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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 Aug 18, 7:46 AM
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    mikep22
    Logged on this morning to find two surveys! One a follow up jobby about, well, my job and my leaders (part 2 of 3) and one was about the flu vaccine.

    Such riches this morning!
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606
    • MLE007
    • By MLE007 9th Aug 18, 9:33 AM
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    MLE007
    After all the 500 errors and stuff I've had 26 studies this week, not known a week like it for at least a year. Hopefully you've all had a busy week too
    2018 in 2018 £2544.97

    2017 in 2017 £4727.33
    • Kavor
    • By Kavor 9th Aug 18, 9:34 AM
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    Kavor
    After all the 500 errors and stuff I've had 26 studies this week, not known a week like it for at least a year. Hopefully you've all had a busy week too
    Originally posted by MLE007
    Well done, only 24 more than me.
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 9th Aug 18, 9:42 AM
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    mikep22
    Is the argument convincing?2
    Hosted by bath.ac.uk
    £1.40
    !!!8226;
    12 minutes
    !!!8226;
    £7.00/hr
    !!!8226;
    168/215
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606
    • MLE007
    • By MLE007 9th Aug 18, 10:05 AM
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    MLE007
    Well done, only 24 more than me.
    Originally posted by Kavor
    Oh dear, I honestly don't know how they work it. Probably my quota now for the next few months!
    2018 in 2018 £2544.97

    2017 in 2017 £4727.33
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 9th Aug 18, 10:10 AM
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    mikep22
    After all the 500 errors and stuff I've had 26 studies this week, not known a week like it for at least a year. Hopefully you've all had a busy week too
    Originally posted by MLE007
    I've not had that many, but those that I have had have paid reasonably well - such as another games survey yesterday for £4.

    I feel it more at this time of year because I am not working therefore I have more time to do surveys and want more surveys, but dont seem to get them....
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606
    • MLE007
    • By MLE007 9th Aug 18, 1:40 PM
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    MLE007
    Hiring Study
    Hosted by london.edu
    £0.50 !!!8226; 4 minutes !!!8226; £7.50/hr !!!8226; 383/1350
    2018 in 2018 £2544.97

    2017 in 2017 £4727.33
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 9th Aug 18, 2:32 PM
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    Smodlet
    Well done, only 24 more than me.
    Originally posted by Kavor
    Only 22 more than me. Well done, MLE007.
    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...
    • Miró
    • By Miró 9th Aug 18, 3:51 PM
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    Miró
    Shouty-voiced Prolific Assistant woman is driving me crackers today with her alerts for ghost surveys If I try to join any of them I just get the 'Waiting for surveys' message. Just had about 10 in a row for that 'Voice Recording on iPhone' thingy!
    Earth cannot be flat...if it was cats would have knocked everything off by now
    • mrlizard
    • By mrlizard 10th Aug 18, 12:26 AM
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    mrlizard
    I signed up to Prolific a about a month ago but for some reason it took them 2 weeks to verify my account. But once I got accepted and filled out all the "about me" stuff I was on a run that got me £21 from 15 approved surveys over the space of 2 days.

    But since then I've seen hardly anything. I was really pleased with the site but now I'm concerned it's going to have a huge drop-off in earning like qmee or SB after I've completed the initial run. It would be a shame, since the surveys are way more interesting than the "Scale 1-5 How much does this brand's synergy engage with you" surveys on other sites.
    • Brookside88
    • By Brookside88 10th Aug 18, 6:54 AM
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    Brookside88
    I signed up to Prolific a about a month ago but for some reason it took them 2 weeks to verify my account. But once I got accepted and filled out all the "about me" stuff I was on a run that got me £21 from 15 approved surveys over the space of 2 days.

    But since then I've seen hardly anything. I was really pleased with the site but now I'm concerned it's going to have a huge drop-off in earning like qmee or SB after I've completed the initial run. It would be a shame, since the surveys are way more interesting than the "Scale 1-5 How much does this brand's synergy engage with you" surveys on other sites.
    Originally posted by mrlizard
    Stick at it, it's feast or famine but I'm up to about 17 quid in 10 days, I joined in May
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    Total £19,838.56/£17,912.17 (9.7%)
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 10th Aug 18, 11:50 AM
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    Smodlet
    I have just had a message from a researcher, as far as I know the first since this new site was inflicted on me. A tiny, little red dot appeared on the tiny, little envelope icon; a blind man would be glad to see that! I almost missed it. This new site is anything but an improvement, imo.
    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 10th Aug 18, 12:03 PM
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    AprilLady
    When I had a message from a researcher the other day, Smodlet, I also got an email notification - did you not get one of those?
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 10th Aug 18, 12:19 PM
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    Smodlet
    Yes, thank you, AprilLady, I did... I don't always check emails promptly. Just ignore me. Smodlet stoopid.
    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...
    • mon37
    • By mon37 10th Aug 18, 2:32 PM
    • 342 Posts
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    mon37
    I signed up to Prolific a about a month ago but for some reason it took them 2 weeks to verify my account. But once I got accepted and filled out all the "about me" stuff I was on a run that got me £21 from 15 approved surveys over the space of 2 days.

    But since then I've seen hardly anything. I was really pleased with the site but now I'm concerned it's going to have a huge drop-off in earning like qmee or SB after I've completed the initial run. It would be a shame, since the surveys are way more interesting than the "Scale 1-5 How much does this brand's synergy engage with you" surveys on other sites.
    Originally posted by mrlizard
    Same here. Fully Completed my profile and straight away they sent me a dozen surveys in one day! I got excited! and then they suddenly stopped sending me any.
    • Mrs Soup
    • By Mrs Soup 10th Aug 18, 7:48 PM
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    Mrs Soup
    Same here. Fully Completed my profile and straight away they sent me a dozen surveys in one day! I got excited! and then they suddenly stopped sending me any.
    Originally posted by mon37

    You should still get surveys but you are unlikely to continue getting that many. I had a glorious 4-5 months last year when i first joined with multiple surveys every day, then after that it really dropped off dramatically. Its not bad at the moment - the last few months I have managed to cash out about £20 a month but at first I was doing that in a week or less. I have done 650 odd studies though and I still like them a lot better than all those market research sites.
    • elsien
    • By elsien 10th Aug 18, 8:27 PM
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    elsien
    Just did a £7 "who is most likely to be the murderer" study. Approved instantly. Wouldn't mind a few more like that.
    All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.

    Pedant alert - it's could have, not could of.
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 13th Aug 18, 1:56 PM
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    Smodlet
    Got this... Only it does not work - Must be suspended or something.

    Spot the difference - quick study
    Hosted by COBI Lab
    £0.40 • 4 minutes • £6.00/hr • 32/100
    In the study, we will show you images with 1, 2 or 3 differences between them. In each screen, we will indicate how many differences you have to find. You will have to try to identify the differences as quickly as possible.
    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...
    • abba1772
    • By abba1772 13th Aug 18, 1:56 PM
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    abba1772
    Anyone having problems reserving a spot on surveys....I keep getting a error message are I click on the reserve button but the support link isn't working either highly frustrating when I see there are three surveys available yet I can't get on any of them xx
    Last edited by abba1772; 13-08-2018 at 2:11 PM.
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    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 13th Aug 18, 1:59 PM
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    Smodlet
    I am having trouble reserving a spot on a study... Hope your surgery goes well, Abba1772.
    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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