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    LordGrievous

    [1]Sep 2, 2008
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    Did anyone notice that Bruce keeps the same voice when as himself and Batman?

    It seems quite lazy on the VA's part.

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    A_Kefka

    [2]Sep 2, 2008
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    Its not exactly the same, he's about an octave lower as Batman, and as Bruce he has a lighthearted quality to his voice that isn't there as Batman.
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    watever393

    [3]Sep 2, 2008
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    A_Kefka wrote:
    Its not exactly the same, he's about an octave lower as Batman, and as Bruce he has a lighthearted quality to his voice that isn't there as Batman.

    Yeah.

    Also, I dont think that "the voice" was introduced until around the time Batman Begins came out.

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    A_Kefka

    [4]Sep 2, 2008
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    The special features on one of the DVD sets has a feature about the voice work, and has him going back and forth between the two while talking about it.
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    Kennymacdougall

    [5]Sep 3, 2008
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    I agree on the GK series, Bruce didn't really changed his voice anymore.

    His best voice was on TAS, there was clearly a huge difference there which GK doesn't have.

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    -batmat-

    [6]Sep 3, 2008
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    Kennymacdougall wrote:

    I agree on the GK series, Bruce didn't really changed his voice anymore.

    His best voice was on TAS, there was clearly a huge difference there which GK doesn't have.

    Exactly

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    sporkman5353

    [7]Sep 6, 2008
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    -batmat- wrote:
    Kennymacdougall wrote:

    I agree on the GK series, Bruce didn't really changed his voice anymore.

    His best voice was on TAS, there was clearly a huge difference there which GK doesn't have.

    Exactly

    Yeah, but still, its diffferent enough, and Kevin mightve been told not to for whatever reason.

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    A_Kefka

    [8]Sep 6, 2008
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    I think its that with anyone who knew he was batman he used the Batman voice, and we hardly ever say him talking to anyone else in those episodes. could be wrong though.
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    -batmat-

    [9]Sep 7, 2008
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    A_Kefka wrote:
    I think its that with anyone who knew he was batman he used the Batman voice, and we hardly ever say him talking to anyone else in those episodes. could be wrong though.

    Nop, I remember in the episode "Never Fear" Bruce was talking with his secretary and a guy who quited with hs Batman voice

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    sporkman5353

    [10]Sep 7, 2008
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    -batmat- wrote:

    A_Kefka wrote:
    I think its that with anyone who knew he was batman he used the Batman voice, and we hardly ever say him talking to anyone else in those episodes. could be wrong though.

    Nop, I remember in the episode "Never Fear" Bruce was talking with his secretary and a guy who quited with hs Batman voice

    I remember that, but, i dont think of kevin Conroy as a lazy or bad voice actor, and i guess i noticed his voice was rougher as bruce in GK, but there mustve been some reason.
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    jwgrlrrajn

    [11]Sep 7, 2008
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    The differences were still there, but they were more subtle. In JLU (Maid of Honor), You can see there is a difference between Bruce's voice and Batman's. However, in "The Once and Future Thing: Pt. 1" Bruce's voice sounds identical to Batman's. This has led me to believe that Batman's voice is his real voice and Bruce's is the put on.

    You may also notice in Batman Beyond (Rebirth Pt. 2), there was a difference between the voice Bruce uses around the house, and the voice he used in front of Terry's mom.
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    watever393

    [12]Sep 7, 2008
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    jwgrlrrajn wrote:
    The differences were still there, but they were more subtle. In JLU (Maid of Honor), You can see there is a difference between Bruce's voice and Batman's. However, in "The Once and Future Thing: Pt. 1" Bruce's voice sounds identical to Batman's. This has led me to believe that Batman's voice is his real voice and Bruce's is the put on. You may also notice in Batman Beyond (Rebirth Pt. 2), there was a difference between the voice Bruce uses around the house, and the voice he used in front of Terry's mom.

    Yeah I noticed that.

    Anyway there isnt much differance in TOaFT because Bruce Wayne is the put on, not just the voice.

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    A_Kefka

    [13]Sep 8, 2008
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    Old Bruce in Beyond always sounded more like Batman, although when in public he does still lighten his voice a little. But when Talking to Terry or anyone who knows its deeper.
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    A_Kefka wrote:
    Old Bruce in Beyond always sounded more like Batman, although when in public he does still lighten his voice a little. But when Talking to Terry or anyone who knows its deeper.
    yep
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    jwgrlrrajn

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    A_Kefka wrote:
    Old Bruce in Beyond always sounded more like Batman, although when in public he does still lighten his voice a little. But when Talking to Terry or anyone who knows its deeper.


    Didn't I just say that?
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    jwgrlrrajn

    [16]Sep 16, 2008
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    Sorry for the double post, but what did his voice sound like before he put on the cape and cowl? Does anyone remember?
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    A_Kefka

    [17]Sep 16, 2008
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    It was much lighter, like his public voice in TAS. Best examples would be in "Mask of the Phantasm," "Zatanna," and either "Night of the Ninja" or "Day of the Samurai." Can't remember if both Japan flashbacks have him talking much when younger, but I know one does.
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    sporkman5353

    [18]Feb 1, 2009
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    A_Kefka wrote:
    It was much lighter, like his public voice in TAS. Best examples would be in "Mask of the Phantasm," "Zatanna," and either "Night of the Ninja" or "Day of the Samurai." Can't remember if both Japan flashbacks have him talking much when younger, but I know one does.

    It was atleast the former, but im pretty sure young bruce had a line in a flashback during the latter.

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    seto1

    [19]Feb 10, 2009
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    I have never really noticed any big changes in the voice until bale started doing it,but batman was smart enough to limit the amount of people that hear both batman and bruce wayne's voice
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    envy2000

    [20]Feb 14, 2011
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    I don't know if this is true, but I heard one reason was because Conroy himself just couldn't physically do the voice anymore. It was getting to difficult as he aged. If that's true then maybe, I could see why they did that.

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