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Lg.Is, NY Babel Fish Translation

Discussion in 'NorthEast Regional Discussion' started by StarFromIHJ, Aug 15, 2004.

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  1. StarFromIHJ

    StarFromIHJ Jedi Master star 4

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    Has anyone else here visited [link=http://world.altavista.com/]Babel Fish Translation?[/link] If you translate the same thread or paragraph long enough they stop making sense. For example the previous sentance would look like this:
    [blockquote]It has any person translation visited here of the fish of Babel? If you translate the same thread of spiral or paragraph enough time they stop having of sense.[/blockquote]


    Today I was bored so I translated the LI forums and got the following (copy and paste):
    http://world.altavista.com/babelfish/trurl_pagecontent?lp=es_en&url=http%3a%2f%2fworld.altavista.com%2fbabelfish%2ftrurl_pagecontent%3flp%3den_es%26url%3dhttp%253a%252f%252fworld.altavista.com%252fbabelfish%252ftrurl_pagecontent%253flp%253dit_en%2526url%253dhttp%25253a%25252f%25252fworld.altavista.com%25252fbabelfish%25252ftrurl_pagecontent%25253flp%25253den_it%252526url%25253dhttp%2525253a%2525252f%2525252fboards.theforce.net%2525252fLong_Island,_NY%2525252fb10387%2525252f


    My favorite subject lines are Balance-mill Of the Geniuses Of the Qui-Gon and Taken them in July: The part of special silver 3 of the party I gave Anniversario Di Festa!
     
  2. ThePariah

    ThePariah Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Translating the longest single line (spoken in one breath!) in SW---

    "Between his howling and your blasting everything in sight it's a wonder the whole station doesn't know we're here!"

    --from English to French to German and back again:

    Between its, which and you blowing it is a miracle walk that the whole station does not know that we are here!

    (Mind you, Babel Fish seems unable to translate contractions [it's/doesn't/we're] so when I input the original line I used full words [it is/does not/we are]. ;))
     
  3. ObiWill

    ObiWill Jedi Padawan star 4

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    "Me in order to believe it discovers it insufficiency in order to disturb."

    English-->French-->German-->English-->Portuguese-->English-->Korean-->English. Guess the line. :D
     
  4. StarFromIHJ

    StarFromIHJ Jedi Master star 4

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    " ; Me end to believe him that l'insuffisance disturbs. " ; It discovers;


    English -> Korean -> English -> Portuguese -> English -> German -> French -> English


    Is that the quote? ;)
     
  5. ark3

    ark3 Jedi Master star 2

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    Well, I'm pretty certain I got it. I PM'ed my guess to Will... I didn't bother doing the whole chain of translations, but the last bit (English -> Korean -> English) seems to generate most of the interesting mixing-up. :)
     
  6. StarFromIHJ

    StarFromIHJ Jedi Master star 4

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    Guess the quote:
    "Leia king woman: It' S still the wonder you' which lives;
    Re. [ Passing Chewbacca, you push ]
    the Leia king woman: Is the carpet where someone this is large from my method and walks obtained? Independent ??: Remuneration there is no this value."
     
  7. F16WarBird

    F16WarBird Jedi Youngling star 4

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    This was like a science project gone awry:

    "laugh it up Faeserchenkugel"

    Apparently there's no direct translation for fuzz ball. [face_thinking]
     
  8. Happy Ninja

    Happy Ninja Jedi Knight star 6

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    You're really addicted to this thing, aren't you Dana? :)
     
  9. cyranodb

    cyranodb Jedi Master star 4

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    Aug 26, 2001
    Babel fish are good with a little bit of lemon but have too many bones. ;)
     
  10. F16WarBird

    F16WarBird Jedi Youngling star 4

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    [hr]
    "Babel fish are good with a little bit of lemon but have too many bones."
    [hr]

    Mike, you really are a Faeserchenkugel! 8-}
     
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