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Poll: Do you surf the web for unrelated topics when you should be working?
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Andrea Riffo  Identity Verified
Chile
Local time: 21:32
English to Spanish
heh May 28, 2008

Glad to see that I'm not the only procrastinator in the bunchicon_razz.gif

Andrea


 

Fernando D. Walker  Identity Verified

Local time: 21:32
English to Spanish
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:) May 28, 2008

Andrea Riffo wrote:

Glad to see that I'm not the only procrastinator in the bunchicon_razz.gif

Andrea


Me too, Andrea;).

See you around!
Fernando


 

Claudia Alvis  Identity Verified
Peru
Local time: 19:32
Member
Spanish
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Guilty as charged May 28, 2008

Me tooicon_frown.gif I hope somebody soon develops a taser-like job-focusing torture device that can be attached to the neck and goes off as soon as Firefox detects funny websites, Youtube, Wikipedia, and the likes. Don't tase me bro! Oops, I did it again.

 

Erzsébet Czopyk  Identity Verified
Hungary
Local time: 02:32
Russian to Hungarian
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procrastinator May 28, 2008

Fernando Walker wrote:

Andrea Riffo wrote:

Glad to see that I'm not the only procrastinator in the bunchicon_razz.gif

Andrea


Me too, Andrea;).

See you around!
Fernando


Welcome to the clubicon_wink.gif Thank you for teaching me a new English word today!


 

Joan Berglund  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 20:32
Member (2008)
French to English
no May 28, 2008

But I sometimes answer surveys.

 

Fernando D. Walker  Identity Verified

Local time: 21:32
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Don't worry, Claudia May 28, 2008

Claudia Alvis wrote:

Me tooicon_frown.gif I hope somebody soon develops a taser-like job-focusing torture device that can be attached to the neck and goes off as soon as Firefox detects funny websites, Youtube, Wikipedia, and the likes. Don't tase me bro! Oops, I did it again.


As long as you can put a limit on that... I do, work comes first, but everybody deserves a break, don't you think;)?
Cheers,
Fernando


 

Diana Arbiser  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 18:32
English to Spanish
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No, I don't May 28, 2008

I just call it "multitasking."
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Maria Diaconu  Identity Verified
Romania
Local time: 03:32
English to Romanian
Noooo May 28, 2008

Any topic can be "related to work"icon_wink.gif

 

Nesrin  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:32
English to Arabic
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Wow, an admirable 18% don't do it... May 28, 2008

To make matters worse, I'm thinking of starting an off-topic thread where we can share some of the sites we're most guilty of "procrastinating" in...
If there's been a similiar discussion before, let me know.

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Here it is http://www.proz.com/forum/off_topic/105796-what_sites_are_you_most_guilty_of_procrastinating_in.html


[Edited at 2008-05-28 21:33]


 

Christiane Boehm  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 02:32
French to German
+ ...
instead of coffee klatsch May 28, 2008

Most of us don't have colleagues next door with whom they could meet for a short coffee break.
So while others get their daily dose of office gossip, I click through Youtube, find information on extremely important subjects on Wikipedia, read an online article or whatever.

A question to the 18% who marked "No" in this poll: What do you do instead - I can't believe you never take a break between breaks?


[Bearbeitet am 2008-05-28 21:47]


 

Nesrin  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:32
English to Arabic
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:-) May 28, 2008

Christiane Boehm wrote:
I can't believe you never take a break between breaks?


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mediamatrix (X)
Local time: 21:32
Spanish to English
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Good heavens, NO!!!! May 28, 2008

Whatever would the boss say?

MediaMatrix

PS: I guess it's one of the advantages we have as freelancers - we're all bosses, so the rules don't applyicon_smile.gif .


 

neilmac  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 02:32
Spanish to English
+ ...
Define "should" May 28, 2008

All work and no play...

 

Amy Duncan (X)  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 21:32
Portuguese to English
+ ...
Google maps May 29, 2008

I like to play around with the "street view" function of Google maps and try to find places I'm interested in so I can see them up close.icon_biggrin.gif

Amy


 
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