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-Alex-    101

Someone explain to me how this is possible. Every occurrence of "kr." is identical :s

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"kr." = Norwegian Krone. Original screenshots below:

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-Alex-    101

Here's another strange one...

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GunbladerQ    3

Wow...never translated anything with currency involved. I am intrigued....

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metallithrax    488

Well, it is a translater, not a converter - the numbers are the same in both languages, but the currency isn't.

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S_Herbie    10
Well, it is a translater, not a converter - the numbers are the same in both languages, but the currency isn't.

That's the problem - if the numbers stay the same then the currency indicator also needs to stay the same...

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-Alex-    101

Well, it is a translater, not a converter - the numbers are the same in both languages, but the currency isn't.

It makes no sense. Why should a translater ever translate a currency symbol? $50,000 -> ?50,000? No, it should remain $50,000.

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Glassed Silver    940

Wow, that's quite a risky fault actually.

This can bite you quite a bit, especially when baking and adding the wrong amounts of ingredients...

Glassed Silver:mac

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rfirth    716

I have seen much worse bad translations before... I can't remember what it was though... but it was something innocent translated into something very explicit.

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-Alex-    101

Wow, that's quite a risky fault actually.

This can bite you quite a bit, especially when baking and adding the wrong amounts of ingredients...

Glassed Silver:mac

Exactly that happened to me :p

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Growled    3,880

Wow, that's quite a risky fault actually.

This can bite you quite a bit, especially when baking and adding the wrong amounts of ingredients...

Glassed Silver:mac

Yes, I can see where that might be a problem.

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