History Film / DownPeriscope

8th Apr '17 8:33:45 AM xcountryguy
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* AccidentalInnuendo: See HehHehYouSaidX below.[[invoked]]

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* AccidentalInnuendo: See HehHehYouSaidX below.[[invoked]]Dodge's speech introducing Diving Officer Lake to the rest of the crew has some of these, much to his embarrassment.



-->'''Dodge''': ''You're the only one who can, Lake. I'm '''guessing''' here!''

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-->'''Dodge''': ''You're the only one who can, Lake. I'm '''guessing''' ''guessing'' here!''
1st Apr '17 7:45:17 AM WiddershinsDaughter
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** At least one of the incidents in question, however, the low-tech forces were cheating even by the standards of the exercise (real assets cannot teleport, and a 2,000 pound fishing trawler cannot launch a missile whose launcher alone weighs double the boat's displacement). And "refloating" sunk assets is actually SOP for a naval wargame: The exercises exist as much to train the crewmen as they do the Admirals, and getting "sunk" on day 1 of a wargame and having nothing to do for the rest of the exercise would be counterproductive.
26th Jan '17 4:30:36 PM HiddenWindshield
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* ArtisticLicenseShips: During the final chase, ''Orlando'' surfaces (using stock footage from ''Film/TheHuntForRedOctober'') to chase the surfaced ''Stingray''. In RealLife, while diesel submarines are much faster when surfaced, nuclear-power subs are actually slower. A real nuclear-powered sub would never surface when chasing someone.
** Not necessarily. The mouth of the Chesapeake Bay bottoms out around 50ft, and LA class subs have a draft of around 30ft. Plus there's the Bay Bridge Tunnel to avoid (which you have to pass to get to Norfolk). Realistically, they'd both be on the surface. Charleston is of similar depth, but with jetties around the channel instead of a bridge. Still ArtisticLicense.
25th Jan '17 9:07:15 AM Toadofsteel
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* DrunkenSailor: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] by Dodge to fool the ''Orlando'' into thinking his sub is just a civilian fishing boat caught in a storm. [[RefugeInAudacity It works.]]

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* DrunkenSailor: TheDrunkenSailor: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] by Dodge to fool the ''Orlando'' into thinking his sub is just a civilian fishing boat caught in a storm. [[RefugeInAudacity It works.]]
25th Jan '17 9:06:34 AM Toadofsteel
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* DrunkenSailor: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] by Dodge to fool the ''Orlando'' into thinking his sub is just a civilian fishing boat caught in a storm. [[RefugeInAudacity It works.]]
---> '''Captain Knox:''' Great. We've just chased down a boatload of beered-up fishermen.
9th Jan '17 8:29:15 PM lorgskyegon
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** Another possible justification is that the equipment is in such bad shape that only Nitro knows how to keep it working.
31st Dec '16 6:40:57 AM Doug86
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* RockBeatsLaser: The whole point of the film's plot is that an old diesel submarine could be a threat to US harbors - if it was crewed and commanded by people willing to play outside the rule books of more conventional submarine forces in an underwater version of guerrilla warfare. This is TruthInTelevision for modern diesel-electric subs with air-independent propulsion; not so much for a UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo vintage submarine.

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* RockBeatsLaser: The whole point of the film's plot is that an old diesel submarine could be a threat to US harbors - if it was crewed and commanded by people willing to play outside the rule books of more conventional submarine forces in an underwater version of guerrilla warfare. This is TruthInTelevision for modern diesel-electric subs with air-independent propulsion; not so much for a UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII vintage submarine.



* ThemeNaming: An interesting example as the different themes used by the two subs demonstrates just how far apart they are in terms of technology and service. ''Stingray'' is named using the US Navy's WorldWarII-era tradition of naming submarines for fish, while ''Orlando'' uses the Navy's later tradition of naming attack submarines for cities [[note]]similar to how they used to name cruisers; missile subs meanwhile use the old battleship theme of being named for states[[/note]]

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* ThemeNaming: An interesting example as the different themes used by the two subs demonstrates just how far apart they are in terms of technology and service. ''Stingray'' is named using the US Navy's WorldWarII-era UsefulNotes/WorldWarII-era tradition of naming submarines for fish, while ''Orlando'' uses the Navy's later tradition of naming attack submarines for cities [[note]]similar to how they used to name cruisers; missile subs meanwhile use the old battleship theme of being named for states[[/note]]
28th Dec '16 11:31:07 AM AFP
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* ThemeNaming: An interesting example as the different themes used by the two subs demonstrates just how far apart they are in terms of technology and service. ''Stingray'' is named using the US Navy's WorldWarII-era tradition of naming submarines for fish, while ''Orlando'' uses the Navy's later tradition of naming attack submarines for cities [[note]]similar to how they used to name cruisers; missile subs meanwhile use the old battleship theme of being named for states[[/note]]
28th Dec '16 9:49:09 AM MissingnoMaster110
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-->'''Dodge:''' Presently there are several ships positioned outside the harbor to intercept us. To get in, we'll need to use a tactic that is somewhat bizarre and extremely risky.\\

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-->'''Dodge:''' Presently there are several ships positioned outside the harbor to intercept us. To get in, we'll need to use a tactic that is somewhat bizarre and extremely risky. If any of you think it's not worth it, please let me know now.\\



--> '''Lt. Cmdr. Dodge:''' If I throw you off, it'll be in the middle of the Atlantic. Board the damn boat.

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--> '''Lt. Cmdr. Dodge:''' Stepanak. If I throw you off, it'll be in the middle of the Atlantic. Board the damn boat.
27th Dec '16 10:12:56 PM MissingnoMaster110
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---> '''Lt. Cmdr Dodge:''' All right, look, gentlemen! I know this is an unusual situation. Can't be easy for Lt. Lake here to be thrown into a jungle such as this, and I know it will make things hard on all of us... (''laughter'') Let me re-phrase that. It's going to make things ''difficult'' on all of us as well. But if we just work together as a team, I'm sure we can handle ourselves... (''laughter'') ''Comport'' ourselves as professionals. That is all.

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---> '''Lt. Cmdr Dodge:''' All right, look, gentlemen! I know this is an unusual situation. Can't be easy for Lt. Lake here to be thrown into a jungle such as this, and I know it will make things hard on all of us... (''laughter'') Let me re-phrase rephrase that. It's going to make things ''difficult'' on all of us as well. But if we just work together as a team, I'm sure we can handle ourselves... (''laughter'') ''Comport'' ourselves as professionals. That is all.



-->''' Rear Admiral Graham:''' I just don't think we should be handing over control of a billion dollar piece of equipment to a man who has [[spoiler: 'Welcome Aboard' tattooed on his penis]]!

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-->''' Rear Admiral Graham:''' I just don't think we should be handing it's good policy for the Navy to hand over control of a billion dollar piece of equipment to a man who has [[spoiler: 'Welcome Aboard' tattooed on his penis]]!



-->'''Dodge:''' Men, we'll need to use a tactic that is somewhat bizarre and extremely risky.\\
'''Spots:''' Actually, sir, [[LampshadeHanging I think we prefer to go with bizarre and risky]]. [[CrazyEnoughToWork It's worked for us so far]].

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-->'''Dodge:''' Men, Presently there are several ships positioned outside the harbor to intercept us. To get in, we'll need to use a tactic that is somewhat bizarre and extremely risky.\\
'''Spots:''' Actually, sir, [[LampshadeHanging I think we prefer to go with the bizarre and risky]]. [[CrazyEnoughToWork It's worked for us so far]].



-->'''Winslow:''' Damn it to hell, don't go by the book! Think like a pirate! I want a man with a tattoo on his dick! Do I have the right man?\\

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-->'''Winslow:''' Damn it to hell, don't go by the book! Think like a pirate! I want a man with a tattoo on his dick! Do Have I have got the right man?\\



--> '''Pascal:''' Buckman! There was a ''fingernail'' in my food! You fat ass moron! Yesterday, it was a band-aid!\\

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--> '''Pascal:''' Buckman! There was a ''fingernail'' in my food! You fat ass moron! Yesterday, it was a band-aid!\\''band-aid''!\\



--> '''Knox:''' Do you want me to pull in so you can putt out!?

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--> '''Knox:''' Do you want me to Well, what the heck? Why don't we pull in so you can putt out!?



* PrecisionFStrike: Captain Dodge (reading his own fitness report): "Well, that is a confirmed kill. Twenty years down the fucking drain!"

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* PrecisionFStrike: Captain Dodge (reading his own fitness report): "Well, that "This is a confirmed kill. Twenty years down the fucking drain!"



--> '''Dodge:''' Dodge here... 'Stairway to Heaven'... Music/LedZeppelin, 1971, right? Well, hey, good news, guys! We just won the Music/BillyJoel tickets and the WROK T-shirts! Nitro, you wanna get me ''Admiral Graham'', now?

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--> '''Dodge:''' Dodge here... 'Stairway to Heaven'... Music/LedZeppelin, 1971, right? Well, hey, OK! Hey, good news, guys! We just won the Music/BillyJoel tickets and the WROK T-shirts! Nitro, you wanna get me ''Admiral Graham'', now?



-->'''Dodge:''' Since when did the rules ever apply to ''you?''\\

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-->'''Dodge:''' Since when did the rules ever apply become important to ''you?''\\''you,'' sir?\\



--->'''Pascal:''' Goddammit, Buckman, this stuff's been on the ''Stingray'' since Korea! This can expired in 1966!\\

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--->'''Pascal:''' Goddammit, Buckman, this Jesus, Buckman! This stuff's been on the ''Stingray'' since Korea! This KOREA! ''This can expired in 1966!\\1966!''\\



'''Buckman:''' Oh. Well, that ''would'' be a problem...

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'''Buckman:''' Oh. Well, that ''would'' ''That'' would be a problem...problem.
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