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Re: Food, watch out Max
Max The Magnificent   6/9/2014 1:31:29 PM
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@Andrewier: ...I believe it belongs to the realm of Yeti and Chupacabra...

I can't even spell "Chupacabra" LOL

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Re: Food, watch out Max
Andrewier   6/9/2014 1:18:22 PM
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Yes... After working 30+ years with maintenance and development I am still waiting to see the other kind. I believe it belongs to the realm of Yeti and Chupacabra.

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Max The Magnificent   6/9/2014 1:13:34 PM
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@Andrewier: ...if for a twist of Mother Nature you happen to pass by here, I would gladly assist you if needed...

I would LOVE to visit Rio, but I don;t think it will happen on this trip ... maybe one day ...

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Re: Food, watch out Max
Max The Magnificent   6/9/2014 1:12:01 PM
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@Andrewier: I am involved in a project with a very TIGHT deadline (isn't always so?)

I was going to say: "Is there any other kind?" LOL

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Re: Food, watch out Max
Andrewier   6/9/2014 1:01:51 PM
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Unfortunately, no. I am involved in a project with a very TIGHT deadline (isn't always so?) and can't afford to be out of Rio de Janeiro (where I live) even for a couple of days until september at least. But if for a twist of Mother Nature you happen to pass by here, I would gladly assist you if needed. Just leave a msg. Rgds, AW.

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Max The Magnificent   6/9/2014 12:44:06 PM
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@Andrewier: ...Be welcome and have a nice stay in Brazil!

Thansk you -- I am really, REALLY looking forward to my visit. Will you be attending ESC Brazil?

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Re: How's your Portuguese?
Max The Magnificent   6/9/2014 12:42:23 PM
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@Alvie: ...you can always give me a call and I'll translate for you...

Better still, why don't you come out to ESC Brazil and translate for me in real-time? LOL

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Re: Food, watch out Max
Andrewier   5/31/2014 2:02:53 PM
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Just a small correction:

Cerveza is a Spanish word. While people will understand you here (because the sound is quite similar), to be precise, the correct word for beer in Portuguese is CERVEJA. The "ja" as in Japan. And in most steakhouses, they will serve "chopp" (draft beer) instead.

Be welcome and have a nice stay in Brazil!

André W.

Rio de Janeiro

 

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Re: How's your Portuguese?
Alvie   5/31/2014 3:26:13 AM
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@David: Should be something in the lines of: "Não comprarei este software, ele "é" crashado!".

The original should be "Não comprarei este disco, ele está riscado". :)

Alvie

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Re: How's your Portuguese?
David Ashton   5/30/2014 7:55:46 PM
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@Alvie - Muito Obrigado!

""I will not buy this software, it "is" crashed!""

How do you say that in Portuguese?   I worked for a while years ago in Mozambique and my Portuguese was coming along nicely, then I changed jobs....  it's VERY rusty now (Falo pouco pouco pouco Portugues....)

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