Off topic: Campaign: #1mm Challenge for Translators and Interpreters
Thread poster: Tanya Quintieri

Tanya Quintieri  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
Local time: 06:05
German to English
May 2, 2016

Dear community,

Yesterday, fellow member Zbyněk Táborský and I launched the 2nd Edition of our 1,000,000 Miles Challenge and we are hoping you will join in!

For every individual, it's about motivation to move and have fun doing something good for themselves. For the community of participants, it means raising awareness for our profession by means of sports and a healthy lifestyle: Two things we have in common with people from all walks of life, including potential clients.

Read more about the challenge here: https://theopenmic.co/have-you-heard-of-the-1000000-miles-challenge/

Hope you have a great week,
Tanya
http://1000000miles.com


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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finland
Local time: 07:05
Member (2003)
Finnish to German
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So its not millimeters? May 3, 2016

I move only metrically and will never even think about miles.

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Tanya Quintieri  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
Local time: 06:05
German to English
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Clarification May 3, 2016

Hi Heinrich,

It's only a hashtag. And if you do want to participate, the page where you enter your progress has a converter.


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Sandra& Kenneth  Identity Verified
Israel
Local time: 07:05
Member (2009)
French to English
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Joined! May 3, 2016

Great initiative, Tanya!



Sandra


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Sandra& Kenneth  Identity Verified
Israel
Local time: 07:05
Member (2009)
French to English
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One millimeter is not much of a challenge May 3, 2016

Hi Tanya,

The title of this posting is confusing. Perhaps you could change 1 mm to "1 million miles" to make it clear for those of us for whom running 1 mm is not that challenging.


Sandra



[Edited at 2016-05-03 12:12 GMT]


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Tanya Quintieri  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
Local time: 06:05
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It's been +24 hrs - It will have to stay that way May 3, 2016

Sorry Sandra, can't change the title of the post anymore. :/

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Fiona Grace Peterson  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 06:05
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Italian to English
A little user-unfriendly May 4, 2016

So, I've signed up... but am finding the site rather user-unfriendly. Good initiative though!!

[Edited at 2016-05-04 12:59 GMT]


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Tanya Quintieri  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
Local time: 06:05
German to English
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Private link May 4, 2016

Hi Fiona,

After you singed up, you should have received an email with your private link. You can click that at any time to update your information and your miles. If not, check your spam folder, add our email address to your address book. Still no luck? Perhaps you had a typo in your email when you signed up. In which case: Send a quick email to 1mm@the-translators.com.

We are doing this project in our spare time, so any feedback regarding usability is quite valuable and will be taken into consideration.

Best regards,
Tanya


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