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Forum: Vocabulary by Topic September 28, 2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 71,469
Posted By Tarential
Not all opposites are complementaries (ie hot vs...

Not all opposites are complementaries (ie hot vs cold, good vs bad). That is only one type of opposite. For example, a "parent" vs a "child" are not complementaries, but they are a type of opposite....
Forum: Vocabulary by Topic September 25, 2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 71,469
Posted By Tarential
If I'm not mistaken, not all opposites are...

If I'm not mistaken, not all opposites are antonyms but all antonyms are opposites. This particular combination may not be an antonym, so if I'm wrong about that I apologize.

One thing of note I...
Forum: Vocabulary by Topic September 25, 2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 71,469
Posted By Tarential
The opposite of sweet is sour. Yes, one can refer...

The opposite of sweet is sour. Yes, one can refer to things "souring" as they go bad, but that is not the main usage of the word.

In a technical way, there may be no opposite of "sweet". I'm not a...
Forum: General Chat September 24, 2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By Tarential
I'm sorry to hear about your hamster. May it...

I'm sorry to hear about your hamster. May it sleep soundly.
Forum: Introductions September 20, 2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,927
Posted By Tarential
It's a spambot. I checked his profile, the...

It's a spambot. I checked his profile, the Twitter page links to a "blog" that is nothing more than a bunch of advertisements. This post should be closed or deleted.
Forum: General Chat September 17, 2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,751
Posted By Tarential
At this point I'm barely past learning the script...

At this point I'm barely past learning the script (I still am very slow at reading it and I'm sure my pronunciation is terrible :thinking:), but yes I'm studying Arabic. I intend to learn all six...
Forum: Suggestions & Feedback September 17, 2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,488
Posted By Tarential
Once again, you may know what you are thinking of...

Once again, you may know what you are thinking of in terms of your native language. However, in English you are saying it entirely wrong. Either you are simply using the wrong terms to explain your...
Forum: Grammar September 17, 2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,587
Posted By Tarential
Excellent post, Rusty. That is by far the easiest...

Excellent post, Rusty. That is by far the easiest to understand and most concise explanation of the material I've yet encountered. It's so simple that I don't understand why they didn't include it as...
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,469
Posted By Tarential
Sorry, I guess I shouldn't be sarcastic about...

Sorry, I guess I shouldn't be sarcastic about idioms in a forum dedicated to learning languages without specifying. My post was not meant to be serious.

Pablo: You can say "You're good" if they do...
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,469
Posted By Tarential
The expression "my bad" bothered me until the day...

The expression "my bad" bothered me until the day I realized what the subject was: Grammar! It's just silent. The expression was actually "I'm sorry about my bad grammar"; they just shortened it.
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,147
Posted By Tarential
JPablo: I don't mean to be rude by saying this,...

JPablo: I don't mean to be rude by saying this, but I believe you might want to look up the definition of what a drug is. It's not just heroin, cocaine, etc. It's caffeine, nicotine, aspirin, and...
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,147
Posted By Tarential
I wasn't posting it as an insult to you, although...

I wasn't posting it as an insult to you, although it's interesting that you take it as such. I was pointing out to you an accurate description of the views you are taking. It is axiomatically bigotry...
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,147
Posted By Tarential
It is bigotry, pure and simple. I'm going to...

It is bigotry, pure and simple.

I'm going to stop myself here before I write the response that is deserved.
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,147
Posted By Tarential
While I agree with you in theory, in practice...

While I agree with you in theory, in practice it's generally easy to see who is just "accepting" the status quo. In addition, the very act of damning same sex marriages as "bad" or "wrong" or any of...
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,751
Posted By Tarential
I hope so :) That was my plan for learning proper...

I hope so :) That was my plan for learning proper pronunciation (music). I don't come into contact with any native Spanish speakers in my daily life, so it's the only method I have.

On a side...
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Poll: About me!
Views: 3,256
Posted By Tarential
Ah, yes I got that one phrase completely wrong. I...

Ah, yes I got that one phrase completely wrong. I read "Probablemente tengas razón" as "You have a problem with your reason." But of course, I see where I made my mistakes now. I apologize for my...
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,751
Posted By Tarential
@Angelica: I love the song you posted. I'm...

@Angelica:

I love the song you posted. I'm going to have to memorize it. (Todos menos tu).
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 30
Poll: About me!
Views: 3,256
Posted By Tarential
It'd be even better if I thought I knew how to...

It'd be even better if I thought I knew how to pronounce it. I'm thinking "Pijeen" but I'm probably wrong.
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 30
Poll: About me!
Views: 3,256
Posted By Tarential
Voting twice is not allowed; I actually voted for...

Voting twice is not allowed; I actually voted for both (at once). He made it a multiple choice poll and I agreed with both statements (I took the second one about being bad for the language to mean...
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30
Poll: About me!
Views: 3,256
Posted By Tarential
JPablo: I disagree with your statement that my...

JPablo: I disagree with your statement that my reasoning is flawed. I mean, you are certainly right that a day will arrive in which I will no longer need to think in English when writing in Spanish....
Forum: General Chat September 16, 2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 30
Poll: About me!
Views: 3,256
Posted By Tarential
I think CrOtALiTo and I have the opposite...

I think CrOtALiTo and I have the opposite problem. I care so much about speaking perfectly in Spanish that I fail to practice because I know I'll get it wrong. He doesn't care so much about the...
Forum: Suggestions & Feedback September 16, 2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,488
Posted By Tarential
No, I'm sorry but you have it wrong. You do not...

No, I'm sorry but you have it wrong. You do not need to run the IRC server yourself in order to have a java IRC client on the website. The java IRC client will connect to any server based on your...
Forum: Suggestions & Feedback September 15, 2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,488
Posted By Tarential
Quick example, isohunt.com (a search engine for...

Quick example, isohunt.com (a search engine for torrents that I use, if anyone is interested) has a shoutbox on the right hand side where people can post quick, short messages for anyone loading the...
Forum: General Chat September 15, 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By Tarential
I'd have to agree with CrOtALiTo on this one....

I'd have to agree with CrOtALiTo on this one. Thieves are opportunistic people. Hurricanes are excellent times to steal, because no-one is paying attention to you.

I wish you luck in securing your...
Forum: Suggestions & Feedback September 14, 2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,488
Posted By Tarential
I believe what he means is the integrated forum...

I believe what he means is the integrated forum chats where people can send you an invite to chat if you are logged into the forums. If you used IRC instead, which is exactly what IRC is for, then...
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