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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 11:39
English to Spanish
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Mar 19, 2002

A while ago, I was contacted by a direct client via proz. They wanted me to do a short translation for tomorrow. We agreed price and deadline and they told me to go ahead and to start working on the translation ASAP.



But alas! I then asked them to fax me a PO with name , address, phone number and signature.



At first they said they would fax it immediately, but two seconds later I received an e-mail telling me to HOLD ON! and not to start until they re-confirmed.



There was no re-confirmation, but another e-mail apologizing for taking my time and saying that they did not need the translation.



Does this tell you something?


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Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)
Local time: 13:39
German to English
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Yes, it does Mar 20, 2002

And it speaks a loud and clear language. Is there any chance you could tell us the name of that client? Privately, of course .





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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh  Identity Verified
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I never got to know the client's name Mar 20, 2002

... only the first time. The client used it to sign the e-mails.





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