Quote Thread (2017-11-24 14:07:00)
:<Legion> it's interesting to see that in biology, even closely related groups of life forms can have widely different body plans
<Legion> tunicates are the most closely related living animals to vertebrates
<Legion> they look like this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tunicate_komodo.jpg
<Legion> like what even happened here
<Legion> you're a chordate, look like one!
<Legion> yeah but like, at larval stage they ac...
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:Are lexica on Annie stored as a string of tab- and newline-separated values? So, something similar to what you see when you export them. I'd find it relatively amusing if they are...
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Quote Thread (2017-03-27 10:31:05)
:<Cevf> I WILL NEVER EVER EVER WANT TO EAT ANY OF THE SHIT FOOD FROM YOUR SHIT-ASS COUNTRY NOR DO I WANT TO KNOW HOW TO SAY 'HELLO' 'GOODBYE' 'THANK YOU' 'EXCUSE ME' FOR EIGHTY GODDAMN PAGES, JUST TELL ME HOW TO CONJUGATE WORDS YOU USELESS SACK OF PIG SHIT
<guitarplayer> cev vs. phrasebook
[15:16.31] <guitarplayer> »später bezeichnete Außenminister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu Österreich als "Zentrum des radikalen Rassismus".«
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Bugs, Requests, and Changes (2017-05-03 04:01:50)
:In [i]Diccionario alaia-español,[/i] I can't see any tags at the bottom to click on, even though when you look at the data of any word you can see that the word class tag is there.
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Bugs, Requests, and Changes (2017-02-16 10:27:27)
:Not sure if it's been reported before, but I can't export a dictionary in print-friendly format.
"Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 134217728 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 130968 bytes) in /home/web/cadre/libraries/htmlpurifier/HTMLPurifier.standalone.php on line 7720"
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Conpoetry Thread (2017-02-16 00:08:23)
:i can into cuntstructed pottery too
fessi deficientes ad caelum properamus
sic uti mox revolemus basilisce domum
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Quote Thread (2017-01-02 01:54:00)
:<CUM_SIURAN> it would've been funny if the queen had died in 2016, to cap off a year filled with celebrity deaths
<@pthag> wan sui
<@pthag> wan sui
<@pthag> wan wan sui
<@pthag> put out more flags
Don't judge me, she's my Queen too.
wan wan sui
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Talk in a natlang, y'all (2016-09-24 23:56:07)
:[quote Serafín, 番, Canada][b]Cantō Mandōque sunt ut Hispānica atque Catalāna/Lūsitāna—iocōsissimē similārēs. Utinam ut Hispānica atque Gallica essent...[/b]
Canto and Mando are like Spanish and Catalan/Portuguese—ridiculously similar. I wish they were like Spanish and French instead...[/quote]
[b]Duo anni intercesserunt; nunc autem ea, quae Latine scribere solebam, iam non possum aspicere. Quid dixi "similares" cum me oportebat dicere "similes"?[/b]
Two years have passed, and now I c...
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Speak in Your Conlang Thread (2016-08-17 15:18:02)
:[g enjoy]aldi[/g] [g sun.light-DIR.INDEF]kadinu-r[/g] [g outside]xanna[/g]
Enjoying the sun outside.
[g good-DIR.INDEF]meina-r[/g] [g more]ibu[/g], [g maybe]yeknu[/g] [g be]shi[/g] [g lazy-DIR.INDEF]parraba-r[/g] [g too.sth.to]yai[/g] [g write-FUT]kup-esh[/g] [g something-DIR.INDEF]ienka-r[/g], [g this]ten[/g] [g whether]budri[/g] [g with]su[/g] [g 1.GEN]lui[/g] [g given.birth]mexokna[/g] [g tongue-PREP.DEF]udul-i[/g], [g that]sra[/g] [g whether]budri[/g] [g approaching]paudei[/g] [...
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Quote Thread (2016-08-02 23:43:56)
:<Legion> as far as weird-French-director-who-also-makes-comics is concerned, I prefer Bilal over Jodorowsky
<YaaliAnnar> I like his comic with fascist homosexual men in clown make up.
<YaaliAnnar> It has pyramids.
<Slereah_> Well I know fascist homosexual men in animal costumes
<Slereah_> It's not that ludicrous
<Legion> French sci-fi is weird
<Legion> why do we make weird stuff
<Legion> to stand out from the Americans...
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ARE WE DOING A GROUPLEARN? (2016-07-06 16:55:25)
:Nesescosac/Yatalac and dhok already declared the grouplearn dead two days ago, before it even began.
Therefore I've decided to go for plan B: study Russian with miekko.
Thank you very much for your initial interest.
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ARE WE DOING A GROUPLEARN?
:You know, learning a language in a group. Are we?
<Ser> has anybody tried learning a language on their own (not in a class) along with somebody and making it actually work?
<Ser> me and Cev once said we'd go through an Old English textbook, but I gave up on the 2nd day and he gave up on the 3rd, lol
<Ser> dhok told me we'd probably study Plains Cree early this year but the plan never went through (did not even start)
<Ser> so yeah, woul...
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Quote Thread (2016-01-09 21:21:55)
:<Slereah> I have seen the chinese movie about street fighter
<Slereah> Future Cops
<Smaug> spent $20 on powerball tickets
<Smaug> I am now a gambling addict
<Smaug> already got the money spent in my mind
<Smaug> gonna hire artists to replace all of Zompist's shabby art
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Speak in Your Conlang Thread (2015-08-21 12:36:16)
:[b]teinar [i]Spanish[/i]-es pilba xurkras idun relkreppi: [i]matar[/i][/b]
[g this]teinar[/g] [g Spanish-INST.SG][i]Spanish[/i]-es[/g] [g dependent.NEUT]pilba[/g] [g shape.INST.SG]xurkras[/g] [g then]idun[/g] [g translate.PRES]relkreppi[/g] [g matar][i]matar[/i][/g]
I would translate this with an infinitive in Spanish: [i]matar[/i].
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Speak in Your Conlang Thread (2015-08-15 13:56:52)
:[b]sra shi iteupir rosen merimin ialka vun kïu ze nannik[/b]
[g that.NOM.SG]sra[/g] [g be.PRES]shi[/g] [g stele.ACC.SG]iteupir[/g] [g seven.GEN.PL]rosen[/g] [g kill.INF]runin[/g] [g only]ialka[/g] [g as.for]vun[/g] [g if.IRREALIS]kïu[/g] [g not]ze[/g] [g recognize]nannik[/g]
That's [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Xianzhong#The_Seven_Kill_Stele]the seven kill stele[/url], in case you didn't recognize it.
[b]iankeu luit gikra telnic tunanshisa relkreppai har pannin muni[/...
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Quote Thread (2015-07-12 12:16:11)
:[08:54:36] <gort> vowels
[08:54:38] <gort> i cannot fucking
[08:54:43] <gort> distinguish e: i:
[08:54:45] <gort> in german
[08:54:47] <Seraphinus> gort: neither can I
[08:54:52] <pthagnar_> nor can i
[08:54:55] <Seraphinus> the [e:] is incredibly high
[08:54:56] <pthagnar_> german e: is fuqd up
[08:54:57] <guitarplayer> vowels are notoriously difficult in language learning i guess
[08:55:00] <gort> l...
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Quote Thread (2015-07-08 16:06:44)
:<Cev> But one thing I do believe is that nobody on God's green earth has ever been educated by anybody other than themselves. You've been taught how to read and write. Everything else you either learned yourself, would've learned yourself, or have forgotten.
Also, about this quote:
<dhok> cev, is this a quote from someone
<Cev> it's a quote from me
<Cev> ca. 2015
<dhok> professional-tier quote making
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Quote Thread (2015-07-02 12:59:08)
:[09:47:49] * Seraphinus then embarked on an expedition into the mysterious yet fantastical lands of the programming languages of legend... unknown to him were adversities he would have never envisioned even in his wildest dreams... for HTML, CSS and SQL weren't but a pitiful taste of what was just about to befall upon him...
[09:48:09] <guitarplayer> TO BOLDLY GO WHERE NO SERAPHINUS HAS EVER GONE BEFORE
(context: today I started learning python 3, my first (real) pro...
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