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Have you ever been asked to edit/proofread a text which you translated for different client?
No 81.8%
Yes 18.2%
702 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever mixed up the deadlines for different projects?
By Kuochoe Nikoi - featured on May 25
No 59.1%
Yes, but I caught the error in time 19.6%
Yes, and I delivered late/early as a result 17.5%
Other 3.8%
812 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Has it ever taken you a few months or even a year to send in an invoice?
By Betty M. - featured on May 24
No 61.3%
Yes 35.6%
Other 3.1%
894 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you think your translation speed has improved over the last three years?
By anonymous - featured on May 23
Yes 67.6%
Not sure 18.0%
No 11.4%
Other - N/A 3.0%
966 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How much of your translation-related research involves Wikipedia?
By anonymous - featured on May 22
Less than 25% 41.4%
I don't know, but not much 17.7%
25 - 50% 14.9%
None 13.1%
I don't know, but a lot 5.4%
50 - 75% 4.2%
Other 2.1%
75 - 100% 1.2%
960 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My favorite dictionary is:
By anonymous - featured on May 21
Digital/online 72.4%
I don't have a favorite 15.1%
Hard cover 5.6%
Paperback 4.2%
Other 2.7%
895 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you engage in small talk with some of your clients?
By anonymous - featured on May 20
It depends on the client/culture 45.3%
Yes 31.1%
No 20.6%
Other 3.0%
733 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you feel some reviewers make changes to translations "just to change something"?
By Eva RUIZ - featured on May 19
Yes, sometimes 58.9%
Yes, almost always 21.8%
I don't know 12.8%
No 5.7%
Other 0.7%
935 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How much of your income are you able to put into savings?
By anonymous - featured on May 18
1 - 10% 24.4%
0% 23.3%
10 - 20% 19.8%
20 - 30% 12.8%
40 - 50% 6.6%
30 - 40% 6.0%
50 - 75% 4.9%
75 - 100% 2.3%
977 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Most of the texts you translate belong to...
By Serena Tutino - featured on May 17
Engineering/technical 22.4%
Other 19.1%
Marketing 15.4%
Law 13.1%
Medical 12.8%
Business/finance 9.4%
Art/literature 3.7%
Fashion 2.0%
Science 1.9%
Psychology 0.1%
1004 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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You accept a new client's job, and then find they have poor feedback from previous translators. You:
By Nadia Said - featured on May 16
Do the job anyway 46.3%
It depends on... (please share) 17.8%
Re-negotiate the conditions of the job 15.4%
Other 13.9%
Reject the job 6.7%
827 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In general, how long between submitting your quote on a job and the start of work on that job?
By Ruth Sato - featured on May 15
You have not voted on this poll.
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As a freelancer, I'm going to…
By anonymous - featured on May 14
Stand out 43.8%
Other 21.0%
Hold out 15.4%
Burn out 9.9%
Wear out 3.9%
Opt out 3.4%
Peter out 2.1%
Back out 0.5%
585 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I consider most fellow translators to be:
By anonymous - featured on May 13
A combination of some or all of the above 45.7%
Colleagues 35.6%
Competitors 10.2%
Potential friends 4.3%
Other 3.3%
Mentors 0.9%
669 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How do you usually unwind and keep fresh for work?
By Christine Andersen - featured on May 12
A mix of things, nothing defined 55.4%
Walking, exercising, playing sports 20.9%
Reading, listening to music 7.2%
Other 6.5%
Spending time with family/friends 6.2%
Crafts, art, playing music 2.4%
Hobbies, collecting 1.5%
755 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How have your rates changed over the past 5 years?
By Leticia Klemetz, CT - featured on May 11
They have increased 43.7%
They have stayed more or less the same 42.0%
I haven't been working for that long yet 8.4%
They have decreased 3.4%
Other 2.5%
833 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which of these two do you prefer to make up your income?
By anonymous - featured on May 10
One or two big clients 53.2%
Various smaller clients 46.8%
876 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If you had to work from an office on a desert island which one of the following would you take?
By anonymous - featured on May 9
Other 24.3%
Extra reading material for my down time 22.6%
My music 20.4%
My pet(s) 19.5%
Extra reference material to help with work 13.3%
820 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If money were no object, would you still translate for fun?
By anonymous - featured on May 8
Yes 51.1%
Not sure 28.0%
No 18.6%
Other 2.4%
948 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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On a scale of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest), how happy are you at work in general?
By anonymous - featured on May 7
4 47.9%
3 25.5%
5 19.4%
2 4.0%
1 3.2%
728 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you ever follow up with clients who have not contacted you for work in a while?
By anonymous - featured on May 6
No 52.6%
Yes 36.7%
Other 10.7%
629 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which of these most distinguishes you from others working in your language pair?
By anonymous - featured on May 5
My quality 36.9%
My expertise 25.2%
My years of experience 17.5%
Other 16.7%
My web presence 3.7%
785 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you say your current clients are also your ideal clients?
By anonymous - featured on May 4
For the most part, yes 46.3%
Only to a certain extent 31.3%
Yes 10.5%
Not really 9.0%
Not at all 2.9%
875 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you using DeepL or DeepL Pro?
By Rita Utt - featured on May 3
I don't know what that is 62.5%
No 23.6%
Yes 9.3%
No, but I would like to 3.3%
Other 1.2%
902 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you experienced payment-related issues when using a client's translation management system?
By anonymous - featured on May 2
No 55.2%
Yes (please share) 22.3%
None of my clients use a TMS 17.6%
Other 4.9%
716 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Who runs your household?
By anonymous - featured on May 1
It's a team effort 45.8%
I do 25.2%
I do, because I'm the only one 18.3%
Someone other than me 7.6%
Other 3.1%
957 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If you had the choice, when booking a service, which would you prefer?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 30
It depends on the service involved 67.3%
A service provided by a freelancer 14.3%
A service provided by a company 7.9%
It doesn't matter 6.7%
Other 3.7%
670 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In which of these are you most interested?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 29
Expanding my business (new services, new clients) 42.7%
Running a business that's a steady, well-oiled machine 39.1%
None of the above 9.2%
Scaling down the amount of work I do 5.2%
Getting out of the business to do something else 3.8%
655 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I've been working with my biggest client for:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 28
5 - 10 years 25.7%
1 - 3 years 20.3%
3 - 5 years 18.0%
Over ten years 17.8%
Less than a year 8.6%
I have no clients at the moment 6.0%
I don't know how long 3.7%
918 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When we colonize the moon or Mars, how soon will we need to send translators and interpreters?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 27
There will be no need to send them at all 37.2%
Immediately 32.5%
Whenever, no rush 18.1%
Other (please share) 12.2%
790 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which of these best describes you in your professional dealings?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 26
Reserved 55.3%
Outspoken 33.0%
Passive 6.6%
Aggressive 5.1%
866 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What motivates you the most?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 25
Money 36.9%
Success 15.7%
Family 14.3%
Other (please share) 14.0%
Recognition 12.7%
My faith 6.4%
964 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which of these professions do you think has the most parallels with translation?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 24
Crime Scene Investigator 45.8%
Psychiatrist / Psychologist 19.3%
Cartographer 14.8%
Athlete 5.4%
Beach Bum 4.1%
Welder 3.7%
Hitman 3.7%
Physical Therapist 3.0%
755 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How would you describe your performance in school?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 23
Above average 70.7%
Average 26.5%
Below average 2.8%
785 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I usually use my weekends to...
By anonymous - featured on Apr 22
A combination of some or all of the above 58.9%
Rest, relax, spend time with friends and family 19.1%
Work 8.4%
Get caught up on some work-related tasks 5.0%
Take care of non-work related tasks 3.7%
Other 3.7%
Travel 1.1%
701 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What do you usually do when you receive a job with a very low rate?
By Konbaz - featured on Apr 21
I turn the job down 34.4%
I ignore it and do not reply 32.4%
I ask for a better rate 23.8%
Other (please share) 7.6%
I send the sender to the spam box 1.7%
864 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Your strategy against inflation/exchange rate fluctuations is...
By Alan Corbo, CT - featured on Apr 20
No particular strategy 40.5%
Adjust your rates accordingly 17.0%
A combination of these 16.8%
Inflation/exchange rate fluctuations are not a problem for me 14.7%
Other 5.5%
Try to reduce expenses 3.3%
Work more hours 2.3%
823 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever applied Feng Shui in your office/work station?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 19
No 76.7%
I don't know what that is 11.4%
Yes 8.8%
I don't know 1.8%
Other 1.3%
939 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Do you consider the country you are currently living as your home?
By Egmont Schröder - featured on Apr 18
Yes 81.9%
I don't know 9.2%
No 9.0%
1036 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you aware of and prepared for the the European Union's GDPR?
By Paulo Caldeira - featured on Apr 17
I don't know 46.4%
No preparation is needed on my part 21.8%
Yes, I am aware but not prepared 19.5%
Other (please share) 6.6%
Yes, I am aware and prepared 5.7%
838 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What would most surprise St Jerome if he were to look at translation today?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 16
The technology involved 50.6%
The quickness with which most things get translated 16.0%
Other (please share) 12.7%
The number of translators 7.9%
The things that get translated 7.7%
The money involved in translation 5.1%
662 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How do you make time for your partner when you're busy?
By Adél Durst - featured on Apr 15
It's not a problem/my partner understands what I do 41.3%
I don't have a partner 26.6%
I alter my working hours 14.4%
Other (please share) 6.1%
It's not a problem/my partner does what I do too 5.3%
I don't know 4.7%
Actually, my partner left me because of my job 1.3%
Actually, I left my partner because of my job 0.3%
639 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Every freelancer needs their own office.
By anonymous - featured on Apr 14
True 40.6%
It depends on... (please share) 29.9%
False 29.5%
880 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What internet speed do you NEED to be efficient as a translator?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 13
I don't know 32.9%
100 Mbps or more 13.7%
Between 50 and 100 Mbps 12.7%
I'm OK with under 10 Mbps 10.4%
Around 10 Mbps is fine 9.8%
Between 25 and 50 Mbps 9.0%
Between 10 and 25 Mbps 8.6%
Other 3.0%
869 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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"April showers bring..."
By anonymous - featured on Apr 12
No change in my workload 50.1%
More work 27.8%
Less work 12.9%
Other (please share) 9.2%
869 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Does the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) concern you?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 11
I don't even know what that is 44.8%
Not really 26.7%
Yes 15.4%
Not at all 8.6%
Other 4.5%
869 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (5)] [View this poll]

How would you rate the first quarter of 2018, work-wise?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 10
Very good 21.1%
Good 20.6%
Average 17.2%
Not too good 16.1%
Excellent 15.6%
Terrible 7.2%
I don't know 2.2%
1041 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I tend to eat:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 9
Less when I am busy with work 38.2%
About the same whether I'm busy or not 33.4%
More when I am busy with work 14.6%
I don't know, I'm too busy working to check 9.5%
Other 4.3%
769 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

Do you avoid watching the dubbed version of a film or show when possible?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 8
Yes 61.2%
I don't mind dubbing 15.6%
It depends on... (please share) 11.3%
Other 6.3%
I prefer the show/film be dubbed 5.6%
655 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

Do you find it difficult to stay up to date with news and tech related to your work?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 7
Not really 40.7%
I don't really try to stay up to date 25.2%
Yes 16.2%
No 15.0%
Other 2.9%
828 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My workload right now is:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 6
Pretty full 28.0%
Comfortable 26.7%
A bit on the light side 20.2%
What workload? 13.0%
Too much to handle 9.6%
Other 2.5%
1004 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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