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New Yorkers Fight For Title Of "Best Accent"

Gotta give the lady from the Bronx a big fat NO.

April 16, 2020
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It all started out of sheer boredom.  Filmmaker Nicolas Heller, aka newyorknico on Instagram, usually spends time walking around the city, hunting for interesting characters to film.  But being stuck inside required something....different.

And thus:

Do you or someone you know have a great New York accent? WE WANNA HEAR IT! Record video (in feed) of why you have the best NY accent and use the hashtag #BestNYAccent before April 10th for a chance to win. (If you are a brand and interested in donating prizes pls DM me. Even though being crowned with the greatest accent in NY is the best prize of all, it would be great to give out some goodies.) art by @naomiotsu

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Dude got so many great videos from every corner of the city, even a few celebs chimed in, but here are some of the best/worst.

Bronx lady.

Thank you for your honesty @yoitsfrench. Amazing submission on the final day of #BestNYAccent contest. What y’all think? (To submit your video you most post IN FEED and hashtag #BestNYAccent. Pls do not send me the video or tag me in story. You will not be considered that way!)

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No.

Although, she's better than this one:

How many other people were told to take speech lessons cuz of their voice? @lennyspizza86 ur voice is beautiful and I’m glad you paid the haters no mind. Thanks for submitting to #BestNYAccent! (To submit your video you most post IN FEED and hashtag #BestNYAccent. Pls do not send me the video or tag me in story. You will not be considered that way!)

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LOL...yikes. Don't mess with her.

Or this guy....he places no value on teeth:

Wikity Wik has entered the chat. Great submission by one of my fav NY rappers @wikset for the #BestNYAccent contest. What y’all think? (To submit your video you most post IN FEED and hashtag #BestNYAccent. Pls do not send me the video or tag me in story. You will not be considered that way!)

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Brooklyn in the house...

I’d pay to have this dude read me bedtime stories. Lovely submission for #BestNYAccent by @stonerdadnyc from Brooklyn. What ya think? (To submit your video you most post IN FEED and hashtag #BestNYAccent. Pls do not send me the video or tag me in story. You will not be considered that way!)

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Queens?

I feel bad for all the other #BestNYAccent participants because @charliedawolf has just entered the race. Shout out @sabinocurcio for going to Maspeth to get this submission. (They were 6 feet away for all the haters) What y’all think? (To submit your video you most post IN FEED and hashtag #BestNYAccent. Pls do not send me the video or tag me in story. You will not be considered that way!)

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Long Island, perhaps?

Long Island definitely in the building. A great submission for #BestNYAccent contest by @mickeynothemouse. What y’all think? (To submit your video you most post IN FEED and hashtag #BestNYAccent. Pls do not send me the video or tag me in story. You will not be considered that way!)

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Celebs entered the race, too...

Holy shit. Alec Baldwin just submitted a #BestNYAccent video lol. Watch the full thing on @irelandbasingerbaldwin’s page. This is big for da movement! What y’all think!??

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Well gang, we did it. @chazzpalminteri has officially entered the #BestNYaccent contest. Where do we even go from here?? (To submit your video you most post IN FEED and hashtag #BestNYAccent. Pls do not send me the video or tag me in story. You will not be considered that way!)

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Ultimately, though, somebody had to win.

And its.........this guy!

Our 2020 #BestNYAccent winner has spoken. Congrats @charliedawolf for taking home the gold.

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Cool.

Now what do we do?