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6th May '18 3:59:32 PM TheSaddleman
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** Semi-averted in the very first scene of the first film, ''Film/DrNo'', in which the silenced pistols are still relatively loud, and sound like someone offscreen banging on the hood of a car. There's just nobody else outside to notice, and it's not loud enough to hear from across the parking lot. Later, however, other silenced pistols play the trope straight.

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** Semi-averted in the very first scene of the first film, ''Film/DrNo'', in which the silenced pistols are still relatively loud, and sound like someone offscreen banging on the hood of a car. There's just nobody else outside to notice, and it's not loud enough to hear from across the parking lot. Later, however, other silenced pistols play the trope straight.straight, in particular the one used to execute Dent; the only sound heard is that of the bullets hitting the man's body.
16th Apr '18 8:13:36 PM jamespolk
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* One episode of ''Series/{{Columbo}}'' featured a silenced revolver.

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* One episode of ''Series/{{Columbo}}'' featured episode "[[Recap/ColumboS03E03 Candidate for Crime]]" features a silenced revolver.revolver. And it was a crucial plot point as well, since the bad guy used his silenced revolver to get off a shot without anyone hearing, then later used a firecracker to trick witnesses into thinking the shot came at a later time.
26th Jan '18 10:13:05 PM TheIllusiveMonster
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26th Jan '18 2:38:46 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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'''Real Life Silenced Revolvers'''

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9th Jan '18 8:35:41 AM dmcreif
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* ''Series/ThePunisher2017'': Averted with the [=PMCs=] who go after Frank and Gunner in the forest. All of their guns are outfitted with suppressors, but they only slightly dampen the sound.
5th Jan '18 12:17:52 PM bitemytail
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** Played straight, though, in ''Literature/{{Changes}}'' when someone attempts to assassinate Harry from a passing car. The gunshot sounds are so muffled that, because Harry's duster saves him, no one else even realizes he was being shot at.

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** Played straight, though, in * In ''Literature/{{Changes}}'' when someone attempts to assassinate Harry from a passing car. The gunshot sounds are so muffled that, because Harry's duster saves him, no one else even realizes he was being shot at.
18th Dec '17 10:19:18 PM foxley
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* ''Series/{{Columbo}}'': In "The Bye-Bye Sky High I.Q. Murder Case", the killer uses a silenced ''revolver'' to kill the VictimOfTheWeek. The shots are quiet enough that a house full of witnesses downstairs cannot hear them, and he later uses squibs to fake the sound of gunshots to make it appear the murder had occurred later than it had.
18th Dec '17 9:47:13 PM ZaklogtheGreat
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** Played straight, though, in ''Literature/Changes'' when someone attempts to assassinate Harry from a passing car. The gunshot sounds are so muffled that, because Harry's duster saves him, no one else even realizes he was being shot at.

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** Played straight, though, in ''Literature/Changes'' ''Literature/{{Changes}}'' when someone attempts to assassinate Harry from a passing car. The gunshot sounds are so muffled that, because Harry's duster saves him, no one else even realizes he was being shot at.
18th Dec '17 9:46:18 PM ZaklogtheGreat
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** Played straight, though, in ''Literature/Changes'' when someone attempts to assassinate Harry from a passing car. The gunshot sounds are so muffled that, because Harry's duster saves him, no one else even realizes he was being shot at.
7th Nov '17 3:54:41 AM Kadorhal
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* Averted in, of all games, ''VideoGame/Left4Dead2'' where one of the starting weapons you can find is a MAC-10 with crudely-taped silencer. It still sounds pretty loud, but what's the point of stealth in a game that is basically a run and gun againsts hordes of zombies and stronger bullet sponge zombies?

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* Averted in, of all games, ''VideoGame/Left4Dead2'' where one of the starting weapons you can find is a MAC-10 with crudely-taped silencer. an attached suppressor. It still sounds pretty loud, but at the same time regular infected will take a while longer to realize you're firing at them with it. But what's the point of stealth in a game that is basically a run and gun againsts hordes of zombies and stronger bullet sponge zombies?
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