Do you prefer American accents or British accents?

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  1. Childs

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    I dont think you can go wrong with British accents. Even the scumbag Guy Ritchie movie accents are kinda cool. Come to think of it, the only accent I dont like is the American North Eastern accent. Boston, Philly, etc, although I find the Kennedy/Massachusetts accent kinda interesting.
     
  2. amdhunter

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    What's that accent they use in Snatch?
     
  3. rh71

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    agree but the girl has to be visually appealing cause it gets equally annoying after a while without the distraction.
     
  4. Mr. Pedantic

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    The Northern, Yorkshire kind of accent just screams "stupid asshole" to me. Don't really know why. And I'm sure there are a lot of intelligent people with that accent.

    Don't really mind North Eastern. Like California best though.
     
  5. brianmanahan

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    america by far, specifically the midwest

    it is the most pure form of english imho, and most easy for other english dialect speakers to understand

    because it is perfection
     
  6. grrl

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    That's probably my favorite too. Some South African accents are good as well, although I can't stand Lara Logan. The most annoying British accent is the one that wanker Richard Quest has.
     
  7. Auric

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    I cringe every time I hear that JFK "moon speech" wherein he pronounces decade as decayed, which is all too frequently.
     
  8. Colt45

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    Slav accent is best accent.
     
  9. gorcorps

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    The entire new England area has disgusting accents. Boston, New York, Jersey... awful
     
  10. tokie

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    I prefer the West Coast (California/BC) American accent. East Coast sounds too nasally.

    British accents just sound bad. They are too difficult to understand. You know it's bad when the average Brit can understand the average American but not vice-versa. They mumble too many words and mash them all together. They do not enunciate.
     
  11. NuggetStory

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    Why, and what is RMB?
     
  12. NuggetStory

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    I think American accents sound more fun
     
  13. Childs

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    Maybe it's because I always think of JFK and the Mayor in the Simpsons, but its very distinctive, and something I don't hear everyday. I think the shark hunter in Jaws had the same accent.
     
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    Sums it up pretty well. Both countries have 'good' accents and god awful ones.
     
  16. happysmiles

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    .........
     
  17. Fritzo

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    A British accent automatically makes you sound 20x more intelligent. Something about them makes it sound like you know everything about everything.
     
  18. DaWhim

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    lived in uk for a year. british accent annoyed me after about half a year there...
     
  19. Vdubchaos

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    I hate English accent it's by far the most annoying after Indian accent.

    Anyone ever noticed that there is no English accent when they sing?

    :cool:
     
  20. SunnyD

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    Aussie accent please. If you want to limit it from the Isles though, Irish thanks.
     
  21. destrekor

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    I love me some Southern drawl, especially on a southern babe. :D


    Generally, though, the best American accent is THE American accent: Mid-west. You know it as the media accent, the neutral actor accent, etc. Anything else is a deviation from the norm. We are the norm.
    (<--- NW Ohioan)

    ;)
     
  22. Cheesemoo

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    And...

    Rootie tootie point and shootie ... Firearm
     
  23. El Guaraguao

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    I do not give a ***.
     
  24. happysmiles

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    ^^ sig worthy
     
  25. Uppsala9496

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    Except they are all taught the queen's english and have a subtle british accent. I have corrupted many a swede to the midwestern us accent.