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Thread poster: Edwal Rospigliosi

Edwal Rospigliosi  Identity Verified
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Mar 18, 2006

To understand what those people in AOL and Messenger are saying:

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Victor Dewsbery  Identity Verified
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No more than a typo generator Mar 18, 2006

The website claims to translate any input into the language of a 12 year old AOL user.
So I tried it with a sentence that is untypical of the age group, and held my breath to see what a modern 12 year old would make of it. My sentence:

What algorithm is this sentence generator based on?

came back as:


Why did I bother?

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roflmfao Mar 18, 2006

Too bad it doesn't work in reverse. Then I could commmunicate with those people instead of trying to control an urge to slap them.

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