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Old 10-20-2013, 01:16 PM
 
Location: The #1 sunshine state, Arizona.
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North East. Born and raised in NYC.
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Old 10-20-2013, 03:34 PM
 
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80% Midland.
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Old 10-20-2013, 05:27 PM
 
Location: too far from the sea
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Midland accent. I've from Massachusetts but not the BAWSTON part. So the rest of us speak midland.
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Old 10-20-2013, 06:32 PM
 
Location: Wonderland
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My result was Inland North, a region I've never even visited. In real life, I have a distinctly southern drawl.
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Old 10-20-2013, 06:49 PM
 
Location: Cincinnati, OH
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I'm Midland and that's where I'm from.
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Old 10-20-2013, 07:45 PM
 
Location: West Tennessee
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South 80%, followed by Midland at 77%. Born and raised in SE Missouri.
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Old 10-21-2013, 01:14 AM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
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85% South
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Old 10-21-2013, 01:55 AM
 
Location: south central
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I completely disagree with the no-Western accents. Californians have this unmistakable way of speaking (not all of them-just like nowhere you go will EVERYONE possess the accent). Just listen to the right person say the word Sacramento. Listen to those vowels. Christ.
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Old 10-21-2013, 11:56 AM
 
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I completely disagree with the no-Western accents. Californians have this unmistakable way of speaking (not all of them-just like nowhere you go will EVERYONE possess the accent). Just listen to the right person say the word Sacramento. Listen to those vowels. Christ.
I agree. I have a close friend from Orange County and she pronounces many words unusually, especially when it comes to vowels as you said. The way she says 'tour' specifically is so odd I can't even mimic her. It's almost like "to-war" but it flows, meanwhile I say "tore".

I know someone else from Orange County and she's the same way. It's so hard to pick up you usually can't even point it out, but you know it sounds different and unlike anything you've heard before, at least IMO.
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Old 10-22-2013, 06:30 AM
 
Location: Coastal Georgia
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That was so funny. It said Boston, which is near where I'm from, although I haven't lived there for 45 years and thought I had picked up more Midwestern since then.
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