Talk:General order

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Comments[edit]

An off-color parody of these guard duty rules:

I will walk my post from flank to flank
And take no shit from any rank

(referring to the concept that unauthorized personnel are not permitted to pass - even if they outrank the guard) Uncle Ed 20:05, 23 October 2005 (UTC)

The correct title of the 11 general orders is General Orders for Sentries. I have removed the redundant information here and posted a link to the article with the rest of the examples listed on this page. I will add Uncle Ed's suggestion to that page as well.

If Order 66 can have its own article, it only makes sense to give real-life ones their own, too. ;) Kafziel 22:33, 5 January 2006 (UTC)

Merger proposal[edit]

Does the G.O. pertain to Civil Service employee even if they work for Military, also if the employee is a DOD Police or a Security Guard? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 121.55.197.26 (talk) 10:09, 12 July 2009 (UTC)

It is proposed to merge Standing order into this page.

  • The standing order page has limited content, consisting of a single definition line ("a standing order" is a general order of indefinite duration) and two examples of standing orders;
  • The two topics are extremely closely related, with standing orders simply being a subset of general orders. There seems no logical reason to refer readers to another page on this fine distinction;
  • Neither page is of such length as to make a merger unwieldy; and
  • A merger would create a more user-friendly article by allowing readers to access both sets of info at a single source.

Views and comments welcome. Euryalus 07:19, 5 September 2007 (UTC)

I agree. a merger is in the best interest of user-friendliness. Jhfireboy Talk 21:27, 26 November 2007 (UTC)
The merger propsoal has now been up for three months, so it is safe to assume that further comments are unlikely. I have gone ahead and merged the articles. Euryalus (talk) 22:23, 12 December 2007 (UTC)