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Star-Dust

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We Italians do not need an Italian 'CHIT CHAT' channel because it is not our custom to spend a lot of time talking.
It would be useless
 

Star-Dust

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I tried some of the GESTI but I guess you have to be Italian to do it right.
You have to go to highly specialized schools.
We attend them in kindergartens before learning to read and write. They are demanding schools because you can summarize speeches of hours in a few gestures, acquiring the are of synthesis is not easy
 

moster67

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We attend them in kindergartens before learning to read and write. They are demanding schools because you can summarize speeches of hours in a few gestures, acquiring the are of synthesis is not easy
yep, I have lived in Italy for more than 30 years but I did not attend the "kindergarten" here in Italy and there is no way I can make gestures like Italians. It's great art.
As @Star-Dust said, with a few gestures you can avoid long speeches. Just like with Emoji 😀
 

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udg

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Let me add some to this funny thread: gestures are the easy part...
If you happen to travel to south Italy you quicly discover that the same identical phrase can have meanings ranging from a sincere compliment to a subtle threat.
It depends on many factors. Even autoctones at times are not sure how to interpret a phrase.

As a classical example, the phrase "what a nice car/family you have", among the others could mean:
- appreciation
- do your own business (you have a lot to lose)
- target acquired

Another important point is: what's not said constitutes the real message.

Anyway, generally speaking, all the people is enjoyable, ready for new friendships and to have good time together. So, plan your next vacation there..SD will surely donate a logo following a coffee together :D
 
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