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  1. [you]Torrent

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  2. [micro]Torrent

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  3. [mu]Torrent

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  4. [my]Torrent

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  1. Waflix

    OP Waflix El Psy Congroo
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    I've heard from a friend that there are 4 possible ways (maybe even more) to pronounce the name of the freeware ?Torrent, and I was wondering how you pronounce it. Underneath are some explanations of the pronunciations.

    [you]Torrent
    Since almost no one actually wants to Google the Greek letter mu (?) so that they can post, Twitter etc. it, a lot of people use a letter that looks like it; the letter u. And in the English language you pronounce that as [you].

    [micro]Torrent
    The Greek letter mu (?) is also the sign for micro when you talk about measurements (micrometre, microgram etc.). And at the official page of ?Torrent they say that it is a very, very small program. And micro means actually that it is very small.

    [mu]Torrent
    The letter mu (?) is the 12th letter of the Greek alphabet, and the only reason people would use this pronunciation is because they read exactly what it sais.

    [my]Torrent
    [my] is the Swedish pronunciation for the 12th letter of the Greek alphabet, the mu (?). But why would some other language effect how people worldwide pronounce something? Well, that is because ?Torrent is originally from Sweden. (Original author Ludvig Strigeus on Wikipedia)

    So, how do you pronounce it?
     
  2. Gameking-4

    Gameking-4 Demon of the mist
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    I always say "you"torrent, even though micro would seem to make the most sense
     
  3. m3rox

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    It's "you" torrent (hence the actual name of the folder/file name).
     
  4. Uchiha Obito

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    [you]torrent for me... Still that micro one, maybe it's the most correct...

    That freeware is a very tiny program in terms of space in the hard drive, think about it xD
     
  5. SifJar

    SifJar Not a pirate
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    The reason for that being the name of the folder/file is because FAT32/NTFS/other file systems don't support Greek letters in file names. The actual name of the program is ?Torrent. The folder/files are named uTorrent for convenience/compatibility.
     
  6. Minox

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    I've always called it microtorrent since that is its spelling in the logos.
     
  7. hunter291

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    [mu]torrent for me, because it's so damn small [​IMG] just like [mu] (the greek letter is also used in chemistry. i think it was a very very very very small weight.) so for me, it will always be mutorrent [​IMG]
     
  8. Waflix

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    I think it's[micro]Torrent, even though I sometimes say [mu]Torrent.

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    That's probably because not all PC's understand the letter mu (?). And if they would now ?Torrent would just do that to secure that it works.
    Also, go to ?Torrent.com and you will see that the logo in the upper-left corner contains a mu (?). If you have started ?Torrent you will see that the green circle also contains a mu (?). So I'm sure it's supposed to be a mu (?).

    EDIT:
    See this! It says...
    [tn=150]http://pix.gbatemp.net/270046/mu%21.PNG[/tn]
     
  9. bnwchbammer

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    Out of all of them, "you" is the least correct, however, it is the easiest to say and google, so that's how I say it.
    Though I will on occasion call it micro.
     
  10. Selim873

    Selim873 Nunnayobeesnes
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    Technically it should be "Micro"Torrent, but apparently, since I'm in America, it has to be a fancy "U."

    But I pronounce it as (You)Torrent. I, honestly, have never heard anybody say it as (Micro)Torrent.
     
  11. nutella

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    It's supposed to be microTorrent because a key feature of μTorrent was that it was very small.
     
  12. ChaosZero816

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    I call it (You)torrent and (mu)torrent
    The name (micro)torrent doesn't appeal to me much.
     
  13. Nathan Drake

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    I say [you]torrent, as I was always to lazy to go see what the actually was. I figured it was a Greek letter, but didn't care to delve deeper. Plus, my friends know what I'm talking about better if I use [you]torrent.
     
  14. Shockwind

    Shockwind DIEEE!!!
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    I always called μTorrent as (You)Torrent, but I also called it as (Mu)Torrent sometimes.
     
  15. Raika

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    [you]torrent for me.
     
  16. Saken

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    I'm Greek and i can say that you don't pronounce ? like mu (mew or moo, whatever)
    It's actually m-ih the ih being like the i in fish.
    That's the correct and proper way of pronouncing it, but people go along and say mew or moo because i don't know why..
     
  17. Chhotu uttam

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    I like to call it [you]torrent than [mu]torrent. [​IMG]
     
  18. Waflix

    OP Waflix El Psy Congroo
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    I'm sorry, but I actually meant Old-Greek. Maybe I am correct then? Because that is what I've learned at school.
     
  19. Lilith Valentine

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    I call it [you]Torrent
     
  20. DarkShinigami

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    its [you]torrent(at least thats what i call it)
     
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