Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

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Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby Liquid Cobra » Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:43 pm

From a Facebook group.

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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby Mushroom » Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:48 pm

Team "Para 3" here! :D LOL

My box from the first ever run of Para 3's says "Para 3"

I wonder if its only the S35VN models marked this way ?
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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby Spydersense » Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:35 pm

Interesting 🤔
Time for another :spyder:!

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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby tbdoc4kids » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:34 pm

I suspect all of the recent C223GPBNBK run are marked this way. Mine certainly is. Probably an Oopsie! :-)

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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby TkoK83Spy » Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:33 am

That is definitely kind of weird! Just like my Chaparral LW came in a box that was labeled "Made in Japan" though it's out of Taichung.
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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby eRoc » Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:55 am

Just got my Paramilitary 3 in today as well.
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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby BornIn1500 » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:15 pm

Start watching at 2:00. Eric himself is calling it the Paramilitary 3.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bq0c5JqCtU4

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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby eRoc » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:21 pm

BornIn1500 wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:15 pm
Start watching at 2:00. Eric himself is calling it the Paramilitary 3.

He says "Paramilitary 3" 6 seconds into the video.

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Postby Doeswhateveraspidercan » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:32 pm

I remember in the past there was stern no this is not a Paramilitary 3 it is called a Para 3 and is not a part of the Military Paramilitary family it is its own Blah, blah, blah, then as mentioned above I heard Eric say this and smiled thinking finally caved into the obvious and now it is called a paramilitary3, now further confirmation on the box. Laughs. It should have always been Paramilitary3.
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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby Liquid Cobra » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:50 pm

Did Spyderco just CQI a name? I love it haha.
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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby brainfriction » Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:26 pm

It only makes sense, it's basically a Paramilitary 2, except with a 3" blade. I remember so many people being chastised for calling it a "PM3" on the Spyderco FB group, lol

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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby Extra330SC » Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:45 pm

BornIn1500 wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:15 pm
Start watching at 2:00. Eric himself is calling it the Paramilitary 3.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bq0c5JqCtU4
A simple lightweight design with minimal parts! I like how they kept machining on the blade identical to the G10 versions. ..including detent ball ramp! Can already imagine the different blade combos for the Paramilitary 3 LW!
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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby Albatross » Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:43 pm

If they had just stuck with "Minuteman", all this name confusion wouldn't exist. I really wish they had stuck with that name, it fits the knife perfectly.
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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby ABX2011 » Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:27 pm

Yeah the Para 3 didn't make any sense.

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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby Mushroom » Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:48 pm

The title of that video says "Para™ 3". I would guess the addition of the trademark (™) should signify there has been no name change.
In casual conversation saying Paramilitary 3 or PM3 doesn't matter, everyone knows what you're referring to. Officially though, it's still just Para 3. :spyder:

I think the real confusion comes if the Paramilitary 2 ever sees enough design change to warrant a name change. :confused:
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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby eRoc » Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:02 pm

Mushroom wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:48 pm
I think the real confusion comes if the Paramilitary 2 ever sees enough design change to warrant a name change. :confused:
That's easy just call it the Para 2.

That should eliminate all confusion. :D

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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby ZrowsN1s » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:17 pm

eRoc wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:02 pm
Mushroom wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:48 pm
I think the real confusion comes if the Paramilitary 2 ever sees enough design change to warrant a name change. :confused:
That's easy just call it the Para 2.

That should eliminate all confusion. :D
Haaahaaha :D I knew this day would come...
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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby Michael Janich » Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:38 am

The name if the knife is the Para 3.

The reference in the video was an honest mistake, as was the error in the labeling of the C223GPBNBK.

We apologize for any confusion these errors may have caused and sincerely hope you consider raising your threshold of "calamity"...

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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby tvenuto » Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:11 am

I think he was poking fun at the fervor with which people corrected others for calling it the “Paramilitary 3”. The OP is imagining all of these orthodox Para 3 acolytes heads exploding in unison when their deity commits that very same heresy.

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Re: Pobody’s Nerfect! Para 3 calamity.

Postby Doeswhateveraspidercan » Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:20 am

Never mind someone answered this in between posting.
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