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Thread poster: Steffen Pollex
Steffen Pollex  Identity Verified
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Dec 22, 2004

Tis is from an actual job offer I received today:

"Need translation of a 9 page document. Document reads as having 10 pages but there are only 9 that have anything on them."

Good one, isn't it?


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Henry Hinds  Identity Verified
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Even better Dec 23, 2004

How many words on a page? We haven't figured out that one yet either.

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Edward Potter  Identity Verified
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Get more info Dec 23, 2004

I see nothing out of the ordinary from what you have described. Clients often do not give you enough information. This comes with the territory. You should get in touch with them and ask for more information.

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