Does number of questions cast doubts on sample translations?
Thread poster: Susanna Garcia

Susanna Garcia  Identity Verified
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Italian to English
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Jun 28, 2010

One for outsourcers really; when looking for a translator, do you look at the number of Kudoz questions asked, the degree of difficulty involved, then view the asker's sample translations and wonder if it's the asker's own work if a large number of questions has been posted? Just curious if this was another criterion in the selection process.

 

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 06:34
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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Selection process Jun 28, 2010

I seldom outsource, but when I do I look, first of all, at the leader board for that language combination, then at the answers given to questions on that topic and finally at the winners of the translation contests. I have never looked at the questions posted...

 


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