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Here's a controller action you could insert into a Rails project. Accept a block of text and transform it into the language of Fake Grimlock. http://fakegrimlock.com/ Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0.
def fake_grimlockify
if params[:text].present?
@text_output = ""
params[:text].split(" ").each do |word|
if word.size > 4
@text_output += word.singularize.upcase + " " #.force_encoding('UTF-16').gsub("\xE2\x80\x99","").force_encoding('UTF-8')
else
@text_output += word.upcase + " " #.force_encoding('UTF-16').gsub("\xE2\x80\x99","").force_encoding('UTF-8')
end
end
punctuation_marks = [" ",",",".","!","?",":","-"]
# delete whole words
# "\n",
["IS","SO","THE","A","AN","IF","HOW","THESE","THOSE","MY","HE","THEY","WE","SHE","IT","THAT","FOR","WHICH","WHO","WHOSE","OUR","IN","ON","ABOUT","AT","OF","YOUR","BY","HIS","THEIR","ITS","AM","ARE","BE","BEEN","BEING","CAN","COULD","DO","DONE","DOES","HAD","HAS","HAVE","MAY","MIGHT","MUST","SHALL","SHOULD","WAS","WERE","WILL","WOULD"].each do |word|
# at beginning
if @text_output[0..(word.size)] == word + " "
@text_output = @text_output[(word.size)..-1]
end
# in middle
@text_output = @text_output.gsub(" " + word + " "," ")
# at end
punctuation_marks.each do |punctuation|
@text_output = @text_output.gsub(" " + word + punctuation,punctuation)
end
end
# hard substitution anywhere it's found
["'S ","","\""].each do |word|
@text_output = @text_output.gsub(word,"")
end
# substitute at end of word
# [["",""]].each do |word|
# @text_output = @text_output.gsub(word[0] + " ",word[1] + " ")
# end
# substitute at beginning of word
[["AND",","]].each do |word|
@text_output = @text_output.gsub(" " + word[0] + " ",word[1] + " ")
end
# substituted B for A; must follow the substitution for "AND"
#["I’M","ME"]
[["US","ALL"],["THEY","ALL"],["I","ME"],["I'M","ME"],["FOR","NEED"],["TO","FOR"],["LIKES","LIKE"],["HER","OWN"],["DID","DONE"],[".,",","],["GOING","GO"]].each do |word|
# at beginning
if @text_output[0..(word.size-1)] == word
@text_output = word[1] + " " + @text_output[0..(word.size-1)]
end
# in middle
@text_output = @text_output.gsub(" " + word[0] + " "," " + word[1] + " ")
# at end
punctuation_marks.each do |punctuation|
@text_output = @text_output.gsub(" " + word[0] + punctuation," " + word[1] + punctuation)
end
end
# substitute at end of word + S
["B","C","D","F","G","H","J","K","L","M","N","P","Q","R","S","T","V","W","X","Y","Z"].each do |letter|
@text_output = @text_output.gsub("THING","replacecode1")
@text_output = @text_output.gsub("SS","replacecode2")
punctuation_marks.each do |punctuation|
@text_output = @text_output.gsub(letter + "ING" + punctuation,letter + "ED" + punctuation)
@text_output = @text_output.gsub(letter + "ED" + punctuation,letter + "ING" + punctuation)
@text_output = @text_output.gsub(letter + "S" + punctuation,letter + punctuation)
end
@text_output = @text_output.gsub("replacecode2","SS")
@text_output = @text_output.gsub("replacecode1","THING")
end
# add some classic FAKE GRIMLOCK phrases in there somewhere
if @text_output.size > 100
@text_output = @text_output[0..99] + @text_output[100..-1].sub(". ",". OR ELSE. ")
elsif @text_output.size > 200
@text_output = @text_output[0..199] + @text_output[200..-1].sub(". ",". AWESOME. ")
elsif @text_output.size > 300
@text_output = @text_output[0..299] + @text_output[300..-1].sub(". ",". LOOK AROUND- IT ALREADY HAPPENED. ")
elsif @text_output.size > 400
@text_output = @text_output[0..399] + @text_output[400..-1].sub(". ",". BECAUSE AWESOME. ")
elsif @text_output.size > 500
@text_output = @text_output[0..499] + @text_output[500..-1].sub(". ",". COFFEE, BEER, BACON, HUMANS. ")
end
# # change contractions
# ["WON\’T","CAN\’T","DON\’T","MUSTN\’T","HAVEN\’T"].each do |contraction|
# @text_output = @text_output.gsub(contraction,"NOT")
# end
# #I'd, We'd, WE'll
# remove duplicate words
["OWN",","].each do |word|
@text_output = @text_output.gsub(word + " " + word, word)
end
# remove "I" at beginning of text
@text_output = "ME " + @text_output[2..-1] if @text_output[0..1] == "I "
# remove duplicate characters
[","].each do |character|
@text_output = @text_output.gsub(character + character, character)
end
end
respond_to do |format|
format.html
format.js
end
end
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