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Más español

Hola mis amigos hablar de lo que quieras aquí, sino en español. Siéntase libre de utilizar Google Translate

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Tenemos una página web en esta idioma.

No quiero usar Google Translate porque es un sitio malo. Tengo cuatro años de experiencia; yo no necesito Google para escribir en español.

¿Y tú? ¿Qué tipo de experiencia tienes?

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RE: Más español

Yo voy a coleccionar mis enemigos en una pelota grande, y tirarlo EDITAR:tirarla en un agujero negro.

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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RE: Más español

Yo estudiaba espanol por un ano en colegio, y despues de eso, he lo mantenido por chatear por internet. Claro que mi espanol no es muy bien, y soy demasiado perezoso para hacer los acentos, pero creo que se puede entenderme.

A veces tengo que usar el diccionario o una tabla de conjugacion porque no entiendo la lengua por entero, pero lo se bastante para vivir en una pais hispanohablante, aunque no bastante bien por el trabajo. ;o
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si si aqui amigo porque me gusta hola.

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eric estrada george lopez taco bell

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chiwawa chipotle mexicano gringo

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"Me no speako el spanisho" no es una respuesta válida.

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nosotros musto learno to speako spanisho likeo el professionalesios.

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...Me rindo.

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(06-19-2014 10:28 AM)DoA Wrote:  ¿Y tú? ¿Qué tipo de experiencia tienes?
Mi español no es muy bueno, tenemos la clase de español, pero yo realmente no ayuda, raro teniendo en cuenta que vengo de una familia española así que uso Google Translate también ESCUELAS FUERA! ¡¡¡¡¡¡ Fuck yeah!!!!!!!

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COMO ZAPATOS!

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¿Cuanto sangre bebes?

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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Voy a fingir que estás burlando de la gente de España. Jaja, "vosotros".
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