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What do you think of agencies rating themselves on Blue Board? (Staff: \'not allowed\')
Thread poster: Lise Smidth

Lise Smidth  Identity Verified
Austria
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Oct 11, 2002

- is that ok?

personally I think it should not be possible for agencies to rate themselves - but anyway it is obvious to anyone else looking through the reviews ...



regards

lise


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Evert DELOOF-SYS  Identity Verified
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They shouldn't, plain and simple Oct 11, 2002

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On 2002-10-11 16:38, lisevs wrote:

- is that ok?

personally I think it should not be possible for agencies to rate themselves - but anyway it is obvious to anyone else looking through the reviews ...



regards

lise





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Lise Smidth  Identity Verified
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notified staff Oct 11, 2002

thank you Evert,



I just wrote a notice



By the way - they didn\'t bother to give themself a \"5\" - they rated themselves with \"4\" - funny way of marketing oneself



lise

[ This Message was edited by: on 2002-10-11 17:54 ]


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Egmont
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Picaresque... Oct 11, 2002

...is everywhere, even at ProZ.com, so...
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langnet  Identity Verified
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I don't know... Oct 11, 2002

...what are ProZ.com\'s allowances to agencies, but I think, if this is a translators\' site, rating should be done by translators only... By the way, an agency that \"rates\" itself seem rather \"fishy\" to me...

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Marta Goc  Identity Verified
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It is not acceptable Oct 11, 2002

ProZ.com does not allow Agencies to rank themselves. Unfortunately from time to time our system is tested and some individuals manage to Rank themselves. All reports of Blue Board abuse are investigated and treated seriously.





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