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Chinese perhaps - well off topic

Postby Bedell » Mon Feb 22, 2010 10:19 pm

Can any kind and learned person tell me if this is in Chinese, as I suspect, and what it might mean? It is being used as a signature by someone on another forum with whom I (amongst others) have had difficulties for his offensive displays of nationalism in past signatures.

不要让您的敌人看您的旗子,您看见白色那里注视

Many thanks to any who can help.

Edit: I should add that the one using this is not Chinese hence not Chinese nationalism! :D
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Re: Chinese perhaps - well off topic

Postby Essorant » Tue Feb 23, 2010 12:32 am

Google Translation gives:

"Do not let your enemy see your flag, you see white there watching"
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Re: Chinese perhaps - well off topic

Postby BillWood » Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:32 pm

Essorant wrote:Google Translation gives:

"Do not let your enemy see your flag, you see white there watching"


I love the way some of those translating tools do their work : ) It can be funny at times. Have you used BableFish too??? Don't know if I spelt it correctly or not, but the internet is sure turning out to be a great tool. Cheers Bill
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Re: Chinese perhaps - well off topic

Postby Bedell » Wed Feb 24, 2010 10:20 pm

Many thanks for that.

Actually, I wouldn't doubt the second part too much; it looks like the kind of semi-literate garble this nut would write. Now that I know about this machine translator for Chinese, my guess is that he used it to create the Chinese version himself and misspelt the English, "you see while they're watching." The only bit that's iffy IMHO is 'watching' - on the other hand maybe not. :D
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