Salvaging DOTM laserbeak

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  1. supernova222

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    THIS THREAD IS OFFICIALLY NOW ABOUT SOME CHANGES I THOUGHT OF TO HELP SOUNDWAVE, NOT DISSING LASERBEAK, IM SORRY TO ALL THOSE WHO GOT MAD!

    some think that laserbeak in DOTM was a bit of a disappointment because of the talking

    i figured a way to eliminate his talking without really changing the plot or him and helping to add some more of soundwave in the plot

    instead of laserbeak reporting in africa, soundwave would plug into him with one of his tenticles then SW would say what LB would have

    and in the scene where he interogates jerry wang(ha, wang) he would just be a communicator between Soundwave and jerry, with soundwave saying laserbeak's lines
     
  2. kaiserlisk

    kaiserlisk THIS PLEASES GAGA

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    Disappointment? A good number of us would like to disagree.
     
  3. jackgaughan

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    Does Laserbeak REALLY need salvaging?
     
  4. Strarf

    Strarf Toy Battles Reloaded TFW2005 Supporter

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    Laserbeak was a disappointment? I wasn't aware of this. He was one of the best things in DotM.
     
  5. supernova222

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    he was an effective character but the talking wasnt really needed, and lots of people really didnt like it
     
  6. SAF7

    SAF7 LOVE this game!

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    Actually, I really liked Laserbeak (probably my favorite character in the movie, if not all 3 of them) because he talked. He was really sinister and very successful in completing his missions (something most Laserbeaks are good at). In fact, I probably wouldn't have thought much of him if he was just another animal like Ravage and Scorponok.
     
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    His talking added to the creepiness of the character. It WAS needed. Who are these people who didn't like it?
     
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    FeelingLuckyPnk Decepticon Punks!

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    Nothing "Wong" with Laserbeak :) 
     
  9. kaiserlisk

    kaiserlisk THIS PLEASES GAGA

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    If it weren't for the talking, he'd be nothing but a drone. That equals no real character, just a meaningless service to the fans. The talking gave him meaning and character.
     
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    Dissapointment? You kidding DOTM put Laserbeak within striking distance of the Transformers Hall of Fame!
     
  11. bungalox

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    You are the only person I know who hated DOTM Laserbeak.
     
  12. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    To the OP..."Is your daddy home?"

    DOTM Laserbeak isn't really broken so why fix him? To me, he's one of the best things of the DOTM film.
     
  13. supernova222

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    hell if i know, i just always see crap about people not liking him because he talked, even my bro said his talking was annoying when he saw the movie

    but if it was done the way i suggested, it would give soundwave some more major involvment like he should have had

    guess it was more of a suggestion then a problem fixer
     
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    FeelingLuckyPnk Decepticon Punks!

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    Other than his head blown off... :D 
     
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    I'll agree and say I didn't enjoy all the talking.
     
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    Dissapoint?, you know Laserbeak is a fan favorite of DOTM among most of the movieverse fans

    i loved having laserbeak talking, i was even surprised to hear him talk as i expecting him beign a silent Animal con like Scorponok and Ravage (and by this time i saw laserbeak talking in the DOTM prequel covergence, but despite that i was still thinking Laserbeak was gonig to be mute in the movie final cut)
     
  17. TylerMirage

    TylerMirage I vawnt my berdt.

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    1.) I don't really think he needs salvaging.
    2.) No, we "all don't all know" that Laserbeak was a disappointment, mostly because a majority of the fanbase LOVED his character, including myself. Heck, even some hardened haters/fan critics of these movies admit they enjoyed two things in DotM: 1.) Sentinel Prime and 2.) Laserbeak (or at least didn't hate him). Rarely - if ever - have I seen people complain about him or his talking. EDIT: I see one person on this thread.
    3.) Even if people were disappointed, his speaking probably wouldn't be one of the reasons. They'd say something like "He wasn't a cassette", "he didn't eject from Soundwave's tits" or "we needed more Laserbeak", the latter being the only acceptable reason for disappointment. :p 
    4.) If you want him to squawk and chirp instead of talk, then all the power to you. :)  For me, personally, his creepy voice and lines made his character ten times that of what it would've been sans speech: just another random animal monster robot.
    5.) That whole "plugging in"-scene you speak of is cool (I can only imagine how creepy it would be), but it just doesn't mesh well with what appears to be the MO of the Decepticons.
    6.) Your "Laserbeak as a medium to Wang"-idea is also cool. But having your idea over what happened in the film wouldn't necessarily 'salvage' him.

    EDIT: Since you appear to have changed your mind on "salvage", I give your "suggestions for how you would change Laserbeak" more consideration.

    You don't need speech to "have character". Many a thread has been made on this topic regarding Bumblebees and Prime Soundwave's etc..
     
  18. bungalox

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    Is a talking Laserbeak so bad?
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    He's been talking since G1.

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  19. supernova222

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    ok salvage may not have been the right word but i dont know how to change the title
     
  20. Bumblebee765

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    There's nothing to salvage. Laserbeak was one of the best characters in Dark of the Moon. I was fine with him talking, it made him even more sinister. His "With pleasure" line sends chills down my spine every time...
     

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