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Louloulou2013
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 5:20:37 PM

Not getting points after I enter a gas price-why?
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scoutmaster
Champion Author Pittsburgh

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 5:05:48 PM

Question answered! Time to lock 'er down!
Louloulou2013
Sophomore Author Dayton

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 4:41:39 PM

Thanks for all the comments. I did not see the 750 point limit. That explains it.
scoutmaster
Champion Author Pittsburgh

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 1:12:41 PM

Typical CelticHeart!
CelticHeart
Champion Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 9:27:13 AM

Looks as if Loulou is post and run person. No further communication from him since this post.
scoutmaster
Champion Author Pittsburgh

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 6:44:53 AM

When I 1st started it was by station since we only posted regular prices.
Karisholman
Veteran Author Nevada

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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:44:05 PM

When I first started, I thought the points were awarded for 5 gas stations, but it is just for 5 prices. Some gas stations have 4 prices, so that would be 600 points.
ziyulu
Champion Author Austin

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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 10:30:26 AM

Did you press "Submit"?
scoutmaster
Champion Author Pittsburgh

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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 6:38:52 AM

Members Area Information
Points are collected by active participation in the web site features. Points are awarded in the following manner:
Points Earned Member Activity
150 Post/Update A Gasoline Price
100 Vote In The Weekly Opinion Poll
80 Use The Tell-a-Friend Feature
20 Post a Message In The Message Forum
25 Read a Recent News Item
100 Becoming a Member

Rules To Collecting Points:
Points are awarded to a maximum of 5 times per day, per feature. Example - For each gasoline price a member submits or updates they will earn 150 points. If in any one day (24 hour period starting at midnight local time) the same member submits/updates 5 prices they will earn a total of 750 points. If more than 5 prices are submitted on any one day by the same member, that member will not earn more than 750 points from the Post/Update a Gasoline price feature. The member will continue to be eligible to earn points using other web site features, again earning points to a maximum of 5 times per day.
Exceptions to the above rule: Opinion poll points are awarded to maximum of once per week. Points awarded for using the Tell-A-Friend feature are limited to a total of 1200 points.
kwzh
Champion Author San Jose

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 11:57:50 PM

See also FAQ #26.
Gas_Buddy
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 8:52:37 PM



You have been a Gas Buddy member for three days; during that time you've "earned" 3,645 points, including 100 points for joining.

Assuming that each day you've posted five gas prices, read five news articles, taken part in the weekly poll, and (almost) posted five message posts, and referred members to the website, you'd have maxed out your daily points.

As you receive points only for the first five gas station price posts, all other gas price posts you make are for the benefit of your fellow Dayton Gas Buddy members. You can post all the gas prices you want, but you receive points for only the first five price posts.

Does that (and the earlier posts) answer your question?
buckeyecountry
Champion Author Ohio

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 6:52:59 PM

here...

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Scrapheap
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 6:26:27 PM

You are limited to 750 points per day for reporting prices. As CelticHeart stated, maybe you reached your limit.
CelticHeart
Champion Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 6:10:17 PM

Maybe you have reached your daily limit.
MARIOWERX
Champion Author Vancouver

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 5:57:30 PM

you are not logged in
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