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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
    Mortgage £242500 on completion
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    FD loan Approx £5700

    Deeply depressing total - £254100
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    • Mrs Soup
    • By Mrs Soup 4th Oct 17, 7:59 AM
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    Mrs Soup
    Hi,

    Thanks for this. It looks like the female gender quota for this study has now been filled, which will mean that you will be unable to get past that stage and now will be ineligible for the study. Thanks for raising this and sorry for any inconvenience caused
    Originally posted by abba1772
    That shouldn't happen. If they have a gender quota they should set up two separate studies one for males and one for females - other researchers seem to have managed to grasp that well enough
    • AprilLady
    • By AprilLady 4th Oct 17, 10:23 AM
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    AprilLady
    Perceptions of living situations:
    • Available Places : 213/480
    • Avg. Completion Time : 8mins
    • Avg. Reward Per Hour : £7.50/hr
    • Maximum Allowed Time : 40mins
    • Reward: £ 1.00
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 4th Oct 17, 10:29 AM
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    Smodlet
    That shouldn't happen. If they have a gender quota they should set up two separate studies one for males and one for females - other researchers seem to have managed to grasp that well enough
    Originally posted by Mrs Soup

    I was soooo tempted to email the researcher with a link to the FAQs but it seems we mere participants no longer have access to the researchers' FAQs; we used to.
    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...
    • libra10
    • By libra10 4th Oct 17, 3:06 PM
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    libra10
    New study 45 minutes £4


    Lots of spaces


    https://www.prolific.ac/studies
    • romanovski
    • By romanovski 4th Oct 17, 3:07 PM
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    romanovski
    New study 45 minutes £4


    Lots of spaces


    https://www.prolific.ac/studies
    Originally posted by libra10

    Just done it... my brain hurts!
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 4th Oct 17, 3:09 PM
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    mikep22
    New study 45 minutes £4


    Lots of spaces


    https://www.prolific.ac/studies
    Originally posted by libra10
    It says you can earn up to £240 if you are selected as a prize winner ...not sure if I believe it as yet
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606
    • AprilLady
    • By AprilLady 4th Oct 17, 3:22 PM
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    AprilLady
    Just done it... my brain hurts!
    Originally posted by romanovski
    I was thinking 'it can't be that bad!', but my brain now hurts too! My brain is much more arty farty than mathematical!
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 4th Oct 17, 3:25 PM
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    mikep22
    I was thinking 'it can't be that bad!', but my brain now hurts too! My brain is much more arty farty than mathematical!
    Originally posted by AprilLady
    I am stuck on the initial question I cant get either of the percentages right...its doing my head in...Ive tried every 5% between 0 and 100
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606
    • Mrs Soup
    • By Mrs Soup 4th Oct 17, 3:37 PM
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    Mrs Soup
    Someone has a lot of research money to pay 500 people 4 quid each.
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 4th Oct 17, 3:39 PM
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    mikep22
    I am stuck on the initial question I cant get either of the percentages right...its doing my head in...Ive tried every 5% between 0 and 100
    Originally posted by mikep22
    Success - am through!

    My head hurts and I havent even done any of the main tasks
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 4th Oct 17, 3:51 PM
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    Someone has a lot of research money to pay 500 people 4 quid each.
    Originally posted by Mrs Soup
    And 20 apparently get a 240 bonus. Just imagine recieving that as an email....
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606
    • AprilLady
    • By AprilLady 4th Oct 17, 4:10 PM
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    AprilLady
    Oh, that would really make my day!
    • romanovski
    • By romanovski 4th Oct 17, 4:21 PM
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    romanovski
    And 20 apparently get a 240 bonus. Just imagine recieving that as an email....
    Originally posted by mikep22
    Only 20 people will get a prize, and it is a near certainty it won't be anything close to that amount.

    However, you might get £100 or so pounds from it, which is still a phenomenal bonus.
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 4th Oct 17, 4:28 PM
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    Smodlet
    I can do maths, hope I get a chance; really need some money right now. Hope AprilLady gets the bonus!
    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...
    • AprilLady
    • By AprilLady 4th Oct 17, 4:30 PM
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    AprilLady
    Aw, thanks Smodlet, you're very kind.
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 4th Oct 17, 4:46 PM
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    Smodlet
    Please keep us posted. I am sure you will find something soon. xxx
    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 4th Oct 17, 4:58 PM
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    Mrs Soup
    I don't understand why the places on this are going down so slowly- unless they are doing something to artificially restrict it.
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 4th Oct 17, 5:20 PM
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    Smodlet
    I don't understand why the places on this are going down so slowly- unless they are doing something to artificially restrict it.
    Originally posted by Mrs Soup
    Well, that ain't fair; why can't I do it?
    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...
    • Kavor
    • By Kavor 4th Oct 17, 5:21 PM
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    Kavor
    I don't understand why the places on this are going down so slowly- unless they are doing something to artificially restrict it.
    Originally posted by Mrs Soup
    You don't really want several hundred people hitting the researchers server at the same time, as that may impact on the servers performance, especially as Prolific won't know what else that server is being used for.
    Therefore, i would assume that Prolific are releasing the places in small batches - i didn't receive my invite until at least an hour after it was first commented on in this forum.
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 4th Oct 17, 5:22 PM
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    Smodlet
    You got an invitation, Kavor?
    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...
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