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Forum: Non WoT Discussion Today, 03:22 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
My 2 cents on this... Estonia is as similar to...

My 2 cents on this... Estonia is as similar to Finland as two countries could possibly be. We're like US and Canada, except neither of us has ever invaded another country. point is, the there are...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 03-25-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 81
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I think you're forgetting to look at the decision...

I think you're forgetting to look at the decision in the context of the time this decision was taken. IIRC, Starbuck was one of the first such gender conversions where the "girl" had all the same...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 03-24-2015, 09:46 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
well... yes and no. I think it's stupid to...

well... yes and no. I think it's stupid to re-make a character just in order to re-make a character. On the other hand, if it's done well and if it brings something extra to the story (other than...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 03-11-2015, 08:35 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
oh pish, she's turning 16 for the 15th time,...

oh pish, she's turning 16 for the 15th time, that's all ;)

happy happy birthday Isa!
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 03-09-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 262
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
er... yes and no, LoTR was written as one book;...

er... yes and no, LoTR was written as one book; it was done at the time they wanted to publish it. however then it turned out that publishin g it as one big book would 1) take too much paper, which...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 03-09-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
LoTR wasn't. It was one book to begin with, but...

LoTR wasn't. It was one book to begin with, but was split into three parts for publication.

as for horrible titles, try this link (http://www.boredpanda.com/funny-book-titles-covers/) (careful,...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 03-09-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 262
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
LoTR was split into three volumes...

LoTR was split into three volumes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lord_of_the_Rings#Publication_history) due to paper shortage and to keep the price down (apparently).
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 03-09-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 153
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
you know, as someone who was born in the Soviet...

you know, as someone who was born in the Soviet Union and lived through the end of that as well as the transition period towards a more democratic society, I know, for a fact that you're talking out...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 03-06-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 1,917
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
This is so correct I can't even...

This is so correct I can't even...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 03-05-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 2,991
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
mm, yes. Quite possibly the Original Red Wedding....

mm, yes. Quite possibly the Original Red Wedding.

oh, look, we're back at TV series!
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 03-05-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 213
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
On that note, I much prefer the Habsburg...

On that note, I much prefer the Habsburg expansion model: marriages. In general, much less bloody.

Though, it must be said: once a certain amount of marriages has taken place, one should bring new...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 03-05-2015, 01:49 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
this reminds me of the stories my brother tells...

this reminds me of the stories my brother tells of his army time :D he was in the... eh.. closest translation I can think of is spy-guerilla training? anyways, one of the things they had to do was be...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 03-04-2015, 02:51 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
oh those pesky pesky facts....

oh those pesky pesky facts....
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 03-02-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 1,917
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Two simultaneous but conflicting thoughts: 1)...

Two simultaneous but conflicting thoughts:
1) Aerospace mechanic is so much better job than aspiring snowflake. For the person him/herself as well as the society!
2) it is a bit scary that a job of...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 02-25-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 538
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
As for where these languages came from, there are...

As for where these languages came from, there are several theories. The oldest and to this day the most parroted (personally, I think it's bollocks) is that the languages spread out from the Ural...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 02-25-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 538
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Not *complete* outliers like Basque is; but they...

Not *complete* outliers like Basque is; but they dont'have very much in common with the Indo-European languages such as English, Russian or Hindi....
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 02-24-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 538
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
close :) kuy-das peh-reh-l lay-heh-b

close :) kuy-das peh-reh-l lay-heh-b
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 02-24-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 538
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
aww :) literally, it would be "Kuidas teie...

aww :)

literally, it would be "Kuidas teie lapsel läheb?"; although most people would use the more generic "Kuidas perel läheb?" (How's the family?)
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 02-24-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 538
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
"hukkuma" in Estonian is most often to drown, but...

"hukkuma" in Estonian is most often to drown, but it's also used if someone dies in a fire, earthquake, car crash or other accidental way. I've even seen it in reference to war casualties.

I think...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 02-24-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 2,991
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Just a word of caution, T: if you do share your...

Just a word of caution, T: if you do share your work, perhaps do so in a (password) protected environment.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 02-24-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 538
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
cool! hukka = laugh like a donkey. as for...

cool! hukka = laugh like a donkey.

as for complicated nationalities, I've a coworker who's a whole UN all by himself. he's half-French, half-Serbian, lives (officially) in Spain, works in the...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 02-24-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 538
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
lol, so you're half French? Out of...

lol, so you're half French?

Out of curiosity (and because this has turned into a language discussion): hukka - what does that mean? the only connotation I have is with the Finnish hukka, which is...
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 02-24-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 1,917
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
well. given the chance I would too. Perhaps not...

well. given the chance I would too. Perhaps not "whack" but somehow make sure that that thuggish and wasteful organization would somehow become truly environmentally conscious. in a responsible way.
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 02-23-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Happy birthday Crispy!

Happy happy mr. puppy :D

May there be bones and trees and lots of running on open fields!
Forum: Non WoT Discussion 02-23-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 1,917
Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I'm aware of that ;) someone wrung a bell. ...

I'm aware of that ;) someone wrung a bell.

more plausibly, someone was hiding in bushes or something and peaked out to check if the coast was clear.

I felt like asking for my money back......
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