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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby rdearman » Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:28 am

Q: What do you do for a living?
A: As little as possible.

Bonus question.
Q: How many people work in your company?
A: About half of them.
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Postby rdearman » Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:41 am

Q: What did you learn about language learning in 2020?
A: I'm not very good at it.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby PfifltriggPi » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:32 pm

Q : How to increase your Chinese vocabulary?
A : Learn more words.
Q : The size of vocabulary to set as a goal.
A : All of them.
Q : Which way to learn Chinese?
A : Third floor, down the hall on the left.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby Deinonysus » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:25 pm

Q: Are these Spanish translations by computer accurate?
A: ¿Están estos españoles traductores cerca de un ordenador preciso? [Are these Spaniards translators near an accurate computer?]
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby tungemål » Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:37 am

Answers to login questions:

If I gave you 200 Euros and 2 dollars, how many Euros would you have? - About 201,65 euros with the current exchange rate

What is the bus driver’s sister’s name? - I don’t know, but his brother’s name is Carl.

You’ve been robbed. Who do you call? - Pizza delivery. They took all my food, and I’m hungry.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby jeff_lindqvist » Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:23 pm

tungemål wrote:You’ve been robbed. Who do you call? - Pizza delivery. They took all my food, and I’m hungry.


This got me thinking of Jerry Seinfeld stealing Mabel Choate's marble rye:
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby tarvos » Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:49 pm

Having trouble getting started with platforms
- That added height does take some getting used to, I'm afraid

The size of vocabulary to set as a goal.
- Don't make the words too big, you won't remember them. Unless you're studying German, then it's fair game.

Recommended non-English mystery/crime/detective novels
- Tom Clancy - The Hunt for Non-English Red October

Russian language learning difficulties
- Он не знает, о чем идет речь.
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby rdearman » Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:23 am

Q: How to attain native fluency in Russian
A: Be born Russian

Q: Notebook Porn
A: No thanks, I prefer video.

Q: Having a hard time getting started with platforms
A: Start with Donkey Kong, then move up from there.

Q: What did you learn about language learning in 2020?
A: I'm no good at it.

Q: Learn French in France
A: That is how the French do it.

Q: Advice sought from anyone knowledgeable about English translations of Don Quixote
A: Don't drink and drive, don't take any wooden nickels. Need more?

Q: Basic Italian, Suggestions?
A: Suggerimenti
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby smallwhite » Thu Feb 04, 2021 8:51 pm

Q: Easy and effective way to do bitranslation
A: [hits report button to report financial scam]
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Re: The Answers to Discussion Topics

Postby smallwhite » Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:36 am

Q: Obsolete sections of old language courses?
A: You mean where the cassette tapes are stored?
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