Talk:Overwatch Sniper Rifle

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I suggest we rename this Overwatch Sniper Rifle. Overwatch Pulse Sniper Rifle, while somewhat descriptive, seems to be an awkward way of wording it. --MattyDienhoff 14:27, 7 January 2008 (UTC)

I don't see how it's odd, since it's the same case with the AR2 Pulse Rifle -Scruff 01:07, 8 January 2008 (UTC)

It's not really the same thing. The Pulse Rifle is just that, the Pulse Rifle, that's it's name. But while it's true that a dozen other Combine weapons systems use the same ammunition, that doesn't mean it has to be mentioned in the name. "Sentry Pulse Turret", "Pulse Suppression Device". You get the idea, it's awkward. --MattyDienhoff 03:42, 8 January 2008 (UTC)

Seems fair enough, as long as it's mentioned somewhere in the article that it uses pulse ammunition. Coming Second 14:45, 8 January 2008 (UTC)

I think it sounds better with weapons. It of course sounds weird with objects such as the turret, but for weapons it lets the person know what kind of weapon it is just by reading the title. Example, The M4 probably isn't as fitting a title as the M4A1 Carbine. Another example, a title is better called "Colt M1911 Pistol instead of "Colt Pistol". -Scruff 20:20, 8 January 2008 (UTC)

Yes, but a title can be too descriptive, and besides which, the Overwatch Sniper Rifle is a fictional weapon so it's not like we're sticking to a manufacturer's designation here. The word "Pulse" simply describes the kind of ammunition it fires and is not part of the name, so I think it belongs in the body of the article (where it is mentioned several times), not the title. --MattyDienhoff 03:37, 9 January 2008 (UTC)

Another point is it sounds slightly more professional. Example: Barrett .50 Cal Sniper Rifle It states the ammunition used and what it's used for in the name -Scruff 22:47, 9 January 2008 (UTC)

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Removed "you"s, replaced with "Freeman" and altered text to better accomodate removal of "you"s. -Soviet Razor 19:24, 27 March 2009 (Pacific)