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July 2018 Payback Calculations

Started by: alex_w
On: 02/08/2018 | 09:18
Replies: 119

by: alex_w
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on: 02/08/2018 | 09:18 edited: 04/09/2018 | 11:44

Hi all,


Thanks everyone for your patience last month while we worked through some problems preventing us running the calculations as normal. Looks like the problems are now fully resolved, so hopefully everything should run smoothly this month.


So, moving on to the nitty gritty of calculating community payback. Current status is listed below, and I'll provide updates as we tick items off.


July 2018 Payback Calculation Task List:

- Community data used for Basic Community Payback download. [Completed 1st August]

- Labs data used for Enhanced Labs Payback download. [Automated]

- Help & Support data used for Enhanced Help Payback download. [Completed 2nd August]

- Threads data used for Enhanced Content Payback download. [Completed 2nd August]

- Community files sent off for calculation. [Completed 2nd August]

- Community Payback Calculation. [Completed 3rd August]

- Community Payback calculations signed off. [Completed 3rd August]

- Other Payback points sources calculated and signed off. [Completed 3rd August]

- Points Statement drafted. [In progress] expected completion 13th August

- Final points results sent for upload to [Completed 3rd August]

- Final points results processed on [Completed 3rd August]

- Points Statement sent.  [Complete]


July Points Statement Send Date Estimate: Monday, 13th August.


Possible [Spanners]: (crossed out have been resolved)




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 [Pending] = not yet started
 [In progress] = somewhere between not started and finished
 [Complete] = all done
 [Automated] = happens automatically
 [Spanners] = dangerous things that make for frowny faces when they appear unexpectedly


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by: timwilliams25
on: 02/08/2018 | 09:22

Thanks for the update.  Always worth the wait, whatever the outcome.  

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by: allan1954
on: 02/08/2018 | 09:26
cheers Alex for the update.
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by: isabel1066
on: 02/08/2018 | 10:03
thank you Alex for the info.
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Message 4 of 120
by: johnrooney80
on: 02/08/2018 | 10:16
Good Morning @alex_w ๐Ÿ‘‹

Well Done in getting last months resolved, hope this months goes smoother, and completes by midweek.๐Ÿ‘

Sterling work, Payback-Chief๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽธ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿค—
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by: sha_shah1
on: 02/08/2018 | 10:59


Thanks for update 1_9oKcVv2r5YDVd9jVygUGRQ.gif



Great job well done

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Message 6 of 120
by: alex920
on: 02/08/2018 | 11:04



Thanks for the update ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Message 7 of 120
by: premierphotosuk
on: 02/08/2018 | 11:23 edited: 02/08/2018 | 11:24

Well @alex_w and team, seems as if lithium were on the ball this month and, or there was less joining in on the community this monthSmiley Surprised


Well, it should and will be relief to those that are looking forward to this months payback points.


As always 


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Message 8 of 120
by: kirst72043
on: 02/08/2018 | 12:17

Thank you for the update ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Message 9 of 120
by: smithster225225
on: 02/08/2018 | 12:46
Nice one Smiley Tongue
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