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Agency ratings (the ProZ.com Blue Board) - Excellent idea!
Thread poster: Dyran Altenburg
Dyran Altenburg  Identity Verified
United States
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Dec 28, 2001

Here\'s hoping that people will use it wisely.

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Patricia Lutteral  Identity Verified
Argentina
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yes, great Dec 28, 2001

I totally agree with Dyran\'s comment.



Regards,



Patricia
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Alison Schwitzgebel
France
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Hear, hear Dec 28, 2001

Well done Henry!

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John Kinory
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Excellent idea, well executed Dec 28, 2001

What more can one say?

Please use it, folks!
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Walter Lockhart Ries  Identity Verified
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Oops! I goofed! Dec 29, 2001

A hasty reply to one of the first questions in the form for adding a new outsourcer, ended up creating an agency called Spain.

I\'ve revisited it and tried to find a way to delete it (me being the culprit... ehem, poster) to no avail. As posters can modify the postings, wouldn\'t it be good for the poster to be able to deleting it entirely?


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
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Well done! Dec 29, 2001

I can only agree to what has been said already - building the rating system simply on people\'s willingness to take another job turns a potentially negative discussion into something inherently positive.



Question: I would like to put my own business up for rating - can I do that, or would I need someone who is working with me to submit an entry (hopefully a positive one...)?


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Henry Dotterer
Local time: 16:53
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You can post your own agency, calling for feedback Dec 29, 2001

Ralf asked:

Question: I would like to put my own business up for rating - can I do that, or would I need someone who is working with me to submit an entry (hopefully a positive one...)?



Yes, submit it as a request for info.


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Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)
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You can invite votes Dec 29, 2001

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On 2001-12-29 14:23, Henry wrote:

Ralf asked:

Question: I would like to put my own business up for rating - can I do that, or would I need someone who is working with me to submit an entry (hopefully a positive one...)?



Yes, submit it as a request for info.





That is alright, but one member (DeJump) has put up his/her own agency and gave himself/herself 5 points. That\'s abuse! I call on Henry to remove that member.

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Alan Johnson  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 22:53
German to English
awarding own points Dec 29, 2001

I\'m not sure if dismissal may be a little harsh, but certainly a reprimand and points removal. Imagine if the translators could award their own points (I\'d have lots and lots. To Ralf: Give me an assigment and I\'ll give you some points

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
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Sorry, mate... Dec 29, 2001

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On 2001-12-29 15:06, ajohnson wrote:

I\'m not sure if dismissal may be a little harsh, but certainly a reprimand and points removal. Imagine if the translators could award their own points (I\'d have lots and lots. To Ralf: Give me an assigment and I\'ll give you some points



...but our fields of expertise are incompatible...

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