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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by natasha fatale, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. natasha fatale

    natasha fatale New Turker

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    I'm a 48-year-old housewife, trying to earn some money. I have social anxiety issues and other assorted health problems and prefer not to leave the house. I just started doing this last Saturday and haven't really made much (it says 15 dollars but most of my hits haven't been approved so what's the point lol). Anyway, hello and nice to be here I hope to learn a lot.
     
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  2. TheNerdyAnarchist

    TheNerdyAnarchist Well-Known Turker

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    Welcome! Feel free to drop into the daily threads - that's where most of the conversation will be.

    In regard to the approvals, some requesters take time. Also, the one's you're going to be limited to at the beginning of your time on mTurk are some of the crappy paying ones. Just keep at it, and eventually you'll break the 1,000, 1,500, and 5,000 HIT mark which will essentially open you up to the vast majority of available HITs out there.
     
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  3. Ornac

    Ornac Survey Slinger

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    :wave:

    Hello and welcome. Make sure to stop by the daily thread if you haven't already. That's where everyone hangs out and you can pick up a lot of tips just listening to everyone. It's also a good place to ask questions.


    Hits get auto-approved after 30 days so that's the absolute longest you have to wait for that, but it's pretty rare that it will take that long.
     
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  4. purplepotato

    purplepotato Active Turker

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    Welcome! Hope to see you around the daily threads!
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  5. kluchessi

    kluchessi Active Turker

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    Ello Ello. Welcome to The Nut Hou.....*ahem*..... The Neighborhood! We are normal......

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  6. natasha fatale

    natasha fatale New Turker

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    Thank you for the nice welcome folks I will check out the daily thread, looks like you are my kind of people :D
     
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  7. CorvusSapiens

    CorvusSapiens Survey Slinger

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    Welcome!

    We do have a squirrel around here, but oddly enough, there doesn't seem to be a moose. :emoji_thinking:

    If you haven't started using scripts yet you may want to check out this guide that I wrote: Super beginners guide to scripts
     
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  8. gener

    gener Well-Known Turker

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    Welcome. You are not the only one here who is turking for income because of health issues. This is a good bunch of people.
     
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  9. Tripsa

    Tripsa Moderator

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    Welcome to the view.... turkerview that is
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    You'll find the majority of the members in the daily thread so come on over and feel free to ask questions or join in on the daily banter.
     
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  10. jessers

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    You are among your people here, I promise! Being brand new to mturk can be super slow and frustrating, but it does pick up once you get quals under your belt and a good feel for a workflow that works for you. It's a learning curve, but worth it.
     
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    you must kill moose and squirrel
     
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  12. DonnieCash816

    DonnieCash816 New Turker

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    Welcome, I am new as well, to this forum, not mturk, but I took a long break, and when I returned it felt like I had became a new member again, take your time, read the guides, and ask for help if you need it, people will show you the way, just get the approvals up and surveys will start showing up for you, once you hit 5k they really flow, it will take some time to get used to what requesters are trash, and what requesters pay fair, and how you should go about finding this out, use turkerview script for reviewing, and TO just as a backup, you will learn a lot just based on reviews, have a good one!
     
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  13. AMindAtTurk

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    So glad you're here! Like the others have said the daily thread is incredibly useful for learning new things about turking. It's also nice to take a break and just chat a little. Turking can feel a little bit lonely sometimes but here you'll always have some "coworkers" around who get it.
     
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  14. natasha fatale

    natasha fatale New Turker

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    Thank you!
     
  15. Brittney Moreland

    Brittney Moreland New Turker

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    Caicqiwty i

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  16. Brittney Moreland

    Brittney Moreland New Turker

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    Sorry about the reply earlier I pocket text that thank you

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