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nuhs1977

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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:29:19 AM

When determining consecutive days, my point statistics summary says I have reported for 325 consecutive days. However on the Iron Man Award I am reported as 2% on my way to Level 4 (365 days).

When I inquired, I was told that it was a matter of not having GPS verification that I was actually at the physical site of the gas station when I reported the price....therefore I didn't get credit for consecutive days as far as the Iron Man Award is concerned.

Seems to me that there should be consistency between the two. If the stats say I earned points and increased my consecutive days by one, the awards should reflect that. Saying "you have 325 consecutive days......but not when it comes to the Iron Man Award" doesn't make sense.
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wrmedic
Champion Author Nebraska

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Message Posted: May 8, 2013 12:11:49 AM

Mine did the same funny that they say its because of GPS. I always use it to find the correct station.
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Migstern
Veteran Author Washington

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Message Posted: May 5, 2013 2:43:54 AM

I live in an area that doesn't have cell service and note the price when I have service. So it's interesting to hear that it's tied to GPS. Reaching level one and two no issues. On my way to level 3 its reset itself several times.
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2013 7:27:56 AM

"I would like the opportunity to have more buddies from my area request to be my buddy. The more the merrier"

What does that have to do with this topic, tenasha12?
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tenasha12
Champion Author Manitoba

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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2013 7:04:56 AM

I would like the opportunity to have more buddies from my area request to be my buddy. The more the merrier
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Gas_Buddy
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2013 9:52:44 AM


Harry813:

You wrote: "I think the mobile app needs a makeover"

Could you, perhaps, explain in a little more detail on your suggestion?
Simply suggesting the app needs a makeover doesn't let the moderators and programmers know what parts of the app needs (or does not need) a makeover or what changes you want to the app.

Simply saying "the app needs a makeover" is somewhat like saying "they need to change politics" or "they need to fix traffic". Maybe they do need to change or fix them, but even if they did a "makeover", it might not be the makeover you want. So, the bottom line, I guess, is, what makeover do you want, and why? What's wrong with the current app that you think needs a makeover?
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Harry813
Champion Author Iowa

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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 10:44:06 PM

I think the mobile app needs a makeover
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TxJeans
Champion Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 8:59:21 PM

Gwhizz

There is no limit on the number of posts, but there are limits on the points.

Start here: FAQ Where you will find answers to many of your questions.

As far as it not letting you post, you either were not logged in, or maybe there was a glitch. I haven't seen it happen very often at all.

I see you have been a member for just over a year, but you only have a bit over a thousand points. Maybe you are not actually logging into the site? Are you trying to post prices from the web site, the m. web site or the AP?
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gwhizz13
All-Star Author Abbotsford

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 2:45:54 PM

Now it didn't record that I posted the previous post, is there a limit to how many posts you make in a day or points?
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gwhizz13
All-Star Author Abbotsford

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 2:43:12 PM

I got to 3 consecutive days and on the 4th day I tried to post but it wouldn't let me, I was logged in, I tried to post 4 different topics more than once. Today I have to start again.
So does this happen often?
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RcJ2
Rookie Author Las Vegas

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 12:03:43 PM

I've been disappointed in the Ironman settings. I do deliveries and drive by gas stations all day long. Because I don't always stop, I don't get credit for Ironman. I thought maybe it was because I don't report all the prices (which I don't because not all prices are listed when I drive by some stations) but nope, it just annoying because I get to a red light down the road and report my prices then instead of driving and using my phone at the same time. So for the first time in a long time, I skipped reporting ANY prices for one day. Did not know that one gas station I report all the time had me as the only reporter as it was not updated since I did it Wednesday at 1am. Reported it this morning around 6am when I was AT the gas station. Hopefully this can be fixed.
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TxJeans
Champion Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2013 10:03:16 AM

The APPS awards is a flawed idea in my opinion.
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prorodeo2012
All-Star Author Bakersfield

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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 12:42:34 PM

This system is flawed. I drive by a station 6-8 times a day and eat lunch next to station or breakfast at least once a day, I post non stop and I can never get passed 22 days. The leader is 30 days and post much less and doesn't always post accurate. Then a new poster has been gaining 1 spot a day. They have now passed me and each day gets credit for one more day while the leader is still at top at 30 days. How can this be that I post so much to this station that I am stuck at 22 days. The new posting member is posting at every gas station in 5 mile radius and is going to become leader of all of them in under 45 days. I peen posting my six delivery routes everyday and now I am getting passed at all stations from same new member. go figure.
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Sneakers55
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 7:47:52 AM

The "Consecutive Days" reported on the Web site is given for any point-generating activity. The "Iron Man" award is given for posting prices in the app, which uses GPS verification, on consecutive days. They don't measure the same thing.
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TxJeans
Champion Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 7:14:38 AM

It is based on using the APP, which is based on using the APP which relies on the GPS. What you were told makes perfect sense to me for the purpose of the stupid apps games.

Don't sweat the petty stuff and don't pet the sweaty stuff.
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