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  • View Poll Results: What sports brand do you prefer?
    Nike
    4
    28.57%
    Adidas
    5
    35.71%
    Converse
    0
    0%
    Fila
    1
    7.14%
    Puma
    0
    0%
    Reebok
    1
    7.14%
    New Balance
    1
    7.14%
    Other
    2
    14.29%

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    I personally prefer nike, especially their trainers :love:
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    None, sports brands shouldn't be worn if you're not doing sports. Eugh.
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    (Original post by animeamanda1412)
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    i personally prefer nike, especially their trainers :love:
    Do you pronounce it as "Naiikee" or just "nike"?
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    None, sports brands shouldn't be worn if you're not doing sports. Eugh.
    why not
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    (Original post by Hamoody)
    Do you pronounce it as "Naiikee" or just "nike"?
    nike
    nyke xD
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    (Original post by animeamanda1412)
    nike
    nyke xD
    :beer:
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    Nike for trainers but adidas just have more style and flare when it comes to clothing.
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    (Original post by animeamanda1412)
    nike
    nyke xD
    (Original post by Hamoody)
    :beer:
    'It's official: Nike rhymes with spiky'

    https://www.theguardian.com/media/sh...essaintlaurent
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    'It's official: Nike rhymes with spiky'

    https://www.theguardian.com/media/sh...essaintlaurent
    Why can't they leave Nike alone? Having no rhyming word to compete with it makes it sound powerful ygm :beard:
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    (Original post by Hamoody)
    Why can't they leave Nike alone? Having no rhyming word to compete with it makes it sound powerful ygm :beard:
    Tyke, dyke, bike, hike, psych, spike, etc.
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    nike for clothes but adidas for shoes
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    (Original post by President Hawk)
    Nike for trainers but adidas just have more style and flare when it comes to clothing.
    yhhh, adidas clothes are nice
    (Original post by Glassapple)
    'It's official: Nike rhymes with spiky'

    https://www.theguardian.com/media/sh...essaintlaurent
    whut XDD
    (Original post by qam)
    nike for clothes but adidas for shoes
    we're complete opposites :rofl:
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    Tyke, dyke, bike, hike, psych, spike, etc.
    I was better off pretending there didn't exist a word that rhymed with Nike :sad:
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    None of these. Some sailing brands if they qualify.

    (Original post by Hamoody)
    Do you pronounce it as "Naiikee" or just "nike"?
    Why should it be naikee? I thought it came from victory in Ancient Greek, which is νίκη and isn't pronounced nyk nor naiikee (unless it's from a different dialect or late period, which would be rather tasteless).

    (Original post by Glassapple)
    'It's official: Nike rhymes with spiky'

    https://www.theguardian.com/media/sh...essaintlaurent
    As a bilingual, I got them all right. English phonetics are absurd.
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    (Original post by usualsuspects)
    Why should it be naikee? I thought it came from victory in Ancient Greek, which is νίκη and isn't pronounced nyk nor naiikee (unless it's from a different dialect or late period, which would be rather tasteless).
    Whoa whoa whoa, I don't know where it came from or anything, all I know is I've heard peeps pronouncing it as naiikee :dontknow:
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    (Original post by Hamoody)
    Whoa whoa whoa, I don't know where it came from or anything, all I know is I've heard peeps pronouncing it as naiikee :dontknow:
    I don't know phonetic alphabet but in Ancient Greek the "i" should sound like "i" in "niche" or in "Nintendo" and the final "e" should sound like the "e" in "net". It makes to name a sports company after victory, considering that with a capital N it means the deification of the concept. Athena, for example, can be Parthenos (virgin) as in the Parthenon or Nike as in another smaller temple nearby. Nike is also used to describe an ancient statue in praise of victory.
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