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Christian Thalmann
Chris shares a passion for conlanging and all that's beautiful. He's Swiss, but you wouldn't know by his level of mastery of English. I ran into him before planetpii, but we didn't really talk until we were both members of the planetpii list.

top categories: language (11), compliments (6), linguistics (4), weirdness (4), patriotism (4)

most quoted with: Jonathan North Washington (13), Kathryn Harris (1), other (1)

(BETA) Christian Thalmann's quotes have been rated 11 times, with an average rating of 2.45/5

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[link] heard: 15 October 2009
[edit] added: 15 October 2009

(23:19:05) Qatharsis: I had forgotten my conlanging days and my happy days overlapped. :)

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[link] heard: 16 November 2006
[edit] added: 16 November 2006

(03:17:16) [me]: never heard of æ tensing? ;)

(03:17:55) Qatharsis: D'oh, of course. It's the opposite of q crumbling. ;)

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 9 March 2006
[edit] added: 9 March 2006

15:28:38 qatharsis: Züritüütsch is not so common in the music business. Bärndütsch lends itself better to singing. It's more vowelly.

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: 16 January 2006
[edit] added: 17 January 2006

01:04:54 [me] (Autoreply): trying to get my spaghetti sauce recipe to taste right for once

01:18:07 qatharsis: May His Noodly Appendage guide you on this endeavor.

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[link] heard: 20 December 2005
[edit] added: 20 December 2005

04:15:26 qatharsis: The Orkhon script is pretty strange. "Runiform" yet also "hellenoid" letters interspersed with emoticons.

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[link] heard: 20 December 2005
[edit] added: 20 December 2005

04:20:24 [me]: and there it is, your 18th quote

04:26:46 qatharsis: Only 18? I have to be wittier.

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[link] heard: 19 April 2005
[edit] added: 19 April 2005

(04:10:01) [me]: you mind/want your name cited?

(04:10:23) [me]: (by default, I'll say "Examples from personal communication with Christian Thalmann, 19 April, 2005.")

(04:11:17) Qatharsis: Cool. :)

(04:12:05) Qatharsis: Though "Christian 'm4st0r of teh univers' Thalmann" would be more proper. ;)

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[link] heard: 21 March 2005
[edit] added: 21 March 2005

(03:56:53) Qatharsis: It's not like one could get drunk from American pisswater.

(03:57:19) Qatharsis: And they even have the nerve to make light versions of the stuff.

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 3 October 2004
[edit] added: 3 October 2004

(18:49:47) Qatharsis: One of your weirdo Frenches.

(18:49:52) [me]: rofl

(18:49:54) [me]: *mine*?

(18:50:05) Qatharsis: You keep digging them up.

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: 20 March 2004
[edit] added: 20 March 2004

(18:35:14) [me]: well, I am going to go play DDR in an hour and a half...

(18:36:11) Qatharsis: Putting on bland brown pullovers and pronouncing /a o u/ as /Q 9 u-/? ;-)

(18:36:56) Qatharsis: Can't help but parse that as East Germany.

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[link] heard: 2 February 2004
[edit] added: 2 February 2004

(18:03:18) Qatharsis: Man, you need therapy. ;-)

Christian, in reference to Jonathan, who couldn't keep his eyes open enough to read much of the conversation, and was thus #blink#ing
craziness, sleep, compliments
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[link] heard: 22 August 2003
[edit] added: 22 August 2003

Cinga: Ah. Now I get a java.net:UnknownHostException.

Cinga: There seems to be an Exception for every situation.

Rentantilus: it's like the English language!

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 30 July 2003
[edit] added: 30 July 2003

(13:11:20) Qatharsis: Your languages suffer from inbreeding, it seems.

(13:12:55) [me]: inbreeding?

(13:14:59) Qatharsis: They're all each other's brother's offspring, and the replicative deficiencies show.

(13:58:39) [me]: there's no inbreeding in the Tēlvo languages

(13:58:47) [me]: no more so than there are in any other language

(13:59:06) Qatharsis: They just look like contorted copies of each other. =P

(13:59:26) Qatharsis: And they develop pathological spelling freakages.

(14:00:07) [me]: what??

(14:00:37) Qatharsis: I mean, accented l? Hello?

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[link] heard: 28 July 2003
[edit] added: 28 July 2003

(15:45:32) Qatharsis: I'm pessimistic about electrodynamics.

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[link] heard: 9 July 2003
[edit] added: 9 July 2003

(15:25:24) Qatharsis: Though it's more like /awa/ in quick speech. Then again, Bäärner never speak any quicker than a Zürcher on Valium with two spoons of peanut butter in his mouth.

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[link] heard: 6 July 2003
[edit] added: 6 July 2003

(17:13:06) Qatharsis: Then again, you live in a country where knowing some French make you a Sex God.

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[link] heard: 6 July 2003
[edit] added: 6 July 2003

(17:18:55) Qatharsis: Huerehimmelherrgopfetaminomal.

(17:19:04) [me]: euh?

(17:19:10) Qatharsis: You don't wanna know.

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[link] heard: 28 June 2003
[edit] added: 28 June 2003

(16:52:55) Qatharsis: Singing in Russian was cool.

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[link] heard: 4 June 2003
[edit] added: 4 June 2003

(15:26:28) Kathryn: heh, that's so true

(15:26:36) Kathryn: esp. when it's something i said

(15:26:48) Kathryn: like, everything i say is under stupidity or hormones or both

(15:27:02) [me]: that's going up too

(15:27:19) Kathryn: yeah, under stuipdity and hormones

(15:27:24) Kathryn: put it under profoundness!

(15:27:26) Kathryn: i dare you

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[link] heard: 4 June 2003
[edit] added: 4 June 2003

"Cun vas en vija ys ueda, nau oeble ouvaeger eas rosae in maerne."

"As you walk the road of life, don't forget to smell the roses on the side."

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[link] heard: 4 June 2003
[edit] added: 4 June 2003

(15:21:01) Qatharsis: How come a quote is "profoundness" when it's by you, but "stupidity" otherwise?

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[link] heard: 4 June 2003
[edit] added: 4 June 2003

"When you are on the road is life, not forgetting the wandering of roses on the sea."

a mistranslation by me of that last quote by Christian Thalmann
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[link] heard: 2 May 2003
[edit] added: 2 May 2003

(18:39:23) Qatharsis: There's a Swiss pen&pencil company called Caran d'Ache.

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: unknown
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(16:39:22) [me]: and also, scratch the "isn't sex" part. it is sex, just not full-blown sex. (pun *NOT* intended)

(16:39:36) Qatharsis: LOL

(16:40:11) Qatharsis: Yeah, such unintended puns *suck*, don't they.

(16:40:21) [me]: hehe

(16:40:48) Qatharsis: You had it coming. ;-)

(16:40:54) [me]: oy

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(17:40:09) Qatharsis: What's with that dark-on-black text style? It's a major rectal dolence!

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