View Poll Results: How do you personally pronounce "MOTU"?

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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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    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 Count Marzo View Post
    I don't mind "Masters" for short, but I hate when people say acronyms as words. I guess it goes with this age of cell phone texting language which I really despise. Some people are androids and probably say "LAWL" instead of actually laughing anymore because they have a texting addiction.

    It reminds me of reading some random idiot's youtube comment where every word is spelled wrong and it looks like their brain and education is nonexistant.
    Yeah! Preach it, bother! I also decry the dumbing down of society!!

    I am however in favor and in the practice of using "MOTU" as an acronym, but only as a shortened form in writing or typing. Speaking, as in, you know, that lost art of conversation with another human of the species, I use either "Masters of the Universe" or "you know: the 'He-Man' line!" Just can't bring myself to say "MOTU" in any shape or form.
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    Emm Oh Tee You..... But i do say "Pop" for POP.

    I've never even thought of saying "Mowtoo".

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    X-pen-sive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PIMPS ADAM View Post
    X-pen-sive.
    LOL, I say "mo-toae" in my head when I'm reading the posts but out loud to anybody else I call them my He-Man figures, or muscle guys to people that don't have a clue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cringalicious View Post
    I say Moe too
    Me too.
    Коможедапрочитанекапрочита:овимсајтомуправљајулуда циопседнутиконтролом.Јебаоихмателијебаоихскот .

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by SLO-MAN View Post
    I pronounce it as a word. moe-two.
    Same for POP, I pronounce it as a word (snap crackle and POP ).
    MOTUC is moe-two C, with the C being the only letter.
    NA is the only one I pronounce as letters.
    I do the same thing.

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    I don't mention my dirty little toy collecting secret to anyone so I don't actually "say" anything

    Well thats not true, to my Wife and kids I say my He-Man toys

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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.
    This right here says it all.
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    Masters of the Universe- Masters of the Universe

    Masters of the Universe Classics- Mo-tuck

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    As single letters.

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    "moe - two"

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    I don't think I've ever said Mow-too, but the type of diving will always be S-C-U-B-A to me.

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    I'm a "Mow-Too" guy!
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    In my head, I see MOTU as "Moe-Two" and MOTUC and "Moe-Took" but I rarely say it out loud. When I'm talking with my friends, I'll usually refer to the line as "Masters" or "Classics", respectively. If they give me funny looks, I'll just say "He-Man"!

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    When I come across it in posts I read it by letters M - O - T - U (-C). PoP will think the word pop. That said in actual conversation I call it Masters of the Universe or He-man, for classics I will just add Classics to the end of either one but might says Masters Classics instead.

    I am surprised how many people say it like a word though .
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    It's easier to pronounce it as "mow-too" when reading these forums.

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    Masters of the Universe Classics (MOTUC) is def "Mow-Tucks"

    But Masters of the Universe I just say "Masters of the Universe".

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    As single letters "M O T U"

    I didn't even realize people pronounced it differently. I almost always say "Masters", "Masters of the Universe", or "He-Man" when I talk about the line in person. I usually only use MOTU to abbreviate it when typing.

    I do say "POP" as a one word, though, since it is a pre-existing 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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