KudoZ activity and potentially offensive comments: only in English - Slovak pairs?
Thread poster: Nathaniel2
Local time: 21:32
Slovak to English
Jun 11, 2013

Is it just me, or is the culture on here simply deplorable? I subscribe to a few boards (unrelated to translating and interpreting) and this one seems to have the most despicable, mean-spirited and hateful posts and sometimes I'm even wary of posting any question because of the *#(@% who might reply. I assumed this was a place where colleagues could seek answers but lately I find that is not the case. Can we get back to the basics, please?

Or is this just in my language pair (SK-EN)?

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Stuart Hoskins
Local time: 21:32
Czech to English
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Happened again, today Dec 3, 2013

Despicable comments are made and then the poster removes them before she gets into trouble. So while the post is missing to anyone stumbling upon the discussion later, the sarcastic/offensive message has hit home (has been read by the targets in their email). Happens with CS>EN KudoZ too (guess why).

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Lucia Leszinsky
Please report rule violations to site staff or moderators Dec 3, 2013

Hello Nathaniel2, hello Stuart,

If you come across any offensive comment in KudoZ or elsewhere at ProZ.com, please report this privately to moderators, http://www.proz.com/?sp=mod/list , or site staff, http://www.proz.com/support/ , even if the comment is later removed by the poster.

ProZ.com has a set of rules that have been created to extend and protect the pleasant, results-oriented atmosphere of the ProZ.com translation workplace, http://www.proz.com/rules/ . By reporting any violation of these rules, you are giving site staff and moderators the chance to take appropriate action.


Kind regards,


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Artem Vakhitov  Identity Verified
Member (2012)
English to Russian
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No, your pair is not unique in that respect Dec 3, 2013

I guess this happens in other pairs, too. Definitely in EnRu.

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