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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:39 PM
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I had a boyfriend in college who could speak Russian fluently.
He was in sixth year Russian classes and took it in high school, too. (He was born in the US, just had an interest in it.)

He used to speak to me in Russian. Frequently. I requested it. He could have been saying "I can operate on that bunion" for all I know, but I didn't care.

Is it hot in here? Whew.

I had another boyfriend in college who could speak French. He drove a Mustang, liked to kiss my hand, called me "mademoiselle" and whispered in French in my ear. A lot.

Young guys, some advice. Learn a foreign language. Not just a few sentences, either. And one that sounds good. Not German (sorry, no offense. I'm married to a half-German, but that language just does nothing for me).

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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:40 PM
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1. I'd love to learn Russian but I sucked at Spanish
I have music in Russian though and I sometimes sing along. God I wish my grandparents had remembered their native language, I wuold have learned it in a heart beat.
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:41 PM
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2. You can still learn it.
Forget Spanish. Too common anymore. Nothing against it, but it isn't very exotic. At least not in these parts (Texas).
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:42 PM
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3. I took Spanish because I have a lot of Spanish speaking classmates
you want exotic? Slovenian is what Ive tried to learn.
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Maestro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:06 PM
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33. What? Not exotic?
It's all in the delivery baby, believe me! ;)
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:15 PM
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50. Well, if it's YOU delivering it, that's a different thing!
Your wife is a lucky woman!
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Maestro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-31-05 08:58 AM
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104. LOL!
Thanks. ;)
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JimmyJazz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:42 PM
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4. Um - I speak Russian....
I'll get that toaster oven from you yet! :P
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:43 PM
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You're a chick!!!
That doesn't count! LOL!

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JimmyJazz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:45 PM
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8. Oh stop with the Straight Pride stuff, BB - you know you want me.
:P
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:46 PM
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9. She's afraid!
Edited on Sat Jan-29-05 06:46 PM by JohnKleeb
I am so good, I could seduce a girl as a guy and a girl, kidding. I am not that good.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:48 PM
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12. John? Have you been trying to pick up girls while wearing the southern
bell getup? If so, that's sexy! :silly:
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:49 PM
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13. Nah it was somethin else
Edited on Sat Jan-29-05 06:50 PM by JohnKleeb
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:49 PM
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14. Well damn it!
x(
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:50 PM
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16. aww you want me to seduce you in my southern accent?
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:51 PM
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17. Yeah!
:7
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:53 PM
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18. in or out of the dress?
:P btw check yer pms.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:59 PM
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25. Which ever you prefer!
Tehehehe! :P
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:03 PM
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28. I'd rather be wearing what I am wearing now
Its hard work to get the wig on :D. God I sound so fucked up.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:05 PM
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31. You sound silly to me, and silly is good.
So, no worries! :D
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:07 PM
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35. At least I shaved
Now the question, do I go blonde, stay brunette, or go extreme and be a red head, and you need to help me with my hair styles!
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:26 PM
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38. Oh oh oh! I think you should go red!
Because it will make you stand out more.
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:46 PM
Response to Reply #38
40. yeah I was thinking that too
You gotta help me stylize it though.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:57 PM
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41. OK! I'm thinking a look a little bit like this:
Edited on Sat Jan-29-05 07:57 PM by Revolutionary_Acts04



What do you think?
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:00 PM
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42. I like the color but not the horns
for christ sake, I wanna be a good girl damnit. Should I go preppy or skater girl? ;).
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:03 PM
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44. How about something like this?



And just so you know, I'm crying with laughter right at the moment.
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:08 PM
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45. I am glad to be cracking you up
I like doing that, and as to being like Paris Hilton, oh please, I am too good for that. I like the red hair idea. What about my eyes? should I keep the bright sky blue eyes.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:12 PM
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46. Yes, you should keep the blue eyes.
And some mascara, and a light eyeshadow. Maybe a little blush, and some lip gloss. :7
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:13 PM
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47. visual! I need a visual! Thanks dude
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:19 PM
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52. OK, Like this:
Since you'll be a redhead and all.
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:21 PM
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53. thats perfect
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:31 PM
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55. Sweet!
Now when will I see the pictures? :silly:
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:34 PM
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56. you have to help me select my clothing girl
I told you already, no naked pictures, shhhh,
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:37 PM
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59. OK I have the perfect outfit!
This shirt:



And these pants:

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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:38 PM
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60. ooh sexy, you need to help with the art part though, I suck at that
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:41 PM
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62. The art part?
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:42 PM
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64. see below
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:40 PM
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61. Duh SHOES! I forgot the shoes!
These, the black ones:
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:42 PM
Response to Reply #61
63. nice and yeah the art part, you wanted to see a picture slily
remember I suck at art.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:43 PM
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67. I suck at art too..... Wait I know! *deep breathe* LONGGRAIN!!!!!!!
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:47 PM
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70. yep
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:47 PM
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69. It's pretty sweet how we totally hijacked this thread, wouldn't you say?
;)
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:47 PM
Response to Reply #69
71. *clears throat* I'd say sister!
Do you wanna go harass the boys now?
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:50 PM
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72. I take it you're in the full getup now?
Excellent. :7
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:52 PM
Response to Reply #72
74. yes all I need is a name
and we'll be on our way.
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:58 PM
Response to Reply #74
77. REV where are you? Dont leave me
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:58 PM
Response to Reply #74
78. Hmmmmmm......
Well what were thinking?
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:59 PM
Response to Reply #78
79. we haven't discussed it yet
I really don't care. I would like it traditional though, oh and I am gonna PM you about a really daring idea.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:59 PM
Response to Reply #79
80. Oooh! I'm all eggcited now!
:bounce:
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:03 PM
Response to Reply #80
84. did you get that?
Edited on Sat Jan-29-05 09:05 PM by JohnKleeb
oh and I like the name we thought of.
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bettyellen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:09 PM
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85. oh man,, i was just going to girl myself up a little to go out.....
but there's no way i could compete with the likes of you!
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:10 PM
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87. Yeah bring it on!
God this is gonna make me look so foolish in the morning. I'll blame the booze I drank last week.
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bettyellen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:17 PM
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88. okay... my hairs fixed. perfume, a little eyeliner and i'm ready to stalk.
i have already chosen a victim. somehow i have to make him think i'm a nice girl.
any suggestions?
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:18 PM
Response to Reply #88
89. hmmm steal one of his things then return it to him
He'll think, what a nice girl :).
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bettyellen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:20 PM
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90. really, becasue i do that when i'm playing psycho bitch! !
i'm going to extend my pinky while i chug the black and tan, for starters... maybe pearl earrrings?
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:21 PM
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91. I dont know hun
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bettyellen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:25 PM
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93. yeah, i dunno know i'm going to convince him i'm not going
to chew him up and spit him out. pearl earrings might not be enough. damn.
maybe less a little eyeliner.
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:35 PM
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95. I dunno
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:43 PM
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5. How about esperanto?
mi poto operacii sur tiu bunion...
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:44 PM
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7. Hee hee.
Um, nope. Doesn't do anything for me. Sorry!
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LSdemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:43 PM
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6. Aber Deutsch ist eine ausgezeichnete Sprache!
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JVS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 01:52 PM
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100. Das stimmt!
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Dzimbowicz Donating Member (911 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 02:21 PM
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103. Ich stimme auch zu, da deutsch eine schne Sprache ist
:hi:
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Briarius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:46 PM
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10. Communist!
dirty pinko!!!

:evilgrin:
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:55 PM
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20. Of course!
Though actually I'm closer to being a Socialist, but whatever!

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tridim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:47 PM
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11. I love the Russian language and accent
Edited on Sat Jan-29-05 06:50 PM by tridim
But then again I like almost everything about Russian women. Rowrrr.
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McKenzie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:50 PM
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15. Ni sinn sgrob suas ris a' chladach
and that would be lovely. Just the sea lapping on the shore and the gulls wheeling overhead.

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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:54 PM
Response to Reply #15
19. Ooooo that'll do, too.
Seems I have a new DU crush.....

:loveya:
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McKenzie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:56 PM
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21. it translates as
we shall walk/stroll along the shore.
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:59 PM
Response to Reply #21
24. Keep going, I'm listening.....
:loveya:

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McKenzie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:04 PM
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30. S math sin!
Mar sin leibh an drsda (smaaah shin...marr shin lee eev un draaash too) Great! - bye for now.

ps An toir thu dhomh pg? (and I'm not translating that!)
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:13 PM
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48. I've been trying to translate it for about an hour now, damn you!
I can't find any engine that will translate that!

:grr: I want to know!

"Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled,
Scots, wham Bruce has aften led,
Welcome to your gory bed,
Or to victory."
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McKenzie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:31 PM
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54. ok, it translates as
"will you kiss me?" (un toorr oo gaawn paawk) Your reply would probably be: cha toir, ach bheir mi dhut sgailc! (no but I'll slap you!)

I'm off to my bed before you flame me...

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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:34 PM
Response to Reply #54
57. No flames here.
I may be married, but I know a cutie when I see one!

:loveya:
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McKenzie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:42 PM
Response to Reply #57
66. LOL! This is turning into a B.A.T
big-assed thread!

I'm a seriously dysfunctional batchelor and have been for 18 years.

regards

McK who lives not far from here>>>



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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:55 PM
Response to Reply #66
76. You're 18 years old?
And how jealous am I that you live near THAT? Beautiful. Rather cold-looking, but gorgeous!
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gizmo1979 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:57 PM
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22. I can cuss in seven languages does that count?
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CanuckAmok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:58 PM
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23. I dated a Russian woman this summer...
Even though we're not seeing eachother anymore, I save a voicemail message she left in Russian, because it's so-o-o-o hot.

Mmmmm...Russian women....
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:00 PM
Response to Reply #23
26. Russian is HOT
(the language). I still have great memories.......that I can't go into here....
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da_chimperor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:03 PM
Response to Reply #23
27. I'm having the pleasure of cooking for a very cute Russian girl this week.
Mmmmmmmmm . . . :loveya:
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:03 PM
Response to Reply #27
29. lucky
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da_chimperor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:05 PM
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32. No kidding. My south african girl is leaving for hungary in 2 days
Edited on Sat Jan-29-05 07:06 PM by da_chimperor
so I needed to find another lucky gal. Luckily for me it's all taken care of. :D
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JohnKleeb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:07 PM
Response to Reply #32
34. ahh south african girls
very nice. I wish I could be in Europe man but I dont know if I am smart enough to study there.
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da_chimperor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:42 PM
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65. Some universities have lax entrance requirements
They usually don't really care who goes in. Who actually manages to make it out is a different story, however. It's definitely not a cakewalk. About 70% of my entering class didn't make it through the first year.
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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:08 PM
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36. My husband speaks Russian.
Never had quite that effect on me, though...
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NNadir Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:25 PM
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37. Language doesn't get any more beautiful than this:
Jeder Mensch ist nicht nur selber, er ist auch der einmalige, ganz besondere, in jedem Fall wichtige und merkwdige Punkt, wo die Erscheinungen der Welt sich kreuzen, nur einmal so und nie wieder. Darum ist jedes Menschen Geschichte wichtig, ewig, gttlich, darum ist jeder Mensch, solonge er irgend lebt und Willen der Nature erfllt, wunderbar and jeder Aufmerksamkeit wrtig. In jedem ist der Geist Gestalt geworden, in jedem leidet die Kreatur, in jedem wird ein Erlser gekreuzigt...

Translation (mine):

No human being is merely a self; each is also the singular, completely independent, in every way essential and remarkable point at which views of the universe intersect, as such just once, never to be repeated. In this way, is the tale of every soul important, eternal, godly; in this way, so long as one actually lives and so fulfills the will of Nature, is the tale of every soul wondrous and worthy of all attention. In each, is a form of the Spirit molded; in each, is the Creator suffering; in each, is a Savior who is crucified.

-Herman Hesse, Demian
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-31-05 09:02 AM
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106. Thanks, NNadir
Beautiful, indeed.
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:27 PM
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39. French REALLY works for me!
Fun post and your advice is spot on!
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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:01 PM
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43. An accent works just as well.
My British boyfriend X. was one hot piece of man.

I agree with the learning of languages though--not only does it sound nice, but it makes him look smarter too. And interested in learning.
:thumbsup:
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:14 PM
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49. Both of them had mega smarts.
Which I find tres sexy.
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catbert836 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:17 PM
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51. Espanol?
Que crees de este?
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:35 PM
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58. Well, I don't know.
I guess I was thinking in terms of exotic-ness and to me, living in Texas my whole life, Spanish no longer qualifies as being all that exotic. I hear it too much!

Lo siento!

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catbert836 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:51 PM
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73. It does where I live!
in PA, we don't hear a lot of it.
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TroubleMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:46 PM
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68. What about pig-latin?

Oulday ouyay ikelay otay ogay onay away atedway?

Annaway eesay ymay etchingsway?

.....
How can any woman resist that?
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kiraboo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:53 PM
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75. Vill du elske med mei?
or something like that. It worked on a GORGEOUS Norwegian fellow when I was in college.
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kiraboo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:00 PM
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81. Hey! That was my 100th post.
I think I'll reply to it since nobody else will.
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TroubleMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:01 PM
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82. Ongradulationscay!!

nt
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kiraboo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:03 PM
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83. Thanks! n/t
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:10 PM
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86. Congrats!!!!!!!
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ElectroPrincess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:25 PM
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92. Learn how to make big bucks and want to spend it on your girlfriend.
Oh, if you meet the above criteria, foreign language proficiency is optional. <eg>
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TroubleMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:35 PM
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94. So, BouncyBall, you're saying we should be like the guy in Police Acadamy?

And no...not the Tackleberry guy or the funny noises guy....you know who I'm talking about.
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:35 PM
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96. Mmm, I never watched those movies. So no, sorry, I don't.
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TroubleMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:36 PM
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97. Nevermind.....you didn't miss nothing anyway.

LOL...they sucked (the first one was okay).
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Lydia Leftcoast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:49 PM
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98. Nihongo wa dou deshou ka?
:-)
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JVS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 01:52 PM
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99. Was ist los mit der wunderschoenen deutschen Sprache?
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Dzimbowicz Donating Member (911 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 02:12 PM
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101. I can speak three languages in addition to English...
Edited on Sun Jan-30-05 02:14 PM by Dzimbowicz
German (sorry), Polish and Spanish. Oh, by the way, I also drive a Mustang. Here's some Polish, which is similar to Russian (in a way, as they are both Slavonic languages). Although it will probably not heat things up for you, I thought I would give it a try. And, by the way, Polish men also kiss the hands of ladies as it is part of proper custom.

Przepraszam Pani, jestem gupym amerikaninem! Jak si Pani ma? Ja lubim mwi bardzo po polsku. :hi:
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Zuni Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 02:17 PM
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102. I grew up in a Russian family
and it was spoken as first language by my grandparents, and I even have relatives still in Russia
I cannot speak a word of the damn language
I am terrible with languages
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-31-05 09:00 AM
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105. Russian sounds lovely, but IMO German sounds the best.
To each their own, right? :)
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-31-05 09:04 AM
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107. My husband speaks in a delicious Southern accent when he whispers
in my ear. That's enough for me. :hi:
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