daegga's Scandinavian SC

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daegga's Scandinavian SC

Postby daegga » Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:50 pm

This serves as an addendum to my log over at HTLAL.

Super Challenge
detailed stats

Swedish films: 101 / 100
1. Luftslottet som sprängdes (del 1) - 90 min
2. Fjällbackamorden - Ljusets drottning - 89 min
3. Luftslottet som sprängdes (del 2) - 90 min
4. - 16. Äkta människor season 1 & 2 - 20x58min
17. Morden i Sandhamn season 1 - 126 min
18. Hundraåringen - 104 min
19. Äta sova dö - 100 min
20. - 28. Solsidan season 1-4 - 848 min
29. Modig - 90 min
30. Mes héros (subtitles) - 85 min
31. Fjällbackamorden: I betraktarens öga - 88 min
32. Fjällbackamorden: Vänner för livet - 90 min
33. Hot nasty teen - 43 min
Hästmannen – sista striden - 58 min
34. Fjällbackamorden: Strandridaren - 88 min
35. Fjällbackamorden: Havet ger, havet tar - 88 min
36. Portkod 1525 - 135 min
37. Emil i Lönneberga - 92 min
38. - 40. Julkalendern - 288 min
41. - 57. Jean M. Auel - Jordens barn 5: Nionde grottan - 1520 min
58. - 60. Torpederna - 258 min
61. - 67. Vilhelm Moberg - Utvandrarna - 593 min
68. - 75. Vilhelm Moberg - Invandrarna - 727 min
76. - 83. Vilhelm Moberg - Nybyggarna - 697 min
84. - 88. Vilhelm Moberg - Sista brevet till Sverige - 506 min
89. - En världsomsegling under havet - 49 min
90. - 92. Noaks ö S01 (without E06) - 278 min
93. - 94. various and "lost minutes"
95. - 96. Språket i P1 (7 episodes) - 160 min
97. - 98. Bron S02 - 200 min
99. - 99.9 Kronjuvelerna - 172 min
101. Hotell - 92 min

Swedish books: 101 / 100
1. - 8. Camilla Läckberg - Stenhuggaren - ~400 pages
9. - 14. Camilla Läckberg - Olycksfågeln - ~300 pages
15. - 22. Camilla Läckberg - Tyskungen - ~400 pages
23. - 25. C.J.L. Almqvist - Det går an - ~120 pages
Annakarin Svedberg - Vargen och Rödluvan - ~30 pages
26. - 32. Camilla Läckberg - Sjöjungfrun - ~350 pages
33. - 39. Camilla Läckberg - Fyrvaktaren - ~350 pages
40. - 46. Camilla Läckberg - Änglamakerskan - ~350 pages
47. - 54. Jan Guillou - Arvet efter Arn - ~400 pages
55. - 61. Jan Guillou - Vägen till Jerusalem - 360 pages
62. - 70. Jan Guillou - Tempelriddaren - 430 pages
71. - 78. Jan Guillou - Riket vid vägens slut - 430 pages
79. - 90. Jan Guillou - Brobyggarna - 600 pages
91. - 98. Jan Guillou - Dandy - 400 pages
99. - 101. August Strindberg - Hemsöborna - 130 pages

Danish films: 64 / 50
1. Frost (Disney's Frozen) - 92 min
2. Lego movie - 93 min
3. Frygtelig lykkelig - 96 min
4. R - 92 min
5. Xinxin og de fortabte indvandrere 1-2 55 minutes
Carsten, konen - og deres kærester 60 minutes
6. - 8. Kridhvid i Kina - 250 min
9. Frøken Nitouche - 100 min
10. - 11. Bankerot season 1 - 196 min
12. - 16. 1864 - 448 min
17. - 18. Heartless season 1 - 210 min
19. - 24. Tidsrejsen - 561 min
25. - 26. Bankerot season 2 - 202 min
27. - 30. Arvingerne season 2 - 382 min
31. 1864 - krigen om historien - 59 min
32. - 53. Jean M. Auel - Jordens børn 6: Hulernes sang - 1947 min
54. Mord uden grænser
55. Danmarkshistorien fortalt af Erik Kjersgaard 1 & 2 - 117 min
56. - 58. Dyrenes ø season 2 (without episode 1) - 281 min
59. - 61. Ditte & Louise - 220 min
62. "lost minutes"
63. - 64. Broen S02 - 200 min

Danish books: 25 / 50
1. - 7. G.R.R. Martin - Kampen om tronen (del 1) - ~380 pages
8. - 10. Genesis - 120 pages
11. - 13. Katinka Maya Vår - Ilden vågner - ~150 pages
14. - 15. Exodus - 100 pages
16. - 20. Ronnie Rasmussen - Baghaven - 280 pages
21. Ronnie Rasmussen - Ærlighed er min eneste værdighed - 75 pages (unfinished - won't finish)
22. - 25. G.R.R. Martin - Kampen om tronen (del 2) - ongoing
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Bavarian**, German*
English (IELTS 8.5)
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-- ≤ A2 --
French, Finnish
+ Old Norse, Slovene
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Re: daegga's Scandinavian SC

Postby daegga » Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:13 pm

All time stats since 1.1.2013

Eastern Scandinavian audio 1000 hours: 845 / 1000
  • Danish audio 500 hours: 542 / 500 (361h before SC)
  • Swedish audio 500 hours: 303 / 500 (71.5h before SC)

Swedish reading 10000 pages: 11171 / 10000 (3201pp before SC)

Danish reading 5000 pages: 6060 / 5000
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English (IELTS 8.5)
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French, Finnish
+ Old Norse, Slovene
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Re: daegga's Scandinavian SC

Postby daegga » Sun Dec 27, 2015 9:10 pm

I'm done for this year.
I reached the full challenge in Swedish and a half challenge in English. For the half challenge in Danish I only completed the film part, the books make me fall back to an unofficial quarter challenge. I just didn't find enough compelling books in Danish and I just cannot read trivialities for an extended time.
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Re: daegga's Scandinavian SC

Postby daegga » Wed Jan 06, 2016 3:18 pm

Dialang test results (out of 1000):
NO: 851
SV: 829
DA: 630

(mid-2014 it was about 750/750/550 - funny how Norwegian improved the most even though it got least attention)

All three would be in the 5th (out of 6) level (600-900 points), Norwegian and Swedish at the top end, Danish at the bottom.
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Re: daegga's Scandinavian SC

Postby daegga » Fri Jan 08, 2016 10:30 pm

2016 list

Danish
Livvagterne - 10h
Bedrag - 10h
Livvagterne S02 - 9h
Rita S01 - 5h
Hjørdis S01 - 1.5h
Malene Sølvsten - Ravnenes hvisken bog 1 - 700 pages
Lene Kaaberbøl - Skyggeporten - 250 pages
Rita S02 - 5.5h
Rita S03 - 5.5h
Carsten Jensen - Vi, de druknede - 750 pages
Broen S03 - 4.5h (Danish part)
Ditte & Louise S02 - 3.75h
Bedrag S02 - 9.5h
Den anden verden - 9h
Einar Már Gudmundsson - Universets engle - 5h

Swedish
Jan Guillou - Mellan rött och svart - 14h
Jan Guillou - Att inte vilja se - 14h
30 grader i februari S01 - 9h
30 grader i februari S02 - 9h
Blå ögon - 9h
Jan Guillou - Blå stjärnan - 400 pages
Mats Strandberg / Sara Bergmark Elfgren - Cirkeln - 500 pages
Cirkeln - 2h
Mats Strandberg / Sara Bergmark Elfgren - Eld - 600 pages
Mats Strandberg / Sara Bergmark Elfgren - Nyckeln - 800 pages
En man som heter Ove - 1.5h
Fredrik Backman - En man som heter Ove - 10h
Bron S03 - 5h (Swedish part)
Sebastian Bergman - 3h
David Lagercrantz - Det som inte dödar oss - 500 pages

Norwegian
Anno S02 - 22h
Lilyhammer - 3h (discounted for all this English)
Siri Pettersen - Odinsbarn trilogy - 1600 pages
Okkupert - 7h
Kristine Tofte - Song for Eirabu (1&2) - 1150 pages
Skam S01 - 3.5h
Skam S02 - 6.5h
Side om side S04 - 4.25h
USA-valget: 227 år på 227 minutter - 3.75h
Snøfall - 9h
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Re: daegga's Scandinavian SC

Postby daegga » Sun Mar 20, 2016 8:01 pm

Currently watching Lillehammer season 3 on Netflix, with fixed English subtitles unfortunately. In episode 4, when Jan is released from jail, he says to his therapist:
"Jeg vil ikke til å legge skjult på at det har gått en viss mengde tørkerull her inne."
And the subtitles:
"We inmates don't adapt too well to normal life."

WTF? The joke gets completely lost and his laughter makes no sense if you only read the subtitles.
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Re: daegga's Scandinavian SC

Postby daegga » Sun Jun 26, 2016 12:25 pm

Blod kan ein lite på.

Song for Eirabu starts very slow paced and it takes some time to get used to Kristine Tofte's use of language. After about half of the first book it starts to get interesting and the pace slowly increases. By the end of book one it turns out to be a very compelling read and stays so throughout book two. Unfortunately (the ebook version of) book two would need some more editing. Typos, missing words, sudden use of italics midsentence which remains until the end of the chapter.
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Re: daegga's Scandinavian SC

Postby Elenia » Sun Jun 26, 2016 10:26 pm

daegga wrote:Blod kan ein lite på.

Song for Eirabu starts very slow paced and it takes some time to get used to Kristine Tofte's use of language. After about half of the first book it starts to get interesting and the pace slowly increases. By the end of book one it turns out to be a very compelling read and stays so throughout book two. Unfortunately (the ebook version of) book two would need some more editing. Typos, missing words, sudden use of italics midsentence which remains until the end of the chapter.


Still excited to read, despite the need for editing. Hopefully this will get mentioned to the author and fixed by the time I get round to it :)
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Re: daegga's Scandinavian SC

Postby daegga » Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:49 pm

> 50 SC books in Norwegian so far, which means it's time for the next language chunk: Swedish. Bought Blå stjärnan by Jan Guillou and Cirkeln by Mats Strandberg with the option to also read the remainder of the series if it's any good.
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Re: daegga's Scandinavian SC

Postby Elenia » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:44 pm

daegga wrote:> 50 SC books in Norwegian so far, which means it's time for the next language chunk: Swedish. Bought Blå stjärnan by Jan Guillou and Cirkeln by Mats Strandberg with the option to also read the remainder of the series if it's any good.


I'm personally a massive fan of Cirkeln (and am currently reading my way through Eld, although it takes a back seat to Odinsbarn). It's a very different type of book to Odinsbarn, with a magic system that is much more clearly cut out - at least, from my limited perspective. I will now shamelessly plug the review I posted to my blog of the book:

Shameless plug.

I also like John Ajvide Lindqvist. I know you're not asking for recommendations, but I would recommend Låt de gamla drömmarna dö, if you haven't read it alredy. I read it in English, but I like his writing style so I feel happy recommending it as a Swedish read. It's a collection of short stories, two of which give follow ups to two of his novels (Låt den rätta komma in and Människohamn, I believe).
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