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CHALLENGE: Transcript a short video

RomanRoman Posts: 493 ✭✭✭
I will post a short video (least than 3 minutes long) and you should transcript it. I will give 10 "likes" to the best transcription. The closing date is 27/08/2015.
NB: I know there are already made subtitles in the web. Please, don't use them. Try to make your own.
NB2: You can play the video at 1/2 speed


The link is ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZSmw3uNJEg
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  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,735 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Challenge accepted.

    - Oh boy. Oh no.
    - Shit, shit, shit, shit, shit.
    - Oh. We’re screwed. We are screwed.
    - Hey. Was it?
    - No. Nobody has to know that we let the princess escape. Again. Again.
    - Computer. Computer. Computer.
    - Hello Rich and Abdul.
    - Who is Abdul?
    - Computer locate prisoner 1 9 7 7.
    - Searching. Searching. Still searching.
    - Why is it taking so long?
    - So many requests for a new computer.
    - Computer, results.
    - I totally forgot what type I’m searching for.
    - Prisoner 1 9 7 7.
    - 7 right I knew that. Searching for prisoner 1 9 7 8
    - 7
    - Of course 7. Number confirmed. Well, see you later.
    - What the hell! What about the search?
    - Of course, I remember, but explain it again so Abdul knows.
    - Computer this is an emergency, also my name is Larry. Just, pull up a map of the dread cruiser.
    - Retrieving file. File located.
    - Ah. See. No one ??…..
    - Yeah.
    - Oops, butter fingers.
    - Err. What? Computer, define butter fingers.
    - OK. Promise you won’t like freak out.
    - What happened?
    - I dropped the file. It’s broken.
    - You don’t have hands! ??….. thing. Where is it?
    - You promised you wouldn’t freak.
    - Wait Rich, she must be heading for the airlocks. Computer.
    - Yes Abdul.
    - It’s Larry. Open the airlock ??for ...
    - Opening the airlock.
    - No.
    - Airlock opened. Casualties mounting.
    - Close the airlock.
    - Open. Close. Please make up your mind.
    - Close. Damn it. Computer there must be something you can do to help us find the princess.
    - I could calculate her most probable escape route.
    - Yes. That sounds great. Do that.
    - I will just need a calculator.
    - You are a calculator.
    - No, I mean like a good one. You know one that can do graphs and shit (/ sheet).
    - You would ??…. computer, now you’re the only one who can help us right now, so would you please just focus or you’re quite a @!~* ??… Okay?
    - What? No, I must totally, listening.

    - I’m killing your score.
    - Not fair. You’re cheating.
    - No, you just suck hard.
    - Opening airlocks.
    - And you win.
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Oh boy (Shit Shit Shit) Oh no!
    Oh God! Okay! What time! (We are screwed)
    We ARE screwed
    Hey Listen, No Nobody has to know we let the princess escape, again? Again!
    Computer! Computer?!? Computer!
    Hello Rich and Abdul
    who is Abdul?
    Computer! locate prisoner 1 9 7 7
    Searching....
    Searching...
    Still Searching...
    Why is it taking so long?
    Ah, there is so many requests for new computer
    *ting*
    Computer! Results?
    I totally forgot what I was searching for!
    Prisoner 1 9 7
    7 Right, I knew that!
    Searching for prisoner 1 9 7 8
    ss seven!
    Of course 7 number confirmed
    well see you later
    what the.. what about the search?
    of course I remember, but explain it again so Abdul knows.
    Computer this is an emergency. Also, my name is Larry. Just pull up a map of the dread-cruiser!
    Retrieving File.... File located
    Oh! See…. Okay that wasn't bad…. Yeah….
    Oops! Butter Fingers!
    ahh what? Computer! Define Butter Fingers?
    Okay! Promise you won't like freak out!
    What happened?
    I dropped the files, it's broken.
    You don't have hands. Files are things. Bore reasons!
    You promised you wouldn't freak
    Wait Rich, she must be heading for the airlocks. Computer!
    Yes Abdul!
    It's Larry. Open the airlocks for more(?)
    Opening airlock
    Oh No, Noooo, no no no (airlock opened)
    No!
    Causalities mounting
    F***, F*** Me!
    Ah Close the airlocks!
    Open. Close. Please make up your mind!
    CLOSE!
    God Damn it!
    Computer! There must be something you can do to help us find the princess.
    I could calculate her most probable escape route.
    Yes! That sounds great. Do that!
    I will just need a calculator.
    You ARE a calculator.
    No, I mean like a good one. You are not one that can do graphs and shit!
    You listen to me Computer! You’re the only one who can help us right now. So would you please just focus on point… you’re playing the f***ing game?
    No, I was totally listening!
    .
    .
    .
    I am killing your score.
    Not fair! You’re cheating.
    No, you just suck hard.
    Opening airlocks
    And you win!

    (:D LOL it was funny Roman!)
  • JehoiakimJehoiakim Posts: 32 ✭✭
    nice way practice your listening skills :D
  • christellechristelle Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @Roman, it's too long for me !
    I'm so bad in listening ...
  • RomanRoman Posts: 493 ✭✭✭
    This task is time consuming, at least for someone like me, but the reward of seeing that you have nailed it is great. Take your time. Listen it as many times you need. I will post my version soon.
  • RomanRoman Posts: 493 ✭✭✭
    My transcript:

    - Ohh boy. Ohh no. Ohh no. We are screwed. WE ARE SCREWED!
    - Hey listen! No. Nobody has to know we let the princess scape. Again
    - Again
    - Computer. Computer? Computer!
    - Hello Rich and Abdul
    - Who is Abdul?
    - Computer look at prisoner 1 9 7 7
    - Searching... Searching... Still searching
    - Why is taking so long?
    - Someone did request a new computer. Computer Results!
    - I totally forgot what I was searching for
    - Prisoner 1 9 7
    - 7 .. Right. I knew that. Searching for prisoner 1 9 7 8
    - Seven!
    - Of course seven. Number confirmed. Well..., see you later...
    - WHAT! What about the search??
    - Of course, I remember. But explained it again so Abdul knows
    - Computer this is an emergency. Also, my name is Larry. Just pull up the map of the Death Cruicer
    - Retrieving file. File located.
    - Uff, see. That is better.
    - Ups! Butter fingers. More reasons.
    - Ahh. What! Computer... define "butter fingers"
    - OK, promise you will not freak out
    - What happened??
    - I dropped the file. It's broken
    - But you don't have hands! Files are not things!
    - You promised you would not freak.
    - Wait, she must be heading to the airlocks. Computer
    - Yes Abdul?
    - It's Larry. Open de airlock
    - Opening airlock
    - Casualties counting
    - CLOSE THE AIRLOCK!
    - Open... Close... Please make up your mind
    - CLOSE!! Dammit. Computer there must be something you can do to help us find the princess
    - I can calculate her most probable escape route
    - Yes. That sounds great. Do that.
    - I will just need a calculator
    - YOU are a calculator!
    - No! I mean like a good one.. You know.. One that can do graphs and sh**t
    - You listen to me computer. You are the only one who can help us right now. So, would you please just you focus on ... ARE YOU PLAYING A FUC**NG VIDEO GAME??
    - What? No... I thought I was listening

    - I'm killing your score..
    - Not fair. You are cheating
    - No, you just sucks hard
    - Opening airlocks
    - AND you win.
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,735 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @christelle , it's no longer than a song, so you've surprised me here with your comment.

    @meu, @Roman, I think we've done a pretty good job with this one.
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • RomanRoman Posts: 493 ✭✭✭
    edited August 2015
    Yes, but I expected more participants. Anyway, the challenge is not over. There are 3 more days left. Any sugestion for next one? Shorter video? Longer video? More difficult dialog?
  • christellechristelle Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @Zom I can cheat when I sing a song, the lyrics are on line. ;)
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,735 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Roman, with a more difficult or longer one we could do it as a team, going through it bit by bit.
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,735 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    But @christelle, cheating is to pass tests and exams in school contexts. It doesn't make any sense here, does it?
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • RomanRoman Posts: 493 ✭✭✭
    Yes, I thought that @Zom. How was the difficulty? What about the theme? I like this kind of funny clips.

    I got most off the text, except a word a the end of the sentence "It's Larry. Open de airlock *****" and " What? No... I thought I was listening" was really " What? No... I was totally listening"
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,735 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    It's great @Roman. I wouldn't change anything at the moment to get people used to it and maybe attract some others.

    We did this kind of audio challenges in the old forum, the bravest among the braves gave it a go, and it was great fun. You just have to expect a bit of blushing after Lynne came around with her version. I don't know why, but her ear is not like anyone of us. ;)

    Don't forget to tell her to come around when you close the challenge.
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • RomanRoman Posts: 493 ✭✭✭
    edited August 2015
    Someone posted a short video here (http://www.learn-english-forum.org/discussion/2000/just-for-fun). I liked it very much. It was one of the best sketchs in the Big Bang Theory, so I wanted to transcript it. I spent a lot of time doing my transcript ( I did two versions).
    Later, @Lynne posted her version. I checked against what i wrote and It was clearly superior.
    I practiced and learnt a lot doing it.
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,735 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    You remind me of me 3-4 years ago! LOL

    The Big Bang theory is an awesome series; it's impossible to have only one favourite skit! I'm not such a regular on the forum, so keep me posted with the next challenges. I'm in for any of them.
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    @Zom and @Roman don't stop suggesting challenges ^^ that's awesome for learning, I'm learning a lot.. My version is coming soon o/
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,735 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Great to have you participating in this kind of stuff @Luthien.
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @Roman is it over?
    Ask @Lynne to have an ear ;)
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    I tried but it's a lot to me @Zom , maybe next time
  • RomanRoman Posts: 493 ✭✭✭
    THE CHALLENGE HAS FINISHED. Now I summon the judge :) @Lynne.
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,735 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Luthien Stay around with us with the different challenges that will pop up. Don't let your conscious mind prevent you from playing with us. :D
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • LuthienLuthien Posts: 115 ✭✭
    @Zom I'm gonna ignore my "conscious mind", I'll love play with you guys hehe
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,383 mod
    edited August 2015
    Well done everyone. Sorry @Luthien, you will need to be quicker next time.

    Here's the corrected text:-

    - Oh boy. Oh no.
    - Shit, shit, shit, shit, shit.
    - Oh. We’re screwed. We are screwed.
    - Hey, listen.
    - No. Nobody has to know that we let the princess escape. Again.
    - Yeah. Computer. Computer. Computer.
    - Hello Rich and Abdul.
    - Who is Abdul?
    - Computer locate prisoner 1 9 7 7.
    - Searching. Searching. Still searching.
    - Why is it taking so long?
    - I've had so many requests for a new computer.
    - Computer, results.
    - I totally forgot what I was searching for.
    - Prisoner 1 9 7 7.
    - 7 right I knew that. Searching for prisoner 1 9 7 8
    - 7
    - Of course 7. Number confirmed. Well, see you later.
    - What the hell! What about the search?
    - Of course, I remember, but explain it again so Abdul knows.
    - Computer this is an emergency, also my name's Larry. Just, pull up a map of the dread cruiser.
    - Retrieving file. File located.
    - Ah. See. That wasn't so bad...
    - Yeah.
    - Oops, butter fingers.
    - Err. What? Computer, define butter fingers.
    - OK. Promise you won’t like, freak out.
    - What happened?
    - I dropped the file. It’s broken.
    - You don’t have hands! Files aren't things. Where is it?
    - You promised you wouldn’t freak.
    - Wait Rich, she must be heading for the airlocks. Computer.
    - Yes Abdul.
    - It’s Larry. Open the airlock floor plan.
    - Opening airlock.
    - No.
    - Airlock opened. Casualties mounting.
    - Close the airlock.
    - Open. Close. Please make up your mind.
    - Close. God damn it. Computer there must be something you can do to help us find the princess.
    - I could calculate her most probable escape route.
    - Yes. That sounds great. Do that.
    - I will just need a calculator.
    - You are a calculator.
    - No, I mean like a good one. You know one that can do graphs and shit.
    - You listen to me computer, now you’re the only one who can help us right now, so would you please just focus or are you playing a @!~* video game?
    - What? No, I was totally, listening.
    ----------------------------------------------------
    - I’m killing your score.
    - Not fair. You’re cheating.
    - No, you just suck hard.
    - Opening airlocks.
    - And you win.
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,735 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    :+1:
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • RomanRoman Posts: 493 ✭✭✭
    So.. @Lynne , who is the winner?
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,735 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    The 3 of us. We're the winner.
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • RomanRoman Posts: 493 ✭✭✭
    Ok. I have "liked" 10 of yours post, both of you, @Zom & @meu. Thank you very much for your participation.
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,735 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Hey, come on! You're not going to stop here. We've just started with these challenges, haven't we? You don't need Lynne to post the next one, do you?
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • RomanRoman Posts: 493 ✭✭✭
    Are you sure you are not a cheerleader?
    OK. I will run a second challenge. Tonight I will post another video and another deadline for submission (10 days), so nobody can say "I had not enough time"
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @Roman as you did very well so,
    I am going to like your 5 posts.
    ;)
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