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Spot the Sniper

A nuch of pics with snipers hidden in various locations. Can you spot em? I can't.

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddes...nner?CMP=fb_gu

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I'd have been nailed...big time. Amazing.
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I found two.
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Posed pictures make it difficult to spot the sniper. They are well hidden but how effective their shots will be is questionable because the scopes are also 'hidden.'

If they want to show the true art of it, they need to have a video camera pointed at the sniper as he takes a shot using blank rounds.
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I picked out two of them. The rest I'm going to say "whatever" as my heads goes pop.
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The picture you have on the spoiler I got because no tree for the bushy tree branch to be connected to.
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I spotted two.
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I spotted two.
It's easy to say spot the sniper from set up photo's but if you were making your way through any of that terrain how many would you spot before it was too late? A sniper needs to have alternative 'Hidey holes' and the sort of terrain most of those pics: were taken would be difficult to transfer your spot without showing signs of movement. Not my choice,I would prefer an area a little less bushy and built up.One shot and doubtful looking spots like that would be plastered. You see it is not always how well you are concealed but how unlikely your position is. lcm1 (Ken)
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Also, actual firing distances are pretty far, making localizing, much less identifying, much much more difficult.
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I got the one in the rocks after I blew it up considerably. Other then that play taps for me.
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I spotted three, but the others would have probably nailed me.

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but put into real life you most probably would not have known until the first bullet. lcm1
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I think they just randomly circled areas of the pictures.
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but put into real life you most probably would not have known until the first bullet. lcm1
If he is a really good sniper you wont know anything at all.
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