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How far into the future are you currently booked?
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Would you accept to do an unpaid test translation if you were offered a large translation job?
By Kardas Tradu - featured on Mar 3, 2016
It depends 58.8%
Yes, always 30.3%
No, I do not perform test translations 8.1%
Other - N/A 2.8%
1192 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What is the most invaluable asset in your life/work?
By Bruno Depascale - featured on Mar 2, 2016
The people I love 43.4%
Knowledge 21.1%
Other - N/A 16.3%
Time 13.2%
My hobby/ies 3.3%
Technology 2.7%
1032 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use Linguee?
By Rita Utt - featured on Mar 1, 2016
Yes, often 39.8%
What is Linguee? 21.5%
I rarely use it 15.1%
Yes, always 13.9%
No, never 7.3%
Other - N/A 2.4%
1196 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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A Project Manager is a man who thinks that 9 women will deliver his baby in 1 month. Do you agree?
By Joanna Sobolewska-Kurpiel - featured on Feb 29, 2016
Disagree 35.5%
Other - N/A 35.5%
Agree 29.1%
736 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever had a 5-digit income month?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 28, 2016
No 65.9%
Yes 28.2%
Other - N/A 5.9%
776 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I classify the assignments in my work folder by
By Mariam Osmann - featured on Feb 27, 2016
Clients 72.4%
Other - N/A 15.4%
Years and dates 10.2%
Specialty/field 2.0%
1000 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I am...
By Monika Jakacka Márquez - featured on Feb 26, 2016
A translator 79.5%
A translator and interpreter 16.3%
Other - N/A 3.4%
An interpreter 0.7%
1103 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever entered in any translation contest?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 25, 2016
No 72.7%
Yes 25.6%
Other - N/A 1.7%
1055 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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User-friendly and Competitive on the market: which CAT Tool is the best choice?
By Ketty Federico - featured on Feb 24, 2016
Trados 42.4%
Other - N/A 25.3%
MemoQ 17.6%
Wordfast 10.2%
Déjà Vu 1.6%
MemSource Cloud 1.6%
Across 1.3%
1032 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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"New communication technologies improve translation quality"
By A. Sercan - featured on Feb 23, 2016
I agree 46.8%
Other - N/A 29.4%
I disagree 23.9%
971 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Being a freelancer, would you support (or have you supported) a general strike against austerity?
By María Perales - featured on Feb 22, 2016
No 48.4%
It depends 23.0%
Other - N/A 16.4%
Yes 12.3%
732 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which type of interpreting service you charge for the most?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 21, 2016
I don't work as an interpreter 75.6%
Simultaneous 8.5%
Other - N/A 5.3%
I charge the same rate for all of them 4.7%
Consecutive 4.2%
Liaison 1.1%
Chuchotage 0.7%
720 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever forgotten to send a finished translation to a client?
By Monika Jakacka Márquez - featured on Feb 20, 2016
No, never 63.0%
Yes, once or twice 31.4%
Yes, several times 3.5%
Other - N/A 2.1%
1008 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many hours do you sleep per day?
By samah A. fattah - featured on Feb 19, 2016
6 - 8 72.9%
> 8 16.3%
4 - 5 7.9%
Other - N/A 2.5%
< 4 0.5%
1168 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever been injured while working as a translator or interpreter?
By Catharine Cellier-Smart - featured on Feb 18, 2016
No 86.8%
Yes 8.8%
Other - N/A 4.4%
1019 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you usually contact specialists when you have questions about your translation?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 17, 2016
No, I only contact my client 40.7%
Other - N/A 29.6%
Yes, always 18.1%
No, never 11.6%
968 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What do you do when you have to work with a TM with bad translations?
By Akke Wagenaar - featured on Feb 16, 2016
I ask for the client's advice 42.5%
Other - N/A 18.7%
I ignore most/all of the bad translations 14.4%
I correct some translations adding notes 12.2%
I correct some translations but without notes 10.0%
I accept all the translations even when bad 2.2%
1051 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Sign of the times: do you (still) wear a watch?
By Catharine Cellier-Smart - featured on Feb 15, 2016
Yes 37.8%
No 29.1%
I use my computer and/or mobile phone 28.5%
Other - N/A 4.6%
876 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you currently have a client that you wish to leave?
By Francesca Battaglia - featured on Feb 14, 2016
No 68.3%
Yes 25.1%
Other - N/A 6.6%
753 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you bring your laptop with you while on vacation?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 13, 2016
It depends 38.3%
Yes, always 35.1%
No, never 21.3%
Other - N/A 5.3%
1056 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you currently learning a new language?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 12, 2016
No 62.5%
Yes 18.6%
No, but I'm planning to start soon 16.2%
Other - N/A 2.7%
1123 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What was your first translation project about?
By samah A. fattah - featured on Feb 11, 2016
Other - N/A 25.6%
I don't remember 22.9%
Medical - Technical 20.9%
Business - Legal 13.7%
General 13.6%
Journalism 2.1%
Teaching 1.3%
1142 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, 2016
Yes, from time to time 39.9%
No, never 29.1%
No, but I would like to 17.9%
Other - N/A 8.1%
Yes, very often 5.0%
1010 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, 2016
No, never 81.1%
Yes, once or twice 14.3%
Other - N/A 3.2%
Yes, many times 1.4%
1095 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, 2016
Yes 57.5%
No 34.2%
Other - N/A 8.3%
751 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you encrypt the data on your PC or your devices?
By Mario Chavez - featured on Feb 7, 2016
No 65.8%
I haven't thought of that 24.6%
Yes 5.4%
Other - N/A 4.2%
707 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever regretted accepting an assignment?
By Carla Lopes - featured on Feb 6, 2016
Yes, once or twice 62.6%
Yes, many times 29.6%
No, never 5.7%
Other - N/A 2.0%
1046 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, 2016
I don't know 46.5%
Autumn 16.1%
Spring 13.9%
Winter 13.2%
Summer 10.3%
1064 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, 2016
Yes, once or twice 45.6%
No, never 39.1%
Yes, many times 9.0%
Other - N/A 6.4%
1034 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, 2016
2 to 4 69.1%
4 to 6 25.2%
> 6 4.0%
Other - N/A 1.7%
1240 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, 2016
Yes, always 45.1%
It depends 33.8%
I don't use CAT tools 11.5%
No 8.7%
Other - N/A 0.9%
1249 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, 2016
Only under special circumstances 55.1%
Yes, always 28.1%
Other - N/A 12.0%
No, never 4.8%
917 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, 2016
I read and translate one sentence at a time 47.1%
I read a paragraph and then translate it 23.5%
Other - N/A 17.9%
I read the whole text 11.5%
799 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, 2016
No, I proofread them myself 63.2%
It depends 28.7%
Other - N/A 4.7%
Yes, always 3.4%
1065 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, 2016
No, I don't participate 53.8%
I seldom participate 22.7%
Yes, I am an active member 9.7%
Other - N/A 7.2%
I used to do it, but not now 6.6%
1012 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, 2016
Yes, definitely 37.8%
Yes, but only after a couple of years 34.3%
No, not at all 17.4%
Other - N/A 6.2%
Never thought about it 4.3%
1086 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, 2016
Yes 41.9%
I haven't thought about it 32.0%
No 18.6%
Other - N/A 7.5%
969 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, 2016
No, never 46.9%
Yes, sometimes 32.5%
Yes, many times 16.3%
Other - N/A 4.3%
1127 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, 2016
Never thought about it 43.3%
No 41.8%
Yes 9.7%
Other - N/A 5.2%
833 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, 2016
Yes, sometimes 58.2%
No, never 19.8%
Yes, always 8.3%
Other - N/A 8.3%
I don't listen to music in my source language 5.3%
711 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, 2016
Yes, it seems so 48.2%
Sometimes 36.1%
No, I don't think so 12.6%
Other - N/A 3.1%
1023 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, 2016
I keep them myself 53.4%
I have a private accountant/consultant 39.4%
Other - N/A 7.2%
1069 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, 2016
Yes, perhaps 38.0%
Yes, definitely 34.5%
No, not at all 14.9%
I don't know 11.1%
Other - N/A 1.6%
1155 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, 2016
I have never belonged to a professional association 41.5%
No 35.0%
Yes 20.6%
Other - N/A 2.9%
1123 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, 2016
No 85.1%
Yes 9.7%
Other - N/A 5.2%
1118 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, 2016
It depends 57.3%
Yes 21.7%
No 15.4%
Other - N/A 5.6%
803 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, 2016
I don't know, it's never happened to me 30.1%
I inform the client 23.7%
I use the translation and do not inform the client 20.7%
Other - N/A 14.9%
I do not use the translation 5.8%
I inform the client and offer a discount 4.8%
1029 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, 2016
Yes, to new clients 31.0%
I don't know yet 28.5%
No 28.4%
Yes, to everyone 8.2%
Other - N/A 3.8%
1128 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, 2016
No 58.1%
Yes 37.9%
Other - N/A 3.9%
1168 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, 2016
Yes, sometimes 47.2%
What is that? Never heard of it 31.6%
No, never 13.7%
Other - N/A 4.0%
Yes, often 3.5%
1124 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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