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Monday, January 29, 2007

Best. Submarine. Viral Videos. Ever.

Got an E-mail from an active duty reader who turned me on to the "Hey, Shipwreck" video series. The most recent one can be found here -- you'll then have to click on the DivX or WMV links. The first four episodes are linked from this page.

The videos are hard to describe. Basically, they feature a couple of animated "Halo"-type FPS video game characters with Navy crows and dolphins standing around shooting the sh*t on watch -- on a space submarine of the future that seems to be a boomer. The most recent one features a qual checkout and a s-t-s with "Sailor-to-English translation" provided. If you just close your eyes and listen to them, you'll think you're back on the boat. The submariner who makes them has a blog about the series here.

Oh, and it's definitely NSFW if you don't have headphones.

Update 2230 29 Jan: CDR Salamander likes the videos too, and comes up with the reason that they should strike a chord with most Sailors -- the conversation is pretty much exactly what you'd expect to hear on any midwatch.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks, BH, this was awesome...gonna send Episode 4 to my squid son-in-law..he'll get a hoot out of that bitch session at the end :)

1/29/2007 11:34 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Funny stuff... I'm hurt with the treatment of the nuke though...

I'm wondering how the dVdA will change this into some hippy free love theory.

1/29/2007 12:09 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Now here is a viral video. Funny...or too true?

1/29/2007 12:41 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Awesome work, thanks for posting that.
Procedures for using the sh*tter. Now that's funny.

1/29/2007 1:13 PM

Blogger Bubblehead said...

I remember actually going through the OI with the procedure on how to use the sh*tter for duty section training one night...

1/29/2007 10:44 PM

Blogger Fred said...

Pardon my ignorance, but what's the deal with "nukes" and... uh, those other guys?

Other than that, I have to say that even though I might not get every single "inside joke" you dolphin-wearing fellas do, it's still really funny.

"Nothing says dramatic like a wailing Celtic woman."

1/30/2007 8:38 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

great stuff from one of my old boats! Thanks for posting - that is fantastic stuff! Love the deadly force stuff....'better to let someone nearly die than violate procedure and suffer through an investigation.'

1/30/2007 8:39 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I understood the conversations! It
s been 12 years since I served on DD's and FFG's, and the conversations in the 'toons were identical to ones I participated in.

Especially the PQS session.

Glad to see nothing changes!

Congrats to ET1 (SS). Outstanding work!

1/30/2007 8:55 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Bubblehead said...
I remember actually going through the OI with the procedure on how to use the sh*tter for duty section training one night..."


I would have loved to see the critique sheet on that.

1/30/2007 11:39 AM

Anonymous muebles pinto said...

This won't succeed in actual fact, that is what I believe.

10/23/2011 3:54 PM

Anonymous Mildred said...

For my part everybody ought to glance at this.

9/02/2012 12:45 PM


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