FTFYsundaymorningstaple wrote:If I have of been the judge, I'd have slapped him with a deadly weapon
50/50.bgd wrote:And he is appealing. What are the chances of him getting an increased sentence?
That's added by the coconuts websitenakatago wrote:I liked the part where "the judge was not having any of that shit."
In my imaginary version of Singapore, Singaporeans have a sense of humor and the authorities are badass.ecureilx wrote:That's added by the coconuts websitenakatago wrote:I liked the part where "the judge was not having any of that shit."
It's got a nice ring to the story though .
Absolutely. In fact specific to Australia at least it's a criminal offense (Federal level) to disclose past service with certain 3/4 letter organizations and military branches. Anyone who claims to be an ex Navy Seal can actually be checked out online - there's a website where they are hunted down and called out - F Vesp (SMS will know him) is still rueing the day he claimed to be a Seal thanks to that website; and that was back in the late 90's!!!.JR8 wrote:All in all a curious story. I've known a couple of ex-special forces guys and they (IME) don't go around broadcasting the fact. In fact the flip-side seems to apply, if someone claims to be ex/special forces, then you can usually assume they aren't. [This might be down to how historically in the UK, the long-term IRA (Irish terrorists) threat meant such guys kept a low profile - don't know].
These that I've known have also been erm... understated, calm, i.e. not the kind of people to get drunk and 'boil over'.
Presumably when he posted his OP with his bio, he'd already been charged [?]. If so trying to find any volunteer work what-ever his visa status... might have been a lost cause from the off.
This forum still manages to surprise me at times...
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