History PlayingWith / MugglesDoItBetter

25th Dec '16 7:44:08 PM marcoasalazarm
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** Next to what a wizard can do, Muggle tech is essentially SufficientlyAdvancedTechnology (think The Culture).

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** Next to what a wizard can do, Muggle tech is essentially SufficientlyAdvancedTechnology (think The Culture).Culture... or better yet, ''a common Zippo'' is more awe-inspiring that what a 'create fire' spell can do).
25th Dec '16 7:42:47 PM marcoasalazarm
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** Next to what a wizard can do, Muggle tech is essentially SufficientlyAdvancedTechnology (think The Culture).


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** Muggle technology is either BoringButPractical or SimpleYetAwesome, and easier to acquire. Stealing, making, buying or learning to use a .45 (and then getting rid of it) is a simply better choice than going through the decades-long quest to get the InfinityPlusOneSword, if your plan is to just kill one guy.
7th Dec '16 6:59:58 PM NoSpoilerz
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* '''Downplayed''': A wizard slaughters a company of muggle infantry only to get blown up by a cruise missile.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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A wizard slaughters a company of muggle infantry only to get blown up by a cruise missile.missile.
** There is a magical spell for many things, but they are always less efficient than an equivalent appliance.
6th Dec '16 12:08:18 AM marcoasalazarm
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* '''Invoked''': The writers wish to make a TakeThat to the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' series, and thus decide to exploit the fact that modern military-grade hardware (let alone regular things like cell phones and medical procedures) has advanced greatly enough that the previous 'this is why Wizard stuff can only fix Wizard troubles' HandWave can be told to take a hike without breaking the WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief.
* '''Exploited''': A wizard challenges another wizard to a duel, only to pull out a colt and fill their opponent with lead.

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* '''Invoked''': The writers wish to make a TakeThat to the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' series, and thus decide to exploit the fact that modern military-grade hardware (let alone regular things like cell phones and medical procedures) has advanced greatly enough that the previous 'this is why only Wizard stuff can only fix Wizard troubles' HandWave can be told to take a hike without breaking the WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief.
WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief. That,or it's a RevengeFic of the "I Want To Blow Away Voldemort With MoreDakka' type.
* '''Exploited''': A wizard challenges another wizard to a duel, only to pull out a colt Colt and fill their opponent with lead.



* '''Conversed''': "Never underestimate Muggles, my boy. What they lack in magic ability they make up for by a ''murderous'' capacity to adapt."

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* '''Conversed''': "Never underestimate Muggles, my boy. What they lack in magic ability they make up for by a ''murderous'' capacity to adapt.adapt and improvise. And I ''do'' mean "'''murderous'''"."
6th Dec '16 12:04:25 AM marcoasalazarm
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* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???There is an AncientConspiracy that keeps the wizarding world on a MedievalStasis, and thus provides an avenue to keep the more vile wizards from getting too full of themselves.



* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???The writers wish to make a TakeThat to the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' series, and thus decide to exploit the fact that modern military-grade hardware (let alone regular things like cell phones and medical procedures) has advanced greatly enough that the previous 'this is why Wizard stuff can only fix Wizard troubles' HandWave can be told to take a hike without breaking the WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief.



* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???"Never underestimate Muggles, my boy. What they lack in magic ability they make up for by a ''murderous'' capacity to adapt."
28th Aug '15 7:51:14 AM TokoWH
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** Earth technology is just as alien to aliens as it is to us. As such, their shields and weaponry are equipped to handle stuff like FrickinLaserBeams, and ''not'' equipped to handle stuff like guns and rockets.

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** Earth technology is just as alien to aliens as it theirs is to us. As such, their shields and weaponry are equipped to handle stuff like FrickinLaserBeams, and ''not'' equipped to handle stuff like guns and rockets.
28th Aug '15 7:50:36 AM TokoWH
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** Earth technology is just as alien to aliens as it is to us. As such, their shields and weaponry are equipped to handle stuff like FrickinLasarBeams, and ''not'' equipped to handle stuff like guns and rockets.

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** Earth technology is just as alien to aliens as it is to us. As such, their shields and weaponry are equipped to handle stuff like FrickinLasarBeams, FrickinLaserBeams, and ''not'' equipped to handle stuff like guns and rockets.
28th Aug '15 7:50:14 AM TokoWH
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** Earth technology is just as alien to aliens as it is to us. As such, their shields and weaponry are equipped to handle stuff like FreakinLasarBeams, and ''not'' equipped to handle stuff like guns and rockets.

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** Earth technology is just as alien to aliens as it is to us. As such, their shields and weaponry are equipped to handle stuff like FreakinLasarBeams, FrickinLasarBeams, and ''not'' equipped to handle stuff like guns and rockets.
28th Aug '15 7:50:00 AM TokoWH
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** Earth technology is just as alien to aliens as it is to us. As such, their shields and weaponry are equipped to handle stuff like FreakingLasarBeams, and ''not'' equipped to handle stuff like guns and rockets.

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** Earth technology is just as alien to aliens as it is to us. As such, their shields and weaponry are equipped to handle stuff like FreakingLasarBeams, FreakinLasarBeams, and ''not'' equipped to handle stuff like guns and rockets.
28th Aug '15 7:49:46 AM TokoWH
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** Earth technology is just as alien to aliens as it is to us. As such, their shields and weaponry are equipped to handle stuff like FreakingLasarBeams, and ''not'' equipped to handle stuff like guns and rockets.
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