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If you could have any voice programmed into your sat nav whose would you have?

Asked by ucme (46865points) August 7th, 2010

Yeah, I’ve heard this is going to be an option soon. Having your own personal selection of who you want to hear give you directions & so forth. So I was wondering, which voice would you pick given the oppurtunity? Someone you know or perhaps your own or maybe a famous voice from the past or present?

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gailcalled's avatar

Milo here; Gail. Her voice is modulated and clear, and now that I think of it, one of her better features.

filmfann's avatar

I heard they wanted Bob Dylan to do this, but he turned them down.

I would want Captain Pickard, or maybe Scotty if I can get him shouting “You’re goin’ too fast Captain! She’s breakin’ apart!”

janbb's avatar

James Earl Jones – the voice of god.

Pied_Pfeffer's avatar

A friend/former co-worker in New Orleans. I used to occasionally call his v-mail after hours just to hear that wonderful accent.

MacBean's avatar

Hugh Laurie.

janbb's avatar

@MacBean In his House or his English incarnation?

LuckyGuy's avatar

Morgan Freeman, of course.

janbb's avatar

@worriedguy I was up in the air between Freeman and Jones.

MacBean's avatar

@janbb Real Hugh, please and thank you!

Cruiser's avatar

HAL 9000.

“Cruiser…...“turn right”.....” Why did you go straight Cruiser?”.....“Cruiser”...“stop that”....“Cruiser, you are going the wrong way”....“turn around now Cruiser”....

aprilsimnel's avatar

Alan Rickman or David Tennant (in his real Edinburgh voice)

LuckyGuy's avatar

As in, Evan Almighty, if Morgan Freeman told me to turn left it would be very hard for me to turn right.

anartist's avatar

@janbb yess! James Earl Jones.

BoBo1946's avatar

Sam Elliott !

BoBo1946's avatar

@lucillelucillelucille you got that right…wow…what a voice!

Austinlad's avatar

Anthony Hopkins in his Hannibal Lecter voice.

gailcalled's avatar

Richard Burton or Sean Connery, or Derek Jacobi or Ralph Richardson or Lawrence Olivier, or Danny Kaye or Mel Blanc, or Tiny Tim.

ipso's avatar

I’d like the voice of a fine central Texas sweetheart country girl!

Preferably not a known celebrity.

OpryLeigh's avatar

Stephen Fry, Barbra Streisand or Richard Briers (Tom from The Good Life)

Rubrica's avatar

BRIAN BLESSED!! Seriously, though, I think I’d have a heart attack at every turn.


ucme's avatar

@Rubrica Not to mention that booming laugh of his!

Rubrica's avatar

@ucme He’s on the National Lottery ads here in Britain, last time I checked. It’s hard to RETAIN SANITY!!!

ucme's avatar

@Rubrica Yeah i’m in England myself. Check the fella out on this! What a giant tit he looks :¬)

aprilsimnel's avatar

Wow, Brian Blessed. I love that guy.

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