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Old 03-18-2007, 06:55 PM #1
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Tips for a Newbie

Hey i just started really getting in to this sport and im buying a gun from a friend of mine. I used to play airsoft and i have played paintball a few times before but i was wondering if anyone could give me some tips.
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Old 03-18-2007, 07:02 PM #2
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buy an ion thats all
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Old 03-18-2007, 07:02 PM #3
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tips on what? I don't understand.
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Old 03-18-2007, 07:03 PM #4
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If your going to play woodsball in the winter then i would say "don't eat the yellow snow"
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Old 03-18-2007, 07:04 PM #5
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Well, dont act like you know everything while at the field, and dont get hit.
Thats all I got.
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Originally Posted by luckygunz View Post
buy an ion thats all
While Ions are good, I love mine, they're not neccesarrily the marker for everyone.

You should try it out first and try out a few other makrers at the store and see which you like better.
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if you are going to play speedball, don't ask if any gun you don't know is an angel.

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Old 03-18-2007, 07:09 PM #8
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He is selling me the Pirahna gti....
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Old 03-18-2007, 07:32 PM #9
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well not the best gun but it should serve you well until you can afford something better. my tip would be hide until you can get a clear shot.
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Old 03-18-2007, 07:47 PM #10
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When you are playing, try to give yourself the lowest profile you can. When I say this, I mean don't expose your entire body when shooting at someone. The less of your body sticking out, the less of a chance you will get hit.
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Mind your behind. Butts and feet like to stick out of bunkers.

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Old 03-18-2007, 08:03 PM #12
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#1 - Dont act like your all that, keep a low profile with your friends
#2 - Have fun when u play, no yelling or screaming at a ref when u get out
#3 - Dont let parts of you stick out while playing
#4 - When shooting, tilt your hopper (loader) in while shooting
#5 - Dont wipe paint off, when you get shot

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Old 03-18-2007, 08:10 PM #13
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Dont cheat. That will get u a bad rep at your local field
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Old 03-18-2007, 08:16 PM #14
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1) Dont waste all your paint on the bunker ( this happens at my field alot kinda funny)
2) Play always shoot to do your best
3) Dont let other people piss you off if they are better then you
4) Just Have fun
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Old 03-18-2007, 08:25 PM #15
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If your going to play woodsball in the winter then i would say "don't eat the yellow snow"
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Old 03-19-2007, 07:43 PM #17
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just go out and have fun. learn things from the better players, and dont be afriad to play the better players.
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Old 03-19-2007, 08:00 PM #18
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Yeah, keep a low profile and ALWAYS STAY COVERED! I learned this the hard way, when my friends were all behind a rock, and I was out in the open. I must have been hit like 10 or 15 times. Like somebody else said, don't shoot at anything until you know you have a clear shot. My brother who's 10 went paintballing with me, and he shot at people 200 feet away. He had no chance of hitting them, was wasting paint, and gave away our position. Other than that, just have fun.
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Old 03-19-2007, 09:31 PM #19
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just go out and have fun. learn things from the better players, and dont be afriad to play the better players.
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i'm not any pb pro or even that good but i know sum tips
1. don't be intidated by the jerseys and guns, the gun doesn't make the person.
*Give Thomas Taylor a crappy rental, he'll still kick sum major, yeah....
2. don't be offended by being laughed at if you screw up or if your team mates yell at you during or after the game
*everyone was a newb at some point (what cliched saying) and if they weren't and were straight out good, not everyone is like them. and if ppl are yelling at you DURING game, that usually doesn't mean they're mad, but its that they want you to hear, and they just might be frustrated from a previous game or sumthing
3. try not to take back center
*there are back players, but newbs often like to take back center cuz it is so inviting, its right there and welcoming, away from the fight, but try moving up, its more fun, and you'll get a more understanding view of the game
4. don't be freaked out about getting hit
* you won't die if you get it, sorry if that takes away the adrenilin, but its true. just play and if you're hit, you're out, no pain, no blood, no dying (you might get bloody if you get hit around the fingers so don't freak out
* like many ppl said, you wipe, you'll get a bad rep. if you wipe, you'll be looked at as the "another stupid wiper." if you wipe, people might sometimes just decide to bonus balll you cuz they don't like you. if you wipe, a kitten dies and a PETA member is made, so please, don't wipe!
* you're gonna take an innocent guy's eye out! put it on before you leave the field
* i know its lame if ppl are all on ur case about ur mask but its for your own good. i had to scream at a guy like 5 times and on the fifth time i swre like 50 times a sentence. paintballers don't want you to give the game a bad rep by taking ur eye out on accident and how pretty do you think you'll look at prom with a black hole for an eye? (no offense to ppl with one eye, i'm just trying to make sure ppl get it, seirously, no offense, its just so another person can keep theirs. God gave you two eyes not to have a spare but to hunt)
8. don't pick up paint
*just screws up the gun, n just because its a rental doesn't mean you can treat it like crap
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Old 03-19-2007, 11:24 PM #21
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Tips... Tips...

I'd say don't bonus ball, don't try to act like you know it all if you don't really know anything about the subject (asking questions is good as long as they're not stupid questions), play for fun at first, and make sure your mask is down while you're playing. lol And if some pro guy decides to bunker you, start yelling at him and be like "I'm a noob you idiot, you don't bunker noobs!". rofl

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