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Old 09-09-2010, 10:45 PM
 
Location: Near Chicago
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Originally Posted by flyingwriter View Post
Spade, you sound very Southern. You sound like you're from Mississippi or east Texas to me. You even said "y'all!" Not like Chicago at all.
Its very common to hear a Black Chicagoan say y'all.
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Old 09-09-2010, 10:47 PM
 
Location: Near Chicago
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Originally Posted by mas23 View Post
yep me too. No "day ta" here lol. I wish i could upload my voice its kinda raspy and low tho.
I pronounce it "day-da'' lol
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Old 09-09-2010, 11:02 PM
 
Location: Northridge, Los Angeles, CA
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Originally Posted by BPerone201 View Post
I had to make a video out of it to upload it on youtube, so I just put random pix I took and put it in the vid.


YouTube - Accent


eek: New Yorker all the way, most likely black
flyingwriter: Minnesota/Canadian
SunnyAve: A rushed mix of a Rican/Suffolk county accent
Mgyeldell: Southern
iowacountryboy: Foreign Southern
AwesomeDanny: Americanized Indian accent
Lifeshadower: General American
Fillmont: General American
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Originally Posted by SuperMario View Post
eek: definitely NYC
flyingwriter: you have a noticeable minnesota accent..think Joe Maur
sunnyave: from the general NYC region...hispanic
Mgyeldell: hmm somewhere in the south..maybe upper south
iowacountryboy: definitely southern..a strong one at that
scott summers: ATL ..you sound a little like T.I
awesome danny: hmm sound asian but the accent is pretty neutral to me...
lifeshadower: kinda neutral
fillmont: very neutral wow
bperone: north jerseyyy ..i would have maybe guessed NYC
spade: couldnt hear it
bobilee: midlandddd


I'll post mines upp soon
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scott Summers View Post
eek-NY
fliyingwriter-MN
sunny ave-NY metro
mgyeldell- ne tn, sw va, western nc area
iowacountryboy- oklahoma/texas
awesome danny-cali
lifeshadower-gen american
fillmont-omaha nebraska/newscaster
bperone-ny metro
spade-GA/FLA (you sound like one of my cousins who's from Orlando)
accntrd- you sound like my friend's mom (Bridgeport, CT)

Supermario, LOL. I thought I sounded something like andre3k (some people said that to me when I lived in TN for a while).


my accent part 2
Haha! I guess NOT learning English from my parents worked in the long run. If I had a recording of myself when I was younger, I'd post it, but I had a REALLY thick Filipino accent when I was growing up. We're talking about "dude, what did he just say?" after I said "hello"

If I had to guess, and I DIDN'T read the location tag next to your user name, here's what I would guess.

eek: Definitely NY
FlyingWriter: Upper Midwest/Canadian
SunnyAve: You were speaking extremely fast, but I would've said NY.
mgyeldell: I really couldn't guess. You do have SOME Southern inflections, but I wouldn't know how south I would go. Maybe NC?
Iowacountryboy: Don't worry. You don't sound foreign at all. I would've guessed Oklahoma or the Panhandle Region in TX (you sound like one of my friends who moved from Amarillo to LA)
AwesomeDanny: Even if I didn't know you, I would've said "Desi" You sound almost exactly like one of my Bengali friends. I would've actually thought you were him. It's the intonation that gives it away.
Filimont: I probably learned English from you on the TV
BPerone201: I would've said "NJ". The way you said "orange" and "Florida" gave it away for me. My friend who lives out in West Orange says it exactly the same way, and I always make fun of him for it.
ScottSummers: Urbanized Southern accent. You sound really cool!
Bobbilee: Hmm...this one is hard. You sound a lot like someone who's from rural Pennsylvania, except there are some really distinct southern inflections in your speech. Maybe somewhere straddling the Mason-Dixon line?

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Originally Posted by accntrd View Post

YouTube - - accent

I made this video of me talking and, as a regular poster on CD, specifically made an account that didn't have my location on it so that you can hear me speaking without the influence of my previous posts or location. Let me know what you think.
You sound so much like my 3rd grade teacher. Seriously! I already imagine myself saying "I didn't hit him. I was just trying to high five him and he accidentally put his face there!" while you scold me.
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Old 09-09-2010, 11:25 PM
 
Location: Southern Minnesota
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Lifeshadower -- you do sound really neutral.
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Old 09-09-2010, 11:34 PM
 
Location: Near Chicago
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mas23;15822111] Its mostly people from like mississippi and part of louisiana that think that, at least the ones i've met thought so.
Mississippi is arguably the most southern state when pertaining to accent. A Chicagoan with a mild south accent is going to sound "proper" to many Mississippians.

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Some black californians sound proper tho.
Yeah they do, even the thugs there pronounce their "r's".
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Old 09-09-2010, 11:44 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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Originally Posted by accntrd View Post

YouTube - - accent

I made this video of me talking and, as a regular poster on CD, specifically made an account that didn't have my location on it so that you can hear me speaking without the influence of my previous posts or location. Let me know what you think.
Sounds like a Massachusetts, possibly Rhode Island accent.
It also had a Chicago twang to it.

Interesting.
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Old 09-09-2010, 11:50 PM
 
Location: NC/IL/MI
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filmont & lifeshadower have very neutral accents
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Old 09-09-2010, 11:52 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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Originally Posted by Scott Summers View Post
eek-NY
fliyingwriter-MN
sunny ave-NY metro
mgyeldell- ne tn, sw va, western nc area
iowacountryboy- oklahoma/texas
awesome danny-cali
lifeshadower-gen american
fillmont-omaha nebraska/newscaster
bperone-ny metro
spade-GA/FLA (you sound like one of my cousins who's from Orlando)
accntrd- you sound like my friend's mom (Bridgeport, CT)

Supermario, LOL. I thought I sounded something like andre3k (some people said that to me when I lived in TN for a while).


my accent part 2

I see your location says "Atlanta" but you had a hint of the Baltimore accent too, IMO.
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Old 09-09-2010, 11:57 PM
 
Location: The City
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Does anyone know how to convert an amr file to youtube?

or does this attachment work
Attached Files
File Type: zip accent_amr.zip (86.8 KB, 26 views)
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Old 09-10-2010, 12:06 AM
 
Location: Central Austin
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Here's my contribution. If any of you know where I'm from, don't ruin it.


YouTube - Westerner92 Accent
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