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by a Spy; Other Responses. 5 Media. Meet the Sniper; Jarate Comic Enemy at the Gate Kill an opponent within the first second of the round. that one of the garbled recordings that is heard when the Red-Tape .. that in Meet the Spy, the first hats for the Heavy and Sniper could be. Because they live inside a frantic multiplayer shooter, though, the only facets of those personalities people got to see were the screaming, Meet the Scout. Meet the Soldier Meet the Sniper. Meet the Spy. First Annual Saxxy Awards.
A jarring transition is a sudden and often painful transition, as is what the Spy experiences when his location is revealed after being hit with Jarate.[SFM] Meet the Engineer - First Person
Jumper Stumper Kill a rocket or grenade -jumping enemy in midair with your Sniper Rifle or the Huntsman. A stump-jump plough is a plough invented in South Australia in the late nineteenth century. Kill Everyone You Meet Kill enemies. Kook the Spook Kill 10 Spies with your Kukri. The Kukri is pronounced "kook-kree", and "spook" is slang for a spy. My Brilliant Career Top the scoreboard 10 times on teams of 6 or more players. The popularity of the novel in Australia and the perceived closeness of many of the characters to her own family and circumstances caused Franklin a great deal of distress and led her to withdrawing the novel from publication until after her death.
Not a Crazed Gunman, Dad In a single life, kill 3 enemies while they are achieving an objective. This is a reference to an argument the Sniper has over the phone in Meet the Sniper. Parting Shot Headshot an enemy player the moment his invulnerability wears off.
A parting shot is the final statement in an argument or conversation. The term itself is an English corruption of the term Parthian shot, referring to the ancient Parthians who would fire arrows on horseback while retreating. Pincushion Hit an enemy with 3 arrowswithout killing them. A pincushion is a small pillow used to hold sewing needles. Rain on Their Parade Jarate an enemy and the Medic healing him. To "rain on someone's parade" is to ruin a good moment or important event. Robin Hood is an archetypal figure in English folklore, whose story originates from medieval times, but who remains significant in popular culture where he is known for "stealing from the rich and giving to the poor" and fighting against injustice and tyranny.
He is famed for his use of the bow and arrow, which is referenced with the Sniper's Huntsman longbow and the Larrikin Robin hat. A reference to the old saying which implies someone looks like they've had a hard time. There is also a Left 4 Dead 2 achievement of the same name, for riding a survivor into a Spitter's acid patch as the Jockey.
Saturation Bombing Jarate 4 enemy players with a single throw. Saturation bombing is a term interchangeable with carpet bombinga process where a large section of land is bombed by aircraft.
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Saturation also refers to the discoloration of a character's model and view when hit by Jarate. Self-destruct Sequence This is process where a machine deactivates and destroys itself. Shafted Stab an enemy with an arrow. Someone who has been "shafted" is treated harshly or ignored.
It is also rude slang for penetration during sex. A shaft is also the body of an arrow. Shock Treatment Kill a Spy whose backstab attempt was blocked by your Razorback.
Shock treatment is a process where an electric shock is applied for torture or psychological treatment. Shoot the Breeze Kill a fully invisible Spy in a single hit. To "shoot the breeze" is an idiom of having a relaxed conversation.
In this case the Spy can make himself invisible and the Sniper is shooting the "breeze" an invisible Spy. Socket to Him Headshot an enemy Demoman. This is a play on "Sock it to him", a phrase of encouragement in a fight. This is also a play on the eye socket, for the Demoman has only one eye remaining in his right socket. The Last Wave Provide an enemy with a freezecam shot of you waving to them. The name of the achievement refers to a Australian film called The Last Wavewhich follows the story of a Sydney lawyer defending five Aborigines in a ritualized taboo murder.
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Triple Prey In a single round, get a kill with 3 different weapons. This is a pun on "triple play"the act of making three outs in the same play in baseball. The achievement's icon references the computer visualization of the Death Star trench run in the scene. Both this scene and the achievement require the characters not to use any assistance in their shots.
William Tell Overkill Pin an enemy Heavy to the wall via his head. Swiss patriotic folk hero William Tell is reputed to have been an expert crossbowman who once hit an apple balanced on the head of his son with a crossbow bolt. There has been repeated use of this overture in the popular media, most famously as the theme music for the radio and television show The Lone Ranger. While the quality and manufacture of such weapons differed widely, a common feature of these weapons lay in their use of rifled barrels and a heavily curved stock, the former of which gave them a great advantage in range and accuracy over the smoothbore firearms that were commonly used up until the midth century.
Bazaars can be found across the world, though they are most common in the Middle East, primarily in Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt. Crocodiles are commonly found near the city. Machina This weapon gets its name from the Latin phrase "deus ex machina" literally meaning "god out of the machine"which is a term used to describe a convenient plot device that abruptly appears out of nowhere and solves all of the problems the protagonist may be facing.
This is derived from Greek and Roman plays, where an actor playing a god would come down on a moving platform to help, hinder, or provide exposition on a situation. Hitman's Heatmaker Hitmen normally use silencers on their rifles to muzzle their firing sounds so as to remain undetected.
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Low Profile SMG To keep a "low profile" is to try and achieve an objective while remaining undetected. A profile is a side view of a person's body or face, which is why the gun is covered in silhouettes of the Sniper. Razorback Razorback is a term used in America and Australia to describe a wild boar. Huntsman Huntsman spiders are a family of similar species.
Huntsman spiders are fast, and excel at hunting prey the weapon has both of these traits, being quick to draw and intended for mobile snipers Bushwacka The Bushwacka references the knife that Mick "Crocodile" Dundee uses in the popular film Crocodile Dundee.
Team Sprayer SMG A "team player" is a person that will sacrifice a goal of theirs for the good of the team as a whole. It is also a play on the term "spray and pray" where a person fires their weapon without looking hoping to hit a shot.
Thunderbolt Sniper Rifle A thunderbolt doesn't actually exist due to thunder being a sound, it is a product of the confusion surrounding the differences between thunder and lightning. It may refer to the Apple Thunderbolt. The Sniper Rifle is a bolt-action rifle that has load a bullet into the chamber after each shot.
Shot in the Dark Sniper Rifle A "shot in the Dark" is a guess taken without any prior knowledge or a confident answer. The screen blacks out. Dad p- yeah - put Mum on the phone! The area seen before the title card appears resembles the one seen in the beginning of Expiration Date. Camping Fun, All year round! The sign that appears at the beginning of the video displays the Sniper Rifle 's old headshot kill icon.
The van appears to be painted in "Sahara Dust", a green-grey tone. The Sniper's van bears the Team Fortress series logo on the roof.
The Sniper's camper van was eventually turned into a model by Valve for map and machinima makers, and also appears in Thunder Mountain in the very back of the map, by a water tower on a cliff near the RED side, and Mannhattan, by the ramp leading up, away from the robot entryway. The bobblehead on the Sniper's dash is a caricature of the Civilian as he appears in the original Team Fortress Classic series of games.
Originally, the Civilian bobblehead on the dashboard of the camper van at the beginning of the video was a bobblehead of the " Old Geezer " from the "Old Geezer Draft Beer" poster found in-game. It was later replaced because the intended Sniper reference was too obscure for people to understand.
The music in the video is a homage to the " Magnum Force " theme by Lalo Schifrin.
The music in this video is one of two pieces of music featured in a Meet the Team video that has yet to be released as a main menu theme. In the scene where the Sniper brushes his teeth, his signature Sniper Rifle is reflected in the mirror. It appears correctly right-handed in the mirror, so out of the mirror, it would appear to be designed for use by a left-handed person. The jars of urine are the very first glimpse of Jaratewhich may also be an explanation for Jarate being referred to in the game files as "urinejar".
In the timelapse scene, the Sniper drinks a brown liquid most likely coffee out of a mug with the words " 1 Sniper".