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Re: Change in editing points

Postby sketch » Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:17 pm

Well, perhaps we read Shirli's post differently. As I understand it, (1) candies were buggy before, (2) candies are disabled now, (3) you will get however many candy points you deserve after we get them back.

In other words, I read it as saying "you will be reimbursed for all the candies you won't get while they're turned off and all the candies you didn't eat (or Waze didn't think you ate) when they were enabled." I believe this is the case. Waze knows how many map edits you have, so they know how many candy points you should have.
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Re: Change in editing points

Postby sketch » Sun Dec 08, 2013 5:55 pm

Right, but we should still be compensated for all the candies under the old system which we missed.
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Re: Change in editing points

Postby sketch » Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:56 pm

davipt wrote:Now I'm completely lost and almost feel like dropping all my rank levels and start from scratch. For almost three years I was completely convinced that the editing points were independent of the bonus candies, in the sense of the system counting the edit points (1.5 per edit, 3 per street, whatever), and as soon as they'd reach the 750 points, the bonus would appear on the map. More importantly, I was convinced that when the bonus wasn't captured (e.g. not driving during the weekend), the points would still appear, all together, on monday morning when the weekly top was recalculated. This sentence goes against everything I read two years ago. I never felt lost points (except one rollback where I'm sure the whole data was lost).

Whatever for the points.

But missing the candies on the street makes waze a "simple navigation system". Please also remove every other distraction then - remove the other wazers, the map chat, the private message, the beep, the cats and dogs and whatever else avatar, all that crap. Who cares about a good but funny navigation system. </sarcasm>

Me and my kid want the the candy back. Even if it gives 0 points. Don't take the fun out of waze!

Shirli specifically said the candies were coming back, once the kinks are worked out.

Apparently the bonus points were only gained upon eating the candy, which I think might be part of the problem—what if you missed the candy? Maybe not. Either way, it can of course be calculated how many candies you should have gotten from how many edits you have, and therefore, by comparing the total you actually received with what you should have, the lost candy points can be made up for.
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Re: Change in editing points

Postby Snakebite625 » Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:11 pm

I guess the points for editors will be more accurate, because sometimes candies just didn't appear on the map although they should have... But still I see this as taking the 'fun' out of the 'fun navigation app'...
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Re: Change in editing points

Postby Snakebite625 » Fri Nov 29, 2013 2:53 pm

Map updates number hasn't changed for over 10 days...
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Re: Change in editing points

Postby Snakebite625 » Fri Nov 29, 2013 10:29 pm

houstonmg wrote:

Perfect Andy but the points are ok. the edits count in the dashboard are frozen.


The points aren't OK. Missing 750 candy for each 500 edits... ;)
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Re: Change in editing points

Postby Snakebite625 » Fri Nov 29, 2013 11:24 pm

enhket wrote:Read the forum to know why the candy was removed :?


Read the forum long ago, thanx... But there are still missing points for the time between removing 750 pt. candies and editors being rewarded with 3 pts per edit... :?

Or did I miss that one?
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Re: Change in editing points

Postby Snakebite625 » Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:51 pm

IL stands for Israel. ;)
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Re: Change in editing points

Postby Snakebite625 » Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:02 pm

My Map updates are fixed. Didn't notice increase of points although I have +14.000 updates :-/
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Re: Change in editing points

Postby SuperDave1426 » Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:16 pm

shirlig wrote:Back to the original discussion: the suggested solution was to change number of points per edit from 1.5 to 3 and in addition to leave the multi-time achievement for each 3000 edits. If you think 1500 points is too much (+0.5 points per edit) - we can discuss the exact number.


Don't you mean, "Leave the multi-time achievement for each 500 edits?" I thought that's what it was originally. Means the candies come up more often, even if lower value each candy. :-)
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