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3rd Apr '16 9:29:12 AM JackG
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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. Used for a BaitAndSwitch in "Root Cause". A man appears to be assembling a rifle on the catwalk above where a politician is making a speech. Reese tackles him, only for the real sniper to fire, killing the politician. He was actually assembling a confetti-firing device.
17th Mar '16 2:00:57 PM Morgenthaler
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** Cancer Man assembles a sniper rifle to shoot [[TheLoneGunmen Frohike]] in "Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man".

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** Cancer Man assembles a sniper rifle to shoot [[TheLoneGunmen Frohike]] Frohike in "Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man".
10th Mar '16 8:32:08 AM JackTheHammer
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* Possibly the best example: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Po64G72gQo The]] [[http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/07/125-piece_puzzle_in_6_different_met.html Intimidator]]. A 40 pound, 125 piece metal puzzle that assembles into a muzzle-loading .45 caliber pistol, with laser sights, and a cleaning kit included in the initial puzzle.

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* Possibly the best example: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Po64G72gQo The]] [[http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/07/125-piece_puzzle_in_6_different_met.html [[http://makezine.com/2010/07/28/125-piece-puzzle-in-6-different-met/ Intimidator]]. A 40 pound, 125 piece metal puzzle that assembles into a muzzle-loading .45 caliber pistol, with laser sights, and a cleaning kit included in the initial puzzle.
10th Mar '16 8:30:21 AM JackTheHammer
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRrFWQXl-RE The Hotchkiss Universal SMG]] folds in about 18 places to become really compact, and with some practice you can unfold it and be ready to shoot in 5 seconds.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRrFWQXl-RE The Hotchkiss Universal SMG]] folds in about 18 places to become really compact, and with some practice you can unfold it and be ready to shoot in 5 seconds. Unfortunately, it was also [[AwesomeButImpractical an ergonomic disaster and extremely difficult to maintain]], and Hotchkiss only manufactured it from 1949 - 1952.
25th Nov '15 3:21:05 AM eroock
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* In one sketch by ''TheWhitestKidsUKnow'', a CEO is in his office, hiding from a sniper in a competitor's building. He then grabs his briefcase, opens it, and assembles his own sniper rifle. HilarityEnsues.

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* In one sketch by ''TheWhitestKidsUKnow'', ''Series/TheWhitestKidsUKnow'', a CEO is in his office, hiding from a sniper in a competitor's building. He then grabs his briefcase, opens it, and assembles his own sniper rifle. HilarityEnsues.
1st Nov '15 11:14:25 PM Spoib
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* Completely subverted by military sniper rifles. For instance British army sniper rifles have the individual pieces seleceted from the "parent weapon" production line, and carefully built in the factory to ensure maximum accuracy.

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* Completely subverted by military sniper rifles. For instance British army sniper rifles have the individual pieces seleceted selected from the "parent weapon" production line, and carefully built in the factory to ensure maximum accuracy.
26th Sep '15 2:24:52 PM Talisguy
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** Though it doesn't stand out much as it would in other films, as the film (and the franchise) basically runs on RuleOfCool, rather than logic.
15th Aug '15 3:18:22 PM BattleMaster
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* Some information you find in C-Sec during the Cerberus Coup in ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' reveals that Cerberus agents smuggled some of their weapons onto the station this way.
15th Aug '15 3:09:48 PM BattleMaster
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* ''Franchies/GIJoe'' had a few examples as well. One such was the action figure for Bullhorn, who came with a rifle that could be separated into three pieces and stored in his backpack.
22nd May '15 7:01:52 AM Odon
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* A problem of this trope is shown in ''Film/MissionImpossibleIII'' -- what if you need the weapon in a hurry? When his VulnerableConvoy comes under attack, Ethan has to retrieve a suitcase containing an assault rifle from a destroyed vehicle, and assemble it while under fire.

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* A problem of this trope is shown in ''Film/MissionImpossibleIII'' -- what if you need the weapon in a hurry? When his VulnerableConvoy comes under attack, Ethan has to retrieve a suitcase containing an a G36 assault rifle from a destroyed crashed vehicle, and assemble it while under fire.
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