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Windows 7: "Gooey", or "G-U-I"?

02 Jun 2010   #41
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
smarteyeball - smarty eye-ball

Don't ask me why I want to pronounce it like that every time I see it, I don't know.
I do that too.

~Lordbob
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02 Jun 2010   #42
z3r010

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
smarteyeball - smarty eye-ball

Don't ask me why I want to pronounce it like that every time I see it, I don't know.
I do that too.

~Lordbob

Yep, same here.
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02 Jun 2010   #43
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
smarteyeball - smarty eye-ball

Don't ask me why I want to pronounce it like that every time I see it, I don't know.
I do that too.

~Lordbob

Yep, same here.


You should just change his name.

~Lordbob
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03 Jun 2010   #44
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
smarteyeball - smarty eye-ball

Don't ask me why I want to pronounce it like that every time I see it, I don't know.
I do that as well!

I don't care what anybody says, to me calling the G-U-I "gooey" sounds absolutely ridiculous.
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03 Jun 2010   #45
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
I do that too.

~Lordbob

Yep, same here.


You should just change his name.
Or maybe you could ask him first...

lol, I thought Smart -eyeball sounded bad enough (2 separate words, 3 syllables - creators pronunciation btw )

Smart-y eye-ball conjures up images of a precocious child going nah-nah-nah-nah
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03 Jun 2010   #46
kucing13

 

GUI= Guy
SATA= Sar tar
.gif= give
SQL= Es Que Elle
SCSI= S-C-S-I
JPG/JPEG= Jaypack
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03 Jun 2010   #47
noobvious

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)
 
 

GUI= G U I, not gooey
SATA= Saytah
.gif= G pronounced like it is in give
SQL= S Q L
SCSI= Scuzzy
JPG/JPEG= Jay-peg

Oh, and smart-eyeball.
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03 Jun 2010   #48
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by noobvious View Post

Oh, and smart-eyeball.
lol, there ya go
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03 Jun 2010   #49
kucing13

 

forgot about that

smarteyeball = c mart ai bold
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05 Jun 2010   #50
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
smarteyeball - smarty eye-ball

Don't ask me why I want to pronounce it like that every time I see it, I don't know.
Same here, took a while but finally saw that it might be pronounced differently, but it just wouldn't stick.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post


Yep, same here.


You should just change his name.
Or maybe you could ask him first...

lol, I thought Smart -eyeball sounded bad enough (2 separate words, 3 syllables - creators pronunciation btw )

Smart-y eye-ball conjures up images of a precocious child going nah-nah-nah-nah
Sorry mate, looks like it's 5:2, smarty eye-ball.

Aussie rules, your mates get to choose your nickname
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