Poll: Who is the main income-earner in your household?
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Muriel Vasconcellos  Identity Verified
United States
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Member (2003)
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I'm the only income-earner Jan 17

A few years ago my dog was earning 25 cents an hour babysitting another dog with separation anxiety, but that gig ended.

 

Eckhard Boehle  Identity Verified
Germany
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Both the same! Jan 17

We both contribute about the same to our household with one little child.

 

Gianluca Marras  Identity Verified
Italy
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Member (2008)
English to Italian
I am Jan 17

it's me

 

Michael Harris  Identity Verified
Germany
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Member (2006)
German to English
None of your business Jan 17

Sorry, but I have not seen such a stupid poll for a while. There have been quite a few kindergarten polls, but the answers to this one beat the lot.

How can you have two answers that are the same?

And ProZ, I think it is really time to get rid of this stupid anonymous person. Either you are serious and you let people know who you are or leave it!!


 

Teresa Borges
Portugal
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English to Portuguese
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I'm the main and only income-earner Jan 17

I'm a widow and I live almost alone (my daughter's dog keeps me company during the week or is it the other way around?)

 

Elizabeth Tamblin  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Member (2012)
French to English
Someone other than me Jan 17

See title.

 

Christine Andersen  Identity Verified
Denmark
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Danish to English
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Other Jan 17

Both of us. It's not that simple...

 

Ricki Farn
Germany
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Member (2005)
English to German
Agree with "None of your business" Jan 17

Muriel Vasconcellos wrote:

A few years ago my dog was earning 25 cents an hour babysitting another dog with separation anxiety, but that gig ended.


I would totally pay a dog to babysit me. Why have I never thought of this?

(I was thinking of getting a cat recently, a specific one, but I would have to put bars or a mesh in front of my window, and I don't want to "breathe sieved air", which also happens to be a German synonym for "be in prison". Hm.)


 

Onur Inal  Identity Verified
Germany
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Member (2015)
English to Turkish
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Both the same Jan 17

"Both the same" option is missing in the poll

 

Mair A-W (PhD)
Germany
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Member (2016)
German to English
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dogsit Jan 17

Ricki Farn wrote:

Muriel Vasconcellos wrote:

A few years ago my dog was earning 25 cents an hour babysitting another dog with separation anxiety, but that gig ended.


I would totally pay a dog to babysit me. Why have I never thought of this?



Ooh, sign me up too.


 

Romina Eva Pérez Escorihuela
Argentina
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Member (2010)
English to Spanish
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Both, almost always the same Jan 17

Onur Inal wrote:

"Both the same" option is missing in the poll


Fully agree with you!

My husband is a professional graphic designer but he is not a freelancer, we works as an in-house employee, so he has a fixed income. Mine varies, but on average, I earn exactly the same as him. So we both contribute equally!


 

Lanny Widianto  Identity Verified
Indonesia
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English to Indonesian
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Dogsit Please Jan 18

Ricki Farn wrote:

Muriel Vasconcellos wrote:

A few years ago my dog was earning 25 cents an hour babysitting another dog with separation anxiety, but that gig ended.


I would totally pay a dog to babysit me. Why have I never thought of this?


Me, too.


 

Mario Freitas  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 16:07
Member (2014)
English to Portuguese
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27 years Jan 19

In 27 years, that has been my status. I honestly hope my wife's earnings exceed mine as soon as possible. But so far, it hasn't happened.

 


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