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    • blackste
    • By blackste 14th Jul 17, 3:15 PM
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    blackste
    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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    • romanovski
    • By romanovski 14th Sep 17, 11:14 AM
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    romanovski
    Mine's been pinging. I just did a 45 minute long study for a fiver on autism.
    Originally posted by Beartricks
    Autism was never mentioned anywhere, but I also came to the same conclusion.

    It was also teeth-grindingly dull. But can't complain for £5 with a potential £2 bonus.
    • AprilLady
    • By AprilLady 14th Sep 17, 11:32 AM
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    AprilLady
    That's the one I've just done too, Beartricks. I thought I might die of boredom!
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 14th Sep 17, 11:40 AM
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    Smodlet
    I'd like the opportunity! Forget desert, I think I'm on the scrap-heap.
    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...
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 14th Sep 17, 12:37 PM
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    mikep22
    Will you be sharing these glad tidings with the tax man? Didn't think so.
    Originally posted by Smodlet
    Unlikely - do you

    I pay enough bloody tax from the day job.

    Ive had one survey today which was the 54 minute one, but I couldnt do it at work
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    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 14th Sep 17, 12:55 PM
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    Smodlet
    Unlikely - do you


    No but then, I'm a non-tax payer...


    I pay enough bloody tax from the day job.

    Ive had one survey today which was the 54 minute one, but I couldnt do it at work
    Originally posted by mikep22

    That's just mean of them, where are their priorities?
    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...
    • littlewren
    • By littlewren 14th Sep 17, 1:20 PM
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    littlewren
    Mine's been pinging. I just did a 45 minute long study for a fiver on autism.
    Originally posted by Beartricks
    What ping notification do you use, if you don't mind me asking? I used the one mentioned much earlier in this thread but it didn't work for me and I would like something.
    Money, money, money, must be funny, in the rich man's World!
    • AprilLady
    • By AprilLady 14th Sep 17, 1:55 PM
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    AprilLady
    Overseas aid
    • Available Places : 1624/2000
    • Avg. Completion Time : 4mins
    • Avg. Reward Per Hour : £10.50/hr
    • Maximum Allowed Time : 12mins
    • Reward: £ 0.70
    • Gunsh0tglitt3r
    • By Gunsh0tglitt3r 14th Sep 17, 2:14 PM
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    Gunsh0tglitt3r
    ugh, 2000 places and I don't get one! had nothing for the past 14 days..
    • Beartricks
    • By Beartricks 14th Sep 17, 2:23 PM
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    Beartricks
    What ping notification do you use, if you don't mind me asking? I used the one mentioned much earlier in this thread but it didn't work for me and I would like something.
    Originally posted by littlewren
    Just the prolific assistant for Google Chrome. It's hit and miss. It was great for a few weeks after it was introduced, I was getting five or six surveys a day, now I get one or two and sometimes I'm too slow (after maybe three seconds) or there's some kind of error with them.

    Had three today, but it's a good day. One for £5, one for £2 which I missed because I was busy doing the £5 one, and another for 50p. Yesterday I had none.
    • littlewren
    • By littlewren 14th Sep 17, 2:39 PM
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    littlewren
    Just the prolific assistant for Google Chrome. It's hit and miss. It was great for a few weeks after it was introduced, I was getting five or six surveys a day, now I get one or two and sometimes I'm too slow (after maybe three seconds) or there's some kind of error with them.

    Had three today, but it's a good day. One for £5, one for £2 which I missed because I was busy doing the £5 one, and another for 50p. Yesterday I had none.
    Originally posted by Beartricks
    Ah thank you, I don't have Chrome, I use Edge. PA is loading very slowly again for me today. I keep clicking on a study at the moment but I'm getting an Error 404 message
    Money, money, money, must be funny, in the rich man's World!
    • lj876
    • By lj876 14th Sep 17, 3:25 PM
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    lj876
    Overseas aid
    • Available Places : 1624/2000
    • Avg. Completion Time : 4mins
    • Avg. Reward Per Hour : £10.50/hr
    • Maximum Allowed Time : 12mins
    • Reward: £ 0.70
    Originally posted by AprilLady

    Returned my submission when I was in the middle of it because the researcher forgot about Northern Ireland. To be fair he's not the first
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 14th Sep 17, 3:28 PM
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    mikep22
    Returned my submission when I was in the middle of it because the researcher forgot about Northern Ireland. To be fair he's not the first
    Originally posted by lj876
    I just tried to do this and have got an error?
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    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 14th Sep 17, 4:12 PM
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    Smodlet
    I just tried to do this and have got an error?
    Originally posted by mikep22
    I don't know, did you get an error?

    If you mean the overseas aid one, it did take a while to redirect but did so in the end. I have a completion code. If you would like it, mikep22, you have to post something sympathetic to all those of us who, unlike you, have had a serious dearth of studies recently and refrain from rubbing our noses in the plethora you have had and how quickly you have reached a certain milestone, ok yah? Smilies don't work when you edit but I meant them, anyway.
    Last edited by Smodlet; 14-09-2017 at 4:15 PM.
    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...
    • Merlin's Beard
    • By Merlin's Beard 14th Sep 17, 4:19 PM
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    Merlin's Beard
    Picture study - £2. Looking at unpleasant images as well though.

    anyone else getting an error with this that won't let you open the stdy?
    Last edited by Merlin's Beard; 14-09-2017 at 4:23 PM.
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    • ted24
    • By ted24 14th Sep 17, 4:31 PM
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    ted24
    Picture study - £2. Looking at unpleasant images as well though.

    anyone else getting an error with this that won't let you open the stdy?
    Originally posted by Merlin's Beard
    yes error here too. It initially said all spaces were taken but others must be returning it too.
    • Miró
    • By Miró 14th Sep 17, 4:32 PM
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    Miró
    yes error here too. It initially said all spaces were taken but others must be returning it too.
    Originally posted by ted24
    Error here too
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    • Mummy_bear
    • By Mummy_bear 14th Sep 17, 4:34 PM
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    Mummy_bear
    Yep, I've got the error too. Was excited for a study more than 70p too!
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    • Felula
    • By Felula 14th Sep 17, 4:37 PM
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    Felula
    Picture study - £2. Looking at unpleasant images as well though.

    anyone else getting an error with this that won't let you open the stdy?
    Originally posted by Merlin's Beard
    Yes I got the error too. When I started it, it said average completion time 19 mins, then it was down to 5 mins, so I guess everyone is returning it.
    • Felula
    • By Felula 14th Sep 17, 4:46 PM
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    Felula
    I had this reply from the researcher:

    From Andreas Eder
    Dear participants,



    We have encounterd a technical problem with the experiment files that will be solved shortly. Please stay tuned. We will contact you when the experiment is working properly.



    Many thanks for pointing this error out to us. We are sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused you.
    • Wizzbang
    • By Wizzbang 14th Sep 17, 5:13 PM
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    Wizzbang
    Short Study
    Details
    Available Places : 113/2000
    Avg. Completion Time : 4mins
    Avg. Reward Per Hour : £10.50/hr
    Maximum Allowed Time : 12mins
    Reward: £ 0.70
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