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by Yhevhe
Mon Dec 31, 2007 6:23 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 15
Views: 3899

Oh I was just waiting for someone to post this ;) Happy new year to all textkittens too! Best wishes to you all from a non-assiduous member! I guess some members are already enjoying the new year, am I wrong? :)
by Yhevhe
Wed Sep 05, 2007 3:17 am
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: The physical mechanics of reading Pharr from the Textkit pdf
Replies: 12
Views: 10664

Another thing I did that I like was to divide it into 3 different pdf's -- one with the just lessons, one with just the grammar and one with just the vocabulary. That way, I can leave the lesson one open to whatever page I am working on and easily move through the other two as needed I just printed...
by Yhevhe
Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Rosetta Stone online language learning
Replies: 13
Views: 3365

I tried that software in a couple of languages but found it somewhat boring. A succession of images and possible options gets tiresome in awhile. But I did learn a couple of words in Greek: σκυλος και αγο?ι :lol: Now Pimsleur is something apart: I have heard parts of the Japanese course and it even ...
by Yhevhe
Tue Aug 28, 2007 2:54 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: I'm so excited
Replies: 24
Views: 7257

Does that mean you like or hate Visual Basic? I spent a number of years using VB to create language learning software and quite enjoyed it. But then it suddenly disappeared off the face of the earth. Talk about dead languages! Has there been a sighting (à la Elvis) in Venezuela? I'm precisely not ...
by Yhevhe
Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:13 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: I'm so excited
Replies: 24
Views: 7257

Yhevhe, are you in engineering? What kind? [...] Which parts are you looking forward to? Yes, I'm in Electronic Engineering. I'm looking up to the part where one finally gets to do something, not just sit in some classes that aren't related to electronics at all. Up to now I haven't touched a proto...
by Yhevhe
Mon Aug 27, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: I'm so excited
Replies: 24
Views: 7257

It seems I'm the only one who's not exited at all :D Differential equations, a bit of Java (at least a trimester without Visual Basic), Drawing (yuck), and electrical circuits. Guess I'll have to wait a couple more trimesters 'till I get to the interesting part. It seems you already did :P
by Yhevhe
Fri Aug 24, 2007 3:49 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Google Books pdf's
Replies: 47
Views: 32475

Glad all of you can donwload those books too :wink: You could also use Tor, as I've done before, just a click and the thing's running.
by Yhevhe
Sat Feb 24, 2007 11:28 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Learning Spanish
Replies: 8
Views: 3341

Hi Chris,

You probably already know about Spanish-Kit, don't you? It isn't as alive as Textkit, the fora was even taken down, but your mother might find it useful... Alas, I guess Amadeus and Lucus can help you out more than me in this :(
by Yhevhe
Sun Feb 11, 2007 3:46 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: FireFox
Replies: 15
Views: 4191

Yup, Edit -> Preferences if for Linux users. For Windows users it's Tools -> Options as Rhuiden already noticed :)
by Yhevhe
Mon Jan 08, 2007 7:24 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: So this is why we go to college...
Replies: 5
Views: 1795

It's not that incommon, really :P I don't know if people's name take into account, but Simon Bolivar's complete name, for example, was Simón José Antonio De La Santísima Trinidad Bolivar Palacios y Blanco Ponte. According to Wikipedia and the Guiness Book of Record, the longest place name is Bangkok...
by Yhevhe
Tue Nov 07, 2006 12:07 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: conversación española
Replies: 19
Views: 6261

A mí no hay quien me quite a Juan Luis Guerra :D Puedes crearte una estación en Pandora y probar a ver qué tal.
by Yhevhe
Sun Nov 05, 2006 7:58 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: conversación española
Replies: 19
Views: 6261

Hola... :) A mi la gramática no se me da muy bien, de hecho, si van a Spanish-Kit (y aquí mismo en Textkit) encontrarán algunos posts mios sobre la lengua castellana bastante incorrectos. Por eso preferí no escribir más nada :? Pero para conversar no tengo ningún inconveniente.
by Yhevhe
Tue Sep 26, 2006 3:30 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Arrr!
Replies: 7
Views: 2038

Why did I even write that a year ago? :shock: Oh well....
by Yhevhe
Mon Sep 11, 2006 11:59 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Greek caracteres
Replies: 2
Views: 1248

Have you read Annis' post on Representing Greek or mfranks' on Using Greek Characters? :)
by Yhevhe
Sun Sep 10, 2006 3:34 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: saluete
Replies: 60
Views: 18627

I have taken electronic engineering, but what I have to study is totally insipid (like totally insipid calculi). I could have taken physics in another city, but studies in physics are not very developed(?) here. I also hope I'll get a degree in what I want, for I always try to study what I like by m...
by Yhevhe
Sat Sep 09, 2006 11:44 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: saluete
Replies: 60
Views: 18627

did you mean that you are also doing something that you like? I'm afraid college didn't turn out as I spected. What I am "studying" right now is of no interest to me (but the pensum gets better each semester), and being stressed and pushed to do something is not my ideal of education. Althrough sci...
by Yhevhe
Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:36 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: saluete
Replies: 60
Views: 18627

Congratulations Epi!

It's so good to know you will start in an university (not just any university by the way) into something you actually like (unlike so many people... err, almost like me). I really hope you enjoy and make good use of your studies in Cambridge :wink:
by Yhevhe
Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: About Sigma
Replies: 47
Views: 15894

ThomasGR wrote:I think n does not like to be place near plosives either. n+b gives mb and n+p makes it to mp
That reminds me of this little rule in castillian saying that 'm' is to be written before 'p' and 'b'.
by Yhevhe
Sun Sep 03, 2006 12:55 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: About Sigma
Replies: 47
Views: 15894

I'm relying in Pharr only, that's why I wanted to ask :?
by Yhevhe
Sun Sep 03, 2006 3:21 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: About Sigma
Replies: 47
Views: 15894


by Yhevhe
Sat Sep 02, 2006 10:41 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: About Sigma
Replies: 47
Views: 15894

About Sigma

I haven't read anything about it, but isn't sigma supposed to be pronounced "sinma", or "sima"? After all, gamma before my becomes nasal.

Thanks. And... hello everybody :wink: It's been a time since I posted something here.
by Yhevhe
Sun Jun 25, 2006 1:09 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Anyone starting Pharr
Replies: 91
Views: 63623

Is there no problem if I participate but not from the very beginning?

Sorry for the inconvenience. Thanks.
by Yhevhe
Wed Nov 09, 2005 12:56 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Magic! A question for those outside Western Europe
Replies: 27
Views: 9157

Oh, I love magic discussions. I can easily name several religious traditions in which it is widely believed that the sound of the words are themselves potent, whether you know the meaning or not. I know you know, but did you know Sanskrit was believed to be created by some wise men (semi-gods), and ...
by Yhevhe
Wed Nov 09, 2005 12:48 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: salvete omnes!
Replies: 3
Views: 1055

C'mon, you can be no worse than somebody who knows nothing at all, can you? Besides, most people come here to try and learn (like me!). So, enjoy your stay, and may you have good times around here!
by Yhevhe
Sun Nov 06, 2005 8:39 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hello
Replies: 21
Views: 6625

May you enjoy your time in Textkit kalowski.
by Yhevhe
Sun Nov 06, 2005 8:26 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Ich muss ja euch ja dieses Gestoryschaft erschl�pfen
Replies: 10
Views: 3361

Rape is a petty crime? No, not really... uhm, what I meant is that it's weird when I hear people get so scandalized over a rape, or other terrible crimes, because sadly those things happen so often here that we tend to forget about them. Ugh, that post made me look again like the guy who's proud of...
by Yhevhe
Sun Nov 06, 2005 8:01 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: intro
Replies: 6
Views: 1666

Welcome ÓBuadhaigh.
by Yhevhe
Fri Oct 28, 2005 10:28 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Ich muss ja euch ja dieses Gestoryschaft erschl�pfen
Replies: 10
Views: 3361

It's funny to hear people get so disturbed about some petty crimes. And it's sad on my part too... Talking about rapes. The other day I was at a friend's three blocks from here, and I was returning by 7 pm, but before I left she warned me "Don't go by the right walk, for in the abandoned house (it's...
by Yhevhe
Tue Oct 25, 2005 9:44 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: The difference between "classicists" and "lat
Replies: 68
Views: 18996

annis wrote:You are certainly correct about "classicist." First attestation in the OED is 1830.
That's the 19th century!
by Yhevhe
Wed Oct 19, 2005 10:29 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Alexandrian grammarians
Replies: 9
Views: 3177

Alexandrine is the same as a 14 syllables verse. I wonder why did they put that name to it?
by Yhevhe
Sun Oct 16, 2005 1:15 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Presenting, the Flame Warriors!
Replies: 8
Views: 2261

Mike Reed wrote:While for the most part the Royals rule with magnanimity, they will not tolerate impertinence from the hoi polloi.
Is that greek? :P
annis wrote:Yhevhe (how does one pronounce that?)
Don't bother trying. It's an ugly deformation of yahweh. You could pronounce it like that if you wish.
by Yhevhe
Sun Oct 16, 2005 12:45 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Presenting, the Flame Warriors!
Replies: 8
Views: 2261

That is very funny :lol:

I think I have a little bit of all those :S
by Yhevhe
Thu Oct 13, 2005 10:25 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: cell-phones and radiation.
Replies: 13
Views: 3248

I've heard that a lot since some years ago. I've heard you can even get cancer in other parts of your body with cell phones radiation.
by Yhevhe
Wed Oct 12, 2005 9:41 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Three years
Replies: 9
Views: 3384

Congratulations! :)
by Yhevhe
Mon Oct 10, 2005 10:49 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Nasus Romanus? (Warning! Nasus ingens in haec *post*!)
Replies: 2
Views: 899

Wow. At first I thought it was a roman statue 'till I saw the t-shirt.
by Yhevhe
Mon Oct 10, 2005 8:30 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Atlantis
Replies: 23
Views: 6108

Sorry about the mispelling of Venezuela :oops:
Don't worry. I just wanted to know if it was actually here, and what those big heads were. I pressumed they were either the Olmec Heads, or the heads from Easter Island from the begining.
by Yhevhe
Sun Oct 09, 2005 10:03 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Suicide Toads?
Replies: 2
Views: 863

Suicide Toads?

This is now old news but, it's quite interesting nonetheless:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7654561/?GT1=6428

Weird weird thing isn't it?
by Yhevhe
Sun Oct 09, 2005 9:30 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hello from Phoenix!
Replies: 13
Views: 3023

Yeah, unfortunately. I wanted to put an avatar, but didn't know what, so I just tried to find the best pic of myself I had (in a jungle teheh).
by Yhevhe
Sun Oct 09, 2005 9:14 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Atlantis
Replies: 23
Views: 6108

Timotheus wrote:(African sailors that left giant sized statuary head carvings in Venuzualla).
You mean Venezuela? What heads??? :shock:
I wrote:Thanks Lucus for bringing this up. I'll try to read everything as soon as possible :)
But I didn't. Some of the points he made weren't convincing enough for me.
by Yhevhe
Sun Oct 09, 2005 12:58 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: NOAH'S ARK FOUND
Replies: 5
Views: 1965

I wish they had put more pictures...