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Discussion in 'Comments & Suggestions' started by Druid of Lûhn, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    I've noticed that quite a few people on the forum like to talk other languages to each other (such as spanish *cough*). However its against Forum rules not to speak English...

    So wouldn't it be good to have a board or something where the point is to speak "foreign" languages, so that we can learn, practice, have fun, etc, [with] different languages?
     
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  2. Running Wolf

    Running Wolf Join the Madness

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    You seem to be filled with great ideas, Druid :)
     
  3. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    It comes from this entourage Running!

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    Running Wolf Join the Madness

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    same here... -.-
     
  5. Sevi

    Sevi Master of Beasts

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    Great idea! How about starting a thread about it?
     
  6. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Where though? General Discussion?
     
  7. Oddrun

    Oddrun I speak languages.

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    As one of the people constantly violating the 'speak only English' rule, I'm all for the new idea :D
     
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    AlphaAlex Official Forum Nuisance

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    or people should follow forum rules and learn to deal with it.. mind you coming from me... heh..

    the reason why english only is its much harder to follow abuse in multi-language than plain english.. all forum mods speak english.. say we got multi-languages going and people were threatening each other.. we'd have to get mods that speak each language..
     
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  9. Sevi

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    That would work!

    When did you become the voice of logic??

    Well I think what Druid is proposing is language lessons for fun kind of, not a thread where we can speak our native languages freely...besides there is always google translate for anything too suspicious.

    But maybe we should wait for some mod to reply and tell us if such a thread would be allowed or not.
     
  10. Overread

    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    Well if AA can corrupt Running's mind its only fair some of her sanity rubs off on him.......



    But yes the backfire to an "other languages" section is that the moderation team wouldn't be able to read nor moderate there (and google translate is hopeless).

    That said a solution would be to solve our current lack of moderators and allow for moderation of a multiple languages section by making Oddy a mod (since Oddy speaks the most other languages - I think).
     
  11. Sevi

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    What about greek!
     
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    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    Is it really safe to make Fion a mod? ;)
     
  13. Oddrun

    Oddrun I speak languages.

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    But I've only been a mod on one forum before and only because there are only two people there and they both are mods xD I've no experience : o

    We could make Sevi a mod for Greek, or the language mod could consult a greek speaking member in case a complaint was made.
     
  14. Sevi

    Sevi Master of Beasts

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    Im not very often around lately so I wouldnt work for a mod, but for helping the mod in greek issues Im in!
     
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    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    Modding TFF would be easy though. Honestly most of the "work" would likely be removing certain bits of spam that get past the spam filters mixed with a few thread move arounds.

    Most fights we get here are very tame; and mostly just disagreements that get a little out of hand between established members. You'd be fine as a mod - - - - - probably - unless you have to - say - fight a Balrog that gets dug up from the darker, deeper parts of the sites history.
     
  16. Sevi

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    Then Oddy could start cursing the balrog in all the languages she speaks so he will have to run in the depths of TFF history once more :D
     
  17. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    I know that Foinikas speaks a few languages (Greek, Spanish and something else) but I know one person that might not want him as a mod.

    I think that if we had one or two mods that spoke stuff like Greek, French, Spanish, German and Dutch, that's most of the languages that multiple people speak. I can imagine a minimum of 2-3 people for this.
     
  18. Oddrun

    Oddrun I speak languages.

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    I can offer Polish, Norwegian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, understanding of Swedish, Danish and a bit of German and I suppose to some extent even Czech and Slovak.
     
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    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    ^^ ODDY FOR MOD!


    See we are nice we get you free jobs Oddy :)
     
  20. Oddrun

    Oddrun I speak languages.

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    Does a free job mean that I have to do it for free? :p