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Old 03-27-2011, 12:44 PM   #721
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It's interesting to see the different siggies people used to have.

I changed mine quite a few times. I'm not sure I remember which ones I had. Some of them:

*Elen sila lumenn omentielvo

*Wise and fearless and fair

*дороги трудны но хуже без дорог

*It's the work that's never started as takes longest to finish

*Everyone falls sooner or later. It's where you land that makes the difference.

And my current sig, which I'm going to change soon: I am alive for two reasons. The first I won't mention, and the second - so that I could read Tolkien.

Hm. I feel that I missed a few. I changed it more often than that.
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Old 04-13-2011, 07:48 PM   #722
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Bye bye old siggy!

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Не копи печали про запас
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Old 04-14-2011, 11:19 AM   #723
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G55, has Google Translate been drinking again, or does your old sig really mean "No copy of sorrow in store"?
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Old 04-14-2011, 03:30 PM   #724
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Pffffffffff! That's what you get when you translate literally, and kind of using synonyms. It really means something like "Don't store your sorrows for later".
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Old 04-14-2011, 08:19 PM   #725
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Не копи печали про запас

My translator says, "Don't save grief for an emergency." Makes sense to me. I always whip mine out in Traffic Courts, whenever I look in my wallet, and when I consider what my someday future mother-in-law will look like.
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Old 04-14-2011, 08:42 PM   #726
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"про запас" actually means "for a back-up" or "for a case of emergency". However, it is more accurate in the overall meaning the way I translated it, I think...

*pulls hand away from keyboard: must...not...discuss...Russian...!!!...*

OK. Seriously. I'm probably boring y'all to death with my Russian. Why does it keep coming up in so many threads that I post in? I have to stop.
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Old 05-20-2011, 02:46 PM   #727
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My past two sigs:

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Looks foul, and feels foul as well.

Between major and minor there is but half a tone.
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Она хоть бывшая, но поданная русская ~
To avoid problems with Google Translate (which is probably drunk again ), the latter one means She, though the former, is true/loyal/something-I-can't-translate Russian.

I think my new signature is very appropriate, considering that those Downers who are in school/Uni are going though the same pains as I (hetic studying and exams). It means, Hold on, people! Summer is comming soon!
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Old 04-20-2012, 06:03 PM   #728
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Here lies...

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He was terrible at intrigue. Forgot which goblet he'd put the poison in. Wasn't finished gloating to his enemy when he keeled over.
...which I stole from some Dragon Age DLC (I think...I actually don't remember).

I replace it with

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Old 05-04-2012, 05:15 PM   #729
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Laying it to rest where I can find it again...

It has been a very long run (almost three years, if I am right), but my quote from Sigurd and Gudrun has been replaced.

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'Wake now, wake now! War is kindled. Now helm to head, to hand the sword. Wake now, warriors, wielding glory! To wide Valhöll ways lie open.'
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