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Are you coming to the ProZ.com international conference in Stockholm in September?
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Which marketing method is most effective for you?
By Angus Stewart - featured on 08:10
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What do you prefer to do in your free time?
By Morano El-Kholy - featured on Jun 23
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How old is your main computer?
By Monika Jakacka Márquez - featured on Jun 22
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Do you speak any of these constructed languages?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 21
I don't speak any constructed language 93.6%
Other - N/A 3.0%
Esperanto 1.6%
Klingon 0.9%
Volapuk 0.3%
Ido 0.3%
Interlingua 0.2%
1054 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What type of music do you listen to while working?
By Châu Nguyễn - featured on Jun 20
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Would you buy a mobile app to keep track of your projects?
By Daniel Pestana - featured on Jun 19
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Do you currently use ProZ.com invoicing system?
By Ana Vozone - featured on Jun 18
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If the deadline is not an issue, when would be the best time for you to proofread your translation?
By Milena Taylor - featured on Jun 17
The next day 62.7%
A couple of days later 19.8%
Immediately after translation 12.8%
Other - N/A 4.7%
1080 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you pay taxes in your country of residence?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 16
Yes 88.8%
No 7.3%
Other - N/A 3.9%
1269 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you having problems transitioning to Windows 10?
By Muriel Vasconcellos - featured on Jun 15
I'm still using Windows 7/8 48.0%
No, it's fine 31.0%
I'm struggling a bit 6.7%
Other - N/A 6.7%
I don't use Windows 5.1%
I'm going crazy 2.5%
1030 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Mostly, you would like your clients to understand...
By Aline Canino - featured on Jun 14
Other - N/A 31.8%
you are not superman 24.9%
you can't translate what you can't read 22.2%
you have a private life 21.1%
959 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which layout do you prefer when using CAT tools?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 13
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Do you start your day by organizing your daily translation work through a translation platform?
By Susanna Martoni - featured on Jun 12
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Do you think you work longer hours than other translators?
By Anne Lee - featured on Jun 11
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When did you register at ProZ.com?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 10
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Do you usually accept invoicing terms of 45 days or more?
By Joel Pina Diaz - featured on Jun 9
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Do you type as fast in your source language as in your target language?
By Natalia Pedrosa - featured on Jun 8
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Do you use many foreign words in your native language?
By Cristina Heraud-van Tol - featured on Jun 7
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Has your shape been affected by sedentary lifestyle?
By Francesca Battaglia - featured on Jun 6
No, not really 36.5%
Yes 32.3%
Yes, but I have started exercising 24.5%
Other - N/A 6.7%
750 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you ask for an official PO for test translations?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 5
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Are you getting more work this year than the previous one?
By Rosalicia De La Rosa - featured on Jun 4
About the same 40.0%
Yes 27.2%
No 26.9%
Other - N/A 6.0%
871 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you like to be a literary translator?
By María Carda - featured on Jun 3
No 53.1%
Yes 28.8%
Other - N/A 9.7%
I am already a literary translator 8.3%
996 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you normally round the total value of your invoice?
By ferreirac - featured on Jun 2
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What do you do when you have problems figuring out the right translation for a word/phrase?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 1
Search until you find the answer 49.0%
Get back to the problem later 36.8%
Other - N/A 14.3%
933 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What inspired you to become a translator/interpreter?
By Richard Levy - featured on May 31
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Should a translator send only half of the work done until getting paid (the full invoice)?
By INES Reisch - featured on May 30
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Have you ever refused to work again for a specific client?
By Elodie Bonnafous - featured on May 29
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How did you mainly learn your source language(s)?
By anonymous - featured on May 28
Studied it/took classes 53.2%
Exchange program/lived abroad 15.4%
Grew up in a bilingual situation 10.4%
Other - N/A 9.6%
Reading/self taught 6.9%
Married into it 4.5%
910 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you think your name influences clients in choosing your services?
By Anne-Sophie Cardinal - featured on May 27
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How many of your clients do not require the use of CAT tools?
By Marcela Greco Laniella - featured on May 26
Less than half 30.7%
More than half 29.9%
Other - N/A 14.2%
They all require CAT tools 13.6%
Half of them 11.5%
1005 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Who should be in charge of using an OCR tool to prepare the source text for translation?
By Amanda DesJardins - featured on May 25
The project manager 69.0%
Other - N/A 15.9%
The end client 8.3%
The translator 6.8%
913 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which of these attributes do you mainly look for in a translation company?
By Mike Hunter - featured on May 24
Good payment rates 43.2%
Regular work 20.6%
Other - N/A 11.5%
Company reputation 10.5%
Interesting projects 4.0%
Large volume projects 3.9%
I don't work for translation companies 3.3%
Easy communication 3.0%
1059 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I can't translate without...
By anonymous - featured on May 23
Other - N/A 38.2%
Coffee 25.4%
Water 23.3%
Tea 13.0%
814 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Rush jobs - love 'em or hate 'em?
By Oliver Lawrence - featured on May 22
Hate 'em 52.0%
Other - N/A 25.1%
Love 'em 12.9%
I never accept 'em 9.9%
684 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever entrusted a third-party mailing service to send out your CV?
By Julian Holmes - featured on May 21
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If you were reborn, would you like to be a linguist/translator again?
By Basit Ijaz - featured on May 20
Yes 38.8%
Perhaps 35.9%
No 19.8%
Other - N/A 5.5%
1086 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I am a translator based in...
By HERLANIO FERNANDES - featured on May 19
Europe 68.4%
North America 10.8%
Asia 9.6%
South America 8.1%
Oceania 1.2%
Africa 1.2%
Central America 0.6%
1125 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever used money transfer websites to avoid bank fees on foreign currency payments received?
By Ed Ashley - featured on May 18
No 46.7%
Yes 35.5%
Other - N/A 9.2%
I have a foreign currency bank account 6.5%
I didn't know I paid bank fees 2.0%
937 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you good at other subjects, besides languages?
By Francesca Battaglia - featured on May 17
Yes 62.1%
More or less 26.0%
No 8.1%
Other - N/A 3.8%
1050 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If you could change your working language pair(s), which of these would you choose?
By anonymous - featured on May 16
A more "lucrative" language pair 24.8%
Other - N/A 24.7%
A language pair you always wanted to learn 20.4%
A language pair with less competition 19.9%
A rare language pair 7.2%
A more "prestigious" language pair 3.0%
794 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you vary your rates according to the client's country?
By Natalia Pedrosa - featured on May 15
Yes 48.2%
No 41.1%
Other - N/A 10.7%
699 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If you do test translations, how often do you get the results for them?
By Djana Surkovic - featured on May 14
Sometimes 25.9%
Often 21.6%
Rarely 21.1%
Always 13.5%
Other - N/A 11.6%
Never 6.2%
960 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What do you think about working at home?
By Bora Tasdemir - featured on May 13
I love it 55.1%
It's OK for me 22.1%
Sometimes it's boring 13.1%
I'd rather work in an office 5.0%
Other - N/A 3.5%
I don't like it 1.2%
1111 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If you receive a large translation project that you can't handle on your own, you...
By Margareth Santos - featured on May 12
Negotiate the delivery date and do it on your own 53.6%
Contact a colleague you've worked with before 21.4%
Don't accept the job 15.8%
Other - N/A 8.4%
Search for a translator online 0.8%
987 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In your experience, which is the least busy day of the week, excluding the weekend?
By anonymous - featured on May 11
Monday 35.2%
Other - N/A 33.2%
Friday 15.7%
Wednesday 6.3%
Tuesday 6.0%
Thursday 3.6%
918 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever lost a client because they retired or went out of business?
By Muriel Vasconcellos - featured on May 10
No, never 48.3%
Yes, once or twice 38.6%
Other - N/A 9.3%
Yes, many times 3.9%
951 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which social network is making a professional impact for you?
By Mario Chavez - featured on May 9
ProZ.com 56.6%
Other - N/A 24.4%
LinkedIn 11.0%
Facebook 3.8%
XING 2.1%
Twitter 2.0%
Tumbler 0.1%
755 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever been diagnosed with Cumulative Trauma Disorder because of excessive typing?
By Isabel Fernandez - featured on May 8
No 89.8%
Other - N/A 6.6%
Yes 3.5%
620 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever felt tempted to give up your job as a translator/interpreter?
By Irène Guinez - featured on May 7
No, never 45.5%
Yes, once or twice 32.6%
Yes, many times 17.7%
Other - N/A 4.2%
872 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many hours do you usually spend online in a working day?
By Nitin Goyal - featured on May 6
8 to 12 hours 42.8%
4 to 8 hours 31.0%
> 12 hours 15.7%
< 4 hours 6.6%
Other - N/A 4.0%
930 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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