360 No Scope

360 No Scope

Updated Feb 27, 2014 at 05:33PM EST by Don.

Added Feb 26, 2014 at 05:54PM EST by Don.

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360 No Scope is a trick shot used in first-person shooter games that involves spinning around 360-degrees and shooting an opponent without the aid of a telescopic sight.

Origin

The exact origin of the phrase “360 no scope” is unknown but the Call of Duty 4 player zzirGrizz is known for popularizing the move in his gameplay videos. On October 11th, 2008, YouTuber ILaBreezyl uploaded a montage of zzirGrizz’s no scope kills (shown below).



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On November 11th, 2009, YouTuber nomercysoldier0 uploaded a video titled “MW2 Sick 360 No Scope Across Map,” featuring footage of a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 match in which the player spins around and kills an opponent with an unzoomed sniper rifle (shown below). In the first four years, the video gained over 2.1 million views and 7,300 comments.



On September 22nd, 2010, YouTuber RocketJump uploaded a video by Freddie Wong titled “Gun Size Matters” in which a man performs a 360 no scope shot (shown below, left). In four years, the video received more than 7.6 million views and 18,000 comments. On October 26th, Urban Dictionary[1] user dsaos submitted an entry for “360 no-scope.”. On December 5th, 2011, YouTuber TopCoDReplays 100K Subs posted a montage of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 trick shots, which included four “360 no scope” kills.



On May 31st, 2012, YouTuber xX420KyShxX uploaded an MLG game montage titled “GALAGA 420 SMOKE WEED [MLG] 360 NO SCOPE,” featuring footage from the 1981 fixed shooter arcade game Galaga (shown below).



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[1]Urban Dictionary – 360 no scope

[2]Xkcd – Most Excellent Gaming Moments

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