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Re: Plane Routes (maybe silly question)
« on: April 07, 2009, 11:14:52 PM »
Viva la Chili!

(at least, that's what the online translator made of your post)

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Re: Plane Routes (maybe silly question)
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2009, 10:46:57 AM »
Careful or I will introduce the Babelfishing game to these forums.

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Re: Plane Routes (maybe silly question)
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2009, 12:43:02 PM »
Is Babelfishing anything like Googlewhacking?

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Re: Plane Routes (maybe silly question)
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2009, 01:43:12 PM »
Nope, it just means writing an ordinary sentence and running it back and forwards through loads of languages in babelfish until it becomes nonsese. Of course, in some cases, the sentence is nonsense to begin with!

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Re: Plane Routes (maybe silly question)
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2009, 01:57:07 PM »
Does it then start to make sense after a few rounds of Babelfishing?

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Re: Re: Plane Routes (maybe silly question)
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2009, 05:54:09 PM »
Not at all. The idea is to try and guess what on earth the person started with.