Infinity Ward's sequel to the highly popular Call of Duty 4. Continuing the popular modern setting, it was quite popular itself, despite the controversy over its lack of dedicated servers.

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Prestige in a week

some buddies and I were trying to figure out if it was possible to prestige in a week. This then led to various strategies to generate points (without cheating). Do you focus on getting weapon ...
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Difference between Holographic and Red Dot sight?

In Call Of Duty Modern Warfare 2, what is the difference between the red dot sights and the holographic sights? They both look almost the same except for with holographic sometimes I'll see a blue ...
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Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Messed up After Joining Modifed Server Game

The other day I was playing CODMW2 for PC multiplayer online, the auto-matchup made me join some kind of modified server game. I quit immediately however it seems to have messed up my COD install. ...
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How is the match bonus in Modern Warfare 2 determined?

At the end of a match, you get a match bonus, which is an extra reward of experience. I know it is influenced a lot by whether your team wins or loses, but does anyone know what factors go into ...
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In Modern Warfare II, Which killstreak combination stacks the easiest/fastest?

Now this question may seem obvious, duh -- killstreaks that come one after another like UAV/Counter-UAV/Predator Missile -- but I am talking about sets of killstreaks that unlock each other while you ...
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Can you chain killstreak rewards together in Call of Duty Modern Warfare II?

By this I mean, say you have your 3 killstreaks, and first highest killstreak is Chopper Gunner (imagine your other two are EMP and Tac Nuke). Ok, so you have you 11 kills in a row, and you have ...
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Anyone know of good online guides for the Multi-player maps for MW2

Just looking for good online guides for MW2 and if possible guides about the range of MW2 multi-player maps.
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Is it possible to auto-target in MW2 multi-player?

In single player campaigns, you get an auto-target assist thingy when you press L1 on the PS Controller. Is there also something like that in multiplayer ? I am a bit of a noob, and am getting ...
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How to reset all achievements and stats on Modern Warfare 2?

Recently, I joined a game in MW2 on PC and a weird meter bar came up on the screen. Ten seconds later, I was cheerfully notified that all my achievements and prestiges etc had been unlocked for me, ...
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How do you know what a care package contains in Modern Warfare 2?

According to the Call of Duty wiki: If a UAV or Counter-UAV is dropped, leave it for a teammate as this will award the "Share Package" XP bonus while having the exact same effect, as UAVs ...
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What happens to your statistics when you join a Modern Warfare 2 game in the middle?

I guess that you get a win if you win (especially in free-for-all mode). But if you join a game, any kind of game, and your team loses, does that count as a loss? If your team wins, does that count ...
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Can I restore my rank level back to where it was before a hacked Modern Warfare 2 server changed it?

I ended up in a hacked server. One of the hacks was - if you die by your own hand (such as falling off a skyscraper in my case) your rank (at your current prestige level) becomes 70. While this is ...
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How do you build a Load Out for Modern Warfare

I'm not looking for a list of Load Outs that are common, or a description of what menu's to go through, but rather for an understanding of which parts of the game are Synergistic and compliment. ...
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Extraordinarily long names in Modern Warfare?

Every now and then I run into people with names that extend off the screen in Modern Warfare 2. How can I get a name like that? Steam seems to limit the number of characters I can have when I try.
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Is it possible to know why we received badges?

There are a lot of badges in Modern Warfare 2. Some are ugly or funny. I would like to know why I received them. I know that the reason is written when you receive them, but, after a while, I don't ...
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Does the leader-board in Modern Warfare 2 include players of all platforms?

Does the leader-board on the PS3 include PC and XBox 360 players?
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Does the bonus match include extra points rewarded?

Suppose that I get 1000 points as match bonus. Suppose in free-for-all match I get 1 head shot. It's worth 200 points if my memory is good. So, does the 1000 points rewarded include the head shot ...
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Strange “AimTarget_GetTagPos” error in MW2

I just got the error: AimTarget_GetTagPos: cannot find tag[j_helmet] on entity Anyone have any idea what this means? Circumstances: Lots of lag... error.
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How to convince Modern Warfare 2 to NOT make me host?

Due to my computer, I lag unbelievably as host. I want an easy solution to make sure that IW doesn't choose me for hosting games. Also, IW chooses me almost every round because I have a very good ...
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Prevent Fall Damage

In Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, what kinds of things can you land on to soften fall damage? Edit: I'm looking specifically for things to land on. My perks are already set to a configuration that ...
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Is it possible to be temporarily blacklisted from rooms/hosting in multiplayer Modern Warfare 2?

Sometimes late at night when the rooms are nowhere near full, I find that I am host in TDM games. In cases where the next map is Wasteland, I tend to exit and look for a new game and almost ...
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Are there any alternate communication methods in Modern Warfare 2?

How do you communicate with your teammate without a microphone? Is there a kind of body language that players use?
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How do you get the winning kill cam in Modern Warfare 2?

Does the player of the kill cam get set randomly?
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Which Modern Warfare 2 Killstreak Rewards count towards your current kill streak?

My understanding is that all rewards from a Care Package do not, nor those from Emergency Airdrop crates. Was the Pave Low recently changed to count? What about the Stealth Bomber, Precision ...
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Bugs in Modern Warfare 2 online?

I use to love playing MW1 online due to it's almost flawless presentation and lack of exploits commonly found in other online first-person shooters. But in MW2, it seems like nothing but glitches and ...
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Graphics tweaks for Modern Warfare 2 on a mid-2009 Macbook Pro?

What are the highest levels that one could set the graphics settings for a bottom of the range mid-2009 Macbook Pro using bootcamp? I don't mind if they involve installing different drivers or ...
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Modern Warfare 2 ping counter?

I heard about a Modern Warfare 2 ping stat like thingy which you can apparently tweak from the options menu, but I can't find it. Does anyone know where/what it is? The tool is supposed to display ...
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Modern Warfare 2 Hacked servers - is it a security risk?

I noticed that after playing on a hacked server in MW2, I had a ping counter for the rest of my session. This made me a little curious about how the hacks worked, since it would seem that the hacked ...
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MW2 on PS3: can I use the same split-screen profile across multiple ps3 accounts?

Otherwise, when playing the same game across different playstation accounts (not psn accounts), you need to level up for split screen separately.
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Is it possible to kill yourself with a throwing knife in Modern Warfare 2?

So I noticed if I throw the throwing knife almost straight up, then it lands somewhere nearby. I tried really hard to throw it up and then run ahead and have it land on me and kill me. Is this ...
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Quick Scoping technique in Modern Warfare 2?

What is the technique to quick-scoping/ no-scoping in MW2? I understand that there is aim-assist where your crosshair sticks to the enemy, but is that the key to doing it or is there something else ...
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Stimulus Pack is gone from MW2?

I was considering buying the Stimulus map pack the other day, but then I noticed that you no longer have the option to go into a Stimulus game anymore from the menu. Would that change if I had ...
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Flashing black screen after explosions in Modern Warfare 2 - Graphics card malfunction in Bootcamp

I'm running Modern Warfare 2 on bootcamp, 2gb ram and an nVidia 9400m. Every now and then, an explosion messes up my display and it starts flashing black. and I can see through walls (honest to god, ...
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How to beat Snatch & Grab?

I'm down to my last Spec Ops mission to get Star 69: Snatch and Grab on Veteran. I can not for the life of me beat this. I've tried 2 player and solo. I've beaten it on easier levels. I've even ...
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In Modern Warfare 2, are there any achievements in the museum?

I've completed Modern Warfare 2 and gotten bored of online multiplayer play. (I have a lag problem) Are there any achievements to be won in the museum level? I want to get them all.
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Explosive Rounds perk in Modern Warfare 2

In Modern Warfare 2, I was running around knifing the other day when I stumbled upon a gun that said it had explosive rounds as an attachment. Unfortunately, I died a moment later and never found the ...
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Modern Warfare 2 doesn't have cheats for the single player campaign?

In the original Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, when you collected enemy intelligence (laptops scattered throughout the single player campaign), you unlocked cheats that could be activated while ...
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In Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 what is a good multiplayer kill to death ratio?

I want to get better at the multiplayer in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2? What is a good kill to death ratio? Right now for every kill I get I die about 10 times. What should I be shooting for?
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In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, at what level are the perks unlocked in Multiplayer?

For example: faster reloading, carrying 2 weapons, unlimited sprinting.
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What is the total amount of exp needed to go from level 1 to 70 (71) in Modern Warfare 2?

trying to gauge how much experience I have left to go to get to 71.
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Fastest way to level up in Modern Warfare 2 / Black Ops

What is the quickest way that you have found to level up in MW2? EDIT: I've been playing a lot of Hardcore CTF lately with friends... this has been getting me a lot of XP... we would just hold the ...
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What are the differences for snipers between Battlefield Bad Company 2 and Call of Duty MW2?

I prefer sniping to close quarters combat and a friend of mine suggested that I might like Bad Company 2. I have been playing MW2 for a few months now and snipers seem to be at a disadvantage. Does ...
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Reducing recoil with Barret .50 cal

What's the most efficient way to reduce the recoil (post-shot, not from breath recovery) on with the Barret? Is there an optimum combination of attachments / perks to use that will do this?
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How to get bullet penetration kills in MW2?

What do you have to do to get a bullet penetration kill in MW2? I've been stuck trying to complete the extended mags challenges because I'm not getting the penetration kills required.
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Finishing challenges: prestige first?

I'm currently just trying to finish out off the challenges available pre-prestige, but am wondering if anyone out there has any experience doing this after prestiging, and whether it seems earier to ...
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How do I get three stars on “The Pit” in Special Ops?

I've completed the campaign mode of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and I want to complete Special Ops. I'm stuck on "The Pit". We have to complete the level in 35 seconds to get three stars. I was ...