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    Re: English name confusion

    The getlazy versions are more accurate translations.

    Áfram means something like "Onward" and "Let's Go" is more commonly used for that.

    Í Latabæ literally translates to "In Lazytown"
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    Re: Latibær Books Translated:

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    Chapter 12: Stinginess and Selfishness

    The richest man in town was the owner of the video rental store in Lazytown. The townspeople were basically always renting or buying videos so he’d...
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    Chapter 11: Game or Violence

    The Sports Elf raced across the pavement. When he passed the butcher’s trashcans*1, he heard a scream, a scream of agony. He instantly stopped. This outcry was...
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    Re: Latibær Books Translated:

    I know why talking to the sun happens in the book, but it still feels odd here.
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    Chapter 10: Solla Stiff*1

    The elf was becoming a bit thirsty after all this running. When you exert yourself, you should always drink water. In the town square, where the town meeting had...
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    Re: Latibær Books Translated:

    WARNING: This might be my least favorite chapter in the whole trilogy. I’ve already gotten frustrated in Author’s Notes way too many times and the next three chapters should be much better. If you...
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    Re: Latibær Books Translated:

    Okay, empires have probably risen and fallen since I last updated this, but this chapter was long enough to send me into an intense fit of procrastination. Once I'd recovered, I rushed this out, so...
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    Re: Latibær Books Translated:

    The following chapter may or may not contain commentary from the translator that may or may not annoy some audience members.

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    The chapters get a lot longer from this point...
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    Re: Latibær Books Translated:

    This chapter frustrates me.

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    6. The Sports Elf

    The mayor walked around the hill and saw that there was a crack in it. He couldn’t refrain from asking:
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    Re: Latibær Books Translated:

    And now the story finally decides to go somewhere.

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    5. The Town Meeting

    The mayor decided to have the meeting in the town square because it was in the middle of town and...
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    Re: Latibær Books Translated:

    I took a two day break from translating, but I'm back now with Chapter 5.

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    4. Running Mayor!

    The next day the mayor woke up with the rooster which was very unusual. The...
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    Re: Latibær Books Translated:

    I'll do my best. It'd be cool to recreate the books, even if they're not very good.
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    Re: Latibær Books Translated:

    I'm doing this as practice, so I know it's inconsistent. I leave notes on the lines that I'm really not sure of.
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    Re: Latibær Books Translated:

    Chapter Three, in which the Translator's Pet character is introduced with all the bias that comes with it.

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    3. Goggi the Neighbor*1

    The mayor walked slowly in the direction...
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    Re: Latibær Books Translated:

    Here's another chapter:

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    2. The Letter

    One day the mayor got a letter. *1 Of course he didn’t get the letter from his mailbox like we do. He had to get it from the post...
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    Latibær Books Translated:

    So, as a way of practicing my translating, I'm going through the Latibær books written between 1995 and 1997 and doing my own translation. There's already a complete translation by someone else on...
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    I prefer GGiL but they're so different that it's hard to do any direct comparison.
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    When I'm done finally getting the scripts together (I'm revising the ones I've already posted due to having better ideas), I'll link them here, so if anyone has any ideas on how to make something out...
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    You'd probably be a big help. What could you contribute?
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    Re: Anyone studying Icelandic?

    Here's a site with some videos I've been studying from. http://tungumalatorg.is/viltu_laera_islensku/en/um-viltu-l%C3%A6ra-islensku/
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    Sticky: Re: Rest in Peace, Stefan Karl

    A brilliant actor and a great person. Lazytown really couldn't have taken off without him. I really don't know what else to say...
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    He refuses to miss literally anything that's on TV, and his parents don't seem to exist to monitor anything, so probably, yes. He probably doesn't understand it, but if it's there, he'd watch it.
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    Re: Sportacus Is A Pe...

    Sportacus is a PE teacher, but magical.
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