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Posted: 5/2/2001 8:21:43 PM EST
"click" equals how far ??
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:22:32 PM EST
One kilometer... Aviator
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:22:52 PM EST
Good question, I've wanted to know for a long time.
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:24:25 PM EST
I've always wondered this too. You always hear in movies where someone mentions distances on a mapped area in terms of "clicks", but I've never known if it is a real term that is used anywhere but the movies.
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:24:33 PM EST
In distance, one kilometer. Or I've also heard it refering to .25 MOA.(one click windage or elevation).
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:24:57 PM EST
Does anyone know the orgin of the term???
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:26:17 PM EST
Originally Posted By TREETOP: In distance, one kilometer. Or I've also heard it refering to .25 MOA.(one click windage or elevation).
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Depending on the scope or iron sights it could also be 1 MOA.
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:28:22 PM EST
Originally Posted By Q-Man:
Originally Posted By TREETOP: In distance, one kilometer. Or I've also heard it refering to .25 MOA.(one click windage or elevation).
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Depending on the scope or iron sights it could also be 1 MOA.
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Or 1/8 MOA or whatever. you're right. I heard it from a sniper's spotter, when sighting in.
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:29:17 PM EST
[Last Edit: 5/2/2001 8:28:33 PM EST by Aviator]
Originally Posted By Q-Man: Does anyone know the orgin of the term???
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Its not "click" it's "klick". Military slang. Same thing as saying "mike", as in "Please hold four mikes" meaning wait four minutes... Aviator
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:34:44 PM EST
Is the connection between [b]k[/b]ilometer and [b]k[/b]lick the letter [b]k[/b]? Does it refer to clicks on a compas or lines on a map?
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:37:12 PM EST
It's the actual unit of measure 1 Kilometer. And Mike can mean millimeter as well 40 Mike Mike lol lets stir it up. Hunter out....
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:41:31 PM EST
Well, Kilometer was shortened to K then that was modified in military tradition to something totally unrelated to anything else like klick. lol Aviator
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:53:08 PM EST
Willie Pete can mean White Phosphorous or Water Proof. You don't want to pack a sleeping bag in a bag of meaning of # 1.
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:56:20 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 8:56:42 PM EST
Is the connection between kilometer and klick the letter k? Does it refer to clicks on a compas or lines on a map? Are you by chance affiliated with the KKK? Just kidding!!!
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 9:13:13 PM EST
Klick = kilometer FYI - Sleeping Bag = Fart Sack I am not sure of the precise etymology of hte term, but I believe it derives from some sort of map measuring device (1 click=1 kilometer on map) While this is merely speculation, it would make sense, as that is how some other terms have been derived... FFZ
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 9:14:38 PM EST
damn, i'm late. and i knew the answer to this one too.
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 9:17:49 PM EST
Originally Posted By steyrgirl: damn, i'm late.
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I am gonna behave now, but I could have fun with that quote. Hunter out...
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 9:35:52 PM EST
LOL, that was a good line Steyrgirl. Just hoope I NEVER hear it.
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 9:47:05 PM EST
are you guys always like this? "hey beavis, she said late."
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 9:53:48 PM EST
Hey you said it, not us.[spank]
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 10:01:31 PM EST
i've said worse.
Link Posted: 5/2/2001 10:33:01 PM EST
I don't believe you. Prove it.
Link Posted: 5/3/2001 12:02:42 AM EST
Here's one I've always wondered about the origin of. I ate lots of Pogey bait (military slang for controban junk food we weren't supposed to take to the field with us) while on active duty. What the hell is a Pogey anyway?
Link Posted: 5/3/2001 12:18:03 AM EST
Ask a young Korean woman...
Link Posted: 5/3/2001 3:46:52 AM EST
Link Posted: 5/3/2001 4:03:46 AM EST
Link Posted: 5/3/2001 4:10:51 AM EST
klick this....
Link Posted: 5/3/2001 4:15:07 AM EST
a klick is "As far as your mama can throw you."
Link Posted: 5/3/2001 4:18:45 AM EST
Originally Posted By Noname: Ask a young Korean woman...
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Brother that was [b]COLD[/b] [}:)]
Link Posted: 5/3/2001 4:23:28 AM EST
Pogue is another name for a remf. The only way to get them out to the field is to bring food, hence bait. Now where did the term pogue come from? Is it French? awp101[heavy]
Link Posted: 5/3/2001 4:27:21 AM EST
If I remember my French correctly, a "Pouge" is a small animal found in most wooded areas that is shaped similar to, and with as may legs as a "Snipe" Everyone should have the opportunity to hunt this elusive creature.
Link Posted: 5/3/2001 4:29:54 AM EST
heh, heh, heh awp101[uzi]
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