Cheer up, kiddo. :) No need to get all hot and bothered over a joke. Honestly never been there. And never will go. Thanks for the obvious profiling of a sense of humour. Quite mature.
The fact is that the Vanguard helmet looks like a beam rifle. The inability of you to see the comic nature of imagining a spartan shooting lasers out of his face is a shortcoming of no one else but you, I'm afraid.
>X< Leader of The Dream Team >X< "A game moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and teabag once in a while, you could miss it."