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    Quote Originally Posted by myopia View Post
    Forecast here has been ~50% chance of storms every day for weeks. And we've had a storm every single day for weeks. Must be some way of making money off that predictive ability. Like flipping a coin 20 times and getting tails every time.

    The one Saturday killed my second monitor (how did I ever turk without it?) and seemed to kill my modem/router (panic!). Turns out it was only the power adapter for the modem -- found an old one from something else that seems to be working with it.

    So I need a new cheap monitor (I am thinking thrift store)... and surge protector apparently. Except the wiring in the house isn't grounded so I'm not sure the surge protector does anything anyhow.
    There are surge protectors with battery backups that will keep you on up to 3 hours. I used to have one of those and they were great. Not cheap but probably worth it. At least it'll let you turn everything off properly and unplug it rather than getting zapped or fried by the power outage.

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    We get so many storms and power outages that few years ago hubby bought a Back-UPS. All the electronics are connected to it. Since then me hadn't had any of them fry. Worth the money.

    Quote Originally Posted by myopia View Post
    Forecast here has been ~50% chance of storms every day for weeks. And we've had a storm every single day for weeks. Must be some way of making money off that predictive ability. Like flipping a coin 20 times and getting tails every time.

    The one Saturday killed my second monitor (how did I ever turk without it?) and seemed to kill my modem/router (panic!). Turns out it was only the power adapter for the modem -- found an old one from something else that seems to be working with it.

    So I need a new cheap monitor (I am thinking thrift store)... and surge protector apparently. Except the wiring in the house isn't grounded so I'm not sure the surge protector does anything anyhow.
    "But that's how it is when you start wanting to have things. Now, I just look at them, and when I go away I carry them in my head. Then my hands are always free, because I don't have to carry a suitcase."

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    Yeah I'm in DC and there are some stores without power right now.

    Calling it quits, earnings was good, but in order to end the week with a SPARK, I have to make 50-60 tomorrow! Oh boy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flora View Post
    There are surge protectors with battery backups that will keep you on up to 3 hours. I used to have one of those and they were great. Not cheap but probably worth it. At least it'll let you turn everything off properly and unplug it rather than getting zapped or fried by the power outage.
    Quote Originally Posted by Paleface View Post
    We get so many storms and power outages that few years ago hubby bought a Back-UPS. All the electronics are connected to it. Since then me hadn't had any of them fry. Worth the money.
    Yes, that sounds like a very good idea. I got very lucky that it was only my old CRT monitor that died. The computer and real monitor were on the same circuit -- I'd be down to turking on an antique Dell laptop running Vista. Ugh.

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    Less than 5 Min

    Title: Play a game and answer follow-up questions | PANDA
    Requester: Lalin Anik [A29O2O3RFGCSHK] (TO)
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    5.00 Communicativity
    4.21 Generosity
    4.92 Fairness
    5.00 Promptness
    Number of Reviews: 23
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    Description: Play a quick game with a hypothetical partner and answer follow-up questions. Note: if you are not attentive during the task, you will not be compensated.
    Time: 60 minutes
    Hits Available: 1
    Reward: $1.10
    Qualifications: HIT approval rate (%) is greater than 95; Location is US
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    They usually have good bonuses based on the past ones.

    3-4 min

    Title: 5-10 min survey with bonus opportunities | PANDA
    Worker: Preview | Accept | Requester
    Requester: The Choice Lab [A18FWM3BGZIW4S] (Contact)
    TO 1: [Pay: 4.25] [Fast: 4.81] [Comm: 4.31] [Fair: 4.80] [Reviews: 247] [ToS: 0]
    TO 2: [Rate: $4.53/hr] [Pen: 1.60 days] [Res: -- of 0] [Rec: 50% of 14] [Rej: 0] [ToS: 0] [Brk: 0]
    Auto Approval: 3 days
    Time: 60 minutes
    HITs Available: 1
    Reward: $1.00
    Qualifications: Total approved HITs is greater than 500; HIT approval rate (%) is greater than 98; MMJOH has not been granted ; Location is US;
    Last edited by Flora; 07-17-2017 at 04:50 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flora View Post
    They usually have good bonuses based on the past ones.

    Title: 5-10 min survey with bonus opportunities | PANDA
    Worker: Preview | Accept | Requester
    Requester: The Choice Lab [A18FWM3BGZIW4S] (Contact)
    TO 1: [Pay: 4.25] [Fast: 4.81] [Comm: 4.31] [Fair: 4.80] [Reviews: 247] [ToS: 0]
    TO 2: [Rate: $4.53/hr] [Pen: 1.60 days] [Res: -- of 0] [Rec: 50% of 14] [Rej: 0] [ToS: 0] [Brk: 0]
    Auto Approval: 3 days
    Time: 60 minutes
    HITs Available: 1
    Reward: $1.00
    Qualifications: Total approved HITs is greater than 500; HIT approval rate (%) is greater than 98; MMJOH has not been granted ; Location is US;
    They never paid the bonus for a HIT I did 6/24/17. I know they're slow, but...

    Anyhow, this one took like 4 minutes. So good regardless.
    Last edited by myopia; 07-17-2017 at 04:52 PM.

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    My son's monitor works! Whew. He had to use a different outlet. Glad it wasn't zapped.


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    Just got turkmaster to see how many surveys it can auto accept over $1, $1.50 and $2 but i have no clue how to set that up soooo >.> anyone wanna explain it to me? Cause i cant find anything that does that.
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    Under 3 min

    Title: Recruiting *Parents* for A Study of the Costs of Childcare -- 5 minutes | PANDA
    Worker: Preview | Accept | Requester
    Requester: Julia Minson [A35QRRKSLEDRZA] (Contact)
    TO 1: [Pay: 4.16] [Fast: 4.96] [Comm: 5.00] [Fair: 5.00] [Reviews: 34] [ToS: 0]
    TO 2: [Rate: $10.26/hr] [Pen: 30.00 days] [Res: -- of 0] [Rec: 50% of 2] [Rej: 0] [ToS: 0] [Brk: 0]
    Auto Approval: 2 days
    Time: 2 hours
    HITs Available: 47
    Reward: $0.70
    Qualifications: Total approved HITs is greater than 1000; HIT approval rate (%) is not less than 95; Location is US;

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