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This also applies, of course, to TV shows. Post the clueless things you see that either bug you or make you laugh.

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1. Cocking the hammer on a 1911, aka Condition 2 carry. Then when the threat is over, the good guy does a one-handed thumb decock of the hammer. Dangerous.

2. When the 6' 5", 300-pound BG is shot by a 9mm or .38 Special, he goes flying 15 feet back to hit the wall while 20 gallons of blood splatter all over the place.

3. Someone has been carrying a handgun throughout the film, then when you finally see the muzzle end, it can't possibly be bigger than a .22.

4. Extreme, unrealistic accuracy. For example, when Mel Gibson shoots the smiley face on the target in Lethal Weapon.

5. Zero recoil/muzzle flip. That same gun that splattered the BG in Example #2 above has absolutely no recoil when fired. It fires and remains perfectly static, even in the hands of a 5' 3", 110-pound woman.

So let's hear what grinds your gears!

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14 shot .44 magnum revolvers. Continuity person not doing their job.
 

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1. Cocking the hammer on a 1911, aka Condition 2 carry. Then when the threat is over, the good guy does a one-handed thumb decock of the hammer. Dangerous.
Whats the big deal? I do this all the time. :blink:
 

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4. Extreme, unrealistic accuracy. For example, when Mel Gibson shoots the smiley face on the target in Lethal Weapon.
And you cant do this? I've done it many times ... I move the target to within 5 feet. :rolleyes:
 

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Always racking one in when they pull a gun weather it's a pistol or shotgun. Just how many people carry without one in the pipe? Specially cops and robbers. And as someone said, the old 50 shot six shooter always gets me going.:rolleyes:

And how about the way Spencer Reed carries his weapon on Criminal Minds? The FBI would not let him carry his weapon where it could be easily taken like that.:rant: Love the show but that drives me nuts....

You would need a handgun with a 18'' barrel to make some of the shots they pull off by the way.:ticking:

Boy I guess I really don't feel like watching TV tonight...:hand5:
 

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One I always found funny was Rambo hip shooting an M60. Maybe that is why he was hollering when he did it, I bet it about broke his arm.

Another one is hip shooting a BG in the head, check Navy SEALS and Charlie Sheen "No one talks about Mom"
 

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....And how about the way Spencer Reed carries his weapon on Criminal Minds? The FBI would not let him carry his weapon where it could be easily taken like that.:rant: Love the show but that drives me nuts....
Boy I guess I really don't feel like watching TV tonight...:hand5:
How about every TV Fed who has a forward cant holster carried at their appendix!
 

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It never fails:

Jack Bauer has his finger on the trigger every time the gun is out, even if he's not pointing it at a bad guy.

In Pulp Fiction, the dude pops out of the bathroom and rapidly fires a "hand cannon" at John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson.

He wasn't accurate at all, which is strange because there was absolutely no recoil.
 

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Ummmm...........the fact that in a BG shootout in close-quarters or better yet point blank....everybody can still hear?:redface:
 

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How about every TV Fed who has a forward cant holster carried at their appendix!
The best version of that I've seen is this show called Flash Forward. The FBI guys have a forward cant holster at the 2 o'clock position. And they all carry double mag holders 11:30.

Hilarious! You know those FBI guys are always trying to show off their mag holders :rofl:

 

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Let's not forget the valuable lesson on how to "curve the bullet" in the movie "Wanted". Nothing like suspending the laws of physics for some entertainment value. Surprised that some kid hasn't tried that idiocy on a (soon to be corpse) buddy.
 

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Let's not forget the valuable lesson on how to "curve the bullet" in the movie "Wanted". Nothing like suspending the laws of physics for some entertainment value. Surprised that some kid hasn't tried that idiocy on a (soon to be corpse) buddy.
They tried it on Mythbusters scared the crap out of me just knew someone was gonna die.
 

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Every time Wyatt Earp/Costner hit some cowboy over the head.Thats got to bend the frame,or at the very least dislodge the cylinder.
 

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It really annoys me to hear the sound of a hammer being loudly cocked even when the gun is just drawn...then it's usually a Glock. :rolleyes:

In Torchwood, I LOL'd one night after the main character, Jack Harkness fired his Webley revolver, yet you heard the sound of brass hitting the ground! I gotta get me one of them auto-ejecting Webleys!
 

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I really get a kick out of TV cops who shoot at,hit AND kill the BG with one round.If yall watch the News it always takes between 12 and 41 rounds.
 

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#1- Adjusting the scope knobs to drag the target to the crosshairs!
#2- Any vehicle shot blows up as if it had a 500 gallon gas tank
#3- We don't need no stinkin' reloads.
 

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The best version of that I've seen is this show called Flash Forward. The FBI guys have a forward cant holster at the 2 o'clock position. And they all carry double mag holders 11:30.

Hilarious! You know those FBI guys are always trying to show off their mag holders :rofl:

That's funny cause today at lunch I was watching Flash Forward on Hulu with a buddy and I told him I didn't think anyone would carry their gun and mag holder at the 2 and 10 positions. You couldn't sit down.

My pet peeve is the fact that everyone that has a shotgun always racks in a shell several times without ever firing a shot. And of course the timeless classic of never emptying mags. I've seen shows before when they shot 10 to 15 rounds and had to grab a spare mag and it actually caught me by surprise it was so rare.
 

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One I always found funny was Rambo hip shooting an M60. Maybe that is why he was hollering when he did it, I bet it about broke his arm.
I've fired an M60 that way for quite a few hundred round belts. No problems, whatsoever. Amazing my platoon '60s didn't jam once that time. Normally those old crates were jam-a-matics.

I ran a unit Qual range for the M60 in 1983 and we had a lot of ammo left over. On the grounds that if you turn ammo back into the ammo supply point they'll SHORT you that much ammo next time, my NCOs and I felt we had to burn it up. We loaded three guns and went rock and roll for about 20 min on the line, mostly firing RAMBO style from the hip. They got bored a lot faster than I did. I wish I'd had a camera, that'd be a great shot to show my students today! Back then as a 1LT I prolly weighed about 160 soaking wet. The M60 kicks a lot less than a turn bolt sniper rifle of the same caliber.:yup:
 

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Those of you OLD folks who remember Jack Lord as Steve McGarrett in Hawaii Five OH would fire ONE round and shoot the gun out of the bad guys hand at 50 meters.... from a helicopter. I used to love that show until I discovered that in real life, Jack Lord was a globalist believer in the NWO AND a dedicated anti gun fanatic.
 
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