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What should I be doing with my points?


What should I be doing with my points?

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Ian_McCann
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Somewhere, somehow I've missed something.
(Actually, that is not a rare event in my life)

I keep reading comments by people who feel they have been robbed of a point or two in the QotD.

So what can we do with these points we are collecting?

Has anyone ever been asked how many SSC points they have in interview?

regards Ian
GilaMonster
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The points are just for boasting rights, they just get you different forum titles.


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Ian_McCann
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Thank you Gail.
I will close the EBay auction right now.
Grant Fritchey
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You can always take them down the company store and exchange them for valuable merchandise.

Where was the company store located again?

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Grant Fritchey (4/27/2011)
Where was the company store located again?


Cambridge? Or Denver?


Gail Shaw
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GilaMonster (4/27/2011)
Grant Fritchey (4/27/2011)
Where was the company store located again?


Cambridge? Or Denver?


With all your points I figured you'd just buy the store and move it down to SA to force us to visit you.

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Jason Selburg
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Judging from some people's anger level at question semantics, the points are worth more than a gallon of gas. Hehe

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You can use them on most major airlines for free upgrades to DBA class.

Just ask at the ticket counter when you check in.
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Jason Selburg (4/27/2011)
Judging from some people's anger level at question semantics, the points are worth more than a gallon of gas. Hehe


It is a matter of pride, of self assurance,y when a person knows the correct answer and then is told that his/her knowledge is faulty, when in reality it is not.

After all ,I use my points when bidding on E-Bay or have to use Pay-Pal

If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something.

Ron

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