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Forum: Umineko 2012-01-03, 20:41
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Posted By zorahk
The thing is, if you attempt to say it with a...

The thing is, if you attempt to say it with a Japanese accent, Siesta and Chiester sound *almost* the same. I mean, if you were just going to romanize the original Japanese, then yeah シエスタ becomes...
Forum: Umineko 2011-12-22, 02:15
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
Does anyone have all the answers for the quiz...

Does anyone have all the answers for the quiz questions?
Forum: Umineko 2011-12-13, 15:27
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
Translations have a duty to be faithful to the...

Translations have a duty to be faithful to the original. The only option which is therefore acceptable is option 3, the lazy option.
Forum: Umineko 2011-12-12, 23:59
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
Regardless of what you like, if the romanization...

Regardless of what you like, if the romanization is inaccurate it needs to be changed. It's obvious they're supposed to represent the guns, but I'm not sure why they didn't then write the name as...
Forum: Umineko 2011-12-12, 22:13
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
Did you guys decide to change the romanization...

Did you guys decide to change the romanization for the siestas to chiester?
Forum: Umineko 2011-11-27, 23:45
Replies: 459
Views: 105,360
Posted By zorahk
as long as its not kiddie porn us customs doesn't...

as long as its not kiddie porn us customs doesn't care.
also they're not going to open your package anyway unless its suspicious for other reasons.
for something as mundane as a stupid video game,...
Forum: Umineko 2011-11-09, 07:05
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
While he is definitely wordy, this is something...

While he is definitely wordy, this is something which is not really a unique problem to him. Most Japanese authors, are, by western standards, "wordy". Japanese is a language where sentence length is...
Forum: Umineko 2011-10-24, 18:11
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
Can we just give up on the translating the PS3...

Can we just give up on the translating the PS3 and PSP games please? Far too much discussion of it tbh, it's not going to happen and any fan who tries to does it is likely to get alchemists lawyer...
Forum: Umineko 2011-10-24, 18:10
Replies: 459
Views: 105,360
Posted By zorahk
Some major spoilers up in that OP

Some major spoilers up in that OP
Forum: Umineko 2011-10-15, 04:44
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
I can't answer your question unless you tell me...

I can't answer your question unless you tell me your Japanese level :confused:
Forum: Umineko 2011-10-10, 20:08
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
this, times a million.

this, times a million.
Forum: Umineko 2011-10-07, 20:25
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Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
Because there's so much else to discuss in this...

Because there's so much else to discuss in this thread, you know, since the translation is done and all.

oh wait.
Forum: Umineko 2011-10-07, 02:09
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
I know the theory, and Japanese probably is...

I know the theory, and Japanese probably is related to one of the languages of the korean kingdoms. However, even if it was, that doesn't make it related to modern korean because linguistic analysis...
Forum: Umineko 2011-10-05, 22:42
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
Your logic is faulty on multiple levels, but...

Your logic is faulty on multiple levels, but basically the spoken language has nothing to do with the written language. Japanese could not write before Chinese was imported into Japan, and yet the...
Forum: Umineko 2011-10-04, 23:47
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
Define proficient. I doubt after one year you are...

Define proficient. I doubt after one year you are what I would call proficient. Can you read a similar amount of kanji to a native speaker? Do you have no problems discussing a wide range of topics,...
Forum: Umineko 2011-10-01, 21:12
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
this is such an uninformed post. you will not be...

this is such an uninformed post. you will not be decent in Japanese in a few months nor a few years. I would say it would take someone at least 5 years to be proficient in the language and at least...
Forum: Umineko 2011-07-25, 00:28
Replies: 459
Views: 105,360
Posted By zorahk
yeah I wouldn't really recommend that cuz manga...

yeah I wouldn't really recommend that cuz manga is not exactly a bastion of correct grammar or "good Japanese"
Forum: Umineko 2011-07-24, 20:39
Replies: 459
Views: 105,360
Posted By zorahk
actually manga is kind of an exception, because...

actually manga is kind of an exception, because authors put kanji next to unrelated furigana sometimes for comic effect and such.

actually now that I think about it manga is a terrible example of...
Forum: Umineko 2011-07-24, 18:03
Replies: 459
Views: 105,360
Posted By zorahk
Of course it will be, and actually it is very...

Of course it will be, and actually it is very common for things like this to be used as ateji rather than reading them for real because word like 夜想曲 sound very old fashioned where as ノクターン does not....
Forum: Umineko 2011-03-29, 00:12
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,627,493
Posted By zorahk
this makes zero sense. the word for when a wolf...

this makes zero sense. the word for when a wolf makes a sound is 吠える
you don't say 鳴く in relation to wolves, it sounds bizarre.

again, this is not cry with tears (泣く)it's 鳴く which is like the...
Forum: Umineko 2011-01-05, 16:41
Replies: 1,772
Views: 316,797
Posted By zorahk
Ok cool. Back to reading w/o a dictionary...

Ok cool. Back to reading w/o a dictionary (brainpowerrrrr)
Forum: Umineko 2011-01-05, 16:29
Replies: 1,772
Views: 316,797
Posted By zorahk
Since I dont want to read through the thread and...

Since I dont want to read through the thread and get spoiled, where is the branch for the trick/magic end so I know where to save. And those are the only two endings right?
Forum: Umineko 2010-12-31, 21:21
Replies: 1,772
Views: 316,797
Posted By zorahk
Are there any videos of the OP yet?

Are there any videos of the OP yet?
Forum: Umineko 2010-12-28, 21:00
Replies: 753
Views: 136,666
Posted By zorahk
you're greatly underestimating how popular the...

you're greatly underestimating how popular the ps3 is, but okay.
Forum: Umineko 2010-12-27, 22:07
Replies: 753
Views: 136,666
Posted By zorahk
it's not the end of the world guys: 11,631...

it's not the end of the world guys:

11,631 copies x 7,980円 = 92,815,380円 = 1,121,098 USD.

their actual profits are obviously less but how much could this game have possibly cost to make...
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