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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What happens to the XP points of the second player in dual screen?

When you play on dual screen, the second player gets some XP points depending on his performance during the match. I think that the main player, the one who owns the account, gets those points to ...
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Do the bullets that bounce off riot shields and kill people count as a kill for the person shooting or the person with the riot shield?

The intel sometimes says that "Bullets can ricochet off riot shields and kill!" which I have never seen happen. Anyway, I was wondering that if this were to occur, who would get the kill for it, the ...
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Does an EMP grenade do damage to anything other than equipment?

I have tried having the EMP grenade equipped, but in general I don't find enough equipment to make it worthwhile. I was wondering however, does the EMP do any damage to enemies? Also, does it do a ...
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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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What exactly does Elite Premium get you? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do Elite subcriptions give advantages? Is it just future DLC or is there more features (on the web or in-game)?
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Do Elite subcriptions give advantages?

Will the Elite subscription give an advantage to players who haven't subscribed? I know you can participate in daily competitions to win real and virtual prizes. You'll have some free downloadable ...
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What is the percentage reduction of reload time when using Sleight of Hand?

By how much does Sleight of Hand reduce reload time?
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What does Facebook Login do in MW3 Multiplayer?

I see there is a Facebook Login in the MW3 Multiplayer main menu and I wonder What it actually does. Will I have to install a Facebook App in my Profile? If it works as an announcer, can I set who ...
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What triggers the “Juiced” effect?

Just started playing MW3 multiplayer, and I noticed that sometimes I received a buff called Juiced upon respawn. This buff increased my speed momentarily (presumably so I could get back in the fight), ...
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Hardline Pro Mechanics in MW3?

As you may know, Hardline Pro MW3 allows a player to get a point towards their kill streak using two assists. Does this span over deaths? eg: if I get an assist and then die before getting another ...
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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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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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How to counter a heartbeat sensor?

I keep getting screwed over by people using the Heartbeat Sensor attachment. I was wondering - is there is a way that I can avoid showing up on it or otherwise disable it?
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Do all of the MW3 sniper rifles perform equally for quickscoping?

Or do they have different speeds and accuracy?
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What is the noisy white circle on my minimap?

Occasionally I'll see a white circle filled with what looks like static on my minimap, which will eventually disappear. It usually doesn't last long, so I haven't had the time to see what it is - ...
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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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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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Does the weapon level increase the performance of the weapon?

Does the weapon level increase the performance of the weapon (accuracy, damage, etc), or is it only used to determine what perks and attachments are available for it?
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Does matchmaking discriminate based on geographical region?

I live in Montréal, Canada and I'm a native French speaker. In MW3, it seems that I met a lot of French speaker coming from the same geographical region. Is the matchmaking random and I only got ...
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Modern Warfare 3: Viewing stats online

Is there anyway to view Modern Warfare 3 stats (such as KD, level, etc) online (via a browser, not using the in game options)? I'm particularly interested in something for Xbox 360.
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What is the “specialist bonus” and what does it do?

I recently maxed out my class with the specialist kill streak in MW3. When I got 2 kills after my last perk, I got a "specialist bonus". Afterwards, I appeared to have sleight of hand(which wasn't one ...
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If I don't choose to prestige, can I still gain experience?

After reaching level 80 and earning enough XP to prestige (81?), what happens if I chose not to prestige? Do I continue to rack up or accumulate XP (that can be seen when I eventually prestige) or am ...
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Prestige Transfer after starting MW3

I realise that I can get prestige tokens in MW3 for having previously prestiged in MW2/BlackOps, but after playing MW3 for a while can I now go back to the earlier games and prestige in them again to ...
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How much range does 'Range' add?

For the weapon proficiency "Range", it does not show on the weapons stats the details of the improvement. How much range does it add compared to how much range Silencer removes?
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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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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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MW3: Do captures in Domination count towards pointstreak?

The subject says it all, when playing Domination, do captures of a base count toward your point streaks? Seems like it id for me in one game; I got a support pointstreak award after capturing, but ...
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Modern Warfare 3 Crashes on Launch: How can I get it running?

When I attempt to launch any part of Modern Warfare Three on my PC through Steam, it crashes immediately, and this happens (multiplayer as example): Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: ...
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Does MW3 let more than one person play over LAN with one copy of the disc?

I want to play over LAN with my family and friends without needing to buy more than one copy of the disc to play. This will be for the PC version as it will be on various PC's in the same house. ...
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Can you jump while wearing Juggernaut armor?

I was playing some Spec Ops Missions with a friend the other night, and one of them put us both inside suits of Juggernaut armor. I've only briefly used Juggernaut armor before, but I noticed I was ...
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Do weapon proficiencies carry over on dropped weapons?

Modern Warfare 3 has this system for equipping a "Proficiency" on your weapons. Does this proficiency "stick" with the weapon after it has been dropped? For instance, if I pick up a downed friend's ...
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Speed proficiency

Does the Speed proficiency make a big difference and does it make up for the loss of lightweight on Sub machine guns? And do you notice the difference on Light machine guns? or is it not noticeable ...
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What are the differences between the different ports of MW3?

First off let me say this question is being asked with the assumption that computer specs meet all the recommended specs for the game. When I had purchased Black Ops from Steam for PC my computer ...
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What do the 4 icons under the player name mean at the bottom of their callsign? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the four slots under emblem and badges When looking at other players in the MW3 multiplayer lobby, I noticed that some players have icons under their name. I ...
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How can I force Steam to install Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 from disk, NOT from web?

I purchased Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 as a retail disk, and when I install it from disk, Steam is attempting to download the complete game from the internet. I've 512 kbits/s (64 kBps) network, ...
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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 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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If I finish the campaign mode, will I get some benefit when I play on-line?

I know that I'll have visited the map and I'll probably have tried every weapon... Benefits I'm thinking about are like a new class, stronger weapons, emblems, badges...
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Is modern warfare 3 on the same engine that the last 2 were one?

What engine is modern warfare 3 powered by and what other games have used this engine? Is it a very "modern" engine or is it a bit dated?
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Will Spec-Ops mode spoil my single player experience?

I got Modern Warfare 3, but haven't got around to start the single player campaign yet. A friend of mine asked me to play with him the Spec-Ops mode. Will playing the Spec-Ops mode before completing ...
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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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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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Destroying a helicopter with a throwing knife — How hard?

I saw a youtube video some time ago of a guy throwing a throwing knife straight up, getting 5 hit markers and then a kill. In his video he watched the throwing knife and it apparently bounced on the ...
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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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What is the Stalker speed increase?

When using Stalker, I feel that I move faster aiming down sight than walking normally. Is this true? Also, in objectively relative terms, what is the speed advantage from using Stalker?
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Do “Special Ops” mission level ups carry over to Multplayer mode weapons and perks?

I started out playing Special Ops, and unlocked a few guns and gained rank. I wasn't really paying attention when I dove into Multiplayer... But does anyone know if what you achieve in Special Ops ...
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Can “Goodbye” challenge be completed on maps besides Seatown?

The "Goodbye" challenge requires that you fall more than 30 ft to your death. The only place I've found where this is possible is the well on Seatown. I've fallen to my death plenty of times, but only ...
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Where can I find gun stats?

Where can I find a good breakdown online of the various guns offered in Modern Warfare 3?
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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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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?