Hale's Own Quickiebomb Launcher!

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  1. Woomy

    Woomy Active Forum Member

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    Added my 7th weapon to the Hale's Own Club: my Quickiebomb Launcher a.k.a. 'Pistol Shrimp'!

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    I only wish Valve added the Quickiebomb Launcher's strange variant to the game sooner. One silver lining to come from the Meet Your Match Update. Don't know if it's just me but even almost four years later you don't see many strange ones in the wild.

    Around early March I noticed that this thing was almost at the halfway mark. Ranking this thing up turned into my evening project during the quarantine. Next thing I know it hit Epic, Legendary, Australian, and finally Hale's Own! Don't think I've racked up this many kills in such a small timeframe throughout all my years of playing TF2.

    A big thanks to all of you on {FITH} for making this possible! A large chunk of these kills came from blowing y'all up. Special thanks to This Guy for the kritz to rack up the final few kills tonight.
     
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  2. Dr. Thor

    Dr. Thor One hammer Two hammer Three hammer THOR!

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    Congrats
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  3. Donald Draper

    Donald Draper Well-Known Forum Member

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    Pistol shrimp... Rogue legacy reference? One of my favorite games. FYI rogue legacy 2 coming soon.

    Congrats woomy. Don't forget to update the resume!
     
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  4. Woomy

    Woomy Active Forum Member

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    No just named after the actual shrimp. Named my Iron Bomber "Heavy Lobster" so I chose on that name for the crustacean theme. Seemed like a fitting name too.
     
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  5. This Guy

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    Glad I could help! I thought the name was because it just looks like a shrimp...
     
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  6. Woomy

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    In nature a pistol shrimp hunts by snapping its claw so fast that it essentially creates a "bubble bullet" to kill its prey. For a fraction of a second the cavitation bubble formed creates sonoluminescence and temperatures as hot as the sun's surface. The noise is so loud that colonies of these shrimps can interfere with naval instruments.

    Seemed...fitting.
     
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  7. lousypirate

    lousypirate Cheese

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    Saw those in a documentary, nature is neat
     
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    trizznut Well-Known Forum Member

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    Congrats, I’m right on your heels buddy. Quickie bomb launcher is my new fav weapon.
     
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  9. Woomy

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    Copycat.

    Kind of surprised that I don't see more Quickiebomb Launchers out in the wild.
     
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  10. lousypirate

    lousypirate Cheese

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    got my shooting star to hale's own rather quickly
     
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