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4th Jul '17 1:40:45 PM MadCat221
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->'''Spock''': Gas.\\
'''Kirk''': Come again?\\
'''Spock''': Gas, captain. Under normal power, she expends fuel, like any other vessel. We call it plasma. Whatever their word for it, it is still ionized gas.\\
'''Uhura''': What about all that sensor equipment on board for cataloguing gaseous anomalies?\\
(beat)\\
'''Uhura''':Well, the thing's gotta have a tail pipe...\\
'''Spock''': Doctor, would you like to join me in performing surgery on a photon torpedo?\\
'''[=McCoy=]''': Sounds fascinating.
--> ''Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry'', on dealing with the invisible enemy ship
16th Jan '17 3:13:55 PM Zoriax91
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** Vander Decken IX ate the Mark Mark fruit, which allows him to "remember" one person per hand. If he then throws something with that same hand, he can make it chase the target until it hits or it's stopped. "Something" includes letters, arrows, giant axes, other people, [[spoiler:[[ColonyDrop a ship half the size of an island]]]]...
4th Nov '16 8:30:28 AM SebastianGray
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* In ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'', and its GaidenGame ''TabletopGame/{{Necromunda}}'', the combat shotguns used by the law enforcement officers of the Adeptus Arbites and Necromunda Enforcers are equipped with special Executioner rounds as standard. These rare, adamantium-tipped projectiles contain sensors and a primitive robotic brain that allow it to lock onto energy patterns and seek them out with unerring accuracy.
1st Oct '16 7:44:36 AM erforce
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* Present in ''Film/GIJoeRiseOfCobra'' and ''Film/GIJoeRetaliation'' in both arrow and bullet form respectively.

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* Present in ''Film/GIJoeRiseOfCobra'' ''Film/GIJoeTheRiseofCobra'' and ''Film/GIJoeRetaliation'' in both arrow and bullet form respectively.
29th Sep '16 5:52:28 PM DustSnitch
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* All ships in ''VideoGame/StarWarsBattlefront2015'', from the standard Rebel X-Wing to Darth Vader's TIE Advanced, come equipped with homing photon torpedos that can be fired after locking onto an enemy ship for a few seconds.
27th Aug '16 7:03:35 PM GiantSpaceChinchilla
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* Present in ''Film/GIJoeRiseOfCobra'' and ''Film/GIJoeRetaliation'' in both arrow and bullet form respectively.
6th Aug '16 3:04:03 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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** In VideoGame/HaloReach, the Rocket Launcher and Rocket Hog turret can home in on aircraft (which has carried over into subsequent games), the Banshee Bomb can lock on to vehicles and turrets, and the Plasma Launcher can lock onto both vehicles and infantry.

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** In VideoGame/HaloReach, ''VideoGame/HaloReach'', the Rocket Launcher and Rocket Hog turret can home in on aircraft (which has carried over into subsequent games), the Banshee Bomb can lock on to vehicles and turrets, and the Plasma Launcher can lock onto both vehicles and infantry.
6th Aug '16 3:03:22 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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** ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'' introduces franchise staples the [[AbnormalAmmo Needler]] and Plasma Pistol.

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** ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'' introduces introduced franchise staples the [[AbnormalAmmo Needler]] and Plasma Pistol.
6th Aug '16 3:02:20 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* Throughout ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': [[AbnormalAmmo Needler]], Plasma Pistol.
** ''VideoGame/{{Halo 2}}'' Rocket Launcher.
** ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3}}'' Banshee Bomb, Missile Pod.
** VideoGame/Halo3ODST same as Halo 3.
** VideoGame/HaloReach with the advent of armor lock, this is suddenly played for keeps: Rocket Launcher (AA only), Banshee Bomb, Rocket Hog turret, Plasma Launcher.

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* Throughout ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'':
** ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'' introduces franchise staples the
[[AbnormalAmmo Needler]], Needler]] and Plasma Pistol.
** ''VideoGame/{{Halo 2}}'' 2}}''[='s=] Rocket Launcher.
Launcher can home in on vehicles, turrets, and Sentinel Enforcers.
** ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3}}'' Banshee Bomb, and ''VideoGame/Halo3ODST'' have the Missile Pod.
Pod, which is capable of {{Roboteching}}.
** VideoGame/Halo3ODST same as Halo 3.
** VideoGame/HaloReach with
In VideoGame/HaloReach, the advent of armor lock, this is suddenly played for keeps: Rocket Launcher (AA only), Banshee Bomb, and Rocket Hog turret, turret can home in on aircraft (which has carried over into subsequent games), the Banshee Bomb can lock on to vehicles and turrets, and the Plasma Launcher.Launcher can lock onto both vehicles and infantry.
** In ''VideoGame/Halo4'', the campaign version of the Mantis can fire homing missiles.
** In ''VideoGame/Halo5Guardians'', the Suppressor and Boltshot now fire tracking shots, with the Scattershot also able to do so if you first ricochet its shots off something. The campaign version of the Mantis can now lock onto multiple enemies with its missiles at once, though the standard multiplayer version can only do so against aircraft. Additionally, several REQ variant weapons/vehicles in Warzone have special lock-on capabilities.
28th Jul '16 11:40:08 PM JackG
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* ''Plan 7 of 9 from Outer Space''. An ArmsDealer shows off a Smartgun that's so smart, the bullets can track you down by disguising themselves as a member of the Internal Revenue Service.

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* ''Plan 7 of 9 from Outer Space''. An ArmsDealer shows off a Smartgun smartgun that's so smart, the bullets can track you down a target at any range by disguising themselves as a member of the [[IntimidatingRevenueService Internal Revenue Service.Service]].
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