They like to whittle the field of applicants down on the first day of camp. While actual self-detonation in tryouts is frowned on, applicants are encouraged to demonstrate their extreme commitment with a series of intense "Self-Wedgies."
Palestinian members of the Fatah movement participate in a training course at the Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip, August 29, 2005. Hundreds of members of the Fatah movement participated in training courses at the Rafah camp for what they said would be the foundation of a popular army to help keep law and order after Israel withdraws, a Fatah official said. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem