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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).

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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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Old 06-24-2014, 09:18 PM   #730
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I hereby do lay to rest:

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A government's job is to disappoint those whom they govern.
A statement made by a friend of mine intending to be satirical...but is completely true in every way.

I replace it with this:

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...wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the Forest, a little boy and his Bear will always be playing.
- The House at Pooh Corner
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Old 06-24-2014, 10:26 PM   #731
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I hereby do lay to rest:

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A government's job is to disappoint those whom they govern.
A statement made by a friend of mine intending to be satirical...but is completely true in every way.
Isn't that a statement made by some...one? I remember reading it while searching up someone's famous quotes. Maybe it's morm's qoute's author. But then there are so many true quotes of that nature about the government that maybe it just sounds similar.
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Old 06-25-2014, 08:12 AM   #732
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Isn't that a statement made by some...one?
Why yes. It was a statement made by a friend of mine who currently lives in Kentucky.

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I remember reading it while searching up someone's famous quotes. Maybe it's morm's qoute's author. But then there are so many true quotes of that nature about the government that maybe it just sounds similar.
It probably just sounds similar, or maybe my friend was quoting somebody and I didn't realize it.
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Old 07-13-2014, 04:50 PM   #733
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...but necessity compels.

Here lies

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