?credit?

matt
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Topic 197175

why do u receive credits if u cant use them for any thing?

AgentB
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?credit?

You can use them to measure the amount of contribution. It is a slightly vague measure tbh.

Some details here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BOINC_Credit_System.

Logforme
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RE: why do u receive

Quote:
why do u receive credits if u cant use them for any thing?


Human nature. Give people something to compete with and watch them go

tbret
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RE: why do u receive

Quote:
why do u receive credits if u cant use them for any thing?

They are also very handy when troubleshooting either hardware or configuration *over time.* If you see your daily average credits drop suddenly, you might want to check and see if something is wrong.

It's just a gauge.

And they can be fun!

Beyond
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The one who dies with the

The one who dies with the most credit wins and gets a cushion on his chair.

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