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Old 12-06-2015, 12:08 AM
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I'm wondering if we can get some kind of ruling here. Now, generally, the rule of thumb is that if a weapon is clear enough to be identified, it should be included.

But this was removed from the main SEAL Team Six page on the basis that it's a "picture".
http://www.imfdb.org/images/5/51/SealT6_08.jpg
But as one can see, it's very clearly an identifiable M16A2. And maybe they are merely paper targets, they're featured quite prominently in the film during its training scenes. That's two of the site's criteria for inclusion: readily identifiable and featured prominently.

So paper or not, why can't it be included?
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Old 12-06-2015, 12:17 AM
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I'm wondering if we can get some kind of ruling here. Now, generally, the rule of thumb is that if a weapon is clear enough to be identified, it should be included.

But this was removed from the main SEAL Team Six page on the basis that it's a "picture".
http://www.imfdb.org/images/5/51/SealT6_08.jpg
But as one can see, it's very clearly an identifiable M16A2. And maybe they are merely paper targets, they're featured quite prominently in the film during its training scenes. That's two of the site's criteria for inclusion: readily identifiable and featured prominently.

So paper or not, why can't it be included?
I don't mind as long as it's identifiable and not the only firearm in the film/show. There's certainly precedent.

http://www.imfdb.org/wiki/File:21JS2012_4506_01.jpg
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