Main Improbable Weapon User Discussion

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08:22:40 AM Aug 8th 2011
The one-time examples stipulation in the article doesn't do much to reduce redundancy with Improvised Weapon. Actually, from the examples shown in both pages, it hasn't done anything.
05:43:10 PM Feb 28th 2013
Tropers do not seem to read examples huh? Maybe it needs to be bolded more than once after the page is clear out...again.
07:55:42 AM Feb 3rd 2011
I'd like to clean out all the examples that aren't improbable and/or fit under other weapon tropes. A meteor hammer? Sounds like a hammer. Ice axe? Axe, indeed. Swords lined with sharkteeth and obsidian? They'd function as swords.
09:46:47 PM Nov 5th 2011
I agree. There are a lot of examples are unusual weapons only in appearance. When you get rid of the fancy looks it's still a sword, or gun, or spear, or axe; they are still weapons and recognizably so, no matter how strange they look.

This trope seems to be for things that aren't really weapons but are used as such. A frying pan, for example. But a cross with guns and a rocket launcher is just an oddly shaped case/mount for "real" weapons. Now if it was just a big cross, with no hidden weapons, it'd be this trope.

09:47:56 AM Sep 4th 2010
Why switch out Windmill blades for a shovel? Shovels are actually pretty common weapons.
07:08:58 AM Jun 6th 2010
althe is a peace name or a name of a flower with the beauty of a thousend diamonds there is also a poem named after that name called:to althea from prison!!!!

so the idiot that posted the gun doesn't know what he is doing!!!!!!
07:51:44 AM Jun 6th 2010
... Wut.
02:19:52 PM Mar 21st 2010
I would like to ask if in theory humanity itself are improbably weapons users by definition? In nature, many animals use parts of their body to fight with, in contrast, humanity uses tools for everything, even fighting.

But on the flipside, as we are human beings and thus a whole another animal, literally, would fist fighting be considered an improbable weapons user?
01:34:50 PM Jul 6th 2012
No it wouldn't.
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