History ImprovisedWeapon / RealLife

17th Jan '17 9:12:00 AM KCN
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** In Yugoslavia, German soldiers once threw a blanket over a partisan tank to effectively blind it. [[note]] A young woman named Milka Bosnic risked her life, ran to the tank and took off the blanket. She was killed and postuhumously declared a war hero.[[/note]]
3rd Jan '17 4:05:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* During his time as Prime Minister of Canada, Jean Chrétien once had an intruder get into 24 Sussex, the Official Residence of the Prime Minster, while he and his wife were home. He grabbed a smallish Inuit soapstone carving as an improvised weapon. Doesn't count as any sort of badass, though. He was hiding in the next room while his wife was talking to the intruder, keeping him busy until the security detail was able to get inside and deal with the problem. This doesn't say much about the security detail being all that {{Badass}} either. (The time he broke away from his security escort, proceeded to wade through a crowd, and started to strangle some poor schmuck who didn't get out of the way fast enough doesn't say much about the quality of the security detail or his suitability as a person at large, either.)

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* During his time as Prime Minister of Canada, Jean Chrétien once had an intruder get into 24 Sussex, the Official Residence of the Prime Minster, while he and his wife were home. He grabbed a smallish Inuit soapstone carving as an improvised weapon. Doesn't count as any sort of badass, though. He was hiding in the next room while his wife was talking to the intruder, keeping him busy until the security detail was able to get inside and deal with the problem. This doesn't say much about the security detail being all that {{Badass}} badass either. (The time he broke away from his security escort, proceeded to wade through a crowd, and started to strangle some poor schmuck who didn't get out of the way fast enough doesn't say much about the quality of the security detail or his suitability as a person at large, either.)
2nd Jan '17 5:19:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* During his time as Prime Minister of Canada, Jean Chrétien once had an intruder get into 24 Sussex, the Official Residence of the Prime Minster, while he and his wife were home. He grabbed a smallish Inuit soapstone carving as an improvised weapon. Doesn't count as any sort of {{Badass}}, though. He was hiding in the next room while his wife was talking to the intruder, keeping him busy until the security detail was able to get inside and deal with the problem. This doesn't say much about the security detail being all that {{Badass}} either. (The time he broke away from his security escort, proceeded to wade through a crowd, and started to strangle some poor schmuck who didn't get out of the way fast enough doesn't say much about the quality of the security detail or his suitability as a person at large, either.)

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* During his time as Prime Minister of Canada, Jean Chrétien once had an intruder get into 24 Sussex, the Official Residence of the Prime Minster, while he and his wife were home. He grabbed a smallish Inuit soapstone carving as an improvised weapon. Doesn't count as any sort of {{Badass}}, badass, though. He was hiding in the next room while his wife was talking to the intruder, keeping him busy until the security detail was able to get inside and deal with the problem. This doesn't say much about the security detail being all that {{Badass}} either. (The time he broke away from his security escort, proceeded to wade through a crowd, and started to strangle some poor schmuck who didn't get out of the way fast enough doesn't say much about the quality of the security detail or his suitability as a person at large, either.)
19th Dec '16 8:53:43 PM DialgaX
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* Man kills his attacker with a [[http://abc7.com/news/man-dies-after-blow-to-head-with-skateboard-during-fight-in-santa-ana/1098183/ skateboard]].
26th Oct '16 5:00:59 PM Idek618
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** Supposedly at some point the famed swordsman came to eschew steel swords in favor of wooden ones after becomed sicked by the number of promising swordsmen he killed in duels, and no matter whether he used a steel or wooden sword, still only suffered the one defeat.

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** Supposedly at some point the famed swordsman came to eschew steel swords in favor of wooden ones after becomed sicked sickened by the number of promising swordsmen he killed in duels, and no matter whether he used a steel or wooden sword, still only suffered the one defeat.
14th Sep '16 2:55:08 PM X1fihas
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* You're likely sitting in a chair, maybe a bar-stool. Pick it up, you now have a weapon with both power and reach. You probably won't need it but just in case, remember this. It could save your life, or at least a hospital trip.
16th Aug '16 5:43:42 AM Taskmaster123
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* Back when cars had antennaes (roughly early 1950's to the late 1980's) gang members and experienced street fighters who needed a weapon in a hurry would simply rip an antennae off the nearest car. It made for a ''vicious'' slashing weapon, especially when used on an attacker's face, and it gave you room because it made people back up from you in a hurry.
29th Jul '16 5:10:14 PM KingLyger
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* [[BatterUp Baseball bats]]. Besides being sold in every sporting goods store (and thus extremely common), a baseball bat just so happens to be a very well-balanced club. An aluminum baseball bat, in particular, is less prone to breaking than its common wooden counterpart, and a few good hits could easily break bones.

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* [[BatterUp Baseball bats]]. Besides being sold in every sporting goods store (and thus extremely common), a baseball bat just so happens to be a very well-balanced wooden club. The same could also be said for cricket bats or oars used in whitewater rafting. An aluminum baseball bat, in particular, bat is even less prone to breaking than its common wooden counterpart, and a few good hits could easily break bones.
29th Jul '16 5:08:13 PM KingLyger
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* [[BatterUp Baseball bats]]. Besides being sold in every sporting goods store (and thus extremely common), a baseball bat just so happens to be a very well-balanced club. An aluminum baseball bat, in particular, is less prone to breaking than its common wooden counterpart, and a few good hits could easily break bones.
18th May '16 2:22:34 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** On ''DeadliestWarrior'', the Green Berets were shown to use entrenchment tools. These were pre-sharpened, and they were trained in their effective use as weapons.

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** On ''DeadliestWarrior'', ''Series/DeadliestWarrior'', the Green Berets were shown to use entrenchment tools. These were pre-sharpened, and they were trained in their effective use as weapons.
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