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Edits in Zastava M76
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| ''[[ArmA Tactics]]'' || "Dragunov SVD" || || || 2013
- Thanks! Pyr0m4n14c (talk) 12:25, 15 April 2017 (EDT)
- Thanks,M8. Pyr0m4n14c (talk) 19:55, 17 April 2017 (EDT)
I heard you got OCD or something like that (hope not offensive). And you make a lot of grammar corrections on this site. Well look here : Passion Leads Army,The(aka Glorious Missions) can you help me fix it? And also wanna be my friend?--Dannyguns (talk) 13:31, 5 May 2017 (EDT)
Dont worry, take all the confidence (idiom) that you feel,like if you knew me from years. Well this is my e-mail : [email protected] (dont laught please) and my FB is on my user page. You can contact anytime you feel. --Dannyguns (talk) 13:08, 6 May 2017 (EDT)
"So that's how you format screenshots huh."
Am i supposed to be offended by that phrase?
Fallout: New Vegas weapons
Hi, it's Jspoel from the Fallout wiki. I created an account here because you made some mistakes in the edit summary links. I corrected them, you can check to see where it went wrong. I also uploaded the original size files, although I now see it won't show it enlarged. A pity but I guess that's your choice here.--Jspoel (talk) 11:05, 13 August 2017 (EDT)
RE: H3VR Categorization
I agree there's no easy way out on the Cx4 issue so we'll put that aside for the moment and instead just stick with the most recent issue - one that which my position is more-or-less typical practice, empirically backed on the site. What you're talking about in regards to the 'semi-auto only' TEC-9 is strictly a legal distinction, and it has been explicitly stated in the past that is something that we do not use as any basis for classification on pages. If we were to do it that way, then every semi-auto version of a otherwise automatic class 3 subgun/MP, not to mention certain semiauto-only ultra short 5.56 carbines and certain ultra short shotguns would all be listed under 'pistols' because that's how they're defined legally. It's just arbitrary and confusing to do it that way, hence, we don't. Look on almost any other page that has TEC-9s, as well as Kimels, M11/9s, etc - even those that are 'legal' semiauto-only 'pistols' - listed, and you'll see they're listed under SMGs because technically and aesthetically that's what they are. Same thing here: TEC-9 is listed once under SMGs - with a notation explaining there are separate semi- and full-auto versions in-game. Pretty much it. Keep in mind I don't mean to be a hardass, just pointing out this is how its done practically everywhere else on the site and there's really no serious reason to do it differently here as far as I see. StanTheMan (talk) 02:07, 4 September 2017 (EDT)
- No worries, live and learn and all that stuff. Take 'er easy. StanTheMan (talk) 22:40, 4 September 2017 (EDT)
New Vegas heavy weapons
They're imperfect matches, but I think your towed gun is an old US M101 105mm howitzer, and the Big MT guns are scaled-down versions of the guns from Operation Anchorage: from the barrel, I think based on the Schwerer Gustav. The AA gun is built out of the parts of the Big MT gun (exact same barrel, and part of the base is the same), though the concept rt shows it as what looks like a giant 40mm Bofors gun. Evil Tim (talk) 08:21, 25 September 2017 (EDT)
Yeah, this instance shows a good comparison between the standard and extended mag version, where the charging handle remains at the same place, and then when firing and empty-reloading it's still in open bolt. --Ultimate94ninja (talk) 09:23, 23 December 2017 (EST)
I preferred describing it as daft, a bit of a roasting isn't bad. But I do think the idea might be you're putting a MAHEM charge in the thing and then detonating it inside the launcher to fire a self-forging slug (which MAHEM charges can do), the shape of the ammo would just about make sense that way. The launcher having a barrel kind of wouldn't, though, since the slug would be subcalibre anyway. Evil Tim (talk) 02:02, 21 January 2018 (EST)
Yeah, I totally can do it. Except for my CS:GO Hammer Editor's been crashing and I've been trying to fix it. I'll upload a pic when I get it working again. -SeptemberJack (talk) 01:27, 23 April 2018 (EDT)
Can you help me ID some guns?
Hi friend! I seen your very remarkable work with H3VR and wow. You IDed even the most obscure guns. So I found this 2 guns but I cannot ID.
I thank you in advance. If you need some help, I will be happy to help you. (I can help you in linguistic stuff like correct Italian or Polish grammar or Georgian alphabet transliteration/translation or other stuff). Feel free to ask.--Dannyguns (talk) 11:31, 28 May 2018 (EDT)
The default animation isn’t really incorrect as the handle doesn’t appear to have a connection to the bolt, it should slide like that. The VG 1-5 in Forgotten Hope 2 functions the same way. --AgentGumby (talk) 16:21, 11 June 2018 (EDT)
- I think I see what you mean, although the character still does kind of use the handle by placing it between his fingers. To be fair, it'd probably snap off anyway given the quality of Germany's last ditch weapons.--AgentGumby (talk) 18:47, 11 June 2018 (EDT)
Yo, sorry about the delayed response. It's stated in the assault rifle category page that the M2 is actually ruled out, primarily due to the shorter effective range. I suppose the Thompson Carbine also has this issue, so both weapons should be pulled out of the AR section. And yeah, regarding the creation of a redirect, you might have seen it in the code that I've put; you basically start as if you were creating a page with the name that you want as a redirect (in that case H3VR), and the content you put in it is #REDIRECT [[Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades]] - As for for linking a category page (or a file page, for that matter), you put a colon directly before "Category" or "File", i.e. [[:Category:Assault Rifle]]. Hope that was helpful! --Ultimate94ninja (talk) 13:15, 26 July 2018 (EDT)
Yo thanks for the help on the Fortnite page
I had a fuckton of college stuff to do so I completely neglected making most of the Fortnite page and that's why I completely disappeared since May. I do have a lot of stuff I compiled there and I'll be uploading more icons of the guns, but so far so good. DraconicSalad (talk) 20:18, 4 August 2018 (EDT)
RE: Carl Gustav on Fortnite Page
Uh, I'm pretty sure the gun that represents the lower tier burst ARs in Battle Royale look a lot closer to an AK-47 and an AKS-74U hybrid than either guns that were posted before, if the handguard, sights, gas piston and magazine weren't a dead giveaway. It also uses medium bullets in STW that often represent 7.62 bullets, which may hint it is probably something that some guy made on his kitchen by mixing various pieces of AK pattern rifles and a Carl Gustav grip (since the Fortnite world is pretty much post apocalyptic due to, ya know, angry sentient purple clouds).
Battle Rifle category
You were indeed right in removing the Spencer carbine from the category page (and maybe also the Maynard carbine? I don't think it meets the full-powered cartridge requirement either). However, in response to your edit summary here, I think that just because something is a carbine doesn't mean it can't be a battle rifle (the SA58 OSW and the G3KA4 are two good examples). As for the contents of the category page, last year I added images of most of the weapons that had the battle rifle category in them (except for some like the Winchester 1906 - being chambered in .22 Short/Long, it's clearly not a battle rifle; I'm removing the category from its page in a minute). Then I removed some weapons such as the SKS, Vz. 52, and Winchester 1907; multiple rifles including those had that category in the past, even though it's wrong. So, if you see more weapons that are listed in that category page yet don't meet the full-powered cartridge requirement (such as the Winchester 1873, as you've said), yeah, it makes sense to remove them. --Ultimate94ninja (talk) 08:43, 7 October 2018 (EDT)
- About having the M1918A2 BAR there (or even the earlier M1918 BAR), I'm not exactly sure, I suggest that you ask someone of the admins. As for changing the section to "Select-Fire" and putting the Breda PG in it, yeah that sounds good to me (in that case, you won't even need to retain the M1918A2 BAR image since we already have the M1918 in that section). --Ultimate94ninja (talk) 12:16, 7 October 2018 (EDT)