Deus Ex pronunciation

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#1 Edited by jtt02 (34 posts) -

The upcoming Deus Ex 2 reminded me of something.  I will never speak of Deus Ex in public again.  I was telling my friends about Deus Ex at my high school's senior picnic a long time ago.  I said, "Deus Ex is really good.  You should buy it."  to one of my friends.  A group of girls behind me thought I said, "Gay sex is really good.  You should buy it."  I've never been more embarrassed in my life.

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#2 Posted by Lemoncookie01 (1663 posts) -

Teenagers make fun of names News at 11

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#3 Posted by Tyashki (222 posts) -

Its one of those names where you can't win, like Uranus. 
 
Its either 'gay sex' or 'do sex'.

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#4 Posted by Ryax (4580 posts) -

maybe you should pronunciate better. because when i say dues ex it doesnt sound about like gay sex

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#5 Edited by billyblaze (66 posts) -

I approve of you referring to it as Deus Ex 2.  
I do not approve of you referring to Deus Ex as "really good"; doesn't really do it justice. 
 
 
So you even out.

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#6 Edited by jtt02 (34 posts) -

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#7 Posted by Prolix (189 posts) -

SO its not Duse X? 

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#8 Posted by Tyashki (222 posts) -
@jtt02 said:
" I pronounce it like (day-us-ex).  What's it supposed to be pronounced like? "
Its obviously the 'day' that people thought was gay.
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#9 Posted by buzz_clik (7503 posts) -

Pics of her proving she knows what she's talking about or tell her to jam it.

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#10 Posted by Adamsons (877 posts) -
@jtt02 said:
" I pronounce it like (day-us-ex).  What's it supposed to be pronounced like? "
Yeah, this is right.
 
@Ryax said:
" maybe you should pronunciate better. because when i say dues ex it doesnt sound about like gay sex "

+1
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#11 Posted by President_Barackbar (3611 posts) -
@billyblaze said:
" I approve of you referring to it as Deus Ex 2. "
I agree, let's just pretend Invisible War never happened...
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#12 Posted by Synthballs (2222 posts) -

Dew-es Ecks. 
 
May not be right but its easier to say and people know what I'm on about

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#13 Edited by jtt02 (34 posts) -

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#14 Posted by Ryax (4580 posts) -
@jtt02: when i say it with a southern accent it still doesnt sound like gay sex. have you ever thought that you may have an impediment? 
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#15 Edited by jtt02 (34 posts) -

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#16 Edited by mikeeegeee (1636 posts) -

Seriously? Fuck what stupid chicks think about it. Anyone educated ought to know this:
 
"Deus Ex Machina" (pronounced day-us ex, mach-ee-nah) means "God from machine," and was a theatrical device used in Greek theatre to conveniently wrap up the plot of a story. By introducing a certain "God" lowered down by a system of ropes and pulleys (machines), the God would rectify any loose ends left in the play and bring about a swift and easy conclusion.
 
The title "Deus Ex" is a reference to "God from machine," which is intrinsically tied to the plot of the games, and makes for a really damn good title. Fuck stupid chicks for not being cultured in my opinion.

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#17 Posted by Hourai (2738 posts) -

DUDE SEX

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#18 Posted by nicolenomicon (851 posts) -
@jtt02 said:
" I pronounce it like (day-us-ex).  What's it supposed to be pronounced like? "
Day-oos-ex. It's latin.
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#19 Posted by Claude (16655 posts) -

I don't get it.

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#20 Posted by raidingkvatch (1212 posts) -
@mikeeegeee said:
" Seriously? Fuck what stupid chicks think about it. Anyone educated ought to know this:  "Deus Ex Machina" (pronounced day-us ex, mach-ee-nah) means "God from machine," and was a theatrical device used in Greek theatre to conveniently wrap up the plot of a story. By introducing a certain "God" lowered down by a system of ropes and pulleys (machines), the God would rectify any loose ends left in the play and bring about a swift and easy conclusion.  The title "Deus Ex" is a reference to "God from machine," which is intrinsically tied to the plot of the games, and makes for a really damn good title. Fuck stupid chicks for not being cultured in my opinion. "
This guy hit the nail right on the head.

Also I'm pretty sure gay sex is good if that's what you're into, you probably shouldn't buy it though since that can get you into trouble with the law and then you become George Michael

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#21 Posted by JJOR64 (19690 posts) -

*giggles*

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#22 Posted by Marz (6072 posts) -

upcoming Deus Ex 2?   That shit came out a few years ago yo. 

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#23 Posted by Claude (16655 posts) -

Oh okay, got it. The first game was cool. The second time entered was less intriguing. 

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#24 Posted by ThePhantomnaut (6420 posts) -

Fuck the immature females misinterpreting and disrespecting you.

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#25 Edited by PhatSeeJay (3331 posts) -
@Marz said:

" upcoming Deus Ex 2?   That shit came out a few years ago yo.  "

Or he chooses not to aknowledge Deus Ex: Invisible War as a sequel.
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#26 Posted by Canberra (1065 posts) -

Fictionalised girls.

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#27 Posted by deactivated-57beb9d651361 (4541 posts) -
@jtt02: I suppose "day-us (or day-oos) ex does sound a little like gay ass sexy. How are you pronouncing it?
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#28 Posted by Devil240Z (5708 posts) -
@jtt02 is an awful name. 
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#29 Posted by Slab64 (1146 posts) -

I thought this was going to say something about how Deus Ex doesn't translate into something meaningful in English (god from...?). Turns out it was a great deal stupider than I thought.

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#30 Posted by vidiot (2891 posts) -
@jtt02 said:

" The upcoming Deus Ex 2 reminded me of something.

The "upcoming" Deus Ex game, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, is the third in the series. Deus Ex: Invisible War was released in 2003.
 

I will never speak of Deus Ex in public again.  I was telling my friends about Deus Ex at my high school's senior picnic a long time ago.  I said, "Deus Ex is really good.  You should buy it."  to one of my friends.  A group of girls behind me thought I said, "Gay sex is really good.  You should buy it."  I've never been more embarrassed in my life.

Grow up.
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#31 Posted by Mrskidders (1298 posts) -

Just fuck off and make a decent post next time.  How about that?

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#32 Posted by Hitchenson (4708 posts) -

Sexual Male Relations: Black and Gold Edition 3

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#33 Posted by LackingSaint (2177 posts) -

I was talking about Half-Life with some friends, and some kids walked by and said "Yeah, like no life mate".
 
So yeah,

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#34 Posted by MysteriousBob (6262 posts) -
@jtt02 said:
" The upcoming Deus Ex 2 reminded me of something."
I know Invisible War was bad, but thats just harsh.
 
Are you six years old or something? Its a very creative name when you look up why it was called that.
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#35 Posted by yoctoyotta (584 posts) -
I had a similar experience once at a bar asking a friend what his favorite game magazine was.
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#36 Posted by psykhophear (1197 posts) -

According to John Romero, he said that Warren Spector wanted to name the game Deus Ex because he wanted people to mispronounce it 'do sex.' 
 
(Deus Ex is short for Deus Ex Machina- The God in The Machine)

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#37 Posted by PokeIkzai (427 posts) -
@LackingSaint said:
" I was talking about Half-Life with some friends, and some kids walked by and said "Yeah, like no life mate".  So yeah, "
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#38 Posted by Dudacles (1670 posts) -
@mikeeegeee said:
" Seriously? Fuck what stupid chicks think about it. Anyone educated ought to know this:  "Deus Ex Machina" (pronounced day-us ex, mach-ee-nah) means "God from machine," and was a theatrical device used in Greek theatre to conveniently wrap up the plot of a story. By introducing a certain "God" lowered down by a system of ropes and pulleys (machines), the God would rectify any loose ends left in the play and bring about a swift and easy conclusion.  The title "Deus Ex" is a reference to "God from machine," which is intrinsically tied to the plot of the games, and makes for a really damn good title. Fuck stupid chicks for not being cultured in my opinion. "
This is completely correct. Those girls should've known better. How they manage to hear "gay sex" in Deus Ex is beyond me as well. They probably exactly understood what you had said, but decided it'd be funny to laugh at you. They're teenagers. They laugh at stupid stuff.
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#39 Posted by TotalEklypse (982 posts) -
@mikeeegeee said:
" Seriously? Fuck what stupid chicks think about it. Anyone educated ought to know this:  "Deus Ex Machina" (pronounced day-us ex, mach-ee-nah) means "God from machine," and was a theatrical device used in Greek theatre to conveniently wrap up the plot of a story. By introducing a certain "God" lowered down by a system of ropes and pulleys (machines), the God would rectify any loose ends left in the play and bring about a swift and easy conclusion.  The title "Deus Ex" is a reference to "God from machine," which is intrinsically tied to the plot of the games, and makes for a really damn good title. Fuck stupid chicks for not being cultured in my opinion. "
have my babies
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#40 Posted by Sticky_Pennies (2080 posts) -

Oh, you mean "Day of Sex." 
 
Happened to me too.

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#41 Posted by valrog (3741 posts) -
@jtt02 said:
" The upcoming Deus Ex 2... "
You mean 3.
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#42 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13807 posts) -
@Ryax said:
" maybe you should pronunciate better. because when i say dues ex it doesnt sound about like gay sex "
This. The two sound nothing alike. 
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#43 Posted by Dork_Metamorphosis (257 posts) -

This is what happens when you stop teaching Latin in high school. 

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#44 Posted by vilhelmnielsen (1772 posts) -

It's latin. And something that I thought they taught in high school. Maybe you've used it in an english class or something. Does Deus Ex Machina ring a bell?

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#45 Posted by Cwaff (1317 posts) -

When I say deus ex (day-us ex) my friends had no idea what I was talking about... they had only heard of a game called Deus Ex (Juice Ex)

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#46 Posted by Demyx (3250 posts) -

Try enunciating more. I've never actually heard it like that.

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#47 Posted by Red (6146 posts) -

I once said something is a Deus Ex Machina in public, and people thought I was saying "Do you sex my kinas" whatever kina would be, I don't know.

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#48 Posted by hondorondo (257 posts) -
@Dork_Metamorphosis said:
" This is what happens when you stop teaching Latin in high school.  "
i dont like uneducated humans! cause thats just stupid and you know the rest i guess... sense... you lost me!
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#49 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19835 posts) -

Deus Ex is a great name.
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#50 Posted by VarkhanMB (202 posts) -

Well let me tell you! 
Deus Ex, when pronounced a bit fast in French, really sounds like "Deux Sexes" which means "Two Sexes" 
Basically people think you're talking about the latest Hermaphrodite movie in the porn industry

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