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Big thanks

Post by Hunter » Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:25 pm

Big welcome to the new chaps and we have had quite a few recently, so lets not forget the thank you's to those who took the time to take these guys through the AF's.

I am sure that seeing new recruits into TP is reward enough, but lets not forget to show our appreciation.
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Re: Big thanks

Post by Bunny » Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:15 pm

Totally agree Hunter and we should take the opportunity to thank those involved in OTU.
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Re: Big thanks

Post by Sparky » Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:41 am

I join the choir of praise of OTU instructors (Merlin for me) and others behind the scene (great setup help from Silk). When I joined, a recent IL2 major update necessitated an OTU re-tweaking as the old world was now blue snow. A lot of work went into (Silk and Merlin?) retooling the OTUs.

Then there's Tuesday/Friday nights when Tom and others help me learn the art of formating, ACM, and energy management. On other days, Roy comes on the TP Teamspeak channel to shoot me down in a friendly manner.

Thanks to all who teach, from OTU designers and instructors on.
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Re: Big thanks

Post by Jacko » Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:43 am

Yes I still remember my OTU missions a crucial entry to TP .
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Re: Big thanks

Post by Merlin » Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:13 pm

Thanks all, much appreciated.
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Re: Big thanks

Post by Reggie » Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:04 pm

Definitely much appreciated. You all rock.. :Yourock :Yourock
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Re: Big thanks

Post by TP_Andy » Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:29 pm

My OTUs with Merlin were so much fun and somehow very relaxing. Kudos to him and everyone involved! o7
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Re: Big thanks

Post by Gosho » Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:51 pm

I still wonder how I made it through OTU - someone must have turned a blind eye :D Cheers to Merlin, Tom and everyone else who volunteers their time to make the TP experience possible!

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Re: Big thanks

Post by Jacko » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:14 am

Gosho wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:51 pm
I still wonder how I made it through OTU - someone must have turned a blind eye :D Cheers to Merlin, Tom and everyone else who volunteers their time to make the TP experience possible!
Then before you know it you find yourself heading up a fighter squadron and doing a grand job :Thumbup
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Re: Big thanks

Post by Silk » Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:29 pm

Merlin has been doing a sterling job getting all these new recruits progressing through their OTUs as always despite the summer furlough being in place. I'm sure we all really appreciate his efforts even though they are largely unseen by most of the Squadron.

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Re: Big thanks

Post by Moggy » Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:27 pm

Merlin is the Tangmere duck. All calm and peaceful on top of the water whilst kicking like crazy under the surface.
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Re: Big thanks

Post by Reggie » Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:28 pm

Yes, thank you Merlin. As i get the applications, I know there have been a lot of them in the last few weeks. The most I have seen for several years :Woah
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Re: Big thanks

Post by Hunter » Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:09 pm

When I started this thread I never thought that it would get this busy or require the level of commitment Merlin has shown.

Onwards and upwards I say.

And yes a big thanks to merlin
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Re: Big thanks

Post by Bunny » Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:09 pm

Merlin, I want your babies
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