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Poll: If you could write a screenplay inspired by translation, what title would you choose?
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Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 18:41
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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Other! Mar 11, 2017

I’m no play writer, nor do I wish to become one, but what came immediately to my mind was: “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”…

P.S. Another fun poll... Thanks!


 

Julian Holmes  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 02:41
Member (2011)
Japanese to English
Other Mar 11, 2017

CAT on a Hot Tin Roof

 

Dušan Ján Hlísta  Identity Verified
Slovakia
Local time: 19:41
English to Slovak
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title Mar 11, 2017

killer & translator on the road

 

Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:41
Russian to English
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In memoriam
Other Mar 11, 2017

Gone With the Word
I'm Dreaming of a Write Christmas
101 Dalmatian Dialects
On Her Majesty's Sanskrit Service

[Edited at 2017-03-11 09:33 GMT]


 

neilmac  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 19:41
Spanish to English
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T2: The Translatorminator Mar 11, 2017

I told you I'd be back.

 

Elizabeth Tamblin  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:41
Member (2012)
French to English
Other Mar 11, 2017

The Translatrix - Set in the near future, a freelancer discovers that the translation industry is nothing more than an elaborate facade created by a malevolent cyber-intelligence...

 

Nikki Scott-Despaigne  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:41
French to English
Lost for Words Mar 11, 2017

Goodness me! The list of options is fairly uninspirational. I'm, well, lost for words.

 

Ana Vozone  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:41
Member (2010)
English to Portuguese
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A Freelancer for All Seasons Mar 11, 2017

I challenge my colleagues to fill in the blanks

(Needless to say this was one of my favourite films ever...)

The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.

The story of ------, who stood up to -------- when the ------- rejected the ------------ to obtain a ---------- and --------.


 

Max Deryagin  Identity Verified
Russian Federation
Local time: 22:41
Member (2013)
English to Russian
Lost in Translation Mar 11, 2017

Oh wait...

 

Ikram Mahyuddin  Identity Verified
Indonesia
Local time: 00:41
English to Indonesian
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The Last Translator Mar 11, 2017

The other translators were killed by alien-made super-machines thinking that all human translators are alien terminators.

[Diedit pada 2017-03-11 14:06 GMT]


 

Gianluca Marras  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 19:41
English to Italian
Other Mar 11, 2017

Word 22

 

Ricki Farn
Germany
Local time: 19:41
Member (2005)
English to German
The Germanator Mar 11, 2017

neilmac wrote:
T2: The Translatorminator
I told you I'd be back.


I could be the Germanator, but I might get scared of myself ...


 

Thayenga  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 19:41
Member (2009)
English to German
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Translator vs. Bottom Feeder Mar 11, 2017

Or perhaps:

United in Translation
Eternal Words
Peanuts Allergy
Don't feed me any Peanuts
Lethal Rates
Be fair!
etc.

[Edited at 2017-03-11 15:52 GMT]


 

Valery Kaminski  Identity Verified
Belarus
Local time: 20:41
English to Russian
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Humblet Mar 11, 2017

To be or not to be on "my best rate'....

 
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