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Post by GLOCKCOMMA211 » Fri Feb 13, 2009 9:13 pm

u made a app for the g1 but cann't find any info on your website to help with scummvm on g1 u need to some help info if u already have the app out not everybody a nerd

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Longcat
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Post by Longcat » Fri Feb 13, 2009 9:15 pm

not everybody a literate either, it would seem:P

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Post by sanguinehearts » Fri Feb 13, 2009 9:18 pm

haha!

Seriously though, the port isnt official yet,if you cant find it then you should probably just try again when its been announced officially.

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Post by bobdevis » Sat Feb 14, 2009 8:30 am

Whenever someone makes a post like this I keep in mind it may be a non native English speaker. Calling him illiterate then is not rly nice then.
You try speaking Armenian, Georgian or whatever.

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Post by Longcat » Sat Feb 14, 2009 9:32 am

Not being a native englishspeaker is not really much of an excuse for writing abbreviations or leaving out punctuation marks and capitalized letters:P

And FYI, I AM a non-native english speaker.

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Post by Freddo » Sat Feb 14, 2009 12:07 pm

In my experience it's more common that it's a native speaker write like that, than a non-native.

Non-natives do their best to be understood by others while using a foreign language, while the natives are comfortable with the "1337 speak" variant of their language.

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Post by Longcat » Sat Feb 14, 2009 2:06 pm

Well, that sucks for them then. Of course I use slang in my native language, but if I wrote like he did it would still hardly be easy to understand and look like it was written by a child.

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Post by Collector » Sat Feb 14, 2009 7:17 pm

That style is not one of someone who is barely able to speak English, but that of a kid using texting shortcuts. I am extremely tolerant of someone struggling with a second language, but have little patience with this nonsense.

Posting like that is just plain rude. Not only is it irritating for native English speakers, but on a board like this, where many, if not most of the members are non-native English speakers who may struggle to even understand it, it is inconsiderate.

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Post by sev » Sat Feb 14, 2009 11:55 pm

The boy is from Kansas, USA. So that's indeed a native. 8)


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Post by Freddo » Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:40 am

Collector wrote:Posting like that is just plain rude. Not only is it irritating for native English speakers, but on a board like this, where many, if not most of the members are non-native English speakers who may struggle to even understand it, it is inconsiderate.
Yep, very much agree on that it's rude and inconsiderate.

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Post by bobdevis » Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:57 am

sev wrote:The boy is from Kansas, USA. So that's indeed a native. 8)
Oh well... In that case it's pretty clear, yes.
Otherwise I would still be doubtful. I had this Saturday job at a huge gas station pretty much right next to Schiphol International airport. I can tell you I've seen every type of moron around. Most mean well, but gibberish I got thrown at me at times was... well... interesting....
That job made me firmly believe humanity as a whole did not evolve one bit the last 6000 years or so :)

I guess Kansas cowboy can go read that other 1G thread that keeps getting bumped atm...

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Post by scoriae » Sun Feb 15, 2009 4:45 pm

Is a G1 in Kansas like a ferrari in ethiopia?

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Post by EanF » Tue Feb 17, 2009 12:57 am

While I agree completely with your sentiments regarding spelling and grammar, it would've been nice if someone could've answered the question (even if it ony take one google search to find the answer)

For anyone else who finds this:

You have to extract the game files into the root of the SD card (i.e. not in a folder) then select sdcard from the file loader.

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Post by badbob001 » Tue Feb 17, 2009 6:46 pm

EanF wrote:You have to extract the game files into the root of the SD card (i.e. not in a folder) then select sdcard from the file loader.
I had no problems putting my games in a subfolder on the sdcard: eg: \sd card\games\kq1\. The tricky part is that I can't click the scrollbar arrows to scroll the folder list and the G1 doesn't have a dpad. Workaround is to use the keyboard to press the first letter of the folder you want to go to and the selection will jump to that item.

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Post by sblaise84 » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:06 pm

badbob001 wrote:
EanF wrote:You have to extract the game files into the root of the SD card (i.e. not in a folder) then select sdcard from the file loader.
I had no problems putting my games in a subfolder on the sdcard: eg: \sd card\games\kq1\. The tricky part is that I can't click the scrollbar arrows to scroll the folder list and the G1 doesn't have a dpad. Workaround is to use the keyboard to press the first letter of the folder you want to go to and the selection will jump to that item.


I had a little trouble also, just use the edge of ur (your) thumb and click the middle of the scrollbar to make it move down. Then I hit enter on my keyboard to go into the sd folder (since I have subfolders with the game in them)

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