Bringing a Gun to a Knife Fight


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Any situation where the superior weaponry loses, or subversions of 'Bringing a Knife to a Gun Fight." Common elements include a victor who is supremely talented with the 'inferior' weapon, or a victor who enjoys total home-field advantage.

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V for Vendetta. Vivica A. Fox's death in "Kill Bill." The Vietnam War. The alien in "Signs" getting owned by a baseball bat and glasses of water. The Battle of Endor. Mc Gyver. Practically every episode. The death of Edgler Vess in the novel "Intensity." He has dogs, guns, and decades of serial-killing expertise. She has a lighter. He loses.
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