Poll: How many forum posts have you made on ProZ.com?
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Sep 3, 2017

This forum topic is for the discussion of the poll question "How many forum posts have you made on ProZ.com?".

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Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 01:18
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
+ ...
3,316 Sep 3, 2017

At first, I thought "I have no idea" but then it was easier than I thought to figure it out...

http://www.proz.com/forumsearch?poster_type=user_id&poster=761806


 

Michele Fauble  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 18:18
Member (2006)
Norwegian to English
+ ...
501-1000 Sep 3, 2017

697, to be exact.

Plus this one.

[Edited at 2017-09-03 18:56 GMT]


 

Muriel Vasconcellos  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 17:18
Member (2003)
Spanish to English
+ ...
2000+ Sep 3, 2017

2310, to be exact.

 

Angus Stewart  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:18
Member (2011)
French to English
+ ...
142 Sep 3, 2017

142 and the majority of those posts have been made here in the poll discussion forum.

 

José Henrique Lamensdorf  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 23:18
English to Portuguese
+ ...
4163 in 16 years Sep 3, 2017

... or an average of 5 per week.

And I don't use Trados (often 80% of all the threads here involve tech support for it), otherwise my average might be much higher.


 

Julian Holmes  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 10:18
Member (2011)
Japanese to English
None Sep 3, 2017

I thought until I checked my profile. I have made 1513 posts all here in quick polls. Aaaagh! icon_eek.gif

 

Yetta J Bogarde  Identity Verified
Denmark
Local time: 02:18
Member (2012)
English to Danish
+ ...
11 - 100 Sep 3, 2017

I guessed

- but it turned out to be 525, oh, well.


 

Alexandra Speirs  Identity Verified
Local time: 02:18
Italian to English
+ ...
274 Sep 3, 2017

and nearly all in the polls.

I reread a few .... another way of wasting Sunday afternoon instead of getting some serious work done .. had a few laughs, though!


 

Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:18
Member (2000)
Russian to English
+ ...
My guess was way out Sep 3, 2017

I guessed 100-500, but using Teresa's method, I find it is 2666 (or 2667 including this one).

 

Mario Chavez (X)  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:18
English to Spanish
+ ...
Customer calls Sep 3, 2017

This reminds me of the old bit about a panicky computer user calling to customer service: My computer won't turn on! Help!
Technician: Have you checked if the computer is plugged to an outlet, sir?
Customer: The power cord? Uh...er...no. Lemme see: (sigh of relief) Oh, it was unplugged! Thanks!


 

Michael Harris  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 02:18
Member (2006)
German to English
Wow! Sep 3, 2017

I have made 1469 posts here, completely surprised!

 

Michael Harris  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 02:18
Member (2006)
German to English
Yep Sep 3, 2017

Julian Holmes wrote:

I thought until I checked my profile. I have made 1513 posts all here in quick polls. Aaaagh! icon_eek.gif


How to waste time! When you think about it☺


 

Mario Freitas  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 23:18
Member (2014)
English to Portuguese
+ ...
With or without Quick Polls? Sep 4, 2017

My total is almost 1400. But if we don't consider the Quick Polls, it will be less than 100. So that's what I answered, because IMO, in order to be considered a Forum, it has to be a little deeper and longer than the Quick Polls. And I think it would be the same for everyone else, i.e. more than 90% Quick Polls, and less than 10% real forums.

 


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