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Old 02-21-01, 07:50 PM
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I know that it is spelled wega, but my friend says that they say vega on the commercial. So, is everybody as sure as I am that it is wega?
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Old 02-21-01, 07:52 PM
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I believe that it is spelled WEGA. However, if you look at the box, it almost appears that there are two 'V's (a V and a shadow of one). I know it is pronounced VEGA, though.

Hope that helps.
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Old 02-21-01, 08:18 PM
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This is confusing and if I were part of Sony's marketing staff, I would have changed the name.

The word looks like WEGA because that is how it is spelled. But it is indeed pronounced "Vay-ga" which is named after one of, if not, thee brightest stars in our galaxy.
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Old 02-21-01, 09:32 PM
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The Sony TV commercial pronounced it Vega...

I'd say that's pretty solid proof!

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Old 02-21-01, 09:52 PM
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Originally posted by Centurion


The word looks like WEGA because that is how it is spelled. But it is indeed pronounced "Vay-ga" which is named after one of, if not, thee brightest stars in our galaxy.
Or a Street Fighter character.
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Old 02-21-01, 11:45 PM
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It's Vega. It's named after a star and the name is German. In German w's are pronounced as v's Like the composer Wagner is pronounced Vahgner.
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Old 02-21-01, 11:47 PM
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Just how many of these Wega/Vega question threads can we have? Looks like one every two weeks.
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Old 02-22-01, 03:46 AM
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wow...i really didn't know it was pronounced vega, learn something new every day!
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Old 02-22-01, 09:30 AM
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I asked a friend of mine who works on a sony warehouse and he told me they pronounced it WEGA!

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You say po-tay-tow, I say po-tah-tow, you say to-may-tow, I say to-mah-tow: let's call the whole thing off.
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Old 02-22-01, 02:30 PM
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Originally posted by Riggs
I asked a friend of mine who works on a sony warehouse and he told me they pronounced it WEGA!

That's why they hired and placed him to work on the warehouse.
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