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On the streets, protesters compare notes on their equipment and offer tips.
After police fired tear gas at protesters hurling bottles and bricks on Monday, one bystander gasped and rubbed his eyes, attracting the attention of a passing demonstrator who handed him a mask.
"This one's not the good one but it will work," he said. "You've always got to carry one!"Demonstrators Cheap Newport Cigarettes Online Sale have formed special "units" in charge of tackling tear gas, which leap into action as soon as a canister is fired.
Some wrap their arms and legs in cling wrap to prevent the painful skin irritations that the gas and pepper spray can cause, and they carry saline to rinse the eyes of anyone affected.
Canisters are sometimes picked up and lobbed back at police or extinguished straight away with water bottles.
Some carry traffic cones, which can be popped on top of canisters to contain the gas before protesters Newport box 100s cigarettes douse them with water.
Months of street battles against police have allowed protesters to develop a sophisticated response to crowd control techniques, said Tony Davis, a Bangkok-based security analyst with IHS Jane's.
"What's happening in Hong Kong allows the protesters to learn and they're developing skills," he said. "They're becoming in a sense, an organised army, which they certainly weren't in the first phase."
They might be an "army", but their equipment is mostly improvised, with one recent tool of choice coming straight from the kitchen.