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Forum: Forum Admin and News 13th November 2010, 08:58 AM
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Posted By greytop
Why am I still logging in here? Old habits die...

Why am I still logging in here? Old habits die hard ;D
Forum: Forum Admin and News 11th November 2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,002
Posted By greytop
For those of us who need a fix! Repeat of post...

For those of us who need a fix! Repeat of post from Forum Admin. One advert we won't be banning ;D
Forum: Learning Spanish 9th November 2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 27,094
Posted By greytop
Now we're glad we never really learnt the old...

Now we're glad we never really learnt the old rules ;)
I bet they can't write any for English ;D
Forum: Forum Admin and News 7th November 2010, 12:37 PM
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Views: 79,362
Posted By greytop
I've felt the same but just registered and you...

I've felt the same but just registered and you can set your privacy to "friends only" so it's up to you who you make a "friend".
It's going to be strange not popping in here every day so to prevent...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 4th November 2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,319
Posted By greytop
Buenas Angelo - unas sugerenciás por tí.

Buenas Angelo - unas sugerenciás por tí.
Forum: Learning Spanish 21st October 2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,644
Posted By greytop
Moved to "learning" section as requested

Moved to "learning" section as requested
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 14th October 2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,252
Posted By greytop
...even in English ;) Welcome to the forum...

...even in English ;)
Welcome to the forum londonbaires.
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 13th October 2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,592
Posted By greytop
It's bad enough here. About 40% of new joiners...

It's bad enough here. About 40% of new joiners seem to be trying to plug something! We (moderators) weed some out at the join stage and dump the rest when they've "sinned". Trying to follow a forum...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 1st October 2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,065
Posted By greytop
¿Huelga? ¿Qué huelga?

¿Huelga? ¿Qué huelga?
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 1st October 2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,579
Posted By greytop
They are "collective nouns" or "uncountable"and...

They are "collective nouns" or "uncountable"and don't need to be pluralised.
You will see fishes used though as it refers to more than one individual fish.
Same with fruit - I eat fruits (=...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 25th September 2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,115
Posted By greytop
Just a guess but could it be from atendir - take...

Just a guess but could it be from atendir - take notice?
Forum: Learning Spanish 20th September 2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,295
Posted By greytop
las pastillas de freno - brake pads tubo de...

las pastillas de freno - brake pads
tubo de escape - exhaust pipe
Forum: Learning Spanish 19th September 2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,295
Posted By greytop
en España sí - sobre el Atlantíco = kettle,...

en España sí - sobre el Atlantíco = kettle, baby's bottle or the teat for it
Sí , también = milk pan or the metal heating chamber of a water heater.
Now let's get back on thread ;)
Forum: Learning Spanish 18th September 2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,295
Posted By greytop
el curburador - carbur(r)etor la escobilla -...

el curburador - carbur(r)etor
la escobilla - wiper blade
los discos de freno - brake discs
el liquido dirección - steering fluid
el catalizador - catalytic converter
el filtro aire - air filter
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 18th September 2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,746
Posted By greytop
Welcome to the forum Grefra. If there are any...

Welcome to the forum Grefra.
If there are any particular areas that interest you let us know - there are often forums or websites that are more local than this one.
Forum: Learning Spanish 18th September 2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,295
Posted By greytop
Mis talleres también usan neumáticos y presión...

Mis talleres también usan neumáticos y presión neumáticos por tyre pressure.
Amortiguadores = shock absorbers
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 12th September 2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,952
Posted By greytop
Bienvenido al foro Kirill. Unas pequeñas...

Bienvenido al foro Kirill. Unas pequeñas correcciones y espero que disfruta NFS
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 10th September 2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,676
Posted By greytop
:naughty: esto hilo en español por favor

:naughty: esto hilo en español por favor
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 5th September 2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,256
Posted By greytop
Have a look at this article...

Have a look at this article (http://www.idealspain.com/pages/information/drivelicence.htm) - with the usual caveat that it's the internet! so you may want to check other sources.
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 4th September 2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,256
Posted By greytop
From other threads on this subject it is...

From other threads on this subject it is expensive and no easier to pass in Spain.
You can easily change your licence to a Spanish one if you will be here permanently - although there may be a...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 3rd September 2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,297
Posted By greytop
Well a few - but I've probably made a few more ;D

Well a few - but I've probably made a few more ;D
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 3rd September 2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,200
Posted By greytop
"Lo" is the direct ppronoun = him, her, it, you...

"Lo" is the direct ppronoun = him, her, it, you formal. It replaces a noun that the verb is acting "directly" on.

For help with direct/indirect pronouns see this spanish.about.com article...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 2nd September 2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,364
Posted By greytop
Not sure this is the place for an answer -...

Not sure this is the place for an answer - especially as we don't know if you're the mother or the father ;) (or more precisely I don't from your post or profile)
A call or email to the Embassy...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 2nd September 2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,297
Posted By greytop
Hola SQ - su español es mejor que el mio pero me...

Hola SQ - su español es mejor que el mio pero me encanta leer sus deberes. Solo fue en Turquía una vez, en 1962. Pero recuerdo bien Estanbul con sus souks y mosques. Los restaurantes al lado del...
Forum: Learning Spanish 1st September 2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 42,554
Posted By greytop
Oh yes - nothing backward about us ;) I also...

Oh yes - nothing backward about us ;)
I also have another for using on a gas ring in case of power cuts, also bought in spain from a ferretería. It even whistles when boiling.
Tea anyone? ...
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