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You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« on: March 29, 2010, 04:43:24 pm »
When you're in a convenience store and happen to see a box of "Bengay" and think to yourself "Be-true?  There's no /b/ in Na'vi!"
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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2010, 05:20:35 pm »
...when you start pronouncing words from other languages according to Na'vi conventions.

...when you start hating apostrophes in English because words can't end in 's.

...when someone asks you for some pie and you give them a bottle of water.
« Last Edit: March 29, 2010, 05:24:52 pm by NeotrekkerZ »
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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2010, 05:23:13 pm »
...when you start pronouncing words from other languages according to Na'vi conventions.

i was doing this slightly earlyer
ever realised how wierd it sounds?
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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2010, 05:26:05 pm »
Especially the diphthongs in German.
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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2010, 05:56:44 pm »
something more bizzare
i can't even pronouce many na'vi letters or words when i try
but can do them accidently ???
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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2010, 06:21:08 pm »
...you spend all your time studying Na'vi and not scholarly academics and become in danger of failing courses, but can practically think in Na'vi nì'aw....not that that is my situation...

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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2010, 06:33:54 pm »
...You can answer most of a German test in Na'vi, but not in German.


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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2010, 08:16:12 pm »
Your office E-mail sig, had Na'vi on it.  And people at work don't say a thing.
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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2010, 08:29:23 pm »
You wind up typing your coursework in Na'vi, or in my case, fractured Na'vi :P

Happened today, caught myself in time, hehe.
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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2010, 10:48:21 pm »
or you randomly greet people or imsult them in Na'vi
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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2010, 11:02:57 pm »
You have written on your whiteboard at work, "Rutxe piveng oeru txo tsun tslivan faylì'ut."
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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2010, 01:45:18 am »
You have written on your whiteboard at work, "Rutxe piveng oeru txo tsun tslivan faylì'ut."

I'm having a hard time translating, can you translate this for the not so well versed in Na'vi rutxe.


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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2010, 02:26:39 am »
"Please tell me if you are able to understand these words"  ;)
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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #13 on: March 30, 2010, 02:27:39 am »
Righto.  And if anyone asks me what it says I will read it for them. :D
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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2010, 02:33:49 am »
One of these days I need to bite the bullet and start posting audio.  (First step, need a mic)
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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #15 on: March 30, 2010, 04:08:30 pm »
When you think "Skxawng" instead of "moron/idiot/whatever"

When you start writing a insuilt to everybody in Na'vi in your sig in another forum full of Avatar haters (i.e. www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/)

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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2010, 04:57:12 pm »
If you damn near say srane instead of yes every single time, or start pronouncing I like Oe.

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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #17 on: March 30, 2010, 05:00:35 pm »
If you damn near say srane instead of yes every single time, or start pronouncing I like Oe.

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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2010, 05:03:43 pm »
If you see the potential with Na'vi power metal. :)

If you jsut want to write "Aynga lu ayskxawng" in a Avatar discussion with lots of hate.

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Re: You know you've been studying Na'vi too long when...
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2010, 05:31:23 pm »
If you see the potential with Na'vi power metal. :)



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