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6th Dec '16 4:14:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* Compared to other AI allies throughout the series, Captain [=MacMillan=] from ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty4ModernWarfare'' is a deadshot. Within a second of killing your first mook (as Lieutenant Price), his partner is killed by [=MacMillan=], ''regardless of who you choose''. Despite his skills, he's only there to supervise your preemptive assassination attempt on TheManBehindTheMan. During the hectic escape from the operation, you're hard pressed for cover and ammo while [=MacMillan=] patiently urges you on, and [[{{Badass}} turns his side of the field into a graveyard]].

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* Compared to other AI allies throughout the series, Captain [=MacMillan=] from ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty4ModernWarfare'' is a deadshot. Within a second of killing your first mook (as Lieutenant Price), his partner is killed by [=MacMillan=], ''regardless of who you choose''. Despite his skills, he's only there to supervise your preemptive assassination attempt on TheManBehindTheMan. During the hectic escape from the operation, you're hard pressed for cover and ammo while [=MacMillan=] patiently urges you on, and [[{{Badass}} turns his side of the field into a graveyard]].graveyard.
4th Dec '16 4:53:28 AM Andyroid
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* In Creator/TheBrothersGrimm story "How Six Men Went Far In the World", one of the six is a hunter who boasts he can shoot the left eye off a fly from two miles away. He's certainly able to shoot a horse-skull out from under the head of a sleeping man in order to wake him.
27th Nov '16 8:14:29 PM PaulA
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* Raj Whitehall from ''TheGeneral'' owes his Improbable Aiming Skills to the computer he's telepathically linked to. The sequel novels that take place on other planets have the same for their telepathically-linked to computer protagonists, although the degree to which this comes up in the story varies.

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* Raj Whitehall from ''TheGeneral'' ''Literature/TheGeneral'' owes his Improbable Aiming Skills to the computer he's telepathically linked to. The sequel novels that take place on other planets have the same for their telepathically-linked to computer protagonists, although the degree to which this comes up in the story varies.
26th Nov '16 9:32:08 AM Morgenthaler
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* Kit, wielder of ''TheDreadful'', is apparently good enough to [[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2012/04/06/the-dreadful-111/ shoot the hammer of a spinning gun]], thereby causing it to fire.

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* Kit, wielder of ''TheDreadful'', ''Webcomic/TheDreadful'', is apparently good enough to [[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2012/04/06/the-dreadful-111/ shoot the hammer of a spinning gun]], thereby causing it to fire.
24th Nov '16 12:05:26 PM nombretomado
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* Relentlessly spoofed in the ''AustinPowers'' movies. There are some scenes where Austin fires around two or three shots, resulting in around 20 bad guys falling down dead at once.

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* Relentlessly spoofed in the ''AustinPowers'' ''Film/AustinPowers'' movies. There are some scenes where Austin fires around two or three shots, resulting in around 20 bad guys falling down dead at once.
17th Nov '16 1:41:20 AM harharhar
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* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' has a villain who can shoot a small chain holding up a chandelier high up using a crossbow that is ''being held by someone else'', and the aiming was done in just a split second.
16th Nov '16 12:25:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'''s Kurogane may also fit into this as he shows himself to be capable of very unlikely feats of precision...exactly once. In [[CrapsackWorld Acid Tokyo]] he uses a stone to knock ''a crossbow bolt'' out of the air. And acts like it was nothing out of the ordinary. Comes with being a {{Badass}} {{Ninja}} apparently.

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* ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'''s Kurogane may also fit into this as he shows himself to be capable of very unlikely feats of precision...exactly once. In [[CrapsackWorld Acid Tokyo]] he uses a stone to knock ''a crossbow bolt'' out of the air. And acts like it was nothing out of the ordinary. Comes with being a {{Badass}} badass {{Ninja}} apparently.
13th Nov '16 8:13:01 AM tocattanfugue
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* The snipers in ''Manga/WorldTrigger'' can pull all feats that their real life counterpart can do and more. Top snipers can shoot weapons off enemies hands and shoot bullets mid air. With sufficient information, they can also shoot targets through buildings, line of sight be damned.

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* The snipers in ''Manga/WorldTrigger'' can pull all feats that their real life counterpart can do and more. Top snipers can shoot weapons off enemies hands and shoot bullets mid air. With sufficient map information, they can also shoot targets through buildings, line of sight be damned.
13th Nov '16 8:11:17 AM tocattanfugue
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* The snipers in ''Manga/WorldTrigger'' can pull all feats that their real life counterpart can do and more. Top snipers can shoot weapons off enemies hands and shoot bullets mid air. With sufficient information, they can also shoot targets through buildings, line of sight be damned.
** Justified in series as trion bullets are not affected by wind, so it's easier for them to pin point long distance shots. Also, sniper position has the highest requirement for graduation and as a result, most sniper trainees will never graduate. Snipers that manage to graduate have skill scores well beyond graduates from other positions.
30th Oct '16 9:29:51 PM Mhazard
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** [[Literature/BookOfSamuel David]] himself also deserves a mention, during the famous battle of DavidVsGoliath, he sniped down Goliath with a sling, this is akin to [[BoomHeadshot pulling out a pistol and sniping down someone's head from a distance]].

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** [[Literature/BookOfSamuel [[Literature/BooksOfSamuel David]] himself also deserves a mention, during the famous battle of DavidVsGoliath, he sniped down Goliath with a sling, this is akin to [[BoomHeadshot pulling out a pistol and sniping down someone's head from a distance]].
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