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by rickardspaghetti
26 Apr 2014 23:51
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: On making a conscript that doesn't suck.
Replies: 94
Views: 20990

Re: On making a conscript that doesn't suck.

Click wrote:I laughed far too much at this.
What if I told you I know it's not porn? [B)]
by rickardspaghetti
26 Apr 2014 20:06
Forum: Beginners' Corner
Topic: On making a conscript that doesn't suck.
Replies: 94
Views: 20990

Re: On making a conscript that doesn't suck.

I heard something about hentaigana. Have I missed much?
by rickardspaghetti
18 Oct 2013 23:08
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: ʂoʕˈʣoːʔ kɨˈt͡ɬʼɨːʕ (Spider language)
Replies: 86
Views: 9029

Re: Spider language

I'm gonna need a bigger shoe. [:|]
by rickardspaghetti
06 Jul 2013 18:51
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Weird Dream Thread
Replies: 236
Views: 65134

Re: Weird Dream Thread

I have these weird recurring dreams where I'm in a city I don't know. It feels kinda familiar, as I'm apparently able to find my way in it using public transit and such, but it's definitely not home. One moment I can be in a store buying a drink, while the next moment I can be in a big mall or in an...
by rickardspaghetti
21 Jun 2013 15:27
Forum: Teach & Share
Topic: Follow Yiuel's Struggle With Swedish
Replies: 18
Views: 4568

Re: Follow Yiuel's Struggle With Swedish

Why can I never have as fun as you, Ceresz? [D:]
by rickardspaghetti
16 May 2013 13:02
Forum: Teach & Share
Topic: Yiuel's Tips about Learning a Foreign Language
Replies: 10
Views: 3220

Re: Yiuel's Tips about Learning a Foreign Language

I'll be looking forward to this.
by rickardspaghetti
05 May 2013 00:41
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Octal Numeric System
Replies: 20
Views: 2184

Re: Octal Numeric System

Batailleur wrote:
Ambrisio wrote:There are some natlangs that use it (maybe even some ideolects spoken by computer programmers:-)
No, hexadecimal FTW.
But duodecimal holds hexadecimal on a leash! [}:D]
by rickardspaghetti
19 Apr 2013 18:41
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Ways of having Subtle Con-magic
Replies: 18
Views: 3418

Re: Ways of having Subtle Con-magic

zelos wrote:I have magic simply be another natural force.
Like alchemy in "Fullmetal Alchemist"?
by rickardspaghetti
13 Mar 2013 15:14
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: If your GF says that a girl is looking at you... kiss her.
Replies: 20
Views: 1808

Re: If your GF says that a girl is looking at you... kiss he

I thought this was gonna be a "share your favourite memes" thread posted in the wrong section. And I had really been preparing for this on Quickmeme. [:|]
by rickardspaghetti
11 Mar 2013 18:38
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: General linguistic ignorance?
Replies: 21
Views: 3107

Re: General linguistic ignorance?

It sounds like you've had experience with these kinds of teachers, Sko.
by rickardspaghetti
27 Feb 2013 23:54
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Other Creativity
Replies: 1248
Views: 205316

Re: Other Creativity

Is that Snusmumriken or a samurai?
by rickardspaghetti
24 Feb 2013 13:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Umbrean Script
Replies: 9
Views: 761

Re: Umbrean Script

Would semi-vowels count as consonants or vowels?
by rickardspaghetti
10 Jan 2013 22:00
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Vazâkatâvtiî - Wally Toxic
Replies: 224
Views: 22568

Re: Wally Toxic lang (Vazákatavtií)

Xing wrote:We need a tiebreaker.


#47
What should the kinship system be like?
a) Iroquois
b) Crow
c) Omaha
d) Eskimo
e) Sudanese
f) Hawaiian
I don't know how any of these work. Could you provide links or something?
by rickardspaghetti
09 Jan 2013 11:21
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Verbal possession markers?
Replies: 5
Views: 790

Re: Verbal possession markers?

Could PHYS.POSS perhaps mean something you are either holding or having on your person?
e.g "my book(which I am holding in my hand)"
by rickardspaghetti
06 Jan 2013 01:25
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here
Replies: 7363
Views: 947320

Re: (L&N) Q&A Thread - Quick questions go here

Micamo wrote:It doesn't just happen with "is/are" either.

There sit apples.
There sits an apple.

Or just with "there" either.

Over here sit apples.
Over here sits an apple.
It's just the subject and the adverb switching places, right?
by rickardspaghetti
28 Dec 2012 17:17
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Vazâkatâvtiî - Wally Toxic
Replies: 224
Views: 22568

Re: Vazákatavtií

I don't really understand what your example is meant to show. The question was about whether the content in indirect speech should be in the irrealis ("Peter said that John VERB.IRR") or not ("Peter said that John VERB"). So it's hearsay evidential? In that case I'd suggest you use both. Use the re...
by rickardspaghetti
28 Dec 2012 12:33
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Vazâkatâvtiî - Wally Toxic
Replies: 224
Views: 22568

Re: Vazákatavtií

such as this?..."i think it would be a good idea to do so, while positively skirting the matter at hand in this good discussion, and think highly of approving such an action to vote" ? I don't really understand what your example is meant to show. The question was about whether the content in indire...
by rickardspaghetti
28 Dec 2012 02:23
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Vazâkatâvtiî - Wally Toxic
Replies: 224
Views: 22568

Re: Vazákatavtií

Xing wrote:Here is a pdf-draft of what we've got so far:

https://www.box.com/s/gyzvpjwv876yjtpgzei0

New question:

Q#42
Should the irrealis mood be used for indirect speech?
a) Yes.
b) No.
You mean renarrative?
by rickardspaghetti
22 Dec 2012 21:21
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Vazâkatâvtiî - Wally Toxic
Replies: 224
Views: 22568

Re: Wally Toxic needs a lang (dictatorial collab-langing)

Xing wrote:
rickardspaghetti wrote: And BTW, did we decide on what tense system to use?
Don't remember... But what about having past and present tense, and use the irrealis for future tense?
I was thinking commissive as future.
by rickardspaghetti
22 Dec 2012 19:01
Forum: Conlangs
Topic: Vazâkatâvtiî - Wally Toxic
Replies: 224
Views: 22568

Re: Wally Toxic needs a lang (dictatorial collab-langing)

Xing wrote:Yes.

I'll write something together during the holidays. In the meanwhile, could someone come up with a cool mood system?
Anything specific you're looking for?
And BTW, did we decide on what tense system to use?