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Re: Bad Translator

Postby JoshyBoy on Sun Jul 10, 2011 5:08 am

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Re: Bad Translator

Postby Qwert on Sun Jul 10, 2011 11:36 am

"This post was made by JoshyBoy who is currently on your ignore list. Display this post."

what its these? I need to translate.
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby rdsrds2120 on Sun Jul 10, 2011 1:31 pm

Back on topic. Bad translator posts, please.

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Re: Bad Translator

Postby AndyDufresne on Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:02 am

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity...


We are Americans, to ensure a perfect connection, such as the Justice Department said a silent room, a common defense, promote and protect future generations the benefits of freedom and the public interest...



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Re: Bad Translator

Postby jimboston on Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:12 am

Original text:

"Elvis was a hero to most but he never meant to me, you see straight up racist that sucker was, simple and plain motherfuck him and John Wayne"

(... from Public Enemy, Fight the Power)

...50 translations later we get:

"Pork chop Elvis Iuehanveien racism, hero"
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby Qwert on Tue Jul 19, 2011 2:02 pm

blitzkrieg
(Military) a swift intensive military attack, esp using tanks supported by aircraft, designed to defeat the opposition quickly
[from German: lightning war]
Blizkrieg
(Army), with the hope, is that the first Capern military, to prevent collapse of will, which is the figure of
[Latin flash]

Strategy and tactic
The military science that deals with securing objectives set by strategy, especially the technique of deploying and directing troops, ships, and aircraft in effective maneuvers against an enemy: Tactics is a required course at all military academies.

Strategy and the lake
From security is a no science is proposed, especially the art of scheduling and routing the enemy army in the ships ran down the elit tortor consectetuer remember that you MUST sit amet course at the military Academies.


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Re: Bad Translator

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Jul 25, 2011 8:26 am

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war...


4:07 years participated in this continent a new nation, so that parents and all people with the same conditions to be fulfilled. Now we are engaged in a civil war ...



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Re: Bad Translator

Postby Obrens on Mon Jul 25, 2011 9:54 am

Lolololol, you have to see this:

Original text:

"I know machine translators are bad, but they are useful non the less. "

...56 translations later we get:

"I am a good translation does not mean anything."

Of course it does not mean anything. You are a BAD translation! That's what you get when you translate with the Bad Translator!
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby AndyDufresne on Wed Feb 20, 2013 12:48 pm

I forgot how much I enjoyed Bad Translations via the Bad Translator: http://ackuna.com/badtranslator

18 Translations:
Shakespeare, Twelfth Night wrote:Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.

Translation wrote:Fear not the size. Some men are born great, some achieve greatness and some discounts.



Shakespeare Hamlet wrote:This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.

Translation wrote:And most importantly: a real boy, night and day, not too bad.



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Re: Bad Translator

Postby BigBallinStalin on Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:55 pm

"" Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil."

27 translations later...

"Kingdom and something named the Pope, the sky, the sky. We have today that supports debt cancellation, please contact us. That does not seduce and Deslliure."
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby AndyDufresne on Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:18 pm

BigBallinStalin wrote:
"" Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil."

27 translations later...

"Kingdom and something named the Pope, the sky, the sky. We have today that supports debt cancellation, please contact us. That does not seduce and Deslliure."

The first third reads like poetry:

Kingdom and
something named the Pope.
The sky, the sky.


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Re: Bad Translator

Postby BigBallinStalin on Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:24 pm

AndyDufresne wrote:
BigBallinStalin wrote:
"" Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil."

27 translations later...

"Kingdom and something named the Pope, the sky, the sky. We have today that supports debt cancellation, please contact us. That does not seduce and Deslliure."

The first third reads like poetry:

Kingdom and
something named the Pope.
The sky, the sky.


--Andy


I dunno, Andy. That poem does not seduce and Deslliure.
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby rdsrds2120 on Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:27 pm

BigBallinStalin wrote:I dunno, Andy. That poem does not seduce and Deslliure.


That makes one of us.

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Re: Bad Translator

Postby AndyDufresne on Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:36 pm

18 Translations, from one of the great orators:
Winston Churchill, WW2 wrote:We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender


Translation wrote:At the end of last year we have to fight for the French Republic. We have to deal with avian influenza. We have to fight for their own self esteem, more blood, we defend our island, it might cost you. We have to fight, we will fight, we will fight for the country, as well as the streets, how will the mountain battle, do not forget you,


Strangely, Churchill seems to have been a prophet as well, foretelling the bird flu. He also seems to let his personal feelings toward France slip through.


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Re: Bad Translator

Postby KoolBak on Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:42 pm

Andy has a fetish for bananas and flying monkeys

27 later

Al, I'm Andy fetish
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby new guy1 on Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:48 pm

"I once met your mother."

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

"The next day he may find his mother."
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby AndyDufresne on Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:55 pm

18 Translations:
Mao Zedong wrote:If the U.S. monopoly capitalist groups persist in pushing their policies of aggression and war, the day is bound to come when they will be hanged by the people of the whole world. The same fate awaits the accomplices of the United States.

Translation wrote:If the whole world, or a political monopoly is for all people and political aggression. Hot-standby so we all get sick.




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Re: Bad Translator

Postby BigBallinStalin on Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:17 pm

AndyDufresne wrote:18 Translations, from one of the great orators:
Winston Churchill, WW2 wrote:We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender


Translation wrote:At the end of last year we have to fight for the French Republic. We have to deal with avian influenza. We have to fight for their own self esteem, more blood, we defend our island, it might cost you. We have to fight, we will fight, we will fight for the country, as well as the streets, how will the mountain battle, do not forget you,


Strangely, Churchill seems to have been a prophet as well, foretelling the bird flu. He also seems to let his personal feelings toward France slip through.


--Andy


"we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be"
into
"we defend our island, it might cost you."


You know, the translator did succeed in cutting through the rhetoric.

Then again, how will the mountain battle?
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby AndyDufresne on Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:25 pm

Indeed, BBS. I also liked the phrase about fighting to defend "their self esteem"


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Re: Bad Translator

Postby DoomYoshi on Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:36 pm

Red Cross Canada Mission Statement: A Turkish Mob In Cognito???

Original text:

"Our Mission: To improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world."

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

"Our mission: Turkey and in the world"
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby jonesthecurl on Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:12 pm

The earliest version of this I'm aware was in a book by Philip K Dick - possibly The Galactic Pot-Healer. There it was a game translators played deliberately - translate from one language to another, then back. There was an element of the deliberate in it. The example I remember is "Invisible idiot" for "Out of sight, out of mind."
And remember what the poet said – “in booty there is loot, and in loot booty.” Or sump’n like that.
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby new guy1 on Wed Feb 20, 2013 6:24 pm

Original text:

"I have to pee."

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

"This car is also live in peace."
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby muy_thaiguy on Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:00 pm

To be or not to be, that is the question"

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

"If you have a problem."


Original text:

"Is this the real life, is this some fantasy? Caught in a landslide, no escape from reality."

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

"Life is an illusion. It is interesting."
Now is not the time to divide ourselves, to relish in letters by men long dead. Now is the time to come and work together in order to bring this country onto the right track. We are all citizens of this country, it is time to treat eachother as equals.
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby jonesthecurl on Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:45 am

I remember some book I read which was translated from the French. In it there was a quote from an book in English. The French-to-English translator hadn't bothered to find the English original, but had translated it back.
"Suddenly, I had a souvenir."
And remember what the poet said – “in booty there is loot, and in loot booty.” Or sump’n like that.
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Re: Bad Translator

Postby DoomYoshi on Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:41 pm

Charles Baudelaire: The Original Surrealist?

"One should always be drunk. That’s the great thing, the only question. Not to feel the horrible burden of Time weighing on your shoulders and bowing you to the earth, you should be drunk without respite. Drunk with what? With wine, with poetry, or with virtue, as you please. But get drunk."

...27 translations later, Bing gives us:

"To discuss this, it's still one of the most important to fifty years old to drink like Yes. Good or drink even in the land of heavy load poids axis to drink anything but morality, poésie, came and iron all had a drink."
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