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    Would someone familiar with the Russian language please interpret the words in this FPGeeks "fans" smiley. I recognized РОССИЯ but not the rest. I can only speculate.


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    Default Re: Smiley translation

    First rough translation PMed to me: "Ole, ole , ole! Russia, go ahead!"

    So hacking has climbed down to that level?

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    Default Re: Smiley translation

    Quote Originally Posted by FredRydr View Post
    Would someone familiar with the Russian language please interpret the words in this FPGeeks "fans" smiley. I recognized РОССИЯ but not the rest. I can only speculate.

    I seem to remember this coming up before - the best I can do (bearing in mind it's been about 25 years since I lived in Russia) is:

    OLÉ! OLÉ! OLÉ!
    OLÉ!!!
    RUSSIA!!!
    FORWARD!!!

    I think it's to do with hockey...
    (and has been in the smiley list for as long as I can remember)

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    Ohhh. Boy, the context sure has changed!

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    Default Re: Smiley translation

    They say sports are sublimated warfare...
    Quid rides? Mutato nomine de te fabula narratur. — Horace
    (What are you laughing at? Just change the name and the joke’s on you.)

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