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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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    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 9th May 18, 10:53 AM
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    mikep22
    Knowledge Management
    Hosted by : Xiaowen Hu
    Reward : 1.00
    Avg. Reward Per Hour : 4.62/hr
    Available Places : 124/500
    Maximum Allowed Time : 20mins
    Avg. Completion Time : 13mins
    Originally posted by mikep22
    I got half way through and it said "this is your third attention check" - and I was sure it was my second.

    There were 3 overall, so I am hoping it was just in the wrong place. Still oh.
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    • C J
    • By C J 9th May 18, 10:54 AM
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    C J
    I just did the Knowledge Management one and right at the end the study crashed with all sorts of error messages saying it could not be found.

    However it is now (miraculously) showing up on my Dashboard with a completion code so fingers crossed.
    An ever-shifting labyrinth of chiaroscuro
    • C J
    • By C J 9th May 18, 10:55 AM
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    C J
    Yes, that "third attention check" had me flustered too, as it was definitely the second.

    Three in all.
    An ever-shifting labyrinth of chiaroscuro
    • onedaysomeday
    • By onedaysomeday 9th May 18, 11:10 AM
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    onedaysomeday
    Glad I wasn't the only one it worried
    Just trying to make up for past mistakes and work towards the future I want
    • GreyAndGold
    • By GreyAndGold 9th May 18, 2:39 PM
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    GreyAndGold
    http://blog.prolificacademic.co.uk/2018/05/09/beta-release-new-participant-client

    New blog post regarding site updates
    • thisone
    • By thisone 9th May 18, 9:18 PM
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    thisone
    HireVue Personality Study
    Hosted by : TJ Allen
    Reward : 3.01
    Avg. Reward Per Hour : 22.62/hr
    Available Places : 101/161
    Maximum Allowed Time : 4320mins
    Avg. Completion Time : 8mins

    Need a webcam 'n 'camera, sign-up using the prolific provided email and your id
    • thisone
    • By thisone 9th May 18, 9:40 PM
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    thisone
    • Available Places : 139/200
    • Avg. Completion Time : 10mins
    • Avg. Reward Per Hour : 4.69/hr
      Reward Per Hour estimated by researcher: 4.69/hr
    • Maximum Allowed Time : 20mins
    • Reward: 0.78
    Nearly ran out of time trying to put as much effort in as they seemed to want
    • Brookside88
    • By Brookside88 9th May 18, 9:44 PM
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    Brookside88
    HireVue Personality Study
    Hosted by : TJ Allen
    Reward : 3.01
    Avg. Reward Per Hour : 22.62/hr
    Available Places : 101/161
    Maximum Allowed Time : 4320mins
    Avg. Completion Time : 8mins

    Need a webcam 'n 'camera, sign-up using the prolific provided email and your id
    Originally posted by thisone
    Just done this. God i hate the webcam ones!
    Barclaycard CC 5,912.12/0___Virgin CC 5,536.81/5,536.81___Zopa Loan 5,680.83/4,906.17___Tesco CC 1,922.46/1,772.46___MBNA CC 6,323.15/5,696.73
    Total 19,838.56/17,912.17 (9.7%)
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 10th May 18, 8:12 AM
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    mikep22
    Just done this. God i hate the webcam ones!
    Originally posted by Brookside88
    I usually have "just woken up" mode on, and hair looks like a bit cray cray.....but as I'm used to publishing stuff of my ugly mush, it doesnt bother me massively tbh.

    3.01 for 8 mins is decent too, nearly as much as my day job.
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    • onedaysomeday
    • By onedaysomeday 10th May 18, 8:13 AM
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    onedaysomeday
    Is the updated site actually supposed to be functional now? I can't do anything on it and appear to have lost some of my balance!
    Just trying to make up for past mistakes and work towards the future I want
    • onedaysomeday
    • By onedaysomeday 10th May 18, 8:15 AM
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    onedaysomeday
    Scrap that I've found my way to the working old site now
    Just trying to make up for past mistakes and work towards the future I want
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 10th May 18, 8:19 AM
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    mikep22
    Scrap that I've found my way to the working old site now
    Originally posted by onedaysomeday
    My login appears to be failing on the new site. I can sense, Smodlets rage growing.

    I can get to the old site through: https://www.prolific.ac/studies - surveys still appear there, though I have none.

    On the plus side, I do have a delicious omelette with smoked salmon and grated cheese.
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    • AprilLady
    • By AprilLady 10th May 18, 8:21 AM
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    AprilLady
    Mine's gone completely wonky - I did a survey, it didn't end properly on the completion page so I entered the completion code manually, and that took me to the login page. So I logged in and it's only showing completed surveys up to the 16th April and an old balance! Arrgh! I hope I don't miss the 1 I just earned for that survey.
    • onedaysomeday
    • By onedaysomeday 10th May 18, 8:23 AM
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    onedaysomeday
    Well, my relief was short lived.

    The the second part of the three parter that started last week (it's one paragraph 2 questions FYI) was being directed to PA and it logged me out, and upon trying to log in the recaptcha thing said it was for test purposes only and to let admin know if I can see it. I now cannot close my submission at all
    Just trying to make up for past mistakes and work towards the future I want
    • AprilLady
    • By AprilLady 10th May 18, 8:24 AM
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    AprilLady
    That's the one I just tried to do! Let's hope it gets sorted. I've now been changed to the new site, but everything's still wrong!
    • onedaysomeday
    • By onedaysomeday 10th May 18, 8:24 AM
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    onedaysomeday
    Mine's gone completely wonky - I did a survey, it didn't end properly on the completion page so I entered the completion code manually, and that took me to the login page. So I logged in and it's only showing completed surveys up to the 16th April and an old balance! Arrgh! I hope I don't miss the 1 I just earned for that survey.
    Originally posted by AprilLady
    Same - although I didn't note the code
    Just trying to make up for past mistakes and work towards the future I want
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 10th May 18, 8:24 AM
    • 759 Posts
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    mikep22
    Mine's gone completely wonky - I did a survey, it didn't end properly on the completion page so I entered the completion code manually, and that took me to the login page. So I logged in and it's only showing completed surveys up to the 16th April and an old balance! Arrgh! I hope I don't miss the 1 I just earned for that survey.
    Originally posted by AprilLady
    Would be interesting if they showed an old balance way in excess of your current one, and you had tried to cash out
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    • onedaysomeday
    • By onedaysomeday 10th May 18, 8:25 AM
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    onedaysomeday
    I emailed the researcher and explained what happened (mainly as I want to be able to do all 3 and get the bonus 4) and PA too.
    Just trying to make up for past mistakes and work towards the future I want
    • AprilLady
    • By AprilLady 10th May 18, 8:26 AM
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    AprilLady
    Would be interesting if they showed an old balance way in excess of your current one, and you had tried to cash out
    Originally posted by mikep22

    It is, Mike - I just cashed out on Monday so my balance should be nothing!

    The code is JSRC5H3T, onedaysomeday.
    • onedaysomeday
    • By onedaysomeday 10th May 18, 8:27 AM
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    onedaysomeday

    It is, Mike - I just cashed out on Monday so my balance should be nothing!

    The code is JSRC5H3T, onedaysomeday.
    Originally posted by AprilLady
    Thanks, hopefully it will let us complete it at some point...!
    Just trying to make up for past mistakes and work towards the future I want
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