Do You Think You Could Respond To This? (Part II)

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Drachen Jager

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Since I was asking, wouldn't I be the 'whom' in question?
 

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Would you really want to be?
 

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Of course he does! Right, Jager?
 

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Isn't it well known that there's a right and wrong Jager?
 

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Whether it is felt or expierenced is IMO down to personal perception, but how come there is no equivalent for Schadenfreude* in English?

* literally translated, laughing at someone else's expense, the most universal type of humour
 

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Because English is una lenguaje débil with un piccolo vocabolario and has to emprunter aux other languages in order verständlich zu werden?
 
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Or, could it be because German language structure allows for the combining of words into compound words, whereas English keeps the words separate, therefore schadenfreude is literally schaden freude, with the space omitted due to the peculiarities of the language?
 

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Are you saying that I can't order scrambledeggsandsausages?
 

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Wouldn't that be likely to confuse your server?
 

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No, not unless you're using windows server 2000 or whatever it was called that featured MySQL... Do all servers feature MySQL anymore?
 

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Whispering? Has anyone ever heard Drachen Jager whisper?
 

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Has anyone here ever heard any of the others here actually say anything?
 

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Perhaps 'that' was only the beginning of a quote, and she was cut off suddenly?
 

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