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Fun This To Do With a Mad Rock and Roll Scientist:

 1 Sand Josieph, Tue, 11th Oct '11 7:27:52 PM from Grand Galloping Galaday
Bigonkers! is Magic
So there's this one character who's the combination of The Power of Rock and Mad Scientist and she needs some Bad Ass things to do. Any suggestions?
 2 nrjxll, Tue, 11th Oct '11 7:31:03 PM Relationship Status: Not war
My first thought? Nuclear-powered stereo speakers.

Just Think of the Potential!

I don't use the Power of Rock (or the Power Of Anything, really) but I do use tons of mad scientists, so I'll try and think up more ideas.

 3 Sonzai, Tue, 11th Oct '11 7:31:56 PM from Singularity Station
Yeah, a sound-based death ray is the first thing that comes to mind, no doubt. smile

edited 11th Oct '11 7:32:02 PM by Sonzai

Danger: Intense gravimetric distortions nearby. Please reverse the polarity on your deflectors now.
 4 Sand Josieph, Tue, 11th Oct '11 7:56:50 PM from Grand Galloping Galaday
Bigonkers! is Magic
Well, as a Rock & Roll gal, she's probably part of a band, maybe we could use that as something of a launching pad for ideas? But first! What shall the band's name be?
slice of lice
She should mechanically retrofit her entire body for the perfect sound experience.

edited 11th Oct '11 8:00:52 PM by OuthouseInferno

Forget the tropes until after you're done.
 6 Wheezy, Tue, 11th Oct '11 8:48:03 PM from Tampa, FL. Again.
(That Guy You Met Once)

Also, I'm imagining her using calculus mixed with advanced music theory to create harmonically perfect solos and figuring out how to play at the perfect frequency and volume to shatter buildings and blow people into Ludicrous Gibs.

edited 11th Oct '11 8:51:37 PM by Wheezy

 7 Sand Josieph, Tue, 11th Oct '11 8:53:58 PM from Grand Galloping Galaday
Bigonkers! is Magic
As a rock artist, I'm thinking that her weapon instrument of choice would be the electric guitar.
Isn't she the cutest murderous psychopath?
Nuclear-powered stereo speakers

Fuck. Yeah.
...Goddamnit, why can't I get normal health questions like the rest of my colleagues? - Pyrite, upon being asked about the meaning of poop.
 9 Sand Josieph, Tue, 11th Oct '11 9:21:27 PM from Grand Galloping Galaday
Bigonkers! is Magic
How about a nuclear powered speaker buried deep within the earth that causes earthquakes?
 10 JHM, Wed, 12th Oct '11 8:32:50 AM from Neither Here Nor There Relationship Status: I know
Thunder, Perfect Mind
[up] ...powered by distorted, wah-wah-drenched bass solos, triggered by certain sequences of artificial harmonics!

I, too, am a music dweeb.

P.S. And now I'm imagining a literal version of the line in Pere Ubu's "Final Solution": Buy me a ticket to a sonic reduction / Guitars that sound like a nuclear destruction...

edited 12th Oct '11 9:13:21 AM by JHM

 11 Wheezy, Wed, 12th Oct '11 2:35:27 PM from Tampa, FL. Again.
(That Guy You Met Once)
Building on my last suggestion, gigantic Tesla coil amps that cause lightning storms?

edited 12th Oct '11 2:35:39 PM by Wheezy

That reminds me of an idea I had. I've had a rough idea of a story where the protagonists are a very literal Five-Man Band in a modern world with fantasy elements, specifically in that their instruments grant them superpowers. Going by the standard lineup (The Hero = Vocals, The Lancer = Guitar, The Big Guy = Drums, The Smart Guy = Keyboard, The Chick = Bass), what sorts of powers would complement both the instrument and the role?

 13 Sand Josieph, Wed, 12th Oct '11 7:17:59 PM from Grand Galloping Galaday
Bigonkers! is Magic
Hmm, for this character she would probably be The Hero, even though she plays lead guitar and doesn't sing.
 14 nrjxll, Wed, 12th Oct '11 7:20:04 PM Relationship Status: Not war
[up][up]Well, I can easily see drums going along with some kind of earth-control powers - which also happen to be a traditional fit for a Big Guy.

Incidentally, I just now noticed the typo in the title.

 15 Sand Josieph, Wed, 12th Oct '11 8:23:47 PM from Grand Galloping Galaday
Bigonkers! is Magic
No no, that was TOTALLY on purpose!



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