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Answered at least 6 questions but no KudoZ have been added to me. Why?
Thread poster: SILVICRYAN

SILVICRYAN  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:09
English to Spanish
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Jun 23, 2004

I have answered at least 6 questions but no KudoZ have been added to me

Does anybody know why is that?

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Silvia Cryan

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2004-06-24 02:40]


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Giuliana Buscaglione  Identity Verified
Austria
Local time: 23:09
Member (2001)
German to Italian
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Participating is not enough Jun 23, 2004

Hi Silvia,

KudoZ points are assigned only, if the asker chooses your answer. From what I can see, none of your answers has been chosen as the most helpul until now.

Giuliana

[Edited at 2004-06-23 17:18]


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italia  Identity Verified
Germany
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sure you were awarded the points??? Jun 23, 2004

Hi, did you get a mail which stated: "Congratulations your answer was chosen to be most useful (or similar)".
Only in this case you can be sure your have been awarded Kuodz points.
HTH
Saludos

[Edited at 2004-06-23 18:08]


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Andrea Ali  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 18:09
Member (2003)
English to Spanish
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Hi, Silvia! Jun 23, 2004

In order to get Kudoz points the asker has to choose your answer. If the asker does not grade the question, the robot grades it automatically based on peer agreement: either the answer with more agrees or if there is just one answer, it must have at least two agrees.
The asker may award you 1 to 4 points and the robot always awards 4 points.

Good luck!
Andrea


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NancyLynn
Canada
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Were your answers selected, Silivia ? Jun 23, 2004

Points are given for answers selected.
Nancy


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Juan Jacob  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 15:09
French to Spanish
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Read ProZ FAQ... Jun 23, 2004

...en especial:

6. KudoZ

6.1 What is KudoZ?
6.2 How does it work?
6.3 What good are KudoZ points?
6.4 What happens if a question isn't graded?
6.5 Why does the word "Hide" appear in my answer boxes?
6.6 How can I unhide an answer I've made invisible?

...and so on...
Luck, and welcome.


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Stefanie Sendelbach  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 23:09
Member (2003)
English to German
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Browse other members' profiles Jun 23, 2004

Hi Silvia,

Feel free to browse in other members' profiles. On the top right side of the profiles you will see a tab called Kudoz. Click there and you can see a list of all the answered (and asked) Kudoz questions for this member. You will notice that mostly, only one question in a few is rewarded with points, especially when a member is new to Kudoz.

Good luck with Kudoz and welcome to Proz!

Stefanie


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xxxsergey
Local time: 22:09
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i know. it's so tough in here, Silvia :-) Jun 24, 2004

if you persevere, you'll succeed in the end, i am sure
dont't get too despondent!
sergey


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Christine Andersen  Identity Verified
Denmark
Local time: 23:09
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Keep on answering! Jun 24, 2004

Keep on answering, because even if an answer doesn't get points, it may be useful.

Some good answers simply do not fit the asker's context, but they may be useful for others who search the glossaries later.

Only one gets points each time, but it often takes two or three suggestions to find the final answer.

And in fact 'wrong' answers may warn others not to fall into the same trap!

For instance if the asker posts a word like 'accessory' and gets wildly different answers because the word has different meanings depending on context.

Best of luck - you're sure to get in with the best answer sooner or later!

[Edited at 2004-06-24 10:50]


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