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    Idiomatic expressions - 'crazy as a ____'

    Hello. I'm sorry to say that I don't speak any Russian at all, but I've been searching all over the internet for Russian expressions on craziness - roughly equivilent to 'mad as a hatter' or some such - and I haven't had any luck, though I have found some good ones on other subjects (I think my favorite is 'to sleep like a marmot.') Are there any Russian idioms for calling somebody crazy? Anything from 'mad as a march hare' to 'he's just nuts.'

    Thank you!

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    Lingvo gives:

    as mad as a hatter
    совершенно безумный

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    он чокнутый
    он свихнулся/рехнулся etc..
    у него крыша съехала.
    у него не все дома.

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    Продолжим ряд:
    - стукнутый
    - звезданутый
    - больной на всю голову

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    Хм, а как же главное слово, е*анутый?

    *=б

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    Crazy as a Russian
    Ingenting kan stoppa mig
    In Post-Soviet Russia internet porn downloads YOU!

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    Crazy as (a) TATY?
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rtyom
    Crazy as (a) TATY?
    No one is crazy as me.
    Ingenting kan stoppa mig
    In Post-Soviet Russia internet porn downloads YOU!

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    Quote Originally Posted by net surfer
    Хм, а как же главное слово, е*анутый?

    *=б
    Oh yeah!! That's my favorite word!


    TATY, how do you know that no one is as crazy as you?
    "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read"
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    What's the best way to say this in Russian?

    "All over the place like a mad womans breakfast."
    Let me be a free man, free to travel, free to stop, free to work, free to trade where I choose, free to choose my own teachers, free to follow the religion of my fathers, free to talk, think and act for myself. - Chief Joseph, Nez Perce

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    Смешались в кучу кони, люди...

    Probably like:
    - Кавардак
    - Как Мамай прошёл

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