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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby Dclone Soundwave » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:07 pm

Ugly ugly ugly. And I LOVE Soundwave. You couldn't get me to spend $10 on this.
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby Burn » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:12 pm

xyl360 wrote:
Burn wrote:Of course what would have made more sense was instead of using G1 Soundwave, use Music Label Soundwave, give him the gold treatment if you have to, forget the cassettes and have a Mini-SD card come pre-loaded with Linkin Park music.

You, sir, should be working for Hasbro. That's a brilliant idea. Heck, it wouldn't even have to have much music on it, just the 4 or 5 songs LP did for the movies.

Given that (as far as I know) ML Soundwave only supports up to 1gb cards, they could do that, or all of LP's albums, or all of the movie soundtracks and scores.

Either way, it would make more sense than just another Soundwave repaint with a LP label slapped on it. Plus you'd get ML Soundwave into the US market.
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby Autobot032 » Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:08 pm

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Well, this is a slice of horrible, now isn't it?

It looks like it was made out of melted Reese's peanut butter chips for cookie baking.
It's so unappealing, it hurts.

The packaging is awesome, though.
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby Noideaforaname » Sat Jul 14, 2012 12:13 am

This is very much one of those "first not very thought-out ideas that you blurt out", no?
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby YRQRM0 » Sat Jul 14, 2012 3:59 am

I love the idea of a Linkin Park edition TF....two of my favorite things. I'll admit they could've done better though...starting with using a movie figure or something considering LP has nothing to do with G1. I feel like Mike Shinoda would enjoy this though..lol
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby Rated X » Sat Jul 14, 2012 8:01 am

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Nice soundwave...

Stupid boy band...
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby Kibble » Sat Jul 14, 2012 8:53 am

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Burn wrote:Of course what would have made more sense was instead of using G1 Soundwave, use Music Label Soundwave, give him the gold treatment if you have to, forget the cassettes and have a Mini-SD card come pre-loaded with Linkin Park music.

Just how badly do you want this thing to suck? As if it's not bad enough they have Stinkin' Fart logos on it, you want it to also come with their..."music"?
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby triKlops » Sat Jul 14, 2012 8:56 am

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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby Autobot032 » Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:29 am

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Rated X wrote:Nice soundwave...

Stupid boy band...


Linkin Park is many things... I'm not the biggest fan, though a few songs are good...
But they are NOT a boy band, stupid or otherwise.

Mike Shinoda and co. would kick your @$$ if they heard that.
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby MINDVVIPE » Sat Jul 14, 2012 12:48 pm

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Kibble wrote:
Burn wrote:Of course what would have made more sense was instead of using G1 Soundwave, use Music Label Soundwave, give him the gold treatment if you have to, forget the cassettes and have a Mini-SD card come pre-loaded with Linkin Park music.

Just how badly do you want this thing to suck? As if it's not bad enough they have Stinkin' Fart logos on it, you want it to also come with their..."music"?


:lol: I was thinking the same thing.
Mike Shinoda kicking ass? I don't see it.
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby Autobot032 » Sat Jul 14, 2012 12:52 pm

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Kibble wrote:
Burn wrote:Of course what would have made more sense was instead of using G1 Soundwave, use Music Label Soundwave, give him the gold treatment if you have to, forget the cassettes and have a Mini-SD card come pre-loaded with Linkin Park music.

Just how badly do you want this thing to suck? As if it's not bad enough they have Stinkin' Fart logos on it, you want it to also come with their..."music"?


"Stinkin' Fart"
"I hate Nickelback"
"Metallica Sucks"
Etc...

Do you people ever find an artist, group, band, whatever, that you actually like and stick with it? I mean, seriously. It's always an "I hate..." kinda deal.

Obviously, there's something there, otherwise no money would be made. And last I checked, Linkin Park is still making money.

...hmm, yep. Still cashin' checks. So...
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby MINDVVIPE » Sat Jul 14, 2012 1:05 pm

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Autobot032 wrote:"Stinkin' Fart"
"I hate Nickelback"
"Metallica Sucks"
Etc...

Do you people ever find an artist, group, band, whatever, that you actually like and stick with it? I mean, seriously. It's always an "I hate..." kinda deal.

Obviously, there's something there, otherwise no money would be made. And last I checked, Linkin Park is still making money.

...hmm, yep. Still cashin' checks. So...


He's just dishing out some well expected hate, just gota take it in stride. (Atleast hes adding some creativity to the names too, not a fully wasted post :P)
Theres lots of bands I have stuck to. But I'll give you just one for now. Judas Priest. Not that I'd want a Judas Priest Soundwave even if he DID do a song for the movie. Obviously its all about the money. That will always remain the bottom line to all creative ideas coming out of Hasbro.
Anyway, its just fun to rag on something you don't like; it's nothing substantial to argue over.

EDIT: I WOULD have liked a Stan Bush Soundwave. Even if I do find some songs extremely cheesey and bordering on lame, its got the nostalgia and history with the brand. THATS what you turn.. uh.. gold?.. goldish..colour. Not some new age stuff that is meant to appeal to the current generation... but ya, money.
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby Burn » Sat Jul 14, 2012 3:43 pm

Autobot032 wrote:
Kibble wrote:
Burn wrote:Of course what would have made more sense was instead of using G1 Soundwave, use Music Label Soundwave, give him the gold treatment if you have to, forget the cassettes and have a Mini-SD card come pre-loaded with Linkin Park music.

Just how badly do you want this thing to suck? As if it's not bad enough they have Stinkin' Fart logos on it, you want it to also come with their..."music"?


"Stinkin' Fart"
"I hate Nickelback"
"Metallica Sucks"
Etc...

Do you people ever find an artist, group, band, whatever, that you actually like and stick with it? I mean, seriously. It's always an "I hate..." kinda deal.

Obviously, there's something there, otherwise no money would be made. And last I checked, Linkin Park is still making money.

...hmm, yep. Still cashin' checks. So...


eh, let it go. I use to be a big LP fan, but their last two albums have been stinkers.

And Stan Bush ... dear god no, the man has never really had a hit, he's just popular with a fanbase for one song from an animated movie from the 80's.
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby MINDVVIPE » Sat Jul 14, 2012 3:49 pm

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Burn wrote:And Stan Bush ... dear god no, the man has never really had a hit, he's just popular with a fanbase for one song from an animated movie from the 80's.


But.. that song was in American dad too... And he had altogether 3 songs that have to do with Transformers. The touch, dare, and that new one with WFC footage in the background and the boobies. Plus his songs were during the movie, not just the end credits. SO THERE!
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby Kibble » Sat Jul 14, 2012 9:47 pm

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"Stinkin' Fart"
"I hate Nickelback"
"Metallica Sucks"
Etc...

Do you people ever find an artist, group, band, whatever, that you actually like and stick with it? I mean, seriously. It's always an "I hate..." kinda deal.

Obviously, there's something there, otherwise no money would be made. And last I checked, Linkin Park is still making money.

...hmm, yep. Still cashin' checks. So...


How can you stick with something you were never very fond of to begin with? I'll give you Metallica...I was into them before they sold out, but if you can't tell the difference between their pre 'Black Album' music vs post, there's something wrong with your ears. They're not even remotely the same band. It's like G1 vs Beast Wars...yeah, they're all called Transformers, but they're not even close to the same thing.

PS...Picklesack? Really?
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby MGrotusque » Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:21 pm

Kibble wrote:PS...Picklesack? Really?


:lol: :lol: "Picklesack" :lol: :lol: Hilarious..that's the funniest word I've heard in a while. Is a picklesack even a real thing? (i'm still chuckling at it)
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby gavinfuzzy » Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:44 pm

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Burn wrote:And Stan Bush ... dear god no, the man has never really had a hit, he's just popular with a fanbase for one song from an animated movie from the 80's.


But.. that song was in American dad too... And he had altogether 3 songs that have to do with Transformers. The touch, dare, and that new one with WFC footage in the background and the boobies. Plus his songs were during the movie, not just the end credits. SO THERE!


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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby Kibble » Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:13 pm

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Kibble wrote:PS...Picklesack? Really?


:lol: :lol: "Picklesack" :lol: :lol: Hilarious..that's the funniest word I've heard in a while. Is a picklesack even a real thing? (i'm still chuckling at it)


I think it's kinda like a banana hammock or somethin'...
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby PrymeStriker » Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:16 pm

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Kibble wrote:
monstergrotusque wrote:
Kibble wrote:PS...Picklesack? Really?


:lol: :lol: "Picklesack" :lol: :lol: Hilarious..that's the funniest word I've heard in a while. Is a picklesack even a real thing? (i'm still chuckling at it)


I think it's kinda like a banana hammock or somethin'...


Or one could refer to it as something else.........
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby necr0blivion » Sun Jul 15, 2012 12:19 am

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Kibble wrote:PS...Picklesack? Really?


This article sums it up nicely:
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Anyways, this is a pretty strange cross-over release, but I'm sure some people will really be glad to have the closest thing to a Lucky Draw Soundwave that will ever come out. I just won't be one of them...
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby MINDVVIPE » Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:26 am

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necr0blivion wrote:
Kibble wrote:PS...Picklesack? Really?


This article sums it up nicely:
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Hahaha, great review. I heard that Chad Kreuger guy is a real douche, walking around in snake skin tights like a jackass. Got booed outa a venue here in BC back when picklesack was... er... more popular.
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Re: SDCC 2012 Coverage: Linkin Park Exclusive Soundwave Set

Postby MGrotusque » Sun Jul 15, 2012 2:11 am

MINDVVIPE wrote: picklesack


HA! It gets me every time. :lol: :grin:
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