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Old 10-23-2012, 12:46 PM   #1
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Why are Massed Flies Sniper Hats so popular.

I don't understand it. Are Australians smelly? Are there lots of flies in Australia? I have a Flies Guadalajara that's far less popular and far better themed if you ask me. Where is the logic behind this?
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:48 PM   #2
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Because flies are common in Australia. Seriously, they're everywhere. That's why they've got those hats with the corks attached to them. They just shake there heads to make the flies jarate off.
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:49 PM   #3
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http://forums.steampowered.com/forum....php?t=2948308

You might find your answer in there
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:49 PM   #4
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Because
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:50 PM   #5
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Because flies are common in Australia. Seriously, they're everywhere. That's why they've got those hats with the corks attached to them. They just shake there heads to make the flies jarate off.
I guess that makes sense. I'm guessing its Aussies buying these hats.
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:55 PM   #6
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I think it`s because the flies are not too noticable so it doesnt give the snipers position away, but still lets them have an unusual.
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:01 PM   #7
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I think it`s because the flies are not too noticable so it doesnt give the snipers position away, but still lets them have an unusual.
This is the real reason. Not that stupid, SNIPER IS SMELLY LOLOLOLOL crap that gets thrown around.
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:01 PM   #8
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It's from a class-related theme so obscure, that even the people selling the hat won't know why it's themed, it's because it just is.

or bcus snipr is smelli frum 2 much jerateing LOLOL!!
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:04 PM   #9
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expensive ≠ popular

at one point I'm guessing someone had a few flies sniper hats and tried to pass it off by saying "It's good for sniper because it makes you harder to see!"

Which is somewhat true but the same argument could be made for fetti, nuts n bolts, and probably steaming/smoking. But those are valued at the proper level. So it really is just some hype that, for some ungodly reason, has stuck around all this time.
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:13 PM   #10
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I think it`s because the flies are not too noticable so it doesnt give the snipers position away, but still lets them have an unusual.
This. Some people try to force the "Sniper is smelly" theme but it doesn't work.
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:16 PM   #11
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It's atleast more reasonable than hearts on medic.
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:17 PM   #12
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It's linked to the Outback and that he lives in a camper van.
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:19 PM   #13
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It's atleast more reasonable than hearts on medic.
How in any way does flies on sniper (just flies.. not some barely visible effect) make more sense than hearts on medic?
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:21 PM   #14
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People use various reason. 'Because it doesn't really point out where you are' or 'Shiny unusuals just give out your position as sniper' and then there's the smelly stuff.
I don't really get it either.
I don't see any sense in paying a lot for a flies unusual nobody but the people in the killcam see because you're so far away.
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edit: just realize that the first and second reason are the same. Derp.

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