"Two Thousand Ten" -vs- "Twenty Ten"

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  1. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    2010: 'Twenty ten' vs. 'two thousand ten'

    lol

    I think we should stick with the basic tradition by leaving it as 2010 (two thousand ten) , and let the people choose what they want to call it for themselves from there.

    People are going to call it what they want anyway, which probably makes this whole debate meaningless.
     
  2. Ratchet2007

    Ratchet2007 Neither Here Nor There

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    I'm calling it Twenty-Ten
     
  3. SpencimusPrime

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    Twenty-Ten naturally sounds more futuristic. I'll use it.
     
  4. spikex

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    I call it twenty-ten. It's just quicker and sounds cooler.
     
  5. Jetbolt

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    I'm doing Twenty-Ten too.
     
  6. Kando

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    I've been say Twenty-whatever since Twenty-Oh-One.
     
  7. Eric

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    Apparently I'm the only one who just says "Two-thousand ten." :p 
     
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    I mean think about it, did you say "One Thousand, Nine Hundred Ninety-Nine" or "Nineteen Ninety Nine"? I guess the year 2000 threw us off because "Twenty-Hundred" sounds stupid.
     
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    I didn't realize this was still a debate; I thought the general consensus had pretty much chosen "twenty-ten" already. I'm not sure what the point of the discussion was either, since we managed to get through one hundred years of "nineteen-whatever" without debating whether we should be calling the year "one thousand-nine-hundred-whatever".
     
  10. Valkysas

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    Basic tradition?

    Like how we all said "one thousand, nine hundred, and ninety four" and such?

    um. no.

    twenty-ten is right.
     
  11. Lock Cade

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    I alternate between the two pronunciations of years, so no big deal.
     
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    two-thousand-ten sounds right to me, i know we all said stuff like nineteen-ninety nine and stuff but twenty-ten just doesn't sound right
     
  13. Matty

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    I'm sure Twenty Ten will catch on quickly.
     
  14. *Scourge*

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    I guess twenty ten is not too bad. Kinda need to get used to saying it like that though. Twenty Ten: it just rolls off the tongue better.
     
  15. Chopperface

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    For the oh-nine, oh-eight thing, we could call it "oh-ten." Or even "2-oh-ten".
     
  16. Sentinel

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    2nded. Although I am sure that over time that will change and eventually we will all be saying "twenty _____"
     
  17. Dran0n

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    I'll stick to "twenty ten".
     
  18. firehawc_69

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    I think I'll do it like they teach you in grade school: two thousands, zero hundreds, one ten, and zero ones.
     
  19. Mumps

    Mumps <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and

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    Whatever they decide, I'll still call it "Moo-Cow".
     
  20. Spoiler

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    F-That, I am calling it "2KX".... But in all honesty, I think I prefer Two thousand Ten. Working in a dealership, I have been trying to figure this out myself, because we have the 2010 vehicles out. So, I have been figuring out if I should be calling them the O-tens. Like o-nines...

    Maybe the roman numeral version, MMX
     

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