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Roberta Anderson  Identity Verified
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Feb 6, 2006

Picking up from Gianni's thread "The Doctor is IN", where certain "habits" were assumed to be linked to the person's star sign...
I thought I'd run a quick poll about astrology signs - just curious whether traits typically associated with a horoscope sign do come up with some sort of pattern among translators.
But quick polls can have a max of 8 answers, and the signs are 12. So here's a minipoll-thread instead

I'd ask you to state your star sign in the subject title, so that manual counting will be easier to handle.
Considering that tech and non-tech translators possibly have different traits, the subject title should also say "tech" or "non-tech".
(ok, I realize tech/non-tech is pretty vague, but just to keep it simple...)

Feel free to add of course any comment about specific traits in your post.

I'd also like to stress that this comes just out of light-hearted curiosity, and should be treated as such!

Roberta


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PCovs
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Virgo - tech Feb 6, 2006

Sounds like fun.

Looking forward to hearing the result.


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Roberta Anderson  Identity Verified
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Capricorn - tech Feb 6, 2006

very capricorn and very tech, actually...

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Seadeta Osmani  Identity Verified
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Scorpio - mostly non-tech Feb 6, 2006

Recently I was asked what's my sign and when I said "the notorious one", I just got the "ah, Scorpio, then" response.

Any bad experiences with Scorpios, anyone?


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Yazan Quandour
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Scorpio-tech Feb 6, 2006

Sounds fun, fill me in on the developments.

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Joanna Borowska  Identity Verified
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Aquarius - 100% non-tech Feb 6, 2006

a great idea, Roberta!

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Ines Garcia Botana  Identity Verified
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Gemini - Tech Feb 6, 2006

Light-hearted matters help me to smile more often!

I like Literary issues so much...!

Cheers!

Inés


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Yazan Quandour
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Chill Feb 6, 2006

Seadeta Osmani wrote:

Recently I was asked what's my sign and when I said "the notorious one", I just got the "ah, Scorpio, then" response.

Any bad experiences with Scorpios, anyone?


Yo, don't worry about it I get that a lot, we both know we're the good guys. All oppressed scorpios out there, Unite!


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Gianni Pastore  Identity Verified
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Scorpio - Tech Feb 6, 2006

Seadeta Osmani wrote:

Recently I was asked what's my sign and when I said "the notorious one", I just got the "ah, Scorpio, then" response.

Any bad experiences with Scorpios, anyone?


Yeah I got the same response every time... can anybody tell me what's wrong with us?


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Dan Butuza  Identity Verified
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Leo - Tech Feb 6, 2006

Born to be a winner, they say.
Hmm...(I say).


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Vicky Shelton  Identity Verified
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Scorpio - tech Feb 6, 2006

Me too with the comments on my "sign" - never have been able to figure it out...

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Aurora Humarán  Identity Verified
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Sagitarius - 101% non-tech Feb 6, 2006

Au

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PAS  Identity Verified
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Sagittarius - 50/50 Feb 6, 2006

Depending on your definition of tech, this may tilt to 70/30 or 40/60....

Pawel Skalinski
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p.s. oppressed scorpios unite?! my 6-year old daughter is a scorpio and I'm the one who's oppressed!

[Edited at 2006-02-06 14:09]


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Fred Neild  Identity Verified
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Aquarius Tech Feb 6, 2006

Guess the first Taurus will take time to appear, they are a bit shy

Just kiddin'

Fred


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Patrizia Simoncioni  Identity Verified
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Pisces - Tech Feb 6, 2006

Very nice thread indeed

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