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post #11 of 42
My african american friends would call it "you fizzle"
post #12 of 42
Since EFI is pronounced by it's letters - UEFI probably should be as well.
post #13 of 42
set up a poll, you fizzle will win!
post #14 of 42
U-E-F-I

But on the other hand, I pronounce BIOS "bios." Why? Because there's already a word "bios." But UEFI...no word, plus nothing that sounds like it would be pronounced otherwise.
    
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You-eee-eff-aye
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Riou View Post
Yoo-ef-fee.
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Yuffie. Like the character from Final Fantasy... Because it's easy to pronounce and remember.

It'll also confuse FF fans for hours
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I vote we still call it the BIOS even though it's technically not anymore.
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post #19 of 42
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MoBeeJ View Post
Bios = basic input output system.

It cant get more basic than this so
Aios?!?!
More like newbios...
OK smartass.

Since you missed it we're thinking of ways to call the new BIOS (UEFI).

Quote:
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Yuffie. Like the character from Final Fantasy... Because it's easy to pronounce and remember.

It'll also confuse FF fans for hours
That's what I had in mind initially, but it sounds too fruity.

It'll be cool if OCN goes down in history as the place that thought of the new catch phrase for UEFI.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AzO View Post
OK smartass.

Since you missed it we're thinking of ways to call the new BIOS (UEFI).



That's what I had in mind initially, but it sounds too fruity.

It'll be cool if OCN goes down in history as the place that thought of the new catch phrase for UEFI.
But it's not like it matters. By far and wide, we're more likely going to be typing the phrase rather than saying it all that much--in which case it doesn't matter since it's the same number of characters...
    
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