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Old 06-29-2009, 11:39 PM
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Default Suppressors..

Am I the only one annoyed when anonymous users or anyone refers to them on the site as silencers?
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Old 06-30-2009, 12:00 AM
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Your new on this forum, but that was actually one of the first topics brought up.

It is kind of annoying, I always write "sound suppressor" or "suppressor" although I don't put "silencer" in the same category of improper designation as one would for "clip" and "magazine".
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Old 06-30-2009, 04:05 AM
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There should be some kind of guide line page on the site.

It would have stuff like "use proper terminology"
Suppresor instead of Silencer
Magazine not clip
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that kind of stuff
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Old 06-30-2009, 04:42 AM
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I thought we have a rule portion here that explains all that. Most of the time, people with common sense knows what they are putting down, but we do get ignorants coming around who don't know better.

We all started like that, I remember when I thought Deagle was an actual gun, call Magazines a clip and didn't know the difference between calibers and thought the M16 design was a complete piece of shit compared to the AK47, but I know better. It's Desert Eagle, I know the difference between mags and clips, caliber, and the M16 rifles are one of my favorite designs. Needs improvements, but it isn't like it sucks so hard as one would think. Otherwise, casualities in modern warfare with M16s would be really high if a soldier's M16 jams as bad as the hate calls it.
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Old 06-30-2009, 03:21 PM
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Haha, yeah, I have flamed people on other forums for clips, and silencers, here I just quietly edit it out.
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Old 07-01-2009, 01:12 PM
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One thing that's come to bug me is the phrase "carbine assault rifle" that people use when referring to firearms like the M4 and G36K. I'm pretty sure it's redundant...
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Haha, yeah, I have flamed people on other forums for clips, and silencers, here I just quietly edit it out.
Well, there really isn't a reason to point it out to us, as I'm sure most of us know the difference. Most mistakes like that are made by anonymous editors.
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Old 07-01-2009, 01:14 PM
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Yeah, it almost seems like we need a guideline page for all the CoD gun experts.
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Old 07-02-2009, 03:10 AM
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Yeah, it almost seems like we need a guideline page for all the CoD gun experts.
I agree 1234
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Old 07-02-2009, 03:27 AM
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My dad is a major offender of improperly using "clip". He's 53 and he has known clip as the "proper" term for magazine most of life. I constantly correct him on this, but you can't teach an old dog new tricks.

I was teaching my friends how to professionally use guns today and one of them commented on how the gun wasn't loaded with an "ammunition clip". I took the gun away from him and chastized him until he got the message. I don't tolerate improper designation!
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Old 07-02-2009, 03:54 AM
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Thank you GM, jsut thank for you doing that. In fact I have refused to buy magazines from comanies whose print ads say clip. I have even flamed gun MANUFACTERERS for doing that. haha.
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