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catindisguise

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« : 10-03-2003 07:54 »

Hi, my friend is very cool and has taught me how to say "Bender is the best" in Manderin. I can't write it in the proper Chinese but you pronounce it;
"Bender hi jo ho"  :D
i just told you incase anyone went to China and had nothing to say, honestly you won't insult them, unless of course my friend has tricked me, if she has you can hunt me down and kill me. but BE CAREFUL!!! bend in Chinese is stupid. Don't say i didn't warn you.............
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« #1 : 10-03-2003 09:06 »

Cool.  Now I only have to learn that phrase in over 100 other languages...
Teral

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« #2 : 10-03-2003 09:24 »
« : 10-03-2003 09:24 »

And here it is in case you ever travel to the land of beer, good bacon and Lego: "Bender er den bedste!"

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« #3 : 10-03-2003 09:47 »

Now only 99 languages to go...Thanks Teral
catindisguise

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« #4 : 10-03-2003 10:10 »

Wow, we could have a big dictionary with bender/fry/leela is the best in LOADS of languages, well, I'D by it....
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« #5 : 10-03-2003 10:36 »
« : 10-04-2003 22:00 »

From the land that brought you Ikea, meatballs and cold, Sweden:

"Bender is the best" <-> "Bender är bäst"
"Bender rules" <-> "Bender regerar"
"Bender owns" <-> "Bender äger" (Swedish expression)

Actually I don't know if we brought you the meatballs but they're famous anyway.

Edited to fix it to Bobbys parameters.
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« #6 : 10-03-2003 10:46 »
« : 10-03-2003 10:46 »

From my home country: "Bender is the best, eh?"

Way to re-inforce stereotypes, me!
winna

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« #7 : 10-03-2003 10:54 »

"Bender er den bedste"
German?
I'll have to use that one in class...
Herr Bender!
Xmpel

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« #8 : 10-03-2003 11:22 »

"Bender er den bedste" = Danish
Teral

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« #9 : 10-03-2003 11:27 »
« : 10-03-2003 11:27 »

Yep.

German would be "Bender ist der beste/grösste"

I think...
winna

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« #10 : 10-03-2003 11:32 »

I knew the er sounded odd... 

grosste = ???
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« #11 : 10-03-2003 11:40 »

Bender hu yoter yafeh me-ode

I think that's how you say it in Hebrew.
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« #12 : 10-03-2003 11:52 »

 
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Originally posted by winna:
I knew the er sounded odd... 

grosste = ???

grösste = greatest (I think...)

It's been 14 years since my last German class.
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« #13 : 10-03-2003 14:06 »

No....
must....
fight....
....Otaku-nese.
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« #14 : 10-03-2003 16:09 »

The important question is, how do you say "Morgan can Proctor my office any day" in various other languages?
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« #15 : 10-03-2003 16:10 »

 
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Originally posted by Nixorbo:
The important question is, how do you say "Morgan can Proctor my office any day" in various other languages?

  :laff:

Morgan hi Proctor ha-office shelcha yom-echad

That's the closest I can get, in Hebrew.
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« #16 : 10-03-2003 16:40 »

People reading hebrew bug me.  I have to stop them every time, and say "NO! STUPID!"

Then I'll flip the book over for them.

"You start here!"
Teral

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« #17 : 10-03-2003 16:48 »

"Morgan kan Proctor mit kontor nårsomhelst"

"Nårsomhelst" means "anytime", but that's the closest thing we got.
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« #18 : 10-03-2003 19:13 »

Bender je najbolji (serbian/croatian, probably the same in a couple of other ex-yu/slavic languages)
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« #19 : 10-03-2003 19:47 »

"G'day mate! That bugger Bending robot from that Futuriny show on telly is as bloody brilliant as shrimp on the barbie, mate! And that's bloody good bush tucker, mate!" is how you'd say it in Australian...

Actually, it'd really only be "Bender's the best" but I figure saying something like an Aussie to foreigners is only funny when you do the full stereotype.  :)
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« #20 : 10-04-2003 07:27 »

 
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Originally posted by Teral:
 grösste = greatest (I think...)

It's been 14 years since my last German class.

Hey, you're good.  :)
Somehow, sentences like "Honk if Bender's great" etc. sound pretty stupid and boring in German.  :(

catindisguise

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« #21 : 10-04-2003 07:32 »

AWWWWWWWW
I really want a bumper sticker with "honk if bender is great on it" Is there anywhere I can get one and if there isn't I THOUGHT OF IT FIRST AND I OWN ALL MONEY IT MAKES....
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« #22 : 10-04-2003 07:59 »

 
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Originally posted by catindisguise:
AWWWWWWWW
I really want a bumper sticker with "honk if bender is great on it" Is there anywhere I can get one and if there isn't I THOUGHT OF IT FIRST AND I OWN ALL MONEY IT MAKES....

I got one.  A girl I know had it custom made at a kiosk at the mall.
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« #23 : 10-04-2003 08:06 »
« : 10-04-2003 08:06 »

 
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Originally posted by Teral:
"Morgan kan Proctor mit kontor nårsomhelst"

You mean: "Morgan kan Proctor:a mitt kontor när hon vill" ?!?

No need to thank me for fixing it to correct Nordic   :D .
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« #24 : 10-04-2003 08:17 »
« : 10-04-2003 08:17 »

 
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Originally posted by Xmpel:
From the land that brought you Ikea, meatballs and cold, Sweden:

Raw: "Bender är bäst"
Gen X: "Bender regerar"

Actually I don't know if we brought you the meatballs but they're famous anyway.


glöm inte: Bender äger mest av alla

alson, in finnish: Bender on paras

catindisguise

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« #25 : 10-04-2003 11:23 »

 
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Originally posted by canned eggs:
 I got one.  A girl I know had it custom made at a kiosk at the mall.


What??? When did this happen??? You're joking right??? thats NOT FUNNY!!!!!

so, er what mall was it??
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« #26 : 10-04-2003 12:49 »

 
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Originally posted by Nixorbo:
The important question is, how do you say "Morgan can Proctor my office any day" in various other languages?
I think that in German it would be "Morgan kann jederzeit mein Büro proctoren".  Any real German here can correct that if it's wrong.

By the way, Asylum-Fry, are you from Israel?  I was just wondering, because Hebrew's a pretty hard language to learn.

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« #27 : 10-04-2003 12:57 »

 
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Originally posted by Evil Fox Exec:
I think that in German it would be "Morgan kann jederzeit mein Büro proctoren".  Any real German here can correct that if it's wrong.
Yep, seems right to me.
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« #28 : 10-04-2003 18:35 »

 
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Originally posted by Evil Fox Exec:
I think that in German it would be "Morgan kann jederzeit mein Büro proctoren".

 :eek: OMG, you don't want to know what that sentence means in English...!  :eek:  :nono:
Nah, I'm just kidding, your German's great!  :D Only the word "proctoren" doesn't exist, unfortunately I don't know what "to proctor" means and I can't find it in my dictionary.  :hmpf:
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« #29 : 10-05-2003 11:05 »

"Bender es el mejor"

Now you know it in Spanish.
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« #30 : 10-05-2003 11:23 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by catindisguise:
Hi, my friend is very cool and has taught me how to say "Bender is the best" in Manderin. I can't write it in the proper Chinese but you pronounce it;
"Bender hi jo ho"   :D
i just told you incase anyone went to China and had nothing to say, honestly you won't insult them, unless of course my friend has tricked me, if she has you can hunt me down and kill me. but BE CAREFUL!!! bend in Chinese is stupid. Don't say i didn't warn you.............

That'll come in handy if I ever write a 'fic in which Bender hypnotizes Amy into being his servant.
Evil Fox Exec

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« #31 : 10-05-2003 14:05 »

MrBurns, as far as I know, proctor is not an actual word, other than the company name "Proctor and Gamble".  But that's why it's funny, because it doesn't make any sense, in English or any other language.
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« #32 : 10-05-2003 14:13 »

Oh, now I see.  :)
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« #33 : 10-05-2003 14:18 »

 
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Originally posted by canned eggs:
 I got one.  A girl I know had it custom made at a kiosk at the mall.


Any pictures?   :)
Molly

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« #34 : 10-05-2003 14:43 »

Proctor is a real word, it means to supervise, like, "to proctor a test".

Also, this is a great thread but to nitpick, I would rather hear how to say "Bender is great" as opposed to "Bender is the best" in various languages since "Bender is great" is a phrase that actually comes up quite often in the show's dialogue.

Also, I've had Bender singing "Bender is great, ohh, Bender is great, Bender bender.." (ref: Love & Rocket) stuck in my head for about two weeks now.
canned eggs

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« #35 : 10-05-2003 15:27 »

 
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Originally posted by catindisguise:
 What??? When did this happen??? You're joking right??? thats NOT FUNNY!!!!!

so, er what mall was it??

I dunno, but it was in California.  It can't be the only custom bumper sticker kiosk in the world.

 
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Originally posted by winna:
Any pictures?

No.  I could take one, but I'm lazy, so it's unlikely I will.  If I do, I'll post it.
Evil Fox Exec

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« #36 : 10-05-2003 16:51 »

 
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Originally posted by Molly:
Proctor is a real word, it means to supervise, like, "to proctor a test".
Holy crap, you're right!  I remember seeing that word when I was taking my ACT test (it was in the directions to taking the test, something along the lines of "if you have a problem, notify your proctor".).

By the way Molly, in German, the way you'd say Bender is great is Bender ist groß.  That ß in German represents a double-s (ss) after a long vowel.

Teral

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« #37 : 10-05-2003 17:02 »
« : 10-05-2003 17:02 »

In Danish it would be "Bender er stor", but since that's both a grammatical abomination and street slang, "Bender er mægtig god" eller "Bender er storartet" might be better. Although some of the punch the American sentence carry is lost.
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« #38 : 10-05-2003 21:04 »

Bender es muy gande de mucho mexicano tortillas!
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« #39 : 10-06-2003 09:40 »

Excellent...excellent...
We could make a version of one of the first zoidberg jokes:
"Now open one of your mouths and say:Bender är bäst"
(That's just a random sample)
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