Poll: If you are not working at the moment, does your morning routine change?
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May 14, 2017

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neilmac  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:50
Spanish to English
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Yes May 14, 2017

I will usually spend a bit more time on looking at the newspaper or social media, and concentrate on things other than translation, perhaps trying to catch up on some admin or household chores. However, it's been years since I've had actually no work at all. I've generally always got something on the go.


Muriel Vasconcellos  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 03:50
Member (2003)
Spanish to English
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Not much May 14, 2017

It's rare for me not to have work, but I have a morning routine that takes time even when I'm working. I usually start working in the early afternoon and continue through the evening.


Julian Holmes  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:50
Member (2011)
Japanese to English
Other May 14, 2017

Wot! Excuse me! Come again!
I really don't know how to answer this - it's 6:30 pm here in Japan. And, I am having difficulty figuring out the meaning and grammar of this skewed English. icon_confused.gif

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Please do not assume that all Proz members are based in Europe.



Michael Harris  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:50
Member (2006)
German to English
No May 14, 2017

I just sit in front of my computer and pretend that I am working.......duh!


Teresa Borges
Local time: 11:50
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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Yes May 14, 2017

I always try to have a few days free after working on a long assignment (it happens quite frequently) and then my routine changes completely: I generally wake up later than usual and the rest of the morning I find myself just wandering around, watching the news, reading a newspaper or a magazine. In the afternoon, I might catch up with my household chores or go for a long walk with my dog…


Gianluca Marras  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:50
Member (2008)
English to Italian
strange question May 14, 2017

if you're not working, does your morning routine change.

I.E. if I am at work I 'm following my routine, if I am NOT working I am not following my routine, right?

So what are you exactly asking?


Susana Cirer
Local time: 12:50
English to Spanish
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I get crazy May 14, 2017

I don't know what to do when I am not working. I end up wasting my time and get anxious. I have to look for something to do. Im a workaholic, I know...


Thayenga  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:50
Member (2009)
English to German
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It depends May 14, 2017

There are other obligations to take into consideration. So basically, my routine changes whenever something else changes/comes up. That's fine with me because...routine is boring.icon_biggrin.gif


mk_lab  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:50
Member (2004)
English to Russian
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Actually, rest is also kind of work May 14, 2017

Preparing yourself for further great performanceicon_wink.gif


Mario Freitas  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:50
Member (2014)
English to Portuguese
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Back to these polls? May 14, 2017

We had a few decent questions lately, and I though things were getting better. Now we're back to kindergarden questions...


Ricki Farn
Local time: 12:50
Member (2005)
English to German
Morning routine May 14, 2017

Drink coffee, put on trousers, check for overnight graffiti. Damn 'hoodicon_smile.gif


Christel Zipfel  Identity Verified
Member (2004)
Italian to German
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If I am not working, certainly I'll be doing something else May 14, 2017

Kind of nonsense question, I'd say.icon_smile.gif


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