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So I’m quite new to this app and I heard there’s a point system where you can gain vouchers is it true or fake

nema
15 days ago
What do you think of this?
angelik
angelik15 days ago

I'm reasonably new here too, but yes it's true, you get points for various activities and then when you have enough you can claim an Amazon voucher.

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Lynibis
Lynibis15 days ago

If you look top right you can see your points total. You should have at least twenty for starting this topic and if you reply to anyone with a comment you will get another 20 up to a maximum of 5 per day.

Click on your icon next to your points and click each item in the menu to learn more about the site.

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Golfforall
Golfforall15 days ago

But this is a deal sharing site . We come across great deals and share them . The points earned are just a small bonus .

Sadly too many members regard it as a "points earning " site , which is the reason it is swamped by so many absolutely pointless "non deals" .

I'm sure this will be soon addressed by the founders as the "Deals" part of the site is rapidly becoming a joke !

The fact you have posted this question implies you have joined to earn points (as so many sadly do ) rather than to share deals ?

I would be too embarrassed to post "non deals" on a daily basis just to earn a few points . sadly the majority of members do not have such qualms , and its patently obvious who they are .

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Lynibis
Lynibis15 days ago

All sections are treated as point gathering. Have you looked down the list of topics? Most are asking inane questions where they couldn't care less about the answer and rarely come back to reply. Others ask info that could easily be found on an internet search. Hardly any open up a real chat that people can have a good old debate because......? They only care about their 20 points!

Even topics that are interesting and open debate are quickly closed down for no apparent reason. I am rapidly losing patience with the site and feel it is becoming a victim of it's own success. There is such a thing as too many members and everyone scrabbling for points does not make for a pleasant experience.

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig15 days ago

Lynibis I read the topic about of mice and men and decided to ask a few history and English teacher friends about it as I know they both teach it and do a cross curricular course on it. I came back to wrote my response and the topic had been locked! I've been really busy at the moment so not been on much but that was one topic I was interested in so I was disappointed but not surprised as when I read it I thought this will get locked!

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Lynibis
Lynibis15 days ago

MrsCraig yes, and I then started a new topic genuinely asking why it had been closed as I could see nothing offensive or rude in it. My topic was deleted within a couple of minutes.....very strange when it only asked why. If the original topic was so bad why was it left online for all to still see?

We have become a society where people are scared to speak on certain subjects and as the issue of mental illness is so at the forefront of things currently, it can't do any good when all the anger and feelings are being suppressed.

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Golfforall
Golfforall15 days ago

Lynibis I realise that but don't like to be too critical - so many members post inane topics (most of which have been asked a thousand times before ) - maybe that's what floats their boat ? or maybe they are just really bored or lonely ?

What really gets my goat is the dozens of non deals posted every hour often 3 within a minute - once a day every day . I accept we all have differing interests and what interests one member will not interest another but some members are just taking the mick out of the site .

Have you ever seen anything on Amazon market place that hasn't got at least 10 % off a totally made up price ? Yet members post these "non deals" on an industrial basis (always just 3 per day , every single day ) . Same with vouchers ( just 3 per day, every single day ) .

Can't count the "likes" or "comments " but I presume such members use their 2 minutes a day on the site to get their ration of these too ?

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Golfforall
Golfforall15 days ago

MrsCraig Yes I saw that . To be fair in this day and age I can understand why it was closed (although of course I don't agree ) .

Unfortunately if left on it would inevitably provide a platform for diametrically opposed views , even arguments - and Latest Deals is not the place for that .

Think about it , a site that cannot moderate and limit the hundreds of non deals posted every hour (obviously just to gain points ) can hardly be expected to moderate a discussion on what has become a very contentious subject (sadly ! ) .

Play safe (as I never do ! ) and perhaps ! limit your discussions to Emmerdale v Crossroads or Burger King v Macdonalds !!!!! - They seems OK subjects , no matter how many times posted !

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Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap15 days ago

I got voucher yesterday. I only post genuine deals I would buy my self so slower than some

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Golfforall
Golfforall15 days ago

I agree , even after I've found a deal it takes me 10 -15 minutes to post after explaining (in my own words -Shock ! ) why I consider it to be a deal , adding the correct photo and adding the Camels graph (in the case of Amazon deals) to show its a great deal .

Check out any of my deals posted , accepted they may be of no interest to many , but they will be the cheapest available for that item and often the cheapest ever .

To be honest I wonder if its worth the effort as members rarely seem to read deals ? Or more likely my deals simply get submerged by the hundreds of "click and paste " non deals added every hour (normally 3 within one minute ) .

I'm sure if you asked members what deal they had posted an hour later they wouldn't be able to remember !

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Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap15 days ago

Last deal I posted was pens I bought 2 packs myself

if everyone did similar

we would get genuinely good deals Golfforall

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TheChimp
TheChimp15 days ago

Golfforall I reckon that points should be awarded connected to how many likes the deal gets. Maybe award 10 points per like up to a maximum of 100. This would then get rid of the sh*t posters because their deals wouldn't get any likes.

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Golfforall
Golfforall15 days ago

TheChimp I suggested that last year (even though it would disadvantage me as my deals tend to be rather niche ) - hasn't happened !

Trouble is fewer members are now "liking " deals on their merits . Just liking 5 of what's on the "Popular" list for their points .

Also suggested a time delay between deal posts (say 20 -30 mins ) to slow down the "click and paste" posters for points who bang out 3 Amazon non deals in a minute regardless for the points . Under consideration I was told - months ago .

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Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap15 days ago

That's good idea maybe with points for comments too TheChimp

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Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap15 days ago

The not real deals is big put off makes it harder to spot real deals I can honestly say I've never posted more than one deal in a day I have posted today but you can tell I bought some (4) because it has my kids table in background@Golfforall

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Getsome
Getsome14 days ago

Some of the deals are absolute *****. I dont come on this website to save 0.60p on some chocolate which was overpriced in first place. 🤯

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Tom
Tom
Founder
14 days ago

Thank you for your Chat post. I see you're very close to your first reward! I look forward to personally sending it to you. Each one is sent manually by myself, so I can assure you, it is very much true!

Latest Deals is very proud to be the only deals community that gives back to members. We believe everyone should be rewarded for contributions.

For more information about points and what you can earn them for read here.

As the original support question is now answered and replies are going off-topic, I'll close the comments.

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