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Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 18th May 2007, 12:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,707
Posted By rob
aubergine is quite nice. chorizo and...

aubergine is quite nice.

chorizo and longaniza mixed one

you can chuck pretty much anything in a tortilla, not people though
Forum: Learning Spanish 10th May 2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,581
Posted By rob
Cuando llegué a Zaragoza en septiembre, compré el...

Cuando llegué a Zaragoza en septiembre, compré el World of Warcraft y lo juagaba para un ratillo.

Entendí lobo, y después de eso, no entendía nada del juego.

El juego es mucho más facíl con...
Forum: Learning Spanish 6th March 2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,949
Posted By rob
Ah, thanks for that. it makes sense that the...

Ah, thanks for that.

it makes sense that the faun would use archaic language form since he is presumably fairly old himself
Forum: Learning Spanish 6th March 2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,949
Posted By rob
El laberinto del fauno

The thread title is in spanish but I'm going to talk in English so I'm able to get my point across more clearly.

What I noted about the film was that the Faun spoke to Ofelia using the vosotros...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 28th January 2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,707
Posted By rob
I think I had courgette in some the other day

I think I had courgette in some the other day
Forum: Learning Spanish 25th January 2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,842
Posted By rob
Isn't "no hay de que" more like "de nada"...

Isn't "no hay de que" more like "de nada" etc?
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 22nd January 2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,457
Posted By rob
So you're in Spain...

...but where are you all?

Of course we have Marina and Ben in Madrid but where are all the other people in Spain?


I'm in Zaragoza where it's cold but nice.

I want to see the distribution...
Forum: Learning Spanish 22nd January 2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,974
Posted By rob
I've seen -ese used in books and the like more...

I've seen -ese used in books and the like more than anything else, so -ese may be more formal and thus used mostly in formal writing etc
Forum: Learning Spanish 15th January 2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,159
Posted By rob
Don't worry tad, I thought exactly the same as...

Don't worry tad, I thought exactly the same as you :(
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 15th January 2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,140
Posted By rob
I have to ask, what's the story behind the scary...

I have to ask, what's the story behind the scary dolls (http://www.flickr.com/photos/stvcr/354099168/in/set-72157594230907941/)?

I've been meaning to get out and take some photos with my cameras...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 15th January 2007, 02:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 30,838
Posted By rob
Since you're a media man, I'd have thought Apple...

Since you're a media man, I'd have thought Apple would be better.

I know nothing about them other than that media pros use Apple's for their photo editing and video editing, although I don't know...
Forum: Learning Spanish 13th January 2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,135
Posted By rob
That's one sense of it but it doesn't make sense...

That's one sense of it but it doesn't make sense in other contexts.

For instance when epople say goodbye they say "venga, hasta luego" or on the phone they say the same thing.

In this sense, I...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 12th January 2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,984
Posted By rob
My girlfriend's brother leant me Battlestar...

My girlfriend's brother leant me Battlestar Galactica Season 1 and 2 and the film that sets it all up, and since I work so little, I've watched all of them in the space of 4 days and I'm now onto the...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 7th January 2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,885
Posted By rob
Well I needed a NIE so I could get paid and the...

Well I needed a NIE so I could get paid and the woman said I wanted a card too, which I didn't really, but I thought since I'd like to experience every part of SPanish culture, I'd really get into...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 17th December 2006, 01:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,421
Posted By rob
Stumbling Upon Spanish

In moments of utter despair and boredom, and with the internet at my finger tips, I turn to a Firefox add-on called Stumble Upon (http://www.stumbleupon.com/).

Basically, you select a range of...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 6th December 2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,200
Posted By rob
Anyone got a recommendation for a good news site...

Anyone got a recommendation for a good news site in Spanish?

I tend to read the BBC since they're pretty much the best, and I'd like to find a Spanish equivalent, or at least one thats good and...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 4th December 2006, 12:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,417
Posted By rob
Could you do one on all the little weird squid...

Could you do one on all the little weird squid type things they have here like pulpitos and chupos (?) and things like that, they're very weird but very interesting too
Forum: Learning Spanish 28th November 2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,531
Posted By rob
Vale, gracias Marina

Vale, gracias Marina
Forum: Learning Spanish 27th November 2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,531
Posted By rob
¡Ahí va!

Hola, quiero preguntar, o quizás clarificar, que siginifica la exclamación "ahí va".

Es que lo he oído mucho, pero todavía no entendiendo lo que significa. Claro, literalmente significa "there...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 27th November 2006, 12:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,333
Posted By rob
I think one thing we've learnt from the James...

I think one thing we've learnt from the James Bond series is not to expect too much continuity, so in taking 007 back to the start, its keeping with the overarching thing of the Bond films: nothing...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 24th November 2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,630
Posted By rob
Is there any chance someone could write how to do...

Is there any chance someone could write how to do patatas bravas since I'm completely useless in the kitchen and can only follow the simplest of instructions.

Thanks in advance!
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 23rd November 2006, 08:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,456
Posted By rob
Its strange to have read your post, because I've...

Its strange to have read your post, because I've been giving lessons on Thanksgiving describing all those things to the kids, although I have to admit, I learnt as much about Thanksgiving as they did...
Forum: Learning Spanish 23rd November 2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,955
Posted By rob
I see this everywhere, but usually on ths bus so...

I see this everywhere, but usually on ths bus so I haven't seen the bit on the bottom before.

Anyway, I love this advert :D

I appreciate it for its artistic qualities above all else of course,...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 18th November 2006, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,458
Posted By rob
fui = first person preterite of ser, i know...

fui = first person preterite of ser, i know because i'm constantly getting them confused myself and am always getting corrected :D
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 9th November 2006, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,476
Posted By rob
EU laws take precedent over any pre-existing...

EU laws take precedent over any pre-existing domestic laws
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