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Alphabetical Word Association
« on: June 17, 2009, 01:44:19 PM »
OK, don't know how long this will last, but here's the idea. I say something that starts with A, ie 'Airliner'. The next guy says something related to airliner, but that starts with B, ie 'Boeing' (which in case somebody somehow doesn't know, is a company that makes airliners). Simple enough?

OK...

The first word is 'Ammo'
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2009, 02:20:54 PM »
Browning

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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2009, 02:36:43 PM »
Carbine.
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2009, 04:19:01 PM »
Downsized

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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2009, 05:33:45 PM »
Economized.

(But what's the connection between carbine and downsized?)
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2009, 05:45:14 PM »
A carbine is basically a downsized rifle (or rifle cartridge) with less long range capabilities. Think of an M4 carbine to a standard M16.

Maybe I screwed up with that one.
Lets go with Frangible.

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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2009, 05:50:04 PM »
Urgh! Their can't possibly be a connection between economized and frangible! Or could it...?

Anyway, I'll go with grenade. As in the anti-personal type that throws metal everywhere.
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2009, 05:51:36 PM »
Frangible ammo is a lot cheaper than regular ammo, only thing I could come up with.

High explosive to counter grenade.

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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2009, 05:52:30 PM »
IED (improvised explosive device)
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2009, 06:00:43 PM »
Javelin (as in the old missile system)

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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2009, 06:01:24 PM »
Kalishnakov (as in the trusty AK-47)
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #11 on: June 17, 2009, 06:04:29 PM »
L.A.W. (light antitank weapon, predecessor to the AT 4)

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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #12 on: June 17, 2009, 06:05:48 PM »
Merkava, Israeli main battle tank.
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #13 on: June 17, 2009, 06:08:08 PM »
Nimitz (the carrier)

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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #14 on: June 17, 2009, 06:09:54 PM »
October (not the Red October, the October class submarine, USSR's first SSN)
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #15 on: June 17, 2009, 06:16:03 PM »
Polaris (us sub)

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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #16 on: June 17, 2009, 06:47:14 PM »
Isn't polaris a missile?

Anyway, Q is a hard one, but military phonetics never fail to please.

Quebec was a stop-gap Soviet diesel closed-cycle submarine used from the 1950s to the 1970s.
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #17 on: June 17, 2009, 08:10:18 PM »
RPG (I'm sure you know what it stands for)

I think the Polaris was also the name of the sub class, as well as the missile; might be wrong though.

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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #18 on: June 17, 2009, 08:11:53 PM »
Skorpion, Soviet Uzi-esqe thing of dubious usefullness.
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #19 on: June 17, 2009, 08:14:36 PM »
Takorov (spelling?) a soviet pistol.

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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #20 on: June 17, 2009, 08:16:11 PM »
Oh! Didn't know that one!

Uzi. Nuff' said. I hate that gun. As if submachine guns weren't small enough as it is.
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #21 on: June 17, 2009, 08:23:10 PM »
Vector (specifically the TDI Vector, a prototype .45 caliber SMG)

Takorov (spelling?) a soviet pistol.

I've never heard of a Takorov and couldn't get anything on Google or the Wikipedia, there is a Makarov though.  :-\
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #22 on: June 17, 2009, 08:27:23 PM »
Vector (specifically the TDI Vector, a prototype .45 caliber SMG)

Takorov (spelling?) a soviet pistol.




I've never heard of a Takorov and couldn't get anything on Google or the Wikipedia, there is a Makarov though.  :-\

Yes, someone else posts in this thread!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TT_pistol
The Vector looks very cool, BTW.

WMDs, in particular, bioweapons. The connection? Vector control. Look it up.

So yah, WMD.

EDIT: BTW, is it just me, or does my post count now read 'leet'?
SECOND EDIT: Nevermind, it's gone. Must have been 1337. :)
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #23 on: June 17, 2009, 11:23:45 PM »
X-Ray, as in using an x-ray to spot a wmd someone attempted to smuggle in.
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Re: Alphabetical Word Association
« Reply #24 on: June 18, 2009, 12:43:03 AM »
Yellow Fever, a disease which has been researched for use as a WMD that would not show up on any metal detector.

OK, whoever gets Z, start again with A, on a topic of your choice.
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