Broken Translation Game 16

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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby Bao » 2012-04-20, 0:47

To: English, German, Spanish, Japanese, French
From the same, plus: Catalan, Dutch, Afrikaans, Yiddish, Continental Scandinavian, Korean, Mandarin, Latin

(yes it is going to be disastrous)
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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby Michael » 2012-04-20, 2:21

From Spanish, Portuguese, or Italian. To Modern Greek or Portuguese. (Yeah, I'm closed-minded.)
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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby Ashkhan » 2012-04-20, 19:27

I missed this game.

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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby hashi » 2012-04-22, 5:44

Great. Entries close in about 18 hours and we need one more person to sign up so we can have even teams.

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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby hashi » 2012-04-22, 23:11

Entries have now closed. As there is an uneven number of participants, one team will have a slight disadvantage but when it comes to scoring the race, will have a 24 hour leeway.

I will announce the teams very soon.

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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby hashi » 2012-04-22, 23:50

I have now announced the teams on the OP. I will let you know when a text has been decided and sent out. If you have any issues with the chains, please let me know asap*.

* before the text goes out.

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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby Lauren » 2012-04-23, 0:40

Sweet, Latin to German. This'll be fun. 8-)
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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby hashi » 2012-04-23, 2:39

Hildakojon wrote:Sweet, Latin to German. This'll be fun. 8-)


Awesome ;) I tried to avoid translating via English, which seemed to work :)

Also, the text has been sent out. Good luck everyone :) (The text is relatively short and quite simple, but we will see what comes of it :))

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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby Ashkhan » 2012-04-23, 7:46

hashi wrote:[flag]pt [/flag]-> [flag]it[/flag] Michael
[flag]it[/flag] -> [flag]fr[/flag] Mefi
[flag]fr[/flag] -> [flag]la[/flag] loqu

If I wasn't in a public place, I'd lol hard right now - romlang to romlang to romlang? Ha! :lol:
Seriously though, I'm glad of my combination, it'll be my first take on Italian in this game, that's kind of refreshing. :wink:
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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby loqu » 2012-04-23, 7:56

So many Romance languages can give two different results: either the text doesn't change a bit, or it changes drastically its meaning because of false friends (which are numerous). But Chinese on the blue team makes it sure to have a very different resulting text than the original one.
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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby hashi » 2012-04-23, 8:21

Mefi wrote:
hashi wrote:[flag]pt [/flag]-> [flag]it[/flag] Michael
[flag]it[/flag] -> [flag]fr[/flag] Mefi
[flag]fr[/flag] -> [flag]la[/flag] loqu

If I wasn't in a public place, I'd lol hard right now - romlang to romlang to romlang? Ha! :lol:
Seriously though, I'm glad of my combination, it'll be my first take on Italian in this game, that's kind of refreshing. :wink:


That's actually your fault Mefi :P Originally I had the chain as:
[flag]pt [/flag]-> [flag]en[/flag] Michael
[flag]en[/flag] -> [flag]la[/flag] loqu

but then I had to fit you in too. I suppose that is also my own fault for jumping the gun a little :P

loqu wrote:So many Romance languages can give two different results: either the text doesn't change a bit, or it changes drastically its meaning because of false friends (which are numerous). But Chinese on the blue team makes it sure to have a very different resulting text than the original one.


This is exactly right. I made sure that both teams would have at least one non-IE language early in the piece to help the confusion. Blue has Mandarin, Red has Finnish.

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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby hlysnan » 2012-04-23, 8:24

Done!

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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby Remis » 2012-04-23, 9:33

hashi wrote:[flag]de[/flag] -> [flag]it[/flag] Remis
Oh god, hahaha. This will be interesting indeed. :P
I'm very happy I didn't get something like [flag]no[/flag]/[flag]sv[/flag]/[flag]da[/flag] -> [flag]en[/flag], though.
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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby hashi » 2012-04-23, 12:59

Remis wrote:
hashi wrote:[flag]de[/flag] -> [flag]it[/flag] Remis
Oh god, hahaha. This will be interesting indeed. :P
I'm very happy I didn't get something like [flag]no[/flag]/[flag]sv[/flag]/[flag]da[/flag] -> [flag]en[/flag], though.

Haha that's good to know. I also avoided giving people their best/native languages ;)

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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby Reinder » 2012-04-23, 13:38

hashi wrote:[flag]es[/flag] -> [flag]de[/flag] Reinder
I guess something went wrong here, but I'll try to translate from Spanish, it shouldn't be that hard, I already know French.
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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby hashi » 2012-04-23, 13:50

Reinder wrote:
hashi wrote:[flag]es[/flag] -> [flag]de[/flag] Reinder
I guess something went wrong here, but I'll try to translate from Spanish, it shouldn't be that hard, I already know French.


Shit sorry. I looked at the wrong column when picking the list (I have a rather large table of languages x people).

I have adjusted the order and some languages of the Red team, so everyone needs to have another look and just make sure they know what languages they're translating and when.

Sorry Remis, you're now translating to English :( Unless, you can find someone to translate your Italian to English by the time the text gets to you :)

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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby melski » 2012-04-23, 23:25

Done !
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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby hashi » 2012-04-24, 0:48

melski wrote:Done !


Cool, I've only updated the main thread as far as you cause there's a few things you need to do first. I sent you a PM with details :)

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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby Bryon » 2012-04-24, 8:44

Done. :) It still looks pretty normal. One small wtf, but it looks like somebody just mixed up a word. :P
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Re: Broken Translation Game 16

Postby Dminor » 2012-04-25, 13:12

Wow, this is moving awfully quickly all of a sudden. :para: Can I still be crammed in somewhere?

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