Modern Warfare 3, often referred to as MW3, is a first-person shooter developed by Infinity Ward. Released in Q4 2011, it is a direct sequel to Modern Warfare 2. If you use this tag don't also use call-of-duty, as that is the tag for the original game.

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Completing the Star Player challenge

I've had a few matches recently (Sabotage) recently where I ended with a greater than 5:1 Kill/Death ratio. The Star Player challenge is unlocked, but neither match completed it. The actual numbers ...
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What is the speed multiplier for Juggernauts in Team Juggernaut?

In Team Juggernaut, does becoming a juggernaut (for the team, not from any package) give you a 0.52 (Juggernaut from the Assault Strike Chain) or 0.6 multiplier (Juggernaut Recon)?
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Multiplayer is forcing spectator

Some friends and I tried for 20+ minutes to get a team deathmatch on Call of Duty 3 Modern Warfare going. For some reason, the first three to choose their class would be playing and the fourth person ...
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When I see the search warning, does it mean I am host?

In the newest release of MW3 on XBox, and presumably all platforms, I get the message "Warning: Searching for DLC is taking some time. Do you wish to continue?" Does this mean I am host? I see the ...
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Modern Warfare 3 crashes after “Bag and Drag” mission briefing

So after the mission "Bag and Drag" where they talk and gives us what to do it crashes. How can I prevent it? I've tried reinstalling, replaying all the missions etc.
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What happens when the Stinger levels up?

I'm using a Stinger in MW3, and I see that it can level up like other weapons. Why do I care? It doesn't seem there are any attachments of any kind.
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How to level up faster in MW3 survival mode?

I am at level 36 in Survival model, How do I level up faster? Should I keep playing higher waves or as @agent86 mentioned[this is my interpretation of what he said], restart after wave 15? ...
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How do I get a colored clan tag?

How do I earn a colored clan tag in Modern Warfare 3? I've seen a number of them, and I've heard you can get them from gaining a Prestige level a number of times or something like that.
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I have XBOX Live but on MW3 my guest can't play?

I've played Modern Warfare 3 before with a guest and I redeemed my code just an hour before. It just keeps on saying "Can't sign in" and it's really annoying - can anyone help?
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Is there a definitive table for the number of kills for each weapon level?

In MW3, is there a table for each game type (domination, S&D, etc) and gun type (M4, Barrett, etc) that tells you how many kills for each level upgrade of the weapon?
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Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer with Guest

I noticed that when playing MW3 on Xbox Live with a guest (someone that doesn't have a gold subscription and is just your "second"), they start at the same level as you with all of your same classes. ...
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Modern Warfare 3 (MW3) Strict Nat on PS3 and 3G Dongle

I am using a levelone wbr-6800 3g router and a 3g dongle. I am trying to get an open NAT with Mordern Warfare 3 on a ps3. Basically these are the results I get when pinging a server in CA. My problem ...
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What is the best gametype/strategy for leveling a sniper rifle?

Having played plenty with shorties, ARs, and SMGs, I'd like to give sniper rifles a fair try. It seems to me that the variable zoom scope that you get towards the highest weapon xp levels is ...
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Having a guest on a local xbox join a party on MW3

If you start playing MW3, you can hit 'A' on a second controller to play with you split screen on live. Also, you can hit 'Y' and invite friends, making a party through some games. Are you able to ...
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Is there mouse acceleration in MW3? If so, how can I disable it?

Mouse acceleration (also called "Enhance pointer precision") is a feature in which the distanced moved by the on-screen pointer is not simply proportional to the distanced moved by the mouse. Instead, ...
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How do I kill three juggernauts in Spec Ops: Survival mode?

I have been playing the Spec Ops Survival mode map "Resistance" for a while now, and I keep dying when all the juggernauts start coming! what is the best gun to deal with them quickly? Some people ...
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Grenade Blast Radius

What are the comparative blast radii of each of the lethal and tactical grenades in MW3? I am trying to upgrade my Recon perk and I want to know what grenades would be easiest to hit the enemy with.
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Do you show up on the radar while shooting with Assassin but no silencer?

Do you show up on the radar while shooting with Assassin but no silencer? For example, if you are using the ACR with no silencer, but you do have assasin on. Does assasin then allow you to not show ...
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Do SAM turrets add streak points?

In modern warfare 3 you can now earn streak points for taking out enemy aircraft. Does the aircraft a SAM turret takes out count for streaks?
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SAM Turret's Capabilities

What kill streaks does the SAM Turret shoot down? Can it be destroyed by air strikes, chopper gunners, or other kill streaks?
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How do I destroy an assault drone?

I am admittedly not very good at the game, but whenever I run into an assault drone it seems to kill me almost instantly. I know that if I shoot them enough they'll be destroyed, but I never last ...
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How does clan ranking work in Call of Duty Elite, and how can I increase it?

In Call Of Duty Elite (Modern Warfare 3, PS3) I cannot figure out how to increase my clan ranking. I effectively added 9 friends to my clan, but the ranking is still at 1. How does clan ranking work, ...
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What is best sniper position on Resistance in Spec Ops: Survival mode?

What is the best place to set up and use sniper rifles on "Resistance" in Spec Ops: Survival Mode?
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How does the Trophy System work?

I like playing as sniper, and this one seems more tempting to use than flashbang or smoke grenade. However, I can't figure out its use. The description says it can deflect up to two projectiles. I am ...
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How do you get the “Discriminating Buyer” achievement in CoD MW3

A friend and I are trying to get the "Discriminating Buyer" achievement that is available with the DLC pack that include the "Special Delivery" Spec Op. The achievement text says: Use exactly one ...
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How can I report a cheater in MW3?

I don't know how to report players or hosts. Is there a way to do this? I have the PC version that I've bought over Steam.
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Do I keep my guns through later prestiges with their levels still there and not reset?

I've recently prestiged and I've wondered with the prestige token if I activate the unlock gear does that mean I take that thing I chose to keep go through all of the future prestige's or do I only ...
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Spawn trapping and camping on MW3

How can you prevent spawn camping on MW3 in game modes like Demolition? It's very annoying and ends up ruining the game. Is there any good counter to spawn campers?
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MW3 downloading 2 times on steam

MW3 is downloading 2 times on steam. First single player which is ~7GB its downloading 14GB, so i'm hoping it will download multiplayer too, but its not, and i have to download multiplayer which is ...
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In what circumstances is the riot shield useful?

Is the riot shield really only useful for team situations where you have one person defending while the other shoots over him? It doesn't seem the riot shield has a lot of benefit other than ...
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Can I create a 4 vs 4 LAN Party in Call of Duty: MW3?

I have been trying to create a LAN party between two PS3 consoles in Call of Duty MW3, and I succeeded but it allows me only 2 players per console. My question is: Is there a way to create a LAN ...
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How do you earn prestige points in MW3?

How do you earn prestige points/tokens in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3? Is it only from leveling up to 50? Is there any other way?
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Call of Duty MW3 Prestige token lost

I just prestiged #2 and I received my prestige token. My extention cord was accidently pulled out and my system powered off. When I turned it back on and started up MW3, it told me I have 0 prestige ...
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MW3 Challenges Locked Glitch

I play on PS3. I am 1st Prestige Level 80 and I am unable to complete some challenges still (I have done these challenges, but the challenges say I have not completed them). I'm able to look at every ...
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What is affected by the EMP killstreak?

When an EMP is activated, what killstreak rewards are destroyed if they're in-progress? Are there any that are immune (that "finish up")? What about deployable items?
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Transfer Call of Duty MW3 save from PC to PS3?

I recently decided to free up the PC solely for work and bought a PS3 for gaming. I was wondering if I can transfer my PC MW3 saves and continue to play on the PS3? Or will I have to start from ...
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Blind Eye Pro - What Qualifies?

I was reading the description of the blind eye pro perk in call of duty modern warfare 3 perk. It says to destroy someone's streak item. Does that mean things such as destroying crates, or does that ...
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Prestige Mode in Prestige 15? What happens?

I'm level 80 Prestige 15 on PS3. I'm able to go to Prestige-Mode (after the new update). What's going to happen?
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“Double XP” vs “Double Weapon XP” in MW3

What's the difference between "Double XP" vs "Double Weapon XP" in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3? Which is the better choice?
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Do silencers reduce damage in MW3?

A friend of mine says that silencers reduce damage in Modern Warfare 3? I thought it only reduced the range. Any truth to that? Thanks.
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Is Support Juggernaut only defensive?

In Modern warfare 3, is the Juggernaut in support pointstreak package only for defensive, IE you can't shoot or attack? I got it briefly but that's what it looked like it only was for, but wanted to ...
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Can I use “click and hold” sighting?

By default, you look down the sights by clicking the right mouse button, and stop looking down them by clicking it again. Is it possible to change the controls to look down the sights when you press ...
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Why does money fly out when I die?

Sometimes when I get shot (killed) in Modern Warfare 3 (PS3), a plume of money shoots out of my player. What is that all about?
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Call of Duty MW3 lags in campaign after installation of Quake and Doom series

I've had CoD MW3 installed on my PC for a few months and I've had zero problems with it. Last week I installed the Quake and Doom series on my computer. Now when I play MW3 the game constantly lags ...
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How do I kill someone if they are using a riot shield?

I've gotten owned a couple times by people with riot shields, and it's almost impossible for me to get all way around behind them efficiently. What is the method for killing this sort of player?
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How to play a multiplayer team death match in MW3 indefinitely? (no scoring)

I do not know if this is possible but I think the online team death match is too fast? The game ends every 10-20 mins when the score is reached. Is there a way or a mode that let's you play ...
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What is the final stand in Modern Warfare 3?

I've been wondering this for a long time. While a multiplayer map is loading in Modern Warfare 3, the intel shows that if I survive the final stand I can stand up again. What does that mean and what ...
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How does Quick Scoping or “Feather” Scoping work in Modern Warfare 3?

I know some may cry "foul" or "cheating" but I'm really fascinated by the people who seem to be amazing marksman in the Modern Warfare series via a quick scope kill. Can anyone detail out the ...
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Why am I 100.3% complete with the campaign?

I've played all the way through the campaign on Veteran, and I went back and got all the campaign achievements and located all the intel. However, on the main menu screen, the game tells me I'm ...
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Modern Warfare 3 keeps freezing on PS3

So here I am getting ready to play some good 'ol MW3. I put the game disc in, load up multiplayer and select a game mode. I enter a match, play for a while, and then BAM. MW3 freezes. I mean freezes ...