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How do you pronounce "Melee"?

Mee-lee
18 (34%)
May-lay
25 (47.2%)
Both
3 (5.7%)
Other
7 (13.2%)

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How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« on: May 19, 2013, 09:51:35 PM »
So you're in a casual conversation about SSBM. How would you pronounce "Melee"?
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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2013, 09:52:18 PM »
Mee lee is the best game in the series.
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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2013, 10:44:17 PM »
I like Meelee too

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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2013, 11:31:15 PM »
the correct way
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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2013, 11:32:39 PM »
both
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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2013, 07:24:05 AM »
voted the wrong option.

I used to say Mee lee, but after playing Kid Icarus: Uprising, I kept changing it to may lay.
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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2013, 07:26:42 AM »
May Lay

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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2013, 12:12:20 PM »
Mee-lay
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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2013, 12:45:02 PM »
Is this question really necessary when the game itself pronounces Melee as "May-lay" ?

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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2013, 11:40:28 PM »
Is this question really necessary when the game itself pronounces Melee as "May-lay" ?
If you listen closely in the Sound Test, the announcer clearly says "Mee-lee".
But other people pronounce it differently.
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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #12 on: May 25, 2013, 01:31:49 PM »
mea-lea, duh


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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #13 on: May 25, 2013, 07:59:40 PM »
I thought it was May-Lay.

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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #14 on: May 25, 2013, 08:26:10 PM »
I've also heard "melee" pronounced "meh-lay".

But I say "mee-lee", and so does my copy of SSBM, last I checked, as well as everyone else I've talked to about SSBM. *shrugs*

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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #15 on: May 25, 2013, 08:33:41 PM »
It says "mee-lee" in the game but I've only heard it pronounced "may-lay".
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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #16 on: May 25, 2013, 09:28:24 PM »
Mee lee.
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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #17 on: May 29, 2013, 12:33:31 AM »
I say it like may lay.

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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #18 on: May 29, 2013, 07:47:34 AM »
It doesn't say "mee lee" in the game. He's saying it the correct way, your brain just hears it that way because of confirmation bias.
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Re: How do you pronounce "Melee"?
« Reply #19 on: June 01, 2013, 04:43:32 PM »
Meh lee