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James Heppe-Smith  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:45
Member (2010)
German to English

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Jul 29, 2013

My brother, who knows me too well it appears, posted the following link on Facebook.

Give it a go!

http://toys.usvsth3m.com/write/


 

Magdalena Altieri
Argentina
Member (2010)
Italian to Spanish
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So funny! Jul 29, 2013

Thanks!!! I just hope it won't become addictive!!icon_smile.gif

 

Sylvie Chartier  Identity Verified
Canada
Member (2010)
English to French
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Wow Jul 29, 2013

Nice but very addictive... Cannot quit now....

 

Jocelyne Cuenin  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:45
Member (2012)
German to French
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Thanks Jul 29, 2013

Great link!

 

Orrin Cummins  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 12:45
Japanese to English
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Hah Jul 29, 2013

The best part is the song when you beat it - too funny

 

Sheila Wilson  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 04:45
Member (2007)
English
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Nice! Jul 29, 2013

I'm glad I had my sound muted, though. My husband thinks I'm working!icon_eek.gif

I wonder how experienced proofreaders fare, compared to translators who don't do proofreading, and compared to non-linguists.


 

Ty Kendall  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:45
Hebrew to English
Too soon? Jul 29, 2013

Sheila Wilson wrote:

I'm glad I had my sound muted, though. My husband thinks I'm working!icon_eek.gif

I wonder how experienced proofreaders fare, compared to translators who don't do proofreading, and compared to non-linguists.


I wonder how natives fare, compared to non-nativesicon_razz.gificon_razz.gif ...NO! NO! I'm kidding, I'm kidding....icon_biggrin.gif

Great link, I shared it with my teacher friends/colleagues, and the slightly annoying little ditty is stuck in my head....earworm alert....


 

Sheila Wilson  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 04:45
Member (2007)
English
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Aaargh! Jul 29, 2013

Ty Kendall wrote:
I wonder how natives fare, compared to non-nativesicon_razz.gificon_razz.gif ...NO! NO! I'm kidding, I'm kidding....icon_biggrin.gif

Don't set them off again, Tyicon_eek.gif


 

Mailand  Identity Verified
Local time: 05:45
Italian to German
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No one around to give a high five to when I finally made it .... Jul 29, 2013

and now I have to try it again as my sound was off - the comments about the jingle made me curious! It IS addictiveicon_wink.gif (and I should be working, too .....)

 

Ty Kendall  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:45
Hebrew to English
It's ok... Jul 29, 2013

Sheila Wilson wrote:

Ty Kendall wrote:
I wonder how natives fare, compared to non-nativesicon_razz.gificon_razz.gif ...NO! NO! I'm kidding, I'm kidding....icon_biggrin.gif

Don't set them off again, Tyicon_eek.gif


I think all might be quiet on the Western Front now...I hope I haven't just jinxed it....icon_biggrin.gif


 

Triston Goodwin  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 21:45
Spanish to English
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♫Everybody shh now!♫ Jul 29, 2013

Now, where's my wife? She's been teasing me about my English all week.

 

gianfranco  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 00:45
Member (2001)
English to Italian
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I made it, up to level 8, but... Jul 29, 2013

its' hard, no, i'ts hard, no, its' hard, no, hits hard, no... well, I made it
GF


 

Daniela Zambrini  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 05:45
Member (2005)
English to Italian
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thanks! Jul 29, 2013

Thanks for the laugh (much needed!)
Dicon_biggrin.gif


 

Nihan Pekmen  Identity Verified
Turkey
Local time: 06:45
Member (2012)
Turkish to English
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Loved it! Jul 30, 2013

Helps a lot to get over the morning sleepiness.icon_smile.gif

 

Peter Nicholson  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 05:45
Polish to English
Don't like it Jul 30, 2013

I got through level 1 OK, but then I kept failing on the first question of level 2 - Its time - so I gave up. Can anyone who passed - selecting Its time as wrong - justify this answer?

 
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