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feihong

blogentry-38695-0-73610200-1316881800_thumb.jpg 雨一直下.mp3

Below are the translated lyrics, except the lines and words within each line are out of order. Fix them.

dreams instant, your in that crumbled

maybe and hate also him

loved resent because deeply you so you him

you deeply so with put his ways you because loved up

you forgotten from innumerable received you wounds have the loving him?

stupid why so the outset? at were you

him thinking leaving you're just about when

words pointless spouting

or if who happy not cares he's

much so of you've your wasted youth

more should no with concern you affairs his yourself

no you him for should fight more

less the harmonious mood than is

feel slowly your you heart changing

today, does he or love who starting worry doesn't about don't

love him you

you're facing with escape a way of precipice no

the same under roof living

so to marry determined him? and

flowers somehow shows with he up

should leave even bear can't you if you it,

falling the rain keeps

scene the awkward even making more

was it playmate to his just along all be

yet let brokenhearted, go you to have

right unbelievable,

You'll probably want to look at the original lyrics unless your listening skills are incredible:

雨一直下

气氛不算融洽

在同个屋檐下

你渐渐感到心在变化

你爱着他

也许也带着恨吧

青春耗了一大半

原来只是陪他玩耍

正想离开他

他却拿着鲜花

说不着边的话

让整个场面更加尴尬

不可思议吗

梦在瞬间崩塌

为何当初那么傻

还一心想要嫁给他

就是爱到深处才怨他

舍不舍得都断了吧

那是从来都没有后路的悬崖

就是爱到深处才由他

碎了心也要放得下

难道忘了那爱他的伤已密密麻麻

不要再为了他挣扎

不要再为他左牵右挂

今后不管他爱不爱谁

快乐吗,都随他

Source: 雨一直下 by 张宇

feihong

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Put the lines back into their proper order.

机器人在颤抖,发出了呼呼声。

科珀:“我啥也没碰!它自己走起来了,这个舵轮也并不能使用!”

科珀和佛瑞德往前瞪着眼睛(目惊口呆)。

科珀:“咱们进去调查一下吧。”

科珀:“佛瑞德!它自己在动呢!”

科珀:“我觉得它大概听不见你,佛瑞德。”佛瑞德:“你好。”

科珀:“好像没人在家。佛瑞德,去看看这里面是不是空的。”

牌子:“扩音器。”科珀:“做点什么!”

机器人的扩音器:“你好。”机器人撞上了一栋大楼。

哔哔声。

科珀和佛瑞德被惊醒了。科珀伸手,想把闹钟关掉。

牌子:“危险!前面有城市。”科珀:“快!”

科珀和佛瑞德站在大机器人的腿上。佛瑞德:“你好。”

科珀和佛瑞德爬到了入口。

科珀:“我想知道这玩意儿还能使吗。”

Source: Copper by Kazu Kibuishi

feihong

blogentry-38695-0-67352400-1316015503.png If I Was a Bunny

Unscramble the characters in the following translation.

If I was a bunny

是子假我只兔设

I would get stuff for free just because of my cuteness

为可西我东多因收的会很到免费我的爱

And become a P.E.T.A. activist

子而组且动善待会成活的跃为物织分

I would use the most expensive shampoo to keep my fluffiness

毛洗我蓬柔软的最松露持昂的用发贵我保会

And have a ton of carrots all over my house

到放也许的萝我多胡在要家里处卜

I'd marry a rich young widow with a fixation for bunnies

妇特的结婚兔年喜子寡和会我欢轻

And drive a convertible everywhere

敞着车辆篷以及方去所的一开有地

Then I'd start my own company

己创公自来下接司会我立的

But spend all my money in strip clubs

脱花总夜是舞在会会所有的但钱光衣

Source: Stuff No One Told Me (but I learned anyway)

feihong

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The following is a line-by-line translation of the lyrics, but the characters are scrambled. Fix them.

I went to a party last Saturday night

六一我参加星了上个场对期派

I didn't get laid, I got in a fight

架找,打我没我了伴然竟个

It ain't no big thing

大不啥的没了

Late for my job and the traffic was bad

通迟很挤到交班了,上

Had to borrow ten bucks from my old man

块爸了不得钱十借老不向

It ain't no big thing

啥大的没不了

I went to a party last Saturday night

个我六参上加派个星期一了对

I told you that story, it'd be alright

事真我你,那的故没过告事个诉

It ain't no big thing

没的啥不了大

But I know what I like

是知什我可道喜么欢我

I know I like dancin' with you

你我道知和喜跳我欢舞

And I know what you like

道也什喜欢你么知我

I know you like dancin' with me

你道我喜知我跳欢和舞

Kiss me once

次吻一我

Kiss me twice

吻次两我

C'mon pretty baby, kiss me deadly

个贝命过,吻来来的宝致

Had a few beers, gettin' high

醉,开几喝啤了了始瓶酒

Sittin', watchin' the time go by

着逝光看,的着时坐去

It ain't no big thing

了的没啥不大

Nothin' to eat and no TV

的视吃有有也,电没没

Lookin' in the mirror don't get it for me

子的镜啥看没玩好

It ain't no big thing

不没的大啥了

Source: Kiss Me Deadly by Lita Ford

jkhsu

blogentry-36257-0-20733800-1332438607_thumb.jpgjing-guo.mp3

This song called 经过 by 陈楚生 & 何洁 is from the TV series 夫妻那些事. Personally, I think this song (after listening to it a few times) is more catchy than the TV show (I'm currently on chapter 7). Anyways, these lyrics are all messed up and out of order. Please fix them.

种怕我那害坚持

的止无休声

过何流纵泪又眼如

样子原看来看它的一

不说都么什

过经的有曾么怎不都换

式我若你的爱方

开不已始同

折每你幸为运伴有个挫多

觉落散却来从都发没

曾过谁怀不离疑过过相过信待等开

穿被浪月滴漫水石岁

能们我得懂

未你想的我起象和的永是有一来远

命果这如生一如段同程旅

如不我换们下变置位

走整总后要才完过

你默的呀沉

值都过得有

feihong

挑战#54:我是谁?

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Who is this person?

来自特拉华州。

害怕打开自己的邮件。

二十岁时中风发作,在短暂的一段时间里,得了___。

莎朗·斯通劝她别咀嚼自己的头发,不然人们会以为她是___。

Also, fill in the blank on the last two clues.

jkhsu

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youtube link

ifeng link

Please listen to this episode of 《锵锵三人行》up to the first commercial break (10:30) and answer the following questions.

Rules:

- This is a listening quiz so please do not search for and use online transcripts.

- Feel free to use a dictionary or search engines to help define terms you don't understand.

- If a question has (# characters), then your answer for that part of the question needs to be in Chinese. Otherwise, feel free to use English.

- All the questions are in order.

1. In the beginning of the show, what does the host (窦文涛) call the guy on the right? (4 characters)

2. According to 窦文涛, what do you get during 婚姻低潮? (2 characters)

3. According to the guy on the right (马家辉), what did Hong Kong people think of Faye Wong (王菲) when she first started performing?

4. According to 马家辉, what do Hong Kong people expect to get from a typical concert in addition to singing?

5. According to 窦文涛, when did Faye Wong's problems begin?

6. According to the girl on the left (竹幼婷), what show is she unable to watch? Why?

7. According to 竹幼婷, what is giving Faye Wong so much pressure to sing accurately?

8. What's the joke with Jay Chou (周杰伦) and his voice?

9. According to 窦文涛, what kind of person does not exist in this world?

- How does he use TV hosts and TV shows to illustrate his point?

- What should we not worship?

- Why did he bring up Whitney Houston?

10. According to 马家辉, what does the audience expect of performers/athletes/singers/hosts/etc. these days?

11. What is 竹幼婷's reasoning for not agreeing with 马家辉 regarding audience expectations?

- What's the difference between Faye Wong and Jeremy Lin (林书豪)?

feihong

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Point out the errors in the translation.

Matt: Love isn't easy. NOT a good day, I need a drink.

Matt:爱情真不容易。今天不是个好日子,我得干杯。

Geri likes this.

Geri觉得这挺赞的。

Geri: Ruining another relationship? Did NOT see that coming.

Geri:又破坏了一个恋爱关系?这我真的没考虑过。

Kristen: You're just jealous he chose me over your fugly ass.

Kristen:你只是羡慕他选了我,你这个臭婆娘。

Geri: A 26-year-old with no job and a stupid goatee. I don't know how I'll live without him!

Geri:一个26岁的男人,又没有工作,既留着一个愚蠢的绵羊胡子。没有他我真不知道该怎么活下去!

Matt: My goatee isn't stupid.

Matt:我的绵羊胡子才不愚蠢呢。

Source: Awkward Moments in Facebook Likes

feihong

blogentry-38695-0-20575100-1316240369_thumb.jpg 两只蝴蝶.mp3

These lyrics are totally messed up. Fix them.

舞亲跳个的来爱

天的天有爱不会春黑

红越随永飞相这尘

你无陪一也起枯萎悔能

到等秋风起

和你绵绵缠我飞翩翩缠

跟爱我你飞的亲

会香你让风醉花沉中

落叶堆秋成

你一追逐生

你慢的飞爱亲慢

小穿林看过水去丛溪

相红越随这尘永飞

无悔你情爱

绵我飞和你翩缠缠绵翩

爱张你嘴张亲的

柔辜负不的的美情你我

的前刺带玫面瑰心小

Source: 两只蝴蝶 by 廖伟力

feihong

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Look at the picture and (in Chinese) name as many objects as you can without consulting a dictionary. If you can't name a particular object, try providing a descriptive phrase instead. When you're done, post a comment including how many objects you correctly named, and show us some of the descriptive phrases you used for the objects you couldn't name.

Source: Super Search 60 by KlickTock

jkhsu

挑战#48:Random Related Trivia

Below are 7 random but somewhat related trivia questions. They are related in that the answer to a question contains one of the characters from the answer directly preceding it. To make this harder, I've decided to leave out the questions. Go ahead and search all you want. Good luck!

Edit: As a reminder, this 跳战 is a test of your English / Chinese search engine skills in addition to picture recognition and listening abilities. I've also added hints to some of the questions. I realize that there is a certain rewarding feeling for solving a puzzle without using hints. Therefore, I've structured them such that the answers to the hints are not the answers to the questions. Plus, the hints have additional spoiler tags.

1. blogentry-36257-0-05010600-1327998088_thumb.jpg (3 characters)

Hint:

This city is at the southern end of China's Grand

Canal

2. blogentry-36257-0-54550600-1327998115_thumb.jpg (4 characters)

Hint:

This Chinese city sits at the mouth of the

Yangtze

river

3. blogentry-36257-0-53795000-1327998143_thumb.jpgsong3.mp3 (5 characters)

4. blogentry-36257-0-81143200-1327998274_thumb.jpg (4 characters)

Hint:

The main Taiwanese actress in this picture was in the French action film

The Transporter

5. blogentry-36257-0-56947300-1327998349_thumb.jpg (4 characters)

6. blogentry-36257-0-36802300-1327998379_thumb.jpg (4 characters)

7. blogentry-36257-0-37034000-1327998421_thumb.jpgsong7.mp3 (3 characters)

feihong

情境猜谜的规则

关于情境猜谜游戏(situation puzzle),其规则如下:

1、若揭开谜底需要其它信息,猜谜人可以追问出谜人,但只有是非题能收到明确答案;如果不是是非题,出谜人可以透露所问问题是否与谜底密切相关。

2、猜谜人提交谜底必须用spoiler标签,但也可用论坛的私信把谜底发送给出谜人。

3、出谜人可以随时给出提示或对猜谜过程作一小结。

4、有人猜出谜底后,出谜人必须承认,但这并不代表游戏结束,其他人还可以继续追问。

feihong

挑战#47:舞蹈试演(7句话)

blogentry-38695-0-45287600-1327548304.jpg Favorite Dance Auditions

Hints

Each hint refers to a particular performer.

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[0:00 - 1:10] 这个现代舞蹈家表演时经常会** (2 characters)

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[2:10 - 3:15] 这个女人没跳国标舞,但她的动作还有点**** (4 characters)

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[3:17 - 4:04] 虽然跳得不太标准,这女孩还算是一个**** (4 characters)

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[6:46 - 7:46] 他顺畅地***跟头,表示他体操能力过人 (3 characters)

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[7:47 - 8:35] 他太激烈了,甚至把鞋子都**了 (2 characters)

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[8:37 - 9:20] 她真的很酷,特别**跳嘻哈舞 (2 characters)

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[9:24 - end] 厉害,这男的没把脚****还能作俯卧撑 (4 characters)

Pool of Characters

There are some extra characters in this pool.

上 羊 狗 蕾 挂 擅 风

肉 头 卖 动 跳 几 芭

在 地 长 放 舞 丁 拉

飞 翻 抖 味 了 女

Source: So You Think You Can Dance Canada via MightyGodKing

feihong

blogentry-38695-0-87463100-1315954387.jpg If I Was a Robot

Below is a translation of the text from the comic. However, the characters on each line have been scrambled. Fix them.

If I was a robot

如果机器人我是个

I would break dance all the time

跳随时我会霹雳舞

And swear in binary

用并且咒骂二进制代码

When I'd get angry, I'd destroy whole cities

我会生气当我整个城市毁灭

And eat people

吃以及人

I'd hang out with Robocop

跟一起机器警察我会出去玩

And date a washing machine

拍拖和一个洗衣机还有

Source: Stuff No One Told Me (but I learned anyway)

jkhsu

blogentry-36257-0-62413000-1326333845_thumb.jpg challenge-45.mp3

This is a follow up to the music comprehension 挑战#43. The reason why 挑战#43 was pretty much impossible was because it required you to listen, comprehend and translate on the fly just to know the parts that the questions themselves refer to. Here is a new and improved 挑战 that fixes this problem.

I have included the first part of a song by Singaporean singer 林俊杰 (JJ Lin). While most of his songs are of the sentimental type, I've specifically picked one that was not (as sentimental). It's still a ballad which, hopefully, makes it easier on the ears when you might have to listen to it several times.

There are 3 parts to this 挑战. Please do them in order. You can use a dictionary but please don't use a search engine.

Part 1:

Below are 6 lines from the song. To make it easier, the lines are in order of occurrence. The [?] is the section that you have to figure out from the song. The pinyin next to the [?] corresponds to the either the section preceding or following the [?] part. The pinyin is there to help you find the [?] part in the song; it is not the pinyin for that [?] part.

The lines to the [?] sections are designated A - F. The characters in each line are out of order. Please listen to the song, associate the correct letters (A-F) to the numbered lines (1-6) and put the characters back in order.

1. [?] yòu duō shǎo néng duì xiàn

2. bēi shāng hé kuài lè [?]

3. tīng guò zì jǐ kū qì [?]

4. diǎn yī bǎ huǒ jù [?]

5. cuì ruò de shì jiè [?] yīn wèi yǒu mèng xiǎng

6. [?] diǎn rán měi yī ge xīn fáng

Lines with out of order characters:

A. 可择以选己自

B. 和让生爱命续延

C. 懂惜珍才得

D. 诺愿和承许

E. 翻爱越所让墙有围

F. 得强坚变人

Part 2:

Next, you need to find the characters / words for the pinyin section in part 1. Below are the out of order characters.

每又脆自火界过和

听燃的炬少快因想

一弱泣能有点个悲

哭世梦己房兑心伤

多点乐把为一现

You don't need to listen to the song to do this section (by now you're probably tired of listening to that clip) and your pinyin input tool should help you here.

Part 3:

Based on the lyrics in parts 1 and 2, answer the following questions in English:

1. Happiness is a ...?

2. What might happen to you if you give up on your dreams?

3. Love is represented by a ...?

4. What do the "enclosures" and "house" represent?

5. When was this song written and for what purpose?

jkhsu

This music comprehension 挑战 will test your 听力 and 翻译 abilities. The answers to questions #1-9 are all in Chinese and directly taken from the song so you don't need to make anything up, just listen and write down what you hear. The number of characters are in the parentheses next to each question and the out-of-order characters are also provided below. There are no extra characters. The answer to question #10 is your own English translation.

blogentry-36257-0-50206000-1325898006_thumb.jpg challenge-43.mp3

If the lyrics are hard to figure out, here's a youtube link (without subtitles) of Mickey He singing that is more clear:

1. In the second verse, what is she not begging for? (4)

2. What's drifting in the sea of bitterness? (5)

3. Why does she "cut a piece of candle light?" (5)

4. Holding her hands in supplication, she ... (6)

5. What does she hope that he stops doing? (5)

6. What does she hope to do under the Bodhi [Tree]? (5)

7. In the first verse, what is she not begging for? (4)

8. What happens before she quietly sings? (7)

9. What does she devote to provide for him? (4)

10. Turning back, she realizes ... (Answer in English)

Out of order characters for the answers:

将回纶转目观

静经世的默上

荡气肠的默醉

点久地时模一

长求累一想静

乞光天的倒旧

乡苍亮温了柔

流样生

feihong

blogentry-38695-0-69645600-1315701587_thumb.jpg 国王皇后.mp3

Put the lyric lines back into their proper order.

呃哦跟我走

国王皇后总算碰到对手

要把你占有国王就是我

太偏心 你要小心 别担心 会很有趣

国王皇后各有各的节奏

爱的音符 正在起舞 哦爱 升空幸福

国王皇后爱到无药可救

咔哎嗯叽 下达命令 黑桃红心 不要分心

亲爱的皇后 赶快靠近 不要犹豫 是你和我

国王皇后各玩各的花火

记得要温柔拱我当皇后

国王皇后绕了一圈地球

派对男孩 派对男孩 派对男孩

呃哦举起手

漂亮女孩 漂亮女孩 漂亮女孩

身体语言 让我倾斜 但愿 停格不变

四个脚步 用心纪录 哦耶 把你征服

哦我的漂亮女孩 屁股扭一扭

国王皇后各过各的生活

国王皇后今天终于碰头

国王皇后现在开始交手

别怀疑 谁占便宜 我想要 创造双赢

闪过一眼 陌生的甜 瞬间 让我失眠

哦我的派对男孩 屁股扭一扭

Source: 国王皇后 by 大嘴巴

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