You know you live in a starter castle when…/Sabes due vives en un castillo inicial cuando …

Note: –  first try at a completely bilingual post. Sincerest apologies if Google Translate and/or autocorrect mess up the translations. Nota: – primero prueba en una publicación completamente bilingüe. Sinceras disculpas si Google Translate y/o autocorrección estropean las traducciones.

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A little fun and sarcasm. You know you live in a starter castle (or McMansion) when…

Un poco de diversión y sarcasmo. Sabes que vives en un castillo inicial (o McMansion) cuando …

Source: wikihow.com

  • aircraft mistake your backyard for a grass runway (see above)/la aeronave confined su patio trasero con una pista de hierba (ver arriba);
  • your property is used for marathons and triathlons/su propiedad se utilize para maratones y triatlones;

Source: charlotteobserver.com

  • your driveway qualifies as a drag strip (see above)/su entrada califica como una tira de arrastre (ver arriba);
  • your home occupies two time zones/su case ocupa dos zonas horarias;
  • your home is situated in two area codes/su case está situada en dos códigos de area;
  • using the intercom means placing a long-distance phone call/usar el intercomunicador significa hacer una llamada telefónica de larga distancia;
  • you are required to have your own postal code/debe tenet su propio código postal.
  • you can see the curvature of the earth from your bedroom/puedes ver la curvature de la tierra desde tu habitación;
  • the top floor gives you altitude sickness/el piso superior te da mal de altura.
  • the aviation authority requires an aircraft warning beacon on the top of your home/a autoriadad de aviación requiere una baliza de advertencia de la aeronave en la parte superior de su hogar;

Dumb feeding method/Método de alimentación tonto – Source: facebook.com

  • the alligators in your moat must be fed twice a day (see above)/los caimanes en tu foso deben ser alimentados dos veces al día (ver arriba);
  • your property is zoned for royalty/su propiedad está dividida en zonas de realeza.
  • Bill Gates is impressed/Bill Gates está impresionado;
  • a subway connects the opposite ends of your house/un metro connecta los extremos opuestos de tu casa;

Source: pinterst.com

  • the moat is the largest waterbody in your state (see above)/el foo es el cuerpo de agua más grande en su estado (ver arriba);
  • your drawbridge requires a toll to cross/su puente levadizo requiere un peaje para cruzar;
  • a ferry boat is needed to cross your moat/se necessity un ferry para cruzar su foso;
  • mowing the lawn takes two months/cortar el cusped lleva dos meses;
  • you can parachute off the roof/puedes altar en paracaídas deeds el tech;

Source: pinterest.com

  • you can’t decide whether to have one or two heliports (see above)/no suedes decider si tines uno o dos helipuertos (ver arriba);
  • your property is so large that it receives separate weather forecasts/su propiedad es tan grande que recibe pronósticos del tiempo por separado;
  • you refer to your backyard as “the Outback”/te refieres a tu patio trasero como “el Outback”;
  • you have your own Amazon.com warehouse/tienes tu propio almacén de Amazon.com; and/y
  • your house feels small compared to the neighbor’s mansions/tu casa se siente pequeña en comparación con las mansiones de los vecinos.
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1 Response to You know you live in a starter castle when…/Sabes due vives en un castillo inicial cuando …

  1. You have to recharge the battery on the Segway you use to get from one end of your house to the other, before you can complete the trip.

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