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February 17th, 2007 #5251
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Rhynome: Take care, the english word "Carnival" doesn't describe the same as "Karneval" in Germany. Karneval is a Cologne-based term, unlike Fastnacht, which is celebrated in southern Germany, around Mainz. Although they are identical, don't mix them up, it will most likely grant you a black eye.
Fasching (pronounced "Fushing" by the way) is the same celebration (taking place this weekend every year, ending the lent). Fasching tho is used as a term in most other regions that celebrate this event and regions that are not your typical Carnival-strongholds (like Berlin, Austria and Switzerland).
Just in case anyone cares. It's not the first time I heard from English speaking persons that they don't like the word Carnival. I was wondering why? What's wrong with it (not that I'm liking it myself, I'm near Mainz, not Cologne...)
February 18th, 2007 #5253
I am Carnival, the god of pain and grief, I shall eat your children!
Look, that works. Carnival is just a scary word.
Heh, cheers for the heads-up. Are there any Bavaria specific terms, that don't really make any sense, are usually avoided by most Germans and Austrians alike and are just pronounced weird?
Bavarians confused me until I got it explained by 3 or so different people. That whole Ich being 'Ikh' or 'Isch' thing. There I am, harmlessly listening in on someone else's conversation, trying to pick out keywords in German that I might understand and suddenly 'Isch'... what... CONFUSION, it threw me off entirely.
Maybe it's some sort of Bavarian defence mechanism against people listening in on them, but oh, I'll be prepared for it next time!
Not that I listen to other people's conversations or anything... oh no (I usually just lip-read).
February 18th, 2007 #5254
Sorry for going off-topic:
Isch ("ish"-pronunciation) is a southern German thing, but lately got around everywhere else due to the Turkish/southern European immigrants slang. Nothing to be proud of, it sounds silly and uneducated. Ick therefore, is from Berlin. The Berlin dialect is a wonderful dialect to me (because it's a wonderful city, mind you).
Bavaria? Well, Bavaria isn't Germany. It should be detached But they have some weird pronounced words (actually, all of them). Scary to listen to. I can't think of the British equivalent, but concerning the US, Bavaria is probably something like Alabama or Mississippi (no offence, it's just the grubby use of the language). BTW, I guess you're talking about visiting the Oktoberfest, right?
German dialects video (First one is Hessian dialect (!!!), second one is Bavarian).
And to please the topic, here's what I look like after two nights of extensive drinking till 6 in the morning:
February 19th, 2007 #5255
random test photo
Old sketchbook: 0shade0
February 19th, 2007 #5256
For some reason i couldnt stop laughing.
February 20th, 2007 #5257
February 21st, 2007 #5258
I thought this was funny, my ju-on incarnation, always have wanted to do that.
ok I'll cut it out...
Old sketchbook: 0shade0
February 21st, 2007 #5259
Holy Hell, It's The Girl From Grudge!!...and the ring...
February 22nd, 2007 #5260
Sorry to do this again, but:
Does anyone else see the letter Phi there, or is it just me?
If it is just me and the Admins are hunting me down... is the name 'Robert' free on the forum? Seems better than 'Rhynome' for this forum.
Also, Jabo, looking very alert there. And interesting video, despite not speaking German it doesn't mean the video is rendered entirely useless to me; I can still hear accent changes and the names of regions, so still some use.
And I just wanted a dig at the Bavarians, that's all.
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February 22nd, 2007 #5263
more pictures I have a new avatar....
February 22nd, 2007 #5264
February 22nd, 2007 #5265Originally Posted by corky13
It's not quite 1984, as the name was still there and we all know what it meant, or those of us who didn't know what it meant it then wasn't important to them. It's not as though they edited all our posts to...
...in our fight against Euras... Eastasia!
But basically, it's not all too bad, and I'm sure they'd revoke it if we asked them, so not bad really.
February 22nd, 2007 #5266
Dressed up for an opera (Lohengrin, for the curious.)
February 22nd, 2007 #5267
February 22nd, 2007 #5268
horror show Wagner? really ? on Purpose? (cute though)
seer I expect my prophets to be older... (also cue though)
February 22nd, 2007 #5269
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you guys are so paraΦΦΦΦ!
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February 28th, 2007 #5271
Dis is me
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March 3rd, 2007 #5275
Corsets? ....yes please. Nice pic. Very nice.
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March 4th, 2007 #5279
getting ready to go conduct the orchestra
March 4th, 2007 #5280
woooow loookn goood everyone...heres a more uptodated picture of me; the last one i put up i had shorter hair....
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