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    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 25th Jan 18, 4:58 PM
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    Smodlet
    Prolific Academic Survey Alerts
    • #1
    • 25th Jan 18, 4:58 PM
    Prolific Academic Survey Alerts 25th Jan 18 at 4:58 PM
    Here we go again.
    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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    • BookmobileBadGirl
    • By BookmobileBadGirl 8th Oct 18, 5:13 PM
    • 165 Posts
    • 223 Thanks
    BookmobileBadGirl
    Received an unexpected £1 bonus payment this morning,
    Currently (02/04/2019) £63,453 Aim (05/11/2021) £50,000

    Mortgage - Shared Ownership 25% £75,300 - MF December 2051 December 2044
    • Merlin's Beard
    • By Merlin's Beard 8th Oct 18, 5:31 PM
    • 284 Posts
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    Merlin's Beard
    I did the lines one, complete all lines then got an email from them this morning to say this;

    Dear participant,

    unfortunately, I have made a mistake in coding the software for the survey. Therefore, I am not able to link Prolific ID's to the bonus earnings. To make up for this, I have paid all participants the maximum they could earn in a treatment where we incentivized all questions. This maximum was 60 cent.

    I hope that this solution satisfies you.

    Best regards

    Emailed them back to say don't think so....... we will see what their response is.

    Dxxx
    Originally posted by Dolly Rocker
    Definitely a different survey, as I didn't do the lines survey and have got this email.

    This is the "Pilot with Bonus Earnings" study - I can't for the life of me remember what it was about, but maybe one of the ones where it asked you to guess answers and the closer you got the more you earned?

    Anyway, the email literally says that because they've stuffed up the coding, everyone is getting the max possible bonus instead of being marked down for a wrong answer, so
    • Brookside88
    • By Brookside88 8th Oct 18, 5:35 PM
    • 313 Posts
    • 415 Thanks
    Brookside88
    Received an unexpected £1 bonus payment this morning,
    Originally posted by BookmobileBadGirl
    Me too. Can't figure out what it's from because I can't find the researchers name in my submissions
    Barclaycard CC £5,912.12/£1,889.58___Virgin CC £5,536.81/£4,880.81___Zopa Loan £5,680.83/£3,744.18___Tesco CC £1,922.46/£1,522.46___MBNA CC £6,323.15/£5,921.49
    Total £19,838.56/£17,983.52 (9.3%)
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 8th Oct 18, 6:10 PM
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    mikep22
    Me too. Can't figure out what it's from because I can't find the researchers name in my submissions
    Originally posted by Brookside88
    Assuming its the same as mine, it was a study called Leadership behaviour (Part 2)
    Hosted by uni-muenster.de

    A quick google search of the guys name told me he was based in Munster Uni, saw this, and a £1 bonus next to it....
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606 Dec 18: £8,308
    • Chrisv
    • By Chrisv 8th Oct 18, 6:52 PM
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    Chrisv


    That could be my first rejection I just couldn't make my imagination stretch that far
    Originally posted by Chrisv
    The attention check was "strongly disagree" so you might be alright
    Originally posted by MLE007
    It's been approved
    Not wanting something is as good as possessing it – Donald Horban
    • Brookside88
    • By Brookside88 8th Oct 18, 7:54 PM
    • 313 Posts
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    Brookside88
    Assuming its the same as mine, it was a study called Leadership behaviour (Part 2)
    Hosted by uni-muenster.de

    A quick google search of the guys name told me he was based in Munster Uni, saw this, and a £1 bonus next to it....
    Originally posted by mikep22
    Great detective work Mr P thanks
    Barclaycard CC £5,912.12/£1,889.58___Virgin CC £5,536.81/£4,880.81___Zopa Loan £5,680.83/£3,744.18___Tesco CC £1,922.46/£1,522.46___MBNA CC £6,323.15/£5,921.49
    Total £19,838.56/£17,983.52 (9.3%)
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 9th Oct 18, 6:32 AM
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    mikep22
    Study about watching a lecturer read rules and your opinions for £1 - no, before you ask, it isnt me in the video.
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606 Dec 18: £8,308
    • AprilLady
    • By AprilLady 9th Oct 18, 7:43 AM
    • 527 Posts
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    AprilLady
    I was going to do one like that yesterday until I got to the page where it said you had to be in America! Rubbish!
    • SSDD23
    • By SSDD23 9th Oct 18, 8:26 AM
    • 1,106 Posts
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    SSDD23
    Mood and eating attitudes 1
    £1.30 - 15 minutes - £5.20/hr - 101/121
    Debt Target #01 - £0/£228
    • mon37
    • By mon37 9th Oct 18, 9:29 AM
    • 364 Posts
    • 391 Thanks
    mon37
    Received £0.70 plus £2.55 bonus for the lines one this morning. Anyone else?
    • Captain Bravo
    • By Captain Bravo 9th Oct 18, 9:37 AM
    • 21 Posts
    • 23 Thanks
    Captain Bravo
    I signed up to Prolific a few days ago but only yesterday I had time to do some surveys.
    Had 3 available in the morning and 2 more came up during the day.
    Did all 5 and I already got Approved for 2 of them earning a total of 5.20 pounds just from those 2 reviewed and approved ones.


    Variety Study (35 minutes) hosted by lse.ac.uk was by far most efficient, and paid 4,50 pounds very fast.
    Yes the survey took a little bit over 30 mins but it was easy to do.


    Another nice one yesterday was: Public Spending and Welfare, I felt like HMRC are asking me questions ) but it was easy, took me only 10 minutes to do and paid 2,00 pounds (waiting approval for this one though)


    overall , a good start, I am content with Prolific.
    • SSDD23
    • By SSDD23 9th Oct 18, 9:38 AM
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    SSDD23
    Received £0.70 plus £2.55 bonus for the lines one this morning. Anyone else?
    Originally posted by mon37
    70p and £5.10 bonus (doing all lines @ 6p per line)
    Debt Target #01 - £0/£228
    • mon37
    • By mon37 9th Oct 18, 10:55 AM
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    mon37
    70p and £5.10 bonus (doing all lines @ 6p per line)
    Originally posted by SSDD23
    Dont get it why some were paid £5.10 but the others £2.55 for doing exactly the same job? Is it part of the experiment?
    • Merlin's Beard
    • By Merlin's Beard 9th Oct 18, 11:16 AM
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    Merlin's Beard
    Dont get it why some were paid £5.10 but the others £2.55 for doing exactly the same job? Is it part of the experiment?
    Originally posted by mon37
    Yes or they wouldn't have done it. Presumably they want to see a difference in behaviour between the two groups.
    • SSDD23
    • By SSDD23 9th Oct 18, 11:22 AM
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    SSDD23
    I didn't read the stuff after the end but if it was decision making in the title, could have been to see how many lines people would decide to do based on their reward per line, and their reward compared to what you got told about another participant's reward?
    Debt Target #01 - £0/£228
    • ElefantEd
    • By ElefantEd 9th Oct 18, 12:49 PM
    • 682 Posts
    • 1,257 Thanks
    ElefantEd
    Study of mental imagery (7)

    Hosted by durham.ac.uk
    £1.00•10 minutes• £6.00/hr •143/300


    Reasonably interesting and easy to do, though I didn't get a completion code.


    Having said that, I've already been paid for it.
    Last edited by ElefantEd; 09-10-2018 at 1:55 PM. Reason: additonal info
    • timefortea
    • By timefortea 9th Oct 18, 12:50 PM
    • 299 Posts
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    timefortea
    I got 70p plus £4.68 for the lines study, if I'd known I was so close to the end I'd have stuck it out a bit longer.
    • julicorn
    • By julicorn 10th Oct 18, 5:37 AM
    • 758 Posts
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    julicorn
    Oxford Packaging Research Project: Budget Brands (B04) Route 3 - Please DO NOT complete any other routes
    Hosted by psy.ox.ac.uk
    £1.70•10 minutes• £10.20/hr •20/100

    There's 5 or so different routes, you can only do one of them. Pretty boring, standard market research stuff, but I guess £1.70 is better than what most of the others pay.
    Original mortgage: December 2017, £203,495
    MFW start: April 2018, £201,800
    Current: £170,300
    • mrsyardbroom
    • By mrsyardbroom 10th Oct 18, 5:43 AM
    • 1,718 Posts
    • 2,804 Thanks
    mrsyardbroom
    Oxford Packaging Research Project: Budget Brands (B04) Route 3 - Please DO NOT complete any other routes
    Hosted by psy.ox.ac.uk
    £1.70•10 minutes• £10.20/hr •20/100

    There's 5 or so different routes, you can only do one of them. Pretty boring, standard market research stuff, but I guess £1.70 is better than what most of the others pay.
    Originally posted by julicorn

    I couldn't get this to work on my laptop. It wouldn't fully load. A bar came across the screen that said 99% and just stayed there. I had to return the study.
    • julicorn
    • By julicorn 10th Oct 18, 5:53 AM
    • 758 Posts
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    julicorn
    Oh no, that's a shame. It worked fine for me (I used chrome), but I was wondering why they were filling up so slowly - usually even this early in the day they disappear quicker than that. You might not be the only one with technical problems.
    Original mortgage: December 2017, £203,495
    MFW start: April 2018, £201,800
    Current: £170,300
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