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SPECTRE or Spectre?


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Poll: SPECTRE or Spectre

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#61 Grard Bond

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Posted 29 March 2015 - 12:01 PM

For me it's SPECTRE.

At first I even thought it would be S.P.E.C.T.R.E.

but Spectre somehow doesn't look special enough for me...



#62 tdalton

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Posted 29 March 2015 - 12:13 PM

For me it's SPECTRE.

At first I even thought it would be S.P.E.C.T.R.E.

but Spectre somehow doesn't look special enough for me...

 

Agreed.

 

Still, it's curious to see it spelled one way in the copyright of the poster and the other in the copyright for the trailer.



#63 DaveBond21

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Posted 29 March 2015 - 11:30 PM

Yes, I think SPECTRE looks better and also indicates the organisation.

 

Spectre relates more to what may be one of the main themes - spectres from Bond's past.

 

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#64 Shakhtar

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 12:27 PM

SPECTRE with capital letters all the way for me. This must continue the story with that Ian Fleming's organisation.



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Posted 07 April 2015 - 02:30 PM

I agree, DaveBond -

 

SPECTRE for the criminal group we all know and love but also spectre, meaning 'ghost', relating to the Oberhauser past that haunts him.

 

Bloody clever really what it means on both parts and makes perfect sense. :)



#66 Alexedward

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Posted 06 May 2015 - 11:55 PM

HI folks, I am new here! I personally believe that there isn't anything to get confuse with. James Bond author Ian Fleming also named this fictional organization as SPECTRE,  the same name was mentioned in the press release, the official and teaser poster. SPECTRE is the absolutely correct! 



#67 Blofeld's Cat

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Posted 28 October 2015 - 08:21 PM

Now it's out and some members have seen it already, what's the verdict then?



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Posted 28 October 2015 - 08:29 PM

Now it's out and some members have seen it already, what's the verdict then?


Doesn't specify.

#69 Vauxhall

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Posted 28 October 2015 - 08:29 PM

I still think SPECTRE because that's definitely what they've being trying to put across in official press releases, social media, etc.

No definitive answer from the film though.

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 12:07 AM

 

Now it's out and some members have seen it already, what's the verdict then?


Doesn't specify.

 

 

 

I still think SPECTRE because that's definitely what they've being trying to put across in official press releases, social media, etc.

No definitive answer from the film though.

Cheers, guys. Just wondered.



#71 RMc2

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 12:23 AM

 

 

Now it's out and some members have seen it already, what's the verdict then?


Doesn't specify.

 

 

 

I still think SPECTRE because that's definitely what they've being trying to put across in official press releases, social media, etc.

No definitive answer from the film though.

Cheers, guys. Just wondered.

 

 

Having been stubbornly typing SPECTRE all year, I now think it's Spectre - the film suggests it's just a name, like Quantum, and not an acronym.



#72 Blofeld's Cat

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 12:28 AM

I've always typed SPECTRE for Bond 24 so as far as I'm concerned that's how it should be.

 

I have spoken!  :laugh:



#73 RMc2

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 12:49 AM

I've always typed SPECTRE for Bond 24 so as far as I'm concerned that's how it should be.

 

I have spoken!  :laugh:

 

Who are we to argue?  :happy:



#74 sharpshooter

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 01:44 AM

I downloaded the soundtrack from iTunes and it just had 'Spectre'.

 

I'm still thinking it's SPECTRE though.



#75 Krilencu

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 09:47 AM

How does the title appear in the film?



#76 Vauxhall

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 09:54 AM

How does the title appear in the film?


It's not written anywhere to see.

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 10:41 AM

It's a shame we never heard from Swann, after telling Bond and Q the name, what it stands for (if anything, in this version).

 

It would have been a joy to hear that.



#78 Surrie

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 12:10 PM

It's a shame we never heard from Swann, after telling Bond and Q the name, what it stands for (if anything, in this version).

 

It would have been a joy to hear that.

 

You are 100% correct. That would have been a welcome inclusion!



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Posted 29 October 2015 - 12:16 PM

Actually, whether it's SPECTRE or Spectre was one of the questions I asked Gregg Wilson. :)

I'll upload the whole 5-min interview next week, so you need some patience for the answer. ;)



#80 Guy Haines

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 12:18 PM

The film listing have it in capital letters - I don't just mean the poster but the actual listings of film showings, at least at my local flicks.

As for what SPECTRE stands for - if it is still considered an acronym - maybe next movie?

#81 Vauxhall

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 03:19 PM

Actually, whether it's SPECTRE or Spectre was one of the questions I asked Gregg Wilson. :)
I'll upload the whole 5-min interview next week, so you need some patience for the answer. ;)

Ah. Good stuff!

#82 Krilencu

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 03:19 PM

 

How does the title appear in the film?


It's not written anywhere to see.

 

I meant, in the main title sequence? 



#83 Vauxhall

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 03:21 PM

How does the title appear in the film?


It's not written anywhere to see.
I meant, in the main title sequence?
That just uses the usual logo, which is always upper case.

#84 S K Y F A L L

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Posted 30 October 2015 - 07:05 AM

Funny to see this is still a thread. My 2 cents, I love caps but they don't use the periods so: Spectre.



#85 Vauxhall

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Posted 31 October 2015 - 01:42 AM

The official translated subtitles on overseas versions have... SPECTRE.

#86 Moneyofpropre

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Posted 01 November 2015 - 04:21 PM

The official translated subtitles on overseas versions have... SPECTRE.

Not in France.



#87 Vauxhall

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Posted 01 November 2015 - 04:24 PM


The official translated subtitles on overseas versions have... SPECTRE.

Not in France.
Ha, that's typical inconsistency then!

Never mind. Back to the drawing board.

#88 Harmsway

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Posted 01 November 2015 - 04:38 PM

I've come to prefer Spectre because it better suggests the two different meanings that Mendes has talked about in interviews.

#89 Marcin

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Posted 05 November 2015 - 04:00 AM

According to Polish subtitles it's SPECTRE (luckly in Poland movies are not dubbed).



#90 Vauxhall

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Posted 05 November 2015 - 08:45 PM

So, courtesy of #11's great interview, Gregg Wilson says it's SPECTRE (no matter what Wikipedia or IMDb might think!)






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