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> 1. said what?
> Posted by: "leebonnifield" firstname.lastname@example.org leebonnifield
> Date: Tue May 21, 2013 5:50 pm ((PDT))
> I don't know what is said in some places (I don't have subtitles) or I don't recognize the words or context because I don't know what they mean, please correct me (Dino, this means you, R, & the lurkers.) If there's an issue about accents I may need translation from Liverpudlian.
> ("Liverpudlian" is "jocular" in my Random House American dictionary, is that a word over there?)
I'm *greatly* enjoying the technical sailing discussions on the list
lately as well as the links to the "Running Tide" companion videos. So I
figure the least I can do is to delurk here for a bit to help out with
this request ^_^
Had to do some research on these. I can't completely follow the
dialogue either. The only subtitles I have available are the Dutch ones
on the Memphis Belle DVDs that I own. They at least give one some hints…
> Mate: _ _ _ _!
> Captain: Hard to port!
This one I'm pretty sure of. The Dutch translation is "Een theekipper,
voor anker" (i.e. "A tea clipper, at anchor "). Given that hint, I
believe the mate is saying "It's a tea clipper, lying to!". The
dictionary I have of sea terms defines "lie to" as "In a gale, where the
ship could not run before the wind, sufficient canvas was set to keep
her head about six points from the wind, coming up and falling off, and
maintaining enough way to maintain steerage". That makes sense given
the events and conditions in that scene.
Baines: What do you mean, he was there! He told me to _ _ _ _ _! I'd ordered the cover broken off the long boat…
The Dutch was no help here. They punted and just said "Hij hield me tegen" ( i.e. "he stopped me"). It kinda sorta sounds like Baines is saying something like "He told me to wait the cloud over". [James's exact words earlier in the episode were "Now, when the fog lifts… Not before". "Cloud" *is* a synonym for fog so this may not be too much of a stretch].
Doctor: …nor to lift things. Nor to bend, not even to put on your boots. _ _ _ _ _ _ _. Now then where will I send you a bill…
The Dutch here is "En zorg voor een goede stoelgang" (i.e. "And make sure you get a good bowel movement" ). Given that hint and listening again to the dialog, I think the doctor is saying "And see that your bowels are kept open". (Which makes sense because James is being instructed not to do anything physical that would cause a rise in ocular pressure, and straining for a bowel movement most certainly would do that).
Matt Harvey: Your sister!
James: And I had her all neatly packaged _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
The Dutch here is "En ik had zo'n, fijn beeld van haar, als heodenmaakster" (i.e. "Yes. And I had such a fine image of her, as a hat maker") So, James is saying something like "And I had her all neatly packaged as a milliner".
> I've tried downloading the RAR versions of the episodes I'm missing from bergfiles.com, as well as other sites, and just as before my computer hiccups once, burps twice, and then barfs all over the place (metaphorically, of course, but hopefully you get my meaning; my computer absolutely hates anything to do with RARs).
Before you give up on your .RAR format files you've downloaded, try
using a different program to unpack the .AVI files. Here's a really
good fast, free program that is pretty much all I use anymore for
zipping and unzipping:
Otherwise, if you're hung up on getting .avi files I can't really help
you. If you'd like to just watch them, I can give you .mp4 versions of
these episodes. These are files I created from my series DVDs to watch
on my iPod. (You can also watch them on your regular computer using the
free Apple Quicktime program).
> I've found some onedin stuff on The Box.This is a torrent p2p sharing
> site.series 5 is on there at the moment and it looks like more will
> get uploaded in the future.you have to keep an eye on when they are
> accepting signingup it is closed at the moment as this is a private
> group. http://www.thebox.bz/main.php is the page to watch
It seems to be open for signups at the moment. I was able to create an
account this morning. Season 5 is available as a torrent.
> Rina said < Elsie,
> Have you tried this website:
> This is where I found out that my dvd player had a region free
hack (which you can see because the URL leads to the dvd player I
have). But if you search for your type of dvd player, maybe it has
> Good luck!
> Rina , I searched both of my dvd players and neither has a hack
at the moment.
> Elsie in MD
I'm new to the group, hence the extremely tardy reply to this
thread. Your other alternative to purchasing a region free player is
to buy a piece of software which will copy a DVD regardless of region
encoding into other formats such as DivX or the iPod's mp4 format
without the region encoding. There are several available for all
platforms (Windows, Mac & Linux). The one I use is called "Fair
Use" (the name refers to the slightly tested legal principle that
one is permitted to make a copy of a legitimately purchased music or
video product if the copy will only be used for one's personal use).
The web site for this is
I've converted all of my region 2 disks using this utility.