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    A short translation, please?

    Hello group, I've attached a picture which contains text pertaining to a geocache I am seeking - can anyone please translate it for me?

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    Re: A short translation, please?

    Quote Originally Posted by kyearman
    Hello group, I've attached a picture which contains text pertaining to a geocache I am seeking - can anyone please translate it for me?

    Thanks,
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    Would you be so kind, dear sir, and show us the picture?
    Send me a PM if you need me.

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    It's so secret that he can't even show us the picture to translate -- we just have to come up with possible translations. Mine is: "The bomb is in under your mother's car seat. You have 00:09:05 to find and disarm the device before she goes all жжешь on you. Пака Мамаччка!"
    Заранее благодарю всех за исправление ошибок в моём русском.

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    Very funny...

    I meant to delete the post, as this site does not allow the posting of .jpg images.



    Hopefully, this link will take you to the photo.
    http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache...3-00079ba7580e

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    The translation is:
    Ykdw dk gfdwjkhscn djlkrt d weybnf d jkdghe qcszore eilswg.

    (It means nothing, really. Just the combination of russian letters that can't even be read propely).

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    It's not in Russian. It's in English but coded in Russian characters. You don't have to know Russian to work it out. It'll be a simple substitution code.
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    Hahah, listen to the pronunciation guide link below.

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    Continued...

    Thanks for the info. A substitution puzzle (cryptogram) makes perfect sense. However, are there standard English characters for the Russian characters? For example, the fifth letter, which looks somewhat like a small letter y, is pronounced like "ch" in English, correct? If so, how is this represented on an English keyboard.

    WHat does she say in the pronunciation guide?

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    Re: Continued...

    Quote Originally Posted by kyearman
    Thanks for the info. A substitution puzzle (cryptogram) makes perfect sense. However, are there standard English characters for the Russian characters? For example, the fifth letter, which looks somewhat like a small letter y, is pronounced like "ch" in English, correct? If so, how is this represented on an English keyboard.

    WHat does she say in the pronunciation guide?
    No you are missing the point. The Russian characters used have nothing to do with their English equivalents. The Russian characters are chosen at random.
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    Sound File

    Thanks, TATY. It is still a problem as there are over 30 characters in the message and 26 English letters. I'm working on it.

    The pronunciation guide that you laughed about on the website link, what does she say?

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    Re: Continued...

    Quote Originally Posted by kyearman
    Thanks for the info. A substitution puzzle (cryptogram) makes perfect sense. However, are there standard English characters for the Russian characters? For example, the fifth letter, which looks somewhat like a small letter y, is pronounced like "ch" in English, correct? If so, how is this represented on an English keyboard.

    WHat does she say in the pronunciation guide?
    You are correct. The Russian ч is pronounced like the English "ch" in cheeze. That being said, here is how you would pronounce the first line in English.

    Russian characters
    мнрта чагей рщях бвдоыфв

    English pronunciation
    mnrta chagay rshchyah bvdouifv

    Mapping Russian letters to an English keyboard
    vyhnf xfutq hoz[ ,dljsad
    Я взял палку и нож, мелки и бумагу и направился к холмам.

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    Audio...

    Sorry to be so persistent, but has anyone listened to the audio file (2 posts up)? I'm very curious as to what it says.
    Thank you.

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    Re: Audio...

    Quote Originally Posted by kyearman
    Sorry to be so persistent, but has anyone listened to the audio file (2 posts up)? I'm very curious as to what it says.
    Thank you.
    It says:
    "Hello. That's not "mockba", that's moskva. Welcome."

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    Thank you

    Thank you to all who responded, it is appreciated. This puzzle is giving me fits, but I hope to solve it someday.

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    Имеет ли эта женщина в записи странный акцент?

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    Quote Originally Posted by basurero
    Имеет ли эта женщина в записи странный акцент?
    If you're talking about that record, then, yes, She's got a strange accent.. She's definitely not a Russian but a foreigner!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by basurero
    Имеет ли эта женщина в записи странный акцент?
    Как-то не по-русски звучит.
    Старайся не использовать глагол "иметь". Русские почти никогда не говорят "я имею", "он имеет", "они имеют".

    Мы говорим "у меня есть", "у него есть", "у них есть".
    В данном случае глагол можно пропустить: "У этой женщины странный акцент".
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by basurero
    Имеет ли эта женщина в записи странный акцент?
    Shonuff. Some kinda accent
    Well, I don't know what to say. I want to say thanks to the Academy, to Mama, to Papa and to my dog. I love you all.

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