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Self-award of KudoZ points by asker
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PRAKAASH  Identity Verified
India
Local time: 20:49
Member (2007)
English to Hindi
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Jun 13, 2003

HI!
Here is a problem as someone named ryszard matuszewski awarded himself the kudoz points on the question of his own? And answer was totally wrong! Two hindi-eng translators even showed their disagreement on the topic namely shruti nagar and anil goyal.Is there anyone to rectify the error?
PRAKAASH
prakaasharmaa@epatra.com


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 16:19
English to German
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Contact the moderator/KudoZ coordinator Jun 13, 2003

Hi Prakaash,
The person you should normally contact in such a case is the moderator for the language pair concerned. You did not specify the question, but I take it this is Hindi>English, which does not have a moderator.

You can either contact a moderator in a related pair, or the KudoZ area coordinator - check herefor coordinator/moderator details.

HTH - Ralf


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Marijke Mayer  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 16:19
Dutch to English
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Mail Henry@proz.com Jun 13, 2003

He can block the prankster if the IP numbers are the same of asker and awarder. We've had several of these types who think they're so smart. They're inevitably found out as their answers are so poor and still miraculously get awarded KudoZ.

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murat karahan  Identity Verified
Turkey
Local time: 18:19
English to Turkish
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Paltergeist at proz :) Jun 13, 2003

That gives a good laugh though. I know of a question where the asker himself provided a poor answer to his own question, had many disagrees and another answer had a serious number of positive peer gradings. As a result the asker had to agree that the other answer was better but still awarded kudoz to his own answer. He's still lurking in proz in invisible mode as a ghost though.
to be continued....

Marijke Mayer wrote:
They're inevitably found out as their answers are so poor and still miraculously get awarded KudoZ.


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monzer
Local time: 17:19
English to Arabic
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I love his/her way of thinking. Jun 13, 2003

Next time he/she might post a translation job and disagree with himself/herself on the prices!and we'll get the job.

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PRAKAASH  Identity Verified
India
Local time: 20:49
Member (2007)
English to Hindi
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TOPIC STARTER
Thanks for valuable suggestion and information! Jun 14, 2003

Thank you very much for the valuable information you forwarded. I was also confused as hindi-eng pair has no any coordinator.
PRAKAASH
Ralf Lemster wrote:

Hi Prakaash,
The person you should normally contact in such a case is the moderator for the language pair concerned. You did not specify the question, but I take it this is Hindi>English, which does not have a moderator.

You can either contact a moderator in a related pair, or the KudoZ area coordinator - check herefor coordinator/moderator details.

HTH - Ralf


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