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Offline Master_Phruby

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Re: AT-AT or AT-AT?
« Reply #15 on: January 2, 2009, 05:07 PM »
So we are mostly saying At-At instead of spelling it out. Do you think that is because we are toy collectors and the toy commericals always said At-At? I'm seeing on other sites that younger people call it an A.T.A.T. while us old farts call it an At-At.
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Re: AT-AT or AT-AT?
« Reply #16 on: January 2, 2009, 05:36 PM »
I've always called it an At-At before I really "thought" about it much.  I could easily see it being referred to in some fictional training session as an "A.T.A.T. class heavy Imperial Walker" or some **** too.
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Re: AT-AT or AT-AT?
« Reply #17 on: January 3, 2009, 11:03 AM »
So we are mostly saying At-At instead of spelling it out. Do you think that is because we are toy collectors and the toy commericals always said At-At? I'm seeing on other sites that younger people call it an A.T.A.T. while us old farts call it an At-At.

What other sites are you referring to where young people are saying it verbally different than we old schoolers do?
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Re: AT-AT or AT-AT?
« Reply #18 on: January 3, 2009, 06:42 PM »
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Re: AT-AT or AT-AT?
« Reply #19 on: January 3, 2009, 08:54 PM »
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Re: AT-AT or AT-AT?
« Reply #20 on: January 4, 2009, 12:35 PM »
I usually say at-at. Almost never A.T.A.T. Though what about "Snow walker?" That's what I called it for many years and on occasion still do.

Strangely though I call the AT-ST just that A.T.S.T. I think it's because it's easy to say at-at, but not at-st. Really, who would understand the "st" sound. Though I still call this a chicken walker on occasion as well.
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Re: AT-AT or AT-AT?
« Reply #21 on: January 4, 2009, 03:38 PM »
I've always gone with "A.T.-A.T.". Not sure why, I suppose its just because that's how it's spelled....
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Re: AT-AT or AT-AT?
« Reply #22 on: January 5, 2009, 12:27 PM »
As long as G. Lucas continues pronouncing Dough-koo, Geo-Gnaw-sis, Nay-boo, Hoth (rhymes with Both), Han (rhymes with Ran), and lightsaber (rhymes with lazer sword) despite what he directs his characters to say on screen, I don't think we have to worry much about it.

I like AT-AT though, for the record.

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Re: AT-AT or AT-AT?
« Reply #23 on: January 5, 2009, 12:35 PM »
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