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writeaway  Identity Verified

Local time: 08:03
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French to English
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Oct 25, 2004

After all those jobs offered at rates that were below human dignity level, here is a job that is finally worth considering. May it be the first of many:

http://www.proz.com/job/64964



[Edited at 2004-10-25 09:45]

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2004-10-25 12:14]


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avsie  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:03
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Ach... Oct 25, 2004

Too bad I'm not a Platinum member

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Yuri Smirnov  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:03
English to Belarusian
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Started Learning Dutch Oct 25, 2004

Ik heb Nederlands spreken begonnen Momenteel!!!

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lim0nka  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:03
Member (2004)
English to Polish
:) Oct 25, 2004

If Dutch>English jobs are paid that well, I start learning Dutch!

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A Hayes
Australia
Local time: 16:03
... Oct 25, 2004

I'm speechless... I guess I'm in the wrong language pair.



[Edited at 2006-01-09 00:39]


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Christine Andersen  Identity Verified
Denmark
Local time: 08:03
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You can afford to go platinum at that rate, surely? Oct 25, 2004

Marie-Claude Falardeau wrote:

Too bad I'm not a Platinum member


I'd get a loan!


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avsie  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:03
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If I knew ;-) Oct 25, 2004

Christine Andersen wrote:

Marie-Claude Falardeau wrote:

Too bad I'm not a Platinum member


I'd get a loan!


If I knew what that rate is... dat is echt balen, zeg


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Rosa Diez Tagarro  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 08:03
Member (2003)
English to Spanish
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oh, my God! Oct 25, 2004

To think that I quitted Dutch after the first year...

It could be the most serious mistake in my career, and pounds, no less!


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Mikhail Kropotov  Identity Verified
Russian Federation
Local time: 09:03
Member (2005)
English to Russian
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Got to be a mistake Oct 29, 2004

Yes, for a few seconds I stared at the total amount. Kind of stupefying really...

But don't you think it's some kind of mistake? Maybe the currency is not US dollars, or something.

I think it's gotta be a mistake.


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Aleksandr Okunev
Local time: 09:03
English to Russian
Am I over meticulous? Nov 12, 2004

There's this job:
Job: aviation, turboprop engine
http://www.proz.com/job/66082
Posted: 12:33pm
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and the passage to translate contains a typo
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he propeller gearbox and attaching parts use an engine input drive pinion to transmit engine torque ***form*** the propeller gearbox drive shaft to a drive gear through two identical compound idler gears.
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Do you not think such passages should, if humanly possible, be free of errors?


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Desi_vdb
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:03
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at least they're honest Nov 19, 2004

So, you know what to expect

And I prefer typos over a very vaguely written document. At least with the typos you can guess what the writer meant!


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Robert M Maier
Local time: 08:03
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typo or evil? ...paranoid traces... Nov 27, 2004

Aleksandr Okunev wrote:
Do you not think such passages should, if humanly possible, be free of errors?


...actually i could even suspect they're doing that with full intention...


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