Off topic: Q: How many translators does it take ...
Thread poster: DLyons

DLyons  Identity Verified
Ireland
Local time: 12:14
Spanish to English
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Feb 2, 2015

to translate 9000 words in two days (for $180.00 USD to $450.00 USD estimated total).

A: One (with GT and at that rate), but 20 have applied so far.


 

Robert Rietvelt  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:14
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Spanish to Dutch
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Zero Feb 2, 2015

No professional translator in his/her right state of mind would accept such an offer. I wouldn't!

[Edited at 2015-02-02 21:35 GMT]


 

DLyons  Identity Verified
Ireland
Local time: 12:14
Spanish to English
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I totally agree. Feb 2, 2015

Robert Rietvelt wrote:

No professional translator in his/her right state of mind will accept such an offer. I wouldn't!


Unfortunately I'm not joking.


 

Robert Rietvelt  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:14
Member (2006)
Spanish to Dutch
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I know Feb 2, 2015

That is the sad thing about it, they keep on trying.

 

Merab Dekano  Identity Verified
Spain
Member (2014)
English to Spanish
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It's a shame Feb 2, 2015

Run 400 kilometers a day barefoot, 60 km/h, and have no meal. No, thank you.

 

Robert Rietvelt  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:14
Member (2006)
Spanish to Dutch
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Well.... Feb 2, 2015

"Run 400 kilometers a day barefoot, 60 km/h, and have no meal. No, thank you"

Is it a a bird, is it a plane? No, it is Supertranslator!icon_smile.gif


 


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