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Re: IS THE "REWARDS FOR GOOD" PROGRAM STILL WORTHLESS?

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barbkosm -

Daily calculator points:  207

Weekly calculator points (available each Sunday): 660

Monthly calculator points (available 1st of month): 5,775

 

Total per month = 5,775 + 660*5 + 207*30 = 15,285

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Re: IS THE "REWARDS FOR GOOD" PROGRAM STILL WORTHLESS?

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Re: IS THE "REWARDS FOR GOOD" PROGRAM STILL WORTHLESS?

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lx2056,

Not sure how you are getting 500 points per day from the calculators.  That certainly would be helpful - any insights?  Also, if after 10 months someone was able to accumulate 180,000 points it would still take another 7-8 months to get over the 300,000 point level.  That would be a total of 18 months of daily logins and other stuff just to get enough points to bid on a $100 gift card that they might not even win.  Again, working for literally pennies per hour - something doesn't make sense.

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Re: IS THE "REWARDS FOR GOOD" PROGRAM STILL WORTHLESS?

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Message 14 of 28

I'm logged in every day and I only have 87,000 + that is with quizzes, and the other points. I guess I don't take advantage of things as much as other people do. Meh...Don't care cause I don't use the points anyway. Smiley Indifferent

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Re: IS THE "REWARDS FOR GOOD" PROGRAM STILL WORTHLESS?

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barbkosm - I am finding 208 points worth per day in calculator/tool type things. There are other calculators/tools that reset weekly or monthly, and the points add up. 

 

Here is what I'm finding in points per month:

 

  • logins: 2100-2325 points per month (at 75 pts a day, times #days in a month)
  • promo emails:  1,200-1,350 per month.  That is what I've been seeing recent months.
  • calculator/tools: ~14,000 - 15,000 (daily, weekly, monthly tools.... I've been missing some days, so total may be a little higher)

Total monthly points ~18,000

 

In 10 months, a person can accumulate 180,000 points.  That is in addition to approximately 15,000 points in sign-up/subscription bonuses.  And add that to whatever they have amassed in quizzes.  Note that quizzes change over time, so people who have been here a while can amass a lot in quiz points.

 

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Re: IS THE "REWARDS FOR GOOD" PROGRAM STILL WORTHLESS?

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Does anyone on this board have any clue as to how people are amassing over 300,000 points (a gas card recently sold for 306,000 points so at least two people had that many)?  Even if you get fitbit points and login points every day you cannot accrue that many points.  Are there other things you can do that allow daily accumulation of points that I am not aware of?  Can anyone show the breakdown of how someone might accumulate 300,000 points?  It really doesn't seem possible.

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Re: IS THE "REWARDS FOR GOOD" PROGRAM STILL WORTHLESS?

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"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
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Re: IS THE "REWARDS FOR GOOD" PROGRAM STILL WORTHLESS?

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Message 18 of 28

Hello Epster!

 

Just for complete clarity, my "info-post" regarding the Rewards sweepstakes was in response to PH8's previous concerns about being unable to see any winners being listed for those contests.

Your post may have been (in your words) "beyond wordy", but it was on the spot!

 

My experience with the Rewards for Good program (for anyone interested):

 

I usually enter ALL the sweepstakes with max points allowed daily; been doing this for about one year. They used to run 10-12 gift card sweepstakes at a time, NOW only about 3-4. They close/end every other day after running a week (for the $5-10 gift cards)....the larger sweepstakes (single prize) run about a month. Winners' lists are populated a day or so after the official drawing date (pending when people reply to the notifications).

I have won plenty of these gift cards to state it is worth my time to enter; that said, I will also add "the thrill is in the chase". I understand that doesn't float everyone's boat! I'm hoping someday I'll snag one of those larger prizes, but I'm not holding my breath.

 

Regarding the "Daily Deal": it seems that there could certainly be some decent deals IF they offer something you are interested in, AND IF you can snag it before they are "all in carts" (which typically occurs a nanosecond after it is offerred at the magical hour for the gift cards, at least); offers renew daily at 3:00pm EST, with a 10 minute preview window prior.  I have tried to snag the points-only gift cards on countless times, only once catching one. I have decided THAT is no longer worth my time, and only occasionally check it out.

 

Last thought: I'm curious, for those that have accumulated tons of "useless" points with no interest in using them, can they be donated to useful/needy causes?

 

Take care!

Peace.

 

 

 

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"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
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Re: IS THE "REWARDS FOR GOOD" PROGRAM STILL WORTHLESS?

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Message 20 of 28

PH8:

 

FYI the Rewards for Good Sweepstakes winner's listings are posted under "past sweepstakes", and the winners' lists are being populated for all drawings 7/29/2015 and older. This information is current as of 8/7/2015. The lists (typically) will fill about 2/3rd to 3/4th of the way. That is what I am seeing; there is a sweepstakes for a single prize that has no winner listed. 

 

IMHO, these sweepstakes appear legit; for the most part, minor rewards for minimal time spent to participate. Maybe someday, I'll "catch the big one"!

 

On another topic, the gift cards offerred through the "daily deal" are impossible to snag, at least with my computer/connection. Gave up on that looooooooooooong ago.

 

Peace.

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