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In scenarios involving HumongousMecha, the falling bullet casings from said mecha's guns can present a danger to whoever and whatever is unlucky enough to be under them.

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In scenarios involving HumongousMecha, the falling bullet casings from said mecha's guns can be large enough to present a danger to whoever and whatever is unlucky enough to be under them.


* These have been included in too many action shots of ThePunisher to list, both on covers of comic books and inside them.

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* These have been included in too many action shots of ThePunisher ComicBook/ThePunisher to list, both on covers of comic books and inside them.


* Seen in ''Film/SuicideSquad'' when the SEAL team opens up with automatic weapons on the advancing horde of zombies. There is a close-up on the spent casings raining down around their feet.

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* Seen in ''Film/SuicideSquad'' ''Film/SuicideSquad2016'' when the SEAL team opens up with automatic weapons on the advancing horde of zombies. There is a close-up on the spent casings raining down around their feet.


* ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion'': Unit 01 fires an Eva-sized [[GatlingGood gatling gun]] at Shamshel, raining spent cartridges on the street below, one of which flattens a car.

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* ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion'': Unit 01 fires an Eva-sized [[GatlingGood gatling gun]] {{Gatling g|ood}}un at Shamshel, raining spent cartridges on the street below, one of which flattens a car.



* The [[GatlingGood minigun]] on the Warthog in ''Franchise/{{Halo}}''.
** The developer even pointed out that the shells would not stick to the surface but actualy bounce around based on the terrian. They showed this off by placing a Warthog on a hill and fired the gun with the shells realisticly rolling down the hill.

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* The [[GatlingGood minigun]] on the Warthog in ''Franchise/{{Halo}}''.
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''Franchise/{{Halo}}''. The developer even pointed out that the shells would not stick to the surface but actualy bounce around based on the terrian.terrain. They showed this off by placing a Warthog on a hill and fired the gun with the shells realisticly rolling down the hill.



* The ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' Groundside Resistance Pack [=DLC=] includes, among others, the [[GameBreaker N7 Typhoon]] light machine gun. This {{BFG}} is not only obscenely powerful and comes with several goodies like in-built penetration, increased damage resistance while aiming and the largest clip size out of any weapon in the game - it's also the only infantry weapon in the entire trilogy to invoke this trope. The justification seems to be the same as the heavy machine guns' mentioned above, given how the spent "casings" look an awful lot like many, many, [[RuleOfThree many]] tiny thermal clips. The Typhoon still ejects a glowing standard heat sink during reloading, though. And for some reason, the casing shower effect disappears the moment the shooter activates a special ammo type.

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* The ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' Groundside Resistance Pack [=DLC=] includes, among others, the [[GameBreaker N7 Typhoon]] light machine gun. This {{BFG}} is not only obscenely powerful and comes with several goodies like in-built penetration, increased damage resistance while aiming and the largest clip size out of any weapon in the game - it's also the only infantry weapon in the entire trilogy to invoke this trope. The justification seems to be the same as the heavy machine guns' mentioned above, given how the spent "casings" look an awful lot like many, many, [[RuleOfThree many]] many tiny thermal clips. The Typhoon still ejects a glowing standard heat sink during reloading, though. And for some reason, the casing shower effect disappears the moment the shooter activates a special ammo type.


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* Kurt's ArmCannon in ''VideoGame/MDK2'' emits cascades of casings ejected per second when he fires it.


*** During the lobby shootout there's a shot of spend casings raining down from the hem of Neo's BadassLongcoat -- [[ArtisticLicenseFirearms except that they're rifle casings]], not pistol casings as would be fired from the Skorpian submachine guns he's firing GunsAkimbo.

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*** During the lobby shootout there's a SlowMotion shot of spend casings raining down from the hem of Neo's BadassLongcoat -- [[ArtisticLicenseFirearms [[ImproperlyPlacedFirearms except that they're rifle casings]], not pistol casings as would be fired from the Skorpian Scorpion submachine guns he's firing GunsAkimbo.

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*** During the lobby shootout there's a shot of spend casings raining down from the hem of Neo's BadassLongcoat -- [[ArtisticLicenseFirearms except that they're rifle casings]], not pistol casings as would be fired from the Skorpian submachine guns he's firing GunsAkimbo.


Compare DramaticGunCock. When combined with InfiniteAmmo, may raise the FridgeLogic of where all that ammunition [[{{Hammerspace}} was]] ''before'' it was fired...

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Compare DramaticGunCock. When combined with InfiniteAmmo, BottomlessMagazines, may raise the FridgeLogic of where all that ammunition [[{{Hammerspace}} was]] ''before'' it was fired...


* Classic photographs from both world wars show artillery pieces, especially after the prolonged bombardments of the Western Front, surrounded by heaped spent brass shell casings that are taller than the guns

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* Classic photographs from both world wars show artillery pieces, especially after the prolonged bombardments of the Western Front, surrounded by heaped spent brass shell casings that are taller than the gunsguns.
* A story goes that sailors like messing with the NewMeat by telling them the circular markings on the deck are caused by a species of seabird that eats parasites and barnacles in the hull, the circles are due to the fact that it pecks around its feet. In reality, the markings are those left by spent casings from the ship's guns.


( ''WesternAnimation/SuicideSquadHellToPay'': When Whale's men open up on the Squad with fully automatic weapons on board the train, a rain of spent casings is shown hitting the floor around their feet.

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( * ''WesternAnimation/SuicideSquadHellToPay'': When Whale's men open up on the Squad with fully automatic weapons on board the train, a rain of spent casings is shown hitting the floor around their feet.


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( ''WesternAnimation/SuicideSquadHellToPay'': When Whale's men open up on the Squad with fully automatic weapons on board the train, a rain of spent casings is shown hitting the floor around their feet.
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** Also inverted when Raynor guns down a hydralisk Zerg in one shot with his heavy penetration rifle. The shell is big enough that it embeds itself in the ground with a thunk when it ejects, like the Ring in the ''Main/LordOfTheRings'' films when Bilbo finally lets go and drops it to the floor.

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** Also inverted when Raynor guns down a hydralisk Zerg in one shot with his heavy penetration rifle. The shell is big enough that it embeds itself in the ground with a thunk when it ejects, like the Ring in the ''Main/LordOfTheRings'' ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' films when Bilbo finally lets go and drops it to the floor.


** Also TruthInTelevision. A fresh hot shell casing down your collar burns [[ShapedLikeItself pretty much like you'd expect a hot piece of metal falling down your shirt would.]] Many modern military uniforms include a velcro tab on the underside of the collar so that you can turn it into a mandarin collar to protect yourself from this occupational hazard. Some female gun enthusiasts on YouTube have also confessed to re-evaluating their cleavage limits after such occurences.

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** Also TruthInTelevision. A fresh hot shell casing down your collar burns [[ShapedLikeItself pretty much like you'd expect a hot piece of metal falling down your shirt would.]] Many modern military uniforms include a velcro tab on the underside of the collar so that you can turn it into a mandarin collar to protect yourself from this occupational hazard. Some female gun enthusiasts on YouTube Website/YouTube have also confessed to re-evaluating their cleavage limits after such occurences.


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* This makes an appearance in the ''Series/StargateSG1'' movie ''Film/TheArkOfTruth''. During the course of the movie Replicators get unleashed on the ''Odyssey''. A group of airmen guard the entrance to the Asgard Computer Core so Carter and Marks can find the command to shut the Replicators down. By the time they do, the hall way is covered in spent shells and Replicator blocks.

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* This makes an appearance *''Series/StargateSG1'':
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in the ''Series/StargateSG1'' movie ''Film/TheArkOfTruth''. During the course of the movie Replicators get unleashed on the ''Odyssey''. A group of airmen guard the entrance to the Asgard Computer Core so Carter and Marks can find the command to shut the Replicators down. By the time they do, the hall way is covered in spent shells and Replicator blocks.



* In ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'', the limiting factor on the guns' ammunition isn't the ammunition itself but the heat sinks that allow them to keep firing without melting. Whenever Shepard reloads he ejects a spent heat sink that looks remarkably like a red-hot shell casing.

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* In ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'', the ''VideoGame/MassEffect2''
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limiting factor on the guns' ammunition isn't the ammunition itself but the heat sinks that allow them to keep firing without melting. Whenever Shepard reloads he ejects a spent heat sink that looks remarkably like a red-hot shell casing.


* Happens repeatedly in various ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' anime, which is bad news for any innocent bystanders, considering the shells are typically a) the size of oil drums and b) falling from sevewral stories up.

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* Happens repeatedly in various ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' anime, which is bad news for any innocent bystanders, considering the shells are typically a) the size of oil drums and b) falling from sevewral several stories up.

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