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Thread: 03/17/2017 - "Pinching" Pennies Friday

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trace View Post
    An HP laptop. Finally getting a touch-screen and replacing this poor old dear which sounds like a jet engine taking off and can't connect to wifi while running on battery. I've been researching for the last few days and finally settled on one.

    This guy....

    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/hp-15-6-...?skuId=5723314
    I love my touch screen laptop. I will give a word of caution - be careful using touch on surveys because some will auto boot you thinking you are using a tablet or phone. It can be awesome for batch work though

    I've even coughed too hard or sneezed fast and had things happen on the screen (other than needing to clean it off LOL)



    eta: I really hope Friday afternoon Z's don't become a thing I'm usually on the road at that time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trace View Post
    An HP laptop. Finally getting a touch-screen and replacing this poor old dear which sounds like a jet engine taking off and can't connect to wifi while running on battery. I've been researching for the last few days and finally settled on one.

    This guy....

    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/hp-15-6-...?skuId=5723314
    I have the beats audio version of that HP, i love it!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarlsBored View Post
    I love my touch screen laptop. I will give a word of caution - be careful using touch on surveys because some will auto boot you thinking you are using a tablet or phone. It can be awesome for batch work though

    I've even coughed too hard or sneezed fast and had things happen on the screen (other than needing to clean it off LOL)



    eta: I really hope Friday afternoon Z's don't become a thing I'm usually on the road at that time.
    I do some surveys on a 2 in 1 tablet/notebook and so far that hasn't happened but I'll be careful! This is the first time in 15 years or more that I haven't gone for the bottom of the line when it came to computers and while I'm not going crazy it's a lot more machine than I've had. That feels really good.

    Thank you school bonus and turking!

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    Title: Robot Trust Experiment in Emergency Scenarios | PANDA
    Requester: Robot Ethics and Aerial Vehicles Lab [A3C79NCG9MFEH8] (TO)
    TO Ratings:

    ????? 2.00 Communicativity
    ????? 3.00 Generosity
    ????? 0.00 Fairness
    ????? 0.00 Promptness
    Number of Reviews: 2
    (Submit a new TO rating for this requester)

    Description: To study the trust factor in human decision making process when interacting with a robot during an emergency. Estimated Time: Less than 30 minutes
    Time: 3 hours
    Hits Available: 2
    Reward: $2.50
    Qualifications: Total approved HITs is not less than 100; Masters has been granted; HIT approval rate (%) is not less than 95; Single Attempt has not been granted

    This was pretty quick just make sure to check your worker ID.

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    Oh! Well I didn't qualify for other reasons but I was excited about the idea that there were still borders to cross.
    me too and then, when I saw it, I first thought it was greater than 500k and realized how very very far from that I am. Then, when I noticed the "not" I felt a little better. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trace View Post
    It was. They did the friday matinee and then rained down beautiful z'ness Saturday morning like the end of a cast party.

    Do you remember what time it was Friday afternoon?
    In case of Emergency Thread - necessary PandAs and scripts - http://turkernation.com/showthread.p...nd-PandA-Links Crafty thread - http://turkernation.com/showthread.p...897#post390897

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trace View Post
    I do some surveys on a 2 in 1 tablet/notebook and so far that hasn't happened but I'll be careful! This is the first time in 15 years or more that I haven't gone for the bottom of the line when it came to computers and while I'm not going crazy it's a lot more machine than I've had. That feels really good.

    Thank you school bonus and turking!
    I've had it happen a couple times . I have the same laptop but 1 year older and bought it deep discounted. It's been good and I use it a LOT

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    I love my Surface. Touchscreen, slim, easy to use

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    Quote Originally Posted by Podkayne View Post
    Do you remember what time it was Friday afternoon?
    Morning Everybody

    If I remember correctly, it was about 2 in the afternoon. (pacific time)

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