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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old March 29th, 2008, 22:25 Thread Starter
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Hi people

Could you please translate this bit into English? I'm not great at Norwegian (well, I don't know a single word ) and an online translator I used gives really weird result

"Dette er et automatisk svar på forespørsel.

Vi opplever for tiden stor pågang, så det kan ta noe tid før din e-post blir besvart.

Vi informerer om at følgende IKKE kan gjøres på e-post:
- Reservering av billetter
- Endring på bestillinger, inkl. endring av hentefrister
- Informasjon om forestillinger

Slike forespørsler vil ikke bli besvart, så vi ber deg vennligst ta kontakt med vårt kundesenter på telefon 815 33 133 slik at våre konsulenter kan hjelpe deg.

Når det gjelder dato for salgstart på et arrangement anbefaler vi deg å følge med på www.billettservice.no og øvrig annonsering.

Med vennlig hilsen
Billettservice"


I guess it means that it's useless to wait for a proper reply from them and that I can only phone them to find out the info I need?

Thanks in advance, and sorry for offtopic.
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old March 29th, 2008, 22:34
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Crappy fast translation, but should give you the gist of it..

"This is an automated answer to your request.

We currently have lots to do, so it may take some time before your email gets a response.

We inform that the following cannot be done by email :
-Reserve tickets
-Change orders, including pickup times
-Info about shows

Such requests will not be answered, so we ask you to kindly contact our customer centre on phone 815 33 133 so our consultants can help you.

Concerning dates for when sales open to shows, we recommend you to watch www.billettservice.no and other announcements.

Regards
Billettservice"
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Thanks a lot! Good then, I can still hope to get a proper reply from them If I am patient enough
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Anytime, hope you'll get an answer.
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I would be disappointed if you didn't get an answer on Monday. If not, we'll see what we can do.
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I would be disappointed if you didn't get an answer on Monday. If not, we'll see what we can do.
They did reply yesterday and gave an email address where I should forward my question to. I did it, adding "Urgent" in the subject field and received a reply about 30 minutes later :thmbup: Looks like we'll be able to solve this problem I had with a ticket Thanks a lot again

Btw, what would you recommend to see in Oslo considering that we'll just have a couple of days for sightseeing, or maybe even less?
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Btw, what would you recommend to see in Oslo considering that we'll just have a couple of days for sightseeing, or maybe even less?
If I might come with some suggestions I would say that "Vigelandsparken" is a definite must (I`ll be adding some links on the bottom for more information on the various suggestions). As the title suggests its a park and the main one in Oslo.

I would also suggest that you take the short boat-trip from Rådhusplassen (City hall) to Bygdøy and visit the Kon-Tiki museum dedicated Thor Heyerdahl, the explorer and adventurer, as well as norwegian Viking-history.

Down by the harbour and area of Rådhusplassen you`ll also find Akershus Festning (the city castle).

Another common place to pay visit is Holmenkollbakken. A ski-jumping hill that is claimed to be Norways most visited tourist attraction. You`d better be quick though as theyre about to tear the old hill down and start building a new one in the very near future

These are the four most common attractions for tourists visiting Oslo, but besides those I would just suggest that you just try to blend in an enjoy the everyday city life as citizens of Oslo for a few days.

Enjoy!


Vigelandsparken: http://www.museumsnett.no/vigelandmu...ngelsk/2b.html

Kon-tiki museum: http://www.kon-tiki.no/Ny/Dok_eng/e_start.html

Akershus festning: http://www.nasjonalefestningsverk.no/akershus

Holmenkollen: http://www.skiforeningen.no/english

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Thanks a lot for such a detailed report :thmbup: A friend of mine has been to Norway and she also recommends Vigelandsparken. And I definitely would like to see Akershus festning (I love castles ).

Holmenkollen must be difficult to get to, no? (I don't want to run around the city the whole day tbh because it's supposed to be a relaxing weekend So whatever is close to the city center or easy to get to will be perfect )

How cold is it in Oslo now?
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Thanks a lot for such a detailed report :thmbup: A friend of mine has been to Norway and she also recommends Vigelandsparken. And I definitely would like to see Akershus festning (I love castles ).

Holmenkollen must be difficult to get to, no? (I don't want to run around the city the whole day tbh because it's supposed to be a relaxing weekend So whatever is close to the city center or easy to get to will be perfect )

How cold is it in Oslo now?
Reaching Holmenkollen is quite easy. You could get there by either taking the subway or a bus from the city centre. Just ask around on Oslos tourist office about the easiest way to get there. It shouldnt be a problem. While youre there you should pay a visit to Frognerseteren as well. Probably the most notable old school café in Oslo that also comes with a panoramic view of the city and both norwegian and continental cuisine. I even think theyve got steak tartar on their menu.

Current temperature in Oslo is about 10 degrees.

Frognerseteren: http://www.frognerseteren.no/comweb.asp?segment=1&ID=25

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I just got a visa to Norway, so now I'm definitely going :hopeful: The weather forecast doesn't look very good now though
http://www.gismeteo.ru/towns/01384.htm It's freezing compared to +15 C in Moscow... Should I take my winter jacket with me? :frownani:
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Oh, and pictures from the Frognerseteren site look great I'm having a hard time here trying to fit everything I want to see into 2 days that I'll have in Oslo
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It's freezing compared to +15 C in Moscow... Should I take my winter jacket with me? :frownani:

Most definitely. That said, April has for the last 5-6 years usually been rather warm in Oslo, so I wouldnt be suprised if the temperature soon will on terms with the current one in Moscow.

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Most definitely. That said, April has for the last 5-6 years usually been rather warm in Oslo, so I wouldnt be suprised if the temperature soon will on terms with the current one in Moscow.
That's for sure! As soon as we leave Oslo all frozen
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I saw there´s a help-thread already, so I just ask here.

Could one of the Norwegians in this Forum eventually tell me how or where I could get this cool song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ52KfiIEK8

Obviously a football song, written for Norwegian NT? I would like to have it on CD , or as MP3. Thanx in advance.
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I saw there´s a help-thread already, so I just ask here.

Could one of the Norwegians in this Forum eventually tell me how or where I could get this cool song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ52KfiIEK8

Obviously a football song, written for Norwegian NT? I would like to have it on CD , or as MP3. Thanx in advance.
Better late than never right?

Go here ---> http://www.videodownloadx.com/

Copy youtube-link to download-section and press download...wait a couple of seconds...then you will get a download button under the logo's there. Download it where it says download to the right of the picture that pops up there. Then download a converter-program called @Super. Search for it at google. Convert it to whatever file you like and is possible.
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