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    BLam! BLam! BLam! BLam! BLam! BLam! BLam! pling...

    Comic book onomatopoeia for the M1 Garand.

    People in Eurasia on the brink of oppression: I hope it's gonna be alright... Pet Shop Boys: Introspective

    by rgilly on Wed Oct 19, 2005 at 10:11:01 AM PDT

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    •  My rifle instructor (none)
      a Korean war vet who fought at Choson, referred to the  distinct *ping of an empty clip ejecting as "A Chinese dinner bell"  as the sound usually trigged a human wave attack on the position.

      Knowledge is power Power Corrupts Study Hard Be Evil

      by Magorn on Wed Oct 19, 2005 at 10:16:16 AM PDT

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      •  But then... (none)
        the "guests for dinner" were blowing their trumpets, whistles, and firing off their eerie green tracers rounds...

        But eventually stopped cold by another "part of the dining service".

        Bon appetit!

        People in Eurasia on the brink of oppression: I hope it's gonna be alright... Pet Shop Boys: Introspective

        by rgilly on Wed Oct 19, 2005 at 10:35:40 AM PDT

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