Let's give Kizyr some props guys. Translating is rough!

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Let's give Kizyr some props guys. Translating is rough!

Postby AlexHiro4 » Fri Mar 14, 2008 4:39 pm

I've only been a member here for one day, but I've been visiting the boards for quite some time. One thing I've noticed for a long time is that Kizyr does a CRAPLOAD of work. Translating seems like a pain in the butt and he does A LOT of it. Thanks to him I should be able to play that copy of Magical School Lunar that bought recently (assuming I can get a Japanese Saturn or a good emulator). Anyway, I just wanted to start this thread, so we can all give him the props he deserves. Thanks Kizyr!
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Re: Let's give Kizyr some props guys. Translating is rough!

Postby ilovemyguitar » Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:40 pm

I see your plan. Currying the favor of the mods to improve your standing on the L-Net.

Well-played, my good man. Well-played.
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Postby Werefrog » Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:48 pm

Kizyr is immune to people sucking up to him. It's like using a fire spell on a fire monster. Incidentally, I hear that fire is Kiyzr's one weakness.

Really though, I think we all appreciate the work that Kizyr has done. However, it is nice to let him know.

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Re: Let's give Kizyr some props guys. Translating is rough!

Postby AlexHiro4 » Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:52 pm

ilovemyguitar wrote:I see your plan. Currying the favor of the mods to improve your standing on the L-Net.

Well-played, my good man. Well-played.



Nah ilovemyguitar, that's not what I'm doing. I just have a lot of respect for what Kizyr does. My girlfriend is a Spainish major in college right now and wants to be a courtroom translator when she graduates. I think the stuff she's able to do is amazing. I can't even imagine what it's like to THINK in multiple languages, so being able to speak, write, type, or program in multiple languages blows my mind. Props to ANYONE that can do this stuff!
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Re: Let's give Kizyr some props guys. Translating is rough!

Postby Kizyr » Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:50 pm

Werefrog wrote:Kizyr is immune to people sucking up to him. It's like using a fire spell on a fire monster. Incidentally, I hear that fire is Kiyzr's one weakness.


FOOLS! HOW DARE YOU REVEAL MY ONE WEA--

Never mind! Forget I said anything.

So, yeah, thanks. I don't really do this for the compliments (I mean, it's not like there's a lot of people who read the Lunar novel summaries, for instance), but just so I can make more stuff available to other folks. But, thanks all the same.

AlexHiro4 wrote:Nah ilovemyguitar, that's not what I'm doing. I just have a lot of respect for what Kizyr does. My girlfriend is a Spainish major in college right now and wants to be a courtroom translator when she graduates. I think the stuff she's able to do is amazing. I can't even imagine what it's like to THINK in multiple languages, so being able to speak, write, type, or program in multiple languages blows my mind. Props to ANYONE that can do this stuff!

Languages just involves stepping back to a more basic level of communication, and learning how to express your thoughts differently. A lot of aspects do take time and practice, but there's no reason to get discouraged. I mean, any of the major languages will have tens or hundreds of millions of people who already speak it, so it's never impossible.

I actually don't like translating... When I read something like the Lunar novels, I just read it and interpret the events and everything in my head. When I have to put those events and dialogue back into English, that's where translating comes in. And, it's a different skill. With Spanish-to-English it's easier, since both are closely related; but with languages that don't have a lot of clearly equivalent expressions, it gets tougher. KF

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Postby phyco126 » Fri Mar 14, 2008 8:18 pm

Fire is the weakness hmmm? I must remember this! MUA HAHAHAHAHA!
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Re: Let's give Kizyr some props guys. Translating is rough!

Postby lutomboy » Fri Mar 14, 2008 9:26 pm

oooooo :shock: fire purity colors :shock:

but still good job on translating I was never good at it I hade 4 years of Latin and 2 in French I sucked
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Re: Let's give Kizyr some props guys. Translating is rough!

Postby Ozone » Fri Apr 18, 2008 9:51 pm

AlexHiro4 wrote:
ilovemyguitar wrote:I see your plan. Currying the favor of the mods to improve your standing on the L-Net.

Well-played, my good man. Well-played.



Nah ilovemyguitar, that's not what I'm doing. I just have a lot of respect for what Kizyr does. My girlfriend is a Spainish major in college right now and wants to be a courtroom translator when she graduates. I think the stuff she's able to do is amazing. I can't even imagine what it's like to THINK in multiple languages, so being able to speak, write, type, or program in multiple languages blows my mind. Props to ANYONE that can do this stuff!


Yeah, I can understand Spanish, French and English (duh), and it hurts my head when my friends spontaneously change language.
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Re: Let's give Kizyr some props guys. Translating is rough!

Postby Shaolina » Mon Apr 28, 2008 4:15 pm

AlexHiro4 wrote:
ilovemyguitar wrote:I see your plan. Currying the favor of the mods to improve your standing on the L-Net.

Well-played, my good man. Well-played.



Nah ilovemyguitar, that's not what I'm doing. I just have a lot of respect for what Kizyr does. My girlfriend is a Spainish major in college right now and wants to be a courtroom translator when she graduates. I think the stuff she's able to do is amazing. I can't even imagine what it's like to THINK in multiple languages, so being able to speak, write, type, or program in multiple languages blows my mind. Props to ANYONE that can do this stuff!



She wants to be a translator too? In my case I want to translate stories. I'm puertorican so I already know spanish and english but I'm also learning french.
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