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Does my voice sound gay?

Or does it just sound English?

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by Anonymousreply 215June 28, 2022 8:36 AM

I don't think any of the options encompasses my take on it: English of indeterminate sexuality.

by Anonymousreply 1June 21, 2022 12:55 PM

I agree with R1. Perhaps potentially gay, but not definitively gay, mainly because the Englishness precludes a conclusive determination.

by Anonymousreply 2June 21, 2022 1:09 PM

Need to work on dropping your pitch.

by Anonymousreply 3June 21, 2022 1:10 PM

OP, I am highly sensitive to sound, and I can tell a lot about you just from that small clip - but I won't. Thoughtful sensitivity, intelligence, agreeable manner. Yours is a wonderful sounding voice which anyone would be privileged to hear every day. It does not denote that distinctive "Yaas, Queen!" indisputable gay identifier, but it also would not elict some huge surprise to find that it belonged to a gay male. Whatever the case, your voice is sincerely and genuinely your own - I can hear it in your voice!

by Anonymousreply 4June 21, 2022 1:11 PM

I had to use the fire extinguisher on my speakers because of all the flames, OP.

by Anonymousreply 5June 21, 2022 1:13 PM

GAY!

by Anonymousreply 6June 21, 2022 1:14 PM

I can tell by your voice that you are a bottom. What do you think?

by Anonymousreply 7June 21, 2022 1:17 PM

Sounded to me, like a well mannered, well spoken Englishman. No blatant sexuality noted. And I lived for 5 years with my English Husbear in West London. Had a pretty wide, diverse circle of people & friends.. Still have many UK friends of both sexes.

by Anonymousreply 8June 21, 2022 1:17 PM

OP just sounds like a typical Brit to me.

Not particularly gay, but also not quite Jason Statham or Mark Strong.

by Anonymousreply 9June 21, 2022 1:17 PM

Gayer than a picnic basket

by Anonymousreply 10June 21, 2022 1:20 PM

Actually, Op, I kid, you have a very pleasant voice 🙂

by Anonymousreply 11June 21, 2022 1:21 PM

You do have a moderately gay accent.

by Anonymousreply 12June 21, 2022 1:24 PM

Your voice seems to indicate that you're a nice person.

by Anonymousreply 13June 21, 2022 1:25 PM

You sound FABULOUS MIss OP!

by Anonymousreply 14June 21, 2022 1:25 PM

You’re the reason we keep running out of things OP. You’re THIRSTY AF and your black hole sucks the energy and light out of humanity.

by Anonymousreply 15June 21, 2022 1:26 PM

R15- Leave him alone. He sounds like a very sweet bottom.

by Anonymousreply 16June 21, 2022 1:30 PM

English English + upspeak in the middle = probably gay.

by Anonymousreply 17June 21, 2022 1:38 PM

Just a Britosh accent. To Americans, that itself can seem gay.

by Anonymousreply 18June 21, 2022 2:11 PM

Aww thanks <3. Quite mxied responses actually. I think I guess it's also taken out of context. You can't see my mannerisms etc. I used to hate how I sounded, though.

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by Anonymousreply 19June 21, 2022 2:17 PM

What is with the British Invasion on this site?

by Anonymousreply 20June 21, 2022 2:24 PM

R20- It's 1964 all over again!

by Anonymousreply 21June 21, 2022 2:26 PM

Ungaro Frock level unlocked.

Delightfully so, if I may say.

by Anonymousreply 22June 21, 2022 2:28 PM

R22 what does that mean?!

by Anonymousreply 23June 21, 2022 2:29 PM

[quote]What is with the British Invasion on this site?

It's a website. On the world wide web. I've been posting here for 15 years.

by Anonymousreply 24June 21, 2022 2:31 PM

Here's an Ungaro frock, r23.

Gays will also sometimes describe something (or someone) "gay as a picnic basket" or "gay as Christmas." I find those even harder to comprehend than "gay as an Ungaro frock."

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by Anonymousreply 25June 21, 2022 2:34 PM

R25 Oh right. I'm not sure the straps work well on that and on the maxi too. But hey ho. I get the idea! Picnic baskets does indeed sound very English.

by Anonymousreply 26June 21, 2022 2:35 PM

OP, you sound gayer at R19. Not a criticism, you have a lovely choice.

by Anonymousreply 27June 21, 2022 2:36 PM

R23 - YEARS ago, on another site (IHSG), "gay as an Ungaro frock" was commonly said of certain men who were either clearly gay (if closeted) or desperately desired to be gay by certain hussies.

by Anonymousreply 28June 21, 2022 2:38 PM

OP, you sound like a very nice young man when you speak. I used to "butch up" my voice but then decided to speak with my natural voice and not care what people thought. As a result, I remember being more confident and authentic. Felt refreshing as I made the switch.

by Anonymousreply 29June 21, 2022 2:44 PM

R29 aww that's really sweet. I wouldn't know how to sound butcher I don't think.

by Anonymousreply 30June 21, 2022 2:45 PM

R30 You don't have to try to sound butcher. Just be yourself. That's the signal insatiable bottoms like you use to attract tops.

by Anonymousreply 31June 21, 2022 2:49 PM

Gay and insecure, but most British accents sound gay so don't worry about it. You are gay right?

by Anonymousreply 32June 21, 2022 2:57 PM

You sound sexy and masculine OP. Also, there is no such thing as "gay" voice as a lot of you homophobic and heteronormative losers keep pedalling! It's called an effeminate or feminine voice, which even straight and bi men can have, FFS! Calling it "gay" voice is rendering "gay" or homosexuality to a defect, which it fucking isn't! It's no different to the scum who call AIDS the "gay man's disease". Stop the homophobic and unintelligent bullshit! Most of you should know better, than to keep perpetuating the homophobic bullshit that was invented by straight people to devalue and denigrate gay men as "lesser".

by Anonymousreply 33June 21, 2022 2:59 PM

^ Effective argument. Sustained.

by Anonymousreply 34June 21, 2022 3:01 PM

Your voice sounds very British, gentle with a distinct lilt and with feminine qualities.

This is not a bad thing. It's a lovely voice. You sound comfortable in your own skin.

Please don't work on trying to "butch" up your voice. People who do that wind up with truly weird, stifled, suppressed voices.

by Anonymousreply 35June 21, 2022 3:04 PM

You sound exactly (and I mean EXACTLY) like Nicolas Fairford. Is that you, Nicolas?

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by Anonymousreply 36June 21, 2022 3:11 PM

You sound like a pleasant asexual person.

by Anonymousreply 37June 21, 2022 3:28 PM

OP’s message at R19 was so sweet. But I still want to slap him for think American gays sound like Adam Rippon!

Also, I love the way the Brits say “day-tuh” while we say “da” (as in “dad”) “tuh.”

by Anonymousreply 38June 21, 2022 4:17 PM

[quote] You don't have to try to sound butcher.

Similarly, you don’t have to sound like a butcher.

by Anonymousreply 39June 21, 2022 4:56 PM

R36 aww no I didn't know who Nicolas was until recently. I don't think I sound that like him to be honest.

by Anonymousreply 40June 21, 2022 4:57 PM

I am American and say ‘day-tuh’ lounge.

OP I like your voice.

by Anonymousreply 41June 21, 2022 5:21 PM

R41 thank you <3. I'm going to respond later about the whole bottom thing. I am intrigued how a voice can indicate bottom status. But maybe it's like gay bottom face etc.

by Anonymousreply 42June 21, 2022 5:24 PM

R35- Like Liberace in this video that I started a thread about the other day.

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by Anonymousreply 43June 21, 2022 6:04 PM

R43 are you saying Liberace had a butch voice?

by Anonymousreply 44June 21, 2022 6:07 PM

R44- No- he was TRYING to attempt a butch voice and failed and it just wasn't him- the authentic Liberace

by Anonymousreply 45June 21, 2022 6:08 PM

R45 ah ok. I think Eddie Redmayne is always trying to sound butch.

by Anonymousreply 46June 21, 2022 6:11 PM

I like your voice, but you need to lose your "um's". That makes you sound indecisive and weak. Some will read that as gay.

by Anonymousreply 47June 21, 2022 6:39 PM

Present hole and then we'll tell you

by Anonymousreply 48June 21, 2022 6:41 PM

OMG,I’msoexcited! Miss Rula Lenska posts on the DataLounge!

by Anonymousreply 49June 21, 2022 7:41 PM

[quote]Need to work on dropping your pitch.

And your balls.

by Anonymousreply 50June 21, 2022 9:19 PM

It sounds gay because you asked me. Straight men don't think gay, IMHO.

by Anonymousreply 51June 21, 2022 9:27 PM

You sound like a lovely creature.

by Anonymousreply 52June 21, 2022 9:43 PM

You have a great voice OP!

by Anonymousreply 53June 21, 2022 10:01 PM

I am American and think you just sound English. I also agree you have a great voice! You should do voice work!

by Anonymousreply 54June 21, 2022 10:04 PM

OP is a troll- this is a homophobic post- don’t respond.

by Anonymousreply 55June 21, 2022 10:09 PM

R50. Lol. Do I sound high-pitched? I never thought șo.

by Anonymousreply 56June 21, 2022 10:22 PM

R49. Who is that?

by Anonymousreply 57June 21, 2022 10:23 PM

r47

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by Anonymousreply 58June 21, 2022 10:28 PM

R58. As I say I find that doc a bit unhelpful as it only deals with American voices.

by Anonymousreply 59June 21, 2022 10:30 PM

Hard to tell OP. . Record yourself saying “What a fabulous window treatment!” and share.

by Anonymousreply 60June 21, 2022 10:31 PM

You sound perfectly fine, OP.

by Anonymousreply 61June 21, 2022 10:34 PM

I answered you, OP

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by Anonymousreply 62June 21, 2022 10:48 PM

You sound English but not necessarily gay.

by Anonymousreply 63June 21, 2022 10:50 PM

R63- I think he sounds GAY but not necessarily English.

by Anonymousreply 64June 21, 2022 10:51 PM

r59 Except it does describe some of the problems that have been adapted internationally by flamers... with valley speak. like the excessive use of um, oh, so, like... and discussing the issues of cadence.

Comparatively, we would look at uk gay pop culture.. I'd suggest media between the 70s and 90s, where we have more exaggerated represention...

problem, of course, is the uk has many, many, many english dialects, accents and instead we're usually limited to soho faggotry. . . with a spritz of American influences

or the entertainment and media focuses more on class distinction.. usually the lowest of low and often with a bit of a northern ireland flavor that leans on the harsh and brassy... to which the northern irish accent tends to sound like trying to speak with a cock in your mouth... as so many vowels get shortened in words vs where in gay speak they're extended and sound a little retarded.

then with subcults like trackies, it reminds me more of the stereotype of french (blame the west asians) with harsher starting consonants.. to which like hor d'oeuvres is her durr vs the others that seem to prefer whore to dropping the h.

by Anonymousreply 65June 21, 2022 10:51 PM

^ well, we could also blame the influences of senegalese rappers, too.

by Anonymousreply 66June 21, 2022 10:55 PM

There are techniques you can learn to sound very straight.

I have taken full advantage of them. No one clocks me for being gay until I stick my dick in their ass.

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by Anonymousreply 67June 22, 2022 12:37 AM

Does anyone remember that thread that linked a vocal website where you could record something and it would change the sound of your voice? Some of the DL recordings were really funny. I think I did one about Charlize Theron that was funny.

by Anonymousreply 68June 22, 2022 1:01 AM

R68 Yes! Someone did selections from the album "Julie Andrews: The Racist Years"

by Anonymousreply 69June 22, 2022 1:05 AM

There was also a recording pretending to be Mrs. Patrick Campbell that sounded like it was done by Maggie Smith talking about "sizemeat and low hangers"

by Anonymousreply 70June 22, 2022 1:06 AM

Ah, OP, you sound like you're from my neck of the woods. Are you from the SE? I'm in Surrey!

My voice is similar, but with added femme. There's absolutely no mistaking me for straight.

by Anonymousreply 71June 22, 2022 7:12 AM

R67 lol. I do think voices aren't learned. I've never really grown up with gays so I can't have picked it up from them.

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by Anonymousreply 72June 22, 2022 7:13 AM

R71 let's hear! I grew up in the home counties and I went to independent school.

by Anonymousreply 73June 22, 2022 7:14 AM

Stay in your own lane, bitch!

by Anonymousreply 74June 22, 2022 7:17 AM

R74 what do you mean!?

by Anonymousreply 75June 22, 2022 7:21 AM

Not gay, just English

by Anonymousreply 76June 22, 2022 8:00 AM

There's English and there's English. Actually the Essex accent does sound gay.

by Anonymousreply 77June 22, 2022 9:11 AM

You still haven't told us about your bottoming experience. Have you tried DP?

by Anonymousreply 78June 22, 2022 9:43 AM

DP is quite advanced!

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by Anonymousreply 79June 22, 2022 9:47 AM

You sound rather sweet OP. I don't know if it's because I already know you're gay that influences my perception of your voice sounding gay or not, but I do think you sound a lil gay - but really, there's absolutely nothing wrong with that and you shouldn't worry at all about how you sound.

by Anonymousreply 80June 22, 2022 10:06 AM

OP you should hook up with UKGuy from R80 since you are both from the UK. He claimed he has a very big dick. Perfect for you.

by Anonymousreply 81June 22, 2022 10:07 AM

I don't have a VERY big dick R81, just a big dick

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by Anonymousreply 82June 22, 2022 10:10 AM

OP, you sound gayer with every clip! Having said that you're talking about bottoming in the last clip, so it's hard to separate that from being gay. Anyway, I love your voice - it's bringing out my mostly latent inner top.

by Anonymousreply 83June 22, 2022 10:13 AM

You sound freaking adorable, OP.

by Anonymousreply 84June 22, 2022 10:14 AM

R83 I think I'm just feeling more relaxed :).

Would you say I'm high-pitched?

by Anonymousreply 85June 22, 2022 10:30 AM

Not very high-pitched to me, OP/R85. Just very refined and gentle.

by Anonymousreply 86June 22, 2022 10:37 AM

Thank you R84

by Anonymousreply 87June 22, 2022 10:37 AM

But you have a VERY nice voice, UKGuy.

by Anonymousreply 88June 22, 2022 10:45 AM

UKGUy it's very deep.

by Anonymousreply 89June 22, 2022 10:46 AM

This is like one of those weird personal ads from the nineties, when people wrote things printed out in little boxes.

by Anonymousreply 90June 22, 2022 11:06 AM

What do you mean R90?

by Anonymousreply 91June 22, 2022 11:10 AM

As a fellow Brit I’d say you sound more posh than gay. There is a softer inflection I’d notice though which would would probably tip me off. It’s not a deep, masculine voice, but it’s a very pleasant voice and you sound like a nice guy.

by Anonymousreply 92June 22, 2022 11:16 AM

The pauses were the tip-off for me.

by Anonymousreply 93June 22, 2022 11:24 AM

Upload a snippet of you saying “do you want my hard cock in your pussy?” Then we will be able to tell.

by Anonymousreply 94June 22, 2022 11:25 AM

Gay Brit, 2 strikes.

To be fair, most Brits sound kind of gay the more proper they try to speak. But you sound naturally gay on top of gay Brit.

Americans incorrectly see manners and being very refined in men as a gay trait. Because straight men are rude sloppy pigs. Ergo, Brits who come across as proper start off with this assumption. I have even heard straight American woman say that British men all sound gay.

But like I said, I can detect a little bit of gayness even if the Brit thing was removed.

by Anonymousreply 95June 22, 2022 11:26 AM

[quote]It’s not a deep, masculine voice, but it’s a very pleasant voice and you sound like a nice guy.

Nice guys are gay -Merika rednecks.

by Anonymousreply 96June 22, 2022 11:28 AM

R89 that's what HE said

by Anonymousreply 97June 22, 2022 11:31 AM

R94 this is for you

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by Anonymousreply 98June 22, 2022 11:36 AM

R95 I'm not sure I'm TRYING to sound posh or whatever. I just talk like that. I don't think Nicolas Fairford is really posh.

by Anonymousreply 99June 22, 2022 11:37 AM

Probably from Liverpool..

by Anonymousreply 100June 22, 2022 11:38 AM

I like that you're game for a laugh R98 - even though I personally find the current trend of referring to a bottom's hole as a 'pussy' to be a dick-wilter!

You do sound pretty posh to me - though sometimes people think I sound posh and I don't really hear it myself - I just enunciate properly and don't talk like a Cockney/chav.

by Anonymousreply 101June 22, 2022 11:53 AM

R101 oh yes I try not to take myself too seriously <3. Well you sound very different to me even though you sound very British. You have a deep voice. Masculine.

by Anonymousreply 102June 22, 2022 11:55 AM

Just sound "English"?!

Which "English"?

Scouse?

Geordie?

Mancusian?

Brummie?

Yorkshire ploughman?

Devon or Sussex dunes country?

Cockney?

Cornwall?

What you mean, of course, is Oxbridge Queen's English.

Anything less fey than most of those listed above would be hard to find.

"Hear a Cornishman or worse, hear an Irishman converse . . ."

by Anonymousreply 103June 22, 2022 12:05 PM

R103 is fey the same as sounding gay? Or are we just talking effeminate?

by Anonymousreply 104June 22, 2022 12:09 PM

Oh, er, I forgot a few other seriously hetero "English" speakers, Brian Cox, Ray Winstone ( we should discuss him sometime, he's the alpha and omega of working-class butch), and, then, of course . . .

RICHARD FUCKING BURTON.

Yes, nothing more fey than sounding "English".

by Anonymousreply 105June 22, 2022 12:10 PM

R105

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by Anonymousreply 106June 22, 2022 12:14 PM

R104 You'll have to ask OP. I suspect that for many, it's a distinction without a difference.

R103

by Anonymousreply 107June 22, 2022 12:17 PM

I want to hear more voices from the Datalounge!

by Anonymousreply 108June 22, 2022 12:19 PM

Whenever I've heard someone say 'fey' it's been a eupemism for effeminate. Like fairy, etc. I was just called a poof at school.

by Anonymousreply 109June 22, 2022 12:19 PM

What does "<3" mean?

by Anonymousreply 110June 22, 2022 12:20 PM

It means a heart. If you turn your head sideways ot looks like a heart.

by Anonymousreply 111June 22, 2022 12:20 PM

R82 How big is it exactly? Since our little Timothy is a total bottom, I doubt he will accept anything less than 7.5 inches.

by Anonymousreply 112June 22, 2022 12:23 PM

8x6 R112, Timothy hasn't been DP'ed but I'm sure he would cope.

by Anonymousreply 113June 22, 2022 12:37 PM

You sound English and cute, OP.

by Anonymousreply 114June 22, 2022 12:37 PM

What do you think my body type is, DL?

by Anonymousreply 115June 22, 2022 12:39 PM

R115 Do you want UKGuy's 8x6 dick? You are probably 5'7 and have never worked out before.

by Anonymousreply 116June 22, 2022 12:43 PM

R116 I don't build muscle, no.

by Anonymousreply 117June 22, 2022 12:47 PM

There’s not much received English spoken I read. Is OP speaking that or does he sound like chav? Either way, a bottom of course. That’s a given.

by Anonymousreply 118June 22, 2022 12:54 PM

R118 lol I'm not a chav!

by Anonymousreply 119June 22, 2022 12:57 PM

Gay. But a cute gay bottom.

by Anonymousreply 120June 22, 2022 1:00 PM

I, too, am English. And it is rather infuriating when Americans just ASSUME I am gay because of my accent.

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by Anonymousreply 121June 22, 2022 1:08 PM

R121 Lol!!! You sound so funny. You see I'd describe that as queeny.

by Anonymousreply 122June 22, 2022 1:10 PM

R114 and very gay.

by Anonymousreply 123June 22, 2022 1:20 PM

R106- I'm not sure about his voice but Eddie Redmayne has EXTREMELY gay lips 👄

by Anonymousreply 124June 22, 2022 1:25 PM

I'm wondering now whether when we say 'gay voice' what we really mean is 'bottom voice'?

by Anonymousreply 125June 22, 2022 1:28 PM

R82 (UK Guy) is that YOUR voice?

If it is, you sound like a TOTAL top.

by Anonymousreply 126June 22, 2022 1:32 PM

I have a crush on UKGuy's voice. It's not the accent, as I'm British, too, it's the low timbre. 😍

by Anonymousreply 127June 22, 2022 1:43 PM

I like your voice OP, but it screams total bottom. You have upspeak (which is very feminine), you mumble (which shows a lack of confidence, but is really endearing), and it’s obvious you’re smiling as you speak (which isn’t very serious = not very masculine).

I picture you to be a cute (but not intimidatingly hot), fun, put-together guy and I’d definitely be your friend (with benefits).

by Anonymousreply 128June 22, 2022 2:04 PM

R128

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by Anonymousreply 129June 22, 2022 2:11 PM

I want to be the meat in a UKGuy-OP sandwich.

by Anonymousreply 130June 22, 2022 2:14 PM

Are you a size queen Timothy?

by Anonymousreply 131June 22, 2022 2:14 PM

Yes R126 that is me, I am not a TOTAL top but I can wreck a hole, or whatever the expression is these days - I would tend to say I am top/vers but 95-5% split.

R130 what do you sound like?

by Anonymousreply 132June 22, 2022 2:15 PM

R131 no I'm not. My fiance is quite thick but not overly long. I've never been a size queen.

by Anonymousreply 133June 22, 2022 2:16 PM

I wouldn’t suggest changing your voice at all, OP. The slight mumbling and occasional upspeak is really cute and will not diminish your authority when you do public speaking. You will probably naturally outgrow those as you age. If I heard you give a presentation, I’d want to collaborate with you :).

by Anonymousreply 134June 22, 2022 2:18 PM

OP,, your voice sounds:

!. Incredibly cute and sexy,

2. British,

3. Maybe a little gay...in that order. I would ask you out in a flash, based on that recording.

by Anonymousreply 135June 22, 2022 2:29 PM

R133 How often does your fiance breed you?

by Anonymousreply 136June 22, 2022 2:36 PM

R136 depends if he's away working, but if he's working locally, then most days. Usually in the evening before I start cooking.

by Anonymousreply 137June 22, 2022 2:38 PM

R137 I do all my cooking in the bedroom.

by Anonymousreply 138June 22, 2022 2:40 PM

[quote]if he's working locally, then most days.

The lucky bastard!

by Anonymousreply 139June 22, 2022 2:55 PM

R139 well I'm lucky, too. Judging by DL standards, it seems getting a pounding isn't as regular an occurance for some as they'd like.

by Anonymousreply 140June 22, 2022 2:56 PM

Gayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyu!!!!

by Anonymousreply 141June 22, 2022 2:59 PM

R141 but none of the yasssss queeeen stuff.

by Anonymousreply 142June 22, 2022 3:01 PM

You sound like the gay vicar on Corrie.

Are you sure you're not a stereotypically gay CoE vicar?

by Anonymousreply 143June 22, 2022 3:31 PM

R143 he sounds very northern!

by Anonymousreply 144June 22, 2022 3:32 PM

Well, the gay vicar on Corrie is supposed to playing a northerner. ^

by Anonymousreply 145June 22, 2022 3:35 PM

R145 haha yes but I am not northern.

by Anonymousreply 146June 22, 2022 3:36 PM

Here ya go, UKGuy @ R132.

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by Anonymousreply 147June 22, 2022 3:38 PM

R130

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by Anonymousreply 148June 22, 2022 3:41 PM

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by Anonymousreply 149June 22, 2022 3:42 PM

A bit gay, like mine I suppose. And really quite posh.

by Anonymousreply 150June 22, 2022 3:43 PM

Not Scottish, R148, but maybe others can work it out!

by Anonymousreply 151June 22, 2022 3:44 PM

R130 You sound like you are vers which is different from Timothy's total bottom voice.

by Anonymousreply 152June 22, 2022 3:47 PM

R147 sounds like he has a slight Irish brogue. I also like the raspy undercurrent. Very sexy.

by Anonymousreply 153June 22, 2022 3:49 PM

R147 you have a very sexy accent indeed, I wouldn't say it's a particularly 'gay' voice either.

by Anonymousreply 154June 22, 2022 4:09 PM

I'm not sure how I could confuse Scottish with Irish, but hey ho.

by Anonymousreply 155June 22, 2022 4:11 PM

^ Thank you for the various compliments. I've always hated my voice to be quite honest; I think that that's common for gay men as some of us are very invested, when young, in going undetected. And, yes, I am Irish!

by Anonymousreply 156June 22, 2022 4:14 PM

I have a crush on UKGuy's voice too, R127 (and also on OP). Two very different types, but both very pleasant.

It's been nice being able to hear people's voices here. Like getting a message on your answering machine. Something closer to real, human interaction. Weird, but nice.

by Anonymousreply 157June 22, 2022 4:36 PM

Absolutely R157

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by Anonymousreply 158June 22, 2022 4:39 PM

Well, thank you for that. I didn't have a great day and this thread definitely improved it. I won't use it because English is not my first language and speaking is very difficult for me (and I have a terrible voice), but it's a very good idea.

by Anonymousreply 159June 22, 2022 4:55 PM

R158- You sound like and remind me of that gay character on that show on Netflix Heartstopper- Charlie Spring

by Anonymousreply 160June 22, 2022 4:57 PM

I heard that after her first words OP's parents changed her name from Mary to MARY!!!

by Anonymousreply 161June 22, 2022 5:03 PM

R161 I've always loved the name Mary.

by Anonymousreply 162June 22, 2022 5:13 PM

Ironically, my extremely conservative and homophobic Catholic father wanted to give me the middle name "Mary", which was not an uncommon to thing to do here in Ireland at one point.

by Anonymousreply 163June 22, 2022 5:22 PM

Oh wow, yes, R147and it's been appropriated in other languages too to denote an effeminate male.

by Anonymousreply 164June 22, 2022 5:23 PM

I wish he had done it, R164! I would write it in all caps with an exclamation mark, e.g. John MARY! Murphy.

by Anonymousreply 165June 22, 2022 5:31 PM

Aww that's lovely. And then maybe you could be an Aunt Mary. Everyone needs an Aunt Mary in their lives.

by Anonymousreply 166June 22, 2022 5:34 PM

[quote]I've always loved the name Mary.

You and J. Edgar Hoover

by Anonymousreply 167June 22, 2022 8:34 PM

OP sounds like the YouTube personality Jammidodger, a prominent bi trans activist.

by Anonymousreply 168June 22, 2022 8:38 PM

I imagine OP looks like Ollie Rogers in Ten Percent. Sounds a bit like him, too!

by Anonymousreply 169June 22, 2022 8:57 PM

Hello…Bonjour…. Yes Simon Doonan, dear you sound gay, as one should. Kisses to Jonathan Adler. Have him throw me a pot. Loves you to pieces.

by Anonymousreply 170June 22, 2022 10:24 PM

Just a little. Like a soft accent. You have a nice voice.

by Anonymousreply 171June 22, 2022 10:39 PM

You do have a bit of London gay voice but I wouldn't change one thing about it, you speak really beautifully

by Anonymousreply 172June 22, 2022 10:41 PM

To me it's indicative of poshness rather than anything connoting sexuality, OP. Yours is the kind of voice Michael Gove wanted to adopt back in his Aberdeen boyhood, and he got most of the way there,

by Anonymousreply 173June 22, 2022 10:44 PM

Nicolas! How are you?

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by Anonymousreply 174June 22, 2022 10:48 PM

I don't know who half these references are to but I'll take it as a compliment!

by Anonymousreply 175June 22, 2022 10:52 PM

You sound gay, & cute as a button.

I sound like a cross between Blanche DuBois & Gomer Pyle

by Anonymousreply 176June 22, 2022 10:59 PM

Ask the aliens...

by Anonymousreply 177June 23, 2022 1:20 AM

OP, you have variations in pitch and tempo when you speak, it's very pleasant. Just speak naturally, you sound great.

by Anonymousreply 178June 23, 2022 2:00 AM

We have a game here called Gay or Valley Guy?

by Anonymousreply 179June 23, 2022 2:47 AM

You sound like all English guys; gay.

by Anonymousreply 180June 23, 2022 3:23 AM

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by Anonymousreply 181June 23, 2022 3:44 AM

Posh is such an odd concept for Americans. We don't really have an equivalent to that. To us that kind of sound coming from a man sounds fake and pretentious. That's why it probably sounds gay to us because we associate men who are very refined to the point they have altered their accent as something only gay men seem to like doing.

by Anonymousreply 182June 23, 2022 7:01 AM

I know many men with a similar accent who are straight. Which county do you hail from OP?

by Anonymousreply 183June 23, 2022 7:05 AM

R183 I'm English

by Anonymousreply 184June 23, 2022 7:50 AM

ykw op, you sounds like a certain hood rat seacow in brooklyn, who pretends to be a posh Englishman, to hide your nasty m-pox cunt, which was thoroughly penetrated by unwashed homeless men out of pure desparation

by Anonymousreply 185June 23, 2022 7:59 AM

You just sound posh. But not in that American movie villain caricature kind of way.

You sound like Wesley Wyndam-Pryce from Buffy. And he was supposed to be kind of a "stuffy nerd" character.

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by Anonymousreply 186June 23, 2022 8:00 AM

Wow R185 that escalated fast.

by Anonymousreply 187June 23, 2022 8:05 AM

OP, you don't sound gay just not very well-spoken -- too many uh, ums

by Anonymousreply 188June 23, 2022 9:03 AM

You bitches are really slipping. Only 2 posters have recognised OP as DL’s favourite pass-around bottom, Nick Fairford, who has been known to be a regular on this site, creating threads about himself.

by Anonymousreply 189June 23, 2022 9:16 AM

Lol R189 I am not Nick Fairford! My voice doesn't sound anything like his.

by Anonymousreply 190June 23, 2022 9:20 AM

Have you ever been fisted Timothy?

by Anonymousreply 191June 23, 2022 9:21 AM

R191 No I haven't. That sounds incredibly painful.

by Anonymousreply 192June 23, 2022 9:24 AM

R185 Jeepers

R184 I know! Which county?

by Anonymousreply 193June 23, 2022 10:37 AM

R193 Oh -- I grew up in Wiltshire but I live in Wales now.

by Anonymousreply 194June 23, 2022 10:38 AM

I thought it was home counties! No, I think you'd pass for straight based on the voice. I live in London and plenty of straight guys sound like you.

by Anonymousreply 195June 23, 2022 10:44 AM

If OP lived in LA they would assume he's probably gay. In London, straight without question.

by Anonymousreply 196June 23, 2022 10:50 AM

I suppose it comes down to the fact it's just the voice and voices aren't detached from bodies and mannerisms etc.

by Anonymousreply 197June 23, 2022 10:52 AM

Wait, The Murder, She Wrote troll is also British?! I had no idea there are so many of us. 😄

I wish my voice was detached from my mannerisms, R197. Alas, every part of me hisses gay.

by Anonymousreply 198June 23, 2022 10:56 AM

R198 aww I feel you. Yes, when people meet me in person I cannot pass as straight. Maybe how I dress -- I'm twinky too -- and tend to have those stereotypical gay mannerisms. Unlearned, I have to say.

by Anonymousreply 199June 23, 2022 10:59 AM

Americans have some "posh" accents too, it just they're more regional. You have the rich New England acccent , Valley speak from CA, high class southern. I'm sure there are others too.

by Anonymousreply 200June 23, 2022 12:14 PM

R200- I don’t consider ANY Southern accent HIGH class.

by Anonymousreply 201June 23, 2022 1:19 PM

I like the Southern accent.

by Anonymousreply 202June 23, 2022 1:21 PM

OP, R196 is correct. You will get different responses depending on whether the listener is American or British. See R18, R95, and R182 for why.

by Anonymousreply 203June 23, 2022 9:44 PM

I think you sound gay and English, you’re both gay and English so that makes sense. Why would any self respecting gay person want to sound straight? Guys this is self loathing 101, don’t be afraid of / turned off by what you are.

by Anonymousreply 204June 23, 2022 11:58 PM

R204- I'm both gay and FAT.

Why would any self respecting FAT person want to look thin?

by Anonymousreply 205June 24, 2022 12:22 AM

You sound very posh

I think you have a nice voice

by Anonymousreply 206June 24, 2022 12:24 AM

OP, I love your voice!

by Anonymousreply 207June 24, 2022 12:28 AM

Do you think your voice has changed much since you were younger apart from it breaking?

by Anonymousreply 208June 24, 2022 8:56 AM

[quote]Valley speak from CA,

WHAT!!!! You have that completely backwards. Valley Girl speak is very low class. White girl low class, not ghetto or urban low class.

by Anonymousreply 209June 24, 2022 9:03 AM

Southern accent is not the American version of Posh. It's mostly associated with older generations and traditions of slavery. So it can instantly send the message of being very ignorant or poorly educated or even racist. It's not an accent anyone outside the south would want to imitate.

Probably the only accent Americans have of a Posh version is a fictional character on TV. Thurston Howell the Third, from Gilligan's island. And that was a sitcom.

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by Anonymousreply 210June 24, 2022 9:21 AM

The South has produced many great American writers. You must not read r210. A refined Southern Gentleman typically has a lovely genteel manner of speech and accent.

by Anonymousreply 211June 24, 2022 9:43 AM

You do sound posh OP, you make me want to trade mustards with you.

by Anonymousreply 212June 24, 2022 4:52 PM

Question:. OP, have you ever had real chav dick? Would you? Also, Mryna McQueen. Thoughts?

by Anonymousreply 213June 24, 2022 4:55 PM

R210- The Roosevelts were Upper class both The Hyde Park Roosevelts and the Oyster Bay Roosevelts.

Franklin Roosevelt spoke POSH

by Anonymousreply 214June 24, 2022 5:03 PM

R213 no I haven't and I don't know who that person is you mention.

by Anonymousreply 215June 28, 2022 8:36 AM
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