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    Default Jon Brelig HIT's HELP THREAD!

    Any questions you have about Jon Brelig's write them here and they shall be answered!

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    Hello! I work for the requester and we want to answer your questions and listen to your suggestions to make your work experience and our results better!
    I do not need to know who you are and nothing said here will have any impact on your ability to do our HIT's. All I ask is to keep this forum civil. Thank you!

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    I have a receipt from Lowe's for $10,000.00 it won't accept the amount. What should I do?

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    I got my first rejection in months from this requester, for a 0.02 hit this is what the hit said.

    Jon Brelig Extract store from receipt $0.02 Rejected blurry

    I sent an email asking what is blurry and got no response whatsoever.

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    Question for you Celeste have you guys considered making a qualification for your HITS? If not I think you should that way you will weed out the good vs the bad workers. Most of the time mine are mistypes or I am typing faster than I realize.

    I know of a problem that is happening, when we are typing in the name of the store on the 0.02 HITS if we type it automatically is selecting certain stores. One example is when I do Walmart it does the Walmart Neighborhood Stores. If I am typing fast enough I am not paying attention to a drop down box. I am just trying to get it submitted as fast as possible.

    Is there a way a comment box can be added to the HITS so we can leave an explanation as to why we may have skipped a part of a receipt. Like I started a HIT yesterday and the receipt was folded right on the numbers and I couldn't read it, so I returned it instead of trying to get a rejection. Sometimes the folding of the receipts is harder to transcribe.

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    (I will answer the questions separately) I did answer this but it seems to have gone to that black cyberspace hole so here goes again.

    Yes we have considered limiting out HIT's to more qualified workers and we are probably going to do that once we are finished the reorganization task. I am not fond of the idea for the simple reason there are always new workers that find MTurk and cannot find good HIT's to build up their credibility, if we become another "pre-qualified only" requester, we will only add to that. But from the POV of the requester, it is a natural wish to want the best/better workers.

    Can those of you that have done more than a few HIT's recommend a limit we should consider, are there limit categories set by Amazon, or do we have to pick a # from a hat? I apologize I do not know the MTurk system that well and I am not a programmer!

    Celeste

    [QUOTE=trueakitalover;29909]Question for you Celeste have you guys considered making a qualification for your HITS? If not I think you should that way you will weed out the good vs the bad workers. Most of the time mine are mistypes or I am typing faster than I realize.

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    I hate auto-fill and auto-correct and I try to disable it as much as I can. But it is not always possible.

    On the name of the store HIT, we need to have the store name about as perfect as you can get it because that will determine where the receipt will go next by the system. All stores are broken up into further HIT task categories from this point once your HIT is approved.

    This is why we will reject if the name is misspelled by even one letter. The computer cannot assign it to the next task and it will circle this HIT task bin till it gets done right, we cannot change that.

    Common mistakes in the store names HIT: Welcome to X named store, Xnamed store.com, misspelling and more. We need the simple name of the store only, spelled correctly.

    Of course many receipts are nightmares to figure out what the store name is, some are missing the name anywhere on the receipt (which means you must write "Not full receipt"), etc.

    In this HIT task, what we really need to explain better is what is legible and what is not meaning. I think it is an easy thing to misunderstand and is on the top of my list to change. When we ask in this task if it is legible, we mean the whole receipt, not just the store name and total. If you cannot read the items, their prices and UPC codes (if they are present) well enough to transcribe them in the next HIT, mark it as "not legible" in this one.

    If the store name and total are missing, mark it as "not full receipt". Also if a good sized chunk is missing from the items section, there is a stain, stamp, shadow or anything making it not possible to see the items (at least the majority of them), then mark it as either not full or blurry. This will stop the receipt from going further in the process. So when you see horrible receipts in the next HIT tasks that you are "lucky" enough to get, it is because it was not stopped at this stage.

    We have hundreds of receipts coming in daily, you can imagine how many MTurks we have working on them besides yourselves. Some receipts will get through that should not, we are just trying to keep that "some" to a minimum for all of our sakes. No one wants to strain their eyes and waste time on difficult receipts.

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    I know of a problem that is happening, when we are typing in the name of the store on the 0.02 HITS if we type it automatically is selecting certain stores. One example is when I do Walmart it does the Walmart Neighborhood Stores. If I am typing fast enough I am not paying attention to a drop down box. I am just trying to get it submitted as fast as possible.

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    I will add this to the wish list and see if it is possible to make one, I think it could be helpful for both sides.

    Always look to see if the receipt is full and legible before you work on it. I always look at the total first, if that is not exactly correct, I must reject so there is no point of me looking at anything else you have done. I feel very bad when I have to reject for a simple total transposition of numbers error, I don't like it, I feel bad, I know you don't get paid if I reject and you also get an increase in your rejection rate. But our duplicate task (which is the last HIT task for us) relies on the correct total as part of the selection process. This is why we now must reject for incorrect total so please be sure it is right most of all.

    What is frustrating in the totals is the many stores have many words for total, many places to put it and so on. It is hard for me to find the right total sometimes too.

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    Is there a way a comment box can be added to the HITS so we can leave an explanation as to why we may have skipped a part of a receipt. Like I started a HIT yesterday and the receipt was folded right on the numbers and I couldn't read it, so I returned it instead of trying to get a rejection. Sometimes the folding of the receipts is harder to transcribe.

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    Default Blocked by Jon Brelig

    Respected Requester,
    I am a worker from mturk.com. I have 98.9% accuracy in mturk.com.

    I always try my best in each and every hit. Before few days, I come to know that Jon Brelig block me from working any further hits. Kindly let me know what I did wrong in your hits so that I can correct and improve myself. Very few of my hits were rejected under your's. I have been with you more than one year and I have completed more than one thousand approved hits of Jon Brelig.

    So, with this message I request you to please unblock me and give me a chance to prove myself.

    Please let me of your thoughts and concerns over this matter. Thanking you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Niralkumar View Post
    Respected Requester,
    I am a worker from mturk.com. I have 98.9% accuracy in mturk.com.

    I always try my best in each and every hit. Before few days, I come to know that Jon Brelig block me from working any further hits. Kindly let me know what I did wrong in your hits so that I can correct and improve myself. Very few of my hits were rejected under your's. I have been with you more than one year and I have completed more than one thousand approved hits of Jon Brelig.

    So, with this message I request you to please unblock me and give me a chance to prove myself.

    Please let me of your thoughts and concerns over this matter. Thanking you.
    I really can't say what you must have done wrong, I don't work for them; I'm a turker such as yourself. My request though, is can you create a guide thread on Jon Brelig's HiTs that you have done. They are different HiTs, so for each, a guide would be welcome.

    In regards to your question, I would ask you to search for the requesters direct contact email. You're nbound to get a reply from them through there, they hardly answer question on forums, except they are a member.

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