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    New System

    So here's the deal.

    The old system is totally gone.
    Our new credits system is up and being tested.
    (to make sure points don't climb like crazy due to an error on our part).

    Right now, there isn't anything to buy.
    That will come later.
    (you'll be able to buy all the forum enhancing stuff - colored usernames / arcade pass / etc. - as well as a bunch of new stuff - including real items like DVD's).

    The things we do have working are the lottery and the bank.

    The lottery runs every 2 days (as long as at least 5 tickets have been bought).
    Jackpot is 50 credits, and raises with each ticket sold.

    The bank pays 10% interest every week and there is a 1% fee for each transaction.

    We also have a loan system. You can take out up to 100 credits, but they need to be paid back (10% per week) or there is interest, and your credit score will be affected (stopping you from buying things in the future).

    Like the old system, you earn credits for starting threads, replying to threads, referring users, updating your profile, and so on.

    If you're active (logged in to the forum) at least once per week, you'll also receive a paycheck.


    All of these things will most likely be tweaked and some settings may change.

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    How many points for starting threads, replying to threads, referring users, updating your profile, and so on?

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    thats what Im interested in too ... also how many points for viewed thread of mine? Coz in old system it felt like I got no points for my threads ....
    and what does updating profile exactly mean? Changing a word?
    Also ... what about the poor ladies who used to be the richest on the planet and have now the same amount of points as I have? Will they be compensated, or is this just new start?
    are there ever gonna be points for being thanked? (j/k)
    what are we gonna buy that Blade Runner for? Does that mean tha I have a chance now? That would buy just too cool
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    I see one thing.
    O.1 points per post ...

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    OH THIS IS BLOODY DIFICULT


    Checking: 10.21 Credits | Savings: 0 Credits | Rating: 0
    Transfer Checking to Savings Savings to Checking
    Reason

    Amount 1% Fee
    Minimum savings of 1.00 Credits required for 10% interest every 7 days. Deposits require pending time of 0 days before interest accrues, or a 0% early withdrawal fee applies. Deposits may be moderated. Maximum savings of Unlimited Credits allowed. Transaction fee of 1% applies on all transfers.


    So savings is like deposit before? And that 1% fee for each transaction is like when I deposit 10, I pay 0.1 point for depositing? What does Rating mean?
    Sorry. my english sux when it comes to bank and administration stuff

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    Quote Originally Posted by st39.6 View Post
    OH THIS IS BLOODY DIFICULT


    Checking: 10.21 Credits | Savings: 0 Credits | Rating: 0
    Transfer Checking to Savings Savings to Checking
    Reason

    Amount 1% Fee
    Minimum savings of 1.00 Credits required for 10% interest every 7 days. Deposits require pending time of 0 days before interest accrues, or a 0% early withdrawal fee applies. Deposits may be moderated. Maximum savings of Unlimited Credits allowed. Transaction fee of 1% applies on all transfers.


    So savings is like deposit before? And that 1% fee for each transaction is like when I deposit 10, I pay 0.1 point for depositing? What does Rating mean?
    Sorry. my english sux when it comes to bank and administration stuff
    Yep. You got it right.
    Rating, or Credit Score is a seperate (private) ranking from 0 - 100 that tells the system wether you are a 'good' user or 'bad' user.
    Failing to repay a loan and getting infractions lowers your rating, and keeps you from buying stuff in the future (when it gets too low).

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    How this "Savings"-system work?
    Yesterday I started with 10 points and I put 4 + 5 points to savings. Today I have 6.63 points by "Checking" and 4.40 points by "Savings". But it must 9 or 8.x points in "Savings". Where are the points?

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    Not sure I follow... you made 2 deposits into savings? 4 and 5?
    It looks like your 4 went through and your 5 didn't.
    You got the 10% credit on the 4 (this is supposed to be every 7 days, but we accidently had it setup up for 1 day instead) and now have 4.40.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean-Pierre Bazinet View Post
    Not sure I follow... you made 2 deposits into savings? 4 and 5?
    Yes. My first try was with 10 points, but I get an Error-Message. "Not enough to do this" or so. So I try 5 points, it works and again with 5 points. Error message again. Next try with 4 points.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jean-Pierre Bazinet View Post
    It looks like your 4 went through and your 5 didn't.
    It looks like that.

    Here is a screenshot. Maybe it has something to do with the Reason/Comment?


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    Angry

    hey wait I still have people bidding on the Blade Runner Box Set!!


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    j7wild > seems like you will be compensated
    http://www.movie-list.com/forum/announcement.php?f=13
    just give it a time and everything comes back to normal, except theyll have to bid again
    so its still the same, the points are just smaller now

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    this couldn't be right:

    http://www.movie-list.com/forum/credits.php?do=manage

    the 3 richest members beside J-P are not on this list:

    http://www.movie-list.com/forum/show...2&postcount=31

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    Well that's a bummer, finaly got a decent amount of points and now it's all gone. JP you should have atleast taken into account the amount of points the users had in the previous system.
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    It is right. As mentioned in the link I posted, it was all temporally erased and will come back soon

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    And Im almost the richest user now At least for few days. Ill quickly have more points than that newbie, who just received his welcome points...well, if you wont be faster than me, j7wild
    I guess we are the most posting users now anyway ....

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