Mare_Imbrium: I've played a couple of times now (highest score only 400) and it seems if of the two options, I've NEVER heard of one of them, the right answer is generally the more well-known language. I also thought that I couldn't get the same language twice, but I did, and that cost me a life.A lot of them I only got right because it's a multiple choice test. I've never heard Kurdish spoken before, but the clip sounded similar to Arabic and none of my other options were anywhere near the Middle East, so Kurdish it was.I wish so many of the clips didn't sound like they were phoned into a radio program. The static doesn't really help if you're listening for accent.
JayCab: You know who else was fluent in over 6000 million forms of communication?
wildcardjack: I can tell Korean writing from Chinese / Japanese because Korean has those ovals.
untaken_name: I'm very good at recognizing some of them. Not many, but some./English//British English///'Merican////that's "some", right?
ltdanman44: thread needs more Hoshi Sato[www.startrek.com image 320x240]
Smoking GNU: Wow, i suck at languages, apparently. 150 on the first try.
Gosling: I'm curious as to whether someone might be fluent in one of these languages and if they could translate any of them.
Rincewind53: 700 on the second try. I picked Malay instead of Malayam, Arabic instead of Indonesian, and Bosnian instead of Punjabi. Only the first one is excusable.
elysive: I got to 900 and my browser crashed.I am skeptical that they give "easy" questions at the beginning as there were a few languages I'd never heard in the first few questions and one language I didn't know existed. The bastards screwed me on one question--assyrian is an extinct language, yet it was correct? I assume they meant akkadian. It was pretty douchy near the end to put macedonian on the same list as serbian. I had another question where the options included both urdu and tamil.
doglover: wildcardjack: I can tell Korean writing from Chinese / Japanese because Korean has those ovals.Chinese and Japanese are also very different since they diverged 1000s of years ago.The Japanese characters are a bit simplified, but since they have two simple alphabets they never got too simple. Chinese, on the other hand, only has the kanji so they really streamline 'em.
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