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Joined:Jun 2012
Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 4:57:08 PM

I read some of the articles and then will also post a message, but sometimes it will give me points for the fact that I read the news and that I also posted a message and other times it will only give me points for reading the article and will not give me points for replying. Why is this? It needs to be fixed.
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Champion Author San Jose

Joined:Jul 2001
Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 3:51:32 AM

Johnny907, see FAQ #26.
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Champion Author Florida

Joined:May 2010
Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 1:04:47 AM

I've had it show up later if I leave the page & go back to it later.
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Champion Author Pittsburgh

Joined:Mar 2003
Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 7:20:15 PM

Yup maxed out your points for the day. And if you had maxed out your points every day you have been a member you would have roughly 273,000 points.
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Champion Author Maryland

Joined:Aug 2004
Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 6:36:03 PM

To expand on Scrapheap's (accurate) reasoning that " [may have] reached your limit for the day", you get points for a maximum of five message posts per day. If you've already posted several messages, your message post follow-up to reading the article might be your fourth or fifth message post of the day. Responding to your fifth article reading might be after you've already reached your 5-message post limit (for points).

That said, if you think that your message post is insightful, relative, will add to the discussion, then post beyond the points limit. After all, we're mostly here to help each other, and not strictly for points. Aren't we?
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Champion Author Virginia

Joined:Sep 2006
Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 5:07:07 PM

Do a page refresh. It probably gave you the points.

Another issue might be that you reached your limit for the day.

[Edited by: Scrapheap at 3/7/2013 5:07:55 PM EST]
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