Off topic: The Vendor Client Relationship - in real world situations [video]
Thread poster: Rossana Triaca

Rossana Triaca  Identity Verified
Uruguay
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Jun 9, 2009

I hate oversimplified analogies but boy oh boy did this make me laugh...

http://www.vendorclientvideo.com/

Enjoy!


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Marie-Hélène Hayles  Identity Verified
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Awesome! Jun 9, 2009

Thanks for sharing that, Rossana.

[Edited at 2009-06-10 09:15 GMT]


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peiling  Identity Verified
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Haha Jun 9, 2009

This is hilarious, maybe I should bookmark it to share with certain clients...

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Lauren Butler
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ha ha ha ha Jun 9, 2009

"This is an opportunity!"

"No, no, no I'm not asking you...to work...for free...."


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NancyLynn
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I don't often hear "Dude..." Jun 9, 2009

But I often see job offers promising loads more work provided you lower your rate! Yay, where do I sign up?

Thanks for this!!

Nancy


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Nicole Schnell  Identity Verified
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Beautiful!! Jun 10, 2009

Thank you, Rossana!

"But you had the filet, sir."
"Well, it's cow?"


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Krzysztof Łesyk  Identity Verified
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Wonderful Jun 16, 2009

I laughed so hard when a friend sent me this one in an email that I somehow missed your thread about the video Rosanna and made my own one

It really is a wonderful example of what many translators have to deal with, isn't it? I especially love the "show us how you made it, so we can do it on our own, in-house" line. Well, at least they didn't bring a frozen dinner to a restaurant and asked the chef to proof-cook it, right?


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Laurent KRAULAND  Identity Verified
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Fit for Facebook Jun 16, 2009

Thanks for sharing, I will display this video on my FB profile.

Laurent K.


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Ivette Camargo López  Identity Verified
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Thanks, too! Jun 16, 2009

Rossana, I just finally watched this videoclip and immediately decided to post a link/comment about it in my blog, so thanks for sharing.

Quite handy as a reference whenever we may be in any "negotiation" phase of a job/project.



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