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11th Jan '17 6:09:00 PM nombretomado
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* The murder weapon in the LordPeterWimsey novel ''Murder Must Advertise'' is a "catapult" of this sort that was confiscated one of the office boys. Peter later enlists the boy's help in finding the murderer.

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* The murder weapon in the LordPeterWimsey Literature/LordPeterWimsey novel ''Murder Must Advertise'' is a "catapult" of this sort that was confiscated one of the office boys. Peter later enlists the boy's help in finding the murderer.
22nd Oct '16 3:21:54 AM AgProv
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[[folder:Mythology and Religion]]
* King David when first introduced in TheBible - the UrExample of a brat with a slingshot. Ask Goliath.
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* When the Athenians invaded Sicily to bring "New Greece" under its control, the previously invincible (but slow) hoplites of the phalanx were harried all the way to and from Syracuse by light, fast, enemies sniping with slings who took a deadly toll. Many of the Syracusian slingers were just children....
18th Sep '16 1:06:09 PM nombretomado
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* ''ArchieComics'': Veronica Lodge's bratty cousin Leeroy was often wielding one.

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* ''ArchieComics'': ''Franchise/ArchieComics'': Veronica Lodge's bratty cousin Leeroy was often wielding one.
17th Sep '16 12:54:12 PM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* ''{{Flintstones}}: The Rescue of Dino and Hoppy'': A slingshot is one of the weapons Fred can use. In ''Surprise at the Dinosaur Peak'', it's Barney who uses this weapon.

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* ''{{Flintstones}}: The Rescue of Dino and Hoppy'': ''VideoGame/TheFlintstonesTheRescueOfDinoAndHoppy'': A slingshot is one of the weapons Fred can use. In ''Surprise at the Dinosaur Peak'', it's Barney who uses this weapon.
8th Sep '16 10:10:39 PM wentesur
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* Toval Randonneur, an A-Rank Bracer in [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfHeroesTrailsOfColdSteel Trails of Cold Steel II]], use what appears to be a slingshot to shoot an energi ball in one of his craft.

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* Toval Randonneur, an A-Rank Bracer in [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfHeroesTrailsOfColdSteel Trails of Cold Steel II]], use uses what appears to be a slingshot to shoot an energi ball energy sphere in one of his craft.
8th Sep '16 12:46:17 AM wentesur
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* Toval Randonneur, an A-Rank Bracer in [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfHeroesTrailsOfColdSteel Trails of Cold Steel II]], use what appears to be a slingshot to shoot an energi ball in one of his craft.
7th Sep '16 7:26:33 PM CaptainRiterraSmith
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* Disney's Pinocchio has Lampwick firing shots en route to Pleasure Island.
6th Sep '16 3:07:30 PM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Talespin}}'' LicensedGame for the UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis, a slingshot is Kit Cloudkicker's basic attack. While it is able to attack enemies at a further distance than Baloo's paddleball, it's only half as powerful.
19th Jul '16 10:43:01 AM WillKeaton
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* According to ''Series/DeadliestWarrior'', the IRA carry around slingshots that are far more effective in a fight than the children's variety. Consider the [[http://www.sausa.com/category.php?category=16 Wrist Rocket]]®. Introduced in 1954, it's a serious weapon (the suggested ammo is .50 cal (that's half an inch in diameter!) steel shot), and it can even be fitted with a fiber-optic sight. It may look innocuous enough - until someone uses them to launch ''an explosive shell''.

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* According to ''Series/DeadliestWarrior'', the IRA carry around slingshots that are far more effective in a fight than the children's variety. Consider the [[http://www.sausa.com/category.php?category=16 Wrist Rocket]]®. Rocket®.]] Introduced in 1954, it's a serious weapon (the suggested ammo is .50 cal (that's half an inch in diameter!) steel shot), and it can even be fitted with a fiber-optic sight. It may look innocuous enough - until someone uses them to launch ''an explosive shell''.
19th Jul '16 10:42:33 AM WillKeaton
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* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime'', the weapon you start out with as Young Link is a slingshot. Oddly, ''grown-up'' Link in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]'' also gets a slingshot to play with the village kids, and it's obviated halfway through the second dungeon combat-wise[[note]]it remains useful for small tasks such as hitting switches and Skulltulas when you don't want to waste arrows[[/note]]. It reappears in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword Skyward Sword]]'', where it is more useful. ''VideoGame/HyruleTotalWar'' has Kokiri {{Child Soldier}}s armed with slingshots.

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* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime'', the weapon you start out with as Young Link is a slingshot. Oddly, ''grown-up'' Link in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]'' also gets a slingshot to play with the village kids, and it's obviated halfway through the second dungeon combat-wise[[note]]it combat-wise.[[note]]It remains useful for small tasks such as hitting switches and Skulltulas when you don't want to waste arrows[[/note]]. arrows.[[/note]] It reappears in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword Skyward Sword]]'', where it is more useful. ''VideoGame/HyruleTotalWar'' has Kokiri {{Child Soldier}}s armed with slingshots.
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