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    • blackste
    • By blackste 14th Jul 17, 3:15 PM
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    Prolific Academic - New Survey Alerts July 2017
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    • 14th Jul 17, 3:15 PM
    Prolific Academic - New Survey Alerts July 2017 14th Jul 17 at 3:15 PM
    So after the old thread disappearing, this seems to be the new thread for discussion relating to prolific academy.

    Standard rules please. No abusive posts, no flaming. Lets just make some money, and have some fun.
    Last edited by blackste; 14-07-2017 at 6:03 PM. Reason: Spelling
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    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 10th Sep 17, 9:58 PM
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    They will all be identical - Oxford Packaging always is. That has to be the least interesting one of theirs I have done. And its a product I actually buy!
    Originally posted by Mrs Soup
    Yes, I was willing this particular survey to end. Normally enjoy the surveys on prolific to any other sites.
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    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 10th Sep 17, 11:41 PM
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    I did not get it... Don't think I mind too much. Beginning to think it is costing more in electricity than I am making to keep the vigil going, atm. When are the little darlings back at school?
    What is this life if, sweet wordsmith, we have no time to take the pith?
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    I took it upon myself to investigate a trifle; it had custard, jelly, soggy sponge things...
    • Mrs Soup
    • By Mrs Soup 11th Sep 17, 11:29 AM
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    Is everyone's Prolific Assistant/chrome add on thingy still working?
    • Mirů
    • By Mirů 11th Sep 17, 11:38 AM
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    Mirů
    Is everyone's Prolific Assistant/chrome add on thingy still working?
    Originally posted by Mrs Soup

    Nope...never has worked!
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    • LadyMorticia
    • By LadyMorticia 11th Sep 17, 11:50 AM
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    Mine's still working.

    Just got an invite to a study but when I click the start button it says the experiment isn't available. It was a £4 one too!
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    • abba1772
    • By abba1772 11th Sep 17, 11:56 AM
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    Mine's still working.

    Just got an invite to a study but when I click the start button it says the experiment isn't available. It was a £4 one too!
    Originally posted by LadyMorticia
    That happened to me too
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    • MLE007
    • By MLE007 11th Sep 17, 12:58 PM
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    MLE007
    Is everyone's Prolific Assistant/chrome add on thingy still working?
    Originally posted by Mrs Soup
    Mine's not worked for about a week, having to rely on ping thingy which only goes off when there are 0 places left!
    SPC #015

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    • sebloak
    • By sebloak 11th Sep 17, 1:21 PM
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    sebloak
    Mine pings everytime i start Chrome and again when studies are full, closed, paused and generally unavailable.
    • juliesg
    • By juliesg 11th Sep 17, 1:25 PM
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    Mine pings everytime i start Chrome and again when studies are full, closed, paused and generally unavailable.
    Originally posted by sebloak
    have you got a link for the add on
    thank you
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 11th Sep 17, 3:27 PM
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    Smodlet
    Is everyone's Prolific Assistant/chrome add on thingy still working?
    Originally posted by Mrs Soup
    I've had no studies in so long, I don't know whether it works! It lists about a dozen studies every time I start Chrome but I'm never eligible for any of them.


    have you got a link for the add on
    thank you
    Originally posted by juliesg
    It's in this thread a few pages back; that's where we got it from.
    What is this life if, sweet wordsmith, we have no time to take the pith?
    Every stew starts with the first onion.
    I took it upon myself to investigate a trifle; it had custard, jelly, soggy sponge things...
    • Mrs Soup
    • By Mrs Soup 11th Sep 17, 4:00 PM
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    Mrs Soup
    I've had no studies in so long, I don't know whether it works! It lists about a dozen studies every time I start Chrome but I'm never eligible for any of them.


    Originally posted by Smodlet
    Mine has definitely died as I was getting odd ones with no places showing then yesterday I got Oxford Packaging and the Chrome thing said there was nothing. very odd.
    • LadyMorticia
    • By LadyMorticia 11th Sep 17, 4:05 PM
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    LadyMorticia
    have you got a link for the add on
    thank you
    Originally posted by juliesg
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/prolific-assistant/ocfncbnofopjedoepmekajbgdenadepp

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    • bilko89
    • By bilko89 11th Sep 17, 4:28 PM
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    Have signed up for this now. Was looking through their old studies and had to chuckle at "Perceptions of women (men only)"
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    • Trina90
    • By Trina90 11th Sep 17, 5:28 PM
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    Trina90
    Is anyone else having trouble cashing out at the minute? I select to be paid to my circle account, click 'Get Paid', then it just takes me to a blank webpage. I would like my money
    Last edited by Trina90; 11-09-2017 at 5:35 PM.
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    • Trina90
    • By Trina90 11th Sep 17, 6:24 PM
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    Trina90
    Is anyone else having trouble cashing out at the minute? I select to be paid to my circle account, click 'Get Paid', then it just takes me to a blank webpage. I would like my money
    Originally posted by Trina90
    Never mind - now working
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    • leslieknope
    • By leslieknope 11th Sep 17, 8:32 PM
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    leslieknope
    P2_GT_NT_P by Ozan Isler



    showed 24 spaces left, clicked on it and it said i had 15 minutes to complete but the survey itself says "You have either already completed the survey or your session has expired."


    anyone else get this?
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    • rjw4
    • By rjw4 11th Sep 17, 8:47 PM
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    rjw4
    Mine's still working.

    Just got an invite to a study but when I click the start button it says the experiment isn't available. It was a £4 one too!
    Originally posted by LadyMorticia
    That happened to me too! I messaged the researcher and he just said it was due to too many people opening the study - why say there's available places then!
    • Beartricks
    • By Beartricks 11th Sep 17, 10:18 PM
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    My Prolific Assistant isn't doing too well. I get maybe four or five pings a day, of which one might be a genuine study. The rest have been 'paused' by the researcher or seem to be cases where the researcher is rejecting bad submissions and they show up on the site again for a bit even though you can't get on them.

    I think I did better when I was manually refreshing, but I've been a lot busier the last couple of weeks and I can't really keep doing that. I'm not having that some of these 600 place studies are completely filled in the one second it takes for the assistant to clock them and deliver a notification.

    Another issue I've been having is with studies that show a range in their payouts. Last one I got was something like £4.87 - £6.03. I've done a few of them and never managed to get anything above the minimum. I have only noticed them recently but I don't know how frequent they've been for people who've been using the site regularly. The cynic in me suspects they're a way to get round the minimum pay threshold.
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 12th Sep 17, 9:21 AM
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    Another issue I've been having is with studies that show a range in their payouts. Last one I got was something like £4.87 - £6.03. I've done a few of them and never managed to get anything above the minimum. I have only noticed them recently but I don't know how frequent they've been for people who've been using the site regularly. The cynic in me suspects they're a way to get round the minimum pay threshold.
    Originally posted by Beartricks
    I've never had this personally in the 15 months Ive been here.
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    • LadyMorticia
    • By LadyMorticia 12th Sep 17, 12:08 PM
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    Got the last place on a memory study. Got right near the end, then the screen went blank. Waited for ages, but still nothing, so I came out of the study, went back in and it put me right at the beginning.
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