How to pronounce Grindor?

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  1. Charsiupao

    Charsiupao Well-Known Member

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    Is it Grin-dor, or Grind-or?
     
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    Why would it be Grin-dor? N b4 da Lock.
     
  3. Charsiupao

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    No reason in particular, just wondering, maybe he smiles? I never heard his name spoken in the movie and I want to tell my son who the light copter is - so it's grind-or, a play on "grinder"?
     
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    Pretty much, yeah :) 
     
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    Yeah, the original Grindor was a skateboard so it was a play on how pro skaters would "grind" along rails. It's since stuck around as a generic name for Transformers like the evil copter from RotF.
     
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    Thanks all! :) 
     
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    Grine-dor.

    Not Grin-dor.

    Nor Grind-or.
     
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    Grin-dor.
     
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    It's pronounced "Carl"

    Don't those sound the sameor?
     
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    Not to be confused with this guy grin door
     

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    Similar. Grine-dor puts more emphasis on the "Grine" while Grind-or evens it a bit. But both are the same for my purposes.. whether the vowel sound was as per "grind" or "grin".
     
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    I know that Shakin' Stevens wanted to know what was behind the Green Door but I think that's another thing entirely.

    Personally I've always said it 'Grine-dor'.
     
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    dor or door?
     
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    Why did they name Blackout's twin Grindor?

    Helicopters and skateboards don't match at all.
     
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    Grin-dor. That's how I say it.
     
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    Steve.
     
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    Never liked the name....very gobots. Grind-or...sounds like a robot that's employed by starbucks...
     

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