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    Do you suffer from the effects of ambiguous name pronunciation? Do you lie awake at night knowing that people are unsure of how to say your name on an obscure internet game from the mid-1990s?

    Hi, I'm qan, a personal injury lawyer and part-time staffer of SSCU Trench Wars. Don't let the injustice of an improperly-pronounced internet pseudonym hold you back. It's time to reclaim your e-life today.




    So let's set the record straight, once and for all.




    My name is pronounced "kwan", a la Jerry Maguire (which I just saw for the first time a couple of months ago and found this, to much amusement):
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    You may know another staffer by the name of Wirah. Contrary to popular belief, it rhymes with Tyra:
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    The ever-talented vys does not rhyme with "this", but is said like this:
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    While BIET can't be beat, his name is still said (approximately):










    Thank you for reading. I hope this has helped to clear the air hanging over this rather sensitive subject.






    Now, it's your turn. Take a stand. Stamp out the hateful rumors, lies and misinformation. Declare your personal pronunciation today.
    "You're a gentleman," they used to say to him. "You shouldn't have gone murdering people with a hatchet; that's no occupation for a gentleman."
    -Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment

  • #2
    People always pronounced IxaDor wrong and so I gave up. Initially I wanted it to sound like "Is Sigh Der" not "It's ah door". On the other hand, am relieved to know that I've been pronouncing your guy's names correctly (aside from Vys who I've always called "Visss" not "Vice")

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    • #3
      Lee-lend
      Last edited by Leland; 11-16-2020, 09:53 PM.
      Leland

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      • #4
        Dwopple.

        But forreal... one of the names I've always wondered about was RUCCI. I pronounce it Rook-eye, or roo-kai

        Never knew about Vys 8.5.2

        Edit: why does 8.5.2 keep getting posted???
        Golden Sun> gg
        Whimp> gg dwopple
        scoop> gg
        Spikey> dwopple'd
        wheen> gg dwopple
        Spikey> gg dwop
        wheen> rematch without dwopple?

        1:Chief Utsav> LOL
        1:Rule> we dont do that here.

        cripple> can u get pregnant if u cum in gf's ass

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        • #5
          8.5.2, I searched on that one and it's a very new specific error to this forum version, I think. It's a little bit hilarious in terms of raw absurdity.

          I always thought RUCCI was pronounced "Rookie" but maybe with some kind of accent


          Ixador: I never thought was pronounced with Spanish(?) pronunciation but that makes a lot more sense. I've always said it "IK-sa-dor". Coming from whatever rules we've acquired and use to understand some unknown language that uses the same character set. Whereas when it's 俺はちんちんが大好きんだよ (praise to the Filthy one) then it becomes much clearer what accent or frame of reference you have to adopt. 8.5.2
          "You're a gentleman," they used to say to him. "You shouldn't have gone murdering people with a hatchet; that's no occupation for a gentleman."
          -Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment

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          • #6
            Zidane will always be after the soccer player to me
            TWDTJ & TWDTB FINALIST 2019

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            • #7
              rucci I thought was rew see?

              2018 TWDT Champion 2019 TWLD Final 4 2019 TWDTJ Semi finalist 2019 2x TWDTD Finalist 2020 TW Forum Mafia Game champion

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              • #8
                I say rucci with a ch like it's italian.

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                • #9
                  Or even better, like Gucci with an R.

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                  • #10
                    The struggle is real
                    Best warbird to ever enter trenchwars

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                    • #11
                      Rucci=Ruski
                      10* Spectator TWDT Season. 18, 19, 20 and 21
                      Fake medal holder TWDTB Season 20 and TWDTD Season 21 (only member of POWER with 0 sec played S20, 0 sec played in DTD S21)

                      Season 22 update:
                      6:cripple> 1:JURASSIC> pick snoopie or im never logging in sundays

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                      • #12
                        lol @ rucci belt

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                        • #13
                          its spelled zeebu but pronounced dumptruck


                          1996 Minnesota State Pooping Champion

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                          • #14
                            I showed up on Accuracy Discord pronouncing Rucci "rue-chi" and was laughed out of town, it is apparently "roo-see".
                            Vehicle> ?help Will the division's be decided as well today?
                            Message has been sent to online moderators
                            2:BLeeN> veh yes
                            (Overstrand)>no
                            2:Vehicle> (Overstrand)>no
                            2:BLeeN> ok then no
                            :Overstrand:2:Bleen> veh yes
                            (Overstrand)>oh...then yes

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                            • #15
                              mine is pronounced

                              hyooj
                              1:waven> u challenge
                              1:waven> if i challenge it looks too scary

                              Originally posted by MHz
                              Hope you contract ebola from your, no doubt cheap, Easter Egg, you fucking shit-jav, pug-faced cunt.

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