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Sprachprofi
Nonaglot
Senior Member
Germany
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2608 posts - 4866 votes 
Speaks: German*, English, French, Esperanto, Greek, Mandarin, Latin, Dutch, Italian
Studies: Spanish, Arabic (Written), Swahili, Indonesian, Japanese, Modern Hebrew, Portuguese

 
 Message 1353 of 3735
23 December 2010 at 1:20pm | IP Logged 
ReneeMona wrote:
...when you dance around the room for a full ten minutes because you
just found a French dubbed version of your all time favourite BBC mini-series.

Where? Where?
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ReneeMona
Diglot
Senior Member
Netherlands
Joined 3445 days ago

864 posts - 1274 votes 
Speaks: Dutch*, EnglishC2
Studies: French

 
 Message 1354 of 3735
23 December 2010 at 4:07pm | IP Logged 
Sprachprofi wrote:
ReneeMona wrote:
...when you dance around the room for a full ten minutes because you
just found a French dubbed version of your all time favourite BBC mini-series.

Where? Where?


Not sure if it's entirely legal, but someone uploaded it here.
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clumsy
Octoglot
Senior Member
Poland
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1116 posts - 1367 votes 
Speaks: Polish*, English, Japanese, Korean, French, Mandarin, Italian, Vietnamese
Studies: Spanish, Arabic (Written), Swedish
Studies: Danish, Dari, Kirundi

 
 Message 1355 of 3735
23 December 2010 at 6:54pm | IP Logged 
zerothinking wrote:
When you spend five minutes reading the books in the displays at Ikea because they're in
Swedish. You don't speak Swedish. You are highly tempted to steal one or two of them.

When you find this table in Ikea and think it was designed for you.


Polish one is wrong :(
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maydayayday
Pentaglot
Senior Member
United Kingdom
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564 posts - 839 votes 
Speaks: English*, German, Italian, SpanishB2, FrenchB2
Studies: Arabic (Egyptian), Russian, Swedish, Turkish, Polish, Persian, Vietnamese
Studies: Urdu

 
 Message 1356 of 3735
23 December 2010 at 7:12pm | IP Logged 
clumsy wrote:
zerothinking wrote:
When you spend five minutes reading the books in the displays at Ikea because they're in
Swedish. You don't speak Swedish. You are highly tempted to steal one or two of them.

When you find this table in Ikea and think it was designed for you.


Polish one is wrong :(



I made my own after the IKEA find......... custom fit to the curves. When the other machines are installed I will post a couple of images.
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Cumquat
Diglot
Newbie
Australia
Joined 3635 days ago

4 posts - 6 votes
Speaks: English*, German
Studies: Arabic (Written)

 
 Message 1358 of 3735
24 December 2010 at 11:36am | IP Logged 
When you open a monolingual English dictionary and automatically flip to the front or back half because 'that's the side that's in the language I want'.
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LittleBoy
Diglot
Groupie
United Kingdom
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Speaks: English*, French
Studies: German, Spanish, Mandarin, Esperanto

 
 Message 1359 of 3735
26 December 2010 at 9:25pm | IP Logged 
When you catch yourself listening to French podcasts whilst doing Mandarin reps on Anki...
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ratis
Hexaglot
Newbie
Germany
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28 posts - 43 votes
Speaks: German*, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Latin
Studies: Czech, Japanese
Studies: Hindi

 
 Message 1360 of 3735
27 December 2010 at 1:40am | IP Logged 
Kuikentje wrote:
When your Wii Fit, Sports, dance and all the things are not in your
native language because you chose this.


Or: When you had to set up a separate user account on your computer for your boyfriend
because you have the habit of changing your operating system's language every other month
- which is still driving him crazy because he needs to figure out again and again which
one of the cryptic start menu items would be for switching users...

Edited by ratis on 27 December 2010 at 1:46am



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