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WalkingAlone88
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Speaks: English*
Studies: German

 
 Message 3601 of 3735
04 June 2015 at 1:11am | IP Logged 
When receiving your birthday presents you get told the following "I have no idea if they are any good or not, they were the only ones I could find with German audio"
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Teango
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Speaks: English*, German, Russian
Studies: Hawaiian, French, Toki Pona

 
 Message 3602 of 3735
05 June 2015 at 7:29am | IP Logged 
When youʻre translating sentences from a worksheet into Hawaiian for homework, whilst chatting in Russian to your wife whoʻs just come in from work, and listening to Eko Fresh rapping in both Turkish and German followed by Joe Dassinʻs "Salut" in the background, and you realize...this is probably not quite normal outside our Forum.

Edited by Teango on 05 June 2015 at 7:34am

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Mooby
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Studies: Polish

 
 Message 3603 of 3735
05 June 2015 at 10:39am | IP Logged 
...when you're driving and see a car numberplate with the letters PSY and immediately think 'nominative plural of dog' ('pies' in Polish). You then drive the rest of the journey scanning passing numberplates for declensions.

Edited by Mooby on 05 June 2015 at 5:34pm

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Ogrim
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Speaks: Norwegian*, English, Spanish, French, Romansh, German, Italian
Studies: Russian, Catalan, Latin, Greek, Romanian

 
 Message 3604 of 3735
05 June 2015 at 3:24pm | IP Logged 
When you go to visit die Residenz in Munich with your wife and two kids, and when the lady at the reception asks which language she should set the audioguide to, your wife answers Spanish, your kids say English and you want German. I'll never forget the expression on her face...
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Monox D. I-Fly
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 Message 3605 of 3735
05 June 2015 at 3:34pm | IP Logged 
When you receive a magazine and the your first thougt was if there's a language rubric or not.
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Cavesa
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 Message 3606 of 3735
05 June 2015 at 11:05pm | IP Logged 
When your spontaneous reaction to a computer problem is talking to it in Spanish.
("¿Qué te pasa, tío? Tranquílo...no,no,no... ¡joder! ")
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Zireael
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Speaks: Polish*, EnglishB2, Spanish
Studies: German, Sign Language, Tok Pisin, Arabic (Yemeni), Old English

 
 Message 3607 of 3735
06 June 2015 at 8:48pm | IP Logged 
Hehe, Cavesa, does your computer understand Spanish?

I do the same thing in a mixture of Spanish and English lol
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Cavesa
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 Message 3608 of 3735
06 June 2015 at 8:57pm | IP Logged 
No, I had to restart it as usual.


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