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    Everyone Is Falling For This Cyclone Sign Language Guy

    Providing the deaf community with vital cyclone news and signing his way into our hearts.

    Queensland has been battered by a Category 5 Cyclone and Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has been busy warning people about the storm.

    It's serious when they put the sign language translator on #cyclonemarcia #badtimeforaholidayinyeppoon

    kate@katetucholskiFollow

    It's serious when they put the sign language translator on #cyclonemarcia #badtimeforaholidayinyeppoon

    10:13 AM - 20 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    But people have started paying attention to someone else...

    Early days but I declare the sign language translator at today's press conference the star of TC Marcia. #TCMarcia

    Amanda Smyth@CookerandLookerFollow

    Early days but I declare the sign language translator at today's press conference the star of TC Marcia. #TCMarcia

    6:50 PM - 19 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    It's the animated Auslan interpreter who keeps stealing the show and everyone's hearts.

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    Sign language interpreter guy is a bloody legend. #TCMarcia

    Beck Davis@_BeckDavisFollow

    Sign language interpreter guy is a bloody legend. #TCMarcia

    10:12 AM - 20 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Omg that guy doing the sign language is gold @Studio10au

    Katie Smallwood@katieasmallwoodFollow

    Omg that guy doing the sign language is gold @Studio10au

    10:08 AM - 20 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And that's when #signguy was born...

    This guy is magic #signguy #TCMarcia

    It was poetry in motion...

    But some people just didn't get it.. :-/

    The facial expressions on the sign language guy on channel 7 are totally epic and possibly inappropriate. Just wow. #CycloneMarcia

    Emma Batten@ohheyitsemmaFollow

    The facial expressions on the sign language guy on channel 7 are totally epic and possibly inappropriate. Just wow. #CycloneMarcia

    10:13 AM - 20 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Ok the sign language guy needs to stop pulling faces #TCMarcia

    Drew Pearson@Drew_1981Follow

    Ok the sign language guy needs to stop pulling faces #TCMarcia

    10:07 AM - 20 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Facial expressions are an important part of Australian sign language, vital to getting across the true meaning of the message.

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    Listening to live speech and translating it on the spot is no mean feat, especially when the Premier throws you a curve ball.

    Watching QLD Premier's cyclone warning on TV, had to laugh when Auslan interpreter had to sign "listen to your radio for further updates".

    Caitlin Syrett@CaitlinSyrettFollow

    Watching QLD Premier's cyclone warning on TV, had to laugh when Auslan interpreter had to sign "listen to your radio for further updates".

    10:15 AM - 20 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    We give #signguy two thumbs up!

    UPDATE: #signguy has a name! It's Mark Cave. He's 30 years old and has been working as an Australian sign language interpreter for 12 years.

    Thanks to Mark Cave for all is great work so far interpreting the emergency broadcasts. If you think Mark is... http://t.co/JeGqTlyCDy

    Deaf Services Qld@DeafServicesQLDFollow

    Thanks to Mark Cave for all is great work so far interpreting the emergency broadcasts. If you think Mark is... http://t.co/JeGqTlyCDy

    1:33 PM - 20 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    He's basically the James Bond of sign language interpreters.

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