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Old 07-20-2020, 04:46 PM   #1
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Why does it frequently show me articles about some "history's greatest sniper" or another?
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Old 07-20-2020, 04:56 PM   #2
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I'd say the Russians are manipulating your feed. Are you getting rifle ads as well?
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Old 07-20-2020, 07:23 PM   #3
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Portland, yo.
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Old 07-20-2020, 11:56 PM   #4
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They've done a psychiatric profile and found you recruit material for ambush sniper.
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Old 07-21-2020, 06:13 AM   #5
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I thought I was kidding but ...

Putin's boy has gotten us to the brink of something awful. It would only take a shooter.
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Old 07-27-2020, 05:03 PM   #6
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I'm telling you, it's uncanny-- I've seen a lot of cool articles I'm very interested in, like science and philosophy stuff-- but also, in the last few months, THREE biographies on world-class snipers. It feels like targeted advertising.

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They've done a psychiatric profile and found you recruit material for ambush sniper.
I mean, I always play a stealth archer in RPGs, but yeesh..
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Old 07-28-2020, 07:12 PM   #7
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The last sniper rifle I fired was the M21 Sniper Weapon System. Special Forces made design changes to it (after my time there) and it became the M25 Sniper Weapon System for use by SF and SEALs. The M24 Sniper Weapon System replaced the M21 for the conventional military.

Have you been using any alpha-numeric combinations that can be associated with sniper systems; or, terms that can be associated with snipers in your searches for other things?
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Old 07-29-2020, 07:03 AM   #8
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I'm telling you, it's uncanny-- I've seen a lot of cool articles I'm very interested in, like science and philosophy stuff-- but also, in the last few months, THREE biographies on world-class snipers. It feels like targeted advertising.



I mean, I always play a stealth archer in RPGs, but yeesh..
I see what you did there!
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Old 07-29-2020, 04:28 PM   #9
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I see what you did there!
Entirely unintended-- but I'll take it!
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