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Do you bring your laptop with you while on vacation?
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Are you currently learning a new language?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 12
No 62.7%
Yes 18.7%
No, but I'm planning to start soon 15.7%
Other - N/A 2.8%
1036 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What was you first translation project about?
By samah A. fattah - featured on Feb 11
Other - N/A 25.9%
I don't remember 23.1%
Medical - Technical 20.5%
Business - Legal 14.0%
General 13.2%
Journalism 2.0%
Teaching 1.3%
1054 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you usually offer your translation/interpreting services for the benefit of a good cause?
By Anne-Sophie Cardinal - featured on Feb 10
Yes, from time to time 39.9%
No, never 29.2%
No, but I would like to 17.4%
Other - N/A 8.4%
Yes, very often 5.2%
951 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever taken legal action against a client for non-payment?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 9
No, never 81.4%
Yes, once or twice 13.9%
Other - N/A 3.3%
Yes, many times 1.4%
1034 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you prefer to use a specific type or layout of keyboard?
By Julian Holmes - featured on Feb 8
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Do you encrypt the data on your PC or your devices?
By Mario Chavez - featured on Feb 7
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Have you ever regretted accepting an assignment?
By Carla Lopes - featured on Feb 6
Yes, once or twice 62.2%
Yes, many times 30.0%
No, never 5.6%
Other - N/A 2.1%
992 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which season do you think is the best one in terms of translation orders?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 5
I don't know 45.9%
Autumn 16.5%
Spring 14.2%
Winter 13.3%
Summer 10.1%
1010 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever interrupted a project because of any reason?
By Mohamed Kamel - featured on Feb 4
Yes, once or twice 45.9%
No, never 38.9%
Yes, many times 9.0%
Other - N/A 6.3%
990 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many languages can you speak and/or understand?
By patriciacharnet - featured on Feb 3
2 to 4 69.0%
4 to 6 25.3%
> 6 4.1%
Other - N/A 1.6%
1184 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you work with a CAT tool even if it is not required by your client?
By Cathy Przybylski - featured on Feb 2
Yes, always 44.9%
It depends 33.8%
I don't use CAT tools 11.7%
No 8.7%
Other - N/A 0.9%
1201 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you usually work on Sundays?
By Miloš Stojadinović - featured on Feb 1
Only under special circumstances 55.1%
Yes, always 27.9%
Other - N/A 12.3%
No, never 4.7%
865 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How far do you generally read before you start typing in your translation?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 31
I read and translate one sentence at a time 46.9%
I read a paragraph and then translate it 24.1%
Other - N/A 17.7%
I read the whole text 11.4%
747 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you usually ask a trusted colleague to proofread your translations?
By Constance de Crayencour - featured on Jan 30
No, I proofread them myself 63.3%
It depends 28.8%
Other - N/A 4.6%
Yes, always 3.2%
1020 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you an active member of linguistic exchange fora or e-lists?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 29
No, I don't participate 53.9%
I seldom participate 22.7%
Yes, I am an active member 9.9%
Other - N/A 6.8%
I used to do it, but not now 6.7%
975 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you think that living in a foreign country can affect your native fluency?
By Giuseppina Gatta, MA (Hons) - featured on Jan 28
Yes, definitely 37.7%
Yes, but only after a couple of years 34.4%
No, not at all 17.4%
Other - N/A 6.3%
Never thought about it 4.3%
1048 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you lament the loss of languages?
By Marcus Malabad - featured on Jan 27
Yes 41.7%
I haven't thought about it 31.8%
No 19.0%
Other - N/A 7.5%
935 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever been criticized by a relative for translating a lot?
By Salman Rostami - featured on Jan 26
No, never 47.3%
Yes, sometimes 32.2%
Yes, many times 16.4%
Other - N/A 4.1%
1094 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you usually exercise your eyes?
By Ekaterina Chashnikova - featured on Jan 25
Never thought about it 43.5%
No 42.0%
Yes 9.6%
Other - N/A 4.8%
790 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have a hard time fully understanding the meaning of song lyrics in your source language(s)?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 24
Yes, sometimes 58.2%
No, never 19.8%
Yes, always 8.3%
Other - N/A 8.2%
I don't listen to music in my source language 5.5%
673 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you usually receive more job offers when you are busy working on other projects?
By Ma. Virginia Pita Gussoni - featured on Jan 23
Yes, it seems so 48.0%
Sometimes 36.1%
No, I don't think so 12.7%
Other - N/A 3.1%
985 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How do you keep your accounting/taxes?
By Francesca Battaglia - featured on Jan 22
I keep them myself 53.2%
I have a private accountant/consultant 39.6%
Other - N/A 7.2%
1032 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you think that translators have an impact on language evolution?
By Emin Arı - featured on Jan 21
Yes, perhaps 38.2%
Yes, definitely 34.2%
No, not at all 14.9%
I don't know 11.1%
Other - N/A 1.6%
1120 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever left a professional association?
By Mario Chavez - featured on Jan 20
I have never belonged to a professional association 41.4%
No 35.0%
Yes 20.9%
Other - N/A 2.7%
1094 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever been a victim of professional identity theft/fraud?
By Charlotte Moore - featured on Jan 19
No 85.3%
Yes 9.7%
Other - N/A 5.1%
1085 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you usually accept to work with other translators?
By Murad AWAD - featured on Jan 17
It depends 57.0%
Yes 21.9%
No 15.4%
Other - N/A 5.6%
766 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What do you do if you find an already existing translation of the text you are working on?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 16
I don't know, it's never happened to me 30.1%
I inform the client 23.8%
I use the translation and do not inform the client 20.8%
Other - N/A 14.7%
I do not use the translation 5.9%
I inform the client and offer a discount 4.7%
995 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you planning to raise your rates in 2016?
By Cristina Heraud-van Tol - featured on Jan 15
Yes, to new clients 30.9%
I don't know yet 28.5%
No 28.2%
Yes, to everyone 8.4%
Other - N/A 3.9%
1094 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever studied to improve your typing skills?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 14
No 58.6%
Yes 37.4%
Other - N/A 4.0%
1139 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you ever get translator's block?
By Mario Chavez - featured on Jan 13
Yes, sometimes 47.0%
What is that? Never heard of it 31.8%
No, never 14.0%
Other - N/A 3.8%
Yes, often 3.5%
1096 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you deploy any ice-breaking strategies when you communicate with new clients?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 12
No, I don't 52.7%
Depending on the type of client 34.0%
Other - N/A 7.3%
Yes, I often do it 6.0%
1012 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you think that having pets helps to improve your work performance in any way?
By Anne-Sophie Cardinal - featured on Jan 11
No 63.3%
Yes, definitely 20.2%
Other - N/A 16.5%
837 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What kind of movies do you most usually watch?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 10
Original language 48.6%
Subtitled ones 24.6%
Dubbed ones 14.8%
Other - N/A 12.0%
736 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Does the weather affect your work performance?
By Kristina Radziulyte - featured on Jan 9
No 52.2%
Yes, to a certain extent 38.3%
Yes, definitely 7.1%
Other - N/A 2.5%
1058 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use a digital signature when signing formal agreements provided by your clients?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 8
No 56.6%
Yes, sometimes 24.0%
Yes, always 9.7%
What is a digital signature? 6.4%
Other - N/A 3.3%
1076 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you recommend your university to study translation?
By Mario Chavez - featured on Jan 7
No, I don't have a degree in translation 38.1%
Yes, I'm a proud graduate 24.0%
Yes, with caveats 14.1%
No, I wouldn't recommend it 12.3%
Other - N/A 11.5%
981 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Generally speaking, do you think that we translators are intellectuals?
By Ramona Ali - featured on Jan 6
No, not necessarily 36.1%
Yes, definitely 35.5%
Yes, perhaps 23.0%
I don't know 3.2%
Other - N/A 2.1%
1085 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you save a percentage of your translation income to support a charity organization?
By Ma.Elena Carrión de Medina - featured on Jan 5
No, and I don't plan to do so 56.8%
Yes 15.3%
Other - N/A 14.9%
No, but I'd like to start doing so 13.0%
1046 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you married to someone who does not share the same native language as you?
By Teresa Borges - featured on Jan 4
No 60.6%
Yes 29.2%
Other - N/A 10.3%
829 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever had to give a silly excuse for an unexpected late delivery?
By Mario Chavez - featured on Jan 3
No 67.7%
Yes, once or twice 26.4%
Yes, many times 3.8%
Other - N/A 2.1%
709 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have to adjust your workload according to school holidays?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 2
No 75.0%
Yes 14.5%
No, but I used to 6.6%
Other - N/A 3.9%
663 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How is your business now, compared to December last year?
By skyblue - featured on Jan 1
Better than before 41.2%
About the same 38.2%
Worse than before 16.2%
Other - N/A 4.4%
733 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How long did it take you to build a regular client base?
By RBailleux - featured on Dec 31, 2015
1 to 2 years 29.0%
6 months to 1 year 20.1%
2 to 4 years 19.6%
I don't have a regular client base 10.0%
> 4 years 7.7%
< 6 months 7.3%
Other - N/A 6.3%
847 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever been forced/obligated to learn or speak a language you didn’t want to?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 30, 2015
No 81.4%
Yes 15.3%
Other - N/A 3.3%
901 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When working on a large job, do you usually take on small jobs in between?
By Norman Buhagiar - featured on Dec 29, 2015
Yes, sometimes 51.9%
Yes, all the time 39.5%
No 6.8%
Other - N/A 1.8%
964 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Has luck/destiny/fate played a role in your translation career?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 28, 2015
Yes, perhaps 34.4%
Yes, definitely 33.6%
I never thought about it 15.3%
No, definitely not 14.2%
Other - N/A 2.5%
712 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have a daily routine?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 27, 2015
Sometimes I follow one 47.4%
Yes, always 35.5%
Never 11.3%
Other - N/A 5.7%
647 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you suffer from job insecurity?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 26, 2015
Yes, sometimes 48.9%
No 29.9%
Yes, all the time 17.4%
Other - N/A 3.8%
609 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you say that you are a good translator?
By Tomás Cano Binder, CT - featured on Dec 25, 2015
I'm fairly good 56.2%
I'm a wonderful translator 28.7%
On the average 6.3%
Other - N/A 5.2%
Not quite there yet, I'm still learning 3.6%
697 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you send gifts to your best clients at the end of the year?
By Nicole Blanc - featured on Dec 24, 2015
No, never 83.6%
Yes, sometimes 10.1%
Yes, each year 3.5%
Other - N/A 2.9%
865 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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