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    5 ridiculous gun myths everyone believes thanks to movies

    #5. Silencers Turn Gunfire Into a Gentle Whisper
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    #4. Machine Guns are Magical Death Machines
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    #3. Bulletproof Vests Are Magical Force Fields


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    #2. Gratuitous Cocking


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    #1. Bullets Explode Everything


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    Don't forget : a Glock 9mm holds 78 rounds and then, despite the fact that your other hand is holding a .40, somehow whichever magazine you grab to reload it fits and fires.
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    A 30 round mag in an AR lasts, on full auto, about 3 minutes.
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    Bullets knock people back through windows or send them tumbling across the street.
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    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MacLean View Post
    Bullets knock people back through windows or send them tumbling across the street.
    And you only have to hit them once to stop them DRT.
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    Quote Originally Posted by irishmick View Post
    And you only have to hit them once to stop them DRT.
    And that's EXACTLY why I carry a .45ACP! ...


    ('Course if'n they made a .50ACP, I'd have me one of those.)


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    And you can shoot a gun out of someone's hand easily.
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    When you run out of bullets on a Glock you can repeatedly pull the trigger and get a clicking sound.
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    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


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    5 Ridiculous Gun Myths Everyone Believes Thanks To Movies

    What about the one in which one round into a vehicle results in an immediate rollover and a fiery crash?

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    If they look scary, people can't be trusted to own them legally.
    He who has the money, signs the cheques.
    He who signs the cheques, makes the rules.
    He who makes the rules, has the power.
    He who has the power, has the money.

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    How about with old school movies and the revolver that, even though you can see it's a six-shooter, are shot twenty times at least in an extended gun fight and never reloaded but the shooter is wearing a band of bullets.
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    My personal favorite: Actor/Actress holds their obvious Glock on target, and while giving their catchphrase laden speech you hear the sound of a hammer being pulled back.
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    You mean these aren't true?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacLean View Post
    When you run out of bullets on a Glock you can repeatedly pull the trigger and get a clicking sound.

    You don't mean the Glock at 2:55 do you?

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    Yes, like that one.
    I'm your huckleberry...

    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


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    How about whenever a cop pulls his gun out, there's always all kinds of "clicky," metallic noises?
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    Hoppalong Cassidy, Tom Mix, and others, had Rapid Fire Revolves that shot thousands of rounds before reloading. An they always blew the smoke out of the barrels before re-holstering

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    Quote Originally Posted by bayern View Post
    Tom Mix
    Past blast! I'm old and it's been decades since I've heard that name. Only film students remember him much these days. Those were good flicks though, and I thought you had to blow the smoke out so the barrels wouldn't rust

    I appreciate how the characters in movies/TV die silently so their mortal complication doesn't interfere with the dialogue. If only those watching in the theater were half as polite: I suspect shooting them would only make them louder, initially anyway.

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    An unfortunate one: cops are always laser-accurate with their shots, and there's no such thing as overpenetration of a target, as they fire indiscriminately with half-ducking, screaming civilians all around. That and the bad guys always miss but manage to hit metal (even in walls), so that you can see the sparks where the missed shots went.

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    Quote Originally Posted by APB View Post
    An unfortunate one: cops are always laser-accurate with their shots, and there's no such thing as overpenetration of a target, as they fire indiscriminately with half-ducking, screaming civilians all around. That and the bad guys always miss but manage to hit metal (even in walls), so that you can see the sparks where the missed shots went.
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