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  1. Sticky: Re: The Chat Thread (rules included in the opening post)

    You are right, Morty! Sockerfritt, tuggummi, bra komplement, fruktsmak... The Swedish language is a goddamn riot :laughter:
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    What an epiphany. I always thought that there was something off about the Swedish word for bubble gum, tuggummi, but I couldn't quite put my finger on it.
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  3. Re: The TWC Lurker Registration Thread

    If you are reading this and not joining TWC by registering, you are a two-timing troglodyte, a filibuster, and a Zapotec!
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    Re: Guess where?

    It is magnificient indeed. Here's another magnificient thing, albeit of natural origin.

    https://i.postimg.cc/SShCS8mj/conundrum80.jpg
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    Re: Guess where?

    Is it that famous Himeji castle?
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    [GPotW] Re: GPOTW 236 - Submissions

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    Witcher 3. Please use the link as it is in the post.
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    Re: The daily quote thread

    Matti replying to PepsiCo's 30 million sponsorship deal.

    I am not going to be a mannequin for some soda pop buffoonery!

    Matti with some beer. Guaranteed no buffoonery.
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    Re: The daily quote thread

    Since it is Saturday today and some of us may have been partying last night, it is the perfect moment for quoting Matti when accused of getting drunk the night before a competition day. "So not" is...
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    Re: Pictures of food

    You got it, Morty! It has typically dill both in the sauce and in between the two fillets that are fried. Dill is a central flavor in the dish.

    Here is an English-language recipe:
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Rep is for guessing and competition point for posting. I repped Muizer for his correct answer and I'll get back to you with a new puzzle later.
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    Re: Pictures of food

    I had a very typical Finnish dish for lunch today. Fried Baltic herring ("herring steak" as we call it) with mashed potatoes. The sauce is a specific kind of sour cream for which there is no English...
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Yes, Muizer, I have sinned. :) To atone for my sins, give us the answer and I'll do the next puzzle as well.
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    Re: The daily quote thread

    Time to improve our lives by the eternal wisdom of Matti Nykänen.

    Every chance is an opportunity.

    https://i.postimg.cc/Mp408S1V/matti2.jpg
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    Re: My humble screens.

    Awesome stuff; thanks for sharing. I had to stop looking halfway, because I am starting my first playthrough this weekend and didn't want spoilers. :tongue:
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Haha, we have a mutiny onboard the Catchphrase Game! :laughter: And here I was, thinking that I am sailing on a happy ship.
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    Re: The daily quote thread

    A new day, a new Matti quote. This is one of his most quoted sayings. And as always with Matti, no truer words have been spoken.

    For a human being, life is the best of times.
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    No, Realm, not that either unfortunately.
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    Re: The daily quote thread

    Haha, I will bring up his zany philosophical side as well. One of those for tomorrow!
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    Re: The daily quote thread

    There may follow several quotes from Matti Nykänen, the greatest ski jumper of all time. A subsequent professional alcoholic and a Schlager singer, who made a living getting into drunken troubles and...
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Wait, it sounds like you have the answer. Do you?
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    Re: Special lesson

    I watched the first video so far. I couldn't help but notice that the teacher looks very Northern European. Maybe she is from the north of Italy. And it felt like she doesn't differentiate e and ɛ,...
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Hint time. This is from the Bible, and the golf ball picture represents a figurative word for water used in some sports.
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    Re: Artwork of Victoria Frances

    Gothness gracious, they look good. Thanks for posting, Morty.
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    Sticky: Re: General Commentary & Chat Thread

    I am aware of that. But I would still like that message to permeate our ranks. :laughter:
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    Sticky: Re: General Commentary & Chat Thread

    Can you write in the rules that using reverse image search makes you a failure as a human being and a disgrace to the community?
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    Re: Pictures of food

    Interesting! Good to see you again, AoRun. I was afraid that the beautiful women of the Philippines have stolen you from us.
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    Sticky: Re: Basic Italian - Chat Thread

    Doesn't seem that way. Can you show me how Klingon requires a definite marker with possessives?
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    Re: Guess where?

    Very impressive. I looked around Lake Victoria as well as I had a hunch, but apparently gave up too quickly. Hats off for Loli.
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    Re: Guess where?

    I have tried with sea, lake, and river. I have tried going trough some notable incidents and airfields as well today. In my frustration, I even tried to find out how many there are in the world, and...
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    Re: POTF 50 - Nominations

    Indeed ;)

    Anyways, it's really difficult to do any kind of speculation here, I mean the real reach of the phenomenon is of course speculative, i.e. even about the Late Heavy Bombardment there's...
  31. Great job Flinn and all the guys who made that...

    Great job Flinn and all the guys who made that happen in the Curia!
  32. Re: Skyrim Anniversary Edition - experiences and discussion

    Thanks for your description, Alwyn! Really great advice too, should I get the anniversary edition. I am actually not a big fan of too much stuff in games such as an endless inventory of different...
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    Sticky: Re: Basic Italian - Chat Thread

    Thanks for your superhuman patience and the special lesson!

    I find the fact that Italian combines a mandatory definite article with possessive pronouns quite remarkable. I cannot think of any...
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    An excellent interpretation. It could have fit that one as well, but I had something else in mind.
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Don't worry! We have been running this game quite intensively and the source material is not infinite. Let's see how this one fares.

    https://i.postimg.cc/wjGcxnyQ/conundrum79.jpg
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    Re: The daily quote thread

    Thanks! Now I understand and actually agree. A person should not seek attention and acceptance of others at the cost of their own dignity or moral integrity.

    On a related note, although the...
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Oh goodness, do I have to come up with yet another one?! :laughter:

    Out in the sticks.
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Right you are, Muizer. Good job; let me know for calibration purposes if it was way too easy. :)
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    Re: The daily quote thread

    Great inititiative, Morty! I am not entirely sure if understand it correctly, but I assume it means that we are affectionately critical of the people closest to us.

    Another interpretation takes me...
  40. Re: RafSwi7's cave of screenshots edits

    Really good-looking stuff; thanks for sharing! I would imagine some fellow artist like Akar would take issue with the black outlines and artefacts, but as a layperson I don't know if they are...
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