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{NM}Redwolf
September 3rd, 2009, 05:22 PM
Whats ur opinion and which do u prefer to do if u do airsoft or paintball. myself i like airsoft due to the fact the guns are more realistic and its much cheaper and easier to find areas to go.

mugenhavok
September 3rd, 2009, 05:28 PM
what the heck is airsoft?

No, you fail
September 3rd, 2009, 05:30 PM
lol at above post you must not get out much i'm sorry.^^

anyway i say airsoft.

{NM}Redwolf
September 3rd, 2009, 05:34 PM
what the heck is airsoft?
how have u never heard of airsoft..........maybe u should get out more since more people actually airsoft then paintball now and paintballer are switching to airsoft but rather than that...........go to airsplat.com and c what an airsoft gun looks like.

I Laugh at your Misfortune!
September 3rd, 2009, 05:43 PM
So they're basically bb guns?

Meh, I prefer the idea of paintball because...y'know, you're shooting each other with PAINT. You can't improve on already perfect awesomeness.

{NM}Redwolf
September 3rd, 2009, 05:47 PM
So they're basically bb guns?

Meh, I prefer the idea of paintball because...y'know, you're shooting each other with PAINT. You can't improve on already perfect awesomeness.
Actually there not bb guns cause last i checked a riderider bb gun did not look like a mp5 or m14 or even close to a m4. so no not bb guns. and actually there are bbs for airsoft guns that are paint bbs.

Samme!
September 3rd, 2009, 05:56 PM
I have to say, I think both are manic, unruly, and just plain stupid.

{NM}Redwolf
September 3rd, 2009, 05:59 PM
I have to say, I think both are manic, unruly, and just plain stupid.
Whats wrong with a bunch of friends running around with weapons that hurt like crazy and shooting each other with them for fun......I see no problem here.

Samme!
September 3rd, 2009, 06:03 PM
Whats wrong with a bunch of friends running around with weapons that hurt like crazy and shooting each other with them for fun......I see no problem here.

People can have different opinions you know.

donavannj
September 3rd, 2009, 06:51 PM
I prefer paintball, because airsoft sounds far more painful.

Synaesthesia
September 3rd, 2009, 06:57 PM
I prefer Airsoft because you can do it anywhere (almost) and it doesn't hurt or cost nearly as much as paintball. I've gone entire days playing softair with some of my guy friends and we all have a blast. XD Better than paying huge amounts of money to get paint all over your shoes and possibly through the overcoat, onto your clothes amirite?

Jweeson
September 3rd, 2009, 07:59 PM
You just said "ride rider" isn't it Red Ryder?

And I would say paintball. If there's no pain, there's no gain. I don't have a gun yet, but I am definantly planning to get one. Plus I like being able to actually tell if you hit someone.

But I do like airsoft too, since you can actually do it anywhere. I might get one of those too. >.>

poopnoodle
September 3rd, 2009, 08:23 PM
Paintball, the idea gunning someone down with colors is alluring.

The Scientist
September 3rd, 2009, 08:34 PM
Having played both, my vote goes to airsoft.

Less messy, less expensive (lol $1000 Angels), and much more realistic.

Pokeyomom
September 3rd, 2009, 08:37 PM
I have to say, I think both are manic, unruly, and just plain stupid.


Maniac? And yes, people can have different opinions, but it is generally a person looking for conflict who insults another's hobby (with no explantive basis I might add).

They are both fun. Both have their pro's and cons. I had an AEG 6 years ago, when the sport was still in it's infancy in this region:X Paintball is fun for a redneck free for all, airsoft is great for milsim. Ahhh. I love them both:D

NAGATO
September 3rd, 2009, 09:02 PM
I probebly wont stick around for the rest of this thread, but i like both alot, but paintball has taken up more of my interest than airsoft =/
I have both airsoft and paintball guns, and i find that the games played in woodsball are much more epic rather than airsoft games.

TP-BigWill
September 3rd, 2009, 09:39 PM
Airsoft much more. Honestly, its easier to grab a pick up game with very little callateral damage to worry about. Although its a bit more dangerous, especialy with gas-powered weapons.

Me, I have a Metal Gear Thompson Sub Machinegun with a drum clip and a CO2 M4 plastic replica sidearm.

Timbjerr
September 3rd, 2009, 10:17 PM
I prefer paintball, because airsoft sounds far more painful.

Actually paintballs hurt a lot more than airsoft guns. I used to work at a sporting goods store that sold airsoft guns, and we played around wit hthem when business was slow. XD

It's been forever since I've been paintballing, but I distinctly remember how much it stung to be shot. >_<

TP-BigWill
September 3rd, 2009, 11:32 PM
Actually paintballs hurt a lot more than airsoft guns. I used to work at a sporting goods store that sold airsoft guns, and we played around wit hthem when business was slow. XD

It's been forever since I've been paintballing, but I distinctly remember how much it stung to be shot. >_<

I agree too a point. Honestly, Ive been shot by both......a lot. Paintballs feel more like a lasting mini punch and Airsoft feels more like a short bug bite. Depends on your tollerance.

But, Id much rather take 20 shots from a m16 airsoft rather than 5 from a Tippman x22

Blakee
September 3rd, 2009, 11:41 PM
I Would go with paintball , I dont really have a explanation for this .

When i get hurt or a lil thats when i go on fire ( GAMES ) Only .

donavannj
September 4th, 2009, 01:11 AM
Actually paintballs hurt a lot more than airsoft guns. I used to work at a sporting goods store that sold airsoft guns, and we played around wit hthem when business was slow. XD

It's been forever since I've been paintballing, but I distinctly remember how much it stung to be shot. >_<

Didn't know that!

And it does sting... but the only pain from paintball I vaguely remember is shooting myself in the arm... from point blank. >_< And it was because I was trying to reload a weapon that wasn't cooperating in the field.

Mukkamoto
September 4th, 2009, 01:18 AM
For some reason paintball hurts more than airsoft, since i tend to wear alot more clothings. Airsoft is alot more fun in the woods :) and paintballing is equally as fun but its a little expensive with all the paintballs :(
Airsoft rules :D

Captain Fabio
September 4th, 2009, 01:33 AM
I have to say, I think both are manic, unruly, and just plain stupid.
Same could be said about you.

I am old fashioned, so I say Paint-ball.

Serene Grace
September 4th, 2009, 02:40 AM
I have to say, I think both are manic, unruly, and just plain stupid.



People can have different opinions you know.
You're just posting hypocritically. You realize that some people have different opinions on Paintballing and Airsoft. The were invented to stop kids from shooting at each other with real guns and taking away human lives so I find them perfectly fine and a very smart idea.

I prefer paintballing. Despite the fact that I've never been to a session, I just admire the concept. It also serves as a way to have a lot of fun with friends, as I've been told anyway.

♣Gawain♣
September 4th, 2009, 07:32 AM
I've got G3 and M16 airsoft at home, so basically I like airsoft because It's realistic, and more combat action than PBs.

But it's really painful when you got shot by plastic pellets...

Graceful
September 4th, 2009, 07:52 AM
I've never played either and would hate to. Paint balls would ruin my clothes and hair.....

Gary, the Magic Fairy
September 4th, 2009, 08:06 AM
Airsoft are those crappy little plastic BB Guns, right? I love those, they're fun. XD

Plus, they're a hell of a lot cheaper than Paintball stuff.

Fox♠
September 4th, 2009, 08:15 AM
I prefer paintball, because airsoft sounds far more painful.

Paintballing hurts more than airsoft.

Anyway, airsoft over paintball for me.

Airsoft is cheaper, safer, easier, more enjoyable, cleaner and above all, looks cooler. I mean pinging 0.2g bbs with my tacky CYMA AK at my friend never gets old. I'm thinking of picking up CYMA's Decent Ak47 (http://www.airsoftworld.net/airsoft-guns/all-chinese-made-guns/ak47-ak74-rifles/cyma-ak47-cm-028.html) soon though and actually signing up to the UK airsoft register thing.

RedWolf, whats your M14's fps? Because i wanted an M14 at first but considering CYMAs ak is similar price where I am and does full auto I'm not so sure anymore.

HyPeRsHoCk
September 4th, 2009, 08:38 AM
I like both. However, as many have said, airsoft is much, much cheaper and a lot easier to just grab your gear and play. It hurts less, and your weapon feels a lot more real. Plus, I get to look cooler in my airsoft gear. :P <3 My M14.

Åzurε
September 4th, 2009, 09:28 AM
Eh, I like paintball because you can actually see when you hit someone, and it seems to have more implied rules. Airsoft is the best for people who don't have a lot of money to blow on it, however, and generally won't cause bruising. The machine guns are sweet, too.

{NM}Redwolf
September 4th, 2009, 12:08 PM
My agm m14 supposely shoots around 330 fps but me and my friends agree it sure does hurt a lot more than my friends agm l96(bolt action sniper rifle) which shoots really high fps. my brothers echo 1 g36 shoots 350 fps but again people say mine hurts more.
theres nothing better than when ur waiting for everyone to get ready for the match with ur guns at the ready in full camo with cars driving by staring at u and sometimes speeding up a little :). Even a police car drove by one match and gave us all a funny look but drove by again and waved :) lol.

and generally won't cause bruising. The machine guns are sweet, too.
keep thinking that but i've learned that in cqb airsoft matches u are dead wrong my friend. dead wrong. lol

Virtual Chatot
September 4th, 2009, 12:14 PM
As stated before, airsoft is cheaper and that's why I like it.
Also, air soft sniper rifle > paintball gun

{NM}Redwolf
September 4th, 2009, 12:23 PM
As stated before, airsoft is cheaper and that's why I like it.
Also, air soft sniper rifle > paintball gun
airsoft sniper rifles are fun to mess with but when it comes to actually using it against aegs...........not so fun. thats why i snipe with an aeg :)

Fox♠
September 4th, 2009, 12:25 PM
Eh, I like paintball because you can actually see when you hit someone, and it seems to have more implied rules. Airsoft is the best for people who don't have a lot of money to blow on it, however, and generally won't cause bruising. The machine guns are sweet, too.

Airsoft does have rules. It's a game of respect, if you get hit, 99% of players will raise their gun and say "hit".

{NM}Redwolf
September 4th, 2009, 12:33 PM
Airsoft does have rules. It's a game of respect, if you get hit, 99% of players will raise their gun and say "hit".
its true and the other 1% are disliked and normally get lit up. rules will change depending on the game type also.

for some game types go to www.airsoftnwohio.proboards.com (http://www.airsoftnwohio.proboards.com). its has a few listed..well the ones my group plays at least.

Paintballing hurts more than airsoft.

Anyway, airsoft over paintball for me.

Airsoft is cheaper, safer, easier, more enjoyable, cleaner and above all, looks cooler. I mean pinging 0.2g bbs with my tacky CYMA AK at my friend never gets old. I'm thinking of picking up CYMA's Decent Ak47 (http://www.airsoftworld.net/airsoft-guns/all-chinese-made-guns/ak47-ak74-rifles/cyma-ak47-cm-028.html) soon though and actually signing up to the UK airsoft register thing.

RedWolf, whats your M14's fps? Because i wanted an M14 at first but considering CYMAs ak is similar price where I am and does full auto I'm not so sure anymore.
what ever u do do not get a cyma. they tend to have faulty motors and quality problems. the agm one is a work horse and holds up nicely. it also does full auto and semi but full auto is nicer for matches. also fps doesn't make a gun. quality and reliablity make it good.

bbbbbbbbuuuuummmmmmmpppppppp interested in hearing other people's opinions.

Owl
September 4th, 2009, 03:18 PM
I've never been Paintballing only Air Soft so I go with that lol

Ben Kenobi
September 5th, 2009, 08:55 AM
Coincidentally, I've just returned after playing several games of paintball today. Getting hit stings pretty bad, but I still found it fun overall.

Haven't played airsoft, so can't comment on that.

{NM}Redwolf
September 5th, 2009, 06:22 PM
bumping to the top. interested in what more people have to say.

Captain Hobo.
September 6th, 2009, 06:04 AM
Airsoft because it hurts less than painball.

{NM}Redwolf
September 6th, 2009, 10:50 AM
airsoft does hurt too expescally green gas weapons or any gun in cqb

~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~
September 7th, 2009, 05:23 PM
for me it's paintball because I also don't know what Airsoft is, it sounds kinda boring in my opinion


:t354:TG

MrSasquatch
September 8th, 2009, 05:37 AM
Paintball>airsoft. Even pump action.

txteclipse
September 8th, 2009, 07:38 AM
I like airsoft because it's more tactical and realistic, but I'm not above playing paintball. Both are fun in my opinion. Paintball hurts like a motherlover though.

Fox♠
September 15th, 2009, 02:57 PM
I've heard a lot of good reviews abot the CYMA CM.028 (not the cheapy 0.22) but I've reconsidered and am now planning on getting a JG AK74-u (although both JG and TM INSIST on caloing it the a47 beta). It's literally a carbon copy of the TM model but without adjustable sights. It's FPS is about 340 on average, which is tops for a CQB gun. It's range isnt awful to boot.

{NM}Redwolf
August 2nd, 2010, 12:50 PM
kinda bring this back from the dead instead of starting a whole new thread.