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Isn’t it obvious some have 2 profiles to boost points on their main profile? Solved

by Toaster about May 8 - report

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    1.484

    Raoul Admin - May 9

    Hey all,

    To state it clearly and plainly, there is no proper way to boost your Ranking.

    Allow me to clarify;
    - Points are obtained by several actions in different quantities. To prevent misuse we currently limits a users' amount they can earn per day.
    - The amount rewarded and daily maximum can be found at "What activities reward me with points?" 
    - Points obtained from these activities are added to the users' "Ranking" and their "Wallet", these are two separate entities.
    - "Wallet" points can only be viewed by yourself.
    - "Wallet" points can be used for vouchers and send to other members.
    - "Wallet" points DO NOT affect your or the receiver's "Ranking" in any way.
    - "Ranking" points are the point shown next to your name and on your profile.

    In short, "Ranking" points cannot be boosted by multiple accounts. Sending "Wallet" points does not affect any ranking in any way.

    As for the possibility to cheat for vouchers, while this is technically true and possible, it requires A LOT of work. There is a maximum of 170 points earned per day for doing every kind of activity till the 'daily limit'.

    Boosting 1 account to 10.000 “Ranking” points requires at least 59 days due to the daily limit of 170 points. Getting a chosen answer will earn you 10 points up till a daily cap of 30 points. That’s still 140 points a member has to earn through other activities.

    Insights about the amount of “Wallet” points being transferred have shown us that it isn’t used that often at all. About 15 members have actively received the “Wallet” transfers, with small amounts in total.

    Long story short, members with high “Ranking” points have also contributed a lot. They deserve it.

    Having multiple accounts to help yourself earning the maximum amount of points a day will still take considerable time and effort into posting content. Therefore, we do not consider this cheating. As well as having multiple accounts on WeedPortal is perfectly acceptable. These individuals still have to follow our policies and keep the content related to growing or consuming herbs. (i.e. don't spam or harass.)

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    • Toaster
      Toaster
      548 points -
      May 10

      Thank you for the clarification!

  • 11.471

    SanBoisLee 11.471 points - May 8

    Interesting...how do you gather up those points and put them on your "main" profile?

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    • Toaster
      Toaster
      548 points -
      May 8

      Yes 100 percent they can. It would make sense to pass points around to pass points around to their dea friends. To aid in more seed purchases

    • SanBoisLee
      SanBoisLee
      11.471 points -
      May 8

      I don't really have time for that shit...I got dope to grow.

    • ChAs420
      ChAs420
      6.058 points -
      May 8

      i wouldnt be surprised if some have a lot more than 2 profiles...

    • pipeman69
      pipeman69
      14.674 points -
      May 8

      Im with you sbl, lets grow this weed!!!

  • 848

    Screwstick 848 points - May 8

    Yes it is and no they aren’t fooling anyone
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    • Toaster
      Toaster
      548 points -
      May 8

      Amen to that brother. I’m sure nirvana keeps track of internet ip addresses and knows who’s real and who’s fake. But the biggest question of all. With bills being introduced to reduce cannabis on a federal level to a schedule 2 substance, why in the hell ...  more

    • Screwstick
      Screwstick
      848 points -
      May 8

      I gift my points periodically and I really don’t buy anything from Nirvana anymore so they don’t mean anything to me

  • 3.878

    ROSCOE 3.878 points - May 8

    I've heard people say the exact same thing and I'm sure some might have more than 1 account. But that's pointless because there is a cap on points daily. I'm not sure why anyone would do that. As far as the F.B.I. is concerned I think they're to busy trying to stop terrorist than a person growing a few pot plants. Sure they could look into this site. He'll they can back into a countries defence system. I truly believe you have more to fear from your local police
    • Score: 0
    • Toaster
      Toaster
      548 points -
      May 8

      Local police don’t do drug investigations solely on their own. They do it with the aid of the dea. Now I meant to put dea and not fbi. But none the less persecution will continue for anyone foreign involved in American cannabis industry. Such as the Canad...  more

    • pipeman69
      pipeman69
      14.674 points -
      May 8

      @roscoe you can have 2 accounts and send voucher points to another member. Its called being a scumbag!

    • ROSCOE
      ROSCOE
      3.878 points -
      May 8

      Copy that Pipeman. Or 3 or 4? Some folks can't enough of themselves. They are a prick in multiple fronts!

  • 1.060

    RbtAsq 1.060 points - May 8

     Personally, the points cause more drama than they're worth.

    Someone "cheats", someone else gets butthurt. Just not seeing the logic. Ok, Joe Shmuck gamed the Portal and has a million friggin points. Big deal. What did it cost me? Not a damned thing. Did I miss something? Are there only so many points available, and the more "they" get, the less that are available for you?

     For Christ's sake, I thought this was a forum for discussion, the sharing of knowledge and a love of growing. But apparently it's becoming a competition to see who can get the most points. At a penny a point, I'll send you a shiny new quarter if you'll get over the whole points drama.

    Points, gimme a break, people.

    • Score: 0
    • king
      king
      3.431 points -
      May 8

      they r cheaters from day 1 they will all ways b cheaters. just grow

    • Screwstick
      Screwstick
      848 points -
      May 8

      I think the cheating is more about ranking than a discount on seeds. It’s petty really

    • Bengfan
      Bengfan
      200 points -
      May 8

      My thoughts exactly.

    • Idagrow
      Idagrow
      537 points -
      May 8

      Totally agree RA... :(

  • 548

    Toaster 548 points - May 8

    I agree. Very well said with most above. I’m not in fear of anything as I grow small amounts for personal consumption only and will always be that. Now for the folks that are doing million dollar operations I fear for. Lol gypsy nirvana isn’t wanted for seed dealing. He’s wanted because he holds the key to a lot of people doing large scale grow operations that are worthy of busting.
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    • Toaster
      Toaster
      548 points -
      May 8

      A tactic commonly used in busting drugs, taking down the one that will squeal and holds valuable information the feds are after.

  • 739

    chubby441 739 points - May 8

    The points thing is a complete joke...who frickin cares ! You can tell who's wanting to help fellow growers, and who might be in it for who knows what ! As far as the DEA/FBI, I can assure you that they have very smart computer geeks on staff, that could get in to WP or any other web site, at any time, and find out what ever they wanted to know. They have much bigger fish to fry IMO ! Happy growin 

    • Score: 0
  • 14.674

    pipeman69 14.674 points - May 8

    Yes this is a growers forum, the pount system sucks but at the end of the day the knowledge learned on this forum is priceless! And i mean that from the bottom of my heart! Fuck the points!
    • Score: 0
    • ChAs420
      ChAs420
      6.058 points -
      May 8

      yeah a lot have real knowledge here at WP..some fake it a lot....

    • ROSCOE
      ROSCOE
      3.878 points -
      May 8

      There is defantily a lot of knowledge on this site. The point is to help each other. I learn shit damn near every time I get on here. We have the best growers on here bar none!

  • 548

    Toaster 548 points - May 8

    Agreed fuck the points. Why would one need points when you can clone forever?
    • Score: 0
  • 14.674

    pipeman69 14.674 points - May 8

    Guys, lets leave this post alone! We've been there, done that, its about the weed.Cant change who people are so why bother? This is a growing community and lets keep it that way! Any gripes or issues with the ooint system you should pm the appropriate person or send it to feedback either way lets grow some weed!
    • Score: 0
    • pipeman69
      pipeman69
      14.674 points -
      May 8

      As you guys can see im having issues spelling points today!

    • ChAs420
      ChAs420
      6.058 points -
      May 8

      yeah okkkkkkkkk,,we know whos doin it anyway..some have blinders on so nuff sed we cant change it..

    • ROSCOE
      ROSCOE
      3.878 points -
      May 9

      @ Pipeman69, welcome to my world! lol

    • Idagrow
      Idagrow
      537 points -
      May 9

      :) wisdom...grow weed...fuck the rest of the bullshit

  • 12.739

    stick 12.739 points - May 8

    I have no doubt we are all following the weedportal rules as written..

    Happy Growing.....

    • Score: 0
    • Toaster
      Toaster
      548 points -
      May 8

      Why does everyone hate stick?

    • Screwstick
      Screwstick
      848 points -
      May 8

      Toster its your post, you brought it up so just say my name and move on

    • ROSCOE
      ROSCOE
      3.878 points -
      May 9

      SCREWSTICK

    • Screwstick
      Screwstick
      848 points -
      May 9

      I love it, thanks

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