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entremet
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(04-30-2016, 03:56 PM)
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I mostly used Nintendo. And since the NES was so popular in the US, it became the ubiquitous term for gaming consoles for a bit.

I sometimes said Ness and very rarely said N.E.S.

Today, I mostly use Ness.

My older family members still call most consoles regardless of company of origin "The Nintendo" lol.
Tregard
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(04-30-2016, 03:58 PM)
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The "Nez"
Rymuth
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(04-30-2016, 03:58 PM)
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Nintendo

And with SNES it continued and we called it Super Nintendo
Itchy//Tasty
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(04-30-2016, 03:58 PM)
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Nez or N.E.S, depending on how I'm feeling.
Anustart
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(04-30-2016, 03:59 PM)
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Knees
K.Sabot
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(04-30-2016, 03:59 PM)
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Ness

I mean, that is the Earthbound character's name.
frankie_baby
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(04-30-2016, 03:59 PM)
Like any normal person I call it a Nez
tapedeck
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(04-30-2016, 03:59 PM)
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Nintendo
Super Nintendo
Red Fire
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(04-30-2016, 03:59 PM)
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SNES = Super Nintendo
NES = Nintendo or sometimes the "normal Nintendo"

All the other systems by their correct names.

Edit: at the time the SNES was a thing everybody just called it Nintendo around here so that's where the "normal/regular Nintendo" is coming from
Lux86
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(04-30-2016, 04:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Rymuth

Nintendo

And with SNES it continued and we called it Super Nintendo

this
Like the hat?
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(04-30-2016, 04:00 PM)
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Nintendo

When snes came out, that became "super Nintendo" and the NES became "regular Nintendo".

Now I call it n.e.s.

" nez" or "Ness" really annoys me for some reason.
RPGam3r
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(04-30-2016, 04:00 PM)
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N E S
Super N E S || Super Nintendo

First time I heard it said as a word was on Giant Bomb.
AppleSeason
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(04-30-2016, 04:00 PM)
"nintendo" I did not start using nes until the beggining of the emulation age.
Easy_D
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(04-30-2016, 04:00 PM)
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Just "Nintendo" and the successor was "Super Nintendo".
MAtgS
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(04-30-2016, 04:00 PM)
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Old Nintendo or Regular Nintendo in contrast to the Super Nintendo.
Palculator
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(04-30-2016, 04:01 PM)
Ness. But the SNES is the "Super Nintendo", heh.
entremet
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(04-30-2016, 04:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by RPGam3r

N E S
Super N E S

First time I heard it said as a word was on Giant Bomb.

"SNES" sounded out is so wacky.

Must be a west coast thing.
blackMamba1187
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(04-30-2016, 04:01 PM)
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N.E.S. and also super N.E.S.
Quonny
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(04-30-2016, 04:01 PM)
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en E es

es en E es

anyone who pronounces them differently are monsters
‹bermatik
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(04-30-2016, 04:02 PM)
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"Nez"

Then

"Snez"

Then

"NINTENDO SIXTY FOOOOOUUUURR"
adj_noun
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(04-30-2016, 04:02 PM)
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When it was new, the Nintendo.

After that the enn ee ess. Followed by the ess enn ee ess.
Chuck
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(04-30-2016, 04:02 PM)
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n.e.s. and the sness
The Albatross
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(04-30-2016, 04:03 PM)
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En Eee Ess, or Nintendo. Never called it nes or snes. It's an acronym and I rarely say acronyms. Like, I say "Ee Ess Pee En" for ESPN, not pronouncing it phonetically like a word. Black Entertainment is Bee Eee Tee, not bet. NBC is En Bee See, not nubuk.

I'm sure there's some exceptions to this rule but by and large I say letters out individually and don't make a word for acronyms.
Mendax
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(04-30-2016, 04:03 PM)
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just "nes" - where does the long S in your example come from?

and why would anyone say n.e.s., it's not sexy and takes longer
sir_bumble_bee
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(04-30-2016, 04:03 PM)
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I use "N.E.S" but just say "snes" for super Nintendo. Am I weird?
Krejlooc
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(04-30-2016, 04:03 PM)
N.E.S. or "The Nintendo."

I didn't have one, though. I had a Sega Master System, which I never refer to in speech as "S.M.S."
RowdyReverb
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(04-30-2016, 04:03 PM)
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N-E-S. I'm from the US. Didn't we already have this thread before?
dmaul1114
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(04-30-2016, 04:03 PM)

Originally Posted by adj_noun

When it was new, the Nintendo.

After that the enn ee ess. Followed by the ess enn ee ess.

Same.
oRuin
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(04-30-2016, 04:04 PM)
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NEZ for sure.
Shane86
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(04-30-2016, 04:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by Tregard

The "Nez"

First post wins
Chuck
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(04-30-2016, 04:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by sir_bumble_bee

I use "N.E.S" but just say "snes" for super Nintendo. Am I weird?

You're as weird as a furry.
SG-17
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(04-30-2016, 04:05 PM)
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Like any normal person I use either N. E. S. or just "the Nintendo".

Same goes for the S. N. E. S. or just "the Super Nintendo".
Neoxon
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(04-30-2016, 04:05 PM)
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N.E.S.
Yado
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(04-30-2016, 04:05 PM)
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Here we called it a normal. The SNes was super.
notaskwid
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(04-30-2016, 04:05 PM)
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Nez
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N.E.S.

I never heard anyone pronounce it as Ness until the Internet came around.
woopWOOP
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(04-30-2016, 04:06 PM)
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The 'regular Nintendo', to differentiate from the 'Super Nintendo'.

When talking about NES I just use it as a word. nessssssss
entremet
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(04-30-2016, 04:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mendax

just "nes" - where does the long S in your example come from?

and why would anyone say n.e.s., it's not sexy and takes longer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P02Y...youtu.be&t=25s

I used it to mostly to differentiate between en EE es and "Ness, Nez, etc"
MoonsaultSlayer
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(04-30-2016, 04:06 PM)
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Back when it came out, no one referred to it by its acronym... if anyone even knew it. It was the Nintendo.
thekonamicode
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(04-30-2016, 04:06 PM)
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N.E.S.

Now you're playing with power!
7threst
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(04-30-2016, 04:06 PM)
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The Nintendo, as did everybody around me. Then when SNES came out it became the 8-bit Nintendo. Now I only refer to it as NES.
linkandzelda
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(04-30-2016, 04:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Tregard

The "Nez"

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Mendax
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(04-30-2016, 04:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by SG-17

Like any normal person I use either N. E. S. or just "the Nintendo".

Same goes for the S. N. E. S. or just "the Super Nintendo".

......speaks volumes
Flo_Evans
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(04-30-2016, 04:07 PM)
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The Nintendo. I still call my 3ds that.
Concrete Charlie
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(04-30-2016, 04:07 PM)
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Nintendo
ScriptedReality
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(04-30-2016, 04:07 PM)
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just my Nintendo.
SonicMegaDrive
(04-30-2016, 04:07 PM)
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I say it the way the said it on the North American commercials - "N.E.S."
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Piston Hyundai
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Nintendo back in the day, but N.E.S. now. I never pronounce it or SNES phonetically because I'm not an abject monster.

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