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Want to be an electronic sweat-shop worker?

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by awptickes, Jun 30, 2008.

Would you do this job?

  1. Hell yes! It's good money.

    12.5%
  2. Uh, no.

    25.0%
  3. Maybe.

    62.5%
  1. awptickes

    awptickes unimpressed by you VIP

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    I got this email today. Interesting. Would you do it?


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    No, I'm not recruiting. I'm just curious as to how many people would actually do this kind of thing. It's almost like those viral advertising companies that my brother just told me about. Too much work for too little if you ask me. (If it's even a real job, and not identity theft.)
     
  2. Z6CRX

    Z6CRX übber ɐɾuıu etarip

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    Agreed too much work for too little.. Ask them to send you a sample of what they send out. Sounds like Nigerian scammers ;)
     
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    1kb in word or 1kb in .txt ?

    1kb in .txt is nearly 3/4 of a page. fuck that.
     
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    nootrac22 Well-Known Member VIP

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    Are they looking for corrected texted as in text message speak or real english grammar Would be easy copy all text into word and run a spell check,. then send back. Using that method y0u could correct so much you could actually make some money..
     
  5. awptickes

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    1024 characters. This is assuming unicode. The standard conversion make that 1/2 a page, or 200 words.

    It sounds like a good deal at first, but then you realize they'll give you 2mb of work, it doesn't sound like too good of a deal.
     
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    would the copy and paste into word thing work?
     
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    $1000 a month isn't worth waking up in the morning. Seriously.
     
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    Heck I do that for free online anyway, if it's legit I could see myself doing a few megs once in a while for some extra cash.

    If you could just request some work when you're willing to do it instead of being locked down I'd be all over it.
     
  9. awptickes

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    You're a wiki nerd, aren't you?
     
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    If wikipedia editing wasn't one big e-peen contest between the editors I probably would be. :D
     
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    That's why I would assume that it's a scam rather then anything legit...
     
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    No kidding. get 100mb of txt, grammer check, spell check, and send back. Thats mad cash in the bank.
     
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