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    • emperorstevee
    • By emperorstevee 13th Feb 18, 11:26 AM
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    Is Vagex worth using to convert views into money?
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    • 13th Feb 18, 11:26 AM
    Is Vagex worth using to convert views into money? 13th Feb 18 at 11:26 AM
    The company Vagex offers a program which can be used in two ways. Either you upload your Youtube url and pay Vagex to have people watch your videos, or you can watch videos and have Vagex pay you to do so. If you are watching for payment, their software opens a tab in your web browser and opens the first youtube video. You "watch" it for 30 seconds, then the next video opens in the same window, you "watch" it for 30 seconds then you next video loads etc. For each 30 second video you watch, you get 1 credit. 25000 credits gives you the equivalent of $1. Is this worth doing for passive income, or will I be spending more in electricity to keep my laptop on to watch these videos?
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    • John Gray
    • By John Gray 13th Feb 18, 11:37 AM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 11:37 AM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 11:37 AM
    If you think that just under 3 hours of your time and PC electricity is worth as little as $1, then go ahead!
    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 13th Feb 18, 11:42 AM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 11:42 AM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 11:42 AM
    Company name sounds more like a feminine hygiene product ..


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    • bingo bango
    • By bingo bango 13th Feb 18, 1:21 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 1:21 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 1:21 PM
    I think it's worse than that John.

    $1 = 25000 vids @ 30s. = 12500 mins = 208.33 hours = 8.7 DAYS. Hardly worth it for $1000 let alone $1.
    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 13th Feb 18, 3:51 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 3:51 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 3:51 PM
    Gives you the equivalent of $1? So what does it actually give you? 72p?

    Or will they give you $1 minus currency exchange costs?

    If your device uses less than 24watts and your on a low electricity tariff you maybe able to break even, but your laptop will need replacing long before you get enough to think of buying a new one.
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    • John Gray
    • By John Gray 13th Feb 18, 4:12 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 4:12 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 4:12 PM
    I think it's worse than that John.

    $1 = 25000 vids @ 30s. = 12500 mins = 208.33 hours = 8.7 DAYS. Hardly worth it for $1000 let alone $1.
    Originally posted by bingo bango
    So much for my mathematical prodigyness
    • debitcardmayhem
    • By debitcardmayhem 13th Feb 18, 4:39 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 4:39 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 4:39 PM
    So much for my mathematical prodigyness
    Originally posted by John Gray
    As Andy suggested it sounds like you can get something for that
    • emperorstevee
    • By emperorstevee 14th Feb 18, 4:41 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 4:41 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 4:41 AM
    If you think that just under 3 hours of your time and PC electricity is worth as little as $1, then go ahead!
    Originally posted by John Gray
    The plan was to leave it running whilst I was out doing other things.
    • tonyh66
    • By tonyh66 14th Feb 18, 9:34 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 9:34 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 9:34 AM
    The plan was to leave it running whilst I was out doing other things.
    Originally posted by emperorstevee
    You need it to be running for 9 days before you make your dollar, are you going out for a long while. If your out how do you flip the videos every 30 seconds? If you do not switch videos it will probably take a month to earn your dollar, you will be better off sitting doing online surveys.

    just read it again, its 1 credit for every 30s, still 9 days solid for $1, do the videos autorun after each one finishes?
    Last edited by tonyh66; 14-02-2018 at 9:36 AM.
    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 14th Feb 18, 10:14 AM
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    You get an extra 5 credits per video if you like and subscribe !


    Still shocking though
    Running with scissors since 1978
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