know."

White Rook, over and out.
« Last Edit: January 22, 2011, 09:17:53 PM by Castle Mountain »

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Re: BORDER RAID Indeed !!!
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2011, 10:08:54 PM »
Pawn to King's Bishop 4 and then the Rye Lopez move and then checkmate O0

Aware of risks, vide "Kankakee GS" thread, including additional forces deploying to the forest redoubt.

The Ruy Lupez often falls to the Queen's Gambit and the White Horseman of the Apocalypse. 
Castle, Queen's side.

It's hard to catch a DAR with a DAR with her guard down.

Hail! and well met!

Cooper
"This Appleseed thing doesn't look like it would be for everyone, but it really is." Zac, age 7  كافر
"He who dares not offend cannot be honest." ~ Thomas Paine    "Cooper, you're an a**hole!" - recent Shoot Boss's compliment
"I don't know where "brave" leaves off and "foolish" picks up, but you've certainly got your share of courage." - FuzzyMath
"For the Rifle!, the Rifle!, in our hands will prove no trifle!" ~from the lyrics of "The Bennington Riflemen"
Understand the urgency of our mission; no amount of bailing can raise a sunken ship.
I don't want to be forced back into the darkness.
 

"Shut up and color." - slim

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Re: BORDER RAID !!!
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2011, 10:34:57 PM »
Checkmate King Two, this is White Rook, over.

Succeeded infiltration and egress of objective "K3" with minimal resistance and no friendly casualties.
T 4F am, 21F pm; overcast at 1.5K; lt sn throughout the day, vis 2K; unable to establish contact with Covey.
K9 contingent successfully countered onslaughts from much larger units and can hold her tail high.

Indigenous agents ewald and 2thdoc assisted in subliminal messaging to Illinnoying attendees to proceed north to Objective Racine for further training.

Curiously, Rifledog attracted much more traffic to the table than the M1 Garand.  I suspect it had something to do with local culinary practices, based on multiple comments regarding "isn't she sweet?" accompanied by lip smacking.  No other Garands observed in the AO at this juncture.

Anticipate strong counterattack at dawn by KD expert from the King George 63rd Regt, will fix in place for AB's eastern hammer maneuver around noon.  Expect that resistance will rapidly dissolve as their vaunted Ursae engage the meat processors from behind the Cheddar curtain.  Will use the diversion to exfil back through the land of Red Arrows and Red Bulls to the frozen north.

RON location secured with Clays and trips.  Watch that seventh step, it's a doozy.

"For those that have almost died, life has a special sweetness that the protected will never know."

White Rook, over and out.

Love it.
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Re: BORDER RAID Indeed !!!
« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2011, 11:26:14 PM »


Take this Cooper: ;D


Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit (D08)  1 d4 d5 2 c4 e5

There's no deathblow by you but Qh4-e4 forces the regaining of the Pawn (e5) and leaves White with an isolated e3 and some remaining initiative.

Alternatively Nc6/Nf3/Bg4 transposes into another good line for Black with similar themes.

You loose! ^:)^ and shall be captured as an Illinois prisoner and guest. &)
This move is just for you...........  .........>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>You are toast!  (see image below) **)



Pawn to King's Bishop 4 and then the Rye Lopez move and then checkmate O0

Aware of risks, vide "Kankakee GS" thread, including additional forces deploying to the forest redoubt.

The Ruy Lupez often falls to the Queen's Gambit and the White Horseman of the Apocalypse.  
Castle, Queen's side.

It's hard to catch a DAR with a DAR with her guard down.

Hail! and well met!

Cooper
« Last Edit: January 22, 2011, 11:48:26 PM by Castle Mountain »

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Re: BORDER RAID Indeed !!!
« Reply #10 on: January 22, 2011, 11:57:05 PM »

You loose! ^:)^

Loose, indeed... what a Freudian slip of the keyboard!

You are toast!  

Should the "broken arrow" call go out, the joys of generous jellied petrol has the last say...

[apologies to trouble for stealing her avatar]
"This Appleseed thing doesn't look like it would be for everyone, but it really is." Zac, age 7  كافر
"He who dares not offend cannot be honest." ~ Thomas Paine    "Cooper, you're an a**hole!" - recent Shoot Boss's compliment
"I don't know where "brave" leaves off and "foolish" picks up, but you've certainly got your share of courage." - FuzzyMath
"For the Rifle!, the Rifle!, in our hands will prove no trifle!" ~from the lyrics of "The Bennington Riflemen"
Understand the urgency of our mission; no amount of bailing can raise a sunken ship.
I don't want to be forced back into the darkness.
 

"Shut up and color." - slim

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Re: BORDER RAID Indeed !!!
« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2011, 01:08:47 AM »
  What you want to burn the toast? **)  As they say in France.....Touche ..:..

Cooper

I Scaramouche shall have the last say in this matter   **)  and that is....."touche"   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oABf9GOJiM
and let this be a warning to the bunch of ye brigands  ;D  Illinonis? Why don;t ye try and come and take it? &) :)


CM ::)



You loose! ^:)^

Loose, indeed... what a Freudian slip of the keyboard!

You are toast!  

Should the "broken arrow" call go out, the joys of generous jellied petrol has the last say...

[apologies to trouble for stealing her avatar]

« Last Edit: January 23, 2011, 01:24:52 AM by Castle Mountain »

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Re: BORDER RAID !!!
« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2011, 12:48:13 PM »
Cooper, you ROCK !!!  :bow:

 This Marine wants to be on your team.  O0
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Re: BORDER RAID !!!
« Reply #13 on: January 24, 2011, 01:51:22 AM »
Cooper, you ROCK !!!  :bow:

 This Marine wants to be on your team.  O0

2W:

Thank you for the compliments, but be careful of what you wish for.

Most of my RT didn't come back, and I shouldn't have -- but God has plans that we cannot comprehend, and I've been blessed with several lives since then.

I never ran with a jarhead, but I look forward to running with you on the AS trail in the future.

I'll bet I can guess which of the two you fed today...  good choice.   O0

Cooper
"This Appleseed thing doesn't look like it would be for everyone, but it really is." Zac, age 7  كافر
"He who dares not offend cannot be honest." ~ Thomas Paine    "Cooper, you're an a**hole!" - recent Shoot Boss's compliment
"I don't know where "brave" leaves off and "foolish" picks up, but you've certainly got your share of courage." - FuzzyMath
"For the Rifle!, the Rifle!, in our hands will prove no trifle!" ~from the lyrics of "The Bennington Riflemen"
Understand the urgency of our mission; no amount of bailing can raise a sunken ship.
I don't want to be forced back into the darkness.
 

"Shut up and color." - slim

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Re: BORDER RAID !!!
« Reply #14 on: January 24, 2011, 05:26:03 PM »
ATTENTION!             ATTENTION!         ATTENTION!              ATTENTION!
THIS IS THE LAST IN A SERIES OF "WAR OF THE WORLDS"-STYLE FORUM POSTS, INTENDED FOR TONGUE-IN-CHEEK HUMOR AND ENTERTAINMENT AND IS IN NO WAY MEANT TO DEPICT, REPRESENT OR IMPLY ANY OPERATIONS OF THE APPLESEED PROJECT OR THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION.

IF CAUGHT OR KILLED, FRED WILL DISAVOW ANY KNOWLEDGE OF MY ACTIONS (but hopefully he will see the humor in it and have a little chuckle)


AAR: Border Raid, Objective K3, Land of the Illinnoying

A free GS table was offered for AS use in the Land of Lincoln, but Illinnoying personnel were opting to decline the offer due to core personnel fatigue and inability to appoint volunteers from reserve components.  Appleseed Mission in IL faced compromise and lost opportunity for 7th stepping.  MN-based White Rook boarder raid unit and K9 contingent mobilized to help save the Nation through actions meeting or exceeding Appleseed standards. 
ROE: no fratricide, minimize expenditure of AS resources, humorous harrassment and provocation of guilt in couch-bound 'Seeders allowed within partially-relaxed CPR criteria.

Mission objectives
Save pride of Appleseed Project
7th step at every opportunity, meet Great Lakes Region personnel
Mobilize previously inactive personnel in IL AOR
Secure GS booth supplies from indigenous resources and supplement via AIO
Test MN resources through EDRE (Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise)
Compensate for lack of available AS shoots in the the northern Midwest AO on a perfectly good weekend of double-digit subzero temperatures

Commander's intent
Tease, taunt and provoke sufficient sense of guilt in Couch-bound IL 'seeders to generate volunteer activity and save face for IL AOR.
Coordinate with indigenous agents to ensure that Natl and IL literature meets or exceeds AS standards for 7th step operations in the GS setting.
Locate and secure a RON position within the region of operations amenable to K9 contingent bivouac.
Exfil AOEmployment, load "Seedmobile" with sufficient supplies for METL, and successfully execute ground insertion under cover of night.
Avoid draconian IL laws that infringe on the 1st and 2nd Amendments rights of American citizens.

OPFOR commander's intent
Keep IL 'seeders on the couch and allow continued erosion of citizen's rights.
Disrupt infil and/or exfil of border raiding party.
Prevent coordination of IL/IN/MN components.
Lull populace into "Chips and Circus" coma through nationally-televised Gladiator contest.

Relevant TTP's
Plan ahead, but prepare to Adapt, Improvise and Overcome.
Accomplish the Appleseed Mission, never give up, never quit, never leave a fallen 'seeder.

Summary of events and key issues:
Veni, vidi, vici, vamoosed after successful GS 7th stepping, no fratricide or friendly casualties.
Volunteer efforts of Ewald, 2thdoc, George63 and IN border raider AuntieBellum combined for effective dissemination of Appleseed Message and AS opportunities throughout the Land of the Illinnoying, while also providing diversion for exfil of MN raiding team.
Successfully met with local Elder "The Pappy," presenting a friendship gift of several rds .50BMG and receiving box of 45cal semi-wads in return.  Given tour of tribal production facilities and resources with only minimal self-humilation by excessive salivation.  Garand Poobah appears to have indulged in excessive bore solvent ingestion and did not arrive at the rendezous location to effect IL's planned prisoner snatch.

Areas of improvement needed
Less than adequate success in mobilizing couch-bound IL 'Seeders, despite use of aggressive harrassment, humiliation and guilt-provocation.  This is likely the result of the IL populace being constantly exposed to aggressive harrassment, humiliation and guilt-provocation by their draconian statutes and civil-disservants.

Closing comments
Overall a very successful operation, with effective face-saving for the Appleseed Project, advancement of the Appleseed Mission through 7th stepping at a busy IL GS, and efficient completion of a MN EDRE.


ATTENTION!             ATTENTION!         ATTENTION!              ATTENTION!
THIS IS THE LAST IN A SERIES OF "WAR OF THE WORLDS"-STYLE FORUM POSTS, INTENDED FOR TONGUE-IN-CHEEK HUMOR AND ENTERTAINMENT AND IS IN NO WAY MEANT TO DEPICT, REPRESENT OR IMPLY ANY OPERATIONS OF THE APPLESEED PROJECT OR THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION.

IF CAUGHT OR KILLED, FRED WILL DISAVOW ANY KNOWLEDGE OF MY ACTIONS (but hopefully he will see the humor in it and have a little chuckle)




"This Appleseed thing doesn't look like it would be for everyone, but it really is." Zac, age 7  كافر
"He who dares not offend cannot be honest." ~ Thomas Paine    "Cooper, you're an a**hole!" - recent Shoot Boss's compliment
"I don't know where "brave" leaves off and "foolish" picks up, but you've certainly got your share of courage." - FuzzyMath
"For the Rifle!, the Rifle!, in our hands will prove no trifle!" ~from the lyrics of "The Bennington Riflemen"
Understand the urgency of our mission; no amount of bailing can raise a sunken ship.
I don't want to be forced back into the darkness.
 

"Shut up and color." - slim

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Re: BORDER RAID !!!
« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2011, 10:20:39 PM »
Go Cooper. O0 O0 O0 O0 :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow:
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