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Worst callouts

By QuietEarp

1 year ago


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    #1 1 year ago

    There is a recent topic for best callouts. How about worst callouts? Ones that you cringe when hearing.

    To start things off in High Roller Casino the callout "I'll take them anyway I can get them. . . just like my women" makes me cringe and I hope people don't overhear it.

    Any other awful callouts?

    #2 1 year ago

    My wife and I get a good laugh out of the terrible Bally/Williams over sexualized 90s tables, mostly TOM's "Shoot for the magic trunk!" but a lot of them like JackBot, TOTAN. You just gotta feel bad for the girl voice actor who was just given these lines to say suggestively and probably has never played a game of pinball in her life.

    #3 1 year ago

    Most of TWD

    #4 1 year ago

    X files. So much potential too.

    #5 1 year ago

    I dunno about worst but here are a few imho.

    The most annoying: Jackpot callout in Earthshaker.

    The completely indistinguishable: whatever Homer Simpson says with the kickback on the DE Simpsons.

    Cringifest: High Roller Casino the callout "I'll take them anyway I can get them. . . just like my women"
    One that makes me the angriest on location: ToM - "You must concentrate!" THE HELL DO YOU THINK I'M DOING???

    #6 1 year ago

    Stargate by a mile, SHOOT THE PYRAMID.

    #7 1 year ago

    Breakshot can be grating at times, I like the machine though.

    Laughing girls in Houdini can be a bit much as well (though not sure those are callouts as much as sound effects).

    #8 1 year ago

    X-Men. All of them.

    #9 1 year ago
    Quoted from maf-mi:

    Stargate by a mile, SHOOT THE PYRAMID.

    Worse than "Shoot the spinnnnner......Shoot the basket!!!" ?

    Now let's leave before the Gottlieb lovers start telling us how to disable those call outs

    #10 1 year ago
    Quoted from radial_head:

    The completely indistinguishable: whatever Homer Simpson says with the kickback on the DE Simpsons.

    That's Apu saying "come again". The left targets and outlane is the Kwik-E-Mart.

    #11 1 year ago

    I could start listing them but I hope ur not busy for about a month.
    The ones that immediately came to mind
    SS
    Met
    Xmen
    TWD
    Americas most haunted
    BK3
    alot of JP3. "Why would Nedry do this"
    Oh man I gotta stop before I make myself sick.
    Here's my question and something that makes me so sad.
    How did they ever get a final approval. Its terrible.

    #12 1 year ago

    Oh I forgot and damn u QuietEarp for making relive these atrocities of voice over work.
    GOTG and worse of all SMvault

    #13 1 year ago

    What in the fuck are you talking about?

    #14 1 year ago

    You shore need that ramp shot

    #15 1 year ago

    "Lamont?"

    "Margo."

    Also, everyone in Pinball Magic telling you to "focus" and "concentrate."

    #16 1 year ago

    JP Nedry when tilt warning aaahh aahh ahhhh ahhh ahhh ahhh. Lucky the machine was on rental, i couldn't get it out of the place quick enough.

    #17 1 year ago

    All of the Chloe callouts on 24.

    #18 1 year ago

    "Woah, horses!"

    #19 1 year ago

    Almost every DI callout...

    #20 1 year ago
    Quoted from jorant:

    What in the fuck are you talking about?

    Sorry it confused you. The call outs in Metallica are embarrassing. What do you find appealing about those guys telling u to make shots and the other rotten call outs that are meant to be funny and just aren't at all. Its awful. I like the music, expect for anything after Justice but I could live with that, otherwise. Garbage. U know what am talking about?

    #21 1 year ago

    MET Call outs are super weak

    #22 1 year ago

    T3: shoot here, and here.

    WPT:

    #23 1 year ago

    DE Star Wars: C3PO's crying obsession for you to "SHOOT THE DEATH STAR"

    #24 1 year ago

    Nedry this....Nedry that......

    #25 1 year ago

    The Sean Mockery vo in Indiana Jones, worst vo acting I've ever heard in a pinball game. In fact most Stern games have awful vo, I think they do it themselves to save a few quid.

    #26 1 year ago

    Hook- "Bangarang!"

    #27 1 year ago
    Quoted from ViperJelly:

    Breakshot can be grating.

    Breakshot by a mile!!
    That girl’s voice is nails on a chalkboard.
    Fastest I have ever sold a machine- all because of that voice...

    #28 1 year ago

    +1 Metallica. Great game. I like the band. But voice actors they sure ain’t.

    #29 1 year ago

    Bone's callouts on Stern Star Trek are pretty weak. I don't blame Karl Urban though, I have a feeling it was a lack of coaching on how to do good callouts.

    #30 1 year ago

    Ok,ok,ok, / wro,wrong,wrong hat

    #31 1 year ago

    Any licensed them that didn’t get the actual actors voices and voice actors sound nothing at all like the original.

    #32 1 year ago
    Quoted from Coindork:

    Any licensed them that didn’t get the actual actors voices and voice actors sound nothing at all like the original.

    Good call, stern potc annoys the hell outta me.

    #33 1 year ago

    No Good Gofers. Voted number 1; Route tech complained of broken glass and vandalism.

    You don't know how to play this game. great

    #34 1 year ago

    I like most of the call outs in MET expect for Lars’ stupid ones. Especially “Hey kid we’re gonna fry him real good” or some shit like that. Dumb. Say something like hey dude, or bub, or man or something other than kid.

    #35 1 year ago

    While I'm at it....
    The Electric Shock scream in Barb Wire.

    #36 1 year ago

    Not a call out but for me the worst sound in pinball is the VUK on WH2O.

    #37 1 year ago

    Draining your last ball on Riverboat Gambler the lady says in an obnoxious way:

    Cashing out?

    But she holds onto her syllables way too long.

    #38 1 year ago
    Quoted from Coindork:

    Any licensed them that didn’t get the actual actors voices and voice actors sound nothing at all like the original.

    Shoot the death star?

    #39 1 year ago
    Quoted from SunnRAT:

    DE Star Wars: C3PO's crying obsession for you to "SHOOT THE DEATH STAR"

    Crap you beat me to it.

    #40 1 year ago
    Quoted from Hazoff:

    Sorry it confused you. The call outs in Metallica are embarrassing. What do you find appealing about those guys telling u to make shots and the other rotten call outs that are meant to be funny and just aren't at all. Its awful. I like the music, expect for anything after Justice but I could live with that, otherwise. Garbage. U know what am talking about?

    Not really? If you have better ideas for what could be said maybe I could understand. They are just band dudes. Not much else you can do.

    #41 1 year ago

    The callouts in SM Vault are just awful.

    #42 1 year ago
    Quoted from Viggin900:

    Not really? If you have better ideas for what could be said maybe I could understand. They are just band dudes. Not much else you can do.

    Here's a better idea. Have the call outs all sound like Charlie Browns teacher that would have been better. The best option? do the same thing as IronMaiden. Those were good sounding voice actors for the theme, decent call outs too. I don't want to hear Lars say anything while I'm playing a game, and the other 3. It was very bland and dry and just bad. Hey if u like it good. Luckily I was able to attenuate them out of existence and loved my Pre.

    #43 1 year ago
    Quoted from BillySastard:

    Bone's callouts on Stern Star Trek are pretty weak. I don't blame Karl Urban though,

    That was as stupid as having Winston doing call outs on GB's. Just use the movie qoutes and a voice actor for the jackpots and stuff.

    #44 1 year ago

    Hazzlehoff they're not THAT bad dude. At least they used the real band. Imagine how shitty it would be been with voice actors lol.
    Jimmy Hetfield woulda never let that happen cause he's a pinhead like us.

    #45 1 year ago

    SF2 has ass callouts. Love the game but Gottlieb really mailed that in

    #46 1 year ago
    Quoted from BillySastard:

    Bone's callouts on Stern Star Trek are pretty weak. I don't blame Karl Urban though, I have a feeling it was a lack of coaching on how to do good callouts.

    I felt that when stern first implemented them it was a train wreck. They just recorded and slammed them in with no editing. Then, they went back and mixed them in properly with the correct queues, mixing quality, and proper variety; and now, on the current code I think theyre awesome and fit the game very well.

    #47 1 year ago


    Quoted from Gryszzz:Hazzlehoff they're not THAT bad dude. At least they used the real band. Imagine how shitty it would be been with voice actors lol.
    Jimmy Hetfield woulda never let that happen cause he's a pinhead like us.

    I didn't like them. I agree though if they had voice actors pretending to be the band it would have been shit and rather disturbing. I personally would have preferred no band members. Imagine if they made a Slayer pin and ruined with K King call outs, wouldn't u prefer and nice deep evil voice by a seasoned voice actor. I know you would Gryszzz, I just know it.

    #48 1 year ago

    We all know the ONLY voice that would ever have any business on a Slayer pin would be the Black Knight himself.
    Steve Ritchie or NOBODY.

    #49 1 year ago

    But that'll never happen. And if by some crazy chance it did, it would be a small run and another shitty Whoa Nellie reskin.

    #50 1 year ago

    Metallica call outs aren’t that bad cause Lyman mixed them in appropriately. Plus, Herfield’s call outs are bad ass! “Jack fu**in’ pot!!”

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