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    What exact kind of accent do you think I have?

    Describe it...


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    not sure what you are expecting, but here goes...
    I listened a few times, mostly with my eyes closed to try to pretend I have no clue about you...

    I heard what sounded like a younger north american male, teenager or perhaps a bit older
    I did not hear any major inflection or 'note' that would make me think anything other than mainstream american (or canadian) teenager
    I did hear a bit of an 'extra' sound, to be honest, it was a bit like the west coast, valley-girl/boy sort of sound, accent or slight drawl
    so, middle class, no particular ethnicity noticed, fairly well educated male from the LA area?

    just my guess and other than seeing your facial features, I really have no clue about where you live, or are from, or such.

    good luck

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    I agree with Mike, nothing particular but maybe a west coast vibe.

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    To be very Frank, not sure why your asking but, your sentences are gibberish and nonsensical , not sure if this is your intention or not.
    Sounds like you have learned or picked up some very bad English grammar, and local dialect possibly in Ca, with undertones of what at least sounds to be a Chinese accent, if that makes sense? At least to my ears.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeWhalen View Post
    not sure what you are expecting, but here goes...
    I listened a few times, mostly with my eyes closed to try to pretend I have no clue about you...

    I heard what sounded like a younger north american male, teenager or perhaps a bit older
    I did not hear any major inflection or 'note' that would make me think anything other than mainstream american (or canadian) teenager
    I did hear a bit of an 'extra' sound, to be honest, it was a bit like the west coast, valley-girl/boy sort of sound, accent or slight drawl
    so, middle class, no particular ethnicity noticed, fairly well educated male from the LA area?

    just my guess and other than seeing your facial features, I really have no clue about where you live, or are from, or such.

    good luck

    Mike
    wow thnx, that was a very detailed assessment/analysis! Anyways I grew up in the Midwestern region of US(Chicago suburbia); I moved there when I was 3. Some say I sound regular American; others say that there's a little Asian/Other influences in there too. I'm actually 38yo but I don't feel it at all, I still feel 20s on the inside. Btw to be totally honest it's nearly impossible for me to distinguish Canadian from American accents in sound.
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    You sound like a 'generic fidgety American teen' who grew up in a big city with melting pot of accents, nothing SoCAL specific about your accent to my ears: you don't have the 'drag' and it's a good thing IMO haha

    This is a good example
    Last edited by surbakhunWeesste; 04-29-2019 at 07:10 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by surbakhunWeesste View Post
    You sound like a 'generic fidgety American teen' who grew up in a big city with melting pot of accents, nothing SoCAL specific about your accent to my ears: you don't have the 'drag' and it's a good thing IMO haha

    This is a good example
    yes I tend to get nervous or even autistic IRL convos, lol even just in front of a camera alone it's true, but I still get my message across thank God! But anyways I grew up in Metropolitan Chicago though in the nearby suburban regions only. But if some people say that there's this 'West Coast' vibe in my accent..then how might that have happened with me having grown up in the Midwest exclusively lol. So maybe my accent classification does fall more under the "generic american' classification more than anything, then perhaps with some subtle Asian/other influences in there too.
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    You sound like a Chinese person with an American accent who's trying to speak in a trendy way.


    Ok. Here's mine. Even if i hadn't posted any info on these forums it's easy to tell where I come from. I have a crap voice.


    https://vocaroo.com/i/s0Q2LiiIaxnb
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    Quote Originally Posted by firemonkey View Post
    You sound like a Chinese person with an American accent who's trying to speak in a trendy way.


    Ok. Here's mine. Even if i hadn't posted any info on these forums it's easy to tell where I come from. I have a crap voice.


    https://vocaroo.com/i/s0Q2LiiIaxnb
    sounds like Lord of The Rings accent lol

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    ok AnthroGen members, if you would like, please post your voice recording in this thread and I will give you my opinion

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