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cenek tomas  Identity Verified
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Local time: 11:22
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Nov 8, 2008

A language pair needs at least 3 entries to participate.If my pair gets only two( mine+ another one) does it mean I' ll have worked for noyhing?

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Vito Smolej
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participate - why not? Nov 8, 2008

cenek tomas wrote:

A language pair needs at least 3 entries to participate.If my pair gets only two( mine+ another one) does it mean I' ll have worked for nothing?

Tres faciunt collegium. Is that not enough? You will be the first three anyhow, more to follow.

[Edited at 2008-11-09 08:18]


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xxxwonita
China
Local time: 07:22
It is worthwhile anyhow Nov 9, 2008

cenek tomas wrote:

A language pair needs at least 3 entries to participate.If my pair gets only two( mine+ another one) does it mean I' ll have worked for noyhing?


Firstly, colleagues will make comment on your translation, which helps you to improve. Secondly, you will study the other entries very intensively to compare and to learn, which would never happen if you did not participate.

[Edited at 2008-11-09 17:01]


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Jenny Forbes  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:22
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Old English law Nov 9, 2008

Vito Smolej wrote:

cenek tomas wrote:

A language pair needs at least 3 entries to participate.If my pair gets only two( mine+ another one) does it mean I' ll have worked for nothing?

Tres faciunt collegium. Is that not enough? You will be the first three anyhow, more to follow.

[Edited at 2008-11-09 08:18]


Under an old English law, I believe that three people gathered in a public place officially constitutes a riot, entitling the authorities to "read the Riot Act" to them, ordering them to disperse.
If you enjoy the challenge of translating the contest text, do it anyway. Others may yet put in an entry, who knows?
Best wishes,
Jenny


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