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    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 25th Jan 18, 5:58 PM
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    Smodlet
    Prolific Academic Survey Alerts
    • #1
    • 25th Jan 18, 5:58 PM
    Prolific Academic Survey Alerts 25th Jan 18 at 5:58 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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    • allison445
    • By allison445 5th Apr 18, 7:22 PM
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    allison445
    Social Attitudes & Perceptions
    Available Places : 96/250
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    Maximum Allowed Time : 30mins
    Reward: £ 1.00
    • Mirů
    • By Mirů 5th Apr 18, 7:52 PM
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    Mirů
    Complain to Prolific. Tell them how much time you had wasted and how they messed you about, and even direct them to here to see how much ire has been caused by the survey, should they wish for more evidence. Say how long you had to wait for the email and that when you were waiting you potentially missed out on other surveys and/or had other things to do.....
    Originally posted by mikep22
    Thanks, just sent a complaint to Prolific

    Pfffft...after all that my submission for the MindX study has been rejected

    That's shocking I did complain about this survey and I just got the standard we have contacted the researcher and are waiting on there reply email.
    I did contact the researcher myself but received no reply,
    Originally posted by allison445
    I had already contacted the researcher, (yesterday), but have not had any response either. Just hope loads of people complain - the whole survey seems badly organised and designed!
    Earth cannot be flat...if it was cats would have knocked everything off by now
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 5th Apr 18, 8:27 PM
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    mikep22
    I had already contacted the researcher, (yesterday), but have not had any response either. Just hope loads of people complain - the whole survey seems badly organised and designed!
    Originally posted by Mir!
    Generous, right there.
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606
    • allison445
    • By allison445 6th Apr 18, 11:27 AM
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    allison445
    MindX study Cognitive Games study
    received the following response from prolific today
    The researcher informed me that he will contact everyone involved in the study to find a solution. Please let me know, if you shouldn't get an email from him within the next 24 hours.
    • Mrs Soup
    • By Mrs Soup 6th Apr 18, 12:26 PM
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    Mrs Soup
    I'm still waiting for the pick up after last years summer holiday, so I am 100% sure its not down to uni holidays for those of us that have seen our study offerings totally drop off.
    Originally posted by GreyAndGold
    Yes same here. I started March last year - it got busier and busier to the point where I could do 10 studies a day and on 14 July dropped off a cliff. It has recovered only very slightly since then. Clearly my plans to retire on the proceeds will have to be amended.
    • MissPop
    • By MissPop 6th Apr 18, 3:54 PM
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    MissPop
    I found that this time last year was around when the election was called, and there was a flood of politics-related studies around. I think I cashed out £80-odd the month of the election.

    I could put up with all the rigamarole of snap elections more often if it means we have more studies on PA
    Make £2018 in 2018 - £665.74/£2018

    2018 totals
    GiftHulk - £17.36 | Swagbucks - £75
    Prolific Academic - £41.58 | Qmee - £40
    • allison445
    • By allison445 7th Apr 18, 11:11 AM
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    allison445
    Take a Short Research Survey
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    • allison445
    • By allison445 7th Apr 18, 11:12 AM
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    allison445
    Writing an essay and making choices
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    WARNING THIS ISN'T FOR ANYONE WITH A WEAK STOMACH
    • allison445
    • By allison445 7th Apr 18, 11:39 AM
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    allison445
    Emotional responses and purchasing decisions 2 (female 40 and over)
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    • Mirů
    • By Mirů 7th Apr 18, 5:42 PM
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    Mirů
    Thanks, just sent a complaint to Prolific



    I had already contacted the researcher, (yesterday), but have not had any response either. Just hope loads of people complain - the whole survey seems badly organised and designed!
    Originally posted by Mir!
    Woo hoo...re the Mindx study - it pays to complain! 'Kendra' has just authorised full payment of £5.15 and it also means my 'study rejected' status has been amended
    Earth cannot be flat...if it was cats would have knocked everything off by now
    • allison445
    • By allison445 8th Apr 18, 12:19 AM
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    Worldview and Personality C
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    • libra10
    • By libra10 9th Apr 18, 6:05 AM
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    libra10
    Two studies currently available.


    https://www.prolific.ac/studies
    • Paulmc77
    • By Paulmc77 9th Apr 18, 12:20 PM
    • 26 Posts
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    Paulmc77
    Have only managed to complete one study so far. I seem to have to go through an endless stream of pre-screening questions before I can become eligible for a study.
    • Mrs Soup
    • By Mrs Soup 9th Apr 18, 12:59 PM
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    Mrs Soup
    Writing an essay and making choices
    Available Places : 94/100
    Avg. Completion Time : 6mins
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    Maximum Allowed Time : 12mins
    Reward: £ 0.60

    WARNING THIS ISN'T FOR ANYONE WITH A WEAK STOMACH
    Originally posted by allison445

    Returned that one straightaway. Not worth it for 60p.
    • LuckyMerrell
    • By LuckyMerrell 9th Apr 18, 1:02 PM
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    LuckyMerrell
    Has anyone else had their account under review? I am 99% sure I have answered all of the pre-study questions accurately so not sure why my account is being looked at for consistency unless it is just a random thing...
    • Mrs Soup
    • By Mrs Soup 9th Apr 18, 1:10 PM
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    Mrs Soup
    Has anyone else had their account under review? I am 99% sure I have answered all of the pre-study questions accurately so not sure why my account is being looked at for consistency unless it is just a random thing...
    Originally posted by LuckyMerrell

    Several of us have had accounts flagged but don't normally get told why or even that it has happened. Must be a new thing.
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 9th Apr 18, 2:12 PM
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    Smodlet
    Anyone else's PA hanging/sticking/running like sick slug?
    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...
    • MLE007
    • By MLE007 9th Apr 18, 3:06 PM
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    MLE007
    Usual 503 errors here Smodlet
    2018 in 2018 £1536.82

    2017 in 2017 £4727.33
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 9th Apr 18, 6:28 PM
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    mikep22
    Returned that one straightaway. Not worth it for 60p.
    Originally posted by Mrs Soup
    Eh? Am I missing something? 6 minutes for 60p is par for the course, if not amazing. Certainly not poor.

    On the homepage there are not many surveys and only 1 paying half decent money. Mega boo.
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606
    • thisone
    • By thisone 10th Apr 18, 5:35 AM
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    thisone
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