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#888576 - 05/16/02 03:32 PM Babelfish (i.e., the greatest website ever)
Brendan Offline


Registered: 05/26/01
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Loc: McAllen, TX
Babelfish

Basically, it's a text translator that gives sometimes very loose translations of text.

My original sentence: I like to play the piano for my friends.[/b]

English to German: Ich mag das Klavier für meine Freunde spielen.

German to French: Je peux jouer le piano pour mes amis.

French to English: I can play the piano for my friends.

Here's where it starts to get fun.

English to Chinese: 我能弹钢琴为我的朋友。

Chinese to English: I can shoot the piano are my friend.

English to Korean: 나는 이다 나의 친구 피아노를 쏠 수 있다.

Korean to English: There is a possibility of shooting my friend piano where am I?

Into Chinese again: 有射击上午i 的我的朋友钢琴的可能性。

Back to English: Has the fire morning I my friend piano possibility.

We haven't been to Italy yet: Ha la mattina i del fuoco la mia possibilitą del piano
dell'amico.

English again: The my possibilities of the plan of the friend have the morning of the fire.

And for the hell of it, we'll give Korean another go: 친구의 계획의 나의 가능성에는 불의 아침이 있다.

Welcome home: To my possibility of plan of the friend there is a sudden morning[/b]
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#888577 - 05/16/02 05:05 PM Re: Babelfish (i.e., the greatest website ever)
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Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 6960
Loc: The Evergreen State (WA)
I am LAUGHING, Brendan! How funny, I will have to try it. \:\) \:\) Jodi

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#888578 - 05/16/02 06:21 PM Re: Babelfish (i.e., the greatest website ever)
Mr. Gould Offline
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Registered: 12/07/01
Posts: 1111
HAHA LOL

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#888579 - 05/16/02 07:19 PM Re: Babelfish (i.e., the greatest website ever)
Nina Offline
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Registered: 08/13/01
Posts: 6467
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
Yes, Babelfish rocks!

I found it at work and had to force myself to stop playing with it because I was laughing too hard...

Nina

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#888580 - 05/16/02 09:40 PM Re: Babelfish (i.e., the greatest website ever)
jodi Offline
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Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 6960
Loc: The Evergreen State (WA)
Ok, I've got one for you guys, but you have to go to the "sustain time of your piano" thread on the Piano Forum to see it. \:D Jodi

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#888581 - 05/16/02 10:59 PM Re: Babelfish (i.e., the greatest website ever)
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Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 5548
Loc: McAllen, TX
 Quote:
Originally posted by jodi:
Ok, I've got one for you guys, but you have to go to the "sustain time of your piano" thread on the Piano Forum to see it. \:D Jodi[/b]
Ahahahahahaha....quite nice.
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