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28th May '16 7:23:53 PM vtarira
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* While we're at it, [[Film/CrocodileDundee Mick Dundee]] could give those [[TheCartel columbian drug lords]] a run for their money, and he's the friendliest bloke there is.

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* While we're at it, [[Film/CrocodileDundee Mick Dundee]] could give those [[TheCartel columbian Colombian drug lords]] a run for their money, and he's the friendliest bloke there is.is.
* ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' [[AdaptationalBadass upgrades]] Bucky Barnes to the Howling Commandos' team sharpshooter. He would be the friendliest person on the team if not for [[TheCape Cap]].
23rd May '16 12:56:35 AM DarthFanboy
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In RealLife, there is a distinct difference between a sniper and a sharpshooter. Though they employ similar weapons and each specialize in long-range shooting, their ''modus operandi'' are different. A sharpshooter acts as a member of a platoon or company and fights alongside other men. A sniper usually is a solitary killer and employed usually as spotter-shooter pairs. Although in the early 21se century snipers tend to be more team-oriented due to sniper team becoming the norm in many armed forces, image of the sniper in the media as lone killer is yet to change. A sharpshooter, on the other hand, is very likely to be a Friendly Sniper.

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In RealLife, there is a distinct difference between a sniper and a sharpshooter. Though they employ similar weapons and each specialize in long-range shooting, their ''modus operandi'' are different. A sharpshooter acts as a member of a platoon or company and fights alongside other men. A sniper usually is a solitary killer and employed usually as spotter-shooter pairs. Although in the early 21se 21st century snipers tend to be more team-oriented due to sniper team becoming the norm in many armed forces, image of the sniper in the media as lone killer is yet to change. A sharpshooter, on the other hand, is very likely to be a Friendly Sniper.
9th May '16 11:20:43 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Yoko from ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.

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* Yoko from ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.
6th May '16 5:51:03 PM Eoppen
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* The ''Literature/NorthwestFront'' books feature "Cat-Eyes" Lockhart. Off-duty, he's unassuming, friendly and approachable. ''On'' duty, he's one of the NVA's main assets all by himself.
6th May '16 2:48:30 PM skidoo23
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** Ed Lane, the lead sniper, will kill when he has to, but in something of a departure from this trope, he ''does'' often lose sleep over it, to the point where a story arc had him experiencing PTSD as the number of people he's had to end in the line of duty comes back to haunt him, big time.


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* Kensi in ''Series/NCISLosAngeles'' is as cold-blooded as they come when on a mission, but she is able to almost instantly switch off and be smiling and joking with Deeks and her teammates before her target is even cold.
1st May '16 6:22:12 PM StarSword
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* Link Baxter in ''Literature/TheMakoSaga''. You will never meet a guy more your friend in a bar, except perhaps his best friend Hamish Lunley. You will also never meet a guy more proficient at making YourHeadAsplode.



* The ''Series/StargateSG1'' episode "Orpheus" saw Jack O'Neill, SG-1's resident MildlyMilitary DeadpanSnarker, using a sniper rifle to great effect against a Goa'uld POWCamp's guards.

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* The ''Series/StargateSG1'' episode "Orpheus" saw Jack O'Neill, SG-1's resident MildlyMilitary DeadpanSnarker, using a sniper rifle to great effect against a Goa'uld POWCamp's guards. Let us not forget that our Friendly Neighborhood Colonel spent most of TheEighties doing black ops.



* Former Army Ranger Jay Halstead serves this capacity in ''Series/{{Chicago PD}}''.

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* Former Army Ranger Jay Halstead serves this capacity in ''Series/{{Chicago PD}}''.''Series/ChicagoPD''.
1st May '16 6:17:49 PM StarSword
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* Billy the Kid from ''Film/TheExpendables2''. [[spoiler: He gets killed by the BigBad [[Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme Jean Vilain]].]]

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* Billy the Kid from ''Film/TheExpendables2''. Interestingly he's introduced as the ColdSniper first: he's cool as a cucumber when he's behind a scope, spookily calm and lethally accurate, but a NiceGuy off-duty. [[spoiler: He gets killed by the BigBad [[Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme Jean Vilain]].]]
20th Apr '16 8:05:17 AM ChaoticNovelist
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In RealLife, there is a distinct difference between a sniper and a sharpshooter. Though they employ similar weapons and each specialize in long-range shooting, their ''modus operandi'' are different. A sharpshooter acts as a member of a platoon or company and fights alongside other men. A sniper usually is a solitary killer and employed usually as spotter-shooter pairs. Although recently snipers tend to be more team-oriented due to sniper team becoming the norm in many armed forces, but image of the sniper in the media as lone killer is yet to change. A sharpshooter, on the other hand, is very likely to be a Friendly Sniper.

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In RealLife, there is a distinct difference between a sniper and a sharpshooter. Though they employ similar weapons and each specialize in long-range shooting, their ''modus operandi'' are different. A sharpshooter acts as a member of a platoon or company and fights alongside other men. A sniper usually is a solitary killer and employed usually as spotter-shooter pairs. Although recently in the early 21se century snipers tend to be more team-oriented due to sniper team becoming the norm in many armed forces, but image of the sniper in the media as lone killer is yet to change. A sharpshooter, on the other hand, is very likely to be a Friendly Sniper.
20th Apr '16 8:04:06 AM ChaoticNovelist
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Of course, his light attitude doesn't mean he isn't good at what he does. In battle, he's a {{Badass}} who's able to snipe and hit ''anything'' courtesy of his ImprobableAimingSkills.

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Of course, his light attitude doesn't mean he isn't good at what he does. In battle, he's a {{Badass}} who's able to snipe and hit ''anything'' courtesy of his ImprobableAimingSkills.
6th Apr '16 5:56:46 PM CH4S
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* Two strangers met on a golf course and the topic came around to occupations. The first man said he was in real estate, pointing out the condominiums he sold and lived in in the distance. The second man said he was a professional assassin. When the first was skeptical, the second took a tube and some other items and assembled a high-powered rifle right there on the spot. The first man asked to see the rifle and was indeed impressed with the high powered scope. "I can see into my apartment from here... there's my wife.. and she's in there with another man!" Furious, he asked the assassin how much he charged for his services. "$1000 a bullet", he said. The first guy said "I'll buy two. Use the first to shoot my wife, and the second to shoot the guy's balls off!" The assassin took a look through the scope and said "If you hang on a minute, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome I can save]] [[OneHitPolykill you $1000]]."

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* Two strangers met on a golf course and the topic came around to occupations. The first man said he was in real estate, pointing out the condominiums he sold and lived in in the distance. The second man said he was a professional assassin. When the first was skeptical, the second took a tube and some other items and assembled a high-powered rifle right there on the spot. The first man asked to see the rifle and was indeed impressed with the high powered scope. "I can see into my apartment from here... there's my wife.. [[YourCheatingHeart and she's in there with another man!" man]]!" Furious, he asked the assassin how much he charged for his services. "$1000 a bullet", he said. The first guy said "I'll buy two. Use the first to shoot my wife, and the second to shoot the guy's balls off!" The assassin took a look through the scope and said "If you hang on a minute, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome I can save]] [[OneHitPolykill you $1000]]."
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