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POLL: Worst Hollywood Myth About the Military (Round 1B)


515 votes were cast by total voters.


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ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP writes:

I'm waiting for the "All Vietnam troops were stoned & disgruntled except for crazy sargents."


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
Soldiers, especially career soldiers, are kill crazy suppressed murderers who seek out every and any opportunity to use weapons - especially against civilians.
47
9%
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Melee is always initiated by a mad charge from the off whether on foot or mounted.
33
6%
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Germans will always follow each other out the door as the guy in front of them gets shot.
22
4%
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Individual heroism, not team work, is the key to winning battles.
73
14%
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The grunts on the ground never get enough support from the higher-ups, making them perennial outgunned and outnumbered underdogs.
24
5%
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The modern post-9/11 soldier is either a stone-cold killer or a tortured PTSD-suffering wreck.
49
10%
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It is stupidly simple to outflank an enemy position and hit them from the rear.
27
5%
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In dire situations, an officer or NCO will deliver a rousing speech to his men like some football coach.
35
7%
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Officers always bark orders with no input from others.
11
2%
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Officers expect their soldiers to obey regardless of any thoughts on self preservation.
14
3%
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The best way to attack a fort is a cavalry charge.
25
5%
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Not wearing a helmet in battle.
45
9%
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Mad dash will always break formed disciplined formations.
23
4%
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Enemy troops always have automatic weapons (never mere rifles or sidearms), or superior weapons, and better uniforms.
18
3%
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Good guys have one-shot one-kill accuracy, can take down a platoon with a kitchen knife, and are dressed like Rambo or James Bond.
65
13%
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other (explain)
1
0%
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none of these/no opinion
1
0%
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this is ridiculous
2
0%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Personal logo Jlundberg Supporting Member of TMP writes:

I have been watching Baa Baa Black Sheep and musing about all the bad concepts.

Poll set up by Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian, based on this pre-poll discussion.