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  • n. Plural form of flashbang.


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  • The advice we have from the Japanese Government is, that in response to a number of, of incidents where liquid substances and powder were thrown onboard, they responded with a number of so-called flashbangs, which they very strongly say are designed to create noise, but not to injure.

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  • Then stock up on AA batteries, a loud CD player, a considerably loud boombox, flashbangs, smoke grenades, knock out gas, heat-vision goggles, and a short sword (I should also make myself a note to train in swordsmanship prior to the event and to buy the utmost portable stuff I could find).

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  • Things like that always bring home how pathetic the majority of the bureacracy actually is, when you are getting pelted with flashbangs, fireworks big enough to blow a car apart and petrol bombs laced with sugar.

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  • If that's the case, I'd suggest a good man on a SAW and an assortment of your favorite hand grenades and flashbangs.

    The Rules of Gunfighting

  • The guy you'll see in those pix is Steeltip, a character that uses archery not only to attack but to fire "trick arrows," like flashbangs to disorient, poison gas clouds, splashes of acid to degrade armor, and oil slicks to trip up his enemies.

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  • Grenades and flashbangs, rocket launchers of all kinds, and dozens of bullet-spreaders each feel like they have their own personalities and advantages.

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  • The sheriff wore a black Nomex jump suit that was hung with belts containing gas grenades, flashbangs, knives, and radio gear.

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  • Nick went through the door hard, his Glock in a steady two-hand grip, trigger finger indexed above the trigger guard, a SureFire light mounted on rails beneath the barrel burning a hole in the smoky turmoil conjured by the flashbangs.

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  • Body armor, helmet, backup shotguns but primary personnel—that is, myself and Agents Fields and Chandler—will go in with handguns behind flashbangs.

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  • And a few flashbangs under random audience members chairs just to live things up a bit.

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