Anyone doing the Language Jam?

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Re: Anyone doing the Language Jam?

Postby CarlyD » Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:43 am

I just saw a tweet that the next Language Jam will be October 19th to 21st.
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Re: Anyone doing the Language Jam?

Postby RachelMeier » Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:22 pm

It looks like registration will start on September 19th. I'm curious for anyone who did the challenge, did you list every language you'd ever dabbled in, or just the ones where'd you'd actually spent some real time? I'm already disqualified from a ton of languages already...

Korean
Spanish
Latin
German
Japanese
Mandarin
Turkish
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Re: Anyone doing the Language Jam?

Postby brilliantyears » Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:45 am

I listed every language I ever dabbled in, because the point is to work on a language that you have absolutely zero ability in :)

I feel a little better now so, assuming that's still the case by September 19th, I might give it another try (but no more non-roman scripts for me).
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Re: Anyone doing the Language Jam?

Postby CarlyD » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:19 pm

Registration is supposed to be opening tomorrow for the newest LangJam. http://languagejam.net/
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Re: Anyone doing the Language Jam?

Postby Spoonary » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:39 pm

I'd definitely be interested in giving this a go when it comes back :)
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Re: Anyone doing the Language Jam?

Postby Brun Ugle » Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:22 am

I signed up. The list of languages seemed pretty short though. I think many people from this forum would run out of languages pretty quick once they’d crossed off all the languages they’d ever studied.
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Re: Anyone doing the Language Jam?

Postby Mista » Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:40 am

I signed up too. FYI, the STRG button they mention in the registration form is German for CTRL.
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Re: Anyone doing the Language Jam?

Postby IronMike » Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:36 am

Signed up. Looking forward to it!
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Re: Anyone doing the Language Jam?

Postby Cavesa » Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:48 pm

I signed up yesterday.

Brun Ugle wrote:I signed up. The list of languages seemed pretty short though. I think many people from this forum would run out of languages pretty quick once they’d crossed off all the languages they’d ever studied.


This is such a YKYALLN complaint! :-D :-D :-D
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Re: Anyone doing the Language Jam?

Postby RachelMeier » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:40 am

We can find out our languages starting tomorrow! Yay! I’m really hoping for Farsi or for a slavic language... and I really don’t want a southeast Asian language. No Thai No Thai No Thai ::rubs hands together in prayer::

I would laugh so hard though if I got a a scandinavian germanic language, is there a language family I’m less interested in, probably no lol. Probably because I am such a grump about how trendy they are, my apologies to the Swedish etc lovers out there haha. I will probably use the option to roll for a second language if I get swedish, norwegian, or dutch. I love Kierkegaard so if I got Danish I wouldn’t be able to say no to that despite my relative lack of interest in the language itself.

Laughing at everyone’s comments about the short list, I had to exempt myself from 10 languages ahaha.
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