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#1
JimbobJeffers

I stumbled across a website called the 'Bad Translator', which allows you to input text and have it translated several times over in various online translators such as Bing. It generally ends up getting some pretty bizarre results (hint: the longer the text and translation number, the better), some of which can be rather funny, so as Drill Master suggested I thought I'd make a topic for people to share their translations on.

 

The website is very easy to use and can be found here: Bad Translator. Simply translate a piece of text and copy and paste the result in the pop-up into a post here.

 

Example:

Original text:

'If you select the red brick, you go. If you select the green brick, you stay.'

 

Translates to:

'Glass and red. If you select the stones next to the hotel.'

 

 

Some translations Arthuriel, Biorune, Drill Master and I have done already:

 

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Drill Master

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Original text:

 

"This is the best topic ever! Thank you Jimbob for making this awesome thread!"

 

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

 

"They should die, the best solution? Thanks JimBob Johnson is a wonderful thing."

 

...Um.... wut?


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EXRicky

Original text:

 

"Are you ready to leave Lego Island?"

 

...8 translations later, Bing gives us:

 

"Takashimaya will continue?"

 

Oh my.....

 

Edit:

Original text:

 

"Best pizza on the island. Even if it wasn't the only pizza on the island."

 

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

 

"The best pizza on the island are islands."

 

That's even more weird.


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Arthuriel

Text from Drill Master's post:

They should die, the best solution? Thanks JimBob Johnson is a wonderful thing.

 

27 translations with bing + random language order:

Love is the best way to treat it? · Thanks JimBob Johnson.

 

second best result:

The best way to die. Or not? Thanks JimBob Johnson, grace. It really is a shame.

 

and here are some alternate translations of the name "Jimbob Johnson":

Rick Johnson, JimBob and Ben Hadad, Mr. Johnson, Jimbob


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Biorune

Guys I think we broke the website, it's not working for me now, despite working a few hours ago. D:

 

EDIT:

Original text:

"Seriously, no bull! It's at the bull's castle!"

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

"This is a serious problem. Cow Palace."


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Original text:

"Rock Raiders II: Block Raiders"

...8 translations later, Bing gives us:

"Rock Raiders (II): stop the kidnapper"

But can it get worse?!

Original text:

"Rock Raiders II: Block Raiders"

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

"(The Board): the kidnappers to stop kicking."
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Biorune

Original text:

"Roadblock! I'm not going anywhere, try the other way."

...8 translations later, Bing gives us:

"To him, we are! A few of the Lord, they will not be for nothing."


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Original text:

"Rock Raiders United: For Legends. "

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

"The United States pirate rock: Art Deco style."
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#9
JimbobJeffers

Is it bad of me to have liked every one of those comments? Maybe I should stop :P They're just so funny...

 

Especially:

Original text:

 

"This is the best topic ever! Thank you Jimbob for making this awesome thread!"

 

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

 

"They should die, the best solution? Thanks JimBob Johnson is a wonderful thing."

27 translations with bing + random language order:

Love is the best way to treat it? · Thanks JimBob Johnson.

Really? From best topic ever to death, to love? And no one had better call me JimBob Johnson. Ugh.

 

 

EDIT:

Guys I think we broke the website, it's not working for me now, despite working a few hours ago.  D:

Yeah, I've had the website lag a little since posting it on RRU. But that may just be my ISP being stupid again.



#10
Biorune

Original text:

"I’d take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day."

...9 translations later, TransPerfect gives us:

" Identificao accouns kady. "

 

wat.


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#11
JimbobJeffers

Original text:
 
"Lord merCy was such an epic administrator for Rock Raiders United. I'm sure maveriC will be just as good!"
 
...27 translations later, Bing gives us:
 
"In the United States and the Antichrist, and school leaders. Did you know."

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#12
EXRicky

Original text:

 

"I get angry easily."

 

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

 

"It is easier for you."

 

Indeed.



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Original text:

"Rock Raiders United is Down Again!"

...27 translations later, Bing gives us:

"Naked pirate rock with us!"

Oh no. My mind has now formed a terrible image...


Original text:

"Naked pirate rock with us!"

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

"Stones and boats."

Wut.
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Arthuriel

I translated the sentence "Chief is one of the six main Characters from Rock Raiders. " dozens of times, because I wanted to know, how many weird translations are possible.

Here are the best examples (I had four open tabs with the bad translator to get more translations in the same time. Sorry that I have so many translations, but I couldn't decide, which ones were better):

 

...8 translations later, Bing gives us:

"Stone is one of the six main characters, General Manager of the pirates."

 

Comment: Best job description ever. I hope, that Pirate General Manager "Stone" will appear in Rock Raiders II ;)

 

results with 35 translations and Bing:

"The six main characters die, how many people."

"The stone is an important part of the President of the Republic. Hunter 6"

"Rock Raiders is the sixth sign of the Governor."

"Pirates of People's Republic of China is one of six characters."

"Kennedy in part 6 of the Israel Army Commander."

"Geology of Indonesia: philosophy, Zhang Jing."

"This is a 6, a former Bush virus."

"President George w. Bush's sins."

"The six main characters: bandits"

"List of Presidents of the hijackers."

"The robbers and one of the main characters in a line to success, as Chairman of the meeting."

"6 four main characters are 2 thieves."

"The main character was one of the six walls."

"Sign up for the theft of the stone 6."

"The cross was stolen. Two big 6"

"One of the first female President of India 6: Jones is amazing."

"Hollywood Hunter 2-6"

"Hands of Stone, one of the participants in the market."

"Rock band 6"

"Genre: pop rock Raiders 6 Sunday."

"Rock Raiders 6."

"The key was stolen."


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Original text:

 

"I'll show you a bad translation! You want one, you got one! Here is the worst translation in the history of worst translations ever in the entire universe for all of space!!"

 

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

 

"... In your hands, it's bad for you is the story of the universe are all bad: traditional."

 

 

*Rewrites Dictionary*

 

Traditional (noun) - The story of the universe that are all bad and also bad for you, in your hands.


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#16
Xiron

Original text:
"I hate this translator like lettuce on a pizza"
 
...18 translations later, Bing gives us:
"... Hate salad pizza compiler"
 
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Original text:
"Did you ever stop to wonder why?"
 
...27 translations later, Bing gives us:
Numbers, frequently asked questions, why?
 
and
 
"Strange, isn't it?"  ;P

I also had a result about someone getting arrested and about wondering why, but lost that.
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#17
EXRicky

Original text:

 

"The Brickster rules!"

 

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

 

"Systems of Brickster"

 



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Original text:

 

 

 

"How do I eat a sandwich?"

 

 

...6 translations later, SDL gives us:

 

"As as a sandwich? "

            :0 

 

 

Original text:

"I sit on the chair of awsomeness."

...6 translations later, SDL gives us:

"I feel in the seat of the awsomeness. "

 

This gives a whole new meaning to sitting.

 

 



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"This is so funny and exciting. I don't think I can stop posting on here. Random sentence about pokemon."

 

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

 

"... It would be interesting. I think you can buy it here. Random Funny face expression of a Carpenter."

 

 

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"Whoops! You forgot to put the CD in your computer!"

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

"Less to forget."

 

 

"Pepper here, the fastest pizza deliverer in the West!"

...35 translations later, Bing gives us:

"Thai Chili pizza"

 

Not literally, although a Thai Chili Pizza sounds good.


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