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November 20th, 2007


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05:42 pm - Cultural Meme to Make Benefit Glorious Nation of India
Voice posts are fun, right? You get to hear funny accents if your friends are from far, far away. All we really want is to hear your voice, we don't care what you're saying. So here's a list of typical meme questions that would otherwise be boring, but when communicated aloud - well, it's entertaining. Answer these questions in your post, and encourage others with voice-posting abilities to do the same.

1) What's your name?
2) How old are you?
3) Where are you from? Are you living there right now?
4) Is it cold where you are?
5) What's the time?
6) What are you wearing?
7) What was the last thing you listened to?
8) What was the last thing you ate?
9) What was the last thing you watched on tv [sic]?
10) What's your favorite tv [sic] show? Why?
11) Quick! Find a book, or something with text on it! Flip to a random page and read some of it! GO!
12) What was the last movie you saw? How was it?
13) Do YOU think you have an accent? Talk about that.

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From:mcfeste
Date:November 21st, 2007 01:55 am (UTC)
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Dude. You are a fucking ham, and I love you.

There is something perversely satisfying in convincing people you have a certain accent. I actually had some English people convinced I was English once. It was a trip.
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From:spectralbovine
Date:November 21st, 2007 06:41 am (UTC)
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I'm not sure whether to be offended, because "ham" is generally used in a derogatory manner, but then there was the love part! So I will take it as a compliment. I was certainly not trying to win any awards, but I also was not intentionally overdoing anything. Much.
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From:vaspider
Date:November 21st, 2007 02:07 am (UTC)
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Hehehe.

I almost transcribed that, but it would ruin the fun!

I know! I'll make Tiny do this one WITH me. :D
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From:soundingsea
Date:November 21st, 2007 02:24 am (UTC)
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*cracks up*

Of course, I wasn't fooled since I've actually talked with you. But hee! You do a convincing Random Indian Dude accent.

'Course, I actually do have a funny accent in real life! (Well, you already know that. Hee.)
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From:spectralbovine
Date:November 21st, 2007 06:44 am (UTC)
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You do a convincing Random Indian Dude accent.
Thank you! It's in my blood, after all. (Isn't that...actually, kind of weird? That voices can be somewhat genetic? Or is it more that I've spent more time around actual Indian people, even though they don't have thick accents?)
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From:tiggz
Date:November 21st, 2007 02:27 am (UTC)
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you are a nut and i was amused. so, mission accomplished...
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From:spectralbovine
Date:November 21st, 2007 06:45 am (UTC)
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Good! My work here is done.
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From:arbitrarium
Date:November 21st, 2007 03:11 am (UTC)
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I... don't get it. That's what you sound like. I WOULD KNOW!

And now I have to figure out how to make a voice post...
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From:punzerel
Date:November 21st, 2007 03:41 am (UTC)
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Hahaha amazing. I think my favourite was the coy "I am not telling the boxers or the briefs!"
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From:spectralbovine
Date:November 21st, 2007 06:45 am (UTC)
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I am a fan of that bit too.
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From:bsidetales
Date:November 21st, 2007 03:48 am (UTC)
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You are such a dork and wonderful...HAHA, loveeed it.

'That would be the Heroes, with the Mohinder.' Oh man. Rocken.
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From:spectralbovine
Date:November 21st, 2007 06:48 am (UTC)
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Initially, when I thought I was going to do it now, it would have been "Avatar with Guru Pathik." We got all kinds of Indians up in this tizeevee!

Isn't it amazing how one simple article can be so humorous? The Heroes. Heh.
From:hobviously
Date:November 21st, 2007 06:07 am (UTC)
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Why don't you talk like a that all the time, the Cow?
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From:spectralbovine
Date:November 21st, 2007 06:48 am (UTC)
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I actually do, when you're not around.
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From:electricmonk
Date:November 21st, 2007 08:03 am (UTC)
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Hahahaha.

You are adorable.
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From:daynr
Date:November 21st, 2007 03:35 pm (UTC)
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You did not insert the [sic] to show that the error was in the original, did you!?

There is only one good answer here.
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From:spectralbovine
Date:November 21st, 2007 04:19 pm (UTC)
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Yes.
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From:spectralbovine
Date:November 21st, 2007 08:28 pm (UTC)
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Yes.
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From:toughcookie42
Date:November 22nd, 2007 12:54 am (UTC)
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OMG I loved when you dropped the accent at the end, that was hilarious. Because I had been listening to Indian!Sunil for 4 minutes and then he was gone and my BFF was back and all was right with the world!
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From:spectralbovine
Date:November 22nd, 2007 01:21 am (UTC)
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Didn't it just blow your mind?
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From:alliterator
Date:November 22nd, 2007 04:10 pm (UTC)
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Dude, that was hilarious!

Unfortunately, I have no cool accent, nor am I very good at faking one (like you are). I can probably affect a so-so Sean Connery accent, but it would sound horrible over the phone.

Oh, and Coraline is awesome!
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From:filmtx
Date:November 29th, 2007 09:23 pm (UTC)
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Too fucking funny. Thanks for the laugh, man. It was greatly needed. How you healin'?
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From:spectralbovine
Date:November 29th, 2007 10:13 pm (UTC)
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I'm doing fine, according to my doctor.
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From:pica_scribit
Date:June 13th, 2012 03:12 pm (UTC)
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When I was living in Scotland, I used to get American tourists asking me directions all the time, and sometimes I'd put on a Scottish accent and misdirect them. I'm easily amused. I did actually develop a bit of an accent while I was there, but it's long gone now, and I can't fake it very well. :(

(Why am I not asleep?!)
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From:spectralbovine
Date:June 13th, 2012 03:20 pm (UTC)
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Because my life is just FAR TOO COMPELLING, apparently.

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