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Aedan

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  • Shandaxx
    Grazie per accettare le mie imperfezioni. Significa molto per me.



    February 22
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      :)
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Adorable :)
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      This is very "strange" in so far that it is an ad for a dating portal. That is not how I have experienced dating portals. Normally everyone tries to be as perfect as possible on a dating site. Literally flawless and perfect.

      There are so many people on dating sites who'd dismiss someone for their tiniest flaws in appearance and character.

      I have experienced dating portals as such a show off of your perfection that this ad leaves me quite speechless. It's almost impossible for me to believe that this is an ad for a dating portal.

      "It's okay to be imperfect." That is so odd to hear in a society that is obsessed with optimization.

      I'll leave that thought linger in my mind. "It's okay to be imperfect."
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Also note how this thought contradicts almost all other kinds of commercials. Normally any ad for any other product works in the way that it makes you feel like you are missing or lacking something. That without the product that you are supposed to buy you are less perfect.

      So many ads appeal to you by telling you that you'd become better, more perfect if you'd just buy the advertised product.

      And now, here's an ad that tells me being imperfect is okay. What the...?
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      You know how that man from the video with the belly would be treated on a gay dating site? He would be considered human trash EXCEPT by people who have a sexual fetish for men with bellies.
  • Shandaxx
  • Shandaxx
    Vorrei incontrarti...

    February 19
  • Shandaxx
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Love this song!
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      There is something in this song that is in the song of Gloria Gaynor, too. When I listened to "I will survive" I was instantly reminded of this song by Robbie.
  • Shandaxx
    *cough* So, uhm, @Aedan , I hope you know that today is a special day. There is something I have been meaning to tell you...

    Aedan, since we met you've been giving me a lot of heart-ons. You know what a heart-on is, don't you?
    A heart-on is when you really fancy someone and your heart starts to beat really fast when you are around your special someone. A lot of blood is starting to flow through your heart as it is twitching with excitement which results in a heart-on. :heart:

    Have a happy Valentine's Day!


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    February 14
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Aaawwww! Thank you :)
  • Shandaxx
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      No.
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Oh, uhm... okay... I see... Well then, I'm gonna deliver the sad news to the cow and comfort it. #cowsNeedLoveToo
    • Tresset
      Tresset
      Does that say something about kissing the cow?
    • Tresset
      Tresset
      Oh. I just used google translate (and I believe it got it right this time). Cows really do love to do that to people. I wouldn't mind if the cow did that to me. They have done it to me before actually...

      What? I really like animals!
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      I don't even think that's weird to let the cow do that. I grew up with two dogs. And one of them liked doing that a lot. The other dog to a lesser extend too.

      When they would lick my palm I would slightly close my palm, so they couldn't withdraw their tongues so easily. Mind you, they could still withdraw their tongue, just not so easily. It would not hurt them.

      I just wanted to tease them in return for licking me.
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Aww and I remember one dog putting his paw on my hand so I would release his tongue. As I said I didn't hold on to it tightly, only very slightly. Still must be uncomfortable if you try to lick someone but your tongue won't come back so easily.

      It didn't stop them from licking me, of course.
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      You're so handsome
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Yes. Trollface is very hot!
    • Skatan
      Skatan
      I wonder who drew the very original trollface..

      ..ok googled it and found this article on the subject.
      https://kotaku.com/the-maker-of-the-trollface-meme-is-counting-his-money-1696228810
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Insightful, Skatan!
    • Skatan
      Skatan
      I remember before google, when you could sit around and discuss these things but never being able to answer them, heh.. It wasn't very often someone offered to go to the library to check the archive of papers to try and find and article about the subject at hand ;)
  • Shandaxx
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Neat :)
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Aedan, I... there is something I have always wanted to tell you... I... I like your boots...
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Colton Haynes confirmed to take part in this movie O_O
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      You serious or you trolling?
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Trolling is not allowed by the Site Rules.
  • Shandaxx
    I just learned a new Italian verb: "cacare". Isn't that great? :smiley:
    Reminds me a bit of cacao...
    February 4
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      According to this site:
      https://www.italian-verbs.com/italian-verbs/italian-verbs-top.php?pg=5
      it's the 250th most important Italian verb!
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      ...
    • Skatan
      Skatan
      Let me guess, without googling, it means to take a dump, right?
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      How did you guess? In my case it sounds similar to the German word with the same meaning.
      There is one more funny connection with German.

      In Italian there seems to be a VERY rude way to tell someone to f*ck off, namely "va' a cacare" (or "cagare" wich is an alternative spelling for "cacare"). It literally means "Go, have a shit".
      And we have that same literal expression in German which is "Geh' kacken".

      In English you'd rather say "f*ck off" or "p*ss off". I found it interesting though that Italian and German share the same literal expression here.
    • Tresset
      Tresset
      the German version looks a lot like kraken, the legendary sea monster.

      Hmmm...
    • mlnevese
      mlnevese
      I certainly wouldn't like to find a Kraken in my bathroom when I need to use it... it can go find its own bathroom instead of using mine...
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Well thank you for that lovely image in my head of taking a dump while a tentacle emerges from the depths of my toilet doing... CENSORED BY SITE RULES
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      If you'd excuse me, I'm going to have dinner now :)
    • Skatan
      Skatan
      I believe the french word is similar, so hence my guess. Not that I know anything about french, but my GF does. Also, there's a slang word in Swedish that is "kacka" meaning to take a dump. It's not an official word but obviously based on the german/latin-based language.

      And also, that image (though censored) made me think of japanese movies.. especially a very special category of movies.
  • Shandaxx
    So, out of curiosity, how would I say "You set me on fire" in Italian?

    Would you understand me if I said "Tu mi accendi"?
    February 6
  • Shandaxx
    Sei come una pepita d'oro, piccolo ma pregiato.

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    February 4
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Sorry to kill the mood but I already have a grammar question about that sentence xD
      I said "piccolo" and "pregiato" because I mean you, but the comparison speaks of the pepita and that is female.

      So should I have said "Sei come una pepita d'oro, piccola ma pregiata." even though I mean you?
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      How lovely! So cute! :)
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Your sentence is correct. Since you are referring to a male, you must use the male form of the adjective.
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      And yeah, you killed the mood :(
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      I am sorry, when deciding between learning Italian and flirting with you I should know my priorities. Mi dispiace per avere ucciso l'umore. It won't happen again :)
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Of course. Grammar comes first.
  • Shandaxx
    OMG NO! Aedan, something has happened to Kylie! We must help her!

    February 2
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      LOL XD
      Very funny!
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      I can't stop watching this video, it is so funny!
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      I have watched it several times in a row too :D
  • They are back. Jus watched The X-Files 11x01 - it is amazing!

    xfiles-stagione11-variant-2
    February 3
    • typo_tilly
      typo_tilly
      ! I hope there're some good monster episodes! :D
  • Just watched How to Get Away With Murder 4x08 and my head is about to explode.
    February 2
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Oh yes...
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Shame for your handsome head though, really...
    • Tresset
      Tresset
      That is actually one way to get away with murder: Make a program that makes peoples' heads explode.
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      By that you would murder them. So the question is already the answer. How to get away with murder? With more murder, of course!
  • Shandaxx
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      At first I read "TOP DEFINITION - AEDAN" and my dirty mind thought that you meant something else. Heh.
      That being said, what an interesting nickname I chose!
    • JuliusBorisov
      JuliusBorisov
      I actually thought you chose it on purpose, exactly by the reasons explained in that article :)
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      They must be talking about some other kind of Aedans. I NEVER got any chocolate nor flowers from you!
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      And you never will - I am caged in the middle of the Earth because of you!
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Weren't you freed a long time ago?
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Uh? Oh... Really? I guess I forgot it. Still, it was your fault!
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Wait uhm, I dunno. Maybe you're still down there, trapped! Yeah, that must be it! Forget what I said, you're definitely still trapped in the middle of the Earth!
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Nah! I checked my posts - I am free!
    • Skatan
      Skatan
      Kinda like when you load up an old save and have forgotten everything you done, the equivalent here is Aedan checking his old posts to see if he had forgot he was freed.
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Enough! You have long enough distracted innocent forumites with your sexiness! There are broken hearts lying all around here. You will be banished back to the middle of the Earth! *Shandaxx attempts to cast Imprisonment.*
      ...
      *Nothing happens*
      What the... I... I can't cast in this form... *shocking realization*
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      HOW DARE YOU, YOU INSOLENT!
      You will never caged me again!
      You will pay for this, trust me!
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Speaking of punishing me, did you know that I really, really hate chocolate and flowers? So don't you even dare thinking about sending me those!
  • Shandaxx
    Might I invite you to a drink?

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    January 24
    • Tresset
      Tresset
      I'll take the drink with the flower in it.
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      But... that's the flower's drink :o
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Sorry, I do not drink.
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      What do you think is in those glasses? It's apple juice of course. I don't drink alcohol either :)
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      I do not like that man neither - he has no hair at all.
      My previous minion Anduin would have never done such a mistake!
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Anduin would have presented you a half-rotten corpse wrapped in bandages! And guess what, without any hairs at all!
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Anduin, PLEASE, show Shandaxx how much is wrong.
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Is that your way of telling Anduin to show you a half-rotten HAIRY corpse?
    • Skatan
      Skatan
      Not sure I would like to see Anduin's reply to this, but at the same time I kinda wanna..
  • Watch out, forumites! The Love Marriage Specialists are back!
    January 27
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Looks like they are expanding their business - now they have Black Magic Specialista as well!
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      I wonder if there's a connection between marriage and Black Magic.
    • mlnevese
      mlnevese
      What's showing up is nothing compared to what Akismet blocked... 3 pages of blocked spam there...
    • Tresset
      Tresset
      I will have to make sure to check the filter more often now...
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Minion failed in its mission. An epic fail.
  • Shandaxx
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Oh yes, we know "How To Get Away With Murder"...
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Neat!
  • YAY!

    The X-Files will air in Italian on January 29th!

    THE TRUTH IS CLOSER THAN EVER!
    January 23
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      La verità è più vicina... uhm... than ever? How do you say "than ever" in Italian?
    • Rik_Kirtaniya
      Rik_Kirtaniya
      "La verità è più vicina che mai!" So it's "che mai"... most probably.

      "Die Wahrheit ist näher als je zuvor!"

      It's wonderful to see how technology can help us communicate... :)
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Hmm, yes I know I could use google translator but I don't fully trust it. Sometimes it gives awkward translations, or translations that might be grammatically correct but would be "unusual" in that language.

      So better to ask/verify with a handsome native Italian.
    • Rik_Kirtaniya
      Rik_Kirtaniya
      Is the German one correct?
    • Rik_Kirtaniya
      Rik_Kirtaniya
      Yes, I agree. It sometimes gives really awkward translations from English to my native language.
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Jepp, it's correct :)
      You could replace "je" by "jemals" but the meaning is the same. It's a matter of flavor I guess.
    • Rik_Kirtaniya
      Rik_Kirtaniya
      I guess someday I'll learn a few European languages besides English... Maybe when I've more free time... My exams are just next month (which is why my Forum visits are infrequent nowadays).
    • mlnevese
      mlnevese
      The best online translator I've found is this one: https://www.deepl.com/translator it still has a limited range of languages but provides better translations than Google or Bing..
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Thanks for that, still I doubt it can beat Aedan's expertise :P
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Anyway, maybe now would be the time to start talking about the X-Files xD
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Or maybe we already have. What if aliens have taken over our communication and translation devices? What if they come to us here on our forum and advertise their technology for us to use?
    • mlnevese
      mlnevese
      Nahhh pure conspiracy theory... there are no aliens...
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Aedan will soon know better than that. He is very close to the truth!
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      "La verità è più vicina che mai!"
      This is one of the very few times that Google translator gives a right translation.
      Did any of you watch the new season? Did you like it so far? NO SPOILER PLEASE!
  • Shandaxx
    INCREASING HUG COMFORT RATING BY 10%
    January 23
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      *Aedan has gained new passive ability. From now on, Aedan can take increased comfort from hugs given to him.*
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      *hug*
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Aaawww... Thanks!
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Or should I thank Minion for that?
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      See, if I was your minion, you wouldn't even have to think about that. Not to mention that now you have seen what I could do for you as a minion. And let me tell you, increasing your hug comfort rating is only one of many, many things I could do for you!
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      This song is amazing.
  • Shandaxx
    C'mon, vorrei ballare! Balliamo!

    January 20
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Okay, okay admittedly I don't know the first thing about dancing but this song just makes me want to move my body. And I would like to... move my body with yours...
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      I cannot dance :(
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Nice video, by the way.
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      *sigh* I know, I know, we are both kinda stiff sticks. Too stiff for dancing anyway. If only there was another way that stiff, hard sticks could have fun with each other...
  • Aedan earned the 2.5 Update Beta Badge badge.
    You participated in the 2.5 update beta and filled out the survey. Thanks for helping to make the 2.5 Infinity Engine update great!
    January 18
    • JuliusBorisov
      JuliusBorisov
      Congrats!
    • Shandaxx
      Shandaxx
      Of course. Everyone else gets the badge at the same time. But not Aedan, he is special!
    • JuliusBorisov
      JuliusBorisov
      All who get this badge are special, no matter when the badge is given.
    • Anduin
      Anduin
      I am very very special...
    • Ravenslight
      Ravenslight
      Congratulations!
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      Thanks, Julius :)
  • Dolores... I will miss you :'(

    January 15
    • Anduin
      Anduin
      Watched the Cranberries at my student digs and thought they were a pretty average irish band, I like the stereophonics that was playing as well but the main band was cecil...

      Both the Cranberries and Sterophonics went massive... What the hell happened to Cecil I have no idea...

      I'm sad.
    • Aedan
      Aedan
      I am sad as well.
      This is very unexpected. It hurts.
    • JuliusBorisov
      JuliusBorisov
      Yep ;(