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    Do you like your accent? Yeah, I'm pretty happy with it.

    Do you wish it were something else? No. I love other accents a lot, such as the Irish and Geordie and any other sing-song kind of accents out there, and Carribean accents tend to be kind of great, but I wouldn't trade my accent for another. It's part of who I am.

    Can you DO another accent? Yeah, I can do some terrible forms of American, Irish, Scouse, Geordie, Dutch, random others. I can't do a Scottish accent for the life of me, oddly enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snacks View Post
    Do you like your accent?
    Do you wish it were something else?
    Can you DO another accent?
    1. It's boring but oh well.
    2. I wish it was something super obnoxious so I could annoy Huxley
    3. I can do a very small selection of words in a passable Norn Iron which I picked up from Huxley. I wish I could do the full thing because it would be hilarious. The trick with Norn Iron is to insert extra vowels everywhere so you you don't "bake a cake", you "bay-ek a cay-ek". Also you don't drive a car around the house, you drive a kyar arind the hice.

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    The "English" are the past, and clearly not "with it" anymore, so why?




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    Do you like your accent? Aye. It's a good balance between Glaswegian and... not-Glaswegian. I don't sound as awful as others do.

    Do you wish it were something else? Nah.

    Can you DO another accent? I can do one or two others, but I can't keep them up for any length of time. Ah well, mine is enjoyable enough without having to include any more talent to the mix.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loony BoB View Post
    Do you like your accent? Yeah, I'm pretty happy with it.
    You shouldn't be

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    Quiet, MILK.
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    That's... that's the lamest comeback I've heard since I last played XBL with Steve.

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    That's awesome that people are actually participating, not sure if i've ever heard BoB before.

    I have a very traditional accent maybe non regional, I grew up in several places but lived in the north usa for a while, and then while being with my current partner I kind of picked up some of his buffalo accent. It only really comes out when I'm angry xD
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    I'm trying to remove my accent to make it more neutral; But I would love to have an English accent. With that accent, I wonder, would I my love my BBC series more?

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    Is it harder for non americans to do an american accent? I notice a lot of actors default to like a southern-y accent when they try and do american...is it just as hard as a non american?
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    I can do a very good English accent but a very bad British accent.

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    I think if, you want to gain an English accent then watching and listening the conversation in movies would be the best idea or you can try with the pronounciation of small English words like names, places names because when you are starting, the pronounciation of each word plays an important role and this will also improve your vocabulary. You can get lot of help from dictionary.com and babynology.com as far as words and names are concerned.

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