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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.]]
10th Jan '17 10:53:27 AM Gairyuki
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** Beginning with the King of Worms Arc, the series' post-credits storyline segments have ended with a dramatic sting, an ominous techno sound.
7th Jan '17 8:40:10 PM PoweRespect
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'', Mordecai and Rigby watch a horror movie with "the most dramatic stings ever". Scary things happen one right after another, and a sting is played after each one. After the TV remote breaks Benson's windshield, the same sting is heard, causing Rigby to remark, "We probably should have turned the movie off."
16th Dec '16 5:23:23 PM Camassia
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Compare ScreamerTrailer. Do not confuse with TheStinger. Or with the ''musician'' [[Music/ThePolice Sting]], or the ''{{professional wrestl|ing}}er '' Wrestling/{{Sting}} or the film ''Film/TheSting''. Or that dagger used by [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Frodo and his Uncle]], [[OverlyLongGag or the police tactic of pretending to be a customer for drug salesmen or prostitutes, or the pain, action, or body part that occurs at the back of a bee or wasp.]]

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Compare ScreamerTrailer. Do not confuse with TheStinger. Or with the ''musician'' [[Music/ThePolice Sting]], Music/{{Sting}}, or the ''{{professional wrestl|ing}}er '' Wrestling/{{Sting}} or the film ''Film/TheSting''. Or that dagger used by [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Frodo and his Uncle]], [[OverlyLongGag or the police tactic of pretending to be a customer for drug salesmen or prostitutes, or the pain, action, or body part that occurs at the back of a bee or wasp.]]
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