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  1. Fergal

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    We had originally tested vBExperience, however it didn't seem to be working smoothly for us, so we are now testing vBCredits here on Business Advice Forum. vBCredits awards points to members for;

    • Posting
    • Starting new threads
    • Receiving reputation & Thanks

    You can see the points you have earned, underneath your post count in your profile area, on the right hand side of any post you make. We will be tweaking the points system over the coming days so please bear with us during that time.

    As always, any feedback or suggestions would be most welcome.

    Thanks!
     
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  2. JPM

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    When I click your credit link it says I can give credit to you, is that correct?
     
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    Yes JPM, the system allows one member to donate credits to another member.
     
  4. Grumpy

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    vBCredits is an awesome solution for a vBulletin credits system. vBulletin never had a decent, reliable credits system until this one was released. Nice new installation, Fergal.

    May I ask, what will the system be used for? What can the credits be used for? Will there be ways to convert them to USD? Will there be a way to convert them into domain names or something similar like you do over at Forum Promotion?
     
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    Yes, that is this same question I had with this, Grumpy. It would be a nice feature if we could get things such as domain names or something since this is a business forum and it could help someone start off their own.
     
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    Thanks for asking, we haven't 100% decided yet but we do plan on making the credits valuable and giving our members a good use for them. We will be making an announcement soon that will clarify this.
     
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    Looks good, guess we'll see how it pans out.
     
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    That's excellent Fergal. I'm sure it will provide an excellent way for members to be persuaded to be more active here on BAF in return for something valuable and of help to them. :)
     
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    Well, we could use the credits for trading here in BAF like what other forums do.
     
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    That's a good idea, but it begs another question of, what would these be traded for exactly? And how would the "BAF Credit Market" initially get off of it's feet?
     
  11. Fergal

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    Grumpy I want to see how the credits system rolls out and to ensure that it is running successfully on the forum before we introduce incentives or rewards that would give the credits a value on the forum.
     
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    Hi Fergal, suggest to make this thread sticky.
    This kind of announcement is better make it sticky so that member can easily know the update
    When it get old/outdated, then only remove the "sticky"
    Just my 2 cents
     
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    Agreed. :thumbsup:
     
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    No need for a sticky, there aren't many threads in this section anyway. If people want to read about the new credits system, they'll come here to find out about it anyway. :)
     
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    When implement on new system or some other latest information should be "sticky", this is to highlight the latest information for the member to read, and that's the major function for the sticky.

    As per you mentioned, there are very less thread and member can find it - this is for this moment, how about if tomorrow many active member joining and this thread gone from first page? Then, admin and moderator gotta bump it up again and again.

    Just my 2 cents
     
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    Is it the BAF cash thing listed on each member's profile? I think i gotta checkout FAQs to see what BAF cash is and how can one use it.
     

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