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Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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International Translation Day on September 30 Sep 24, 2010

What can we do at Proz.com and among global professional translators?

Soonthon Lupkitaro


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urbom
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Note that the source is a press release from a translation agency Sep 24, 2010

"Students can win an American Express gift card by translating a story of a foreign language translation goof into the language of their choice."


The "story of a foreign language translation goof" has been taken from someone's blog and can be viewed on this page.

"The winner of the $100 American Express gift certificate will be chosen by a random drawing of qualified translations."


"To Enter:
Visit our contest page and post your translation in the comments section of that page."


Brilliant. Just brilliant.

[EDIT to ask mods: what's happened to the method of displaying quotes on this site? They used to appear in white boxes, which were much easier to distinguish.]

[Edited at 2010-09-24 05:55 GMT]


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RominaZ  Identity Verified
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Virtual conference to Celebrate International Translation Day Sep 24, 2010

Dear Soonthon,

Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.) wrote:

What can we do at Proz.com and among global professional translators?

Soonthon Lupkitaro


ProZ.com is organizing Translation3, a virtual conference to celebrate International Translation Day. If you haven't done so yet, you can register here http://www.proz.com/translation3

So far 7591 have registered. It will be a fantastic event.

See you there!

Romina


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RominaZ  Identity Verified
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Quotes are back to normal Sep 24, 2010

Dear urbom,

urbom wrote:

[EDIT to ask mods: what's happened to the method of displaying quotes on this site? They used to appear in white boxes, which were much easier to distinguish.]

[Edited at 2010-09-24 05:55 GMT]


The the appearance of quotes in forum posts are back to normal now as reported here http://www.proz.com/post/1579156#1579156

Romina


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urbom
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quote vs blockquote Sep 24, 2010

RominaZ wrote:

The the appearance of quotes in forum posts are back to normal now as reported here http://www.proz.com/post/1579156#1579156



Ah, I see. I had used HTML < blockquote > < /blockquote > tags as mentioned in the post form instead of BBcode tags, which are generated by the system.


[Edited at 2010-09-24 11:42 GMT]


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