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  1. decepticreep312

    decepticreep312 Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone noticed that most of the Autobots have non-American accents? Bumblebee has a British accent, Mirage has an Italian accent, Wheeljack has some weird combination of different accents, Ironhide is British, Roadbuster is Scottish, and Leadfoot is Cockney. Who else thinks that is just awesome that the Autobots have a variety of accents, not just American?
     
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    Yeah it's cool. I love me some scottish robots.
     
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    You got some of them wrong: Wheeljack isnt german, Roadbuster is scottish, Leadfoot is english cockney.
     
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    The many different robot accents we hear probably reflect the fact that different regions exist on Cybertron, each with its own linguistic nuances.

    That being said, the preponderance of UK accents left me bored.
     
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    I always thought that Leadfoot was meant to be a stereotypical American although I thought he sounded a bit off.

    I love how only nine Decepticons spoke in the hole trilogy and only Frenzy and Demolisher sounded different. Even those two only had voices that fitted their roles. Frenzy was tiny and Demolisher a guy warning of a rising demon.
     
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    Roadbuster has a Scottish accent.
     
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    Bumblebee has an accent?
     
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    Well his voice actor in the first movie is British.
     
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    The accent portrays a lot of character, which helps greatly considering not everyone gets a lot of lines. It speaks or their character and perceptions in their choice of accent. British Ironhide is magnificent.
     
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    I will hurt you.
     
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    Id say they got the accents due to how they learned english, in the first movie prime said they learned it from satellite radio, so i just assumed they all did the same and just learned the accents that way
     
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    Couldn't agree more.
     
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    Wheeljack/Que sounded Irish to me, though I'll have to see it again to be sure.
     
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    Dude what you smokin???

    Leadfoot is a full on cockney in the style of "'ello squire, apples an' pears" etc"

    Also, Que is very much "I say chaps, jolly good show".

    Yeah, I love me some stereotypes :D 
     
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    I personally like the accents, they do a great job of adding more character, and ironhide just seems that more badass with it
     
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    *sigh* Is there ANY Transformers with a Irish accent?

    No seriously, are there any?
     
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    Incorrect! Primes line was- "We've learned Earths languages through the world wide web."
     
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    That's pretty much all they could do, lest be called racist.
     
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    Sorry if I got the accents wrong, I couldn't remember some of them exactly.
     

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