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Thread poster: Alexandre Nikolaev
Alexandre Nikolaev
Russian to French
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Aug 7, 2002

We need an Events Presenter for our site - someone who can demonstrate our virtual meeting technology to potential clients. Work from home, need broadband connection, excellent spoken English, and availability for, initially, 1 hour per week at a pre-arranged time.



Pricing:



4.00 USD per hour

By check





Who on earth would do it for such a miserable money, if he can afford a broadband Internet? They are nuts or what?


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Olga Simon  Identity Verified
Hungary
Local time: 12:04
English to Russian
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Видели, видели мы это объявленьице о работе... Aug 7, 2002

Полностью поддерживаю мнение коллеги, но боюсь, что и за такую смехотворную плату люди найдутся.



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Natalie  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 12:04
Member (2002)
English to Russian
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Коллеги, Aug 7, 2002

на форуме модераторов это объявление уже обсуждалось, автору написали и выяснилось, что оплата указана ошибочно. Правда, не знаю, почему ошибка до сих пор не исправлена.

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Olga Simon  Identity Verified
Hungary
Local time: 12:04
English to Russian
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А вот свеженькое - из венгерской кастрюльки. Только вот сейчас предложили, негодяи. Aug 7, 2002

Details



-Potential Hungarian projects

-Marketing text expertise: a must

-Subject: Poultry information

-Hungarian into English

-Avg word: 1000 - 3000 words

-rate: .05 cents or below a must

-Volume: twice a month

-turnaroundtime: 24hrs to 48 hrs

-Process: Translation + Proof

-Format: word file



Bidder requirements



Fast trunaround time: a must

rate: .05 cents or below a must

Resume: include rates



(Авторская орфография сохранена).



Ну как?



P.S. Кстати, обратите внимание, что в оплату 0.05 центов и ниже, которая является \"a must\", наряду с трансляцией пытаются также впихнуть и пруфинг.

[ This Message was edited by: on 2002-08-07 16:54 ]


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Alexandre Nikolaev
Russian to French
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They certainly are nuts! Aug 7, 2002

I am sorry for English - taping it from work during a coffee break. The work has nothing to do with translation but brings 10 bucks every hour. It is monotonous and stupid, and I would wish I started translation job again.., but,.. these ridiculous offers just once again confirm my opinion that translation market from and into Russian gone dead after August 1998. And, unfortunately, I was completely right to switch to other jobs, although I liked my translation churn very much in Russia. And this Hunguarian proposal is quite indecent!

Ustashi proklyatie! Non, c`est pas possible, je n`y retourne plus.. Adieu.


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Vladimir Dubisskiy  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 05:04
English to Russian
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not sure re.Hungarian ustashi Aug 9, 2002

Ustashi & Chetniki - these are from Yugoslavia as far as I know, not Hungary.

Translation market in/from Russian is quite active and (I strongly hope so) is going to be even more active in near future - it was not dead and never be, sorry, but it can hardly be possible at all. Pricing, - yes - it\'s fluctuating,, so what...



[quote]

translation market from and into Russian gone dead after August 1998.this Hunguarian proposal is quite indecent!

Ustashi proklyatie!


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Olga Simon  Identity Verified
Hungary
Local time: 12:04
English to Russian
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Владимир, а кто такие Ustashi & Chetniki ? Aug 9, 2002

Вы их, видимо, знаете. Я привела объявление из \"ProZ job\", разосланное англо-венгерским переводчикам. Перевод с анг. на венгерский, хотя, все может быть, и агентство действительно находится (где?) - Югославии то уже и нет. Все Республики самостийные государства...

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Natalie  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 12:04
Member (2002)
English to Russian
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Оля: Aug 9, 2002

об усташах (хорватских) и четниках (сербских) (как впрочем, и вообще об истории того региона) хорошо бы прочесть, особенно если тебе предстоит переселение в Боснию. Сомневаюсь, что Владимир знаком с ними лично

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Oleg Rudavin  Identity Verified
Ukraine
Local time: 13:04
Member (2003)
English to Ukrainian
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Жил, жив и выживет! Aug 9, 2002

Quote:


On 2002-08-07 19:47, alexnikol wrote:

I would wish I started translation job again.., but,.. these ridiculous offers just once again confirm my opinion that translation market from and into Russian gone dead after August 1998. And, unfortunately, I was completely right to switch to other jobs, although I liked my translation churn very much in Russia.



My recent personal experience proves the Russian-related translation sphere is not only alive, it\'s gaining strength, and rates are on the uptrend. Not an optimist (хуже некуда? - почему же, есть куда, есть!), I still see a great potential for Russian translators, especially with RF joining the EU.

Same with Ukrainian (hopefully), though a bit later...

Да не переведутся monolinguals!

Олег

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Marina Hayes
Local time: 06:04
English to Russian
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Найдутся! Aug 9, 2002

Возвращаюсь к автору нитки. За 120 руб. в час, то бишь? Да найдутся, конечно, и очень даже неплохие переводчики! Клянусь Вам! 1000 руб. в день получается! Я бы взялась точно, если бы в России жила.





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