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15th Sep '17 2:35:31 PM Eddy1215
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* WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo episode "Diggin' Earth" Sunspot does it by drumming the air (aliens!) then hitting a shot blade as a cymbal. A response to Dr. Rafferty's "groundbreaking project" quip.

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* WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo ''WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo'' episode "Diggin' Earth" Sunspot does it by drumming the air (aliens!) then hitting a shot blade as a cymbal. A response to Dr. Rafferty's "groundbreaking project" quip.
15th Sep '17 2:21:13 PM nombretomado
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* Older [[AppleMacintosh Macintosh]] computers sometimes play a Sting (the "Chimes of Death") when they fail a crucial hardware check on boot, with the notes of the ditty telling a savvy tech what's wrong even when video doesn't work

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* Older [[AppleMacintosh [[UsefulNotes/AppleMacintosh Macintosh]] computers sometimes play a Sting (the "Chimes of Death") when they fail a crucial hardware check on boot, with the notes of the ditty telling a savvy tech what's wrong even when video doesn't work
14th Sep '17 9:47:47 PM Axelmania
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*WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo episode "Diggin' Earth" Sunspot does it by drumming the air (aliens!) then hitting a shot blade as a cymbal. A response to Dr. Rafferty's "groundbreaking project" quip.
17th Jul '17 7:26:18 PM HeroGal2347
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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' was known to have numerous stings that played before a commercial break. One of its most notable ones was the ominous 'Bum-Bum-Bum-Bum-BUUUMMM'.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' was known to have numerous stings that played before a commercial break. One of its most notable ones was the ominous 'Bum-Bum-Bum-Bum-BUUUMMM'.
24th Jun '17 2:56:49 PM iAFXI
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Here is a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWUwgO1RwsQ compilation]] with examples of the "Dun dun DAH!" sting.
15th Jun '17 12:28:46 AM TylerL320
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* Used often in Franchise/DeadSpace, including for when [[spoiler: something falls off a shelf.]]

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* Used often in Franchise/DeadSpace, ''Franchise/DeadSpace'', including for when [[spoiler: something falls off a shelf.]]



* ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' has several, and the most notorious in terms of gameplay are the domination and revenge kill stings, based off of motifs from the [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome game's main theme tune]].
* Whenever you select the adventure mode in VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies.

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* ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' has several, and the most notorious in terms of gameplay are the domination and revenge kill stings, based off of motifs from the [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome game's main theme tune]].
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* Whenever you select the adventure mode is chosen in VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies.''VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies''.
* The main battle theme of ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}}'', "Last Surprise", begins with a flamboyant string-based sting before the lyrics kick in.
* Practically every battle theme throughout the entirety of the ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' series begins with a quick techno sting. The sting itself varies from game to game and the type of enemy being battled, but they almost all begin with one.
2nd Jun '17 5:44:18 AM DougSMachina
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** Don't forget the swooshing sound at the beginning of the ThemeTune.

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** Don't forget Also, the swooshing sound at the beginning of the ThemeTune.
25th May '17 2:04:41 PM CynicalBastardo
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* Parodied in ''WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail'' where Strong Bad shows ''Dangeresque 1: Dangeresque Too?''. All of the musical cues are [[NoBudget done by Strong Bad himself]]. Several stings show up when villains are introduced or even foreshadowed.
25th May '17 2:01:37 PM CynicalBastardo
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** Also lampshaded in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXV'', where [[TheMetaGuy Prompto]] will occasionally hum the victory fanfare after a battle.
7th Apr '17 4:08:31 PM nombretomado
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* ''PotterPuppetPals'': At the end of "Ron's Disease", [[spoiler:after Hagrid smacks Dumbledore with a cudgel with a [[RoboticReveal resounding clang]] and otherwise no apparent effect on Dumbledore, Harry exclaims (to a sting), "OHMYGOD, [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots he's an android]]!" Hagrid looks around in confusion, saying, "Wha-?" (to another sting). Dumbledore finally replies, "Yes, it's true, I am an android - a [[WordofGay gay]] android." What follows is a rather original LampshadeHanging of your typical Dun Dun DAAAH! sting, with the DAAH! lasting about five or six seconds.]]

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* ''PotterPuppetPals'': ''WebVideo/PotterPuppetPals'': At the end of "Ron's Disease", [[spoiler:after Hagrid smacks Dumbledore with a cudgel with a [[RoboticReveal resounding clang]] and otherwise no apparent effect on Dumbledore, Harry exclaims (to a sting), "OHMYGOD, [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots he's an android]]!" Hagrid looks around in confusion, saying, "Wha-?" (to another sting). Dumbledore finally replies, "Yes, it's true, I am an android - a [[WordofGay gay]] android." What follows is a rather original LampshadeHanging of your typical Dun Dun DAAAH! sting, with the DAAH! lasting about five or six seconds.]]
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