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Happy Feast of Saint Patrick Day - 2018

Discussion in 'Otto's LogBook' started by Otto, Mar 18, 2018.

  1. Otto

    Otto No More Half Measures Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    My wife takes Holidays very seriously. She is especially eager to exploit them to create activities that will occupy & engross our four year old son. This weekend she told Ottavio about the lore of good leprechauns, and their propensity to explore the end of the rainbow, only with a twist. Rather than taking gold, she informed him that good leprechauns like to leave treats at the end of rainbows. Hearing this, my son immediately got to work creating clouds and a rainbow to lure these creatures, eagerly awaiting his treasure. As the day progressed, he became more concerned with bad leprechauns and their shenanigans. His solution was to closely guard his rainbow against any unwelcome interlopers. My wife snapped this photo and sent it to me while I was out on an errand.

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    He made an obviously good choice of weapons in the form of the mp40. Leprechauns are usually engaged at close range and the control-ability of this weapon is useful with such small targets. What I'm most impressed with here is his unprompted trigger discipline, even with a dart gun he is employing the proper safety technique. :ottopistol:
     
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    I see he takes guard duty seriously.

    How'd he make out treasure wise ?
     
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    Great to see he has the safe finger positioning for a firearm at 4! And yes, the MP40 is a good choice for the combat conditions he should be expecting from the elusive and aggressive foe. A PPsh-41 or 43 would do the job as well, but I'd still prefer the MP40.
     
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    Otto No More Half Measures Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    He earned an assortment of chocolate coins, and some markers for his next craft project. Rachel is keen to offer incentive for honourable service.
     
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    Otto No More Half Measures Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    I'm sincerely proud of the little man, I wasn't there when the photo was taken, so the trigger discipline was of his own accord.
     
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    Great stuff Otto, glad too see you have a happy little family that carries MP40's around the house :D. I carried around a toy Colt Peacemaker from the time I was 3 till I was 8 all over the house too. MP40 is slightly better than a peacemaker though.....
     

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