History PintSizedPowerhouse / RealLife

28th Apr '16 9:55:15 AM 4444jdm
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** Any car with small exterior dimensions and [[EnormousEngine large engine sizes]] do count. Shelby Cobra and AMC Gremlin, for example.

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** Any car with small exterior dimensions dimensions/short lengths and [[EnormousEngine powerful large engine sizes]] do count. Shelby Cobra and Cobra, AMC Gremlin, and Chaparral 2J, for example.
18th Jan '16 10:07:22 PM 4444jdm
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** Any car with small exterior dimensions and [[EnormousEngine large engine sizes]] do count. Shelby/ Cobra and AMC Gremlin, for example.

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** Any car with small exterior dimensions and [[EnormousEngine large engine sizes]] do count. Shelby/ Shelby Cobra and AMC Gremlin, for example.
18th Jan '16 10:05:36 PM 4444jdm
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** UsefulNotes/FormulaOne engines are restricted to under three liters. They produce well over 600 horsepower.
** Most modern turbocharged engines (as in "designed from scratch to be turbocharged", not as "someone added a turbo") are incredibly strong and also ''light'' for their size: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Volkswagen_Group_petrol_engines#1.8_R4_20vT_110-221kW VW/Audi 1.8T]] (it can be easily modified to run over 400hp), [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subaru_Impreza#WRX_STI Subaru 2-liter boxer]] (even street versions kick serious ass, but it has been modified for drag racing to give a whopping '''700''' hp), [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renault_M%C3%A9gane_Renault_Sport Renault Megane RS 2-liter turbo]] and so on.

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** Modern UsefulNotes/FormulaOne engines are restricted to under three liters. They produce well over 600 horsepower.
** Most modern turbocharged engines (as in "designed from scratch to be turbocharged", not as "someone added a turbo") are incredibly strong and also ''light'' for their size: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Volkswagen_Group_petrol_engines#1.8_R4_20vT_110-221kW VW/Audi 1.8T]] (it can be easily modified to run over 400hp), [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subaru_Impreza#WRX_STI Subaru 2-liter boxer]] (even street versions kick serious ass, but it has been modified for drag racing to give a whopping '''700''' hp), [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renault_M%C3%A9gane_Renault_Sport Renault Megane RS 2-liter turbo]] and so on. on.
** Any car with small exterior dimensions and [[EnormousEngine large engine sizes]] do count. Shelby/ Cobra and AMC Gremlin, for example.
11th Jan '16 6:17:28 PM TomS98
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*[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mantis_shrimp Mantis Shrimp]] and related groups. On average, they grow to less than one and a half feet long. They are able to swing their claws with an average acceleration of over 100,000 meters per second (330,000 feet per second). Because of this ability to swing their claws so rapidly, they also generate cavitation bubbles that collapse with enough power to produce instant forces of 1,500 newtons. This means that even if their attack misses, the resulting shock wave will be enough to stun or even kill their prey.
22nd Dec '15 9:14:37 AM Quanyails
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* Likewise, [[FluffyTheTerrible Folland Gnat]] and its descendant, HAL Ajeet. Gnat was originally designed to be a budget alternative for bigger and faster fighters, and fighter version of Gnat F.1 was first operationally flown by Finnish Air Force in 1958. It proved extremely manouevreable and a skilled pilot could easily challenge MiG-21. The Indian Gnats proved superior to Pakistani Sabres and Starfighters, and the indians developed Gnat further into HAL Ajeet ("Unconquerable"). Finnish Gnats were withdrawn from service 1972 and Indian Ajeets [LongRunner in 1991]].

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* Likewise, [[FluffyTheTerrible Folland Gnat]] and its descendant, HAL Ajeet. Gnat was originally designed to be a budget alternative for bigger and faster fighters, and fighter version of Gnat F.1 was first operationally flown by Finnish Air Force in 1958. It proved extremely manouevreable and a skilled pilot could easily challenge MiG-21. The Indian Gnats proved superior to Pakistani Sabres and Starfighters, and the indians developed Gnat further into HAL Ajeet ("Unconquerable"). Finnish Gnats were withdrawn from service 1972 and Indian Ajeets [LongRunner [[LongRunner in 1991]].
17th Nov '15 1:40:39 PM Jake18
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* The destroyer USS Johnston in the Battle Of Samar fought so hard that when it was sunk it was reported by the Japanese as being a heavy cruiser of the Baltimore-class, a ship class nearly seven times the displacement of the typical WW2 destroyer. The Johnston not only managed to cripple the Heavy Cruiser Kumano by blowing off it's bow, forcing the heavy cruiser Suzuya to stop to assist it. Then after already taking heavy damage the Johnston engaged a Japanese cruiser and destroyer column in order to save the retreating escort carriers.



* The destroyer USS Johnston in the Battle Of Samar fought so hard that when it was sunk it was reported by the Japanese as being a ship of the South Dakota-class, if you need a hint that's a BATTLESHIP. The Johnston not only managed to cripple the Heavy Cruiser Kumano by blowing off it's bow, forcing the heavy cruiser Suzuya to stop to assist it. Then after already taking heavy damage the Johnston engaged a Japanese cruiser and destroyer column in order to save the retreating escort carriers.
20th Sep '15 5:32:32 PM nombretomado
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* The Voltigeurs of the [[NapoleonicWars Grande Armée]] were a whole unit of these. They could be no taller than 5'3' but had to be extremely sturdy and skilled with a musket. There were also specially selected for their aggressiveness, so you could say that they were soldiers of Napoleon's army with an actual Napoleon complex.

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* The Voltigeurs of the [[NapoleonicWars [[UsefulNotes/TheNapoleonicWars Grande Armée]] were a whole unit of these. They could be no taller than 5'3' but had to be extremely sturdy and skilled with a musket. There were also specially selected for their aggressiveness, so you could say that they were soldiers of Napoleon's army with an actual Napoleon complex.
18th Sep '15 9:57:52 AM Yahya
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=we3eQtkLzdU Alexander Veljanov]], a Macedonian-German singer and the lead vocalist of the band Deine Lakaien.
26th Jul '15 12:57:24 AM morane
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* Johannes Lichtenauer, one of the prominent Medieval figures in GermanSchoolOfSwordsmanship considered an ideal knight to be rather small and concord in stature than big and well-built, and having rather stamina than strength. [Strong, tall and well-built men would make fine [[AnnoyingArrows archers]].]

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* Johannes Lichtenauer, one of the prominent Medieval figures in GermanSchoolOfSwordsmanship [[UsefulNotes/EuropeanSwordsmanship German School Of Swordsmanship]] considered an ideal knight to be rather small and concord in stature than big and well-built, and having rather stamina than strength. [Strong, tall and well-built men would make fine [[AnnoyingArrows archers]].]


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* Likewise, [[FluffyTheTerrible Folland Gnat]] and its descendant, HAL Ajeet. Gnat was originally designed to be a budget alternative for bigger and faster fighters, and fighter version of Gnat F.1 was first operationally flown by Finnish Air Force in 1958. It proved extremely manouevreable and a skilled pilot could easily challenge MiG-21. The Indian Gnats proved superior to Pakistani Sabres and Starfighters, and the indians developed Gnat further into HAL Ajeet ("Unconquerable"). Finnish Gnats were withdrawn from service 1972 and Indian Ajeets [LongRunner in 1991]].
26th Jul '15 12:17:17 AM morane
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** This is also the reason why women and men practise and often fight together in same series. Size or strength really doesn't give any advantage in kendo.
* Johannes Lichtenauer, one of the prominent Medieval figures in GermanSchoolOfSwordsmanship considered an ideal knight to be rather small and concord in stature than big and well-built, and having rather stamina than strength. [Strong, tall and well-built men would make fine [[AnnoyingArrows archers]].]


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* Finnish Air Force. Never consisting of more than two fighter regiments, one bomber regiment and one reconnaissance regiment, it nevertheless managed to score more than 1500 confirmed victories against the Soviets and create 106 [[AcePilot fighter aces]] in WWII. Even today, Finnish pilots flying F-18 Hornets managed to score 100-6 against their NATO opponents in Frisian Flag 2013 excercize.
* Likewise, the [[IsraelisWithInfraredMissiles Israeli Air Force]]. There are more Israeli jet aces than there are jet aces together in the rest of the world.
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