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Step 1: Notes on Accuracy

Accurate spitwad fire is something that can only be achieved through practice.

These few tips will help you improve your accuracy

- using a long drinking straw with normal wads delivers the best accuracy

- almost every launcher is different, so practice a few shots with a new launcher before you use it in "combat"

-spitwads, especially drywads, have a greater range than you might think. tilting the barrel upwards a little bit will allow for longer range fire. this is known as "lobbing" in marksmaship terminology

-like any sniper should, account for differences in wind direction between you and your target. identify scources of air movement such as fains, the backs of computers, and open windows when you fire.

- try to make your spitwad as round and streamlined as possible, in accordance with the 5th Commandment

-if you want, you can be like this guy but thats kind of cheating if you ask me.

Step 2: Notes on Stealth

Apparently in some situations (i absolutely cant think of ANY) people dont like spitwads being fired at or around them. this nescessitates the use of stealth. here are some helpful tips on stealth.

-use the firing method i described earlier. this method limits the amount of excess air to a bare minimum, which reduces the chance of detection. as a general rule, the less air coming out of the tube, the more silent.

- pen tubes are less likely to be spotted in an office or school environment than straws, due to the profusion of pens in these areas. likewise straws are less suspicious in a restaraunt or cafeteria.

-store the shooter up your sleeve fully loaded while you wait for the opportune moment to strike


-long distance shots are harder to trace back to you

- try to make it look like someone else did it.

-the more random a target you choose, the less likely it will be that you are blamed. for example, shoot at the kid far away across the room you never have anything to do with, instead of the kid right near you who you always fight with.

-crowded spaces are your friend

Step 3: Trick Shots, and Further Inspiration

now that you are versed in the art of spitwads, what now? here are a few trick shots and ideas.

stick them to fan blades

stick them to the lenses of sunglasses-while they are being worn

put a popcorn kernel into a spitwad shooter and shoot it into someones food as they put it into the microwave. when they open the microwave there will be a popped popcorn kernel in their foo, leading to a "WTF?"

stick them right into the center of a clock

on computer screens

at your friends from a car window or bicycle.

over the top of a cubical wall at the person on the other side

into a camera lense as someone trys to take a picture

onto the lense of a telescope or binoculars while someone is looking

shoot bugs

make patterns on walls and ceilings

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    8 Discussions


    4 years ago

    hey when was this made


    Reply 4 years ago

    July 2011. Why?


    4 years ago on Introduction

    Now that was entertaining, and a bit educational. I was LOL at the trick shots. Well done!


    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    Well, at least you read it :D

    A for effort

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    First Knight

    8 years ago on Step 1

    That laser spitball shooter is crazy!If you spend that much time and money on shooting peas and spitwads, you are crazy in my opinion.


    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Yeah, that guy is a bit crazy, I would say. I prefer just a straw and some skill.