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No Problemo by dinyctis No Problemo by dinyctis
I am normally rather mellow when it comes to stuff like this. You know, people saying "hola" and "buenas noches" are grammatically proper and used in the correct context.

However, there are some that just don't fly. Yes, I know that adding an "o" makes things sound Spanish (or so the general consensus tells me), and I can even appreciate it in a comedic context (sit-o on the chair-o next to the table-o). However, "no problemo" crosses the line.

As a Spanish speaker myself, that's the one that irks me the most, so a poster is in order. Spanish speakers will respect you more when you use their language properly, as opposed to destroying it in an effort to sound cool.

As far as the design goes (is there even a design here?), this is the last one of the kind that I produce. I've used the same style in a few others and I think it's run its course. Next time, I'll try something different.

PS: Natzee is spelled like that on purpose. I can't believe how many people have pointed out over the years that I misspelled the word "Nazi." :stab:
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TheShadowEmpress Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:XD: I don't think I've ever used that, though. But it's good to know.
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Hell-is-a-56 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013
That's odd, I always thought of it as just a silly way to say something, like how 'neighborino' wouldn't be someone actually trying to say the word in Italian. :shrug: Either way, this is cool.

I do wanna put 'Silent 'H', Holmes' on a bat though...:D
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Libellula Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013   Digital Artist
Bravo! Alguien tenía que decirlo!
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Quick-Step Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist
Never has grammar and pain-in-the-assery been more amusing than at this point. Truly you are a master.
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TheRemixMaster Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
xD Well thanks for telling me~

But I'd find it more funny than offensive if a non-native English speaker said 'No problemation' xDDD
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Bantirat Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nooooo, i've been wrong all the years!
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TexasDreamer01 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012
Well, now I know. :D
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Kahtra-DAdino Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
lol, you said it.

"No Problemo" is like scratching nails on a chalk board, it's just infuriatingly disturbing to the ears of anyone who actually speaks the Spanish Language.
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Spockandcookies Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011  Student General Artist
Yay!! go Spanish speakers!!
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BlackSheepRising Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I cracked a little at the ",You Bastards" part, but I fucking lost it at the Grammatical Inquisition.
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Athlonite Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011
LOL see this is why the English language is the hardest in the world to learn to many bullshit words and not enough directness
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:iconpoelee:
Poelee Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011
This is hilarious.
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Ocean-Pearls Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2011
I too speak/study Spanish. This made me giggle. :nod:
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:iconendperkins:
endperkins Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2011
How do you expect the average American to understand this when we can't even speak our own language correctly? :D
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Serenity279 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011
oh it's so much fun listening to non-Spanish speakers butcher the language XD
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Javi3108 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2011
This is EPIC!! All my life I have always been asking myself why do people say that!!! My cousin from the United States tried to correct me once by saying: "It's not problema, it's problemo!" And you can only guess how many Spanish insults I used on him that day! :)
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Madmoonie Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
I actually kinda like 'no problemation.'
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SpeakThroughFingers Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I use that, but I never really thought of it as Spanish or even Spanish sounding. I just used it like "No Problemo, Joejoe"
cause you know. It rhymes.
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NightBengal Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011   Photographer
If there were a 'like' button, this would definitely get it.

(Behind the times, sue me, haven't logged in for eight months or more... )
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bluessaurus Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Could be worst: many people on anglo-saxon-speaking world confuses portuguese with spanish, especially when talks to brazilian people...

:roll:
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dinyctis Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2011
Hah I know exactly what that's like :(
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:icondeagz:
Deagz Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2011
I use it because Bart Simpson says it.
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:iconsentient-zombie:
sentient-zombie Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2011
I like the "Spelling Soviet".
I might start using that.
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Maskenkind Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
It's the goodest "in your face" I've ever seen. x)
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StrawberryLatte12 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
:worship:
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puddinginthesky Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010
Awesomeness! A very interesing and entertaning way to get a point across...
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EmiHerro Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
ironic that everyone catches you for spelling Nazi in "Grammar Natzees" and calls you on it XD
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dinyctis Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010
It is quite funny indeed. I have my fun with those who say it with a nasty overtone.
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Plutos-Eye Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Student Digital Artist
I love the institute name
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:icondinyctis:
dinyctis Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010
It's srs bsnss!
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pikachumariachi Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2010
As a mexican, I love "no problemo", it sounds hilarious.
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General-EbonRose Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Student Digital Artist
I didn't even know that "No Problemo" was pseudo-Spanish... I just thought it was just a funny way to say problem. :la:
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biancaxmd Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2010
PREACH IT BOTHER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
But you know, how can we even ask non Spanish speaking people to speak it correctly when Spanish speakers can't even spell...
My statuses in facebook are ALWAYS making fun of some BURRO because they misspelled a word, or 2 or three.. arghhhh
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alexasrosa Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
I officially want in the Institute!
I work as a translator and you can't imagine the phrases people use when trying to translate to a language that it's not their own.
It’s quite normal that foreigns don’t speak correctly, but please stop pretending you do, and most of all: stop acting like they’re Shakespeare and make up words.
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dinyctis Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2010
It would make for quite entertaining correspondence, wouldn't it?

"Oh, I got a letter from the Institute for Quite Destroying Languages, You Bastards!"
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fool-moon Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
Thank you. THANK YOU SO MUCH.

As an Spanish native speaker, I hand down this. *.*
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fool-moon Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
Y ahora, en castellano, que me he enterado que lo hablas... xD

GRACIAS!!!! :hug:
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Zero-di-Cuori Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Same thing happens in Italian, too. I mean, it doesn't take more that three minutes to go and use an online dictionary. :|

I'm starting to like the sound of "no problemation". That's it, from now on, I''m going to usingate that one.
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dinyctis Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
You can go ahead and use it. No Problemation!
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CyanideJack Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really want to be part of the Grammatical Inquisition. Are there badges? I'd wear a badge...
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dinyctis Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
We don't need no stinkin' badges!
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PS2addictedlioness Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
"No problemation LOL
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KatWylder Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2010   Digital Artist
There's no way I can resist saying "No problemation" to people, now.
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dinyctis Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2010
Hehe, join the club :P
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Reibeast Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2010
I wasn't aware no problemo was supposed to be spanish.
I just thought it was a fun slang term people used.
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General-EbonRose Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Same here.
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Lemniskate Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010
In German there's the phrase "Null Problemo", which translates as "zero problemo"; however, since Germany has no large Spanish-speaking minority we don't associate it with Spanish.

(In Germanic languages the -o at the end has a long tradition as an intensifier, e.g. there's German "Feurio(-oooo...)" instead of "Feuer" being shouted from the highest church tower in the Middle Ages in case of fire. It's also in "hello".)
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dinyctis Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010
On a side note, I am amazed by how well Germans can speak Spanish. I once heard 2 german girls speak Argentinean Spanish and it took me a while to catch any hint of an accent.
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whim7 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Oh! that is so true. I've meet people who seem to have taken Spanish lessons from Speedy Gonzales.
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Nikolicious Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
"Quit destroying languages, you bastards" :XD: Mori con eso.

Y me gusto que lo hayas hecho gracioso para que la gente no se enoje y capte el mensaje :thumbsup:
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