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Did you notice fixya does not give money away anymore to first poster, the placeholder trick is only damaging other experts' solutions, please stop it. Many thanks

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  • Ginko
    Ginko Mar 13, 2008

    I had this mail from fixya


    Dear Ginko,

    As you may or may not know, you are only
    credited for a Premium Solution if the user click the "accept" button
    under your solution (as the interface for Premium Problems is not
    similar to the interface on regular free problems), or if after 7 days
    no solution has been accepted. Therefore, you will not see additional
    credit in your account unless your solution is accepted.


    You can easily view a list of all your
    Premium solutions inside your FixYa profile page, under "My Premium
    Solutions". As our users have the option to repost their problem to
    another Premium Expert as much as they want until the reach a solution,
    we currently do not sent automatic notification emails about such
    changes, as the amount of these emails could harass our experts. as I
    mentioned, you can easily keep track of your Premium solutions from
    within your FixYa profile.


    If you have any questions, you are more
    than welcome to ask us at this email. we are aware of the fact that
    things have taken more time to be answered lately, and that is due to
    some reorganizations at FixYa, but we are doing our best to keep track
    with requests and questions, and we will be happy to answer any email
    sent to us.



    Sincerely,

    Noa,
    The FixYa Team.

    Now they pay us only if you get fixya (solution accepted) therefore placeholders as 'hello, I will try to solve your problem' etc. will only make more difficult for us to get solution accepted, as fixya does not pay anymore any non-accepted solution. Now I am at work, I can post this topic in lounge tonight, as the other problem now is that majority of solutions will remain unpayed. They should rise the prize to be fair.

    If you want to start posting this things in the lounge you are welcome, you can report notice or text from my letter and tell that you knew from Ginko if you want.

    All the best



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So what will be method here after?

if u wish so i will stop it.

but please explain me the process.
i come online only in this time
so am unaware of the real process

thanks buddy

Posted on Mar 13, 2008

  • dewan nafees ahmed Mar 13, 2008

    also dude

    let me explain my situation to you



    i was in my semester exam holidays in december07.

    i joined fixya in December end around 24th. got wiz in 2 days. started
    premiums in 26th. was able to learn and make around 89$ by dec end.
    even in my January month i was really working in a dedicated manner. in
    Jan i made around some 326$. but everything was just passing my time. i
    dint have belief that i will get paid.



    but from Feb my coll started. so i was not able to be there online.
    but for my surprise i got a payment of December. so i was really
    amazed.



    and so i want to keep working more.

    you came in Feb only right?

    during the month of January there were two people named djnick and coolguy008.

    do you know how much abusing those two were?


    djnick was due to his very bad English and very bad solutions.



    cool guy008 was taking each and every premium in right manner. no matter what ever field was he gave solutions up to mark. that too at a jet rocket speed. at the mean time he was the top ranker in giving free solutions. he stood first.

    this is 99.99% impossible for a single person to do all from in single PC.

    yesterday when i was searching for smile maker in orkut. i was able to figure out everything.
    smile maker with his 7 other friends makes that coolguy008 login. they are 8 of them. so only 008. also in their site they say themselves as coolguys.
    that meant that they are 8 people working from 8 different PC but with a same login. that is a drawback in fixya.
    you can login from more than one PC at a same time.
    a thing to be noted is that smilemaker was active in DEC end and starting of JAN. he was totally inactive in fulll of JAN month.
    now he has come back again. because coolguy008 is taking rest reducing its heat level among experts.

    what do you say this scam as? i have even said this to fixya team in detail in mail. but alas. no response.
    i don't want to say those in threads also.
    because it will damage image of smile maker also.

    thank for your reply about the thing of payments.
    i will try to post in lounge.
    but as for now everyone is angry on me in lounge.
    so i really feel ashamed to come there and post anymore.

    because many of them there are really more older than me. robotek is a old man. many many are elder than me.
    many of them here are for money only. but they dont accept that and say some polished replies. their replies reflect their anger.

    its obvious why they get anger. its premiums. because its only affected ones(in premiums) who had posted in that thread. remaining experts dint come there. that itself shows that the replies are a outburst of anger.

    i can see all of that. am a small kid in front of you all people who have loads and loads of experience in hands.

    anyways thanks ginko.
    please don't take this matter to thread or lounge.
    let this be with you

    thank you my friend

    good day

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