That's only half a smartgun at best - no ammo drum, cocking handle, etc.
I imagine that another character comes with the rest of it, although the logic behind that escapes me. Maybe it made it into the pic by mistake?
Not if I want to see if the poster has made any commentary on whatever it is that they quoted.
And seriously, "why can't you just ignore it?" from the person who posts so much in the "Life's Minor Irritations" thread? Of course no one makes me read it, that doesn't make it less annoying...