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#1011672 - Sun Sep 22 2013 02:28 AM How Do I .....
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How do I find out where the points came from that are there when the new day starts?

Today I had 250 points. Quite often it is 30 points. Is there a way to find out why I have them?
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#1011673 - Sun Sep 22 2013 02:31 AM Re: How Do I ..... [Re: zippolover]
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They come from daily games that award bonus points for your position at the end of the day.
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#1011675 - Sun Sep 22 2013 02:34 AM Re: How Do I ..... [Re: zippolover]
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Yes, but which ones?
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#1011692 - Sun Sep 22 2013 03:43 AM Re: How Do I ..... [Re: zippolover]
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All the games that you play once a day get their bonus points awarded at the end of the day. There are also any hourly games that you play during the last hour.

If you want to know which games award bonus points, you can find out by going to the game's opening page and clicking on Game Notes. The screen that appears tells you how bonus points are awarded for that game. The World Quiz, Pot of Gold, The Daily Trivia Game, New Question Game award bonus points; Mind Melt and Who Am I do not. I haven't checked all the hourly games.
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#1011696 - Sun Sep 22 2013 03:58 AM Re: How Do I ..... [Re: zippolover]
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Originally Posted By: zippolover
Yes, but which ones?



You're asking how can you tell which specific games awarded how many points, aren't you?

At least I hope you are because I can't tell which game gave me how many points from the day before either.

Bigger question: how do some people get 3,000+ points in the first ten minutes of the day? That's the one I don't get.

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#1011709 - Sun Sep 22 2013 04:50 AM Re: How Do I ..... [Re: zippolover]
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As far as I'm aware, the only way to work out which games they were would be to check your rankings at about 15 minutes to the hour (so 6.45 a.m. UK time at present). Any score with an asterisk by it will add some bonus points. Personally, I don't really worry about which games they came from.

As for MiraJane's questions - I wish I knew!
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#1011716 - Sun Sep 22 2013 06:11 AM Re: How Do I ..... [Re: zippolover]
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The 3000 points are probably from people playing games in the last 15 mins of the day when FT is gearing up for the next day. Another way is to play games but not submit till the clock clicks over. An ex team mate used to do that when he got the Nemesis. He would have 10 tabs open with 10 quizzes and submit them all one after the other. If you get the timing right they are a boost at the end of the day or the beginning.
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#1011760 - Sun Sep 22 2013 11:45 AM Re: How Do I ..... [Re: zippolover]
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Don't big bonuses get added for having quizzes accepted and for guessing the Crystal Ball word? One of those big add-ins was part of the reason top-o-the-Class awards were done away with. Some badge challenge awards (and their point reward) only kick in at the day's switchover too.
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#1011768 - Sun Sep 22 2013 12:06 PM Re: How Do I ..... [Re: zippolover]
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2,000 points are awarded for getting a quiz accepted but I think they're awarded when the quiz goes online. I check my points at the start of each day and have never started with 2,000 points.
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#1011769 - Sun Sep 22 2013 12:09 PM Re: How Do I ..... [Re: zippolover]
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The points for having a quiz accepted don't get added to the daily totals, just to the overall total. The Crystal Ball points get counted as soon as the word is correctly guessed. I don't think I've ever started a day with more than 350 bonus points, & that's rare - it's usually around 50 to 100.
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#1011834 - Sun Sep 22 2013 09:50 PM Re: How Do I ..... [Re: rossian]
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Originally Posted By: rossian
The points for having a quiz accepted don't get added to the daily totals, just to the overall total. The Crystal Ball points get counted as soon as the word is correctly guessed. I don't think I've ever started a day with more than 350 bonus points, & that's rare - it's usually around 50 to 100.



rossian, the more you write in this thread, the impressed I am with you. I know you are one of the Ascended ones & that part of obtaining that is winning the Endurance badge.

To not start a day with a big cushion of points & get that is impressive.
(and it's equally impressive for the other Ascendeds.)

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#1011857 - Sun Sep 22 2013 11:41 PM Re: How Do I ..... [Re: zippolover]
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You get 200 points if you advance in a knockout week, and those are bonus that are at the end of a day. If you want to try and check which games you've done well in you can go here:
http://www.funtrivia.com/myresults.cfm

and filter them by game if necessary.

I imagine the bonus points per game are the same as the bonuses for hourly game standings (150, 100, 75, 50, 50, 30, 30, 30, 30, 30).

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#1011864 - Mon Sep 23 2013 12:29 AM Re: How Do I ..... [Re: zippolover]
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Thank you, MiraJane. Endurance, though, is just that. Playing as many quizzes and games as possible and trying not to fall aslee..ZZZZZZZZZZ.
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