Borderlands 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed first person role playing shooter Borderlands created by Gearbox Software for Windows PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms.

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Can I single-fire a Dahl sniper rifle or cancel burst fire?

I've got an awesome sniper rifle with a great rate of fire and good damage. It's perfect except it's Dahl; it fires in a 5 round burst when I'm zoomed in. This is extremely unnecessary and burns my ...
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FPS Capping, regardless of setting in Options

So I have a pretty good PC. I'm getting a smooth 60 FPS in most places, at highest settings, and I have the FPS setting in Options set to cap at 60. However, the game is frequently setting the FPS ...
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What affects Axton's Turret's damage?

I'm playing the Commando, Axton, in Borderlands 2, and I'm building my character with heavy emphasis on the turret by using my skill points on upgrading the turret's damage, duration, and cooldown ...
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How exactly does Elemental Resist work?

Having a bunch of Fire weapons in Frostburn Canyon has made me notice sometimes my fire weapons (even a high powered sniper rifle) deal absolutely no damage or extremely low damage (3-4 points) on ...
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How do you open jail cell 4 and the other jail cells during the “Save Roland” mission?

I encountered this jail cell which obviously has loot behind it, but no way of interacting with the door seems to open it. I first saw it on the "Save Roland" quest, and later on "Out of Body ...
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Reflections on water incorrect

I have noticed, especially in sanctuary, that the reflection in water does not match the actual buildings. This is killing my OCD. Is this an easter-egg, or am i just seeing things?
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Are there any hidden chests in Sanctuary?

Since Sanctuary is basically the new New Haven, I was wondering if there were any secret chests in the city that are farmable as they were in New Haven for Borderlands 1. I know there is supposed to ...
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How is extra damage done by explosive weapon calculated?

I noticed that the weapons that deal explosive damage often deal far more damage then the base damage of the gun. As an example; i currently have an explosive pistol with 163 as its base damage, ...
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Do critical hit bonuses from the Sniping tree apply to melee attacks?

For example, Headshot simply increases Critical Hit damage. Do I get this bonus on my melee attacks? What about the other skills in the sniper tree? In other places, it specifies melee or ranged ...
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How much money do you loot from enemies and chests?

When you first start the game and have no money, you usually pick up somewhere from like 5 to 10 dollars. Then later in the game you start picking up hundreds of dollars. It seems to be that the more ...
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Frostburn Canyon collectibles

I know where the vault symbols are, but I can't find the rest of the collectibles. Where are the three chronicles of the Firehawk, and the hanging totems? Also, I already finished the main mission in ...
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Where is Donkey Mong?

Where does Donkey Mong spawn for the "Definitely an Italian Plumber" achievement?
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What are those red glowing monster supposed to be?

I was driving to do some mission when suddenly a red glowing monster just spawned in front of me. Are they some kind of rare? Because he was petty easy and not a Badass.
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Earnest Fibber weapon details?

I just recently completed the missions with the robot that wants to be human. At the end of the last one he gave me a pistol called the "Earnest Fibber". It's weapon details are not really very clear ...
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What happens if you get all Vault signs on the slots? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What kinds of things can I win by gambling? While gambling on the slot machines, what would happen if you were to get all three vault signs?
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Borderlands 2 First SMG

After playing BL2 on the PC through Steam with two different characters in three separate games. I played up to level seven roughly. I cannot find/buy any SMGs. So, wondering if anyone else has come ...
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What determines whether we go to Friendship Gulag?

I've joined several games on the Roland rescue mission ("A Dam Fine Rescue"), and: What determines this outcome? Is it randomized for each game? Does it involve a plot decision I missed?
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Can I restart a side mission?

I did a mission where I had to kill this insect and take its sample back to the man in Sanctuary. The insect died high in the air and dropped the item I need atop a glacier (there is no way to get ...
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Where are Mordecai's stashes for Mordy's Secret Stashes?

There's an Area Challenge for the Wildlife Exploitation Preserve; "Mordy's Secret Stashes". Where are the three stashes for this?
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Borderlands 2 lost save character Playstation 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I recover a lost Borderlands 2 game? I started a single player game with 'assassin' and levelled up to 13. I then selected new game and began a multiplayer with a ...
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What area of effect does the Siren skill Ruin have?

The description for the Sirens Ruin skill (the last skill of the Cataclysm tree) says "Phaselock now Slags, Electrocutes, and Corrodes all nearby enemies." I haven't been able to figure out where the ...
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How can I estimate how much elemental Damage over time I'll cause?

The hardest part of playing Siren is figuring out exactly how much Elemental Damage you're dealing with Damage Over Time (DOT) effects. They're complicated. I'd like to put together a formula to judge ...
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How do I “power slide”?

To get the "Blue Sparks" challenge I need to "power slide" into enemies to kill them. Since I've successfully completed the game without ever killing a single enemy in this way, I apparently don't ...
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Does falling ever cause damage?

I've noticed that I can fall a fair distance without taking damage, but I've never fallen any farther than I could survive. If you fall far enough is it possible to take damage, or is falling damage ...
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How does Bore work?

Bore is a skill that lets your bullets pierce through enemies dealing bonus damage to subsequent enemies hit. It's description says Each additional target takes +100% bullet damage Does this ...
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What does “Deals Bonus Explosive Damage” mean in quantitative terms? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is extra damage done by explosive weapon calculated? I come across weapons regularly that state "Deals Bonus Explosive Damage" but don't have any additional ...
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Where is “The Not-So-Phantom Tollbooth”?

I can't find it for the Bloodshot Ramparts challenge: The Not-So-Phantom Tollbooth Pay the toll.
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What happens if I reload after using the Golden Key?

I'm wondering if it's possible to reload after opening the chest, (such as by quitting the game from the PS3 menu) and still keep your Golden key. I know you won't be able to keep the weapons you ...
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How many challenges must be completed for “Yo Dawg I Herd You Like Challenges”?

In the Challenges menu under the "Miscellaneous" category I see a challenge called "Yo Dawg I Herd You Like Challenges". It currently shows progress 4/5 for LV 1 for me, and I don't understand where ...
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Bloodshot Stronghold & Ramparts collectibles

I'm having trouble finding all of the collectibles for the Bloodshot Stronghold and Bloodshot Ramparts challenges. Where are the items for these challenges? Bloodshot Memories Find the lost ...
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Are some “health” foes weak against Corrosive?

Borderlands 2 introduces a telltale yellow Armor bar for Armored foes, generally making it much easier to tell when you should use Fire weapons versus Corrosive ammo. However many Health targets also ...
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What does Mad Moxxi's tip jar in Sanctuary do?

What does Mad Moxxi's tip jar in Sanctuary do? You can tip her either $100 or $1000.
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How long does “Killer” last? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long is “a few seconds” for Kill Skills? The Assassin/Zero/Zer0's "Killer" skill: Kill Skill. Killing an enemy gives you bonus Critical Hit Damage ...
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Tediore reload “grenade” damage and radius

Tediore weapons/guns are thrown like grenades when their clips are spent. (The gun respawns in your hand during the reload.) How much damage does this do, what is the explosion's blast radius/area, ...
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Is there an Anarchy equivalent in Borderlands 2?

I always carried one Non-elemental gun in Borderlands 1: the Anarchy SMG because of it's insane damage, firing 4 bullets per shot at a high rate of fire, all the while with decent damage per bullet to ...
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Base stat differences between classes

Are there any differences in base stats between Borderlands 2 classes? E.g., Gunzerker dealing more close range damage than the other classes, or more melee damage with the Assassin, or higher ...
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How do Badass Ranks convert to Badass Tokens? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do Badass Tokens work? When completing some challenges, I'll get 1, 5, 50, 100 "Badass Rank," which increments the large white number and occasionally grants Badass ...
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Do black market items carry through characters?

I can't get my head around the wording of the black market. Does it carry between saves or does it just effect my current Siren?
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Borderlands 2, skin and head problems?

I am having problem with the skins and head customization. I have got new heads and skins that are universal (like the Minecraft) and one's for my class and even unlocked heads. It says I unlocked it ...
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%increase of elemental effect chance [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is “+% chance” additive or multiplicative? How do "%elemental effect chance increases" (e.g. the talent "Flicker" form Maya/Siren) apply their effect? I ...
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Is there a quick way to determine if I already have a skin customization?

As I am finding more skin customizations for my current character, alternate charters, and various vehicles, I'm finding it hard to keep track of what I already have and don't have. If I've already ...
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What determines the quality of items in vending machines?

What are the factors that determine the quality of items you find in vending machines? Does your current level come in to it, or is it just determined by location (i.e. the further you are away from ...
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Does one elemental damage type stack on itself?

If I have a fire SMG and trigger the burn damage, can the fire dot be triggered multiple times so it stacks with itself?
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Is the Tech Pool still present in Borderlands 2?

One of the hardest to grasp aspects of Borderlands 1 was the Tech pool. It was a pool of points that elemental "procs" cost. Confusingly this gameplay feature was never directly referred to in the ...
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Is jumping faster than sprinting?

Is it faster to jump constantly while sprinting, or just sprint? It seems to me that Jumping is faster but I'm not sure.
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How do I get my shield to shut up?

From a side-quest I have gained a shield that talks. Pretty amusing at first, but now his chatter is very annoying. Is there a way to make it stop without affecting any other game audio, and without ...
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Must I have an active XBox Live Gold account to get the pre-order bonus for Borderlands 2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my preorder bonuses? Do you need to have an active XBox Live Gold account to get the pre-order bonus for Borderlands 2?
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Is there any point to co-op dueling?

I've noticed that if I punch one of my buddies I can start a "duel", but I have not yet initiated one (due to many midgets who deserve my bullets more). What happens when you duel? Is there any ...
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Is it normal to get overleveled weapons from chests?

Sometimes while playing Borderlands, I find a big red chest and then realize that the weapons are like +2 or +3 higher level than I am. I can't even play with those items until I level up. Is it ...
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How is money shared in co-op?

I am inclined to think that money is somehow shared in co-op, but what is exact formula? Do all players get the full amount found, or is the amount found divided equally - or some other formula?