For the Weekend Only! Piggy Point Bonanza in Locations!


Try out the new translation tool in the Magazine and stock up on some serious Piggy Points while you're at it! Until Monday only, translate LomoLocations and get 10 Piggies for every post you translate! 3 published translations will get you 30 Pigges, 4 will get you 40 Piggies and your on your way to a big shopping spree already!

photo by plainjane

Pick Up 10 Piggies Now!

Go to the LomoLocations section, choose a published Locations post that you submitted or find interesting you would like to share with in another language(s). Translate it with the new tool and submit to the appropriate editors. Get 10 Piggy Point when it is published – easy as pie!

  • Want more Piggy Points? Simply find another Location and repeat the process!
  • To pick up 10 Piggy Points for a translation you must have it submitted by Monday July 26th after that is 5 Piggy Points for a translation as usual – for every section.
  • 10 Piggy Point Bonanza for translated Locations ends Monday July 26th so get your submission in soon!

For more instruction on how to use the translation tool see here.

written by plainjane on 2010-07-23 in #news


  1. jhen89
    jhen89 ·

    translated a few yesterday! :)

  2. nural
    nural ·

    but the language list is way too limited!!!

  3. plainjane
    plainjane ·

    for now we only ask for languages that there are local site for. always expanding though!

  4. kylewis
    kylewis ·


  5. ipdegirl
    ipdegirl ·

    How do I know it worked? Do I actually have to cut and paste from the Original to the Translation or is it really as simple as picking another language and submitting it? I tried translating and English article into Spanish and Japanese but in the 'Translation' side it still appears, even after picking a different language, in English.

  6. sidblack
    sidblack ·

    will there be any french translation option?
    Thats the only one i can do!! :)

  7. little_porcelain
    little_porcelain ·

    Great !!!!

  8. fabyen
    fabyen ·

    :( yes no french for the moment... too bad !

  9. fivedayforecast
    fivedayforecast ·

    It doesn't work for me! I click it and nothing happens!

  10. brittany
    brittany ·

    no french!??!!? awww.... i was so excited when i read this :( bummer man....

  11. iaki
    iaki ·

    yesterday I translated two submitted for me. Is it OK?
    Only If LSI publish my article I´ll get the piggies?

  12. cyan-shine
    cyan-shine ·

    What happens if 2 or more lomographers translate the same location into the same language??

  13. cubilas
    cubilas ·

    @fivedayforecast: doesn't work here either...

  14. azurblue
    azurblue ·

    what about french ? :((((

  15. reneg88
    reneg88 ·

    i did one yesterday, will do more on the weekend =) hope yesterday's one counts =)

  16. reneg88
    reneg88 ·

    hmm... the 'translate this article' button is not doing anything for me... it doesn't take me to the Backend page to translate...

  17. spoeker
    spoeker ·

    if I translate my own, will I get 15 piggies till monday? 10 for the translation and 5 for the article? Just wondering...did one today :)

  18. fash_on
    fash_on ·

    nothing happened at my end either ??

  19. fash_on
    fash_on ·

    I think I misunderstood? There is no button that does a magic translation, we have to manually enter our translated text into the Translation side of the tool?

  20. spoeker
    spoeker ·

    hmm "@cyan-shine - if an article has been translated already into a language that language will be taken out of the drop down so it cannot be translated twice. "
    I translated an artiel of mine, and my friend told me today that she tried the same in the same language..bug?
    So you know got 2 english translations for one german article....

  21. ritamiguel
    ritamiguel ·

    how do i know if the article has already been translated? and also, how do i know if i've won the piggies?

  22. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    ahahaah i thought it was a magic button...

  23. reneg88
    reneg88 ·

    i've spent many hours translating articles haha they better get published because i want me a horizon! =D

  24. gabrielasoares
    gabrielasoares ·

    I translated 6 articles so far.. I want me some piggies! :D

  25. ritamiguel
    ritamiguel ·

    so did I, but i dont know how we know that we've won those piggies...

  26. colorarmedcoin
    colorarmedcoin ·

    Can I translate any article or does it have to be my own ?

  27. little_porcelain
    little_porcelain ·

    I want my piggies ... :)

  28. konstantinp
    konstantinp ·

    yeah me too (:

  29. little_porcelain
    little_porcelain ·

    Done 6, love it :)

  30. javierm4
    javierm4 ·

    I've done 4 piggies, where are they? I want to trust lomography but I need to know if I'm going to get my piggies!

  31. reneg88
    reneg88 ·

    well i put my full heart and soul trusting lomography as i translated many many MANY locations... but the piggies are supposed to be awarded when the articles get published... but we don't know how long will it take until they get published nor how we will know... so for now it's all a big fuzz... until the good lomo web people get back from their lovely weekend and give us some light! =)

  32. trashpilotin
    trashpilotin ·

    the ones I translated are still there in the language i translated them into... hm?

  33. a_kep
    a_kep ·

    I hope we get our piggies soon ;)

  34. gabrielasoares
    gabrielasoares ·

    I want piggies ._.

  35. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    me too.

  36. aranmanoth
    aranmanoth ·

    When will the articles publish, if they are published? I want my piggies! :_(

  37. little_porcelain
    little_porcelain ·

    Two of my translations are published ... piggies???

  38. lihooi
    lihooi ·

    how do you know when they are published?

  39. -alia-
    -alia- ·

    LSI, i can see that you don't even check the translations before publish...a lot of grammatical errors, english basic errors, please... ~.~

  40. gabrielasoares
    gabrielasoares ·

    I translated over 6 articles and none of them were published yet -.-"

  41. a_kep
    a_kep ·

    still waiting..

  42. katzpe
    katzpe ·

    How do we know if our translations have been published?

  43. syyip22
    syyip22 ·

    no one care to answer our doubts here? i submitted a translation but i dont see it at anywhere but something like "we already have translation in ___ language" ... :(

    and also, 10 piggies promised but i only got 5 after i sent an email to request for it. should i continue to support??

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