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12-12-03, 02:06

Please don't take this the wrong way or anything, because i just don't know and nobody has every taught me or informed me on this topic.... ok

I have noticed that people here is from very interesting places : Japan, Scottland, Greece, Australia, and others....

And I wanted to know:
#1)Do you guys just know English
#2)Do you use a translator
#3)Are there different versons of this site that are in different laguages like TombRaider.com (http://www.tombraider.com/) ???

I hope this doesn't make anyone mad, i just wanted to know :confused:

Also, does anyone know how/or IF i can make a music video a screensaver???? anyone... anyone...

thanks - Mere

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12-12-03, 04:00
HI Lost Person http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

Your right I've noticed the same thing. Many people seem to be fluent in English even when they live in a forum country. I'm curious to know whether they use a translator of not. I speak English so I wouldn't know.

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12-12-03, 04:01
Opps my bad. I put 'forum country' instead of 'foreign country' lol. Just goes to show how tired I am http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif

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12-12-03, 04:02
Hello. There is only one version of the forum and your on it. I once started a thread on how impressed I was with everyone's English and was ashamed to admitt that I cannot converse in any other language. We have bright and talented and interesting people here. Each and every one is worth knowing.


[ 12. December 2003, 04:03: Message edited by: Annacia ]

12-12-03, 13:33
Thanks for the info.... I hope I didn't upset anyone.... when I ask a question people always seem to get mad or something and their like " You shouldn't be asking that question, you should already know!"


And when I ask a "stupid" question about what is it like to live in another country... then they REALLY get mad. "Not every country is like the US!!!!" and, then, they won't answer me, and I’m back in the same dilemma.....

It seems like this is a very "touchy" subject for people of other countries... especially when an American is asking... I have no control over what our government has done and will do so I don't think that they should get made a ME... I didn't do anything, and most of the time I don't really agree with what our government is doing anyway... people (who choose to actually listen to me) find I have a very..umm.... different view of our government than others… They say I have a very “un-American” point of view… if you know what I mean…….
I don't carry any of that stupid "American Pride" for no reason... I have pride when our government does something right. I don't just agree and follow because I’m an American....
I do this to people too…. You have to "EARN" my respect... you just don't receive it because of who you are....

People think that I’m some stupid, ignorant American that is self-centered and all that jazz... And well, I know we Americans are more self-centered and stuff than other countries, but that is just how I’ve been taught... I want to know and learn about other countries and cultures.... but... yet again... they all answer me in the same way.....

SO, thank you, for not getting mad (or not showing it) and not telling me that I’m a stupid or ignorant American (or not typing it! ;) http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif )

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PS: I've never been out of the country, so that's why i don't know anymore about this topic :rolleyes:

[ 12. December 2003, 13:42: Message edited by: LostPerson ]

12-12-03, 13:38
What are u trying to say LostPerson???
I need to go to Secundary School!Bye!

12-12-03, 14:58
LostPerson, don't fret. I've never met an American yet that I didn't like (really). And people of all nationalities take pride in their country and culture - or at least, they should do.

12-12-03, 15:23
I second to what our friend Jiao has just said, I haven't met a person from the USA that I didn't like! Hugs to you,


12-12-03, 18:27
hihihihihihi.........i hate it wen people judge you because of the way you look or were you come from. im going to new york in 2005 with my scool and were going ski-ing in vermont!!!!!!! im sooooo excited.
its really strange cuz my dad was telling me bout the times he went to japan and then.....on the weakest link this lady cud speak japanese and then.......on the simpsons they all went to japan and now.......were speaking bout different countries like japan..........lololololol i love the world!!!!!!!!!! in the end were all the same but differentxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/music2.gif

12-12-03, 18:32
I am mega-excited too! I am going to New York in Feb, it's my third year running, I got married there in 2002 and I wouldn't want to spend those 2 weeks in the middle of the month anywhere else!