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  • As single letters "M O T U"

    43 26.88%
  • As a word "motu"

    105 65.63%
  • Use both way depending on mood / situation

    12 7.50%
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Thread: "MOTU" - how do you pronounce it?

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    "MOTU" - how do you pronounce it?

    Okay, weird random poll for a Friday afternoon...

    How do you personally pronounce "MOTU"?
    As single letters - "M O T U", or as a word, as in "Mow-Too"

    I mean, I've always thought of it as single letters, and never thought of it as being anything else, until I noticed a while back that in some of Pixel Dan's figure reviews he pronounces it as a word, as in "mowtoo".

    I guess it had just never crossed my mind before, and am just interested how other people say it.
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    I never say mow-two. hehe

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    I say motu as a word, but not mowtoo. As a spanish speaker I don't feel the need of adding sounds to the written words.
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    I avoid the entire thing by saying "Masters of the Universe", or just "Masters". When I read "MOTU" my brain tells me "Masters of the Universe", so it never occured to me to figure out how to say it as a word of its own.

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    I write it but never say it so none of the options above

    I always say "the Masters Of The Universe"!!

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    Single letters, or sometimes I just shorten it to Masters. I do that with other stuff too - for example, I never say "Neck-Uhh". I've always used N-E-C-A.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Khror View Post
    I write it but never say it so none of the options above

    I always say "the Masters Of The Universe"!!
    Yup, that's exactly what I do too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by followermovie View Post
    I avoid the entire thing by saying "Masters of the Universe", or just "Masters". When I read "MOTU" my brain tells me "Masters of the Universe", so it never occured to me to figure out how to say it as a word of its own.
    That is exactly the same as me, the alleviation is only for typing, i can say Masters of The Universe in a second, there is no character limit on real life

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    Quote Originally Posted by followermovie View Post
    I avoid the entire thing by saying "Masters of the Universe", or just "Masters". When I read "MOTU" my brain tells me "Masters of the Universe", so it never occured to me to figure out how to say it as a word of its own.
    This for me, too.

    Also, for some reason, I always write it with small "o" and "t".

    Just looks better to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scotward View Post
    I avoid the entire thing by saying "Masters of the Universe", or just "Masters". When I read "MOTU" my brain tells me "Masters of the Universe", so it never occured to me to figure out how to say it as a word of its own.
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    Masters of the Universe- Masters of the Universe

    Masters of the Universe Classics- Mo-tuck

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    "moe - two"

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    I say M O T U or Masters.
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    MOAAHAHAHAHAAA!!

    The favor has finally swung over to the "as one word" camp! ^^ Keep it up, guys!

    Let's show them letter-spellers how it's done!

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    I just use the letters as what it stands for and not a word.
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    M-o-t-u......
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    I do not say or read "Mow-Too" however I do say "Pop" as in Soda and "Pog" Like the early 90's fad.

    I wonder if anyone says "Nah" as in the abbreviated form of never mind for New Adventures.
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    I pronounce it, "Masters of the Universe."

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    Quote Originally Posted by LORD FALLEN ELDOR View Post
    I wonder if anyone says "Nah" as in the abbreviated form of never mind for New Adventures.
    It's the sound I would make if anyone ever suggested watching those episodes.....

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