Hello to All my Finnish Friends and else !

Discussion in 'Gabfest' started by Nuubi-Joonas2210, Aug 26, 2020.

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  1. cañafarmer61

    cañafarmer61 Forum Greenhorn

    I consider myself as a fluent English speaker, but since I've been playing the game in my native tongue it's sometimes hard to figure out the terminology used here since the Finnish in-game jargon was somewhat different (you can't directly translate from Finnish to English or vice versa - due to some basic structural and conceptual differences between the languages) . And as I'm reaching pension age (born in 1961) I'm not totally comfortable with the way younger people use English (or native Finnish youngsters for that matter :) ). I've learned my English basics in the golden 70's and I may sometimes use very olden or even pre-historic expressions from the way back. Please bear with me.

    But hey, no problem, we live and learn, I don't find this unpleasant at all.
     
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  2. mausorvo

    mausorvo Forum Greenhorn

    True, it's nice that even an older person can force a little to learn the general language of the world here. Although sometimes it’s pretty tricky to understand all things.:sleepy:
     
  3. Banjoman

    Banjoman Forum Ambassador

    There's a lot of dinosaurs here that speak English from the 1970s (at least what my sons tell me) ;)8)
    Welcome aboard. And if this board ever has a term that you are unfamiliar with.... Ask one of us, We don't bite.
     
  4. jäniksenpelätti

    jäniksenpelätti Forum Apprentice

    oh no I hoped it would stay, even if we couldn't write, there was a busload of information.
     
  5. anki74

    anki74 Forum Greenhorn

    Me (anki74) and my "man" player nick "Nuubi-Joonas2210" DON´T NEED any "special event drops" (its in Finnish "nousukas"), so You all can put Your event drops (nousukas) to another neighbour (in finnish "naapuri")...

    No more to say !

    Have a good time!
     
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  6. -Babari-

    -Babari- Forum Greenhorn

    Now that I have read this ankku faq:s , :cry:
    I have to say that yes our Finnish mods made them better ... I hope you understand what I meano_O.

    Big thanks to them !!:inlove:
     
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  7. Pikku-Piika

    Pikku-Piika Forum Greenhorn

    Hey friends! Thanks for your post here! Is anyone doing the "North Shores" mission now? It doesn't work for me
     
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  8. -Babari-

    -Babari- Forum Greenhorn

    How does that not work ??
    If you mean plants, then you can't get them, but they have to be made in a mill.
     
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  9. Nuubi-Joonas2210

    Nuubi-Joonas2210 Forum Greenhorn

    I have ONE free neirbourgh-place, Finnish talking friends in first place (please!), someone who wants to be my neirbourgh...
     
  10. -Babari-

    -Babari- Forum Greenhorn

    Use code BYEIE :Dtoday!
     
  11. -Päärynä11

    -Päärynä11 Someday Author

    Do not forget Happy Workshop Day (Vauhtitallit), all workshops (pajat) take 9h.
     
  12. mausorvo

    mausorvo Forum Greenhorn

    A lot of my writings are rejected because I have to translate here to tell my things. And they are not the literary language of English
    It's not good to be treated so badly
     
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  13. -Päärynä11

    -Päärynä11 Someday Author

    Most of your writings I have seen here were in Finnish, so they are removed.

    To be honest, they looked like they were once translated to English and back to Finnish after that o_O
     
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  14. Banjoman

    Banjoman Forum Ambassador

    Menninkainen99, this is what Google translate says:
    I noticed, but you're going to pass me by. The "full moon" passed. Ha-haa ..
    How far off of a translation is this?
     
  15. -Päärynä11

    -Päärynä11 Someday Author

    I did not see original message, but I doubt it is far off xD
    Full moon refers Moonlight Mania, I guess Menninkäinen missed it.
     
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  16. -Babari-

    -Babari- Forum Greenhorn