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Do you work with two (or more) monitors?
No, and I'd prefer not to 38.1%
Yes 24.0%
No, but I would like to 20.6%
Sometimes 14.7%
Other 2.6%
782 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you turn your computer off?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 16
At the end of the day 51.1%
Whenever I'm not using it 22.0%
Every once in a while 13.4%
Almost never/never 11.7%
Other 1.8%
814 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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With operating system and software updates, I:
By anonymous - featured on Oct 15
Install them at a time of my choosing/on a schedule 33.3%
Allow them to install automatically as soon as they come 22.8%
Take it on a case-by-case basis 20.7%
Usually wait some time after the update arrives, then install 8.9%
Put them off for as long as is humanly possible 7.0%
Other (please share) 4.0%
Do not allow them 3.4%
531 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (7)] [View this poll]

Which do you think happens more often in the world of translation: fame or infamy?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 14
I don't know 37.3%
I don't understand the question 27.1%
Infamy 24.4%
Fame 11.2%
472 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Do you think that outsourcers are gender-biased when assigning technical translations?
By Nicole Schnell - featured on Oct 13
I don't know 48.4%
No 38.9%
Yes 9.6%
Other - N/A 1.9%
It depends on... (please share) 1.2%
668 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (16)] [View this poll]

Do you think there is gender discrimination when it comes to receiving money from clients?
By Natalia Pedrosa - featured on Oct 12
No 56.5%
I don't know 32.5%
Yes 5.4%
It depends 4.2%
Other 1.4%
766 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (17)] [View this poll]

Did you pick translating or did translating pick you?
By Ryan Saxon Montcalm - featured on Oct 11
I picked translating 38.8%
A little of both 35.9%
Translating picked me 21.9%
Other - N/A 3.4%
835 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (6)] [View this poll]

Do you tend to get less done when you work outdoors?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 10
I never work outdoors 49.5%
Yes 22.8%
No 12.2%
I don't know 8.1%
I'm actually more productive 6.0%
Other - N/A 1.3%
763 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

Have you ever used the services of a professional financial advisor?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 9
No 56.2%
Yes, and it was worth it 20.1%
No, but I've thought about it 14.9%
Yes, and it wasn't worth it 5.3%
Other - N/A 3.5%
752 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

Have automatic operating system or software upgrades ever kept you from working?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 8
Yes, once or twice 35.6%
Yes, several times 24.2%
No, I keep those under control 21.7%
No, I've been lucky 12.3%
Other 5.1%
Yes, all the time 1.1%
553 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (7)] [View this poll]

Do you use Google Translate at some point in your work?
By Konbaz - featured on Oct 7
No 56.6%
Yes 43.4%
597 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

Which of the following do you consider yourself?
By Ricki Farn - featured on Oct 6
A translator who specializes in a subject 41.9%
A generalist translator 38.0%
A subject matter expert who translates 13.0%
Other (please share) 7.0%
752 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Is having a personal website worth the cost?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 5
I don't know 50.3%
Yes 25.3%
No 21.5%
Other - N/A 2.9%
766 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Do you sometimes find yourself swearing or cursing while working?
By Henrik Pipoyan - featured on Oct 4
Yes, out loud 50.5%
No 25.9%
Yes, but only in my mind 20.8%
Other - N/A 2.8%
788 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

Do you avoid checking your email while you are translating?
By Silvia Vallejo - featured on Oct 3
No 56.4%
I try to, but... 17.9%
I depends on the translation 14.3%
Yes 9.0%
Other - N/A 2.3%
853 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

Is translation is a mostly acquired or mostly innate skill?
By Patricia Charnet - featured on Oct 2
It's 50-50 42.7%
Mostly acquired 36.9%
Mostly innate 10.6%
I don't know 7.8%
Other - N/A 2.0%
796 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Do you think freelancers tend to be more frugal than non-freelancers?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 1
You have not voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

If you could change your field of expertise magically right now, would you?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 30
No, I'm happy with my area of expertise 67.6%
I don't really have a defined field of exp 17.3%
Yes, to... (please share) 9.6%
Other - N/A 5.5%
543 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (6)] [View this poll]

Do you think clients tend to take their freelancers for granted?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 29
Yes 45.5%
I don't know 34.1%
No 14.6%
Other - N/A 5.8%
657 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Should there be a standard minimum rate for freelance translators?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 28
Yes 56.1%
No 20.2%
Maybe 14.0%
I don't know 9.8%
817 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

Do you have more opportunities to travel than non-freelancers you know?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 27
Yes 40.4%
Not really 27.2%
No 16.1%
I don't know / I'm not interested in travel 12.1%
Other - N/A 4.1%
782 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

Were you raised in a household that used more than one language?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 26
No 66.7%
Yes 23.8%
Partially 7.5%
Other - N/A 2.0%
903 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

When potential clients put out calls for CVs, I...
By anonymous - featured on Sep 25
Always/almost always send mine in 30.9%
Usually don't bother 29.0%
Respond only if... (please share) 27.0%
Never bother 7.2%
Other 5.9%
682 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

Have you received gifts from friends or family for International Translation Day?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 24
No 97.3%
Yes 2.7%
620 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Serious errors in a source text usually make me:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 23
Angry 19.7%
Smile/laugh 18.0%
Snort derisively 17.5%
I'm indifferent 16.3%
Nervous 13.1%
Other (please share) 12.1%
I've never come across any 3.2%
527 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Do you find style guides provided by clients disagreeable?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 22
Yes, sometimes 42.8%
No 27.4%
Yes, frequently 13.3%
I've never received a style guide 12.6%
Other 4.0%
708 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (10)] [View this poll]

What do you plan to be doing on International Translation Day this year?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 21
Working 35.2%
I don't know when that is 23.7%
I'm not sure yet 14.1%
A combination of some or all of the above 10.2%
Relaxing 7.3%
Attending a professional event 5.1%
Other 2.5%
Attending a social event 2.0%
765 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (10)] [View this poll]

The first part of my body to let me know I've been at the computer too long is/are:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 20
My back 34.5%
My eyes 32.8%
My head 9.7%
Other (please share) 9.0%
My legs 7.4%
My wrists 4.5%
My stomach 2.1%
853 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

Do you work with other language variants of your mother tongue?
By Greg Strider - featured on Sep 19
No 46.1%
Yes 38.1%
There are none 9.7%
No, but I've thought about it 6.2%
838 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (20)] [View this poll]

How often is your work rated by testers with less experience and knowledge than you?
By Ernesto Álvarez Valdivia - featured on Sep 18
I don't know 49.6%
Sometimes 29.2%
Often 14.7%
Never 6.5%
768 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

Which of these is most likely to make a job offer interesting for you?
By Anita Hedman - featured on Sep 17
Interesting subjects (content of the files) 40.2%
Good payment terms 33.9%
No complicated procedures (registration, NDA) 10.2%
Other - N/A 8.9%
The type or profile of the client 6.8%
649 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (7)] [View this poll]

How many of your clients have you met in person, at least once?
By Kay-Viktor Stegemann - featured on Sep 16
Fewer than 25% 43.1%
None of them 34.9%
Between 25% and 50% 7.9%
Between 50% and 75% 6.8%
More than 75% 5.0%
I don't know 2.4%
585 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

Have you ever thought of giving up on translation?
By Maksym Mirzabaiev - featured on Sep 15
No, things have gone well for me 45.9%
Yes, but I decided to keep with it 16.4%
Yes, but what would I do then...? 15.2%
I might consider quitting after a while 8.5%
Yes, but it just won't let me go 7.5%
Other (please share) 6.5%
769 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

How many overdue invoices do you have at the moment?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 14
None 46.8%
1 - 2 26.5%
3 - 5 14.4%
6 - 9 4.5%
10 or more 3.6%
I don't know 2.7%
Other - N/A 1.5%
804 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

Have you ever had a client yell at you over the phone?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 13
No 81.9%
I've never spoken to a client over the phone 7.1%
Yes 6.3%
Yes, but I've yelled at a client over the phone too 2.9%
No, but I have yelled at a client over the phone 1.8%
821 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Plants around your workspace: yay or nay?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 12
I enjoy them 47.0%
I can't keep them alive 15.5%
I am indifferent 14.6%
It depends on the plant 7.2%
I can't be bothered with them 6.8%
Other 5.2%
I can't have them around 3.8%
822 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

Is it more common for you to stop working with a client or for a client to stop sending you work?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 11
It is more common for the client to stop sending work 45.6%
I'm not sure 34.6%
Usually I am the one ending the relationship 19.8%
702 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

Do you have a sort of dress code for when you are working?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 10
No one tells me what to wear while working, not even me 70.3%
Yes, but it is very, very flexible 22.3%
Yes (please share) 7.5%
602 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (16)] [View this poll]

Your CAT tool "breaks down" in the middle of a project. Can you still deliver on time?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 9
Yes 31.6%
I don't know 23.7%
It depends on... (please share) 21.1%
I don't use a CAT tool 16.2%
No 4.7%
Other 2.6%
531 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (17)] [View this poll]

How often do you decline job offers because you can't accept the formulation of the client's NDA?
By Anita Hedman - featured on Sep 8
Never 53.9%
Seldom 27.2%
Now and then 15.3%
Often 3.6%
685 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

If age is only a state of mind, which category best describes YOUR state of mind right now?
By Teresa Borges - featured on Sep 7
Cheery adult 34.8%
Feisty mid-lifer 21.4%
Rebellious teenager 15.8%
Other (please share) 11.0%
Fit oldie 9.2%
Crying baby 4.7%
Naughty kid 3.0%
827 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (18)] [View this poll]

Have you had to deal with emoji in your translations?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 5
No 87.0%
Yes 13.0%
794 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Choose one of these as your new office:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 4
A beachside veranda 48.8%
I couldn't work in/on any of these 19.6%
A fire watch outpost in the mountains 17.6%
A plane constantly traveling the globe 5.7%
A busy city café 4.8%
An underwater complex on the ocean floor 3.5%
890 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (18)] [View this poll]

Are there words you try to avoid using in your translations because you don't like them?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 3
Yes (please share) 59.7%
No 40.3%
675 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (22)] [View this poll]

Translation is most like playing:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 2
It's more like being a DJ 36.1%
Piano/keyboards 26.2%
Other (please share) 21.1%
The violin 6.5%
A guitar 4.3%
The drums 3.6%
The bass 1.4%
The clarinet 0.6%
A tuba 0.2%
507 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

Do you make to-do lists to help stay on track with work?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 1
Yes 39.6%
Sometimes 36.1%
No 24.3%
606 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Did you want to work in translation/interpreting when you were a kid?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 31
No 56.9%
Yes 19.4%
Not exactly, but in something related 19.4%
Other 4.3%
958 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (23)] [View this poll]

Which technology trend do you think will have the biggest impact on translation in the future?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 30
Machine learning 56.7%
Other (please share) 16.6%
The Internet of Things (IoT) 9.7%
Humanized big data 9.0%
Automated reality and virtual reality 7.9%
619 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (10)] [View this poll]

How many translation-related credentials do you have?
By FelixFigueroa - featured on Aug 29
None 27.5%
1 26.1%
2 22.9%
3 10.1%
6 or more 9.3%
4 3.3%
5 0.9%
702 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

The main way I keep track of my work schedule is through:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 28
Email 25.1%
A calendar 20.9%
I keep it all in my head 16.8%
A spreadsheet 14.8%
Notes 12.5%
Other 6.3%
Project management software 3.6%
798 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (17)] [View this poll]

What is the main reason you would stop working with a client?
By Rita Utt - featured on Aug 27
Payment issues 61.8%
They attempt to lower the rate paid 14.7%
Other (please share) 7.9%
Poor communication 7.0%
Uninteresting projects 3.9%
Changes in the client's translation policy 2.9%
Quality issues 1.9%
647 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

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