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Iversen
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 Message 3225 of 3735
25 January 2014 at 11:33pm | IP Logged 
When you actually have spent your time on learning 10 languages instead of getting a wife and dog and a house full of screaming kids.
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tristano
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 Message 3226 of 3735
26 January 2014 at 1:19am | IP Logged 
when for an entire week you do bilingual dreams - once even trilingual - and none of the spoken languages in the
dream are your native one.
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languagenerd09
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 Message 3227 of 3735
26 January 2014 at 4:02am | IP Logged 
You intentionally start learning some basic Arabic words knowing that you'll fly on board
Emirates and that you have 3 hours connection time at Dubai airport to your 2nd Emirates
flight then remembering with such great happiness of that book store in the airport that
had a lovely languages section in the corner ...

(Bit of a personal one today)

Edited by languagenerd09 on 26 January 2014 at 4:03am

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yuhakko
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 Message 3228 of 3735
26 January 2014 at 7:28pm | IP Logged 
When you were busy with birthdays for the whole weekend and the first thing you do when
you're finally alone is come to HTLAL
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Indíritheach
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 Message 3229 of 3735
26 January 2014 at 8:53pm | IP Logged 
FuroraCeltica wrote:
You plan a vacation somewhere, then postpone it until you can speak the local language "to basic fluency"


Phew...I thought I was the only person who did this! Even my daughter says "Daddy, you don't have to speak perfect X to travel there..."
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Henkkles
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 Message 3230 of 3735
26 January 2014 at 10:01pm | IP Logged 
When suddenly you feel odd for people talking about not even wanting to learn ten languages when your own goal is to get there before your 30th birthday...
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Indíritheach
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 Message 3231 of 3735
26 January 2014 at 10:16pm | IP Logged 
Henkkles wrote:
When suddenly you feel odd for people talking about not even wanting to learn ten languages when your own goal is to get there before your 30th birthday...


Hmm...my own 30th is coming up in 8 months, and my goal is to have at least Spanish, French, and Irish up to a decent level.

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Cristianoo
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 Message 3232 of 3735
27 January 2014 at 5:34pm | IP Logged 
When your wife is looking at a shoes store and you are looking to the otherside at a
bookstore wondering if they sell russian dictionaries


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