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24th Jan '17 4:02:58 PM totoofze47
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* [[LittleMissBadass Tetra]] does this as part of her VictoryPose in ''VideoGame/HyruleWarriors'', twirling her flintlock gun a la Revolver Ocelot.
1st Dec '16 7:32:59 PM TheWanderer
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* Taken to a logical extreme in ''Film/{{Tombstone}}'', where Doc Holliday and Johnny Ringo "duel" entirely by seeing who can do the most elaborate GunSpin. [[spoiler:Doc wins by using a tin cup to mirror all of Johnny's tricks.]]
** Also the scene on the street when Doc is called a Drunken Piano player and told he's probably seeing double, he pulls his second pistol and spins them in opposite directions with his [[spoiler:tin cup]] still in his hand (a very difficult trick), accompanied by a PreAssKickingOneLiner [[spoiler:that sadly doesn't quite pan out]]. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_6Xhyusw94 seen here]](start at 0:45).

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* ''Film/{{Tombstone}}'':
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Taken to a logical extreme in ''Film/{{Tombstone}}'', the scene where Doc Holliday and Johnny Ringo "duel" entirely by seeing have a competition to see who can do the most elaborate GunSpin. [[spoiler:Doc wins After Ringo does a flawless and incredibly elaborate session of twirling, Doc parodies him by using a tin cup to mirror all of Johnny's tricks.]]
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tricks, causing everyone around ([[ActuallyPrettyFunny even Ringo's friends]]) to laugh and applaud at the display.
** Later in the film there's a
scene on the street where a confrontation is brewing between the Cowboys and the Earps. Wyatt Earp is in the middle of arresting the leader of the Cowboys and is in a stand off with Ike Clanton when Ike's younger brother Billy tries to stop Wyatt. While this is going on Doc is called a Drunken Piano player comes out to back up Wyatt, and told Billy mocks Doc, saying he's just ThePianoPlayer and that [[SingleMaltVision Doc's probably seeing double, double because of how much he's had to drink]]. To add onto things, as Clanton says this he pulls his menacingly draws a large knife. Doc responds by pulling a second pistol and spins spinning them in opposite directions with his [[spoiler:tin cup]] still in his hand at the same time, (a very difficult trick), trick) accompanied by a PreAssKickingOneLiner [[spoiler:that sadly doesn't quite pan out]]. [[http://www.the awesome one liner "[[PreAssKickingOneLiner I have two guns, one for each of ya]]." Young Billy Clanton decides not to try his luck with the drunken piano player after all. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_6Xhyusw94 seen here]](start at 0:45).com/watch?v=co5xVHsMRV0 Watch the scene here]].
12th Nov '16 4:55:02 PM nombretomado
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* Most famously in the Rooster Cogburn movies, JohnWayne used a Winchester lever-action rifle with an enlarged cocking lever, allowing him to recock by spinning the gun one-handed.

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* Most famously in the Rooster Cogburn movies, JohnWayne Creator/JohnWayne used a Winchester lever-action rifle with an enlarged cocking lever, allowing him to recock by spinning the gun one-handed.
29th Oct '16 2:29:48 PM nombretomado
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* In ''GuildWars2'', idle characters wielding a pistol in the main hand will do this.

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* In ''GuildWars2'', ''VideoGame/GuildWars2'', idle characters wielding a pistol in the main hand will do this.
2nd Oct '16 6:50:37 AM Hjortron18
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* In the police comedy ''Film/{{Kopps}}'', Benny the Cop does this in his [[ImagineSpot daydreams]], combined with JugglingLoadedGuns, GunsAkimbo, BulletCatch etc., because his everyday life as a rural Swedish officer is [[NothingExcitingEverHappensHere not ''that'' exciting]].
18th Sep '16 7:26:26 AM JackG
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* ''WesternAnimation/FievelGoesWest''. Tiger twirls his [[FamilyFriendlyFirearms slingshot]] during the TrainingMontage.
12th Sep '16 8:47:07 AM euan112358
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* ''Series/TokusouSentaiDekaranger's'' HumongousMecha, the Dekaranger Robo, does this with its Signal Cannon after its finishing move, followed by holstering it.
9th Sep '16 10:54:42 PM HighOctaneAwesome
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** One of McCree's emotes is a showy display of Gun Twirling. He'll also give his revolver a quick twirl when activating his Ultimate.
17th Aug '16 10:21:55 PM Dravencour
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* In an effort to subvert this trope, Western writer Creator/LouisLAmour had one of his characters twirling his gun and [[IShotMarvinInTheFace accidentally killing a man]]. When he's hung the townspeople put a sign around his neck saying "[[AnAesop This was no accident]]".

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* In an effort to subvert this trope, Western writer Creator/LouisLAmour had one of his characters twirling his gun and [[IShotMarvinInTheFace [[IJustShotMarvinInTheFace accidentally killing a man]]. When he's hung hanged, the townspeople put a sign around his neck saying "[[AnAesop This was no accident]]".
17th Aug '16 10:21:04 PM Dravencour
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* In an effort to subvert this trope, Western writer Louis L'amour had one of this characters twirling his gun and [[RecklessGunUsage accidentally killing a man]]. When he's hung the townspeople put a sign around his neck saying "[[AnAesop This was no accident]]".

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* In an effort to subvert this trope, Western writer Louis L'amour Creator/LouisLAmour had one of this his characters twirling his gun and [[RecklessGunUsage [[IShotMarvinInTheFace accidentally killing a man]]. When he's hung the townspeople put a sign around his neck saying "[[AnAesop This was no accident]]".
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