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Discussion in 'MTurk Help & Resources' started by Patricia Houston, Sep 29, 2018.

  1. Patricia Houston

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    I have downloaded the scripts but I am not sure how to use them. I would really appreciate the help because I feel like I am missing something.
     
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    I have given you advice, what have you downloaded? I told you to download three things - the last was panda crazy. Then I gave you a link to open it. Did you do all of that? You need to tell me what you did and what you see.
     
  3. Patricia Houston

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    I downloaded all three. And I see all three so how do I catch the hits
     
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    open up panda crazy with this link:
    https://worker.mturk.com/requesters/PandaCrazy/projects
    put it in its own window
    Now, when someone posts a HIT that you want to catch or there is one on mturk - you can use panda crazy to catch it. Go to the top where it says add job and click that. You will get a window and a place to put the panda
    It will search for that HIT
     
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    also, go onto the hit page at mturk. click on any hit description - do you see the little grey boxes? if you click panda - it will automatically go onto PC and catch t hat HIT (sometimes too many people are trying to catch the same hit - and you need to do that to 'catch' it). Or, if it's a batch, you'll want to catch it repeatedly and put it on a panda
     
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    keep in mind, you can't run too many panda's at once (I run only 1 or 2) or you will get PRE's. You can see those at the top of PC (look for the box that says PRE)). Every time you get one, mturk itself is sort of blocking your request - and you're catching 'nothing'. You want to minimize your PRE's.
     
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    Lost cause, just give up, lol. Can't help those who won't help themselves.
     
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    I am not a lost cause. No sense in being mean. I did what she said. I just didn't understand. I thought this was a forum to help not hurt.
     
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    I linked you to the wiki on how to use mturk suite. Did you read through the entire thing before asking for help for the third time? With a non-specific as possible question? If you want people to help you, you need to put in a little more work so they don't feel like they're wasting their time.
     
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    @Patricia Houston@Patricia Houston
    I posted in response. But you haven't answered any of my questions. I'm willing to help, and am trying to walk you through what you need to do. But I need a better sense of what is going wrong. You need to tell me what you see.
     
  12. Patricia Houston

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    I have downloaded the mturksuite,panda,hitforker and hitscraper. My mturk look has changed I am just unsure how to catch hits on mturk suite or panda
     
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    I put alot of work into it. And no one here is wasting there time. There is no need to be mean and cruel. I came to this forum because I thought it was a nice forum to get help in. Calling me a lost cause was just mean and cruel. If I wasn't gonna work hard I would have never came here for help.
     
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    Mturk requires you to be a self-starter. You really have to read up on it and be pretty independent. I think folks come to it, thinking that even if it's a stupid job - they'll just do it all day to make some money.

    But that's not how it works. The wiki that Tsolo gave you to read is a good place to start. But, to be frank, I'm trying to walk you through a simple panda crazy step so you can catch a few HITS. That's the effort that you have to put in - at this moment, you know?

    So, do that and get back to me - and tell me what happened. okay?
     
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