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    Speak every human language in the world
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    Be able to talk to the animals
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    Animals.
    1. We can easily get hold of translators (citation needed)
    2. I speak English, so... (citation needed)
    3. There's not a lot we humans have to learn from each other, but animals could probably teach us quite a lot (citation: read Gulliver's Travels part 4 (Houyhnhnm))
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    (Original post by shooks)
    Random question for your Friday...

    You wake up tomorrow with one new ability. Either:

    You can speak every human language in the world
    or
    You can talk to the animals (Dr Dolittle-style)

    Which would you rather?
    Definitely animals. In the next decade all translation will probably be close to real time by Google translate. Whereas animal conversation will take much longer as no one is looking into it really at the moment.
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    (Original post by MarleyZ)
    Animals 100% Imagine how much closer you could be with your pet(s)!? :excited:
    Be awful if your pets actually hate you.
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    (Original post by shooks)
    Random question for your Friday...

    You wake up tomorrow with one new ability. Either:

    You can speak every human language in the world
    or
    You can talk to the animals (Dr Dolittle-style)

    Which would you rather?
    I like this thread.
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    Talk to animals!!! i adore animals and i could have a great chat with my piggies
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    Talk to animals!!! i adore animals and i could have a great chat with my piggies
    No you couldn't. They are rather dumb animals.
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    (Original post by william walker)
    No you couldn't. They are rather dumb animals.
    :indiff: well as someone who knows them incredibly well i beg to differ
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    Speak every language
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    Animals. They can be my friends.
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    Speak to animals, would be fascinating to find out what goes on in their heads.
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    Animals because I want to be a vet, so being able to speak to animals would come in handy. Being able to ask what hurts and how much pain would be reliable than the owners saying what they think hurts.
    Auch ich kann ein bisschen Deutsch sprechen!
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    The human languages I can't imagine the common domestic pets having many interesting things to say.
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    Talk to animals. Then I could kick that pesky spider out my room with threats.
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    (Original post by nixonsjellybeans)
    I can't imagine the common domestic pets having many interesting things to say.
    "Wanna watch me lick my balls?"

    "Get ready for the furball..."

    "Ever wondered why my fur is sometimes sticky? Well, when you go out..."

    "Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel!"

    "Need a pee now. Need a pee now. Need a pee now. Need a pee now. Need a mop and bucket now."

    "Food. Now. Wake up. WAKE UP. FOOD. NOW. NOW!!!! FOOODDDDDDD! NOW!!!!! I don't care it is 5 a.m. I want food now. And none of that canned crap."

    Sniff, sniff. "You've been unfaithful again." Sniff. "Went all the way this time too. Boy, are you going to have to be good to me from now on!"

    "Why haven't I got any testicles?"

    "Want to know what your period smells like?"
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    being snow white is much better. you have a slight control over nature as well as still holding your human incentives
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Be awful if your pets actually hate you.
    What a silly thing to say. You're a cat owner, of course your pet actually hates you.
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    (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
    Ohhhhh I really want to talk to the animals, but being to speak every language would be amazing.

    Hmm. I also kind of enjoy those arm flapping conversations you have with people when neither of you can understand the other. :beard:
    I can already talk to the animals. :smug: I talk with Puddles the Monkey and Bear, really quite regularly. They are both highly intelligent animals, almost like real people.
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    (Original post by MAINE.)
    Speaking to animals would be literally the most useless ability.
    That upset me haha.😂😓😅
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    (Original post by shooks)
    Random question for your Friday...

    You wake up tomorrow with one new ability. Either:

    You can speak every human language in the world
    or
    You can talk to the animals (Dr Dolittle-style)

    Which would you rather?
    Speak every language. I always think it's amazing when someone is fluent in more than one language. Plus I find language so, so interesting - I'd absolutely love to speak every language and study its grammatical structure and etymology.

    It would also make my French A2 much, much easier
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    I can already talk to the animals. :smug: I talk with Puddles the Monkey and Bear, really quite regularly. They are both highly intelligent animals, almost like real people.
    you humans with your humor :hmmmm2:
 
 
 

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