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Happy 2023

Happy New Year's to all. --Ben41 (talk) 21:36, 1 January 2023 (UTC)

I guess, I made ID of Thark Rifle in John Carter movie

At the John Carter movie, most Tharks (Green Martian clan) use Thark Martian rifles. Of course, it was futurised guns, but, after closing inspection of the original movie props, I notice, that's this futusistic rifles were made from Tanegashimas (of course, a modern replicas). For proving this guess, I made a photoshoping compilation of the movie props and modern Tanegashima replica. So, I guess, that's useful to ID the gun as Tanegashma. Pyramid Silent (talk) 13:42, 15 January 2023 (UTC)

A photoshoping compilation of the movie props and modern Tanegashima replica. The serpent for the match and closing powderbox (1), which is almost similar on the Tanegashima and Thark rifle. The pistol-grip buttstock (2) which is also almost similar. Of course, the movie prop is equipped with some part of other guns (percussion hammer) as well as some junks, to look more futuristic, as well, it's sawn in half, but the basing gun is Tanegashima.

Smiling Friends page?

The western animation series Smiling Friends has quite a few realistically-drawn firearms which I documented on my sandbox here. I would just like to know if the show qualifies for a page on this site. --Dnkakusei (talk) 13:47, 6 February 2023 (UTC)

Delete category backlog

Just want to holler at the mod/s just in case. Ominae (talk) 07:56, 12 February 2023 (UTC)

Got more screenshots from Detective Conan marked for deletion since Netflix Japan's able to get remastered episodes out and I'm slowly using them to update pages here. Ominae (talk) 01:19, 3 March 2023 (UTC)
Got more stuff for deletion. Ominae (talk) 06:52, 6 July 2023 (UTC)

Blue Muzzle Flashes

Something I have noticed with classic action films, mostly within the 80's era, is that a lot of muzzle flashes appear more blue than yellow. Did this have something to do with the type of blanks/props that were being used back then, or was this just a result of 1980's cinematography? --Theakker3 (talk) 12:40, 28 March 2023 (UTC)

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Monsters vs Aliens?

Should we add a page about Monsters vs Aliens, the movie has some detailed guns like the M4 Carbine

Prodigal Son - Season 2, Unknown semi-auto pistol

I believe have a positive ID on the "unknown" semi-auto pistol listed for Prodigal Son - Season 2.

I requested an account specifically to help with this ID but I don't understand how to correctly add this info

If someone could vet this and add it, I'd appreciate it!

Prodigal Son - S02E10, "Exit Strategy". At approx 34m:30s, Felix (spoiler: Clayton Fielder's twin) climbs a staircase while brandishing, then racking, a silver-tone semi-auto I identify as a TriStar P-120 (CZ75 clone). It's later seen several times from virtually every conceivable angle starting around 38:10.

I checked it and I think you're right, so I did make all the necessary changes. By the way, don't forget to put your nickname and time in all discussions using 4 "~" at the end of each post. Pustelga7 (talk) 15:30, 4 June 2023 (UTC)
Thank you!

Therealnecroscope, 06:35, 6 June 2023

(Testing nic/time) Therealnecroscope (talk) 10:35, 6 June 2023 (UTC)

White M18 grenade

Are white M18 smoke grenade only seen in TV/movies/games? Been seeing some of those. Ominae (talk) 17:34, 12 October 2023 (UTC)

I don't think they come in white IRL. --Funkychinaman (talk) 18:12, 12 October 2023 (UTC)

Stunt/action choreography for a director's page

On the page for stunt choreographer and two-time film director Kensuke Sonomura, I've added a list of films and games that he contributed stunt direction and choreography to. I'm planning on fully adding these productions to his category, but I was told to ask an admin first because stunt coordination is a pretty niche credit, however I believe that these productions should be added to his category as stunt and action sequences are vital and important parts of these films and games. Is it safe to add the pages? --Dnkakusei (talk) 12:50, 14 November 2023 (UTC)

Firearm citations without screen grabs?

I am new here, and I have not seen any guidelines about whether it's okay to cite a firearm in a movie listing without an associated screen grab. Is it better to have a weapon identified, even without a photo? ... or is it really better to make sure that each citation includes corresponding screen grabs? --226X5-9-TAC (talk) 23:02, 15 December 2023 (UTC).

First off, welcome aboard. As for your question, if it's a pre-existing page, then pointing out a specific gun that doesn't already have a screencap is fine, as long as you're specific about when and where it appears (though having a screencap is always preferable). If it's for a page that doesn't exist yet, we'd prefer not - we have an excess of pages without screencaps as-is. Pyr0m4n14c (talk) 23:43, 15 December 2023 (UTC)

Identifying revolver

What type of revolver is this? Film is from 1938. Theakker3 (talk) 17:55, 22 December 2023 (UTC)

L&HTroubles Revolver 1.jpg
Not really a detailed enough shot to tell much. Appears to be a mid-size, .38 or therabouts. Ejector rod looks rather long which makes me think it has a socket, which would make it a S&W. If so, likely a Military & Police model. StanTheMan (talk) 17:30, 23 December 2023 (UTC)

NCIS Sydney

Should I wait until the episode/s airing in Australia in the last few weeks this month are accessible in Canada/US next month (January 2024) before screencapping, even though the show's backed by CBS and Paramount Plus? Ominae (talk) 10:05, 23 December 2023 (UTC)

Happy New Year! (2024)

Happy New Year to all IMFDB and may this year be prolific in page editing too!--Dannyguns (talk) 08:57, 1 January 2024 (UTC)

Yeah, Happy New Year 2024, and pass the ammunition (and the page edits). May many new relevant pages be created too! --Mazryonh (talk) 01:24, 2 January 2024 (UTC)

Identifying Rifle (or shotgun) on Wall

Any idea what this is on the wall? Theakker3 (talk) 02:28, 13 January 2024 (UTC)

Blockheads Unknown gun.jpg
Winchester Model 1895? --Funkychinaman (talk) 05:20, 13 January 2024 (UTC)

Optical sight ID???

Any idea what could be this sight? The mod appears to be Iraq War setting. --Nanomat (talk) 02:29, 13 January 2024 (UTC)

Paintball gun

Anyone know this gun? Ominae (talk) 16:15, 6 March 2024 (UTC)

Changing name

Requesting to change the name of this file to something like Lawman Mk III Snubnose. Ominae (talk) 12:38, 18 March 2024 (UTC)

Done. --Funkychinaman (talk) 15:04, 18 March 2024 (UTC)
Thanks @Funkychinaman. Don't know why that was locked. Ominae (talk) 14:12, 20 April 2024 (UTC)

Image file name change

Can the file name for this be changed? It's locked though with a generic file name. Also wondering if the "old" name can be nuked too. Ominae (talk) 13:47, 16 May 2024 (UTC)

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