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Automatic Ghost Guns on Showtime
« on: May 24, 2022, 10:26:19 AM »
The hacks at Vice did a ghost gun piece for Showtime in which they manipulated the video to speed up the shots from a semi to make it sound full auto-ish. When caught, they said they ran into an audio glitch that they are "working to correct".

https://twitchy.com/samj-3930/2022/05/24/why-you-lyin-vice-denying-they-edited-semi-auto-ghost-guns-audio-to-make-them-sound-scarier-and-fully-auto-goes-so-wrong/
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Re: Automatic Ghost Guns on Showtime
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2022, 10:37:29 AM »
Well it is a ghost gun so it makes ghost sounds
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Re: Automatic Ghost Guns on Showtime
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2022, 11:05:23 AM »
 :rofl:

It is pretty obvious they added in a bunch of shots.  You can see the recoil. 
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Re: Automatic Ghost Guns on Showtime
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2022, 11:14:01 AM »
Nothing new here - when NBC News was covering the Clinton gun ban back in the mid-90s, they showed video of full-auto machine guns being fired while Tom Brokaw did the voice-over about restricting "semi-auto" firearms. When NBC was called on it, they said something along the lines of it being an "inadvertent" event with "no intention to deceive" but refused to issue a correction or retraction for this "minor" error.

And then a couple of weeks later, Brokaw & Company did it again.

This from the same network team that rigged a GM pickup with a remotely-detonated incendiary device to make it blow up on cue in order to demonstrate the dangers of side-saddle gas tanks - so their deceit wasn't limited to firearm issues.

I don't think the media has become more honest since then.
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Re: Automatic Ghost Guns on Showtime
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2022, 11:14:13 AM »
BOO BOO BOO BOO BOO BOO BOO BOO BOO BOO BOO BOO BOO BOO

Ah mah gerdz! A fully semi-auto bolt Ghost Gun! We gonna die!
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Re: Automatic Ghost Guns on Showtime
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2022, 11:20:59 AM »
Nothing new here - when NBC News was covering the Clinton gun ban back in the mid-90s, they showed video of full-auto machine guns being fired while Tom Brokaw did the voice-over about restricting "semi-auto" firearms. When NBC was called on it, they said something along the lines of it being an "inadvertent" event with "no intention to deceive" but refused to issue a correction or retraction for this "minor" error.

And then a couple of weeks later, Brokaw & Company did it again.

This from the same network team that rigged a GM pickup with a remotely-detonated incendiary device to make it blow up on cue in order to demonstrate the dangers of side-saddle gas tanks - so their deceit wasn't limited to firearm issues.

I don't think the media has become more honest since then.

And wasn't it NBC that selectively edited the Zimmerman 911 call?
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Re: Automatic Ghost Guns on Showtime
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2022, 12:48:49 PM »
And wasn't it NBC that selectively edited the Zimmerman 911 call?
I think you're right.

But NBC isn't alone in pulling this kind of cr@p - remember the CBS news anchor who used forged documents from a dead man to try and rig a Presidential election?
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Re: Automatic Ghost Guns on Showtime
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2022, 10:37:19 AM »
Vice has some interesting shows but are suspect.

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Re: Automatic Ghost Guns on Showtime
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2022, 10:44:59 AM »
NBC was also guilty of fraud with the GM trucks
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