In the Deadpool movie, Deadpool forgets his ammo bag in the first scene in the taxi and then forgets his guns bag in the second scene with the same taxi. This seems too convenient to just to make for some funny scenes.

And the first ends with doing a scene with just 12 bullets in his gun.

Then the fight with after he forgets his gun bag,

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    Deadpool isn't part of the MCU.
    – Rogue Jedi
    May 29, 2016 at 13:35
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    the x-men are also not part of the MCU.
    – phantom42
    May 29, 2016 at 14:04
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    “This seems too convenient to just to make for some funny scenes.” You’re confused at a comedy film having a joke in it? May 29, 2016 at 14:59
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    One of the key components to comedy is repetition.
    – phantom42
    May 29, 2016 at 17:47
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    @LegoStormtroopr The third key component to comedy is The Rule of Three Jun 1, 2016 at 9:50

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The issue of the forgotten ammunition pack in the first Taxi ride and the forgotten guns bag was due to budget cuts from Fox.

Fox forced the crew to cut $7 million from the script at the last minute from an already limited budget of a $58 million. In an interview with MTV Ryan Reynolds talks about the very low budget, “The budget isn’t what we hoped it would be, this [flanel shirt] is actually the suit,”

And Reynolds did have a hard time developing the movie due to the studios constraints, Reynolds said,

We went through such hell developing the script and which X-Men we could keep and which we couldn’t and it just turned into a nightmare. The studio would just say, ‘too expensive, too expensive, too expensive’ to everyone. So finally we were like well, “What about Negasonic Teenage Warhead” and they said, “Negasonic, what?”

And screenwriter Rhett Reese said ,

There was a reduction of action. We had a motorcycle chase between Deadpool and Ajax (Francis) on the freeway that we took out. We had a big, big gun fight in the third act that we took out and we basically had Deadpool forget his guns as a means of getting around it. So there were just reductions.

There is more on this on "How the Limitations of a Small Budget Forced the Deadpool Team to Make a Much Better Movie"

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    Well, at least Fox can still enjoy their mountain of cash that the movie made despite them cheaping out on stuff.
    – Ellesedil
    May 29, 2016 at 17:07
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    "an already limited budget of a $58 million" ... some people are just not good with money.
    – Peter
    May 29, 2016 at 20:37
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    @Peter. Compared to other super hero movies, this is not much. Cheap for this day and age. hollywood.com/movies/marvel-superhero-movie-budgets-60223164/#/…
    – KyloRen
    May 29, 2016 at 21:59

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