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Have you ever delivered a translation in the wrong language?
By Rosa Enciso - featured on 08:10
No, never 91.6%
Yes, once or twice 4.7%
Other - N/A 3.2%
Yes, many times 0.5%
598 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When you need to buy new hardware for your office/workstation, how do you usually choose?
By Francesca Battaglia - featured on Apr 30
I do a price/quality analysis 25.8%
I research online 25.1%
I ask friends/family/colleagues for advice 19.3%
I tend to purchase within a specific brand 11.4%
Other - N/A 10.6%
I let the shop expert advise me 7.8%
772 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you think that reviewers should be asked to sign a professional code of ethics?
By Alexander Schleber - featured on Apr 29
Yes 38.1%
No 37.4%
Other - N/A 24.5%
808 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you in a situation in which a single client accounts for a significant part of your income?
By Alan Corbo, CT - featured on Apr 28
Yes 48.8%
No 45.0%
Other - N/A 6.2%
1016 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you usually suffer from migraines as a result of your work?
By Mohammed Fahim - featured on Apr 27
No 80.4%
Yes 11.9%
Other - N/A 7.8%
1003 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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On average, how long does it take you to translate 1000 words in your primary language combination?
By Mary Worby - featured on Apr 26
Between 2 and 3 hours 36.2%
Between 1 and 2 hours 32.1%
> 4 hours 14.9%
Other - N/A 10.0%
< 1 hour 6.9%
1051 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What's the best professional decision you've ever made?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 25
To become a freelancer 41.8%
Other - N/A 19.0%
To join ProZ.com 13.3%
To specialize in a field 11.1%
To buy a CAT tool 8.0%
To search for direct clients 5.4%
To get an accountant/lawyer 1.2%
736 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many projects did you complete last year?
By Dmitrie Highduke - featured on Apr 24
< 100 33.0%
Between 101 and 300 25.8%
Other - N/A 19.2%
Between 301 and 500 11.5%
> 701 6.0%
Between 501 and 700 4.6%
636 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which is the ideal project size?
By Marinus Vesseur - featured on Apr 23
Between 1,001 and 4,000 words 26.5%
It depends 23.2%
Between 4,001 and 9,000 words 19.7%
Between 9,001 and 14,000 words 9.6%
> 20,001 words 9.5%
Between 14,001 and 20,000 words 5.4%
< 1,000 words 4.4%
Other - N/A 1.7%
887 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If available, do you use the localized version of ProZ.com in your native language?
By Erik Hansson - featured on Apr 22
No 64.8%
Yes 23.0%
Other - N/A 12.2%
903 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In my household, we speak
By anonymous - featured on Apr 21
Our common first language 58.5%
Other - N/A 18.0%
My spouse's/partner's language 16.5%
A second language we have in common 6.0%
A third language we have in common 1.0%
954 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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"Translators are naturally pedantic and obsessive."
By Mark Nathan - featured on Apr 20
You have not voted on this poll.
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Do your rates differ depending on project size?
By Jorge Herran - featured on Apr 19
No 55.5%
Yes 31.5%
Other - N/A 12.9%
989 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever been ashamed of a translation you made?
By Maria Tulbure - featured on Apr 18
Yes, once or twice 46.7%
No, never 43.4%
Other - N/A 5.6%
Yes, many times 4.3%
786 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have insurance for your work equipment (PCs, printers, etc.)?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 17
No 79.6%
Yes 15.7%
Other - N/A 4.7%
676 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When do you usually work?
By Katrin Klincker-Kroth - featured on Apr 16
All day long 49.6%
It depends 29.9%
In the morning 9.0%
In the evening 5.7%
At night 3.8%
Other - N/A 2.1%
970 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use Pinterest to promote your business?
By TB CommuniCAT - featured on Apr 15
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In your country, is translation considered one of the most respectable fields of study?
By samah A. fattah - featured on Apr 14
No 78.3%
Other - N/A 14.5%
Yes 7.3%
1058 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you received more translation job offers since you purchased CAT tool(s)?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 13
Yes, definitely 32.6%
No, not really 28.2%
I don't use CAT tools 14.5%
I don't know 13.9%
Other - N/A 10.8%
981 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you find that 'fuzzies' take as much time as 'no match' segments to translate?
By Mikolaj Korzistka - featured on Apr 12
Yes, sometimes 67.0%
Yes, always 13.8%
Other - N/A 12.7%
No, never 6.5%
969 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which age range do you belong to?
By Ravi Kumar - featured on Apr 11
41 to 60 48.2%
21 to 40 42.4%
61 to 80 8.4%
81 to 100 0.7%
< than 20 0.3%
902 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you work with desktop publishing software, such as Indesign?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 10
Never 77.1%
Rarely 13.4%
Yes 5.1%
Other - N/A 4.3%
Usually 0.1%
704 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which is the most common combination of professions one may have in your country?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 9
Translator and interpreter 39.3%
Teacher and translator 31.6%
Other - N/A 22.3%
Writer and translator 6.2%
Illustrator and translator 0.4%
Actor and translator 0.2%
842 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever sent the invoice of a client to another one?
By Monika Jakacka Márquez - featured on Apr 8
No, never 77.9%
Yes, once or twice 19.0%
Other - N/A 2.5%
Yes, many times 0.6%
1041 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever rejected jobs to boost your prestige?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 7
No, never 55.4%
Yes, once or twice 19.0%
Other - N/A 16.9%
Yes, many times 8.8%
955 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you accept to provide interpreting services in a conflict zone?
By Dr Howard Camm - featured on Apr 6
No 53.5%
Other - N/A 19.3%
Perhaps 19.1%
Yes 8.1%
953 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you provide language training services via Skype?
By Chakib Roula - featured on Apr 5
No, never 49.0%
I am not a language trainer 40.4%
Rarely 4.0%
Yes 2.4%
Other - N/A 2.2%
Sometimes 2.1%
1104 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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The music I listen to enriches my translation abilities
By Mario Chavez - featured on Apr 4
No 43.1%
Perhaps 21.7%
I don't know 14.2%
Yes, definitely 12.7%
Other - N/A 8.2%
765 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How do you generally write all-figure dates?
By Sheila Wilson - featured on Apr 3
DD/MM/YYYY 67.7%
Other - N/A 18.2%
MM/DD/YYYY 9.0%
YYYY-MM-DD 5.1%
703 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many budgets that you prepare are accepted by your clients?
By Mercè Pallarols - featured on Apr 2
Most of them 43.6%
Other - N/A 22.1%
Some of them 21.8%
All of them 6.6%
Few of them 5.9%
783 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In your opinion, the minimum rates suggested by your local translators' association are
By Susana Magnani - featured on Apr 1
I don't know 39.2%
Low 18.8%
Just right 15.3%
Other - N/A 14.9%
High 11.8%
919 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In your opinion, which of these services generates more income?
By tilak raj - featured on Mar 31
Interpreting 31.8%
Translation 27.9%
It depends 19.6%
I don't know 16.7%
Other - N/A 3.2%
Transcription 0.7%
1028 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you in a busy season workwise?
By Helena Grahn - featured on Mar 30
No 32.6%
Yes 31.1%
More or less 30.8%
Other - N/A 5.5%
1042 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use the Pomodoro Technique to manage your time?
By Samuel Sebastian Holden Bramah - featured on Mar 29
What is the Pomodoro Technique? 73.8%
No 19.4%
Yes 4.0%
Other - N/A 2.8%
962 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever been disappointed when meeting foreign clients personally?
By Nicole Blanc - featured on Mar 28
Other - N/A 55.8%
No, not at all 29.2%
Rarely 7.1%
Yes, sometimes 6.6%
Yes, usually 1.3%
620 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you charge the same rates for cloud-based translation environments as for traditional CAT tools?
By Thomas Johansson - featured on Mar 27
Other - N/A 48.1%
Yes 28.3%
It depends 18.0%
No 5.6%
568 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When it comes to agencies, I usually prefer to work with
By Susana Magnani - featured on Mar 26
It depends 52.6%
Small organizations 29.0%
Large organizations 7.9%
Other - N/A 6.8%
I do not work with agencies 3.7%
818 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever lost progress of your job by pressing the "Don't Save" button?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 25
No, never 44.5%
Yes, once or twice 40.5%
Other - N/A 7.7%
Yes, several times 7.4%
884 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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As a sworn translator, have you ever been asked to stamp translations made by others?
By Susana E. Cano Méndez - featured on Mar 24
No, I'm not a sworn translator 66.2%
No, I have never been asked to do this 11.7%
Yes, but I haven't accepted 10.2%
Other - N/A 6.0%
Yes, and I have accepted 5.9%
913 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many times a dictionary you bought happened to be really bad?
By Monika Jakacka Márquez - featured on Mar 23
Rarely 36.1%
Never 29.7%
From time to time 18.6%
Other - N/A 10.7%
Quite often 4.2%
It happens all the time 0.7%
908 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many of your current clients have asked you to lower your rates?
By Carla Lopes - featured on Mar 22
None of them 53.4%
A few 31.1%
Many of them 8.2%
Other - N/A 5.8%
All of them 1.4%
1045 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever used the motto 'I have work to do' as an excuse not to do something?
By Natalia Pedrosa - featured on Mar 21
Yes, many times 46.4%
Yes, once or twice 31.6%
No, never 14.2%
Other - N/A 7.8%
746 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which version of Windows do you currently use?
By Peishun CHIANG - featured on Mar 20
Windows7 42.1%
Other - N/A 24.2%
Windows8 20.1%
Windows XP 6.2%
I don't use Windows 5.1%
Windows Vista 2.3%
727 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Should a linguist stick to quality or deadline?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 19
Quality 34.6%
It depends 34.6%
Other - N/A 22.1%
Deadline 8.8%
925 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you like someone to work for your clients in your place while you go on vacation?
By Irene Koukia - featured on Mar 18
No, I would not trust anyone 43.5%
Yes, if they are trustworthy 39.1%
Other - N/A 17.4%
942 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you come across abbreviations while translating?
By Anatolian - featured on Mar 17
Usually 39.7%
Sometimes 30.2%
Always 23.1%
Rarely 4.4%
Other - N/A 2.2%
Never 0.3%
989 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use a PO box business address?
By Oliver Lawrence - featured on Mar 16
No 84.6%
What's that? 9.2%
Yes 4.7%
Other - N/A 1.5%
1001 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you think that the payment morale of clients has deteriorated over the last few years?
By Patrick John Burhorn - featured on Mar 15
No 35.4%
I don't know 35.4%
Yes 24.4%
Other - N/A 4.9%
1007 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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For those with no other income, how many hours do you usually work a week?
By Ben Harrison - featured on Mar 14
30 - 40 23.0%
40 - 50 22.9%
It depends 21.9%
20 - 30 14.3%
> 50 12.1%
< 20 5.9%
735 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Most of my clients are from:
By anonymous - featured on Mar 13
Countries all around the world 40.5%
My country of residence 30.3%
Countries of my target/source language 25.0%
Other - N/A 4.2%
689 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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