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TomB
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Dallas

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2013 12:16:48 AM

I'd like to see ways to earn points by posting photos of stations.
There is a lot of value in these photos
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kwzh
Champion Author San Jose

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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2013 4:50:13 AM

Short answer: Bad idea. (Too easy to abuse.)

I'm curious, though -- why do you think there's a lot of value in these photos?
maxstar
Champion Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2013 11:33:32 AM

I agree with the previous responses. I do not think there is a need to provide points for a station photo. Can you imagine a stations photo getting updated several times a week or a day as members try to earn those points?
TxJeans
Champion Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2013 10:23:46 AM

No need to provide points for posting photos. It seems to me that the general membership is doing quite well w/out the added incentive.

Being a member of Gasbuddy is less about points and more about sharing data.
smugutu1234
Champion Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2013 7:39:40 AM

Is this a good idea?
scoutmaster
Champion Author Pittsburgh

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2013 6:07:50 AM

Totally disagree. Photos are just extras on the MSL plus they can slow down loading the page.
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