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patyjs  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 16:34
Spanish to English
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Jul 27, 2010

I replied to a job post earlier this morning and have just received this response:

Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately, our bidget is per hour (0 USD for teh 2 hours)


Is there any hope for freelancers at these rates?

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Henry Hinds  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 15:34
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No hope for them either Jul 27, 2010

There is no hope for them either unless they can get someone to work free.

 

Alexander Onishko  Identity Verified
Member (2007)
Russian to English
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well... Jul 27, 2010

Not too bad really... 0 usd per 2 hours is much better than 0 usd per 8 hours I believeicon_smile.gif

 

Karletto
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bidget Jul 27, 2010

our bidget is


With such low rate maybe he was thinking "midget"icon_biggrin.gif

[Edited at 2010-07-27 17:37 GMT]


 

Mohamed Mehenoun  Identity Verified
Algeria
Local time: 22:34
English to French
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They will find someone Jul 27, 2010

I was amazed last time to see people bid for a job posted by a contractor rated 1 on the blue board by two fellow translators !

Some people are just like that, they always tell themselves "better this than nothing" I guess not to say that some people have just a couple of screws loose !


 

madak  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:34
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One more "bidget" Jul 27, 2010

patyjs wrote:

Unfortunately, our bidget is per hour (0 USD for teh 2 hours)



At least there's a "g" in the term.


 

Mohammad Renaldi Diponegoro  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:34
Member (2010)
English to Indonesian
nothing is better... Jul 28, 2010

Mohamed Mehenoun wrote:

I was amazed last time to see people bid for a job posted by a contractor rated 1 on the blue board by two fellow translators !

Some people are just like that, they always tell themselves "better this than nothing" I guess not to say that some people have just a couple of screws loose !


Well I believe they prefer to go after the "nothing" part instead of the "better" particon_smile.gif


 

Yasutomo Kanazawa  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:34
English to Japanese
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Maybe I'm not getting the joke, Jul 28, 2010

patyjs wrote:

I replied to a job post earlier this morning and have just received this response:

Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately, our bidget is per hour (0 USD for teh 2 hours)


Is there any hope for freelancers at these rates?

icon_smile.gif


but isn't the "0 USD" part a typo?


 


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