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    Олимпиада!

    Okay, I'll stop being the attention whore soon, but I really have to tell you this. Next Thursday, I'll be competing in the Olympiada of Spoken Russian. Last fall, I participated in the Essay Contest. I am continuing to study, and will keep you posted as best I can.

    This time w/ links!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympia...Spoken_Russian
    http://www.americancouncils.org/prog...1&ProgramID=61

    What we study (I am in Level II)
    "...но, все будет хорошо..."

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    I see the ads for this in the ACTR newsletter all the time. It sucks that our hs's never had a Russian program, but I wish you luck!
    Заранее благодарю всех за исправление ошибок в моём русском.

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    Orchen bloody horrorshow, mate!
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    Quote Originally Posted by DDT
    Orchen bloody horrorshow, mate!
    Orchard bloody horrorshow, mate!
    Заранее благодарю всех за исправление ошибок в моём русском.

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    Good Luck! :)

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    What does "I'll stop being the attention whore soon" mean??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuvak
    What does "I'll stop being the attention whore soon" mean??
    It's a semi-rude idiom that means that he will stop attracting attention to himself soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuvak
    What does "I'll stop being the attention whore soon" mean??
    "Attention whore" is one of the single greatest terms in the English language. Here he's using it jokingly -- subpar definitely isn't an attention whore. Compare him to, say, Paris Hilton (actually just plain "whore" applies here) or Joan/Melissa Rivers. They're people who lack any sort of talent whatsoever and have to resort to cheap, pointless stunts and exhibitions to make the news.
    Заранее благодарю всех за исправление ошибок в моём русском.

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    Re: Олимпиада!

    Quote Originally Posted by subpar
    Okay, I'll stop being the attention whore soon, but I really have to tell you this. Next Thursday, I'll be competing in the Olympiada of Spoken Russian. Last fall, I participated in the Essay Contest. I am continuing to study, and will keep you posted as best I can.

    This time w/ links!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympia...Spoken_Russian
    http://www.americancouncils.org/prog...1&ProgramID=61

    What we study (I am in Level II)
    I sort of did something like the poetry portion of this last year in what was called "Level IV" (maybe a rip-off). Anyway I had to recite a poem or part of a poem and my teacher told me to learn the first part of Pushkin's epic poem Ruslan and Ludmilla. I ended up going next to last and all the other contestants did short poems and said them with heavy accents and bad pronunciation, so my poem didn't seem so awful, even though I was really nervous.
    After I was done everyone cheered and I was REALLY embarrased.
    Corrupting young minds since May 6, 2004.

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    'сибо.




    -Как вы уитесь?
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    "...но, все будет хорошо..."

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    Quote Originally Posted by subpar
    'сибо.




    -Как вы учитесь?
    -Я учусь неплохо, ну я немножко ленивый. Я отличник.
    -Опишите дом, в котором Вы живёте.
    -Я живу в коробке.
    ...
    What is this? :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by subpar
    'сибо.




    -Как вы уитесь?
    -Я учысь неплохо, ну я немножко ленивый. Я отличник.
    -Опишите дом, в котором Вы живёте.
    -Я живы в коробке.
    ...
    Luckily it is a competition of spoken Russian.

    Somehow I can't see you winning. Sorry!
    Ingenting kan stoppa mig
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dimitri
    Quote Originally Posted by subpar
    'сибо.




    -Как вы учитесь?
    -Я учусь неплохо, ну я немножко ленивый. Я отличник.
    -Опишите дом, в котором Вы живёте.
    -Я живу в коробке.
    ...
    What is this?
    Typos, not used to the Russian Keyboard. And I can support this! Notice how most of them are vowels. The 'ч' I knew, too. I just can't type.

    How might I answer these questions more intelligently?
    "...но, все будет хорошо..."

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    Quote Originally Posted by TATY

    Luckily it is a competition of spoken Russian.

    Somehow I can't see you winning. Sorry!
    Amen.
    "...но, все будет хорошо..."

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    There is an ATCR Russian essay competition in the fall? I participated in one in early February but we still haven't gotten the results back though. I want to participate in the Olymipad, but unfortunately it's only for high school, I believe and not college. You're lucky that you go to a high school that offers Russian, my high school only offered Spanish and French as languages, basically the same Latin derived shit. Nothing interesting whatsoever. I'm surprised there isn't a Olympiad for College.

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    Okay. Gettin' really freaked now.

    The sudden-ness-ism of it all has hit me, and I'm losing self-confidence. I'm looking for a backup plan that doesn't use explosives. Any ideas?

    Oh, and I would also like to know something long and smart to say to greet my judge with (y'know, to impress falsely), if you know any good phrases.

    THANKS.


    *wonders if Phantom knows "1337''*
    "...но, все будет хорошо..."

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    Больше нам надо пить вместе! should help.
    Заранее благодарю всех за исправление ошибок в моём русском.

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    We really only drink will all of us (present)?

    Спасибо.
    "...но, все будет хорошо..."

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    Quote Originally Posted by subpar
    We really only drink will all of us (present)?

    Спасибо.
    We need to drink more together!
    Заранее благодарю всех за исправление ошибок в моём русском.

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    Так. Спасибо.
    "...но, все будет хорошо..."

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