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Anyone in need of good English translations?
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Staminist Offline
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Anyone in need of good English translations?

I've seen and played many CS and I was really surprised how many of them have bad English. I know, I know... not everybody speaks the language that well, but when I read some texts that are LITERALLY C/P from GoogleTranslate, I just lose it.... Tongue

Soooo..... Guys/Girls - It's no shame to reach for help if you need it Wink
I'd be more than happy to do translations! Since we have GoogleTranslate, I think that 70-80% of all languages available wouldn't be a problem to translate properly and make sense of what the writer intended to say. I speak only 3 languages perfectly, but hey... I can promise this - You will get a transcript of your text, on "spot on" English! Smile

Cheers!
03-18-2014 04:01 PM
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RE: Anyone in need of good English translations?

I think this is useful since not many people on here speaks perfect English (Excluding the native speakers of course.).

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03-18-2014 04:02 PM
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Staminist Offline
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RE: Anyone in need of good English translations?

(03-18-2014 04:02 PM)SomethingRidiculous Wrote:  I think this is useful since not many people on here speaks perfect English (Excluding the native speakers of course.).

That's why I opened this topic, so that the games/CS would be as polished as possible. I hope that I can contribute, that's the least I could do - for all those days playing nameless, countless, great MODs I came across.
03-18-2014 04:07 PM
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RE: Anyone in need of good English translations?

It's kinda funny how so many native English speakers are actually quite poor with the grammar. But yeah, a majority of the native speakers will of course speak better than most non-native.

Just curious, what three languages do you speak?

03-18-2014 04:09 PM
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Skyy Offline
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RE: Anyone in need of good English translations?

I'll PM you when I need help!
03-18-2014 04:17 PM
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Red Offline
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RE: Anyone in need of good English translations?

I've been looking people like you lately without any progress. I have a little job for you.

Let's make it this way for change, PM me if you are interested.
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03-18-2014 04:45 PM
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Romulator Offline
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RE: Anyone in need of good English translations?

(03-18-2014 04:01 PM)Staminist Wrote:  Since we have GoogleTranslate, I think that 70-80% of all languages available wouldn't be a problem to translate properly...

Hate to burst your bubble here, but even with Google Translate, I wouldn't always trust its capabilities of going from every language properly to English, after grammar checks.

And, no offense, your grammar is not the best either:
"I've seen and played many CS and I was really surprised how many of them have bad English."
could be worded as:
"I have seen and played lots of Custom Stories and I was really surprised by their lack of proper English use."

Regardless, having this topic is a good idea. I think those who are willing to correctly go over language files for others, not necessarily only English, would be quite handy for the general database!

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03-19-2014 11:00 AM
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Staminist Offline
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RE: Anyone in need of good English translations?

(03-18-2014 04:09 PM)Mudbill Wrote:  It's kinda funny how so many native English speakers are actually quite poor with the grammar. But yeah, a majority of the native speakers will of course speak better than most non-native.

Just curious, what three languages do you speak?

My native languages are Hungarian and Serbian. English is common knowledge, and I am learning some Deutsche Smile

Red Wrote:I'll PM you when I need help!

No problem! I'm checking my inbox (here on FG) every 2nd-3rd day, feel free to write Wink

Romulator Wrote:Hate to burst your bubble here, but even with Google Translate, I wouldn't always trust its capabilities of going from every language properly to English, after grammar checks.

I never said I would trust and use 100% GT, I was referring to people who actually use GT without 'cleaning up' it's mess, catch my drift? Wink
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03-19-2014 11:13 AM
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Romulator Offline
G'day mate! :3

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RE: Anyone in need of good English translations?

(03-19-2014 11:13 AM)Staminist Wrote:  
Romulator Wrote:Hate to burst your bubble here, but even with Google Translate, I wouldn't always trust its capabilities of going from every language properly to English, after grammar checks.

I never said I would trust and use 100% GT, I was referring to people who actually use GT without 'cleaning up' it's mess, catch my drift? Wink

Yep! Got ya Smile Sorry for misunderstanding :3

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03-19-2014 11:38 AM
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RE: Anyone in need of good English translations?

Quote:My native languages are Hungarian and Serbian. English is common knowledge, and I am learning some Deutsche Smile

Actually, it's "deutsch".


I'm learning some deutsch. Smile


Anyhow. I like the idea behind this. How it turns out is another question though.

If you don't draw first, you don't get to draw at all... -The False Shepherd
03-19-2014 09:33 PM
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