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Alternatives to the shirts

I have more than a dozen of these shirts, enough to last my lifetime.

They had a special about a year ago, where they offered other rewards in exchange for a certain number of shirts. I got a baseball nice cap for 3 shirts.

This was a great idea. I would like it to be a regular way of rewarding experts.
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Netminder2014-11-16 02:21 AMID: 133951
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asavener2014-11-16 07:38 AMID: 133961
If you saw the bug report, there is no reason to go file a separate bug report.  Send your devs a link to the discussion.  The experts are generating your content for almost free, right?

A second, here, that the unmonitor button does not work.  One day after using the button, I'm getting alert E-mails and the button has gone back to reading "unmonitor."
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Netminder2014-11-16 11:32 AMID: 133981
asavener,

I have no control over what they see and what they don't; I'm not an employee, and am not in their offices. I do know that that posting in the testing link (http://www.experts-exchange.com/PR_1765.html) is the most efficient way for EE to keep track of what's been reported and fixed.

And when you have clicked the Unmonitor button, the next time you post, you're monitoring again. That's the same system used throughout the site.

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Ian2014-11-19 05:44 PMID: 134797
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Alternative reqards

Generally, I'm not in favour of direct cash rewards, though the possibility of getting work through recognition on EE is one way of gaining indirect rewards. Another possibility for expert rewards is to award experts with company shares. The points to shares ratio could easily be established by reference to the revenue from membership fees, adjusted by the profit to revenue ratio (which accounts for all the hardware, software, employee costs etc of the business) and also adjusted for the purched points to earned points ratio (which accounts for questions asked by experts using earned status from answering other questions) and further adjusted by points abandoned by expets who dont use the points or leave for whatever reason)..  My guess is that a points to share ratio maight be something like 100,000 : 1 and would provide a measure of worth for each question.
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Vitor Montalv√£o2014-11-20 04:58 AMID: 134895
I don't know how many of you are using LinkedIn but being a professional network each time one of us receives a new rank it could be published there as well. Of course that depends as well in the kind of relationship exists between EE and LinkedIn but could be something good for our careers (would be our 15 minutes of fame) :)
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Gareth Gudger2014-11-20 05:28 AMID: 134899
Speaking of LinkedIn, guys hit me up. Would love to connect!
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