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I LOVE THIS FORUM

Postby Sarnek » Sun Apr 24, 2016 4:26 pm

Sorry, didn't know where else to post. I hope this is not against the rules or something, because I love this forum and I'd never want to be banned. Also be warmed this might get cheesy, and not the good kind that you have on pizza.
Anyway, as you can see, I'm not much of a poster myself, but I was just thinking something about this forum the other day. And you know what, guys? I love this forum. The language ability is our highest achievement as a species, and the fact that so many of us are willing to restructure their way of seeing the world, with all its man-made boundaries and alleged differences amongst humans, through the mind-opening activity of learning a new language, is enough for this to be hope on our planet.
I foresee that one day, in a few thousand years, when linguists or xenolinguists will try to analyse our socio-models, this forum will be considered a lighthouse in a dark stormy night.
Also I don't know what I'm saying, but I hope you enjoyed the read.

Thank you for existing, LLF :)
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Postby Monox D. I-Fly » Sun Apr 24, 2016 4:30 pm

Sarnek wrote:Sorry, didn't know where else to post. I hope this is against the rules or something, because I love this forum and I'd never want to be banned. Also be warmed this might get cheesy, and not the good kind that you have on pizza.


That is contradictory. Are you sure it's not a typo?
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Re: I LOVE THIS FORUM

Postby Sarnek » Sun Apr 24, 2016 4:37 pm

Monox D. I-Fly wrote:
Sarnek wrote:Sorry, didn't know where else to post. I hope this is against the rules or something, because I love this forum and I'd never want to be banned. Also be warmed this might get cheesy, and not the good kind that you have on pizza.


That is contradictory. Are you sure it's not a typo?


Whoooops.
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Postby Elenia » Sun Apr 24, 2016 6:14 pm

As we all know, I'm a massive poster and I love this forum too! Thanks, all members who make it a great place to be!
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Postby rdearman » Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:45 pm

Personally I have a love/hate relationship. :lol:
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Re: I LOVE THIS FORUM

Postby lingua » Sun Apr 24, 2016 10:18 pm

Count me as another one that loves this forum. I looked at several others but they didn't quite fit my needs/wants like this one does.

I do sympathize with you rdearman ... I understand from admins on other forums that I frequent (unrelated to language) that the relentless spam is the biggest problem.
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Postby Paul S. » Sun Apr 24, 2016 10:25 pm

Totally agree with you.This site is an excellent source of information on the subject of foreign language learning.Continue with the great work.
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Re: I LOVE THIS FORUM

Postby PeterMollenburg » Mon Apr 25, 2016 3:44 am

Sarnek wrote:Also be warmed this might get cheesy, and not the good kind that you have on pizza.


Also contradictory. Good cheese on pizza? Pfft highly unlikely ;) Maybe I'm developping cheese snobbery due to all of my French and Dutch studying. Man, I'm such a cheese buff now (not). Ahem, I know all the great cheeses I'll have you (not) know!

Yep, I love the forum too. Tiz most excellent indeed.

As for speech being a very 'high' accomplishment for human beings. I'm not so sure our future looks so great considering the continual reduction in the number of languages on the planet. Ahhhh free trade agreements, mass education, and mass media are so good for thinking and the spread of new languages aren't they not? (no, they're generally not). Ironically these things do help people like us teach ourselves languages in some contexts.
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Postby Delodephius » Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:00 pm

I love this forum, but I hate the members. :D
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Re: I LOVE THIS FORUM

Postby Monox D. I-Fly » Mon Apr 25, 2016 5:16 pm

PeterMollenburg wrote:
Sarnek wrote:Also be warmed this might get cheesy, and not the good kind that you have on pizza.


Also contradictory. Good cheese on pizza? Pfft highly unlikely ;) Maybe I'm developping cheese snobbery due to all of my French and Dutch studying. Man, I'm such a cheese buff now (not). Ahem, I know all the great cheeses I'll have you (not) know!


Sorry, but this time I am in his side. I had good cheese on pizza.
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