Gas updates not going through

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Re: Gas updates not going through

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Sat May 04, 2013 8:46 pm

US west coast I entered gas prices over the last couple of days, but they are spread out enough I may not be able to experience the same issue.
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Re: Gas updates not going through

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Sun May 05, 2013 3:13 pm

Waze HQ has acknowledged they know about this situation. They have this thread, so if they have any feedback, they will provide it directly.
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Re: Gas updates not going through

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Tue May 07, 2013 6:55 pm

Well, I sure wish they had acknowledged it directly in this thread. That information from AtomicNomad which was received via email is what we have been advised. Similar to there being a limit on road reports, the limit for gas price updates was put in place after several cases of abuse of the feature for "points-farming". The app will have a notification about this in the future.

Waze feels that this limit is appropriate for most places, with the exception of some locations which may have 6-8 stations within a mile. However, because Waze expects that drivers are not driving and updating at the same time, it is nearly impossible to stop at 5 stations within 10 minutes. So, this is also, IMO, a feature which assumes drivers are behaving responsibly.
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Re: Gas updates not going through

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Tue May 07, 2013 8:04 pm

I have also made other suggestions to Waze in terms of things like reducing points for after x reports in y time instead of 0, and also reducing or eliminating points for confirmations. I am sure this will mature a little over time and we'll get to a more optimal state.
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Re: Gas updates not going through

Postby apcastig » Fri May 03, 2013 4:17 pm

Not working in So. California either... This 'feature' is turning into a Safety Issue.

What gives...? I have lost over 200 Gas Price Updates = 1,600 points!!!

How do you get those points added? I did my part, Waze you owe us,right? ;^)

Very frustrating.... CHEERS!!!
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Re: Gas updates not going through

Postby apcastig » Sat May 11, 2013 6:27 am

STILL... Not working in So. California either... This 'feature' is turning into a Safety Issue.

What gives...? I have lost now over 400 Gas Price Updates = 3,200 points!!!

How do you get those points added? I did my part, Waze you owe us,right? ;^)

Very frustrating.... CHEERS!!!
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Re: Gas updates not going through

Postby AtomicNomad » Fri May 03, 2013 11:01 pm

Has waze put a time limit on gas price reporting? Don't know why though as it kinda defeats the purpose of the feature.

Also having issues with waze not finding a network. I have full 4g signal strength, and can surf just fine in safari.What gives........
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Re: Gas updates not going through

Postby AtomicNomad » Sat May 04, 2013 10:16 am

There MUST be more people with this issue....
This is a quite post; Maybe we're the only ones
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Re: Gas updates not going through

Postby AtomicNomad » Tue May 07, 2013 11:04 am

Just received this from waze in an email about some missing points. I also asked about the gas reporting "issue" and this was their reply
"About the gas station reporting, you can update 5 prices every 10 minutes."
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Re: Gas updates not going through

Postby AtomicNomad » Tue May 07, 2013 11:25 pm

I think waze already cuts report points after multiple reports.
back in march, while hauling up i89 N, I came up on an accident with
Traffic quickly backing up; so I reported "heavey traffic."
A few minutes later waze popped up and asked if I was in a stand still, which by that time I was.
I selected "yes" and waze put out their own update while crediting me with three
Points.
I guess based on what your saying there Alan, I got three points because waze reported it?
I thought maybe I had hit a time or distance limit.
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