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09:07:16 AM Jun 25th 2013
I propose an addendum to #197: "I will explain to my Legions of Terror that guns are ranged weapons and swords are not. Anyone who attempts to throw a sword at the hero or club him with a gun will be summarily executed."

This addendum will note that clubbing with a gun is acceptable if, AND ONLY IF, said ranged weapon is completely out of ammunition and/or reload magazines, and as such is only good as a bludgeoning tool at that point in time.
03:56:39 PM Apr 22nd 2015
And what if the person you're fighting is too close for you to shoot? In real life, soldiers are taught to fight with the butt of their gun at melee range.
07:30:02 AM Aug 1st 2012
121. should end with "and immediately destroy it if possible"
10:10:25 AM Aug 1st 2012
The text of the main list isn't to be edited. Since this page is locked, I assume that extends to the Cellblocks as well.
04:17:40 AM Jul 25th 2012
Minor error in rule 110. A space was added in "Evil Plan" link making the sentence "I will not employ [[Evil Plan devious schemes]] that involve." Have a nice day.
06:15:32 AM Jul 25th 2012
It's been taken care of. Post in this thread if you have an edit request for a lockd page.
06:27:38 AM Jul 25th 2012
I did not know that. Thank you.
12:18:14 PM Jun 4th 2012
The Xanatos Gambit wick is incorrect. 'devious plans' should be potholed to Evil Plan
02:32:50 PM Jun 4th 2012
^And again, there is a FAQ thread.
06:16:42 AM Mar 9th 2012
Concerning #193, focusing on the damsel has potential pitfalls of its own. The last thing you may want is to instigate a Roaring Rampage of Revenge—or worse, a Moral Event Horizon crossing. Both could lead to an 11th-Hour Superpower Evil Overlords are usually incapable of anticipating.
09:55:20 AM Nov 27th 2010
I think number 101 needs a caveat for cases in which The Power of Love exists...You know, Harry Potter?
08:37:25 AM Jun 25th 2011
I was going to say the same thing. At least kill the kid with mundane means, like knife/rock/wall.
01:31:46 PM Sep 5th 2010
I think you misunderstood the point of number 116. It should actually be an "I will" not an "I will not".
03:27:30 PM Jul 12th 2012
Exactly my thoughts. The hero's ship has the explosives, and thus he'll be killed once the ship has gotten far enough away from the fortress/death star that said evil lair is out of the blast range.
07:26:41 AM Jul 12th 2010
I want to add a pothole to the point "No one conquered the universe using the Beta version." We have the trope But Sir, It's Not Ready, now.
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