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Henkkles
Triglot
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Finland
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Speaks: Finnish*, English, Swedish
Studies: Russian

 
 Message 3049 of 3740
04 August 2013 at 9:29am | IP Logged 
dtvrij74_ wrote:
I just haven't been able to take the plunge (partially because I have since
read many articles about why Finnish is impossible).

Those are the devil. Think about it this way; it's very regular, there's only one auxiliary verb, uhh... yeah. The direct object thing is wonky I must admit but even I mess up with it like at least once a day.

The point is, if you really want to, you'll learn it.
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BlaBla
Triglot
Groupie
Spain
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Speaks: German*, English, French
Studies: Nepali, Spanish, Dutch, Mandarin

 
 Message 3050 of 3740
08 August 2013 at 5:19pm | IP Logged 
... your appartment looks like mine.
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Serpent
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Russian Federation
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Speaks: Russian*, English, FinnishC1, Latin, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Studies: Danish, Romanian, Polish, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Slovenian, Catalan, Czech, Galician, Dutch, Swedish

 
 Message 3051 of 3740
08 August 2013 at 6:09pm | IP Logged 
Finnish is not impossible :-) For me it's been much easier than German, and the grammar was much easier and makes more sense than the Romance one (except Latin).

I love Apulanta and many other bands. I have many fond memories like that too :-)

Go for it. It will be amazing :')
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Teango
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 Message 3052 of 3740
08 August 2013 at 8:54pm | IP Logged 
When you're delighted to discover that the labels on your clothes are written in several languages.

Go on, I dare you not to look after reading this... ;)

Edited by Teango on 08 August 2013 at 8:56pm

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Cavesa
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Czech Republic
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 Message 3053 of 3740
08 August 2013 at 9:10pm | IP Logged 
Teango, I don't need to look now, I read them quite often. And on food packages. And things from Ikea. And electronic devices.
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montmorency
Diglot
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United Kingdom
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 Message 3054 of 3740
08 August 2013 at 10:50pm | IP Logged 
Teango wrote:
When you're delighted to discover that the labels on your clothes are
written in several languages.

Go on, I dare you not to look after reading this... ;)



Could be an interesting variation on strip poker.
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Einarr
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 Message 3055 of 3740
15 August 2013 at 10:43pm | IP Logged 
When you are excited to watch this Greek movie, just because you're in the mood for listening to Greek (and Farsi for that matter) today, yet they've dubbed it into Russian and you fail to watch it...(3 times!!)


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Teango
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 Message 3056 of 3740
23 August 2013 at 12:24am | IP Logged 
When you're at the dentist getting a filling, and you deliberately focus on Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics in your mind to relax.

Edited by Teango on 23 August 2013 at 12:24am



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