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Should a client send rejection notices to everyone who isn't chosen for a project?
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How do you get feedback on your work?
By Amanda Grey - featured on Sep 10, 2005
No news is good news! 60.8%
I specifically ask for it. 34.4%
What's feedback? 4.8%
587 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you "flagging" or "filtering" any KudoZ askers?
By xxxtazdog - featured on Sep 9, 2005
No 66.1%
I use KudoZ - but what is this? 16.2%
Yes 14.0%
I don't use KudoZ 3.7%
735 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When you cooperate with other freelancers, do you share TMs?
By Mariana Moreira - featured on Sep 8, 2005
Sometimes 50.8%
Never 29.7%
Yes, always 19.5%
575 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When outsourcers contact you concerning new jobs, what means do they most often use?
By Sonja Allen - featured on Sep 7, 2005
Email/profile mail 92.7%
Phone 5.9%
Other means 0.7%
Skype 0.3%
Fax 0.2%
Instant messaging 0.2%
589 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you usually charge interest for late payment of invoices?
By Nikki Graham - featured on Sep 6, 2005
No 89.6%
Yes 10.4%
652 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Should outsourcers be able to make entries concerning their willingness to work with you again?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 6, 2005
Yes, with limitations 46.5%
Yes, without limitation 37.2%
No, in no case 16.3%
637 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What is your marital status?
By Natasha Stoyanova - featured on Sep 5, 2005
Married, with children 33.8%
Single, never married 29.2%
Married, no children 17.9%
Engaged 10.9%
Single, formerly married 8.2%
854 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Whats the maximum number of KudoZ questions you will ever need to ask within a 24-hr period?
By xxxMihai Badea - featured on Sep 2, 2005
3 47.5%
5 27.1%
10 15.5%
15 5.2%
more 4.7%
594 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Where do your clients reside?
By nettranslatorde - featured on Sep 1, 2005
Mostly in other countries. 55.6%
Mostly in my country of residence. 44.4%
837 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What do you most often have to eat or drink while you work?
By Louise Dupont - featured on Aug 31, 2005
Water 32.4%
Coffee 32.2%
Nothing 13.1%
Cigarettes 10.6%
Chips/snacks 6.4%
Fruits 5.4%
989 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What is your home page?
By GoodWords - featured on Aug 29, 2005
Google or other search engine 33.2%
ProZ.com 21.1%
Other 19.7%
My own site 12.2%
News site 7.3%
My browser default 6.6%
687 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What is your minimum fee (EUR equiv.)?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 29, 2005
No minimum 46.5%
25 eur 39.4%
50 eur 10.6%
100 eur 2.2%
200 eur 1.3%
630 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you been sued, or has a lawsuit been threatened, because your translation was faulty?
By Mats Wiman - featured on Aug 28, 2005
No, neither 98.4%
Yes - a lawsuit was threatened 1.1%
Yes - I was actually sued 0.4%
700 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have your eyesight been affected since you started your work as a translator?
By Elizabeth Sánchez León - featured on Aug 26, 2005
Yes 38.9%
No 36.8%
I don't know 24.3%
622 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you applying a marketing plan for selling your translation services?
By Dan Marasescu - featured on Aug 26, 2005
No 78.0%
Yes 22.0%
554 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you believe that the linguistic resources on the Internet are enough for a translator's work?
By Elías Sauza - featured on Aug 25, 2005
No 72.8%
Yes 27.2%
898 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you backup your work?
By Natalia Zudaire - featured on Aug 23, 2005
Monthly 26.0%
Never 19.7%
Daily 19.5%
Weekly 15.1%
More than once a day 14.0%
What is a backup? 5.7%
722 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you like the new KudoZ interface?
By Natalia Zudaire - featured on Aug 22, 2005
Yes 47.7%
I don't care 26.6%
No 25.7%
612 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have your own website?
By Daniela Zambrini - featured on Aug 20, 2005
No, not yet 44.9%
Yes, self-designed 32.8%
No, not necessary or not interested 11.7%
Yes, designed by a professional 10.6%
641 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you had any business trips as part of your translation work (on-site, client meetings, etc)
By Orla Ryan - featured on Aug 19, 2005
No, it has never come up 49.9%
Yes, 1-2 times 23.4%
Yes, more than 5 times 18.3%
Yes, 3-5 times 8.4%
842 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What is your favourite CAT tool?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 17, 2005
TRADOS 42.1%
Wordfast 26.5%
Other 16.8%
SDLX 5.9%
DVX/Dejavu 5.9%
Transit 2.5%
Fusion 0.3%
630 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Is translation / interpreting the main source of income to you / your family?
By Carl Sennett - featured on Aug 16, 2005
yes 62.5%
no 37.5%
622 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have a university degree in translation?
By Riccardo Schiaffino - featured on Aug 16, 2005
no 59.0%
yes 41.0%
753 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many ProZ.com powwows have you attended?
By Betty Revelioti - featured on Aug 15, 2005
None 66.1%
One 14.3%
A few 11.6%
Many 5.1%
What is a ProZ.com powwow? 2.9%
593 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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As a freelancer, what do you do when you fall ill?
By xxxOso - featured on Aug 14, 2005
I go to a doctor, paid for by national insurance 36.7%
I go to a doctor, paid for by private insurance 20.8%
I try to heal myself. 17.7%
I go to a doctor and pay personally 16.0%
I wait out my illness. 7.2%
I go to a free clinic. 1.7%
600 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you usually check your translations on screen or on paper?
By Nikki Graham - featured on Aug 13, 2005
screen 74.3%
paper 25.7%
709 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you charge extra for weekends and public holidays?
By Kathinka van de Griendt - featured on Aug 12, 2005
never 53.5%
sometimes 39.0%
always 7.5%
777 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How likely are you to answer not-for-points KudoZ questions, compared to for-points questions?
By Chinoise - featured on Aug 11, 2005
Equally likely 46.7%
I will favor for-points questions 46.2%
I am not a KudoZ answerer 4.8%
I will favor not-for-points questions 2.3%
604 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What will happen to KudoZ when askers are given the option to ask "not-for-points" questions?
By Subhamay Ray - featured on Aug 10, 2005
Less participation, higher quality 35.6%
Less participation, lower quality 34.2%
No effect 21.3%
More participation, lower quality 5.3%
More participation, higher quality 3.6%
699 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you base your charges on source or target text?
By Nikki Graham - featured on Aug 9, 2005
always source 37.2%
mainly source 31.4%
mainly target 13.2%
combination 11.3%
always target 6.9%
899 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you like ProZ.com polls?
By Vladimir Dubisskiy - featured on Aug 7, 2005
Yes 95.1%
No 4.9%
489 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How frequently do you search the Kudoz glossaries and archive?
By mónica alfonso - featured on Aug 6, 2005
Occasionally 41.6%
Frequently 32.2%
Daily 19.0%
Never 7.2%
541 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What's your average annual income derived from translation?
By Evert DELOOF-SYS - featured on Aug 6, 2005
<15K EUR 33.7%
15-30K EUR 22.7%
Don't want to tell 17.3%
30-45K EUR 12.5%
45K-60K EUR 6.2%
60-80K EUR 4.4%
>80K EUR 3.1%
704 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you smoke?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 5, 2005
No 60.9%
Yes 22.4%
I used to 16.7%
923 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many dictionaries do you have?
By Nikki Graham - featured on Aug 4, 2005
4-9 30.7%
10-20 28.3%
20-50 20.0%
1-3 12.1%
>50 7.6%
None 1.3%
750 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What is your gender?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 3, 2005
Female 64.0%
Male 36.0%
625 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Freelancers: how steady is your work flow?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 2, 2005
Somewhat steady 37.2%
Very steady 27.5%
Not very steady 23.5%
Not steady at all 11.7%
650 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many countries have you lived in for more than one year?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 2, 2005
2 41.2%
1 32.7%
3 17.2%
4 5.5%
6 or more 1.7%
5 1.6%
883 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What is your average number of words per order received?
By Dan Marasescu - featured on Jul 31, 2005
2000-5000 35.3%
1000-2000 28.5%
300-1000 20.3%
5000-10000 11.8%
10000+ 2.6%
<300 1.5%
533 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many words do you translate per hour?
By Natalia Zudaire - featured on Jul 30, 2005
200-300 28.6%
300-400 21.7%
400-500 13.7%
500-600 10.9%
100-200 9.6%
600-700 4.4%
1000+ 3.2%
700-800 2.7%
<100 2.3%
900-1000 2.0%
800-900 0.9%
562 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you look at the ProZ.com Blue Board and/or other lists before working with a new client?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 29, 2005
Yes 86.5%
No 13.5%
631 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you earned a tested credential?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 28, 2005
Yes 35.1%
No, but I plan to 29.2%
No, and I don't see the need 21.2%
No convenient opportunity to get one 14.4%
561 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In how many currencies do you invoice?
By Carl Sennett - featured on Jul 27, 2005
2 40.1%
1 28.3%
3 23.9%
More 7.7%
548 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use a nickname in Proz.com? Are you male or female?
By Claudia Iglesias - featured on Jul 27, 2005
No / Female 46.3%
No / Male 26.5%
Yes / Female 18.5%
Yes / Male 8.8%
1024 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What is your favorite feature of ProZ.com?
By two2tango - featured on Jul 23, 2005
KudoZ questions 35.4%
Jobs 22.1%
Forums 13.8%
Blue Board 13.5%
KudoZ glossaries 9.0%
Other 4.3%
Articles Knowledgebase 1.0%
Powwows 0.5%
GlossPost 0.2%
Hosting 0.2%
421 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you work on weekends?
By Cecilia Civetta - featured on Jul 22, 2005
Very often 39.9%
Sometimes 36.0%
Always 17.0%
Seldom 6.1%
Never 0.9%
641 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have cat and/or dog and/or other pet(s)
By Vladimir Dubisskiy - featured on Jul 22, 2005
Yes 45.3%
No 26.8%
Circumstances don't allow 15.0%
I plan to 6.5%
Don't like pets 6.4%
720 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have a third party proofread your translations before delivery?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 21, 2005
No, never 37.3%
Sometimes 36.2%
It depends 19.9%
Yes, always 6.6%
351 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When are you at your best?
By Louise Dupont - featured on Jul 21, 2005
All day 47.3%
I work till 4 am 23.6%
All night 16.3%
I wake up at 4 am 12.8%
749 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many cases of non-payment have you experienced?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 19, 2005
1-3 53.0%
none 39.6%
3-5 4.8%
5-10 1.6%
over 10 1.0%
670 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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